enclosed porch with sleeper sofaLiving Room
25 Eden Garden
Hosted by Richard
Richard is the host.Richard is a superhost.
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
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Our home is close to the Bar Harbor town center, public transport, Acadia National Park, shops and nightlife. You’ll love our place because of the location and ambiance. It is near downtown but private and quiet with plenty of off street parking and a spacious garden. The space is great for couples, families (including kids), and big groups. 3 bedrooms plus additional sleeping futon in living room and sleeper sofa on the sunporch.

The space

The property can accommodate 8 guests. Two queen beds are in the two downstairs bedrooms, with an additional stowaway bed that can be placed wherever preferred. The third bedroom is a loft on the 2nd floor with two twin beds. The living room contains a futon that pulls out to a double bed as well as a futon chair that can pull out into a single bed (with ottoman). The sunroom contains a sleeper sofa.

The garden contains a grill that you can use, as well as outdoor seating, adding to the many ways you can enjoy the house and make yourself comfortable while you are here. We hope to have the opportunity to host you!

Guest access

Guests have access to all of the home except for a small 2nd floor "in-law" apartment in the rear of the building. The tenant in that apartment has a private entrance. The basement laundry facilities are exclusively for your use as is the garden.

Interaction with guests

Elsie and I will be available as needed. We live in Bar Harbor a short distance away and look forward to assisting you to make your vacation and stay with us an enjoyable one.

Other things to note

Things to Do:

Acadia National Park
Swimming, beaching, hiking, walking, site-seeing. Visit the Park Information Centers to get all the details and locations. The sunrise on top of Cadillac Mountain is especially nice, as it’s the first place it can be seen in the U.S., as well as Schoodic Point, northwest of Hancock off Rt. 1 (if you are not an early bird, the sunset is pretty nice too! – park at the Blue Hill Overlook near the top of Cadillac)
Carriage Road Walks
There are many carriage roads all over the Island, built during the Depression and earlier. Many are in Acadia National Park, but some can be found off of the main highways. You can access a few carriage roads in Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor, including Little Long Pond and Day Mountain, in Seal Harbor.
Mountain Hikes
Mountains trails that can be accessed outside of the Park include: Door Mountain, Day Mountain, Eagle’s Craig, St. Sauvier.
Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge (formerly Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge)
A 1900 acre wildlife refuge with walking trails northeast of (URL HIDDEN)
Great swimming lakes include Echo Lake, Long Pond, Beech Hill Pond.
Asticou and Azalea Gardens in Northeast Harbor are beautiful, as well as Sieur De Mont Springs in Bar Harbor.
Beaches (sandy)
Sand Beach in Acadia National Park and Seal Harbor Beach in Seal Harbor; the State Park beach in Lamoine. Also, Echo Lake Beach, Mount Desert.
Kebo Valley Golf (Bar Harbor); Northeast Harbor Golf; Causeway Golf Club (Southwest Harbor); Bar Harbor Golf Course (Trenton, off Island); White Birches (Rt. 1, Ellsworth)
Northeast Harbor municipal courts (near the town pier); Bar Harbor municipal courts; Ellsworth Tennis Center; Hancock Point tennis (you must pay around $25 to become a member)
There are several bicycle rental shops in the commercial district of Bar Harbor. The Bar Harbor Bike Shop is near 25 Eden and located on Cottage Street. (You can see it from the deck!). Mountain biking is great at Eagle Lake, and other spots in Acadia
Eagle Lake; Echo Lake; Long Pond; and in Bar Harbor! Canoe rentals are available at the lakes. There are also sea kayaking tours in Bar Harbor and Hancock.
Local Theater

The 1932 Criterion Theatre, Cottage Street, Bar Harbor
Acadia Reparatory Theater in Somesville

For a unique experience on a boat join Diver Ed aboard the Starsfish Enterprise for his Dive-In Theatre! See (URL HIDDEN) for details.

Whale Watch boat trips
Deep Sea Fishing
Scooter Rides
Ferry to Great Cranberry Island (Northeast Harbor)
Horseback riding in Hancock ((URL HIDDEN)
Tea and Popovers at the historical Jordan Pond House

Business travel
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with doorman


36 Reviews

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Alex User Profile
October 2017
Great location, close to downtown. Good space for 6 people or more, and the grill and back patio were a great addition to the stay. Would definitely stay again.

Stuart User Profile
September 2017
Richard's place is convenient to everything. We walked virtually everywhere we needed to go. The home is attractive and comfortable, and the backyard was a lovely place for our group to enjoy coffee in the morning. Richard was very responsive to the couple of questions/needs we had. I definitely recommend staying here, if you're in Bar Harbor/Acadia N.P. area.

Peter User Profile
September 2017
This old house is thoroughly updated with new appliances including room air-cons (mostly not needed of course). For us, the outstanding feature was the large kitchen in which family and guests can gather and look out at the garden. There is a general sense of roominess, though we maxed out at 5 people, rather than the potential 8, at one point. The location is excellent; you can walk all around Bar Harbor, and you can easily get to the park or other parts of the island. My only reservation is that, for us, the beds in the main bedrooms were too soft. I see other reviewers like them, so this is a question of personal taste. If you like harder beds, you'll need to use the upstairs room, but even those beds are not very hard. With that one reservation that may not bother most people, we were extremely happy with this house.

Gayle User Profile
August 2017
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Vicki User Profile
July 2017
The house was everything that we were hoping for. Elsie was extremely friendly, reaching out periodically to ensure that everything was going smoothly. The house was in a great location, a short walk from everything downtown and only a short drive to Acadia. It was very spacious for our group with a great outdoor garden area to enjoy as well. The kitchen was well stocked, enabling us to cook several meals there. Everything was clean and it really made our stay enjoyable!

Julie User Profile
July 2017
We loved our stay at 25 Eden! Super clean and all the beds were very comfortable. The kitchen was spacious and had all we needed. We enjoyed having breakfast in the peaceful garden. It is an easy walk to shops and restaurants. Couldn't have asked for more, we would stay again in a minute and highly recommend. Enjoy!

Julie User Profile
July 2017
This home provides lots of space to spread out, with a beautiful yard and comfortable beds. Parking is super convenient, and we hardly used our car once we parked. So easy to walk into town (great restaurants just minutes away), and we took the free bus into Acadia. Grocery store and drug store also within walking distance. We'd definitely stay here again. Hosts were helpful and available.

Bar Harbor, Maine, United StatesJoined in July 2016
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About the home

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