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Peaceful, Quiet, Wooded Charm! Year round post and beam Carriage House

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

New post and beam carriage house apartment. Warm and welcoming, a true home away from home. Easy walk to national park trails, ocean, golf, village, restaurants and more. Complete privacy in a prime location. Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, cedar lined bath with shower, queen size bedroom and comfortable living room. Dining nook seats 4, private deck with gas grill. Lovely furnishings throughout. A truely unique lodging opportunity for any season.

Keywords: Warm, welcoming, secluded, great location. New post and beam construction with charming furnishings.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About The Owner

Building the Fernald Point Carriage House was a labor of love for me. Through out the home, I was able use milled cedar from most all trees that I cleared from the site. Having summered in Southwest Harbor while growning up, I am now so fortunate to be able to call this my year round home. Downeast Maine, and particularly Acadia National Park , is beautiful no matter what the season.

I also own and run the Mckinley Lane Cabin which is new to the market for the summer season of 2014. You can find it at homeaway #941918

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Whether you are looking for a quiet getaway or want an outdoor active week or two with a friend, the Carriage House is where you want to be. It is ideally located smack dab in the middle of where the mountains meet the sea. The Carriage House was only built a few years ago so you can still smell the fresh wood while feeling like you are in a luxury loft cabin. There are even fresh linens in the cedar chest in the living room to enjoy a comfortable sleep on the futon if one bed isn’t enough for your group. I wouldn’t be surprised if it is the nicest place I will have ever lived. I was lucky enough to be there for a whole summer but would go back for a vacation in a heartbeat to get my fix of picturesque living.
May 2010
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Southwest Harbor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis


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Peaceful, Quiet, Wooded Charm! Year round post and beam Carriage House
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 33 reviews
Mount Dora, Florida

Very clean, comfortable and nice location! Would definitely go back!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't of been better! Clean and comfortable! Had everything we needed! Loved the deck overlooking woods. Convient location to grocery store and town. Had a delicious lobster roll at Thurston's and a nice meal at the Upper Deck of clams and halibut. Took ferry to the Cranbury Islands but not much to see. We took the Island Explorer from downtown Southwest Harbor to the Acadia Park Loop. Learned a lot. Then went back on our own to Cadillac Mountain...spectacular!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Romantic Wooded Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Very lovely, well appointed Carriage House in the woods. Southwest Harbor is small and inviting and away from the chaos of Bar Harbor. We enjoyed coffee on the deck every morning before heading out for hikes within Acadia National Park. There is a well stocked grocery store within a 2 minute drive to pick up groceries after a long day of hiking. Would definitely stay here again. The only reason I didn't give 4 stars was that I felt the lighting within the Carriage House was too dim for my tastes. Other than that, it was great!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good visit to the Park and enjoyed the Carriage House and Southwest Harbor! There are dimmer switches on all the lights and it seems like maybe you didn't find them?! I am so sorry about that and will make a note to add to my welcome letter to explain how to brighten the lighting. I set them on a dimmer setting for arrivals so will be sure to address this for furture guests. Thanks again!
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Couldn't Ask for Better

  • 5 of 5

Place is spacious for 2, so immaculately clean it looked like it was new this year. It's quiet and comfortable, tastefully decorated like a country home, and it's clear that a great amount of thought, love, and attention to detail was put into it. Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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South Bend, IN

The Quiet Side

  • 5 of 5

The carriage house was perfect for us. My wife and I own a business together, and being with nature during our week away was needed and incredible. The weather was a bit cloudy for most of our stay, but in the end that added to the peacefulness of the place. The carriage house was neat and clean, and had all the comforts of home. The location was incredible-located deep in the woods (or so it seemed), but just a short drive from downtown. (By the way, we ate at Sips three time!) The carriage house was also a few short minutes from the entrance to Acadia national park - but the park is essentially all over the island. We would highly recommend, and when we return to Mount Desert Island, this will be our first choice to stay! Thanks to our host for a wonderful place to stay!

David and Deb

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Charming and quaint - perfect for our weekend get-away. Very clean and inviting. The owner was very responsive and helpful as well! Hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamstown MA

A lovely retreat in a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

My sweetheart and I spent four nights here, and loved it. This homey, comfortable garage apartment amid the quiet trees in Southwest Harbor is the perfect spot to rest and recharge in between tackling the charms of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and the other attractions of beautiful Mount Desert Island. A very well-thought-out place; it's even stocked with puzzles, games, books, etc., in case of rainy weather. We would gladly return!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Cranberry Cove
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Cause way Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Top of the Hill
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Echo Lake

Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Cross Country Skiing, Kayaking, Snowmobiling

Golf: Causeway Club Golf Club. .5 miles down the road, a public course

Ski: XCountry skiing in Acadia National Park




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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