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Family Home-COTTAGE AT OTTER CREEK-Sleeps 9!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The Cottage at Otter Creek is a 3/2 w loft that sleeps 9. Close to Acadia Park.

THE COTTAGE AT OTTER CREEK is a cozy yet spacious 3 bed/2 bath plus a loft that sleeps 4, home located only 3.5 miles from downtown Bar Harbor close to Seal Harbor in the heart of the Acadia National Park! Our family home offers all the necessities for a perfect, relaxing Maine getaway. House sleeps 9 and is fully equipped with linens, towels, cookware and dishware. Our home has a fully equipped kitchen (lobster pot and all!) to enjoy home cooked meals or take it outside and grill it on our BBQ grill while enjoying the cool, summer Maine nights. There is a back deck great for dining or watching the fire, and a side yard thats fenced which is great for the kids. You can stay in touch with free WiFi and cable TV, and we are a short stroll to the Otter Creek Market if you desire a warm blueberry muffin and hot cup of coffee in the morning. THE COTTAGE AT OTTER CREEK is fully equipped, cozy and spacious and perfectly located for mountain climbing Cadillac Mountain or biking over to Otter Cliffs. Message us today and book your perfect summer or fall Maine vacation getaway today! Weekly and Monthly stays are welcomed!!


Owner
Evan Contorakes
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 1, 2017

About Evan Contorakes

I'm an active outdoors man who lives in Miami, FL. and spends many weeks in Maine each summer. My wife and 2 college aged children love to spend our summers in Otter Creek as we are so close to Bar Harbor and and walk/ride/jog to many of the great, scenic beauties on Mt. Dessert Island. I am a hard-working, advertising agency owner with a large staff of employees and my job is very stressful. Our cozy and spacious 3 bed w loft home is the perfect way for me to "re-charge my batteries" and I hope it provides the same elixir for you. Hope to meet you at THE COTTAGE AT OTTER CREEK.

Map

Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Seal Harbor
Car: recommended

Amenities

Otter Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , Attic loft is the fourth bedroom - Kids love it!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
5

Cozy cottage vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage and it was in a great location. It worked out very well for our group of 5 people. We thought we would have access to a washer and dryer but there were none. It would have also been helpful to have a list of info about the house and surrounding area as well as a phone number for owner to call with questions. The basement light was on the entire time we were there but we had no way to turn it off and no access to the basement. The power also went out for 4 hours and we had no flashlights with working batteries. It would have also been helpful to know the nearby market closes for the season in early October.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jennifer, thank you for staying and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your vacation at the cottage. It seems there might have been some sort mix-up - the washer and dryer are in the basement right next to the light switch, I'm not sure why you weren't able to enter - that door should not be locked. The following might help future guests, so: there are a few flashlights by the the windowsill in the back entrance. Also, the market usually makes the decision to close up for the winter at early November, but it seems like they decided to close early this year - I'm sorry, I was not made aware of that. Anyway, thank you for being a great guest - hopefully we have you with us again someday.
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Wonderful family stay in Otter Creek!

  • 5 of 5

My family spent three nights in October 2017. The house was perfect for our larger family with plenty of room to spread out. Kids loved that there were some games to play, and my husband was thankful to have plenty of televisions to enjoy the MLB baseball playoffs! The house is clean and charming with the cozy feel of a Maine cottage, and it is a short drive from Bar Harbor. There are also several hiking trails near the house. We would definitely stay here again! Thank you, Evan!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a perfect location. The south ridge trail for cadillac mt is only 0.5 miles away. There is a trail at the end of the road which brings you right down to the park loop.

Otter creek market which is behind the house has a bus stop for the island exlorer. The house is cozy and the neighborhood was very quiet.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The size and coziness of the cottage were perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

The set up and decor of the cottage provided a very lovely venue for us. The room for four to sleep as well as two baths all located on the ground floor were perfect for four "Old Dolls"!

We also made great use of the very large deck and fire pit. ... even toasted hot dogs on sticks!!!

Just a quick trip to Bar Harbour, Cadillac Mountain etc.

I would highly recommend the property itself as well as it's location!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

The house was big enough for our group of 3 adults and 6 children. The kids loved the loft. We had everything we needed for our stay. The kids loved being able to walk to the market next door.

The location was the best. Short drive into Bar Harbor and Acadia NP. Central location to most everything. And right on the bus route.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Spacious home, quiet street, cozy place.

  • 4 of 5

This home was so big! It would be great for a large family several adults with multiple kids. My husband & I stayed with our 3 small dogs (so grateful to Evan for letting us bring them!). We only used 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom; but there is another full bathroom, 2 more bedrooms, plus a loft up the ladder with even more beds. There is a large full kitchen, a dining room, TWO family rooms, and a porch. We especially utilized the mudroom on the way into the house to wipe off the dogs before they came back into the house. We all cuddled on the different sofas each morning & evening, and the dogs were so cozy during our stay. The street is dead end, and the house is in the entrance of that street, JUST behind the general store right off the main road leading into Bar Harbor. The house has a fence, but just FYI it's not a complete fence, so if your dogs wander, they can't really be out in the yard off leash because it's easy & quick to escape to the main road. Evan responded graciously with the address when we were on our way into town, and we felt he was available if needed, but otherwise we were left to our privacy on vacation.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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