SUNDAY RIVER HOME - THE HEIGHTS W/ POOL, HOME THEATRE, HOT TUBS, SAUNA, WI-FI

Susan Murphy at Sunday River Rental

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Sleeps26
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms10
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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SUNDAY RIVER HOME - THE HEIGHTS W/ POOL, HOME THEATRE, HOT TUBS, SAUNA, WI-FI

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10 bedrooms, 10 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 26

Beautiful Sunday River Maine! Get ready for the vacation of your life!

Perched high upon the beautiful Sunday River... Maine’s Powder Ridge, The Heights provides you with an extraordinary view of the majestic peaks, which comprise the Mahoosuc Mountain range and the valley beyond. Its construction just completed, The Heights is a spectacular, 7500 square foot, contemporary home with 2000 square feet of glass frontage, privately situated on five acres of woodland to maximize serenity and seclusion.

The Heights offers nine bedrooms, including six master king suites (four of which have their own private balconies) with luxury linens, a Queen bedroom, three bunk rooms, ten and a half bathrooms, two towering stone fireplaces in the vaulted living rooms, two gas fireplaces, two eight-man hot tubs (for your viewing of the fireworks at Sunday River on Saturday nights), an office complete with Computer and high speed wireless Internet access.

Added Details:: The Heights is two separate units... The Eagle's Nest and The Bobcat's Den, which can be rented as a complete entity or independently. Its unique award-winning floor plan designed by KLM, allows for free flowing multi-level living as one full unit or two separate locked-off units with completely private entrances.

The units are completely different, yet uniquely spectacular and fully soundproofed. The goal of this design is to provide luxurious accommodations for small corporate retreats or for large family get-aways. Beautifully appointed with classy, comfortable furniture, we are targeting groups of families and executives.

Amenities:: We have almost every amenity available! For sleeping accommodations, there are 5 master King Suites with private baths, luxury linens and three have private balconies. There is an enormous game room with a regulation size pool table & Two Huge 65 inch HD TVs with surround sound systems. We have central air-conditioning, two stone fireplaces with plenty of firewood, 2 gas fireplaces, a private in-ground heated swimming pool, and two private 8-man hot tubs.

In each kitchen, we have a dishwasher, an ice-making refrigerator, a coffee-maker, stove with oven, microwave, and all the dishes and pots and pans you could use! Downstairs, there is a washer and dryer in each unit, with an iron and board. We have a large Bose stereo with CD player for use indoors or out at the pool. Microsoft X-Box in each unit. Wireless DSL Internet throughout the house and a Pentium 4 Computer on the Bobcat's side. There are mountain bikes, kayaks and canoes at your disposal. Bed linens & towels are provided.

The Great Outdoors:: During the summer months, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking are available. Rent an ATV and go exploring with a guided tour or on your own. Fishing Trips and supplies are available. Go horseback riding, or on a carriage ride. Or moose and animal viewing. Relax and go to the movies. Available for your use at the house will be kayaks, mountain bikes, snowshoes, sleds, and snow tubes. Nearby are a miniature golf course, a huge water slide, shops in historic Bethel, and many restaurants and nights spots.

A great way to see western Maine is by throwing on a pair of hiking boots and just walking out the front door. One of the best spots is Grafton Notch State Park, located along the Maine-New Hampshire border, just minutes away from The Heights. The most famous footpath in the world, the Appalachian Trail, passes through the park on the way to its finish in Mt. Katahdin. Throughout the park you will see waterfalls, caves, and incredible mountain vistas.

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Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the manager
My wife and I had our wedding reception at The Heights during Memorial Day weekend 2012 and I also rented the house for a weekend in 2008. The house is absolutely beautiful and the owners do an excellent job of helping you prepare for entertaining a large group of people. All of my guests kept commenting on what a great house we rented and how beautiful the view was from almost every room. The house is clean, fun, well stocked with all the essentials. It is nearly impossible not to have a good time here. The owners are well connected in the area and are able to provide excellent recommendations on who to use for catering (Gourmet in a Pinch = Excellent), groceries, spa services, as well as what to do in this area of Maine. I would recommend this house for wedding receptions, family/friend reunions, ski vacations, and large group getaways.
May 2012
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Susan Murphy at Sunday River Rental

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2003
Speaks english
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Sleeps26
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms10
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
Alpharetta, GA
5

