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Waterfront Camp on Sebec Lake Maine

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 7-8

Welcome to Ridge View Cottage!

This cottage has a large covered porch providing outdoor dining and lounging for family and friends. It has both a gas grill and picnic table. Indoors, there is a glassed in porch with a sitting area and a queen sized futon for extra sleeping. The living room is equipped with a TV and DVD player. There is a half bath with laundry on the first floor, along with a kitchen that has been recently renovated and well-stocked. The upstairs has one bedroom with a queen bed, one bedroom with a double bed, and one loft area with a twin bed. The upstairs bathroom has also recently been remodeled and a walk-in shower was added. This wonderful vacation home sleeps 6 -8 comfortably.

The view is spectacular: glorious sunrises in the morning, and beautiful sunsets in the evening. Enjoy both from the full length glassed-in porch that faces east to west and out to Sebec Lake. There's also an outside fire-pit for cozy evening fires and outdoor relaxation (wood is not provided). Boats and kayaks are available nearby for rent, as well as hiking trails and public lands.

The water frontage is clear, with a pebble beach area. A dock site is also available for those who choose to bring their own boat. WiFi is also available for those who want to stay connected! (But if you want to 'unplug' for the week - that's fine too!)

Ridge View Cottage sits at the edge of Sebec Lake in the heart of the Maine wilderness. While quiet and rural, you’re never too far from civilization: Dover-Foxcroft is 15 minutes away, and Bangor is an hour’s drive South-East. We’re also close to Gulf Hagas, Mt. Katahdin/Baxter State Park, Borestone Mountain, and Greenville. All the peace and quiet of the Maine woods, with the comforts of home!

We do require that there is no smoking, or pets allowed. Thank you!

Rental Rates

All rates include a 7% lodging tax.

$925.00 per week May through October with full weeks only in July and August.

We offer a 3 night minimum stay in May, September, October and November for $400 plus $125 each for additional nights.

More Details

Joe Caruso
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sebec in Piscataquis County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft - 1 Single Bed , Loft type room
    Front porch - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Front porch
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
New remodeled bath with walk in shower, gas grill on deck overlooking the lake. Bear Shadow also features a large lawn with fire pit ( must bring your own wood or buy local ) for games and smores!!


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Waterfront Camp on Sebec Lake Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Richmond, VA

Lovely, peaceful week on Sebec Lake

  • 5 of 5

Joe's house is very comfortable and clean and was a great place for us to spend our first week in Maine. We enjoyed the kayaks, canoe and fire pit. The kitchen is well equipped with all the basics. The covered porch was a great place to relax and read in the afternoons. While there are other camps close by we were pretty much alone in that part of the lake during the week. We only saw 2 other families on either side of the lake.

The lake itself is beautiful and Chris caught lots of fish including a very large small mouth bass.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing! Beautiful swimming area and a very clean well kept camp!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year coming to Joe and Hillarys camp. We truly enjoy every minute on sebec lake and the surrounding towns. The camp is very clean and has a nice kitchen equipped with everything (pots/pans etc) that you would need! Can't wait until next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and another couple enjoyed our stay at Ridge View Cottage. The weather wasn't the greatest but we kept ourselves entertained. The cottage has all of the basic needs. We even left a lobster cracker and pick for the next occupants.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crawfordsville, IN

Tranquil lake getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great camp with beautiful views of the lake, especially as the mist rolls over it as the sun rises in the morning. Clean and comfortable for two or for the whole family. Conveniently located for hiking in Baxter State Park or Borestone Mountain.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin suited us to a 'T'.

  • 5 of 5

We drove to Maine from Florida and Maryland to visit relatives and could not have had a better place to settle while we were there. The cabin was perfectly situated on a beautiful lake with a ridge outfitted in glorious fall colors. We enjoyed day trips from the cabin and just loved sitting on the deck checking out the view. While we were at the cabin a hurricane hit the house in Florida. I'm glad we were safe and sound in Maine.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, Ohio

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We just left this morning from Sebec Lake, Maine after the most wonderful week. From the warm greeting of Hillary on our day of arrival to the good bye from Joe when we were packing to leave we had such a marvelous time. The cottage is the most comfortable we have ever stayed- and we have stayed at many- and the location by the lake invites rest and relaxation. I cannot imagine anything that would make this experience better. In fact we're already planning our trip for next year! The location is perfect for hiking (we spend 5 days enjoying the incredible beauty that is Maine) and the lake so close by had we been inclined to explore on the water.. An extra benefit is the delightful laughter of the 3 adorable red headed children of Joe and Hillary heard at a distance occasionally.

So if you want to stay in a little piece of heaven on earth, this is the place for you.

Thanks so much Joe and Hillary. We had an absolutely marvelous time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the very kind words. We hope you had enjoyably trip home. We are very glad you were able to come visit Sebec Lake and really hope you can make it back next year. Thanks---JOE , HILLARY, & KIDS
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Kayaks provided. Boats for rent nearby, many hiking trails and public land close by as well. We are a short drive to Gulf Hagas, Mount Katahdin, Boarstone Mountain, and Greenville for the Whitewater rafters or souvenier shoppers.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sebec, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 18
2 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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