WATERFRONT HOUSE WITH PRIVATE DOCK AND KAYAKS

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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WATERFRONT HOUSE WITH PRIVATE DOCK AND KAYAKS

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2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 6

This popular and charming in-town house is situated on tidal Somes Cove with gorgeous easterly views of Somes Harbor and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Sea kayak (2 provided), canoe, or boat literally from your backyard from the new deck and dock (see photos). A kayaker's dream! The house is right on Main Street in the historic village of Somesville. It has all the amenities. HD flatscreens, high speed internet, and phone. ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS!!! Set up your tripod on the deck and photograph bald eagles,ospreys, and harbor seals working the alewife run in the cove every day. You'll be amazed! The backyard serves as an awesome place to relax and reflect while you watch the tides and enjoy the deck,/dock, and gas grill. Centrally located on MDI, you are only 10 minutes from Bar Harbor, NEH, and SWH. Convenient access to the bus stop for the 'Island Explorer'. Access to Somesville Town Landing. Truly a great place to stay while you enjoy everything in Acadia.

Historic village of Somesville: Located next door to the Somesville Library and and art gallery on Somes Cove.

New Deck, Dock, Gangway and Float: 16'x24' ironwood deck, 30' aluminum gangway, 15'x10' float

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Wendyl

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Summered and lived in this pretty historic village since I was a boy.

It's one of the most beautiful places I know of.

Wendyl purchased this house in 1968

Can't beat the location! Million dollar view of the mountains of Acadia National Park. Backyard deck and dock.

The kayaking is great!

Photograph bald eagles, ospreys and other wildlife right from the dock.

Library and gallery next door.

Island Explorer pick up streetside in front of the house.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Property Reviews

Waterfront House with Private Dock and Kayaks
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
New York, NY
5

Excellent rental for your Maine vacation!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
This is a great vacation rental for your stay on Mount Desert Island near Bar Harbor and Acadia Natl Park. The house is just a few miles from both of them. We loved the views from all the rooms, and the deck. We saw a bald eagle at least once every day, and saw osprey and gulls hunting fish during the low tides! The house itself is clean and well-equipped, and the owner is very pleasant to deal with. Highly recommend!
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
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Somesville Rental

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
We greatly enjoyed our stay in Somesville! We felt this house was perfectly located fo easy access to all of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. We ventured as far as Camden and Mahone Bay (my favorite). The house was comfortable and clean.It was a plus to have wifi and to know we could make long distance calls on the house phone (since cell service was nill).The kitchen was well equipped. The house has a great view of the water! The owner was gracious and easy to work with. Much literature about the area was provided in the home. The Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound was a real hit with all four in our party.

Our only disappointment-- no eagle sightings. Maybe it was the time of year.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Waterfront House with Private Dock and Kayaks
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
4

Awesome Views & Great Location

Awesome Views & Great Location
  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
We really liked the house and thought it was perfect for kids. It is very clean and well maintained. It is close to Bar Harbor, Echo Lake, Southwest Harbor and Acadia National Park making it a great location to stay at. The road noise did get loud during the day however it was really nice to have our own kayaks. The kayaking is great in Somes Sound and we saw porpoise on one of our trips.
Our daughters really enjoyed swimming at Echo Lake Beach everyday which is about a 10 minute drive. I highly recommend Sail Acadia with Captain Lou in Northeast Harbor. Also, Quietside Café in Southwest Harbor is good restaurant for families. Bar Harbor bike rental has good quality bikes and very close to the carriage roads in Acadia. Overall it was one of our best trips.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

Location, location, location!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
Our family of four enjoyed this home very much. The house is charming. The kitchen is well stocked, the beds are comfortable, and the view of the water is great. We saw bald eagles and osprey from the window. The location of the house is wonderful. Its about fifteen minutes to most places you want to be. It was so nice staying in the middle of the island. Having access to kayaks was a big benefit as well. We went out in the kayaks and saw harbor seals. The owner was friendly and helpful. We hope to stay again.
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Canadice, New York
5

Centrally located on Mount Desert Island

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 27, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
If you desire to explore all Mount Desert Island has to offer, this property is centrally located on the island with just a short drive to Acadia. Somesville is one of the pretties towns on the island. The house is charming, and having the kayaks right there on the docks is a treat! We observed Bald Eagles, osprey, mergansers, and a Canada goose family every day, I even heard a loon one night. We wanted a location on the water, away from busy Bar Harbor, yet close enough to drive into town for meals, etc. Excellent meals abound, but two outstanding restaurants were The Top of the Hill (on the road to Southwest Harbor) where we had some of the best prime rib ever, and Jay Dubs in SWH. We ate at Jay Dubs twice, both meals excellent and left feeling completely spoiled. Wendyl (the home owner) is very accommodating and knowledgeable about the area, and obviously proud to share his home with you. This was our first rental using Homeaway; it was a great experience and hope future rentals are as successful.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Bangor
Car: recommended

Sightseeing; hiking; whale watching; boating; fishing; swimming; restaurants; shopping; theatre; concerts

Other Activities: Theater, Concerts, Whale watching trips

Golf: 3 golf courses on MDI

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Availability & Rates

Somesville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
May 2014
May 17 2014 - May 30 2014
$200
$1,200
3 nights
 
 
Early Summer 2014
May 31 2014 - Jun 20 2014
$225
$1,400
3 nights
 
 
Peak Summer 2014
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,600
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer 2014
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 3 2014
$1,500
3 nights
 
 
Leaf Peeping
Oct 4 2014 - Oct 10 2014
$1,600
7 nights
 
 
Autumn 2014
Oct 11 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$1,400
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
cleaning $65.00
Checks accepted. US dollars. No credit cards. A deposit of half the rent books your reservation with the remaining balance due no later than 30 days before your scheduled arrival date.
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $1200-$1600/week
Rates subject to change without notice.
$200.00 refundable security deposit.

30 day cancellation policy. It's all done through a lease. Call for details and a quote.
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Amenities

Somesville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1467 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Toilet Paper
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Living Room - toilet , with vanity
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • 1 room with one double bed and one queen airbed, 1 room with one queen
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Boat Dock
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • bird watching
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 sea kayaks paddles and life jackets; fans; steam iron; lobster pot; wireless Internet, well water.
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