Our family bi-annual vacation in Maine

  • 5 of 5
In July, our family had our bi-annual vacation in the "Heights".  We're a large family, normally 23 people, missing 2 this year because of summer school.  We had just a fantastic time at the "Heights".  Unfortunately, we had a lot of rain during our week, but everyone still had a great time. There were a lot of games played, movies watched, hiking, golfing at the Sunday River Golf Course, some canoeing on the last day (which was glorious weatherwise), and shopping by the gals in Bethel and also in North Conway; in the town and at the outlet stores.Dinners enjoyed in the Pool House were awesome!  The home is very well supplied and the sleeping worked out great for all of us.  We even got to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary in the Pool House.  Food was catered by the "Good Cook", I believe is the name.We would highly recommend this home for your vacation!  We came back with many wonderful memories!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Wine Guy, And thank you for your review... so happy that you all enjoyed your trip. Even in spite of the sometimes-inclement weather, Sunday River is always a wonderful choice for vacation because it is in the glorious State of Maine. Looking at the sweeping vistas from the one of the decks at the house allows you to feel at one with nature. Every season has its draw to us as a family.... winter and summer are the high seasons, however Fall and Spring should not be overlooked. The foliage and the golf of Fall are spectacular.... and Spring - what about White water rafting?! I grew up in Maine and I am so happy to have a vacation home there now!
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
5

80 Birthday/Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5
My family + my five siblings and their families, and my mom just returned from a wonderful week at The Heights! This home was truly every thing we could have asked for to celebrate my mom's 80th birthday. Each of the adults had their own bedroom (7) as did all the children (3 rooms that slept 4). With the pool table (nightly tournaments), theatre room (complete with complimentary blankets), pool, hot tubs, there was always something for all of us to do. I was even able to escape to a private balcony to have my morning coffee with a gorgeous view. The pool house is incredible with a bathroom and laundry, very appreciated. The home boasts two kitchens, which was extremely helpful with a crew our size. It never felt crowded. We were also to hook up the canoes and kayak and canoe down the Androscoggin. White water rafting was close enough to make a day trip as was a gondola ride up the mountain. Anyone planning a family reunion and would like to find a home that is comfortable, clean, (towels and sheets provided) and large enough (sometimes we had to text our children to find out where they were) to all spread out, we would all highly recommend Heights. Thank you for an unforgettable vacation.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane,
Western Maine and the Towns of Newry and Bethel have so much to offer vacationing families. Not only is it a beautiful location, but it is serene and filled with wild life. It is wonderful to just get back to nature, although in a lovely home with all the amenities! Thank you for your very nice comments and I hope future guests will appreciate the fun and beauty of the State of Maine.
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
CT
5

Multi-families fall foliage trip in Maine

  • 5 of 5
In the first week of October, we had a such great time together at the "Heights". The home is very well supplied and the sleeping worked out great for all of us. The owner Susan is very helpful. Usually, in minutes you'll get a response from her. We had a minor problem with the shower in one of the bathroom. Susan called the handyman and fixed the shower head in such a short period of time. We were extremely pleased with all she has done for all of us. We would highly recommend this home for your vacation! We came back with many wonderful memories!
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
Michigan
5

Great House, Great Service, Great All Around!

  • 5 of 5
Our family gets together for a reunion every 2 years. The Heights was a great choice, everyone loved the house and its ammenities. This is a compliment, when I say we had some very minor issues, but with one phone call all issues were immediately resolved. (minor being the pool heater wouldn't work, pilot light being out), Very responsive and courteous service. Thanks to the Murphy's for use of your house to make a great reunion even more special. House very spacious, ample refrigerator and counter space, very clean. We didn't want to leave! I would recommend this house to anyone who wants ample space with children of all ages, meaning the kids would be playing in the game room, or watching a movie in the theater room, and the adults could easily hold a conversation without being disturbed. There are plenty of TV's spread around the house, but I am happy to say that we didn't turn one TV on the entire week! All pictures on the website really do represent the beauty of the home. The pool and the poolhouse were fantastic, along with the beautiful views of the hillsides!
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
Boston, MA
5

Great Home for an Unforgetable Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5
My family went up to the beautiful house in June for my parent's 50th wedding anniversay. We have a huge family, and usually have a tough time trying to get us all under the same roof! Thankfully, we were all able to stay at a beautiful home, and got to spend a week with extended family that we don't always get to see. My parents were able to easily get around the house, and said it was the best family reunion that they can think of. Everyone from aged 2 to 77 enjoyed the house, which doesn't always happen!

