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Sol’s Cliff

18 Sol's Cliff Road, Bar Harbor,
04609, United States
Starting at:
  • 3619
  • 1
  • 12 Bedrooms
  • 6.5 Bathrooms
  • 18-22 sq ft


This magnificent and peaceful twelve bedroom summer home was built in 1914 for New York lawyer-novelist Arthur Train and has remained in his family since then. Situated above the sea with 12+ acres of woodland behind it, the house enjoys splendid views of Frenchman’s Bay with its spruce studded islands. There are mountain views on the inland side of the property. The home is about a mile outside of downtown, with a long private drive. Two floors of comfort await you here! There are 12 bedrooms (sleeps up to 22 including 2 cribs) and 6 1/2 baths. There is a large dining room, living room, library, kitchen, butler’s pantry, 4 fireplaces, several porches with views as well as a lovely terrace area overlooking the Porcupine Islands.

2021 Weekly Rates:
May 15-June 12 $6,500
June 12-June 26 $7,500
June 26-September 4 $11,500
September 4-October 2 $6,750
October 2-16 $5,500


*All rentals must check in after 4 p.m. and check out by 9 a.m.  If the cleaning fee is over $500, overage is the tenants’ responsibility.


Allows Pets
Cable T.V.
Internet Access
Water View

Additional Information

Bathrooms: Six ½ bathrooms: 1st floor has a ½ bath with toilet and sink and 2nd floor has six full baths each with a toilet, sink, tub, and shower.
Bedrooms: This cottage sleeps 18 people comfortably, with a nursery with two cribs as well as two rollaway beds for accommodations for up to 22 people (including the two cribs). Twelve bedrooms – One master suite with king size bed; 2nd master suite with king size bed, and adjacent nursery with two cribs; 3rd, 4th & 5th bedrooms each with a queen bed; 6th & 7th bedrooms with a double bed in each; 8th bedroom with two twin beds; and 9th -12th bedrooms each have a single bed.
Outdoor Accomodations: The outdoors can be enjoyed on the covered patio, the balcony, or the terrace.
Kitchen: This kitchen is equipped with dishes, pots & pans, dishwasher, toaster, blender, microwave oven, and coffee maker.
Heating/Cooling: Heating is provided by a propane fired furnace system. The four downstairs fireplaces may also be used for heating. Fans are provided for cooling.
Laundry: Washer and dryer are located in laundry room off the kitchen.
Linens: Kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom linens are included. Please bring beach towels.
Telephone/Internet: There is a telephone here with a long distance block. Please use a credit card if you will make long distance calls. There is wireless internet access here.
Television: There is a television in the living room with a VCR/DVD player and a TV in children’s playroom off the kitchen; both with satellite reception.
Pets: Pets are permitted at this property with prior approval from the owner and payment of a nonrefundable pet fee of $200 per pet per week.
Grill: There is a gas and a charcoal grill.


  1. Michael and Lynn

    We enjoyed Sol’s Cliff and the birthday was great fun. I’m sure we will be in touch for a future rental. Best wishes.

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