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Awesome cottage on pristine lake - sleeps 8 - Private yet close to town.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private waterfront cottage on shores of Maranacook Lake. 2 bdrms & large loft.

What an awesome spot for your vacation! Our cottage is rustic, yet updated for your comfort. We are on a large, private lot and have the best sunsets for your enjoyment. We have beds for 8 so there's plenty of room for everyone. The lot is level and has great views of the lake. We have a waterfront deck where you can enjoy your morning coffee and listen to the loons. Maranacook has 2 boat launches so bring the boat and enjoy this pristine lake. Great for swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing....what more could you want. Come check us out. We guarantee you'll be back year after year!


Property Manager
Merline Douglas
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

About Merline Douglas

Our father built this fine log cottage for our family to enjoy. We are now sharing it with you. Come for a visit!

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Car: necessary

Amenities

Readfield Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Living Room
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
  • 2 bedrooms on the main level. The loft has 4 single beds. Room on the floors for cots or mattresses for 2 additional people. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LINENS.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

3.8/5 -
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Awesome cottage on pristine lake - sleeps 8 - Private yet close to town.
average rating of 3.8 based on 5 reviews
3

Different experience

  • 3 of 5

The cottage looked like a nice rustic Maine cottage which brought back good memories. My family has rented several cottages on Belgrade Lakes in the past. Yet for over $200 a night this camp left us with a lot of sleepless nights as the beds definitely needed to be updated...Truly back aching,even the teenagers complained. Sadly and Unfortunately the towels smelled like a wet dog, extremely rough like they were hung out to dry not laundered in a washing machine and dryer for sure!! Thankfully I had brought beach towels.The dresser drawers were filthy; sawdust and dead bugs abound! Needless to say I had to keep my clothing in my suitcase for nine days! The real bummer was the Train which travels by the camp three times nightly, so if you fall asleep, be ready to be woken up at 2:45 AM 5:45 AM 12 12:30 PM and more by the train horns as well as the loud train tracks for more than 30 minutes.

We have a beautiful boat we brought,which must be docked at the public boat landing which was not too far but unfortunately the dock at the cottage was missing a barrel so my 6 foot guys had to be careful where they stood because water pours over and they lost their footing a bit, glad my family is athletic! The dock also needs a bumper as our gorgeous boat would've been scraped all to hell if my husband didn't put an old tube between the dock and our boat every night-very time consuming! We were supposed to be on vacation, not working.It made my yoga in the dock an extra cardio at times. For the price,this cottage definitely needs some improvements. Funny, the realtor expected everybody who entered the cottage to sign a contract...for what, kind of crazy! We did make the best of this as the lake is clean and not overpopulated on a positive note! I was grateful to be able to be on the water.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This lake house was exactly what we were looking for. A quiet area and easy fishing for a week. The house is exactly as described and was perfect for two couples. We had an issue with the dock that was resolved by property manager and the owners were very nice and sent their apologies as well. Overall a very nice rental.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice place to get away from it all... With you dog!

  • 4 of 5

Pros: allows dogs! / bigger than it looks! / clean, open, and spacious floor plan for kitchen/dining & living rooms / 2 good size bedrooms w/ 1 full bed each (queen size would better support sleeping 2/bed) / nice, wide, walk up stairs to loft housing 4 twin beds (but only two twin sheet sets supplied / ample screened/glassed in porch ( but diminished air flow due to Windows blocking ½ the breeze) / water front deck and dock / simple fire pit for nightly flames...

Cons: no internet access! 😩 / Daily occurrence of ants on porch (there seems to be attempts made to deal with the problem) / poor/broken shower head needing replacement

Considerations for renters (not an issue/problem with my experience/needs): steep decline to waterfront / comfortably sleeps 6 with room for 9 if sleeping 2/full bed and the large comfy couch! 😉

Things to do: sleep in late due to the beautiful trees surrounding you (or you'd better set your alarm!) / take a boat ride into Winthrop, stroll the streets, and get some delicious ice cream! / Readfield Market is a short car ride for your needs / listen to the serenading of the crazy loons / get out and explore the lake - look for the osprey and eagle nests / or do nothing at all. 😉

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A Lovely Spot on a Scenic Lake

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was basic but met our family's expectations and needs. We had a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Uxbridge, MA
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Peaceful Maranacook Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Quiet, clean and private. These are really the three items that we seek when on vacation and you get all this and more at this cabin on Maranacook. Very sturdy and peaceful deck at the waters edge is a lovely bonus.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! This truly is a wonderful, Maine get-away. We hope you come back next year and pass the word along to your family and friends.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Damage deposit and cleaning fee required to hold reservation.

Payment in full due 60 days prior to arrival.

4% processing fee added if credit card used.

Renters will need to supply their own water for cooking and drinking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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