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Kossow Lodge,on the West shore of Crescent Lake,can accomodate your large group

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:25
  • Bedrooms:8
  • Bathrooms:3.75
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Please be advised that we desire two way phone conversation with all prospective tenants.So if you send an inquiry, please, include your phone contact numbers Further we have what we call a MPR= Minimum Pro Rate of $ 4290, which comes from our 5 night minimum stay at $858 per night. During the peak summer month of summer we go from Saturday to Saturday (one week).at $9,500 per week. During the off-season we have our minimum stay of 5 nights., which costs $4290 and a full week costs $6,000.
When sending an inquiry please do not click on the link; MY DATES ARE FLEXIBLE..This only complicates HomeAway publishing of pricing details. Call us directly at 781 444-3146.
Welcome to Kossow Lodge, our home, a 4-season, private Lodge on beautiful Crescent Lake, in the Town of Raymond Maine. Crescent Lake is in the heart of the Sebago Lakes Region of Southwestern Maine. The perfect all season place to hold large or multi-family vacations, college reunions, business retreats, anniversary gatherings, fishing trips, Thanksgiving and winter holidays, and skiing and snowmobiling trips. With eight bedrooms and five bathrooms, the lodge comfortably accommodates twenty five people. It provides both seclusion and serenity, as well as plenty of activities for family and children. With 2.8 acres on 283 feet of private waterfront, on the western shore of Crescent Lake, Kossow Lodge offers something for everyone to enjoy during their stay. A 17-foot canoe, Sunfish and two Kayaks are included in the rental. A 14'/10 HP boat is available to rent. Recent addition is the fully automatic standby generator to power the Lodge.


Pack your bags, Not your home, come and enjoy.: The china cabinet has service for 20+ people and the large dining room with its own stone fireplace can seat your whole multi-family group. The adjacent porch has its own large picnic table.
In summer, the porch (60'x12') with its full length Anderson Casements with screen & glass allow you to enjoy the beautiful lake views. The porch is the ideal gathering spot to relax and enjoy the beautiful lake views. Venture outside to enjoy the open deck patio with its own comfortable chairs & tables, 2 chaise lounges, picnic table and a hammock.
Travel down the steps to our dock, which has space for your 20-foot boat plus mooring floats. Swim to the float and enjoy the sunshine. Take the kids water-skiing. Or simply keep your eyes and ears open for the loons.
Kossow Lodge provides plenty of outdoor activities for all ages including badminton, croquet, and basketball. The indoor gazebo offers a quiet spot for cards and board games.

Fun for the whole family.: The basement playroom offers a full-size slate Brunswick Pool Table, an Air Hockey table, Foosball and a Ping-Pong table.The great room (24'x30'), with its magnificent stone fireplace, will draw the crowds in winter. It offers a welcoming spot to warm up and relax after a day of skiing, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling. We supply the firewood for both indoor fireplaces & outside Smores-Pit. Also, firewood for the 'Smoker'
Ski trips are a breeze with Shawnee Peak only 25 miles away and Sunday River just 53 miles away.
Please click on the link directly below that to view our Kossow Lodge website with 50 plus additional photos.
In addition to the supply of regular towels for everyone we also supply large size beach towels. Electrical Generator for back up power when Maine Central Power goes on vacation. It starts up automatically and you are never without electricity. The Lodge is next to a brook and walking trails offer daily exercise.

Crescent Lake lies in the Towns of Raymond and Casco, Maine. It is 4 miles long and 2/3 mile wide at its widest point. The maximum depth is 54 feet and fishing is good year round. Crescent Lake is a good size for moderate boating and is relatively quiet. Crescent Lake connects to Panther pond which then feeds into Sebago. The Tenny River links Crescent Lake and Panther and is navigable.

Recently installed is a Siemens 16 KW Electrical Generator for back up power when Maine Central Power goes on vacation. It starts up automatically and you are never without electricity.

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Owner

Member since: 2002

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/27/2016

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 7200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Your children will immediately ask if they can return next year....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We ask Rentors please do not smoke inside our home, Kossow Lodge. We do request that those who smoke do it outside and to use the butt cans supplied....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 20-25

  • Bedroom 1 down: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2 down: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3 down: 2 twin/ single

    1/2 bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 MBR up: 1 king

    Full bath/jetted tub....moreless

  • Bedroom 5 up: 2 double

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  • Bedroom 6 up: 4 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 7 up: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 9: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Basement Playroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 10

    Basemenrt playroom has 3 sleep sofas and 6 Aero beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 8 up: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • Lodge Basement playroom has 3 sleep sofas. We also supply 4 pack-n-plays and 6 plus Aero beds as needed on request. We normally do not supply linen for the several sleep sofas, plan to bring your own sleeping bags or sheets. In the basement area we have an additional refrigerator, this makes for a total of three refrigerators....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 down: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3 down: toilet

