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Haiku House - your gateway to Acadia

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Bright and airy 3 bedroom, 2 bath home (sleeps 6-8) with modern amenities just steps away from Acadia National Park trails & Seal Harbor beach. The house has a new great room with fireplace that was added in 2017-18. Updated photos still to come.The upstairs master bedroom has a queen bed and master bath with a claw foot bathtub. 2 bedrooms are on the first floor. One has a queen size bed. The children's room has a twin over full and twin trundle bed. The first floor full bath has a tub/shower and washer & dryer. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, microwave & toaster. Enjoy the sunporch, outdoor deck and outdoor shower. Also included are internet wifi & local telephone, speaker with ipod dock, iron, ironing board, hair dryer, towels & bed linens. The house is conveniently located to Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor, a 10 minute drive in either direction.

Information to all the activities the area has to offer in addition to shopping and restaurants is available.

Children welcome

No pets/smoking

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , claw foot bath tub
    First floor bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , Washer & dryer in bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 2nd floor - 1 large double bed , Closet with built in bureau
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Children's bedroom - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , Twin over full bunk bed and trundle
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Haiku House - your gateway to Acadia
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

great location

  • 5 of 5

very clean and comfortable, quiet and very convenient location.

  • Review Submitted: 11/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house....with all the amenities in beautiful Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Haiku House was perfect. Jocelyn provided us with all the information we could possibly need about the area from activities - to restaurants - to favorite spots. Our family of 6 was very comfortable - a well stocked updated kitchen, comfortable beds, tons of board games to keep the children entertained....and just a mile from the south entrance of Acadia. It is about a 20 minute drive from the bustling center of Bar Harbor - but we enjoyed getting away from all the traffic and tourists. I definitely recommend the Haiku house for anyone visiting the gorgeous island of Mount Desert.

  • Review Submitted: 09/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house in Seal Harbor

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 4 nights in the Haiku house. It was a wonderful experience. Clean and spacious with a kitchen as well stocked an any VRBO home we've stayed in. The neighborhood is quite and within walking distance to the harbor. We thought the real key feature to the home was its location! Just 2min off Park Loop road and 3min to Jordan Pond. Very easy access to the Carriage Roads as well. Jocelyn was a great host. She was attentive and thoughtful, checking up on us to make sure we had all that we needed and available to answer questions as they arose. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend the home to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, modern home ideally located for exploring Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Jocelyn met us and helped us get settled. The layout of the home is a little funky (likely the product of prior renovations). However, it is extremely clean, well lit, with brand-new appliances. The place was spotless. The home is located in the ideal location for day trips to the various locations around the island. 10 minutes to Bar Harbor, 25 minutes to southwest Harbor. Three minutes to Jordan pond.

  • Review Submitted: 13/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely 4 days getaway

  • 5 of 5

For a spontaneous trip to the Acadia Nationalpark, we contacted Jocelyn to rent her house. It was a very good the decision! We stayed 3 nights with our children, and would have loved to stay longer. The house is very nice, with room enough for the whole family. The kitchen is great, with all utensils that you need to feel at home. We would definitely consider coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 19/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean; Great Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Extremely clean. Great location 10 minutes from Bar Hatbor. Clean modern decor. Spacious. Great updated kitchen. Lots of light. Great vibe. Owner great to work with. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Quiet, charming village of Seal Harbor adjacent to Acadia National Park with close proximity to Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor. It is a good base to explore Mt Desert Island. Carriage & hiking trails, beach and village are within easy walking distance and accessed without the need of a car from the house. Jordan Pond house is nearby. The free Island explorer shuttle can be taken from the village to explore the area.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Seal Harbor, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
5 May 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$659.65
Cleaning fee AU$164.91 + Tax

Cleaning fee $125 if stay less than 7 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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