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Nicely Appointed Cottage in Quiet Bar Harbor Setting

(21 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Five minutes to Acadia National Park Visitor's Center. Max. occupancy 2 peoplel

The Gardener's Cottage is a two-story romantic cottage (two person maximum) overlooking beautiful gardens at the end of a private tree lined drive. Arbor-covered patio with herb and flower garden outside the kitchen door. Second floor queen bedroom and fully tiled bathroom with washer and dryer. All linens included. First floor entry, living room, half-bath and kitchen. Original artwork, Persian rugs and antiques. Fully stocked cook's kitchen with all new appliances: gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Queen Master Bedroom, 2nd Floor: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Comfortable queen bed. All linens included. Air conditioning.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • First Floor Half Bath: toilet

    Tiled floor....moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Fully tiled master bath, all linens included. Washer & Dryer...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Gardener's Cottage provides guests with a welcome package that includes information on local attractions, recommended restaurants and more....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Gardener's Cottage is just north of down town Bar Harbor at the end of a private drive....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Sunlight filled breakfast/dining nook in kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioner in bedroom, fans available for other rooms. Ceiling fan over stairway to second floor....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central radiant heat on both floors. Guest controls thermostat....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wireless internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very comfortably furnished living room with flat screen Smart TV, DVD's...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for two cars right in front...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Gardener's Cottage receives good cell phone reception...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, hand, beach and dish towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Includes detergent...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart drip coffee maker and stove top Motta espresso maker ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 6, stainless flatware for 6, plenty of serving and baking dishes & utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Asko dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Newly renovated cook's kitchen stocked with quality Cuisinart stainless cookware. Also provide a Cuisinart blender, Miele vacuum, pop corn popper, OXO salad spinner and a waffle iron....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New GE Microwave vent/combo...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Variety of spices provided along with tea, starter coffee amounts, paper products (foil, plastic wrap, zip lock bags, paper towels, garbage bags), napkins and detergent....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New stainless Fischer & Paykel refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    New Premier gas stove and oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    New Cuisinart toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Arbor covered private patio next to kitchen...moreless

  • Golf:

    Four golf courses within 20 minutes, including Kebo. In 1911 President Taft cards a 27 on Kebo's 17th hole, a par 4. It is now named 'The Taft Hole'. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Launch your kayak or canoe from Hadley Point Beach, just over a mile down the road. Or head half a mile north to paddle up Northeast Creek following Great Blue Herons feeding in the marsh....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully landscaped yard and gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Located on patio from kitchen door...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Free outdoor tennis courts in Bar Harbor...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Weekend 2017
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
June 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$175
$1,199
July and August 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,499

Changeover Day: Saturday

September 2017
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,299

Changeover Day: Saturday

October 2017
Sep 30 - Oct 27, 2017
3 night min stay
$175
$1,199
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$225

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Maximum occupancy 2 people


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Car: Necessary

Gardener's Cottage is perfectly situated just north of the busy downtown district of Bar Harbor. Bar Harbor Cellars Farm Winery is about 1 mile away, offering free tours and tastings daily as well as scrumptious popovers at Sweet Pea's Cafe. Or head north 3 miles to Atlantic Brewery's free tours and tasting followed by the island's best bbq at Mainely Meat BBQ.

The former estate of Beatrix Farrand, one of America’s most significant landscape architects, borders Gardener's Cottage.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Michael and Fayalle Anderson are long time residents of Bar Harbor. Very active in the Bar Harbor food scene, they have owned restaurants, operated corporate dining and are currently one of Bar Harbor’s leading caterers. Their love of food and travel has sent them around the world sampling and exploring cuisines, history, architecture and art. Fayelle’s passion for gardening is displayed in the beautiful landscaping around The Gardener’s Cottage. They have incorporated into the Gardener’s Cottage their sense of style, attention to detail and comfort.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Everything is new at Gardener's Cottage. Our renovations are now complete and include a well-stocked light-filled 'cook's' kitchen, a spacious and comfortable living room, 1 1/2 baths and a private outdoor patio to enjoy the clean Maine air.


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

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Photos

  • THE GARDENER'S COTTAGE ENTRANCE

    THE GARDENER'S COTTAGE ENTRANCE

  • VIEW FROM BEDROOM WINDOW

    VIEW FROM BEDROOM WINDOW

  • FRONT ENTRY TO GARDENER'S COTTAGE FROM PARKING AREA

    FRONT ENTRY TO GARDENER'S COTTAGE FROM PARKING AREA

  • FIRST FLOOR HALF BATH

    FIRST FLOOR HALF BATH

  • ALL NEW KITCHEN CUPBOARDS WITH CONCRETE COUNTER.

    ALL NEW KITCHEN CUPBOARDS WITH CONCRETE COUNTER.

  • SECOND FLOOR FULL BATHROOM WITH TILED FLOOR AND SHOWER

    SECOND FLOOR FULL BATHROOM WITH TILED FLOOR AND SHOWER

  • SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM/LAUNDRY

    SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM/LAUNDRY

  • MASTER BEDROOM ON SECOND FLOOR WITH QUEEN BED

    MASTER BEDROOM ON SECOND FLOOR WITH QUEEN BED

  • UPSTAIRS  MASTER BEDROOM

    UPSTAIRS MASTER BEDROOM

  • STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR FROM FRONT ENTRY

    STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR FROM FRONT ENTRY

  • LIVING ROOM

    LIVING ROOM

  • LOOKING FROM LIVING ROOM INTO KITCHEN

    LOOKING FROM LIVING ROOM INTO KITCHEN

  • GARDEN OFF KITCHEN DOOR WITH ARBOR AND EATING AREA

    GARDEN OFF KITCHEN DOOR WITH ARBOR AND EATING AREA

  • MANTECA DRIVE - A PRIVATE, TREE-LINED DRIVEWAY

    MANTECA DRIVE - A PRIVATE, TREE-LINED DRIVEWAY

  • NEW PRIVACY FENCE COMPLETED BY PARKING AREA BY FRONT ENTRANCE TO COTTAGE

    NEW PRIVACY FENCE COMPLETED BY PARKING AREA BY FRONT ENTRANCE TO COTTAGE

  • SUNLIGHT FILLED BREAKFAST/DINING NOOK IN KITCHEN

    SUNLIGHT FILLED BREAKFAST/DINING NOOK IN KITCHEN

  • ALL NEW STAINLESS APPLIANCES, GAS STOVE.  WELL STOCKED COOK'S KITCHEN.

    ALL NEW STAINLESS APPLIANCES, GAS STOVE. WELL STOCKED COOK'S KITCHEN.

  • LAUNDRY AREA AND LINEN STORAGE IN SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM

    LAUNDRY AREA AND LINEN STORAGE IN SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM

  • SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM WITH TILED SHOWER

    SECOND FLOOR BATHROOM WITH TILED SHOWER

  • MASTER BEDROOM LOOKING ACROSS HALL TO BATHROOM

    MASTER BEDROOM LOOKING ACROSS HALL TO BATHROOM

  • VIEW FROM LIVING ROOM TO FRONT ENTRY & STAIRS

    VIEW FROM LIVING ROOM TO FRONT ENTRY & STAIRS

  • LIVING ROOM

    LIVING ROOM

  • LIVING ROOM FROM STAIRS

    LIVING ROOM FROM STAIRS

VRBO #652876

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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