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Lakeside Cottage - Sebago Lake Region / Panther Pond ~Raymond, Maine~

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Lakeside cottage on Panther Pond in Raymond, ME, a 1,500 acre lake in the Lakes Region of Southern Maine. Raymond is conveniently located to Portland, ME (a 35 minute drive) and Boston, MA (2 hours, 30 minutes). Cottage is located a mile off the main road and has a private tennis court for our guests.

Lovely year round home, nicely appointed and recently completely updated. New kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops, island and updated appliances installed in 2012. Furnishings are newer family mix. The view across the lake (approximately 1 mile) is westerly with fabulous sunset views from the dock.

From the cottage deck, the lake is 75' down a natural and slightly sloping walk. Walk five steps down to the dock with is large, sturdy, platform for swimming, sunbathing and boating. There is a metal ladder on the end of the dock - approx. 4' on entry with sandy bottom. Boat launching facilities are located on Mill St. (South end of lake).

General Information/Special Features:
- Beds: Master Bedroom (1 Queen Size), Bedroom #2 (2 Twin Size), Sleeping Loft (2 Twin Sized) Other Sleeping: Queen sized sofa bed in Living Room.
- Bathroom(s) Main Floor: 1 Full Sized; Downstairs/Basement: 1 Full Sized
- Owner-owned private tennis court located on property

Other Information: Lakefront water levels are usually higher early in the summer. No smoking allowed anywhere on this property. Two kayaks are available for summer rentals.

Lower level includes office work space with high speed wireless internet - for those who have to stay in touch with the office while on vacation.

Very private, quiet. Occasional seaplane landing nearby during summer months (approx 1 per week).

Drive times:
- Good Life Market in Raymond ( high-end food market, wine, takeout) - 6 minutes
- Mosquito's Ice Cream (a favorite) - 7 minutes
- To N. Windham (groceries, restaurants, movies, etc.) 15 minutes
- Naples Lobster Pound (casual seating, a favorite of adults and children alike) - 15 minutes
- To Naples (restaurants, Long Lake Causeway, summer attractions) - 15 minutes

The loons are flourishing on Panther Pond!

Keywords: Lakeside Cottage, Lake,
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    Cottage is located at the end of the lane....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Our no-pet policy is designed to respect future renters who may have pet allergies....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Loft: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen Bed in Master Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (4) Two twin beds in Bedroom #2 and two twin beds in Loft., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Owner-owned private tennis court, large dock for sunbathing-swimming-boating, mooring for ski boat....moreless


  • Books:

    A variety of summer reading books are available....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    One in living room and one in loft....moreless

  • Games:

    Risk, Monopoly, Sorry, Playing Cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable TV + Netflix access....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose unit for iPhones and auxillary input for other phones and music players....moreless

  • Television:

    Sony Bravia 36' TV in living room; Samsung 24' in loft....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Playstation 2 - located in Loft...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Approximately 15 video DVDs - geared to families....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Cottage is located only 85 feet from the lake. Gorgeous westerly views. Very Private....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining table seats up 8-10 people comfortably (with leaf)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless coverage extends to dock....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Owner's full sized dryer located on basement level....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Time Warner Internet...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided through our rental agent....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Beautiful view of lake from living room....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone coverage for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint - min 4 bars....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking at cottage in front of garage and in front of tennis court....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Excellent parking space available - fits up to four cars easily....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephone available for local calls. Guests are requested to make personal long distance calls from their mobile phone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels are provided through our rental agent....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Owner's full sized Kenmore Washer & Dryer located on basement level....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless coverage extends to lakeside dock....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig coffee maker and regular Mr. Coffee coffee makers available....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Completely stocked...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Completely stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Completely remodeled kitchen with granite countertops added in 2012, including large island that seats 5 + people comfortably....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Dishwashing soap Paper towels Toilet paper Plastic garbage bags Dishwasher liquid Other basic cleaning supplies...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker, quiet...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Outside deck with large seating area and table with umbrella - overlooks lake....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf courses located nearby including Point Sebago Resort (Casco), Naples Golf Course, and a Donald Ross course at Poland Spring Resort....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two kayaks are available for guests, including paddles and PFDs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Winter skiing is available at Shawnee Peak (Bridgton) or Sunday River (Bethel)....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Cottage guests have access to owners private tennis court, located on the property....moreless



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Weekly-Summer (June-Labor Day)
Jun 24 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 9%


Rental rate includes linens/bath towels and final cleaning. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed through owners rental agent.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, ME
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Point Sebago Golf Resort (Public)
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Good Life Market & Deli
27 Miles
Nearest Ski
Shawnee Peak

The “Home of the Landlocked Salmon”, Raymond has seven lakes and ponds within its boundaries. The town offers a uniquely peaceful and healthy living environment with close proximity to Portland and other major population centers. Raymond is an all-season recreational center close to the Western Maine and New Hampshire mountain regions. The lakes and easy access to the mountains create an ideal environment for outdoor enjoyment.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We love spending time at our cottage in Maine, having spent childhood summers nearby. Our children (now in college) look forward to spending summer days at the lake and it is a very special place for our active family. Our favorite activities are playing tennis, swimming, sailing, and watching the gorgeous sunsets.

Why the Owner Chose Gray, ME, USA:
We were very familiar with the local area before we purchased our cottage since our children attended local area camps on Crescent Lake and Sebago Lake.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
- Panther Pond is a very clear lake, has less boating activity compared to other lakes in the region. - Since the cottage is located approximately one mile away from the main road, it is very private and quiet. - Our owner-owned, private, tennis court has a hard surface court and is in great shape. - Great Portland-area restaurants are a short drive away. - Movie theaters, grocery stores, and other shopping needs are located nearby. - The cottage is very comfortable for a family or for several couples looking to get away to the lake! - Fall foliage is also beautiful. - The loons will serenade you during the evenings!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • Lakeside view of cottage

    Lakeside view of cottage

  • Dock - deep enough for swimming, diving, boat docking

    Dock - deep enough for swimming, diving, boat docking

  • Outdoor deck overlooking lake

    Outdoor deck overlooking lake

  • Comfortable main seating area

    Comfortable main seating area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Cottage Loft - 2 Twin Beds, several large beanbag chairs, HD TV with cable

    Cottage Loft - 2 Twin Beds, several large beanbag chairs, HD TV with cable

  • Lower level seating area

    Lower level seating area

  • Early morning view of lake from the dock

    Early morning view of lake from the dock

  • Panther Pond in the Fall

    Panther Pond in the Fall

  • Looking across lake - one mile wide

    Looking across lake - one mile wide

  • Owner-owned, private tennis court

    Owner-owned, private tennis court

  • Newly remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops - summer 2012

    Newly remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops - summer 2012

  • New kitchen appliances

    New kitchen appliances

  • Dining table - seats eight people with lakeside view

    Dining table - seats eight people with lakeside view

  • Bedroom #2 - with two twin beds

    Bedroom #2 - with two twin beds

  • Lower level office & seating area - with wireless internet & lake view

    Lower level office & seating area - with wireless internet & lake view

  • Lower level seating area

    Lower level seating area

  • Fabulous sunsets!

    Fabulous sunsets!

VRBO #241247

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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