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As you enter this beautiful, newly decorated (Sept. '14), log cabin you will feel at home with traditional log furniture and comfortable seating and beds.
Whether you are nestling into the soft leather chairs in front of the handsome cast iron fireplace/stove, or preparing and eating a delicious meal, the combination living/dining area offers quiet or fellowship with family and friends. The area seats 12 comfortably for meals.
Unwind in the screened gazebo which houses the 6-person hot tub & outdoor dining for 8. The covered front porch has four comfortable Adirondack chairs for relaxing while barbequing your favorite meat and vegetables on the grill. Snuggle in the secluded TV room where you may choose from DVDs, Blue Ray, Wii and Xbox games, cable TV. Enjoy the full kitchen, with all the necessities including baking/casserole dishes, pie ware, pots/pans, mixing bowls, coffee maker, toaster, blender, waffle maker, . Preparation and serving will be easy with the new granite top island. Then dine at one of the two tables, both of which seat eight. Additional dining that seats four available on the lower level. To end the evening, head to the six-person hot tub just outside the basement sliding glass doors. Finally, snuggle into your beautiful log bed, all of which have memory foam and luxurious 1000+ thread count soft Egyptian sheets, down blankets and new comforters. The cozy main floor master bedroom has a full bath just a few feet away, and the upstairs bedroom with two queen beds has a loft outside the door with a game table and games. For those wanting additional privacy, the basement offers a TV/DVD, Wii and Xbox games, bar table & chairs, and a queen pull-out sofa with a memory foam mattress.
A large private bedroom has a bunk bed with stairs for easy climbing, an additional pull-out twin, and a queen bed. A 6' 5-panel privacy screen is also located in the basement bedroom. The basement sleeps five-seven comfortably. The enclosed laundry room is located in the basement with top-of -the line front loading washer/dryer.
GENERATOR capable of supporting entire home and hot tub in the event of a power outage.
Bathrooms stocked with soap, air freshners, towels and hairdryers.
Gazebo (May 2012), hair dryers, beach towels for hot tub, coffee maker, toaster, bar glasses, waffle maker, griddle.
Books and huge selection of adult and children DVD's. Pandora radio through Blue Ray/TV. Generator capable of supplying power for house and hot tub in the event of a power outage.
Activities (on site and nearby):
Golf, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Shopping, Rafting, Kayaking, Boating, Waterskiing, Swimming, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Biking, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Hiking, Hunting, Rock Climbing, Fishing, Health/Beauty Spa, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Museums...moreless
The landing at the top of the stairs functions as the game 'room'....moreless
North and South Ponds 15 minutes from the cabin....moreless
Grafton State Park 15 minutes. Sunday River Resort is 17-20 minutes from the cabin....moreless
Sunday River Golf & Ski Resort 20 min.Top 100 Courses You Can Play - Golf Magazine
#1 Course in Maine - Golfweek
Top 10 Best New Upscale Public Courses - Golf Digest
Top 10 Best New Courses in the Wor...moreless
Androscoggin River public access 7 minutes from the cabin....moreless
Bethel Village is 15-20 minutes from the cabin....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Golf Privileges Optional
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Ski Lift Privileges
Ski Privileges Optional
The open living/kitchen seats 8 at the table and 4 at the island comfortable. Dining also available in the basement (4) and in the gazebo (8)....moreless
Seating for 12 people
Charming cast iron stove is warmer than a fireplace :)...moreless
Stocked with eating and cooking utensils, rolling pin, blender, toaster, coffee maker, waffle-maker, microwave, various pots/pans cookie sheets, casserole dishes, etc....Ask if it's not listed :)...moreless
SALE: Late Ski/Early Spring Apr 11 - Jun 20, 2015 3 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
Late Fall/Early Ski Nov 1 - Dec 9, 2015 3 night min stay
$195 Fri, Sat
Peak ski season Dec 10 - Apr 10, 2016 3 night min stay
$375 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$250 Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
cleaning base fee$150
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Year's Eve/Day will be charged at the weekend rate.
Please schedule no arrival or departures on December 24-25 as our employees need time with their families. Thanks!
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Other Activities: Grafton State Park 15 minutes, Sunday River 17 minutes, North and South Ponds, Appalachian Trail, Bryant Pond public boat access 10.3 miles. Androscoggin River public access 7 min.
Golf: SUNDAY RIVER--Top 100 Courses You Can Play - Golf Magazine
#1 Course in Maine - Golfweek
Top 10 Best New Upscale Public Courses - Golf Digest
Top 10 Best New Courses in the World - Travel + Leisure Golf
Ski: Sunday River Ski Resort, Ski Abram
Year Purchased: 2011
About: Diane and Christopher. We live and work in Austin, TX. We visited Bethel, ME in 2011 and knew that this was a place we want to bring our family for many years to come. Growing up in the panhandle of Texas, (Diane) and Iowa (Christopher), we had NO idea that Maine was such a fabulous state to visit! We were enamored with the area and chose this beautiful cabin which we immediately remodeled, then added a screened gazebo and fire pit to better enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Each year we continue to add features and upgrade because we consider each guest a special part of our endeavors to provide a wonderful vacation.
Why Bethel: Where do we begin.....Ski magazine has hailed Bethel, ME 'The Greatest Ski Town In the Universe' and '#1 Best Skiing in New England', GOLF.com #1 'Best Public Golf Course in the Northeast' (2014). Bethel was also listed in the top 10 'Best Outdoor Places in America', offering hiking, biking, canoeing, rafting, and Bethel's Outdoor Adventure Park.
We first visited the Bethel area in the summer of 2011. We immediately fell in love with the area and its friendly people. There were countless activities from which to choose for our 15 y/o daughter and her friend. We played golf on the spectacular Sunday River #1 Ranked (GOLF.com 2014) course, hiked, canoed, and white-water rafted. On the weekend, we went to Sunday River Resort where we did the zip line and went down the mountain to the brewing company, where we had delicious hamburgers and a flight of beer. Sunday River also offers hiking and mountain biking at various levels of expertise.
The restaurants were fabulous! We dined at the tavern, Suds, where we listened to great live music. Later, we ate at a world renowned 22 Broad Street 4-star restaurant, where we had wonderful Italian food. There were many cuisines available....or you can cook your own delicious meal!
We were sold once we discovered that the best snow and golf course in the Northeast is Sunday River. Our family loves both winter and summer sports so this scenic place was perfect!
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Since 2011, when we purchased our lovely cabin, it has been such a joy to offer our guests new and beautiful features. Every year, we determine what our guests and family would enjoy and add those features/items to the cabin.