Cottage on Schoodic Point @ Acadia National Park

Winter Harbor CottageBiking the park loopLiving roomKayaking the bayKitchenLobster festival cod runBathSail boat racesCraft fairThe ferryAnvil trailLobster bake on the rocks at nightMark Island lightThe overlookRoad along the bay

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Overview

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Cottage
Per week: $590 - $690
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Acadia vacation cottage rental
Warm, cozy and beautiful vacation cottage. Enjoy being near the ocean, the feeling of being in a cottage out in the countryside and yet you are right in town. From here it's a short walk to the harbor, marina, stores, eateries, golf course and shuttle bus stop. Enjoy hiking trails, bicycling, fishing, kayaking, golf, swimming and picnicing along our rocky granite shoreline. Experience a little bit of life in the slow lane and treat yourself to some real downeast treasures. Have it all!

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Area Information
Although the park is flat out gorgeous and there's no denying that. There's more to Schoodic Point than just the park. Less commercialized than the big tourist hotspots we have allot to offer visitors. Especially those guests who desire a more relaxed, less crowded atmosphere. But even those desiring days of crowds, shopping and non stop activities can have the needs easily met here. That's one of the beauties of a vacation or living here. You can have remote, secluded, quiet or crowds anytime you want, it's your call.

Explore and enjoy the area with its many beauties and relaxed pace. From here all the shops, businesses, stores and restaurants are just a short walk. You can rent bikes and kayaks for exploring or play golf. Bob's is about the cheapest place around to buy lobsters and his sons bring them in daily. If you are here when the lobsters are shedding their shells do yourself a favor and try them. They are tender and sweet and what most locals prefer. And because they are so fragile and don't ship easily you generally can't get them anywhere else but here.

During the tourist season there is a free shuttle bus service partly sponsored by L.L. Bean that tours the park and area before returning. The bus runs every half hour or so and stops are scattered. Not that it matters since the drivers are more than happy to pick you up if you wave them down from the side of the road. Anyway in the immediate area there are shops, stores, restaurants, piers and pounds to buy your lobsters plus a lot more. On Grindstone Neck there is a golf course that is sandwiched by ocean on both sides. If you really enjoy the ocean and don't mind getting wet then rent or bring a kayak and meander through the bays and coves. Ride out and see the seals basking on the rocks on the other side of Turtle Island, the osprey nesting near the Halibut Hole or the lighthouse on Mark Island.

Throughout the year there are different programs, theaters, concerts, dances and many other cultural events mostly on weekends. Then during the summer there is an arts festival for two weeks which usually starts around the first of August. But still overall it's generally quiet here (compared to where you probably live) except for the lobster festival and a few other things. Once a year the entire area goes on holiday. Usually the second Saturday in August. The day starts off with a 5k road race in the morning and ends with a parade in the evening. Of course there are lobster dinners, barbecues and allot of other things. It's always a good time.

Less than a mile up Main Street is the park. There is no entrance fee required. The view from the road that loops around the point is magnificent. You can while the day away relaxing and taking in the spectacular views of the islands, sea and wildlife. Wander out on the rocks and picnic or bring back mussels for dinner. Have a cook out or lobster bake and relax into the evening around the campfire if you like listening to the loons after dark at Fraziers Point where there are picnic tables and fire pits for barbecues.. On any given day you'll see lobster boats pulling in the days catch and eagles soaring about the harbor. On other days you can watch the sail boats from the Winter Harbor Yacht Club race.

Schoodic Head, the highest point. Its 440 foot peak offers panoramic views straight out into the open Atlantic Ocean, Frenchman Bay and Cadillac Mountain to the west. On a clear day you can see the Pettit Mannan lighthouse and preserve on the next peninsula over. And don't forget the view from the Overlook.

The most southern tip of the point, has granite outcroppings and pounding surf. People come from all over to watch the surf as storms or hurricanes passing by sometimes hundreds of miles away break against the rocks and throw spray fifty feet or more in the air. It really is something to see. There is ample parking space for visitors and it is well worth the trip any day.

Whatever you desire, sightseeing, shopping, hiking, biking, kayaking, the list goes on. You can have it or get to it from here.


I could go on and on but I met someone at the docks last year from NJ and he summed it up better than I can "its like being in heaven". Do yourself a favor this year, come see!

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
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Weekend
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Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Aug 30 2014 Nov 01 2014 - - $590 - 2 Nights
Apr 18 2015 Jun 27 2015 - - $590 - 2 Nights
Jun 27 2015 Aug 29 2015 - - $690 - 2 Nights
Aug 29 2015 Oct 31 2015 - - $590 - 2 Nights
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 8%
Deposits: Maximum occupancy 4. ...... Refundable security deposit - $150 ........ Pets allowed: Limited to 2 dogs ........ Security deposit with pets increased $200 for 1 / $300 for 2 ........ During July & August - weeks start on Sunday
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Pet Friendly
  • Full Kitchen
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Porch
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Activities

  • Cross-Country Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Fishing
    (1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
  • Bowling
    (25 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Kayaking
    (1 mile)
  • Golf
    (2 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (25 miles)
  • Hiking
    (<1 mile)
  • Ocean
    (1 mile)
  • Canoeing
    (5 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (25 miles)
  • Hunting
    (<1 mile)
  • Park
    (1 mile)
  • Lake
    (5 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (25 miles)
  • Beach
    (1 mile)
  • Playground
    (1 mile)
  • Winery
    (10 miles)
  • Whale Watching
    (25 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (1 mile)
  • Amusement Park
    (25 miles)
  • Zoo
    (25 miles)
  • Boating
    (1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (1 mile)


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Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Acadia, Maine

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Donna Quist Blanchard

Grafton, MA

cozy, comfortable, neat, clean and great amenities

We had a wonderful time, thank you so much!

Brian McGrath

Somerville, MA

Perfect quiet getaway.

Everything about the cabin was perfect. Nice quiet location to get away from everything, but not too rustic. Easily accessible to Acadia and other outdoors attractions. Our host was welcoming and generous. Would definitely vacation here again.

Wilfer Zuleta

CT

perfect retreat

we absolutely loved the cabin! Well stocked kitchen, large tv, incredibly comfortable bed and futon. Wonderful location as well. Grocery store in town has all you need and everyone in ME is nice. Winter Harbor is a nice little town and of course Acadia and Bar Harbor are a very quick trip. Don't waste $ on ferry to BH...just drive 1/2 hr instead. We will def. return. Wes made the cabin incredibly inviting and provided us with everything we could need. Great host! Great week...even with the mosquitos.

Nick

Brooklyn, NY

Don't Hesitate

This place was great. It had everything you could need, grill, lobster cooker, wifi, plenty of dishes, cutlery, etc. Nice yard with chairs, table and a fire pit. Great place!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you rent daily?
A: We have a 2 day minimum but generally during July and August we won't even consider taking a reservation for less than a week until 2 weeks before the requested arrival date, if we considered it at all.
Q: We would like to rent it and there are 5 in our party.?
A: Four persons which includes infants and children is the absolute maximum capacity. So unfortunately we won't be able to accommodate your party.

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westly williams

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