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Waterfront Post & Beam Home on 5 Peaceful Acres

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

- 2 BR, 1.5 BA, sleeps 4

Enjoy this beautiful 1990 constructed post and beam home nestled in the woods on a private five acre retreat. This home has cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, an open floor plan with lots of windows. The first floor bedroom has a queen-size bed and views through the woods to the water. There is a half-bath on the first floor. Walk upstairs to a private, spacious loft with two twin beds and a full bathroom. Watch the change of the water on this tidal cove (11 ft tidal change). Swim at high tide off granite ledges and enjoy low tide walks along the shoreline. Your stay includes all bed linens and bath towels.

It is important to arrive at your vacation rental without any huge surprises, so let me tell you a bit more about the place.

The house is 1200 square feet, located 1/2 mile down a dirt road. You cannot see another house from our house. There is a washer/dryer but not a dishwasher. There is a DVD/VHS player but no regular television stations. There is a telephone for local calls but no internet connection at the house. There is a forced hot air Rinnai heater, as well as a woodstove. The water is only 120 feet away from the deck. At high tide there is 11 feet of water, and at low tide there are mudflats. The town of Ellsworth is 6 miles away and has 2 large grocery stores, shopping, movies, and restaurants.

Our rentals run Saturday to Saturday.

We have a limit of 4 people sleeping at the house, and we do not allow pets.

Acadia National Park is a treasure to explore. The Schoodic Peninsula area of Acadia is more remote, less traveled, yet equally as spectacular as the Mount Desert Island area. This rental house is a 30 minute drive from each of these Acadia National Park locations.

More Details

Cathy Straka & Rick Miller
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


Lamoine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
1 queen, 2 twins, hammock .


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Waterfront Post & Beam Home on 5 Peaceful Acres
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

We loved the property due to its seclusion in the woods by the water yet close to Acadia.

  • 5 of 5

If you love the peace and quiet in the wilderness by the water than this is for you. The property is everything you see and read, and more. We love to hike and bike in all parts of Acadia National Park so this was perfect for us. We would be out most of the day and come back and chill out before cooking our fresh lobsters and crab cakes we aquired at Winter Harbor Coop along with grilling steaks on the deck. The house was everthing we expected and more. We can't thank Cathy and Rick enough for sharing their house with us for that totally enjoyable week. Even though you're secluded you are close to Ellsworth and Bar Harbor. For our family it's all about getting out and soaking up all nature has to offer. So if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life and sit back and relax this is it. This property is a diamond in the rough and we were so fortunate to have had the chance to experience it first hand. Thank you Cathy and Rick! We will be back! You can count on that!



  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Scott for the appreciation of our little gem in the woods on the water! Cathy and Rick
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Great place and great location.

  • 5 of 5

Could not have wanted more than Rick and Cathy offered at the house.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway close to Acadia National Park

  • 5 of 5

Loved being in a wooded area with tidal water views through the trees at the edge of the property.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clarklake, Michigan

Very nice. Felt comfortable, really clean, nice, quiet setting.

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to stay. Not far from anything we wanted to visit. Very quiet, beautiful setting. Very much enjoyed the area and the home.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin, great hosts, great view

  • 5 of 5

This place looks out on the water-- and is cozy and comfortable. The hosts let us switch the dates which we were so grateful for. Tozlers lobster is so close.

Acadia Beehive and Gorge trails were great. Thanks

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Relax and Get Away From It ALL.

  • 5 of 5

We had a Great stay at the house. It was nice to come here at night and just relax to peaceful environment. And we enjoyed seeing three deer on the side of the house one morning and we also seen a fox in the yard too. Cathy and Rick are great to communicate with through emails and the regular mail, and also once you arrive there's a binder with all the details to have a safe and wonderful vacation at their house. We had such a great experience with getting engaged at Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park and coming home to your great house to relax after long days of exploring Maine. Thank you Cathy and Rick for providing a great clean house.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The home is located in Lamoine which is approximately twenty miles from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, and six miles from the restaurants and shops of Ellsworth.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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