Magnificent Four Season Lake Front Retreat(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)
Located on Locke Pond in the Western Mountain and Lake region, this secluded four season get-away is the perfect place to reconnect with nature. This beautiful owner-built camp is nestled on two acres of land with 320 feet of shore frontage. Tastefully decorated by the antique store owner, the home features a wrap-around porch, huge fireplace, sleeping loft, cathedral ceiling, full bathroom, and eat-in kitchen.
Locke Pond is 134 acres and perfect for fishing, swimming, or just watching the sunset from the dock. Owners have two kayaks and a canoe on site for use free of charge. Enjoy fall foliage and winter sports, too. This vacation home's setting is quiet and tranquil on a dead-end road with only the loons call to break the silence, yet also close to the University town of Farmington for great shopping, restaurants, and cinema.
Keywords: vacation home, house, camp
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Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 7
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7
- King size bed (1) Sliding glass doors from master bedroom open onto wrap around deck; Queen size Bed (1) Located in a spacious loft area. Cozy wall-to-wall carpeting in the loft; Twin or Single Bed (1) Built in window bench/bed next to fireplace in living room. Comfortable custom made foam mattress; Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two portable fold-out cots...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full size tub with shower.
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
House is situated on 2 acres of land with 320 feet of water frontage. It's set back 100 feet from Pond. Natural landscaping with view through trees. Cleared path from house to Pond. Shallow entry into water from shore with gradual drop-off. Pond water is clean and refreshing....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates to not include 9% lodging sales tax, and $400 refundable security deposit.
If you wish to use paddle boat, we can arrange delivery for an additional $75.
Cancellation policy: 100% within 30 days. 50% within 14 days.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Annual Wilton Blueberry Festival, August (check exact dates),
Skowhegan State Fair, August (check exact dates),
Farmington Agricultural Fair, September (check exact dates),
Leaf peeping - Fall foliage colors can be enjoyed from September to November, with mid-October being peek season,
Mount Blue State Park and Webb Lake are located nearby,
Chester Greenwood Day (Inventor of earmuffs!) Farmington, December (check exact date),
Camp is located directly on the snowmobile trail. Bring your snow machine!
Ice fishing when the lake freezes over,
Titcomb Hill, Farmington, Me. for cross country trails and downhill with a T-bar lift. Small, fun, and reasonable rates.
Sugarloaf, Saddleback, and Sunday River (waterpark) ski areas are within a reasonable drive.
Year Purchased: 2001
About: We both have businesses on Long Island in New York. We try to get to Maine every couple of months to enjoy our camp and relax, however, now that our son is grown, we're finding that it's getting less use, so we've decided to rent and let others enjoy it as well!
Why Chesterville, ME, USA:
We started as renters ourselves, first renting a camp on neighboring Sand Pond. In 1996 we purchased our land, and in 2001 we broke ground on the house. Construction took us five years to complete, but it was well worth the time spent! The house is gorgeous!
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We love unwinding from our busy lives at Locke Pond, especially relaxing in front of a roaring fire, or hiking around the pond, or paddling about in the kayaks. We also have the best neighbors on Locke Pond, very friendly and very helpful! We feel very grateful for our good fortune of finding this beautiful spot!
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Sunset view from the dock
Living room with roaring fireplace
Fully appointed kitchen has washer and dryer and access to porch
Wrap around porch with view, rocking chairs and hammocks
Full kitchen with dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Entry off of kitchen
Upstairs loft with wall-to-wall carpeting, high ceiling and ceiling fan
Walkway down to pond and fire pit
Kayaking on Locke Pond.
Daylight basement with ping pong table
View of home from top of road, looking down driveway
View from lakeside
View from loft to living room. Door at left leads to porch.
The hammock is calling you!
Picnic table on porch off of kitchen door.
View from loft looking towards railing and staircase
Upstairs Loft bedroom with Queen-size bed.
Fire pit and small bridge over running stream
Sunset from the dock.
A glorious view of Locke Pond from dock and shoreline
Ping pong table and basement stairs
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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