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The Farm at Worthley Pond, Private Beach & Wedding Barn

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14-25)+ (optional) Wedding Barn

The Farm at Worthley Pond is an ideal location for family vacations, family reunions and weddings. The Farm at Worthley Pond is a remodeled 1850 farm, located on 5 acres, nestled in a beautiful mountain valley surrounded by rolling hills. The jewel of the location is Worthley Pond. This sparking clear small lake is perfect for all water recreation. Approximately 5 miles in circumference, Worthley Pond is perfect for sailing, water skiing, fishing and canoeing. Fishing on the Pond is very good with many trout and bass taken annually. The Farm At Worthley Pond has a private sand & grass beach access to Worthley Pond with approximately 150 feet of frontage. Only 40 miles from the Appalachian Trail and the large peaks of the White Mountains, these foot hills offer both beauty and day hiking.

It is perfect for vacations, wedding receptions and family reunions. It is also an ideal setting for small group meetings such as staff retreats, faculty curriculum planning and sales group planning. Located just three hours north of Boston's Logan Airport near Bethel, Maine, the year-round facility offers a secluded mountain setting. The Farm can accommodate wedding parties as large as 160 in-doors and 500 out-doors.

Winter offers bountiful recreational opportunities for guests staying at The Farm at Worthley Pond. Three world class ski areas are within 1.5 hour drive, including Sunday River in Bethel, Maine only 45 minutes away. Smaller ski areas of Black Mountain and Mt. Abram are less than 30 minutes away. Cross country ski and snowmobile enthusiasts can enjoy the many trails, which honeycomb the foothills, outside the Farm's front door. A special treat for cross country skiers is Black Mountain, located just 20 minutes away, where the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team trains. Three-day packages start as low as $1250.

The Farm has fourteen-rooms. The rental includes a football field-size lawn, deck, living room glass doors open to view of lakefront and mountains. Great room with fireplace. All areas are remodeled and include carpeted living facility. Modern bedding including kings and queens. Amenities include a hot tub, four boats provided, bicycles, sauna, billiard game room, many, many more. Sleeps up to 25. The Farm has one large kitchen, complete cooking resources and place settings to accommodate 25 guests

The Farm at Worthley Pond is an ideal location for outdoor Weddings. Since 2004 The Farm at Worthley Pond has hosted on average 4-6 weddings per year. We have recently added a Wedding Barn that can accommodate up to160 seated banquet guests.The sizes of the wedding gatherings have been as small as 50 and as large as 300 guests. Fees listed on this site are non-wedding fees and do not include the Wedding Barn. As owners of the Farm at Worthley Pond, we will offer our wedding planning experience and links to local vendors. The ideal seasons for Maine outdoor weddings and Barn Weddings are late spring and early fall. However, we welcome summer weddings in July and August. The Farm grounds and barn offers plenty of space for banquets, dance floors, serving tents, picnic tables, and recreation. The farm house also offers facilities for housing the wedding party, food preparation and rehearsal dinner. The farm offers banquet tables and chairs for 200 guests.

We welcome Wedding groups to visit the Farm and Wedding Barn before confirming a reservation. To visit the Farm we will confirm a 1-day special event reservation. To make a 1-day reservation, enter a regular multi-day reservation but in the comment section state that you are seeking a 1-day special event visit. We will then decline your multi-day request and offer a 1-day visit for a minimal fee. You would pay the fee through this VRBO site.

Keywords: House 3-night minimum (occasionally we accept exceptions)

More Details

Property Manager
Paul & Emily
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018

About Paul & Emily

Our family has enjoyed nearly 35 years of fun, recreation, and yes, all the challenges that go into growing up, on this old farm in Maine. The memories for us have been great and we are hoping the Farm can provide great memories for you


Worthley Pond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor, next to bedrooms
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , first floor no steps required
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located in loft above game room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , During non-winter months, outdoor toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2nd floor blue room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2nd floor Yellow Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor Green Room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1st floor White Room, next to bathroom, best for seniors
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 queen , 4 twin/ single , 2nd Floor loft above game room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Barn Bedroom, quiet seperate location
    Loft + Den - 1 queen , 2nd floor futon room next to Green Bedroom
  • linens and towels provided, Sheets, towels, blankets, pillows, liquid hand soap, and toilet paper. Please bring your own soap for dishes and cloths
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Bicycles, Billiard Room, Canoe, Private Beach, Dock and Swimming Raft


