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Robert

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, French, German

Lake front house with private beach and dock, canoe, pooltable and WiFi

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in West Gardiner - Luxury House on the Lake

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom. WiFi.

Private beach with 1500 feet of totally secluded shore front. Canoe, paddles and life vests The lake is 10 miles long with many islands to explore.

Also available is an outdoor cooking/camp fire. FREE fire wood provided.

Wooden garden furniture and gas grill on the spacious deck. If you want to play the chef, the home is fully equipped with a modern large family kitchen.

As the owner lives here a great deal of the year, there are books and a large classical/jazz CD collection to be played on an impressive sound system throughout the house. Modern flat screen TV with DVD player hooked on the Dish network. SIRIUS radio throughout the house on sound system.

Children's den in the basement with TV/VCR and sound system. Pool table!

Size of the house is 4060 sq.feet or 377 sq.meters.

Screen porch is ideal for warm summer nights.

Swimming and boating in crystal clear water.

Bring your kayak, you can launch it from the yard.

Bring your boat you can moor it at the dock.

Boat rentals are available at the marina.

Hiking in the Camden Hills State Park, at one hour drive, so is the Ocean.

Walking in Vaughn's woods in Hallowell is 15 minutes away.

Freeport with it's many outlet factory shops and L.L.Bean is 45 miles away.

Cobbossee Lake is surrounded by the following towns:

Manchester, WestGardiner, Lichfield, Monmoth and Winthrop.

It covers an area of 5543 acres. Temperatures: Surface - 72 degrees F

Maximum depth - 100 feet.

Temperatures in the summer on the surface an amazing 72 degrees. Amazing when considered it is covered by 20 inch of ice during winter.

Cobbosseecontee is one of central Maine's largest body of water.

Fishermen:

Cobbossee Lake is noted for its outstanding smallmouth and largemouth bass fishing.

Many of the state's largest bass have come from this lake

and it is considered one of the best bass lakes in the Northeast.

You can fish right from the 30 feet dock or use the canoe.

Launch your own kayak right from the yard.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Robert (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)
Lake front house with private beach and dock, canoe, pooltable and WiFi
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
peabody, ma
5

wonderful winter vacation at the villa

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the villa for a long weekend in February. It was the best winter vacation our family has experienced. The Cobbossee house is amazing. It is not only luxurious but also quite warm and cozy. There are two wood stoves with an abundance of wood available and an outside firepit for making baked potatoes, hotdogs, and samores. There is also a fabulous sound system throughout the house with quite an assortment of C.D.s

We enjoyed nature and several winter sports including ice skating, snow shoeing, and ice fishing. It would also be a great place to cross country ski. Next time I will remember to bring my ski's. We also saw several types of birds. There were 6 large blue jays enjoying the bird feeder one morning. At dusk as we were sitting around the fire pit there was a wood pecker at the same feeder oblivious to how close we were. When we were out on the ice we saw eagles and hawks. The Maine winter sunset was truly captivating, As darkness approached there was a bright red glare over the ice and snow.

We really had a memorable time and hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Winter lovers take heed, the week-end of mid February 2011 has been reserved for these wonderfull guests, they were doing very well in the ice fishing competition.
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5

Perfect setting, gorgeous house

  • 5 of 5

My family loves this place

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Watertown, MA
5

Wonderful summer rental

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Cobbossee Lake House for the week of July 4th and it was perfect for us. The house is as beautiful as you see in the pictures, it's nicely secluded with no nearby neighbors, it is situated right on the lake and has a great dock for swimming and sunbathing. We had two girls 11 and 12, and a 14 year old boy with us. They loved swimming there. The water is beautiful and clear. We got exercise by swimming across to one of the nearby islands; probably 1/4 mile there and back

The birdwatching is fabulous: golden eagle, osprey, loons, and many I couldn't identify. The loons are incredible; I didn't know they made so many different sounds. And the osprey has a nest on an island just a short distance from the cabin so you see him frequently.

There are plenty of largemouth and smallmouth bass, and some pike. Beautiful fish. I caught some nice ones and lost a 5-6 pounder. He was towing me around a bit in my kayak. I caught a nice one of several pounds just off the rocks near the dock.

We brought our own Kayaks and it was easy to get them to the water. We left them at the water the entire time.

We didn't use the pool table. It's in the basement, which also contains a bedroom, but it's very musty. We had plenty of room and fun upstairs. There's a great table in the living room for doing puzzles.

I would definitely rent this place again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, The house and the lake are dear to us, it makes us happy you enjoyed it as much as we do and explored all the possibilities e.g. by swimming to the nearby islands. The basement will definitely by better with the dehumidifier turned on, I will take care of that. You are welcome to return at any time! Cheers, Robert
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5

A wonderful time at a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a wonderful vacation at the villa on the lake for the second time this summer. The scenery is amazingly beautiful, if you love nature that is! It's a great place to be away from 'it all'.

The house is unique, has a very good atmosphere and offers plenty of comfort: from the kitchen to the bedrooms, and everything in between. One special thing for me and my wife was the view on the lake from the master bedroom and the bathtub. The property offers a small private beach and a long dock where we moored our boat. For me, I loved the fire pit where we had many a camp bbq and campfire at night.

We will definitely be back next summer, our reservation is in. Highly recommend this property!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Outstanding property and experience.

  • 5 of 5

The home, property, beach and dock are truly outstanding. East lake location makes for great swimming and fishing. Small protected sand beach is ideal for small children and kids of all ages. Provides great boat dockage as well. Wonderful walking paths around the property. Home is open layout with three large bedrooms, ideal for families. Plan to return whenever health permits!

Small problems were solved quickly by the property manager. Would highly recommend the property to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sea Cliff, NY
5

Peaceful Maine getaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent the first week of October at this lovely Maine paradise. The home was spectacular and the lakefront property was breathtaking. It was truly a relaxing getaway from the craziness of day to day life. The home is splendid, well appointed, with all of the modern conveniences.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Augusta State
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Plenty in Hallowell
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lichfield
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Portland Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
exit 51 on I 295 from Portland
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Hallowell with its shopping and antique stores
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
BoothBay Harbor at the Ocean
Car: necessary

Lakefront House on Cobbossee Lake with Private Beach, Canoe. Lake views from bedrooms as well. If you are looking for an absolute quiet surrounding and beauty with unlimited privacy, this is the place. It is located on a point at the lake.

The lake is 10 miles long with many islands to explore, it is well known to fishermen for bass.

Bring your boat, you can dock it at the house.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in West Gardiner, Kennebec

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall
28 Aug 2016 - 8 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,503
for 3 nights
From
£437
From
£458
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,753
 
 
Leaf Peeping
9 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,503
for 3 nights
From
£437
From
£458
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,836
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,316
for 3 nights
From
£375
£2,482
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £459
Cleaning £191
Tax Rate 9.0%

RATES HAVE NOT BEEN CHANGED AND ARE THE SAME AS LAST YEAR'S RATES.
During July and August only weekly rentals.
5% Discount for multiple week reservations.
Apply for week-end rentals during other periods.
Change over day is normally Saturday Noon; in off season we can be flexible.
refundable security deposit $ 600.--
handling and cleaning $ 250.--
State sales tax 9%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in West Gardiner in Maine

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4060 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Fax
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa can be put in any of 3 bedrooms
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa can be put in any of 3 bedrooms
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , sofa can be put in any of 3 bedrooms
  • Two bedrooms have a fantastic lake view with the upcoming sun sending its red radials over the trees. The other bedroom situated on the East has the morning sun peeping in.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Pit
  • Conservatory
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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