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Sally Black

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Tranquility Carriage House on beautiful estate on Frenchman' Bay

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 6

Tranquility Carriage House is part of a 9.5 acre estate with access to 1000 feet of shorefront and private deepwater dock on Frenchman's Bay just 5 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park . Go beachcombing on our 2 private rocky Maine beaches with views across the bay to Schoodic moutian and Bar Harbor, or stroll one of the many nature paths along the shore through the gardens and around two ponds . There's also bocce and a croquet court and large open lawns for your outdoor activities. The Carriage House is one of two cottages available on the Tranquility Estate with room to sleep 6 adults - 3 bedrooms , 3 full bathrooms.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Sally Black (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)
Tranquility Carriage House on beautiful estate on Frenchman' Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Tranquility is a wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented both the Gate and Carriage house for a family vacation - couldn't have been a more perfect set-up! We were 5 couples - so having enough bedrooms with full-size or larger beds was great! Both houses are wonderfully furnished - especially loved the fresh flowers from the gardens. The Gate house was the main gathering place for our family- there was plenty of room for everyone and had a marvelous kitchen! The grounds are impeccable - we enjoyed all the amenities on the property - the fire pit, bocce ball, volleyball, and fishing from the dock! This was our first trip to Maine - very close to Acadia and downtown Bar Harbor. The free island shuttle even dropped us off right at the end of the street that the property is on! Couldn't have asked for a more perfect place to hold our annual family summer vacation - Look for our "Warden Maine Event" rock in the entry basket!

Sally did a wonderful job coordinating the logistics and was super helpful and welcoming! I'd highly recommend considering Tranquility for your next stay in Bar Harbor

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquility: more than expected; aptly namex

  • 5 of 5

Arriving through the woods to spacious lawn and a charming cottage was visual tonic to our extended family. It just looked comfortable at first sight. My wife was hooked by the fresh flowers in every room; my daughter by the generous bedroom apart from her teenagers; and the boys by the acres and beaches to explore.

The property's descriptions were accurate...perhaps even "Mainer" understated. The décor a tasteful blend of old stone and reclaimed wood, and contemporary fixtures. Ample space for the inevitable rainy hours inside.

The grounds were clearly cared for by family, and featured meandering paths along garden and natural plantings.

Four miles to Arcadia Park; and additional 5+ miles into Bar Harbor itself proved close enough to be easily accessible without sacrificing the richly deserved Tranquility moniker.

We highly recommend this delightful place in this charming area! And a tip of the hat to Sally Black who proved to be as gracious as she was professional in her realtor relationship!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Retreat in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This home, along with the Gate House and the 2-bedroom apartment over the garage, served as the location for our week-long family reunion. The buildings and grounds are a retreat in and of themselves. All 24 of us agree that our only regret is that we were so active during our stay that we didn't spend nearly enough time just enjoying this property. Next time we would plan to spend more evenings at 'home' playing lawn games and enjoying the amazing gardens and grounds. The location of this property is perfect - close to the Hull's Cove entrance to the park for endless hiking, biking and climbing; close to town for the inevitable trips for ice cream; and close to access to the south end of the island without going through town. The owners and managers of this property were friendly and accommodating and treated us like extended family coming for a visit. This is one of the best vacations we've ever had and we would return here in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: whale watching, nature cruises

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Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
peak
Jul 2 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,900
 
 
off peak
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
off season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 9.0%

Returning guests receive $300 discount

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Amenities

Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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