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Best of Both Worlds! Sebago Lake Area Cottage, Canoe, Kayak & Boat, Pets Free!

Naples, ME, USA
  • Cottage1300 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps11
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, bunkhouse, sleeps 8-11


Rates based on number of occupants, holidays and length of stay. Please watch the brief video below under owner's website to see the inside and the outside of the cottage. We are one of the most reviewed cottages with a 5 star rating in the Sebago Lake area!

We provide the lobster pot! If you don't see the week available that you want, please ask us about our sister property.

The year-round, heated vacation house sits quietly along the relaxing Crooked River that feeds into Sebago Lake. It is located in the heart of the Sebago Lake Region. The house is minutes away from Sebago Lake State Park Beach, the magnificent sights of the Naples Causeway, as well as the shops, restaurants, and bars of downtown Naples. However, you will feel a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city!

The location is quiet and relaxing for families, couples, and friends reuniting. A small, sandy beach area is located by the river along with a dock to swim from and to keep a boat. Sebago Lake is a 20 minute boat ride from the dock at the house. Also, the river provides boat access to Brandy Pond, Long Lake and Frye Island. Boat landings and marinas are nearby. No fees for pets, cleaning, use of the State Park or use of the canoe.

Testimonials from Past Guests: Annette from MA- Your house is truly beautiful; it was very peaceful and the river was interesting. The best part is the beach by the river- my dog really enjoyed wading in the river- and the deck facing the river. There was really a ton of space and it was really clean. The flowers in the yard were pretty cool, too- the ones surrounding the house were just starting to bloom; I bet by now there's an explosion of color surrounding your house. We'd love to come back and stay again- plus I've told many people at work how nice the place was. Mike from MA- We did indeed enjoy our stay at the summer house. We found all the comforts of home and it was spacious enough to accommodate our family comfortably. Debbie from MA- We enjoyed our stay, it was too short. Planning on doing it again. Love Maine, love the area. Thanks for everything. Cathy from MA- Just wanted to thank you for letting us rent your cottage. The place was very nice and very clean. We had a wonderful time!

More Details: The 3 bedroom house can hold families and friends up to 11 with the use of the bunkhouse. The house has Several amenities you may not find at all vacation rentals. It has a dock, grill, stove, porch, dock, canoe and a campfire area with firewood. A staircase takes you to the master bedroom. Pets are welcomed. Also, there is a sister property nearby that can be rented for multi-families vacationing at the same time of if the week you want is unavailable.

Upon your arrival, the house has such supplies as toilet paper, paper towels, facial tissues, trash bags, common kitchen spices, dish towels, matches, firewood, first aid kit, fire extinguisher and flashlights. Renters must provide their own linens and towels for bathing. Two beds are queen size and 1 bed is full size and one is a twin. The living room has a full-size pull out sofa and a twin-size pull out sofa. The house has board games and three televisions. One 65 inch projection television has Directv and a DVD player. Free wi-fi.

4-Season Fun!: The area is truly a four season delight! In the summer, many vacationers visit the Lake Region to fish, boat, sightsee, kayak, canoe, and just relax on one of the many bodies of water. In the fall, the region is known for wonderful fall foliage. Hunters visit to hunt for various game such as deer and turkey. In the winter, vacationers come for the snow for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and downhill skiing.

The price is based on number of occupants, length of stay and season. It is a pet-friendly rental that does not charge extra for pets. Smoking is strictly prohibited indoors but smoking is allowed outside. A security deposit is required to reserve and occupy the house. The deposit amount is based on the length of stay and number of occupants. The security deposit is usually $450 per week and an extra security deposit of $50 per pet. Paypal with a fee, checks and cash are accepted. Reservation deposits are refunded in full if canceled with more than 60 day's notice.



