NEW in 2013 - HOT TUB!! Relax after a long day of hiking, biking, sightseeing, shopping, swimming.... in our brand new hot tub!
GREAT Off-Peak Rates!!
Avoid the crowds in Early Summer and Fall!!
See Breathtaking Fall Foliage!!
This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath house offers an open living area,
private back yard and a large wrap-around deck with spectacular
views of Southwest Harbor. Immaculate and comfortable, this house
is an ideal place to just relax or use as a home base for all your
vacation activities. Whether you are in the fully equipped kitchen,
sunny dining area or relaxing on the couch, the nautical motif,
cathedral ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows provide a light and
airey feel and great views of the harbor. Sit at the desk in the
loft to write out your postcards while taking in the view. Even the
master bedroom has a sneak-peak view of the harbor through an
Enjoy the sunrise over the harbor as you sip your morning coffee on
the deck and watch the harbor come to life. Then enjoy all that the
island has to offer, but be sure to be back in time to catch the
breath-taking sunset. As the sun sets behind you, watch the light
illuminate the boats in bright white with a pink glow on the entire
Situated on the "quiet side" of the island, you can enjoy the real
Downeast Maine away from the crowds, but still be within minutes of
world famous Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. The house is
located in the quaint village of Southwest Harbor where you can take
a stroll into town and explore unique shops, fabulous restaraunts,
museums, antique shops, an oceanarium and much more. Or, walk to
the marina and watch the lobstermen bring in their catch. You can
even buy a fresh lobster while you're there! Rent a boat locally or
take the water taxi to explore the waters and islands surrounding
Mount Desert Island.
The house is located minutes from world famous Acadia National Park,
which offers crystal clear lakes, sandy and rocky beaches, rocky
shorelines, beautifully maintained hiking and biking carriage
trails, mountains to hike or drive and so much more. Opportunities
for whale watching, boat rentals and charters, fishing, swimming,
tennis, shopping, kayaking, hiking and many more are within minutes.
You can explore all that the park has to offer by yourself, take a
guided tour or take Mt. Desert Island's new bus, the "Island
Explorer", available to the public free of charge! Destinations
include just about anywhere you want to go on the island. There are
a number of outfitters located on Mount Desert Island that rent
bicycles and kayaks as well.
Just a short drive to Bar Harbor and you can enjoy a wide variety of
activities from the most relaxed to the most rigorous, dining for
all tastes and budgets and shopping in many unique shops and
Regardless of your interests, this house and the surrounding
attractions are sure to make for a fulfilling vacation!
Taken from Guest Feedback Sheet: Beautiful sunrise from the fantastic windowfront walk (deck). Located close to the quaint town of Southwest Harbor. Walking distance from many great shops, restaurants, the pier, etc. Very affordable price. Close enough to Bar Harbor and Acadia, yet far enough away from the hustle and bustle. Thank you for letting us stay at your beautiful home in Southwest Harbor! We had a wonderful time and will be sure to contact you when we return to Maine in the future.
Nearby activites are abundant--too many to list but include:
Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Fitness
Center, Miniature golf, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding,
Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing,
Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing,
Windsurfing, and many more...