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New Beautiful Kennebunk Maine Area Secluded Riverfront Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Secluded Riverfront two+ bedroom cottage newly constructed on a very private section of the Mousem River with pristine views and only 10 minutes from downtown Kennebunk Maine. This cottage is the only building directly on a mile long section of the Mousem River called Old Falls Pond. There are a few other Cottages you can see set back from the River when you boat up and down but it is rare that you will see anyone else on this pond/river. The fishing is very good with Large and Small Mouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Pickrell etc. The Ocean is only 12 minutes away and southern Maine has many great Restaurants and Sites to see.


South Sanford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • River ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Dock for Boat or Canoe with Swimmer Ladder


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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New Beautiful Kennebunk Maine Area Secluded Riverfront Cottage
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 22 reviews
Amesbury, Ma - USA

Beautiful Kennebunk area cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of four stayed in the cottage June 21 - June 28, 2008 and everything was clean and new - the lake water was clean and warm - we went swimming everyday - I would highly recommend this cottage to any family looking for a private getaway near the ocean with your own private lake area.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This waterfront cottage is a short drive to the ocean beaches and in a very private river/pond location . The cottage has better swimming then the ocean because the river/pond water with swimming ladder has much warmer water all summer which kids love. We also have a new heated outdoor shower this year.
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3rd or 4th time there...very peaceful and private!

  • 5 of 5

Went thanksgiving week with my young daughter. No electronics allowed. Beautiful cabin on the river. Took some walks and played board games. Great bonding time. The cabin is totally equipped...All you need is your favorite food and a place to store your watch and phone :)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect fall foliage weekend

  • 4 of 5

We loved it here. It was tricky to find at night (hence the 4 stars) but once we did we enjoyed every single minute. Very private and secluded. There was only 2 of us so we stayed on the first floor but the loft and downstairs both had several beds. Beautiful water and fall foliage views from the sunroom, enclosed porch or the dock. Was perfect for our short weekend in Maine. The owner resonded to our questions promptly. Will stay here again if we ever travel back to Kennebunkport.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Oswego. OR

Cabin in the woods with a beautiful river setting

  • 1 of 5

Needs some updating: beds, mattresses, bedding, kitchen dinnerware, glasses, TV sets given the price charged per night. Should also have a boat, canoe or kayak for guest use. There shouldn't be a need to immediately go shopping at nearby Walmart to stock toilet paper, tissues and bath soap. Definitely felt we were camping out and not vacationing in a comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Beautiful cabin on peaceful river. House is very comfortable. Owner is vey responsive. Secluded yet easily accessible. The perfect place to relax and unwind!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful and well worth it!!!

  • 5 of 5

The picture of home doesn't do it justice. It was beautiful and so peaceful. Children loved the lake and even caught some fish. The road to home is definitely in the woods but well worth it. We would definitely go back here again. All the amenities were at our disposal and the home was very spacious for a family of six. We loved the outdoor shower and enjoyed the water view so much. we brought inflatable boats which was a blessing. Highly recommend families do the same. Water very calm and fairly warm. The view is probably even more picturesque in the fall. Can't wait to book another trip here. Thanks again Mr. Hoey for a wonderful vacation in Maine paradise.:)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review
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Patrick Hoey
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Patrick Hoey

Owners live in Newburyport MA and fish at this cabin year round

Patrick Hoey purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Patrick Hoey chose South Sanford

This location was the only cabin built on this section of the river/pond in 1950

and thus still the only cottage right on the water available to reconstructed as a new waterfront.

In effect this cottage is alone on this part of the river/pond and across the river is all natural Kennebunk conservation Land so it acts as a private nature sactuary. There is no public moter boat access so no traffic on the river for you and your carry in boat.

What makes this cottage unique

Private boating, fishing and dock swimming with new swim ladder


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland ME
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Route 95 and Route 109
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 95 and Kennebunk Road
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Rachel Carson Beach
Car: necessary

This cottage is in a very private secluded location on the Mousam River five miles upstream from Kennebunk, ME. This one mile long section is called Old Falls Pond because it has a dam downstream that produces a great fishing and exploring area as no other Cottages are on the lake front. Bring your own Canoe, Kayak or Small carriable boat and you can explore both sides (the opposite side is Kennebunk Conservation Land) of the river including some rapids upstream. Below the dam you can also hike for miles and see the original natural rapids created centuries ago after the last ice age.

Other Activities: Property has Dock on private mile long pond/river for carry in boats


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

$75 cleaning fee per rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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