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Vicki Beal

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Wooded Cottage in Town with Ocean View,walking to Marina, Restraunts

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Southwest Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Queen Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeping Loft W/Double Fouton Sleeps max 4

New Cottage located in the woods on the Quietside of M.D.I. with a view of the Outer Islands. Pet friendly. Walking Distance to town and the Great Harbor Marina with more than a dozen restaurants in the area as well as the free shuttle bus system (June 23 to Columbus Weekend) to almost anywhere on M.D.I. and Acadia National Park. Minutes to Acadia National Park, hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, mountain climbing, bird watching, whale watching, and much much more.

This is a new cottage completed in Fall of 2011. One bedroom with a Queen bed, sleeping loft with a double Futon, cathedral ceiling, living and dining area with a rollaway cot or air bed for extra sleeping. Propane fireplace with a manual or thermostat control for the chilly evenings we sometimes see in Coastal Maine. Oak flooring through out. Fully furnished with most items you wil need and on request will try to supply any items you may want. A full wood deck with patio furniture and barbecue grill. A fire pit and 4 chairs in the garden and stream area in front of the cottage.. We can acomodate as many large groups or family gatherings,(14 people) with our three cottages(Homeaway #956783 & #3498716).

Owner on site.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Vicki Beal (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Vicki Beal

Doug Beal, Jr. a 5th generation, lived in Southwest Harbor his whole life. He and his wife, Vicki, owned a Marine Conctruction and Diving Business for 41 years. They decided to start a retirement business, so, they began building seasonal rental cottages. Doug completed 3 of them before he passed away in the summer 2015 ( Homeaway #3498723 and #3498716 ). Vicki is carrying on the business that she and Doug started, together.

The three cottages can house 19 happy vacationers, (for a group looking to vacation, together), or rent one for a family. Woodland Cottages I, II and III, all have great holiday appeal ~

Vicki Beal purchased this cottage in 2012


based on 23 traveler reviews

Wooded Cottage in Town with Ocean View,walking to Marina, Restraunts
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Cozy, clean, new cottage well-situated to enjoy SW Harbor and Quiet Side of MDI

  • 5 of 5

This is a small, well-constructed, simple, chalet-style cottage set back in the woods about 100 yards from Main Street in downtown Southwest Harbor. The single living area has a seating area with a love seat and two stuffed chairs. The dining area has a table that seats six, and an additional pair of bar stools at the kitchen counter. There is a bedroom on the first floor and a sleeping loft open to the LR below. The cottage is small but it is really well-designed so that three people (couple and grown daughter) stayed very comfortably. The large deck is pretty - there's a distant view of the harbor and a nice table, grill, etc. . Instant hot water worked great, propane gas stove and microwave/convection oven made making simple meals completely do-able.

The location is fantastic for enjoying all that the quiet side of MDI offers and it's a quick drive over to Bar Harbor, Cadillac, Loop Drive, Jordan Pond as well as off-island places. We are long time visitors to the area and we loved this little cottage. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lovely little cabin in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this little gem in Southwest Harbor. Perfectly sized, cozy wood cabin with beautiful surroundings, a view of the harbor, and walking distance to Southwest Harbor. Our boys love the loft level sleeping, campfire area, large deck, and the stream & woods. Tons of great hiking and boating/kayaking/sailing opportunities nearby too. Southwest Harbor offers lots of great restaurants and shopping a short walk away. Vicki is a wonderful host and the cabin is stocked with everything we could ask for. It's the perfect place to de-stress from our regular life.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Wonderful, quiet retreat

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the cottage was wonderful! We loved the private location, yet we were so close to shopping and restaurants as well. Our 3 kids (age 11) slept comfortably in the loft with the addition of air mattresses. The cottage was the perfect size for us - allowing room to hang out after fun days exploring Acadia - loved the deck and fire pit area. Even though it is located near other houses, we hardly heard or saw anyone. The kids loved exploring the woods around the cottage too! The house was very clean and had everything we needed (except a washer and dryer). When we come back to MDI, I will definitely look to book here again!! Thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Simply wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot imagine a more perfect place to stay while in Acadia. Private and surrounded by woods, yet a five minute walk into town. We are so glad we chose ro stay in Southwest Harbor---the quiet side of the island. The cabin/cottage was perfect for our family of four--all the comforts of home. We explored Acadia by day and stargazed at the cabin at night. The cabin was clean and somfortable and Vicki was a great host. We hope to be back some day.

Linda Baughman-Terry, St. Paul, MN

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, Relaxing, Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The Wooded Cottage is very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The deck, grill and fire pit allow for relaxing evenings. It is well placed for visiting all of Mount Desert Island. It is very peaceful and restful - set away from the main road yet close enough to walk to the village. We would not hesitate in recommending the cottage. The only aspect to bear in mind would be the steep steps up to the loft bedroom - our son really enjoyed the loft space but it might be a tricky climb for younger children.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Charming and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Could not have picked a better place for our first trip to Bar Harbor. Being on "the quiet side" was exactly what we liked. The view from the deck was great. The surrounding area beautiful, quiet and relaxing!! The cottage was very welcoming and had everything we needed. Would definitely stay there again and would recommend it to anyone who wants quaint, quiet and homey. Even our fur babies loved laying on the deck in the sun after a day of hiking. Jim and Leah Hartman Lagrange, Ohio

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: not necessary

Library, Playground, Botanical garden, Recreation center, Water parks, Churches, Marina, Beachcombing, Bird watching, Walking, Whale watching, Fresh water fishing, Mountain climbing, Deepsee fishing, Mountaineering, Golf privilage optional, Sound/ bay fishing.

ATM/Bank, Laudromat, Massage therapist, Medical services, Groceries, Hospital.


Rates & Availability

Southwest Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2017 Summer Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $175
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager'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.
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Southwest Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Grey Water System
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Sleeping Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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