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Quiet and Cozy Cabin!!! Perfect for a Relaxing Getaway!!!

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Lakefront Year Round Cottage!!!

VERY QUIET AND RELAXING WATERFRONT!!!! 2+bedroom, 2200 square foot cabin for rent on Pleasant Pond in Litchfield, Maine. Available for a long weekend or by the week. House sits just feet to the water, with 180 feet of water frontage and has a large deck overlooking the pond. Amazing location offering a peaceful environment, yet convenient to I95 and I295 (just 15 minutes to Augusta, 35 minutes to the Lewiston/Auburn area and 50 minutes to Portland). Home has 2 bedrooms in addition to 2 lofts for guests. Kitchen offers 5 burner gas stove, mahogany cabinets and Deer Isle granite counter tops. Enjoy watching a meteor shower from the outdoor hot tub during a cool evening or stay warm and cozy inside next to the wood stove. Very quiet, yet convenient location. Enjoy miles of fun, sunshine and unbelievable fishing on Pleasant Pond and Cobboseecontee Stream. Relax in the hammock, grill some steaks on the deck while watching the boats go by and the fish jump, or play a game of horseshoes and watch the cows and horses at the adjacent farm. Canoe and rowboat are on site, or bring your own boat and tie up to the dock. If cabin fever starts to set in, within 20 minutes are plenty of great restaurants, outlet stores, movie theaters and golf courses. Fully furnished with washer and dryer on site. Firewood on site. No smoking allowed in the house. Small pets allowed with additional pet deposit. I proudly support my fellow military and will offer a generous military discount. Occupancy greater than 5 guests will cost extra.


Owner
Patrick Rand
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

About Patrick Rand

I purchased the home in 2004 while serving in Iraq and have made a lot of improvements, but haven't quite finished yet. Sorry for the unfinished stuff, I'll get to it as soon as possible! I travel a lot for for work and the military, so try to rent it out when I am not there.

Patrick Rand purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Patrick Rand chose Kennebec

I purchased this home because it is very unique in how convenient it is to get on the highway yet so peaceful, quiet and relaxing.

What makes this cottage unique

Pleasant Pond connects to Cobboseecontee Stream, which connects to many other ponds and lakes. There are literally miles and miles of exploring you can do on the water. Large lawn for playing games and nestled in behind farm pastures, so you can't even see the property from the main road.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Litchfield in Kennebec County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming

Reviews

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Quiet and Cozy Cabin!!! Perfect for a Relaxing Getaway!!!
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5

The Perfect Maine Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing long weekend at the Cottage. There was no shortage of things to do; we snowmobiled on the frozen pond, played pool and enjoyed the hot tub. A very private, relaxing and fun time had by all of us. The wood burning stove was a wonderful heat source and added to the ambiance of the cabin. Anything you could possibly need is provided. There was a grocery store only 6 short miles away for food supplies. Any questions we had while we were there and the owner got right back to us. It was such a pleasure we are already talking about going back next month for another stay. Lastly, being part of the Military family, it is very much appreciated that Mr. Rand, as a Veteran and Soldier is so gracious as to give generous Military discounts. We thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of my favorite places on the planet

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Litchfield house of Patrick Rand for at least 3 years now. We are NOT high maintenance people and this is comfortable and we enjoy the solitude during the winter. We appreciate the property and the amenities that are included such as the pool table, the hot tub and the wood stove. It is not a hotel, but it is exactly what I would want if I could afford a house on a lake in Maine.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you once again enjoyed your stay and continue to come back year after year! Thanks for taking such good care of my home while you were here.
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The property was just like the picture . The cottage was clean and comfy .

  • 4 of 5

Wow just what I was looking for , to get away and relax. Getting there we turned onto a dirt road next to a farm , then the cottage was at the end just to the left . Having looked at the pictures on line I could tell which driveway it was . If I was getting there in the dark it would have been a problem . So a sign with the number would be helpful , unless I missed it. The cottage was a great size for my family with 2 teenage boys . The hot tub, pool table, ( should fix some of pool cues , but we found a good one and shared), the kayak, the dock, the rope swing , the hammock and just the beauty of the lake added up to one relaxing vacation . The notebook with restraunt selections was used and we had a very nice Thai meal . Grocery store was about only 20 mins away with selection of wines , beer , and hard liquor(which they don't sell in my grocery store),so was nice one stop shopping. They had plenty of bug spray but we did not need during the week of August that we stayed. Would so go back and enjoy this relaxing cottage again . Would find it interesting to see in the winter time . Thanks again for sharing your cottage !!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. Pool cues have been a struggle for some reason. No matter how many I buy or repair, they keep getting broken. I'll try a different brand and maybe I'll have better luck. Glad you enjoyed your stay and I'll also try to place a bigger sign at the top of the driveway. There is one there, but not very easy to see. If you are able to come back this winter, please let me know.
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What A Great Pick!

  • 5 of 5

Bring your personal items and food, everything else is provided. The property is well taken care of and exactly as described. Right on the water with a dock and everything else at your fingertips. What a relaxing time and private. Don't worry about any updates being performed, they are not in your way, will not prevent you from having a great time and everything you need is already here & works great.

Would rent again without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mem Day

  • 5 of 5

Great stay, lake was beautiful, house was clean, beds were comfortable. Would recommend this house for any type of group, family with young kids, group of young adults, etc. The water was deep, could jump in off a rope, not mucky. The hot tub was delightful too. Owner took great care in setting everything up. Would come again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful in the winter

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here. We love the location as there are very few year round homes on the pond which makes it very peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Augusta State Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
The Depot
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Meadows
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
95, 295
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
The Old Goat Pub
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Peacock Beach
Car: necessary

Museums, Restaurants, State Capital, Parks, Sight Seeing Flights and Flight lessons just 15 minutes away in Augusta.

Brunswick is just 20 minutes away and has nearly 100 small, unique restaurants and larger chain restaurants as well.

Within 30 minutes you can be at the Ocean enjoyinf Maine's midcoast region. Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are within a few hours drive.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Litchfield, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
From
£236
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £76.79
Property Damage Protection £45.31
Pet Fee £76.79
Refundable Damage Deposit £153.58
Additional Guest (>5) £76.79 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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