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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Walk To Ocean Or Village Of Southwest Harbor - Near Bar Harbor

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Southwest Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom Cottage, Family Friendly

Singing Hill is a shingle style cottage on the corner of High Road and South Causeway Lane. The massive field-stone fireplace is the centerpiece of the large living room. Its original beamed ceiling and paneled walls are in the 1920’s Arts and Crafts style. The living room has a flat screen TV, DVR, Blue Ray DVD player, WiFi, books, games, and a game table. A Dutch door connects the living room with a large covered porch with cushioned chairs, a hammock, and tables and chairs for outdoor dining for 12. The first floor also includes an eat-in Maine kitchen with dishwasher; a formal dining room; a den with flat-screen TV and Blue Ray DVD player; a bath with shower; and a laundry with washer and dryer. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms: two with a queen bed in each, one with two twin beds and one with three twin beds. There is a Pack n Play available for young children. There is also a full bath with a clawfoot tub/shower unit.

This peaceful home is located near many desirable destinations: a short walk down Causeway Lane leads to the edge of the ocean and historic Mill Dam causeway, across which lies the Causeway Club’s public golf course; for hikers, a short walk beyond the Clubhouse is Flying Mountain with dramatic views of Somes Sound, the East Coast’s only natural fjord. The center of town is a five-minute walk, with restaurants, shops, library, post office, the Wendell Gilley bird-carving museum, and the free Island Explorer bus provides access to many of the beautiful sights for which Acadia National Park is renowned. Beal’s Lobster Pier is a ten minute walk; there, at the Captain’s Galley, you may order a lobster dinner to eat on their picnic tables overlooking Southwest Harbor, or you may purchase lobsters and seafood to cook at home. Bar Harbor is a twenty-minute drive with many shops, restaurants and museums, and Acadia National Park Headquarters there provides educational programs and literature on scenic areas throughout the Park.

Flat-screen cable TVs, DVR, Blue ray DVD players, wireless internet, MW, DW, W/D, heat, fireplace, covered porch, decks, gas grill, lobster kettle. Long distance calls require a calling/credit card. Accommodates 9.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner/Property Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Reviews

Walk To Ocean Or Village Of Southwest Harbor - Near Bar Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Clean, lovely and peaceful. Miss it already!

  • 5 of 5

"Singing Hill" surpassed our expectations. It was the cleanest and most well organized house we've ever rented, and was a short walk to a lovely, little village with shops and restaurants. The wrap-around porch was the nicest I've ever sat on, with a hammock which we practically fought over! It was our first time in The Bar Harbor area, and we can't wait to go back. Don't hesitate to rent this beautiful home with floor-to-ceiling fireplace and kitchen window through which you will see hummingbirds on a daily basis.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Acadia National Park
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
Thurston's Lobster Pound
Echo Lake
Wonderland
Beal's Lobster Pier
Red Sky
Thuya Garden
Seawall
Wendell Gilley Museum
Sips
Island Cruises
Echo Lake Beach
Islesford Historical Museum
Jordan Pond House
Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop
Jordan Pond House
Causeway Club
Southwest Cycle
Little Notch Pizzeria
Mt Desert Oceanarium
Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport (20 miles) and Bangor Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Cranberry Islands (.5) or Swans Island
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Causeway Club (1.5 miles) and Kebo Valley Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Red Sky (.4) and Captain's Galley at Beals Lobster
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Echo Lake Beach

Stay in the quiet village of Southwest Harbor with it's restaurants, galleries, shops, churches and the Wendell Gilley Museum of bird carving. The Captain's Galley at Beal's Lobster Pier is a wonderful place for lunch or dinner on the Harbor. The busy village of Bar Harbor is 15 miles away with lots to do . The Jordan Pond House in Seal Harbor is a treat for afternoon tea and popovers or a full meal at lunch or dinner. Acadia National Park has beautiful vistas all over Mt. Desert Island. Explore by car or the free Island Explorer bus.

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Rates & Availability

Southwest Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June-September
Jun 26 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
September
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
October
Oct 2 2016 - Oct 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Changeover day is Saturday

Check in time is 4:00 pm
Checkout time is 10:00 am

2015 Rates
Sept 5-Oct 3, 2015 $1500.00/week
Oct 3-Oct 24, 2015 $1400.00/week

2016 Rates:
May 28-June 25, 2016 $1500.00/week
June 25-Sept 10, 2016 $1900.00/week
Sept 10-Oct 1, 2016 $1500.00/week
Oct 1-Oct 29, 2016 $1400.00/week

Maine Lodging tax is 9%
Refundable deposit is $500.00

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Amenities

Southwest Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • 2nd Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Two-twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    three-twin Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Pack N Play and bedding available for young children
  • Mattresses and boxsprings new in 2012
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Acadia National Park offers carriage roads for biking and hiking and mountains for climbing. Park Headquarters in Bar Harbor has information on sightseeing locations and activities. Echo Lake Beach in Southwest Harbor and Sand Beach in Bar Harbor provide swimming opportunities. Boat tours, bike rentals, kayak rentals, deep sea fishing, and sunset sails are also available.

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