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Private setting Sparkling Lake Sebago

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

Swim in Sebago Lake, one of the cleanest lakes in the US. This property has been owned and used as a private vacation home for 50+ years by the same family. This is not hotel or company managed vacation space.

Cozy, clean, NON SMOKING, surrounded by Sebago Lake State Park. 1 of 7 cottages sharing a private beach, easy 1 minute walk along the road between homes in front of our cottage. Entry is gradual, water level is high in early-mid summer. Water shoes are helpful, footing is a mixture of small rocks and sand. Walk 5 minutes to a large, long, sandy State Park beach with picnic facilities, snack bar, bathrooms, volleyball and playgrounds. Trails run throughout the Park and link the beaches. A trail runs right behind our cottage. Our State Park Season Pass is provided.

Horseshoe pit, screened porch and decks, charcoal barbeque and wood firepit. A great vacation spot for a family with young children, offering a bit of safety in distance from water. There's space; you won't feel bothered by neighbors.

Drive 5 minutes to Point Sebago Golf Course; 5 minutes to Naples. Park on the causeway and walk in any direction to find things to do. Portland is 30 minutes away. Children's Museum, Art Museum, Old Port - great restaurants, unique shops, tours and cruises. North Conway, NH, heart of the White Mountains, tax free outlet shopping is 50 minutes away.

Walking, swimming, kayaking, evenings by the fire. Lots of DVDs, board games and a foosball table. Bring your mountain bike to ride the Park trails.

Sorry, NO mooring or dock for a boat. The State Park boat launch has overnight parking and is 1/2 mile away. Additional fees to State of Maine may apply for overnight boat storage.

4 bedrooms will sleep 7 people. Two additional cots in open upstairs loft area.

Level one contains:

- a large screened porch - eating area, hammock, seating and a swing;

- living area, dining area, equipped kitchen;

- bedroom with double bed;

- large full bathroom with washer and dryer.

1/2 level up: huge master bedroom with California king bed and full sized crib (we supply these sheets).

Level two contains:

- loft with foosball table and 2 cots;

- bedroom with double bed;

- small bedroom with twin bed;

- large full bathroom.

Please bring your own bath & beach towels. Bring your own double and twin sheets, any of our sheets you use must be laundered and returned to storage for your 10 AM departure. There are extra sheets and blankets. Each bed has a quilt and pillow(s).

Weekly rentals run Saturday 3pm - Saturday 10am.

Minimum required rental: 1 week in summer, 3 nights in fall.

Discount for multiple weeks.

No Smoking anywhere on the property.

Keywords: Sebago, cottage, beach, kayak, hike, woods, lake, picnic, trails

More Details

Scott Fershleiser
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2017

About Scott Fershleiser

Pam and Scott, second generation owners, live in western Massachusetts. We can't spend as much time as we'd like at the lake.

Scott Fershleiser purchased this house in 1963

Why Scott Fershleiser chose Sebago Lake

Great private setting for families. Safe distance from water. Miles of well maintained hiking trails out our back door. Miles of awesome kayaking. Crystal clear swimming.

What makes this house unique

Sebago is a large, very clean lake. We kayak on it and the rivers that feed it. Great beach and trail walks through the State Park.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great Location! The State Park locks the gate at night - so don't forget your key. Well equipped cottage, we made bread in the breadmaker.
Jul 2009
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Casco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor, single sink, full size washer & dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor, single sink, closet with mix and match sheets
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1st floor near bathroom with laundry
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , very small room near 2nd floor bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2nd floor
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , 2 30x72 cots, 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1/2 flight upstairs, CAking sheets provided, curtain divider
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Shared (7 cottages) private gradual swimming area. Access to large state park beaches, easy walking distance. Use of our kayaks (1 single, 1 tandem) and a canoe. Plenty of electric fans. Adult size (4) life jackets provided. Restaurant style highchair (1), wooden, rated for child 33 pounds or less.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Private setting Sparkling Lake Sebago
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

This Cottage and the owners are amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this lovely cottage for a week to be with our daughter, her husband and our grand baby. The accommodations were just perfect and Scott and Kathy had us meet their caretaker Scott who was also so helpful! There is plenty of room and although you are not right on the water you are merely steps away to a secluded beach on a cove. We had a wonderful time and will be returning next year! Thank you again to Scott and Kathy for sharing your wonderful cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Fun and relaxing lake vacation!

