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NEW HOT TUB! GORGEOUS OCEANFRONT SETTING ON HARBOR, PRIVATE DOCK

Becky Lesko

Advertiser since 2003
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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NEW HOT TUB! GORGEOUS OCEANFRONT SETTING ON HARBOR, PRIVATE DOCK

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday condo in Southwest Harbor - Midships at Windward Shores

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6-8

New for 2013 - Hot Tub!!

Come and enjoy the gorgeous accommodations and spectacular, unparalleled views of Southwest Harbor at 'Midships' at Windward Shores. Windward Shores is an exclusive 3 unit condominium enviably situated at the head of the harbor on the shores of Southwest Harbor. But don't shy away because of the word 'condo', this is no cookie-cutter condo! Windward Shores is not part of a larger complex. It is just one custom built waterfront property in a quiet residential neighborhood, with a homey, cottage feel. 'Midships' is the largest of the 3 condos boasting 3 levels, floor to ceiling windows, private patio, deck, sloping lawns, and private dock.

From the gleaming hardwood floors and spiral wooden staircase to the granite countertops and tiled doubled-headed master shower, it's the attention to detail that make 'Midships' a cut above the rest.

With truly breathtaking views from any of the three levels at 'Midships' as well as from the deck and private master patio with hot tub, you're ever close the the ocean. Closer still, step out to the sloping lawn, where you'll find seating and a Chiminea (outdoor fireplace or 'firepot') just above the shoreline and access to Windward Shores own private dock, all right in front of you!

Attention to Detail: As you walk into 'Midships' main level, you are consumed by panoramic views of the harbor. The open floor plan of this level allows you to soak in the views whether you're cooking in the kitchen, relaxing in the sitting area or dining at the table with family and friends. The fully appointed kitchen has gorgeous granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, including a double oven, cook top stove, refrigerator with water/ice dispenser and a built in microwave. Take the spiral staircase to the upper level and find a great spot for watching the activity of the harbor, enjoying cable on the flat screen HDTV, or curling up with a good book. This level also offers a bedroom with double bed.

In the lower level you'll find the master bedroom with hot tub on private patio overlooking the harbor, tiled master bath with double-headed shower, a second bedroom with twin bunk beds, and another bathroom with tub and shower. Plenty of room to spread out!

Away from the Crowds, Close to Everything!: Situated on the 'quiet side' of the island, you can enjoy the real Downeast Maine away from the crowds, but still be within minutes of world-famous Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. You can explore all that the park has to offer by yourself, take a guided tour or take Mount Desert Island's bus, the 'Island Explorer', available to the public free of charge! Destinations include just about anywhere you want to go on the island. There are a number of outfitters located on Mount Desert Island that rent bicycles and kayaks, several with walking distance of 'Midships'. A stroll into Southwest Harbor or a short drive to Bar Harbor and you can enjoy a wide variety of activities from the most relaxed to the most rigorous, dining for all tastes and budgets, and shopping in many unique shops and galleries. Regardless of your interests, 'Midships' and the surrounding attractions are sure to make for a fulfilling vacation!

Come in the Fall-Beautiful Foliage, lower rates! : The months of September and October are a fabulous time to come to 'Midships'. The rates are lower, the crowds have left, the weather is comfortable and the foliage is spectacular!!!

Have school-age kids but still want to avoid the crowds, why not come to 'Midships' in June!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Becky Lesko (Owner)
Advertiser since 2003
Call Owner
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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Taken from Guest Feedback Sheet - We had a great time - can't beat the view! The condo had everything we needed.
Jun 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

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New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
average rating of 4.769231 based on 17 reviews
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New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
Pennsylvania
4

Great place for a week on the water

  • 4 out of 5
This place is just as advertised. Quiet location but near to pretty much everything. Very clean and great hot tub! Some of the upholstered furnishings are getting a little "threadbare" but overall they are fine. Amazing views of the harbor. You will never get tired of sitting on the porch and watching the action. I would go back in a minute.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
5

Perfect stay!

