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 on VRBO we require a filled out and signed rental agreement to be returned to us, which will be emailed to you following your booking on VRBO.
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Amazing Waterfront Views, 11 Acres Seclusion
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 7, 2019
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!!!
Check-in: 3:30 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Just returned from our stay at this lovely little house. Wow! Got to see the sunrise and the moon rise over the bay on the clearest days. Just beautiful! The balsam fir on the property make it smell like Christmas everyday! There were porcupine, little red squirrels and deer that roamed the yard. A nice little fire in the fire pit watching the moon rise and reflect on the bay is a perfect way to end the day. The house has everything you need too cook stay-in meals or is close enough to some local dining options to eat out. It is centrally located to Quoddy Light House (which also has some hiking trails) and Acadia National park. About an hour away from each. But the quiet evenings are worth the drive after a day of hiking in the parks. Schoodic Point is closer and soooo worth going to visit. And really, folks, when you come from a high traffic area like we do, the drives are so scenic and relaxing in themselves. Unfortunately, we did not get to take the ferry from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor, but we did have lobster at Stewman's Lobster Pound in Bar Harbor after a day in Acadia. It is right on the harbor downtown. I could go on and on, but will close with saying this lovely little house was perfect for our coastal trip to Maine! Thanks Lin and John for sharing your house with us!
Thanks so very much such a nice review and so glad you appreciated our beautiful place in Downeast Maine! we are so happy you enjoyed it! we hope you return to your home away from home as soon as possible! cheers! Lin and John
A wonderful week of renewal!
Having been to this part of Maine it was no surprise that our location was quiet with a quality of peacefulness compared to crowded vacation spots. A wonderful area to be in and to take day trips to New Brunswick, Canada, Bar Harbor and explore and enjoy all of the little coastal towns close by. "Wreaths Across America" is a must see when staying in Harrington. Our home away from home was beautiful and had everything we needed to be comfortable. We enjoyed seeing the wild life on the property and awakening to beautiful sunrises over the water. Lin and John are wonderful hosts and always there when you have a question. Though we are home now we hold great memories of Harrington and the beautiful home we stayed in. This will be placed on our list of "let's go back again". Thank you Lin and John.
Awwww, thanks so much for the nice words and being such great guests! Can’t wait to have you back! Cheers! Lin & John
Beautiful, Secluded and Stay of a Lifetime
My wife and I stayed at the Misty Tides cottage for our 5th anniversary trip. The pictures online do not do it justice. The comforts of home combined with an incredible view of the bay made this a hidden gem.
If you are looking for peace and seclusion, it doesn't get much secluded than this. The cottage can be reached only from a dirt road and a two track, nestled among 11 pristine acres. It's close proximity to Acadia national park, one of the most magnificent natural landscapes I've ever seen, made this an even more fantastic find. If you are looking for exploring Downeast this is the place to be.
We will certainly look forward to our next trip to Maine, knowing that we already have a beautiful rental in mind. A huge thank you to John and Lin for sharing your beautiful home with us.
Thank you so much for staying with us and taking care of our home as your own! , we are so happy you had a great visit, we hope you return soon! Cheers! Lin & John
Slice of Secluded Serenity
When we were looking for a getaway to celebrate our first anniversary, we wanted a house with a peaceful view that's secluded but accessible to outdoor activities--Misty Tides checked all the boxes! Walking into the house, you really feel like you're at home in your own private hideaway nestled in a beautiful, thick forest + backed by a peaceful cove that is home to a host of wildlife. The house itself is well-appointed with everything you need for a stay. The large kitchen was perfect for cooking meals, the family room has a couch + two very comfortable chairs, + the dining table makes a great surface to play cards. The outdoor space is perfect for enjoying the outdoors + for watching the sunrise with a hot cup of coffee. A large deck overlooks the backyard (and cove) where there is a firepit for making s'mores or telling ghost stories. There's also a covered side porch that enables you to enjoy the pine-smelling air even if it's raining. We especially enjoyed sitting out on the back deck, watching the tides change (+/- 13 feet while we were there) + seeing all the various creatures that would visit during different hours of the day. In the morning, the deer, herons, squirrels, + woodpeckers were active; in the afternoon there were seagulls + rabbits; and at night our favorite guests would make an appearance: porcupines! There were 4 porcupines--3 adults + 1 juvenile--chomping on the clover in the backyard. One of the porcupines has taken up residence in one of the trees on the side yard + you would hear him (or her) feasting in the early evening. They were very docile, doing their own thing without paying any mind to our gawking. The juvenile porcupine is a bit more curious + would come right up to us, sniffing, to check us out before scurrying away back into the trees. Recent winters have caused erosion on the shoreline of the yard, preventing access to the cove, but the house is close to water activity offerings in Milbridge + Machias (Sunrise Canoe + Kayak offers awesome kayak rentals + tours of great sites), so if you want to be on the water there are opportunities to do so. The house is close to food + shopping in Ellsworth + sightseeing + hiking at Acadia NP, Great Wass Island (our favorite), Lubec + Campobello Island (Canada). It's a FANTASTIC location for enjoying all that DownEast has to offer. Overall, we loved the house! The owners are very communicative and willing to answer any Qs you may have. We hope to come back again soon!
Thank you for your nice review, we hope to have you back again! just one note to everyone, you can get down to the waterfront , but there is a bank and do so at your own risk, there is also a public access just a short walk down the road. For the most part most of the houses on these bays are for sitting by the water near the fire pit and deck, and enjoying the amazing views, peace, and tranquility
Rest, peace & tranquility
The house and property were absolutely beautiful. The house was very tastefully decorated with a “your home” atmosphere! It was very well equipped and comfortable. The property was centrally located between Canada & Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park & many other spectacular places to explore. Definitely a keeper as well as a highly recommended place.
Thanks much Rick! We really appreciate it, and hope you can come back again very soon! :) Lin and John
We had such a wonderful time here. Such a beautiful home and so peaceful and quiet. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely home with us.... I hope we can come back!
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
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are subject to change. There is a $125 management fee, along with a filled out rental agreement due directly to owner after booking 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.