OCEANFRONT, BACKS ONTO ACADIA, CHARMING, NEW SHINGLE COTTAGE

Rebecca Williams

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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OCEANFRONT, BACKS ONTO ACADIA, CHARMING, NEW SHINGLE COTTAGE

Southwest Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 4.5 Baths, Sleeps 4-8 comfortably.

Charming, new shingle style house ideally located on the ocean at the bottom of Somes Sound, close to town and golf/tennis/swimming with immediate access to hiking, etc. in Acadia National Park. High quality construction and comfort in a welcoming and active summer community.

This house has three large bedrooms, each with private bath and king size bed. It is ideal for adults and couples. However, it does have 4 oversized single beds in the 'bunk room' on the first floor, where there is another bathroom with shower and a laundry room.

Keywords: Convenient to town, surrounded by Acadia National Park, oceanfront, all amenities, quiet end of Fernald Point Road

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
My wife and I have rented this magnificent house for three weeks at the beginning of each summer since it was built. Situated on its own isolated wooded piece of rocky coast in a gentle cove (perfect for launching kayaks), it’s literally across the street from an entrance to trails into Acadia National Park. The location ideally fits our vacation aim of escaping the hubbub of life in Virginia, but with the opportunity, if we wish, to quickly venture into one of the most charming villages on the New England coast—with excellent restaurants, good food stores, and a dock that serves the best lobsters and steamed clams in Maine. The house itself has everything—indeed, more—than we need, even with visiting friends: three plush bedrooms with king beds and more bunks in the full basement; a modern full kitchen; a huge fireplace in the cathedral-ceilinged living room; even a sauna. All winter long we dream of summer days lazing on chaise lounges on the back patio with a glass of wine, watching boats sail in Somes Sound.
Jun 2013
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Rebecca Williams

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We built this house for our own family, and we love it. We share a large, extended family home next door which is why we sometimes rent this one.

Rebecca Williams purchased this house in 2002

Situated as it is between a quiet cove and Acadia National Park, this house makes you feel like you are 'away from it all.' And yet, it is a quick drive to the grocery store, the town of Southwest Harbor, pristine freshwater lakes, miles of bike trails and all that Mount Desert Island has to offer. Summer weather is ideal, the town is welcoming and lively, the local activities are many. This is a great spot for people who love an active outdoor vacation, on or off the water, or are just looking for a relaxing vacation surrounded by nature.

Sitting out on the deck looking at the view and watching the sailboats and the tides. Immediate access to Acadia National Park is a wonderful thing: out the back door, and the place is yours at any hour, and best of all, at off-hours. We enjoy biking to town and kayaking from Fernald Cove across to Northeast Harbor or up Somes Sound. Our favorite activity is swimming in nearby Echo Lake or Long Pond.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Oceanfront, Backs Onto Acadia, Charming, New Shingle Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Oceanfront, Backs Onto Acadia, Charming, New Shingle Cottage
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Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
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BEAUTIFUL HOME IN A BEAUTIFUL SETTING

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We were four adults (two couples) without children. The correspondence before our stay with the owner was timely and friendly.

This quiet, charming, immaculate home was absolutely as described in words and pictures. All amenities were first-class. Incredible bedrooms and kitchen with lots of room throughout! Spacious living room. The views were spectacular and serene.

Large grocery store just a mile away. Quaint shops and restaurants nearby. Good hiking trails within walking distance.

This home was built with care, and the owner was both accommodating and had great communication!
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Car: recommended

Short stone path to beach and quiet Fernald Cove perfect for swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding. Immediate access to Flying Mountain and St. Sauveur hikes or pedestrian-only road to beautiful Valley Cove, all part of Acadia National Park. 15-20 minute walk to town or 5 minute drive.

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Southwest Harbor House Rental Rates

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Jun 26 2014 - Sep 2 2014
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $100
50% deposit with signed rental agreement, 50% plus Maine state tax and any fees one month to arrival.
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes House has radiant heat.
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Amenities

Southwest Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bunk Area - 4 twin/ single
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
New, highest quality construction with traditional cottage charm. Designed by well-known local architect and built in 2002 of finest materials. Timberframe living room, fir floors and trim, pine wainscoting throughout, floor to ceiling windows on oceanside, giant, ancient pines shade the landscaped yard. Three large bedrooms have king size beds and private bathrooms. There is also a 'bunk room' on the ground level with 4 large single beds, a bathroom and laundry room.
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