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A Private Place on a Pristine Lake to Refresh the Soul!

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Camp Arthur

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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Camp Arthur', a family cottage on Pemaquid Lake built in the 1950's, is a quintessential Maine experience. If you value quiet, privacy and serenity, being next to nature, hearing the loons call day and night and the lake pleasures of boating, swimming, fishing and sunsets - this is the place for you. If you need TV, electronics, noise, close neighbors and a Club Med atmosphere - it is not. The propane/solar-powered cottage (or camp in Maine vernacular) has rustic charm but also all the comforts of home, but we do ask our guests to be mindful of utility conservation. The waterfront has a dock, a natural sandy beach, a swim float. We also offer 2 kayaks, a canoe (paddles and life vests, of course, included) and a paddleboat for the use of our guests.

The camp itself has two stories - two bedrooms (queen/double) and a full bath upstairs, a kitchen, dining area, living room, a sleeping porch (with double bed and futon), fireplace and half bath downstairs. There is a large open yard area shaded by tall pines. The yard area also includes a hammock, two picnic tables, several Adirondack chairs, a gas grill and a well-supplied woodshed.

In case you should want to leave this lovely place, there's so much to do in the surrounding area - sports, hiking, sightseeing, antiquing, auctions, art galleries, theater, great restaurants, festivals, farmer's markets and on and on. The charming town of Damariscotta, including three wonderful grocery stores, is only a few miles away. And if you're a photographer, the opportunities are endless!

Our family considers this very special spot truly Heaven on Earth, but we do like to share it on a limited basis with people who would also respect and appreciate it.

Keywords: Maine Lake Camp

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Dock and swim float; canoe; kayaks; paddle-boat; absolute privacy on 1/2 mile of lake waterfront; off the grid (solar); 1 mile private access road through forest land ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane Rinnai room heater...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks, 1 canoe, 1 paddle-boat...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Weekly
Jun 18 - Oct 15, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

1/2 of the rent and the security deposit due 2 months before the reserved stay. The remaining 1/2 of the rent and cleaning fee ($75) is due 1 month before the reserved stay


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: The camp and the adjoining farm property have been family homes my entire life (which is more decades that I wish to admit). I grew up here during the summers as have now my children and grandchildren. It truly is my soul place. Now that I'm retired, I spend several months each summer in Maine, but have decided to share the camp with others that appreciate it when my family cannot be there. During the winter, I live in Florida.


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Speaks: english

 

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  • Camp Arthur

    Camp Arthur

  • One lakefront view from the dock side

    One lakefront view from the dock side

VRBO #291693

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 18, 2016

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/10/2016

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