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Waterfront Log Home on Quiet Lake-25 Minutes -Sunday River Ski

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Chateau / Country House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Get away from it all... Nestled on the edge of the White Mountains in the Western Lakes Region of Maine, this is the ideal large, lakefront log home if your idea of getting away involves heading into the outdoors and away from the crowds.

During the Winter enjoy the large stone fireplace in the main room, nearby skiing, snowmobiling and ice skating on the lake. In Spring & Fall enjoy leaf peeping and hiking in the White Mountains. During the Summer enjoy the peaceful lake with private 230 ft. lakefront property, sandy water entry, swimming, large canoe, barbecue on a large deck and a hammock with beautiful water and mountain views.

Indoor photos of the home and additional outdoor photos are available.

Keywords: Log Home

More Details

Jeff and Angelica Bazyk
Member since: 2001
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Jeff and Angelica Bazyk

When Jeff and I were in our early 20's, we started going up to coastal Maine every year in the summer. Raised in NY and southern CT, we fell in love with the quaint New England villages, the pine air, cool night summer breezes, the people, and the laid-back lifestyle. In 2001, we lived in a condo in downtown Boston and wanted to find a weekend retreat that offered lots of outdoor activities throughout the year. We had heard about the Lakes Region in Maine and decided to explore that area of Maine. The first time we saw this Log Home, set in the woods, on a beautiful lake, we knew it had everything we had hoped to find. With nearby skiing at Sunday River and Mt. Abram's and the interstate trail system of cross country and snowmobile trails - it would provide us with plenty to do during the winter. In the summer, we could canoe, kayak, swim, hike... or just relax by the lake. And, the nearby quaint New England towns of Bridgton and Bethel reminded us of why we were drawn to Maine so many years ago.

Jeff and Angelica Bazyk purchased this chateau / country house in 2001

Why Jeff and Angelica Bazyk chose Waterford

The house sit on a lake and faces the sunset. Each evening, you can sit on the deck, watching the loons on the lake, as the sun dips below the White Mountains in the distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We rented 9/18-9/25 2011. The house was quiet and peaceful. Everything was provided that we needed. Our group included my brother and his wife, my mom and my wife, 10 month old daughter and myself. There was plenty of space for everyone to relax. There were two solid wood child gates. One at the top of the basement steps and one at the base of the steps to the second floor. They came in handy with a 10 month old that thought she needed to explore every inch of the house. The front porch was wonderful. We saw a Bald Eagle the second day. The home was centrally located for what we wanted to see. The coast was only about an hour away and so were the White Mtns. I only wish the weather was cooler so we could have tried out the fireplace. I know no one in our group wanted to leave at the end of the week. I'm sure we will be back in the future.
Sep 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Waterford, Maine

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms are full baths. The first floor bathroom has a bath tub (as well as shower). The upstairs bathroom has an upright shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (2 - includes 4 twins beds)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • wooden decking
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
All Linens, Pack 'n Play Crib, High Chair, Toys and Children's Videos, Canoe and Floats


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(35 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront Log Home on Quiet Lake-25 Minutes -Sunday River Ski
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 36 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was a great location! It was so peaceful and easy to get too. The house was super clean and beautiful on the inside. We loved sitting on the porch. The kitchen was stocked nicely, nice fluffy towels, but the beds were pretty hard. There was plenty of toys for my toddler and movies. We had fun fishing having a campfire and using the canoe! Perfect getaway for a weekend or the week. We plan to come back in the winter the house will be so cozy and inviting.

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely kept property and exactly as the pictures showed

  • 5 of 5

Over all nice cabin lots of room and loved the fire place

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin, perfect for a Maine getaway!

  • 4 of 5

The house is very charming with a beautiful view of the lake only steps away. The weather was crazy with torrential rain the first day and sub-zero temps the next two days, but the house kept us cozy the whole time. The layout is very conducive to being together. It is 30 minutes away from Sunday River with an easy drive.

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very spacious and accommodating!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time on our hunting trip! The cabin was extremely comfortable and spacious! The rental process was very easy and well organized! Looking forward to making this an annual trip if possible. Couldn’t ask for a better place to stay. Thank you again

  • Review Submitted: 11/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. So glad you had a wonderful stay and would love to have you back anytime.
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Peaceful, well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Papoose Pond! This is a peaceful and private location but is close to several larger towns making it easy to head out to lunch or purchase groceries. We stayed with our 16 month old son and the home was incredibly well equipped for a child with plenty of books, toys (including some to play in the sand at the little beach), and a high chair. We really appreciated that the stairs were cordoned off. We loved the canoe (kayaks also available; with life vests for all ages) and got out for a paddle every morning. There was a lovely view of the pond from the porch and we enjoyed watching the nightly sunset from the beach.

There is plenty of space here for several families to stay, but it works well for a couple with a few children as well; we confirmed ourselves to the main floor which worked very well for our family of three (main floor has two bedrooms; one with two sets of bunk beds and one with a queen; the upper floor has additional rooms and the loft assessed by a somewhat scary catwalk).

The kitchen was quite well stocked which we have found is not usually the case in rentals.

Our only complaint is that the beds weren't made. We arrived late at night after a day at work and the usual holiday traffic up from Boston and after getting our son settled into bed, we were disappointed to pull the comforter back on our bed and discover that we needed to make the bed.

This was really a wonderful spot, though. We found that the weekend was just the relaxing time that we needed!

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great feedback. I'll ask the housekeeper to see if she wouldn't mind making the beds from now on. So glad you enjoyed your stay, and I hope you come back in the future! Angelica
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Tranquil setting on the water

  • 5 of 5

The house on Papoose Pond was quite relaxing and tranquil. I enjoyed the kayaks and canoes available to for guest use and the short trip to the water. There were a number of amenities including a fire pit and sprawling back porch. Owners were responsive to messages. My only challenge was a bit of inflexibility in getting an earlier check in time, although the owner did try to work with me on it. Overall I would highly recommend this place and would love to return someday!

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Would love to have you come back anytime.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sunday River Golf
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Sunday River Ski Resort
Car: necessary

During the Winter, enjoy the large, stone fireplace in the main room, nearby skiing, snowboarding and ice skating on the lake. In Spring & Fall enjoy leaf peeping and hiking in the White Mountains. During the Summer, enjoy the peaceful lake with private 230 ft lakefront property, sandy water entry, swimming, large canoe, barbecue on a large deck and a hammock with beautiful water and mountain views.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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