Eddybrook Cottage is nestled between the West Street Entrance to Acadia National Park, Kebo Valley Golf Course, Bar Harbor's business district, and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Cottage consists of the first floor rental apartment,and the owners' studio, in back, on a lower ground level. The rental apartment is newly-decorated.
The apartment has one bedroom with a queen bed, one bedroom with a double bed, one bedroom with bunk beds, a bath with shower, a sunporch overlooking the front lawn, and a full kitchen. Kitchen appliances include: stove with oven, refrigerator, microwave oven, countertop electric griddle, and toaster.
Tenants have access to a basement laundry room with a washing machine and dryer. The apartment comes with off-street parking for two vehicles.
Within a quarter mile walk of Eddybrook Cottage is Bar Harbor's bustling and picturesque West Street waterfront with its large 19th Century summer residences, seafood restaurants, schooners, whale watch and lobster boats, galleries and gift shops.
Also close by is the stately, well-stocked, Jesup Memorial Library, the Abbe Museum and a recreation center/YMCA with a children's playground, skateboarding half-pipe, tennis courts and athletic fields.
Bar Harbor has it all: activities for kids and adults such as mountain climbing, boat rides, bicycling and hiking along the shore. An oceanarium, miniature golf, and a small waterpark are less than a twenty minute drive away.
The National Park Service organizes nature programs in the National Park for children and adults. Explore Bar Harbor's maritime setting, look for shells, sea glass, and starfish on MDI's ocean beaches. Swim in the crystal clear water of Echo Lake! The apartment at Eddybrook Cottage is the perfect place to take advantage of all that Bar Harbor and MDI have to offer.
Keywords: Primary unit on one floor in Arts and Crafts bungalow-style cottage.
I am a university administrator. My wife Sharyn is a middle school teacher. We live in eastern Maine and have been spending weekends and vacations on MDI for ten years.
Someday we hope to retire to Eddybrook Cottage. We enjoy the area and especially exploring mountain and seside trails that we haven't hiked before.
In the summer and fall we enjoy lectures given at the College of the Atlantic, and the Library. We enjoy the art shows, the craft fairs, and local events such as the July 4th celebration.