CHARMING,LAKEFRONT COTTAGE ON BEAUTIFUL CHEMO POND NEAR ACADIA AND BAR HARBOR,ME

Josh Greer

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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CHARMING,LAKEFRONT COTTAGE ON BEAUTIFUL CHEMO POND NEAR ACADIA AND BAR HARBOR,ME

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3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 10

Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shores of Chemo Pond. Although its name says 'Pond', Chemo is actually a beautiful, 3.5 mile long, 1 mile wide lake. Enjoy the private dock and spend your days swimming, fishing, paddle boating, or simply reading in the lawn. Gaze across the lake to the surrounding hills for breathtaking views. The open deck provides guests options for sunbathing, star-gazing or enjoying a spot to enjoy the view . The fire pit at the water's edge is perfect for end of the day enjoyment...and firewood is provided! With Chemo Pond only being 15 minutes outside of Bangor, It’s no trouble to run in town to pick up any essentials you may have forgotten. This house has a/c, flat screen tv's, Direct tv, a beautiful fire pit with all fire wood included. There also is a propane grill for cooking with all propane included. There are 2 kayaks, a canoe, and a paddle boat provided with life jackets for your enjoyment . This house comes with your own dock and swim float. We also have another property that has the same amenities that is just 300 feet down the road, if this property is booked please contact us for availability on the other cottage.

Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park: In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson set aside 6000 acres (within what is now Acadia National Park) as Sieur de Monts National Monument. With the acquisition of more land and private support and funding, in 1919 President Wilson signed an act establishing Lafayette National Park. In 1929 the parks name was changed to Acadia. Acadia National Park was established to protect the area's spectacular scenic values, Maine's rock bound coast, its coastal and its offshore islands as characterized by the geologic features, natural history and the native plant and animal life. Forty five miles of rustic carriage roads weave around the mountains and through the valleys of Acadia National Park, the gift of philanthropist John D Rockefeller, Jr., and family. Rockefeller, a skilled horseman, desired to travel on motor free byways via horse and carriage into the heart of Mount Desert Island. His efforts resulted in roads with sweeping vistas and close up views of the landscape.

Cadalic Mountain: Cadillac Mountain: At 1,530 feet, Cadillac Mountain is not only the tallest mountain in Acadia National Park, but also the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. Rising high above the town of Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain offers magnificent views of the Porcupine Islands and Frenchman Bay. Explore the summit of this granite mountain along a .3-mile trail, which includes wayside exhibits about natural and human history. Portions of this trail are accessible to wheelchair users. Cadillac Mountain is accessible via a winding, narrow, 3.5-mile road. The road is closed from December 1 through April 14 and whenever weather conditions (e.g., dense fog or ice) require.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Josh Greer

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Speaks english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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4.9
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
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Clifton Downeast and Acadia
5

PERFECT GETAWAY IN MAINE

  • 5 of 5
Definitely the best property I've ever rented. Josh and Erica are so nice and make sure you feel welcome and have everything you need. I stayed here for a month and a half while working at the nearby hospital and got engaged on a small, undeveloped island in the middle of the lake. Kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming all summer long. Sit by the fire pit at night. The house is clean and comfy with ample space. Bar Harbor and the lobster pounds are an easy drive. Would love to return to this property in the future. Thanks Josh and Erica! 5 stars, easy.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
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Clifton Downeast and Acadia
5

AMAZING VACATION SPOT

  • 5 of 5
This beautiful, rustic cottage has everything you could ask for in a vacation home, it was better than we expected as it is very clean, well equipped with new washer and dryer, a working dish washer and 1 bathroom on each of the 3 floors and it is tastefully decorated throughout. The lot is beautifully landscaped and is located on the sunrise side of the lake, so you get sun all day long into the early afternoon. The water is extremely clean and very warm. We brought our own boat and kept it at the cottage's own dock all week, enjoying all kinds of water sports on the lake. At the end of the week, I could barely notice a water line on it. This speaks to the quality of the water in this pond. It also comes with all kinds of toys to play on the water, from kayaks, canoe to floats, skis and even a wakeboard. The owners are amazing, very friendly and approachable, making sure we had everything we needed to make our stay just perfect. The size of the lake is perfect too in our opinion and it doesn't get very busy so you can really enjoy your boat ride/ jet ski ride. It is easy to keep yourself supplied with all you need as Trade Winds, a local gas station / corner store is only minutes away. Bangor is only about a 15-20 min drive away which allowed us to dine out on occasion as well as do some shopping on a less sunny day. We absolutely loved our stay and will most definitely be renting it again next year.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392673
+1 2077453544
Clifton Downeast and Acadia
4

PEACEFUL !

