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Acadia National Park/Downeast Maine - Lakefront Rental - WiFi / 40" TV w/ cable

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Peaceful & Private Lakefront - 2BR, 2FB, Sleeps 6 - Swim / Fish / Boat / Hike

Built in 2010 - 40 minutes to Bangor or Acadia National Park, 20 to Ellsworth. This newer modern, clean, lakefront house on a quiet, wooded, 4 acre site (not crowded next to other houses), is on Abrams Pond. Great swimming, fishing and boating can be had here. All located on a private dirt-road which allows for safe walking or biking. Very child friendly. The perfect spot from which to explore Downeast Maine. The house is easily accessible by car, the last 1/2 mile down a car-friendly dirt road.

On the main level are a deck, screened porch with kids picnic table and other chairs , open deck with gas barbecue grill, table, 4 chairs and umbrella, kitchen w/ Dish Washer, dining/living room, MBR/MB w/ jetted tub and standup shower. Fully equipped kitchen with 5-burner gas stove and dishwasher. 40" LCD TV with DirecTV, AM/FM Stereo.

Upstairs are: 3 single beds in bedroom; bath with standup shower; computer desk with internet access and scanner; twin bed in open room. Tube TVs with VCR and/or DVD. One TV is bigger and good for BYO gaming.

On the lower level are; sliders and french doors to a partially covered patio area . A fire-pit and large yard for outdoor play. Private dock for swimming and boating. Cottage rental includes two-seat kayak, 3 youth kayaks, all paddles and safety jackets.

Linens & towels provided.

Available May-November: Spring is the great awakening -- fishing and bird-watching are both at their best -- a chance to savor the long days without the summer crowds.

Summer hardly needs mentioning -- July 4th parades and fireworks, boating, swimming, hiking, fishing, relaxing, eating -- classic Maine!

Fall is for foliage (peaking around the second-third week of October) and festivals, as well as boating, swimming, hiking, hunting, etc.

Rents by the week (Saturday-Saturday). Hand-built by local craftsman, this house is truly one-of-a-kind.

Electric Heat Upstairs

Gas Heat in Master Bedroom.

Gas Stove in Living Room/Kitchen/Dining area.

Gas Heat in Lower Level play room.

Ceiling Fans and portable fans in all rooms.

Portable electric heater.

AC in Master Bedroom

AC in upstairs space

Satellite DirecTV service.

Views of the lake from almost all rooms.

Airy, bright, sky-lit layout: The house has a porch and deck on the main living level and a partially covered patio area on the lower level. There are multiple outdoor tables and seating areas, and a fire pit.

There is an open living room / kitchen / dining and screen porch area. High ceilings in living area and master bedroom and bath. Gas-burning stove in the living area, large windows for views of the lake and tall trees. Beautiful tile floors and new carpet throughout. Large master bedroom. There is a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Clothes Washer/Dryer on main floor.

When not used for sleeping, the Upstairs Bedroom is a very bright and welcoming extra living space. Upstairs has a TV (no cable), VHS and DVD players, as well as a Windows PC (PC for internet and some children's games are installed). Bring your game console system if you like.

All rooms have windows facing the lake.

Wireless broadband Internet in all rooms and reaches throughout the property. Surf the web on your phone or tablet while sitting on the dock or floating in the kayak.

More Details

Owner
Mitch Goldman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Mitch Goldman

My parents bought this property in the early 60's: They were both teachers and had summer vacation free to live in Maine. As a result I vacationed and summered in the area for my whole childhood life. I held jobs in the blueberry business both raking by-hand and on a farm receiving and transfer station. I grew to appreciate the abundant wildlife and natural beauty that this site and the surrounding area had to offer. I learned that Acadia National Park is the only National Park in the North East. By day, if it wasn't blueberry season yet, I swam in the lake, read (you'll have tv and internet), hiked or biked down the dirt road or just generally communed with nature. The Owls, Loons, Toads and Cicadas are a nightly symphony.

Now I bring the kids back to do the same. They love to wander on the dirt road, swim, kayak, play ping pong, and air-hockey, and have the nightly campfire and s'mores. All on a quiet and private 4-acre lake-front site.

Why Mitch Goldman chose Downeast and Acadia

4-acre lake-front site across dirt road from 100's of acres of Blueberry field.

It is a great location with relatively easy access to Ellsworth, Bangor (I-95), Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and The Schoodic Peninsula. Contact the owner if you have any questions.

What makes this house unique

4-acre lake-front site across dirt road from 100's of acres of Blueberry field. Built in 2010, 3 levels of living. Full kitchen with Dish Washer, Washer & Dryer, WIFI, 40" Flat Screen with DirecTV, 4 kayaks (and paddles and vests) included, Ping Pong table, Air Hockey table, Mini-Basketball, Computer with Internet Access, DVD player, VHS player, AM/FM Stereo. Full size fridge, 5 burner stove, dishwasher. Air Conditioners in MBR and upstairs. Heat in all rooms. Lake views from all rooms. Unique walkout basement with 2 sliders and french doors. French Doors to Screened Porch off kitchen/LR lead to open deck with gas bbq.

