|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Acadia seaside cottage, 400 ft. from ocean, sleeps up to 4. Located in a nice wooded neighborhood, but yet close to everything. 4 miles from Bar Harbor, 1 1/2 miles from Acadia National Park. The cottage is very warm and cozy. 12x30 ft deck is great for star gazing in the evening and having morning coffee and breakfast with the sun. Take a stroll on the shore to look for seashells or sea glass. Watch the fishing boats go by, see the sun rise. Free transportation with Island Explorer all around the Island and through Acadia National Park and you can pick it up by the cottage, go out to lunch go shopping, have a cocktail or 2, or whatever and be dropped off practically on your door step. Runs from early morning till late evening. Even has a bike rack.
Keywords: The cottage is in a nice wooded area. The shore is only 400 ft from the cottage and Acadia National Pk. is 1 1/2 miles to the entrance. If you like to take walks, you are in the right spot.
Hello, my name is Karen and I was lucky enough to have been born on this most Beautiful Island called Mt. Desert Island off the coast of Maine. I got married and had a family. I have one son and 3 grandchildren. My son is a lobster men and my 3 grand children are also. 2 boys and a girl. It is a very hard job to do! Acadia National Pk. is located on the Island and it is simply breath taking. The entrance to the Pk. is just 1 1/2 miles from your cottage. So many things to do and see.
Karen Candage purchased this cottage in 1972
This was our first trip to Maine. We do all our of research on the internet, and Karen's Cottage was very true to the description on the website. It is in a very convenient location with easy access to all of the sites we wanted to see. Yet, it is in a peaceful, beautiful and relaxing setting. The cottage is very clean, and it was well-stocked with paper products, dish & laundry detergent, etc. Even those small things mean a lot when you are on vacation! I hope we get to come back, and we would certainly stay in Karen's Cottage again.
First,of all it's a great location. It's very quite there and away from a very busy Bar Harbor. But, you are only 4 miles from Bar Harbor.
The house has everything you would possibly need and more. If you like to cook like I do, Karen has a well furnish kitchen. My husband
and I were more than happy there for a week. It was very cozy and comfortable. Everything on her web page is exactly the way the house is.
Karen lives next door but, she never bother you unless you need something.
Karen takes pride in her cottage it was very clean and well stocked.
We would highly recommend this cottage for a get away time.
Thanks so much Karen,
Stephen and Sherri Bartlett
Karen's cottage is exactly as advertised. We brought our two dogs and it was a great property for them as well as a wonderful neighborhood to walk them in. The cottage is well furnished and lacks for nothing. As other reviewers have mentioned she has provided just about anything you could think of needing. Truly the only thing I would add or bring if we return would be Ziploc bags. The living room is well furnished and all of the furniture is comfortable. The queen size bed is great for sleeping and there are plenty of linens as well. The cottage stayed cool and there were fans if needed. We didn't get to use the deck very much, but it is functional with plenty of seating.
The property is right down the road from Acadia and Bar Harbor. We went back and forth several times each day and it was very convenient from the cottage. We did not find the traffic overly challenging and were typically able to get parking in town. Acadia is breathtaking and Bar Harbor enchanting.
The water pump noise was unfamiliar and it startled us at first until we figured out what it was. The shower water pulses which took some getting used to. This was not a problem, just different. There is a large screen TV with Direct TV which was very nice and wi fi that worked great.
Karen is very helpful and obviously takes pride in her property. Her dog is adorable and our dogs were happy to have him visit. We didn't have any problems during our stay. There was a flood light out and she bought a new one that my husband put in for her. The yard was mowed and free from dog waste and she provides tools for cleaning up messes if needed.
We had hoped we could get down to the ocean near the property when the tide was out, but it was not very easy due to the rockiness of the shoreline. This was a little disappointing, but we just went down the road a short ways when the tide would go out and enjoyed it from there. Karen recommended the Chart Room to eat at and it was excellent. We would definitely go back. One thing to think about possibly adding that we would enjoy would be a fire pit
This is a great cottage rental and we would definitely stay here again if we return to the area, which we hope to do. Thank you Karen
Karen worked with us with a last minute request to stay at her cottage. We loved it from the moment we arrived. It was very clean, equipped, and comfortable. The kitchen was outstanding-every appliance, serving dish, amenity you could possibly want or need. Settling down in the evenings in the beautiful living room area was great. Recliners and a massive flat screen TV along with plants and knick knacks made it all very homey! We were in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park every day and it was a very easy transit back and forth to the cottage. The ice maker didn't work correctly and Karen fixed that right away. Wi-Fi wasn't available to us. We loved being able to do laundry when we wanted to in the new, modern, efficient, fast washer and dryer. it was also great to not have to pack much for our stay. Karen is kind and generous enough to provide a lot of the little things like dish soap, linens for bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. She even followed up our visit with a phone call to our home to thank us. We found her very accessible and easy going if we had questions or asked for recommendations in the area while we stayed in her cottage. Thank you Karen for a great visit! We would recommend to it to anyone!
This cottage is just like home - because it IS a home. So comfortable, roomy and excellently arranged. Two great recliners in the living room, kitchen has washer, dryer, microwave, dishwasher, gas stove and full sized refrigerator. The beds are comfortable and the quiet makes is easy to sleep at night. A spacious deck with patio furniture and a gas grill makes sitting outside a joy. A 55" TV in the living room and a 36" TV in the master bedroom make it a great place to vacation. Wi-Fi and Internet keeps you connected to the outside world, if that's what you want. I would recommend this beautiful cottage to anyone!!
We had a very enjoyable stay at Karen's cottage. It was a very homelike, comfortable setting and quite private. Many nights we enjoyed sitting outside on the deck. It was close to the water and we enjoyed many days of walking around the residential area. Close enough to Bar Harbor without the congestion. We would highly recommend this cottage for it's convenience, cozy atmosphere and distance to many tourist sites and restaurants.
Acadia National Park is one of America's most Treasured Parks. It has Everything... Tall Pines, Mountains and Hiking Trails, Ponds and Lakes for Swimming and Waves Crashing on the Maine's Rock-Bound Coastline. Enjoy a Lobster Dinner in Bar Harbor or at a Lobster Pound overlooking the Ocean, Walk the 100 year Old Shore Path along the Working Fishing Harbor, Shop along Main St., try some Lobster Flavored Ice Cream or Lobster Wine. Activities: Hiking, Bicycling, Kayaking, Canoeing, fishing. Whale Watching Boats, Booze Cruise Boats, Swimming, Water Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Climbing, Sightseeing Boats, Dining, Dancing, Shopping, Movie Theater serves Beer and Pizza. The Town Band Plays twice a week in the Evening in the Village Green. Walking or Biking the Carriage Trails in Acadia. Pet friendly.
Other Activities: Sight Seeing Acadia National Park, Hiking,Biking,Swimming,Boating,Relaxing
|Pet Fee||$150 + Tax|
I need 30 days notice for a full refund. There is a $150 non refundable pet fee. I do accept credit cards or personal checks.