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Gorgeous Farmhouse Retreats/Reunions

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Originally built in the late 1700's this post and beam home was solidly built from hand hewn timbers upon a field stone granite foundation. Beginning 1800's a second cape style home was added on to the original colonial house, expanding it into a very unique and large country home. This combination allowed for large, cozy bedrooms with spacious closets.

The entire home was completely remodeled in 2009 including the addition of another 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom area in the main floor. The total living space is over 4300 sq. ft., sitting on 3 beautiful acres overlooking gorgeous Maine countryside.

The Main house has 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with a large Country Kitchen, Laundry, Family/Living Room, Screened Sunporch and Large Loft Area.

The House sleeps 16+ people

Bedroom configuration:

-Downstairs Master king bedroom - ensuite bathroom

-Downstairs bedroom 2 sets of Bunkbeds, 1 Twin Bed

-Downstairs Bedroom Queen bed- ensuite bathroom

-Downstairs Bedroom Queen bed - ensuite bathroom

-Upstairs Bedroom Queen

-Upstairs Bedroom 2 Bunkbeds, 1 Twin Bed

-Loft Room 1 Sofa Beds

-Loft Room 3 Sofa Beds

Upstairs bathroom

We have added an on demand Hot water system for the entire house, ensuring enough hot water for large groups. However, Please stagger your showers as we're on a well with a well pump to ensure enough water flow for everybody. You can't run all showers at once.

More Details

Property Manager
Yolindi de Gouveia
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Why Yolindi de Gouveia chose Sebago Lake

Beautifully Furnished with all modern amenities. Enjoy a piece of Maine history. Close to Great Outlet shopping in Freeport Maine, including the famous LL Bean Store. Downtown Portland is only 25 min away with amazing shopping, ferry boat rides, Parks, restaurants. North Conway is an hour away with duty free shopping, skiing, and great sight seeing opportunities.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We have taken great lengths to restore this old house and maintain it's natural charm. We have carefully accented this with great furniture, to ensure that you will have an unforgettable stay at our house on Bonny Eagle Road.

The entire house has been refurnished in gorgeous Vintage Maine Style furniture and all new beds and mattresses, along with wonderful linens. For winter we have purchased new flannel sheets for extra sleeping comfort. Our latest upgrade of an on demand hot water system for the entire house is also a wonderful benefit for our guests, ensuring plenty of hot water for your entire group!

We are constantly upgrading or adding (like a new comfy living room set) some nice new kitchen gadget or new balls for summer play. We take pride in our home, and want you to have a memorable experience in our beautiful Maine home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We hosted our wedding on the farmhouse property, and we couldn't imagine having a more perfect experience. From our initial contact with Yolindi, to the date of checkout, we had great (and clear) communication that has been friendly and informative. Planning a wedding is usually one of the most stressful experiences in life, but by choosing to host our wedding here, we managed to have a warm, wonderful time without a glimmer of headache or disruption. The house was also a wonder: perfect for hosting our immediate families, fully stocked for last minute food preparation, and a calming retreat for the stresses of our big day. Truly, our experience is one that we will never forget, and we would gladly recommend this space to anyone.
Sep 2016
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Amenities

Standish Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Maine House Master - toilet , tub , shower , Double Sinks - Walk in Closet - Ensuite to Master Bedroom
    Main House - Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Apartment Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite to Master Bedroom
    Apartment Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Second Bedroom in Apartment
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Apartment - Botanical room - 1 queen , Ensuite Bathroom - Queen Bed
    Bedroom Apartment - Primitive Theme - 1 queen , Queen Bed Ensuite Bathroom
    Master in House - Paris Theme - 1 king , Ensuite Bathroom
    Loft Area - Vintage Super Hero Theme - 5 sleep sofa /futon , 4 Futon Beds/couches
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - Forest Theme - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 2 Bunkbed sleeping, 1 Twin Bed total
    Down Stairs - Dog Theme - 1 twin/ single , 4 bunk bed , 2 Bunkbeds, 1 Single
    Upstairs Queen Bedroom - Victorian Theme - 1 queen , Queen Bed
  • There are 6 private bedrooms, 3 with ensuite bathrooms. All other sleeping areas are well removed and "private". The house is very well layed out and spacious. All linen and ample pillows amd towels. provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.939394 based on 48 reviews
5

Amazing Property!

  • 5 of 5

Huge, well kept property with tons of yard space. Great place to get a large group together. House and property are spotless, and loads of games/activities for all ages!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your visit. It was a pleasure hosting your group. Lovely family. We look forward to seeing you again should your travels bring you to Maine!!
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Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a family wedding at Bonny Eagle Pond . Being able to have some of the guest stay at the farm house was great. The pictures don't do the house justice. Very comfortable and clean . Washer and dryer a big plus. The property is beautiful and we'll maintained. We would definitely rent from Yolindi again.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your where a fabulous group to host! Hope to see you again when you come to our neck of the woods!
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4

Excellent home for large family gatherings!

  • 4 of 5

It was so nice to have our family get-together here where all 20 of us could be under the same roof! The house has everything you could possibly need from kitchen items and seating areas to games and it's very centrally located (however it's right off a very busy road). Yolindi was very helpful answering any questions or concerns we had. We will definitely return some day!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay. You where an awesome group to host. Hope to see you again should your travels bring you to Maine.
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5

Outstanding facility for our family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect setting for our family reunion and celebration of my son's 40th birthday. The house was perfect in both size and layout...everyone (12 of us) were very comfortable, with all having their own space. There is no other house like this...every room is different with very unique decorations...truly awesome! The owner and the care taker, Dan responded quickly to any of our questions or concerns....making us feel very welcome, important and very comfortable. We can't recommend this home more highly....our only suggestion would be to add a couple more ceiling fans. The home is so open and airy, but ceiling fans would add greatly to the comfort and aviance of the home. Would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A fine stay

  • 4 of 5

Everyone was helpful and polite

The house was plenty big for us

We loved the porch and the adjacent apartment the best!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We had 10 people stay (it accommodates 16) and it was perfect for our group. With two kitchens our cookout for 22 people on Saturday was easy to accomplish. The house was very clean and stocked with more than enough essentials, extra towels, pillows, kitchen items etc. The beautiful grounds had a perfect location for just sitting, watching the neighboring cows or by the campfire in the evening. Lots of games, ping pong, foosball, wii, and many board games. A short drive to the Sabago Lake State Park Owner was very responsive to all our needs. Local gentleman who takes care of the house was very quick to respond to our requests. Overall a great place to stay. If we head to the area again, this would be a top choice.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"great seafood, great location!"
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
2.4 Miles
Town of Standish
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Town of Standish
Nearest Ski
46 Miles
North Conway, NH
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Car: necessary

Tube down the nearby river, swim or fish. Blue berry picking in season, Apple Picking, Maple Farms. Town of Standish is just 2.4 miles down the road. Minutes from Lake Sebago

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79

Property Manager is close by but does not live on property. The entire property is private and entirely available to renters.

Property Manager will meet at the house on day of check in. They are available via a phone call for any needs.

No smoking allowed in the house or on the premises. No pets allowed in the house, but are welcome to stay on the sun porch.

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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