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Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book now for Summer 2017

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Smack dab between Northeast Harbor (5 min) and Bar Harbor (10 min) this fully renovated Maine home has all the comforts of a new home with all the charm of a historic maine farmhouse. Giant tub and rain shower downstairs, spa shower with dual water heads upstairs, fully stocked chef's kitchen, granite fireplace are among the features to make your stay comfortable.

The home is conveniently located on Sound drive on a 1.75 wooded acre lot with a beautiful flower garden, mature lilac bushes and crabapple trees. A short walk along Sound Drive to the entrance of the giant slide trail brings you directly into Acadia National Park for hiking and a five minute ride in either direction brings you to Eagle Lake or Upper Hadlock for biking. Acadia at your fingertips!

After a day of hiking and popovers at the Jordan Pond House, put your lobsters on to boil while the family gathers around the square dining table (seats 8, dishes, silver and linens for 12-16) then its over to the fireplace for drinks, snacks and games or choose a movie from the huge dvd selection... A perfect end to a perfect day in Acadia...

3 bedrooms with 2 queen size beds and 1 full size bed and gorgeous linens sleep two each and share a full bathroom. The upstairs bedroom has its own half bath and has two twin trundle beds that can sleep one each or can pop up to sleep two each. An additional full bath with separate bathing area and claw foot tub with rain shower is located on the first floor.

A truly comfortable and serene home, well behaved pets will be considered.

Keywords: charming, tranquil, renovated, pets considered, Acadia, Bar Harbor,northeast harbor, farmhouse

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About The Owner

I am a professional private chef that has recently opened a new cafe in town. My home is an extension of my personality and I enjoy sharing it and its energy with fellow travelers. I have lived and worked in Northeast Harbor for almost twenty-five years and think it one of the most beautiful places on the east coast. Come find out for yourself! And come say Hi at 123 Main Street!

The Owner purchased this farmhouse in 2003

Why The Owner chose Mount Desert Island

I started my career as a chef on yachts and landed in Northeast Harbor time and time again. It was so beautiful I bought a home here and recently opened a cafe in town called 123 Main Street.

What makes this farmhouse unique

For me, having access to Acadia for hiking and biking during the summer and fall and cross country skiing, hot baths and crackling fires in the winter is why I love my home. I love having my friends over for dinner and games but enjoy jumping into Bar Harbor for pizza and a movie at Reel Pizza equally as much. Taking a boat out the Isleford and visiting the art gallery or poking around the shops in Northeast is all a true delight!

Guestbook comments from the owner

But they are all in my guest book...Please look at the last few pictures to see them...
Jun 2013
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Mount Desert Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Dual head shower in spa quality walk in tiled shower room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 3rd floor attached to attic BR (sleeps 4)
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Gorgeous italian rain shower and soaking tub combo
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
fully stocked chefs kitchen with professional knives and china for 16. Italian claw foot tub with rain shower in downstairs bath, two headed spa shower in upstairs bath, ceiling fans throughout. Walking distance to entrance of Acadia.


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Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book now for Summer 2017
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

This property exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This was the very first time we rented a house for vacation. I was a bit nervous at first but after talking to the owner and seeing the pictures I began to feel more at ease. Let me tell you, the house exceeded our expectations!! It had all the comforts of home and more. The house was very clean and well kept. We were a party of 7 adults. There was more than enough room for all of us. The location was great. We were 10 - 15 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. The owner had the house stocked and left us her cell phone number if we needed her for any reason. If you are thinking of renting a house check this one out for yourself, you won't be sorry. We love Maine and will certainly rent this house again for our next trip. Thank you Tracey, we had a great vacation.


The Taylor Family

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I also rent homes when I travel and know how much it means to " feel at home" when you arrive at a new place. I'm so happy you felt comfortable at Watersigns...:)
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Avon Lake

Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

Tracey's property could not be better. Everything was clean and organized. Great kitchen!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Damariscotta, ME

Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

Centrally located on MDI on a major road, all the island's high points were within a 15 minute drive. House is airy, tastefully and comfortably furnished. Linens, sheets and pillows are high quality with plenty of everything. Fireplace does make the house a little smoky smelling, but it was lovely to have on cool nights. Fantastic collection of movies and TV shows. Loved the bathrooms - great shower room on 2nd floor, soaking tub and rain shower on 1st floor were a treat. We had a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I'm so happy you had a great time!
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MM, New Jersey

  • 5 of 5

Charming House. Immaculate. comfortable. Extremely well stocked kitchen, great location, right between Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor. Owner extremely Helpful!! Hope we get back to the area some day. Will certainly look to renting this house again!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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L. Heintz ~ Nantucket Ma.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, gorgeous weather, fabulous restaurants, easy access to great hiking ..! We had a wonderful get-away...Just wished we had booked the house for 3 more days..! We hope to be repeat guests of yours..Thank u for sharing your lovely home with us..

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lebanon nh

Girls getaway

  • 5 of 5

I turned 50 this year and decided one of the things I would like to do to celebrate was to take some of my closes friends away for a long weekend. I put quite a bit of thought into what location would be best suited for us as we all love to be active outdoors hiking, riding bikes etc. I chose ACadia and Watersigns it could not have been more perfect we hiked everyday and then returned to the house to start a fire in the fireplace and cook in the well equipped beautiful kitchen. There was nothing that we needed that was not there I had a unexpected dog visit and e mailed Tracey to make sure it was ok for the dog to stay a couple of days and she was beyond gracious offering us the use of dog bowls and leashes. The location was perfect we walked to the giant slide trail head from the house which gives you access to the park in about 5 min! Either direction out of the driveway takes you to avadventure.One day driving home we saw a 10 point buck and minutes later pulled into the house to have another buck in the backyard. We watched a enormous eagle fishing near Eagle lake. We are all still reflecting on our stay at Watersigns with huge smiles on our faces!! Kudos to you Tracey for making your home so enjoyable and welcoming. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport, Trenton
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Island Princess
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kebo Valley
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Abel's Lobster Pound
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Sand Beach / Seal Harbor
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

50% deposit is required with a signed contract to hold the week. The remainder and security fees are due 30 days before the rental The cancellation policy is very strict with deposits only returned in the event I can rent the week to another guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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