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Comfortable New Four-Bedroom Cottage in Acadia National Park.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Lovely New Home Set On A Tranquil Wooded Lot. With Air-conditioning.

Thank you for considering Fox Cottage,

This lovely new cape is set on a tranquil wooded lot, offering privacy and a great central location on Mount Desert Island. Equidistant to the villages of Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor, the hiking trails of Acadia National Park are only minutes away, as is fresh water swimming on Long Pond or Echo Lake. Just stepping out the front door is a treat, an open lawn area out front with a grill is perfect for picnics, while the cedar and pine forest out back invite exploration. Built in 2009, this nice clean house features all new furniture and appliances, and a modern, well-equipped kitchen. Direct TV and wireless internet are provided. For sleeping accommodations there are four bedrooms, with one king, two queen and two twin size beds. We have added Air-conditioning upstairs and downstairs this summer to add to the relaxing comfort of the house .

We gladly welcome pets.

Jim & Marilyn.

More Details

Owner
Jim Fox
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We recently spent four days in the Fox house. It was easy to find. Their home is situated on a secluded, peaceful property. All the linens, towels, dishes, pots, pans, BBQ grill and a lobster pot that you could possibly need are provided. There were eight of us, and we had enough of room to spread out and relax. The house is clean and well-maintained. The owners were very friendly. The house worked very well for us.
Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Atlantic Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Swan's Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Causeway Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Atlantic Brewing Company
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Sand Beach
Car: recommended

Plenty of forest and wildlife. Walking distance from trails of Acadia National Park. Cadillac Mountain is a 15 minute drive.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Mount Desert, Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet
    Upstairs Bathroom Two - toilet , shower enclosure , En-suite to bedroom 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Has a desk, dresser, nook and two walk-in closets.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , With en-suite bathroom and closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Has a large window and a closet.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Has a small closet
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

What an amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

The house worked out perfectly for our group. With the four bedrooms everyone had their own space. We didn't have to pack as much as we had the ability to do laundry. The location is great because it's just far enough away from tourist areas so it's quiet and relaxing but close enough to Bar Harbor and Acadia. The owner was wonderful to work with. I would rent this house again if we ever go back to Bar Harbor.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family friendly place

  • 5 of 5

Nice, clean, functional place to stay in the quiet side of the island.

Owner very friendly and always available to answer questions. Would definitely recommend this place for an Acadia getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house close to all things Acadia

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we've rented this house. We stayed with 5 adults, 3 children and two small dogs. The place is spacious, comfortable and very well kept. We love the quiet woodsy location. Perfect for a relaxing get away but still close to Acadia and several small towns. Nearby Long Pond is great for fresh water swimming and kayaking (you can rent kayaks, canoes, etc.). Just a short drive from the house to Southwest Harbor where we purchased fresh lobsters and blueberry pie and enjoyed the quaint town and shops. Little Notch Bakery was one of our favorite shops. Fox Cottage is a beautiful house to rent for a relaxing Maine vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Home, Clean, Comfortable, Perfect for 8 of us!

  • 5 of 5

Fox Cottage was perfect for our family vacation in June. The house was clean, plenty spacious for the 8 of us (6 adults and 2 kids, and 2 dogs). We were able to use the outdoor grill several times, along with the well equipped kitchen, that had everything we needed for making meals. The dining table with its 8-person seating was also perfect for our needs. The bed configurations with 2 Queens and one King, and two twins, also worked out perfectly for our group. The setting was very woodsy and private, and had a large front yard to play games and run around with the kids. Overall, the home was wonderful, and we highly recommend Fox Cottage to any one! Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for my Family

  • 5 of 5

Fox Cottage was perfect for my family of 7 adults! We had more than enough room and never felt crowded. We cooked a lot of meals and the kitchen had every utensil we needed. We made good use of the grill, strung a hammock in the yard, and used the garage for a workout room. We really enjoyed being on the quiet side of the island and didn't mind that it was a 20 minute drive to Bar Harbor. The owner was responsive and very helpful with recommendations!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, very clean

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days on Mt Desert Island & enjoyed every minute of it. We were 6 adults & one child. We had plenty of room in the house. Well stocked with pots & pans. We enjoyed using the fire pit. The owner, Jim, responds quickly via email. We hiked in Acadia, visited Bar Harbor, & the other harbors. Definitely try Trenton Bridge Lobster while you're there!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Mount Desert, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer
6 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$306
A$1,849
A$5,738
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$414
A$2,544
A$7,651
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$510.04
Tax Rate 9.0%

I will email the completed rental agreement after I have received the first payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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