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

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,660 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

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.


Owner
Marie
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bucksport
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Bucksport
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!

Amenities

Orland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • 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
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • 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 ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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..
Entertainment:
  • 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 ...
Outside:
  • 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
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was the best vacation rental we have used. Clean, quiet, roomy, great views, short walk to the dock, friendly and courteous owners, beds are very comfortable. The kitchen is stocked with any appliance you need. Big fridge, gas stove/oven very clean.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect setting for the perfect house

  • 5 of 5

I had never rented through VRBO, so I was a little concerned. After speaking with the owner, Marie a couple of times, I knew I had nothing to be concerned about. The home was beautiful inside and out. Everything was there that you needed. Marie and Dave thought of everything for this house. We were affected by the power outage that hit the East coast on the 29-30 of October 2017. That's when you find out what kind of owner you're dealing with. Dave and Marie couldn't have done any more for us than they did. As soon as they found we were without power, they took over and made sure we were okay and safe. A neighbor came down to the house to see if we needed anything Their maintaince man also came to the house to check on us, so actually the power outage was kinda nice to be completely out of touch. There was a gas grill to cook hot dogs or the Jenn Air stove we could also cook a few things on, so we were fine. They had a small lantern and a couple of candles, a flashlight and we also had brought with us 2 super power flashlights, so we had everything we needed. The only thing I might consider adding to the house is a small TV for the bedroom. There's a huge TV in the living room and a big one downstairs, so there's more than one TV, but I like to fall asleep listening to TV. It's just a personal choice, but the house is just great and you will not regret renting this house. These are owners that truly care about your comfort and well being and as I saw in a crisis they go above and beyond for their tenants. Thank you Dave and Marie

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. We were so relieved that you were able to experience our home for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, even though the storm prevented you from extending your stay as planned. We have to smile reading your comments about adding the small TV in the Master bedroom. We actually have considered this many times because we, too, have one in our home and love the convenience. Yet, we keep resisting because we also, over the years , truly notice a difference in the degree of restful sleep while in Maine where we have tried to eliminate the electronics in the bedroom. We love falling asleep to the sounds of the loons. That being said, we may give in to the temptation and add the TV. We truly appreciate your comments and will give this more consideration. Thank you for being wonderful guests!
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5

Great amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Besides the house being in a great location, there were a lot of items available for a great time without having to leave the house or if the weather isn’t so good. Property owner maintained great communication through the whole process. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful stay in a beautiful place

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and scenic; a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 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: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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