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Sunsetlodge Rustic Lakeside Cabins & Lodge with Sunset Views for Reunions/Groups

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Jefferson cabin description

Sunset Lodge, built in 1919, will return you to a bygone era. Sited on the Eastern shore of Lake Damariscotta on 1 1/2 acres of rolling lawn and woods, with 330 feet of pristine water frontage (with great fishing and fabulous swimming directly in front of the property), two dock/floats, a small sandy beach and beautiful sunset views to the west, this property is perfect for family reunions or for several families who want to vacation together, enjoying the peace and serenity of one of Maine's most beautiful lakes. The Lodge has an 80 ft long screened porch for eating or just sitting in the evening to hear the loons. The Lodge has 5 bedrooms (all with a view of the lake); 4 bathrooms, a newly remodeled large and well-equipped kitchen, a large room for group activities, and a new 620 square foot game room with pool and ping pong tables. The Lakeside cabin has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There are 2 small 1 bedroom cabins with bathroom. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave, utensils, barbecue and wood stove for cool evenings. All cabins have screened porches. There is a shuffleboard court. There are canoes, kayaks and a sunfish to rent, for an additional fee.

Great Fishing: Sunset Lodge is fortunate to be located on Damariscotta Lake, one of the great fishing lakes in Maine. It was sited in 1919, so it's one of the best on the lake. At over 4,000 acres,the lake is large enough and varied enough to please any fisherman, as it has pleased this fisherman for over thirty years.

Take your kids, a few worms, and motor down only a couple of minutes from the cabins. Schools of perch feed in the evenings. Small mouth and large mouth bass can be found along the shorelines throughout the lake. If you like to troll, brown trout, lake trout and land-locked salmon hide in the deeper parts of great bay, straight out from the cabins. There are also large yellow perch, catfish and pickerel. Over the years, it's been a pleasure to fish this lake. Come to Sunset Lodge and share the pleasure.
-- Don Dougherty

Great Swimming: The water is great. Swim off the beautiful new docks or from the shore. Take a morning or evening swim up or down the the lake with its interesting shoreline and eagles flying overhead.

Great Boating: You can't beat the Damariscotta Lake for boating. Sailboats, motorboats, rowboats and windsurfing all popular on this 10 mile long lake.

The property has a shuffle board, a ping pong table, a pool table and lots of games and puzzles.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Groups

          Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

          Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom: outdoor shower


          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 7: toilet

            Pool Hall...moreless

          • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Tree House Cabin...moreless

          • Bathroom 9: toilet, shower

            Birds' Nest Cabin...moreless

          • The outside shower has a view of the lake.

          Other Amenities

              • Old fashioned Maine style camp on the water. Sited in prime lake location in 1919. With boats available - 2 Canoes; 2 1-person kayaks, 1 2-person kayaks; large 12x20 dock and 8x12 dock; moorings: shuffleboard; ping pong; pool table; badminton, croquet. Lawn area along the lakefront, 330 feet of lake frontage with beautiful evening sunsets and warm afternoon swimming. Stone fire pits for evening campfires. Perfect for family groups. Enjoy family activities in the 80 foot long screened porch overlooking the water and a 24'x25' great room with games and puzzles along with separate sleeping spaces in separate cabins. Large, newly renovated, well-equipped kitchen in the Lodge with restaurant style stove. Many people can work together in the kitchen preparing meals....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Foosball
              • Game Room
              • Pool Table
              • Toys
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games For Kids
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Video Library
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Radio
              • Television
              • VCR
              • CD Player


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Marina
              • Live Theater
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Whale Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Photography

              Location Type

              • Waterfront
              • Lake
              • Beach

              sports and adventure activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Pier Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    There is seating for 20 on the porch and seating for 20 in the dining room if tables are combined. ...moreless

                  • Seating for 20 people


                  • Telephone
                  • Living Room
                  • Heating:

                    Wood stoves and small electric heaters for the bathrooms when necessary....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets and towels can be rented from our property manager for an additional fee. ...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Sheets and towels can be rented from our property manager for an additional fee. ...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Linen Rental Possible
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Maps
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Fireplace
                  • Parking
                  • Wood Stove
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper


                  • Dishwasher:

