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Little Island House

Little Island House

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 14, 2014
Two-apartment house, 3 bedroom, 2 bath total, on the water

Little Island House is a two-apartment seasonal rental. The Upstairs apt. has one bedroom with a queen-size bed, bath with shower, well-stocked kitchen, living & dining room area with large granite fireplace and big windows with views facing the water. The Downstairs apt. has two bedrooms, one with queen size bed, the other with twin beds. Kitchen and living room with fireplace have lovely views of harbor and mountains. Large decks both Up & Down.

Both apartments have central heat for the off season, excellent ventilation in summer, and all the firewood you'd like. Also: cable TV, phone, wifi, all linens (bed, bath, and kitchen), well-equipped kitchens. Immaculately clean, lovely decor. Outdoors: deck furniture and grill; a rowboat is at the dock for your pleasure anytime. No smoking, no pets.

More specifically:

The Upstairs apartment has a large granite fireplace, cathedral

ceiling and skylight in the living/dining areas. Kitchen, bathroom

with shower; study area extends your living space. The third floor

bedroom, with skylight, has a queen-size bed. From the living room, a

sliding glass door opens onto the deck, which extends around the side

and front of the house.

The deck of the Downstairs apartment is only a few feet

from the water's edge at high tide. The sliding glass door opens into

the living room area and fireplace, with kitchen and dining area

beyond. The front bedroom has a queen-size bed, and a second bedroom

has twin beds; full bath.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Wheelchair access

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Little Island House
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7047289
-(207)266-0827
Bass Harbor Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Corpus Christi, Texas
5

Best View on Mt. Desert Island

  • 5 of 5
We spent two weeks in this lovely rental property. As there were only two of us, we only used the upstairs unit. The little house was beyond our expectations. The view was incredible. 180 degree view of a working lobster harbor. The deck had a perfect view of the sunsets, which were spectacular. The kitchen had everything you could possily want to cook up the local fish, farm veggies and cheese of the local area. The location was on the quiet side of the island, but that was fine with us. Bar Harbor is a short drive to the other side. The unit was very clean and well appointed. The fireplace was wonderful when the temperatures dipped at night. There is a lobster pound right across the harbor in Bernard. You can buy live lobster there and bring it home, or have dinner. A new restaurant called the Lobster Katch is within walking distance. There is a gas station nearby, small grocery just up the road, and a colorful local bar called Nemos very close by. The owners were very friendly and accomodating and also managed the tour boat from the dock. The tour was fantastic. I highly recommend it. Matter of fact, I would recommend this rental to just about anyone. There were only two minor things that were inconvenient. There was no washer or dryer, but doing our laundry in Southwest Harbor just up the road wasn't bad at all. The other was the size of the upstairs bed. It was a double and we are used to a king size, so we were pretty cozy.
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: The bed actually is Queen sized.

Location

Activity and Interests

Although we're only thirty minutes from Bar Harbor, we are essentially

very different. Bass Harbor is a small fishing village and working

harbor on the southern end of Mount Desert Island. We're called 'The

quiet side of the Island.'

There's plenty to do here: The Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse,

Wonderland and Ship Harbor (part of Acadia National Park) are only a

mile or two away. At Little Island Marine, the small boatyard which

shares the peninsula with the house, the Island Cruise makes nature

trips and lunch cruises daily. Restaurants are within easy walking

distance.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early June
May 30 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Late June
Jun 20 2015 - Jul 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
Summer
Jul 4 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,550
 
 
Autumn
Aug 29 2015 - Oct 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

One-half down deposit within two weeks of making reservation (during season). For reservations made off-season, half-down deposit is due by April.

Weekly Rate: $1150 - $1550


Up Down Both
May-June $1150 $1150 $2300
End of June 1350 1350 2700
July, Aug. 1550 1550 3100
Sept.-Oct. 1150 1150 2300

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Internet

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • Both apartments have central heat for the off season, excellent ventilation in summer (electric fan in case you want it)and all the firewood you'd like. Also: cable TV, phone, wifi, all linens (bed, bath, and kitchen), well-equipped kitchen. Immaculately clean, lovely decor. Outdoors: deck furniture and grill; a rowboat is at the dock for your pleasure anytime. No smoking, no pets. Views are beautiful. Bass Harbor has been photographed for the cover of a National Geographic book about New England, and has been the site of several movies. The lobster fishing boats are always interesting, and if you love wildlife, we've watched eagles soar past the deck (they frequent the harbor), counted twelve herons in the low tide one September day, and watched loons, ducks, terns and gulls work the harbor.
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