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The Lake House On Beautiful Pleasant Lake

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Lake front home

A sweet 4 bedroom 2 1/2+ bathroom home located on Pleasant Lake. Relax on the deck just steps from the water or layout on the private dock. Our 1st floor offers a master bedroom with queen bed, 1 full bath, Air conditioning, Flat screen TV with satellite service.

The front of this home boasts a wall of glass doors that fully open to the large deck, dock and lake from large, open floor plan, with fully equipped modern kitchen, a large dining table and living room leading to the deck. Also, on the 1st floor a laundry room, 1/2 bath.

The 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds & a double bed) in addition to a full bathroom with tub/shower. Traveling with a baby? This home has everything you need, a full sized crib with bedding, high chair, booster seat, "Pack and play", toys, books,puzz;es, games & videos. There is no need to pack all that gear.

Sorry, no pets or events like weddings.

Pleasant Lake is located just 40 min. to Portland, 20 min. to Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, 50 min. to Sunday River, 5 minutes to an 18 hole golf course & 40 min. to great outlet shopping in North Conway, NH.

More Details

Karee Rhoades
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Karee Rhoades

I was very lucky to have grown up in this home. I spent every summer outside swimming and water skiing. A few years ago I did a complete renovation/remodel which opened up the living space and added modern features. This is our family vacation home and we care for it to maintain it for the future generations to enjoy.

Karee Rhoades purchased this house in 1976

Why Karee Rhoades chose Casco

This is our vacation home and the home I grew up in. Beautiful inside and out, it is wonderful because it is not an investment property, it is our special spot for making family memories. When we are unable to be here, we are happy to share it with families who will also enjoy it and care for it the way we do. This is more of a lake house than a camp. If you are more into comfort/beach house rather than woodsy roughing it, then this is your spot.

The open floor plan with large walk out deck to Pleasant Lake is perfect for spending time with family in a comfortable setting. Most of my guests have been grandparents spending time with grown children and grandchildren or families with young children as I have lots of baby and kid gear available to use. The house is perfect for this type of relaxing vacation.

What makes this house unique

Waterfront Property with steps into sandy beach. Private dock with boat slip or mooring is available. Large deck with gas grill. Walking distance to an ice cream shop & variety store.


Casco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Sunday to Sunday rentals
  • This is our home not an investment property. If you rent it please care for it knowing that a family member or friend will clean it when you leave.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , A basement toilet for use when coming in wet from the lake
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor shared bathroom- Has a tub for children
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor with private bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2nd floor/ lake view/with crib & satellite TV
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2nd floor with AC
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2nd floor with AC window unit
  • Cute rooms with all linens and towels included
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This rental is not available for weddings or large gatherings like family reunions. No more than 10 people on the property at one time, without prior permission from the owner. Limit to 8 people staying in the home for the week, this number does not include children however discuss your final number with the owner to insure you will be all be comfortable.


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(8 traveler reviews)

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The Lake House On Beautiful Pleasant Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

What a week!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a glorious week at this home with another family and had such a wonderful time.

The weather was perfect, which allowed us to take advantage of the deck, the yard, and access to Pleasant Lake--we swam, floated, fished, paddle boarded, canoed, and kayaked the days away drinking in the vista from the property and the quiteness of the lake.

Waking up to the sunrise over the lake was a joy each morning. The kitchen and downstaris in general allowed for the constant view you see in the pictures, a wonderful reminder that you're on vacation.

Karee was wonderful to work with--accessbile, attentive, and responsive throughout the whole process. She has provided a wonderful home to spend a week in with many necessities thought of and provided for.

Thank you for sharing your home with us!! This was the longest week ever--in the best possible way :)

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It makes us so happy to share our home with wonderful families like you who appreciate and enjoy it as much as we do. We hope we will see you again in the future.
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Beautiful home! Beautiful scenery!

  • 5 of 5

We will be back. Everything we needed in a small town and beautiful lake front property.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We could not be happier that you enjoyed your vacation at our home. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

House is beautiful with open floor plan. The walk out deck the the lake is amazing. The lake is peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little piece of heave

  • 5 of 5

This property was everything promised and more! We had 6 adults and two kids and the house was perfect. We had plenty of space to both relax and hang out. The house itself is beautiful and updated. Everything was taken care of. You really need to bring nothing but the clothes you need for your stay. Karee was extremely attentive and welcoming. The location is perfect, with the store and Pear's Ice Cream and subs across the street. It's a quiet, relaxed space yet only 10 minutes from Naples. We enjoyed the decks, the lawn and the lake! The water is crystal clear. Couldn't ask for a better stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review of the Lake House. We strive to make the property a comfortable place for families to enjoy time together. We are so pleased you had a great & relaxing vacation. We hope you will be back in the future. Thanks again.
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Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 and another family of 4 stayed at Karee's lake house property in August 2015

It was an excellent vacation for many reasons: 1) the house is out of a home design magazine and better than the pictures, with a beautiful open kitchen, a family room with wrap around windows and a multi-level deck with amazing views, 2) the backyard is awesome for families - lots of green space for playing games outside but nice and close to the water, 3) the lake is perfect - it's pretty shallow which is great for kids but deep enough to jump, plus nice and clean, 4) the house has a store and ice-cream/pizza/hoagie shop across the street - what is better than ice cream and hoagies!!! plus, the store has lots of supplies and great pizza, 5) Karee stocked the house perfectly - beach towels, toys, games, TV, wifi, etc and 6) the location is excellent - it's a quick drive to Naples to rent boats and get on Sebago lake.

Thank you Karee. We had an awesome time and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was a pleasure hosting you at my lake house. I hope you will consider making the trip to Maine a summer tradition for your families.
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Fantastic Maine Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

I am a repeat client of this wonderful lake house. The house is beautiful and the lake view is spectacular. We fished in the morning, swam all day, went out on our paddle boards, floats, and kayaks. My teenagers rarely were inside playing videos games, but instead we were playing games or cards, laughing and communicating. The house is very spacious. All four of the bedrooms were charmingly decorated and the perfect size. The master bedroom downstairs has its own private bathroom and the front bedroom upstairs has a fantastic view of the lake. It was beautiful to wake up to every morning. There is a large dining room for indoor dinners and the kitchen is perfect for gathering, cooking and creating with friends and family. We didn’t spend much time indoors because the weather was so nice, but when we did we all gathered in the family room with the fireplace. There are three outdoor decks all on different levels and more outdoor dining to enjoy the beautiful Maine weather and the view. The home has a perfect “remote” feel, but is also only about 10 minutes away from a great little town with fun restaurants and more outdoor activities. We couldn’t have asked for a better vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are so pleased that you enjoyed you time at the Lake House. We hope you will return again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Amtrack Downeaster-Portland
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Sebago State Park (Lake Beach)
Car: necessary

There is no marina or boating facility on this lake, but boats can be rented and delivered from a marina on a nearby lake or from several marina's in Naples Maine. There are two public boat launch sites - one at the southern end in Casco next to the public beach area, the other at the northern end off Powhattan Road in Otisfield. We are one of the closest houses to the Casco boat ramp.

Local Restaurants: Black Bear Cafe an Irish Pub, Merced's on Brandy Pond, and Naples Lobster Pound

Fitness Facility: BKD Fitness Center is a full service fitness center right down the street.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until renter has confirmed.

An 9.0% Maine lodging tax which must be added.

To reserve the property the owner will provide you with a rental agreement. The signed agreement & security deposit are required to secure all reservations. The rental home is available for other renters until these are received.Payment can be made my check or Pay pal using a credit card (Paypal fee is 2.9%+.30)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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