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The Old School House / up Harbor Marina is a 1932 Vintage Restored School House

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Last updated: 04/10/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Three Bedroom, Two Bath Newly Renovated With Marina Access

The Old School House is a large historic building in the quaint village of Bernard. We have renovated the upstairs into a 3 bedroom , 2 bath rental with a large living room, peeks at the bay and great views of the western mountain range. A very quiet location with several restaurants, galleries and local shops within a 5 minute ride. There are two restaurants within 5 minutes walking/biking distance. We own a private marina on the harbor, a 5 minute walk away, where you will have access to our kayaks, a row boat and the marina facilities like our grills and picnic tables on the exspansive dock. It's an easy paddle from our marina up into Bass Harbor Marsh, which is teaming with birds, beavers and other aquatic life. For the more experienced paddlers, traveling out of the harbor, one can see the Bass Harbor Lighthouse, visit on shore restaurants, and outer islands.

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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/10/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • bath rooms are new renovations

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    views of the western mountain range of Acadia National Park....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    a peek at the harbor from the living room...moreless

  • Rural:

    in a very nice fishing village...moreless

  • Village:

    located in the village of Bernard, the second largest lobster fleet in Maine...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    not on the water but free access to our private marina a 5 minute walk...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    row boat for exploring harbor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    kayaks for your use at the marina a 5 minute walk...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
may/june
May 6 - Jun 3, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,300
june
Jun 4 - Jul 1, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,500
july/august
Jul 2 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,900
september/october
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
6 night min stay
$1,300
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$214

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

a 50% deposit reserves your reservation and the balance is due 21 days prior to arrivial.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
bangor international
0.75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Thurstons a 5 minute walk
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Swans Island
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Causeway Club Southwest Harbor
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
thurstons a 5 minute walk
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
back beach a 3 minute walk

Car: Recommended

This house is on the quiet side of Mount Dessert Island in the heart of Acadia National Park. A short 15 miniute ride to the town of Bar Harbor and dozens of restaurants, whale watching, shops. We are 5 minutes to the closest park entrance. We also own a private 40 slip marina on Bass Harbor a 5 minute walk through the village of Bernard where you will enjoy access to the kayaks, docks and barbaque grills etc on the docks.Thurston lobster pier is 5 minutes on foot, 2 minutes by bike or car from the house.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I was born and raised in town. We own the local boat yard and marina and bought this incredible property this spring.

Why the Owner Chose Bernard, Tremont, ME, USA:
This historic property was the local school that my mother attended. It is a well known landmark and when it came on the market we were ready to turn it into a fantastic living space.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The School House is a beloved historic structure that has retained the charm of an antique home with dramatic angles, knotty pine walls and floors, yet embellished with modern furnishings and appliances designed for comfort and relaxation. The property lends itself well to families or groups of couples, as there is plenty of space to either congregate or settle in with a good book. The school house is a very unique space, with great views and flooded with sunlight. The master suite is large and private with it's own deck and private bath. Access to the only private marina on the quiet side of the island is a big bonus . A short stroll brings you to our private marina, an excellent location for mackeral fishing off the dock, kayaking, picnicking on our expansive deck with pristine views of our harbor. We have 4 kayaks and a row boat for exploring the harbor and the inner islands and the creek/marh at the head of the harbor that goes for miles into the heart of Acadia National Park. A great place to relax on the deck and docks and watch the second largest lobster fleet in Maine come and go . The inner island 500 feet from the dock is home to Thelma and Ernest our resident bald eagles. Their nest is in plain view of the deck and their fishing activities are mesmerising.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/10/2017

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Photos

  • The Old School House

    The Old School House

  • The entrance to the School House

    The entrance to the School House

  • The master suite has a walkin closet and private balcony.

    The master suite has a walkin closet and private balcony.

  • The second bedroom has a queen and the third has a full.

    The second bedroom has a queen and the third has a full.

  • The balcony is in the back of the building, very private.

    The balcony is in the back of the building, very private.

  • Our dining table seats 6.

    Our dining table seats 6.

  • large windows in the living room looking out over the western mountains of Mount Desert Island.

    large windows in the living room looking out over the western mountains of Mount Desert Island.

  • The sun pours into the living room through the sky lights.

    The sun pours into the living room through the sky lights.

  • Relax on the balcony and enjoy the peace and quiet.

    Relax on the balcony and enjoy the peace and quiet.

  • Access and use of our kayaks, grills, docks at our private marina.

    Access and use of our kayaks, grills, docks at our private marina.

  • The southern side of our building.

    The southern side of our building.

  • Sky lights and new furniture through out.

    Sky lights and new furniture through out.

  • The private balcony off the master bedroom.

    The private balcony off the master bedroom.

  • a very large kitchen with new appliances

    a very large kitchen with new appliances

  • New comfy furniture in the large living room.

    New comfy furniture in the large living room.

  • the bath rooms are newly renovationed , pebble tile, pine floors.

    the bath rooms are newly renovationed , pebble tile, pine floors.

  • There is a nice garden area to relax in as well.

    There is a nice garden area to relax in as well.

  • plenty of room in the living room

    plenty of room in the living room

  • bocce court on back of property.fun for all ages

    bocce court on back of property.fun for all ages

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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