Beds/Baths: 8 / 6
Party Size: 16
Setting: Shorefront, Village
Pets: Not Permittied
Great compound on beautiful shore!
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Located in the Eden Street Historic District of Bar Harbor and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this French-style home with 136 feet of private shorefront and ever-changing views of Frenchman's Bay, Bar Harbor, and the Porcupine Islands, offers its guests timeless romance in a private oceanfront setting. And it's all within walking or biking distance to Acadia National Park and the village of Bar Harbor! Bagatelle was designed and built in 1887 by famed architecht, Arthur Rotch, who designed twenty Bar Harbor "cottages" between 1883 and 1890. Today, it's one of only seven Arthur Rotch cottages that survived the great fire of 1947. Lovingly restored by expert craftsmen, rich interiors express the well-measured exuberance of Victorian residential architecture. With lavish moldings, fine wainscoting, and elaborate hand-carved mantels, the period's desire for invention and variety are evident.
MAIN HOUSE (max. occupancy of 14):
FIRST FLOOR: Formal Living Room with gas insert fireplace and nearby Parlor each enjoy shoreline and garden views and separate exits to a large covered Porch overlooking the Bay and gas fireplace, the perfect spot for relaxing and entertaining! Large formal Library with gas insert fireplace and formal Dining Room. Very spacious and fully updated eat-in Kitchen with nearby Butler's Pantry boasts a large island, dining for eight, and a garden entrance. Full Bathroom with combined tub and shower.
SECOND FLOOR: Two Master Bedrooms, one with a King bed and the other with a Queen bed-- both with separate private Baths with Showers, and shoreline views of Bar Harbor and outer islands, one with covered porch. Two additional Bedrooms, each with Queens and slight water views. Shared Bathroom with combined tub and shower sits along the hallway. Fifth Bedroom with two Twins (can be converted to a King upon request) and sixth Bedroom with Queen and water view. Shared hallway Bathroom with combined tub and shower. Seventh Bedroom with Full bed.
OUTDOOR SPACES: Spacious covered porch off the first-floor overlooks Frenchman's Bay, Bar Harbor, and the outer islands and patio down by the seawall. Large lawn and garden area. Small covered porch off master bedroom boasts similar views.
AMENITIES: Upgraded kitchen appliances including microwave, dishwasher, Viking double oven, Viking cook-top on Island, Sub-Zero refrigerator. Second-floor laundry room with washer and dryer. Cable TV, DVD, and High-Speed Internet, gas grill.
GUEST HOUSE (max. occupancy of 2):
FIRST FLOOR: Comfortable Living Room that leads to a well-equipped Kitchen area with standard appliances including stove and refrigerator.
SECOND FLOOR: Bedroom with Twin beds that convert to a King. Full Bathroom with combined tub and shower. Washer/dryer, and window A/C.
AMENITIES: Standard kitchen appliances including stove and refrigerator. Cable TV and DVD. Note: this cottage does not have a telephone so be sure to bring your cell phone!
OUTDOOR SPACES: Outdoor patio area with furnishings and wall fountain.
Note: Owner or other tenants may or may not occupy either of the above homes should they not be rented together by one party.
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