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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, kayaks, dock & swim float, on the water.

DUCK INN
JUNE SPECIAL (Call us for details 800-823-9501) Listen to the Loons. Watch the lake smoke drift. Take in the colors of the sunset. Sit in the Adirondack Chair on the dock and watch the moon rise over Mt. Pisgah. Breathe. Relax. Renew. De-stress. That is what this beautiful lake house on tranquil Dexter Pond is all about!

The perfect setting for a girl’s weekend, a family retreat or your new favorite vacation spot, Duck Inn is a privately-owned, professionally managed, cottage located on Dexter Pond. Two kayaks and a row-boat come with the property. Launch, swim or fish from your private dock and swim float. This newly renovated three bedroom, three bath lovingly decorated home is nestled next to a tranquil fresh-water pond. Of course in Maine, our ponds are larger than most other state’s lakes!

Comfortably furnished, well-appointed with all the conveniences you could need for six (6) people. The home sits on 6 acres with 300 feet of waterfront. There is a dock (with 6 feet of water), steps walking into the water and a swim float with ladder moored 100 feet off shore.

During Prime Season this cottage is a Saturday to Saturday Cottage. Call us if you need any special accommodations.

SO MUCH TO SEE, SO MUCH TO DO!
The fishing is fun, the swimming is easy, kayaking and canoeing are delightful. One adult kayak, one child kayak and one row boat are included. Enjoy the stillness of the morning mist as it rises from the lake and listen to the loons talk to each other. Adirondack chairs and sunny flowers await you on the dock perfect for your goal for the week: relax and de-stress!.

With easy access to Lewiston (16 miles) and Augusta (12 miles, there is plenty to do if you feel like exploring the world beyond your little slice of peace and quiet.

With easy access to Lewiston (16 miles) and Augusta (12 miles, there is plenty to do if you feel like exploring the world beyond your little slice of peace and quiet.

THE HOUSE
The fully-equipped kitchen has new stainless appliances, a nicely decorated formal dining room and an invitingly comfortable living room with large windows overlooking the lake. The living room has a 60' smart TV/DVD/VCR, air conditioning, a small DVD library and free WIFI. There is a BBQ grill on the open deck. The lawn surrounding the house has been personally maintained by owners and is quite simply, lovely. Horse shoes and a croquet set are available.

On the main level you will find the kitchen, dining room, living room and access to the deck and yard. There is also a Queen Bedroom with en suite bath with shower as well as a Queen Bedroom with large windows for waking up overlooking the lake. There is also a second full bath with jetted tub and shower.

The lower level suite has a family room with second TV/VCR/DVD, a small kitchenette, and the third bedroom with two Single beds that can be pushed together to make a King. A shower bath completes this suite.

All linens are included. Well-behaved, friendly dogs are welcome. Available June, July, August.

BEDROOMS
1st Floor: two bedrooms each with a Queen Bed. One has an en-suite bathroom.
Lower Level: one bedroom with 2 Singles or a King.
BATHROOMS:
Bathrooms:
1st Floor: two bathrooms, one is a 3/4 with a shower the other is a full bath with jetted tub.
Lower Level: one 3/4 bathroom with a shower.

WHAT ELSE WILL YOU NEED?
Be sure to let us help you create the perfect vacation! We love this sweet little cottage and have all kinds of ideas and information on how you can enjoy your vacation at Duck Inn. Reach out to us for help in planning your trip!

WAYNE, MAINE
Located in the heart of the lakes region, rural Wayne is a quaint community with a population of 1,189. Situated between Augusta and Lewiston, Wayne is home to many lakes and ponds and centrally located for easy access to many amenities.
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Owner

Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    with en-suite 3/4 bath (shower)...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    With beautiful views of the lake!...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    The beds and also be converted into a king bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    En-suite to the master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    On the lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub

    On the main level...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Morning mist, evening colors and bright sunny days! You will love the views and ambiance of this sweet pond!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Nestled right beside Dexter Pond, 113 acres with a 2.9 mile perimeter, a max depth of 25'. Great for fishing, swimming, kayaking and wild-life viewing. Loons, eagles, heron and many other species!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Beautiful formal dining room with antique furnishings....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In the main living room....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WiFi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The big living room is located on the main floor and a smaller living room on the lower level. Both have flat screens, DVD and stereo systems....moreless

