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Vacation Getaway on Sebago Cove

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom with gorgeous views of lake and private beach. Sleeps 8-10

Property on Sebago Cove Sleeps 8

Our four-season home is located on Sebago Cove, on the northern end of Sebago Lake. Our cove is not only peaceful and quiet, but the rare boat traffic makes for more enjoyable swimming, kayaking and other water activities. We are but four miles from the causeway where you'll find local restaurants (many featuring live music), outdoor bars, a large public beach area as well as boat tours.

Our home has just undergone a full renovation. We have three bedrooms (2 queen beds, 2 twins and a trundle bed), a large, open kitchen with dishwasher and fully updated bathroom. In addition, our home features a large comfortable living area with a heart warming 10-foot wide fire place. A sun room off the living area makes a nice get-away spot or cool sleeping area for guests. Two of the bedrooms, as well as the kitchen and living area, have lovely views of the lake. There are new wood and/or marble floors throughout the home.

The kitchen is stocked with everything you'll need to prepare for your summer parties; however, if you prefer cooking by the lake while listening to the loons, an outside grill is provided. At water's edge, you'll find a private walkout sandy beach, as well as a dock to play on or hitch a boat to. There are several marinas around the corner that offer boat rentals.

For your enjoyment and convenience, we have books to read, games to play, and plenty of firewood for late night campfires under the stars. We also have an LED tv, cable, wi-fi, DVD player, and telephone service.

We also own the home across the street that has an additional two bedrooms and is on a half acre of land, great for lawn games and activities. This home is available for rent if you are looking for a total of 5 bedrooms or would like a separate space for guests. Please inquire if you are interested in both properties.

Please note there are approximately 2 flights of stairs to get from the house to the water. Also Sebago lake is a Milfoil control area, which means there are efforts to remove this invasive plant from areas of the cove. Generally, this does not impact the areas in the channel and near the dock, however if you are boating you should avoid areas not near docks and the channel. If you plan on bringing a boat from out of state, please do your due diligence in obtaining proper boating permits for the state of Maine.

**Please note that we only rent out by the week during the summer. Thanks! **

More Details

Owner
Kirsten Simmons
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Kirsten Simmons

Hello there! My name is Kirsten and my husband, Adam and I purchased this home in 2013 and have been renovating it ever since. I grew up in central Maine, in the Belgrade Lakes region and have been looking forward to owning a home on the water since I was a kid. We love to buy old neglected homes and bring them back to life...almost as much as antiquing in this area. Its a gold mine! I am a pediatric nurse and Adam is an epidemiologist by day, and handy man at night.

Kirsten Simmons purchased this house in 2013

Why Kirsten Simmons chose Long Lake

If you are looking to vacation on a lakefront property, but don't want to compromise on the luxuries of your home, this is your place! The whole house has just been renovated and will be sure to please even the toughest of mother-in-laws!

What makes this house unique

We love this home because of how peaceful it is to sit on the outdoor sectional on the deck with your feet up, drink in hand, and the loons singing in the background.

Map

Songo River Queen II
Bray's Brewing Company
Naples Causeway
Ricks Cafe
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Portland Transportation Center
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Multiple family restaurants and bars
Nearest Beach
private beach on property

There are many great family friendly restaurants just four miles down the road as well as a huge public beach for the kids to play on, if they get bored with the private beach right in front of the house! There is also an amusement park in the next town over that has bumper cars, mini-golf, and much more. There are also several outdoor bars with live music on weekend nights. If you like to golf, the Point Sebago golf resort is right down the road. There is also an amusement park for both the kids and adults that has go karts, mini-golf and much more just a few miles down the road. Portland and the Old Port are only 45 minutes away if you like great restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. Also, if you like nature, the Sebago Lake State Park is only 2 miles down the road.

* Please note that we only rent out by the week in the summer *

Amenities

Naples House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.214286 based on 14 reviews
5

Great spot, clean comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two weeks! Only 1 day of rain. Kirsten and Adam have done a great job making the house clean and comfortable.

