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Mountain Cottage - Lake and Mountain Views!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Windy Hill Cottage is located in Upton Maine, 3 miles from the New Hampshire border on Route 26, between Bethel, Maine and Errol, New Hampshire. High up on the hill, you have a view of Umbagog Lake and the surrounding mountains. Abundant wildlife and magnificent natural surroundings make this the perfect location for all of your outdoor adventures.

Activities and Attractions:

Great hunting and fishing minutes away in both Maine and New Hampshire.

Guided bear and other game hunts available.

Skiing on miles of trails at Sunday River, Balsams resort, or

Wildcat Mountain (or cross country on acres of trails).

Miles of snowmobile and ATV trails right from the cottage.

Fishing, boating, kayaking, and swimming in your choice of nearby lakes.

Spectacular fall foliage season and wildlife watching Or, just plain relaxation with a great view and good book!

Keywords: Mountain Cottage

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Upton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Futon (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Mountain Cottage - Lake and Mountain Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Cute cozy cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough great things about our stay!! Thank you so much for going out of your way to accommodate us so last minute! Your cabin is absolutely beautiful. We can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad we could help you with your last minute dilemma. Looking forward to your return!
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Piqua, Ohio

Perfect summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and views of Upton and Grafton Notch/Lake Umbagog areas. Spent each day hiking trails, looking for wildlife and relaxing in the amazing and comfortable home. Even we're able to spot a moose and her calf on the last night as we cruised up and down 26. Thank you for allowing us to renergize ourselves for the next school year in your beautiful home.

Jared and Megan A.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a great stay! It sounds like you enjoy the same things we do, that made us fall in love with the cottage and area!
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Fantastic Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic vacation at Patti's cottage! We loved the layout inside especially the wildlife decor. The porch was great as we watched the most beautiful lightning display we have ever seen from miles away. We rode the many ATV trails in Errol and surrounding towns only nine miles away. Kayaked Umbagog, and Richardson lake up in the Rangely area which by the way had close to a dozen Loons calling back and forth and we had front row seats to one of the greatest wildlife sounds you will ever here. We traveled many miles in search of wildlife and ended up seeing three moose ten deer and a fox and many turkeys. We love staying there so much we are going back Labor day week.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport, RI

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had at Patti's cottage! The cottage is very well appointed, we couldn't have asked for anything more!

If you are looking to stay in the area I highly recommend Windy Hill Cottage and Patti.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport, RI

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had at Patti's cottage! The cottage is very well appointed, we couldn't have asked for anything more!

If you are looking to stay in the area I highly recommend Windy Hill Cottage and Patti.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashland, NH

Awesome Cottage

  • 5 of 5

In mid July my husband & I spent a most enjoyable week at this beautiful, fully equipped, most comfortable cottage. My husband fished every morn and was so pleased that the boat ramp to Umbagog is less than 3 miles from the cottage. While he fished, I sat on the porch soaking up the morning sun while I read and had my coffee. We were close to hiking and fishing and exploring new places and we took advantage of it all. The owner was more than accomodating and assured us that she was only a phone call away...although it was not necessary to be in touch because the cottage had EVERYTHING we needed. We definitely will be returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About The Owner

Steve has been coming up to Maine for 50 years - We found this cottage on a quick trip in 2006 and fell in love with the small town and proximity to all of the activities we enjoy.

Hiking, snowmobiling and cross country skiing from the back door! Fishing and boating within 2 miles and downhill skiing 30 minutes away.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2006

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Patti,

We absolutely LOVED everything about our stay at Windy Hill Cottage and Lake Umbagog!!!! We had a GREAT time kayaking! Our first day we paddled down the river to Leonard Pond and explored some of the northern part of Lake Umbagog (which was quite a challange coming back up river in the afternoon as gusty winds were against us!) and then Sunday we launched from the boat ramp at the southern end of the lake and went up into Thurston Cove and around Big Island. The scenery and views of the mountains were just beautiful. We have always wanted to explore Lake Umbagog for quite some time and are so happy we finally got to spend some time there. We saw tons of wildlife (at least 7 moose, lots of loons, herons, ducks, otters,etc).

We also loved your cottage! It is such a wonderful design and great use of space! Your directions were very clear and we had no problems getting there and opening/closing the cottage. We were VERY comfortable there and it was so nice to come "home to" at the end of the day after being out on the water paddling! We did not want to leave Monday morning! THANK YOU so much for letting us rent it, we really enjoyed it very much. We hope we can return again some time in the future!



PS. Barry (my husband) and I cannot even think of one thing that you should do to make Windy Hill Cottage more comfortable than it's perfect!
Aug 2010
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

3 night minimum
Longer stays at a discount
Accepts Master Card and Visa
Guests over 25 please or families

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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