VICTORIAN TOWNHOUSE NEAR OCEAN & ACADIA NAT'L PARK

Abigail Goodyear

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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VICTORIAN TOWNHOUSE NEAR OCEAN & ACADIA NAT'L PARK

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2BR/1BA Sleeps 4

Elegantly restored, this bright and charming Victorian cottage, 'The Cottage on Cottage', is nestled in the heart of town. Original architectural details and well-chosen furnishings provide for a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. This roomy two-bedroom townhouse has a well-equipped eat-in kitchen, grand parlor and spacious bathroom, a rear porch and maple-shaded front garden.

Guest Book: 'This is our 13th trip to Bar Harbor, and have stayed many places. We have walked by your cottage so many times! Personally, I've admire the beauty from outside and could not help but be curious about the inside wonders. This is a charming 'little house', and we have enjoyed sharing its ambiance. Thanks for the flowers! Our favorite things: woodwork and floors, clean, good beds and sheets, plenty of pillows, colorful kitchen, cross-ventilation with lots of windows, the furniture (livable and easy), library, choice of pictures, nice bath/ bath soap/ linens.' Novella and Sam

'What a lovely place to stay! Beautiful colors, comfortable beds, cute furnishings, great light. The flower garden in front is wonderful, too. What a great location in a great town. All the best,' The Satroms

'We, indeed, had a great week in Bar Harbor. We love your cottage!!! It is sooooo comfortable and homey and beautifully decorated. We consider ourselves very lucky to have rented your cottage.' The Clohess

Guest Book: 'What a charming cottage - so well laid out, so charmingly decorated, so exquisitely located. It was such a pleasant place to return to after our glorious days in the park, at the beach, or downtown. We hope to come and stay again next year.' Anne and Dave

'Each time we come to Bar Harbor, we find it more difficult to leave. Thank you for helping to make our vacation week here so special.'

The Satroms

'We felt at home at The Cottage instantly and staying in Bar Harbor relaxing. Time at Acadia has recharged our batteries. Hope to be back again.' Denise, Bill, David, and James

'What a wonderful second visit to The Cottage! We are so happy to be back. The kids had a great time walking to 'Two Cats' (breakfast) on one end of the street and to Sherman's gifts on the other, and we all enjoyed some great hikes in Acadia. Thanks for sharing The Cottage with us.' The Forminards

Guest Book: 'We had a wonderful time. You have a lovely property and we feel lucky to have found it. We like the privacy and the location and, of course, your personal touches and hospitality. Thanks for sharing it with us'

Carol Willis

'What a wonderful respite from Boston. Our crew loved the fiestaware and unique table. Can't beat the location either - We'll be back!'

The McNamaras

“This is our second stay at this charming cottage and it has been so wonderful to return here. We appreciate the gracious gestures - flowers, fruit, lovely soaps - and we love having this as home base from which to make our daily adventures. We are happy to be here again and we look forward to returning.”

The Lessems

'We've enjoyed our third week at The Cottage on Cottage after being away for a few years. Your place in great! It's very comfortable. We love breakfast at Two Cats and found some delicious local food at the farmer's markets to cook! We look forward to future visits. Thanks! The Peanis

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We started off with whale watching and were lucky enough to see eight finback whales. Hiking, fishing, dining... everything so convenient to The Cottage. We very much enjoyed staying here! The Cottage is lovely and so comfortable. All the best!
Aug 2010
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Abigail Goodyear

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Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.3
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Victorian Townhouse near Ocean & Acadia Nat'l Park
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
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Victorian Townhouse near Ocean & Acadia Nat'l Park
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Bar Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

Could not be nicer!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and our twin 7-year-olds spent a week at the Cottage on Cottage in June 2014 that we will always treasure. The house is adorable, inside and out, with lovely details such as the begonias and flowering vine in the front yard and the gorgeous hand-painted kitchen table. There is a garage where you can stow your bikes. The location could not be better--just steps away from the center of Bar Harbor, with great pizza at Rosalie's, ice cream at Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium, a lovely bookstore (Sherman's), a video rental place for evening movie watching, Jordan's restaurant, renowned for its blueberry muffins (which we ate almost every morning), and in the other direction just a block away from the water, allowing evening strolls to see gorgeous sunsets, and easy access to the sand bar to Bar Island that is walkable only at low tide. Also just a block away is a huge supermarket (Hannaford's) that has everything you could want, making it easy to plan meals and cook at home. The kitchen was well equipped. The house has wifi and a new washer/dryer. Abigail was incredibly nice and responsive. We were snug and comfortable and felt fortunate to have found this lovely spot.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victorian Townhouse near Ocean & Acadia Nat'l Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p113065
+1 2072881076
Bar Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
4

Une jolie maison, très confortable et bien située.

  • 4 of 5
C'est un très joli cottage,joliment décoré en plein cœur de la ville. Notre hôtesse nous a très bien accueilli et un petit problème survenu lors de notre séjour à été réglé le jour même. J'y retournerais sans hésitation.
L. Harvey
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much to Liette for posting such a nice review!
business
Victorian Townhouse near Ocean & Acadia Nat'l Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p113065
+1 2072881076
Bar Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
4

Perfect location!

  • 4 of 5
My wife and I spent a week in the cottage for our honeymoon and it was fantastic! Just what we were looking for; a quarter mile from main street, with all the stores and restaurants you could possibly need (would recommend trying Jeannie's Great Maine Breakfast on Cottage Street). The only time we drove is when we went into Acadia National Park to enjoy the beautiful park loop.

The cottage was very cozy and quaint with just the right touches to make it feel like a home away from home. Comfy bed and couch made it a great place to come back to after being out all day. Just hanging out in the cottage was one of the highlights of our trip!

Only cons were the squeaky architects on the second floor, but it was infrequent and they were gone after 4pm each day.

We plan to go back someday and will definitely recommend it to our friends!
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that the newlyweds enjoyed The Cottage on Cottage! Regarding the "squeaky architects", part of the charm of this authentic turn-of-the-century cottage are the few squeaky floorboards, but the owner/architects on the second floor try to keep it quiet!
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Car: recommended

Shopping, restaurants, entertainment and Frenchman Bay are all within walking distance. Acadia National Park, the College of the Atlantic, Jackson Laboratory, and the MDI Bio Lab are all less than a five-minute drive away.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 22 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Fall
Aug 23 2014 - Sep 12 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Late Fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 18 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Service fee $55
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Rental Period: Saturday - Saturday
Check-In 3pm
Check-Out 10am

June 7-13, 2013 $1,100/week
June 14-27, 2013 $1,500/week
June 28- Aug 15, 2013 $1,800/week
Aug 16- Sept 12, 2013 $1,500/week
Sept 13-October 18 $1,300/week

Mini-weeks (4-day minimum in June, September, and October) are available at a pro-rated amount, plus a $75 cleaning fee.
Monthly Winter/Spring rentals additional fee of $45/phone

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Coffee Grinder
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 room with one queen bed and one room with two twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Fireplace (decorative only); HWBB heat; small library; lobster pot/ tools; Guide dogs are allowed. Phone options include unlimited calling throughout the U.S., and to Canada, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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