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Spectacular Views, Walking Distance To Everything

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

8 Bedroom, 6 Bathroom Ocean View Property

Bar Harbor is a magical place and 'Sunset' is the perfect home from which to enjoy all it has to offer. Walk into town to shop or eat, bike into Acadia National Park, kayak off the sand bar, board a boat to fish or whale watch or simply relax and enjoy the view from the back porch. You will find that everything is easily accessible from this spectacular home built in 1910 and listed on the National Historic Registry.

Sunset features 2 king bedrooms, 2 queen bedrooms, 2 full bedrooms and 2 bedrooms with 2 twins. It has 7 full bathrooms. To accommodate additional guests, we also have a living room on the 2nd floor with two full futons. For those not able to handle stairs, we also have a sitting room with a twin bed on the first floor along with a full bathroom.

Enjoy sunset on the glassed in back porch or on the patio, both overlooking the beautiful garden and Frenchman's Bay.

More Details

Owner
Angelique Bennett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Angelique Bennett

My husband and I fell in love with Bar Harbor 15 years ago when we visited with our first child. We now have 4 children and Bar Harbor and Acadia have become one of our families favorite vacation places; so much so that we decided to purchase Sunset.

Angelique Bennett purchased this house in 2013

Why Angelique Bennett chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

Sunset is one of those special places that is hard to describe. Listed on the National Historic Registry, it provides a spectacular view of Frenchman's Bay. We fell in love with it the first time we saw it and purchase it 1 month later.

What makes this house unique

Sunset's charm lies in its historical beauty, its views and its location. We have done our best to furnish the house with antiques to maintain its old world charm. It truly is a one of a kind property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This gorgeous property was perfect for our family reunion. The house was spacious and well furnished. The location is convenient to everything and the owners were very helpful; they even provided a brand new slow cooker for us!
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Bar Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Full bathroom on main level of the house
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot tub with shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , 3rd floor
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , Attached to one of twin bedrooms on 3rd floor
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Shares full bath with Bedroom 1
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Shares hall bathroom with Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Full bathroom accessible from room and hall
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Bathroom connected to room
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double , 1st floor bedroom/sitting room with full size bed.
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , Bathroom attached
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Bathroom attached
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , Bathroom accessible from the hall
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Bathroom attached (clawfoot tub, no shower)
  • Please note that the maximum number of adults is 16. We can accommodate up to 18 including children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.88 based on 27 reviews
5

Wonderful house in a very convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very accommodating and even purchased a slow cooker for us to use during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AMAZING LOCATION, BEAUTIFUL HOME

  • 5 of 5

We booked this as a group family vacation. We had 13 people and we still had room to spare. Amazing location ... right in Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Bar Island/Sand Bar, and convenient / walking distance to a grocery store. We LOVED it. Clean, roomy, views, views, views .... we will definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great big house with great location within great town

  • 5 of 5

Very large family friendly comfortable home with great location and views within walking distance to everything Bar Harbor offers. Would love to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Perfect property for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Perfect property for our family reunion. Great location, plenty of space, and responsive owner.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Grand House and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Our group of senior citizens rented this grand, spacious house for our thirtieth fall reunion. A fine example of the period, the house has been selectively updated with modern conveniences without diminishing its charm. We found it to be very clean and more than adequately furbished for our stay. Being only a short walk from Bar Harbor village and convenient to Arcadia National Park, we found it to be ideally located. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was large enough for our big family vacation. The kitchen has everything you need for preparing family meals. It is a short walk to downtown. Plenty of off street parking is available. All day long people take pictures of the house. We felt like celebrities. Beautiful view while you eat. Loved the sun porch.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Sand Beach in Acadia
Car: not necessary

Bar Harbor is a magical place and 'Sunset' is the perfect home from which to enjoy all it has to offer. Walk into town to shop or eat, bike into Acadia National Park, kayak off the sand bar, board a boat to fish or whale watch or simply relax and enjoy the view from the back porch. You will find that everything is easily accessible from this spectacular home built in 1910 and listed on the National Historic Registry.

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Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Aug 26 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,250
 
 
Early Summer
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,500
 
 
June
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
High Season
Jul 21 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,250
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

If there are more than 16 people in your group, an additional $250 cleaning fee will apply. Rates are subject to change until contract is signed. Tax amount is subject to change if Maine raises taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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