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Ideally Located, Gorgeous Home, Beautiful 2+ Acre Property, Small Pond in Front

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Beautiful, wooded location. Hear loons calling from Echo Lake!

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Last updated: 11/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, peaceful, lovely property,

Our home is perfectly located on Mt. Desert Island between Somes Sound and Echo Lake in the peaceful village of Hall Quarry. Spend your days enjoying the beauty and adventure of Acadia National Park and return to relax in your “home away from home.”
We are a short drive to all island towns, including Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and Northeast Harbor. Many adventures await you including: whale watching, hiking gorgeous mountain or shoreline trails, biking or strolling along 57 miles of carriage roads, kayaking, sailing, golfing, fishing, attending a ranger-led park program, driving the scenic Park Loop Road, taking a ferry to an outlying island for the day, and more! You can also enjoy shopping, museums, community theater, local galleries, antique shops, and wonderful, varied restaurants.
Best of all will be returning after a busy day to enjoy the serene setting of our home in Hall Quarry. Take a quiet stroll along the well maintained 1 mile dirt road with almost no cars coming or going. In the early morning or evening you will very likely encounter a few deer along the way as you stroll by acres of pines and small picturesque ponds filled with chirping frogs.
Relax on the large front deck looking out into the wooded lot and listen to a multitude of song birds, frogs, and loons calling in the evening from nearby Echo Lake.

House layout:
Large, lovely kitchen with central island and step down breakfast nook. Cooking supplies provided, you just need to bring your food.

Living room with wood stove set in granite wall (granite quarried from the property). Internet TV with Roku, Netflix, no cable TV. DVD player, stereo.

WIFI, free long distance.

Three spacious bedrooms on the second floor.

Master bedroom with attached bath, walk-in closet and queen size bed.

2nd bedroom with double bed and closet.

3rd bedroom with double bed and closet.

Upstairs full bath with double sink, shower and tub.

Separate small study downstairs with full size futon.

Large sunny front deck for barbecuing and relaxing.

Separate laundry room with washer and dryer, detergent provided. All linens provided.

Rental week is from Saturday (check in 4:00) to Saturday (check out 10:00).

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Manager

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Television works with wifi but no cable or satellite. No regular channels but works with netflix, etc and dvd, video, Wii....moreless

  • Toys:

    Misc. family games, puzzles...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Treadmill...moreless

  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rental week is from Saturday to Saturday. Check in time is at 4:00 and check out is at 10:00. Rental season is from May 31st through mid November.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Bar Harbor
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Top of the Hill restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo Lake Beach

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1989

About: We moved here from California to work in Acadia National Park as Park Naturalists. During our second winter, actually the next seven, we built our house. I had been a carpenter during college in California and ultimately ended up leaving the Park Service to become a boat builder, which I did for the next 20 years. My wife is a school teacher in a small town on the island. Our two daughters have grown up here; one is in college and the other is getting ready to graduate from high school. Mt. Desert Island is a great vacation getaway, but also an amazing place to live and raise a family. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

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Photos

  • Beautiful, wooded location.  Hear loons calling from Echo Lake!

    Beautiful, wooded location. Hear loons calling from Echo Lake!

  • Relaxing place to hang out, barbecue, watch deer.

    Relaxing place to hang out, barbecue, watch deer.

  • Living room and dining room

    Living room and dining room

  • Master bedroom with attached bathroom and walk-in closet.

    Master bedroom with attached bathroom and walk-in closet.

  • Upstairs bathroom, two sinks, shower/bathtub.

    Upstairs bathroom, two sinks, shower/bathtub.

  • Part of the full length front porch, 'mud room/laundry room.'

    Part of the full length front porch, 'mud room/laundry room.'

  • Huge, well-stocked kitchen with step-down breakfast nook.

    Huge, well-stocked kitchen with step-down breakfast nook.

  • Downstairs half bath, handmade sink, teak countertop.

    Downstairs half bath, handmade sink, teak countertop.

VRBO #571194

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017

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