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Lakefront Compound on Beautiful Great Pond

Bedrooms 11
Half Baths3
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 418 nights


About the property

10 Bedroom Waterfront Compound--Stunning Views of Hoyt's Island and Great Pond

Large, private, waterfront compound, ideal for larger gatherings of friends or family or special events. Three buildings, each with screened porches, fireplace and full service kitchen with all modern amenities.

The Main house offers expansive lakefront screened in porch, music room, formal dining room, 6 separate entrances, 5 bathrooms, 4 bedrooms (two with twin beds plus a queen), great room and more. The Lake House offers 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, screened in back porch, living area, dining room, kitchen and screened in front porch. Finally, The Boat House offers 2 bedrooms (one room with two sets of bunks and one master bedroom) and 1 bath with living area, full kitchen and 2 screened in porches.

Centrally situated on the property, the screened gazebo offers outside dining if desired. Located within walking distance to Belgrade Lakes Village, this unique property offers easy boat access, 2 docks complete with moorings, swim up float and play area for children.

More Details

Property Manager
Virginia Parks
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Virginia Parks

I currently live on the Seacoast of New Hampshire with my husband, 16 month old and very busy 3 year old. I grew up in Washington, DC but always looked forward to the three months of the year when we would pack up the car and head north as a family to be with extended family in Belgrade Lakes at Parks Camp. Now I have the treat of enjoying the property with my own family and watch my son and daughter, the fourth generation in my family to summer in Belgrade, enjoy the lake as much as I have.

Virginia Parks purchased this house in 1972

Why Virginia Parks chose Belgrade Lakes Village

Parks Camp is a very special place to my family. Originally purchased in the early 1970s by my grandfather it has been our family's "summer place" for more than 40 years and a place where four generations have enjoyed making memories on the lake. I hope you and yours will enjoy this unique, beautiful property and love "lake life!" The property and all amenities included are sure to make your stay relaxing, restful, and full of fun!

What makes this house unique

The feeling of vacation hits you the moment you arrive at the property and are welcomed by the stunning lake view, and calls of the loons. I suggest taking in the view from one of the docks, or enjoying a peaceful rock in one of the hammocks. When you enter the homes, you'll know you're at the lake--we've worked to keep the original lake charm married with modern amenities, and all you'll need for an elegant evening on the porch, a relaxed lobster dinner in the gazebo, or a dinner for your guests in the stunning dining room looking right out on Great Pond.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Belgrade Lakes Village, Maine

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 8 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
    Bathroom 9 - toilet
    Bathroom 10 - shower enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 9 bathrooms between the three homes on the compound--6 full, 3 half, and an additional shower in the spring house/laundry room attached to the main house.
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 9 - 1 child bed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 11 - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4
  • Main house: Lower level--2 Masters (kings), and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds. Upper level--two bedrooms, each with 1 double, and 2 twins. Lake House: 1 Master bedroom (king), 3 additional bedrooms, each with twin beds. Boat House: 1 Master bedroom (king) and 1 additional bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds (sleeps 4). All beds have pillows and coverlet. An extra fee rents sheets and towels for all guests. Additionally, a baby crib and pack and play are available for the little ones.
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Lakefront Compound on Beautiful Great Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Amazing charm abounds in this lakeside compund.

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family stayed at this property for our daughter's graduation celebration from Colby College.Virginia was very flexible and accommodating with all of our requests.

The whole family fell in love with this relaxing retreat. It was a wonderful combination of rustic elegance. Everywhere you looked while inside the homes there was something interesting to see. It had a lot of old New England home charm. And the view of lake from both inside and out was amazing. They have 2 docks on the property and a floating one as well.

There are plenty of places both inside and out to sit and relax. We loved the fireplace in the main house living room. It works well and made a great location for the family to gather to play some Boggle in front of the fire on a chilly night. The large porch on the back of the main house was also a favorite gathering spot.

