"The Red House" Beautiful Maine Cottage in Acadia and

"The Red House" Beautiful Maine Cottage in Acadia and


Property Details

Updated: Sep 11, 2014
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

The Red House is a restored old Maine cottage located in the heart of Acadia National Park and less than 3 miles from the quaint village of Bar Harbor.

Our family purchased this property while vacationing at Acadia National Park (prior listing # 9673). We fell in love with the area, the location of this property and the home itself. It is near two different park loop entrances, where you can hike, climb mountains, enjoy the sand beach, visit Jordan Pond or sit on the rocky outcroppings, enjoy the crashing surf and ponder. We also loved going to Bar Harbor and browsing through all the quaint little shops (there is something for everyone) as well as eating at the varied restaurants they have. The cottage is roomy but cozy at the same time and the back deck and porch have an amazing view of Gorham Mountain. We can't decide if the sunrise behind the mountain or the illuminated mountain face at sunset is more amazing. Did we mention the dazzling array of stars to be seen while sitting on the back porch at night? We invite you to enjoy our home and the area!

Feel free to check availability on our other Mount Desert Island rental property #117272.

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  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the great accommodations, great place, great location! The Red House made for a wonderful base of operations,we will be in touch next year! So may thing to do - so little time ... the beauty of Acadia!
Jul 2010
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"The Red House" Beautiful Maine Cottage in Acadia and
+1 716-713-4499
Otter Creek Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Randolph, New Hampshire

Full of character and centrally located

  • 5 of 5
What a find! The property, location and amenities were perfectly described, the communication with the owners was easy. Deb was wonderful to work with. The cottage was spotless upon our arrival. We always push the seasons as our favorite time in Acadia is November - this cottage was perfect, central to everything we do, hike, bike, sightsee roller ski and just chill and relax. The kitchen is completely outfitted, good wifi, great movie collection on VHS and dvd, even a collection of kids games and toys. Huge grill on the deck that we sadly never used due to the weather. Cell phone coverage at the cottage was none existent for us on Verizon but their private phone is available for calls in and out.
  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for appreciating the Red House as much as we do! Cell service in and around Acadia National Park is spotty at best so the home phone is always available for free local, regional, and long distance calls. Free wifi/internet is also provided at the Red House.


Activity and Interests

Quaint village of Bar Harbor - shopping, eating, movie theater, boat tours.

Acadia National Park - swimming, hiking, mountain climbing, bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, carriage riding, popover eating, exploring, and relaxing.

Otter Creek - lobster picnic at local market.

You can also fish and check out the many villages and harbors that Mount Desert Island (MDI) has to offer.


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Updated: Sep 11, 2014

Rental rates

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Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay


  • Weekly Rate: $1358 - $1598

  • This is a NON SMOKING rental.
    Rentals are from Saturday (4pm) to Saturday (10am).
    May & June = $1358/week
    July & August = $1598/week
    September & October = $1358/week
    Please inquire about other months.

    Maine tax 8%
    Security Deposit $500


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Budget


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


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


  • We stay at this house, so we can say it is well equipped. Bedrooms (2) - one with King bed, one with Queen bed and Twin bed - both located upstairs. A/C units in both bedrooms. Living room has a futon that can accomodate a sixth person. Bathrooms (2) - one upstairs with tub/shower combo, one downstairs with shower. Kitchen is fully equipped - Stove, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, toaster, blender, lobster pot, dishes, glasses, silverware, utensils, bake ware, pots, pans and bowls. We also try to have a good assortment of spices available for your use. Basic Cable TV, DVD/VHS player, WiFi access, and local, regional and long distance phone service are provided. Other amenities - Washer/Dryer, gas grill on deck, assorted VHS/DVD movies, books and games. Sheets, blankets, and towels are also provided. Bring your own beach towels please. There is a nice grocery store in Bar Harbor (Hannaford) where you can get food to stock your kitchen. FYI - they do have organic food available there. There is also a Farmer's Market on Sunday mornings at 9am in Bar Harbor.
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