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Comfortable Home On 3 Private Wooded Acres In The Heart Of Mount Desert Island

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom Private Home

We built our home in 2004, cut from over 3 acres of woods in the heart of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. It sits 1 mile north of Somes Sound, and is within easy reach of hiking, biking, carriage roads, boat tours, and all of the shopping and restaurants to be found in the several quaint towns on the island.

We created our space to gather and connect with family and friends, and hope that you enjoy it, too.

Our home sleeps seven easily. The master bedroom has a king bed and is located on the main floor. Two bedrooms and a full bathroom are on the 2nd floor. The kitchen is fully-appointed to help you create memorable meals; dine inside on our farmhouse table, or eat on the deck. We also maintain a lovely kitchen garden, and welcome guests to pick what they need to round out their meals - it would be a shame for fresh produce to go to waste! After a busy day of adventuring in the park, relax in the deep jacuzzi master tub, or sit by the fire pit and cook S'mores.

More Details

Kirk and Claudine Lurvey
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Kirk and Claudine Lurvey

Kirk and Claudine live, work, and raise a family on this beautiful island.

Kirk and Claudine Lurvey purchased this house in 2004

Why Kirk and Claudine Lurvey chose Bar Harbor

Whenever friends come to visit, we're reminded of how spectacular and special this area is. We're so happy to share it with guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bar Harbor, Maine

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Bathroom off of the master bedroom, includes washer & dryer.
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Powder Room - toilet , On main floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , On main floor. French doors open up to private deck.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , Cozy room with one twin bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , One queen bed and a bunk set with two twins.
  • 3 bedrooms, each equipped with air conditioning.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Comfortable Home On 3 Private Wooded Acres In The Heart Of Mount Desert Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
Eliot, ME


  • 5 of 5

Charming property and delightful owners.

  • Review Submitted: 11/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Couldn't get any better!

  • 5 of 5

This home was truly that . . . a home! Starting with several welcome texts prior to our stay, a basket of welcome goodies waiting when we arrived and encouraging us to ask them for advice about the island, everything was perfect. The home is fantastic and Kirk and Claudine couldn't have been better hosts. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: 06/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for early fall visit to Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Fernhaven was a perfect location for our five night early fall family vacation to Acadia and Campobello. It is a lovely property and well appointed, both inside and out. We made good use of the fire pit and hot tub. We look forward to returning!

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for us!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights at Fernhaven with our son and his family. It was wonderful. The adults were happy with the very comfortable accommodations, a kitchen with everything we could need, a fire pit to sit by in the evening, a hot tub to relax in after hiking all day. (And a big television to watch the Red Sox). Everything was spotless and the Lurveys were a text away if we needed anything. (Although we didn't, they had thought of everything!). The kids ages 4 and 6 could have played for hours in the outdoor castle that someone had build, at the edge of the yard. And if that wasn't enough, the indoor secret dragon loft kept them busy in the well as the legos. Games available for a rainy day...though we had none. All this and only 15 or 20 min from Acadia and down town Bar Harbor. I highly recommend staying here! Will definitely stay again if I get up this way again.

  • Review Submitted: 03/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Fernhaven. The home is beautiful. The owners are extraordinary. They provide everything and more that you would need. It's the perfect place to stay when in Bar Harbor. It's close to everything. Our grandkids loved the yard, the garden, the bunny path and of course the hot tub We hope to come back someday.

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved our stay at this comfortable, spacious home. We loved enjoying the outdoor and indoor space. We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Kebo Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mainely Meats & Atlantic Brewery
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Sand Beach
Car: necessary

Acadia National Park and the surrounding towns on Mount Desert Island offer a wide variety of activities for guests.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$158.33
Pet Fee AU$197.91
Damage Deposit AU$527.76

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.