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Beautiful 1920's Home in Town of Bar Harbor

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

- 2 BR, 1 BA , Sleeps 6

This is a charming, recently renovated 1920's house. It is comfortably and beautifully appointed. A wonderful home to come home to after your day's adventures! Conveniently located on a quiet street in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor, in town Bar Harbor offers easy access to all the restaurants and shops in town and to Acadia National Park, only five minutes away. Only a short walk to the free shuttle service..

See our other property # 182466 ,

This is a 2/3 floor rental .

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About John

Had been coming to Maine since the early 70's . After living in different parts of the island decided to move to Town . I can walk everywhere . I can put my bike on the shuttle and take me to Jordon Pond . Then ride back home on carriage rd's . Pretty awesome .

John purchased this house in 2006

Why John chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

I Love older houses . My realtor called me and said you must see this house . Bought it on the spot . We are close to all . You would literally never have to drive anywhere on the Island . The shuttle 'The Island Exploerer" starts June 23 .

What makes this house unique

All town has to offer is within walking distance .


Bar Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • There is 1 queen bed . Two twins and a full futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
1 queen, , 1 full, 2 twins, .


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(14 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful 1920's Home in Town of Bar Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Washington, DC

Charming house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house was clean, beds comfortable, and kitchen well-appointed. Cute deck to enjoy coffee on in the morning, plenty of lovely artwork to look at, games for the kids, and it's just a short walk to the waterfront and town. Plus John the owner is so very nice, easy to contact and has loads of recommendations for places to eat and fun things to do all around the island. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arlington, Virginia

Exquisite property

  • 5 of 5

Exquisite property at quieter end of Bar Harbor town, yet only a block to a great bakery, coffee shop and fine restaurants ... a bit further (1/2 mile) to the main strip with action and restaurant choices galore. Also short walk to wonderful nature, architecture and waterfront. While I stayed at this inn with my dog, I attended classes at the College of the Atlantic, about a half-mile away. Best of many worlds: interior beauty and comfort, fine dining, raw and beautiful nature, and (if inclined) academe. Most, kind and enthusiastic host, John K.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you . You are such a awesome writer . Please come back gain soon .
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Friendly owner, great location, perfect fit for our family

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a wonderful trip to Bar Harbor. The house was a perfect fit for us. The owner, John, was very friendly and accommodating. He provided suggestions for activities and restaurants and lent us a cooler. The location of the house is great. It's an easy walk to all the restaurants and shops of downtown as well as the shuttles to Acadia. There are even a couple bike rental shops right around the corner from the house. The grocery store is also right around the corner to make it easy to cook some meals in. Thanks John!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the very awesome review . Happy you enjoyed your stay .Please do come back .
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Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a fantastic vacation, including the accommodations at this comfortable, charming apartment in a 2 family home in a "neighborhood" setting, but close enough to walk to all the restaurants and stores in Bar Harbor, as well as a quick walk to the bus shuttles to Acadia National Park. The proprietor of the home, John, is a warm and friendly host as well as a very valuable resource for all things such as recommendations on hikes in Acadia, bike trails and terrific restaurants in the area for all price ranges. It was very helpful to have an "insider" to chat with and ask questions about Mount Desert Island. Also very happy to have had a parking space. We would highly recommend this property. Thanks for sharing, John!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pat & Doug . It was great spending time with you and showing you around. Please do come back soon .
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Amazing Bar Harbor getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay here! Everything was perfect, clean, and totally comfortable. It was like being at a home away from home, and at week's end I did not want to leave! The apartment is well stocked with everything you could need from kitchen supplies, towels, fans, pillows, etc.. We brought our clothes and food and the rest was taken care of! The house has TONS of charm and was located on a quiet side street. We loved that the house was in a quiet area but was still close to everything. Just a short walk of a few blocks and you're surrounded by shops, restaurants, grocery store & village green. We stayed here with myself, my husband, my 6 year old son and my in laws and we all fit comfortably. The bathroom is on the small side, but no one seemed to mind! The balcony was certainly the highlight and we spent as much time as possible out there soaking up the sun. I would recommend staying here over & over again, we surely will be!! Thanks John for a terrific week!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much . We also loved having you . Please do come back . All the best John
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Trumbull, CT

A perfect vacation getaway

  • 5 of 5

A spacious and comfortable apartment, the property on Myrtle street was the perfect place for my family and friends to enjoy Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. The apartment could not have had a better location, with ample street parking, a block from the grocery store, and a block from our favorite breakfast place. Then it was a short walk into the heart of Bar Harbor to take in the town or hop on a free Island Explorer bus to go for a hike or just tour the park. John was a wonderful host - friendly and helpful, and accommodating. Communication was easy with John, always responsive and flexible. The apartment was everything we hoped for with comfortable sleeping for six, a well supplied kitchen, a second floor balcony to take in the morning sun or to just sit out on a balmy evening. We hope to return to Bar Harbor in a couple of years and hope to stay with John again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: June Thanks for the great review and pie . Please do come back .
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Hike the many trails in Acadia National Park, go whale watching, rent kayaks and explore the lakes and coastal areas, eat lobster, visit the wonderful shops in town, take your pick of many great restaurants, relax and do nothing, relax and swim at Sand Beach, go to the movies at the recently renovated 1920's Criterion Theatre, or watch a movie as you eat pizza at Reel Pizza, or when it's all said and done you could just eat a lobster.


Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

All rentals are Saturday to Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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