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Oceanfront Waterfront 2 Bd House, Secluded 11 Acres, Bar Harbor Area

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Amazing Waterfront Views, 11 Acres Seclusion

ASK US ABOUT LAST MINUTE DEALS! Our private home has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, the downstairs bedroom has a king bed, the upstairs bedroom has a queen bed, a bathroom upstairs and down, amazing waterfront views from the open kitchen/living area. ASK ABOUT USING THE PROPERTY FOR YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING! Fire pit by the water, buy some lobster and clams from the local fisherman, and have a clambake right out your front door. Wild seasonal blueberries on the 11 acres of property. Wildlife Viewing Galore, Deer, Elk, fox, ample birds, and much more. About 45 miles to Bar Harbor, and Acadia National Park, Schoodic Cliffs are amazing, 10 miles to Winter Harbor, where you can take a Ferry to Bar Harbor, for a great day trip, you can bring your bike on the ferry also. On the way to Novia Scotia, about an hour from the Canadian Border. About and hour and 15 minutes to Bangor. There are airports in both Bar Harbor and Bangor, where you can rent a car and drive to the beautiful down east country where the house is located. Millbridge is a few miles away, where there is local shopping, restaurants and bar. You won't see a neighbor in sight on the property, surrounded by woodland and water, quiet, the smell of pine in the air, and the gentle ocean breeze. In ADDITION TO your booking and payments made on VRBO/HOMEAWAY, We require a filled out and signed rental agreement a $95 cleaning fee, 9% Sales and Use Tax, and credit card information for damage security purposes. After Booking on this site, we will email you the agreements and information on how to pay these fees.

Lin Peterson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Lin Peterson

John and Lin bought this property for their retirement, they hope to live here in the summers at some point, in the meantime, they rent their home to help to pay for it, so please take care of our home as if it were your own, so we can continue to share it with others.

Lin Peterson purchased this house in 2012

Why Lin Peterson chose Harrington

It is a dream come true, we love the main coast, watching the wildlife on our secluded 11 acres, fishing, and relaxing, clambakes by the beach, exploring the area, Acadia National Park, and just getting away from it all!!!


Harrington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two full bathrooms with Tub and Shower, one upstairs and one downstairs
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms, upstairs bedroom has Queen Bed, Downstairs bedroom has King Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Oceanfront Waterfront 2 Bd House, Secluded 11 Acres, Bar Harbor Area
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure working with Lin in securing their home for a week's vacation. It was a quiet, peaceful, secluded vacation. The house and grounds are stunning. If you wake up early you may find a beautiful sunrise over the bay. We traveled nearly every day visiting quaint shops, farmer's markets, and nearby attractions. "Lunch on the Wharf" had the best lobstah rolls! The Machias Blueberry Festival was our last stop before heading west to Michigan. If you're looking for an out-of-the-way, away from the congestion of tourists getaway, this is definitely the right place for you! Thank you Lin and John!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The peace and quiet of this secluded and very comfortable place was amazing. It felt like we were staying in a nature preserve! We saw deer, fox, rabbits, and birds galore and the birds songs and delicious smell of the fir was something i wish i could take home! We enjoyed going to the local farmers' markets and cooking in the well stocked kitchen. The Thursday morning farmer's market in Machias was our favorite. An added bonus of Misty Tides was that early in the month we ate wild strawberries and by mid-month were collecting wild blueberries right on the property! Having morning coffee on the porch and evening drinks on the deck was highlite too! Thank you Lin and John for sharing your beautiful home!!! It was a wonderful vacation and I highly recommend to others!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pascoag, RI

Dream Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property and location far exceeded our expectations. Everything that we needed was here, and there were plenty of local places for food shopping. The home was very comfortable and the view was spectacular. Watched deer almost every day and also caught glimpse of American bald eagles on two occasions. The weather was perfect the entire week. We enjoyed a mix of relaxing at the house and taking in the local attractions. If you are looking for a place of peace and quiet with views that are breathtaking, yet can travel to major attractions such as Bar Harbor and Acadia Park then this should be on your list. Campfires by the water are a great way to end a day of exploring. Great deals on lobster and steamers as well. I could go on and on, but you get the picture.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week here and as stated, it is very secluded. But once you get use to it, which took us all of 10 minutes, it is awesome. The home is much prettier than the pictures, the setting is great. We had a fawn and her mama visit us each morning and a couple of times some bucks and a doe. It was awesome watching the tide come in and watching the clammers when tide was out. It is a fantastic location to Bangor, Bar Harbor and other tourist locations. And it was great coming "home" after a day of sightseeing. Slept like a baby because it is so quiet and peaceful. Our vacation there was awesome and working with Lin was like working with someone you have known forever. Thank you Lin and John for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hoffman estates, il

6 days at Misty Tides

  • 5 of 5

We (two couples) enjoyed this property immensely! It was even more beautiful than the photos. The home and especially the kitchen was very well equipped. It is so peaceful and quiet and a great place to relax and unwind. Recommend highly!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bar Harbor and Bangor
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor daily
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
RT 1
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Bangor Area
Car: necessary

Remote, Secluded and Quiet, 11 Acres of Land on a Beautiful Bay, and breathtakingly Beautiful location. Away from it all, yet within 15 minutes -an hour of Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Cliffs, and Cadillac Mountain, Roques Bluff Beach, Bangor, the Canadian border, and all the tourism. Great Hunting, Fishing, both salt water (bluefish, cod, haddock, mackeral) and Fresh water in local lakes and streams for Bass, Trout and Salmon. Wild Blueberry picking seasonally all over the property. Amazing Hiking and Mountain Biking (bring your own bikes). Bring your bike on the Winter Haven Ferry to Bar Harbor for a day trip! Gorgeous views of the Bay, short distance to Ocean Beaches. Go Clamming right out in front of the house on low tide. Buy Lobster from the local fisherman, dig up some clams out front, and have a clambake by the water. Don't forget to have the best Wild blueberry pancakes you ever had at the Millbrook Diner! A true gem, with no neighbors anywhere in sight! Start your day off right with a cup of coffee on the back porch overlooking the bay, everything will seem just fine after that!!! No Hunting on the property allowed, but plenty of hunting around the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change. There is a $95 cleaning fee, 9% Sales and Use Tax, and credit card information required for damage security purposes only in addition to the quote/payment on VRBO . We will email you a rental agreement that will include these details and must be filled out and returned with your payment by money order, bank check or personal check along with your filled out rental agreement within 10 days of booking on VRBO/HOMEAWAY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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