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Best of Both Worlds!- Beautiful lakefront home near ocean on Toddy Pond

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,660 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 (to 4) bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, +Jacuzzi tub, new screen porch, sleeps 8 +

Upscale home with gourmet kitchen and brand new, beautiful screen porch. Very desirable location on 8.5 mile-long Toddy Pond provides the best of both worlds offers easy access to ocean, Bar Harbor, Acadia N. Park, Ellsworth, upper midcoast within easy commute. This beautifully decorated home offers many amenities not found in typical rental properties including: large screen porch with Martha Stewart swivel rockers and large table with seating for 8, spacious kitchen with island and granite top, stainless steel appliances, large living room with cathedral ceiling & soap stone stove, whole house sound system, first floor master bedroom with private shower and jacuzzi tub. Lower level with 1 queen bedroom, plus an additional 'double' room which can be separated via curtain for privacy into 2 separate bedrooms with each side offering a full size bed, twin cot or sleeper sofa and a dresser. The lower level also has a full bath, family/game room with 50'' flat screen TV and private entrance. Stairway to private dock. Excellent boating and fishing for lake trout, splake, brown trout, salmon and bass. Price includes use of 2 kayaks, rowboat, large canoe, lifejackets, oars, etc. Gas grill . Well stocked kitchen with spices provided. AC available for master bedroom. Trolling motor available upon request.

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017


Orland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2660 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests are expected to leave this property the way they found it. Includes not moving furniture, fixtures, etc. , not damaging foliage, trees, etc.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master suite- upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
  • Master Bath has jacuzzi type tub and shower unit.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master suite-upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 & 4 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , large room divided into 2 downstairs
    Living Room extra - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , upstairs/queen SB in living room
    Family room extra - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon downstairs family room
  • Simmons Beauty Rest or Serta Orthopedic mattresses on most beds..
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Beautiful recently added screen porch with designer wicker swivel rockers and large dining table, buffet bar, ice bucket and fans. Information available on site for tourist areas, hiking, restaurants, etc. proprane tanks (2) filled several times per year but may require refills if used heavily. Kitchen includes: all basic appliances as noted above plus food processor, waffle iron, hot pot for tea, crock pot, outdoor drinkware.


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Best of Both Worlds!- Beautiful lakefront home near ocean on Toddy Pond
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

Beautiful stay in a beautiful place

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and scenic; a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 15th anniversary here, and we couldn't have asked for a more lovely home or better location. This was our first visit to Maine, so we were able to take day trips to Acadia NP, Bar Harbor, Camden, Rockport, Belfast, Castine and Blue Hill. It was all amazing, and the best part was coming home to a relaxing evening canoeing on Toddy Pond or sitting in that amazing screened in porch! A couple of loons swam right along side us as we were out on the canoe our last night. So cool! The home was clean, well-equipped, quiet, and more than we could have asked for. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved this property

  • 5 of 5

We had the perfect vacation here. The house had everything we needed, the kitchen is spacious and well stocked. The bedrooms were all nice. Loved the screened in porch, and enjoyed our time on Toddy Pond with kayak and canoe trips. The location is perfect for day trips to Acadia National Park, Belfast for Youngs Lobster Pound, and Boothbay Harbor for whale watching. We were sad to leave, but excited already planning a trip back in a couple of yrs.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we hoped for and more

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a fabulous, secluded location and has all the amenities you could possibly want. You are catered for no matter the weather and it was a wrench to leave. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We Love Toddy Pond

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay at this beautiful home. The house, and especially the kitchen, is very well appointed for a large group. There is room to spread out and many options for peaceful places to sit and listen to loons calling while gazing through the forest of evergreens leading up to the pond's edge. You simply can't beat the floating dock, which has room for several people to sit right out over the deeper part of the pond and is perfect for jumping off and tying up to with canoes and kayaks. Each morning we explored up and down the pond with kayaks and paddle boards (we brought the latter with us), swam off the dock, and then in the afternoons we hiked on Mount Desert Island. It's always highlight of our summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Maine Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with our stay on Toddy Pond. The location is great with proximity to charming coastal towns and Acadia National Park. Being on a pond in a home with all the trimmings was perfect. We had access to the home's 2 kayaks, canoe and row boat. Being able to get up each day and swim and boat without having to drive or rent equipment fit our family's style perfectly. The screened in porch with view of the pond was a lovely place to relax or eat a meal. We had plenty of space for 5 children and 4 adults. The kids loved the ping pong table and personally we were thankful for the sometimes spotty wifi as this allowed us to really disconnect. Our dog Mango appreciated all the amenities including dog run and door, dog beds and easy access to swimming.

We arrived to a clean and well-equipped house. A few more blankets and a functioning bike pump would improve the amenities.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Bucksport, Belfast area
Car: necessary

Beautiful waterfront home nestled on a point surrounded by mature forest and fern-covered granite boulders. --Private setting yet convenient to many lovely ocean front communities and restaurants in Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Belfast.

Enjoy canoeing and kayaking on pristine Toddy Pond (included in rental fee), swimming from the dock, or wading in the small coves. (Sandy Beaches also in the area) Toddy Pond offers great fishing and bird watching. Enjoy relaxing around the campfire at night while being serenaded by very friendly and vocal loons.

Toddy Pond is a great launching point for day trips to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. There are numerous hiking trails in the area, many with incredible vistas. On rainy days, guests enjoy shopping in the wonderful gift, pottery and antique shops in Ellsworth, Searsport and Belfast area. Or, if you prefer, spend hours purusing books, antiques and collectibles at a favorite local attraction, 'The Chicken Barn' or visiting the Craig Pond Fish Hatchery. Other local offerings include movie theaters, outstanding chamber concerts, and numerous other types of entertainment.

In general, Toddy Pond is the perfect place for those who care to adventure as well as those who truly want to 'vacate' on their vacation. We've even provided the lake side hammock!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rate listed is for up to 8 guests- $75/person/wk additional max 12 . Local staff may check and report abuse of this policy which is in violation of the rental contract.
Cancellation Policy Note: Guests who pay using credit cards will be issued the full amount paid minus any credit card fees paid by home owner. Guests who paid using direct transfer will not be assessed any fee for refunds prior to 60 days of first rental date.

Includes wireless Internet service, free national long distance phone calls, initial supply of paper towels, toilet paper, soaps & shampoos, bed and bath linens, kitchen pots, pans and utensils, cooking spices and other basic dry goods (sugar) and campfire wood. Beach towels provided but guests are asked to launder them on site. Laundry detergent is provided.

Also included is use of 2 kayaks, a rowboat and a canoe,2 bicycles

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.