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Lake/Mountain View-Highland Lake Waterfront 3 Bedroom Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, boat dock, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Come and enjoy our lakefront three bedroom cottage with expansive sand beach and spectacular view down Highland Lake toward the White Mountains. The cottage has about 1,900 sq ft of living space and 350 feet of private lake frontage with more than 75 feet of sandy beach with gradual declining sand bottom and a separate boat dock. There is also a floating swim dock that is shared with owners. Perfect spot for small children. In 2013 part of the cottage was renovated including th addition of a new entry, laundry/storage room, two new sliding doors to deck and a new third bedroom. A new powder room was completed in 2014 and a new large full bathroom was completed prior to the 2016 season. A canoe and two kayaks are also provided with the rental. Life jackets are included.

The large pine paneled open design living area has a wall of windows facing the lake. A small pool table, cable TV, DVD player, stereo with CD changer, X-Box and games and high speed wireless internet access are provided. A charcoal grill with utensils, deck furiture, fire pit and a picnic table are also included. There are two floating swim platforms shared with a second rental cottage and with the owners. The cottage has heat throughout the cottage, controlled individually by room. A second smaller cottage two doors away is also available (Listing # 351789).

A very large deck facing the water has incredible views down the lake. The kitchen is fully equipped with a new countertop, new full size stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and many small appliances. There is one large bedroom with a queen bed, one smaller bedroom with a double bed and a third bedroom with two twin beds. The cottage is also equipped with a full bath with tub/shower. A separate powder room is also in the cottage.

The cottage is within walking distance of Bridgton town center, 30 minutes from North Conway, NH and one hour from Portland, ME and the Maine sea coast. Pets require prior owner approval.

Nearby cottage also available for rent (listing # 351789).

Keywords: sandy beach, deck, waterfront, boat dock, private, wooded, heat, internet, cable, dogs considered , three bedroom

More Details

Property Manager
Tom Bush
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Tom Bush

Owners are very active, athletic people who enjoy both summer and winter activities in the area.

Why Tom Bush chose Bridgton

One of the owners spent summers on this lake as a child and now lives in the area.

What makes this cottage unique

Lake access and proximity to activites while still enjoying a private, relaxed lake atmoshere. Extremely unusual large sandy beach with sand bottom as well as a 30 ft by 6 ft dock for boats and relaxing.


Bridgton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1.5 with powder room renovated in 2014 and full bathroom renovated for the 2016 season
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in master largest bedroom, Double Beds (1) Double bed in smallest bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two Twin beds in the medium sized bedroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boat dock with views down the lake. Plenty of deck furniture, picnic table, portable fire pit, ceiling fans, heat, coffee makers, toaster oven, grill with utensils, all kitchen equipment, pool table, canoe with paddles and life jackets plus two kayaks and paddles are included with rental. A very large sandy beach with sandy lake bottom, great for small children. New entry and third bedroom with updating of the laundry/storage room completed in 2013. Also added two new sliding doors to the deck. New powder room in 2015 and a new renovated large full bathroom completed prior to the 2016 season. A second cottage is also available from the same owners that is also available for summer rental.(listing # 351789). .


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Lake/Mountain View-Highland Lake Waterfront 3 Bedroom Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Beautiful Autumn Weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this location for 6 summers and wanted to spend some quiet time over Columbus Day Weekend to enjoy the scenery and the foliage. Tom Bush was very helpful in setting up the 3 night rental. As ALWAYS the house was in excellent, clean condition with everything that we needed on hand. The view this time of year is breathtaking and the lake traffic is almost nonexistent allowing us to take trips across the lake on the kayaks. We were fortunate to find this GEM in Maine 6 years ago and plan for many returns in the future. 5 star Rental!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your efforts and thank you for the thorough review. We are most grateful for your continuing loyalty and the many years of rentals. The care that you have taken of the cottage is matched by your kind remarks in the review. We look forward to having you back for as long as we can be of service.
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Wonderful home, amazing views, relaxing sandy beach, water was great for swimming!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at this rental. The house was immaculate, and we had everything we needed from the minute we arrived. The sandy beach was perfect for our three year old to play and swim and the dock was great for fishing. The kayaks and canoe are great to have and we took them out daily! The large deck was the perfect place to relax and has great views of the lake. Tom is great to work with and we hope to be back again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a positive, comprehensive and thoughtful review of your experience at our cottage. We very much appreciate the time that you took to submit such a complimentary review. You were great guests and we would be delighted to have you return at any time. Thank you again for your efforts with the review and for you care of our cottage during your stay.
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Great house for a family get away

  • 5 of 5

We keep coming back. This is a great house for a family get away. It's very nice inside and the deck, dock and beach are wonderful. Want to take a walk? it's convenient to town. If you like the Maine lakes, this is a very good choice.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of our property. It has been great to have you and the family as our guests and we look forward to working with you again in the future. Thanks for the business!
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Western Maine lake front house at its best.

  • 5 of 5

Well managed. Responsive owner. Great views. Quiet. Perfect location for kids, kayaking, and campfires.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your experience at our cottage. Thank you for the kinds words to us as owners, we try to make everyone's visit a comfortable and stress free as possible.
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Great Vacation at Highland Lake

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our week at Highland Lake. The house is very comfortable with everything we needed. Plenty of room for six, 4 adults and 2 young children. The beach is awesome. Kids loved it. Hope to return next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind and positive review of your experience at our cottage. We are thrilled that it worked out well for the multi-generational vacation and are pleased that the beach was a bit hit. Thank you for the business and we would of course welcome you back in the future at any time.
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We rented this beautiful lakefront cottage for a week's stay in August. We found the location to be perfect, secluded and private with excellent views of the lake and of the White Mountains. Access to the private beach was great, and we enjoyed nightly fires with s'mores. The private dock offered great views for morning coffee and afternoon sunshine. We had visits from a few loons each day which was a delight. We found the house to be spacious for our family (3) and it was very clean and well kept. Nice large deck overlooking the lake and a charcoal grill provided for some good dinners. The Bush family owns the adjacent houses/cottages so it was always quiet and relaxing. Overall, we loved this experience and would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice, peaceful and relaxing week on a lovely Maine lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here as much as we do. Thank you for the positive review and the detailed description that you provided for future renters. We thank you for your time and for your business.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland, ME (PWM)
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Portland, ME
Car: necessary

Very unusual broad sandy beach with shallow gradually declining sandy bottom and separate boat dock. Great for children and easy access boating. Cottage has approximately 1,900 sq ft of living space with an incredible view down Highland Lake and a sunset view of Mt. Washington across the lake. Cottage has expansive wall of windows with the same view. Very large living area. Canoe with paddles and life jackets is included. Two kayaks, a 9 foot and an 11 foot are provided as well with paddles. New entry, laundry/storage area, 2 new sliding doors to deck and boat dock added for the 2013 season. New powder room 2014 and new full large bathroom for 2016 season. Nearby cottage also available for rent (listing # 351789).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linen/Towel Service $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 7.0%

For the 2016 summer season the cottage is rented weekly Saturday to Saturday for $1,950.00. Off season weekly rates for spring and fall are $1,400.00. Both rates are subject to tax and security deposit. The cottage is not rented during the winter months. Nightly rates are available only during off season periods and require a 3 night minimum stay at $210.00 plus tax and security deposit

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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