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Acadia, Schoodic Peninsula, Frenchman's Bay Home, Henry's Cove

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms , 1 bath , sleeps 6

Located on the scenic Schoodic Peninsula - part of Acadia National Park. Ocean Views-House is 130 ft. to Henry's Cove, ferry crossing viewed from house, walking distances to shops, galleries, restaurants, grocery store, post office, old-fashioned 5 & 10 & ferry service to Bar Harbor. Golf in town at Grindstone Neck Golf Club-right beside the ocean. Take free Island Explorer bus around the area-July & August. Renovated home with three bedrooms - sleeps 6, Queen Beds-2 & Full size Bed-1. 1 bath-clawfoot tub w/shower hookup, fully equipped kitchen-including dishwasher & garbage disposer, dining room & living room. Full size sofa sleeper in living room in addition to the beds that sleep 6. Cable TV, VCR/DVD player, wireless internet access, ceiling fans, washer/dryer. Picnic cooler provided. 2 bicycles available for your use & outdoor grill. Soaps, linens, towels provided. There is a STRICT NO PET policy.


Owner
George & Sharon DeFries
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About George & Sharon DeFries

I was born in the area and attended the local schools, graduating from the local high school.

Why George & Sharon DeFries chose Downeast and Acadia

This home has been in my family since 1885. This house has been passed down thru the generations. I have many fond memories of time spent in this home and in the town of Winter Harbor.

What makes this house unique

Large yard & field to play games & enjoy the outside, with ocean views from the house and master bedroom. You can walk to everything in the town of Winter Harbor. Acadia National Park-Schoodic close by.

Amenities

Winter Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Clawfoot tub with shower hookup.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
2 queen & 1 fullsize bed. Gas fireplace stove; picnic table; games, books, videos, soaps & paper products provided.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
5

Very nicely furnished. Comfortable, clean. Well located in a beautiful area.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent hosts. Attractively furnished, everything in kitchen, dining and other supplies that you'd ever need. Lots of information on local and area attractions, cool things to do. Books and guides of the area. Detailed welcome letter. Well located near water, village shops, restaurants, etc .

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Perfect for relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for relaxation and the beach is two houses away. Everything you need is there. They have bikes, fishing poles, binoculars and all the comforts of home. My 11 y/o son described it as cozy and perfect for vacation. The kitchen is very well stocked. Winter Harbor is a lovely town and has that rustic New England feel. Sharon is also wonderful and called the first day to answer any questions about the house. She has great knowledge of the area and was full of helpful advice. There are also two restaurants at the end of the street at the beach end that are wonderful. I would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was in impeccable shape and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We thought that the property was well kept and perfect for us. The location is incredible and we will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Authentic Maine experience

  • 5 of 5

This charming home was perfect for our family of four. It is in a great location in the quaint fishing village of Winter Harbor. Its close proximity to the Schoodic Peninsula in Acadia National Park is so nice. Everything you need to make your stay pleasant was in this house. We were very comfortable during the whole visit. The homeowners are very responsive to any problem that you might have. If you want to be in a busy area of the Maine coast (like the middle of Bar Harbor), this may not be your ideal location. However, if you want a quieter, less commercial experience, consider this home.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A small harbor town experience

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this home. It is centrally located to the town Winter Harbor. It is a short walk to the grocery store, 5 &10, post office, ice cream shop, harbor and ferry. There are two restaurants almost next door. There is a seafood vendor a half mile from the house, along with a smoked seafood vendor as well. We cooked all of our meals in the well equipped kitchen and enjoyed the sea breeze that came through the windows of the house. We spent a few afternoons at Grindstone Neck watching the waves in the harbor. We spent a day biking Schoodic Point (part of Acadia National Park) and a day over in Bar Harbor by taking the short ferry ride between Winter Harbor and Bar Harbor. There is public transportation once you are in Bar Harbor to further explore Acadia National Park if you choose. My husband and I have been to this area many times and always find plenty to do in the area. If you enjoy wines, make sure to stop at Bartlett for a sampling of fruit wines from bone dry to very sweet.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

I believe that the many previous reviewers have accurately described the home. Our stay was problem free, and the house is very clean. The owners ensured that we got settled in without any problems and from there is was an easy going stay. Every day was a new and enjoyable adventure.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Fishermans Inn Restaurant
Chase's Restaurant
Grindstoneneck of Maine
Cafe This Way
Jordan Pond
Acadia National Park
Cadillac Mountain
Thuya Garden
Geddys
Poor Boy's Gourmet
Atlantic Brewing Company
Helen's
Beal's Lobster Pier
Ruth & Wimpy's Kitchen
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Bar Harbor Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Grindstone Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Chases Restaurant, Fishermen's Inn Restaurant
Car: necessary

Explore Acadia National Park-Schoodic Peninsula, hike, bike, sail, fish. Enjoy the ocean breezes. Shop specialty stores and art galleries. Picnic at Frazier's Point. Take the ferry to Bar Harbor & Mt. Desert Island, also home to Acadia Natl Park or drive yourself.

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Rates & Availability

Winter Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Minimum Stay 5 nights. Cancellation policy is 30 days prior to arrival date full refund. After 30 days payments refunded only if rebooked for the exact dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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