Modern, Secluded Maine Cabin on Six Acres on 430 Acre Po(37 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sleeps 5. King, Queen, futon. 1.5 baths. WIFI Internet. Minimum rental one week.
New four person hot tub in private location next to cabin. Ten pin lights on tub so you can tub at night and see the stars. See photo of hot tub. Clothing optional.
Cabin was built in 1986. Living-dining-kitchen area with fireplace, LL Bean leather sofa with ottoman, dining table, chairs, radio, CD player, book shelves, etc.
Completely new GE kitchen with gas range and oven, over the range microwave/convection oven, toaster oven, bottom drawer refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, disposal, illuminated lower cabinets, lighting under upper cabinets for Corian countertop, track lighting illuminates whole kitchen, etc.
Enclosed porch for dining and viewing lake through the trees.
2 tables, 6 chairs, wood box, charcoal grill.
Bedroom with custom made king bed with four storage drawers. Closet and chest of drawers.
Completely new bath with shower (no tub), custom-made cabinet with Corian counter top.
Utility room with Maytag washer and dryer.
Baseboard heat in each room with individual thermostats.
Companionway ladder with wide treads to rear loft. Front and rear lofts overlook living-dining-kitchen area.
Custom made Queen bed with three storage drawers in rear loft.
Custom made four drawer dresser next to queen bed.
Completely new half bath next to queen bed.
LL Bean futon, coffee table and TV cabinet for TV-DVD-VCR (no cable or satellite) in front loft.
Baseboard heat in front and rear lofts with individual thermostats.
Tool and equipment storage. Two kayaks, a single and a double. Central water filtering system. Hot water heater.
Cabin is surrounded with six acres of heavily forested, ruggedly beautiful, hilly land which form the TIP OF A PENINSULA which juts into the lake. Some gigantic boulders left from the ice-age! Two-thirds of the perimeter of the land is lakefront, although there are no sandy beaches. Cabin is at the end of a 4/10th of a mile private, well maintained unpaved road.
NO NEARBY CABINS. Nearest cabins are a five minute walk back up the road, well out of sight and sound.
A VERY PEACEFUL, QUIET, PRIVATE, SECLUDED PLACE. You hear mainly the birds, loons on the lake and wind in the trees - a nature's paradise. Because it is so private, cabin is frequently used by honeymooners.
Driveway gates are illuminated by three motion detector lights. Parking area illuminated by two motion detector lights. 85 foot walkway to dock and boating area is illuminated by six under the railing lights. Separate swimming area with footbridge to tiny island. Two chairs to view sunset and meteor shows in swimming area.
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Member since: 2007
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Non Smoking Only:
I ABSOLUTELY will not rent to anyone who smokes or who would have guests or visitors who smoke. I do not allow any smoking INDOORS or OUTDOORS anywhere on the property. My family will not sleep in beds used by smokers....moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1) custom-made king bed with four storage drawers in first floor bedroom. Dual control electric blanket. Down pillows. Bedding provided. Inch and a half memory foam topper., Queen size Beds (1) custom-made queen bed with three storage drawers in rear loft. Dual control electric blanket. Down pillows. Bedding provided. Inch and a half memory foam topper. (1) LL Bean futon double bed in front loft. Bedding provided...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- one week minimum rental. Saturday to Saturday rentals only.
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
Cabin is on 6 beautiful acres which form a tip of a peninsula going into lake with 1625 feet of waterfront on 430 acre lake. Two-thirds of the perimeter of the land is waterfront. Rugged forest. Beautiful walk to swimming area. 85 foot lighted walkway to dock and boating area....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer:
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- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
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- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Completely new GE kitchen. Refrigerator with bottom drawer freezer, dishwasher, disposal, gas range and oven, over the range microwave/convection oven, countertop oven highly rated by Consumer Reports, Corian countertops, lower cabinets illuminated, 10 cup programable coffee maker....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - May 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
July - august
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
One week minimum rental period. Saturday to Saturday rentals only. Rent stated for the month in which four or more days of the week occur is the rent for that week. 2nd consecutive week is $100 less than regular rate. Add 9% required Maine tax to all amounts. No security deposit is required. No additional fees of any kind. No rentals from November through April.
In the event of a cancellation, all rental payments will be refunded, less a $100 cancellation fee, only if cabin is re-rented at the same rate for the same rental period.
