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Bar Harbor Vintage Intown 5 BR - Near Acadia & Frenchman Bay

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrm, 2 bath, sleeps 10. 1 block to Village Green, 2 blocks to Frenchman Bay

This lovely in-town home 1 block from the Village Green and 2 blocks from the waterfront has been fully renovated with all your comforts in mind. A retro kitchen and 5 bedrooms are vintage cottage perfect for your vacation in the spring, summer or fall. Take in the sights and sounds of Bar Harbor and Frenchman Bay, explore the natural beauty of Acadia National Park on your own or with its many Ranger talks and guided tours. Take a carriage ride or hike Cadillac Mountain. Relax on one of the many boating excursions or simply sit back and watch a world class cruise ship come in to Frenchman Bay. View the first sunrise on the Eastern seaboard from the Summit and enjoy the beautiful sunsets as well. This cottage offers a restful spot for relaxing on the enclosed porch with large sliding windows and wicker furnishings. A large private deck off the second floor master bedroom provides additional outdoor space for relaxation. A new backyard stone patio and grill is perfect for barbecue.

Travel on Mt. Desert Island / Downtown Activities: The Island Explorer is a free bus service running fixed schedules for 7 different routes on MDI in the summer months. One of those routes has a stop just across the MDI bridge in Trenton. Some buses have bike transport. This wonderful, convenient, congestion-reducing service is provided in large part by a grant from the LL Bean Company (the original store located in Freeport, Maine, north of Portland, is open 24 hours in case you are traveling from that direction. They also have an outlet store in Ellsworth, Maine, on the road to Bar Harbor.

Downtown Bar Harbor. Beyond the many interesting stores and restaurants and sights downtown, do enjoy one of the various boat trips out of Frenchman Bay. One of our favorites: Lulu's Lobster Boat with Capt. John. Very educational and enjoyable including a trip around the local seal haven and some lobster trap stops along the way. Also, enjoy cruise ship watching in Frenchman Bay as you stroll along the Shore Path or relax on a bench.

Acadia Park Ranger Talks and Walks: Acadia park ranger talks or walks: There are many of these daily and they are very enjoyable and informative. The topics range from geology to carriage trails to animals and birds of Acadia to history, such as the fire of 1947, to many different seascape or tidal pool topics. There is also a topic and slide show presented every evening at Blackwoods Camp and a hawk watch on Cadillac Summit at the appropriate season. We have found the rangers who present topics to be very dedicated to their subject matter.

Acadia: In addition to 44 miles of carriage trails, there are many opportunities for walks and bike rides of varying distances, and mountain hikes of varying degrees of challenge and effort with the ultimate probably being Precipice Trail. There are also Echo and Eagle Lakes and Sand Beach for water activities.

Jordan Pond: Don't miss the experience of coming here for the tradition of tea and popovers in the afternoon.

Relax and enjoy the beautiful view.

Golf on MDI - a Special Pleasure: Kebo Valley Golf Club -- very near Eden Center Cottage and a real treat and challenge to play. 8th oldest course in the US. It began as a race track and the terrain of the track is evident in the layout of the holes closest to the clubhouse. With the beauty and looming presence of Cadillac Mountain many greens have unexpected breaks and none more surprising so than the 17th hole. Also, from the vast sloped waste bunker of the 17th hole legend says President Taft took 27 strokes to escape. No matter how you play, unfailingly you will enjoy the day.

Northeast Harbor Golf Course -- a narrow, very scenic course threading through a hilly and wooded terrain on many holes. Short in length but challenging and very enjoyable for a strategy of positional golf.

Causeway Club -- Southwest Harbor. This is a pleasant, enjoyable, relatively flat 9 hole course with some water views. It does have a several very challenging holes and is recommended for a leisurely walk.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jerome Missel / Rebecca Godley
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Jerome Missel / Rebecca Godley

My wife and I live in Rhode Island but visit our home in Bar Harbor often. We love the fact that you can walk downtown, hike the Shore Path and dine out--all without driving a car! Kebo Golf course is one half mile away from our home--that's where I am on most afternoons!

Jerome Missel / Rebecca Godley purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Jerome Missel / Rebecca Godley chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

Beautiful area--Acadia National Park is listed as one of the 1000 places one should visit!!

The numerous Ranger Talks / Walks and Boat Tours cover so many interesting topics relating to history, geology, plant and wildlife.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Bar Harbor Vintage Intown 5 BR - Near Acadia & Frenchman Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
Palm Springs, CA
5

Perfect spot to unwind

  • 5 of 5

Sibling vacation.. We're all 55+.. Wonderful, well appointed home! Hosts are exceptionally cordial and helpful and welcoming. Location is perfect.. The town can get crowded so we parked the car and walked everywhere in town. Shuttle to points all over the area! Minutes to Acadia Nat'l Park and all it has to offer. We were on our way further up the coast and were here for only three nights which happened to fit into the owners' rental schedule. Would love to come back and stay longer!! Most highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family gathering place!

  • 5 of 5

We went to Bar Harbor for a family wedding. Some of the group stayed at a hotel. But, my group included an infant so we decided a house would be more comfortable and it certainly was. The house a very short walk to any place you want to go, shops, groceries, restaurants and buses that will take you to the

national park. The house is stocked with anything you could think of, from picnic supplies to coolers to pots and pans of every size, they've thought of everything. We were a party of 5 (not inclding the baby) shared the 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, didn't even need the 2 bedrooms on the 3rd floor. We made advance arrangements to have crib and stroller delivered to the house via Acadia Baby Outfitters, item were on the porch when we arrived. The house was spotlessly clean, the beds are comfy and the enclosed porch provides even more room to spread out.

