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On the road to Baxter Park, Rafters.Snowmobile I.T.S. 86 from house in winter.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Open concept house, Master Bedroom,Large loft , sleeps 8+.

Waterfront, big house with cottage that sleeps 8+ (2 king size, 1 double and 1 sleeper sofa double) Big yard with barbecue grill, outdoor firepit and lots of room for games and play. The house have high standard and a open concept. The guest cottage is new and sleeps four, bathroom and mini fridge.Guest cottage is seasonal, open May thru October.

Fish Smith Pond from the dock or go canoeing or kayaking. The house is on the road to Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin (15 miles). Many opportunities for rafting, climbing and outdoor life.

For the Winter season:

In the winter we close the guest cottage. The big house has a master bedroom with a king size bed, loft with king size bed and a double bed, in the living room downstairs we have a full futon. There are air mattresses also available. Two full bathrooms.

Its perfect for snowmobiling! You can leave from the yard and within a couple hundred yards you have main snowmobile trails.Huge yard for your snowsled trailers.

More Details

Owner
Bernie and Kicki Pineau
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 12, 2017

About Bernie and Kicki Pineau

Welcome to our home! Since we live in Sweden 10 months a year we decided to offer our home a couple of months from spring to fall.

Bernie is originally from Millinocket and the property has been in his family since 1940. Bernie built the house and love every piece of it.

Kicki is from Stockholm, Sweden where we now live and work. We have three sons (14,20,22) that love the Maine woods and their guest cottage.

Every summer we climb the mountain, go white water rafting, fish and swim and enjoy the outdoors, we hope you will do the same!

Please contact us if you have any questions!

Enjoy your stay and take good care of our loved house.

Bernie&Kicki

Amenities

Millinocket House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs from master bedroom and loft bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Downstairs bathroom,laundry room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , guest cottage
  • 3 bathrooms,with washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Guest cottage seasonal, last 4 pictues in album.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

On the road to Baxter Park, Rafters.Snowmobile I.T.S. 86 from house in winter.
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
Portland, Maine
4

Great!

  • 4 of 5

Clean and cozy. BBQ grill on back deck was a plus - thank you! Could have used a dish washer though. Snowmobile from house is a plus. Washer and dryer were a plus. Sawmill Bar & Grill right down the street. Close to town. I would stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you liked our home! Next time you come there will be a dishwasher, we will install one this spring/summer.
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5

Perfect for our needs!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this rental last week for a snowmobile trip. In all seriousness I cannot say that there was anything at all that was disappointing or negative regarding our stay. The house was warm and welcoming with plenty of space for the four of us and all our gear with room to spare for stretching out and relaxing. It was a very short distance to trail access with abundant room in the driveway for sleds and trailers. The open concept allowed everyone to be comfortable regardless of what we were doing at all times. We bring and prepare all of our own meals, and the kitchen and food prep area were more than adequate for what we needed to do to eat well. The grill on the back porch was a nice bonus also, as access to a grill during the wintertime is sometimes problematic. My experience and discourse with the owner was very pleasant from my first inquiry throughout trip prep right up through correspondence when the trip was over. Any questions I had were promptly answered clearly with a high degree of professionalism. It is clear to me that the owners take great pride in both their residence and hospitality. Although the property is located on a main road, it was quiet, peaceful, and allowed our group to maximize our down time for rest as we put in some long days and heavy miles on the trails. We had good cell phone reception (a rarity), and plenty of options on the satellite tv. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a great house-location for a sled trip. Although we did not need to bother him, it was comforting to know that there was a property manager close by in the event of any problems.I fully intend to use this rental again in the future, and hopefully my status as a former client will aid that wish because I believe as more renters discover this gem opportunities will become fewer as more people discover its charm, convenience, and high quality.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joel, we appreciate the reveiw,hope to have you back next year.
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5

Great Home for Family & Friends

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends stayed for a weekend away to go White Water Rafting. The house is conveniently located close to the New England Outdoor Center! We tried the suggestion that was left on the welcome note for Pizza our second night and it was great! There is plenty of cleaning supplies, paper products, towels & dishes/kitchen items. The only thing I would say to bring more of is blankets if you are the type that likes to bundle up! The house is very clean & great space with secluded property and lawn space for outdoor games. We very much enjoy our trips up, this was our second year staying in the home & likely many more to come :)

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA
5

Beautiful Maine experience

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home on a quiet arm of Smith Pond. We were within 20 minutes of Baxter State Park. Great hiking. Several very good restaurants nearby. The house is lovely with a bright open floor plan and a well stocked kitchen. The porch was made for outside living with a wonderful grill and seating for 10-12. We watched hummingbirds feeding all day. Overall, a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location for wanting to discover Baxter State Park

  • 4 of 5

Arriving, we were very impressed. The size of the property, the home was as described or better. Well appointed with all we needed from kitchen items to linens. The location was great for those of us who wish to discover the park but are not willing to go without the comforts of a house. The owners were very responsive upon pre-booking and no surprises on the bill. The only drawback was tap water odor which was clearly communicated to us before hand. They supplied us with a water cooler and ample extra water to drink and use but showering was unpleasant due to the odor. Otherwise, they were getting a five-star rating.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Luc,we have made adjustments to our water filtering system to correct the odor during showering..
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Cambridge
5

Fantastic home in Maine

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a fantastic time in Millinocket and it's mainly because of the home rented via the responsive hosts. Spacious backyard with the opportunity to canoe. Fire pit. Grill. Guest house included to host more people. Overall, an excellent experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Millinocket House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Scott Bridges
Jan 24 2018 - Jan 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,500
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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