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Lisa Sandberg

Member since: 2005
Speaks English

Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. Only 2 weeks of summer left!! Kayaks available

44 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Moosehead Lake - Loon's Nest Log Cabin

3 bedrooms and a loft Sleeps 6 adults. Use of 4 kayaks included with rental!!!

Beautiful, year round log cabin on the Moose River on Moosehead lake in Rockwood, Maine.The cabin is situated approx. 1/4 mile upriver from the mouth of lake. Cell phone and internet available. Great room has cathedral ceilings, large windows, a loft and a pellet stove for chilly evenings. Fully equipped kitchen, tv/vcr/dvd, washer/drier.There is a gas grill and picnic table for cook-outs on the large wrap around deck overlooking the Moose River.A fire pit is in yard. There is a new dock with steps for easier access located on the property.They have recently opened up a trail system for ATV's in our area. Drive your snowmobile right from the front yard to the trails and now you can do the same with your ATV!

Sleeps 8 comfortably. There are 3 bedrooms and a loft. The first bedroom has a queen size bed. The second bedroom has a set of bunk beds and a twin bed. The 3rd bedroom is upstairs and has a queen size bed and a twin. All mattresses are pillow top. Loft has a queen size pull out sofa. No pets, no exceptions, so please do not ask! No smoking, please.

Fishing details/Whitewater Rafting details: A glance at any map reveals a number of bodies of water ranging in size from Moosehead Lake to ponds of only a few acres. Some waters are easily accessed by car while others require some hiking and carrying. Among the popular species are bass, perch, trout, salmon, and togue. If this is your first time fishing in the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. Basic fishing outfits can be purchased from several stores in town. Be sure that you have a license and an up-to-date fishing regulation book. . . Then if you are up for something with more action - Experience whitewater rafting!!Each year thousands of paddlers challenge the whitewater of the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers. With the Moosehead Lake Region situated between these premier whitewater rivers, the area is a perfect spot for the river enthusiast to stay. Outfitters provide you with everything needed for a fun, safe trip.

Hunting Details/ Scenic Flying Experience: The Moosehead Lake region offers many exciting opportunities for hunters of all ages. Our region teems with wildlife and affords hunters a vast amount of terrain in which to spend a few hours, a day or a week. Some popular species of animals to hunt include partridge, rabbit, deer, bear and moose. Each of these has a specific legal hunting season and set of regulations, which can be found at the website for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. If this is your first time to the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. . . .Since much of the Moosehead Lake shoreline and many sporting camps are not accessible by road, seaplanes get quickly where motor vehicles and boats cannot. Two commercial air services offer sightseeing excursions. A half-hour flight around the lower half of the lake is a good way to appreciate the vastness of both lake and wilderness. Currier's Flying Service or Folsom's Flying Service, both will offer you a scenic flying experience!

Snowmobiling details: You have access to The Moosehead Lake Snowmobile Trail from the front yard of the Loon's Nest cabin. This trail climbs up to lofty overlooks, passes through deep forests, stops at outposts like Kokadjo, Northeast Carry, Seboomook, and Pittston Farm, and Greenville, never too many miles from food and fun.

Five local clubs, town employees and many volunteers keep these trails in great condition. Whether you want to take just a morning or afternoon trip or spend all day on the trails, your choices are many. Pack a lunch and stop at any number of locations with beautiful scenery; or plan to ride to one of the surrounding towns and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of the areas restaurants or inns that cater to snowmobilers.

Annual Maine Snowmobile Trail Rides: B-52 Memorial Elephant Mountain Snowmobile Trail Ride and The Ricky Craven Moosehead Lake Region Ice Fishing Snowmobile Trail Ride.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lisa Sandberg (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks English

About Lisa Sandberg

My name is Lisa Sandberg and I am a nurse at a small community hospital in the emergency room. Charlie is my husband of 30 years. He is a retired police officer. He also happens to be very good at building things. He built the log cabin 13 years ago and just this past year he built us a new 3500 sq ft home in Connecticut. I am a very lucky lady to be married to such a talented man. Charlie has the gift of gab. No one remains a stranger for long around him.

Lisa Sandberg purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Lisa Sandberg chose Moosehead Lake

Our next door neighbors here in Connecticut introduced us to Maine about 20 years ago. The 1st couple of years we camped with them at Camp Seboomek. But they got tired of hauling all their equipment every trip so they started looking for a small place to buy. They found a cute little place on the Moose River and we continued to stay with them for several more years.

One day Charlie was looking for a boat to buy, and Mark from the marina told him he had a boat for sale and, oh by the way, he also had a piece of land he would throw in. Mark needed the cash, the time was right, the price was really right and so before you know it we owned the boat and 2 acres of land. Charlie sold the boat to pay for the foundation! and the rest is history!

