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The Birches
Bed and Breakfast

Southwest Harbor, Maine

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Welcome to The Birches Bed and Breakfast located in Southwest Harbor,
Maine overlooking the beautiful ocean and Acadia National Park.

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Susi Homer would like you to be her house guest in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.

Enjoy large airy rooms, private baths, ocean views, gardens, and the croquet court.

Along with The Birches Bed and Breakfast is "The Cottages at The Birches" located a few hundred feet away which is available for weekly rentals.

Your Host Susi Homer will welcome you to one of her lovely guestrooms, and you will be served a wonderful breakfast, great conversation, and an informative discussion about the Island's tourist spots.

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5 bedrooms, 2 baths. Occupancy limited to 9 persons. Living room, pine paneled, with cathedral ceiling and inglenook fireplace. Dining room (seats 10) glazed three sides. Large front porch overlooking the islands. Large kitchen with two pantries. Sundeck protected from the wind. Complete inventory of bedding, towels, tableware, crockery, utensils, pots and pans. Gas range, electric toaster oven, charcoal grille, refrigerator with top freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, vacuum cleaner, stereo radio and player, ATT long distance telephone service, video film and game player, no TV. No washer or dryer ( use the Village Washtub or the Westside Plaza Coin-Op Laundry). Electric baseboard heat in all rooms.

We have 7 1/2 acres of grounds, no traffic noise, and it is just 350 yards to the first tee at the golf course.

Guest Services

  • 5 bedrooms, 2 baths.
  • Occupancy limited to 9 persons.
  • Living room, pine paneled, with cathedral ceiling and inglenook fireplace.
  • Dining room (seats 10) glazed three sides.
  • Large front porch overlooking the islands.
  • Large kitchen with two pantries.
  • Sundeck protected from the wind.
  • ATT long distance telephone service
  • video film and game player, no TV.
  • Complete inventory of bedding, towels, tableware, crockery, utensils, pots and pans. Gas range, electric toaster oven, charcoal grille, refrigerator with top freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, vacuum cleaner, stereo radio and player
  • No washer or dryer ( use the Village Washtub or the Westside Plaza Coin-Op Laundry).
  • Electric baseboard heat in all rooms.

Today The Birches beckons you to experience its many charms in an area of Maine known for its beauty.

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Acadia National Park is beside us and it is a short walk to the start of the trails to Valley Cove and the mountains. We are open year-round, accepting reservations for a two night minimum.

To avoid confusion and to be fair to all our friends, deposits of a one night rate are accepted and reservations confirmed under the following conditions:

  1. Deposits, when received, hold your reservation until your arrival, at which time the balance is due. We will refund your deposit if the reservation is cancelled more than 14 days prior to arrival.
  2. If notice or your cancellation is received 14 days or less prior to your arrival, your deposit will be refunded only if the accommodations can be rented for a like period of time.
  3. Personal checks are the preferred method of payment. Visa and MasterCard are accepted from our overseas guests..

Rates

The Birches Bed and Breakfast

2011 Rental Rates
$135 - $195"/evening 2 night minimum (including full breakfast), 7% lodging tax additional

The Old House

2011 Rental Rates

Rates include: water, gas, firewood, trash collection, and basic phone service. Sales tax and commissions are additional.

Month

One Week Stay

Two Week Stay

One Month Stay

May

$2550

$4800

 

June

$2850

$5500

$9000

July

$3600

$7000

$N/A

Aug.

$3600

$7200

$N/A

Sept.

$2950

$5800

$9000

Oct.

$2850

$5300

                $8500

Rental Period
Starts on Saturday with a 4:00 pm occupancy. End on Saturday with a 10:00 am departure.

Additional Charges and Options

*
To avoid confusion and to be fair to all our friends, deposits of a one night rate are accepted and reservations confirmed under the following conditions:

1. Deposits, when received, hold your reservation until your arrival, at which time the balance is due. We will refund your deposit if the reservation is cancelled more than 14 days prior to arrival.
2. If notice or your cancellation is received 14 days or less prior to your arrival, your deposit will be refunded only if the accommodations can be rented for a like period of time.
3. Personal checks are the preferred method of payment. Visa and MasterCard are accepted from our overseas guests..


*Tenants charged additional for long distance calls, breakage, laundry exceeding linens in use for last two days of occupancy, and electricity (we cannot estimate the electric heat they desire).
* Optional arrangements can be made for cleaning service, use of the pier and float, and mooring rental.

Please look around The Birches Bed and Breakfast website, not only to see if our house is right for you, but if you plan on visiting the lovely state of Maine, you will have ample opportunity to get a feel for the natural beauty that we live in every day.

The Birches Bed and Breakfast is a member of
The Maine Innkeepers Association

The Birches
Bed and Breakfast

46 Fernald Point Road
Southwest Harbor, Maine, 04679
207-244-5182
Email: susi@thebirchesbnb.com
Homepage: www.thebirchesbnb.com
Innkeeper: Susi Homer

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