BAR HARBOR COTTAGE, YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME ON MOUNT DESERT ISLAND

Selena Norwood

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Selena Norwood

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BAR HARBOR COTTAGE, YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME ON MOUNT DESERT ISLAND

Acadia National Park Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7, 1800 Sq Ft, Cathedral Ceiling

Home situated on 1 acre private lot. Entrance of drive has view of Cadillac Mountain. Cottage is not located in the middle of the chaotic activities but close enough so that you could be there very quickly. Very welcoming and comfortable. Whether you prefer to dine or lounge on the large wrap-around deck or pick blue berries in the field (in season) you will be very content. Large lawn for children to play or to throw a ball for your pet to retrieve. The flower gardens are beautiful and attract a large variety of birds. The cottage was built in 1983, this year has been completely renovated. The open floor plan invites family time and conversation. High speed, wireless internet is available for those who need to check in at work or inquire about local activities. 1 mile from the home is the welcome center where you can catch a free bus which goes all around the island.

Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Selena Norwood (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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About Selena Norwood

We are a working class couple with our children grown and on their own.

Selena Norwood purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Selena Norwood chose Acadia National Park

We designed and built the house when we were first starting out. This is the only home my children knew until they went off to college. We still live in the house in the winter but live in a travel trailer on the pond during the summer. The house, garden and yard are just to enjoyable for it not to be used during our best months of the year! That's why we decided to rent.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

Bar Harbor Cottage, Your Home Away From Home on Mount Desert Island
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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Bar Harbor Cottage, Your Home Away From Home on Mount Desert Island
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p165309
(207) 479-9599
Acadia National Park Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Brooklyn
5

A total dream vacation :)

  • 5 of 5
I truly cannot speak highly enough of this beautiful home. This rental experience was one instance where I felt that the real thing was even better than the photos! The owner of the home was incredibly helpful and quick with her responses to me (all via email), and she left the house absolutely immaculate. There are enough sheets, towels, books and board games for an army! I would recommend this cottage to anyone who wanted to vacation in Bar Harbor/Acadia and avoid the overwhelming crowds. We were, remarkably, able to satisfy our dog (who was free to roam on the spacious, fenced in deck) and we also enjoyed cooking breakfast and having coffee in the open, fully stocked kitchen (kitchens in Brooklyn are...let's say...not so spacious). The inside of the house is beautifully decorated and felt so cozy, and when you are hanging out on the deck you can't even tell that there are neighbors! This is the perfect rental for you if you are looking for a relaxing, secluded getaway in a beautiful home that almost feels like your own. Five stars!!!
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Our goal is for our guests to feel like they coming home when they enter the house. It is very satisfying to know that we have accomplished exactly what we intended!
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Bar Harbor Cottage, Your Home Away From Home on Mount Desert Island
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p165309
(207) 479-9599
Acadia National Park Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Holyoke, MA
4

Home away from home

  • 4 of 5
The house exceeded our expectations. It was clean with all the amenities you could want. We were a group of 5 adults and 3 children and there was room for all. The owners were prompt with their communications and even sent us a packet with things to do in the area. Our children loved the yard and board games, my husband loved sitting on the deck and I loved the kitchen and the hassle free vacation. Bar Harbor was great and Acadia was gorgeous! I can't wait to come back.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: In the years that we have been renting our guests have been very respectful of our cottage and the property. We try to have the little extras in the house that make it a home. The kitchen is stocked with spices which makes having that home made meal a bit easier on our guests. W e have found that our guests are very appreciative of the little extras that we provide. The rental experience has been as pleasant for us as it has been for our guests!
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Map

Map

Car: recommended

We are located on a private parcel of land. We are centrally located to Ellsworth, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Bass Harbor. You'll find our location is just far enough away to relax and enjoy the tranquilty of the property or minutes away from all major activities.

Other Activities: Whale Watching, Nature Cruises

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Acadia National Park Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Aug 24 2014 - Oct 18 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Off Season
Oct 19 2014 - Apr 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$140
$800
$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes $1000 - $1600 weekly
50% deposit at the time of booking, the remainder due 3 weeks prior to arrival.
Cancellation 4 wks prior to arrival 100% of deposit will be refunded.
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Amenities

Amenities

Acadia National Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Backpack
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is completely new. The shower is extra large with plenty of room. Bathroom is very roomy with ceramic tile floors, a custom vanity built by a senior carpenter with Hinckley yachts. Completely stocked with everything needed.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , tv/books/games
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , computer
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , living area
  • Master bedroom is in the enclosed loft, new this year. Large walk in closet, flat screen TV with cable. Nice private area to relax and read. Bedroom 2 has a large selection of books and games, something for all age groups. Television with cable connection and VCR. A selection of movies also available in this room. Children’s, action, adventure, a large variety. Bedroom three has a desk and computer; we also have a wireless connection for those with laptops. Bedroom 4 is actually the living area with a queen futon, cathedral ceiling with fan.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • water skiing
  • rafting
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
We try to provide almost everything for you to just walk in and start your vacation. Your personal items are the only things needed. We also have a new Childrens Activity park within walking distance to the house.

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

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