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The seasons change in all it's beauty with the Saco river in your back yard

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrom 2 bunk rooms, 3 1/2 bath nestled on 3 acres over looking the Saco River

**Don't forget to check out our new video for more pictures and beautiful 360 degree drone footage of the property and surrounding river valley. See the video icon in the photo section above**

This 5 year custom old post and beam timber framed cottage has 3 bedrooms with full beds. 2 small bunk rooms with 2 beds in each.

4 bathrooms, (1) full on the second floor (1 1/2) on the main floor, and (1) full in the basement. Open concept first floor with fully equipped kitchen. Great room with flatscreen TV, and fireplace. Walk out basement with pool table and air hockey table. Entire house is wired for music with volume controls in each room and easy mp3 player interface!

Huge veranda deck over looking the peaceful Saco river. Kayaking, swimming and fishing from the back yard. Large fire pit located in the back yard. Hammock and plenty of outdoor seating included. Walking trail maintained around the 3 acres.

Everything a vacationer would want all within a 5 min to one hour drive from the house. Or just relax, enjoy the property, the deck, and the lazy saco river

More Details

Owner
Linda
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Linda

We built this home away from home to get away from our busy lives in CT and enjoy all of what 'Vacationland' has to offer. Relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors of Maine. This house and property has truly been our labor of love. We are happy to share it with you!

Linda purchased this house in 2008

Why Linda chose Brownfield

We picked the sleepy town of Brownfield Maine to build our 3,000 square foot cottage because of the easy access to everything we might like to do including: the arts (music, local artists, craftsmen etc) including Stone Mountain arts Center. Hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, kayaking, and boating. Less then 1 hour to old Orchard Beach, or Freeport. Shopping and great restaurants of all types. Nearly (20) Ski resorts within an hour drive. Snowmobile and snowshoe trail access directly across the street.

Just about everything you would want to do from minutes to max 1 hour away.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with the beautiful park like setting, to build our home. The ever changing Saco river is mesmerizing. We have the only peninsula on the river which we go to often and sit on our swing. It feels like a golden pond. Being so close to the river allows us to witness nature in all her beauty. To see turkeys, eagles, ducks, and deer. Are all part of the beauty of this place. A small piece of heaven.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brownfield in Oxford County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please leave a little bit of information about yourself and your party
  • Must read ,accept, and sign rental agreement
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , 1st floor 1/2 bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor full bath
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Basement full bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , 1st floor Master bath en-suite to bedroom
  • There are 4 bathrooms through out the house. 2nd floor has a full size shower and tiled vessel sink. 1rst floor has a master suite bathroom with shower, and 2 person bubbler tub. Additional half bath in main entrance of the house. Fourth bathroom is in the basement with a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Master bed includes en-suite full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 2nd floor bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Bunk Bed , 2 small single beds best suited for children or small adults
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Bunk Bed , 2 small beds best suited for children or small adults
  • 2 bedrooms have full size beds, closet, and beautiful window views of the river. A third 1st floor bedroom has a full size bed , dressers for storage and adjacent bathroom for master suite. Sliding door to the out door deck with beautiful views of the Saco River. 2 small childrens bunk rooms, with 2 childrens bunk style beds in each room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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The seasons change in all it's beauty with the Saco river in your back yard
average rating of 4.9879518 based on 83 reviews
Duxbury, MA
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the house to spend a couple days skiing at Shawnee Peak (15-20 minute drive). The house was spacious, modern, very clean and had everything we needed. The finished basement was great for kids of all ages and the kitchen was fully equipped for eating in. Summer would also be a great time to stay here, with the Saco River in the backyard and great outdoor space. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Julie I so happy you enjoyed your visit at my cottage. And every one enjoyed our Rec. room! You are absolutely right! Summer is so beautiful! My back yard is filled with the sounds and fragrances of nature and the River. Even though there are so many places to go close by to my cottage. My guests tell me often. Its more fun just staying at my Rivers edge cottage.... Hope to have you back soon. Sincerely Linda
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5

Once in a blue moon....

  • 5 of 5

As the song goes. I'll do something right. And that's exactly what we did when we chose this property to stay for the week. This vacation was the best vacation we've ever had. Linda's place more than exceeded our expectations. The pictures only tell part of the story. The location could not have been better for our plans which included shopping, eating and beautiful short distance drives to local Ski resorts. My children were overjoyed and seldom come out of the basement which included a pool table, air hockey table, and an entertainment area that was extremely family friendly. We were lucky enough to be sound and safe during the Nor' easter that come through. The fireplace kept us cozy and warm. The caretakers Mr David and Mr Andy were more than accommodating to come by within hours after the storm let up and dig our vehicle out of the snow. Mr David was kind enough to also let me know when it was safe enough to travel which was the following day after the huge storm. The roads seem to be a top priority to the DOT and were cleared off in no time. We were able to snow sled in her back yard. The side of the house was just beautiful. Props to Linda's husband for the awesome home building skills. Thank you very much Linda for being so accommodating to our family and helping us with every need. You have been too kind and we appreciated it very much. Over and over I kept saying accommodate. Thats exactly how I felt that Linda, David and Andy were during this dream vacation. I highly recommend for anyone to enjoy the same experience we had.