The owners went above and beyond making sure we were comfortable, and were easily available when we had a quick question about the downstairs movie theatre (big hit with the grandkids!). So many special touches around the entire house really made us feel like we could have been in any one of our houses, not in a bland hotel. Would certainly recommend this house to any of my friends and anyone else looking for a great vacation home. I'm sure my family will be looking for another excuse to spend another awesome getaway up there again soon!!
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Sunday River Home - The Heights w/ Pool, Home Theatre, Hot Tubs, Sauna, Wi-Fi
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Newry Bethel - Sunday River area
Boston
5

Group reunion

  • 5 of 5
I rented the Heights for a college reunion with friends from across the country. We have done this at different locations for the past 10 years, There were 18 of us and we are all in our late 50's and 60's.
The house was fabulous, the views spectacular, the beds so comfortable. Everyone was in agreement that this was the best location we had been to yet. The kitchens had everything you needed to make a gourmet meal and the extra long table allowed us to all sit together. The best of all was the pool house, it was our hand out place for cookouts and drinks by and in the pool.
I would recommend this location to everyone, you won't be disappointed.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Car: recommended

The Sunday River/Bethel area offers a vacationer many options for outdoor activities. Included is, of course, some of the Northeast's best snowboarding, snow tubing, and skiing, both downhill and cross-country, as well as ice-skating, snow shoeing, sledding, dog sledding, sleigh rides and ski-mobiling. During the summer months, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking are available. The Sunday River Golf Course with design by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. will become one of your favorite destinations when it opens in the Summer of 2004. Rent an ATV and go exploring with a guided tour or on your own. Fishing Trips and supplies are available. Go horseback riding, or on a carriage ride. Or moose and animal viewing. Relax and go to the movies. Available for your use at the house will be kayaks, mountain bikes, snowshoes, sleds, and snow tubes. Nearby are a miniature golf course, a huge water slide, shops in historic Bethel, and many restaurants and nights spots.

Golf: The Sunday River Golf Course with design by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. will become one of your favorite destinations when you visit. Just a short drive away from the doorstep of The Heights, it is already one of the most beautiful courses in the Northeast.

There are also many other spectacular golf courses in this area. The Bethel Inn offers one of the most popular courses in the United States. However, there are so many choices available, one could visit a different golf course every day of a week's vacation and never play on the same course.

Ski: The Sunday River/Bethel area offers a vacationer many options for outdoor activities. Included is, of course, some of the Northeast's best snowboarding, snow tubing, and skiing, both downhill and cross-country, as well as ice-skating, snow shoeing, sledding, dog sledding, sleigh rides and snowmobiling.

The Sunday River Ski Resort, located about 2 miles from the front door of The Heights, has over 120 trails that connect eight different mountain peaks and has runs for every taste and ability. Snowboarders have 4 different terrain parks, including a super pipe and a half pipe. The Sunday River Learn-To-Ski Program is designed to get even the most beginner of skiers or boarders up and moving.

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 23 2014
7 night minimum stay
$9,500
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 24 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$825
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,000
 
 
Early Fall
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$925
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
$1,125
 
 
Late Fall
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$925
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,500
 
 
Christmas Vacation '14
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,600
$11,000
 
 
Winter 2015
Jan 5 2015 - Feb 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,500
 
 
February Vacation '15
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 23 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,600
$11,000
 
 
Winter '15
Feb 24 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,500
 
 
Spring 2015
Apr 1 2015 - May 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$750
From
$925
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,500
 
 
Early Summer
May 22 2015 - Jun 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$825
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,500
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 20 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
$9,500
 
 
Late summer
Aug 22 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $400 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Winter Holiday Period
(Christmas, New Years, February School Vacation)
$1600 per night
$11,000 per week

Thanksgiving Weekend
4 night minimum stay requirement
$1000 per night
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Amenities

Amenities

Newry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Telescope
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Computer Available
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Garage
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 12 - toilet , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king
  • 6 Master King Suites, 1 Queen bedroom, and 3 bunk rooms with 4 twin beds each
Entertainment:
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library
  • Video Games
  • Television
  • Radio
  • VCR
  • DVD Player ...
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Foosball
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • pond
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • water skiing
  • rafting
  • basketball court
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
5 kings, 1 Queen, 12 twins, 3 futons. Sunday River Golf Club membership privileges; Chef's services, daily housekeeping and grocery shopping upon request; in-ground heated swimming pool; high-speed wireless internet access; kayak; bikes.

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