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Large Rustic Lakeside Cabin In Southern Maine, Family Friendly Pets Welcome

People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Lakeside Cabin

Large Family Friendly Lakeside Cabin on secluded private road sleeps 11 people comfortably. Step off the porch and it's less than a dozen steps to the water. Large open fire place and a wood stove for those cool New England fall nights. Lots of nearby activities. hiking, swimming and fishing. Blueberry, strawberry and apple picking is close by in season. Abundant opportunities for antiquing, county fairs and festivals throughout the summer and fall. It's only a short drive for golf, mini golf, go karts, ropes course/zipline, and bowling(candle pin). Easy day trips to Portland, Maine coast, outlet shopping or Mt Washington. Also check us out on facebook: 'A Shady Get Away'


Owner
Lori McGinley
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Lori McGinley

My family built this camp as our summer retreat from Long Island where I grew up. Since I live in beautiful NH now, even though I am closer, it seems we just don't use it as much as we should. That is why we are renting it. My hope is that people will enjoy it as much as we do, as a peaceful, fun, unplugged break from our busy lives.

Lori McGinley purchased this cabin in 1970

Why Lori McGinley chose Western Maine

This is my family's camp and I grew up spending summers here. So many friends have enjoyed it that they thought it would be appreciated by others if we rented it. Ideal for families.

What makes this cabin unique

This is the opposite of going to Hampton Beach. Private lakefront, a bit of woods between our camp and the neighbors, the sound of loons, families on their docks, and screen doors. Plenty of options for day trips when people get antsy, then come back, have a fire, make s'mores. All good.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Parsonsfield in York County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Main floor off living room
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed , 1st Bunk room in Loft, Sleeps 3, Bunk bed and a single
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , 2nd Bunk room in Loft, Sleeps 3, Bunk bed and a single
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , Large screened porch w 3 singles plus table/chairs, rockers
  • Bedroom on main floor with double bed, Two bunk rooms upstairs each with a bunk bed and a single. Three single beds on large screened-in porch with lake view. We fight over the porch beds, beautiful to see the night/morning sky/lake, fresh air = good sleeping! Plus, as a kid I always had to sleep upstairs ;)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
Notes:
Most phones have service here, but other than that, you are generally unplugged ;) ENJOY!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Large Rustic Lakeside Cabin In Southern Maine, Family Friendly Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
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5

Awesomeness!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with our two children at this wonderful camp. Sleeping on the porch, waking up to a beautiful sunrise, swimming all day--no better way to connect with our two kiddos. Who needs the internet when you have Lori's on the Lake?!? We couldn't ask for a better host. She's awesome! Thank you so much for everything. Can't wait to come again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Maine camp the way it should be

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week! Wonderful setting. Disconnecting from the internet a huge plus! Camp was well equipped and roomy. Thanks Lori!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This rental property was fantastic. I didn't have to pack, blankets, pilllows, towels or half my house for this vacation. Everything is provided and then some. The cabin is great and the pond is so beautiful. We got to see fireworks and a boat parade on July 4th. We are hoping to make this a yearly vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family time

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was "just what the doctor" ordered. Quiet, but fun family time. We took advantage of everything, including a roaring fire at the end of June! The kids fished, swam and enjoyed many of the water toys. Great time had by all !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quaint and cozy getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year and it was absolutely amazing. Cottage is spacious and clean,many new updates added. New bathroom floor and new pots and pans-we loved the pot holder!!!!Very quiet and peaceful- I got to play my guitar on the porch. Caught so many bass our wrists hurt from reeling.We love this place and would highly recommend to anyone looking for that perfect getaway.Thanks for everything Lori!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful scenery and great fishing too. Loaded with big largemouth and smallmouth bass

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Indian Mound or Province Lake
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Krista's is the BEST
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Cape Elizabeth down to Ogunquit Area
Car: necessary

A small, fairly quiet area. Lakefront living, and lounging with all the necessary amenities. Located about halfway between the North Conway shopping/Mt Washington area and Portland seacoast/city life area. Great base for day trips to Storyland, Cog Railway, Portland concerts, canoe/kayak the Saco river etc. There are only 8 cottages on our side of the lake so fairly private and quiet.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Parsonsfield, Maine

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
 
Summer 2017
9 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£837
for 7 nights
£837
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Week/Weekend
27 Aug 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£606
for 3 nights
From
£189
£1,047
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Foliage
5 Sep 2017 - 11 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£291
for 2 nights
From
£126
From
£147
Fri,Sat
£669
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Weekend
11 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£669
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£333
for 2 nights
From
£147
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £38.53
Additional Guest Fee £19.27 per person per night
Damage Deposit £192.67

Pricing in US Dollars

Security Deposit will be returned 7 days after departure if there is no damage or fees deducted.

Security Deposit fees:
$10.00 Excess Trash:: We supply two, 30 gallon, trash receptacles. Due to our rural location, the population of raccoons, and lack of access to any dump/transfer station, any excess trash would have to be transported by cleaning crew which adds to hourly cost.
$10.00 Excess Recycling/Returnables: Maine has a 5 cent deposit law. Please consider buying your beverages in Maine and then returning the bottles for the deposit. We have recycle pick-up but it is only 2X a month. If the recycles exceed our containers then the cleaning crew must sort and return them which adds an hourly cost.
$25.00 Litter, there is just no place for this at the lake. It's such a beautiful spot that any cans, cigarette butts etc are just painful to see, and require time to clean-up and properly dispose of.

Our guests have been awesome and we operate on a little bit of a pay-it-forward policy. If one of the floats pops while you are using it, simply replace it with a comparable one. If you use up the last of the garlic powder, re-stock it...we try to keep it so that people have the basics available. It's nice to have coffee, half-n-half and sugar already there especially if you are arriving at night! Who wants to have to buy every condiment just for a week? IF SOMETHING more consequential is lost or broken.....such as a lost paddleboard paddle or light fixture, those WE NEED TO KNOW about that and we'll figure out a solution that won't negatively impact the following renter. Changeover is tight AND on a Sunday so we need to KNOW AHEAD of time.

Litter (esp in the lake), outdoor smoking evidence, lost/popped floats, trash in recycles, pet waste...$25/incident
Neighbor complaints of excessive noise/safety/out of control fires, lost paddles, any severe damage.....$250/full dep. loss

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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