This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Down East reviews

  • As comfortable as home

    "Sow's Ear was an absolute delight for our family of 3. It only took one day of close attention to get our 5yo daughter to look and not touch all of the interesting decorations spread around the house. The kids room is adjacent to the stairs so wouldn't recommend for under 3's without bringing a portable gate, but otherwise great. The house is very new and super comfortable. With the windows closed it is super quiet. When open, you get a fantastic airflow. The natural light throughout is also great. Although on a neighborhood side street, it is easy walk into NE Harbor (5 min or less, faster on bike), which also has a new co-working space if you need that sort of thing during your stay. The location is very convenient to everything on the island with easy bus access if you don't want to drive. The kitchen is fully setup for whatever you need and the furniture is newer and comfortable. the gardens are truly remarkable and very relaxing. Having access to the garage for storing bikes was great, so I didn't have to keep them tethered to the car the entire week. Also, don't miss a visit to the Naturalist's Notebook store in NEH. Also learned that the street you come into ties into scenic Sargent's Drive so it makes the drive home and in the morning all that much more appealing when going to other parts of the island."
    Guest: Kyle M. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 7, 2016
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  • Very nice apartment.

    "Centrally located. Walking distance to everything. The apartment was spotless when we arrived. Spacious."
    Guest: Frank G. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 26, 2016
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  • Cool 1930's cottage right by thr harbor.

    "We certainly enjoyed our stay here. We came for a week in October to hike the Acadia trails and enjoy the Fall foliage. Southwest Harbor has so much charm and is much less crowded than Bar Harbor. The cottage was well equipped with whatever you might need for your vacation. I loved the sleeping porches though it was too cold to use in Oct. I definately would stay here again."
    Guest: Pamela Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 18, 2016
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  • Enjoyed our stsy at the Parker House.

    "If you are in this neck of woods, you owe it to yourself to.consider the Parker House! I can't think of anything that wasn't provided. Well stocked kitchen with staples and cookware. Nothing was missing. We had a small problem with the wifi connection, but John was on top of it super fast. The house was welcoming and warm. Loved all of the antiques throughout the house. Our dogs took advantage of the huge backyard. Tons of space to run and play. I highly recommend staying at the Parker House."
    Guest: Mary L Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 14, 2016
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