  • Parking:

    Room for one vehicle only....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring extra towels for the water and for your pet. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Modern, open, great views of lake!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    One adult kayak, one child's kayak and one canoe....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful, natural plantings surround the house, creating a sense of tranquility and peace. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime Season
Jun 3 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,995
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$320 $360
Fri, Sat, Sun

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • damage waiver $50 + tax
  • cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Arrivals and Departures are scheduled for Saturdays at this home during prime season (June 18 - Sept 8). Please call for stays of less than 7 days.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Winthrop
58 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Portland
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sunny Brook Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 133, Wayne
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Winthrop
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bethel
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Androscoggin Yacht Club in Wayne

Located in the heart of the lakes region, rural Wayne is a quaint community with a population of 1,189. Situated between Augusta and Lewiston, Wayne is home to many lakes and ponds and centrally located for easy access to many amenities.

 

Owner info

Cottage Connection of Maine, Inc.

About the owner: Hi! We are Jeff and Audrey. We live in this home throughout the winter with our daughter and boxer. We love this property, the peacefulness of it and the gorgeous views. We have been renovating it and absolutely love the ambiance we have created. We hope that you will also enjoy this perfect little slice of heaven. We welcome you to our home!

Why the Owner Chose Wayne, ME, USA:
Duck Inn is just such a perfect spot. Even before we did the upgrades, we loved the tranquility, the way the light moves through the house and property. It is quiet and private and yet pretty close to just about anything we need. We commute to be here and think it is worth it!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Duck Inn is one of the homes managed by Cottage Connection, Jeff and Audrey's business. Vacation Rentals. Privately Owned. Professionally Managed. Trusted since 1993. Cottage Connection was one of the first vacation rental companies in the Mid-coast region of Maine. Jeff and Audrey Miller, who own two other vacation rental homes themselves had an aha moment when they realized they could not find anyone who ‘got it’ to manage their rentals for them. Since 1993 they have been trusted by homeowners and vacationers to “connect” each family with the perfect cottage for their vacation. As Audrey puts it; “The home they stay in becomes a personality, a part of their lore when a family connects with the right cottage. Whether they want a rustic cabin in the woods or a high-end ocean bungalow, the right setting sets the tone for the entire vacation.” Learn more about how Cottage Connection can help make you vacation perfect! In renting Duck Inn you will be staying in the home of Jeff and Aubrey that is managed by their professional team. A win-win for you! We know you will love this sweet lake house and are looking forward to welcoming you home!


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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

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Photos

  • Comfortable furniture for you to relax and enjoy your outdoor space

    Comfortable furniture for you to relax and enjoy your outdoor space

  • Dining room seats 6-8.

    Dining room seats 6-8.

  • Lobster pot and crackers included in this lovely kitchen!

    Lobster pot and crackers included in this lovely kitchen!

  • Thoughtful owners have left watercraft for your use during your stay

    Thoughtful owners have left watercraft for your use during your stay

  • Great local spot for some delicious treats

    Great local spot for some delicious treats

  • Wonderful, local Farmers Market should not be missed

    Wonderful, local Farmers Market should not be missed

  • You know this is where you want to be.... you can make it happen!

    You know this is where you want to be.... you can make it happen!

  • Living Room with 60" Smart TV

    Living Room with 60" Smart TV

  • Master bedroom also offers floor to ceiling windows with views of the lake

    Master bedroom also offers floor to ceiling windows with views of the lake

  • Welcome to our home! Personal touches throughout!

    Welcome to our home! Personal touches throughout!

  • The two single beds in the lower level suite can be converted into a king bed.

    The two single beds in the lower level suite can be converted into a king bed.

  • Local General Store for last minute purchases

    Local General Store for last minute purchases

  • Cary Memorial Library offers information on the area and the state of Maine

    Cary Memorial Library offers information on the area and the state of Maine

  • Cozy, comfortable and relaxing, what more do you need for a great vacation?

    Cozy, comfortable and relaxing, what more do you need for a great vacation?

  • Sunrise over Dexter Pond

    Sunrise over Dexter Pond

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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