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Charming Waterfront Cottage near Acadia National Park

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Visit this charming waterfront cottage near Acadia National Park; enjoy the peace and tranquility of this gorgeous new home on the Shores of Branch Lake. The Branch Lake cottage has been tastefully decorated and will more than accommodate six people comfortably while offering all the modern conveniences of home. Enjoy the large wrap around deck with comfortable lounge chairs, dining table and gas grill. Spend your day swimming, fishing, canoeing or basking in the sun on the swim dock while taking in the fantastic views of this beautiful lake with mountain views. This location is convenient to Mount Desert Island, Ellsworth, the shores of Surry and Blue Hill Bay. Here you will find great hiking, biking, sightseeing and plenty of shopping. Also conveniently located to Bangor International Airport. The Branch Lake Cottage hosts an open floor plan with a cathedral ceiling with two sliders opening onto a large wraparound deck looking over pristine Branch Lake.

The kitchen is equipped with brand-new appliances, convection gas range, dishwasher, microwave and working/ sitting island. Adjacent there is a laundry room/ bathroom with a shower, which is accessible to a bedroom with a queen size bed. The master bedroom has a cathedral ceiling and is located in the front of the cottage with a beautiful view of the lake, This bedroom has a king size bed and master bath with shower and separate tub. The second floor bedroom has two twin beds and also a view of the lake. The walkin basement has a large room all knotty pine with a great view of the lake which has a pool table, 50 inch flat screen TV and large sectional with a queen size sleeeper and also a 3/4 bathroom. The livingroom and dining room an open floor plan open on to a 12 foot wide wrap around deck. All linens are furnished. Satellite TV, VCR and DVD are included. Come and enjoy this great home with this picturesque lake setting.

More Details

Owner
Marty & John Williams
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Charming waterfront cottage near Acadia National ParkEnjoy the peace and tranquility of this gorgeous new home on the Shores of Branch Lake. The Branch Lake cottage has been tastefully decorated and will more than accommodate six people comfortably while offering all the modern convinces of home. Enjoy the large wrap around deck with comfortable lounge chairs, dining table and gas grill. Spend your day swimming, fishing, canoeing or basking in the sun on the swim dock while taking in the fantastic views of this beautiful lake with mountain views. This location is convenient to Mount Desert Island, Ellsworth, the shores of Surry and Blue Hill Bay. Here you will find great hiking, biking, sightseeing and plenty of shopping. Also conveniently located to Bangor International Airport.The Branch Lake Cottage hosts an open floor plan with a cathedral ceiling with two sliders opening onto a large wraparound deck looking over pristine Branch Lake. The kitchen is equipped with brand-new appliances convection gas range, dishwasher, Microwave and working/sitting island. Adjacent there is a laundry room /bathroom with a shower, which is accessible to a bedroom with a double bed. The master bedroom has cathedral ceiling and is located in the front of the cottage with a beautiful view of the lake, This bedroom has a queen size bed and master bath with shower and separate tub. The second floor bedroom has two twin beds and also a view of the lake. All linens are furnished. Satellite TV, VCR and DVD. Come and enjoy this great home with this picturest lake setting.
Feb 2005
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ellsworth in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Also, take advantage of 1 canoe, 2 kayaks, row boat, swim dock, life jackets, fishing poles, bikes with helmets, pool table, deck with comfortable dining and chaise loungers. * balcony meaning wrap around deck *

Reviews

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Charming Waterfront Cottage near Acadia National Park
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5

Fantastic House on the lake with easy access to Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great vacation in Maine. The house was very well maintained and extremely clean. We enjoyed the lake and the dock. Marty was very hospitable during our stay. A very short trip to Acadia Park and the coast.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Lake access and beautiful house

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time and enjoyed the amenities.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at the Branch Lake Cottage. It is everything that it was advertised to be. The home is spacious, clean, and well maintained. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen has very nice appliances and every tool you might need. While there are some neighbors on either side, it still feels secluded and the view of the lake is beautiful. We didn't experience much boat traffic (just some fishermen and the occasional jet ski) and the lake is not overly developed so it was perfect for canoeing and kayaking. It's nice having the public beach about a half-mile away - close enough to walk to if you want but not so close as to be a nuisance. If we were to make any suggestions, it would be for a more permanent stone fire pit rather than the metal style. Thank you to Marty and John for letting us use their home. We really enjoyed it and hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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West Deptford, NJ
5

Best Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This had to have been one of our most favorite vacation homes thus far.

