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Surrounded by woods, 10 minutes to Acadia Nation Park, downtown Bar Harbor

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath with large master suite on lovely wooded lot

Centrally located on Mount Desert Island, the house is conveniently located, less than 4 miles to main entrance to Acadia National Park and a few miles more to downtown Bar Harbor. Also convenient to other hiking, biking, and boating on the quiet side of the island. We specialize in anything but a Saturday to Saturday rental. If you have ever tried to arrive or leave the island on a Saturday, you know there is a lot of traffic because everyone else is coming and going during that day. We can accommodate the Saturday to Saturday if you wish though. We give a discounted rate for a month or more and we will add a mid month cleaning at no additional charge. You are also dealing directly with the owner, not an agent. Sorry we no longer allow pets.

The house has a large kitchen, dining room, living room, and 1/2 bath downstairs with deck and outdoor table. Upstairs is a very large master bedroom suite with full bath with shower and separate tub. The suite has an attached bonus room over the garage furnished with a full-sized futon and desk. There are 2 other bedrooms on the other side of the house with another full bath/shower. One of those bedrooms has a queen-sized platform bed, the other has a twin bed, with a pullout twin bed underneath. There is a flatscreen TV in 2 of the 3 bedrooms. The washer/dryer are located upstairs.

The house is located on a private quiet road and is surrounded by trees. Relax outside on the front porch or on the back deck.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018

About Jo

We love the outdoors but when the daylight is done we also love our internet (movies and baseball).

Jo purchased this house in 2015

Why Jo chose Bar Harbor

We fell in love with the area on various trips that took us by Acadia National Park. Acadia has so much to offer if you enjoy the outdoors: hiking with incredible mountain views of the ocean, biking on the carriage trails, canoeing on a lake, kayaking in the ocean, side trips to nearby islands, plus the convenience of good restaurants nearby (popovers!). You may see a deer wander down the street or a fox or a hummingbird passing by.

What makes this house unique

We chose the house for its spaciousness, wooded surroundings, great central location on the island, the convenience of good internet (cable), and the general sense of peace we got when we walked in.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bar Harbor in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy: in addition to the above, if we are able to rebook, a full refund will be given.
  • Rental agreement must be signed via hello sign and photocopy of driver's license must be sent to verify identity. Must be verified VRBO member.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor master
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Murphy Bed , Pull out twin underneath twin bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Book of things to do in the area is provided


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

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Surrounded by woods, 10 minutes to Acadia Nation Park, downtown Bar Harbor
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Although we didn't stay in the house much while we were there because we were too busy enjoying the local sights and many activities in the area, we thoroughly enjoyed the comfort of this very clean and well stocked home. The check-in and check-out was very easy and hassle free. I emailed the owners a few times before getting there as well as when I was there and each time got a response within an hour. I highly recommend this vacation rental , and we hope to stay here in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wrightsville, PA


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and great location to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Home owner is very responsive to any needs you may have. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice home in a great location

  • 4 of 5

The house and grounds are peaceful, beautiful and centrally located. You are just a 15 minute drive to Bar Harbor and it's attractions including a Hanniford grocery store. The kitchen is well equipped and roomy. We never did figure out how to work the TV in the living room. Modern technology is not very senior friendly. We really did not miss it. The porch was ideal for Happy hour and for relaxing after dinner. The master bedroom was very comfortable. The bedding in one of the guest bedrooms was practically on the floor and not comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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myerstown pa

location was great

  • 4 of 5

everything was to our expectation ,had an issue with satellite TV we were unable to get it going the owner tried to help us over the phone did not succeed.

overall a great week.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry we were not able to get the problem with the downstairs TV solved. It has now been fixed.
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New Haven, CT

Wonderful house, perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure to stay in this wonderful house. The house is so clean and well decorated. It has everything you need in the kitchen if you plan to cook. It has books and table games. It is also so close to Acadia NP and downtown Bar Harbor. Just a perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We enjoyed our stay, 100%.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it, felt at home. Excellent accommodation, very neat and clean house.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kibo Golf Club
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Sand Beach
Car: necessary

Just a few miles from main entrance to Acadia National Park and centrally located to other hiking and biking areas of the park. Just 10 minutes to downtown Bar Harbor.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £107.16
Pet Fee £32.15
Damage Deposit £428.64

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Refunds for cancellation will only be given if property is rebooked. Cleaning and pet fees will be refunded. All terms described here are superseded by the rental agreement.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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