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Modern, Secluded Maine Cabin on Six Acres on 430 Acre Pond

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Front view of cabin looking up from 450 acre Great Pond through wooded area.

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Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Freedom cabin description

Outside cabin.

New four person hot tub in private location next to cabin. Ten pin lights on tub so you can tub at night and see the stars. See photo of hot tub. Clothing optional.


First Floor

Cabin was built in 1986 with 'manufactured logs'. Living-dining-kitchen area with fireplace, LL Bean leather sofa with ottoman, dining table, chairs, radio, CD player, book shelves, etc.

Completely new GE kitchen with gas range and oven, over the range microwave/convection oven, toaster oven, bottom drawer refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, disposal, illuminated lower cabinets, lighting under upper cabinets for Corian countertop, track lighting illuminates whole kitchen, etc.

Screened in porch for dining and viewing lake through the trees.
2 tables, 6 chairs, wood box, charcoal grill.


Bedroom with custom made king bed with four storage drawers. Closet and chest of drawers.

Completely new bath with shower (no tub), custom-made cabinet with Corian counter top.

Utility room with Maytag washer and dryer.

Baseboard heat in each room with individual thermostats.


Second Floor

Companionway ladder with wide treads to rear loft. Front and rear lofts overlook living-dining-kitchen area.

Custom made Queen bed with three storage drawers in rear loft.
Custom made four drawer dresser next to queen bed.
Completely new half bath next to queen bed.

LL Bean futon, coffee table and TV cabinet for TV-DVD-VCR (no cable or satellite) in front loft.

Baseboard heat in front and rear lofts with individual thermostats.



Crawl Space

Tool and equipment storage. Two kayaks, a single and a double. Central water filtering system. Hot water heater.

Grounds

Cabin is surrounded with six acres of heavily forested, ruggedly beautiful, hilly land which form the TIP OF A PENINSULA which juts into the lake. Some gigantic boulders left from the ice-age! Two-thirds of the perimeter of the land is lakefront, although there are no sandy beaches. Cabin is at the end of a 4/10th of a mile private, well maintained unpaved road.

NO NEARBY CABINS. Nearest cabins are a five minute walk back up the road, well out of sight and sound.

A VERY PEACEFUL, QUIET, PRIVATE, SECLUDED PLACE. You hear mainly the birds, loons on the lake and wind in the trees - a nature's paradise. Because it is so private, cabin is frequently used by honeymooners.

Driveway gates are illuminated by three motion detector lights. Parking area illuminated by two motion detector lights. 85 foot walkway to dock and boating area is illuminated by six under the railing lights. Separate swimming area with footbridge to tiny island. Two chairs to view sunset and meteor shows in swimming area.




Keywords: Cabin

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                I ABSOLUTELY will not rent to anyone who smokes or who would have guests or visitors who smoke. I do not allow any smoking INDOORS or OUTDOORS anywhere on the property. My family will not sleep in beds used by smokers....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                I will rent solely to adults with or without children. I will not rent solely to college age persons....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              • Bedroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Loft

                ...moreless

              • King size beds (1) custom-made king bed with four storage drawers in first floor bedroom. Bedding provided. Inch and a half memory foam topper., Queen size Beds (1) custom-made queen bed with three storage drawers in rear loft. Bedding provided. Inch and a half memory foam topper. (1) LL Bean futon double bed in front loft. Bedding provided...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                completely new GE kitchen. Refrigerator with bottom drawer freezer, dishwasher, disposal, gas range and oven, over the range microwave/convection oven, toaster oven, Corian countertops, custom-made cabinets, lower cabinets illuminated, coffee grinder, automatic 8 cup coffeemaker....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                10 cup programable coffee maker. Also, single cup coffee maker with filter holder and filters....moreless

              • Dining:

                Seats 4 indoors, and 4-8 in screened in porch steps away from kitchen....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                plenty of silverware, pots and pans, knives and cooking utensils. ...moreless

              • Microwave:

                new GE Profile microwave/convection over gas range and oven....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                new GE refrigerator with bottom drawer freezer...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                dishes, glassware provided. ...moreless

