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Year Round Waterfront Home on Thompson Lake

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Last updated: 09/07/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oxford house description

Classic Maine year-round lakehouse located on a large, quiet, deep lake with a sandy walk-in beach and dock on a small cove. Features a stunning, enclosed porch with gas fireplace. There are beautiful lake views from all rooms, the waterfront is reached on flat, nicely-landscaped paths to the dock and beach providing for easy water-access that is perfect for kids to paddle and chase tadpoles while you watch them from the hammock. Bald eagles are seen overhead while you soak in the sun or enjoy the great fishing from the dock, and we provide kayaks to help you explore the lake. There is also a beautiful, secluded association beach with swim raft just a 5 minute walk or paddle across the cove. A well-appointed kitchen and large dining room are the perfect setting for a lobster feed, a finished media room with WiFi and satellite TV provide space for kicking back after a campfire by the water. 3 bedrooms and a finished attic with 4 additional beds will accommodate your group easily.

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

            Bunkbed with double futon on bottom and single bed on top....moreless

          • Master Bedroom - lake views: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2 - lake views: 1 queen


          • Finished Attic: 1 king, 2 double

            Located in finished attic ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Toys:

            Some board games, cards etc. available for rainy days....moreless

          • Video Library


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Flat waterfront property with own beach on Thompson Lake, one of the clearest, highest rated lakes in Maine....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Dining table expands to seat up to 8. Four stools at kitchen peninsula. Dining table on porch seats 6....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                gas fireplace on porch...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:


              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Sofa, love seat, ottoman and two single chairs in living room. Media room downstairs has sofa, love seat and single seat with ottoman....moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking for 3 cars...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items:

                Some condiments and dry goods available in pantry...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Gas range...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                Seating with lakeview....moreless

              • Boat:

                Pontoon 'party' boats and ski boats available to rent at nearby marina....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large, lovely screened in 3 season porch with gas fireplace and skylights....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                4 provided with lifejackets....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Seating for eight around campfire pit. Hammock. 4 chaise lounge chairs. Perennial gardens....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill and Weber charcoal grill....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 13 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay


              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Pet Fee $250
              • Tax Rate 7%


              Weekly summer rate is for up to 8 guests. $300 per additional person up to 12 people maximum.

              Pet fee is refundable if no damage occurs.

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              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland Jetport, Portland, ME
              35 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak Downeaster, Portland, ME
              12 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Bray's Brewpub, Naples, ME

              Car: Necessary

              You may not want to leave, but if you do there are old-fashioned drive-in movies (Bridgton Drive-In), Songo Queen (Mississippi paddle boat cruises), Seacoast Fun Park (mini-golf, bumper boats, 100' sky swing and zip line), sight-seeing flights at the Naples Causeway, Maine Blues Festival in Naples, Point Sebago Golf resort, DeerTrees Theater, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Casco Days (parades, midway and fireworks), LL Bean, Maine Wildlife Zoo, Fryeburg Fair, Casco Bay islands to explore and ocean beaches.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1998

              About the owner: We started vacationing on Thompson Lake in 1992 and moved here full time in 1998. We have moved to NH for work but have kept 'Blakeside' as it is our favorite place on earth - year round - and we are glad to get to share it with others who love crystal clear, picturesque lakes.

              Why the Owner Chose Oxford:
              At 12 miles long by 2 miles wide this is a big, beautiful lake, but it is less well known and thus less populated than near-by Sebago or Long Lake. It is a peaceful place to swim, paddle among the islands as the loons swim by you, pick wild blueberries by our beach or read in the hammock. You can rent a boat from the little marina, take a ride up to the 'Outpost' and pick up a pizza, calzone, beer or wine and then have a bonfire by sunset by our beach. There are more than 20 pairs of loons on the lake and they often will serenade you to sleep. Located down a quiet, wooded dirt road that is good for biking or jogging by an old apple orchard, we are just 5 miles from the local ice cream stand, grocery/gas station and gym. This is not a camp, it is a well-kept year round home with all the comforts of home and all the gear for a perfect lakeside get-away.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We have a rustic 3 season porch where we love to rock and look out at the lake. Our own beach is right in front of the house and is perfect for kids, as it is protected from rough waves and a great place for kids to chase tadpoles and wade. There is a slide and a sandbox for the little ones and great fishing off the dock for large and smallmouth bass, and the occasional perch or pickerel. The lake has one of the highest water qualities in Maine and is also well known for it's deep water salmon and lake trout fisheries. We have 4 finished floors of living space so there is plenty of room for relaxing when the sun goes down and entertaining with an extended family. The loons usually fish in our cove in the early evening and you can see them zipping back and forth underwater from the dining room windows.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Porch looking toward deck and lake

                Porch looking toward deck and lake

              • Porch and deck.

                Porch and deck.

              • Rock on the porch overlooking the lake.

                Rock on the porch overlooking the lake.

              • Diningroom


              • King bedroom

                King bedroom

              • Full/twin bunk bedroom

                Full/twin bunk bedroom

              • Half of the finished attic-we have a king on this side & 2 dbl size on other

                Half of the finished attic-we have a king on this side & 2 dbl size on other

              • Lakeside of house and kayak rack. Porch and deck on on left of house.

                Lakeside of house and kayak rack. Porch and deck on on left of house.

              • Duck swimming in front of house.

                Duck swimming in front of house.

              • View of islands from dock

                View of islands from dock

              • Porch and gas fireplace

                Porch and gas fireplace

              • Lobster bake on our porch.

                Lobster bake on our porch.

              • Kitchen


              • Livingroom


              • Queen bedroom

                Queen bedroom

              • Custom cherry cabinets in upstairs bathroom.

                Custom cherry cabinets in upstairs bathroom.

              • View from dock looking out to small island.

                View from dock looking out to small island.

              • Sunset.


              • Hammock and fire pit

                Hammock and fire pit

              VRBO #453697

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

              $1,800 - $2,400 per week (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 09/07/2014
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