Quiet Lake Serenity Just 10 Miles from Portland!(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedrooms+, 2 baths lakefront home sleeps 8
Built in 2005 on peaceful Little Duck Pond in Windham, Maine, this hidden gem is 10 miles from Portland yet is secluded on a 44-acre spring-fed pond. The property is over an acre with 262 feet of waterfront. A private dirt road leads to our home on the pond. Just steps away from the water, it has a deck, screen porch, an outdoor dining table and gas grill. The waterfront has a dock, a sandy bottom entry for wading or swimming and a separate boat area with 3 kayaks, a canoe and pedal boat. The full-width deck, well-equipped kitchen, dining area, living room with fireplace, full bath, master king bedroom and screen porch are on the upper level. Twin-bedded and queen bedrooms, bath with stall shower, washer & dryer, and family room with a wet bar/mini-fridge/microwave, HDTV and queen pull-out couch are on the lower level. Sheets, bath towels, beach towels and kitchen towels are included. You are also welcome to bring your own.
Member since: 2014
- 1664 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Pull-out queen sofa in family room. Portable crib available.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Beach towels as well as bath towels in first floor bathroom.
- Music Library:
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 15 - Jun 24, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 10 - Nov 4, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
Security deposit of $500 due with second payment.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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When at the lake house you feel secluded and in the woods, yet Portland and all it has to offer (great restaurants, art museum, ferry trips, whale-watching, shopping) is less than 30 minutes away. There is a fun center with mini-golf and zip-lining 15 mins from the house. The beaches, light houses, and state parks of the Maine coast are a short drive as well. LL Bean and the Freeport outlets are an easy drive.
Year Purchased: 2014
Why Windham, ME, USA:
We have vacationed in Maine for most of the last 30 years. We rented this house in the summer of 2013 and fell in love with it! The setting on the lake, the peace and quiet, yet so close to Portland and the coast are a hard-to-beat combination. And we fell in love with the house itself. We have renovated a lot of properties and recognized the great workmanship and quality of materials used in this house.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The wall of windows in the living room/dining room area just brings the lake inside. On a visit in October it was breathtaking! Being so close to the water allows such easy access to the house and dock. If you forget something, it's no big deal to go back and get it. And the mini-refrigerator on the lower level is such an added bonus. When we are there we keep it full of water bottles--no need to traipse through the whole house to refill. It's an easy in and out from the dock. As past renters, we have tried to think of the "little things" that make a rental special and convenient. For that reason, we provide sheets and towels, basic bathroom products (shampoo, conditioner, soap, tissues, etc.), kitchen basics (salt, pepper, mustard, ketchup, flour, napkins, paper towels, dish soap), laundry detergent, etc.
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Serenity on Little Duck Pond
Nestled in the woods
Crystal clear water
Grill and outdoor dining
3 kayaks, a canoe, and a pedal boat
Living room with stone fireplace
Breakfast bar with stools
Lots of windows bring the outside in.
Master bedroom with king bed
Relax on the dock
House just steps from the water
262 feet of lakefront
Morning coffee on the deck
Relax with a book or take a nap
Family room with microwave and mini-fridge
Fully equipped kitchen
Late afternoon sun on the dock
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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