Dennis, Mandy, Dalton and Jordyn

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dennis A dream vacation! That is the best thing any one could say.. Thank you!. I’m thrilled my cottage was everything you hoped for. I knew your kids would love our family rec. room! And got to sled in our back yard. For you and your wife, I’m thrilled you were able to relax around the fire place, . And enjoy the great shops in our area. Making memories for my guests, I love knowing that !! I look forward to having you back again. Sincerely Linda
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Vernon, CT
5

Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was probably our 5th visit and it was as spectacular as the first. The home is beautiful and welcoming. We had snow. It was picturesque. As always the home has everthing our own home does so we feel right at home. The hardest part was leaving. Can’t wait to back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home away in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this wonderful home. It was warm and welcoming, clean and cozy and ideal for people of all ages. Upon entering you are welcomed into a slate floor foyer with high wood beam ceilings - the perfect place to unload your car and kick off your shoes. You immediately enter into a open space kitchen, living and dining area - complete with cozy couches and a fireplace. The basement is complete with a movie viewing area, a pool table, air hockey table and a kids corner. Child gates throughout the house make it a safe place for little ones. There are 3 traditional bedrooms, 2 small rooms with bunks ideal for young children and 2 loft areas with double/queen size beds (no doors but the tweens loved being above all the hubub happening in the living area). The kitchen was well stocked and there were dishes/serving pieces aplenty for feeding a crowd. Our visit was in the winter so we were not able to take advantage of the large deck or the short jaunt to the river but in the summer I am sure it will live up to its potential. We would highly recommend this for your family vacations.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Meghan. Thank you for the wonderful review! My own family , has all ages from babies to seniors. My husband and I wanted to make sure our cottage would have Enjoyment for every one! We would love to have you and your family back again. And yes the summer by the river is the perfect way to spend a summers day! Sincerely Linda
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5

Great space for our family -with frigid weather the basement entertainment was perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great spot !!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Enchanting and Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier to spend Thanksgiving at Linda's home. The house is beautiful and as shown (maybe better) than the pictures provided. It was clean, welcoming and tastefully decorated for the holidays, which made it even more festive to be there. The home comes with everything you need, and Linda ensured that I was aware of that since we would be cooking Thanksgiving dinner. She was in touch from the beginning and ensured we had not only the info needed but also extras like what would be happening locally over the weekend. The caretaker for the property continued that feeling of "being in good hands", calling in advance of our arrival, having the house all ready for us and then checking in to ensure everything was good. We have 3 children as well as brought both sets of grandparents. Everyone had a wonderful time and there was plenty to do. The kids enjoyed the "theatre" with the starry ceiling, pool and air hockey, hiking along the river and trails, and of course the lofts were a BIG hit with the boys while our daughter took over the small bunk rooms! The grandparents enjoyed spending time with the kids (big and small), hiking and playing lots of games. We all have Linda's home as a place to return to. I would definitely go again for Thanksgiving or fall/winter, as well as we would love to try the summer and really enjoy the river. Thank you Linda for helping us to have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kyle. It is so wonderful to hear your time was a magical experience. Holidays are so important to build good memories and traditions. To me it is important to have my cottage reflect the upcoming season and to be sure everything you need is available to you. Im happy to hear your family was able to watch movies under the stars in our rec room...😀� I will look forward to having you back again, what ever the season is! Sincerely Linda
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Back Burner
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Highland Golf Resort Bridgeton
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Portland
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Rt. 16 in new hampshire
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Back Burner
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Car: necessary

This gem of a house is available for Winter, Spring and Summer vacation rentals.

Nestled along the sleepy Saco River with 485ft of frontage.Teaming with wildlife, deer, and beaver. Beautiful birds and fish.

Just mins. away from the famous Stone Mountain Arts Center. A must for music lovers!

The house is located in the quiet town of Brownfield Maine, a short distance to Bridgeton Maine with shopping antiquing, and restaurants. Great movie theater with indoor pub. Exceptional golf coarse,. Highland golf resort.

A short 18 mins to North Conway New Hampshire, which is abundant with shopping, restaurants, and scenic tourism.

A summer oasis of beauty and activity. Snowmobiling, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing right from the back yard.

Seven ski resorts 10 -50 minutes away. A winter enthusiasts dream.Shawnee peak, Cranmore, Attitash. Wildcat ,King Pine, Sunday river and more..

Groomed trails for snow shoeing,and cross country sking right in Bridgeton and Jackson,many in between.

Some warm Winter indoor activities, visit Stone Mountain Arts Center. Enjoy excellent acoustic music and wicked good food

A great vintage style movie theater in Bridgeton, to duck pin bowling in Fryeburg.

Shop till you drop at the outlets in North Conway,

or just curl up by the fire and read a good book.

The cottage has the winter magic of a snow globe.

Summer and Fall festivals are in all surrounding towns to many to list. The famous Fryeburg fair only mins away.

Local weekend flea market, and farmers market.

Located in the lakes region of the foot hills of the White Mountains, in the Saco river valley. A place with fishing, boating,are plentiful. Hiking and biking are all around the area. An outdoor enthusiastic paradise.

Less then an hour drive to the Southern Main coast line. Where old Orchard or Freeport are a great days excursion.

Grays wildlife park a perfect day activity.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to reserve a quiet fun filled vacation in Maine.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Brownfield, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£792
for 3 nights
From
£222
£1,681
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning service £125.18
Refundable Damage Deposit £214.59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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