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Bayview Cottage: Bar Harbor Shorefront Cottage

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Bar Harbor Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Bayview Cottage: You’ll enjoy this spot from sunrise to sunset! Loons herald in each new day. Seals frolic along the shore, and the dazzling sunsets are absolutely gorgeous! Nestled among the trees. this quintessential Maine camp features a picturesque oceanside setting overlooking Frenchman’s Bay. Refurbished with lots of wood and tile, this is just the spot to relax and unwind while enjoying your Maine vacation!

FIRST FLOOR: Open floor plan with bright and cheery tiled Kitchen. Dining Area that seats four comfortably. Living Room with wood stove. All with wonderful views of the bay! Master Bedroom with Queen bed, tongue and groove pine, tasteful linens and plenty of sunlight. Bedroom with Twin beds. Laundry Room. Bathroom with shower only. Electric baseboard heat in master bedroom and bathroom.

PORCH/DECK: Regardless of the weather you’ll have wonderful views of Frenchman’s Bay from either the attached screened-in porch or the open front deck.

APPLIANCES: Standard kitchen appliances including microwave. Washer/Dryer and charcoal grill. Sorry no TV-- only a small radio and CD player. DSL Internet.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
The Knowles Company, Sandi, Lynn or Kate
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Bayview Cottage: Bar Harbor Shorefront Cottage
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews

Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect cottage for my husband, myself and our dog. It's so quiet, peaceful with loons swimming in the cove right outside our window. Close to everything that Mt. Desert Island has to offer. The cottage had everything we needed and was clean and well maintained. We will definitely try to come back again. Thanks for sharing this lovely spot with us.

Betsy Green

Northampton, MA

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay while visiting Acadia &Bar Harbor!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place. Just a few miles away from Acadia and Bar Harbor. Secluded. Star filled nights. A waterfront view. The cottage has skylights in EVERY room. Huge picture windows in the living room area so you always feel outdoors even when inside. A fabulous deck to relax on as well as a roomy screened in porch. Just perfect. Didn't want to leave. Next year we will be back for 2 weeks instead of one.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Bayview Cottage Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue as we stayed at Bayview in June 2014. My husband and I have been coming to Acadia for over 30 years and this is the first time we rented. We wanted someplace on the water, quiet and wooded but convenient to the park and Bar Harbor. Bayview filled all those desires and more! It's lovely and charming, more than clean, as its decorated so tastefully. The setting and small touches make it so warm and homey. We were so comfortable there and didn't want to leave. We'd come back from a day of walking and exploring and have wine and cheese and watch the sunset from the cozy screened porch. Our dog loved it too! Thank you to the owners for creating a warm and welcoming cottage!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Bayview Cottage is our favorite place! Our family of four has been visiting Bar Harbor and Acadia for over 10 years, and we love Bayview so much that we are afraid to try another rental. We truly consider it to be our home away from home, if for only one week each summer.

The cottage itself is bright and cheerful, tastefully decorated with comfortable beds/furniture. The kitchen is modern and well stocked. It's such an adorable classic cottage with the bonus of a good-sized screened porch. So many bonuses…colorful sunsets, curious seals, kayaking and exploring around theTwinnies, owls, eagles. All this, and just outside Acadia National Park! We love to hike and kayak, but find that we look forward to a rainy day, so that we can just stay and hang out in the cottage.

The location works well for us. For shopping and dining, we just head down to Bar Harbor. When we want to feel like locals, it's a quick ride to the Southwest side of the island. We are still amazed by the quiet, private setting that Bayview affords us. So peaceful and relaxing, just like Maine should be.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love this place!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at this charming waterfront cottage on three separate vacations. The place is clean and sweet.

The sunset view from the large deck is breathtaking and so much privacy! The location is great.. the park is about a 5 minute drive and Bar Harbor around 10. My young adult children love it. We so enjoy sitting on the deck, looking out at the water, taking a dip and taking in the amazing sunsets. When we are not hiking or enjoying the town we have a beautiful spot to come back to. Love not having TV to distract from the quiet!!

We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute cottage: a perfect spot for exploring Acadia

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I just spent two relaxing weeks at Bayview Cottage, enjoying all that MDI and Acadia National Park has to offer. Both our sons and their girlfriends also took turns visiting us during the week and the cottage easily accommodated four adults, plus our cocker spaniel. The cottage is well-equipped with plenty of linens and kitchen equipment, has comfortable beds, great closets (no tripping over suitcases) and Wi-Fi. There's no TV, but we didn't miss it; we were too busy enjoying the view of the bay, the lobster boats and the changing tides. The living/dining room windows face the water as does the large deck and the screen porch, a great place in rain or shine. The location in Salisbury Cove makes travel to and from the park, Bar Harbor, and Ellsworth very easy. In past years, we've stayed in other waterfront locations off island, but the trip back and forth to Acadia gets tiresome. At Bayview, you're less than five minutes from the Visitor's Center. As kayakers we appreciated being able to launch from the shorefront at Bayview and enjoyed the beautiful scenery up and down the coast, spotting the interesting rock formation featured on the cover of Downeast this summer. Hadley Point beach is just a short walk along Bayview Drive and is a great place to beachcomb or set up a beach chair. Over the years, we've rented at more than a dozen locations in the Acadia area and each of those rentals had good features, but Bayview Cottage has all the things we look for in a summer rental: proximity to the park and Bar Harbor, waterview and shorefront access, a screen porch, dog friendly, clean, well-maintained, an equipped kitchen and a reasonable rental fee. Also, Lynn at Knowles Realty was extremely helpful in answering questions about the property.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hancock County Airport (BHB)
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Sand Beach, Acadia National Park
Car: necessary

Near Acadia National Park.


Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor Cabin Rental Rates

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Tenants with approved pets will have a slightly larger refundable Security/Damage Deposit, and asked to bring their dog's own bed, crate and bowl.

Please contact The Knowles Company at 207-276-3322 or for complete payment terms and conditions.

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Bar Harbor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming

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