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Vanderbilt Lodge - 4 BR, 2.5 BA, elegant, restored classic, water access & walk

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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Vanderbilt Lodge in Bar Harbor - elegant, restored classic, water access & walk to Bar Harbor This wonderful and historic (the Vanderbilt family hunting lodge for a time) home offers both walkable convenience to downtown Bar Harbor and access to the waterfront (no view from the cottage, which is in a park-like wooded setting), plus the added luxury of tennis courts and a wonderful outdoor living space under majestic trees. First floor: Extensive renovations in 2016 have produced an elegant, and updated, upscale ambience throughout, with fully-renovated gourmet eat-in kitchen with large gas-log fireplace, many new windows overlooking the outdoor living space, freshened but still authentic period dining room, living room with fireplace and piano and an impressive wood-paneled central stair...Vanderbilt Lodge in Bar Harbor - elegant, restored classic, water access & walk to Bar Harbor This wonderful and historic (the Vanderbilt family hunting lodge for a time) home offers both walkable convenience to downtown Bar Harbor and access to the waterfront (no view from the cottage, which is in a park-like wooded setting), plus the added luxury of tennis courts and a wonderful outdoor living space under majestic trees. First floor: Extensive renovations in 2016 have produced an elegant, and updated, upscale ambience throughout, with fully-renovated gourmet eat-in kitchen with large gas-log fireplace, many new windows overlooking the outdoor living space, freshened but still authentic period dining room, living room with fireplace and piano and an impressive wood-paneled central stairway. Second floor: completely-renovated bathrooms are featured, plus a master queen bedroom with fireplace, a large shower bathroom with rain shower, three queen bedrooms and shared bath with clawfoot tub and separate shower. Outdoor enjoyment is maximized with a small front deck, large rear porch and a large brick patio under shelterig trees...the perfect place for a cozy breakfast, a lazy afternoon, or entertaining. Bring your own racquets/balls to utilize the tennis courts. A quick walk down a wooded path brings you to Compass Harbor and the private pier. Many unique touches inside and out. Second floor: 4 queen BRs, 2 full baths. Prefer weekly, Sat-Sat bookings. Pro-rated 4, 5 or 6-night bookings may be approved with Sat, Sun, Mon or Tues arrivals and departures by the following Sat. No pets. No Smoking. Linens & towels provided. This property may be available for 4-night bookings in order to allow for plenty of cleaning time between guest parties. With owners' approval, It may also be available at a discounted monthly rate for June or other months if dates are not already booked. - Contact us for details Additional amenities: Full KitchenMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
About the Manager
Acadia Cottage Rentals Inc
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 20 July 2019

What can I say...we had a fantastic time at the Vanderbilt lodge in BH. We really enjoyed making dinners in the beautiful kitchen, looking at the wonderful art through out the home, having evening cocktails on the patio overlooking the wildflowers and learning about the...More

Date of stay: July 2019
1  Thank Amy A
Reviewed 10 July 2019

The experience of this historically elegant and beautiful cottage is matched with being completely comfortable and totally renovated! Convenient to downtown, only a few blocks but complete privacy on a huge historical estate. Beautiful waterfall was flowing and a couple of ducks playing, Deer and...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Safari23431229874
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This fantastic piece of amazing history is also a warm, comfortable and elegant home. George Vanderbilt of the North Carolina Biltmore Estate fame and Fredrick Law Olmsted of New Yorks Central Park, Acadia National Park and Jackson Park in Chicago are the owner and land...More

Date of stay: May 2017
2  Thank ROCKBILTpam
Management response:Responded 11 May 2017

Thanks for the nice report, Pam. Hope you can return again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

With a huge renovation and completely new systems, the change is dramatic. I've stayed at the Vanderbilt Lodge this summer and a few years ago, the transformation is incredible. The location is excellent with access to the town minutes walk away, a park like setting,...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank ROCKBILTpam
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thanks--your review is especially pertinent considering your previous visits to this cottage. Hope you can return again soon.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We arrived at this very nice comfortable property the end of May-first of June. The weather cooperated with bright sunny days and nights cool enough for wood burning fires. There's a large kitchen, we cooked lobsters, and lots of interior space.The property is like a...More

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank Grant746
Management response:Responded 26 October 2016

Thanks, we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to this unique property. Hope you can return again soon.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

My family and I spent a weekend in September at the Vanderbilt Lodge. It was the perfect place to stay while enjoying the restaurants and shopping of Bar Harbor, and the magnificence of Acadia National Park. The home is nicely appointed and furnished in a...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank gjm869
Management response:Responded 17 October 2016

We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit--hope you have more time to explore the property on your next visit.

Reviewed 13 July 2014

Stayed here with my sister, daughter, and 15-year-old granddaughter. Location and setting perfect--close to town while in the woods with a short walk to dock and water, beautiful tennis court at edge of back yard. Saw lots of deer and a red fox. My daughter...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank artbylt
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

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Date of stay: July 2013
Management response:Responded 10 April 2014

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
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