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'The Barn' on Mt Desert Island, Acadia Nat'l Park

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2

'The Barn' is a perfect waterfront getaway for two. It's located in front of our home at the head of Bass Harbor (tidal) with wonderful views and easy access to the shore for kayaking.

'The Barn' has a beautiful rustic post and beam loft with cathedral ceilings and sky lights. An open living plan includes kitchenette with everything you need, bedroom area, living area and bathroom with shower.

A Vermont Castings gas fireplace will take the chill off those cool Maine evenings.

There is a small deck behind 'The Barn'.

More Details

Susie Higgins
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017


Bass Harbor Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
King size bed Cable TV/Flat screen HDTV/DVD WiFi Radio/CD player Vermont Castings Gas fireplace Gas grill Towels & linens Mt Desert Spring Water Cooler Undercounter refrigerator Toaster Microwave Dishwasher Coffee Maker Toaster oven Blender Dishware, glassware & utensils Hiking trail maps, restaurant guides Ceiling fan Airports: Hancock County Airport (trenton/Bar Harbor - 1/2 hour, Bangor Int'l - 1 1/2 hrs, Portland Intl 3 1/2 hrs. Rental cars available.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

'The Barn' on Mt Desert Island, Acadia Nat'l Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
westfield, ma

Exellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had and exellent stay at the barn on Bass Harbor. It was a beautiful and comfortable rental. The owner's were great. We had our privacy and were only a short drive to Bar Harbor. Plenty of things to do, a week was not enough time for us, we would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Coopersburg, PA, USA

The Barn which we LOVED!!!

  • 5 of 5

It was so cozy and sweet and clean. There was every amenity that one could need! We would do it all over again. Mike and Susie were gracious and accomodating. Excellent rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Whale watching.

* Kayaking.

* Mountain Climbing & Biking.

* Visit the Cranberry Isles.

* Nature cruises.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hike the Carriage Trails.

* Picnic at Seawall.

* Drive to the top of Cadillac Mt..

* Visit the Thuya & Asticou Gardens.

* Sunrise & Sunsets on Cadillac Mt.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Lobster Hatchery.

* Tour Jackson Laboratory....

Summer on MDI:

Kayaking, biking, swimming, hiking & fishing in pristine lakes! Eagles & shore birds abound!

Excellent restaurants, lobster pounds, music festivals, art shows, museums, craft fairs, garden tours, boat cruises to outer islands, Park Ranger led programs, horse-drawn carriage rides on the Rockefeller Carriage roads, Potluck suppers, Oli's Trolley, cruise ship arrivals, winery tours, Atlantic Brewery tastings and tours, Mt. Desert Oceanarium Lobster Hatchery & Museum and Asticou & Thuya gardens.

Farmer's Market in Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor & Northeast Harbor

Golfing at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor, the 8th oldest club in the country, the 9 hole Causeway Club in Southwest Harbor or Northeast Harbor Golf Club.

Take a nature cruise to the outer islands and see the famous Bass Harbor Light House from the water. See remains of granite quaries, a working salmon farm and our resident seal population.

Bike to Bass Harbor LightHouse, Ship's Harbor & Wonderland.

Visit the Cranberry Islands, take a cruise on the schooner Rachael Jackson or the Margaret Todd.

Bar Harbor is a 20 min drive to the other side of the island for hiking the carriage trails, mountain climbing and whale watching trips. Rent a kayak or canoe or mountain bike the 57 miles of carriage trails or take a horse drawn carriage ride through the park. Stop for tea and popovers on the back lawn of the Jordan Pond House. Watch the sunrise or sunset from the top of Cadillac.

Leave your car at 'The Barn' and take the 'Islander Bus' (free), which will pick you up right in front of 'The Barn' & take you all over the island.

Fall on MDI:

The leaves start turning mid September and peak is ususally mid October.


Mount Desert Island Marathon

Hawk Watch - late Aug to Mid October

Bar Harbor Cruise Ships

Winter on MDI

Cross country skiing on Carriage Trails


Rates & Availability

Bass Harbor Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May and June 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July, Aug 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
September & October 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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