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Get Away From It All

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bathrooms Lake Front

A beautiful lake front home on Horn Pond with southern exposure, magnificent sunsets and a private dock. Shallow enough for little children to play and deep enough for adults to swim off the dock.

Easy flat walk from house to lake front.

Towels, linens and all accessories provided

All modern kitchen amenities.

Fireplace, 3 season room, dining area and large living room.

Open fire pit close to the lake.

Gas grill

All linens and towels provided

2 TV's

Wifi throughout the house

Finished walkout basement

More Details

Owner
Gunter Schramm
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Gunter Schramm

We live in Hilton Head SC. most of the year. The house for rent is dedicated for rental only and therefore has no personal clothing or other personal items in it.

Owner speaks English, German and Spanish and accepts communication in these languages.

Gunter Schramm purchased this house in 2005

Why Gunter Schramm chose Mousam Lake

This house was designed by an architect and is on one of the cleanest and most picturesque lakes in southern Maine.

What makes this house unique

Sit on your own dock and enjoy swimming, fishing, eating a lobster dinner or just watching the beautiful sunsets. Watch the loons and listen to their call at night.

The House has southern exposure and the dock will have sun most of the day.

Have great conversations at the fire pit in the evening.

Swim, kayak, canoe or use your own motorboat (no wave runners please).

Amenities

Acton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , this bathroom is upstairs serving 2 bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , this bathroom is off master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , this bathroom is off the living area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , king can be separated to form 2 extra long twins (advise)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , king can be separated to form 2 extra long twins (advise)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Lake view
  • large master bedroom with ample closet space and lake view is on the main level. Bedroom 2 and 3 can be converted from king size to two extra long twin beds and also have lake view
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(29 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

This house is the gem of the lakes region! Owners hospitality is outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Well cared for home with all necessaries provided. Water access easy with canoe and kayaks to use. Fire pit for evening chats. Close to ocean, mountains, and two major cities. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Joyce MAGGIE and Gunter
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5

Gorgeous House with idyllic views

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my husband, sister and her husband, and my parents for a week and we could not have asked for anything more. They have it all, and they are right next door to cater to you if you need anything. Friendly and gracious hosts, and the house is beautiful, well kept, clean and has just about everything. You want a kayak? They have 3. You need a canoe, you got it. You forgot a chair or a float? They have camp chairs, Adirondack chairs and two tubes for the water. There are games and puzzles, a blu- ray player, and a washer/dryer in the basement. This really is a beautiful house and the garden was a dream. Gunter and Maggie are great! They brought over a rum cake and gave us a personal tour. This place really is five stars. Thanks for an amazing stay, hope to see you next year! Hansen/Jewell/Paone Family :)

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melanie, thank you for your nice rating in VRBO. If you would like to rent next year, please let me know. I could reserve the same or another week for you and you would not have to make a down payment until November 2017. Maggie and Gunter
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5

The perfect lake vacation retreat! Exactly what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Maggie’s Place and it was a wonderful experience for our entire family. The house was absolutely beautiful with an ideal layout that provided ample room for everyone. The setting is perfect with easy access to the lake, private dock and swim area. The lake is clean, clear and great for swimming and fishing. There is a gated, limited access boat ramp next door where we were able to launch our fishing boat.

Maggie and Gunter were the perfect hosts. They greeted us on arrival and showed us around the house and property. They were readily available if needed.

We are looking forward to a return stay next year.

Gary and Kris

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gary and Kris, thank you for you favorable review. That is very important for us. If you would consider renting for a week again next year please let me know. I could reserve a week for you and you would not have to make a down payment until November 2017. Hopefully we will see you again. Maggie and Gunter
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5

Stunning property and wonderful family gathering

  • 5 of 5

The property is far greater than the pictures. The home and furnishing are first class. The garden is amazing. The dock and pond are magical. The firepit is a wonderful gathering area. Maggie and Gunter are hosts that are instant friends. We have spent many years traveling using home away and this is by far the best experience we have had to date.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

quiet location, great house and dock !

  • 5 of 5

Spent the week with our daughter and her husband from Colorado. We were on the dock 24/7... Think Mimosas and bagels, cream cheese and salmon. Kids swam across the pond and kayaked all over. Paddle boards were delivered to the house. Check out the fish store and Wednesday night at Tumbledown Cafe . Live music and good seafood. Have a sweet tooth? Maggie delivered a RUM cake!! Great experience on quiet Horn Pond!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our favorite family vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we've stayed at Maggie's Place, and we hope to come back every year! The house is beautifully appointed and maintained, and in a peaceful lovely location. Our two young daughters love playing in the shallows of the pond, swimming off the dock and kayaking around the pond. Gunter and Maggie are fantastic hosts - friendly and thoughtful. It's a perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Poor Peoples Pub
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Province Lake
Nearest Train
46 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 16 Spaulding Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Poor Peopls Pub
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
White Mountains
Nearest Beach
Lake front on Hornpond
Car: necessary

Horn Pond was voted the most scenic lake in York county. We are an hour away from Portland Me, where you can shop, whale watch, take a ferry ride to the islands and visit the many fine restaurants and great pubs Portland is known for.

Kennebunkport, a typical New England port town, is about 45 minutes away. Have a lobster dinner and drive by George W. Bush's compound.

Portsmouth NH is about 45 minutes away. You can visit historic Strawberry Hill or take a day trip to the Shoals Islands. Also a great place to dine and peruse shops.

The charming town of Wolfeboro NH, situated on Lake Winnipesaukee, is about 30 minutes away. It claims to be the oldest resort in the USA. A fun place to browse, shop and eat.

And always come back to Maggie's place, to rest on the dock with a glass of wine or beer and watch the beautiful sunsets - and at night listen to the call of the loons which have been on this lake the last 30 years.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Check in after 3 pm
Check out before 11 am
unless different arrangement is made with the owner

winter rentals considered. $ 2,500 per month October 15. - June 15.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.