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Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book for Fall 2018 Now!

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Smack dab between Northeast Harbor (5 min) and Bar Harbor (10 min) this fully renovated Maine home has all the comforts of a new home with all the charm of a historic maine farmhouse. Giant tub and rain shower downstairs, spa shower with dual water heads upstairs, fully stocked chef's kitchen, granite fireplace are among the features to make your stay comfortable.

The home is conveniently located on Sound drive on a 1.75 wooded acre lot with a beautiful flower garden, mature lilac bushes and crabapple trees. A short walk along Sound Drive to the entrance of the giant slide trail brings you directly into Acadia National Park for hiking and a five minute ride in either direction brings you to Eagle Lake or Upper Hadlock for biking. Acadia at your fingertips!

After a day of hiking and popovers at the Jordan Pond House, put your lobsters on to boil while the family gathers around the square dining table (seats 8, dishes, silver and linens for 12-16) then its over to the fireplace for drinks, snacks and games or choose a movie from the huge dvd selection... A perfect end to a perfect day in Acadia...

3 bedrooms with 2 queen size beds and 1 full size bed and gorgeous linens sleep two each and share a full bathroom. The upstairs bedroom has its own half bath and has two twin trundle beds that can sleep one each or can pop up to sleep two each. An additional full bath with separate bathing area and claw foot tub with rain shower is located on the first floor.

A truly comfortable and serene home, well behaved pets will be considered.

Keywords: charming, tranquil, renovated, pets considered, Acadia, Bar Harbor,northeast harbor, farmhouse

More Details

Tracey Aberman
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

About Tracey Aberman

I am a professional private chef that has recently opened a new cafe in town. My home is an extension of my personality and I enjoy sharing it and its energy with fellow travelers. I have lived and worked in Northeast Harbor for almost twenty-five years and think it one of the most beautiful places on the east coast. Come find out for yourself! Contact me at Watersigns04660 at gmail dot com. And come say Hi at 123 Main Street Farm to Table Cafe!

Tracey Aberman purchased this farmhouse in 2003

Why Tracey Aberman chose Mount Desert

I started my career as a chef on yachts and landed in Northeast Harbor time and time again. It was so beautiful I bought a home here and recently opened a farm to table cafe in town called 123 Main Street.

What makes this farmhouse unique

For me, having access to Acadia for hiking and biking during the summer and fall and cross country skiing, hot baths and crackling fires in the winter is why I love my home. I love having my friends over for dinner and games but enjoy jumping into Bar Harbor for pizza and a movie at Reel Pizza equally as much. Taking a boat out the Isleford and visiting the art gallery or poking around the shops in Northeast is all a true delight!

Guestbook comments from the owner

But they are all in my guest book...Please look at the last few pictures to see them...
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Mount Desert in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Dual head shower in spa quality walk in tiled shower room
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , 3rd floor attached to attic BR (sleeps 4)
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Gorgeous italian rain shower and soaking tub combo
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
fully stocked chefs kitchen with professional knives and china for 16. Italian claw foot tub with rain shower in downstairs bath, two headed spa shower in upstairs bath, ceiling fans throughout. Walking distance to entrance of Acadia.


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Farmhouse of Your Dreams! Book for Fall 2018 Now!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 24 reviews

This property exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This was the very first time we rented a house for vacation. I was a bit nervous at first but after talking to the owner and seeing the pictures I began to feel more at ease. Let me tell you, the house exceeded our expectations!! It had all the comforts of home and more. The house was very clean and well kept. We were a party of 7 adults. There was more than enough room for all of us. The location was great. We were 10 - 15 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. The owner had the house stocked and left us her cell phone number if we needed her for any reason. If you are thinking of renting a house check this one out for yourself, you won't be sorry. We love Maine and will certainly rent this house again for our next trip. Thank you Tracey, we had a great vacation.


The Taylor Family

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I also rent homes when I travel and know how much it means to " feel at home" when you arrive at a new place. I'm so happy you felt comfortable at Watersigns...:)
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Beautiful home, too close to noisy road.

  • 4 of 5

The home is spectacular. The elements beyond Tracey’s control - primarily the closeness of home to busy trafficked street, and consequent noise - is why I give the rating of a 4 instead of a five. We arrived during one of the warmest and most humid weeks in Maine. It was imparitive to keep windows open at night. More fans and an investment in a window air conditioner in the master bedroom and family room if weather (global warming) continues trending hot. As a result, we had very poor sleep the entire week. The beds were good, sheets and towels high-quality. The home, in general, was very well equipped and appointed. The farmhouse was charming and provided ample room. Loved the games and video choices available. Better for fall and winter weather.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming House, Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

Water Signs is a lovely house that has been thoughtfully renovated. Everything was very clean and very comfortable. We especially enjoyed using the fantastic, well-equipped kitchen to cook family meals. The house is a short drive to Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and Bar Harbor. It is also close to many areas of Acadia National Park. We took advantage of the proximity to numerous carriage road entrances during our stay. I look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute and clean

  • 5 of 5

This property has been very nicely restored. It was very well stocked with anything you would need. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I love sharing the house and am so happy you had a great stay...:)
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Sad to go

  • 5 of 5

Loved the home and location. This house was perfect for out family and we were all sad to go.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and I am so happy you loved the house as I do! It'll be there for another visit...:)
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Tracey's Home is just as descibed - Beautiful - So accessible to everything.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to find the home just as Tracey said it would be, everything was prepared for our visit. The house has an amazing vibe, created by Tracey with the restoration of the home. From the amazing kitchen, the showers, and decorating, the house is a great place to stay. We were very pleased with the accessibility - We could access the Acadia Park trails 0.2 miles from the house or drive to Bar Harbor in 10 minutes. We highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the house and your (short) time in Acadia! I hope you 'll be back to finish of the must do list!!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport, Trenton
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Island Princess
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kebo Valley
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
123 Main Street Farm to Table Cafe
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Sand Beach / Seal Harbor
Car: recommended

Located between the charming village of Northeast Harbor and the hopping, tourist destination of Bar Harbor, my farmhouse is ideally situated. Everything from biking and hiking (you can walk into Acadia from my back door) to the park loop to Sommes sound is less than 10 min in all directions. Contact me at watersigns04660 at gmail dot com for more information.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Mount Desert, 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
29 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 16 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
17 Oct 2018 - 23 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £193.13
Pet Fee £77.25
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.25

50% deposit is required with a signed contract to hold the week. The remainder and security fees are due 30 days before the rental The cancellation policy is very strict with deposits only returned in the event I can rent the week to another guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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