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Briar Lodge - elegance on the Bay in Bar Harbor

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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine
3 BR 2 BA with beautiful grounds, in the village and waterfront on the Bay, walk to shops & restaurants

It is rare when a shorefront property in-town Bar Harbor becomes available for weekly seasonal rentals. The Briars Lodge is located on the south entrance of the famous Shore Path walk along Frenchman Bay, overlooking Bald Porcupine island and the breakwater (also visible is Egg Rock Lighthouse and Schoodic Peninsula). An amazing history, the original property was built by J. Montgomery Sears of Boston in 1881. John D. Rockefeller Jr. rented the cottage for the summers of 1908 and 1909. The Rockefeller's third child Nelson was born on the property in 1908. In 1910, The Briars was purchased by Evelyn Walsh McLean and her husband Edward (Ned), who's family owned the Washington Post. Evelyn's father made his fortune in the...
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Listing #FKN8777849
About the Manager
Acadia Cottage Rentals Inc
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:15%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

We stayed here for a week and loved it! Wanted a quiet and private setting with a gorgeous view, in a home that was clean and had modern conveniences (wifi, washer/dryer) while still preserving that essence of rustic charm. The cottage is an historic building...More

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Management response:Responded July 2, 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Briars Lodge and for the nice report--we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in this gem of a cottage and the many wonders of the island. Hope you can return again soon.

Reviewed July 30, 2015

Briar Lodge is unbelievable treat. The home is perfect for our family of 5. Everything you need. The view and grounds are the true star on this property. The Historic home is very very enjoyable. Being in a home that has such amazing views and...More

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Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
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Rates

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 night Per week
Default 7 nights --
C$6,459
US$4,900
30 Jun 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
July/Aug
7 nights --
C$6,459
US$4,900
21 Jul 2018 -
3 Aug 2018
July21 Aug 4
7 nights --
C$5,537
US$4,200
4 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Late Aug
4 nights
C$791
US$600
C$5,537
US$4,200
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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.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: C$659 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
ME Lodging Tax 9%, Refundable Security Deposit $500.00. Payments accepted: Check, Money Order, Bank Transfer (w/$10 fee), or Credit Card (w/2% US, 4% non-US processing fee on total payment amount, via Vacation Rent Payment).
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