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Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. 4 Kayaks included

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms and loft. Sleeps 8. Use of 4 kayaks included with rental

Beautiful, year round log cabin on the Moose River on Moosehead lake in Rockwood, Maine. Sleeps 8 comfortably. 6 adult maximum. 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.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! 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.

More Details

Lisa Sandberg
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

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 32 years. He is a retired police officer. He also happens to be very good at building things. He built the log cabin in 2001 and in 2007 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!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Rockwood in Seboomook Lake

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • 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
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 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
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 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
Brand new 42 inch flat panel plasma TV in great room. Crystal clear picture.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(50 traveller reviews)

Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. 4 Kayaks included
average rating of 4.9 based on 50 reviews

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 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Loons Nest. The home was gorgeous, and obviously very well taken care of. We would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We love coming here every February. Charles and Lisa are great. They always check in to make sure we arrived safely and that we are all set. They are great.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cabin and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay, trails across the lake are great: 66 to 85/86 to the B-52 crash site and 66 to Pitston Farm are all in great condition. Every year has been a good time and we will be back.

Thanks for the hospitality,

Mike, Wayne, Lloyd, Lewis and Sean.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winthrop, ME, USA


  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! House was very clean on arrival. It had everything we needed to be comfortable and enjoy our time there. Owners called first night we arrived to make sure everything was good and let us know to contact them if we needed anything else. House was in a great location. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Loved the deck, dock and kayaks! Fished and fed ducks on dock. Watched stars on the deck. House was spacious and gorgeous. Hope to go back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gray Ghost Guide Service & Sailing Charters
"Great food"
The Birches Resort
"Great little bar for grabbing a cocktail with friends."
Spectacular Views of Mt Kineo, on shores of Moosehead lake in Rockwood
"Golf with beautiful view."
Stress Free Moose Pub & Cafe
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rockwood bar and grill
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The birches resort
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Rockwood, Maine Highlands

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Non Peak
19 Mar 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer Time Prime
11 Jun 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Sep 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Non - peak
26 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas Season
24 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Non peak
18 Mar 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summertime prime
10 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £467.42
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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