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Oceanfront Cottage with View of Mt Desert Island & Cadillac Mt

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Booking for SEPTEMBER and October 2017

Enjoy Downeast Maine at our fully furnished and heated 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath cottage. Fronted on Eastern Bay off Frenchman Bay and close to Acadia National Park, the cottage is located halfway between Lamoine State Park and Lamoine Beach. There are excellent views of Mt. Desert Island, and seals, loons and other seabirds resting on Googins Ledge from our large deck.

While many people choose to spend their vacation entirely at the cottage it is only 22 miles by car to Bar Harbor, or six miles by boat/kayak to the Bar Harbor town pier. Picturesque Bar Harbor is full of shops, galleries, restaurants and museums, and is a popular stop for cruise ships. There are also many activities to take advantage of in Acadia National Park. The park entrance and visitor center are about 16 miles from the cottage. You can be as active or passive as you choose. If hiking and biking are not your passion, the Park Loop road will take you around much of the national park. The auto road which goes to the top of Cadillac mountain is a must do. At 1532 feet, it is the highest point on the eastern seaboard. From there you can view the first sunrise and sunset daily in the United States. Inside the park are a series of carriage roads created so that the millionaire summer people, as they were known, could traverse between their mansions. Though most of these summer homes are gone, the roads remain and are perfect for biking or hiking. There are carriage tours that you can pick up at the famous Jordan Pond House, where you can also enjoy tea and pop-overs. LL Bean sponsors the Island Explorer bus system, which lets you travel free around much of Mount Desert Island in their eco-friendly, propane powered buses.

Since this is Maine, the shore in front of the cottage is a combination of rock, sand, shells, and seaweed. The tide rises approximately 11 feet and it is about 1 1/4 miles across to the island shore. The water is deep enough that the site of Lamoine State Park was at one time used to refuel US Navy vessels with coal. Today the bay is populated with lobster boats, sailboats, and kayaks. The ocean water is brisk and refreshing, and in town there is a freshwater pond that has great swimming.

As we look right over to Cadillac Mountain it's an easy place to fall in love with. Find it at Latitude 44.45092, Longitude -68.292905. Check location on Google Maps - 8 Sanddollar Alley, Lamoine, Maine 04605

2017 Rates:

May 27 - June 3, June 3 - 10, June 10 - 17,June 17 - 24, June 24 - July 1: $1250/week

July 1 - July 8, July 8 - 15, July 15 - 22, July 22 - 29: $1350/week

July 29 - August 5, August 5 - 12, August 12 - 19, August 19 - 26: $1400/week

August 26 - September 2: $1350/week

September 2 - 9, September 9 - 16, September 16 - 23, September 23 -30: $1250/week

September 30 - October 7, October 7 - 14, : $1150/ week

Effective 1/1/2016 the State of Maine Lodging tax is 9%

Accepting inquiries for 2017

Keywords: oceanfront, Lamoine, MDI, 3 bedroom, Acadia, shorefront, Cadillac Mt., Acadia National Park, ANP, kayaking

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Lamoine Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , downstairs
  • 1.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , photo shown as Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , photo shown as 2nd bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , photo shown with 2 twin beds
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Cottage with View of Mt Desert Island & Cadillac Mt
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
Pottsotwn Pennsylvania

A Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more happy with our vacation to Maine. Bob and Barbara were wonderful hosts. Our GPS sent us to the wrong location. Bob went out of his way to drive down the rode to help us. Upon entering the vacation home, Barbara gave us a basket of homemade muffins. Our family name was posted on the door with a handmade sign.

Upon asking Bob about things to do, he was more than willing to offer up locations to kayak, hike, eat ect...

While the house was not the most glamorous, it was very functional and relaxing. A full kitchen, dining room, family room, three bedrooms, two baths, a washer and dryer and an incredible deck on a four acre property overlooking Eastern Bay with Cadillac Mountain as a backdrop...incredible. No hotel could ever give you all of that.

The location is secluded, but ten minutes to three different food stores, 15 minutes from multiple lobster pounds and twenty minutes to Bar Harbor, we could not have been more pleased.

Hiking, kayaking, going out to dinner, eating lobster on our deck, shopping in Bar Harbor...amazing.

Bob and Barbara, thank you for making us feel so special. We would highly recommend your house for an unforgettable vacation and we will be back.

