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Knickerbocker Lake Retreat

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Last updated: 05/18/2014

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

Boothbay house description

The Knickerbocker Lake Retreat consists of a main house, cabin, and clubhouse located on a spectacularly beautiful and private eight acre peninsula of Big Knickerbocker Lake. These can be rented together or separately, making this the perfect choice for anything from a couple’s romantic getaway to a family reunion or wedding. Whichever you choose, this property provides the best of both worlds: the quiet beauty of the Maine wilderness and access to the unique activities that make this area so special.

A private dock, with kayaks available free of charge, is available to all renters for some of the best swimming, fishing, and boating you’ll find in all of Maine.

The Main House (3 bedrooms + loft, 2 full baths)

The Cabin (1 bedroom, 1 full bath)
The beautiful, rustic cabin sits on the very tip of the peninsula and is the perfect choice for those seeking seclusion and privacy. Surrounded by old oak trees and water on three sides, this classic Maine hideaway was built by local craftsmen using reclaimed wood from a nearby antique barn. The cabin features a full kitchen and bath, as well as a screened-in porch, ideal for relaxing and listening to the serene sounds of nature all around you. The wrap around glass windows allow for completely open views of the pristine lake that surrounds the property.

The Clubhouse (3 bedrooms, 2 full baths)
The clubhouse is the latest addition to the property and is ideal for those in need of additional space. Three large and sunlight-filled bedrooms provide sleeping space for up to ten people and full baths are located on both floors. The ping-pong table and large-screen TV make this a popular choice among families with young children.

Please contact the owner for more information.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Events Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Main House upstairs bedroom: 1 queen


              • Main house loft: 2 twin/ single


              • Main House master bedroom: 1 queen


              • Main House downstairs bedroom: 1 king


              • Cabin has 1 bedroom (1 queen bed)/Clubhouse has 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 5 single beds)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Main House upstairs bathroom: toilet, shower


              • Main House main floor bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Cabin has 1 full bath/Clubhouse has 2 full baths

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic spices and condiments...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Fireplace:

                Two fireplaces in Main House: one in living room, one in master bedroom...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Tenants requested to bring sheets. Towels and all else provided....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Plenty of parking...moreless

              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine


              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Books


              • Mobile Phone:

                Cell phones only - reception is good....moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                5 kayaks are available free of charge...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

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


              • Restaurants
              • Fitness Center
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Racquetball
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Golf
              • Sailing
              • Basketball Court
              • Hiking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Cinemas
              • Scenic Drives
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Miniature Golf
              • Whale Watching
              • Pier Fishing


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Main House Rental
              May 15 - Sep 30, 2014
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 7%


              Main house, cabin, and clubhouse can be rented together or separately.

              Contact owner for pricing.

              Above price is for main house only.

              10:00 AM Check-out, 2:00 PM Check-in

              50% payment due with lease, remainder due 30 days prior to rental date.

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              58 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland International Jetport
              40 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Popham Beach
              37 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Camden Snow Bowl
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Boothbay Golf Club

              Car: Recommended

              The property is located just over a mile from Boothbay Harbor, a beautiful little seaside town with an excellent selection of restaurants, shopping, and activities. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, featuring 128 acres of gardens and trails, is virtually across the street. The Boothbay Golf Club (recently renovated) and the Sheepscot River (an inlet popular with kayakers) are both within a mile.

              Additionally, within an hour's drive are many great places to shop, eat, hike, antique, and explore (Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Camden, Rockland, Bath, Freeport (L.L. Bean), Portland, etc).


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: Three families from the Baltimore area, long-time friends, own the property and love being there.

              Why the Owner Chose Boothbay:
              After vacationing in the Mid-coast area for several years, one day I (one of the owners), went to a local real estate office to check listings in the area. I specified I was interested in waterfront (thinking ocean), and the agent gave me a list of 20 or so houses to drive by. The very first was this property, surprisingly on a lake, and with 3 uniquely beautiful houses. I instantly fell in love with the place and knew it was something special. Immediately upon returning to Baltimore I approached two close friends and their families, and by just seeing my pictures they agreed to go in with us. For them, and for us, it has been a truly fabulous opportunity that we only wish we could get to more often!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The main house was designed and built by a well known local builder for himself in the 1990's. It sits on the perfect ledge looking right down on both Big and Little Knickerbocker Lakes. The inside is open, with high ceilings and a great large fireplace all built and accented with beams and wood from an antigue Maine barn. The cabin (also built by a local Maine craftsman), sits right on the water's edge at the secluded point of our land. Beautiful inside, it has unigue large wrap around windows that allow for completely open views of the lake that surrounds the point.

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              Speaks: english



              • The main house

                The main house

              • The main house

                The main house

              • View from the deck

                View from the deck

              • The clubhouse

                The clubhouse

              • The cabin

                The cabin

              • The dock

                The dock

              • The main house

                The main house

              • Interior main house

                Interior main house

              • The deck of the main house

                The deck of the main house

              • The cabin

                The cabin

              • Interior of the cabin

                Interior of the cabin

              VRBO #63491

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Monday, May 26, 2014

              $2,300 per week (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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