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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Minutes to Acadia, peaceful, natural landscape, Sleeps 8, granite fireplace

Seascape is a quaint three season "Maine camp" like cottage set amidst natural landscaping with wonderful views of Somes Sound, the only natural 'Fjard' on the East Coast and beautiful Sargent mountain in Hall Quarry. Hall Quarry is located about halfway between Somesville and Southwest Harbor on Mount Desert Island, was once home to a thriving granite quarrying industry that provided stone to build such important structures as the National Mint in Philadelphia and the Brooklyn anchorage to the Manhattan Bridge in New York. Hall Quarry supported as many as five quarrying operations from 1870 to 1965. Hall Quarry is a quiet and peaceful village that sits nestled in the hills on Somes Sound, a popular sailing and pleasure boating destination, offering protected deep anchorages and spectacular views all year long.

Relax in the most private setting (no neighbors around you to be seen) while you sip your coffee on the spacious deck and enjoy the great views, watch the deer grazing all around you and soak in the relaxing sounds of the motors making their way up the Sound. Seascape has 3 bedrooms, plus a sleeping loft and two bathrooms. It will comfortably accommodate a total of 4 Adults and 4 Children maximum. It is delicately appointed with new and antique furnishings. This property provides you with everything you need. The beautiful Granite fireplace is a perfect setting for cooler evenings. On the first floor there is a galley kitchen opening up to the cathedral-beamed dining room/living room open floor plan with floor to ceiling double sliding glass doors to the deck and your beautiful. There is a bedroom on the first level with a queen sized bed, as well as a second bedroom with two twin sized new memory foam-gel infused mattresses. There is also a 1st floor bathroom with a tub and shower combination. Travel up the stairs to the sleeping loft which offers a twin day bed and twin trundle unit. Finally enter the master bedroom which also has a queen sized bed and leads to the en-suite bath with a small shower-stall unit. Perfect for two families traveling together or a family that would like to bring their extended family. There is a washer and dryer on the 1st floor for your convenience. PLEASE NOTE: This is a three season property, "Maine camp" which allows for us, The TRUE EXPOSED BEAM LOOK. (if you are looking for a "home" with insulated walls, sheet rock and sound proofing, this is not your property, as you will hear your family in the other rooms) Just the way I want my family vacations to be.

We are a few minutes to Acadia National Park's great hiking and biking trails, as well as great swimming at Echo Lake Beach. We are within 8 miles of downtown Bar Harbor and everything that our beautiful Island has to offer, without having to endure the crowds and noise of staying downtown. Take a stroll in front of our cottage, which will lead you to one of our previously worked quarries.

Please visit our other properties: Listing #4165895 Sound View sleeps 12 sister property to Seascape, as it is also in Hall Quarry. Listing # 3900896 Lilac Lane sleeps 8 or Listing # 3901266 Harbor View sleeps 4 both in the Village of Northeast Harbor on Mount Desert Island

More Details

Property Manager
Erica Merchant
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Erica Merchant

My husband, myself and our two boys most recently acquired Seascape. My husband and children are natives to Hall Quarry and I am originally from Massachusetts. We live a few driveways away and saw the opportunity to own this quaint Maine Camp on it's beautiful setting. Please visit our other properties: Sister property (as it is also in Hall Quarry) #48listing # 3900896 Lilac Lane sleeps 8 or listing # 3901266 Harbor View sleeps 4 both in the Village of Northeast Harbor on Mount Desert Island

Erica Merchant purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Erica Merchant chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the United States.

What makes this cottage unique

Seascape's deck overlooking Somes Sound offers such tranquility.

