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

42 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

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


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


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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, mandarin

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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Fully Restored Blue Rose Cottage in the Heart of Bar Harbor Village!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 47 reviews

Great cottage with perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my husband along with our adult children enjoyed staying at the Blue Rose Cottage. The owners provide everything needed for a carefree, relaxing vacation. They are extremely responsive to any and all questions, requests or needs and go above and beyond to make their cottage comfortable. The location is ideal for a walk in-town to restaurants, stores and a beautiful stroll along the shore. Aside from drives to the park, our cars hardly moved. There is a nice front yard with a fire pit that we used often. Thank you very much for providing us with what we needed for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific house and location!

  • 5 of 5

I can't wait to go back to Bar Harbor and stay at the Blue Rose Cottage! The owner was amazing, quick with communication and very clear with expectations. The house was quaint with a lot of room, all amenities, and TERRIFIC location. 5 Stars for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your home. It felt like being at our own home. Very clean and it worked for the 4 of us. Very close to downtown and the lobster neighbor was a great tip. We had a great time. Having the kitchen was a plus so we did not have to go out for every meal! Thanks so much for opportunity to stay. The only issue we had was using the tv, their was no list of channels that we could refer to. Our husbands watch need in am and first time on we had to type in each channel to locate.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I just spent a long weekend at this wonderful Bar Harbor House. It's perfect in so many ways. The location is so convenient. The house is adorable, decorated so tastefully. It's spotlessly clean. The beds are comfortable. The kitchen is large and has everything you need for preparing family dinners. The bathroom is new and large. The grounds are delightful as well. There is a fenced in front yard with a cozy fire pit and a seating area. And there's another side courtyard, that's also fenced in with a garden that looks ready to bloom and a picnic table. I've already book another stay here for the Fall. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a great time! Thanks for the wonderful review! See you in the fall!
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Very clean and very convenient

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and very convenient.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at the Blue Rose Cottage. It was more than enough room for our family (two adults, one child, and one small dog). We loved being able to walk to town to catch the island explorer into Acadia, enjoy the shops, or just hang out on the green. The house was clean and the yard is nice with a fire pit in the front yard.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • 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:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linen setup $49
Cleaning Fee $49
Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

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

2) 3-night min stay available - email owner

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Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • 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
  • 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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • 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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