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Cozy, lakeside cottage for your family vacation.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Visit our renovated camp-style cottage with pine floors and walls, custom cabinetry and slate counter tops.

The second floor has one private bedroom with a double bed and one large bunk room with two sets of pine bunks, a double bed and open space. There are two bathrooms (one up, one down).

Relax in this cozy, old world-style, two story cottage situated just 20 feet from water's edge on lovely North Pond with views of surrounding mountains and islands. Enjoy our sunsets, wade-in lake entrance, pillared porch and dock to relax on as part of your vacation experience. 30 minutes to the White Mountains of New Hampshire and only 15 minutes to Sunday River Resort.

Our happiest guests are families using the lake boats and fire pit and enjoying time together. We are close to RT 26 so there will be some road noise.

We do not have a landline or TV. Cell phones work fine and some have downloaded an app to get internet through their phones.

Keywords: Lakeside Cottage

More Details

Owner
Sharron
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Sharron

We live in southern Maine and love the mountains no matter the season.

Sharron purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Sharron chose Mountains & Lakes

Our house is 5 minutes to Mt Abram and 15 minutes to Sunday River and 20' from the lake. Who could ask for more. I bought the property so my family could move from Mt. A. to SR as they grew. 'Rock Island' in the middle of the lake is truly fantastic and a gathering place for vacationers around the lake. We have met great people and enjoyed many hours just hanging out there. I bought the house after renting for 2 days... and that was when there was no shower or bath!!

What makes this cottage unique

'the camp' as we call it has been our second home for many years. My kids grew up skiing at Mt. Abram and then Sunday River and swimming and boating on the lake. Their first boat, the Blue Lube, is the pedal boat and they were responsible for it when just 6 and 8 years old. They had to clean it and make sure it was tied up every night.

We all love hanging out on rock island and jumping off. I usually bring a beach chair from the shed or make a soft spot with a few life preservers. We have even cooked marshmallows over a fire out there. Ice fishing and walking on the lake at night in the winter is marvelous. The stars are so bright.

Amenities

Woodstock Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Fire Pit, Dock, Paddle Boat, Canoe, Woodstove. We are near Rt 26 so there can be road noise at times.

Reviews

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(8 traveler reviews)

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Cozy, lakeside cottage for your family vacation.
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
4

Beautiful and cozy cottage that my family loved!

  • 4 of 5

This is a gorgeous cottage on a beautiful spot. The kids loved jumping off the dock into the warm water and the beach was perfect for launching our kayaks and the canoe. The sunsets across the pond were so beautiful and you can even watch them from inside the living room. The cottage itself was perfection and fully equipped with everything necessary to cook and feel at home. Be prepared for a lot of noise from mac trucks on the road, as they were pretty constant and very loud. This did not take away from the quality of our vacation at all. Also, check to be sure you have cell phone coverage our phones did not work (not a bad thing!). Overall we had a lovely vacation and wished the home was ours!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! Very nice cabin, lots of space, and great for kids. The owner is very helpful and responsive. It is a very well maintained property.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the house!
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5

Great little cottage on Bryant Pond!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights as part of our honeymoon in mid-October. The owner was excellent with communicating with us and even called me before our stay to let us know that the summer had been dry and there was a possibility of the water running out during our stay(the cottage runs on well water). The water did run out on our last night there, but we had jugs of water from the spring down the road to use so it was no issue. It was a little chilly during our visit so it was nice to have the wood stove in the living room; we had a few fires during the night and would sit by it playing some of the many games provided in the cottage. The location is great as it is right on the pond and is not too far from town or Sunday River Resort (which I assume many people go to when they are in that area). There is hiking near by and lots of things to do if you want to leave the coziness of the cottage! I would recommend this place to friends and family and may even stay here again if we visit family in Maine next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Breanna, Not everyone would be okay with the water situation after this super dry summer season but you took it in stride. I am so glad you had a great time. Come back!
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4

Back to my childhood.

  • 4 of 5

wonderful cottage on the lake. We had delightful weather and enjoyed our stay. Our family came from the other end of the lake in their motor boat towing 7 blow up floats & rafts. They wondered what was taking so long....a cinder block attached to the last raft as an anchor. We had lots of fun in the sun and enjoyed the paddle boat. Many memories as my family rented this cottage when I was a child & I also stayed with my young children.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston
5

Long-lasting Memories (A+)

  • 5 of 5

I've visited this house with my own family and with friends' families multiple times over many years. Every time we enjoy the small cottage feeling on the lake no matter what time of the year. As a kid, the bunk beds were the best part and always what I looked forward to, although the paddle boat my be a close winner. Now as a young adult, I look forward to the homey feeling sitting around the fire (outdoor or indoor!) at night sipping hot chocolate and enjoying the serenity of Maine. The owner always makes this an easy getaway and has the house in great condition and clean when we arrive.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Mixed review

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at this cottage in July of 2010. Yes, 2010. Strange that I'm just now writing a review but I was just looking for rental property in the area again and found this page. The cottage is super cute. Just as pictured. We loved that about it. The mudroom is fab and the kitchen is wonderful. The beds are comfortable too. We are a family of 4 and at the time had a 10 yr old and a 2 yr old. While the cottage it self is great there are some factors that the owner can not control that if we had known we (with young kids) would not have rented here. It was our worst vacation by far. The July we visited was blistering. The cottage was SO hot we had to keep the kids up well into the night to get any rest as there was zero breeze. I believe at the time the cottage had one fan ( or did we bring one?) If we weren't roasting we were kept up by the noise. You can not be downstairs and even whisper w/out everyone upstairs hearing you. The cottage while it says it has 2 bedrooms (I believe a bedroom has to have a door on it to be considered a bed room). This cottage has a huge loft area at the top of the stairs. The one bedroom ( with a door) is off the loft next to the bathroom. The cottage is VERY close to Rt. 26. We were kept up late into the night by Harley Davidson Riders with their loud bikes screaming at top speed down Rt. 26. If it wasn't the motorcycles it was the neighbors to the left ( if you are facing the lake). They had a huge family reunion and were up late whooping hollering and drinking & yelling swears across the lake and up early doing the same.

None of these things are in the control of the owner-I understand that but they all added up to a sleep deprived vacation and little quiet. We were joking that it was a miracle that the few seconds of silence we heard in between the neighbors and motorcycles that we even heard the loons.

So my sum up for this place is CUTE as a button-perfect for families with teens or older kids that all go to bed and rise at the same time. Great boats, dock for fishing and blueberry bushes off the side of the house. Location-questionable and risky. Glad to read others did not have the same experience we did. Although we're only the 3rd review.....?

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy to report the neighbors to the left are gone! The land has been sold and will be a park. You are right, the house is small and a sleeping baby can be hard with others downstairs. The "bunk room" is at the top of the stairs but it is not a loft but a full height room with a peaked roof so almost 14' at the peak. There is and has always been a large ceiling fan in that room and there are at least 2 or 3 other fans in the house. I am glad you liked the house but sorry it was so hot when you visited.
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Map

We are close to Rt 26 and in the "open window" months there will be some road noise.

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Rates & Availability

Woodstock Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$998
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%

SPRING and FALL off season rates are 2 night minimum except long holiday weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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