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4 Season Home on Meddybemps Lake. Sandy Beach.

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Your own private natural sand beach, with hammock, picnic table, and kayaks.

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Alexander house description

7 private acres on Meddybemps Lake, Alexander, Maine backed by 300+ acres of conservation land. Property has its own sandy beach extending far into the lake (one of few natural freshwater beaches in Maine). Year round residence built in 2003 has right to use adjacent 300+ acres of conservation land private to neighborhood. Kayaks equipped for four paddlers (one double and two singles). Home has two upstairs bedrooms with double beds with shared full bath and downstairs bedroom with kingsize bed and private bath. Eat-in screened sunporch. Gas fireplace. Handicapped friendly (first floor bedroom and bathroom, lever door handles, wheelchair wide doorways and ramp access to house, second floor staircase dual railings to help with balance).

Fall foliage and winter cross country skiing and ice fishing.

Jean, one of the owners, grew up spending vacations on the lake. A favorite spot of hers, and her father and his brothers before her was a remote sandy beach you could only access by boat. When the property came up for sale many years later, she and her husband Rob bought it. Working with a local conservation group, the character of the land has been preserved, but now the beach is a short walk away - and private to their property. It's a very quiet spot, and remains, to many, the loveliest spot on the lake.

Great swimming and boating. Gas grill and picnic table, hammock and beach chairs on beach. Kayaks are provided or bring your own boat and beach it on the white sand. Eat-in heated sunporch. Grocery stores, golf, hospital, restaurants 15 minutes away. Fish for bass (no limit), landlocked salmon, or white perch. Ice cream stand and restaurant 1.8 miles away. Championship golf course at world famous Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews, NB, CA, 45 minutes away, is open to the public. 15 minutes to Calais Golf Course. Located in the St. Croix River Valley, there are numerous river and lake trips minutes away. Two border crossings into New Brunswick Canada are 15 minutes away.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                first floor, private bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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              • Linens and bathroom towels included. Beach towels provided. One fold-out cot in addition to 3 beds. For multi-week guests, housecleaning can be arranged....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Other Amenities

                  • Two single kayaks and one two-seater kayak with adult life jackets and paddles. Beach equipped with beach chairs, hammock, picnic table. Beach is good for all, but good place for small children to safely play in water that gets deep very gradually and stays sandy as you go out. Wireless internet. Handicapped friendly - ramp to sunporch entrance, wide doorways, lever door handles....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Books For Adults

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Library
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

                  • Babysitter
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront
                  • Beach:

                    Private sandy beach on property...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    15 minutes to Calais on the St. Croix River. Cutler for lobster, Eastport, Campobello, St. Andrews, NB, and the Bay of Fundy all good day trips....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Property is 7 acres, fronted by lake and backed by 300 acres of conservation land. Washington County is a rural county, with pine forests and blueberry barrens....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    House overlooks lake and private beach....moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Large lake with good fishing and swimming. Cross country skiing in the winter and ice-fishing....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Skiing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Swimming

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Parking
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Telephone
                          • Local Maps
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Garage
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Free Local Calls

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Grill
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Freezer:

                                Part of refrigerator...moreless

                              • Coffee Maker:

                                French press and pod machine...moreless

                              • Pantry Items:

                                Basics - flour, baking soda, salt, spices, etc. ...moreless

                              • Kitchen:

                                Well equipped with pots/pans/baking dishes, etc....moreless

                              • Stove:

                                Electric glass top....moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                Comfortably equipped for 6 people....moreless

                              Outside

                              • Yard
                              • Outdoor Furniture
                              • Deck Furniture
                              • Porch Furniture
                              • Water Sports Gear
                              • Kayak / Canoe
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Barbecue
                              • Boat
                              • Boat With Paddles
                              • Porch / Veranda
                              • Binoculars
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Fish Cleaning Table
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Screen Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              winter
                              Nov 1 - Apr 30
                              7 night min stay

                              $1,050 $3,750
                              My Standard Rate
                              6 night min stay
                              $200
                              $1,400 $5,400
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Tax Rate 9%

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                              Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                              Location

