Rental Rates and Seasons
The Maine vacation cottage is available for rent
all year. Rental rates are:
Based on above, three weeks, longer than
four weeks, and 'really off-season' are negotiable. While July/August is the most popular
vacation time, September/October is cooler and very beautiful. Cruise
ships tend to visit Bar Harbor in September/October.
Chiltern Cottage, built as a guest house, is 1/2
living quarters and 1/2 indoor endless pool (swim against a current) and
spa. The view of the mountains of Acadia National Park is spectacular.
The surrounding woods (in a 15 acre property) offer their own hiking
trails. The indoor pool is heated. A large library complements the TV
facilities. The deck, really a patio, is ideal for cookouts and other
outdoor meals. Of the 3 bathrooms, all have a shower, one also has a tub
useful for small babies. Most tenants prefer to use the heated pool, the
most popular feature of an elegantly appointed guesthouse.
The cottage has a living/dining room, TV room,
swimming pool room, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and sleeps 6. The cottage has heat,
a fireplace, deck, balcony, phone, washer/dryer, satellite TV, VCR,
radio, and video games. The fully-equipped kitchen
has a coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, dishes, and pots and pans.
Linens and towels are provided.
The cottage is surrounded by a well-kept garden and
there is a large parking lot. The property has a tennis court, barbecue grill,
and picnic table.
Pets and smoking are not allowed. The cottage is
The cottage is secluded and quiet, and the property is
wooded and mountainous. Nearby
water recreation includes boating, swimming, fishing, and water skiing. Other nearby recreation
includes golf, tennis, hiking, bicycling, and cross-country skiing.
Chiltern Cottage, on Mount Desert Island, is just 5
miles from Acadia National Park. The Park has climbing and bicycle
trails, lakes, carriage roads, and excursions. Mt. Desert, with
beautiful Somes Sound, features some of the best sailing and boating on
the east coast. 3 million visitors annually come for sightseeing and
hiking. Chiltern Cottage is a mile from one swimming lake, and 2 miles
from another. There is a nearby picnic area on the ocean. In winter,
cross-country skiing on the carriage roads is popular.
On a typical day, vacationers will climb Pemetic or
Acadia Mountain, and have tea at the famous Jordan Pond House. Or climb
Penobscot Mountain or Champlain Mountain. They might go out on the ferry
for lunch on the pier on Islesford. Or walk along Otter Cliffs or the
seawall. Or charter a sailboat out of Southwest Harbor. In the evening,
they might dine at the elegant "Havana" restaurant in Bar
Harbor, or "Red Sky" in Southwest Harbor.
Chiltern Cottage is 7 miles from Storied Bar Harbor,
once the summer playground of the very rich. It is 2 miles from
Somesville, one of the most photographed villages on the Maine Coast.
Southwest Harbor, 4 miles away, is a picturesque old-time fishing
village. Bass Harbor, another nearby fishing village is also a boat
Nearby Somes Pond and Long Pond cover about 100 acres
and have a 100 ft max depth. Boat motors are allowed.
For more information or reservations, mention
U.S. Resort and Cottage Registry and:
• e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or
• phone (207) 288-2918