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Seaside Cottage, 4 BRs, Private Beach, Great Views

Your picnic view of Duck Cove from the patio at Blue Heron Tide.
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Your picnic view of Duck Cove from the patio at Blue Heron Tide.
Blue Heron Tide Seaside Cottage. Fabulous cove views await you! Blue Heron Tide as you come up from the shore. Windows maximize the view.
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24 reviews
Your picnic view of Duck Cove from the patio at Blue Heron Tide.
Blue Heron Tide Seaside Cottage. Fabulous cove views await you!
Blue Heron Tide as you come up from the shore. Windows maximize the view.
The dining room is adjacent to the living room in this open concept living area.
The main sitting area of the living room, with ocean views, game table, couches.
A view from within the screened porch looking over the water. There is also a comfortable glider
A view of the kithen. The stove is right of the peninsula; more counter & pantry are past the fridge
The Rec Room has comfortable cottage seating by the outdoor patio and grille.
A view of the Rec Room with a sneak peak of the ping pong table - endless fun.
Master bedroom 4-post mahogany bed. The master bedroom has a private en suite full bath.
One of two sitting areas in the master bedroom; a bank of oceanview windows are on the right
The second sitting area of the master bedroom, featuring a beautiful ocean view
The 'Cottage' queen bedroom upstairs, with its own full en suite
All rooms have an ocean view in Blue Heron Tide; this is from the Cottage bedroom.
The upstairs hall leads to a private reading nook hidden around the corner, also with ocean views
The double mahogany 4-poster in the 'B&B' style room on the first floor.
Twin bedroom on the first floor, also with mahogany beds.
Private steps bring you to your shoreline at Blue Heron Tide (low tide).
A view from the cove. You can see Placentia (owned by the Nature Conservancy) and Swan's Island.
Another view from the shore of your cove.
A view from Cadillac Mountain on a misty day
Schooner in front of the Bar Harbor Inn
Bass Harbor Marsh, good for canoeing
Jordan Pond House view of The Bubbles
A view of Bass Harbor Head Light
A hiking trail view inside the Park in autumn.
Typical boats in the harbors all over the island.
A view from a carriage path inside the Park - there are 50 miles for walking, cycling, skiing, etc
A lovely corner in one of the Rockefeller gardens.
The classic Maine coast of Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park
A classic view of Southwest Harbor, typical of the area.
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine
Blue Heron Tide Seaside Cottage is a 4-bedroom, 4-bath cottage directly on the shore in Acadia's 'Quiet Side.' With a large kitchen, dining, and living room with a bonus antique oak, claw-foot game table, screened-in porch, and oversized cottage-style windows to maximize the view, you can enjoy the comforts of home while enjoying the ocean view. There is a bonus reading alcove upstairs and a full gaming and recreation room downstairs with ping pong and direct access to the patio and grill. Blue Heron Tide offers you an opportunity to sample Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, lobster, chowder, dining out, boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, ocean and freshwater swimming, hiking, walking, bicycling, blueberry picking, birding, garden touring, shopping in quaint boutiques in Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and mo... Read more
About the owner, Joy C
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2301729 by: FlipKey
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English first
Rockville, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The house is extraordinarily attractive and comfortable. The view is wonderful. The house is right on the water, and we loved being in a more secluded part of the island. The place was impeccable. The owners were very courteous and helpful. The layout of the bedrooms on the second floor is especially nice because of the space and privacy. Each... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for sharing your experience - and even more importantly, we're thrilled you enjoyed the place so much. Welcome back any time! - Joy & Peter more

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Daniel N
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Many thanks to Joy for allowing us access to such a wonderful home! The views in the backyard were stunning, and the house was big and configured perfectly for our 16 yr old daughter, and twin 13 yr old sons. The guest information binder was perfect as well, we simply did what it told us to do, and we had... more

Management response:

Thank you, Dan, for sharing your experience. We're very happy the cottage is a great fit for your family. You're welcome back any time! Our best - Joy & Peter more

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Having been adopted "Maine-iacs" for many years, we decided to search the other side of Mount Desert Island for a different perspective of our favorite vacation place. Opening the door of Peter and Joy's home near Southwest Harbor was love at first site. The expansive living and porch windows opens up to a beautiful cove of water and pine trees.... more

Management response:

Wonderful! What a lovely vacation! And we're so happy we could help facilitate it for you. Thank you for sharing your experience. - Joy & Peter more

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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Apr 16, 2016 -
May 27, 2016
Blue Heron Tide Spring 2016
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Jun 30, 2016
Blue Heron Tide Early Summer 2016
3 nights
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Blue Heron Tide Summer 2015
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
There is a 9% Maine tax. $25 per person per night for any parties larger than 8, up to a maximum of 9. There is a pack-n-play and high chair available on site.
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