Beautiful from the outside and as we walked through the home at first arrival, it couldn't have gotten any sweeter. The house was immaculate and smelled of fresh linen with a beautiful flower arrangement to greet our senses.

There was a convenient foyer or mudroom as you walked through the front door where you could take off earth filled footwear and keep the stay more cleanly. We all were intrigued by the house and the layout. We have four children, two girls 11 and 12, and two boys 8 and 9. While my husband and I were a little disappointed at first to find the lake frozen, it turned out to be a glorious wonder witnessed as the ice thawed and vanished up the lake during our week's stay. We were able to thereafter take our children for their first watercraft rides out on the newly thawed lake. An experience they'll always remember.

The short drive to Acadia was extremely useful as we visited there all throughout our stay, climbing multiple mountains - summiting Cadillac and viewing the islands was something we'll never forget as a family.

I highly recommend this home to anyone who enjoys the outdoors for sure, but also to those who would like a rest away from the demands of life in a comfortable and homey atmosphere. That house and the scenery of the landscape was breathtaking. A choice for all. It is on our favorites list.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milford, PA
5

Beautiful and Spacious Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at the Branch Lake Cottage this past summer and we absolutely loved this home. We all ran around the home just oohing and aahing about how nice everything was when we arrived. We loved how spacious, clean, and equipped this home was and the outdoor amenities were fantastic as well. My children loved the kayaks and paddle boat and also the dock to jump off of. The fishing was great too. Such a peaceful, beautiful, and clean lake. We were so impressed. This home is about a 45 minute ride to Acadia National Park. We enjoyed the area so much we hope to visit again and stay at this home in 2015!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

“Our Favorite Maine Vacation Home”

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at Branch Lake Cottage each summer for 5 years now and are booked for 2015 as well. This is not a small cottage – it is a very nice 2-story w/basement home with large airy rooms that offer a fabulous view of the lake from the master bedroom, great room as well as the wraparound deck. The house is always clean and fresh when we arrive. The kitchen has modern appliances and is well equipped. It also offers a very nice grill and lobster pot for outdoor cooking. Best is the natural landscape and all the outdoor equipment: Kayak, canoe, paddleboat, swim platform and bikes. The lake is crystal clear and I hear very good for fishing. We don’t fish but locals can surely tell you the best spots. I love the night sky and can see millions of stars from the dock. Moonrise is spectacular from the lake. And… if you get a rainy day there’s a pool table, games, puzzles and books in the basement! The house is close to Ellsworth businesses that have everything you need or forgot to bring, and several very nice restaurants. Acadia National Park is about an hour’s drive depending on which portion is the target that day, and it's particularly good for hiking there. There are also two other preserves within 20 minutes of the house. The excellent hosts provide lots of info on things to do and a map book for planning your trip. We highly recommend Branch Lake Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Branch Lake location will find you surrounded by Acadia region's best! Branch Lake offers swimming, boating, walking and enjoying its natural beauty. The lake is one of the larger bodies of water in the area and contains lake trout and small mouth bass as the predominant fisheries. It is also home to loons and eagles who can be seen on their fishing expeditions. The cottage has one canoe, 2 kayaks an a paddle boat to help you explore this beautiful lake. Ellsworth has a variety of restaurants including Mexican, Thai, Chinese, Mediterranean and traditional. For your shopping needs there are two large supermarkets, natural foods store and specialty stores. Close by is Blue Hill Bay and Surry with coastal drives, walks and eateries. Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Acadia National Park offers hiking on one of the many mountains, biking on the National Parks many miles of carriage paths, whale watching, sailing and of course eating lobster and shopping.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ellsworth, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
In Season
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,572
for 7 nights
£1,572
 
 
Peak Season
30 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,820
for 7 nights
£1,820
 
 
Fall Season
25 Aug 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,324
for 7 nights
£1,324
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,489
for 7 nights
£1,489
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £379.55

$1200-$2200 week
$1200-$1800/week June, September, October
$1800-$2200/week July and August
$1000-$1700/week January, February, March, April, May, November, December
$1000.00 - $2200.00 a week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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