PRIVATE, SANDY BEACH, QUIET LAKE, 12 FT. FROM WATER'S EDGE & 4 KAYAKS INCLUDED

Cate or Bill Murphy

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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PRIVATE, SANDY BEACH, QUIET LAKE, 12 FT. FROM WATER'S EDGE & 4 KAYAKS INCLUDED

Sebago Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 6

Enjoy the beautiful views of peaceful,clean, quiet Peabody Pond with 220 feet of secluded waterfront & 12 ft. from the water. Very quiet with very little boat traffic, ideal for a family of 4 -6, or two couples. Clean & well maintained with lots of games, puzzles & movies. We have a nice sandy beach w/a gradual entry into the water & 5 kayaks and a canoe including a tandem kayak.The lake is home to loons, ducks & other wildlife; perfect for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and swimming. There is a swim float for deep water diving, a 40 ft. long dock & a arge yard situated on an acre lot so there is lots of privacy. The lake is 2 miles long by 1.25 miles wide, 65 feet deep & is located northwest of Sebago lake. It is stocked with salmon, trout, and small mouth bass so the fishing is good.We are close to the towns of Bridgton and Naples & several nice spots for hiking; N. Conway is a 45 minute drive & Portland

There is a wood stove to warm the cottage on cool Maine evenings in the late summer and fall. There is an upstairs loft with a high ceiling that comfortably sleeps 4. No jet skis. Parking for 3 cars.

Great lake for kayaking. Almost no motorboat traffic and we provide 5 kayaks, including a 16ft. long tandem kayak so 5 people can go out kayaking to the island or along the shore and enjoy the wildlife - loons, turtles, etc. Lifejackets are provided for children and adults .

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
July 30, 2005The cottage was relaxing and comfy. Our kids had a great time swimming and fishing. They loved the loft - aka - playroom. We enjoyed going to the Sebago Library and the Naples Library. What a great town (Naples)! We return to Douglas, Mass. well rested and relaxed and full of fond memories. Yours truly, Ingrid, Chad, Slade, Molly and Sam
Sep 2005
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Cate or Bill Murphy

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This is our second home and we use it often. We want our guests to enjoy it as much as we do. We have been renting it for the last 8 years and many families have enjoyed a week here in the summer or fall, kayaking, swimming and just spending time at the lake. The morning sunrises are breathtaking. We added a nice sitting dock this year , More pictures coming soon.

Cate or Bill Murphy purchased this cottage in 2004

Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful lake. A great getaway.

Very quiet and clean on this lake. Great swimming and kayaking.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p121883
Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
Preston, CT
5

FABULOUS VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
What a terrific place! We vacationed with four children (2 boys ages 14 & 15, and 2 girls ages 9 & 11). Everyone had the time of their lives. Although we loved the area, our preference was to be at the cabin. The kids loved the floating dock and kayaks. The lake was beautiful, warm and quiet. It was the perfect combination of relaxation, adventure and fun! We enjoyed hiking on nearby trails, steaming Maine lobster (bought in a nearby town and cooked at the cabin), and visiting Portland for the day - only one hour away. The cabin had everything we needed and more. We can't wait to go back!
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
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Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
5

WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5
My family and my sisters family recently had the opportunity to stay at this beautiful cozy,country cabin and had a great time. Without a doubt the most relaxing vacation we've had yet. My 15 year old son fished everyday. My niece was in the water from sun up to sunset. we kayaked everyday and relaxed in the evening enjoying the quite and beautiful views. would highly recommend to anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday routines. To put it simply.......WONDERFUL! Audra and Matt, RI
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Audra and Matt, We are so glad you had a wonderful vacation! . The weather was superb and it is great to hear you fished, swam , kayaked and enjoyed the simple beauty and calm of this wonderful lake. We hope you will decide to return in the future. Take care. - Cate M.
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
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Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
5

ANOTHER AWESOME STAY - THE BEST PLACE ON THE LAKE!

  • 5 of 5
This was our second year renting the cottage and we found it not only as sweet as as we had remembered from last year but right away noticed a couple additions that actually made our stay even better. We love the long dock that my 2 little girls totally enjoyed fishing - my 7 yr old actually caught fish twice from the dock! The addition of the side dock and chairs were wonderful! I loved sitting there early mornings waiting for the sunrise (one of my favs things to do at this place). Another addition were the kayaks. My 7 yr old tried kayaking for the first time and she did great with the smaller kayak. Another of my favs were listening to the loons in the mornings and even later in the day. We had great weather and I actually welcomed a couple days of clouds that allowed us to enjoy canoe trips with the 4 of us early mornings (which meant no sunblock to worry about). The lake is big but we made it to the north end where we found two little islands with lots to look at and different views. Of course we spent lots of time swimming to the flotaing dock and on the beach area - my 3 yr old loved searching for little things on the waterfront among rocks and vegetation. The cottage is completely set up for families with children (from beach toys, gates, puzzles, a train set that my girls loved, games) and has a nice collection of movies and books for adults as well. I actually started a book that I hope to finish next time we stay. The stove is not that big but it worked for us - I even made a foccacia bread in the oven that turned out really nice. We also enjoyed the side yard for eating outdoors and the grass was great for my girls to play soccer and other games. I would definitely recommend this property as in my opinion is definitely one of best if not the best on the lake due to their location, beach, dock and amenities. We look forward to come back - one week is never enough!.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello. We are thrilled you had a great vacation and enjoyed the new 'sitting dock' and the kayaks. Next year there will be a new stove, bigger and better for baking. Hope you plan to return in the future. - Cate and Bill
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
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Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
Laconia, NH
5

