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Luxurious, 4 Season Waterfront Home On Long Lake, Sebago Lake Regions In Maine

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Pristine & Spacious 4 Bedroom, 4 1/2 Bath Waterfront Family Friendly Home

Luxurious, modern, waterfront home on beautiful Long Lake in North Bridgton across a non busy street is a grassy area with 70' of pristine, private sandy beach with private dock and floating swim dock, also has plenty of lounge chairs, picnic table, paddle boat and canoe right by the water. You enter the home through a very comfortable screened in porch. It is very Ilght and bright, with lots of windows for views of the lake. Open floor plan in the kitchen and living room. The living area has a cathedral ceiling and catwalk. The gourmet kitchen is a foodie's delight! The master suite is on the main floor, with a king bed, private deck and secluded porch swing. Upstairs has two private bedrooms with a king and queen bed respectively, each with ensuite. The basement has five adorable twin size cubbies enticing for children and comfortable enough for adults with a small living area and ensuite. Plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors with a lovely patio with a gas fire pit. Down the steps there is an additional wood burning fire pit and plenty of seating to roast marshmallows while listening to the loons and enjoying the stars in the night sky. There are several lounge chairs and picnic table to relax and enjoy the beautiful grassy area and sandy beach, which has a gradual, sloping entry into the crystal clear water. A canoe and paddle boat and plenty of outdoor toys are available for your enjoyment. After hours of fun, you can rinse off with our outdoor hot/cold shower. A short drive to Bridgton and Harrison villages for an indoor or drive-in movies, restaurants, ice cream and shopping. If your up for more shopping, it is 30 miles to North Conway, NH (tax free), 40 miles to Portland, ME, and 45 miles to Freeport, ME. Boat rentals available nearby at Harrison Marina and Naples Causeway. 40+ miles of boatable waterway on Long Lake, attached Brandy Pond and Sebago Lake via the Songo River. It is beautiful in every season from winter snow skiing, (15 mins. away) to snowmobiling, leaf peeping in late Sept - Oct. to of course all the activities in the summer. There are so many things to do in the area we can't list them all!!


Owner
Valarie Raines
Member since: 2016
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:
15 August, 2018

About Valarie Raines

We live in Texas and have been coming to Maine for vacations the past twelve years to visit our friends that live in Raymond, ME. We are a 40s/50s couple with two grown kids that have spent our lives living in Texas. We love God, family, Texas Tech, and visiting Maine every chance we get. Our goal is to spend our summers in Maine when we retire.

Valarie Raines purchased this house in 2015

Why Valarie Raines chose Bridgton

As we have been visiting Maine over the past 12 years we fell in love with the lakes region. Our friends from Texas can't grasp why we would buy a property 2200 miles away until they visit and then they understand. To us it is a perfect house. It's on a beautiful lake, only a short drive west to the mountains with skiing, hiking, snow shoeing & snowmobiling. Another 40 miles east and your at the ocean! What more could we ask for.

What makes this house unique

With its perfect location it gives you the best of every season, from leaf peeping & small town festivals in the fall, skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing to wife carrying contests in the winter, picking blueberries, strawberries & apples in the spring & fall and of course all the area has to offer in the summer. You will enjoy swimming, boating and fishing on our gorgeous lake or in nearby Casco Bay. TAX FREE shopping is only 30 miles away in North Conway NH. Great restaurants, amazing ice cream and the friendliest people in New England.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bridgton in Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Linens & towels are provided at an additional cost paid to the owners. Please strip beds & place in the laundry room at the end of your stay.
  • Please be respectful to neighbors after midnight with noise. Please stay on our private designated beach area, marked with signs.
  • Please have all trash bagged & tied(recycling separated if possible) in barrels beside the garage for our trash man to pick up on Saturdays at 10:00.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , master bedroom has clawfoot tub and stand alone shower
  • 4 full baths and 1 half bath. 1 outdoor shower with hot & cold water.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With ensuite.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With ensuite.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , With ensuite.
    Bedroom 4 - 5 Single Bed , Basement bedroom has 5 twin size cubbies with ensuite & LR
  • 4 Bedrooms with beds for 11. Three couches
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Cross Country Skiing Fishing Golf Hiking Ice Skating Jet Skiing Kayaking Skiing Snowmobiling Swimming Tennis Water Skiing Wind-Surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Luxurious, 4 Season Waterfront Home On Long Lake, Sebago Lake Regions In Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Beautiful vacation home! Happy Memories!

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations. From the moment we walked in we were bedazzled by the house itself. It accommodated us, our children, and their families with ease. Our hosts provided a well stocked home without missing any item imaginable. The beach toys had something for everyone of all ages including a floaty for the baby!

