The Fisherman's Cape

New for the 2023 season, The Fisherman's Cape is a lovely, newly renovated cottage located in Bass Harbor (on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island). Originally built in 1850 The Fisherman's Cape has some views of the harbor and has private shore access. Facing west, guests can catch phenomenal sunset views nightly when when enjoying the "walk to" water access. Guests can kayak, fish, and paddle board in the sheltered harbor (just across the harbor is Thurston's Lobster Pound and dock—an easy kayak!). The cottage is just minutes to several Acadia attractions, like the Bass Harbor Headlight, Ships Harbor, Wonderland, and Sea Wall picnic area. Just down the road is the Swan's Island Ferry, a fun day trip with bikes. And you're just a 7 minute drive to the village of Southwest Harbor for shopping and fine dining! The spacious deck is great for BBQing and dining.

The elegant cottage features two levels. On the main level is the gorgeous chef's kitchen, living room, dining room and full bathroom. The second floor features 1 queen bedroom, a bedroom with a double/full size bed, a bedroom with two twin beds and a bedroom with a single twin. There is also a bathroom with copper tub (and hand-held sprayer) on the 2nd floor. Total sleeping capacity is 7 guests.

Amenities include excellent WIFI service, cable TVs, dishwasher, washer/dryer, gas BBQ, A/C unit on first floor. Click here for more complete list of household items/amenities.

Walk down to the shore by taking the shore path/road over to the right of the cottage, and is shared with neighboring Gray Barn Carriage House.

There are several Acadia hiking trails within a few minutes drive from the cottage, as well as the Seawall Picnic area. The closest entrance to Acadia's Park Loop Road is about a 25 minute drive (Cadillac Mountain entrance). Several well-known local seafood restaurants are just minutes away!

In addition to Acadia National Park other activities in the area include swimming, boating, hiking, deep-sea fishing, whale watch tours, public golf courses, water park, miniature golf, lighthouse tours, and the Abbe Museum!

Updated photos coming in the spring.

Located next door to Gray Barn Carriage House. You can rent both for a larger family group!

Pets are not permitted.

2023 RATES  
April 30-May 28 $1750/week
May 28-June 25 $2200/week
June 25-Sept 3 $3800/week
Sept 3-Oct 29 $2100/week
Security Deposit $500

 

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Click here for full gallery of picturesThe nearby pathway to the shore at sunset

# of bedrooms 4 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twin
# of beds 5 1 queens, 1 double, 3 twins
# of baths 2 1 full, 1 tub only
max capacity 7 no sleep sofa

 

 

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