  • 4 of 5
Despite the rain during our entire stay, we truly enjoyed the peaceful surroundings of this cabin. Josh, the owner, was helpful in anyway he could be, including bringing his own grill over for us to use! The kids loved the easy access to the water, and the paddle boat was one of their favorites! Early kayak paddling , even in the mist with the loons, was so relaxing and tranquil. This was a very clean and comfortable get a away weekend for all!!
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
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Clifton Downeast and Acadia
Lancaster, CA USA
5

WINTER WONDERLAND

  • 5 of 5
The place was great, just what one was looking for in a snowy, cold location on New Years. The owners were friendly and very helpful. If something was needed, they were there to help. Pet friendly, which was a total plus. Directv and wifi was a bonus. Location was absolutely beautiful. Overall, a wonderful trip. Definitely recommended.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392673
+1 2077453544
Clifton Downeast and Acadia
5

WORTH THE TRIP FROM JERSEY

  • 5 of 5
Cute cottage on Chemo Pond. We had a great stay here. Quiet, tranquil, and very relaxing. Kayaking, swimming and pet friendly.Great place for teens. We picked this place because of the reviews. We were not disappointed. Acadia National Park is a beautiful treasure. We called Josh to ask if he could suggest a place to eat. Our taste is for seafood, he suggested, Stewman's in Bar Harbor." That 's were President Obama and his family ate in 2010. Awesome!!! If you love seafood there is a place called Trenton Pound. You can eat in or take it home. Delicious!!
If you want to get away and visit the state of Maine, this is the place to stay.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p392673
+1 2077453544
Clifton Downeast and Acadia
5

THIS IS WHY THE CALL IT VACATIONLAND

  • 5 of 5
This was our second year renting this property, last year we spent a week and enjoyed it so much that we rebooked for this year and extended our stay to two weeks because one week was just not enought time to enjoy all there is to do.

We had another great vacation this year, there is so much to do for everyone from Kayaking, canoeing, swimming , fishing there is something for all ages. We had camp fires almost every night and this year we rented jet skis from a supplier in Bangor and had a blast, the lake is a really good size but there is not a lot of boat traffic so it is really fun to use for boating activities. The weather was great and what is really nice is that although you are at camp you also have, plenty of bathrooms, a washer and dryer and air conditioning which makes it comfortable for all ages.

If you want a truly great Maine lake experience complete with loons swimming right by your dock this is it. The owners Josh and Erica are really nice and very helpful if you need anything at all, we are very happy we booked for two weeks, one is not enough, and we are already talking about next year.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Chemo Pond is a beautiful, three and a half-mile long lake, located in Downeast Maine near Acadia National Park an Bar Harbor. It makes a relaxing vacation spot for anyone wanting to explore the Downeast Maine area, without the crowds of Acadia National Park. The setting for Chemo Pond couldn’t be prettier with a view perfect view of Chick Hill, with a nice, flat area at the water’s edge that is perfect for sunning or just relaxing. Just a few of the activities available at Chemo Pond are swimming, fishing, boating, jet-skiing, Snowmobiling, ice fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing or just relaxing and enjoying the views. For sightseers, a forty-five minute drive takes you to Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, which is the oldest national park on the East Coast. Ellsworth is only a few minutes away and also has shopping and restaurants. Bangor is just fifteen-minutes away and includes any and all amenities that you can think of including Hollywood Slots Casino.

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Clifton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
Jun 29 2014 - Aug 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Late Summer 2014
Aug 31 2014 - Sep 7 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Fall 2014
Sep 8 2014 - Nov 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Winter 2014
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Clifton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking On Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps two
  • Master Bedroom-1 Queen. Bedroom 2- 1 Queen. Bedroom 3- 2 twins. Living room-sleep sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Pedal Boat
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • water tubing
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
150' private water front, beach & water toys, dock, swimming float, boat & paddles, paddle boat and fire pit with wood provided. Onsite drilled/filtered well provides drinkable water.

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