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Pray's Cabin, Northern Maines' Vacationland Getaway 'The Way Life Should Be...'

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Greenville

On the biggest lake in Maine is the coziest cabin around! Four seasons of fun!

There is nothing like spending time in Pray’s Maine cabin living “Life the way it should be”. We are located on the biggest lake in Maine, 40 miles long with plenty of coves for exploring no matter what season. Beautiful Post & Beam, tongue and groove cabin on Sandy Bay, one of the most reputable spots on Moosehead Lake, is only 2 miles from town and there are several restaurants you can pull your boat right up to on the water or to enjoy shopping of all kinds.

Relax in your four season Moosehead luxury vacation rental. With all the amenities of home, yet so far from the hustle and bustle of your daily life. Comfortably sleeping 6 (but feel free to accommodate more if need be), 3 bedrooms with a loft. The large kitchen has all the amenities for you to prepare and cook up all your favorite meals. Large dining space to entertain a smorgasbord! The abidance of the large living space also includes a wood stove for evening comfort for you, your friends and family to enjoy. Direct TV for the convenience of easy entertainment and music. The garage is available for you to store your boats, snowmobiles or four-wheelers during your stay. Our rates are more than fair no matter what season and feel free to bring your furry family members. You will share the wonderful experience and come back year after year, winter, spring, summer and fall…

WINTER

There is nothing like gazing out at the sunset while kicking your feet up with a coco or a cocktail after a long day of outdoor activities while sitting near the warmth of the wood stove. If you snowmobile, you’re in luck! Pray’s cabin is right off the ITS trails and the views are breathtaking! For the hunters in your group, there’s definitely a plentiful amount of wildlife such as Moose and dear to venture out and bring home to share. For that matter, watch them frolic from right outside your window – truth be told! The fisherman in your group will share the ice with others who catch some of the biggest Bass, Trout or Salmon around! Then you come back and “tell stories” for years to come! The hiking trails are great to explore the peaceful nature Sandy Bay has to offer if you prefer cross country skiing. Pray’s cabin is only 20 minutes from Sqauw (Moose Mountain) Ski Resort if you’d rather go for the thrill of downhill. Pray’s winter visit is well worth the trip!

SPRING

Your own private dock is a huge plus to enjoy the views of the lake. The loons, eagles, deer, moose, beavers and many more surprises are always as curious as you are and you just never. Inquire about “The Golden Road” which isn’t too far away and be amazed at know what’s around the corner! As spring flowers bloom, infant wildlife is born and the town comes alive, relax and en how natures wildlife surrounds you! The joy of the beginning of new life and a new season of fun! Lily Bay State Park is a great visit and of course, white water rafting season begins! When you come to Maine there’s always so much to see and do and a town full of activities in good ol’ “vacationland”.

SUMMER

This cabin is just perfect for you to enjoy many fun summer time activities and create great memories. The hiking trails are fabulous and there’s so very much to do for all ages. Your vacationland getaway is right in the heart of mountain climbing or biking or white water rafting and you have your very own private dock which allows you all access for swimming, boating, waterskiing and tubing, fishing, kayaking and canoeing or just basking in the sun with a good book on the property, the beach or the islands. The summer fun never ends at Pray’s cabin! BBQ on the porch with a view or the fire pit and tell stories as the sunsets…

FALL

There is nothing like the foliage in Maine and the views are breathtaking. Enjoy your time in Northern Maine while staying at Pray’s. Moosehead Lake, from September 5-8, is always a huge gathering! The International Seaplane Fly-In Association has an air show that fills the town on Fly-In Weekend! Jimmy Buffett has been known to show, by the way… and the fun is more than memorable! As fall weather in Maine has been quite warm these past few years, so bring your summer fun toys and accessories just in case!

If there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, feel free to inquire within. We are available on a monthly, weekly or 2-3 day stay basis. Prices vary yet always affordable and sometimes negotiable!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
John Pray
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 August, 2016

Reviews

3.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Pray's Cabin, Northern Maines' Vacationland Getaway 'The Way Life Should Be...'
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews
3

Charming but misleading

  • 3 of 5

Our family of 4 and yellow lab deeply enjoyed the charm of the cabin and having roaring campfires in the big oversized fire pit in the backyard. There was plenty of room in the cabin and it appears to be very well loved and cared for. It offers directv for those not wanting to totally disconnect, but no WiFi. Towels and bedding NOT provided. This isn't made known to the rentees until after the sale is final. Most disappointing, however, was the trek to and from the lake. The cabin has no lake view and sits on a hill (rather steep when carrying kayaks and canoes) around 300 yards from the access point. The lake access point was somewhat hard to find and the trail was narrow and barely allowed us to pass toting belongings and kayaks. There is no flat frontage to park a beach chair and the dock is far from relaxing with its clear instability. In all, we enjoyed our stay because of what the town and lake have to offer. We spent our days enjoying a public boat launch on a charming fishing pond about 4 miles further down the road in beaver cove that provided us all we had been missing with our cabin's location. Renter beware, misleading!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brunswick, Maine
2

Description of property Misleading at Best

  • 2 of 5

First paragraph of Owner's description of this property states that the property is on Moosehead Lake and that there is a private dock. We were surprised to find that the cabin is not on the lake but in the woods with no view of the lake at all. There is a dock in poor repair that is shared with three other homes located down the road about 100 yards. The path to the dock would make carrying even a small boat all but impossible and there is no area for swimming. Clutter from old boats, docks, etc at the waterfront makes for an area we visited only once during our week stay.

The pictures don't show the third bedroom most likely because it is the smallest bedroom I've ever seen...a queen bed just fits in with about 16 inches on only one side.

DVD/VCR is broken. There's a note that states you cannot use the wood stove although this is advertised as working. The property description also states linens and towels are provided...good thing I asked the owner before we went up as he told me they were not provided.

The cabin was clean and the bathroom is nice with plenty of hot water and good water pressure. I certainly could have overlooked the negatives noted above had the cabin been on the lake as advertised. A good snowmobile camp...not so great for a vacation on Moosehead Lake.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we expected and so very much more! :)

  • 5 of 5

The Property was lovely and quaint and we felt right at home! Everything was clean and all the amenities were just perfect! So glad we chose Prays cabin! The wildlife was abundant and we got a lot of laughs watching them... We enjoyed all the views and had some real family bonding - we didn't even turn on the TV! The beds were comfy, I cooked up a storm and we can't wait to go back! We took John Prays word and ventured on the four wheelers we rented to The Black Frog for lunch which is right on the lake and it was delicious. He also mentioned Indian Hill Trading Post which had everything from a dozen eggs to shoes and he was right! We had a fun shopping there and the entire long weekend experience was a delight! Next time we'll stay for at least the week as they were very accommodating and their wasn't enough time to do everything we wanted to. I have already recommended Prays cabin to my family and friends and now to you. Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Greenville, Moosehead Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
winter
25 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£382
for 2 nights
From
£168
£969
£3,064
 
 
spring
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£147
£885
£2,393
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£466
for 2 nights
From
£210
£1,053
£3,651
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 5.5%

Our goal is to share our cabin and help you create memories as we have made over the years. We hate to see it empty so our rates are definitely negotiable for last minute bookings. Please inquire at 207-232-8855 and ask for John.

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Greenville in Maine Highlands

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Notes:
If there is something you would like to do or inquire about availability in the area during your stay, we can be of assistance. Whether rentals or ideas, please feel free to call or email your thoughts and we will be more than happy to suggest options to make your vacation action packed and easy going!

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