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Owner

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks english, Moose

SPECIAL: Holiday Getaway. Only true log home 12’ from lake w/amazing views!

11 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Bridgton holiday cabin

1400 Sq Ft Waterfront Log Home with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, & Great Amenities

Getaway this holiday season to the only “True” Full Log Home only 12’ft away from the lake. I’ve marked my price down from $400 a night to $300 a night with a 2-night minimum stay. Maximum capacity is 6 guests. Guests include infants, children, teenagers, young adults, and adults. No pets are allowed or any additional guests over the 6 maximum limit.

Whether you’re planning a romantic get-away for two, or looking to create memories that will last a life time, my rustic, newly renovated log home has everything you’re looking for: a quiet, rustic, waterfront, 1,400-square-foot log cabin located in Bridgton, Maine – named one of the best vacation towns by DownEast magazine, and frequent visitor – author Stephen King.

The log cabin is situated only 12' ft away from beautiful Woods Pond and is made of true logs – not the fake log siding you see on many homes in the area. Defying the standard connotation of “pond,” at 2 miles by 3/4 mile, and over 28' deep in the middle, woods pond is ideal for swimming, boating, fishing, and all kinds of recreational water activities. Summer, fall and winter, there's something for everyone to make memories of family fun, relaxation, and experiencing the great outdoors.

The log home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, dining area, and living room overlooking the water. With the new renovations, the interior was designed to bring the outdoors inside, with natural stone interior walls, rustic exposed log beams and walls, granite counter tops, and solid hardwood floors throughout. You'll have all amenities, including new stainless steel refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, keurig coffeemaker, washer/dryer, bed linens, bath/kitchen towels, and cooking/eating ware, gas grill outside, monitor gas heaters, new gas fireplaces, flat screen tvs, satellite tv, and a new bose 235 lifestyle system with speakers in nearly every room.

The favorite exterior features are the lake side deck, Jamaican style king size hammock, horse shoe pit, and the custom recessed bonfire pit 6’ from the beach. Enjoy your morning coffee on the deck 12' from the water. In summer, soak up some rays in the lounge chairs; then cook seafood on the grill and enjoy dinner around the picnic table. In summer or fall, end your evening sitting in Adirondack chairs, watching the sun set over the lake and then sampling ghost stories and s'mores around the bonfire.

Surrounded by trees and nature, Woods Pond is home to Maine’s most magnificent wildlife: loons, bald eagles, ospreys, black bears, deer, and the most photographed animal - the Maine moose. For the angler, or recreational fisher, woods pond is stocked with large and small mouth bass, rainbow trout, brook trout, salmon, white perch, pickerel, and horn pout. On the property, enjoy your own small private beach for swimming, a the 32’ ft by 6’ft dock used for sunbathing, fishing, or good-naturedly pushing a friend or loved one into the water. Additionally, a boat launch is located nearby on the lake for easy access. The lawn in front of the water is perfect for playing croquet, volleyball, whiffle ball, soccer, or for just throwing around a frisbee.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks english, Moose

Why Owner chose Western Maine

This property has been in my family since 1936. Built in two phases, the original camp on the property was one of the first structures on woods pond. In 1936, my grandfather built the summer home's living quarters. The second piece to be added later was a large porch from a storefront in town. To bring the porch to the property, my grandfather and a few friends loaded an ox and sleigh with the porch and traversed across the frozen pond to the property. When spring arrived, they attached the porch to the main structure.

In 1995, my family built the existing log home and I have spent the past 2 years renovating it to make it feel like a true getaway retreat.

What makes this cabin unique

The only log home situated 12' ft away from lake with stunning views.

Newly renovated with state-of-art Bose system and new 1080p HD TVs in every room.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I GIVE IT 5-STARS AND WE STAYED FROM 7-10 NOV. The place was beautiful. Bridgton was a wonderful town to visit and spend time in. Todd is a great person who has put a LOT of work into making this cabin very, very special. It has all the amenities anyone would ever need. And it is peaceful and tranquil. Just a great cabin and experience.
Nov 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 11 traveller reviews

SPECIAL: Holiday Getaway. Only true log home 12’ from lake w/amazing views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Beautiful Log Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, well crafted log home situated on a picturesque Maine pond. The location is perfect. Set in a quiet corner of the pond, it offers just the right amount of privacy and peacefulness. The home itself is well cared for, clean and the craftsmanship that went into it is beyond reproach.

As for the owner, Todd, I can't say enough. He met us when we arrived, gave us a tour and couldn't have been more welcoming. He also told us that he would give us our space, but would be available for anything we may need.

