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Bar Harbor in town cottage - walk to shops, restaurants and Acadia NP trails!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Charming 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4 people. Convenient walk to village.

Bar Harbor In-town cottage just a few minutes stroll along well lit residential sidewalks to center of Bar Harbor Village with its great restaurants, shops and Island Explorer free shuttle bus route. Leave your car in the private driveway and hike the Great Meadow Loop Trail, Shore Path, Compass Point trails just minutes from front door. Also close enough for comfortable walk or bike ride to Acadia National Park entrance at 1 mile and carriage roads at 2 miles. YMCA, Parks, Community wading pool, playground, skate park and tennis courts all in the neighborhood. Cottage first floor is living room, kitchen, den and bathroom. Washer/Dryer in cottage. Patio doors opening onto covered back deck with propane Grill and private yard. Two bedrooms and full bathroom upstairs. Fantastic Farmer's Market just around the corner in YMCA parking lot every Sunday @ 9AM through Mid October featuring fresh local-organic offerings including breads, vegetables, meats, dairy, seafood and more. Maine, and Bar Harbor - the way life should be!

Eric and Susan Meyer
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2017

About Eric and Susan Meyer

We have been vacationing in Maine for many years, and Bar Harbor was always a highlight. We were fortunate enough to find this beautiful little cottage, in this remarkable area, and we love it! We hope that others can experience all Bar Harbor and MDI have to offer, and Apple Blossom Cottage is the perfect 'base camp'.

Eric and Susan Meyer purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Eric and Susan Meyer chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

After an extensive search for a perfect home here in Bar Harbor, we were in the right place at the right time and fell in love at first sight with Apple Blossom Cottage. It is comfortable and cozy, in a great neighborhood. Perhaps what we love most is the ability to walk to everything in town, from the vibrant village scene, to awesome ocean views, and the close proximity of Acadia trails and carriageways. Bar Harbor is full of friendly people, and the village is always putting on events and that makes this a very special place

What makes this cottage unique

Leave your car in the driveway and walk to stores, ocean, museums, restaurants, movies, trails, biking, farmer's market, or just relax. You'll really feel energized! Apple Blossom Cottage has it all.


Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Has Washer/Dryer
  • Towels provided. Starter bath tissue and soap provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 2nd floor master bedroom with queen bed
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor bedroom with two twin beds
  • All Linens provided.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2nd floor master bedroom with queen bed, other 2nd floor bedroom with 2 twin beds. Pet: one small dog, trained and well behaved, will be considered.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Bar Harbor in town cottage - walk to shops, restaurants and Acadia NP trails!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

In-town Bar Harbor Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My son, daughter and son-in-law stayed here with their dog

on a family vacation last August. Their experience was great-the house was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The owner, Linda, was a delight to work with. We chose the property becasue it was pet friendly and walk to town. I, and the rest of our family stayed on a neighboring street so it was easy for us to gather--we most often gathered at this house for lobsters etc because of it's "comfortableness". I had booked this as an Xmas gift to my children and they loved it.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to say such great things about the cottage and me!! Please come back when you can! Linda
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  • 5 of 5

A great little cottage within walking distance of Bar Harbor and Acadia hiking trails. The cottage had everything we needed for a relaxing stay and we so appreciate the pet friendly policy. Honestly, we didn't want to leave! It's close to everything in a quiet neighborhood. We would definitely rent again if we get the chance! Thank you for a great rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We're so glad to learn that you so enjoyed your visit to Bar Harbor and amazing Acadia National Park, and that your stay at our cottage played a part in your memorable vacation.
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I now feel like I could live in Maine!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived on July 4th, went to the Farmer's market on Sunday, we are not lobster eaters but they had a great amount of lobster/scallops, goat milk products, fresh lettuce, etc. The house was so wonderful, the nearby park, we found it to be the best we could ask for. The stairs are steep, but our dog did fine with it. I would say that at then end of the season it would be a great time to clean the furniture. SO happy that it is open to pets, but the furniture does sort of smell of past puppies!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best location in town!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more pleased with our stay at Apple Blossom Cottage! The house has been updated in all the right places and was perfect for me and my husband and our dogs as we celebrated our anniversary. Upon arrival, the house was spotless and welcoming. Working with Eric and Susan was completely seemless and stress-free. It made a perfect home base for wandering around in town, hiking and biking in Acadia....all without having to touch our car! And on the one day we were rained in, the cottage was comfortable and relaxing as we waited out the rain. We could not have asked for a better week, and very much look forward to our next visit. Special thanks to Eric & Susan for making your cottage a special place for some great memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous house. Fabulous location.

  • 5 of 5

Was just browsing through listings and saw this photo. It brought me back to the two perfect weeks my two sons and I spent in this sweet home. The front and back porch are perfect for people watching. Kitchen well equipped and bedrooms roomy, comfy. Lovely owners. Perfect location for my teen boys who could explore downtown on their own with no issues. Short distance to ANP. Just around the corner, you will find the Island Explorer.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful rental in Bar Harbor.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Apple Blossom cottage with our family dog for one week and it was a great experience from beginning to end. Communication and booking with Eric and Susan Meyer was seamless. The cottage was clean, bright, and beautifully decorated. There was not one thing I needed that the owners had not already thought of and provided. The house is in a quiet neighborhood just a short walk from the shops and restaurants of downtown Bar Harbor. It is also located very near an entrance to the Park Loop road and within walking distance of hiking trails. (Hiked right out the front door up Dorr Mountain.) It was a wonderful stay and I hope to be back in the future.


  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Cadillac Mountain
Side Street cafe
Cafe This Way
2 cats
Reel Pizza Cinerama
Eagle Lake
Chart Room
Abbe Museum
Jack Russell's Steak House & Brewery
Cottage Street Restaurant and Bakery -- CLOSED
Cadillac Mountain Viewpoint
Village Shore Path
Compass Harbor
National Park Sea Kayak Tours
Kebo Valley Golf Club
Village Green
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Hancock County - Bar Harbor
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Dog and Pony Tavern
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Rte 233 & Rte 3
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Sand Beach
Car: not necessary

Amenities abound with community wading pool, playground, parks and local YMCA in neighborhood. Great Farmer's Market each Sunday in YMCA parking lot. Biking and walking opportunities begin right from your front door. For adventures further afield, the Island Explorer free shuttle system has routes that cover all of Mount Desert Island, including Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor. Each bus can also transport a few bikes. Bar Harbor provides a lively downtown scene with shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities for all tastes.

Other Activities: rock climbing school, kayaking, Winery/Brewery tours and tastings


Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak Spring
May 13 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Peak Autumn
Aug 26 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cottage is reserved by sending completed, signed reservation form along with 50% of the total amount, for off peak weeks 50% = $615.50.
For peak weeks, 50% = $888.00. Please send reservations to:
Eric Meyer
PO Box 5
Cherryfield, Maine 04622

A refund of rentals -$50.00 fee if written cancellation received 30 calendar days prior to scheduled visit. Written cancellation notice received less than 30 calendar days prior to arrival will only be refunded if the week in question is rented by another party at an equivalent rate.

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.
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