The kitchens are well equipped and the rooms and beds were all very comfortable. There were 18 of us and we were able to spread out and come together as we wished. We are hoping to go back and spend more time together again at this amazing location again.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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There really is a piece of heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

Parks Camp is truly a gem and it was a great privilege to have the opportunity to enjoy two weeks at this beautiful compound. My only hesitation for giving it a full 5 stars is that doing so may make it quite popular and therefore difficult to rent for our future vacations on Great Pond. We are a group of several families from Ohio and Pennsylvania who have vacationed on Great Pond many times, some first coming here over 30 years ago. We all fell in love with Great Pond and the town of Belgrade and consider this area our special vacation spot. We previously rented at two wonderful locations on the west side of the lake but both sold off to private owners over the years forcing us to look for new rental. We were excited to find Parks Camp available for our large group and from the photos thought it looked great. We arrived and found it was even better than we hoped. This large wooded compound feels very secluded yet it is convenient to the town of Belgrade and the Great Pond Marina. The three houses are so charming, comfortable and well equipped and the owners are very attentive and responsive to any question or concern. Dr. Parks (and you will certainly google Dr. Marshall Parks after viewing his lovely office) created this special place for his large family and you will be inspired to love and care for it just as the generations of Parks family have for so many years.

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect summer retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our large, multigenerational and international family gathered at the wonderful Parks camp and had simply the most amazing time. Everything was perfect from scheduling to check out. It truly is a special place.

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that your family enjoyed Parks Camp. It truly is a special place, and a terrific spot for family and friends of all generations to gather. We hope you'll return to Great Pond in the future!
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A timeless Maine lake experience on Great Pond

  • 5 of 5

Parks Camp is the perfect property for a large family/friends gathering on a lake for a week in Maine. The three camps on the property are quintessential Maine, beauifully crafted. The screened porches are perfect day and night. Plenty of dock space. Large yard within in the pines for family fun. Many separate spaces for individual quiet. Two large grills and 3 kitchens fully stocked provide cooking for large groups. A quick walk to the town of Belgrade Lakes adds to the ease of your vacation. And, of course, Great Pond is beautiful and magical. We love this lake! The Parks family are a pleasure to work with. They are responsive and accommodating. A wonderful family. We had a great time at Parks Camp on Great Pond. We will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: 27/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy your family enjoyed all of the amenities, views, and of course fun the camp has to offer. The camp truly is Maine and Great Pond offers quite the back drop! We hope you'll keep Parks Camp in mind for summer gatherings in the years to come!
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Village Inn or Sunset Grille
Nearest Ferry
160 Miles
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Belgrade Lakes Golf Course
Nearest Train
175 Miles
Boston-Logan Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rte 27
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Village Inn or Sunset Grille
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Spruce Mountain Ski Slope
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Augusta State Airport
Car: recommended

Located 10 miles north of Augusta, ME, Belgrade Lakes is peaceful, picturesque, and welcoming - Central Maine's premier lake area for recreation, relaxation, and wholesome family fun. The region is famous for its sparkling scenic streams and chain of seven lakes, its panoramic views of fields, hills and woodlands, inviting towns and villages, and its activities for all ages.

Located within walking distance to Belgrade Lakes Village, the lakefront compound is ideal for special gatherings, family reunions and group retreats. The town, nestled between Long Pond and Great Pond offers a world renowned golf course, antiquing, weekend farmers markets, summer festivals, local artisans and galleries, cafes, restaurants and more. Enjoy festivals or an outdoor movie in town and walk, ride your bike, or boat right back to the property for water sports and lakeside leisure.

Be sure to hike nearby Blueberry Hill or French's Mountain, get eighteen holes in at the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, or visit Freeport less than an hour south for a day of outlet shopping!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Belgrade Lakes Village, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
Linen Rental
10 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
418 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall/Spring 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 24 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2019
25 May 2019 - 2 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$79.53
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$674
Linen Rental AU$674

Upon booking, for summer 2018 guests will remit $4,000 with the remaining $4,500 balance due 15 days before check-in. Please note that your initial $4,000 is refundable in full if you cancel 3 months or more before your reservation arrival date. If you cancel 3 months or less before your arrival day, no refund is possible. The $500 refundable damage deposit is returned to guests 14 days after check-out, pending no damage. Additionally, the $500 deposit is returned in full in the event of cancellation.

The rental fee includes access to three homes on compound and dock access. An additional $500 rents all linens/towels for the property. Renters are responsible for renting their own boats and water sport equipment. I am happy to refer you to trusted rentals upon request. Additionally, I am happy to refer you to local catering options to make your stay as relaxing and enjoyable as possible!

Guests may also rent linens for $500 per week. The property's capacity is 25 guests. The renter will pay $20 per guest per night over 25.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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