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Private, Secluded Cabin In The North Woods Of Maine! Perfect R&R!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, Loft, Kitchen, Washer/dryer, Porch, Mountain Views, Sleeps 6-8

Experience this private, secluded, 4-season cabin near Prong Pond. Surrounded by woods, several hiking trails, and a short drive to the pond’s boat access ramp, this nature lovers cabin is only 5.5 miles from downtown, yet isolated enough to enjoy the beauty that the Maine woods have to offer. Two bedrooms and a loft area allow 6-8 guests to sleep comfortably and sound all year round. Fully equipped kitchen, 1 bathroom with shower and tub, washer and dryer, furnished living room and dining room provide a home away from home to help you enjoy your stay. Hikers, hunters, snowmobilers, snow shoe hikers, skiers, mountain climbers, white water rafters, and nature lovers of all kinds are welcome to enjoy the north woods the way they were meant to be enjoyed. Other amenities available are Xbox 360 gaming system, Dish TV with family channels, and a landline phone with unlimited calls within the continental U.S. Linens are included at no additional costs.

Property Manager
John Lauro
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2017

About John Lauro

After visiting Greenville, ME for 3 days, I put money down on a home! The North Woods area TRULY embraces the meaning behind Maine's slogan, 'Maine, the way life should be!'. I have enjoyed both the area and the people of this town for 14 years and counting. My kids have gown up vacationing here, and I hope their kids will enjoy it someday as well. Being from Philadelphia, PA this cabin is the PERFECT retreat to get away from it all!

John Lauro purchased this cabin in 2000

Why John Lauro chose Moosehead Lake

This is a comfortable, fully equipped house, secluded, private, and yet 5.5 miles from activities downtown. Relax by a fire outside and enjoy the night air and millions of stars in the sky, or sit comfortably inside by a wood stove fire, play games, watch satellite TV, or just have good conversations with family and friends. Morning coffee on the large front porch on a nice day makes it all worth it!

What makes this cabin unique

Once I saw the winter night sky for the first time, I knew I was home! I am not a star gazer, nor versed in astronomy, but the first time I saw the constellation Orion, and could view the ENTIRE archer profile, I knew this place was something special. I will also never forget one morning sitting on the front porch, drinking my coffee, when a bull moose came walking down the driveway, stopped, and stared at me for a good 4-5 minutes. We were just being good neighbors and enjoying the morning sun!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

Private, Secluded Cabin In The North Woods Of Maine! Perfect R&R!
average rating of 4.609756 based on 41 reviews

perfect location

  • 5 of 5

mooses hideaway is the perfect spot to get away from it all in the great north woods. The cabin is just as advertised, it slept the six of us with no problems. it is close to town, but even closer to vast network of trails on the Plum Creek Timberlands. We are already looking forward to next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review, and I'm glad you enjoyed your time at my cabin!
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Kittery, ME

Amazingly quiet and secluded getaway.

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year in a row that me and my buddies stayed at John's cabin while in hiking in Moosehead. We had a fantastic time, everything was as perfect as before. Greenville was crazy busy for the holiday weekend, so it was really nice to have a quiet place to retreat to just 10 minutes up the lake. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to hear everything worked out again this time around. You and your buddies are always welcome! Thanks!
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Perfect secluded cabin in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

A great place for starting a fishing trip because the cabin is mid way between some of the great fishing rivers in Maine. If was to mention the many lakes listed near by there would not be enough room on this page. The cabin is snug-comfy with everything needed to grill that steak or get your coffee and eggs ready. Can't wait to rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and fishing. You are welcome to stay again when ready!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Wish we could have stayed longer!! Thanks for being so accommodating when we called at the last minute. The cabin is decorated beautifully and has everything you could need. Enjoyed walking on the trails near cabin. Was nice and quiet but only a few minutes to good restaurants in Greenville. Thanks for letting us use your beautiful cabin. We hope to make it back again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was glad I could accommodate your request when you called, and that the cabin was to your liking. Thanks for choosing Moose's Hideaway and hope to see you again in the future.
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Cabin in the Maine woods

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is out of town and on a gravel road. We slept with the windows open and did not hear anything except birds singing in the morning and the breeze blowing through the drapes. There is a nice wood stove too. It is very clean. Everything worked, we grilled each night on the deck and listened to loons on the nearby Prong Pond. I would recommend this cabin to anyone who wants to be out of town a bit. We had a great time. There are mountains to climb and Moosehead Lake is pristine with mountains surrounding it. It's not too far from Baxter too.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the nice review. Hope to see you again if you find yourself in the Moosehead Lake area again in the future.
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Very Private

  • 4 of 5

Loved all the room. Very comfy living room. Large dining. We hiked alot. Great trails...Little Spencer is amazing. Gulf Hagas is good. We hikedBig Moose too. Greenville is cute town. Appreciate the washer and dryer. Thanks John.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are so many hiking trails at all levels of hiking, it's hard to hit them all without spending several months in the area. I'm glad to hear you had a good time and enjoyed the cabin and the area. Hope to see you again if you visit in the future.
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Bangor, ME
Nearest Barpub
5.8 Miles
Stress Free Moose
Nearest Ferry
54.1 Miles
Bar Harbor Ferry Co.
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Mt. Kineo Golf Resort
Nearest Train
76 Miles
Bangor, ME
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5.5 Miles
Various (downtown Greenville)
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Squaw Mountain at Moosehead Lake
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Beaver Cove
Car: recommended

Greenville has access to the ITS for snowmobiling and ATV activities. Hundreds of miles of trails provides hours/days of adventurous fun in both cold and warmer weather.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Greenville, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 Nov 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$502

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Greenville, Maine

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1395 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
  • Full bathroom with a stack-able washer/dryer unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double bed , Ground floor
    Upstairs bedroom - 1 double bed , Upstairs
    Loft - 2 single bed , Upstairs open loft area.
    Futon - 1 sofa bed/futon , Downstairs couch is also a futon sleeper sofa
  • 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4), 2 beds in loft area (sleeps 2), and a sleeper sofa (futon) provide enough sleeping for the family, and maybe even some friends.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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