Reviews

4.9
based on 44 holidaymaker reviews

Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. Only 2 weeks of summer left!! Kayaks available
average rating of 4.909091 based on 44 reviews
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Loon's Nest

  • 5 of 5

My friend & I stayed at Loon's Nest in September (a perfect time of year). The house was wonderful with all the amenities you would ever need. I would recommend this home to anyone! It was so convenient having a dock since we brought our boat (which we could launch at the nearby marina). The location was terrific - private, not far from Greenville, restaurants, shopping, etc. We plan on returning to Loon's Nest!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We hope that you will be our guest again! Lisa
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5

Pre -Tourist Season Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This cabin's space was awesome to be in. Plenty of room for 5 of us. We really enjoyed the peace and quiet. Very little traffic and road noise. The location close to Greenville made visiting restaurants easy. We had 4 sunny days and some very cold remaining weather, but that was when I found the Salmon fish bite the most on the Kennebec river and the mouth of the Moose River trolling for Trout. Lot's of wildlife showed themselves. Moose, numerous deer, and a fox. We had a relaxing stay and kept warm with a very effective wood chip stove. Highly recommend staying here in any season. Thanks to the owners for offering up such wonderful place to vacation in.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

The Loons Nest was an ideal venue for our annual fishing trip.The reservation process was simple, the accommodations are clean, spacious and comfortable and all of the amenities worked without any problems. Its just what we had hoped for. We will likely book this again next year and if the fishing improves make it an annual outing. Thank you to the Sandbergs for allowing us into their home and for also inviting us back for a future vacation. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and without hesitation will recommend the Loons Nest to anyone seeking solitude in the Moosehead Lake region. Till next time...Joe L and friends.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Snomobilers Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I just got back from a 5 night stay at the Loons Nest and was thoroughly impressed! The house is perfectly located right off trail 66 and also provides easy access to the Lake. The house was impeccable when we arrived and the pellet stove was going strong giving the home a beautiful ambiance. This was my first experience with a pellet stove and we all loved it. It's easy to use, looks great and puts off lots of heat. The house is comfortable and well equipped. The bedrooms are nicely sized with plenty of beds and although we had a small crew the home could easily accommodate 8 comfortably. It seemed like everything and anything we wanted was there including a martini shaker and glasses for our pre-dinner Manhattan's. The propane grill on the deck was also a bonus and was perfect for cooking steaks and burgers.

The large oversized driveway provided plenty of parking for our 4 place trailer and made unloading and loading the sleds a breeze. The trails and Lake are a stones throw away. It was only a few minute ride to The Birches to get fuel in morning.

I've been snowmobiling in the Rockwood area for over 25 years and have stayed at various cabins and Inns on Moosehead Lake. This is by far my favorite!

I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for the perfect getaway!

Tom from NJ

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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loons nest.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is amazing . very comfortable and clean. Everything you would ever need or want. Perfect location for snowmobiling, very easy access to the main trail system ITS.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
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A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love Loon's Nest. Great location for snowmobiling. The cabin is beautiful and clean and the owners Lisa and Charlie are great. They sent someone to the cabin to welcome us our fist night as well as calling us and welcoming us to Rockwood and Loon's Nest. We enjoyed the 18 deer that peeked through the windows every morning and evening. Now that's a welcoming committee! Can't wait to go back to our home away from home. Thanks Lisa and Charlie! 🤗

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Location

Car: necessary

The Moosehead Lake Region has been a mecca for people looking for a unique outdoor experience. The region, often referred to as 'God's Country' by locals, is still famous for it's abundance of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're seeking to go fishing, hunting, camping, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, exploring, skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, sailing, photography, viewing wildlife or just taking in the natural beauty of the region. It's all here. So kick off your shoes relax, come on in and explore a bit of 'Gods Country'.

Golf: Mt Kineo Golf Course is located on Moosehead Lake and is thought to be the second oldest course in New England, built in the 1880's. The beauty of the island remains with Mount Kineo as the centerpiece, rising 1798 feet above the shores of Moosehead Lake from it's summit. Nine Hole, Par 36,3000 + yards, Each hole on this nine hole course is a challenge. The most scenic hole is the fourth, par 3, 138 yards, over water to a green at the base of Mount Kineo. Cart & club rentals available. Scenic hiking trails for all abilities. Club house serving subs & snacks. Daily boat shuttles available from Rockwood Landing. Green Fees for 2008 9 Holes - $15.00, 18 Holes - $25.00.

Ski: Winter in Moosehead is not just for snowmobilers. More and more people are discovering the joys of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There are more then 100 miles of groomed ski trails just for you, along with miles and miles of ungroomed possibilities for snowshoers.In the center of the Moosehead Lake Region is famous Moosehead Lake, which is surrounded by mountains, ponds and forests. Those traveling via cross-country skis and snowshoes enjoy gliding through spruce and pine forests with incredible views of frozen waterfalls, mountains, ponds and lakes. These sports provide the perfect retreat for nature lovers wanting to catch a glimpse of moose, deer, eagles and rabbits.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Rockwood, Moosehead Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Discounted week
24 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,409
for 7 nights
£1,409
 
 
Discounted week
21 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,409
for 7 nights
£1,409
 
 
Peak
11 Sep 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£626
for 3 nights
From
£183
£1,242
 
 
Non Peak
27 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£464
for 3 nights
From
£129
£893
 
 
Christmas Week
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£664
for 3 nights
From
£196
£1,409
 
 
Prime
8 Jan 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£664
for 3 nights
From
£196
£1,326
 
 
Non Peak
19 Mar 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£464
for 3 nights
From
£129
£893
 
 
Summer Time Prime
11 Jun 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,492
for 7 nights
£1,492
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£464
for 3 nights
From
£129
£893
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £458
cleaning £76
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Moosehead Lake in Maine Highlands

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Loft - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Brand new 42 inch flat panel plasma TV in great room. Crystal clear picture.

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