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Acadia Explorer Cabin Rentals

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 320 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

One room sleeps 4, has a full bathroom

This log cabin is perfect for a romantic getaway or a small family wanting to get back to nature. The cabin, built in 2000, measures 16’ x 20’, features an L shaped room with a separate bathroom and a screened in deck. It's nestled in a wooded area, within 300 feet from the owners residence and nearest neighbors, only 3 miles to the center of town. The cabin sleeps 4 people, a queen size bed and a fold out futon couch/bed combo. The efficiency type kitchen is designed for light travel featuring a dorm style fridge, cook top stove with fume hood, coffee maker, microwave, a table with 4 chairs. A stackable washer/dryer. The cabin has a bath room with a shower. The whole cabin is heated and cozy for those cool Maine nights. It has hot and cold water, electricity and Satellite TV and a new feature, stacked washer/dryer. There is a screened in deck, with 2 chairs and a table. Outside a BBQ gas grill and a small picnic table, as well as a patio bonfire pit. No pets.

Cabin details: The cabin sleeps 4 people. There is a queen size bed and a fold out futon couch/bed combo. The efficiency type kitchen is designed for those who like to travel light. It features a dorm style fridge, stove top, coffee maker, microwave and a table with 4 chairs. The cabin has a bathroom with a shower. The whole cabin is heated and cozy for those cool Maine nights. It has hot and cold water, electricity and Satellite TV and a new washer/dryer. There is a screened-in deck,with 2 chairs and a table. Outside features a screened-in tent with a small picnic table, a full size BBQ gas grill in a spacious yard with a patio bonfire pit for those relaxing evenings toasting marshmallows and star gazing. Cabin is non-smoking and not handicapped accessible. Sorry no pets.

Activities and Attractions: It is nestled in a wooded area, within 300 feet from the owners residence and the nearest neighbors and only 3 miles to the center of Southwest Harbor. The cabin sits at the base of Mansell Mountain on the ‘Quiet Side’ of the Island with miles of hiking and biking trails out the front door. Within a short driving distance there are water activities including, swimming, snorkeling, deep sea and fresh water fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and boat rentals. There are also other recreations such as golf, tennis, horseback riding, whale watching cruises, glider rides, Park guided tours, bird watching, lighthouse tours and galleries within a short driving distance.

Walking and biking from your front door brings you to thousands of acres of beauty in Acadia National Park. The village of Southwest Harbor, only a short 3 mile drive away, offers all of the services you need. Larger shopping areas area located 30 minutes away, off the Island.

Amenities: Owners supply bath towels, hand towels and face clothes. Plates, bowls. spoons, forks, knives, cups, toilet paper and paper towels are supplied by the owners. Cooking supplies (pots and pans and utensils) are also supplied by the owners. All bedding is supplied by owner (one blanket per bed).

More Details

Property Manager
Rob and Marj Rankin
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bar Harbor Air port
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Causway Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US RT 102
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Rogue Cafe
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Acadia National Park Echo Lake Beach
Car: recommended

The cabin is nestled at the base of Mansell Mountain on the ‘Quiet Side’ of the Island with miles of hiking and biking trails out the front door. Within a short driving distance there are water activities including, swimming, snorkeling, deep sea and fresh water fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and boat rentals. There are also other recreations such as golf, tennis, horseback riding, whale watching cruises, glider rides, Park guided tours, bird watching, lighthouse tours and galleries within a short driving distance.

Walking and biking from your front door brings you to thousands of acres of beauty in Acadia National Park. The village of Southwest Harbor, only a short 3 mile drive away, offers all of the services you need for you trip. Larger shopping areas are located 30 minutes away, off the Island.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Southwest Harbor in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 320 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The cabin is one room with a separate bathroom. The sleeping area has a queen size bed, plus a futon that folds to a full size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Conservatory
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is no daily cleaning service.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
Charlotte, NC
5

A peaceful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We had a spectacular week in Acadia. This cabin was cute, very comfortable, well equipped and spotless. Marg & Rob met us and gave info we needed; such nice people. After hiking most days and having dinner in town, it was great coming back to such a relaxing place. Enjoyed building fires a few evenings. Would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice cabin in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

Cabin outfitted sufficiently for two people. Washer and dryer were very useful since the weather stayed warm and we brought mostly cooler weather clothes. Best thing was access to Acadia hiking and climbing directly from cabin. Avoided use of car some days.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centerville, Ohio
5

great cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the Acadia Explorer Cabin. It was well equipped and clean. It was nice being on the Quiet side and a great place to explore Acadia national Park!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our stay at the Explorer Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our stay at the Explorer Cabin. The Rankins are excellent hosts. The Cabin is exactly as depicted. When we arrived it was clean, everything in working order and even a few extra commodities were included. The Cabin is on the quiet side of the island and very close to many excellent restaurants and hiking trails. Loved our week there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best cabin and location in the area!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I just fell in love with the cabin and the peacefulness it offered. We plan on returning again next year about the same time. Rob and Marj made us feel welcome and were nice enough to lend us their lobster pot for a quiet seafood dinner. I would suggest this cabin or one of the others from the Rankins if you want a really well cared for cabin with all the amenities you could possibly need. The pictures look inviting but when you open the door you see just how beautiful it is and well made. The washer and dryer were a nice plus to have too. Thank you so much Rob and Marj. We will be looking forward to next summer. Ron

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect play to stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin had everything we needed and is located on the Quiet Side in a quiet, secluded peaceful area, yet well within driving distance to Bar Harbor, Acadia, Bass Harbor and Schoodic Point. We appreciated the laundry facilities in the cabin and the screened in porch is especially enjoyable. Rob and Marjie are wonderful hosts and truly made our stay very enjoyable. We will certainly be back!

Steve and Marsha D.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Southwest Harbor, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer rental
3 Jun 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£413
for 7 nights
£413
 
 
season 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£455
for 7 nights
£455
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£413
for 7 nights
£413
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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