ON THE WATER - MOUNT DESERT ISLAND & ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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ON THE WATER - MOUNT DESERT ISLAND & ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

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Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

NOW RENTING FOR SUMMER 2014

Acadia Cove Cabin is located in a secluded wooded setting just steps from the shoreline of Somes Sound, the only fjord on the eastern coast of the United States. Located on the border of Acadia National Park, and right across Somes Sound from famous Sargent's Drive, this two bedroom ocean-front cabin commands beautiful views of the sound, a quiet, well-protected cove, and Norumbega and Acadia Mountains. From your deck, watch sailboats and lobsterman at close range, launch your own kayak from the private cove, and enjoy the stunning combination of woods, water and granite ledges.

This rustic, waterfront cabin consists of a main room, which is a living/kitchen/dining area combined. There are two bedrooms (one with a double bed and the other with a queen bed), and one bathroom with shower. A sleeper sofa and small loft provide extra sleeping (maximum of 5 people allowed). Looking directly over the water, a deck wraps around three sides of the house.

The cabin is accessed via a private gravel road in Hall Quarry, near the villages of Southwest Harbor and Somesville on Mount Desert Island. You will live in a rustic setting, away from intrusions of any kind, yet minutes from the major attractions of Mount Desert Island: Echo Lake, Beech Cliffs, Flying Mountain, Acadia Mountain, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Cadillac Mountain, and the Carriage Roads and Hiking Trails of Acadia National Park. Bring your canoe or kayak and wake up to the sounds of lapping water, and to the smell of spruce, cedar, pine, oak and maple trees.

Acadia Cove Cabin sits on shore property owned by the same family since the 1880s.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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Our family has had this property on Somes Sound since the 1880s, and we are distantly related to Cyrus Hall. Portions of Acadia Cove Cabin date back to about 1905 and housed families that worked in the quarries and on building carriage roads and drives that are part of Acadia National Park. Today, our family returns every summer to Hall Quarry, sharing the main house which is up the hill a bit from ACC.

ACC has a fantastic location right on the shore and with easy access to all of MDI.

We rent ACC as a source to help pay for the costs of maintaining the property and paying local taxes. We are academics and with limited resources so ACC is an important part of keeping the property in our family.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Property Reviews

On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p58909vb
(510) 601-1914 (California, USA)
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

The Perfect Acadia National Park Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Secluded, relaxing, picture perfect view of Somes Sound, at the base of Acadia Mountain, really convenient to Acadia NP and everything we wanted in a vacation home base. We made the two day drive from Georgia with our packs and bikes and settled in for a week of hiking and biking in the park. We also rented a 2 man kayak in Bar Harbor for 3 days, beached it on the waterfront and explored the whole sound. Harbor seals, loons, mountains and waterfalls were just some of the sights. Wine and cheese on the deck and watching the local lobster boats was a perfect end of the day. Picked delicious mussels right out back. Eating lobster dinner from Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound "To Go" back at the cabin was 5 star. Get the best homemade pies from the church in Sommesville on Wednesdays! Had 4th of July fireworks on the waterfront at Southwest Harbor. This cabin had all that we needed, nothing that we didn't, was clean and like the grounds, well maintained and cared for. The owners could not have been more accommodating and were a delight to deal with. A most memorable vacation! We'll be back.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p58909vb
(510) 601-1914 (California, USA)
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Stockbridge, MA
5

Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Our stay at Acadia Cove Cabin was wonderful. It wasn't far from all the hikes and bike rides, vistas and attractions we wanted to see in Acadia National Park, so it was a great home base for us and our golden retriever. The cabin had everything we needed. It was a perfect getaway, and I'd recommend this cabin to anyone looking for waterfront property that is private, quiet, relaxing, and just plain beautiful.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p58909vb
(510) 601-1914 (California, USA)
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
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Wonderful Place

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
Spellbinding. Magical. Captivating. All words I would use to describe Acadia Cove Cabin. We have been coming to MDI since 1991 and we have never stayed in such a wonderful place. The solitude and beauty each morning while we enjoyed our coffee down on the water was breathtaking.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p58909vb
(510) 601-1914 (California, USA)
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
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Amazing View

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
We had such a fun time at Acadia Cove Cabin. The view outside the front window was just amazing. This was a nice and quiet place. We were able to see lots of wildlife that we had never seen so close before. There was so much stuff to do and we all wish that we could stay here longer.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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On the Water - Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p58909vb
(510) 601-1914 (California, USA)
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Acadia Cove Cabin.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Acadia Cove Cabin. It was so very peaceful, serene, and beautiful there. It was an ideal central location for exploring all parts of Acadia and the island. We loved returning to the cabin after a full day of hiking and relaxing on the porch. The weather was very kind to us while we were there and we only had one day of rain and dense fog.
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Availability & Rates

Southwest Harbor Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
April 26-June 6
Apr 26 2014 - Jun 6 2014
$800
7 nights
 
 
June 7 - June 20
Jun 7 2014 - Jun 20 2014
$900
7 nights
 
 
June 21 - July 4
Jun 21 2014 - Jul 4 2014
$1,250
7 nights
 
 
July 5 - August 29
Jul 5 2014 - Aug 29 2014
$1,550
7 nights
 
 
August 30 - Sept 26
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 26 2014
$1,200
7 nights
 
 
Sept 27 - Oct 10
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 10 2014
$1,000
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
Lease agreement with owners and payment by check.
Tax Rate 8.0%
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Amenities

Southwest Harbor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Phone (Outgoing Calls Only), Stove, Cooking Utensils & Linens Provided
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