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2 Portland Maine Area Lakefront Family Reunion Cottages Rent Together

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Windham cottage description

.Rent The Lakehouse and The Treehouse together, on a weekly basis, like a compound for family reunions, 'big chill' friends' reunions or company retreats. NEW FOR 2014 - AIR CONDITIONING! The cottage homes are warm and fun - decorated in bright and cheery Maine 'cottage colors.' We think they are a little 'cheeky.' Both were originally small camps that have been added onto and contemporized by the architect owner. The Lakehouse, redesigned in the 90s, is a 3-story tower with 5 decks just 20 feet from the water. It has 3BR, 2 full BA, and sleeps 8. (2 queen BR, 1 twin BR, 1 queen sleep sofa at lower/lake level.) The Treehouse, redesigned in 2004, is just behind the Lakehouse, and has lake glimpses and opens to private, quiet woods. It has 4BR, 2 full BA, and sleep 10. (2 queen BR, 2 twin BR, queen sleep sofa in living room.

The houses are phenomenally well equipped, right down to lobster crackers and pics, corn holders, flour sifters, electric mixers, blenders, and well – even garlic presses! The Lakehouse is outfitted with dinnerware for 8 and the Treehouse for 18. There is a washer/dryer in each house. Bed pad, blanket, pillow, and either comforter or spread on each bed. Phones & wifi in each cottage. Lots and lots of fine entertainment amenities at both cottages, including gas grills, books and board games, stereo systems (radio/tape/CD,) TVs, and DVDs. VHS players at Treehouse . Ping pong table in the huge, lower level, Lakehouse rec room! Linen service available - four packages.

There are spectacular sunsets from the LH glass room and 4 decks. There is an additional deck, plus dock and float at the water. Also 2 canoes are avai

(Useful info: We seem to have collected life vests in a variety of sizes, including baby, toddler, and adult.) The lake is sandy and shallow at the shore. Perfect for small children’s wading and play. There is great fishing from the dock and it’s an easy swim to the float. Abundant wildlife; loons, blue herons, deer, neighborhood cats, etc. Caterers can be hired for that “special” birthday, anniversary, or just summer celebration clambake, lobster dinner, roast, etc. There is a Boat and Jet Ski rental nearby.

The cottages are located on the east shore of Highland Lake and are just 20 minutes from shopping, dining, whale watches, and museums in Portland, and 35 minutes from super shopping in Freeport (LL Bean and many outlet stores).

We hope to share these wonderful places with you. Be well, Frank and Denise

Amenities: Both cottages have gas grills, cable TV, telephone, DVD, dishwasher, microwave, full kitchen appliances and utensils, washer/dryer. TH has VHS player and Internet access. Hammock on MB deck at LH. Ping Pong on lower level of LH. 2 canoes, dock and float at LH.
Activities: Swimming, canoeing, boating, kayaking, fishing, waterskiing, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, movies, drive-ins, theatres, children's play areas and art & children's museum, whale watches, shopping/dining in Freeport (20 miles), shopping/dining in Portland (12 miles).

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Lakehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Lakehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

            MB-Treehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

            2nd flr -Treehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

            1st flr -Treehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 8: 2 twin/ single

            Camp Rm -Treehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 9: 1 baby crib

            Porta Crib Available...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            RecRm/Lakehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 10: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Sleep sofa/LivRm - Treehouse...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            MB-Lakehouse...moreless

          • Four bedrooms plus sleep sofa in living room and porta crib in Treehouse (10) Three bedrooms. plus queen fold out in Lakehouse (8)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Lakehouse/2nd floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Lakehouse/2nd floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Treehouse/1st floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Treehouse/2nd floor...moreless

          • Two full baths- both houses. 1st and 2nd Floor of Treehouse. Both bathroom on 2nd floor (with three bedrooms) at Lakehouse...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Lakehouse has serving set ups for 8. Treehouse has serving setups for 18. Local Hannoford's Supermarket (10 Min) will cook lobster for you to pick up at specified time after you place call in morning. Great for that weekly lobster fest! ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable - Time Warner...moreless

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

              Theme

              • Tourist Attractions
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Bay/Sound
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Scenic Drives
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Directly in front of the Lakehouse, there is 'shallow shore' pefect for toddler wading...There is a neighborhood beach cottages down the road - and it is 20 minutes to an hour to various fabulous beaches,,, ...moreless

