4 bedroom (2 queens, 1 double, 2 twins), 3 bath, Sleeps 8
About Jennifer Wales
About Mountain Sea Properties: Adam and Jen have a deep love and understanding of the natural beauty surrounding the Acadia/Mount Desert Island area. Jen grew up summers on Long Pond and Adam on a 110-acre farm in Western Maine adjoining the Appalachian Trail. They met here in Bar Harbor working as sea kayak guides in the summer of 1993. Over the years, they have hiked, biked, paddled, and sailed every conceivable route on and around Mount Desert. Adam completed his goal of hiking every trail on the Island in the summer of 1994 and Jen authored The Sea Kayaker's Guide to Mount Desert Island published by Down East Books in 1997. Together they paddled the Maine Island Trail, a 175-mile 28-day kayaking trip from Portland to Machias, up the entire Maine coastline. In the summer of 2000, Jen and Adam started Mountain Sea Properties with a single house, Eagle Cliff, where they were married that same summer. The owner had approached them expressing her frustration renting the home through larger rental operations on the island. She complained that her house was one of hundreds represented so the service she received was minimal. She also stated that those who rented the house were not as well informed as they could be. The tenants were also one of hundreds and the service they received was minimal. Adam and Jen offered to represent the house committing to providing top quality service to both owners and tenants by representing a limited number of houses and providing personalized vacation services. Since then, Mountain Sea Properties has grown along with the Wales family. As year-round members of the Island’s community, Adam and Jen are dedicated to the vitality of the people of Mount Desert Island. Thus, each year they donate a portion of their proceeds to local organizations devoted to sustaining the beauty and well-being of the Mount Desert Island area.
Jennifer Wales purchased this House in 2000
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Additional charge of $100 per pet.
Large lawn and well set back from road.
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Mountain Sea Property - Somesville
The house were perfect for housing our family for a wedding near by. Clean. Well organized. Excellent information about the Island. Personal home.
Away from the maddening crowd!
Our family of eight thoroughly enjoyed our time on MDI. The house was not at all modernized but was adequate for our needs.
Fantastic family Getaway
My family of 6 enjoyed our stay at this property so much. The location was close to everything so it made a perfect home base. There is so much to do in the Bar Harbor area that we really didn't spend a ton of time at the house during the day.
When we were there however we enjoyed having lunch on the deck, working on a puzzle on their huge dining room table or cooking in the well equipped kitchen.
If you are looking for an ultra modern and up to date home, this is not for you. It is cozy and charming and more than adequate for a large family.
I have travelled extensively and rented many homes. I was shocked at how well stocked the house was. I didn't need to buy anything extra. Soaps, towels, paper products, spices, air freshener. Basically, anything you needed they had. It was so nice. I have also never had an easier check in. The house was safe and clean and the entire rental was super easy!
The internet was also excellent. This was surprising after reading reviews on Mr. Desert internet. Because the wifi was so good, we were also able to hook up our Roku stick and stream our favorite channels with ease.
I would highly recommend this property.
Perfect MDI Retreat
Beechwood is perfectly located—15 min to Bar Harbor and 15 min to Bass Harbor. We liked being on the “quiet side” of the island easy access to Acadia house is a home, with all the amenities we needed, including extra towels for our Echo ledges adventure.
Great vacation house. Great location!
Love this house. It is a excellent one to stay at Acadia National Park.
Perfect for multiple families or one large family!!!
This property was fantastic! From communication before and during to location! The house was very homey and in a quiet location (my dad even brought a hammock and slept outside). The house was completely stocked with everything needed. Everything worked great and felt like being at home. We enjoyed the family time and made great memories here! Would recommend it to anyone!
What a great story about sleeping outside in a hammock! I certainly hope he strung it up right over the water.
Located in the heart of Mount Desert Island, Beechwood is no more than 10 min from all the attractions Acadia National Park has to offer including the secluded hidden treasures on the “quiet side” of Acadia National Park. From Bar Harbor and the breathtaking Park Loop Rd to Bass Harbor and its famous lighthouse, you’ll spend more time exploring the wonders of this lovely island and less time getting there. Within just two miles of the house are three wonderful swimming and boating lakes, several spectacular hiking trails, beautiful Somes Harbor, and just up the road, Beech Hill Farm, the only organic farm stand on the island. The free island-wide shuttle bus can be picked up directly from this home allowing for a car-free vacation.
Golf: Three golf courses located near by including the famous Northeast Harbor Club and Kebo Valley Golf Club. Bar Harbor Club is just off the island.