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Fully Restored Blue Rose Cottage in the Heart of Bar Harbor Village!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Charming Downtown cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7)


Fully Restored 'Blue Rose Cottage' in the Heart of Bar Harbor


***** Now accepting reservations for 2017*****

Create memories that will last a lifetime in this lovingly restored cottage - centrally located in downtown Bar Harbor village, yet on a quiet block.

Virtually everything is either brand new or completely restored: stainless steel appliances, beds and bedding, furniture, paint, and wide plank oak floors. Blue Rose Cottage is located in the heart of historic Bar Harbor village - so you can park your car and walk to everything!

It has a private enclosed courtyard, with Gas Grill and Picnic Table, perfect for entertaining and family BBQ's.

The fenced-in Front Yard is open and sunny with Fire Pit, outdoor Adirondack Chairs - perfect for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and evening fire in a chilly night.

Free Wifi, Cable TV, and a video game console are among the modern amenities you'll find here as well.

Blue Rose Cottage is professionally maintained and managed to ensure you an outstanding vacation experience.

FIRST FLOOR: Enter through a three-season porch with wicker chairs to the Living Room with original hardwood floors, cable TV and DVD, and comfortable furnishings. Kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and dining area with table for seven that converts to a game table. Two bedrooms, one with a single bed and the other with a double bed.

SECOND FLOOR: Large Bedroom with a queen bed, nightstands and 8-drawer chests. Bedroom with two matching twins and 3-drawer chests. Bathroom with combined tub and shower.

PORCH/DECK: Enclosed front porch... and fenced in courtyard with gas grill, fire pit, and casual furnishings for outdoor enjoyment.

Keywords: Restored, Blue Rose, Heart Of Bar Harbor Village, Walk to harbor & everything, Pet Friendly, free wifi, cable TV, washer & dryer, air conditioning units, In town

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About The Owner

We love 'Ba Haba' - the magical place!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2008

Why The Owner chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

We took our family camping in our VW Vanagon in Bar Harbor in 2007. It was our very first visit and it was love at first sight. In 2008, we purchased Blue Rose Cottage because we knew this would be a place we'd want to return to each year. We hope you feel the same way.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I first need to start by thanking you for making the Blue Rose Cottage available as a vacation rental. Unlike a hotel, we had all the comofts of home available to us and we truly enjoyed our time away. Bar Harbor was everything we expected and more. We still can't stop talking about the fun we had while hiking in Acadia Ntl. Park and all of the great food we were able to enjoy.

We spent our first full day exploring the down town area and just loved how easy it was to get around. Everything was so close, so we were able to walk to shops / restaurants and get the know the area. The rest of the week we tried to cram in as many hikes as possible in beautiful Acadia National Park. We couldn't believe all of the trails that were available, with options for every comfort level.

Can you believe we had access to a great kitchen and didn't cook a thing. (Does toasting bagels count?). Seriously, how could you expect us to cook with so many great restaurants available within walking distance? This was probably the first week in our lives that we ate only fish or seafood, every day for lunch and dinner. Loved it!

We truly enjoyed our time at the Blue Rose Cottage. Thank you again for opening up your home to us so we could explore a new area. We will definetly be back for a visit again in the future.
Sep 2010
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Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master BedRoom - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor
    Guest Room - 1 double , 1st Floor
    Day Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1st floor
  • Two bedrooms on each floor. All brand new. - Queen size (1), Full size(1), Twin size (3).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Fully Restored Blue Rose Cottage in the Heart of Bar Harbor Village!
average rating of 4.632653 based on 54 reviews

Quaint cottage. Walking distance to everything. Great for our family of 5.

  • 5 of 5

A year ago we decided to make Maine our annual family vacation destination. Upon doing research, heard that Bar Harbor was the place to be. We have 3 teenage boys - all Boy Scouts - and we found plenty to please everyone in our family. Sea kayaking, biking and hiking Acadia, and various tours on land and sea. The town was cute and had plenty of shopping and walking and small town vibe to it. Gobs of restaurants to choose from. Didn't find a bad one. They were all good. Found the town to be incredibly friendly and inviting.

The cottage was a good size for us and close enough to town that allowed us to do things whenever we wanted and go back to the house to rest in between. The kitchen and eating area were very nicely sized. we were able to make breakfast every day. Plenty of dishes and cooking items. There were plenty of towels and having a washer / dryer in the house allowed us to do laundry whenever we needed. The couch was not big enough to seat all of us but there was plenty of room on the covered porch or in the kitchen to spread out.

We were sad to leave. The whole town and the cottage / in town experience was new for us. We have never rented a property through VRBO but it worked out perfectly.

The owner also sent us a very comprehensive email explaining all we needed to know to get to the property and suggestions for our stay. Also answered all questions very promptly. Clean property and comfortable beds.

Highly recommend if you are looking to stay in town in Bar Harbor.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place in Bar Harbor

  • 4 of 5

The Blue Rose Cottage is a wonderful home base for a Bar Harbor/Acadia vacation. While being cozy and charming it provides all a family needs for a great vacation experience. Within walking distance to anything in town and a short drive into Acadia rarely did we find ourselves at the cottage long with so much to do and see.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible house!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, perfect seyup for three generations staying together, very well-stocked kitchen, and extremely clean. Than you for offering your house.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location!

  • 4 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at the cozy cottage. Easy walking distance to all Main Street Bar Harbor shops, museum, walking paths, water activities and restaurants! Hong and Logan were very responsive. A real wonderful Maine vacation experience! Regards, Mireya and family

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy little cottage

  • 4 of 5

The location was perfect with everything within walking distance. Cottage is small and cosy but is well equipped and provided everything we needed. Very good value and would recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved your home and the beauty of the area!

  • 5 of 5

Your place is in a perfect location to enjoy all Bar Harbor has to offer!! We will return someday! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Bar Harbor Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Grand Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

Village life, shopping, dining, movie, outdoor concert, leisurely strolls, the nearby trails of Acadia, shore path, harbor view, whale watching,free L.L. Bean shuttle,

YMCA - indoor swimming, basketball court, gym, etc.


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
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $98
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

1) Price listed is for Saturday-to-Saturday weekly rental;

2) 3-night min stay available - email owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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