Unique Lake View Carriage House

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Last updated: 03/19/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


In the heart of the North Maine Woods, off the beaten path, but easily accessible from the 'Golden Road', is "Tree Tops". The carriage house is situated on a lake with an amazing view of Mount Katahdin. Crystal clear Caribou Lake is steps away from the spiral staircase that leads to this spacious property that sleeps 6 adults and 4 children comfortably in cozy, well-appointed bedrooms. There are Inviting common areas for dining, socializing, gaming, reading or just lounging on the deck surrounded by the Maine flora and fauna. There is a brand new scandanavian style sauna and wood-fired hot tub for your use that are a wonderful way to relax at the end of an adventure filled day in the Maine Woods! Imagine watching the snow fall over the lake with a cocktail in hand while soaking in the hot tub or rolling in the snow after a good sweat in the sauna...'sigh'.

Tree Tops is woodsy, yet modern, with knotty pine decor, lots of windows, a fully equipped kitchen and all the (necessary) conveniences, including a large modern bathroom- no outhouse here! It has a peaceful balcony facing the lake with lounge chairs, BBQ grill and a small eating area. Though there is no phone, cable television or internet access (but, that's the point isn't it?) there is a solar powered electrical supply with generator back up to support smaller electrical appliances. In addition, you will have use of the common areas shared with the owner's home - a boat launch, the beach, fire place and picnic area.

It is perfect for families, a group of families or friends, hunting or snowmobiling parties. There is something for everyone to enjoy- no matter your age or skill level. You and your group will have a memorable experience in this beautiful place that offers the best of the Maine Wilderness Experience.

In the winter, drive your snowmobile right from the front yard on miles and miles of pristine frozen lake, or watch your kids snowmobile right out in front of the cabin. We are located within minutes of Maine's ITS 84 groomed snowmobile trails which give you access to virtually the entire state! Caribou Lake offers some of the best ice fishing around and downhill skiing is available in Greenville 40 miles away.

Hunt in the Fall- deer, moose, bear, black powder, bow hunting, whatever your pleasure. If you have never seen the Fall colors in the North Maine Woods, well, you're in for a treat! Spring and Summer- fish for land locked salmon right out of Caribou Lake or hit the streams and ponds around the area for some of the best trout you'll ever eat. Swim, canoe, kayak, power boat, jet ski- bring all your toys!

Your host will be on site in the Main Camp, but will provide all of the peace and privacy you desire. However, if you want some suggestions for how to spend your time here, Peter is an avid outdoors man and registered Maine Guide who can offer his suggestions for getting the most our of your North Woods experience. His Maine Guide services are available for an extra charge. Also offered at an additional cost, is a delicious, satisfying meal plan that can be arranged and provided for your group.

Our rates for Tree Tops are $1,500 per week, $250 per day (2 day minimum) and $695 per weekend. There is a $400 secuirty deposit and a $300 cleaning fee. Pet deposit required as well- $500.

Phone contact is our first preference given that we have no email at Camp, but check our messages frequently and respond as soon as we do.

Keywords: Cabin Lakefront hunting fishing snowmobile boating

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pet Deposit Required- $500 We would prefer dogs that are comfortable spending time outside and familiar with the North Maine Woods and wildlife...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Boat launch within a mile of the cabin


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Caribou Lake is right at your front door!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The most beautiful view of Mt. Katahdin you have ever seen......moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Inside... the table seats 6 in the Summer... eating outside at the picnic table with the view of the mountain is always a pleasure. The picnic table is huge and seats at least 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Fireplace:

    There is a beautiful outdoor fire pit to enjoy nightly camp fires...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of Parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone reception within driving distance of cabin...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Soothing Wood-fired cedar hot tub...moreless



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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $330
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $300
  • Pet Fee $500
  • Refundable Security Dep. $400


50% upon booking and the balance 30 days prior to reservation

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: Native Mainer and Maine Guide. My wife and I chose to retire here.

Why the Owner Chose Caribou Lake:
I have always owned property in this area

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2016

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  • Winter view from deck of the Carriage House

    Winter view from deck of the Carriage House

  • More common area

    More common area

  • Bedroom






  • The Carriage House in the tree tops

    The Carriage House in the tree tops

  • Sitting Room

    Sitting Room

  • Futons for Kids

    Futons for Kids



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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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