Bucolic setting at pond's edge!
Max Occ: 10
Location: Somesville, Little Echo Pond
Bedrooms: 4
Setting: Lakefront
Bathrooms: 3.5
Pets: Considered

Property Description:

Enjoy the tranquility of gorgeous sunsets, pristine landscaping, and pretty water views all from this lovely home on Little Echo Lake, a quiet pond near Somesville. The Pond House Inn offers plenty of privacy and serenity with its peaceful wooded setting on a small pond. Although not suitable for swimming, it offers peaceful waters for rowing or kayaking. You'll find freshwater swimming at Acadia National Park's beautiful Echo Lake just two miles away. Or stroll over to the enclosed Pool House and enjoy a swim in the lap pool. All of Mount Desert Island's amenities, Acadia National Park and other island villages are within easy driving distance. With spacious and light-filled interiors, a large deck overlooking the pond, and beautiful lawns and gardens, this home is the perfect spot for your vacation!

FIRST FLOOR: Large wrap around covered deck leads to front entry and hallway through to another deck overlooking the pond. To the left, the entry opens to well equipped Kitchen with all updated appliances, granite counters and bar seating for two. Dining Room, with table that seats eight comfortably, and Living Room with lovely gas fireplace, offer pretty water views. Den with plenty of comfy furnishings, large-screen TV and water views. Side entrance to spacious Mud Room. Half Bath.

SECOND FLOOR: Master Bedroom with showcase King bed, views of the lake, and private full Bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Laundry area off master bedroom. Bedroom with Queen bed and full Bath with combined tub and shower off hallway. Cozy Office space with nice water views, also perfect for reading.

THIRD FLOOR: Off the stairway to the right is a bedroom with Queen bed. Shared full Bath with combined tub and shower off hall. Across from bedroom is an open Sitting area with daybed/trundle that leads to another bedroom with a Queen sleigh bed and water views.

BASEMENT AND OUTDOOR SPACES: Partially finished basement offers an exercise room with sofa and TV. Newly built "The Treehouse" offers one full and two single beds. Beautifully maintained lawn and flower gardens with stone walkways. Enclosed Pool House with lap pool. Large covered side and back decks, and deck overlooking the pond, all with furnishings, propane grill, and Chiminea outdoor fireplace. Bocce court, hammock, outdoor shower and dock with rowboats and kayak for tenants to use on the pond.

NOTE: Central air conditioning available throughout the house. Garage apartment on property occupied by the owners during your stay.
Amenities:
Exterior
Propane GrillCharcoal GrillKayak/CanoeDockPool
Interior
Air ConditioningTVDishwasherWi-FiDryerWasherFireplace/Woodstove

About this area:

Bar Harbor's village is a popular destination for visitors to Acadia National Park. The town center offers diverse shops, restaurants and activities. Acadia National Park's Hulls Cove entrance, as well as other major entrances, are located just outside the village center. Not all properties listed as 'Bar Harbor' are actually in the village of Bar Harbor, since the town of Bar Harbor encompasses the northern half of Mt. Desert Island, most of which is quite rural in nature.


Reviews

Great Week in Acadia

5
We enjoyed our week on MDI at the Pond House Inn. The owners are wonderful hosts! The property is quiet and private. Their home is beautiful and well stocked. We are looking forward to visiting again!
November 2021

Amazing retreat

5
The owners are incredibly welcoming and go out of their way to make you comfortable but they are also unobtrusive. This property is absolute paradise - beautiful, spacious, incredibly quiet, elegant but comfortable. We look forward to returning!
October 2021

Idyllic Family Vacation

5
We've been coming up to MDI for 30 years and have rented many a wonderful home. Pond House Inn tops the list! Beautiful setting and comfortable home. The pool, kayaks and bocce court were thoroughly enjoyed by all after a day of hiking. Thank you to the owners for sharing your home.
September 2021

The Pond House

5
This house is absolutely beautiful. House sits on pond in a very peaceful and lively outdoor setting. Children enjoyed the kayaking and outdoor yard. Stu and Mary are wonderful. Very attentive to needs and to making your stay perfect. Love this house!
August 2021

Wonderful Stay

5
Our extended family of 7 had a wonderful stay at the Pond House Inn. The property is absolutely lovely and has all the amenities you could want and more. We took the kayaks out on the pond daily, and used the fire pit, grill and bocce court almost every night! The treehouse was a huge hit with our nephew and the house itself had ample space for all of us. The homeowners were very friendly and on-site for any questions we had. The property is in a perfect location, it feels like a remote escape, but is an easy drive to Acadia, Bar Harbor and everything else we wanted to explore. July 2020.
May 2021
William and Diane

vacation

5
We thoroughly enjoyed the Pond House Inn, which is an extraordinary property on the quiet side of the island, and is tucked away on a small pond. The house is top-end, nicely decorated and well-appointed. The grounds are exceptional and provide a welcoming experience for the vacationing family. We especially liked the beds and bedding, and the outdoor sitting areas which offer a fire pit, bocce court, and lake views. Owners are super-nice and available for any questions, we appreciated their hospitality.
July 2018
Gwen

Hiking in Acadia

5
This is a spectacular home in the heart of Acadia. It is tucked into the woods, and the landscaping is beautiful. Lush green lawn with beautiful bushes and flowers. We loved the bocci ball court and played a couple games every night after returning from our hikes. The house is something out of a magazine. We loved all the special touches. The kitchen provides everything you need and the dining table is perfect for meals or jig saw puzzles. The TV hang out room is cozy with a large TV. There are beautiful pictures everywhere - some painted by the owner. The beautiful staircase leads up to 2 floors of bedrooms - each beautifully decorated. The master bath is especially beautiful - with a great shower and huge bathtub. We spent our days hiking the trails in Acadia. There are multiple trails within a 10-15 minute drive from the house. The trails on the other side of Acadia only take 20-25 minutes to get to - and the drive is worth it. Acadia is so beautiful.
October 2017
Leroy

Pleasure vacation

5
This is such a special property, home is warm and inviting but large enough to have family members over for a special day. The grounds are spectacular and enjoy drinking my tea in the morning watching chipmunks playing and butterflies flying around the gardens. The best part are the wonderful fresh blueberries. The special part of this home are the Davidson's. This makes our 3rd year staying in their home and they make your time so special.
September 2017

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2022 Weekly Rates (USD):
May 28 - Jun 18: $3600
Jun 18 - Jun 25: $4600
Jun 25 - Jul - Aug - Sep 03: $4800
Sep 03 - Oct 29: $3700

Rates include the cost of normal departure cleaning.

Pets considered for an additional fee of $125 per pet, per week.

This house follows a Relaxed Cancelation Policy: 100% refund if canceled 60 or more days before occupancy, no refund unless re-booked if canceled less than 60 days before occupancy. Commission and booking fee are non-refundable. Ask Agent for details.

Availability last updated on: January 21, 2022

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