(NOTE: SADDLEBACK MOUNTAIN HAS SOLD TO A NEW OWNER. For lift opening status, check their web site. If not open, Sugarloaf is 40min drive.)
Newer condo with unobstructed sweeping views of the mountains, valley, and Saddleback Lake make the perfect get-away for friends and family. Watch the occasional moose and other wildlife pass or observe breathtaking sunsets from the deck and wall of windows. Slope side location (Grey Fox Lane - Rock Pond II) provides skiing right from the back door onto the best-valued, family friendly mountain in Maine. Enjoy your company relaxing on the leather couch in front of the warmth of the fireplace with stone hearth in a cozy living room with cathedral ceiling and exposed wooden beams. Very comfortable high end beds include two kings, two bunk bed sets in four radiant heated rooms. Full kitchen with granite counter tops and a dining table for eight. Brand new entry way with mud room gives added value for your stay as a spot to store all the extra outdoor gear. Free cable TV, wireless internet, local phone calls, towels and linens, and washer/dryer are included. 10 minutes from the town of Rangeley.
DISCOUNT for 5-7 night stays !!!!
Mountain and Surroundings: Ski and boarding trails from beginner to expert, along with two terrain parks and the largest gladed trail in the northeast make Saddleback the next up and coming mountain. Nordic Center has over 50 miles of trails for cross-country and snowshoeing. Spring, summer, and fall use allow for hiking, boating, fishing, golfing, mountain bicycling, swimming, and lake sports in the area. Five minute walk to the full service Saddleback Lodge for two restaurants, a bar, guide services, ski school, ski rentals, boat rentals, reception services, free wireless DSL, and special events year round, especially on holidays. A picturesque location for a simple get-away, weddings, family retreats, or conferences.
Equipment: Equipment for areas activities are not provided with condo, however, are available for rent in the region (boats, skis, ski tickets, golf clubs, etc).
Summer Spring Fall Delight: Peaceful Summers have tons of activities in the area. Hike to the top of Saddleback for some of the best above tree line landscape of the Appalachian trail with 360 views. Simple walks to Rock Pond or Saddleback lake afford great fishing opportunities. Dirt trails near the lake and on the mountain are a mountain bicycler's dream. As part of the association, you can check out canoes or kayaks from the main lodge for a minimal fee. Or just sit back on the deck and watch the sunset drop while moose occasionally saunter by. In fall, the collage of colors heighten the senses even more. Based on the weekend, the lodge cafe is open for lunch and on occasion there are festivals or bands playing out front.
Key Words: Saddleback, Ski, Mountain, Rangeley, Western Lakes, Maine, Vacation, Snow, Moose, Fishing, Just Be Happy.
Condo Policies: Max 8 people. No pets/smoking. $200 penalty if signs of pets or smoking. If cancel, refund available minus $50 if substitute renter found. Renter must provide owner VISA or Mastercard for placing $500 refundable damage deposit prior to arrival. Renter responsible for any damages, missing items, or excessive cleaning and will be charged to credit card upon notification. Insurance available at cost from Homeaway or VRBO. No re-renting or subletting permitted.