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Lakeside Log Cabin on Tunk Lake in DownEast Main

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10. Screened Porch

The Taylor Camp is available to families who want a quiet and relaxing vacation on one of the most beautiful and private lakes in all New England. Five miles long, Tunk Lake has only 12 cabins on the southern 2/3 of the lake. The Taylor Camp is perfect for your family vacation. It just doesn't get any better than this!

Taylor Camp Web Site: Visit the Taylor Camp Web site link (below) for more photos, area maps and camp information. .

Local Shopping & Medical Facilities: Ellsworth is about 30 minutes from the Taylor Camp. It includes 2 grocery store chains (Hanaford & Shaws), WalMart, Fast Food (McDonalds, Wendys, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Friendly's, Taco Bell, etc), Home Depot, Lowes, Hospital, Walk-in Medical Clinic, movie theater, and much more.

Location: Tunk Lake: There is swimming, hiking, Mt. climbing, boating, fishing on Tunk Lake, and since the lake has so few cabins, boat traffic is very light. No Jet Skis are allowed (by law).

Bar Harbor is a beautiful old New England town and a must-see. ACADIA NATIONAL PARK is the northeast’s only National Park. Don't miss Schoodic Point which is part of Acadia National Park and is just up the coast in the Winter Harbor area.

Restaurants: There are many restaurants between Tunk Lake and Ellsworth, in the Winter Harbor area, and in Bar Harbor. There is something for everyone from all the major fast food chains (in Ellsworth) to very fine dining. See The Taylor Camp web site for more details.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Jim Taylor
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We are now in our 16th year renting the Taylor Camp. We have been very fortunate to have attracted wonderful families who have taken good care of our cabin. If you are interested in the summer of 2017, I suggest you contact us this fall as we typically have a few families who come back.
Jul 2016
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Lakeside Log Cabin on Tunk Lake in DownEast Main
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Seminole FL

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Taylor camp was even better than I had expected. It was beautiful, very spacious, very well equipped and spotless when we arrived. My immediate and extended family & friends had a great time!

If we decide to repeat this sort of vacation in Maine, we’ll be sure to stay at Taylor camp!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
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Great lake house with a wonderful dock!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as advertised and in very private, location. Great kitchen for cooking, dining room and the large screened in porch offers ample outdoor time if you aren't down on the dock. It is a well maintained property and the kayaks onsite were a nice amenity. Lots of walking just outside the door down a long, dirt road and Tunk Lake is an especially clean, beautiful lake to boat or swim in.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Beautiful, serence, picturesque setting

  • 5 of 5

The cabin accommodated our two families plus additional some additional family friends who dropped in during our stay.

The screened porch was a hi-light, giving us such a nice place to sit and relax. Having wifi in such a remote setting was incredible (it was slow, but worked well, I was able to check my email, post pix to facebook - especially if I did this when the teens were still asleep).

The dock and kayaks/canoe were awesome. Everyone got to get out onto the lake.

The lake was pristine, clean, clear water. The drinking water, straight from the faucet was very good.

I'd stay here again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Lovely and Secluded

  • 5 of 5

To date, the best vacation we have ever had! Super private location but not far from town or Bar Harbor (Acadia). The house was amazing, with every amenity you could think of waiting for you when you arrived. The washer and dryer were a big plus! Loved the screened-in porch also, perfect for relaxing outside. We used the provided kayaks every single day, exploring the lake and just relaxing on the water. The scenic views, especially during sunrise and sunset, were spectacular; just unbelievably beautiful. This was our first time to Maine, and we definitely recommend staying at Taylor Camp for that authentic experience. I am certain we will be going back!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Peace and Beauty

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for peace and relaxation, this is the place. Hard to describe how absolutely stunning the views and lake are or the quiet that makes for a very restful stay. This camp is a ways off the main roads but well worth the trip. The lake is clear and shallow/rocky in places you would not expect. Great for kayaking and canoeing. Not much success catching fish for meals but enjoyed the hours fishing on the lake. The camp is well laid out and comfortable. Kitchen is very well equipped. The owner and caretaker were friendly and very willing to answer questions. Great customer service. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Lakefront Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Pictures can't do justice to everything you're going to find here. Both cabin and lake are first-class. Every thought has been given to the layout and amenities in the cabin living space, and the owner is exceptionally responsive to questions or anything you need. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Car: necessary

DownEast Maine in the Bar Harbor / Acadia Region. The Taylor Camp is 30 minutes

from Ellsworth and one hour from Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park or Bangor.

Other Activities: Acadia National Park


Rates & Availability

Sullivan Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 25 2016 - Oct 30 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 9.0%

$1,250-2,150/Week. We rent only in weekly increments (Sunday to Sunday).
All utilities are included. No Heat. The cabin will be cleaned and all beds made before arrival.
By Law the dock must be removed for the winter. Our dock is removed at the end of Sept which is when Fall Rates begin (which is why we lower the rate on Oct).

Rental Agreement has cancellation policy details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Sullivan Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs - toilet , shower
    Upstairs - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master (Downstairs) - 2 twin/ single
    Guest (Downstairs) - 2 twin/ single
    Guest (Upstairs) - 2 twin/ single
    Bunk Room (Upstairs) - 4 twin/ single
  • Each Bedroom has a bureau, closet, towels and a fan. Upstairs bedroom and bunk room have sky lights that open. Bunk Room has 2 wooden bunk beds (4 beds).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
The Taylor Camp has a dock, 3 kayaks and a canoe.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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