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'Sunset Cottage' On Beautiful Chemo Pond. 45 miles to Bar Harbor/ Acadia Park

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 To 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath.... Sleeps 6 guests

Waterfront year-round vacation rental very affordable. Recently has been renovated and updated. Sunset Cottage is located on Chemo Pond and is a wonderful place for a family vacation, right on the waters edge. Fully stocked cottage with linens, bath towels, wash cloths and kitchen towels. Gas grills and picnic table are provided and also a fire pit. We have 2 kayaks, paddle boat, dock for fishing, raft for swimming out to and a horse shoe pit. Very relaxing on this quiet three mile pond ( about 1200 acres). Sit back, relax as you watch the loons and ducks pass by. You might see an eagle in flight, their nest is nearby.

We also have a property next door "Loon Haven #744549" if you have another family or You can rent 2 additional kayaks and a canoe if you are in need of extra.

More Details

Owner
Dennis and Juliann Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017

Why Dennis and Juliann Taylor chose Downeast and Acadia

Clifton and Chemo pond is a wonderful place to be. Bar Harbor/Acadia/Cadillac Mountain is 45 miles away and is absolutely beautiful, wonderful for hikers too.

Bangor is home of Hollywood Slots Casino, also Bangor Mall and many other stores.

A large selection of restaurants to choose from.

The River Concerts are very popular with very talented artists.

What makes this cottage unique

I love a lot of things about this place but the sunsets are the best....absolutely beautiful and a wonderful way to end your day.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Clifton in Penobscot County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Seasonal bedroom .... No heat (sunroom/ porch bedroom)
  • Bedroom 1 and 2 on the main level Bedroom 3 upstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

'Sunset Cottage' On Beautiful Chemo Pond. 45 miles to Bar Harbor/ Acadia Park
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews
5

Relaxing spot

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful spot by the lake. Lots of room and all amenities here. House clean aND comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a nice time !!! Thank you for the nice review :) Sincerely Juliann and Dennis
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5

The best Maine stay you'll get!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I used to live in this area, so when we returned for a long weekend we wanted to make sure we felt right at home. The sunset cottage is PERFECT for that! Roomy and comfortable for us and 4 friends we brought along with us. In the summertime we'll be back and we'll bring even more friends since the gorgeous 3-season sleeping room will be perfect for that time of year! The owners are incredibly nice and sweet and completely made our weekend :) The lake has a GORGEOUS view and the cottage is the perfect distance from the city of Bangor. Not too close - so you really get the authentic Maine experience, but close enough to go enjoy dinner and drinks and not feel as though it's a chore to get out there. We will definitely be back! Thank you SO MUCH!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your so welcome !!! We are glad you had such time and your welcome back anytime !!! Sincerely Dennis and Juliann
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3

Beautiful View

  • 3 of 5

Little rustic cottage with a spectacular view of the frozen pond. Lots of snow and great for our daughter to play in the yard. Definitely have to have 4WD vehicle for trip. Owners were quick to help when there was a problem.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful Autumn Weekend at Sunset Cottage

  • 4 of 5

We rented this cottage because a dear friend just recently lost her fight against CRPS, and wanted us to remember her via a memorial at Cadillac Mountain. Everything in Bar Harbor was all booked up, and this was both nearby and reasonably priced.

I had no idea how big Chemo Pond was, or even why it is named that, but it is a beautiful lake. The cottage is situated in such a way that you only see a few of the houses next to you, but the rest of the lake looks like it is yours alone. Although the water was too cold to go into, it was very clear. The cottage is right on the pond -- so the views from the living room and the bedrooms was just delightful. On one side, there are steps down to the water and a nice firepit -- which we enjoyed very much as we roasted marshmallows and enjoyed the Hunters Moon.

The cottage is on a lane that doesn't receive a lot of traffic, so we let the dogs off leash to romp around and they did. It was nice to be able to let them do that, but we do have well trained dogs that will return upon command. Even so, they couldn't help themselves and did wade into the pond, but the cold water discouraged their efforts!

The cottage itself was an ideal size for 3 people, and our two dogs. The floors are wooden which is great when you bring dogs, as we did. We put down inexpensive bath rugs for our older dog as he can have trouble getting traction on wooden floors. The cottage is basic, but functional, and decorated to reflect the surroundings. The kitchen is small but adequate, although we did not prepare meals because of our limited time.

Some places we have rented, we almost feel like we cannot put up our feet, but this cottage just felt very cheery and homey. I like that!

The beds were very comfortable, and we all slept very well. Although we didn't need to sleep a lot of people, there were enough beds in the 3 bedrooms to suit a larger family.

We were very pleased to learn from the owner that there was a Dunkin Donuts nearby which made it possible to get coffee rather easily! Also, the owners recommended Eagles Nest as a downhome kind of place that is good to eat -- a fact that was buttressed by recommendations for that same place on Roadfood.com. It was clean, the people friendly, and we had a darn good lobster roll.

I would definitely be willing to rent this cottage again, and that says a lot.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review and we are very pleased you had a nice time !!! The pond name is pronounced "ch" emo..... it's an Native American name. It sounds like it would be pronounced "k"emo as in the cancer treatment but Is not :) Come back anytime !!! Sincerely Juliann and Dennis
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed 10/1-10/7/16 with my husband and our two boys (4yrs & 2yrs). We absolutely loved this place. The kayak and pedal boat were big hits with my boys. We brought our own fishing poles and fished almost everyday. The house had everything you could need and honestly felt like a home away from home.

We hiked Chick Hill which is very close to the house and it was absolutely amazing.

We took a day trip to Acadia and did the park on MDI and Schoodic, both were amazing! We were at Frazier Point on Schoodic for sunset and saw dolphins swimming in the bay and a bald eagle!

We took a day trip up to Lily Bay State Park which is on Moosehead Lake and loved it! They have a small beach, a playground and a 2 mile walking trail, it was perfect for our little guys.

We took another day trip to Belfast-cute boardwalk along the coast and a local brewery right on the water. We also found a co-op there for great local, organic produce & meats! We stopped at Fort Knox after Belfast and then finished the night in Castine before heading back to house.

We also had great star gazing right from the front yard. We are from CT and don't get to see too many stars because of the light pollution. The stars here were amazing. We got to see the Milky Way too, It is right above the house!!

I would highly recommend this house. We only used the downstairs of the house and it can comfortably accomadate many more. They had DVDs, cards and puzzles for the kids. We brought our fire stick as a backup and it easily connected to the tv.

You would not be disappointed staying here! It was a perfect home base location for our day trips.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location, charming lake house!

  • 4 of 5

My family of 6 stayed here for a week. The cottage is well maintained and you can't beat the property! Chemo Pond is the backyard and we went kayaking every morning. What a treat!

There were enough beds for 6 adults, but it could get cosy for larger parties. We had an unfortunate slow shower situation when we arrived that progressively worsened, but were able to handle it. Julianne offered to come up the next day. The hosts were very responsive throughout the stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clifton, Maine

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£775
for 5 nights
From
£190
Fri,Sat
£1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.65 + Tax
CLEANING £46.38
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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