The beach was an easy walk across a quiet road, and with chairs in the shade and sun. The beach, dock, and float provided many hours of splashing, jumping, swimming, and fishing. Our group was happy and content to just hang out there and enjoy.

Evenings were aglow with a wonderful fire pit just a walk to and from the house, on the gently lit pathway.

It was truly a peaceful vacation in a comfortable home. Thank you so much for the experience!

Ann & Paul

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ann & Paul, Thank you for the wonderful review! We try to make our home as comfortable & accommodating as possible. We hope you come stay in our home again sometime. Blessings, Valarie & David
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5

Great house. Beautiful beach.

  • 5 of 5

House is beautiful! My children and nieces enjoyed sleeping in the cubbies! We had some rain so the movies and games in the house were great. The beach was perfect and the seats at the end of the dock was my favorite place to sit. We look forward to many summers here!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristen, We’re glad you had a great vacation & hope to see you again next year! Valarie
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5

Still amazing. We are already planning next year.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our family. Attentive owners making sure you feel cared for.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, We’re so happy you are coming for your 4th summer with us! As always thank you for taking such good care of our home! Blessings, Dave & Valarie
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5

Memorable family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 9 enjoyed every aspect of this property. It is evident Valerie has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. An added bonus is the location, away from the busy Naples center, yet a beautiful boat ride away. The lake is pristine. We rented a pontoon boat from the nearby Marina. Thank you Valerie for sharing your home!

Already booked for 2019!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie, We are so glad you enjoyed the house & lake and are coming back to see us next summer! Thank you for the wonderful review! Valarie
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5

Beyond perfect luxury vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back home from a perfect-in-every-way stay at this phenomenal home!

This luxury property could be straight out of the pages of Architectural Digest.

Every detail of this gorgeous home is a delight.

The listing description and photos are accurate.

The home is bright, warm, welcoming and very clean.

The grounds are beautifully maintained.

The owner responded immediately to several minor questions that arose during the week.

We especially loved renting pontoon boats during the week

and traveling down to the end of Long Lake into Brandy Pond, down the Songo River

and out into Sebago Lake sand banks for an afternoon of swimming and relaxing in the sun.

The private beach area is excellent

and the dock, large chairs and sun umbrella got used and appreciated every single day.

We loved the ease of the gas fire pit

for late afternoon conversations around a fire.

At night we enjoyed a couple of nights of making s'mores

down at the real wood fire pit.

Our vacation stay in this deluxe home was A+ fantastic!

Cheers and thank you so much for sharing your home!

Regina

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Regina, Thank you so much for your generous review of our home! I'm so glad you took advantage of exploring Long Lake, Brandy Pond through the Songo River Locks and into Sebago Lake. This is one of our favorite things about our lake. You never have to take your boat out to explore the other lakes. We are so happy you had such a good time at our property and hope that you will come stay again next year! Kindly, Valarie and David
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5

Wonderful house for our family of 12, 6 adults and 6 children.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at this well equipped house. It was spacious with plenty of room for us all. Children loved the cubbies and spent a lot of time playing there. Enjoyed swimming in the lake, playing with so many beach toys, and using numerous floats. Even took the canoe to Harrison for ice cream. Great week.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so happy that you enjoyed our home & took advantage of all the beach toys & floats we provide. We love using the canoe to go across the lake for ice cream in the evenings and to look at the sunset. We hope you come back to enjoy the house and lake again someday. Kindly, Valarie & David Raines
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Old Mill Tavern
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Portland Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bridgton Highlands Country Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
North Conway, NH
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Black Horse Tavern
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
Our beach on Long Lake
Car: necessary

Black Horse Tavern in Bridgton, ME is our favorite restaurant, Vino's Italian Restaurant in Bridgton, ME is also very good

Songo River Queen does 1-2 hr tours daily on Long Lake at the Naples Causeway, it is an old paddleboat built around 1900 & holds about 200 people

Also there is a small plane that does 30 min tours at Naples Causeway

Restaurants, Ice Cream and shopping there and in Harrison (1/2 mile away) you can boat over or drive to Bridgton (5 miles away)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bridgton, Maine

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,733
for 7 nights
£3,733
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.25
Cleaning fee £154.5

Renter can arrive Sat. after 3:00 pm and must depart by 10:00 am the next Saturday. Please bring your own linens, bath towels and beach towels. Linens & Towels are at an additional cost, check with the owners. Please bag & tie all trash (recyclables bagged separately, bottle & cans) and put in trash barrels. Two trash cans labeled Recycles.

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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