VERY PRIVATE BEACHFRONT HOME ON POINT - BERNARD

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Reine Tracy

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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VERY PRIVATE BEACHFRONT HOME ON POINT - BERNARD

Bernard House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Rock Holm- private oceanfront house set on a point with views of Bass Harbor and outer islands

Keywords: coastal cottage, beachfront home, oceanfront home near Acadia

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility

Reine Tracy

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This has been our family residence since 1943.

I have summered here for all my life. My family came here every August from Long Island, New York. I remember the excitement arriving every summer, swimming at Long Pond, eating lobster, going to Jordan Pond, and hiking throughout Acadia's trails with my family and other relatives.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
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.
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Property Reviews

Very Private Beachfront Home on Point - Bernard
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
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Very Private Beachfront Home on Point - Bernard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p388675vbi
207 632-1891
Bernard Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Houston, TX
5

Great views and privacy in a good location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My husband and I spent 9 nights at this cottage in August 2013. We loved that we were situated on the water and could watch lobster boats and sailboats coming in and out of the harbor. At the same time, we appreciated the privacy that some pine trees gave us. We kept a kayak on the front lawn and carried it just a few short steps to the water to launch it. A short path leads to additional ocean frontage where you find big rocks suitable for climbing over, or sunbathing/relaxing on. We never went to a restaurant for dinner because we couldn’t imagine finding a better waterfront view.

The cottage is kept meticulously clean, the kitchen is fully equipped, the furnishings are comfortable, and the beds and bedding are up-to-date and comfortable.

We appreciated not being locked into a Saturday-to-Saturday rental, which is what the real estate brokered rentals require. Because of the owner’s flexibility and willingness to work with us, we were able to customize the length of our stay.

This cottage has been owned by the same family for many years. You can sense the happy memories that have been made here over the years. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to make our own happy memories here as well.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 0/1
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Very Private Beachfront Home on Point - Bernard
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Bernard Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
New Jersey
5

Lovely vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My husband and I, our daughter and grandchildren 3 and 5, had a delightful stay at the cottage, which is clean and well-furnished. Our grandchildren absolutely adored climbing over the rocks along the shore, spent hours imagining themselves in pirate ships. What a lovely place, and easy access to hiking in Acadia. Loved our week there. Even saw a golden eagle. We'd come back in a flash.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Lois so glad you had such an enjoyable stay with your grandchildren and daughter and were able to see some wildlife. Reine Tracy
Helpful votes: 0/1
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Very Private Beachfront Home on Point - Bernard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p388675vbi
207 632-1891
Bernard Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
New Bern, NC
5

Great vacation house with ease access to everything on the island

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
My husband and I spent two weeks at this cozy, spacious house in August. We had friends visit one weekend so we had up to 4 people in the house. I would highly recommend this house to any group ranging from 2 to 6 adults. It was very clean and had all the amenities of home (full kitchen, outdoor grill, comfortable bed) plus the benefits of cottage living (private beach, large deck and outdoor fire pit overlooking bass harbor). We only had one rain day during our time there but we spent that entire day at the house playing games, reading books, and watching the boats travel the bay- very relaxing!! We managed to stay away from the TV for the first 8 days but finally gave in on day 9 and watched the news and the house has Netflix so we watched a movie one evening too.
We were primarily there to hike and we drove to our hiking destinations each day but there is an Island Hopper bus stop right at the end of the street that can take you anywhere on the island.
The owner was there when we arrived to greet us and show us the house. I see other comments about that experience but we personally liked that attention. She gave us great recommendations on things to do, restaurants, etc and was promptly on her way. We didn't find it imposing.
Again I would highly recommend MDI as a vacation destination and this house as a home for your time there. We already have our 2013 weeks booked!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We sincerely appreciate your positive comments and are pleased that your stay was a pleasant one. We try to accomodate an array of people and their needs. We look forward to your return and more memorable times spent on the Maine coast.
Helpful votes: 0/1
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Very Private Beachfront Home on Point - Bernard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p388675vbi
207 632-1891
Bernard Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Atlanta, GA
4

Great Location!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
My husband and, I along with another couple, really enjoyed our stay here. This cabin was true to the Maine lifestyle and was everything we were looking for in a cabin. It was in a perfect, quiet, secluded area with our own private oceanfront access. Our only issue was that the owner made us arrive there at a certain time to pick up the key, and we could not leave until the house was inspected. Had I know this before I booked and paid in full, we could have planned accordingly because we had to drive all the way from Portland which was a 3 hour drive. Unfortunately, because of that we did not get to do all the things we wanted. Even with the inconvenience of having to meet with the owner on arrival and departure, I would still recommend this cabin to a friend.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are happy that your stay at our cottage was an enjoyable one. Due to scheduling differences we appologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused you. A small family cottage such as this requires that we meet our guests in person and feel it is neccessary to check back upon departure to see it all went well.
Helpful votes: 1/2
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Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Swan's Island Ferry, Bass Harbor
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Public beach, walking distance,
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Southwest harbor
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
on the water, Thurston's Lobster Pound, next doo
Car: recommended

mountain climbing, close to Acadia National Park, 20 minutes to Bar Harbor

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Availability & Rates

Bernard House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Base Rate
$2,100
7 nights
 
Discounts: 8 nights or more: $275 Nightly; 14 nights or more: $250 Nightly
 
spring / beginning summer
Apr 21 - May 17
$250
3 nights
 
 
high season
May 19 - Sep 20
$300
3 nights
 
 
end summer / fall
Sep 22 - Nov 22
$250
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes 7% tax added plus $100 cleaning fee.
1/2 payment due in advance with signed rental agreement with $500 damage security depost. Second 1/2 of payment due upon occupancy. Damage security deposit returned by mail after vacancy ends and premises inspected.
Notes weekly or longer rentals prioritized over 3/4 night rental.
Week of July 4th looking for weekly rental as this is prime rental time. Weekly rentals only after labor day thru fall with flexibility on Saturday or Sunday check-in or check-out.
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Amenities

Bernard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom overlooks water, very large
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Overlooks yard with side window toward ocean
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Small room between other rooms. 1 window on side of house
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • library
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • mountain biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
This property is right on the ocean, bird life abundant, schooners more in front on occasion. This is a working lobster waterfront, sightings include seals, eagles, osprey, ducks, etc. There always appears to be something interesting to view from our point.
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