PEACEFUL OASIS

  • 5 of 5
This was our second year on Peabody Pond, and once again it did not disappoint.

The foliage was beautiful and the time spent kayaking, hiking and listening to the loons was wonderful. This is a perfect getaway for anyone who just wants to relax.

There were four adults staying in the cabin and we had plenty of room. The cabin is clean, comfortable and very inviting...one of the nicest places on the pond!

The owners are nice and very accommodating. They truly make you feel very at home in their home. We will definitely stay here again, and we highly recommend to anyone looking to rent in Maine!
  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Patty,

So glad you were able to come back to our cottage again this fall. Glad the foliage was good and you were able to use the kayaks. Douglas Mountain is great for hiking. You are, of course, welcome anytime!

- Cate
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
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Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
Portland Maine
5

THIRD TIME--STILL A CHARMER

  • 5 of 5
Two friends and I returned for our third summer and had the vacation we hoped for: a deck for reading and relaxing, great swimming and nice neighbors. The dock was the perfect viewing spot for the meteor shower. As always, the cottage was neat, clean and comfortable. We made our usual trip into Bridgton for a little shopping (and ice cream) and took advantage of the local farm stands. Another perfect week! We plan to return in 2011.
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Dawn, So glad to have you and your friends back again this past summer. Glad the weather was good and that you had another great week!

Best, Cate
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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
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Sebago Sebago Lakes Region
Maine
5

GREAT QUIET VACATION LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed in September 2010 and had a great time. The location is beautiful, right on the lake and the cottage was the right size for us, with room available if we wanted to go with more people. We liked the fact that multiple outdoor chairs and a table were available for spending time outside. Having a canoe and kayaks would have been great if it had been warmer. It was an especially cold few days and the wood stove kept us warm. It was a very relaxing few days and the cottage was clean and well maintained. We were also close to Naples and activities in that area. Highly recommend this cottage!
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Judy,

I am so glad you and your husband had a good vacation. I am sorry it was not a little warmer so that you could have used the kayaks and canoe. Thank you also for leaving the cottage in great condition! You are welcome back anytime.

- Cate
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Maine Turnpike, I 95
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Black Horse Tavern, Bridgton
Car: necessary

Peabody Pond is located northwest of Big Sebago Lake, off route 107. It is a 20 minute drive to the quaint town of Bridgton which has lots of shops and restaurants. Also, a close drive to Naples and the Naples' causeway and Long lake. There are boat and jet ski rentals available in Naples and lots of shops and eateries along the water. Freeport, Maine, the home of L.L. Bean and other outlet stores is about an hour drive and Portland is a 45 minute drive from Peabody Pond.

Other Activities: apple picking, blueberry picking, hiking

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Availability & Rates

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Sebago Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer peak
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 22 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
Summer low
Aug 23 2014 - Aug 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$150
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning - refundable $85
Refundable damage deposit $250
50% of rental week is due to secure reservation with the remaining balance plus deposits (cleaning and security) due 6 weeks prior to rental period.
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $ 750- $ 1,450

Saturday - Saturday Check-in 3 pm, check-out 10:30 am for summer peak season. $250 security deposit and $85 cleaning fee (deposit - refundable.

Please inquire about Fall stays during Sept - October. 3 night minimum available for $ 450.
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Amenities

Sebago Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Lake
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Water Cooler
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
  • Laundry Soap
  • Iron & Board
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Lobster Pot
  • Blender
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , shower only - no tub
  • Washer and dryer are located in the bathroom, the shower can accommodate tall people.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , Master bedroom has 14' brand new mattress.
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • 1 room with one single bed, 1 room with one queen, 1 room with 3 beds, 1 pack n play available for a child age 2 and under
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Books ...
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Games
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Beach Chairs
  • Raft
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • forests
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • water parks
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • festivals
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • golf privileges optional
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • rafting
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
2 queens, 1 full, 2 twins. 27' TV, canoe, two kayaks, deck at water’s edge, a 40 ft. long dock, picnic table, outdoor deck furniture, gas grill, lobster pot and utensils, high chair, pack n' play pen, 2 medium size fans, 2 small fans, 2 ceiling fans, baby gates, toys, books, movies.
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