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Historic Boathouse on Long Lake

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in North Bridgton - The Boathouse

House, 3 Bedrooms + Library, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

An Historic Setting:

The Boathouse is over 115 years old. The original purpose being a working boathouse for boat building and repair. The renovation began in 1996.

It sits on granite, supporting a fifty foot concrete deck. The deck and house are surrounded on three side by the lake, giving one the feeling of being on a ship.

The views are expansive, leaving one in awe! The furnishings and amenities have been described by renters as elegantly comfortable.

The Boathouse on Long Lake is a place that you will want to return to!

A Four Season Destination:

In the summer enjoy swimming, boating, fishing..right from the deck! We also have many beautiful hiking and climbing opportunities close by.

Don't miss the breath taking autumn foliage! During the winter months snowmobiling, cross country ski, downhill ski, skate, ice fish and fall in love with the scenic Maine winter all from The Boathouse!

The Main House:

Will sleep ten. It has three bedrooms and a large sitting/sleeping area on the second floor. There is a full bath on each floor.

The bedrooms feature a nautical theme with custom Oak Captain beds that provide great sleeping and expansive views. The bathrooms are of the era, with all the modern upgrades.

Keywords: Lakefront Lodge

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Katherine Vincent
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
13 November, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Historic Boathouse on Long Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

PARADISE on Long Lake

  • 5 of 5

For the past Four years the Wife & our Two Dogs pack-up & head North for a lil RnR & to celebrate our Anniversary . We've used HomeAway to stay at other Lakeside homes in NH & ME . As soon as we pulled up to The Boathouse we knew we had struck Gold . It far exceeded our expectations . As described in the name , the house is ON the Lake .. open the back french doors walk a few feet , & dive into beautiful Long Lake . The Town of Bridgton has plenty to do i.e. Movie theater - a Drive-in , shops & restaurants ... I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND this to anyone ... & I know for sure we will be back .The homeowner Leslie was a most gracious & pleasant host .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
5

Idyllic stay

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with this historic restored boathouse. The peaceful lake is located just off the deck which wraps around the house on three sides. The furnishings are of high quality; the kitchen provides all the equipment you need for a family, and there is a grill outside, a hammock, and many deck chairs for sitting and visiting or watching the calm lake. The captains beds in the upstairs bedrooms are very comfortable, and we heard the loons every evening, and saw them up close each morning in the lake. We felt lucky to stay in this charming, beautiful home, and would return again. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marlborough, MA
5

Loved the boathouse just as much if not more the 2nd time!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation with family friends! We really appreciated your quick to response to questions before we arrived and your attention to special details for our visit. I really hope we can come back again! Special touches were the baby ducks that swam by every morning and the Loon songs at night. Can't say enough about how much we loved our stay but we want to make sure there will be a spot for us to return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hudson, New Hampshire
5

Breathtaking view, beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

You can not get any closer to the water if you tried! We love the Boathouse on Long Lake and we rent it year after year! The rooms are nicely decorated. The expansive windows make you feel like you are on the water. It is a very relaxing vacation. We rent a pontoon boat and go out every evening for a sunset cruise. Just amazing! I would highly recommend this home to anyone. The pictures are accurate but do not even begin to show the beauty of this home! All ready booked for next year!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the boathouse 2/14-2/18 during the Sebago/Cumberland County ice fishing derby. There was a major snowstorm predicted for the day of our arrival and Laura graciously contacted us to say we could come a day early if it was safer to travel, which we did. We arrived to find the boathouse was not just what you see in the pictures but so much more. The house was clean and beautifully decorated. Laura and Leslie were warm and inviting hosts, they made us feel like we belonged there. We had our friends and family up to fish with us and we had an amazing time. We spent a lot of time at the outdoor fire pit and just enjoyed everything a Maine winter stay has to offer. We left the boathouse with a peace in our hearts that will keep us going til our next vaca. If you are considering renting here, you will not be disappointed. We can't we to return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spencer, MA
5

Phyllis, Spencer, MA

  • 5 of 5

If you enjoy the water, and would like to stay in comfortable lodging right on the lake surrounded by natural beauty, then the Boathouse on Long Lake is the place for you! In some of our past experiences, the photos we viewed have not accurately reflected the true nature of the place. Not so with the Boathouse! We were pleasantly surprised to see a very spacious "great room" surrounded on three sides by large windows and facing the lake. The furnishings are very comfortable as well as tastefully chosen and placed. The house is beautifully decorated and the 'personal' touch is evident throughout the house. The kitchen, adjacent to the main room, is equipped with all the amenities PLUS! Cookware, dishes, utensils, etc. are of the highest quality. Our sleeping arrangements were very comfortable. We were awakened in the mornings by the haunting cries of the loons and continued to be entertained by them throughout the day. Some in our party spotted an eagle in the area, which we all found exciting. Members of our party enjoyed swimming, canoeing, and kayaking every day,as well as just sitting on the large patio at the lake's edge, enjoying the beautiful view. This is a very quiet area and anyone who is looking for beauty, comfort, and peace will be pleasantly surprised when they arrive here. It is evident that the maintenance and upkeep of the Boathouse is continuous and of the highest quality.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Portland Maine ( PWM)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Campfire grill
Nearest Ferry
29 Miles
Casco bay ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bridgton Highlands
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Portland Maine Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Oxford Plains Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Campfire grill
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
North Bridgton
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Bridgton, Western Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SUMMER 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,360
for 7 nights
£3,360
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £138
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Bridgton in Western Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Old bear claw deep relaxing tub
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Library - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 large sitting benches
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sitting area upstairs has very long cushion sitting, a great place to put the young ones to free up beds for adults.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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