  • 5 out of 5
Everything was perfect! The description was accurate. The house was located on a spectacular spot in a very nice neighbourhood. The house was very clean and well-equiped. The manager provided a very efficient and customized service (was answering all our question by email or sms in a few minutes). I strongly recommend this house and I will rent it again in the futur. - Edouard (from Canada)
  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
4

A fun place to stay

  • 4 out of 5
We a group of 8 grad students stayed at the condo for 3 nights. The ocean view was indeed excellent! The hot tub was amazing! The amenities were in great conditions! Everyone had a good time there.

Since the condo was the middle unit, and we were 8 young adults, we were told to keep it down and the rent was slightly higher than quoted because of the large number of people. Security deposit was timely refunded upon request after 1.5 weeks of checking out.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
5

Great Fall Get Away

  • 5 out of 5
Great property. Very well maintained and clean. Liked being on the quieter side of the island but still close enough to get to the park and Bar Harbor. The hot tub was a nice feature. Eat 2 Pita is a must for eating in town! would definitely rent this place again and recommend it to friends.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
4

Wonderful vacation condo!

  • 4 out of 5
My family spent a terrific week at this condo in Southwest Harbor. The listing was very accurate and we loved the location so close to town and the beautiful view of the harbor. The condo was nicely furnished, comfortable and well supplied. This area of Maine has so much to offer - hiking, biking, golfing along with great restaurants and shops. The condo was a peaceful and relaxing place to come back to after a busy day. I would highly recommend it!
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
New Hot Tub! Gorgeous Oceanfront Setting on Harbor, Private Dock
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p152225
-(207) 299-8055
Southwest Harbor Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island
Tampa Bay, Florida
5

Wonderful in Southwest Harbor

  • 5 out of 5
Beautifully maintained and situated property with a gorgeous view of the working harbor. All necessities provided. You have to have breakfast or lunch at Grumpys right around the corner
  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We love to hear when our guests enjoy Midships as much as we do! And we agree, Grumpy's is a must...great food created by a fantastic chef and his wife!
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Location

Location

Located on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island, Midships at Windward Shores, is situated in the quaint village of Southwest Harbor. From 'Midships' you can take a stroll into town and explore unique shops, fabulous restaurants, museums, antique shops, an Oceanarium, and much more. Or, walk to the marina and watch the lobster fishermen bring in their catch. You can even buy a fresh lobster while you are there! Rent a boat locally or take the water taxi to explore the waters and islands surrounding Mount Desert Island. 'Midships' is also located just minutes from world-famous Acadia National Park, which offers crystal-clear lakes, sandy and rocky beaches, rocky shorelines, beautifully maintained hiking and biking carriage trails, mountains to hike or drive, and so much more. Opportunities for whale watching, boat rentals and charters, fishing, swimming, tennis, shopping, kayaking, hiking, and many more are within minutes.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday condo in Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Early Summer
2 May 2015 - 12 Jun 2015
4 night minimum stay
$972
for 4 nights
From
$243
$1,674
 
 
Early Summer
13 Jun 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,296
for 4 nights
From
$324
$2,106
 
 
Summer
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,186
for 7 nights
$3,186
 
 
Fall/Foliage Season
29 Aug 2015 - 9 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,106
for 7 nights
$2,106
 
 
Fall
10 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
4 night minimum stay
$972
for 4 nights
From
$243
$1,674
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $350
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $100/wk multiple wk discount. We own the condo next door and a house across the street and offer discounts, great option for larger groups!
Rates and minimum stays are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Although some rate periods show less than a 7nt minimum, this is primarily a WEEKLY Sunday to Sunday rental. We will CONSIDER (and solely at owner's discretion) less than a full wk.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Southwest Harbor in Bar Harbor - Mount Desert Island

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Plus washer and dryer on main level
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Extra large tiled doubled headed shower
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin Bunk Beds
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Additional - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleep Sofa in Upper Living Area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Access to Windward Shores Private Dock
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