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Josh Greer

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English

Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME

23 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Downeast and Acadia - Chemo Pond vacation rental

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 10

Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shores of Chemo Pond. Although its name says 'Pond', Chemo is actually a beautiful, 3.5 mile long, 1 mile wide lake. Enjoy the private dock and spend your days swimming, fishing, paddle boating, or simply reading in the lawn. Gaze across the lake to the surrounding hills for breathtaking views. The open deck provides guests options for sunbathing, star-gazing or enjoying a spot to enjoy the view . The fire pit at the water's edge is perfect for end of the day enjoyment...and firewood is provided! With Chemo Pond only being 15 minutes outside of Bangor, It’s no trouble to run in town to pick up any essentials you may have forgotten. This house has a/c, flat screen tv's, Direct tv, a beautiful fire pit with all fire wood included. There also is a propane grill for cooking with all propane included. There are 2 kayaks, a canoe, and a paddle boat provided with life jackets for your enjoyment . This house comes with your own dock and swim float. We also have another property that has the same amenities that is just 300 feet down the road, if this property is booked please contact us for availability on the other cottage.

Acadia National Park: Acadia National Park: In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson set aside 6000 acres (within what is now Acadia National Park) as Sieur de Monts National Monument. With the acquisition of more land and private support and funding, in 1919 President Wilson signed an act establishing Lafayette National Park. In 1929 the parks name was changed to Acadia. Acadia National Park was established to protect the area's spectacular scenic values, Maine's rock bound coast, its coastal and its offshore islands as characterized by the geologic features, natural history and the native plant and animal life. Forty five miles of rustic carriage roads weave around the mountains and through the valleys of Acadia National Park, the gift of philanthropist John D Rockefeller, Jr., and family. Rockefeller, a skilled horseman, desired to travel on motor free byways via horse and carriage into the heart of Mount Desert Island. His efforts resulted in roads with sweeping vistas and close up views of the landscape.

Cadalic Mountain: Cadillac Mountain: At 1,530 feet, Cadillac Mountain is not only the tallest mountain in Acadia National Park, but also the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. Rising high above the town of Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain offers magnificent views of the Porcupine Islands and Frenchman Bay. Explore the summit of this granite mountain along a .3-mile trail, which includes wayside exhibits about natural and human history. Portions of this trail are accessible to wheelchair users. Cadillac Mountain is accessible via a winding, narrow, 3.5-mile road. The road is closed from December 1 through April 14 and whenever weather conditions (e.g., dense fog or ice) require.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Josh Greer (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English

Reviews

4.9
based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Charming,lakefront cottage on beautiful Chemo Pond Near Acadia and Bar Harbor,ME
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Great week at Chemo Pond

  • 5 of 5

Property was everything we expected. Owners are very hospitable. House had all needed amenities and more. Kids (and adults) enjoyed kayaks, paddle board, and swim float.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing family get-away

  • 5 of 5

Fantastically- equipped and charming cottage was ideal for our family of six! Would come back each summer if we weren't so far away... Try eagle's nest for dinner too. 👍

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well equipped and maintained

  • 5 of 5

Pro

The kitchen had all the cookware, dinnerware and utensils needed.

We prepared all our meals.

There was extra of towels and linens.

Plenty of hot water for showers and laundry.

We all slept quite well and found it to be quiet and peaceful in the evening.

There is a beautiful view of the pond, from the dining table, at the front of the cottage.

We sat here for meals, to talk, play cards and games.

Outside there is a fire pit and plenty of wood.

Canoe and kayak, with plenty of lifejackets.

Con

The gas grill needed to be clean. Probable forgotten to be done by the last renter.

Thank you to the Geer family for providing such a Charming Cottage on Beautiful Chemo Pond. We had a wonderful time and hope we can stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Super Excited and Nice

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three days here with family and enjoyed a lot. Its very calm and nice place. Owner is very nice and helpful. I am highly recommended this property for your Acadia vacation. Lots of things to do (nice lake view, kayaking, and much more...)

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation getaway! The cottage is even better than the pictures! Remote, quiet, clean, beautiful! It's the perfect place to go to get away for all they stress of normal life. The owners are amazing and very friendly! The cottage is on the most beautiful lake, and the cottage is clean, big and in a great location! Close enough to everything you need, yet far away from it all! Couldn't have asked for a better vacation and already planning our next vacation there! I would highly recommend this place to any nature lover! Great vacation spot for any couple or family! Thanks again for the wonderful vacation Josh & Erica! See you fall 2016!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Beautiful, Remote, Simply Amazinh

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful, beautiful place to vacation! I couldn't have asked for a better vacation! I would recommend this place to any nature lover! Remote, beautiful, clean & friendly place. Close to everything you need, but far enough away from everything! Had an amazing stay! Owner's are very friendly and the cottage was excately like the pictures! Sad to leave, but already looking forward to next years vacation here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Saw MIll woods golf course
Car: recommended

Chemo Pond is a beautiful, three and a half-mile long lake, located in Downeast Maine near Acadia National Park an Bar Harbor. It makes a relaxing vacation spot for anyone wanting to explore the Downeast Maine area, without the crowds of Acadia National Park. The setting for Chemo Pond couldn’t be prettier with a view perfect view of Chick Hill, with a nice, flat area at the water’s edge that is perfect for sunning or just relaxing. Just a few of the activities available at Chemo Pond are swimming, fishing, boating, jet-skiing, Snowmobiling, ice fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing or just relaxing and enjoying the views. For sightseers, a forty-five minute drive takes you to Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, which is the oldest national park on the East Coast. Ellsworth is only a few minutes away and also has shopping and restaurants. Bangor is just fifteen-minutes away and includes any and all amenities that you can think of including Hollywood Slots Casino.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clifton, Downeast and Acadia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2016
19 Jun 2016 - 27 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,657
for 7 nights
£1,657
 
 
Late summer
28 Aug 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,408
for 7 nights
£1,408
 
 
Fall 2016
4 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£229
 
 
Spring 2017
1 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£833
for 4 nights
From
£208
 
 
Summer 2017
18 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,657
for 7 nights
£1,657
 
 
Late Summer 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,408
for 7 nights
£1,408
 
 
Fall 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£229
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £76
Refundable Damage Deposit £191
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Downeast and Acadia in Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • lake
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed , 2 sets of bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeps two
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom-1 Full Bedroom 2- 1 Full. Bedroom 3- 2 twins. Living room-sleep sofa.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
150' private water front, beach & water toys, dock, swimming float, boat & paddles, paddle boat and fire pit with wood provided. Onsite drilled/filtered well provides drinkable water.

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