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Cindy Hagerthy

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Secluded Lakefront Cottage Convenient to Bar Harbor, Blue Hill

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Indulge in the feeling of seclusion from an expansive deck overlooking a peaceful lake away from the hustle of everyday life. Enjoy daily swimming in the lovely gravel bottomed swimming area at the foot of the hill. Savor spectacular sunsets on the deck after supper. Cottage has 1 large kitchen/dining/living room with 2 separate bedrooms and one full bath. The front bedroom has a queen bed & lake views while the back bedroom has a forest view with a double bed. There is one large front deck, and 1 small screened in side porch.

I do use the camp myself when not rented & I have 3 Siamese cats that I bring with me. Please be aware of this if you have allergies. :)

Keywords: camp, ranch, lakefront, cottage, cabin, convenient, swimming, secluded

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Cindy Hagerthy (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Cindy Hagerthy

I am a retired travel agent & have traveled the world. In spite of the many beautiful places I have seen, to me my cottage is equal to them all. I love Siamese cats, spinning wool, knitting & baking.

Cindy Hagerthy purchased this cabin in 1957

Why Cindy Hagerthy chose Downeast and Acadia

I inherited this cottage from my parents who built it themselves with help from neighbors & friends in the 1950's. I spent nearly every summer here as a girl, swimming & boating with my family & friends. It feels remote but is close to shopping & entertainment although I find that I hate to depart once I'm there & only leave for groceries.

The cottage is approx 25 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, 20 miles to artsy Blue Hill, and within an hour of panoramic Deer Isle.

What makes this cabin unique

The cottage is on a hill overlooking the lake & is a small climb down to a gravel bottomed swimming area. There are few camps on this lake, so you will be unlikely to see very much of your neighbors. I had a new dock installed in 2013, so feel free to bring your own canoe or Kayak, or rent one, but there is no public boat launch on Upper Patten Pond. In other words, there's nowhere for visitors to launch motorboats, sailboats, or jetskiis. This does limit the noise on the lake so I consider it a benefit, not a fault.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)
Secluded Lakefront Cottage Convenient to Bar Harbor, Blue Hill
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Our Stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the camp. LOVED the views, great deck, screened in porch, the water was perfect temps, clean (no mucky side), private, couldn't see the neighbors, perfect for kayaking, canoeing. Kitchen had everything, just need a bit more counter space, but don't we all. Would awaken to loons calling each morning. Would love to return. Cindy was wonderfully attentive to our emails and needs. Accessed canoe through the Activity Shop-recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I wanted some place secluded and I got it! The serenity was hypnotic and the view was unequaled! The location is ideal as it is a short drive to Belfast, a quaint place not to be missed, to Ellsworth for groceries and a beautiful library, as well as Acadia and Bar Harbor. (Maybe I shouldn't be telling you all of this! I don't want to be "out-booked" next summer!) Seriously, Cindy provides everything you could need and is a gracious hostess. I spent each morning doing yoga on the deck, where I also enjoyed an unrivaled sunset each evening. Look no further for a place to relax, regroup and rejuvenate! Kathy, Philadelphia suburbs

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, comfy, quiet, and even a tomato slicer!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in early July at Cindy's rental. The cottage is secluded, yet close to Acadia, Deer Isle, and other areas for exploring. Cindy was very helpful in orienting us to the cabin, and on the several cool nights, the extra blankets came in handy. We enjoyed dinners on the deck while watching the sunset, and the kitchen was very well supplied (Foley fork for mixing dough - yes! Special tomato slicer - yes!). The swimming was excellent - clean water and a nice dock with storage, and the lake had plenty to explore by kayak. We observed eagles, herons, turtles, loons (with a young one), and a huge porcupine sitting on a rock by the lake. We highly recommend the nearby "Breadbox" bakery, particularly the peach pie and breads. This is a lovely rental with an owner who really cares for it, and we hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Very happy with our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our visit. The cottage is in an excellent location to see Acadia and Bangor. Come for the lake scenery and peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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sharon L

  • 4 of 5

This "camp" is in a private location right on the water. Loons calling, lake views, stars @ night. The deck is perfect spot for enjoying your lobster. The location was a great base for our explores to Schoodic peninsula, Acadia National park & quaint historic villages of Stonington & Castine. Coastal Maine is so scenic with my camera logging 250 pics! The camp is somewhat dated in its furnishings, but we found queen bed very comfortable and the cabin kitchen is well stocked for your needs. Lots of character in this place. We found owner very polite and thorough in settling us in for our stay. We want to come back for "leaf peeping" as they call it in Maine!!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view + peaceful surroundings = priceless vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I'm originally from Bar Harbor and have lived in Ohio for the past 16 yrs. I'm blessed to go back and visit my family a couple times a year. During my summer visit, I like to rent a cottage for my mother and myself. She's 86 and I'm 63. This cottage was by far one of the best choices I've made and we're looking forward to returning next year.

I chose this cottage because of its close proximity to Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Ellsworth and Bangor. There were a couple of other cottages that I debated over, but the photo of the front on the cottage overlooking the lake was the deciding factor. Photos can be deceiving, but upon arrival it was just like the photo - It was awesome!

I can't possible stress enough how serene and peaceful this cottage is. Many mornings we woke to a lake that was as smooth as glass and many nights we experienced beautiful sunsets.

One of the things that I look for in a cottage is the opportunity to enjoy the sounds of nature, without all the businesses that summer can bring. The Lakefront Cottage didn’t disappoint, and far exceeded my expectations.

The cottage has everything you could possible need, so I'm not going to list all the special touches that Cindy has so thoughtfully supplied. It’s obvious that she wants her guest to enjoy the property as much as she does.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

7 night minimum stay for Holiday weeks such as Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day.

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Ellsworth Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
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  • Towels Provided ...
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  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
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  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
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  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Hollywood frame. (No headboard), Double Beds (1) Wooden head & foot board.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
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  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming

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