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Fantastic ocean views in quiet private setting

Your view on race day
1 review
Your view on race day
One of your decks
Your drive in
Entrances to the main floor bedrooms
One of the flower beds
Floor one kitchen
Looking out on Bear Island from dining room
Our resident eagle in pine tree beside deck
Master Bathroom
Main kitchen
Living room and bar area
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7 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine
Entering the winding, shaded driveway of Island Watch gives you quick hints of what lies ahead. As you approach the horizon expands. When you walk into the house it will take your breath away. The view is nothing short of spectacular. Before you to the northeast is the fjord of Somes Sound and as your eyes sweep around, you see Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, a more intimate view of Southwest Harbor, and several of the offshore islands. The mountains of Acadia provide a dramatic canvas for the sunsets. Should you choose to rise early, the sunrises over Great Harbor will be an incredible start to your day. Evenings watching the beacons of the Bear Island and Baker Island lighthouses, flashing red or green navigation bouys, and returning fishing vessels is a peaceful way to end a busy day exploring Acadia National Park.
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About the Owner, Kevin B
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Dec 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
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Listing #FKN9191803
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Southwest Harbor, Maine
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 for a stay in May 2017

Island Watch is the perfect setting for your Maine experience. As part of a group of 15 I had a few concerns about whether or not the house would be large enough for our group but they weren't necessary. Between the decks, the rooms and the basement we were all able to escape when needed even during our two rainy days. Kevin and Marge were the perfect hosts from our first interaction. They were always quick to respond to messages and questions prior to arrival and they showed up to check in every few days, we were actually bummed that they couldn't hang out more because they had so much going on during our stay. The house is fully stocked, even on rainy days, and Toots had the bar stocked with everything you could possibly need to mix up drinks, just bring the ingredients. The only thing I can think of that would have made our stay any smoother is an additional bathroom but that was simply because we had the house filled to capacity, 6 probably should have been sufficient! Everything...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Pets allowed with prior approval. $75 fee per pet will be added.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Super Kings
    3 Kings
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
5 May 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
7 nights
8 Sep 2018 -
29 Dec 2018
7 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $196 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $327 / stay - Deposit
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Hancock County- Bar Harbor Airport: 20.0 km
Ferry: Swan's Island Ferry: 5.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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