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Settlers House - Lodging on the park loop

Settlers House
Settlers House
Living room
Fireplace room
Upstairs den
Queen room
Loop road shoreline
Schoodic Point
Weeny roast on shore
One of the ferries rounding Grindstone Point
Rent a kayak
Mark Island Lighthouse
Trail marker
What a smile
Free bus makes tours of the park and area
Lobster festival craft fair
Informational pamphlets
Park loop road
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Birch Harbor, Gouldsboro, Maine
The Settlers House is the oldest remaining home on Schoodic Point. The home has a warmth & serenity that is difficult to put into words. Except for all the modern conveniences it feels like my Great-Grandmothers house once felt. Even though we love staying here ourselves it's easier to let our guests comments speak for it.

The cape cod portion of the home is the oldest section. This style with its sturdy post and beam construction was very popular with the early settlers. During a more recent renovation just two decades ago in which I added the dormer windows I found that the roof is actually put together with wooden pegs instead of nails. I also found fragments of newspapers used for insulation prior to the civil war. A date on one of the fragments was Thursday, March 21, 1839. The year 1765 is carved into one of the...
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Listing #FKN9296613
About the Owner
westly w
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I mow the lawn, take the trash, water the flowers, live 2 miles away and usually drive by the house at least once a day. I do try to at least say hi, introduce myself and answer any questions
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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
You agree to answer any questions about your booking promptly. The primary renter must be 30 y/o Not suitable for infants or children under 15y/o Two adults must accompany...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 6 nights
8 Sep 2018 -
17 Nov 2018
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €175 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The peninsula is dotted with villages. In the area there are shops, stores, businesses, eateries, piers and pounds to buy your lobsters. You'll be hard pressed to find lobsters cheaper anywhere else.
Getting around
It's just about a mile and a half walk to the center of Winter Harbor. And it is a great hike or bike ride but then again why walk? There is a free shuttle bus that tours the area in the summer and it travels by the house every half hour or so. So just stand out at the road and wave. They will be glad to pick you and your bikes up.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bangor international: 80.0 km
Ferry: Schoodic Marine Center: 1.0 km
From Bangor, Maine head towards the coast on rte 3. Drive through Ellsworth and then follow rte. 1N as it heads downeast. In a few miles it also becomes the 'Schoodic Scenic Byway'. Follow the signs to the park, When you get to the water you'll make a left and shortly thereafter pass the entrance to 'Acadia National Park, Schoodic District'. Approximately 2 miles later you will arrive at Settlers House
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Nearest Beach: 0.7 km.
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