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Charming and Spacious Village Cottage Overlooking Northeast Harbor

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 6

Enjoy the splendor and majesty of Acadia National Park by staying in the island's most charming and highly desirable village. Perched above the harbor and marina, this in-town cottage is tucked away and private yet within a 5 minute walk are restaurants, galleries, unique shopping, boat tours and a stop on the island's free bus service. All family members will find interesting and accessible diversions. Bar Harbor, golfing, hiking, kayaking, antiquing, beaches and the park are minutes away. Rebecca's Cottage has cozy spots for reading, wonderful beds, cool breezes, a newly renovated kitchen, family room, living room, full dining room, fireplace, and a deck. It also has 2 TVs, VCR, washer/dryer, dishwasher and a grill.

Acadia National Park: The second most visited park in the US, has spectacular views and a 20 mile Ocean Drive along high cliffs and thundering waves. It has caves to explore, numerous hiking trails, and one of the highest mountains on the east coast to view as far as Canada on a good day. Carriage roads abound for bikers, stables have horses for hire and horse drawn carriages are available to see the inner carriage roads. There are several museums to get a sense of the industry and history of the island.

Bar Harbor: You can still see some of the splendor that was Bar Harbor at the turn of the century. The town is full of stores, galleries and fine restaurants. There are two movie theaters for those rainy days, an aquarium, whale watching and boat trips. The high speed ferry to Nova Scotia offers a day trip or overnight possibilities. Antique stores abound and the selection is tempting. White water and ocean kayaking is available. There is no shortage of activities on the island.

Mt. Desert Island: Hiking, berry picking, farmer's markets, scenery, sailing, golfing, tennis, shopping, theater, craft shows, music of all types, winery - this island lacks nothing, and all are easily accessible. The island also offers a free bus service that runs regularly and well into the evening, servicing the island for those times when you just don't want to drive. Have popovers on the lawn at tea time at The Jordan Pond House, or play cricket in Southwest Harbor. See the home of Hinckley boats. Have a cocktail and watch an ocean sunset. Be the first person on the east coast to see the sun rise from the top of Cadillac Mountain. Browse the local libraries and museums. Go to a petting zoo or grab an ice cream and watch the huge tour boats anchor offshore in Bar Harbor.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017


Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bar Harbor
Car: recommended

The village offers unique shopping including galleries, clothing, gifts, jewelry, nautical items, antiques, a farmer's market and a grocery store. There is also a library with computer access, and numerous boating and ferry excursions to the surrounding islands. Whale watching, day sails and a wonderful range of restaurants. The island offers live theater, music, antiquing and a broad range of outdoor diversions and sports and the incredible experience of a spectacular national park. Take a day trip to Nova Scotia on the high speed ferry for a special memory. While Bar Harbor offers activities galore, elegant Northeast Harbor will give you peaceful nights lulled to sleep by the occasional sound of a nearby harbor bell. If you don't feel like driving, hop on one of the buses that serve the island in the summer months. Or warm up the fireplace and curl up with a book. The house is full of them. Fall foliage is a special season and the park with the cliffs and the view is dazzling.

Other Activities: boating, kayaking


Northeast Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The upstairs bathroom is a full bath with wonderful old marble sink and new shower. The second bathroom is on the first floor and is totally new. There is also an outdoor hose.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms are on the second floor and have wonderful windows for that fresh Maine air, are well lighted and each bedroom has at least one bureau and chair. The king bedroom has a TV, while the double has a water view. All are pretty, with lovely linens and covers. Two bedrooms also have desks. The beds are very comfortable with new mattresses. On a breezy evening, you can barely hear the buoys from the harbor to lull you to sleep.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
There is a screened in front porch with two wicker chairs. The back deck can seat 8-10 and is ideal for morning coffee, or walk out the back deck to a footpath to the harbor and marina and enjoy your coffee watching the boats and harbor activity. The kitchen is a cook's delight with pretty china as well as all the gear for a lobster dinner. The living room has comfortable antiques, a fireplace and an abundance of books while the family room has a TV and is ideal for the children. It also has a pot bellied stove to take the chill off those sometimes cool Maine evenings. There is parking on the property and the house is on a quiet dead end lane. All rooms have cool breezes and full windows. The dining room is separate and is one of the prettiest rooms in the house. Rebecca's Cottage, for whom it was built by my grandfather at the turn of the century, is warm and inviting, with updated amenities, and has all the charm and personality one could want in a village home.


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Charming and Spacious Village Cottage Overlooking Northeast Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
New york city

perfect summer cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 and golden doodle stayed at this cottage last summer. It was spotlessly clean, charming and had everything a family could need. We stayed for 3 weeks. It is steps from the main street but due to the privet hedge it is remarkably quiet. Very very convenient location. Susan is a wonderful owner and was extremely gracious to our family.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0

Cleaning costs depend on number of guests and length of stay, averaging 4-7 hours at $25 per hour
The cottage is available June through October, with in an season rate averaging $2500 per week, with flexibility if stays exceed one week.
Housekeeping costs and security will be required. Pets will be considered with additional security necessary if allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.