              • Downtown:

                Lively and lovely Downtown Portland is 20 minutes away! ...moreless

              • Mountain:

                You can get to NH's White Mountains in about an hour. There are also Maine mountains for hiking, etc.. ...moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                1/2 hr from Crescent Beach. About one hour from Popham Beach - described as 'dreamy' at lowtide. Other beaches nearby too... ...moreless

              • Lakefront
              • Lake View
              • Waterfront
              • Water View
              • Rural
              • Waterfront
              • Lake:

                Highland Lake is a lovely, quiet lake. About three miles long and one and one half miles wide. Great fishing - even right from our dock! You can bring your own boats - there is neighborhood access. You can rent boats locally....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Tennis
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Large Dining Area + kitchen seating in Treehouse Dining Room in Lakehouse...moreless

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 18 people

                  General

                  • Parking:

                    Parking for 5 cars in Treehouse driveway Parking for 2-3 cars in Lakehouse driveway plus limited onstreet parking - 2 cars...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Washer/Dryer Set in each cottage...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Washer/Dryer Set in each cottage...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room in each cottage...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    New for 2014 season!...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Telephone
                  • Heating

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped kitchen in each cottage...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Cooking Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    two kayaks and two canoes - with paddles - on property for guests. Many life vests of various sizes....moreless

                  • Boat Dock
                  • Canoe
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Raft
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Terrace
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    3 levels of decks plus lakeside decks at Lakehouse. Large outside deck at Treehouse...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Large side of house lawn at Lakehouse...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Two small balcony decks, facing lake, at Lakehouse. ...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Early
                  Jun 20 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,000
                  High
                  Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $5,100
                  Regular
                  Jul 18 - Aug 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,800

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $350 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  We have reservations on the books for summer of 2015. So anytime now is a good time to gather your family members or friend group together for 'your week' next year and e-mail or give us a call. Denise at 603-866-0974 -

                  NOTE: As of summer of 2014 - cottages will be AIR CONDITIONED!

                  Travelers Pay $525 via PayPal for Holding Deposit which becomes Security Deposit. When contract sent within a week of confirmation, 1/2 weeks rent is due to owner within 10 days. Balance on rental + cleaning fee + Maine rental taxes (+ Linen Rental if guest takes one of four packages) due 30 days before arrival.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                  Location

                  120 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Logan Arprt,Boston + Portland Int'l Arprt, Portlnd
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rt 95
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Crescent Beach

                  Located on the water

                  Located on the east shore of Highland Lake, just 20 minutes from shopping, dining, and museums in Portland, and 35 minutes from super shopping in Freeport (LL Bean and many outlet stores.

                  Ski:

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1990

                  About the owner: Frank Locker, Architect/Owner Denise Whittier - married to Frank Locker - Decorater/Owner/PropertyManager

                  Why the Owner Chose Windham:
                  More later...

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  More later...


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Dusk side view of Lakehouse

                    Dusk side view of Lakehouse

                  • Sun room at the lakehouse

                    Sun room at the lakehouse

                  • Partial view of Treehouse Living Dining Room

                    Partial view of Treehouse Living Dining Room

                  • Living Room at the Treehouse

                    Living Room at the Treehouse

                  • Master bedroom hammock at lakehouse

                    Master bedroom hammock at lakehouse

                  • Camp room at Treehouse

                    Camp room at Treehouse

                  • Cousin fun....

                    Cousin fun....

                  • LH/TH drawing.

                    LH/TH drawing.

                  • View from MB at Treehouse to Lakehouse driveway...

                    View from MB at Treehouse to Lakehouse driveway...

                  • Lakehouse

                    Lakehouse

                  • Treehouse entry

                    Treehouse entry

                  • Living Room at the Lakehouse

                    Living Room at the Lakehouse

                  • Master bedroom red room at Lakehouse

                    Master bedroom red room at Lakehouse

                  • Ping pong rec room at Lakehouse

                    Ping pong rec room at Lakehouse

                  • Outside dining at Treehouse

                    Outside dining at Treehouse

                  • After the storm...

                    After the storm...

                  • July 4th, 2013!!!  What lucky cousins!  Look - 10 of em!

                    July 4th, 2013!!! What lucky cousins! Look - 10 of em!

                  • Treehouse to Lakehouse

                    Treehouse to Lakehouse

                  $4,000 - $5,100 per week (USD)
                  4

                  7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 18

                  View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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