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Seaside Cottage, 4 BRs, Private Beach, Great Views

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Your picnic view of Duck Cove from the patio at Blue Heron Tide.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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27 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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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 4 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... Read more
About the Owner, Joy C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 41 reviews and 2 properties
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Karen H
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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This home was amazing! The owners keep it very clean and well stocked . The view out the windows is unbelievable along with the beautiful sunsets. The house is spacious and peaceful away from the hustle and bustle yet close to so many awesome things, such as Acadia National Park,Bass Harbor lighthouse, seal harbor auto museum , bar harbor to name a few.. I would give it 5 stars and recommend it highly ,especially for...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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person found this review helpful

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at your home. It was everything that we hoped it would be and more. The weather was absolutely perfect and we enjoyed exploring Acadia and the little surrounding towns on Mt. Desert Island. Then, after a day out and about, it was nice to come back to your place and just relax. The sunsets were beautiful. The lobster at Thurston's was great. You have been great to work with. Thank...

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Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We certainly enjoyed working with you as well, and are pleased that you had such a great time! We look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks & Best Regards - Joy & Peter

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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person found this review helpful

The Seaside Cottage was a great location for our family vacation in Maine. We loved exploring Acadia National Park, South West Harbor, and Bar Harbor . The house was large enough to accommodate our family of 7. We found the property to be well maintained, very clean and comfortable in a beautiful waterfront setting. Our adult children enjoyed the downstairs area with the large seating area and ping pong table. We had family dinners of...

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Thank you for sharing your experience - this is just what we strive for, and are so glad that you were able to enjoy the cottage and the area this way! Thanks & Best Regards, Joy & Peter

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Allegro30...
Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

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 bedroom is a suite with its own bath, and great view, and they are well...

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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

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Daniel N
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a wonderful time! I would highly recommend this home to anybody who likes to relax,...

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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

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$450
$2,800
Apr 15, 2017 -
May 26, 2017
Blue Heron Tide Spring 2017
3 nights
$375
$2,520
May 27, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Blue Heron Tide Early Summer 2017
3 nights
$450
$2,800
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 25, 2017
Blue Heron Tide Summer 2017
7 nights --
$3,500
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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. Pets are never allowed; children are welcome.
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