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Oceanfront Property 200' Private Shore Sunrise Views Over Acadia National Park

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View from deck and just stroll through the yard to the shore!

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Celebrate Acadia National Park's 100th Anniversary in 2016 while staying at Western Bay Shores cottage - less than 20 minutes to the main entrance of the park.

Enjoy your morning coffee with the beauty of sunrise over the bay and the Acadia mountains. Strolling the shore, beachcombing, enjoying the eagles and seals are all part of this area of Maine. Western Bay Shores is a lovely, comfortable, and well-maintained 4-bedroom with nearly every room having a view. (Take a look at our other property, Home Away # 3830794 too.)

Post & beam home on 3 floors, provides plenty of space for everyone and privacy. Plus, have easy access to the shore for kayaks and canoes. Convenient location to all the Down East sights - less than 20 min to Acadia Nat'l Park, 25 minutes to Bar Harbor. On the way back, stop at Trenton Lobster Pound just a couple of miles from the house for lobsters to cook (or eat there).

This home has 4 Bedrooms: 1st floor - 2 Twin Beds, new, updated bathroom with shower and full laundry; 2nd Floor - 1 King Bed master with 2 sitting areas, master bath with tub, shower. Also on 2nd Fl - 1 Queen BR, hallway full bath with shower/tub combo. On 3rd Floor - 2 Full-size Beds, and additional TV / game room with futon/couch.

Large fenced-in yard - perfect for families and your dog. Two decks with patio dining, gas BBQ grill. Stairs to shore with kayak ramp & pulley. Easy to rent kayaks to be delivered/picked-up for the week - ask for our recommendation.

The breakfast nook has a pub table with 4 stools - perfect place for morning coffee or kids afternoon coloring. Comfortable dining room seats 6, and roomy living areas - plenty of room to spread out.

Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and Visitor's Center less than 20 minutes away. Conveniently located between nearby towns of Ellsworth and Bar Harbor, Southeast Harbor and more villages on Mount Desert Island. Nearby shopping, artisan shops, farmer's market, miniature golf, dining, ice cream, lumberjack show, miniature golf and more!

Campfires allowed on the private shore. Note that this is a non-smoking residence - no fires, candles, or smoking allowed inside.

Amenities Summary: 4 Bedrooms, sleeps 8. 3 full baths. Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, 3 HDTVs, 3 Blu-ray/DVD players, 1 Wii, 1 Roku box, Cable TV in Living Room and Master Bedroom. Linens and towels included. Basic hand soap, toilet paper and laundry detergent included. We love to cook, so the kitchen is well-stocked with good knives, spices, plus dishwasher, dishes, glassware silverware, grill tools, lobster pot, cutting boards, bakeware, coffee pot and coffee bean grinder, coffee filters. Dish soaps, etc.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be over 21....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Plenty of games and books, fenced yard....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking permitted. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • 2nd Floor: 1 queen

    Full Bath...moreless

  • 3rd Floor: 2 double

    Skylight...moreless

  • 1st Floor: 2 twin/ single

    New in 2014: renovated bath with shower...moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    2 Sitting Areas, Full Bath with Shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    Master...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    on 1st floor...moreless

  • Washer/dryer located in the 1st floor bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • Amenities Summary: 4 Bedrooms, sleeps 8. 2 1/2 bath. Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, 3 HDTVs, 2 Blu-ray players, 1 Wii, Cable TV in Living Room and Master Bedroom. Linens and towels included. Kitchen includes dishwasher, dishes, silverware, grill tools, lobster pot, knives, cutting boards, bakeware, over 20 different spices, coffee pot and coffee bean grinder, coffee filters. Enjoy alfresco dining (or just hanging out) on the deck or at the picnic table under the pines near the shore. Plenty of indoor activities if you have a rainy day - from board games to Wii games. This is a non-smoking home. Pets considered for an additional fee....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Variety of books located throughout house....moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    3 Bluray/DVD players - main TV in LR, master BR, 3rd floor game room...moreless

  • Games:

    Variety of boardgames on 3rd floor....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable; Roku Box on 3rd Floor has access to basic Time Warner channels, plus access to other services using your own log-in credentials....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    200' of private shore - rocky beach perfect for beach combing. Accessible for Kayaks....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    200' of private shore line and access to lovely walks at low tide in either direction....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    6 chairs. Pub table seats additional 4....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Time Warner Cable Internet Service....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Time Warner Cable Internet. Stream programs from Roku or on your own devices....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    lobster pot, pots & pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, glasses, wine glasses. Corkscrew, bottle opener, lobster tools. Lobster pot, serving dishes, etc...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee pot, bean grinder, filters, toaster oven, spices, knives, pots, pans, utensils...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    2 decks with dining and seating....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks not provided, but if you rent them - they deliver and pick-up. Easy to launch from shore. Steps include kayak ramp and pulley....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fenced in yard, picnic table, steps to shore...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Grill and grill cover...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
Jul 3 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,850
Late August
Aug 27 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,300
September 2016
Sep 4 - Oct 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,300
October 2016
Oct 2 - Nov 4, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,900
Spring 2017
Apr 15 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,595
June 2017
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,650
July 4 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000
Summer 2017
Jul 8 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,850
Last Week Aug 2017
Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,450
September 2017
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,300
October 2017
Sep 30 - Oct 28, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,900
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$375

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

from $1595 to $3750/week

Please contact us if you'd like to rent for multiple weeks.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Atlantic Brewing Company
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bar Harbor Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Trenton Lobster Pound
14 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sand Beach

Car: Necessary

Western Bay Shores is a lovely 4-bedroom home situated on 1.5 acres with 200' of private shore on Western Bay in Trenton.

