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

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine
20% off listed rates for remaining open weeks in August & September.

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...
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Listing #FKN8777895
About the Manager
Acadia Cottage Rentals Inc
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:10%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 9 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
1  Thank 393PamW
Management response:Responded 11 May 2017

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

Reviewed 27 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
1  Thank 393PamW
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.

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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.

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Full baths
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  • Damage Deposit: R 6 923 / 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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