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Spacious, immaculate cottage, quiet setting, water view and beach access

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom (1 King- 1 twin bedroom), 1 full bath, sleeps 4

Located on Mount Desert Island, minutes away from Acadia National Park, Seal Ledges has the perfect combination of the old and the new. Built in the early 1900s, it retains the charm of a classic Maine cottage, with wood paneling throughout, four working fireplaces, large screened porch and deck with water views. Updated for the discerning traveler, it offers wireless Internet, a modern kitchen, smart TV, digital cable, washer/dryer.

The property comprises 4 acres of open field (for croquet and soccer), woods (for gathering wildflowers), gardens (for cutting your own bouquets), rocky beach (for tide-pooling), float (for brisk ocean swimming and kayaking) and dock (for watching eagles and osprey, or enjoying sunset cocktails).

Seal Ledges accommodates 4 guests, in one king and one twin bedroom.

We make it easy for you! We supply all linens, firewood, paper and soap products, books, puzzles and games. You simply bring your own food, clothes, bikes and kayaks.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Seal Cove, Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom has fireplace and original claw-foot tub and shower stall.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Refund policy: In case of cancellation, money will be refunded in full if we are able to re-rent for the same period and for the same conditions. This property is not appropriate for smokers; there is no smoking allowed anywhere on the property.


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Spacious, immaculate cottage, quiet setting, water view and beach access
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Perfect! Comfortable and close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

I am artist and enjoy coming to the island to draw/ paint and experience this magical environment. My stay at the cottage was perfect! Very comfortable, clean and quiet, situated in a nice wooded area with views to the cove. Highly recommended, I will definitely be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A peaceful cottage on the Maine coast

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this cottage the the night of my wedding rehearsal dinner and the night before my wedding. This cottage is so charming and romantic; there is even a fireplace in the bathroom with a claw-footed bath tub! Improvements were made to the kitchen to update appliances and give more space for cooking. The gardens surrounding the cottage allow for fresh flower bouquets for most of the summer.

  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect getaway cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. What a lovely place, quiet and peaceful, clean and charming, just what we were hoping for. Our kind host even prepared some care packages for my son, which were an immediate hit after many hours in car. We enjoyed fires in all the fireplaces and were treated to sunsets every evening. It was our first time to Acadia with my four year old son. We spent a lot of time in the park, but were always very glad to return to the cottage. On one occasion, while the exploring down by the water near the cottage, my son got into a conversation with a very talkative loon who landed just a few yards from the dock. That's how you make a happy four year old.

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pickerington, Ohio

We had a lovely time.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at the Seal Ledges cottage. It was charming and well appointed. The rooms were all very comfortable, clean and inviting. We enjoyed a fire inside and on the screened in porch on chilly nights..The sunsets were spectacular. I was surprised to see a house blocking part of the water view, but it was a short walk to sit on the dock and take in the scenery. Even in the fall, the flowers were very pretty on the property, many butterflies.

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seal Ledges Stay- Labor Day week 2016

  • 5 of 5

Our family has returned many times to his tranquil quietside location. The expansive yard, large porch area with a fireplace, and Sunset Cove view are tough to beat. The house is very clean, and there is great attention to every detail. We are looking forward to returning in 2017.

  • Review Submitted: 27/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect quintessential Maine cottage. It is charming and beautiful, but more than that, it is comfortable. We spent hours after hiking relaxing on the deck or the screened porch. The furniture is cozy and very comfortable in both places. The setting is gorgeous and quiet and the cottage and gardens are immaculately maintained. We loved being on the back side of the island where we did not have to compete with other hikers for the trails. It was quiet and peaceful.

The owner is the best owner that we have ever dealt with - and we have a track record of summer renting at this point. She is friendly but not intrusive and exceedingly responsive. She provided all linens and paper goods, laundry detergent and beach towels as well. She is so organized that we didn’t have to do any of our own research, except for scoping out the miles of different hiking trails. The information she provided was well thought out and up to date. She also provided tips about the restaurants and reservations, as well as other activities in the area. We will be back. It’s a perfect property and a perfect owner!

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Seal Ledges is located minutes away from Acadia National Park, where hiking and bicycling are favorite activities of visitors. You will enjoy vacationing here, on the 'quiet side' of the island, away from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, yet in close proximity to excellent restaurants and all the activities of Mt. Desert Island.

Other Activities: kayaking, bird watching, hiking, rock climbing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Seal Cove, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2018
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
July 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$659

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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