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'The Red House' Beautiful Maine Cottage in Acadia and

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

The Red House is a restored old Maine cottage located in the heart of Acadia National Park and less than 3 miles from the quaint village of Bar Harbor.

Our family purchased this property while vacationing at Acadia National Park (prior listing # 9673). We fell in love with the area, the location of this property and the home itself. It is near two different park loop entrances, where you can hike, climb mountains, enjoy the sand beach, visit Jordan Pond or sit on the rocky outcroppings, enjoy the crashing surf and ponder. We also loved going to Bar Harbor and browsing through all the quaint little shops (there is something for everyone) as well as eating at the varied restaurants they have. The cottage is roomy but cozy at the same time and the back deck and porch have an amazing view of Gorham Mountain. We can't decide if the sunrise behind the mountain or the illuminated mountain face at sunset is more amazing. Did we mention the dazzling array of stars to be seen while sitting on the back porch at night? We invite you to enjoy our home and the area!

Debbie & Bob Rogers
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the great accommodations, great place, great location! The Red House made for a wonderful base of operations,we will be in touch next year! So may thing to do - so little time ... the beauty of Acadia!
Jul 2010
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Bar Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , First floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Mountain views, Second floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins are a bunk bed, Mountain view, Second floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
We stay at this house, so we can say it is well equipped. Bedrooms (2) - one with King bed, one with Queen bed and Twin bed - both located upstairs. A/C units in both bedrooms. Living room has a futon that can accomodate a sixth person. Bathrooms (2) - one upstairs with tub/shower combo, one downstairs with shower. Kitchen is fully equipped - Stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, toaster, blender, lobster pot, dishes, glasses, silverware, utensils, bake ware, pots, pans and bowls. We also try to have a good assortment of spices available for your use. Basic Cable TV, DVD/VHS player, WiFi access, and local, regional and long distance phone service are provided. Other amenities - Washer/Dryer, gas grill on deck, assorted VHS/DVD movies, books and games. Sheets, blankets, and towels are also provided. Bring your own beach towels please. There is a nice grocery store in Bar Harbor (Hannaford) where you can get food to stock your kitchen. FYI - they do have organic food available there. There is also a Farmer's Market on Sunday mornings at 9am in Bar Harbor.


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'The Red House' Beautiful Maine Cottage in Acadia and
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Randolph, New Hampshire

Full of character and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

What a find! The property, location and amenities were perfectly described, the communication with the owners was easy. Deb was wonderful to work with. The cottage was spotless upon our arrival. We always push the seasons as our favorite time in Acadia is November - this cottage was perfect, central to everything we do, hike, bike, sightsee roller ski and just chill and relax. The kitchen is completely outfitted, good wifi, great movie collection on VHS and dvd, even a collection of kids games and toys. Huge grill on the deck that we sadly never used due to the weather. Cell phone coverage at the cottage was none existent for us on Verizon but their private phone is available for calls in and out.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for appreciating the Red House as much as we do! Cell service in and around Acadia National Park is spotty at best so the home phone is always available for free local, regional, and long distance calls. Free wifi/internet is also provided at the Red House.
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Acadia National Park !!!.

* Shop.

* Eat.

* Explore.

* Relax.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Acadia National Park.

* Explore the island.

* Relax at The Red House.

* Browse shops..

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Movie.

* Diver Ed's Boat Tour.

* Lobster Hatchery.

* Sand Beach.

* Hike and Climb.

Quaint village of Bar Harbor - shopping, eating, movie theater, boat tours.

Acadia National Park - swimming, hiking, mountain climbing, bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, carriage riding, popover eating, exploring, and relaxing.

You can also fish and check out the many villages and harbors that Mount Desert Island (MDI) has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

This is a NON SMOKING rental.
Rentals are from Saturday (4pm) to Saturday (10am).

The first half of the rent with tax and the security deposit are required to hold your reservation. The remaining half of the rent with tax is due 45 days prior to your rental date. If you would like to proceed with the rental process, please send an e-mail with your requested dates and we will get back to you ASAP. At that point we can e-mail you the paperwork and particulars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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