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Large Intown Home Plenty Of Space Large Outside Peaceful Deck. Fenced

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


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5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11

Eden Villa is spacious, in-town Bar Harbor home within walking distance of everything downtown. Located on a quite non-throughway avenue, it enjoys peace from the downtown hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor in the summertime, allows guests to walk to restaurants, shops, and activities, whale watching, bike rentals, kayaking sea tours, and only 3 minute walk to the sand bar.

The 3 story, five bedroom home features two king bedrooms, two twin bedrooms, and one double bed with futon. there are two large sofa's in the living room. The house can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. Large fully equipped kitchen with all the amenities, oven, stove, dishwasher, microwave, cookware and dining ware. High speed internet and cable TV with DVD player. Large spacious deck has BBQ, and outdoor dining for 6 plus. There are 2 bathrooms ( one full, and one with shower only)

Other amenities include a washer dryer off street parking for up to 4 cars at a squeeze, and a fenced, landscaped yard.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Jeffrey or Lesley Starling
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Jeffrey or Lesley Starling

We first visited Mount Dessert Island in 1981 with our children loved the Park and the town. We came back in 1998 and we still had the same love for the Town and especially the Park we ended up buying a home. Our son was married at Thunder Hole and lives on the Island with his wife and daughter.

We enjoy the trails, hikes, lakes and ocean, even climbed the Precipice, but came back down the easy way. never came down the way we went up.

We hope you enjoy the house and its location, because you can walk to almost every restaurant, stores, bars in town without the need to drive as you will discover parking is at a premium.

We hope you enjoy the town and park as much as our family has and still does. 'Enjoy the most Beautiful Island in America'

Jeffrey or Lesley Starling purchased this house in 1997

Why Jeffrey or Lesley Starling chose Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

If you put a pin into the center of Bar Harbor you would end up at Eden Villa, within walking distance of everything the town has to offer. Just come have a good time no driving. A very safe garden for little people and pets, sit back relax and enjoy the town at it's best.

What makes this house unique

Location. Location. Location!!!


based on 7 traveler reviews

Large Intown Home Plenty Of Space Large Outside Peaceful Deck. Fenced
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

Almost Perfect

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable home in very convenient Bar Harbor location. Our week went by in a flash. Parked our car and only used it a couple of times, although we were active every day! Walked to restaurants, walked to activities, walked to sight seeing.................walk, walk, walk................then eat, eat, eat. Lobster, lobster bisque, lobster rolls, lobster omelets...........what more could you ask for! Plenty of space in this home for family/friends gatherings! And the back deck with a fenced in back yard was perfect for grilling out and for our two pet dogs! We had no problems while we were there so we had no need to contact the owner after our initial "pick out a home on the internet period". Our advice, pick this one and you can't go wrong!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house- great space for 10 people. Very clean and comfortable. Great deck and grill. Perfect location- walking distance to everything!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable large bar harbor house

  • 5 of 5

A nice older but well kept bar harbor home that met all our needs and was even nicer than we expected. We had plenty of space for our extended family of 6 adults and 2 kids with room to spare. The house pretty much has everything you would want. As noted, it is worth knowing that there is no bathroom on the 1st floor, both of the baths are the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor has 2 large rooms each with a queen or king bed plus another single or double cot or futon while the 2nd floor has one master suite plus 2 rooms with 2 single beds.Nice deck in back. The location is great - 1 minute walk to the supermarket and 5 mins to Main Street, restaurants, etc and the village green where you can catch the island explorer bus to the park (free) and avoid the hassle of driving into Acadia. Owner was very responsive to inquiries before we booked and easily available if needed during the stay (we had no need to contact him). Certainly would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Location was great

  • 4 of 5

Pros: Location (downtown), back porch/patio, large dining room table.

Cons: No A/C, older home that could use an upgrade/remodel.

House is located downtown with easy walk to anything in town. Grocery store is less then a block away, everything in town is quicker to walk to then to drive. You hardly notice that you are downtown since the location is on a quiet back street. Barbecue grill outside works well. Bar Harbor is a little pricey for 9 to eat out in the evening so we cooked many of our meals, the full kitchen has everything you will need, ie. pots, pans, coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher etc. etc. House was clean. We stayed in July and needed fans in the windows to cool down the house, the upstairs got warm in the afternoons but was cooler at night, the fans helped push cooler air inside. This is an older home and has some wear, however everything is adequate. I give it 4 out of 5 stars since I always set the bar high. I would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eden Villa in Bar Harbor

  • 4 of 5

The home was very comfortable, spacious, and clean. The only negative was that there is no toilet facility on man floor. But I would reserve again and recommend to anyone looking for a nice home in Bar Harbor that is centrally located in town.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large, clean house right in town

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip, house is as advertised, large old house, very clean and well-stocked. Great large back deck was nice for grilling and enjoying meals outside. House is easy walking distance from Bar Harbor restaurants and shops and waterfront. Owner was professional and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kebo Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Sandy Beach
Car: necessary

Located in town and minutes away from Acadia National Park


Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor House Rental Rates

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Pre Season
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Bar Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master Bedroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Fold away single bed available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

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