              • Toaster:

                countertop toaster oven...moreless

              Amenities

              • Heating:

                baseboard electric heat,thermostats in all rooms. Programable thermostat in living room ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                parking area next to cabin is illuminated by motion detector lights. Room for several cars...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Living room has ceiling up to top of roof. Fireplace, dining table, kitchen connected...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                all linens provided, bed sheets, pillows and pillow cases, bath and kitchen towels...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                wood fireplace in living room. Ample supply of split wood....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                room for RV/Boat/Trailer in parking area next to cabin...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • one week minimum rental.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    history, nature and other kinds of books on living room shelves...moreless

                  • Television:

                    TV-DVD-VCR in front loft. No cable or satellite TV...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    stereo CD player, radio in living room...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    two hours per month of free long distance calling for tenants, which amounts to four minutes per day. Please be thoughtful of other tenants!...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    two telephones in living room, one cordless and one corded. One corded telephone by queen bed in rear loft...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        New 4 person hot tub next to cabin. 10 pin lights on tub. Totally private location. See picture of tub in photo section of this VRBO site. Clothing optional....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        screened porch overlooking woods and pond with door into kitchen area and doors to two decks...moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        two outside decks overlooking woods and pond....moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Lakefront:

                        Cabin is on 6 beautiful acres which form a tip of a peninsula going into lake with 1625 feet of waterfront on 430 acre lake. Two-thirds of the perimeter of the land is waterfront. Rugged forest. Beautiful walk to swimming area. 85 foot lighted walkway to dock and boating area....moreless

                      • Water View:

                        You can see lake through trees from screened in porch used for dining which is next to kitchen and living room....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Restaurants
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Groceries
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Cycling
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fishing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      July - august
                      Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,250
                      september
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,125
                      October
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 8%

                      Notes:

                      Saturday to Saturday rentals only. 2nd consecutive week is $100 less than regular rate. Add 8% required Maine tax to all amounts. No security deposit is required. No additional fees of any kind. No rentals from November through April.

                      After tenant decides to rent cabin, tenant is mailed a simple, one page lease which states the amounts and dates on which rent is due. There are usually two payments required, half total rent due right away, and the balance due a month or so prior to the week being rented.


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                      Last updated: 07/03/2014
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                      Location

                      84 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Portland, ME
                      84 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Portland, ME
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Route 137
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Knox

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: I am a retired apartment complex owner and lawyer who always wanted to build a vacation home in a rural, secluded, perhaps mountainous area and on a lake. In Maine I found this twelve year old modern cabin, already built, at the end of a very private road, deep in the woods, on six acres of fascinating land which form the entire tip of a peninsula going into a lake. The search was over! I made extensive improvements to the cabin, had a metal roof added, built a new GE kitchen and new bathroom, added a powder room, made king and queen beds and other furniture, screened in the front porch, built a lighted walkway to the lake and a new dock, put in baseboard heat, added a new Maytag washer and dryer, and have just added a four person hot tub.

