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Jeff Miller

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Modern Townhome in a Quiet, Wooded Location

9 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island Townhome Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, modern, fully equipped kitchen, sleeps up to 8.

Enjoy the peace and quiet of this modern, out-of-town Bar Harbor, townhome, located near the head of Mount Desert Island in a private wooded location, or ASK ABOUT OUR IN-TOWN LOCATION NOW AVAILABLE. Whether you’re coming to hike, bike, kayak, shop, harbor watch or just kick back and read a few good books, Acadia Commons offers a convenient base for all the activities both on and off of Mount Desert Island. All the island villages including Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor and Northeast Harbor are a short drive by car or the free Island Explorer Bus, which can accommodate your bicycles.

The home features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths on two levels. The First Floor has a comfortable living room with space for conversation or TV; a modern, well equipped kitchen with dishwasher; a half bath with laundry; and a private deck off the kitchen with gas grill. The Second level has a master bedroom with queen size bed and private bath with shower; two additional bedrooms with full size beds and a full hall bath w/ tub/shower combo.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jeff Miller (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Jeff Miller

I started coming to Bar Harbor in 1982 and made it my home in 1996 when I purchased a B&B. In 2004 I sold the Inn and as a Real Estate Broker have been helping people realize the same dream I had. I now own Coastal Maine Realty, a full service company offering service to both Buyers and Sellers, Property Management, and Rentals for both year round and vacation.

Jeff Miller purchased this townhome in 2011

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house has all the amenities that you would require (even ones you may not realize you need) for the perfect family vacation. It's definitely a home away from home. The location is great for exploring all of MDI with easy access to the shuttle bus. The owner is extremely professional and gives useful tips for first time travelers to MDI. I highly recommend this place for anyone who is looking for a relaxing, convenient stay on Mount Desert Island. *****
Jul 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

Modern Townhome in a Quiet, Wooded Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
North Canton, Ohio
5

Great base for hiking

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and two adult sons recently stayed here for a trip to Acadia. It was very spacious and the boys loved having their own room. The extra 1/2 bath downstairs was great. The condo was very clean.We liked being outside of Bar Harbor as it was very crowded. We were able to drive the back roads to the west side of the park and hike the lesser known hikes without getting into traffic. We did venture into town each night to eat and the drive was about 10 min. All in all it was a great location and a great find. We were very pleased. Activities we enjoyed - hiked several peaks, enjoyed razorback trail, ate at Jalopeno's and enjoyed Reel pizza cinema so much we went back to a second showing. Lulu's Lobster boat tour was very interesting.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, well organized and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The listing was accurately described. Perfectly located just outside of Bar Harbor city area. Layout was great for families and friends as it has 3 rooms with full size proper beds and enough bathrooms for up-to 6 people. The kitchen was well appointed, well maintained and very clean. Dining area was plenty big for our group and easily accommodated 6. We did but had no need to call the owner/manager and Jeff was a pleasure to deal with both via email and phone. The deposit refund arrived immediately after the stay without deductions. I would totally recommend this property to others and will look to rent this same condo again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

Perfect rental!

  • 5 of 5

Was the listing description accurate regarding the location? Yes

Did the listing photos accurately reflect the rental's appearance and amenities? Yes! The kitchen is well-equipped. The only minor downside is the internet is a tad slow.

Was the property clean and well-maintained? Yes, it was spotless

Was the owner helpful in answering your questions or concerns? Yes, the owner was very helpful and patient when working with my changes (I had to change the number of people several times)

Would you recommend this property to a friend or relative? Yes

What nearby activities, attractions and restaurants would you recommend? Mainely Meat is just 5 minutes drive away. It is THE best meal we had in Bar Harbor!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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5

It was very nice, just as pictured and described.

  • 5 of 5

The house and location were perfect for me, my husband and 12 year old grandson, while we were visiting Acadia.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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5

Great visit

  • 5 of 5

My parents and I had a very relaxed and lovely mini vacation at Bar Harbor, and the 'home' we had to come back to after a day of hiking around Acadia had a good part to play.

The 'home away' was very comfortable, clean and well kept with all the amenities we needed. We appreciated the little touches - your recommendations on good restaurants - we tried quite a few - places to see, handy maps and guide books. We would absolutely recommend this to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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5

Wonderful place, gateway to Acadia

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay with every amenity you could hope for. We traveled with 2 other couples and had plenty of room. Everything is clean and comfortable and the location was perfect; we had easy access to both sides of the island and were a quick drive to the mainland. The gas grill outside and lobster pots inside gave us a chance to try our hands at cooking local fare and there was plenty of information available on other sites to see nearby. We felt welcome the entire time and knew we could call the landlord at any time- a luxury not too often experienced. We definitely plan on coming back!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Map

Cadillac Mountain
Side Street cafe
Cafe This Way
Rosalie's Pizza
Ocean Drive
Sieur de Monts Nature Center
Lulu Lobster Boat Ride
Village Shore Path
National Park Sea Kayak Tours
Jeannie's Breakfast
Cadillac Mountain Viewpoint
Friends of Acadia
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bar Harbor Hancock County
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Kebo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Hadley Point Beach
Car: recommended

Located near the head of Mount Desert Island in a private wooded location or ask about our In-Town location now available. Whether you’re coming to hike, bike, kayak, shop, bird watch, fish, swim, mountain bike, harbor watch or just kick back and read a few good books, Acadia Commons offers a convenient base for all the activities available both on and off of Mount Desert Island. All the island villages including Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor and Northeast Harbor are a short drive by car or the free Island Explorer Bus, which can even accommodate your bicycles

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Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 2 2016
5 night minimum stay
$349
$1,395
$4,500
 
 
Autum Gold
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$229
$1,095
$2,400
 
 
Winter
Oct 24 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$181
$995
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$235
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates posted are for up to 6 persons. There is an additional charge of $100 per person for more than 6. A deposit is required at the time of your reservation, with the balance due no later than 3 weeks prior to your arrival. If you cancel your reservation for any reason and we are able to rent the house in your place, we will refund your deposit / payment, less $100.00 which can be used as credit toward a future rental during the next 12 months if available for rent. Additional charges may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    First Floor half bath - toilet , w/ laundry
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed and private bath with shower. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have a double bed and share a hall bath with full tub and shower. There is a sleep sofa in the living room with full size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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