Fabulous Waterfront Post and Beam Home near Acadia

Fabulous Waterfront Post and Beam Home near Acadia

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 28, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Our fabulous Post and Beam home is unlike anything else in Bar

Harbor. It sits along the shore of Frenchman's Bay. The

main floor has a cathedral ceiling with two stories of glass windows

overlooking Frenchman's Bay. it was designed by a local builder with attention to detail; it is the perfect escape for guests with the most discriminating tastes.

Entering the house you are met with a breathtaking living room and

dining area with hardwood floors, a large stone fireplace and

leather furniture. A two story wall of windows overlooks Frenchman's

Bay. The uniquely designed sunroom is the perfect retreat to read a

book or watch for the ocassional eagle or other water wildlife.

French doors lead to a deck, perfect for BBQ's and relaxing. This

area provides spectacular views of the water during the day and

especially at sunset.

The three story floor plan of this house offers spacious common

areas while maintaining privacy for the sleeping quarters. It lends

itself both to couples sharing a vacation home and families wanting

a separate play area for the children. Walk upstairs to the alcove

loft that overlooks the living area equipped for office space or for

a quiet retreat. Continue on to the master bedroom complete with a

walk in closet and sitting area. The master bathroom has a large

walkout shower and granite countertops. The king size bed has a

luxury pillow top mattress. On the main floor the beautiful kitchen

is furnished with every amenity including a dishwasher, microwave,

electric stove, double stainless sink and complete granite

countertops with a bar open to the dining room making it a perfect

place to re-connect with family and friends. Downstairs is a

beautiful family room with a second television and lots of room to

relax. Beautiful views of the water can be seen from this large

area offering a great spot for the kids to play or the guys to watch

the big game.

Finally, one of the best attractions about this home is its

location. It is 75 feet from Frenchman's Bay and has complete access

to Frenchman's Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The house is 8 miles from

the enchanting Village of Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island’s artistic,

culinary, and social center. Located on the shores of Frenchman’s

Bay, it offers the charm of a small New England fishing village with

all the attractions of a major resort including restaurants,

shopping, and a lively nightlife. The house is just 5 miles from the

entrance to Acadia National Park, Nearby are entrances to some of

the best hiking trails in the country, as well as a huge variety of

outdoor activities including whale watching, canoeing, kayaking,

rock

climbing, deep sea fishing, sailing, biking, and much more. Also

close by is the popular Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, and Cadillac

Mountain, the most beautiful place to watch the sun rise

in the country.

We invite you to spend a glorious week in our elegant Post and Beam

Home.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi,

Before I get too wrapped up back in the office, want to shoot you a quick note just to say thank you - we had a wonderful vacation, we loved your home and LOVE Bar Harbor! Thank you!!!!

Allison
Aug 2012
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Fabulous Waterfront Post and Beam Home near Acadia
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7004418
8133341144
Bar Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Atl, GA
5

Comfy and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5
I wanted to send you a note letting you know how much we enjoyed our stay in the house in Maine. It was very comfy and beautiful. The house was very well equipped and we had fun cooking there. My mother wanted me to convey to you that she especially appreciated the quality of the stuff in the house. The décor is nice and simple and pretty and, for example, the pots are good quality. That's often not the case in rentals, and it makes for a very pleasant stay! Also, it was plenty warm. The fireplace was a plus, lots of atmosphere. The view out to the water was great, especially at sunset. Brenda was great to work with and suggested great restaurants. We will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Activity and Interests

We are 12 minutes from Bar Harbor (8 miles) with its shopping and

restaurants and 10 minutes to Acadia National Park, with plenty of

bike trails and hiking.

The Bar Harbor and Mt Desert area is a wonderful place to vacation

with its rock-bound coast and soaring granite cliffs. From the

stonewall-lined and tree-covered road leading you into our village,

to the sweeping vistas from atop Cadillac Mountain, there is a

special mystique to Bar Harbor. Nestled on the east side of Mt.

Desert Island, surrounded by Acadia National Park, we have welcomed

visitors for over a hundred years. Bar Harbor and Acadia National

Park have a wide variety of offerings for visitors. There truly is

something for everyone.

We offer a wide array of activities from the most relaxed to the

most rigorous, dining for all tastes and budgets and shopping in our

unique shops and galleries. Be sure to plan enough time to enjoy our

area and consider using us as a base of operations to see all of

Downeast Maine. We are only a short distance to other famous

attractions such as Campobello Island, Franklin Roosevelt's summer

home, the Schoodic Peninsula, the mainland part of Acadia National

Park, and other islands, coastal attractions and nature based

attractions. Once the summer playground of wealthy and famous

Americans, Bar Harbor was celebrated throughout the world as a

quiet, beautiful resort village, worlds away from the hustle and

bustle of New York, Boston, and Paris. Today, the "summer people"

still come to our island paradise, but many visitors also arrive for

the brilliant fall foliage. And more and more, people are coming to

experience our winter wonderland and the surprises of spring.

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Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Rate: $1450 - $3800
- Spring through May 25 - $1,800 per week
- May 25 through June 22 - $2,400 per week
- June 22 through July 20 - $3,200 per week
- July 20 through September 2 - $3,800 per week
- September 2 through October 2 - $2,400 per week
- October 2 through Winter - $1,800 per week

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Luxury
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books

Suitability

  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Fireplace WIFI BBQ grill Full Linens provided Washer/Dryer CD Player Office setup with convenient phone and electric access Microwave Coffeemaker Full cooking utensils 3 Cable TV's/DVD/VCR Bed Set-up: 1 king, 1 double, 1 queen, double futon
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