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Frye Island 3br Home With Its Own Private Beach And Dock Across The Street

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3Br, 1 Bath Home With A Large Living Room And Loft And Eat In Kitchen

Home has a master bedroom and two regular bedrooms, a large living room (with cable TV,and DVD player), a large eat in kitchen and a large loft and private deck with a gas grill on the second floor. What sets this rental apart is that you have your own private beach, beach chairs, paddle boat dock and mooring at a non-waterfront price! The house has internet and the two downstairs bedrooms have window unit air-conditioning if needed.


Owner
Alan Ross
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About Alan Ross

My wife and I have been coming up to Maine and the island for over 30 years. We live in Massachusetts and just purchased another house on the island. We think you will love our rental and if you have any questions during your stay we are a minute away

Alan Ross purchased this house in 1986

Why Alan Ross chose Frye Island

I fell in love with the island in 1976 when I graduated from college. I rented here for almost 9 years before building this rental in 1986. All of our children grew up on the island and 2 of them hope to have vacation homes someday

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with the Island and the lake. We decided we wanted to be on the western side of the island which has spectacular sunset and the most scenic views of Lake Sebago and the White Mountains. We built this rental in 1986 and in 2005 we purchased a lake front lot across the street to add to this property. We developed this private lot and beach with help from our neighbors and added a dock, beachfront storage box, bridge and mooring. So you now can enjoy our house and private beach. If you need a special kind of vacation the island will enchant you. There is so much to do if you want to and if you just want to relax you can

Amenities

Frye Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , has a large closet and a dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , has a large closet and bureau
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , this is master bedroom---has 2 large closets and a bureau
    Loft - 1 double , Loft has a full sized bed and can be used
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

We had a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Alan and Kathi were very gracious hosts, and we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing stay on the island. The house was private and very comfortable, including the beds, which was a nice bonus. We had all of the household stuff that we needed for our stay, including plenty of toys for playing in the lake. Would definitely stay at their rental again, hopefully next summer :)

A small suggestion, we would have loved to see a patio and grill on the ground level instead of upstairs, and a fire pit for those cooler evenings would have been fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deann---we enjoyed having you as our guests!...kathi and i hope you come back again next year! Thank you for your suggestions....the grill being on the upstairs deck has been a positive for many guests....as for the firepit the island restricts fires for most of the summer
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5

What a great property!

  • 5 of 5

I have been going to Frye Island for years, renting all over the island. Waterfront properties during peak season command quite a number. The only thing not on the water with this house is the home itself. The beach is very nice, the dock is in perfect condition and Alan and Kathy have all the water and beach toys you could ask for! Great owners, great property, great location!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks John Kathi and I enjoyed meeting you and your family and hope you return to see us next year
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just south of Burlington VT
5

Such a Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week long vacation to Frye Island and wanted to stay longer. The house was well appointed and the beds very comfortable -- water pressure was great too! My daughters loved swimming, mountain biking, fishing in the marina and getting ice cream at the Frye's Leap Store. My husband golfed with his father one day and we even took advantage of the pool. The lake water was very very clean....you could see the bottom from the swim docks around the various beaches. We loved the island feel and the lack of commercial enterprise. It was truly relaxing and we've already booked again for next year. Thank you Alan and Kathy for all your help....we had a blast!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Katrina Kathy and I enjoy watching your family have fun We are looking forward to seeing you again next year!
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Scarborough, ME
5

Perfect Spot for Family

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here with our two boys (ages 6 & 4) and this place was perfect. Owner was helpful and available without being intrusive. The property itself exceeded our expectations. It is extremely well equipped. We could have left half of what we brought at home as they already had it (fishing poles, boat tube, bikes, oars, life jackets, beach chairs...). We also found the property itself to be quite a bit more impressive than anticipated. The beach area is quite a bit bigger than the online pictures indicate and is more sandy than pebbly and west facing location is perfect. Mooring came in quite handy and was easy swim from dock.

I am a Maine native and have spent time at many other spots on the lake. I've come to prefer Frye Island to staying on the shore as it provides all the positives without the crowding you can find with properties on the shoreline.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glenn---thank you for renting from us! we hope to see you and your family again in the future! It was fun watching you enjoy your boat....Alan
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Haverhill, ma
5

Very nice place and owner

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very kind and personable. Went there for a fishing trip with a couple of friends for the weekend and was pleasantly surprised by how accommodating and friendly Alan was. He accommodated us in a number of ways and received us very warmly. Would recommend staying here as the place is beautiful and the dock is private and has a magnificent view. I spent each night and morning on that dock enjoying coffee or a beer (depending on the time). Sunsets over mountains is amazing and I caught the biggest fish of my trip while just casually casting off that dock just before sunset. Great place to stay. Nice people. Quiet and relaxing area. If you haven't decided yet, stay here. Well worth it.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew thanks for renting with us! we hope to see you again soon!
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5

Great time had by all.

  • 5 of 5

My family (2 adults and 3 kids) had a wonderful stay on Frye Island. The hosts Alan and Kathi were the best. Upon arrival they made sure we were comfortable with the accomidations and asked that we call if we had any questions of concerns. The camp was comforatable and aptly described on the website. We had a fun week spending time on the water, playing tennis, biking, fishing and playing a round of golf. The dock and beach are wonderful- sunsets are spectactular. I do recommend this camp as a great place to stay while on Frye Island. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob and Linda --- Kathi and I enjoyed meeting you both and your family! Thanks for the Lobsters! We hope you all come back next year! Alan
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Map

Sebago Lake State Park
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Frye's Leap Cafe
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Frye Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Frye Island Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Frye's Leap Cafe
Nearest Beach
Your very own private beach across the street
Car: recommended

Enjoy your own private beach with spectacular westerly views of Lake Sebago and the White Mountains. Enjoy unbelievable sunsets, a round of golf, tennis or try your luck at fishing. Take a walk, go for ice cream or to dinner at Frye's Leap cafe.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Initial rent payment becomes non -refundable 100 days prior to check in. full amount of rent becomes non refundable when final payment is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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