    This is a half bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 4 up: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 5 up: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2 down: toilet

    This is a half bath with toilet and sink basin....moreless

  • Five bathrooms total, 3 Full and 2 Half Bathrooms. The three Bed rooms on the first floor are supplied with 2 Robes each....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Automatic backup electric generator 16 KW. We supply a 17' canoe, a sunfish, two kayaks, life jackets & some water skies. We have a 14 ft boat with 10 houtboard motor to rent with favorable rate. A Total of 3 Refrigerators- 2 in the kitchen. The lodge is fully heated and insulated. Kitchen has 3 coffee makers, 2 electric griddles, 3 waffle irons. Outside we have a Weber gas grill, large gas lobster cooker, Texas style smoker, 3 picnic tables, and large child's sandbox & child's wading pool. We have a new outdoor grill/fireplace at the edge of our lakeside patio for s'mores and ambiance at early evening. A children's playroom and doll house inside. Office space with PC router, gazebo room for card games with board games. We do supply many room fans for the occasional heat wave. Other wise the 'natural air conditioning' comes in at 10 PM. We supply all firewood for the fireplaces. We supply all need paper products and spices. You will want for nothing in the well equipped kitchen...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    CD supply is limited...moreless

  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Two large screen TV. One in the Great Room & one in basement playroom....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    limited...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lakefront:

    We Supply a Canoe, Sunfish and two Kayaks. Our Dock and Swim Float plus two mooring bouys for you Fleet....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    DSL is available with a router & Wifi...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Propane dryer located in the kitchen...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Master Bedroom has it's own gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Lodge is heated and well insulated....moreless

  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    In addition large beach towels are provided (One for each person) Let us know in advance the # guest so that we might arrange bedding for Aero Beds and Pack & Plays....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    Bring your cell phones. Service is improving all the time...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Pleanty of parking is availabe...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is plenty of paved parking available...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is plenty of space to park your trailer,RV or boat. Plenty of parking for you & guests...moreless

  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    (4) 5 Phones are located throughout the Lodge. Some cell phones work well others do not. Service is improving all the time. We have switched to Verizon, Verizon works well....moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath & beach towels provided one per person...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer & dryer are located in the kitchen area....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Linksis router is provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) Two large fireplaces are located in Great Room & Dining Room. Firewood is provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Ask Nancy for details of local caterers. ...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well Equiped Kitchen. You will want for nothing...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Lodge kitchen is fully equipped. A total of 3 Refrigerators. Two in kitchen and one in basement playroom. U will want for nothing....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (3) Total of 3 refrigerators. Two in the kitchen and 1 in the basement playroom....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    14 ft boat with 10 HP motor avail at very favorable rate....moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    60' Trek patio overlooking the lake with picnic table, deck tables, chairs, hammock....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 ride on kayaks, 17 ft grumman canoe and Sunfish sailboat...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Webber Grill ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Skis
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some water ski equipment is available and many life jackets...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
PEAK SEASON 2016
Jun 18 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$9,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

OFF SEASON 2016-2017
Sep 10 - Jun 16, 2017
5 night min stay
$858
$6,000
PEAK SEASON 2017
Jun 17 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$9,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

OFF SEASON 2017-2018
Sep 9 - Jun 15, 2018
5 night min stay
$858
$6,000
PEAK SEASON 2018
Jun 16 - Sep 14, 2018
7 night min stay

$9,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $0
  • RESERVATION FEE $500 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

MAINE TAX will increase from 8% to 9% , starting January 1, 2016

DURING PEAK SEASON WE ONLY RENT BY THE FULL WEEK--- (middle of June till TO, Mid September)

OFF SEASON : MINIMUM PRO RATE IS $4290 for 5 nights. OFF SEASON FULL WEEK is $ 6000

PEAK SUMMER SEASON-.(7 nights) rent is $9,500 ARRIVE Saturday Noon---DEPART following Saturday at 10 AM

We require a $ 500 dollar reservation deposit, followed by 50% of remainder 60 days before arrival, and last 50% 14 days before arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

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Kossow Lodge is located on Crescent Lake, in the Sebago Lakes Region of Southwestern Maine (Vacation Land) in the town of Raymond, Maine on the western shore of Crescent Lake. We have 283' of waterfront property within our 2.8 acres of pine forest. The Lodge provides both seclusion and serenity, yet offers something for everybody to enjoy during their stay. Day trips to North Conway, Mt Washinton Auto Road or Cog Railway, Freeport & L.L. Bean, Downtown Portland & Olde Port, Cape Elizabeth and the Ocean with Historic Light Houses, Ferry Boats to the outer Islands of Portland. Shaker Village, Mining for Gem Stones. The normal reponse after the 'kids' have been to our Lodge for 30 minutes is: 'Can we come back next year!'