                              95 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Bangor, Maine
                              38 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Ferries to Deer Isle and Campobello
                              Alexander
                              Nearest Beach
                              Private natural sand beach on property
                              1.8 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Nook and Cranny
                              12 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Calais ME., St. Andrews NB (Championship course)
                              1.8 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Nook and Cranny

                              Car: Necessary

                              Lakefront. Private natural fine white sand beach on property. Surrounded by forest. Large clear lake. Cross country skiing and ice-fishing in winter. In Summer, swim, paddle or fish (salmon, bass, white perch, lake trout, or pickerel). Nearby shopping in border towns Calais and St. Stephen, NB, Canada. Scenic Bay of Fundy, Campobello Island (summer home of Franklin Roosevelt), and St. Andrews Grand Hotel, golf, and shops within 45 minute drive. Use of adjacent 300+ acres of private conservation land with hiking trail.

                              Websites below provide more information.

                              City of Calais 12 miles away:

                              http://www.visitmaine.com/region/downeast/calais/

                              Cutler, A beautiful drive and a great destination to buy lobster

                              http://www.downeast.com/magazine/2011/september/bold-coast

                              Visit St. Andrews by the Sea

                              http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Products/T/Town-of-St-Andrews.aspx

                              38 miles down scenic Route 1 to Eastport

                              http://www.eastportchamber.net/

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2003

                              About the owner: Jean and Rob like to kayak, cross country ski, hike, and read. Both are Mainers by birth and choice. Jean is a retired engineer currently teaching mathematics at the high school and college level. Rob is a semi-retired attorney. Rob is originally from northern Maine and Jean's family is from the area where the cottage is located. Shown in photograph are Jean and Rob and their three kids, Sonya (daughter-in-law), David, and Robby. David is a chef, Sonya a veterinarian and Robby a hospital manager. All love Maine, but jobs have taken them away ;-(

                              Why the Owner Chose Alexander:
                              Meddybemps Lake is where Jean's grandparents built a cottage in the 1920s and where both she and her father spent many happy summers growing up.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Traditional summer vacation spot. Lovely in the fall. A winter wonderland with Ice fishing, cross country skiing.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english, french, French or Portuguese by email

                               

                              Photos

                              • Your own private natural sand beach, with hammock, picnic table, and kayaks.

                                Your own private natural sand beach, with hammock, picnic table, and kayaks.

                              • Cottage from Beach Path

                                Cottage from Beach Path

                              • Sunporch entry. Overlooks beach.

                                Sunporch entry. Overlooks beach.

                              • well equipped kitchen

                                well equipped kitchen

                              • living room/dining room/kitchen overlook lake

                                living room/dining room/kitchen overlook lake

                              • Dining room/living room looking towards sunporch.

                                Dining room/living room looking towards sunporch.

                              • upstairs bedroom, two bedrooms share the upstairs bathroom.

                                upstairs bedroom, two bedrooms share the upstairs bathroom.

                              • View across lake to 17,000 acre Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

                                View across lake to 17,000 acre Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

                              • Quiet time at the end of the day (choose shade or sun)

                                Quiet time at the end of the day (choose shade or sun)

                              • The loveliest spot on a great lake (more than 10 square miles)

                                The loveliest spot on a great lake (more than 10 square miles)

                              • Privacy: 500 foot long driveway from a private road

                                Privacy: 500 foot long driveway from a private road

                              • Heated sunporch. Table seats 8, cool breeze from the lake in summer.

                                Heated sunporch. Table seats 8, cool breeze from the lake in summer.

                              • overlooking lake.

                                overlooking lake.

                              • Table seats 6 comfortably

                                Table seats 6 comfortably

                              • first floor bedroom. adjoining bath.

                                first floor bedroom. adjoining bath.

                              • Third bedroom.

                                Third bedroom.

                              • scenic 1.5 hour drive from Bangor, Maine

                                scenic 1.5 hour drive from Bangor, Maine

                              $150 - $200 per night (USD)
                              2

                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
                              Minimum stay: 6-7 nights
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                              Speaks: english, french, French or Portuguese by email
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