                      Why the Owner Chose Freedom:
                      This location is so special. It is only about two and a half hours drive into Maine. It is very secluded. The cabin is at the end of a four tenths of a mile unpaved, well maintained, private road, so there is no traffic passing the cabin. The cabin is surrounded by six acres of beautiful, forested, hilly land which form the entire tip of a peninsula which juts out into the lake. There are no near neighbors, AND THERE NEVER WILL BE ANY NEAR NEIGHBORS! I will never have to listen to some other person's television, dogs, children, parties or whatever. I can swim naked if I wish, which I normally do! The lake is beautiful. Rarely is there a motorboat. I hear just the birds, wind in the trees and the wonderful loons. It is really a nature's paradise. It is only a twenty-five minute drive to Belfast, on the Penobscot Bay, when I need to get to a super market, or a variety of restaurants, or a hospital. Camden is also nearby, with its arty stuff. Waterville, about twenty five minutes to the west, is also available for more shopping.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      Because of the natural environment of the cabin, I can leave my life in Pennsylvania back in Pennsylvania! I can 'recharge my batteries' in a very peaceful, quiet, secluded place. I can relax in the new, private, hot tub, I have the pleasure of using a well appointed, completely new kitchen, with GE appliances, including a gas range and oven, bottom drawer refrigerator-freezer, disposal and dishwasher. The lower cabinets are illuminated, which makes it so easy to find things! I love the Corian counter tops. In the Great Room, with a ceiling to the top of the cabin, I can relax on a LL Bean leather sofa with ottoman. I can enjoy a fire in the fireplace if it is chilly. In the spring and fall I usually have a fire. I eat mostly in the screened front porch which overlooks the woods and lake and which is a step away from the kitchen. The king and queen beds are custom made with storage drawers and have firm mattresses with a 1 and 1/2 inch foam 'topper' and white down pillows. I have two kayaks, a single and a double, which go great on the lake. The eighty-five foot walkway to the lake has six lights under the railing so I can sit on the dock at 2:00 A.M. if I wish, or take a moonlight ride in the kayaks. Swimming is done in a different part of the lake from the dock. There is a short walk down to the lake over land that is beautiful enough to make a Hollywood movie, and this is the path to the swimming area. It is called 'the point' You will see mention of the path to the point in the guest book. If you want to charcoal cook your dinner, there is a cooker on the front deck. For tenants, there is a cabin manager a telephone call away who will help you as needed. She prepares the cabin between tenants. Believe it or not, she has rarely been called! There is a cabin manual which seems to answer any questions tenants might have. My phone number is also posted in the cabin, and I have been called only once!


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front view of cabin looking up from 450 acre Great Pond through wooded area.

                        Front view of cabin looking up from 450 acre Great Pond through wooded area.

                      • Rear view of cabin from parking area.

                        Rear view of cabin from parking area.

                      • Great Room, LL Bean leather sofa and ottoman, companionway ladder to rear loft.

                        Great Room, LL Bean leather sofa and ottoman, companionway ladder to rear loft.

                      • Screened front porch next to kitchen and Great Room overlooking woods and pond.

                        Screened front porch next to kitchen and Great Room overlooking woods and pond.

                      • First floor new bathroom, custom cabinet and Corian countertop, shower, no tub.

                        First floor new bathroom, custom cabinet and Corian countertop, shower, no tub.

                      • Custom built queen bed with storage drawers in rear loft. One half bath on left.

                        Custom built queen bed with storage drawers in rear loft. One half bath on left.

                      • Front loft TV monitor for DVD and VCR. No cable.

                        Front loft TV monitor for DVD and VCR. No cable.

                      • 85 foot lighted walkway to dock and pond. Note beautiful woods.

                        85 foot lighted walkway to dock and pond. Note beautiful woods.

                      • Footbridge to tiny island in the swimming area.  (No sandy beach.)

                        Footbridge to tiny island in the swimming area. (No sandy beach.)

                      • Another view of front of cabin showing screened porch overlooking woods and pond

                        Another view of front of cabin showing screened porch overlooking woods and pond

                      • Four person hot tub in private location next to cabin. Clothing optional.

                        Four person hot tub in private location next to cabin. Clothing optional.

                      • Dining area in Great Room overlooking front porch, woods and pond.

                        Dining area in Great Room overlooking front porch, woods and pond.

                      • New GE kitchen with Corian countertops, gas range, dishwasher, disposal, etc.

                        New GE kitchen with Corian countertops, gas range, dishwasher, disposal, etc.

                      • Custom built king bed with four storage drawers in first floor bedroom.

                        Custom built king bed with four storage drawers in first floor bedroom.

                      • LL Bean futon in front loft entertainment center.

                        LL Bean futon in front loft entertainment center.

                      • Half bath in rear loft near queen bed. Four foot countertop and cabinet.

                        Half bath in rear loft near queen bed. Four foot countertop and cabinet.

                      • Dock at 450 acre Great Pond. Single kayak. Double kayak not shown.

                        Dock at 450 acre Great Pond. Single kayak. Double kayak not shown.

                      • View of one part of 450 acre Great Pond from swimming area.

                        View of one part of 450 acre Great Pond from swimming area.

                      VRBO #141762

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 25, 2013

                      $1,000 - $1,250 per week (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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