After tenant decides to rent cabin, tenant is mailed a simple, one page lease which states the amounts and dates on which rent is due. There are usually two payments required, half total rent due right away, and the balance due a month or so prior to the week being rented.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: I am a retired apartment complex owner and lawyer who always wanted to build a vacation home in a rural, secluded, perhaps mountainous area and on a lake. In Maine I found this twelve year old modern cabin, already built, at the end of a very private road, deep in the woods, on six acres of fascinating land which form the entire tip of a peninsula going into a lake. The search was over! I made extensive improvements to the cabin, had a metal roof added, built a new GE kitchen and new bathroom, added a powder room, made king and queen beds and other furniture, enclosed the front porch, built a lighted walkway to the lake and a new dock, put in baseboard heat, added a new Maytag washer and dryer, and have just added a four person hot tub.
Why the Owner Chose Freedom, Maine, United States of America:
This location is so special. It is only about two and a half hours drive into Maine. It is very secluded. The cabin is at the end of a four tenths of a mile unpaved, well maintained, private road, so there is no traffic passing the cabin. The cabin is surrounded by six acres of beautiful, forested, hilly land which form the entire tip of a peninsula which juts out into the lake. There are no near neighbors, AND THERE NEVER WILL BE ANY NEAR NEIGHBORS! I will never have to listen to some other person's television, dogs, children, parties or whatever. I can swim naked if I wish, which I normally do! The lake is beautiful. Rarely is there a motorboat. I hear just the birds, wind in the trees and the wonderful loons. It is really a nature's paradise. It is only a twenty-five minute drive to Belfast, on the Penobscot Bay, when I need to get to a super market, or a variety of restaurants, or a hospital. Camden is also nearby, with its arty stuff. Waterville, about twenty five minutes to the west, is also available for more shopping.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Because of the natural environment of the cabin, I can leave my life in Pennsylvania back in Pennsylvania! I can 'recharge my batteries' in a very peaceful, quiet, secluded place. I can relax in the new, private, hot tub, I have the pleasure of using a well appointed, completely new kitchen, with GE appliances, including a gas range and oven, bottom drawer refrigerator-freezer, disposal and dishwasher. The lower cabinets are illuminated, which makes it so easy to find things! I love the Corian counter tops. In the Great Room, with a ceiling to the top of the cabin, I can relax on a LL Bean leather sofa with ottoman. I can enjoy a fire in the fireplace if it is chilly. In the spring and fall I usually have a fire. I eat mostly in the enclosed front porch which overlooks the woods and lake and which is a step away from the kitchen. The king and queen beds are custom made with storage drawers and have firm mattresses with a 1 and 1/2 inch foam 'topper' and white down pillows. I have two kayaks, a single and a double, which go great on the lake. The eighty-five foot walkway to the lake has six lights under the railing so I can sit on the dock at 2:00 A.M. if I wish, or take a moonlight ride in the kayaks. Swimming is done in a different part of the lake from the dock. There is a short walk down to the lake over land that is beautiful enough to make a Hollywood movie, and this is the path to the swimming area. It is called 'the Point' You will see mention of the path to the point in the guest book. If you want to charcoal cook your dinner, there is a grill on the front deck. For tenants, there is a cabin manager a telephone call away who will help you as needed. She prepares the cabin between tenants. Believe it or not, she has rarely been called! There is a cabin manual which seems to answer any questions tenants might have. My phone number is also posted in the cabin, and I am rarely called.
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Front view of cabin facing lake with beginning of illuminated walkway to dock.
Deck from enclosed porch with hot tub, grill and lounge chairs.
Dining area in Great Room overlooking front enclosed porch, woods and lake.
New GE kitchen with Corian countertop, gas range, dishwasher, disposal, etc.
Custom built king bed with four storage drawers in first floor enclosed bedroom.
Half bath in rear loft near queen bed. Four foot countertop and cabinet.
TV monitor plays both VCR and DVD. No cable. You can bring your own programs.
85 foot walkway to dock and lake. Six under railing lights illuminate walkway
View of 450 acre lake from swimming area which is different from dock/kayak area
Side and rear view of cabin and deck to enclosed porch facing woods and lake
Great Room, LL Bean leather sofa and ottoman, companionway ladder to rear loft.
Enclosed front porch next to kitchen and Great Room overlooking woods and lake.
First floor new bathroom, custom cabinet and Corian countertop, shower, no tub.
Custom built queen bed with storage drawers in rear loft. One half bath on left.
LL Bean futon in front loft entertainment center.
Wood shed storing split, seasoned wood for the fire place in Great Room.
Dock at 450 acre Great Pond. Single kayak. Double kayak not shown.
Footbridge to tiny State of Maine owned island.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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