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Entrance to Fern Cove
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Entrance to Fern Cove
Side of the house
Decks from the water
Deck overlooking the garden
Decks overlooking the water
Living room
Master bedroom
Loft bed in bunk room
Bunk room
Green room
Futon room
View from the clubhouse
Above the quarry
Pet friendly
View on the way to the lighthouse
Swans Island lighthouse
Pet friendly
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Swans Island, Maine
Fern Cove is a beautiful summer cottage on a small, quaint island off of Acadia & near Bar Harbor. The Swans Island Ferry, from Bass Harbor, transports you into this gorgeous, tranquil paradise for a wonderful vacation by the sea. The decks overlook the ocean where you can enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail. Enjoy a wonderful book on the porch swing or sun bathe on the open deck.... the house is very secluded & private. Fern Cove is surrounded by a grass yard (ideal for kids & pets) and sits on 3 acres in a community called Island Retreat. There is a clubhouse and a communal dock.

The house features a king-sized master bedroom and en-suite bath, a bunk room with 2 single beds (plus a loft single), a den with a queen-sized futon and the cozy green room which has a single bed and a trundle underneath. There is a...
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Listing #FKN8570914
About the Owner
Judy K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
Owners not on site Caretaker nearby
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Years ago I stayed at Fern Cove Cottage (the year the library burnt down — the new one is lovely) and returned again last August with my boyfriend. We reserved a spot on the ferry for our car so we could bring our bikes, my...More

Thank Nancy S
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
4:00pm check in
10:00am check out
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    1 King
    1 Twin
    1 Bunk
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
Jun 3, 2018 -
Sep 2, 2018
7 nights
  • Damage Deposit: $100 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $100 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
There is a general store on the island that stocks all of the essentials and many gourmet items. This is a dry island, so you will need to import your spirits from the mainland. The island also has a small take-out establishment where you can enjoy some of the ocean's bounty as well as many luncheon & dinner specialties. The lobster co-op is down by the pier so you can pamper yourself with a 'Downeast' dinner.
There is a Post Office & Library (both have internet service).
The Quarry is a fresh water swimming area and offers a beautiful view from above the cliffs.
Visit the Swans Island Lighthouse for a beautiful view of the harbor.
Getting around
You will need a car on the island. There is a rowboat & canoe on the premises.
There is a free Island Explorer bus (www.exploreacadia dot com) on the mainland that meets the ferry and travels through Southwest Harbor to Bar Harbor.
Car recommended
How to get there
Swans Island Ferry from Bass Harbor
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