Jerome was very quick to reply to my questions in the booking process and he sent tons of helpful information on things to do and see. Our favorite was Thunde Hole in the national park, don't miss it. Also, the low tide walk over to Bar Island was a good activity for family members of all ages. If you hike up the island be sure to look for the tree branch markers on the trail, it will point you in the right direction to an opening that gives you a

stunning view of the harbor. I recommend this property and would definitely rebook if we were to plan another trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, convenient and all-around wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful week! Eden Center Cottage couldn't have been more warm and inviting; and the location was so incredibly convenient. We were able to explore Bar Harbor and much of Acadia National Park without ever needing to get into our car. We loved every moment of our trip, including hikes along the Ocean, Shore, Beech and Cadillac Mountain trails; kayaking around the islands, biking the carriage paths; strolling around town; slipping out for ice cream and a few nice dinners; swimming at Echo Lake and more.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Londonderry, NH
5

Perfect vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful vacation week in Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park, due in large part to this great downtown home. We were traveling to Bar Harbor with 11 family members between the ages of 3 and 66 for the first time, and this home worked beautifully for our needs. Everyone had a comfortable place to sleep and lots of room in the house to spread out, the home was very clean and well-maintained, and appeared just as described. The location couldn't be more convenient for walking everywhere in town. We enjoyed as much as you could possibly fit in a week, including a very fun July 4th celebration in town. Highlights included the top of Cadillac Mountain at both sunrise and sunset, tea and popovers at Jordans Pond House, a carriage ride through Acadia, Lulu Lobster Boat, Diver Ed's Dive-in Theatre, great food and ALOT of ice cream! Most importantly, the owners of this home are amazing. We have done alot of vacation rentals over the years and these are by far the best home-owners we have encountered as far as answering questions and providing an abundance of information about the local area. Thanks Jerry and Rebecca! We will definitely look forward to visiting Bar Harbor again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Year after Year

  • 5 of 5

In 2015, we are returning to Eden Center Cottage for the four consecutive year. We love coming back to a house that feels like home. Its in town convenience and proximity to Acadia National Park make it an ideal home base for hiking and exploring the island. We have enjoyed the local restaurants and taken advantage of boat tours off the pier. Jerry and Rebecca have been terrific hosts, showing great flexibility in meeting our vacation window requests. The home is impeccably clean and well stocked with supplies. They "use and replenish" policy works very well and reduces waste. Renting a home in Bar Harbor is certainly more relaxing and cost effective than staying at a hotel or B&B. We plan on returning to Eden Center

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5

wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, clean and homey. The owners were great to deal with. When the dvd player did not work , they arranged for us to get another one the next day. We were 5 adults and 2 children. We did not want to leave at the end of the week. My grandson said we could come back. but only to this house. The location is ideal to walk everywhere you need and want to go! We already reserved it for next year! I would recommend this home to anyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Car: not necessary

1 block to village green, 2 blocks to Frenchman Bay: Enjoy the natural beauty that is Acadia National Park. From rock climbing and nature trails to exploring on your own or with one of the park's rangers, there is something for everyone. Take a carriage ride on one of the many trails made in the 20th century by J.D. Rockefeller. Swim at Sand Beach or Eagle Lake, take a marshland walk or leave from Frenchman Bay to deep sea fish or go whale and seal watching. Attend a concert on the Village Green by the Bar Harbor Music Festival. Enjoy a lobster at one of the many seaside restaurants on the island and watch a sunset from Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern U.S. seaboard.

Mount Desert Island, Acaida National Park, Bar Harbor has it all!

Other Activities: Fall Foliage

Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,100
 
 
May's Cheer
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$186
From
$235
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,300
 
 
Memorial Day
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$243
From
$285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,700
 
 
Summer's Near
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Summer's Here !
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Peak Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,850
 
 
Fall Foliage
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$221
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,550
 
 
Columbus Day
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$243
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,700
 
 
Fall - CALL
Oct 14 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$164
From
$220
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,150
 
 
Bed Race/Pajama Weekend
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,150
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$164
From
$220
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cleaning Fee $125

For Bookings made 6 months or more in advance with Rental Fees of $2,500 or more, a three payment plan is offered for convenience.

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Amenities

Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sit down shower rails for infirm
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Heated Whirlpool Tub
  • First Floor Bath has a very large walk in shower with built in seat and rails for the infirm. Second Floor Bath features a Kohler Heated Whirlpool Jacuzzi Tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen , Private Deck/room AC
    Lobster - 1 double , Lobster
    Bombay - 1 double , Bygone Era/room AC
    Nautical - 2 twin/ single , Nautical Theme with Sink
    Morning Sun - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Large, Bright Sunny
  • 3 bedrooms on the second floor: Master Bedroom (queen) - TV/DVD, CD/Radio, A/C, ceiling fan and a large private deck with outdoor furniture. Bombay Room (double) - CD/Radio, A/C and a ceiling fan. Lilac Room (double) - fan. 2 bedrooms on the 3rd floor: Morning Sun Room (queen) - TV/DVD, CD/Radio, floor fan and mini refrigerator. Nautical Room (twin beds) - sink and window fan.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a washer and dryer in the basement in addition to a set on the second floor beside the bedrooms. Afternoon housecleaning while you are out is available upon request at an additional cost.

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