SHOREFRONT COTTAGE IN NORTHEAST HARBOR MAINE

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Advertiser since 2006
Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SHOREFRONT COTTAGE IN NORTHEAST HARBOR MAINE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Seal Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Located on Peabody Drive between the village centers of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor, this new, architecturally designed shorefront home offers dramatic views of Bear, Sutton and Cranberry Islands, as well as a private pebble beach with picnic table and mooring. The cottage is within easy walking distance of Acadia's carriage paths and hiking trails, a short drive to its Jordan Pond entrance and a public, sandy beach. The house is well insulated for a warm and comfortable year-round retreat.

First Floor has a spacious Living and Dining area and porch face shorefront and ocean. Private den with queen-sized, pullout couch and adjacent full bath. A full kitchen and utility room with new appliances.

Second Floor has a large master bedroom with high, two story cathedral ceiling, king sized bed, sitting area and large picture windows. Master Bath/Dressing Room is equipped with whirlpool tub, shower and walk-in closets. Second bedroom has two twin beds convertible to a king-sized bed, bay window and attached private bathroom.

Third Floor has a good-sized, study above Master Bedroom, commands a view of the entrance to Northeast Harbor and contains a double bed.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since 2006
Speaks english

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
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Seal Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Peculiar, MO
5

Outstanding Stay

  • 5 of 5
After a week here we are truly sad to be leaving this very well appointed home on the beach. Close to everything, including the lobster pounds. Beach a few steps from the back door, secluded area yet easy access to Acadia-2 minutes away, and downtown Bar Harbor. Mike the owner was very easy to work with and made sure our stay was memorable. I highly recommend this getaway, in fact, we are considering an additional stay next year. Great value. Lots of room for our family. We found everything we needed for a great vacation. Thanks Mike!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
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Seal Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

That view and that beach

  • 5 of 5
It's actually hard to believe you are sitting on your own private expanse of rocky seawall beach between Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor among the million dollar estates. But you really are. And twice a day it's transformed by tides to what feels like two very different and equally exciting shores. In between you can gaze uninterrupted to Bear Island and Sutton Island beyond. Mornings you're pleasantly stirred by lobster boats and days can be filled by watching the many types of boats go by.

The property is just as described, but the view and setting is even more impressive than shown. The location is ideally away from the noise and crowds of Bar Harbor but a stones throw from the lovely sand beach in Seal Harbor. Seemed like everything on the island was 20 minutes away from the property. Found it to be a great retreat from the more touristy parts of MDI but convenient to all the necessities of a week away.

There are a few minor things to know when you consider this property, though. The house is 50 or so feet from Route 3 which means you hear every passing car / truck. This isn't a terrible distraction, but you do notice it.

There is a fold-away couch in the den (which has a full bath next to it) if you would like 3 truly private bedrooms. The loft is above the master and does not have it's own bath like the other bedrooms. While occupants of the loft and master can't see each other because of a high railing, you can certainly hear everything. Perhaps this arrangement is perfect for members of the same family (kids upstairs and parents down)?

And did I mention the private beach and the view...
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
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Seal Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Bethesda Maryland
5

Seal Harbor

  • 5 of 5
The house was perfect for our family -- parents and three teenagers. Lovely location. Perfectly described on the website. The house is close to entrance to Acadia National Park, and very close to the charming coastal towns of Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor. An ideal house for a family with children looking for a perfect Maine vacation.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
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Seal Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Woodland Hills, CA
5

A VIEW TO DIE FOR

  • 5 of 5
The first thing you notice when you enter is the view. Two large windows that frame the trees, water and islands in the distance like living works of art. The house is comfortable and inviting. You're only regret is that it's not yours and you're only there for a short time. Conveniently located, you can easily explore the island, the Acadia National Forest and Bar Harbor by car. A few minutes from the front door is the entrance to a beautiful park you can easily explore on foot. For a pair of Californians, the Maine coast and Mt. Desert Island was a revelation. We hope to return one day.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Shorefront Cottage in Northeast Harbor Maine
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Seal Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Mcdonough, ga
5

A must stay

  • 5 of 5
This house is what you see. The pictures represent what you see when you look out the window. We had a great time. With two living rooms and a sitting area in the master we were able to have peace and quiet when we wanted it. The location was great, easy access to the park and every where else. Library overlooks the master suite, With great views as well. The owner's were easy to deal with and answered all my questions. I would recommend this to others.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Fall
Sep 20 2014 - Oct 24 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Early Winter
Oct 25 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Some minimum stays and changeover days can vary depending on season. Please contact owner for further information. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
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Amenities

Amenities

Seal Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
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