Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. Kayaks Available
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Beautiful, year round log cabin on the Moose River on Moosehead lake in Rockwood, Maine.The cabin is situated approx. 1/4 mile upriver from the mouth of lake. Cell phone and internet available. Great room has cathedral ceilings, large windows, a loft and a pellet stove for chilly evenings. Fully equipped kitchen, tv/vcr/dvd, washer/drier.There is a gas grill and picnic table for cook-outs on the large wrap around deck overlooking the Moose River.A fire pit is in yard. There is a new dock with steps for easier access located on the property.They have recently opened up a trail system for ATV's in our area. Drive your snowmobile right from the front yard to the trails and now you can do the same with your ATV!
Sleeps 6 comfortably. There are 3 bedrooms and a loft. The first bedroom has a queen size bed. The second bedroom has a set of bunk beds and a twin bed. The 3rd bedroom is upstairs and has a queen size bed and a twin. All mattresses are pillow top. Loft has a queen size pull out sofa. No pets, no exceptions, so please do not ask! No smoking, please.
Fishing details/Whitewater Rafting details: A glance at any map reveals a number of bodies of water ranging in size from Moosehead Lake to ponds of only a few acres. Some waters are easily accessed by car while others require some hiking and carrying. Among the popular species are bass, perch, trout, salmon, and togue. If this is your first time fishing in the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. Basic fishing outfits can be purchased from several stores in town. Be sure that you have a license and an up-to-date fishing regulation book. . . Then if you are up for something with more action - Experience whitewater rafting!!Each year thousands of paddlers challenge the whitewater of the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers. With the Moosehead Lake Region situated between these premier whitewater rivers, the area is a perfect spot for the river enthusiast to stay. Outfitters provide you with everything needed for a fun, safe trip.
Hunting Details/ Scenic Flying Experience: The Moosehead Lake region offers many exciting opportunities for hunters of all ages. Our region teems with wildlife and affords hunters a vast amount of terrain in which to spend a few hours, a day or a week. Some popular species of animals to hunt include partridge, rabbit, deer, bear and moose. Each of these has a specific legal hunting season and set of regulations, which can be found at the website for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. If this is your first time to the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. . . .Since much of the Moosehead Lake shoreline and many sporting camps are not accessible by road, seaplanes get quickly where motor vehicles and boats cannot. Two commercial air services offer sightseeing excursions. A half-hour flight around the lower half of the lake is a good way to appreciate the vastness of both lake and wilderness. Currier's Flying Service or Folsom's Flying Service, both will offer you a scenic flying experience!
Snowmobiling details: You have access to The Moosehead Lake Snowmobile Trail from the front yard of the Loon's Nest cabin. This trail climbs up to lofty overlooks, passes through deep forests, stops at outposts like Kokadjo, Northeast Carry, Seboomook, and Pittston Farm, and Greenville, never too many miles from food and fun.
Five local clubs, town employees and many volunteers keep these trails in great condition. Whether you want to take just a morning or afternoon trip or spend all day on the trails, your choices are many. Pack a lunch and stop at any number of locations with beautiful scenery; or plan to ride to one of the surrounding towns and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of the areas restaurants or inns that cater to snowmobilers.
Annual Maine Snowmobile Trail Rides: B-52 Memorial Elephant Mountain Snowmobile Trail Ride and The Ricky Craven Moosehead Lake Region Ice Fishing Snowmobile Trail Ride.
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Member since: 2005
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Maps
- Mobile Phone:
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 27 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 8 - Mar 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 19 - Jun 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Time Prime
Jun 11 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $600
- Tax Rate 9%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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The Moosehead Lake Region has been a mecca for people looking for a unique outdoor experience. The region, often referred to as 'God's Country' by locals, is still famous for it's abundance of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're seeking to go fishing, hunting, camping, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, exploring, skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, sailing, photography, viewing wildlife or just taking in the natural beauty of the region. It's all here. So kick off your shoes relax, come on in and explore a bit of 'Gods Country'.
Golf: Mt Kineo Golf Course is located on Moosehead Lake and is thought to be the second oldest course in New England, built in the 1880's. The beauty of the island remains with Mount Kineo as the centerpiece, rising 1798 feet above the shores of Moosehead Lake from it's summit. Nine Hole, Par 36,3000 + yards, Each hole on this nine hole course is a challenge. The most scenic hole is the fourth, par 3, 138 yards, over water to a green at the base of Mount Kineo. Cart & club rentals available. Scenic hiking trails for all abilities. Club house serving subs & snacks. Daily boat shuttles available from Rockwood Landing. Green Fees for 2008 9 Holes - $15.00, 18 Holes - $25.00.
Ski: Winter in Moosehead is not just for snowmobilers. More and more people are discovering the joys of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There are more then 100 miles of groomed ski trails just for you, along with miles and miles of ungroomed possibilities for snowshoers.In the center of the Moosehead Lake Region is famous Moosehead Lake, which is surrounded by mountains, ponds and forests. Those traveling via cross-country skis and snowshoes enjoy gliding through spruce and pine forests with incredible views of frozen waterfalls, mountains, ponds and lakes. These sports provide the perfect retreat for nature lovers wanting to catch a glimpse of moose, deer, eagles and rabbits.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: My name is Lisa Sandberg and I am a nurse at a small community hospital in the emergency room. Charlie is my husband of 32 years. He is a retired police officer. He also happens to be very good at building things. He built the log cabin 15 years ago and 9 years ago he built us a new 3500 sq ft home in Connecticut. I am a very lucky lady to be married to such a talented man. Charlie has the gift of gab. No one remains a stranger for long around him.
Why the Owner Chose Rockwood, ME, USA:
Our next door neighbors here in Connecticut introduced us to Maine about 20 years ago. The 1st couple of years we camped with them at Camp Seboomek. But they got tired of hauling all their equipment every trip so they started looking for a small place to buy. They found a cute little place on the Moose River and we continued to stay with them for several more years. One day Charlie was looking for a boat to buy, and Mark from the marina told him he had a boat for sale and, oh by the way, he also had a piece of land he would throw in. Mark needed the cash, the time was right, the price was really right and so before you know it we owned the boat and 2 acres of land. Charlie sold the boat to pay for the foundation! and the rest is history!
- Primary: +1 8608722220
Loon's Nest cabin
Kitchen has all amenities needed.
Loft has pull-out sleeper sofa
Downstairs bedroom, bunk beds and twin
Brand new L Shaped Dock
View from across the river
View from deck of Loon's Nest
Deer in yard looking into Loon's Nest cabin
They have just opened up ATV trails in our area
Large, well-equiped kitchen has eat-in counter.
Upstairs loft area
Upstairs bedroom, queen sized bed and twin
Downstairs bedroom with queen sized bed
New ramp with steps for easier access to the dock
Majestic veiw of Mount Kineo from mouth of river
4 kayaks available free of charge with rental
Kids jumping off bridge
Cliff jumping on Kineo
Snowmobile/ATV directly from yard to trails
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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