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Seaside Cottage, 4 BRs, Private Beach, Great Views

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.
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
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 mo... Read more
About the Owner, Joy C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We are always available by text for any urgent questions you may have, as well as email and phone.
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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This cottage was perfect for our family reunion! The open spacing and number of bedrooms and bathrooms served our group of nine very well. This is truly a well-stocked cottage. It is on the quiet side of the island, yet Acadia National Park is easily accessed from this location. Our family spent time hiking and biking different trails everyday. We...

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Thank you very much for your kind review; we're so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and your reunion here! Our best, Joy & Peter


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Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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We had perfect time at Seaside Cottage. The view from living room is gorgeous . I really recommend this house for everyone!

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Wonderful! We're so glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing your recommendation! - Joy & Peter


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Reviewed 4 October 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...

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Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate it - and are so glad you enjoyed your visit!


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We have a strict no-smoking and no-pet policy, as well as limit to the number of guests who have paid to stay. A checklist at checkout is provided to enable you to get your full...
    3 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
USD 450
USD 2,800
27 Apr 2018 -
25 May 2018
Blue Heron Tide Spring 2018
3 nights
USD 375
USD 2,520
26 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Blue Heron Tide Early Summer 2018
3 nights
USD 450
USD 2,800
30 Jun 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
Blue Heron Tide Summer 2018
7 nights --
USD 3,500
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian 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.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$596 / stay - Deposit
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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About the neighbourhood
Few locations in the United States can compare to the beauty and diversity of Mt. Desert Island (MDI), home to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Acadia Sunset Oceanfront Cottages, including Blue Heron Tide, are detached homes along the oceanfront, facing out to sea on the west side of MDI. MDI itself is easily accessible by bridge – no ferry crossing is required to access this part of Acadia. Green shaded areas on the map are the National Park. You enjoy easy access to the Park and all of its amenities from this location, without having to sleep in the bustle and noise of Bar Harbor itself. Enjoy spectacular sunsets out over the ocean every evening from the luxury and privacy of your own screened-in porch and cozy cottage.
Getting around
A car is necessary to get around, however you can ride the free Park shuttle in and around the Park once here.
Car recommended
How to get there
3 hours drive from Portland, ME; 5 hours from Boston; 1 hour from Bangor.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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