CLASSIC MAINE TURN-OF-CENTURY HOME UPGRADED

Grant Castle

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
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CLASSIC MAINE TURN-OF-CENTURY HOME UPGRADED

Southwest Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

********AVAILABLE SATURDAY TO SATURDAY ON A WEEKLY OR MULTI-WEEK BASIS*********

Our house is a 100 year old traditional Maine cottage that has received substantial upgrades and improvements to make it a great 2014 rental for a family. It is a 3 story home with charming antique furnishings in a very quiet, residential neighborhood. It sits high on a hill and overlooks a rolling lawn from the front porch, with sounds of the lobster boats in the nearby harbor. It is walking distance to the harbor, 2 town docks and downtown Southwest Harbor. This is a perfect place for a family to experience a traditional Maine vacation, with the added convenience of WI-FI, HDTV, BluRay DVD.

This past season, we invested a great deal into the house, including painting/plaster inside and out, new kitchen stove and refrigerator/freezer, clothes dryer, kitchen and dining room lights, wi-fi router, HDTV, all new mattresses, sheets, towels and wicker porch furniture. These updates make it both more cozy and contemporary. The place is fresh, friendly and traditional and yet for those who need digital connectivity, it affords that as well.

It is set on Clark Point, home of the Claremont Hotel. Here, you can have a fine dining experience in their dining room, enjoy a casual lunch at their boathouse and enjoy the beautiful view of Somes Sound, or have a game of croquet.

You are just a 5 minute walk from the Island Explorer bus, a free shuttle service that takes you to all points of Acadia National Park, hotels, and downtown Bar Harbor. Downtown Southwest Harbor is also 5 minutes away, with many restaurants and charming shops.

There is a small workshop on the property where croquet equipment is hand made.

If playing board games by a wood burning fireplace after enjoying the day on the ocean or exploring Acadia National Park sounds like what you are looking for, this is the place. It is a warm, cozy family retreat that has been providing an authentic Maine holiday experience for decades.

Keywords: Classic, historic, 3-story home, 2 porches, quiet, hillside, fireplace, wooded landscape, Acadia National Park

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

Grant Castle

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This home was our family summer cottage for many years while the kids and grandkids were growing up. We have so many great memories of birthday parties, cookouts, board games, and just fun times.

Grant Castle purchased this house in 1982

It is perfectly situated. Close to both town and the harbor. A very short walk to the Claremont Hotel, the finest dining and view in town. And it is a traditional Maine cottage.

Location, cozy, family-friendly. 2 porches for relaxing. It is all happening around you, but yet you feel quiet and private.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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All of Acadia National Park at your doorstep. Croquet and weekly lectures at nearby Claremont Hotel. You are a 5 minute walk from the Island Explorer, a free island-wide bus service and to docks that offer water taxis to outer islands. Town restaurants, foodstores and gallery shopping is just stroll away.

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Southwest Harbor House Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $1100 to $1600/wk.
  • US Dollars
  • June: $1100/week
  • July: $1800/week
  • August: $1800/week
  • September $1100/week
  • All rentals begin Sat at 3 PM and end Sat at 10 AM.
  • Interested renters will receive blank lease for review and signature.
  • 50% of rental fee due w/returned lease; remainder 60 days prior to check in
  • Additional: $250 damage deposit

Amenities

Southwest Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Heating ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Stove
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Trundle bed in small private sleeping room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Attractions:
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • rock climbing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • deepsea fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Classic 100-year old Maine cottage style. 3 story traditional turn of century architecture and furnishings.

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