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The Farm at Worthley Pond, Private Beach & Wedding Barn
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful family gathering place for all ages

  • 5 of 5

Our large family just spend a WONDERFUL long weekend at the

>farm. How exciting it was to hold the key and open the door to our

>adventure! Each of us was first impressed with the kitchen. It was

>clean and welcoming. We enjoyed that there were places to eat as

>either small or large groups. The set up flowed well, and we found

>everything we needed. The tour of the house led to lots of fun

>places! The living room was large enough for everyone to gather in-

>we held our family's bi-annual Christmas auction there. The

>bedrooms were large and well set up for growing families. They were

>clean, pleasant and private. We rented the extra bedroom, which

>opened up the third bathroom. We found that three bathrooms were

>plenty for our group.


>The social area was an added bonus- a pool table, lots of room for

>the children to play on the floor, separated just enough so noise

>did not interfere with the house...


>The barn has such potential for parties- is is beautiful, spacious

>and well lit.


>The deck is HUGE and was host to a night of star gazing and hot chocolate.


>The grassy expanse in the back provide LOTS of room for games,

>sunning, exploring and more.


>The pond is a perfect distance from the house- far enough so little

>children don't go there without being watched, close enough to go

>there multiple times in a day.


>The beach is large enough for everyone, the sand clean, the water

>fresh and clear with a gradual incline.


>The farm has become our family's new favorite vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderfully relaxing

  • 4 of 5

My family has been renting here for 7 years and it is the highlight of our summer. Plenty of room for the kids to spread out, well stocked and the lake is perfect!

The owner, Paul, is responsive and his support staff in Maine are wonderful, we had a small issue with the hot tub this year and the maintenance men worked hard to get it fixed so we could enjoy it during our stay.

The remodeled kitchen work was needed and it is truly remarkable the difference it makes in the home, open, clean and so easy to enjoy meals with a large group.

We can not wait to come back next summer, thanks so much Paul for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rancho Santa Margarita, Southern California

Our Family Reunion at The Farm at Worthley Pond

  • 5 of 5

Our huge family vacationed back at The Farm this year after first renting last August. The moment I stepped into the front door I said, "We're home!" How great it felt! The bedrooms were very comfortable! We could hear the loons during the night! The pond was gorgeous and quiet...every day we would sit out on the beach and just relax by the water! Of course we made good use of the boats and raft on the property. Our host was extremely responsive to our needs. We called him for a firewood delivery and it was delivered the same day! Our family is looking forward to our third year next August!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westerly, RI

exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We booked the farmhouse for a large family get together. The house and grounds greatly exceeded our expectations. The pictures provided do not do justice for what the house has to offer. The house is huge and offers plenty of space for everybody to be togehter, or room to go away for a few moments of peace and quiet. The yard is awesome and the pond is so big and clean. We were able to swim, kayak (we brought our own) canoe, paddle boat, play volleyball, horshoes, bocce and other lawn games while still others enjoyed the hot tub. The deck has been expanding and offers a great relaxing atmosphere. The entire area was very quiet with little to no traffic and the pond was not overly crowded with boats. All that we needed beyond food and clothing was provided by Paul. We are definitely planning on going again real soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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South Thomaston, ME

Wedding week!!

  • 5 of 5

We booked The Farm for the week of the Fourth of July to have our daughter's wedding and it was absolutely the BEST experience! The accomodations are terrific. The contract is very clear what is expected of us. Everything that we needed was very handy - everything is labeled and instructions are all included with everything. We arrived on Saturday night, had the wedding on Friday and left the following Saturday morning. The wedding party all stayed there along with immediate family. It was a wedding week. I highly recommend staying here and plan on coming back if we plan a family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and how wonderful that you had such a great week!
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Boston, MA

Relaxing lakeside vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a week in June. The weather was sunny and in the 70's. The Farm is ideal for large groups. Paul has included every imaginable recreational activity: boats, biking, golfing, fishing, pool, volleyball, badminton etc etc. From the farm we looked out on a very large lawn with a dock and beach area. A large hottub and modern BBQ made our stay very enjoyable. The property was clean and enormous. Everything was carefully labelled to help guests get the most out of their vacation. Worthley Pond is an excellent location from which to explore Central Maine. I highly recommend the Farm at Worthley Pond.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Rumford, Maine
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Black Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Outside back door
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

sauna $50
Cleaning $200
wifi $25
hot tub $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%


Manager's Cancellation Policy

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