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Downeast Maine Oceanfront Cabin near Acadia NP - Week of Sept 24th on sale!

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Steuben Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2+ Bedrooms , 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

The week of Sept 24-Oct 1 on sale for $1100! Seaside cabin on the Schoodic Peninsula located within 70 feet of the ocean. Newly updated throughout. Hear the waves lap along the granite shore, feel the ocean breeze, see the Sally Islands off in the distance. At night you can see the flashing light of Petit Manan Lighthouse, Maine's second tallest light, built before the Civil War on a rock ledge two miles out to to sea.

The ocean view faces east across the water so the sunrises and moon rises are spectacular. See shore birds, marine life, and hear the loons call. Lobster boats work the area so you can watch them work from the front deck or along the shore.

The property is nicely wooded and you will have a private setting. Neighboring homes are shielded from view by a beautiful arbor of spruce, balsam, pine, etc. The shoreline is a combination of granite boulders and ledge rock. The water is deep, keeping a beautiful water view which is not affected by the twice daily Maine tide.

The cabin is a classic example of Maine craftsmanship. The interior is pine tongue and groove on the walls and the ceilings on both levels. The first floor living area has a pine plank floor. The second level structure has exposed wood beams and floor planking.

Level One includes a dining area and living area with a granite wood-burning fireplace. There is a new, comfortable sofa and chair/ottoman. Also on this level is a full bath and a generous sized newly updated Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and all the dishes and utensils you need. Level Two has a front master bedroom with full bed and a balcony that looks out over the ocean and out to the distant flashing lighthouse. The back bedroom has a pine bunk bed with a full mattress on bottom and a single on top. There is also another single daybed in an adjacent sitting room. A new half bath separates the front and back bedrooms. All these rooms have pine plank ceilings and pine plank walls, new carpeting, and tile.

Walk or bike a couple miles to Corea Harbor, one of Maine's most picturesque working harbors. There you will find the Lobster Co-op where you can buy fresh lobsters directly from the fishermen.

Down the road are the pretty communities of Prospect Harbor and Winter Harbor with many services, restaurants, and shopping. Winter Harbor is the gateway to the Beautiful Acadia National Park - Schoodic Peninsula Section, where you can enjoy strolling the spectacular craggy coast, hike Schoodic's hills, or bike beautiful trails. You can also take the mail boat across Frenchman's Bay from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor, or take the easy drive from Schoodic Peninsula to Mount Desert Island.

The quintessential Schoodic Area is one peninsula 'Downeast' from the more crowded Bar Harbor area and Mount Desert Island.


More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english


based on 23 traveler reviews

Downeast Maine Oceanfront Cabin near Acadia NP - Week of Sept 24th on sale!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews
Florence, Kentucky

T & A, Florence KY

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this beautiful Downeast cottage and the quiet and mesmerizing area of Schoodic Peninsula. We were here in June 2013 during the same week. The cottage is spectacular, very welcoming, very warm and comfortable, and it has everything you could possibly need; if it is not there, you don't need it! The owner, Bob, provides so much information about the area, you do not have to spend any time researching for yourself. His restaurant suggestions, activities available, etc. are right on. We have not been disappointed yet! The weather was perfect the whole week. We saw the most amazing sunrises and the moon was incredible each night. It is totally etched on our mind! Schoodic Point is relaxing and takes away all the stress you may have come with. Sitting on the deck at the cottage does the same thing! My husband and I totally recommend this cottage and definitely salute it with five stars. We would give it double that if available! We celebrated the perfect vacation, both stress-free and peaceful in Downeast Acadia. We cannot wait to return to our little piece of paradise!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and restful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful relaxing week. Cottage was exactly as advertised, comfortable and quiet. The fact that we didn't have good cell phone coverage nor Internet was a plus from our point of view! Spent a lot of time loafing in the Adirondack chairs staring at the Bay! Enjoyed exploring the area- Petit Manaan National Wildlife Refuge and Corea Health Preserve have great hiking trails. Every random roadside stand has fabulous chowders and lobster rolls. Bought the best blueberry pie we'd ever eaten from some guy selling pies out of the back of his car. Drove over to Mount Desert Island one day; enjoyed the view from Cadillac Mountain and some of the carriage trails but hated the crowds over there. Ultimately we were happy with our choice to stay in the more off-the-beaten-track location on Schoodic.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shelton, Connecticut

A perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful cabin the week of August 29th-September 5th 2015. Every bit of our stay was truly wonderful, we could not have asked for more. This cabin is even more beautiful in person, just steps from the water. The rocky beach was perfect for our young children to explore the tide pools and find sea life everyday. We enjoyed watching the lobster boats every morning while having coffee on either of the two decks, the moonlight on the water in the evenings, campfires, and watching the lighthouse flicker in the distance....just perfection. There is no better location than this. Bob was so kind, welcoming and accommodating. It was so helpful when he sent a map of the area before our arrival, taking the time to suggest certain points of interest to visit. This was our first time visiting the area and we would have never known where to start there is so much to see and do! There is also a journal for visitors to write in. Our first night we had a great time reading what past guests wrote. This gave us direction with what to see and do too! Bar Harbor and the main part of Acadia is about a 45 minute drive. We spent two days exploring that area. It was beautiful, but we truly enjoyed the quiet and seclusion of the Schoodic side of Acadia and beautiful Corea, Winter Harbor and Birch Harbor. It was like finding a hidden gem, with all the beauty you can imagine, but without the crowds. Everything is taken care of here for you as a guest. I highly recommend staying here, especially if you are looking for a relaxing, peaceful place to unwind. You will not be disappointed. Our expectations were far exceeded, and we simply cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamsburg, VA

Escape the summer throng - secluded and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Our first stay - 8/1/2015 to 8/8/2015. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed staying so close to the water. Sunrise is spectacular from the MBR and dining/living room! Same for moonrise. Very peaceful and quiet and in close proximity to Schoodic Peninsula which is always enchanting. The best part about this hideaway gem is, being in close to the fishing village of Corea, ME, it is a world away from the crowds in Bar Harbor - which is only a 30 minute drive south. We had many delightful days exploring Corea, Birch Harbor, and Winter Harbor, as well as a day junket north to Lubec and Campbello Island in Canada. Very private venue!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gatineau, Qc, Canada


  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and enjoy Maine. Quiet, very comfortable, well equiped and clean, feels secure. Cores is close enougth to bike. Place quiet enought to sleep in the hamock by the sea during the afternoon. Wonderfull memory of summer 2014.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yardville nj

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the cabin 8/23/14 8/30/14 enjoyed perfect weather for the week . Cabin is very clean and comfortable. Located close to schoodic peninsula made many trips there for Hiking and sightseeing. Traveled to Acadia national park a few times during the week many things to do there. The location of the cabin is very private made for a relaxing vacation.


  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bangor, Maine
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Pickled Wrinkle Pub Bar and Grille - Birch Harbor
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Winter Harbor Ferry - to Bar Harbor
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Grindstone Neck Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Pickled Wrinkle Pub Bar and Grille - Birch Harbor
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sand Cove Beach

This property has a rock ledge frontage with deep water so the rise and fall of the tide will not affect the beautiful water view. There is a distant view of Petit Manan Lighthouse, Maine's second tallest, which flashes beautifully across the ocean at night. The Schoodic Section of Acadia National Park is about 8 miles away with unique and beautiful oceanfront, biking and hiking. The Schoodic Peninsula also includes three of Maine's most picturesque working harbors: Winter Harbor, Prospect Harbor,and Corea Harbor. Corea Harbor also has a lobster fisherman's cooperative only a couple miles from the cabin that sells to the public fresh lobsters daily at wholesale prices. Bike/kayak rentals and restaurants are close by.


Rates & Availability

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Jul 2 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 5 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

$400 reservation deposit at booking, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
$500 damage/security deposit is also due 30 days prior to arrival ($700 if guest brings a dog).

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Steuben Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , located on Level 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , located on Level 2, with sink
  • Full size walk in shower with sliding glass door.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    sitting area - 1 twin/ single , day bed
  • Front upstairs bedroom has a quality double mattress, private oceanside balcony, cedar chest and reading chair/table. Back upstairs bedroom has single over double bunk, plus there is an additional single/daybed in an adjacent upstairs seating area. Living room has a new couch and chair/ottoman.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

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