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An island on an island

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Four bedroom year round vacation home in secluded woodland setting at Long Pond

Ledgewood Cottage is nestled on three private acres on the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island. Situated on an island at the northern end of Long Pond, the largest lake on Mt. Desert Island, the home is secluded but within easy reach of all the area has to offer. The beach at Long Pond, with its dock and canoe and kayak rental, is just up the road, and the towns of Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and Northeast Harbor are all an easy drive away. The nearby mountains are interlaced with National Park hiking trails. After a day of exploring the carriage roads and trails, lakes and villages of Mt. Desert Island, come back along the winding woodland road to the peace and comfort of Ledgewood Cottage.

The house is a four bedroom year-round vacation home, and features two distinct master bedrooms.

Stepping from the comfortably furnished deck, you will enter a cathedral ceilinged great room. At the near end are a dining area and well equipped skylit chef's kitchen with two-oven Jenn Air range. Complimentary spices and condiments are provided. Beyond the kitchen, the larger section of the great room holds the living room, with two long couches, extra chairs, large wall mounted flat screen TV and speakers. Area maps and guidebooks are provided here to help guests plan each day's adventures.

Next to the great room is the large dining porch with seating for eight, the perfect gathering spot at the start and end of the day. Three walls of windows fill the room with sunlight, and a bar holds glasses and barware, as well as puzzles and board games. On the other side of the great room, a hallway leads to two pine paneled bedrooms. The main floor master bedroom has a king bed and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and deep jetted soaking tub. Across the hall, a second bedroom holds two twin beds. A laundry and another full bathroom with large walk-in shower complete the main floor.

Ledgelawn Cottage's upper level holds the second master bedroom, a spacious relaxing sleep loft with king bed, two skylights, and view across the great room to treetops and sky. The lower level of the house holds the fourth bedroom, with four-poster queen bed and private outside entrance.

Our four bedrooms are distributed on three levels, providing guests with privacy. Our twin bedroom and pack and play are ideal for two or three younger children, and the other three bedrooms are suitable for adults and older children (the master sleep loft is just for adults).

At Ledgewood Cottage, every effort has been made to provide visitors with a rewarding and memorable vacation. Our goal is to ensure that guests have everything they need, and will feel they have truly found a welcoming home away from home.

Ledgewood Cottage is a no smoking, no pets vacation home. Due to our family's severe allergies, we cannot allow dogs under any circumstances. We ask that guests not request special permission for their own four-legged family member, regardless of size, breed, or good behavior.

More Details

Julie Sarason
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mount Desert in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Fires of all types are not allowed indoors or out. The only exceptions are the grill gas stove, birthday candles.
  • No more than fifteen people may be on the property at any time.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • The en suite bathroom off the main floor master bedroom has both a walk-in shower and deep jetted soaking tub. The main bathroom has a large walk-in shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main floor master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master bedroom loft - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Queen bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twins bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
The beach at Long Pond is nearby for boating, swimming, canoeing and kayaking. Many ofAcadia's hiking trails are close by. Whale watches, carriage roads, sailing tours, nature cruises, mountain views, charming villages, live theater, wonderful restaurants and shops are all a short ride away.


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An island on an island
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
chillicothe, Ohio

Great house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Very private location. Beautiful house. Plenty of space.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Ledgewood Lodge. Accommodations worked quite well for 7 adults and one toddler! Deck was awesome in the October sunshine. A well equipped kitchen for cooking along with the grill. The dining porch was nice for dinners. Fairly close to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Lovely place!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time here! Quiet and secluded we were able to get to all the places we wanted and still retreat to this place. The accommodations were wonderful, really nice beds and entertaining area. Wifi signal was weak but most of our time was spent outside. Good washer and dryer. Nice deck and lovely views!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great warm peaceful place!

  • 5 of 5

Owner very easy to work and communicate with; thoroughly enjoyed the house

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our family of 5. Plenty of room and all the needed amenities. The owner was easy to reach; though we didn't need anything. I would recommend this home for anyone who likes to be near trails and outdoor adventure and also enjoys a quiet setting.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spacious home in splendid nature surrounding

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed staying in this beautiful house with our extended family to celebrate our youngest daughter's college graduation (College of the Atlantic). The house is well supplied, spacious, the beds are comfortable, and the setting is truly magical, deep in the Maine woods and just a short walk from a beautiful lake. Despite the rain, we grilled on the deck and particularly enjoyed the enclosed sun porch for breakfast. While it's a 20 minute drive from Bar Harbor, it was very special to live in this setting and we didn't mind the scenic drive to downtown Bar Harbor. The host thoughtfully provided everything we might need to enjoy our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.92
Damage Deposit £303.68

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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