Ocean Cove Adventure for up to 12! Now Booking for Summer 2017!(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Located On Back Cove!
Booking now for the summer 2017!
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Member since: 2012
- 2518 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- There are 4 actual bedrooms. Sheets and blankets are provided for all beds. Bathroom towels and washclothes will be provided and extra towels will be provided for beach/outdoor use. There are extra 'cubbies' for clothes storage if needed. The countertops in both baths, faucets and lights were replaced May, 2015. Bath soap, lotion, sink cups and a hair dryer are provided, but guests need to bring their own shampoo, and personal items. If you have any questions about what is/is not provided, please ask!...moreless
- Check in is 4 PM on Saturday and check out is 10 AM on the following Saturday. This gives the maid service time to clean and wash all bedding and towels and make the house ready for the next visitor. Please don't ask of an early check in or late check out as the cleaning service is on a set schedule. ...moreless
- DVD Player:
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- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
The furnace heats the first floor with the master bedroom, kitchen, dining and eating area only, but if you are there on a cool night, all beds have blankets and there are extra ones too if needed....moreless
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- Dishes & Utensils:
Microwave, coffee pot, regular coffee (no decaf) stove, oven, furnished w/ pots, pans, plates, glasses, cups, silverware, can opener and lobster pots! Lots of paper plates and bowls provided too....moreless
Flour, sugar, salt & pepper, regular coffee, pop corn, paper plates and bowls, trash bags, paper towels, sun screen, mosquito spray, pump hand soap, kleenux, dish washing soap, 2 tanks for the grill....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 10 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates are for Saturday, 4 PM to the following Saturday, 10 AM. This gives time for the maid service to clean the house, launder bedding & towels & prepare for the next guest. Please don't ask for early checkin or late departure. It takes the maid service a minimum of 4 hours to clean, do laundry & make all beds. Thanks! Cashiers check if w/in 30 days, otherwise personal checks. No credit cards.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 12 weeks or more prior to your vacation date, you will be refunded your rental fee, minus 17%. If your cancellation occurs within the 12 week period prior to your rental, we will try to sublease the house. If we are successful, you will get the rental fee, minus 22%. If no one can be found, you will forfeit your rental fees. In any case, your security deposit and cleaning fee will be refunded.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Alcohol cannot be purchased on the island, but can be brought onto the island. There is a small grocery/convenience store on the island for basics. You will want to do your shopping prior to getting on the ferry. Both Ellsworth and Bar Harbor have large grocery stores.
Year Purchased: 2012
About: We traveled to Maine for the very first time in August, 2012. We drove most of the coast line from Ogunquit to Eastport and fell in love with the state. We came back in September and visited Swans Island and knew we wanted to have a home there. We bought the home in October and spent 10 days there over the Thanksgiving holiday. We travel back each spring and fall for a few months, but will let you enjoy the house in the summer and see why we fell in love with the island!
Why Swans Island, ME, USA:
The location of this home with Back Cove on one side and a quiet lagoon on the other side made this the perfect choice for us. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, want to stop, listen and not hear anything, then this is the place for you. Read a book on the deck or borrow one of the books on the book case. Play board games in the evening, hike wooded trails, dig clams, watch the Lobstermen bring in their catch or sleep the day away on the deck...it's all here. Yet, you are a 30 minute ferry ride from Bass Harbor and Mt. Desert Island. It's not home away from home, it's 'relax away from home'!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The views from the house and deck make you wake up every morning and think you are in paradise! The low tides are just as pretty as the high tides! Seeing the sea gulls swoop down, pick up a clam or mussel, then fly high over the big boulders that line the shoreline and drop them to crack them open and then eat them is mesmerizing! We like to follow one bird and see where they pick their clam and then guess which boulder they will fly to, drop and eat! We chose this property over others due to the serene location and ocean views. Make sure you check out Fine Sand Beach, the Quarry swimming hole and TIMS take out - Friday night is pizza night, but order early! Goose Pond is about a mile walk…some may want to crest the ridge behind it for the view of the Atlantic and walk down to the ocean beach. Hike to Noah's Ballast and enjoy the views of Frenchboro! Check out the bold coast on High Head Beach on the east side of the island. Make the short drive to Hockamock Head Lighthouse. The views are amazing and you will want to see it at low tide and high tide to experience the crashing waves. There are several trails around the lighthouse that take you to 2 different beaches. Want to dig clams or muscles? Wait for low tide and look for the small holes in the sand! Grab a shovel and start digging!!
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Relax on the deck with a good book or just watch the ebb and flow.
"Allagash" rock on the point. Great for sunrise & sunset.
Channel to lagoon at low tide! ALL these rocks are covered at high tide!
Updated fall '16 with new cabinets, appliances and granite!
Island will seat 9! New appliances and countertops added fall 2016.
Windows look out to the deck and ocean.
The 'catwalk' that takes you up to the 2nd level with 3 bedrooms.
New granite, sinks and lights installed 5/15.
Play table & extra 'cubbies'. Ladder leads to loft w/ twin and double mattress
Enjoy days and evenings on the back deck watching the tides!
This the lagoon on the side of the house.
View of Back Cove Bay from the point at high tide. 10' tides!
The lagoon from "Allagash" rock at high tide.
The center island will have a bookshelf on the end & 4 stools on each side.
Relax in the living room or play a game!
Enjoy the deck, play a game, watch a movie or read a book!
The master bedroom looks out to a private deck and the ocean.
Full bath on first floor has 2 sinks and seperate area for toilet, sinks and tub
New granite, sinks and lights added in secondary bath 5/15.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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