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Newly Renovated Victorian Lakefront Cottage-100 Ft of Frontage

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Last updated: 09/30/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Discounts for Return Customers!

We completely renovated this Victorian Cottage on Watchic Lake, Standish, Maine, to preserve the cottage experience while still enjoying modern conveniences. We provide all the amentities, so you don't have to worry about bringing them.

Watchic Lake is a very clean, spring fed lake, with plenty of wildlife to enjoy. Enjoy kayaking and canoeing, loon watching, eating a traditional Maine lobster feed, or just reading a book in the hammock by the Lake. The cottage is in a great location, and is the last house on a private road.
http://www.watchiclake.org/

Less than a half hours drive you can visit the Old Port on Portland’s waterfront for great shopping, music, theaters and some of the best restaurants in all of Maine. You can even catch a movie at a nearby drive in theater. There is easy access to the Ocean (Old Orchard Beach, Funtown, Splashtown), the White Mountains of New Hampshire, great shopping areas, and LL Bean in Freeport. Plan to shop at nearby farms for fresh vegetables and fruit. Take the family to pick fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and apples at several farms in the area. We are also only 10 miles from St. Josephs College. 32 Miles from Shawnee Peak Ski



Enjoy the peaceful seclusion of this relaxing and clean year round cottage, 40 feet from the waters edge, with local supermarkets, restaurants, and lots of fun shopping at antique shops, art and craft galleries, clothing and gift shops. All within 10 minutes of the lake. Golf driving Range within walking distance.

Join us for my favorite time of year, Fall Foliage Season. A great time to attend the many Apple festivals, Fryeburg and Cumberland Fairs, and other harvest celebrations while surrounded by the magical Maine foliage colors. Maine is the most heavily forested state in our nation. Maine's fantastic fall foliage is unique because of the wide variety of species, totaling over 50 native types.

The cottage features a large full kitchen with open dining area. There is “pass through” window access to adjacent custom designed bar area that overlooks the lake. The living room is large with a gas fireplace, and there is a sitting room which overlooks the lake that can also serve as a fourth bedroom. This cottage has lots of large windows with great views of the lake.

OUTSIDE FEATURES:
Both sun and shade areas. Large private lawn area, Parking area for 4 cars, dock, Deck, Gas Grill, Picnic table, 4 Adirondack chairs, Chaise Lounge chairs, Life preservers, canoe, 2 kayaks, fire pit , and horse shoes.

BEACH AREA:
100 feet of private waterfront including a 20 foot dock. Rocky beach out to sand bottom– 3 stairs to water— retaining wall—clear water-(there is no marshy, grassy, slimy stuff)—gradual drop-off. There is a large public sand beach on the other side of the lake, accessible by boat or car.


Keywords: Standish, Watchic Lake, Sebago, vintage, Lake House, Lake Cottage, Maine, Quiet, private, great location, convient, peaceful, camp, lakefront, lake, Portland, home, Victorian, St. Josephs College, Sunday River Ski Resort, Shawnee Peak Ski Resort
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 09/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Lots of windows with many views of the Lake...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom - Lakeside: 1 queen

    Lake and Sunset views...moreless

  • Twin Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Bunkbeds with real twin mattresses...moreless

  • Sunset Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The Sunset Room on the first floor has a queen sleep sofa....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • With Tub/Shower unit on the First Floor

Other Amenities

  • coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, picnic table, canoe, fire pit, gas fireplace, horse shoes, croquet set, chaise lounge chairs, adirondack chairs, Hammock, large private lawn, private dock, life preservers...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    There are 3 TV's in this cottage....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Views from all but 2 rooms...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Cottage is located on private land 40 Feet from the waters edge...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Master Bedroom only...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, pillows, bath towels,- Bring your own Beach Towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    This cottage includes an Outside Firepit for campfires....moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - Jun 24, 2017
4 night min stay
$200 $260
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,400
Summer 2017
Jun 25 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Jetport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Standish
17 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Portland Transportation Center
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Driving Range, Standish
17 Miles
Nearest Train
Portland Transportation Center
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 25
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Standish
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Shawni Peak
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kiawanis Beach

Car: Necessary

Easy access to Portland, Old Orchard Beach and the ocean, 60 minutes to outlets and White Mountains of New Hampshire. We are also only 10 miles from St. Josephs College. 32 Miles from Shawnee Peak Ski

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: After Eric worked as an Engineer for 25 years and Patty worked as a Systems Analyst/Manager for 29 years, they decided to change career paths and started their own construction company. While in the process of searching for a property to renovate we came across this cottage on Watchic Lake.  The beautiful views, cleanliness of the Lake, peaceful surroundings, 100 feet of Lake frontage, and the close proximity to everything, was too much to resist.  We purchased the cottage with a plan to renovate it and sell it for profit.  In the process of renovating we fell in love with magic of the place and decided to keep it. Now we offer it to others so they may enjoy the Lake cottage experience, and have the opportunity to wind down from such busy lives. We would love to have you visit! Patty & Eric


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 09/30/2016

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Photos

  • Cottage View from Driveway

    Cottage View from Driveway

  • Left Side Yard

    Left Side Yard

  • View of Lake from Side Yard

    View of Lake from Side Yard

  • Lakeside Sunset

    Lakeside Sunset

  • Kitchen/Dining area with 'pass through' window to bar area.

    Kitchen/Dining area with 'pass through' window to bar area.

  • Living Room to Kitchen and Bar

    Living Room to Kitchen and Bar

  • Living Room with Gas Fireplace

    Living Room with Gas Fireplace

  • Sunset Room Facing the Lake

    Sunset Room Facing the Lake

  • Mother Loon with Chicks -2011

    Mother Loon with Chicks -2011

  • Master Bedroom - King Size Bed

    Master Bedroom - King Size Bed

  • Master Bedroom - Lakeside

    Master Bedroom - Lakeside

  • Lake Side Bedroom

    Lake Side Bedroom

  • Lakefront Cottage and Boathouse built in the early 1900's

    Lakefront Cottage and Boathouse built in the early 1900's

  • Deck on Lakeside

    Deck on Lakeside

  • 100 Feet of Private Lakefront. Lots of both Sun and Shade areas.

    100 Feet of Private Lakefront. Lots of both Sun and Shade areas.

  • Lots of windows -additional Lakeside dining area with passthru window to kitchen

    Lots of windows -additional Lakeside dining area with passthru window to kitchen

  • Dining Area in Kitchen

    Dining Area in Kitchen

  • Living Room with Gas Fireplace & Flat Screen TV

    Living Room with Gas Fireplace & Flat Screen TV

  • Living Room to Front Door

    Living Room to Front Door

  • Sunset Room Facing the Lake

    Sunset Room Facing the Lake

  • Washer/Dryer in Kitchen closet

    Washer/Dryer in Kitchen closet

  • Master Bedroom Windows

    Master Bedroom Windows

  • Lakeside Bedroom - Queen Size Bed

    Lakeside Bedroom - Queen Size Bed

  • Bunk Bed Room

    Bunk Bed Room

VRBO #357229

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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