Overall, this was a perfect mix of great home, great location and great owner.

Thanks again Todd!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Peter.
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5

Perfect mix of Comfort and Rustic

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic and relaxing time on Woods Pond, and this was the perfect place to enjoy it from. The property is clean, neat and well appointed; and it still has tons of rustic charm which left us feeling connected to the water and nature. The owner is fantastic, walked us through the property and filled us in on the tips for having an enjoyable time in the area. He was also readily available when I had a question about fishing in the area after he had left, and was happy to help out. The nearby town is easily accessible with great food and coffee, and there's a kids playground 5 minutes away at the bottom of the lake that is really neat.

We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the cabin do not do it justice, it was a super great place to vacation, meeting the owner(hosts) was a pleasure, we definitly will be going back there in the future. Hope you enjoyed the homemade I left for you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jenny :-)
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FABULOUS!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Maine, was hoping this location/cabin would be as nice as the pictures showed and description stated, it was! From the kitchen and living area you had a full view of the pond, very relaxing. We got to the property really late, Todd insisted on meeting us there and giving us a walk through despite how late we arrived. He was so pleasant and hospitable, the cabin is spotless and has everything you need. The dock, canoe, fire pit and hammock made outdoor living very enjoyable!! If you are looking for a place to slow down, take in nature but still have all the comforts of home, this cabin is perfect!!! Thanks for sharing it Todd.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna.
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Peaceful Maine lake retreat

  • 5 of 5

A perfect retreat for everyone looking for peace, quiet, sunsets, bonfires, swimming, fishing and canoeing. Clearly beat all our already high expectations. Even better than 'advertised', very well maintained. The owner went out of is way to make this a great experience for our family. Everything that makes you 'love Maine'. Looking forward to come back as soon as possible.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joerg.
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At home in Maine, returning again and again.

  • 5 of 5

This is THE place to vacation if you are looking for time on a lake in Maine.

The house is extremely well maintained, clean, with modern conveniences of

granite kitchen and bath , within a charming log cabin. There is a fast WiFi, large satellite TV with DVD player, music system through the house, fireplaces and even a guitar for playing guests.

The view and the beauty of the lake, the surrounding, well maintained, grounds , contribute to a magical stay.

The owner , Todd, takes excellent care , not only of the property, but of the guests, accommodating reasonable requests.

We always regret leaving at the end of vacation, and ensure that we can return again to a place that offers so many options to share with friends and family:

quiet and rest, a swim, canoe ride, an evening fire in the fire pit,

a picnic , a soccer game on the lawn, a nap in the hammock, a deck ....lots of spots to be in the sun or shade.

Easy lake living. We felt at home being there and like a good home we miss it.

The Rotner family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alek.
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Map

Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Black Horse Tavern
Nearest Ferry
46 Miles
Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bridgton Highlands Country Club
Nearest Train
41 Miles
Amtrak Station-POR
Nearest Motorway
41 Miles
Maine Turnpike and Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Black Horse Tavern
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Shawnee Peak Ski Resort (Night Skiing Available)
Nearest Beach
42 Miles
Maine Coast

Even though you'll feel away from society while at my log home on the water, less than a few miles away, you'll find Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, snowmobile rentals, bait and tackle shops for ice fishing, full grocery stores including Hannafords, great restaurants, rustic bars, live music, and movie theaters including a drive-in movie theater. In Bridgton and surrounding communities, you'll find a new Casino in Oxford, Maine, plenty of golf courses, day spas, lake airplane rides, boat rides on the Songo River Queen Old-Time double deck steam boat, and much more. In the fall, check out an apple orchard or tour a lighthouse. If you'd like a special one-day trip or dining experience, Portland is only a one-hour drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Bridgton, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Pricing
1 Dec 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$403
A$2,821
A$10,076
 
 
Holiday Getaway
19 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$403
A$2,821
A$10,076
 
 
Winter Pricing
31 Dec 2016 - 20 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$470
A$3,292
A$13,166
 
 
Spring
21 Mar 2017 - 20 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$470
A$3,292
A$13,166
 
 
Summer 2017
21 May 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$536
A$3,752
A$16,122
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$133
Cleaning Fee A$202 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

I have an age group restriction where at least 1 adult over the age of 30 needs to be present during the stay on my property. My property is newly renovated and only rent to mature, respectful, and responsible adults who will treat the property as if it was their own. Thank you for understanding.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Bridgton, Maine

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , New memory foam mattress and bedding.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , New memory foam mattress and bedding.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , New memory foam mattress and bedding.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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