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Your Mount Desert Island Maine Vacation Rental

Are you seeking a grand, oceanfront cottage near Acadia National Park, or is a cozy cabin nestled in the pines more your style? Search Maine Vacation Rentals now for all Mount Desert Island vacation rentals, including Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Seal Harbor and Southwest Harbor Vacation Rentals, as well as prime rentals just off-island in neighboring Trenton, Lamoine and the Cranberry Isles.

The Knowles Company has been delighting vacationers with exceptional rental properties on Maine's Mount Desert Island for more than 110 years. The secret of our enduring success is integrity and an unsurpassed level of attention to our clients' and customers' needs. With an inventory of more than 400 carefully selected homes, we will help you find the property that best meets your requirements as to size, location, price and any other special needs that you might have. 

We know that you have high standards. We do too. The Knowles Company works closely with property owners to ensure that their houses meet the high standards our customers have come to expect. Our rental agents inspect each house before adding it to our inventory. We also visit each home periodically once it's been added. Holding to this high standard allows us to confidently promote all properties on our list, knowing that you will be pleased to find the home comfortably appointed upon your arrival.

If you're new to the process of renting a vacation property, one of our full-time rental agents, Kate Chaplin, Sandi Wilcomb or Lynn Zaman, will work closely with you through each step of the rental process, communicating frequently to answer your questions and keep you informed of our progress. Contact them directly via email or by phone at (207) 276-3322, or check out all our Maine vacation rentals, including Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor and shore front vacation rental listings here first.

When you're looking for a Maine vacation rental home, please remember to consider the following:

  • How many people are in your party?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms will you need?
  • Is there an area on Mount Desert Island that is of particular interest?
  • Is there a price range within which you would like to stay?
  • Does anyone in your party have special needs?
  • Will you be bringing a pet?

You can begin your search on-line now, or contact us, and we will tailor a search for you and email, fax or regular mail our "best picks" based on your requirements. When you've come up with a short list of favorites, we'll contact the owner(s) to confirm the rates and availability dates, and initiate a lease for the property of your choice once these are confirmed. Our service even extends throughout your stay, with a Knowles Company agent available five days a week during business hours. For your convenience a rental agent  is on call weekends (Memorial Day thru Labor Day) to make your vacation "the best ever." 

Security deposits, pet fees, 7% Maine State Sales Tax, and a nominal booking fee are not included in rental rate. The Knowles Company rental agents represent the owners of rental properties and have a fiduciary duty to them.

Please feel free to contact our rental agents, Kate, Sandi or Lynn, by using our Maine Vacation rentals contact form.