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1724 sq ft which offers breathtaking views and tranquility!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,724 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Laughing Loon Lodge –Swan Lake, Maine

Perfect for ALL ages

Laughing Loon Lodge is a Maine vacation home with 3 bedrooms, loft, first floor and basement bedrooms. Loft has king size bed, first floor has a queen and basement has a full size and in the tv room has a queen size futon. We are nestled on the East shores of Swan Lake. Enjoy your morning coffee watching the sunrise or relax at sunset with a beverage listening to the laugh of the loons, or listen to your tunes piped to the outdoor speakers, all from the 10x28 ft deck overlooking Swan Lake. Enjoy the comforts of a modern year-round home with a sizeable, fully equipped kitchen and high-speed wireless internet.

Outside there is a unique Spanish style fireplace/grill, a fire pit, full sized gas grill, private mooring for your boat, a quaint paddle boat and an aluminum row boat.

Plenty of private parking, a sand beach for the kids to play. You will not want to leave!

Breathtaking views from all three levels. Bed and bath linens are provided, there is no road noise as it is located on the East side away from the road! Our very own grocery store known as the “Best by a Dam Site” is only 1.5 miles down the road and offers a terrific variety of fresh produce, grass/grain fed meat/pork/poultry, liquor, beer, wine, and a fantastic deli and their take-out menu is awesome!

Swan lake is located close to the coast, only 8 miles from Belfast and Rte 1, where there are great places for seafood, yes, that wonderful Maine lobster is available to you 24/7! Beautiful Belfast Bay offers Harbor cruises, and Camden is only 30 min away where you can go whale watching, take a schooner ride, shop and dine. You may also wish to take a day trip to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Rockland or Castine. You can shop all day along the coast then retreat back to your cozy and quiet lodge on Swan Lake, one of the cleanest lakes in Maine!

Kids and adults will love playing on the sand beach, jumping and swimming in the lake. Campfires, s’mores, and fishing galore!

If you are a fitness lover there is a treadmill, total gym, ab circle pro, along with an abdo-er chair! Or get out there and pedal your way on the lake in the paddle boat, or row row row your boat!!! Great exercise and terrific views!

Laughing Loon Lodge views are of the widest part of Swan Lake, over a mile across to the other side. While staying here you will not be roughing it, we want your vacation to be special, please give us the opportunity to spoil you and your family.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017


A Maine native! I grew up in Hampden and camped right here at Swan Lake since 1961. I left the state for 10 years, only to come back to raise my girls and be near my family, who consequently, live right next door .

I love what Swan Lake offers, the calm quiet mornings, the colorful evening sunsets and the loons laughing!

DEANNA HESSERT purchased this chalet in 2006


Anglers Restaurant
"My family and I enjoy Anglers for their seafood, childrens menu, and pleasant atmosphere!"
"A little of everything here! "
Moose Point State Park
"Fun place to take the family or go for a short hike!"
"One of the most quaint towns in all of Maine located just 30 miles from Laughing Loon Lodge!"
Acadia National Park
"#1 National Park in the United States"
Acadia National Park
"#1 National Park in the United States"
Penobscot Marine Museum
"Searsports very own Maine Museum!"
Swan Lake Grocery Inc
"This little grocery packs it in! Best by a "Dam Site" . Located just 1.8 miles from Laughing..."
Just Barb's
"Wonderful breakfast! Quaint homestyle cooking!"
Belfast City Park
"Beautiful spot to picnic and see the ocean!"

Located just 8 miles from Belfast Maine where there are lots of quaint shops, restaurants, cinemas etc and just 30 miles from Camden Maine where you can catch a Schooner ride, go whale watching and shop and dine is true Maine flavor!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Swanville in Waldo County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1724 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with large linen closet and full size washer/dryer area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , loft
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
A brand new pack and play is provided at the rental. Use of a paddle boat and row boat also available at your own risk!


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(24 traveller reviews)

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1724 sq ft which offers breathtaking views and tranquility!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

The perfect spot to relax and enjoy peace and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful week here. Deanna was very kind and gracious throughout our visit. The location is perfect...close vicinity to all of the mid coast sites and sounds, including a couple of day trips to Acadia. Plenty of room to be with family and still find room to be alone for a few. Hope to repeat this in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you and I am very happy you enjoyed your stay here at the Laughing loon Lodge!! Please come back3
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Beautiful, peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this beautiful lodge last week on Swan Lake in Maine. The owner

was very accommodating and helpful in whatever we needed. When we were at the lake

it was so peaceful and quiet. The lake had some loons but very few boats. My daughter and

her friend enjoyed swimming in the clear water lake and we all enjoyed the paddleboat.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well equipped, right on the lake, spacious

  • 5 of 5

Another memorial day weekend fishing here and it was fantastic. Plenty of room for 5 guys to sleep and keep our boats. Can't wait to return in August for a week!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Great home with wonderful amenities

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad I was able to get the help needed to open the place early for your 3 day family weekend. Never an easy chore this time of year! And happy I was able to accommodate your dog as well. Thanks for staying at Swan Lake!
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A Very Nice place, amazing views and the cabin

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this beautiful place to anyone who`s looking for a nice, relaxing vacation in the wonderful state of Maine! We loved it, kids loved it. The place is super clean, the welcome basket was a nice touch. What can i say, the place felt like home! Deanna was very welcoming and helpful and would respond on any requests or questions within minutes, if not seconds. The lake, the views, simply amazing. Too bad it was mid October and we didn`t get to enjoy the lake, but i am pretty sure, we will be back to the very same home next summer. Thanks Deanna! Will see you in August!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a little slice of heaven. Peaceful, beautiful views, cozy... It was an excellent honeymoon destination. The owner was sweet and accommodating. We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Swanville, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
Mid Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
Fall begins 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £63.79
Refundable Damage Deposit £225.15
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation of reservation. Refund 100% of a reservation if cancelled 30+ days in advance, 50% 2 weeks in advance and no refund under 14 day cancellation.
Refundable damage Deposit refunded after checkout and inspection of property.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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