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Quintessential Lakefront Cottage with Amazing Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

A classic Maine vacation destination! Ernest Thompson stayed on Long Pond while writing his 1979 play "On Golden Pond". Our property has one of the nicest views on the south end of this famous lake, and you can enjoy it all from inside our 12'x24' screen deck. This custom designed cottage offers all the privacy and amenities you are looking for in a vacation rental. Ideal for a couple, couples or small family looking for a relaxing retreat to kayak, fish or boat. We offer a brand new kitchen, bathroom, and three bedrooms with two queen beds and two built in twin beds. Everything is new and high quality, including the linens, dishware and cooking utensils. We also have a washer and dryer, WiFi, swim platform, large floating dock, mooring, and many miles of quiet tranquil roads to walk your pet or jog. Long Pond offers nearly 3,000 acres of beautiful Maine waters with islands, pines, loons and bald eagles. More than enough for a great week of kayaking, boating or whatever your summer interests are. Long Pond is a deep, clear lake and great for swimming. Of all the Beldgrade Lakes, Long Pond is the least developed and most pristine. Drive or go by boat to the town of Belgrade Lakes for dinner or ice cream. A classic summer vacation area, Long Pond and the Belgrade Lakes area are sure to please. Approximately 3 hours from Boston.

Scott and Loraine
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

Why Scott and Loraine chose Mount Vernon

This property had the best location we had seen on Long Pond, we couldn't resist the view, clear water and privacy.

What makes this cabin unique

The best thing about this cottage is that you are in 'real' cottage country when you are here. There are no long strips of overdevelopment on your drive to our place, and there no noisy highways, or large resort operations on this lake chain. We are at the end of a beautiful, quiet, country road, with great privacy. Best of all, the heavily forested shoreline of the lake means that when you are on the water, you see trees and loons, not cottages!


Mount Vernon Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please note that we do NOT allow ALL dog breeds. We do not allow Full or Mixed breed Pit Bulls, Rottweiler's, Dobermans or German Shepherds. NO CATS
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Brand new bathroom with new glass slider shower. Bathroom is on the main floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , One queen bed. All new mattresses and bedding, main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , One queen bed. New mattresses and bedding. Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two built-in twin beds. New mattresses and bedding. Upstairs
  • One queen bedroom is on the main level. The second queen bed and the two twin beds are on the second level.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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(24 traveler reviews)

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Quintessential Lakefront Cottage with Amazing Views!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Lovely vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our second time staying here, have already booked a third. Very clean and comfortable. Ate all of our meals on the screened porch overlooking the lake. Our teenaged son fished from his kayak from dawn to dusk. He caught two Smallmouth Bass simultaneously on one lure. Pictures to prove it. Bragging rights forever.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed every minute of our stay. The cottage is quaint and well stocked with most necessities. The view of the lake is breathtaking. This is our second time vacationing here with our 3 children and we plan on returning next year. Thank you Scott and Lorraine for accommodating us!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place on Long pond

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is at a great location on Long pond. It has a good amount of room and features.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Camp Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I recently had the opportunity to spend a week at this awesome camp (aka lakeside cottage) during fall leaf peeping season, and knew immediately that we had discovered camp rental paradise! When we were kids, our family spent many summers at our uncle’s camp in Maine. Over the past few years, we searched for a rental that would offer a similar experience. Unfortunately, we had been disappointed until now! We were happy to find the atmosphere we remembered from our childhood, along with a lot of extra touches that made previous rentals dim in comparison. The cottage itself is very attractive on both the outside and inside. It has been wonderfully renovated and decorated to retain a traditional and cozy Maine camp feel, with added modern touches that we truly appreciated. I easily relied on the excellent internet/Wi-Fi connection when I had to keep up with a few work commitments. Everything was clean and in working order. The beds are comfortable and well-appointed; the bath is modern and roomy; and the kitchen has nice appliances along with all the necessary items for cooking just about anything. Plus there is the cutest laundry shed! The lake itself is clean and beautiful, and just a few easy steps from the roomy screened porch. The locals are friendly as we discovered when we stopped at a roadside stand, and were invited to watch the process of pressing apples for cider. We went back to the barn area for a look, and even took a turn on the vintage apple press. The environment is pristine and the surrounding area is quaint and uncrowded. There is great hiking close by, and we enjoyed visiting nearby restaurants and shops. We are looking forward to returning in the summer season to enjoy the lake even more. The landlords are very pleasant and accommodating, making us feel more like welcomed guests than anonymous renters.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Looney Tunes!

  • 5 of 5

If you can imagine lying awake at night listening to the gentle lapping of waves on the shore and countless loon families calling to each other up and down the entire 7 mile length of this lake then you have an idea what a great time we had here. A true gem!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bonzos Hollow Gem

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay on Long Pond. It was our first experience at this lake since our previous stays were on Great Pond. We found this lake to be extremely quiet with very little boat traffic. The cottage itself was the perfect size for our family having 3 bedrooms. My son loved the twin beds in the loft and the adjoining area with the queen made our sleeping arrangements ideal. The place was clean, well stocked and well appointed upon our arrival. The owners actually visited us briefly to say hello. Scott was extremely helpful and informative regarding the area, trails, boat trailer storage, etc.

We definitely would recommend this property or any others the Bernard's own knowing they are lovingly renovated, meticulously maintained, clean and well stocked! We look forward to returning next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Sunsets Bar, Belgrade Lakes Maine
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Viillage Inn restaurant, Old Post Office cafe
Car: necessary

We are located halfway between the quaint lake country towns of Belgrade Lakes and Mt. Vernon, Maine. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast or lunch at The Old Post Office Cafe in Mt. Vernon, where you can sit with a view to the lake, or dine at The Village Inn in Belgrade lakes where the food is also excellent. Long Pond is a Kayakers paradise. It is approximately 6 miles from one end to the other with a rugged shoreline, many islands and two rivers to explore. Much of the shoreline is still undeveloped, and wildlife is abundant. Fishing is excellent with salmon, trout and bass making up the bulk of the gamefish. Hiking at nearby Kennebec Highlands is great way to spend a morning or afternooon, with panoramic views of Long Pond and Great Pond. Activities include swimming, kayaking, boating, canoeing, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and hiking. Our cottage is not part of a resort or 'group' of cottages or camps. Our proximity to the lake is excellent, we are only steps to the water. We are at the end of a long, quiet country road, there is no through traffic.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

You may request more than two payments if necessary. Maximum of three.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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