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Beautiful cottage in the village of Southwest Harbor

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage completely renovated a year ago. Walk to the harbor or pick up the Island Explorer bus in front of the cottage.

Louise Soucy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Louise Soucy

Our family home is right next door. We are year-round residents of Southwest Harbor. Our children attend the local schools and we are deeply involved in many aspects of our community.

Louise Soucy purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Louise Soucy chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

Easy access to all of MDI from the cottage. Bar Harbor is a 15 minute drive, the summit of Cadillac Mountain is 13 miles, and the pleasure of the quiet village of Southwest Harbor is a few minutes' walk away.


Southwest Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful cottage in the village of Southwest Harbor
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

We loved this cottage. It was right on the main road and easy to find. The house was very clean.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was perfect for my husband and I. The owners provided so much; plenty of towels and linens, kitchen supplies, even a washer and dryer and detergent. There was also a very large picnic table and a nice grill for us to use. We would definitely stay here again if we get to visit Mount Desert Island again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests were great! They even laundered the towels before leaving!
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A very peaceful stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as expected. We had guests join us that were impressed with the spaciousness of the cozy cottage. You can't go wrong with a restful stay at this cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, Bright and Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage! We had vacationed in Maine three years earlier and fell in love with Southwest Harbor so we made it a point to find a house in the area this time around. The cottage is clean and bright! It's super convenient to Southwest Harbor. There is a sidewalk across the street from the cottage that takes you all the way into town--less than a half mile walk. You can also catch the Island Hopper bus right there to take you to Mount Dessert Island's attractions. The owners are very friendly but definitely respect your privacy. They recommended we take a walk on the nearby causeway and it was one of our favorite activities of the trip. The house isn't fancy, but I don't think you can beat the price and we appreciated all the thought the owners had put into making the cottage a great getaway (for ex. there was lots of storage space for our things, including a shed to store our bikes). We highly recommend the cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at 186 Main St., in Southwest Harbor Maine was a week to remember. The cottage has a beautiful setting and a very functional floor plan as well, and is supplied with ample amenities. There are many nearby options for a daily walk, including a golf course with a shoreline border. The cottage includes a deck with a large picnic table as well as a grill. We found both Louise and Jim to be very helpful familiarizing us with the area, as well as available to help with any of our questions.

John and Laurie

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing in Southwest Harbor

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is bright and airy & provides comfortable accommodation within walking distance of restaurants & bars in Southwest Harbor .

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage was perfect! Love the wooden floors, big windows and cozy atmosphere. This cottage is well taken care of and it shows. We had a great week hiking all over the island and always looked forward to coming back to our home away from home. Thank you Louise and Jim!

We already miss beautiful Mount Desert Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests! We hope you will visit with us again in the future!
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Located on the quite side of Mount Desert Island. Minutes from Acadia National Park, hiking, biking and swimming. Ten-minute walk to the inner harbor.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150

There is an additional charge for paying online, minimum of $25/week. Please call owner first to verify rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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