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Large Lakefront Home on Moosehead Lake with Spectacular Beach and Dock

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Possibly the best location on Moosehead Lake. Tucked in a protected cove on a small point on the end of a dead end private road, this property with a large yard offers its own private beach as well as an association beach on the other side of the point with a playground, horseshoe pit, barbeque and picnic tables No matter what the wind direction or the time of day, you can find a sunny spot to enjoy the water out of the wind. Bring your boat or seaplane! This home has its own dock. (Note this is a floating dock intended for the docking of boats and not intended for more general use.) If you prefer, enjoy the tandem kayak complete with a third seat for a small child which is available for your use.

On the inside enjoy granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and 3 large bedrooms, in a tastefully decorated home with plenty of windows overlooking the lake 90 feet away where you are apt to see moose and deer enjoying a drink. Be sure to leave the windows open at night to hear the loons!

All this beauty and only 10 minutes from the shops and restaurants of Greenville

More Details

Owner
Tom and Maureen Hopkins
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for opening up your home last minute for our winter vacation. The snowmobiling and ice fishing were fantastic. It was especially nice to have a heated garage for the snowmobiles at night. The house was very clean and well taken care of. A previous review had indicated that the property was not well maintained. No sign of that from us. I would definitely recommend staying here. Looking forward to coming back in the summer.
Feb 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Beaver Cove in Northwest Piscataquis

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • lake
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , master suite with sitting area and desk
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dock Boat ramp and boat fuel available nearby Seaplane friendly

Reviews

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Large Lakefront Home on Moosehead Lake with Spectacular Beach and Dock
average rating of 4.52 based on 26 reviews
5

Total Relaxation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week on the lake! The weather was perfect and the location of the home was convenient while still being private.

We were a group with 4 adults and 2 children ages 7 and 5. The house was very clean when we arrived and we loved having access to the garage. It was a great place to keep fishing gear, life vests, rafts etc. All 3 bedrooms are on the second floor. The master bath worked well for the family of 4 and the other 2 adults used the 2nd upstairs bath. The 3rd bath is on the first floor, but still has a shower if you had a larger group. The kitchen was much larger than the pictures show and was pretty much fully equipped. We did bring a blender but it certainly wasn't a necessity. Indian Hill Trading Post had everything we needed as far as groceries went and we were able to cook and grill all week. (The grill is charcoal)

We didn't use the community beach during the day but it is the perfect spot to watch sunsets. The beach/dock area on the property was perfect for us and kept the kids entertained all day. The water is shallow so the kids could walk right in without worry of a huge drop off and the bottom was sandy. Plus it was warmer for swimming. We were able to get the kayak out and even set up a hammock.

Although the marina is nearby there was not a lot of boat traffic. We rented a pontoon boat for 5 days and it was a great way to see the lake. We took it over to Mt. Kineo and docked it while we hiked.

We have been on lake vacations in the past and had a lot of bug/mosquito/fly issues. That was not the case on this trip. (Maybe just the time of year?)

The wifi worked perfectly. We watched very little tv, but had no problem signing into Netflix.

We were disappointed to find the hot tub broken (it was one of the items on our checklist) but it by no means put a damper on our trip.

We really wanted to see a moose, but no luck! Maybe next time. . .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great homebase for your Greenville/Moosehead vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this home. The home was very clean, comfortable and in excellent condition. We were able to ATV right from the home. We rented a boat for a couple days and were able to tie up on the dock. We utilized both the small beach on the property and the larger community beach. It's close to some good hiking locations and a short drive to the B52 crash site.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location and a very cozy home!

  • 4 of 5

We rented this house for seven days with three couples comfortably. The house was very clean and home like. It had easy access to the lake with a private floating dock which we were able to anchor our 20 foot boat for the week. The walking trail and community beach was great for the dogs. Overall a great experience but it was unfortunate the hot tub was not working.

Definitely would rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at beaver cove! One suggestion for the owners, you may want to replace the dishwasher as we found it did a poor job of washing the dishes. Other than that, everything was great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome location, great view, nice house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, house was spacious & clean. Easy access to lake & private dock was a huge plus. Community beach was very nice & had an amazing view of the lake. Cell service was weak & wifi occasionally cut out, but that's not why you go to Moosehead Lake anyway. We were able to bring our dog, which was wonderful. Owner was friendly & courteous. Overall a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a perfect fit for our family vacation. We were able to ATV right from the house, kayak, swim, fish and relax by the campfire. It was a great location on the lake; tucked in the cove where the breeze was nice but never overbearing when you wanted to kayak. The house was clean, cozy and very well-equipped. We are seasoned renters all over the east coast and this was one of our best experiences in communicating with the owner as far as questions with the house or directions. If we get up to Moosehead Lake again in the future, we would absolutely rent this house again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

lake, waterfront, beach, wildlife, boating, hiking, ATVs, snowmobiles, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, moose watching

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Beaver Cove, Maine Highlands

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
 
Late Summer 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,057
for 7 nights
£1,057
 
 
Fall 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£549
for 3 nights
From
£169
£845
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £38.77
Pet Fee £77.55
Damage Deposit £387.75

Currently not available for winter rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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