The Stevens Family.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're always happy when guests not only take advantage of what Acadia National Park has to offer, both on MDI and on the mainland, but also the ocean at the cottage and the peaceful setting we have overlooking Eastern Bay. Looking forward to their return in the future.
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Great Location; Very hospitable hosts

  • 5 of 5

Bob and his mother Dottie were extremely helpful and hospitable hosts. The view from the cottage is unbeatable and made morning coffee and dinner on the deck a truly special experience. There was lots to do in and around Lamoine Beach and Acadia, but some of the best times were spent on the deck watching the lobstermen check their traps. The house is cozy and clean, if a bit outdated in its decor, but that did not at all detract from the experience. We would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris, for your response. While it was your first time staying with us I know your family is very familiar with the area so we are glad you enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you in the future. -Bob
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Chesapeake City, MD

Maine Memories

  • 5 of 5

Cannot say enough about the wonderful time we had in Maine. Before our arrival, Bob answered all of our questions about the area and gave us lots of ideas of things to do. We highly recommend Blunt's pond (just a couple of miles from the cottage) for swimming since the water in front of the house was too cold to enjoy. We arrived to fresh blueberry scones and a gorgeous view. We rented a canoe for our family of 6 because the kayak rental prices were a bit steep. Bob gave us excellent advice on when to enjoy the canoe the most, mornings and evenings. We spent so much time exploring the ever-changing beach in front of the cottage finding snails, fish, crabs, mussels, and a sea star. We were even lucky enough to see a seal up close two evenings when we canoed out to Googin's ledge. We spent most of our daytime hiking in Acadia with our 4 children varying in ages from 1 to 13. The Ocean Path was perfect for our family because we could push the baby stroller up on the path while the older children climbed on the rocks down below. The path around Jordan's Pond was another of our favorites. You can enjoy an easy 3 mile path or choose to hike up to Bubble Rock half way around. Another highlight of our stay was enjoying a LuLu Lobster tour at low tide. We saw lots of seals and Captain John did an excellent job of sharing his knowledge of lobstering.

We enjoyed dinner on the deck most evenings and our last evening Barb brought us a cup of fresh picked blueberries from their back yard. Delicious!

The days were warm and the evenings cool. We slept with the windows open and awoke to the sight of lobster boats heading out to check their traps in the morning. Truly an unforgettable experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when active families take advantage of all the area has to offer. The ocean water is very cool, especially if you are coming from the Mason Dixon line or below, but it is something we have grown up with so are used to. We hope they can make it back in the future.
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

A charming ocean-front cottage with spacious common areas, a fantastic view from a lovely deck, welcoming hosts, and a well-appointed kitchen. There are three bedrooms: two with a double bed and one with twin beds. Our young family of four spent most days exploring Acadia National Park. We did rent kayaks locally which were delivered to a nearby beach. We cooked most of our meals at the cottage. We had a wonderful vacation and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great when active families can take advantage of all the region has to offer. I know this family also took advantage of the free Island Explorer bus system to get around ANP. I look forward to their return.
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Rhode Island

U.S.- UK Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Ever changing views from the large deck on this well appointed cottage on the water! Enjoy your morning coffee as you watch the lobster boats leave to check their traps. Sailboats going by in the afternoon is a pleasant site. The Moon's silver reflection over the water at night is a stunning view and lights up the deck! Lamoine is the quiet side overlooking Acadia which is a completely different experience. We even dug huge clams in front of the cottage which were delicious! Lamoine State Park and Lamoine Beach are both less than 5 min from the cottage. WiFi always worked and kitchen had everything you needed if you like to cook! Owners were very welcoming, friendly and looking to please if you needed anything. Homemade "Cereal Muffins" greeted us upon arrival!!!! Highly recommend!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pennsburg PA

Excellent Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We spent an excellent week here in August. The cottage has everything you could possibly need and feels like home. It's quiet location is perfect for visiting the Acadia area and has some incredible views at any time of day. Bob and Dottie were incredibly welcoming and helpful with suggestions for places to visit during the stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We had wonderful weather this August. Glad the family had a wonderful time, hope to see you again.
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Bob Bennett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

Why Bob Bennett chose Lamoine

This property has been in my family for more than 40 years. Our family occupies the cottage next door. Having relatives in this area and the cottage being near enough to Boston to travel for a weekend stay made it perfect for my family.


Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Trenton Maine
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Ellsworth & Bar Harbor have many
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Ferry to Islands off MDI
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Bar Harbor Golf Course, Trenton, ME
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Rte 1 and Rte 3
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Ellsworth and Bar Harbor have many
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation

50% due at time of signing, plus security deposit of $200: remaining 50% plus taxes due at arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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