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“Outstanding Family Vacation”
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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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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, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine

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Excellent - based on 33 reviews
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“Outstanding Family Vacation”
Reviewed June 16, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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This was a perfect place for our family. Great location. Our 20 month old twins were able to explore down by the water. House was very nice, perfect size for us all to spread out. We had 7 people in our group. Tons of space to run around in the basement. Great screened in porch. Very nice and clean. Owners very helpful with recommendations for activities in the area. Highly recommend this place.

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Management Response
Jun 17, 2014
We're so glad you had a wonderful time - and thank you for sharing your experience with others. Come again anytime! - Joy & Peter
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Lynn, Massachusetts
Reviewed May 20, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Traveling group: Extended Family
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May 24, 2014
We are so glad the cottage was comfortable for your party. We designed it to be family friendly and being right on the shore has advantages too!
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MA
Reviewed October 9, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Management Response
Oct 9, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience, Joanne. We are happy the cottage provides such a great experience, and is part of your Century Bike tradition as well!
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CT
Reviewed July 21, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Management Response
Jul 21, 2013
Thank you, Stan and Amy. We're so glad you enjoyed your celebration here - and fabulous crab cakes and lobster! Come back any time! Best wishes from Joy & Peter
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Reviewed May 15, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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Reviewed October 30, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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MA
Reviewed October 8, 2012 for a stay in September 2011
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Management Response
Oct 8, 2012
Thanks, Joanne!
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