Amenities

Hall Quarry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs sleeping loft with a day bed and pull out trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Private Chef Available at additional cost Maximum Occupancy 4 Adults and 4 children.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.4210525 based on 19 reviews
5

Comfortable, quiet, convenient to everything!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came to Maine to hike in Acadia and relax for a few days. This cottage gave us the perfect home base during our visit. We enjoyed morning coffee, dinner on the deck overlooking the sound. Kitchen was well supplied with everything we needed. Linens were comfy, as was the mattress. We were 5 minutes from Echo Lake for hiking, with easy access to the quiet harbor towns south and west on the island, yet we were 20 minutes away from bustling Bar Harbor. About 15 minutes from the entrance to Acadia National Park. Perfect for the 2 of us.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the great review! Please think of us again for your next visit.
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lovely cottage

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at seascape. Everything was great. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are so excited you enjoyed your stay at Seascape!
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4

Nice rustic place. Comfortable beds, convenient location.

  • 4 of 5

Fun trip

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Gorgeous and perfectly situated getaway spot

  • 4 of 5

All in all, we loved Seascape! From the resplendent natural surroundings to the charming decor and welcoming atmosphere, this is the perfect spot for an Acadia escape: remote enough to feel cozy and serene, while still an easy drive to the center of Bar Harbor and popular attractions like Cadillac Mountain.

It was also lovely to have virtually everything we needed for our stay already here, from plentiful cookware to linens. Seascape is a place where you don't mind staying indoors all day on rainy days...we had adorable deer "visitors" each morning and could watch the view from the back deck for hours.

The only downsides weren't much to complain about: as others have commented, the walls are not insulated, and light sleepers or anyone traveling with loud children/loud talkers/amorous couples might not appreciate that there are *no* secrets in the house. The upstairs shower is very, very small, and the so-described "book and DVD library" is too. Thankfully, the Wi-Fi worked quite well.

Otherwise, everything was perfect and we would love to return again!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We are always looking to improve, so we definitely appreciate the feedback about the book and DVD library.
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4

Great Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Beautiful view from the deck. Very comfortable for 4 people

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Location

  • 3 of 5

We were two couples and we used the two queen bed rooms for nights in September.

With one exception, the furnishings were comfortable and great looking. We did not use the kitchen, but it appeared to be adequately stocked for cooking anything. The water pressure was good and the hot water plentiful. The mattresses, linens and towels were great.

Because I don't have a smart phone, or a phone at all, we didn't know the check in time. This wasn't a problem, however, because the owner arrived right after we did and told us it was fine to check in early. Check in time is 4pm, we arrived just after noon.

One of the window screens in the downstairs queen bed room was missing, so the window couldn't be opened without letting in bugs.

There were three closets in the home, all set up for curtains over them, but no curtains were present. This left clearly visible the vacuum cleaner, an extra lamp, and the breaker box. The curtains would have made a huge difference.

The upstairs furnishings appeared to be garage sale rejects. The three painted white chairs were missing paint-some on the seat, and the others on the legs. One of the night tables had the surface marred with glass rings. The downstairs bedrooms looked great, this one looked bad.

As advertised, the walls are thin. The floors creak. This makes sex upstairs, even silent sex, impossible!

We used the heater and the ceiling fan, and both worked well. The view is just like shown in the listing-beautiful, complete with deer at sunset.

Smell? Not for us! The owner obviously cares, because when we arrived a plumber was there to investigate earlier reports of sewer smell on the deck. He found nothing, and we smelled nothing.

The location was easy to find, private and centrally located.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Homeaway sends you an email with all the necessary check in info two weeks before check in. It also offers the app to download to assist with travels who would like the info with them when traveling but no by any means necessary. No worries, as you stated, we accommodated your early check in. I am sorry you were disappointed in some of the upstairs furnishings. The garage sale rejects comment seemed rather harsh, but we will take it under advisement. As stated, new and antique furnishings. At the end of a very utilized season, some things like the screen, get broken and it is on order for replacement.
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Map

Bubble Rock
Acadia National Park
National Park Canoe & Kayak Rental
Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop
Northeast Harbor
Beech Mountain
Echo Lake Beach
Jordan Pond House
C-Rays Lobster
Valley Cove
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Northeast Harbor
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Echo Lake Beach
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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