Centrally located halfway between Ellsworth and the town of Bar Harbor and less than 20 minutes from Acadia National Park, and the Hulls Cove Visitor's center. Hike and bike or enjoy the scenic Loop Road en route to Jordan Pond, Sand Beach and Thunder Hole.

The cottage features 200' of private shore - sunbathe, beachcomb, or rent kayaks or canoes (can be delivered to the house for the week). Two decks for outdoor dining and relaxing. Fenced-in yard is great for the kids and your small family dog to run around too!

Four bedrooms including 1 King Master BR with sitting area and own bath, 1 Queen, 1 bedroom with 2 full beds on the 3rd floor, and 1 bedroom with 2 twins on the first floor. First floor also features living and dining rooms, kitchen and 1/2 bath.

Washer/dryer, HDTVs, Cable TV, and WIFI throughout. Rainy day? No problem - choose Wii, enjoy a movie or play a board game. Like to cook? Stocked kitchen provides you the basics, cookware and utensils. BBQ Gas Grill and grill utensils, too.

The town of Ellsworth is just 15 minutes up the road with quaint shops, and restaurants. Pick up fresh, local produce at the Ellsworth Farmer's Market or visit the historic Woodlawn Museum.

Mount Desert Island and Bar Harbor (11 miles) feature numerous shops, movie theater and dining (favorites by far are Cafe This Way and McKays or head to Town Hill Bistro in Town Hill). Go for a boat ride and enjoy the fresh ocean air.

Attractions: Whether you have kids or not, check out Diver Ed, who launches daily excursions from the College of the Atlantic (20 minutes). It's a fantastic, must do activity. Other favorites include Pirates Cove Adventure Miniature Golf and Abbe Museum.

After your day of hiking Cadillac Mountain, biking the carriage roads or strolling through Bar Harbor, come home to Western Bay Shores - cook up your fresh lobsters by the sounds of the bay, have a campfire on the beach and relax!

At night, don't forget to look up to enjoy the moon rise over the water and unbelievable star gazing.

It's a special place.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Scott & Daria have been visiting the Bar Harbor area for many years and fell in the love with the area. They purchased Western Bay Shores in 2012, and another property a few miles away in 2014. They enjoy time here in the off-seasons as well. Back in Philadelphia, Scott is known for his award-winning beer, and helping new start-up breweries, while Daria works in marketing at a technology company.

Why the Owner Chose Trenton, ME, USA:
When Scott & Daria bought Western Bay Shores, the former owners provided a comprehensive 'book' of everything about the house - ending their description with 'It's a special place.' This statement couldn't be more true … you'll find relaxation and enjoyment here at this home - it truly is a special place and we are happy that we can have our guests enjoy this slice of Maine as much as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Moon rise over the water - truly awesome, especially during a full moon. And the sunrises can be spectacular.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from deck and just stroll through the yard to the shore!

    View from deck and just stroll through the yard to the shore!

  • Enjoy your morning coffee with  breathtaking Sunrises and view of mountains in Acadia Nat'l Park.

    Enjoy your morning coffee with breathtaking Sunrises and view of mountains in Acadia Nat'l Park.

  • Large Kitchen. Gas stove, microwave, stainless appliances

    Large Kitchen. Gas stove, microwave, stainless appliances

  • Breakfast nook with pub table. Sliding door to deck.

    Breakfast nook with pub table. Sliding door to deck.

  • Living room with new updated couches for plenty of seating.

    Living room with new updated couches for plenty of seating.

  • 1st Floor Twin BR

    1st Floor Twin BR

  • Spacious master with King bed, sitting areas.

    Spacious master with King bed, sitting areas.

  • Roomy master bath with shower, separate tub, skylight.

    Roomy master bath with shower, separate tub, skylight.

  • Queen room - corner room, sunny and roomy walk-in closet

    Queen room - corner room, sunny and roomy walk-in closet

  • 3rd Floor BR with 3 full-size beds, 2 dressers, skylight

    3rd Floor BR with 3 full-size beds, 2 dressers, skylight

  • 3rd Floor game/tv room across hall from bedroom. Games, DVDs, Roku box.

    3rd Floor game/tv room across hall from bedroom. Games, DVDs, Roku box.

  • Back of house - view of fenced yard from top of shoreline just a few yards away.

    Back of house - view of fenced yard from top of shoreline just a few yards away.

  • Well-stocked kitchen with new appliances, gas stove. Pub table seats 4.

    Well-stocked kitchen with new appliances, gas stove. Pub table seats 4.

  • Kitchen view of Western Bay.

    Kitchen view of Western Bay.

  • Deck off dining area. Built-in benches. This is view at low tide.

    Deck off dining area. Built-in benches. This is view at low tide.

  • Living Room with lots of seating, HDTV, Wii, BluRay,  sliding door to 2nd deck.

    Living Room with lots of seating, HDTV, Wii, BluRay, sliding door to 2nd deck.

  • Deck off living room.  Just stroll across yard to the shore for beach-combing.

    Deck off living room. Just stroll across yard to the shore for beach-combing.

  • Remodeled 1st Floor bathroom

    Remodeled 1st Floor bathroom

  • Relaxing view from Master Bedroom

    Relaxing view from Master Bedroom

  • Queen bedroom on 2nd floor

    Queen bedroom on 2nd floor

  • 2nd Floor Hallway bath with Shower/Tub

    2nd Floor Hallway bath with Shower/Tub

  • View from 3rd Floor BR

    View from 3rd Floor BR

  • View from our shore. Great walks at low tide in both directions.

    View from our shore. Great walks at low tide in both directions.

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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