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Lakefront Secluded Cottage on Quiet Maine Property

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft + Office, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

2018 is our twelfth year listing our lake house. Our house is situated on a very quiet location on the back of Twitchell Pond - a smaller Maine pond (mid-size lake)that prohibits noisy watercraft and has a very shallow public boat launch. The house is a well kept cedar home with beautiful views on a dead-end road (only cottage traffic). Secluded swimming and sunbathing with Southwest facing deck and dock for afternoon and evening sunsets. We have a deep water dock for great swimming and diving. There are two quiet sandy beaches with shallow access for little kids nearby (walking distance). Our house has a heated outdoor shower (full bath/shower inside house too). A canoe, sailboat and kayaks are available on property. There are flower gardens and berry bushes surrounding the house and lot. This is peaceful paradise! Quiet walks, hikes and biking are just a few steps away. Local town, theater, golf and grocery, great brew-pub are 15 minutes away by car. 20 minutes to Ski area, zip lines, mountain biking, golf courses, guided fly fishing

Keywords: Quiet lakeside house on wooded back of lake road

More Details

Scott Broughton
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Scott Broughton

Tammy and I are from Portsmouth, NH and both own our own businesses nearby. We built the lake house in 1995 for skiing and getting away from it all. It's been a great place for a reality check. We try to improve the property a little every year. Thank you looking at our property and if you stay, we hope you return again!

Scott Broughton purchased this house in 1996

Why Scott Broughton chose Greenwood

Peaceful, relaxing and private area. All other creature comforts are nearby, but that's not why we come here. It's so quiet and night, it takes a few nights to get used to. Sitting by the fire pit at night making smores and looking up at stars is awesome and hanging out on the dock and deck is very relaxing. It's hard to leave this place.

What makes this house unique

Outdoor shower. Great roads and trails for running, Mt. biking. Garden and grounds, flowers around the house. Fly fishing on nearby rivers (guides available) and moose watching at night.


Greenwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size in loft
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Lakefront Secluded Cottage on Quiet Maine Property
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

updated property, beautiful scenery

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here May 2017 and had a great time. We came to "unplug" and get a way from everything and enjoy some quiet time together, and this was a great place to do just that. The home is updated, clean and very comfortable. The views are magnificent. We spent hours on the deck, just sitting and decompressing. We found everything we needed in a clean kitchen, and we got to use the kayaks to take a spin around the little pond. A word of caution for the month of May...may flies were bothersome. Other than those nasty little buggers, everything else was enjoyable. Also note that the property was not as "secluded" as we expected...neighbors are very close. Nonetheless, we enjoyed ourselves tremendously and loved the home a lot. To get something to eat we took a quick ride to Bethel about 15 min up the road and found several eateries and shops. We would stay at this home again, and we appreciate the opportunity to use the lovely home.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Chris. Thanks for your nice review and for staying at our house. We wish we had perfect seclusion on Twitchell Pond. The black flies are typically a hassle with damp weather. The day the dragon flies come out, they literally disappear in an matter of hours. They are the Maine State Bird. Come again in June. No bugs to speak of!
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Well kept property. As good as it gets!

  • 4 of 5

Excellent cabin. If you forgot something from home, don't worry. It's probably there. From kayaks and canoe, to grille and linens. Awesome deck with a pristine view of the lake. Not crowded and, very peaceful.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet lake. Beautiful view. Very nice lake house that is perfect for family of 4 but can hold more in the loft.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a great time

  • 4 of 5

Great place, very relaxing

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Setting and a Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend this place to anyone who enjoys a winter getaway close to several ski mountains and great hiking. The cabin is extremely efficient and well maintained by the owners with ongoing improvements with each visit. Our family has many great memories here and we appreciate and look forward to our time at the cabin.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Stoneface beer Holbens! Always glad to have you!
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Awesome Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin!!!! Everything was awesome!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland Jetport
Car: recommended

Skiing, Minutes to the slopes of Mt, Abram (can see the back side from lake view) and 15 minutes to Sunday River Ski Area




Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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