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Little Gatsby House, Historical Lake Front Cottage - 100 Feet Frontage

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Last updated: 10/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Standish house description

The Little Gatsby House is a charming elegant treasure built in 1907, and still has some of it's original furnishings. Once you step over the threshold you feel like you are entering into the past. A time when life was simpler, slower, and more relaxing. This cottage has close proximity to everything, 100 feet of Lake frontage with beautiful views, peaceful surroundings, glorious sunsets, gentle breezes, and the call of the loons. The enclosed porches which surround the cottage on three sides provide warm and dry living conditions in case of inclement weather as well as an open-air environment when the weather is fine. They span two stories and provide lots of area to enjoy dining, games, sleeping, reading, or quiet conversation. Everywhere you look are beautiful views. The lake itself is so peaceful and private, you'll be happy just to sit on the shore with a good book and a cup of tea.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet

            Half Bath off the kitchen on the 1st floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Large full bath with garden tub on 2nd floor...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Easy access to Portland, Old Orchard Beach and the ocean, 60 minutes to outlets and White Mountains of New Hampshire. We are also only 10 miles from St. Josephs College. OUTSIDE FEATURES: Both sun and shade areas. Large lawn area, Parking area for 4 cars, dock, Gas Grill, Fire Pit, Picnic table, Adirondack chairs, Lounge chairs, Life preservers, canoe, and 2 kayaks. BEACH AREA: 100 feet of private waterfront including a 20 foot dock. Sandy and rocky beach areas out to sand bottom– 4 stairs to water— retaining wall—clear water-(there is no marshy, grassy, slimy stuff)—gradual drop-off. There is a large public sand beach on the other side of the lake, accessible by boat or car. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Lake View
              • Lakefront
              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                In addition to the small round table in the kitchen itself, there is a full size dining room attached to the kitchen and additional eating areas throughout the various porches, and lakeside....moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Boat:

                Rowboat with safety vests...moreless

              • Golf:

                There is a driving range within walking distance and many golf courses within the area....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Canoe and Kayak with safety vests...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Foliage - Fall Colors
              Sep 9 - Dec 21, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $200 $260
              Thu, Fri, Sat
              $1,300
              Spring
              Mar 1 - Jun 7, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200 $260
              Thu, Fri, Sat
              $1,200
              Summer
              Jun 8 - Sep 13, 2015
              3 night min stay

              $1,800
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $200

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

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              Last updated: 10/06/2014
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              Location

              18 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              PWM-Portland International Jetport, Portland Maine
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Maine Street Grill, Standish, Maine
              20 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Portland, Maine
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Driving Range, Standish Maine
              20 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak Downeaster, Portland Maine
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 113
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Inlet, Standish Maine
              32 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, Bridgeton, Maine
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Kiawanis Beach on Watchic Lake

              Car: Recommended

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1907

              About: After Eric worked as an Engineer for 25 years and Patty worked as a Systems Analyst/Manager for 29 years, they decided to change career paths and started their own Construction and Property Management Company. We would love to have you visit! Patty & Eric

              Why Standish:
              Eric and Patty own the cottage next to this one and talked the owners into offering The Little Gatsby House to others so that they may enjoy the Lake cottage experience and build family memories to last a lifetime.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The Little Gatsby House has plenty of history. It was once the site of the ice house for the area. Ice was cut out of the lake, stored in sawdust, and loaded onto horse drawn carriages to be used in home refrigerators. It was once used as a boys camp called 'The Porches', where boys from 5 to 10 years of age came for the summer to escape the city life. The Countess Da Gama (a descendent of the explorer 'Vasco Da Gama') and her son lived here during World War II.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front/Side View

                Front/Side View

              • Historic Arial View

                Historic Arial View

              • Picnic Table Area - Lakeside

                Picnic Table Area - Lakeside

              • Kitchen Towards Lake

                Kitchen Towards Lake

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Kitchen Entrance from Porch

                Kitchen Entrance from Porch

              • 1st Floor Lakeside Porch

                1st Floor Lakeside Porch

              • Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

                Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

              • 2nd Bedroom Full & Twin - Lakeview

                2nd Bedroom Full & Twin - Lakeview

              • Bedroom - Lake View -Full Bed

                Bedroom - Lake View -Full Bed

              • 2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside

                2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside

              • 2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside - Lots of Windows

                2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside - Lots of Windows

              • Front View Paved Driveway

                Front View Paved Driveway

              • Dock Area - Lakeside

                Dock Area - Lakeside

              • Kitchen Entrance

                Kitchen Entrance

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • 1st Floor Side Porch

                1st Floor Side Porch

              • 1st Floor Lakeside Porch with lots of windows

                1st Floor Lakeside Porch with lots of windows

              • Master Bedroom - Lakeview

                Master Bedroom - Lakeview

              • 2nd Bedroom Full & Twin

                2nd Bedroom Full & Twin

              • 2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside - Lake Views and Trundle Bed

                2nd Floor Porch - Lakeside - Lake Views and Trundle Bed

              • Lake view 2nd story porch

                Lake view 2nd story porch

              • 2nd Floor Porch - Driveway side - Twin Beds

                2nd Floor Porch - Driveway side - Twin Beds

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 06, 2014

              $200 - $260 per night (USD)
              5

              4 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 10/06/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/06/2014
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