HARBOR STAR COTTAGE IN SOUTHWEST HARBOR, 5 MIN. FROM ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

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Melissa and David Mohon

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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HARBOR STAR COTTAGE IN SOUTHWEST HARBOR, 5 MIN. FROM ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

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3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6 adults and 2 toddlers

Harbor Star Cottage, a year round hideaway, is less than five minutes from the Echo Lake entrance of Acadia National Park and approximately a mile from the quaint and quiet town of Southwest Harbor. This lovely cottage, with pinewood floors throughout is tastefully and comfortably decorated. You will feel right at home as soon as you walk in the door! The living room is cozy and inviting with a gas fireplace, cable TV and wireless internet. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with state of the art stainless steel appliances and local granite countertops. The 3 bedrooms are spacious yet cozy and are each furnished with queen sized beds. Two toddler beds are also available, for families with little ones! The bathrooms are equipped with a tankless Rinnai water heater, so you will never run out of hot water! The outside patio deck is surrounded by birch trees and wildlife. There is also a gas barbeque grill for those cookouts on warm summer nights!

Harbor Star Cottage Website: Please ask about our website for additional information and photos.

Check-in/Check-out: Rental periods are from Saturday to Saturday.

Check-in time is 4:00 pm

Check-out time is 10:00 am

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Melissa and David Mohon

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We love the Acadia area and vacation ourselves there every year. One of our favorite things to do in the area is to take the Carriage Rides from Wildwood Stables to Jordan Pond Teahouse.

Melissa and David Mohon purchased this cottage in 2008

I was stationed in Maine while in the Navy and fell in love with Acadia National Park and the Mount Desert Island region. I wanted to have a place for my family to vacation in the summer and also to provide a relaxing and comfortable place for other families to enjoy while visiting all the attractions of the Acadia area!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property Reviews

Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
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Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Southwest Harbor ME
5

The Best

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
This "cottage" is truly a home away from home. We spent our 50th anniversary exploring the Maine coast, and truly enjoyed returning after a long day and relaxing without the usual commotion found in a more urban setting. Communications from Dave and Melissa was great, and everything about the cottage was as advertised. The photos on the website do not do justice to the coziness and hominess of the this home. Very convenient via a short drive to Southwest Harbor and Bar Harbor. 30 minutes to almost anywhere you wish to go in the area of the park. Thanks to Dave and Melissa for a wonderful stay.
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Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224813
+1 7574697582
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

Harbor "5-Star" Cottage!

Harbor "5-Star" Cottage!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We have just completed a delightful stay at Harbor Star Cottage and can recommend it highly. Nothing about the cottage says, "rental"; everything about it says, "home." Inside and out, it is constructed, decorated, equipped, and maintained to a very high standard.

Its location is ideal. Southwest Harbor is Mount Desert Island's best-kept secret: a working fishing village...an authentic Coastal Maine town...twenty minutes from the summer crush of humanity in Bar Harbor. Southwest Harbor has excellent restaurants, fun shopping, and all the necessary services. The cottage is also ideally located within Southwest Harbor: on a wooded lot in a quiet residential neighborhood just minutes from town center.

The owners are wonderful to work with...quick to respond and very accommodating. We cannot imagine anyone's being disappointed with Harbor Star Cottage as their island retreat. We have already reserved for next year!
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind words! We try very hard to make the cottage feel like home, so it is wonderful to hear that it felt that way to our guests. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Harbor Star and look forward to your visit next year!
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Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224813
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Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
New Hope, PA
5

Far Exceeded our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Harbor Star Cottage was absolutely perfect! My husband and I and our 4 children spent a week here. We were very active during the day; hiking, kayaking, biking, etc. and coming home to the cottage every afternoon/evening was such a pleasure! It was so cozy and comfortable that it was as good as being home. The cottage is immaculate, well organized and the homeowner clearly thought of everything, down to the delightful selection of wonderful smelling laundry detergents! I am going to recommend this cottage to all of my friends and if I ever go back to Maine, I will definitely be staying at Harbor Star Cottage again!
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope you can visit us again soon!
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Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224813
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Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Madison, WI
5

Lovely cottage - just like the pictures

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
My husband and I had a wonderful 8-day stay in the cottage. It has all the amenities you could need and everything is in terrific shape. The kitchen is fully equiped and has nice, new appliances. The decor is lovely and very cozy. It looks exactly like the pictures, only they don't convey how comfy everything is. Melissa was very quick to answer all of our questions too. It is in a quiet neighborhood off the main road which is a big plus, but you do need to drive to everything. Still, the island is small enough that nothing is more than 20 minutes away. Highly recommended.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come back again soon!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 min. from Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224813
+1 7574697582
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

Harbor Star Cottage Holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
Three sisters and two of their daughters used Harbor Star Cottage as a home base as we explored Acadia National Park and the Bar Harbor area. This cottage is perfect-so clean and beautifully decorated. The kitchen is equipped with the best of appliances, utensils, and cookware. There are spa like soaps at every sink and "green" cleaning products. We were beyoned comfortable. One other very important bit: the owners are easy to contact and quick with their arrangements. Highly recommend.
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Harbor Star Cottage is located on the 'quiet side' of Mount Desert Island, convenient to many outdoor activities on the Island and Acadia National Park such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, swimming and carriage rides, yet only a scenic 15 mile drive to the shops, attractions and restaurants of Bar Harbor. The cottage is located about 4.3 miles from picturesque and historic Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, 1.5 miles from Long Pond, and 3 miles to Echo Lake Beach.

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Availability & Rates

Southwest Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Off Season
Jan 1 2014 - May 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,100
$3,500
7 nights
 
 
Early Season
May 31 2014 - Jun 27 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,400
$4,400
7 nights
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 28 2014 - Sep 13 2014
$1,700
$5,400
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Cleaning $100.00
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Rate discounts of 15% offered for multiple week stays.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Southwest Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Telephone
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Grill
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Upstairs bath has a full tub and shower, downstairs bath has shower. Both baths are stocked with plenty of fluffy cotton towels and are tastefully decorated.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Downstairs - 1 queen
    Upstairs Port Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    Upstairs Starboard Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 child bed
  • Light and airy, the downstairs bedroom is decorated in a lovely blue and white cottage style. The upstairs bedrooms have more of a nautical feel. All bedrooms have extra pillows, soft and inviting cotton sheets and L.L. Bean quilts.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Shed
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • rock climbing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
This house is non-smoking. Children are welcome. There is a child booster seat in the dining room.

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