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Lovely 3 Bedroom Home With Ocean View + Access sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Baths,

Please visit us on Facebook or at the Fox Fields Farm website for more information and pictures of the entire estate.

Fox Fields Farm is located in Bar Harbor, Maine, on the western side of Mount Desert Island. This particular listing is for the newly renovated and now rentable Fox Hill Cottage, a charming and newly furnished hillside home with a breathtaking view of the ocean, Maine's famous Blue Hill, and the Fox Fields Farm pastures below. This lovely home has a wide, private deck with comfortable seating. The house has 3 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with Queens bed and 1 bedroom with a set of bunk beds), 2 bathrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, and a living room, TV and Internet.

For rental availability of Fox Hill Cottage , please call Lindy at Fox Fields Farm directly at 207-664 4470 or email

FYI, Nearby airports include BHB (10 min.) and BGR (1 hour), and the drive is 5 from of Boston on the 95. It is well worth the trip, especially if you’ve never experienced Bar Harbor and the beautiful Acadia National Park, one of the most visited national parks east of the Mississippi River. There are endless hiking trails and mountain biking carriage roads on the island. Alternatively, you can spend time sea kayaking, whale watching or playing some of the most enjoyable and historic ocean-front golf courses on the East Coast.

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More Details

Lindy Stretch
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Lindy Stretch

I had been visiting Mt Desert Island since I was a child and it was always a special place. In the late 90'smy family purchased Fox Field Farm and became the second family to own it in 300 years. Our family has made many memories here and are happy to have your family make those memories too.

Lindy Stretch purchased this house in 1988

Why Lindy Stretch chose Bar Harbor

The cottage has an extraordinary sunset view (rare in Maine) over Western Bay and distant Blue Hill. . It is 10 minutes form Acadia National Park and 15 minutes from Bar Harbor.

What makes this house unique

It's a very peaceful and quiet retreat, and dogs are welcome.


Town Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • one bath with shower and one bathroom with bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (2) Bunk Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lovely 3 Bedroom Home With Ocean View + Access sleeps 6
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
Austin, TX

Amazing Cottage, Amazing Views, Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I can't say enough good things about this cottage. The cottage affords all the amenities that one could want or need, including a private setting with breathtaking views. We vacationed with our three grown children and appreciated having three bedrooms, two bathrooms and the roominess to move about. This cottage is in close proximity to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property - sunsets, firepit and short drive to Bar Harbor/Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Six of us (my parents who are in their mid-70s, my husband and I and our two children ages 8 and 10) stayed at the cottage for three nights. We enjoyed two magnificent sunsets, s'mores over the firepit. Kitchen is well-equipped. Washer and dryer were great as we had been travelling for a while by the time we arrived at the cottage. It took us 15 minutes to drive to Bar Harbor/Acadia. We enjoyed saying hi to the horses in the morning, played a boardgame and watched a movie one night. Loved sitting on the deck watching the sun go down with a glass of wine. Cottage was clean and a welcome site at the end of a busy day walking around Acadia and exploring Bar Harbor. We would definitely stay again but next time for a week so we could spend some more time hiking in Acadia. Very enjoyable few days.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

My family loved this house. It was so relaxing and a perfect location for exploring Bar Harbor and Acadia. It's just a short drive to anywhere you want to go on the island. The owners were very friendly and the house was exactly as described.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Wonderful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Tim and Lindy were wonderful, communicative hosts with a beautiful house perfectly situated near the entrance to Acadia National Park. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rye brook

Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Private cottage, very cozy and peaceful. Beautiful views. Great place for families with kids. Fire pit, deck, tree swing, even a few horses on the property. Huge master suite with a portable electric fire place. Comfortable for 6 guests, 2 queen beds and a twin bunk bed. There were few toddler foldable mattresses in the closet including a high chair. Enough change of sheets and towels. Washer dryer with supplies inside. Kitchen has most utensils. It is somewhat stocked. Basic things to make tea or coffee is there. Nearest grocery store is 10 minutes away. Keep in mind, most places nearby closes by 8:00pm. However, Bar Harbor is only 17 minutes away. Stores there are open till 9:30pm. We had a very pleasant stay here. Will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bar Harbor Cottage

  • 4 of 5

We stayed during mid April and found the cottage well equipped and very comfortable for 4. Could easily accommodate 6, especially if two liked bunk beds. Location on "quiet side" of Island very nice, but proximity to National park and Bar Harbor excellent to avoid additional driving time. Kitchen very serviceable with nice dining area. Living area comfortable. Entry way large enough to accommodate inevitable "stuff". Washer and dryer nice convenience especially for families, active people, or for those caught in wet weather!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Acadia National Park
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bar Harbor
Car: necessary

In addition to Summer, Spring and Fall are remarkable times to be at Fox Fields Farm. We are surrounded by nature preserves, and the leaves are outstanding here in the Fall. Many think that September and October are actually the best time to be here.


Rates & Availability

Town Hill House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 7 2018 - May 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Fox Fields Cottage (the upper house at the top of the hill Fox Fields Farm) is available for nightly rentals with a 2-night minimum stay. Availability is subject to change given multiple listing locations (website, VRBO, etc.) until booking confirmation is received. At this time, we are only accepting reservations through 2015. Please call if you would like to discuss dates beyond @ 207-288-9559.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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