|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Avonlea Cottage is off the beaten path in the town of Washington (about 30 minutes from Camden and Augusta). There are approximately 150 feet of frontage on clear, clean Crystal Lake - a rural, quiet, peaceful area with minimal motorboat activity. The cottage sits on a 1/2 acre wooded property with path to water, which is about 100 feet from cottage. There is good swimming with a shoreline combination of small rocks, gravel and sand. Also available is a public beach down the road at the boat launch (carry-in only). There is good fishing with a chance to catch brook and brown trout as well as small and large mouth bass. There are pretty views across lake to undeveloped land. Neighbors are shielded from view by foliage. Canoe, picnic table, chairs, gas grill and dock are included. Guest must bring bottled water. Rental dates are Sunday to Sunday.
Lake Description: Crystal Lake is approximately 100 acres and has very little development. It is a quiet lake with minimal motor boat activity. Jet skis are banned from the lake and the public access is limited to carry in only. Wildlife includes nesting loons and families of ducks. Bald eagles can be seen occasionally. For anyone interested in fishing, the lake is stocked yearly with brown and brook trout. It also contains plenty of smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, pickerel, yellow perch, and sunfish.
Comments from previous renters: I enjoyed your place by Crystal Lake very much. You got me thinking of purchasing my own place by a lake some day.
We had a great time! We had a nice sunny week so got a lot of swimming and canoeing in.
We had a very peaceful week of swimming, sunning, reading, and writing! Your cabin is perfect.
I love this wonderful place. It's peaceful, beautiful, and comfortable.
Thanks for you interest: Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
My wife and I are from the area and currently live nearby. I grew up in the area. She moved to Maine as a teenager, which is where her mother is from. Her family spent every summer at a rented camp on a local lake.
Chris Sewall or Linda Moran purchased this cottage in 1997
We moved away from Maine for work. We missed Maine and would always come back for summers and stay at a rented cottage. We thought it would be nice to have our own cottage. Shortly after we bought it we moved back to Maine and this became our first home.
There is excellent fishing, swimming, and boating on Crystal Lake as well as on numerous nearby bodies of water. There are many excellent hiking trails such as the Georges Highland Path or various trails at Camden Hills State Park. It's only a short drive (about 30 minutes) to the ocean and scenic coastal towns such as Camden, Rockland, Rockport, or Belfast. These towns offer fine shops, golf, galleries, museums, movies, and fine and casual dining, ferry service to Vinal Haven, North Haven, and Isleboro Islands. Midcoast Maine offers many opportunities for indoor activities and outdoor adventures.
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My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$49|
Rentals are from SUNDAY, 2 p.m. check-in through SUNDAY, 10:00 a.m. check-out.
Off Season may be available for less than 7 days - inquire.
You can pay $150 refundable security deposit or $49 non-refundable damage protection.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.