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Lovely Lakefront Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6): Guest House (Sleeps 2)

~Beautifully maintained cottage on Swan Lake with soaring cathedral ceilings in living and dining rooms

~Wall of glass in sunroom overlooking pristine lake and mountains in the distance

~Year-round house with heat and well water

~ Optional separate guest house with one queen bed and full bath

~Spectacular sunsets

~Private beach with canoe and kayak for your use

~Outdoor Deck overlooking Lake and Private Beach

~Fire pit on the beach for roasting marshmallows under the stars

~Near scenic Belfast and Camden

~Easy day trip to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbour, Rockland, Castine

~Gorgeous hiking nearby

~Pick blueberries in August

~Hike or drive to the top of Mount Battie for gorgeous views of Camden Harbor

~Harbor cruises in nearby Belfast

~Peaceful setting

~Email us for more pictures

~This Is The Life!

Keywords: House with separate guest house

More Details

Owner
Linda and Doug Behrens
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

Why Linda and Doug Behrens chose Mid-Coast & Islands

My husband and I love the outdoors. We have been going to Maine for many years to hike and canoe. We visited friends on Swan lake and fell in love with the peaceful lake and beautiful sunsets.

What makes this house unique

We have a very private beach area. It's fun to have a fire and toast marshmallows under the stars. We also love to hear the call of the loons at night.

Amenities

Searsport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) In a private bedroom on the second floor, Twin or Single Beds (1) Private bedroom on the first floor, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Optional separate guest quarters available (one bedroom with queen bed and full bath). Canoe and Kayak available on the property for guest's use. Grocery store nearby. Many fine restaurants including the famous Young's Lobster Pound within a short drive.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I am going to sum this up. Breathtaking, beautiful location on Swanlake. Unexpected stocked home with everything to offer! We felt completely at home and did not want to leave. The views throughout the home were endless. Rain or Shine, we had an amazing time. Coming from a family who is all about palm trees and blue oceans, we are looking to come back again this summer. The most relaxing fun week. We fished everyday catching an array of different types of fish off the canoe and kayaks and directly off the beach. We didn't leave the house for one day except to go to the gun range. The weather was perfect although it rained 2 days out of 6, we still found comfort inside with the stocked kitchen appliances fireplace and views. The house is maintained with every amenity. The grounds are beautiful with flowers, sandy beach, fresh decking and a hose outside to rinse off before entering the home. The owners are sweet and allowed us to stay 2 extra days. I love the fact we were able to use the washer and dryer before we left. I cant say enough it was fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Quintessential Lake Cottage

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking the quintessential lake cottage this is it with all of the modern conveniences. A lovely, well maintained cottage that is both comfortable, relaxing and offering a wonderful view. The lake was clear, warm and inviting. The kitchen is well appointed if you are inclined to indulge your inner chef. If not ,Belfast is a short ride away with many fine restaurants. There are so many things to do and sights to see along the coast of Maine that the week went by all too quickly. The guest house provided even more privacy for our party of four. I can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Swan Lake Gem

  • 5 of 5

This cozy cottage on Swan Lake had everything we needed for a wonderful Maine vacation. Perfect for our group of 6 adults. The guest cottage is very private and peaceful. Very comfortable beds and furniture made us feel right at home. The owner left us the canoe and kayak to use which were perfect for beautiful Swan Lake. The lake is crystal clear and clean. Perfect for kayaking or swimming. Swan Lake is close to Belfast where there are great restaurants and shops and close enough to Camden to visit for day trips. We visited Bar Harbor, Rockland and several towns in between as well. Young's Lobster Pound is a must. Take a picnic basket, some wine or beer and enjoy a real Maine dinner overlooking Belfast Harbor.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Searsport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July and August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
September
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
October
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

There is an additional charge for renting the optional guest house. The rate varies between an additional $150/week in June and September to $250/week in July and August. The guest house is not available in October.

Payment by check or money order. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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