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"Sad to be back to life in the fast lane.Every other year we look for a large home to rent around the Augusta area as we have extended family all around Maine . We had 23 people travel from northern Virginia this year to rent this home from the Howard's. We have rented several different homes in the Belgrade lake area,Cobbossee,Androscoggin, and China lake .I have no doubt that I will look no further, as this home will be our final resting place on a lake in Maine to vacation . I was in contact with the owner on several occasions .He always got right back to me regarding any question or concern . Mr Howard even let my family meet him at the house to tour it while he was there winterizing it.
The Howard's home is absolutely perfect for a large group of all ages.We ranged from ages 1 -75. Even with such a large group we NEVER felt crowded or bored here no matter what the weather happened to be .
The house was VERY clean upon arrival.Nice leather furniture.The kitchen was awesome with an incredible Viking stove.All the bedrooms were very comfortable with nice sheets. The water pressure in all the showers was outstanding.The loft was huge and just perfect for all our teenagers. The upper and lower deck was great for a outdoor dining together. The game room always had someone in it. Pinball machines were a blast. Very neat and organized.The outdoor sport activities were endless! The little ones loved the playground as well. Go the extra mile and rent the new Pontoon boat . It was a huge highlight to be able to take family cruises every day. Mr Howard also allowed us to bring our bass boat and jet ski. Loved having all the kayaks so everyone could get a better view of this quiet beautiful lake. We picked blueberries from one of the small islands and saw lots of loons, hawks, turtles, deer and a bald eagle. One of our favorites things to do in Maine is fish. We had a family tournament between us and the winner caught an almost 4 lb. large mouth bass . The fishing was not a disappointment. Lots of good size fish.My personal favorite feature besides having my family and friends under one roof in such a great place would have to be watching everyone go down the waterside . Sheer Joy !
If you have a large group of people who are not uptight, love to live life as it should be. Can relax ,appreciate good company , can have fun and enjoy many aspects of the Maine outdoors than this is your place. So glad I found it . Thank You Mr & Mrs. Howard we will be back!"
Guest: Maureen B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 19, 2015
"Our family loved Ed's camp on parker pond. It provided us a true Maine camp experience. The comfort of the cabin and bunk house were a great retreat for my wife, 10 year old and 13 year old sons and myself. We will never forget the beautiful boardwalk that makes its way from the camp through the forest to the lake. We paddled, fished and explored the lake and its islands for days. We saw Loons, eagles, deer, fox and lots of fish! The local Farm stands and cafe's in the surrounding area were a big hit for lunch out or making dinner at camp. On a rainy day we went to the State Museum in Augusta which provided 4 floors of incredible Maine heritage. We cant wait to return soon."
Guest: The adventure peopleDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
"This place is just amazing the way that the nature connects with the house it give you the sense that you are part of it only that you got all the commodities with it without affecting the environment and the life around it . We love fishing and here is really good if you know what you doing ,try talk to the locals that would give you some tips and some local knowledge about the lake . They are some sand bars in certain parts of the lake that we found using the pontoon boat and got the chance to meet some locals and believe me they get big bass fishing here . I did my first cast in one point of the lake and BOOM !! landed my first large mouth bass so happy !! .
The owners of the house always make sure everything is tight and ready to use they think about everything is just good to get to a place and get more of what you thought you would get .
We visit the Pemaquid light house not to far from the house maybe one hour and 20 minutes we have great day. Their you can see this historic place and also you can have a dinner or breakfast at the same time viewing the lobster man putting their traps . You also can take you wine and just sit down by the rocks and contemplate the sight . We enjoy seeing the people painting and trying to freeze the view on their canvas what a nice experience .
For lunch we went to eat lobsters we talk to some locals they told us to go to Muscongus Bay Lobsters maybe 15 minutes ride from pemaquid great place just take route 32 you can take your own wine and drinks believe me this is the place if you want to try the real maine ,the view ,the boats ,the people it all goes together just and amazing place to go . We got back and we did a lot kayaking if you wake up early you would love it and if you do it on the sunset you will experience the change of the colors on the sky can tell you got to see it .
Well hope this would make you book this house because for us it sure did ."
Guest: BarefootDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 16, 2015
"Just got home from a great week at the Maine House. The owner Scott was there when we arrived. He gave us a quick tour of the house and grounds. We unpacked and felt a home right away. Webber pond is great for whatever you want to do on the water. We used the kayaks a lot. I fished and my wife paddled along pointing out the eagles nest. My 3 1/2 year old granddaughter loved the little beach. Speaking of that, I caught a 3 1/2 lb. lg. mouth bass and a 3 lb. Plus a great fight from a 17 in. pickerel right from the dock. We also had a great display of hunting birds, including bald eagles and osprey. The sounds of the loons are great. Minor downfall is the neighbor uses Sunday to do his lawn. So with that we are already looking to see if we can do this next year as well."
Guest: GlennDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 25, 2015