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WALK to ACADIA'S TRAILS, OCEAN from this Quiet, Charming Carriage House

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 full bath with shower, sleeps 2

The ARTIST'S RETREAT CARRIAGE HOUSE is a Beautifully Decorated one bedroom Carriage House situated in a Very Private Wooded setting, at the end of a private road. The TRAILS of ACADIA NATIONAL PARK and the OCEAN are 'literally' just a walk from your door. Fresh water swimming at Echo Lake is just minutes away. This CHARMING COTTAGE is just a mile from the Village of Southwest Harbor and 13 miles from Bar Harbor.The Free Island Explorer Bus service is less than a 10 minute walk.

The living space offers open, skylighted cathedral ceilings; fully equipped kitchen with island for dining, and living room with GAS FIREPLACE; a queen bed in the master bedroom, and bath with shower.

After a full day of exploring Acadia return to the Cottage for GRILLING or RELAX Under the STARS by the WOOD BURNING CHIMINEA.

Includes WiFi, satellite TV VCR/DVD, Gas & Charcoal Grills;Outdoor Chiminea.

FULLY EQUIPPED with linens, towels, kitchenware. Washer/dryer, gas grill, storage for bikes, etc. located on first floor.

Pets considered. Non-Smoking Property

More Details

Owner
Cyd or Ken
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
The Schoodic Ferry to Winter Harbor
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Causeway Club/Kebo Valley
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Cross Country
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Echo Lake
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Hiking, ocean walks, biking, kayaking, canoing, swimming, sailing, scenic boat cruises, rock climbing, whale watching, Gardens, Acadia National Park; Narrated Park tours; shopping, dining, lobster pounds. Tennis, golf, fitness center, theater, live music.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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WALK to ACADIA'S TRAILS, OCEAN from this Quiet, Charming Carriage House
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews
5

Beautiful home in serene setting.

  • 5 of 5

This. Is a beautiful home in a perfect setting. It is set in a serene wooded area. The owner has gone to great lengths to decorate the house with great taste and to provide all of the comforts of home for the renter.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review of the Carriage House. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
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5

perfect getaway home

  • 5 of 5

The carriage house was the perfect getaway home. Very welcoming and comfortable feeling. The house was super clean and had everything you could possibly want in it. Ken and Cyd were very friendly and accommodating. there was so much to do and see in the area, hope to come back'

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved staying in the carriage house. We felt just like at home.

  • 5 of 5

We just loved the property. It was well taken care of. We liked that there was a little path not to far from the house that took us on a hiking adventure lol. This place was a great place for us to enjoy our honeymoon and I am glad we decided to stay here. Hopefully in the future we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The carriage house is lovely, super clean, and well cared for and appointed. The setting is peaceful and private, whether enjoying the starry sky from the outdoor seating area or sitting and reading on the window seat. The location is a short drive to the center of Southwest Harbor and the nearby parts of Acadia, and not far from Bar Harbor and the busier section of the park. The owners are the only neighbors within eyesight, and they were very respectful of our privacy while also being friendly and letting us know they were there if we needed anything. But everything we needed was already there! We hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of the Carriage House. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. It would be our pleasure to see you again on a return visit.
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5

Perfect Cottage for Two

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in Southwest Harbor and had a wonderful time. Staying on the quiet side of the island is a great way to go. It isn't far from any of Acadia's attractions and there are some wonderful trails right nearby. The Artist's Retreat was perfectly clean. We have rented other cottages before, but never one as well set up or as clean as this one. If we visit again, there is no doubt we will try to book this spot again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review of the Carriage House. It was a pleasure to meet you both. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay.
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5

By far one of our best VRBO experiences

  • 5 of 5

The property is absolutely perfect and the owners have spared no expense in making it very much like your own home. Everything you need and more, and if it's not there they will get it.

They suggested activities and dinning establishments that were excellent. Great location for all island activities. We would love a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of the Carriage House. We would be delighted to have you both return.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Southwest Harbor, 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
 
Fall
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£722
for 7 nights
£722
 
 
Winter
21 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
From
£116
£619
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
From
£116
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £56.79
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellations made 30 days prior to arrival date are refunded 100%.
Additional $75.00 charge for pet (per week).
We do Not charge a Cleaning Fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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