Member Since 2004
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 13, 2018
About Kyle

Hi, I am Kyle Rhoads and I usually respond to rental inquiries. The cottage is family-owned with my parents, Cathy and Rich Rhoads, are the caretakers. My wife, Carrie, and my sister, Lynley, often help keep the cottage maintained and cleaned. We are family of educators with my parents both retired educators. I am a Principal of a local elementary school and my sister and wife are both counselors in schools. We love this location for the family memories, the peaceful living and our love for watersports. My Dad loves to fish and often helps renters know where to find the best spots to catch 'the big one' that did not get away!

Kyle purchased this Cottage in 1980

Why Kyle chose Naples

Our family bought the cottage first as a summer place and then as our primary home because we were spending so much time at it! It is no longer our primary home for us but we want to keep the property so future generations of our family can relax and enjoy the summer months on the water in Maine. Because of taxes and the mortgage payments, we rent the cottage so we can keep our 2 cottages owned by our family.

What makes this Cottage unique

I love sitting on the deck or the living room and feel the breeze from the river. You are easily relaxed by the sun rays and warm summer breeze while laying on the dock, sitting by the beach area, or sitting on the deck sipping a cold drink. The grounds have plenty of room to roam and explore. Many guests will set up a volleyball net or a horseshoe pit. Flowers in the gardens bloom throughout the year. The cottage is kid-friendly My young nieces love to play in the water while we watch them from the deck. They, also, love to pick blueberries by the water. If we can get them to wait to eat them, they are delicious with cereal and milk!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
      • Living Room
        2 sleep sofa /futon
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Downstairs bedroom
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single, Downstairs bedroom with an extra cot
      • Bunkhouse
        2 twin/ single, Electricity only
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, 2 twin/ single, 2 single cots in closet
      • Master Bedroom has a ceiling fan with a small balcony looking over the water. 2 Pullout beds in the walk-in closet. Futon in the living room and a loveseat with a pullout twin bed. Bunkhouse can accomodate 2 people. The bunkhouse has electricity only.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • The cottage has a private, outdoor hot shower. It has a washer and clothesline. Bathtub with shower and large sink in the bathroom.

      Location Type

        • River
        • Rural
        • Water View
        • Waterfront


            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Maps
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Firewood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Shampoo
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Telephone
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Free Wifi


                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Blender
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Kitchen
                          Full-size kitchen with granite countertop.
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Dining area is part of kitchen with a table.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 5 people


                                • Books
                                • Books for Kids
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Balcony
                                    • Boat Dock
                                    • Boat with Paddles
                                    • Canoe
                                    • Beach Chairs
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Walkway to Water


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • marina
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • cinemas
                                            • coin laundry
                                            • library
                                            • churches
                                            • playground
                                            • pond
                                            • restaurants
                                            • theme parks
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • beachcombing
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • The 1175 square foot house has several amenities you may not find at all vacation rentals. It has a dock, grill, stove, porch, dock, canoe and a campfire area with firewood. The large deck overlooks the 125 feet of waterfront that includes a sandy area. A staircase takes you to the master bedroom. For winter rentals, the property is heated and plowed. Pets are free. Upon your arrival, the house has such supplies as toilet paper, paper towels, facial tissues, trash bags, common kitchen spices, dish towels, matches, firewood, first aid kit, fire extinguisher and flashlights. Renters must provide their own linens and towels for bathing. The house has several board games and 3 televisions and a VCR and a DVD player. Stereo in the living room. Free Wi-Fi. The location is quiet and relaxing for families, couples, and friends reuniting. A small, sandy beach area is located by the river along with a dock to swim from and to keep a boat. Free use of canoe for guests.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              39 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              The perfect white Christmas!

                                                              Gabrielle B.

                                                              We visited Maine for the Christmas holiday and we were thrilled with the beauty of a white Christmas. The cottage is so clean and toasty warm. We have stayed in this cottage during the spring and it is equally as beautiful in the winter. Kyle is wonderful to work with and is very helpful and accommodating. He made sure that shoveling & plowing was done. He even surprised us with some holiday decorations so that the cottage was homey and festive. We are looking forward to our next visit to Maine and staying in this quaint cottage!

                                                              Great little cottage to stay! Nearby Sebago Lake Park.

                                                              Holly L.