House is Equipped with everything you need to have a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property, location and furnishings

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house. The cove is quiet and mostly calm so easy to paddle board and kayak around. The dock is small but provides all the access needed for a boat, and the small beach area is sandy and comfortable to walk into. The house is clean and furnished beautifully and the vaulted ceiling makes it feel larger than it is. There is no musty camp smell. A huge bonus was that towels and linens were all included and were all good quality - loved not having to pack all those items. The deck is nice - but you need LOTS of bug spray to be comfortable. The neighborhood is nice for walking the dogs - quiet roads. Overall a great vacation house!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cabin was clean, well maintained and had more than we needed.

  • 4 of 5

Inside the cabin was great. The outside had a few minor issues.

The grade in back is steep, not as bad as other properties on the lake but, many steps the the lake.

The dock was slightly under bouyant and sank if two people stood on the same side. Not a major issue. We rented a pontoon boat from causeway marina. The dock was adequate for the boat and it served us well.

There is a fire pit, we found the area around it too steep to enjoy it. Chairs fell over and it felt awkward while sitting. Would have used it more had we been able to sit around it. The hammock was nice.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this lovely home Mid-June 2017. We were all very pleased with the property and the amenities provided. My wife and I brought up our 9 month old and had a great time playing in the water and spent a lot of time on the dock and down by the fire pit. The cove the property is on is a wonderfully quiet section of the lake, and seemed like we were the only people on our private section of Sebago. Yes there are stairs going down to the water but if you look through the pictures you should have an understanding of what to anticipate. The house itself was VERY clean, and stocked with a lot of spices, water, and extras that we were not counting on but very happy to have provided for us. We felt right at home after our first night and enjoyed the privacy the property provides. The one minor point I would make is that it seems common for the lake to be higher at the time of year we stayed, and so the "beach" area was underwater. It actually turned out to be a blessing in disguise as our little one enjoyed floating in her tube and being able to kick her feet against the lake bottom, which was a clean sandy area because it was where the beach would have been. The owners were very quick in any questions I had, and bent over backwards to allow us to check in early and almost get a full extra day in our stay. I would absolutely recommend this rental to any family and friends and look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Relaxing week on the lake!

  • 4 of 5

The house was adorable, clean and well stocked with everything you could need for cooking. There were plenty of extra linens and towels and having the washer and dryer was a big bonus. Although it was a bit of a walk down to the water, we brought a little cooler of drinks and snacks down to save a few trips. There is a small beach which our 3 year old had a ball building sandcastles and finding frogs and fish. The milfoil did not bother us much as we enjoyed just relaxing on the floats, which were provided including an air pump. We did rent a boat from Causeway Marina and would highly recommend it although it was over an hour to get the boat back to the house and you have to go through channel locks so make sure you have cash. The area was great with plenty to do and places to eat. We mostly cooked at the house but had dinner at Rick's Cafe one night and the nachos were amazing! There are grocery, liquor stores and pharmacy within 10 minutes which was nice. The owners were very helpful and gave lots of tips of places to go and were always quick to respond. We had no problems but they seemed like they would have gone above and beyond to make sure we had a great stay. We had a wonderful, relaxing time and plan to go back again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful lake! Disappointing house!

  • 2 of 5

Sebago Lake is a beautiful lake. We had a wonderful time boating, kneeboarding, and swimming! And we had perfect weather.

The owners were helpful and answered our questions. But we found that the pictures and description of the house didn't match up. The kitchen and bathroom were nice. But the kitchen does not have a well stocked pantry as described. It was very limited, so be sure to bring your own spices if you plan to cook. Also make sure to bring your own toilet paper and paper towels as the supply was very limited. All the decking is very dinghy and the room that is described as a sun porch is most certainly not a sun porch. It is a storage area with a fridge that doesn't work. There is no relaxation station raft as shown in the pictures and described in the email the owners send which was disappointing as our kids were looking forward to it. The bedrooms are musty. And the kitchen table only has seating for 4.

And if you are bringing a boat from out of state make sure to buy a milfoil protection sticker for $20.00. We didn't know about this and received a $130.00 ticket from the game warden. The owners covered $50 of it but I feel they should have covered the whole ticket since they were unaware of this and didn't inform us of it.

Overall we enjoyed the area very much but we were disappointed in the house and would not recommend it or return to this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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