Charming Lake Front Cottage . Family Friendly(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms 1+ Baths With A Sundrench South Easterly View Of The Lake.
The feature we all look for foremost is proximity to the water and accessibility. This home has it all. It faces south-east and is drenched in sunlight from the moment the sunrises to mid/late afternoon. There are beautiful, unobstructed views of the lake, nearly level lot- no steep steps or high embankments. There is a gradual grade to your own private sandy beach. Enjoy the 56ft dock where you will find a small aluminum row boat , great for fishing or just checking the lake out. You will also find kayaks, an Old Town canoe and a stand up paddle board to cruise around and enjoy the sun and water. I do supply life vests for children and adults. They are required in the state of Maine. When you are done playing in the water, have lunch or refreshing beverage at the outdoor bar on the patio. Or just take a snooze in the hammock. We have outdoor games such as Bocce, bean toss or maybe a game of horseshoes . We abut a seasonal camp ground. The same people are there all season long. This is not an isolated location as there are neighbors in fairly close proximity as with many waterfront communities, but is an excellent waterfront location. There are safe dirt roads for the kids to ride bikes and several hundred feet away is the Hemlock camp general store. Convenient if you forgot an item or two or just go down to get an ice cream or snack. We caterer to the family vacation and not large groups.
When you step inside this cottage everywhere you look will remind you that you are in Maine. From lighthouses to Loons, bears and moose there is no doubt where you are. Fishing décor is present throughout the house as it is a very popular past time on Tripp Pond all year round. For those interested in fishing the lake is very shallow and is a warm water lake. It is phenomenal for Bass fishing. The kitchen is a large open concept area with plenty of storage and work area. The kitchen is very well appointed with utensils, dishware, pots and pans, and newer small appliances. The oven is gas and there is a full size refrigerator which is 1 of 2. (the other is in the utility building just outside the house). A water dispenser is also supplied for your cooking and drinking needs. The house water is drawn from the lake and is not meant for consumption. The Kitchen extends to the dining area near the large windows overlooking the lake. The dining table is custom made pine post furniture that is present throughout the cottage. The living area is cozy, has a tongue and groove pine ceiling and a sliding glass door to the patio area. Large windows also overlook the lake. The bathroom is on the first floor (shower/ no tub). There is also a second half bath in the outdoor utility building, great for your needs when on the beach or for emergencies. There is a bedroom on the first floor. It has bunk beds with a twin upper and a full size lower bunk. There is also a roll-away bed in this room. Upstairs there are two bedrooms. The main bedroom has a beautiful rustic pine post Queen size canopy bed. Large windows afford you a great view of the lake and the sunrises. The second bedroom has a rustic pine post Full size four post bed. It offers the same great views of the first bedroom.
If the weather is less than ideal we have several board and card games. You will also find a DVD player and a VCR. We do have a small library of DVD and VHS movies, but feel free to bring your own.
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Member since: 2014
- 1136 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Friendly pets are welcome upon owner approval. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and you must clean up after them. There is no additional charge for your pet, but their behavior and any problems that may arise because of them is strictly the pet owners liability. No pets on the furniture (or make sure it is covered with your own covering) and any damage or excess cleaning caused from your pet may result in forfeiture of your security deposit. ...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- There is no housekeeping fee as long as the premises are left reasonably tidy, broom clean and rental ready. Towels and sheet will be provided upon request for an additional fee of $50 per week. Towels are not for the beach, please bring your own beach towels. Pet beds are provided. This is a family cottage. Gatherings involving unregistered day guests must have prior approval. Arrangements to remove any trash resulting from such gathering must be made by guest (through owner or privately). NO UNREGISTERED OVERNIGHT GUESTS...moreless
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Pantry Items:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 2 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Security $300
- Tax Rate 9%
Currently payment is only accepted in the form of a personal check, bank check, money order or electronic bank transfer. Reservations made less than 40 days in advance will require a certified bank check for payment in full. Cancellations - Fully refundable if cancellation is received 90 days prior to arrival. 30-89 days 50% of rental fee will be refunded, less than 30 days rental fee is non refundable.
Rentals will run from Saturday to Saturday. Check in time is 4:00pm check out is 10:00am. Rates are subject to state lodging tax of 9% and a $300 refundable security deposit. 50% of the rental fee + the security deposit are due within 10 days of a confirmed reservation. The balance of the rental fee, sales tax and towel/linen fee (if applicable) 30 days prior to arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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There is so much to explore in this area of Maine if you should choose to get out of the hammock or put down the fishing rod. There are 2 golf courses right in Poland, the Poland Springs Resort and the Summit Golf course. The Maine Wildlife Park in Gray could also be a good take as is the Shaker Village in Poland. For family fun try the Oxford Plains Raceway on Rt.26. They have everything from auto racing to monster truck competitions to demolition derbies. For grownup fun try the Oxford Casino also on Rt.26. Go for a seaplane ride in Naples. Bridgeton has a very unique movie theater and bar. Windham and Oxford also have movie theaters. Sea coast Fun park on Rt.302 in Windham will give you a thrill. If you love to shop then Freeport (45mins.) home of LL Bean is a must. Also horseback riding at the Carousel horse farm in Casco There are plenty of Antique and thrift stores to keep you busy. As you can see there is something for everyone, all you have to do is look.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: I recently purchased this property and am very excited about it. I live in Massachusetts but have been a property owner in Maine for a very long time. My family owned a camp in North Windham which eventually became mine. I spent all of my summers there as a child. About a dozen years ago I sold it. Something has been missing from my life since. So back to Maine I have come. I have always dreamed of owning a waterfront home here. I am recently retired and am looking forward to spending time in my vacation home. I hope you will enjoy it too.
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view from the road
2nd bedroom 2nd floor. Same great view of the lake.
Cozy livingroom with flat screen TV.
some of our neighbors
Exhale... You are at the lake
Frequent visitor to our waterfront.
Fresh new look to the camp this year
Dining area with woodstove
Queen bed 2nd floor with flat screen TV.
1st floor bedroom. Also a roll-away twin bed.
View from livingroom.
fire pit by the lake
Fishing at sunrise
Less than10 miles from the cottage on Rt 26. Must be 21 yrs old. Full casino.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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