                                                              I surprised my boyfriend for his 40th birthday. We enjoyed our stay. The cottage was great and was equipped with everything we needed. The view from the back deck was gorgeous! I wish it would have been warmer out to explore down by the dock. The area was quiet and peaceful We were able to enjoy a few days away!

                                                              The Rhoads Family was great! They were very responsive with email communication and made sure everything was perfect for our stay. I would definitely recommend this cottage and look forward to visiting Sebago area again soon!

                                                              Holly Light

                                                              Excellent as always! Wonderfully quiet and peaceful spot, and perfect for us and our 2 little dogs!

                                                              Dory M.

                                                              We have been coming in early October for years now and feel so fortunate to have found such a peaceful spot, so reasonably priced, and that allows our two little dachshunds. Kyle and his family are super friendly, the cottage is always clean and the kitchen is really well equipped. Great location - quiet if you want to just sit and read, but close to shopping and attractions as well. Lots of good restaurants if you are not in the mood to cook, but the kitchen is more than adequate for anything from a piece of toast to a several course meal. Our home away from home in early October for years now!

                                                              Amazing Honeymoon!

                                                              Colleen P.

                                                              My husband Alan and I came to the cottage for our honeymoon. We love the outdoors and Maine was the best of both worlds in being far enough away from home and being somewhere different. The Rhoads family was so welcoming and very easy to work with. The cottage had everything we needed and more. The river was fantastic for kayaking, and there are plenty of local spots for fishing and sightseeing.

                                                              The local town wasn't far from the cottage. There are tons of restaurants and stores within a 15-20 min drive if you need to grocery shop or pick up a bite to eat.

                                                              The week we spent was so relaxing and so enjoyable that we are already in the works of planning another week to come back during the fall with our 2 boys for next year. I would definitely recommend this spot to anyone who is looking for a stress free, relaxing vacation. We cant wait to come back!

                                                              Colleen & Alan P.

                                                              Very nice and quiet

                                                              Timothy B.

                                                              Great kayaking

                                                              Very Nice Spot.

                                                              Robert L.

                                                              Cottage is right on the water. The cottage was clean and nice.Lots of land around the cottage for kids to play. The river is great for kayaking. Easy paddling up and down river. It's near the state park. You will enjoy your time here.


                                                              Naples, ME, USA

                                                              The location is also less than five miles from two 18-hole golf courses. The rental of the house allows you free access to the Sebago Lake State Park and Beach. The State Park Beach has a sandy bottom and the entrance to it is 2 miles from the house. The house is located less than an hour from popular tourist areas such as Portland, Freeport and North Conway! The house is a 30 minute drive to Pleasant Mountain, 45 minute drive to Lost Valley, 45 minute drive to the ocean and an hour drive to Sunday River Mountain. During all four seasons, anglers of all ages fish for such species as landlocked salmon, bass, lake trout, and brook trout. A unique feature of the area is the Songo Locks, one of the last remaining functioning locks to connect two bodies of water in Maine. The house's dock can be used for securing a boat and for swimming. The dock can hold any size boat for use on Sebago Lake. Other Activities: snowmobiling, snowshoeing, x-country skiing Golf: Naples Country Club and Point Sebago Resort are 5 minute drives from the house. Ski: Shawnee Peak is an easy 30-40 minute drive. Oxford Casino is approximately 40 minutes away in Oxford. The full service casino has tables and slots. Seacoast Fun Park is approximately 15 minute drive from the cottage and has indoor and outdoor activities for young and old.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Additional Guest Fee
                                                              $0 - $13
                                                              Tax Rate

                                                              Rental fee is based on # of occupants and holidays. From $89/nt, $269-$599/wknd - $549 to $1549/wk US Dollars depending on number of guests. Jul & Aug ........ $1099-$1499/wk. Jun & Sep ........ $699- $1099/wk. Off-Peak Months ....... From $499-999/wk. Weekend Rates .... $249- $599/wknd. Nightly Rates .... $89- $199/night Off-season rates may be discounted further.

                                                              39 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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