Songo Pond Lakeside Property, This lovely, private, lakeside property is located in Albany/Bethel, Maine, about 4 miles from the town of Bethel. We are located on the back side of Songo Pond, house sits 10 feet from water and very little traffic on the back road. We are about 10 miles from Sunday River or Mt. Abram Ski Area. 4WD recommended in the winter time, road conditions can change really fast in the winter time in Maine.
They are predicting 12-24 inches of fresh snow Jan 19th &20th. This coming weekend. Come ski the fresh powder.
Hundreds of hiking trails in and around Bethel, you can pick up maps for most of these at the Bethel Chamber in town.
Pond is perfect right now for skating and ice hockey.
For anyone reading this last review posted it was written in spite because of charging them the pet fee after their departure since they didn't pay for it up front. I did respond to it immediately not sure why my response has not been listed.I have put the review they left at my property upon departure in my photos if anyone wants to read it.They left a bad review here after they were charged the pet fee.
Most reviews are written out of happiness or anger, it's easy to see why this one was written. Reviews are just someone's OPINION, not necessarily a FACT.
Please, if your bringing a pet make sure to check the pet fee and pay for it before arrival and you are responsible for cleaning up behind your pets. 2 dogs max. If you want to bring more than 2 dogs you do need to ask first.
ATV trails near by in Waterford and Stoneham, also an abundance of trails in Gorham N H for ATV's and 4x4s. You can rent them right there for the whole day or bring your own and have some fun. Other local places for riding ATV's include West Paris, Roxbury, Oqoussic, Mexico, Rumford, Peru, Oxford and Fryeburg. We are situated in the middle of all these areas.
If you are a couple or small group please inquire first, If I can I will give you a better deal.
I will not accept a booking longer than 2 weeks from any guests without checking with me first.
Fireplace will not be included for April and May due to prices being so low, you can call and add it on for a price.
The best spot on the pond with lots of amenities, hot tub, fire pit, floating raft, 2 docks, 10 kayaks, a canoe and 2 paddle boards. WiFi, Large screen TV, and Fireplace, pool table and table tennis.
We will also have a new gas grill as of May 1st 2019.
ALL GUESTS FROM JUNE 22ND TO SEPT 7TH ARE ALLOWED UP TO 12 GUESTS WITH NO EXTRA GUESTS FEE CHARGED AS LONG AS 2 OF THEM ARE 5 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER. IF YOU
HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE INQUIRE FIRST.
POOL TABLE AND FIRE PIT WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM
MAY 15TH - 30TH OR EARLIER WEATHER PERMITTING THROUGH OCT 31ST OR LATER IF WEATHER PERMITTING.
Floating raft and docks will go in depending on weather usually about May 1ST - 30TH depending on how early the ice goes out.
Kayaks are available later in the season weather permitting. This past year because of the weather staying warm, the kayaks were used into the first of November.
HOT TUB IS AVAILABLE YEAR AROUND.
If you are a smoker, you can only smoke 10 feet from the house or hot tub and all butts have to be picked up.
Great place for family gatherings or large groups. Open concept on main floor which makes it nice for socializing with your whole group. And the views of the pond are spectacular with the house being located just 10 feet from the water.
SATURDAY - SATURDAY ONLY IN , JULY, AUGUST, AND SEPTEMBER.
THIS PROPERTY IS USUALLY BOOKED BY FEBRUARY FOR THE FOLLOWING SUMMER, SO BOOK YOUR WEEK EARLY.
If you are using the hot tub I will be meeting you there to go over the hot tub with you as you are responsible for it during your stay.
If you don't want to use the hot tub during your stay you DO NOT have to maintain it while you are there. It will be locked up.
The water is very clear and absolutely NO MUCK. Sandy bottom of pond. In summer we provide 10 kayaks, 1 canoe and a paddle board. We may purchase a 2 person kayak next year. This is a wonderful place for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, jet skiing, hunting, 3 wheeling, and boating in your own boat. Or just relaxing. Great place for a family gathering or with friends. In the winter enjoy snowshoeing, skiing, ice fishing, ice hockey, skating, snowmobiling, or a stroll on the pond with your furry friends.
We have a waterside fire pit, a floating raft and 2 docks which one of them will have a ladder on it to enter the water from the docks to make it easier for older folks to enter the water. We have already purchased the ladder and it will be installed on the docks in the spring.
We have a generator that supports the whole house in case of power outages, You will never be with out power.
Enjoy the spacious kitchen with 2 sinks, lots of counter space, a brand new dishwasher, and new hood for the stove has been installed, a bar with 3 stools and all amenities including 2 coffee machines, one being a keurig. Slow cooker, plenty of pots and pans including lobster pot. The house has 2 bathrooms, and 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 13 people. Main floor has 2 bedrooms, one bedroom with 2 queen beds, the other bedroom has a queen bed and 1 bunk bed of twin beds. Sleeps 10 in beds. Plus there are 3 futons in living area.
There is a full bath on this floor. On the second floor there is a loft with a king size bed and full size bathroom as well as a washer and dryer. We provide all linens including pillows and blankets. 2 sets of linens provided for futons.
Just recently purchased new quilts and pillows for all beds.
The open concept on main level, kitchen, living area and dining room make it nice for large families or groups. You can be cooking in the kitchen and still enjoy a game on the big screen TV or the fireplace while your cooking a feast for your family. There are 3 futons by the gas fireplace and a large flat screen TV and a large overstuffed chair. There are many windows with amazing views of the pond.
You can seat 8 at the dining room table plus there are 3 stools by the bar, also tables in living area by futons.
ATV, snow machines rentals in nearby towns.
We do have a ceiling fan in living area, plus there is a ceiling fan in upstairs loft over the king bed.
There is also a screen door on both exterior doors.
There are lots of windows to open up in the house to catch a breeze.
Lots of hiking trails in the area plus you are only 15 minutes away from several hiking trails in New Hampshire.
We have a pool table and a ping pong table which has been set up and ready to use. The pool and ping pong table are not available from Oct 31st - May 15th or weather is nice enough to get docks out. I will allow kayaks to be used as long as weather permits.
There is quite a bit of fire wood for the fire pit.
Motor boats are allowed on this lake, very famous for water skiing. There is plenty of room to park a truck and trailer in driveway besides other vehicles.
You can launch your boat at the end of the pond, and tie it to our docks in front of the house. Motorboats are allowed on the pond. Pond is at least a mile long.
Wifi, Fireplace, Large screen TV, Waterside, fire pit, floating raft, pool table and table tennis, awesome views.
4WD recommended in the winter time as the weather can change at anytime.
We take care of all garbage for you and this is now in a separate area from the recreational building.