Other Activities: Basketball, badminton, croquet, full size pool table, ping-pong, air hockey & foosball.

Rent a Pontoon boat and moor it at the Lodge dock.

Rent a water ski boat, several marinas will deliver and pick up.

Golf: POLAND SPRINGS------Poland Spring was the first golf course built at a resort in America and includes views of the White Mountains; fast bent wood greens, beautiful fairways, ponds and tees for all abilities. In 1896 Arthur Fenn designed the first 6 holes, and 1912 Donald Ross added his signature to complete the full 18 holes. He created a championship course that is maintained today. It is the treasure of Poland Spring.

Ski: 'Kossow Lodge' is perfect for the large family groups that downhill ski or cross country ski.

Shawnee Peak is close by and Sunday River is 53 Miles away in Bethel. For those that want to sled or ice fish or snow mobile 'Kossow Lodge' is the place to stay. Shawnee Peak is close by at 23 Miles.

Maine State Lodging Tax is 8%.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: Derek & Nancy Eaton Kossow Lodge Owners

Why the Owner Chose Raymond, ME, USA:
After years of vacationing on the Cape, we decided to try something more secluded, serene and laid back. Crescent Lake in Raymond, Maine has provided our family with many enjoyable summer months away from the madding crowd.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
We do not accept or use credit cards. After initial inquiry we prefer personal phone contact with our prospective tenants. Avoid booking with HomeAway and stay clear of their 4-10% Service Cjharge.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/27/2016

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  • Kossow Lodge,on the West shore of Crescent Lake,can accomodate your large group

    Kossow Lodge,on the West shore of Crescent Lake,can accomodate your large group

  • The kitchen is very well equipped - you will want for nothing.. Caterers love it

    The kitchen is very well equipped - you will want for nothing.. Caterers love it

  • The Great Room provides comfortable seating for your whole family

    The Great Room provides comfortable seating for your whole family

  • BR# 2  1st Flr   Queen Bed

    BR# 2 1st Flr Queen Bed

  • BR# 4- 2nd Flr -MBR-King Bed- Full Bath with, jetted tub, nice view.

    BR# 4- 2nd Flr -MBR-King Bed- Full Bath with, jetted tub, nice view.

  • Kid's Playroom will keep the young ones happy.

    Kid's Playroom will keep the young ones happy.

  • BR# 7 2nd floor Queen size bed

    BR# 7 2nd floor Queen size bed

  • Kossow Lodge is on the Western Shore. View all the activities on the Waterfront.

    Kossow Lodge is on the Western Shore. View all the activities on the Waterfront.

  • Playroom has the fun Toys; Ping-Pong, Air Hockey, Foose Ball, Pool Table & TV

    Playroom has the fun Toys; Ping-Pong, Air Hockey, Foose Ball, Pool Table & TV

  • Early Fall Colors on a very calm Lake.

    Early Fall Colors on a very calm Lake.

  • Staircase to waterfront swin float, 2 kayaks, a canoe & sunfish

    Staircase to waterfront swin float, 2 kayaks, a canoe & sunfish

  • View of the kitchen. Two refrigerators in the kitchen and 1 in the basement

    View of the kitchen. Two refrigerators in the kitchen and 1 in the basement

  • 60' Glassed/Screened Porch Overlooking Patio and Lake

    60' Glassed/Screened Porch Overlooking Patio and Lake

  • Beautiful dining room. It has it's own fireplace

    Beautiful dining room. It has it's own fireplace

  • BR# 1  Quiet Corner bedroom Queen size bed
on first floor

    BR# 1 Quiet Corner bedroom Queen size bed on first floor

  • BR # 3 1st Flr   
2 Twin Beds & 1/2 Bath
Grandmothers love it.

    BR # 3 1st Flr 2 Twin Beds & 1/2 Bath Grandmothers love it.

  • BR# 5 2nd flr--2 double beds

    BR# 5 2nd flr--2 double beds

  • BR# 6  2nd Flr  has 4 twin beds.  We call this the bunk roon

    BR# 6 2nd Flr has 4 twin beds. We call this the bunk roon

  • BR# 8--Double size bed.
has room for aero or crib

    BR# 8--Double size bed. has room for aero or crib

  • Anybody for Pool, Fooseball , Ping-Pong or Air Hockey  Sleep Sofa & TV area

    Anybody for Pool, Fooseball , Ping-Pong or Air Hockey Sleep Sofa & TV area

  • Basement playroom offers-pool table- fooose ball, air hockey and ping pong

    Basement playroom offers-pool table- fooose ball, air hockey and ping pong

  • Steamed Lobster are part of the fun.

    Steamed Lobster are part of the fun.

  • Wiinter Holidays at the Lodge are SPECIAL

    Wiinter Holidays at the Lodge are SPECIAL

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This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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