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Josh Greer

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME

24 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Downeast and Acadia Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 10

Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shores of Chemo Pond. Although its name says 'Pond', Chemo is actually a beautiful, 3.5 mile long, 1 mile wide lake. Enjoy the private dock and spend your days swimming, fishing, paddle boating, or simply reading in the lawn. Gaze across the lake to the surrounding hills for breathtaking views. The open deck provides guests options for sunbathing, star-gazing or enjoying a spot to enjoy the view . The fire pit at the water's edge is perfect for end of the day enjoyment...and firewood is provided! With Chemo Pond only being 15 minutes outside of Bangor, It’s no trouble to run in town to pick up any essentials you may have forgotten. This house has a/c, flat screen tv's, Direct tv, a beautiful fire pit with all fire wood included. There also is a propane grill for cooking with all propane included. There are 2 kayaks, a canoe, and a paddle boat provided with life jackets for your enjoyment . This house comes with your own dock and swim float. We also have another property that has the same amenities that is just 300 feet down the road, if this property is booked please contact us for availability on the other cottage.

Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park: In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson set aside 6000 acres (within what is now Acadia National Park) as Sieur de Monts National Monument. With the acquisition of more land and private support and funding, in 1919 President Wilson signed an act establishing Lafayette National Park. In 1929 the parks name was changed to Acadia. Acadia National Park was established to protect the area's spectacular scenic values, Maine's rock bound coast, its coastal and its offshore islands as characterized by the geologic features, natural history and the native plant and animal life. Forty five miles of rustic carriage roads weave around the mountains and through the valleys of Acadia National Park, the gift of philanthropist John D Rockefeller, Jr., and family. Rockefeller, a skilled horseman, desired to travel on motor free byways via horse and carriage into the heart of Mount Desert Island. His efforts resulted in roads with sweeping vistas and close up views of the landscape.

Cadalic Mountain: Cadillac Mountain: At 1,530 feet, Cadillac Mountain is not only the tallest mountain in Acadia National Park, but also the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. Rising high above the town of Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain offers magnificent views of the Porcupine Islands and Frenchman Bay. Explore the summit of this granite mountain along a .3-mile trail, which includes wayside exhibits about natural and human history. Portions of this trail are accessible to wheelchair users. Cadillac Mountain is accessible via a winding, narrow, 3.5-mile road. The road is closed from December 1 through April 14 and whenever weather conditions (e.g., dense fog or ice) require.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Josh Greer (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 24 traveler reviews

Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
Newton, MA, USA
5

Really Nice Camp and Lake.

  • 5 of 5

The camp is nice but more importantly kept very clean. The Greer's (owners who live next door) were very helpful with anything we needed. The camp was well stocked and the shed had tubes and more for water play.

1. There is a Canoe, paddle board and kayaks, with many life jackets of all sizes.

2. There are plenty of towels and extra linens as well with Bathroom's on each floor (3)

3. The fire-pit is overlooking the lake and there is plenty of dry firewood next to the shed.

4. Acadia is pretty close so we did that as a day trip.

5. AT&T Cellular service is non-existent in the area but we had a pretty reliable wifi connection if you need to do some work remotely.

6. Beautiful Loons on the lake.

7. Nearest Gas station/General store is about 7 minutes away (just in case you forgot _____________)

8. Brewer is about 15-20 minutes away with a walmart and lowes if you need anything more substantial.

9.There is a new dock to the left of the property and the dock in the pictures was removed giving a nice beachy/rocky access where the old doc was.

10. The only slight downside (if you consider it a downside) is the Greer's dog would occasionally visit. Sometimes he would leave a present for us in the yard which Josh was quick to remove.

All in all it was a great time. The Greer's were great. The property was well maintained and very clean and I would recommend this property.

Thank you Josh and Family for the great memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great week at Chemo Pond

  • 5 of 5

Property was everything we expected. Owners are very hospitable. House had all needed amenities and more. Kids (and adults) enjoyed kayaks, paddle board, and swim float.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing family get-away

  • 5 of 5

Fantastically- equipped and charming cottage was ideal for our family of six! Would come back each summer if we weren't so far away... Try eagle's nest for dinner too. 👍

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Well equipped and maintained

  • 5 of 5

Pro

The kitchen had all the cookware, dinnerware and utensils needed.

We prepared all our meals.

There was extra of towels and linens.

Plenty of hot water for showers and laundry.

We all slept quite well and found it to be quiet and peaceful in the evening.

There is a beautiful view of the pond, from the dining table, at the front of the cottage.

We sat here for meals, to talk, play cards and games.

Outside there is a fire pit and plenty of wood.

Canoe and kayak, with plenty of lifejackets.

Con

The gas grill needed to be clean. Probable forgotten to be done by the last renter.

Thank you to the Geer family for providing such a Charming Cottage on Beautiful Chemo Pond. We had a wonderful time and hope we can stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Super Excited and Nice

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three days here with family and enjoyed a lot. Its very calm and nice place. Owner is very nice and helpful. I am highly recommended this property for your Acadia vacation. Lots of things to do (nice lake view, kayaking, and much more...)

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation getaway! The cottage is even better than the pictures! Remote, quiet, clean, beautiful! It's the perfect place to go to get away for all they stress of normal life. The owners are amazing and very friendly! The cottage is on the most beautiful lake, and the cottage is clean, big and in a great location! Close enough to everything you need, yet far away from it all! Couldn't have asked for a better vacation and already planning our next vacation there! I would highly recommend this place to any nature lover! Great vacation spot for any couple or family! Thanks again for the wonderful vacation Josh & Erica! See you fall 2016!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Saw MIll woods golf course
Car: recommended

Chemo Pond is a beautiful, three and a half-mile long lake, located in Downeast Maine near Acadia National Park an Bar Harbor. It makes a relaxing vacation spot for anyone wanting to explore the Downeast Maine area, without the crowds of Acadia National Park. The setting for Chemo Pond couldn’t be prettier with a view perfect view of Chick Hill, with a nice, flat area at the water’s edge that is perfect for sunning or just relaxing. Just a few of the activities available at Chemo Pond are swimming, fishing, boating, jet-skiing, Snowmobiling, ice fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing or just relaxing and enjoying the views. For sightseers, a forty-five minute drive takes you to Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, which is the oldest national park on the East Coast. Ellsworth is only a few minutes away and also has shopping and restaurants. Bangor is just fifteen-minutes away and includes any and all amenities that you can think of including Hollywood Slots Casino.

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Rates & Availability

Clifton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jun 19 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
 
 
Late summer
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,690
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 4 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Spring 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,990
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,690
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Amenities

Downeast and Acadia Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps two
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Master Bedroom-1 Full Bedroom 2- 1 Full. Bedroom 3- 2 twins. Living room-sleep sofa.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
150' private water front, beach & water toys, dock, swimming float, boat & paddles, paddle boat and fire pit with wood provided. Onsite drilled/filtered well provides drinkable water.

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