                    Two Bosch dishwashers, new 2013....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    KitchenAid mixer and KitchenAid food processor, food mill, rice cooker, sifter, pie plates, baking pans....moreless

                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove:

                    Garland restaurant stove with oven, electric...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Full set of dishes, pots and pans for meals for 20 people...moreless

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Toaster


                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Yard
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Canoe
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Barbecue


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 13 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High-Season 2014
                  Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Mid-Season 2014
                  Sep 6 - Sep 26, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $575 $850
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  Late-Season 2014
                  Sep 27 - Oct 11, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $550 $825
                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Tax Rate 8%


                  Boat Package Optional:

                  $300/wk* includes: 2-Canoes; 2-Kayaks (1 person); 1-Kayak (2 person). Boats rented separately are $100/week* each

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                  Last updated: 07/29/2014
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                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  5.9 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 1
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Damariscotta Lake State Park

                  Car: Necessary

                  Sunset Lodge fronts on Lake Damariscotta's 'Great Bay' where the water is 110 feet deep and a mile and a half across. It is perfect for fishing. The Common Loon, Osprey and Bald Eagle all nest along the shore. The lake and river area can be explored with canoes and kayaks (available for an additional fee).

                  Beyond Sunset Lodge's boundaries there are many local sites to explore. Lake Damariscotta State Park is less than a mile away. In the scenic town of Damariscotta, 15 minutes away, one can shop for groceries, attend a chamber music concert or the local musical theater, or stock up on summer reading at the library and bookstore. The Pemaquid peninsula, with a beautiful ocean beach, many small quaint fishing villages and the State of Maine Historic Sites, Fort William Henry and the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, is a 25 minute drive.

                  Lobsters can be purchased a quarter of a mile away from the neighborhood lobsterman. The seacoast towns of Camden and Rockport are 45 minutes away.

                  Other Activities: shuffle board, ping pong, croquet, pool table, two large docks for water play, small beach onsite.

                  Ski: Water skiers, the lake is 10 miles long and a mile and a half wide.


                  Manager info

                  About: Sunset Lodge is owned by four families who have vacationed together on the lake for 20 years, first renting and then at Sunset Lodge which they purchased in 2002. Restoring the Lodge to its former glory has been a decade long process.

                  Why Jefferson:
                  Sunset Lodge is unique. It is large enough to accommodate family reunions and groups, and provides four separate buildings for sleeping. It was orinially built in 1919 when they had their pick of sites on the lake. The Lodge is sited on the eastern shore at the widest part of the Great Bay where the lake is a mile and a half across, and the sunsets are glorious.

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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish

                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                  • The Lodge view from the lake

                    The Lodge view from the lake

                  • Fun on the dock

                    Fun on the dock

                  • The Lodge dining room

                    The Lodge dining room

                  • Restaurant stove, two sinks, dishwashers and fridges.

                    Restaurant stove, two sinks, dishwashers and fridges.

                  • A Lodge bathroom

                    A Lodge bathroom

                  • Inside of the Pool Hall

                    Inside of the Pool Hall

                  • Eating dinner on the Lodge porch

                    Eating dinner on the Lodge porch

                  • The fire pit

                    The fire pit

                  • Tree House Living Room

                    Tree House Living Room

                  • Tree House cabin bedroom

                    Tree House cabin bedroom

                  • Birds' Nest Cabin

                    Birds' Nest Cabin

                  • Tree House kitchen and dining room

                    Tree House kitchen and dining room

                  • The Lodge porch at night

                    The Lodge porch at night

                  • Large new Lodge kitchen

                    Large new Lodge kitchen

                  • A Lodge bedroom

                    A Lodge bedroom

                  • The Pool Hall

                    The Pool Hall

                  • The Lodge porch

                    The Lodge porch

                  • The Lodge dock

                    The Lodge dock

                  • Tree House Cabin

                    Tree House Cabin

                  • Lakeside Cabin bedroom

                    Lakeside Cabin bedroom

                  • Lodge bedroom

                    Lodge bedroom

                  • A memorable sunset

                    A memorable sunset

                  $550 - $850 per night (USD)

                  10 Bedroom / 7 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 20

                  View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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