Amenities

Eastbrook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Uptairs - toilet , shower
    Patio - outdoor shower , Cold Water Only
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , dual sinks, toilet, shower, jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Washer Dryer now on basement level.
  • Tiled master bath with jetted-tub. Separate shower unit with two built-in seats. Granite counter-top with two sinks. Washer and Dryer located in downstairs 1/2 bathroom. Upstairs is also a full bath with a stand up shower and granite counter-top sink. Wireless broadband internet in all rooms and most of property.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 Mattress and a Toddler couch/fold-out bed.
    Upstairs - 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 Mattress, 2 Foam Mattresses, 1 Child chair/fold-out bed.
    Upstairs - 1 double , Mattress in loft-like room
  • Sleeps 4-5 upstairs, 2 in the master and 1 toddler/infant fold-out couch/bed, movable to any room. There are 3 single beds in the Upstairs Bedroom and a double bed in the Upstairs loft-like Living Room area. There is a fold out chair-bed, suitable for a small child. There is also a fold out chair-couch, suitable for an infant or toddler. Every bedroom has views to the lake. Lots of windows in all rooms. Wireless broadband internet in all rooms and around property.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Newly constructed camp-style home. Fully insulated and heated. AC unit in master Bedroom window. Kitchen has all new appliances including fridge with small ice-maker and dishwasher. Stove has 5-burners with a large oval-shaped center burner. Full-size washer and dryer. Wireless broadband internet in all rooms and the surrounding area. Satellite DirecTV service.

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Acadia National Park/Downeast Maine - Lakefront Rental - WiFi / 40" TV w/ cable
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews
5

2nd time was even better

  • 5 of 5

If you want a quiet, beautiful place to just relax, enjoy nature and quiet this is it. We have been 2 years in a row and plan on returning next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massapequa Park, New York
5

Great location with ample comfort!

  • 5 of 5

The Loon House of Eastbrook was everything we had hoped! The setting is tranquil with a great spot for swimming and use of the kayaks that were provided. Inside, the house is very comfortable and offers amenities and conveniences (we were far from roughing it!) We headed to family friendly activities in Bar Harbor, Ellsworth, Bucksport, and Bangor, and enjoyed the scenic country roads that took us there. We enjoyed several camp fires, a family of ducks, and some blueberries! This house is a great location to enjoy a quiet lake experience after sightseeing Acadia and dining in Bar Harbor. It is obvious that the house and contents are well maintained by individuals who share my love of all things Maine. This added to my pleasure of being there, as I continue a long personal family tradition and share Maine with my little boys. Thanks to the owners for sharing this great home with us.. quite possibly our best trip to Maine ever!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay! The property had everything you need for a great vacation. Nice, quiet location. 20 minute drive from the nearest town. The kitchen is well stocked with lots of cookware and utensils. Master bathroom is nice with jet tub. Enjoyed screened porch in the evening. Game room is a bonus. Few suggestions I would have- more spacious fridge and new bedding.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great week. We enjoyed the dock and had a fire one evening Which was fun !!

  • 5 of 5

Great week in Maine. Wonderful hiking and seafood. The house is very nice!! We grilled out, enjoyed the dock had a fire one evening. We had one small issue during the week which was addressed promptly. Overall, great week and we would recommend this cottage !!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I chose this location due to its amenities and that it is close to Acadia. Although the weather was not perfect, we had a great time! We found that we enjoyed the much closer Schoodic Peninsula over the Mount Desert Island region. We enjoyed coming "home" in the evenings and cooking our own dinner. We were very surprised at the very early sunrise, but this gave my husband time to enjoy his fishing license from the dock while I slept a little longer. The screened in porch gave us a lovely retreat away from the bugs so we could read and relax. Thank you for sharing this home!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Great location for nature lovers, near enough to Bar Harbor to make it convenient, day trips aplenty

  • 4 of 5

The house is well stocked with everything needed, kitchen supplies good, every appliance in working order. Some minor issue with heat since we arrived during a sudden cold spell; quickly resolved. Plenty of room for 3 couples. Overall a very good experience. May use again next summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thanks for your feedback. Apologies for extra day to get gas-heat going. The property manager happened to be out of town the day you called. Usually the gas-heat is always available but apparently some previous guests turned off gas valves, which is something that's hard to account/plan for. I will make sure the Property Manger checks the gas appliances more closely, especially as it gets closer to Fall. There are also numerous electric heaters throughout the house that can be moved from room to room as necessary. I came up in January 2017 (it was single digits out, and I had to hike down to the house from top of road with all my gear. That was an experience!) and was able to heat the master bedroom up to a comfortable level. Each bathroom (three) has it's own in wall electric heater. Hope you decide to come again. I add things every year to make it a better and better.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
17 Miles
Chummies
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Trenton Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Eastbrook Variety
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
public beach and boat ramp on Molasses Pond
Car: necessary

Dickens Farm Rd. is marked at the turn-off with a regulation green street sign.

119 Dickens Farm Rd. becomes a dirt road that goes down between two barns. Our driveway is 1/2 mile down the dirt road, on the right.

Eastbrook is close to Ellsworth, Bangor, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Close enough for easy access even during peak times, or you can remain at 'camp' and avoid the crowds altogether. Depending when you go you may not see any other people, around camp and the lake, all week. There is no better location in New England for outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, sailing, beach-combing, and fall foliage viewing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

50% down with signing of lease. Balance due 60 days before arrival.
Saturday 4 PM check-in to Saturday. 11 AM check-out.
3 BR - 2 FB - Modern Kitchen and Baths - Free Broadband WiFi - FREE DISH TV - FREE Land-line Phone with National Long Distance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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