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Spectacular Waterfront Home On Highland Lake , Private Beach. Walk to Town.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 1 loft, 2.5 Bathrooms, sleeps 10 (maximum guests)

This beautiful year round, waterfront home is located on crystal clear Highland Lake, a short walk to the quaint village of Bridgton and a 5 minute drive to Shawnee Peak Ski Area. The house sits directly above the water's edge on 350' of water frontage. A small private beach cove with a very gradual sandy entry is perfect for young children. This house is an ideal spot for families to vacation year round. Swim, boat or fish right from the back door. Or sip your favorite drink on one of 2 decks or in front of our beautiful fireplace.

Originally built around 1850, the house was completely renovated in 2012, adding contemporary features while maintaining its historic charm. There are stunning views from nearly every room, including the ultramodern kitchen with state of the art stainless appliances as well as quartz countertops. Two outdoor decks, one open and one covered, offer breathtaking views of the lake, loons and Mt. Washington. There is also a private dock for mooring your own boat or if you choose to rent one from one of the many local marinas, as well as a separate dock to relax and read, fish or daydream . A barn/garage was added in 2015. The upstairs is unfinished but contains a ping pong table.

Bridgton is centrally located with many restaurants, drive-in and sit-down movie theaters, antique stores and shops close by. A 30 minute drive to North Conway or Sunday River, a 5 minute trip to Shawnee Peak, make this is the perfect location to enjoy swimming, hiking, fishing, shopping or just relaxing.

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More Details

Kathy Masterson
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
4 June, 2018

Why Kathy Masterson chose Bridgton

Bought this unique property because of the location. House was a partial teardown......but it was the location on the lake and its close proximity to the downtown and winter activities made us fall in love with it!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Loft - 2 single bed
  • New mattresses and box springs (fall 2013) in bedrooms as well as down comforters
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(12 traveller reviews)

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Spectacular Waterfront Home On Highland Lake , Private Beach. Walk to Town.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Fabulous lakeside home offers vacation perfection

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our "Brady Bunch" of two families, plus the kids' friends. First off, the location - literally ON the lake, with multiple docks and decks, windows opening to the breeze ... you feel like you're in paradise.

We had so much fun on the kayaks and paddle board, swimming and wading. We hiked on many of the nearby trails, including Mount Pleasant. The well-equipped kitchen allowed us to easily feed - and clean up after - our large group. All of the bedrooms are well-appointed and comfortable, and there are three additional rooms in which to lounge and play games.

The fact that Bridgton is walkable was a real plus for us - parts of our group could stroll to the shops or for coffee, and we walked to ice cream almost every night.

The owners were very responsive to our questions. Check in and out was easy, and instructions were very clear. We had a great vacation and definitely would come again! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mattituck, New York

Great Home

  • 5 of 5

This house just seems to be getting better and better each year. We had a great time. The layout is perfect for people that want to either relax upstairs with little noise, or have a great time throwing darts downstairs by the warm fire. The new addition to the house is also great for storing shoes and jackets when you come in from a great day of skiing at the nearby mountain, Shawnee Peak. We hope to be back next year, and have even more fun!

  • Review Submitted: 14/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect. It is beautiful and comfortable. Sleeping was great - the beds were wonderful and the lapping of the lake immediately beside the house lulled us right to sleep. We loved the kayaks, paddleboard, and the two person sailboat. My father-in-law enjoyed fishing right from the porch. It is a quick walk into town. At night we enjoyed sitting by the fire pit on the sandy beach. On top of everything, the owners are excellent to work with. Communication with them was great and they were very accommodating. They even suspended construction on their new garage/game room so as not to disturb us. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, So glad you enjoyed! And thanks so much for your sewing repair of the sail along with your other fixes! Hope to see you next year! Best, Kathy & Bill
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Mattituck,New York, USA

Feb. Break 2015

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house!! Perfect fit for our family plenty of room for all. Location great, views from all the rooms outstanding. Can't wait to come back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 02/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed! See you next year! Best, Kathy
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Mattituck, New York

Great House

  • 5 of 5

This year, me and my family had a wonderful experience at this beautiful lakefront house. The views are great, especially in the kitchen with the wrap around windows. we love the location, right on the lake and really close to town. The house itself is just spectacular. We had many fun nights laughing playing darts, and other nights we all hung out and watched a movie in the den area, and the gas fireplace was perfect for keeping everybody warm. An added bonus is the heated floors, especially after a long day of snowboarding at the nearby mountain Shawnee Peak. Another great feature that was incorporated into building the house was the surround sound stereo throughout the house. There are so many things to do in the great little town of bridgton, and we are already looking forward to coming back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our home! Looking forward to having you back next year. Best, Kathy
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Paradise in Maine

  • 5 of 5

We had an unforgettable time at Vacationland. The space is beautiful and you instantly feel right at home. The architecture & design, the panoramic views, the lake a step from the door & the "little" details (surround sound stereo piped throughout the house, HEATED FLOORS + more) make for the perfect getaway.

A short walk to an adorable town, surrounded by endless nature adventures in the beautiful state of Maine. We were here in the Winter and enjoyed many walks on the frozen lake. We can imagine how lovely it will be to swim in this beautiful lake during a Summer visit.

Thank you for welcoming us into your sets a very high standard for vacations away! WILL BE BACK!

  • Review Submitted: 04/03/2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Magic Lantern Pub
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Bridgton Highlands Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Route 302
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: recommended

Bridgton is a four season recreation area with access to water sports, skiing, hiking and shopping. Tax free North Conway is a half hour away. There are several great restaurants and places to shop nearby including downtown Bridgton which is a 10 minute walk. Alternatively, with 350 feet of water frontage including a private beach, you can relax on the property and soak in the beautiful views of Highland Lake and Mt Washington.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Bridgton, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
9 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
1 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$271.02
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,016.32

Sunday to Sunday rental. Check-in 3 pm, check out 11 am. Signed rental agreement required.

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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