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Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book now for Summer 2017

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Mount Desert Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

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
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2016

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!

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 Harbor...it 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...
Jul 2013
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book now for Summer 2017
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

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 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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
5

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 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful home in the heart of MDI

  • 5 of 5

It was delightful staying at this real (but fully renovated) farmhouse! It became home base for our week on MDI. Water Signs was meticulously organized and stocked with everything a couple - or large family - could ever want or need. It's prime location afforded us the ability to travel anywhere on the island and in Acadia in 20 minutes. Legendary Abel's Lobster Pound is just steps down the road and to be visited for dinner! Much thanks to the thoughtful and responsive owner. We hope to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Setting, Ideal Location and Beautiful Luxury Home

  • 5 of 5

Truly an exceptional place. I rented this home with my grandmother, mother, husband, 2 little children, sister and her 2 little children. The place fit us beautifully and we had an amazing visit. I was most impressed by the taste of every detail. The sheets are incredible, the bathrooms feel like a spa, the kitchen is top-of-the-line and the living room is super cozy and sweet. The garden is also dreamy.

We certainly will come back one day. My husband and two children slept beautifully upstairs. It's totally magical upstairs and was my favorite room. My husband and I pushed the two twin beds together and our kids slept on the other beds. It worked out great!

I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, New York
5

Beautifully Remodeled - Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this home in July of 2015 and it was perfect for our group of 6 adults and 3 young children. It was just the right size for us including the wonderful kitchen and large family room where we were able to kick back and relax each evening after the sun went down. Even though this was an older home you could tell a lot of thought went into the remodeling including the latest appliances in the kitchen and ceiling fans throughout the house. They added to our comfort. Off the road parking was plentiful and there was more than enough room to store our bicycles and yard games.

Another great feature is the location - we had easy access to Acadia National Park which we visited every day. You could literally walk to a trail which would take you anywhere in the park. With just a short drive you could reach any of the beautiful towns and attractions including our personal favorite - mini golf.

I highly recommend this property and found the owner to be very helpful and prompt in responding to our questions. We took her advice on places to eat and to try the Popovers at the Jordan Pond House (which were excellent).

We would absolutely stay here again on our next visit to Mt Desert Island!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Mount Desert Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early season
May 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
High Season
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
Fall Season
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Housekeeping $250

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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Amenities

Mount Desert Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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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