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Private Bedroom en suite/shower

Fran User Profile

Private Bedroom en suite/shower

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

My Post & Beam home is centrally located on Mount Desert Island in the village of Somesville. There is easy access to Acadia National Parks' hiking and biking trails, as well as the towns of Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor for restaurants & shopping.


Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


49 Reviews

Beth User Profile
July 2018
Fran is a gracious, welcoming host. Her place was even nicer than I hoped for. She provided a delicious assortment of fruit, coffee, and a rhubarb crisp for breakfast. We enjoyed visiting with her and her thorough knowledge of the area. We would definitely stay with her again in …
Jeff And Michele User Profile
Jeff And Michele
July 2018
Fran has a beautiful, quiet home in the woods in Somesville. It’s a great retreat, away from the crowds of Bar Harbor, while also being easily accessible with the Island Explorer. She rents out rooms in her home and is available for chats or advice about all of the great things t…
Natalia User Profile
July 2018
Fran was a wonderful host. She gave wonderful advice on what to do and where to go. Her home was warm, comfortable and quiet nestled in the forest but close to downtown. She laid out a wonderful spread of fresh local fruits, bagels and granola in the mornings. In our room we had …
Alex User Profile
July 2018
Fran's place is a great way to stay on Mount Desert Island but not in the hubbub of Bar Harbor. The house is located just off of one of routes of the Island Explorer, the free bus serving Acadia NP and the island in general. Though we ended up getting into the park early and driv…
Nanako User Profile
June 2018
Fran is a wonderful host! Her house is beautiful and in a great location. She prepared a great breakfast spread every morning and was very responsive to our questions. Will definitely come back again!
Nicole User Profile
May 2018
The house is convenient to Mt Cadillac. Nice and quiet if the purpose of your visit is to unplug and enjoy the nature. Fran is super nice and even provide breakfast! Oliver the cat is very friendly too.
Jim User Profile
October 2017
Staying with Fran felt like we were staying with a friend instead of a host. Her home is ideally located in the park and it gave us more time to explore the park. She had great suggestions and was extremely helpful. She made us muffins one morning and it may have been the best mu…

Hosted by Fran

Mount Desert, Maine, United StatesJoined in August 2014
Fran User Profile
106 Reviews
Fran is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I travel a lot by various methods. And what I enjoy most is the connection with people. Airbnb and RVing offers that easily. I also love crafting...... knitting and basket making!
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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