  • 5 of 5

It's not often that I write reviews, but this place was fantastic. It was the best of both worlds: we had just enough seclusion and privacy, but with easy access to the beautiful beach at Sebago State Park. The kids absolutely loved using the kayaks and the fire pit, and the state park was perfect for family get togethers. The house was clean and very well maintained, and so many small details and conveniences were thought of by the owners: charcoal, lighter fluid, dish detergent, sponges, toilet paper, etc. The house was stocked with plenty of games (indoor and outdoor), DVDs, and books to keep the kids occupied when in and around the house. The overall location is ideal since it's a short ride into town for ice cream, shopping, restaurants, and other amusements. There's a drive-in movie theater and the Seacoast Adventure Park all within a short driving distance, although we didn't need to take advantage of these since the weather was perfect and the kids were enjoying the beach so much. I wish we could have spent two weeks there instead of just one!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding week by the Lake!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently rented the cottage for the week along with our two sons (10 & 12) and four of their friends. The Cottage is tucked back at the end of a private road in Sebago State Park along with only 6 other cottages. Private & quiet but not isolated.

Being right in the park was ideal. Kids had access to miles of nearby trails and a choice of 3 spots to enjoy the lake. The main state park beach was only a 5 minute walk and there are clean bathrooms, picnic tables and grills that you can use. However, the spot that everyone loved was the small beach that was literally a minute walk directly behind the cottage. The kids played beach soccer, football, floated on the inner tubes we brought and did what 12 years olds do-run around non stop. We had the beach mostly to ourselves the entire time.

The cottage itself had plenty of room for everyone to relax. Four bedrooms and a large room with comfortable cots provided the kids multiple sleeping options. Two full bathrooms/showers along with complimentary shampoo/conditioner kept the kids smelling (relatively) fresh.

In the cottage, the owners Scott and Pam thought of every detail, large and small to make for an enjoyable stay-Split firewood for the firepit, charcoal and ligher fluid for the grill, horeshoe pit, canoe, kayaks, hammock, plenty of outdoor furniture and the "little" things like new sponges, dish detergent, clothes detergent and even flashlights that the kids used on their night hikes were greatly appreciated. We particulary loved the large DVD collection. The kids watched a different movie each night and was a great way to get them to have some down time. The other highlight was our nightly "smore" making party as we relaxed and talked about the day.

The location to other towns/activiites/restaurants is excellent. We went to a nearby amusement park one day played a few rounds of mini golf another and grabbed ice cream at the Naples Causeway. We ate out a few times but cooked at the cottage the majority of the time. The nearby Umbrella Factory Supermarket(Tony C's) while small, was perfect for stocking up on supplies.

Communication with Scott and Pam was prompt and professional at every stage of the process. Extremely pleasant and helpful. Their efforts in making sure we had what we needed did not go unnoticed.

If you are looking for a true lake cottage expereince where you can spend some quality time with friends or family this is the ideal place.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hanover, MA

A peaceful retreat on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with my two children and four adults and it was perfect! The location is ideal because you get access to the beach but the house is very private. It has all the ammenities you need for a vacation from soaps and shampoos to linens. We had a wonderful stay and fell in love with Sebago Lake so will surely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Fall in Maine

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful long weekend stay in this cottage with 3 families. The beach was so convenient and a perfect playground for our 5 toddlers! They had a great time in the canoe. The cottage fit the families well and the kitchen had everything we needed. We feasted on lobster and our fresh picked apples. Scott was extremely organized and responsive. The kids won't stop talking about wanting to go back to Maine. Fond memories for all. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Granby, MA

Peaceful, Relaxing & Recharging. The Perfect Place to Unplug & Unwind with Your Family.

  • 5 of 5

My Husband, my 6 month old son and I rented this fantastic home away from home from Pam and Scott this summer. From the moment we arrived we felt perfectly at home and extremely relaxed. The house was stocked with everything you could ever need from pots & pans to night lights for the kids. The fire pit and grill got put to good use every night as we created wonderful seafood dinners. My son and I spent every nap swinging in the fantastic hammock on the screened in porch. The whole family enjoyed swimming in the crystal clear lake from each of the three beautiful beaches just minutes from the house. The hiking trails throught the state park were extensive and tranquil. We were so relaxed by the end of our stay that we never wanted to leave. Thank you Pam & Scott for making this amazing home available for others to enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Point Sebago Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
private or State Park
Car: necessary

Full access to Sebago Lake State Park and admission to all other Maine State Parks with our supplied vehicle pass.


Rates & Availability

Casco House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
late summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600

Please inquire about weekend rentals in September and October.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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