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Executive Waterfront Home - Near Acadia ** SALE Now **

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Jul 3, 2016
4 bedrooms, 1 den, 4 baths, sleeps 10

'Austin’s Point' is a large 3500 sq ft home located on 5 private acres with 300' of waterfront along the Union River in Ellsworth. Cathedral wood ceilings with large windows give great views up and down the river from every window. A deck with a hammock and a grill allow viewing of bald eagles, osprey, and seals. Fish from the back yard, or bring your boat/kayak/canoe along for easy access to the Union River Bay and ocean beyond. Inside are 4 bedrooms, 1 den, and 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10 people; 2 of the bedrooms in a self contained attached apartment with complete kitchen. A high quality pool table is in the home. Board games and a full Cedarworks playground set are available for kids. 25 minutes to Bar Harbor, Acadia, and Blue Hill, and 40 minutes to Schoodic Peninsula.

Sleeping arrangements include high quality mattresses:

1 king, 3 queens, 1 futon couch full.

House has lots of space:

2 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, 2 kitchens for everyone to have their private space.

Please NO sales solicitations. Rental inquires welcome.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We lived in this beautiful home for 10 years before moving to Portland, Maine because of our jobs. I won't sell the home because I LOVE the home and location. We have shared the home with over 60 happy renters over the last seven years - just check out the great reviews.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home is truly a gem! We had the most wonderful time. We vacation in various places throughout the U.S. and rent homes in each site, but your home is truly one of the top choices.
Aug 2013
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21 Reviews

4.9
based on 21 traveler reviews

5

WOW! Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Austin's Point is a fantastic place to relax in peace and serenity of a nature and wildlife refuge, and still be a convenient base for touring the many points of interest in the area. The spacious house is clean, versatile, and well equipped, and the property offers great views of the river and a quiet hideaway for enjoying nature. We enjoyed our stay immensely. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Vacation in God's country!

  • 5 of 5

Our family visited Austin Point for two weeks during which we had perfect weather! The house has windows everywhere which are perfect to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We were right on the water and sightseeing was in short travel times. Extended family is such a luxury for children and shared vacations provide the perfect setting for stories, activities, tall tales, laughs and questions, which connects all the age groups and all the many talents within the family.

I recommend that you gather your loved ones, rent this home and start all new memories!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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College Station, TX
5

Outstanding Rental!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this rental several times and each time I think it just can't get any better--but it does! The house is clean and well cared for; the owners are easy to deal with. It is close to Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Isle (and Acadia National Park)--where the hiking and shopping are wonderful. Yet, this rental is a peaceful and calm oasis from all the hectic activity when I come "home." It's big enough for family, but small enough to feel intimate and homey. I recommend this rental to you with no reservations whatsoever!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montgomery, Alabama, USA
5

Wonderful woodsy vacation home near Ellsworth, Acadia NP, and Blue Hill peninsula

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home is exactly as the owner advertises! It is a beautiful, spacious home in the Maine woods, on the Union River, 2 miles from the delightful small town of Ellsworth, which has very good (and reasonably priced) restaurants. We came for a wedding on the Blue Hill peninsula, and stayed for a week. Our daughter and her husband, who live in Boston, joined us for the week. Plenty of room and bothrooms for all! Easy access to Acadia NP, and the quieter Blue Hill peninsula. Very convenient to Bangor Airport as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntley, IL USA
5

Anniversary Celebration

  • 5 of 5

We had not been to Acadia before so we came for our 20th anniversary. We were truly impressed with this house. It provided a large, open and airy haven for eight of us (6 adults and two pre-teens) for a week. There are places to be together to play board, card and dice games and places to be alone to read or reflect. The house is isolated and quiet yet it is quite near Ellsworth's variety of amenities and of course Bar Harbor and Acadia. It provided us with a good base for exploring Acadia National Park and the surrounding area. Thank you for offering it on VRBO.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brookline, MA
5

Beautiful home, in great shape

  • 5 of 5

This gorgeous house has lots of room for both shared and private activities. The hammock, outdoor table and grill, playground, and riverfront all invite you to spend time outside. But the house has a wealth of space, games, cooking facilities, and views to make even rainy days pleasant.

We found the owner to be responsive to small issues, such as when I couldn't find some items that he had told me were in the house, and sure enough I called and he told me exactly where they were. The house was immaculately clean when we arrived. We were all delighted with the facilities: four full bathrooms, lovely spacious bedrooms, several dining areas, fans for the heat, well-stocked kitchen with lots of utensils and staples such as oil.

What a great place.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

True tranquility made us buy this house. Large rooms with high ceilings and big windows make you feel like you are part of nature. At night, you can see the stars from you bed. An added perk is being only 20 minutes from the hiking of Acadia National Park. But you don't even need to travel that far, as seals, osprey, and bald eagles hang out along the river's edge out back of the house.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) (in Trenton) at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Trenton Golf Course at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : multiple at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Newberry Neck at 6 Miles Car: recommended

Acadia National Park - most visited park in the US.

Blue Hill Penninsula

Schoodic Pennisula

Lobster - lots of it !!!!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016 June/July
Jun 5 2016 - Jul 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$490
$2,580
 
 
Summer 2016 August
Jul 31 2016 - Sep 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$520
$2,980
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 4 2016 - Dec 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$490
$1,780
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$490
$2,980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning/Booking Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Please note that in the summer we prefer turn over day on SUNDAYS where possible with one week stays. Exceptions can be made more easily in the spring and fall months.
For persons over 8 people, there is an additional persons charge of $30/person for the week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

From the Owner

LOBSTER - I LOVE IT. I use to park my boat out back and go check the traps each morning. For those without a boat, you can buy it fresh within 10 minutes of the house (both cooked or live).

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3500 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 5 - Full Size Futton Couch - Den
  • 1 Crib: Pack-and-play available with prior request.

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Other Amenities: Able to launch small boat from property edge. For larger boats, town docks have dock space for rent (2 miles away). Kayak/canoe rentals available in area (with delivery). Other Activities: Acadia National Park - most visited park in the US.

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