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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park

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Beautiful and secluded location on the shore of Somes Sound

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Last updated: 03/14/2017

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

NOW RENTING WEEKLY FOR SUMMER (April - Oct) 2017

Acadia Cove Cabin is located in a secluded wooded setting just steps from the shoreline of Somes Sound, the only fjord on the eastern coast of the United States. Located on the border of Acadia National Park, and right across Somes Sound from famous Sargent's Drive, this two bedroom ocean-front cabin commands beautiful views of the sound, a quiet, well-protected cove, and Norumbega and Acadia Mountains. From your deck, watch sailboats and lobsterman at close range, launch your own kayak from the private cove, and enjoy the stunning combination of woods, water and granite ledges.

This rustic, waterfront cabin consists of a main room, which is a living/kitchen/dining area combined. There are two bedrooms (both with queen beds), and one bathroom with shower. A sleeper sofa and small loft provide extra sleeping (maximum of 5 people allowed). Looking directly over the water, a deck wraps around three sides of the house.

The cabin is accessed via a private gravel road in Hall Quarry, near the villages of Southwest Harbor and Somesville on Mount Desert Island. You will live in a rustic setting, away from intrusions of any kind, yet minutes from the major attractions of Mount Desert Island: Echo Lake, Beech Cliffs, Flying Mountain, Acadia Mountain, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Cadillac Mountain, and the Carriage Roads and Hiking Trails of Acadia National Park. Bring your canoe or kayak and wake up to the sounds of lapping water, and to the smell of spruce, cedar, pine, oak and maple trees.

Acadia Cove Cabin sits on shore property owned by the same family since the 1880s.

Keywords: Cabin
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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 03/14/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Very basic -- woodsy, sink, toilet, and shower stall

Other Amenities

  • Phone (Outgoing Calls Only), Cooking Utensils & Linens Provided

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Acadia Cove Cabin looks over Somes Sound in the heart of Mt Desert Island, just steps from the ocean....moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Heating:

    Space heaters only...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

5
from 3 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 22 - June 2
Apr 22 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$900
June 3 - June 23
Jun 3 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,000
June 24 - June 30
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,250
July 1 - August 25
Jul 1 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,650
August 26-Sept 22
Aug 26 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,300
Sept 23 - Oct 13
Sep 23 - Oct 13, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Lease agreement with owners and payment by check.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

About the owner: Our family has had this property on Somes Sound since the 1880s, and we are distantly related to Cyrus Hall. Portions of Acadia Cove Cabin date back to about 1905 and housed families that worked in the quarries and on building carriage roads and drives that are part of Acadia National Park. Today, our family returns every summer to Hall Quarry, sharing the main house which is up the hill a bit from ACC. ACC has a fantastic location right on the shore and with easy access to all of MDI. We rent ACC as a source to help pay for the costs of maintaining the property and paying local taxes. We are academics and with limited resources so ACC is an important part of keeping the property in our family.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 03/14/2017

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Photos

  • Beautiful and secluded location on the shore of Somes Sound

    Beautiful and secluded location on the shore of Somes Sound

  • Front of Acadia Cove Cabin with deck overlooking the water

    Front of Acadia Cove Cabin with deck overlooking the water

  • Large living room window looks onto the deck and the ocean beyond

    Large living room window looks onto the deck and the ocean beyond

  • Master bedroom with view of woods and water beyond

    Master bedroom with view of woods and water beyond

  • The shore in front of the cabin includes grass, granite ledges and a pebbly cove

    The shore in front of the cabin includes grass, granite ledges and a pebbly cove

  • Sit, read, and relax and enjoy the views

    Sit, read, and relax and enjoy the views

  • One view from the deck

    One view from the deck

  • Acadia Cove at low tide

    Acadia Cove at low tide

  • The porch -- with view of Somes Sound and mountains of Acadia National Par

    The porch -- with view of Somes Sound and mountains of Acadia National Par

VRBO #58909

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 20, 2017

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