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COZY LOG HOME COTTAGE CHARM! SWIM, BOAT IN LAKE. CLOSE TO OCEAN

Kathleen

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, some Spanish
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Kathleen

Advertiser since: 2008
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Calendar last updated:
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COZY LOG HOME COTTAGE CHARM! SWIM, BOAT IN LAKE. CLOSE TO OCEAN

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Kennebunk House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms comfortably sleeps 7. Bathroom with tub/shower plus outdoor shower.

Step out of the Log Home & experience Maine country charm at its best. Start your day with coffee on the 8x24 foot screen porch. Play a game of badminton or croquet on the lawn. Explore miles of trails behind the house. Within a 5 minute walk you can swim, sunbathe on the 8X8' swim float, kayak (2 available) or fish (rod available). When oceanfront properties are fogged in, the sun typically shines here at Kennebunk Pond, a crystal clear spring fed Lake, just 12 miles inland! Kennebunkport & the beaches in Kennebunk (beach pass provided)are within a half hour drive along lightly traveled country roads past golf courses & antique shops. Consider a Whale Watch Cruise, Island hopping in Casco Bay, miniature golf, casual & fine dining, amusement parks, local live theater, outlet shopping & more End your day back at the Log Home sitting by the fire pit or relaxing on the screen porch listening for the loons on the lake and star gazing - the stars are very bright here in the country!

The closest Lake to the Ocean in Southern Maine is Kennebunk Pond, 1 town west of Kennebunk in Lyman, Maine.....Enjoy the lake AND the Atlantic!! Appreciate the New England scenery... Wander the streets and admire the beautiful, historic homes, churches and village greens..... When you drive, notice how much of Maine is Green. You will have an opportunity to see many pastoral vistas and shop for flowers, fresh eggs, veggies or lobster at any number of local Farm Stands or Farmer's Markets....The Atlantic! In Southern Maine we have dramatic rocky coasts as well as miles of sandy beaches. There are sleepy sailing harbors & bustling working waterfronts. In your travels, make sure you grab an outdoor table for a lunch overlooking the water..... Indulge! Homemade ice cream is always a treat! Or stop in to one of the local Brew Pubs and sample a Maine Summer Ale.....Shop in the many quaint gift stores, bargain hunt in the Outlets or take in an outdoor craft fair and leave Maine with an artisan created keepsake of your vacation in the beautiful state of Maine!

Consider Booking Ahead:

A Chartered Day Sail out of Kennebunkport...........

A dining reservation at the renowned 5 star White Barn Inn in Kennebunk Lower Village...........

Deep Sea Fishing Trip - Catch your dinner & grill it back at the Log Home!...........

Day Spa - from pedicure to massage - Pamper yourself!...........

Tee Times at any of the half dozen area Golf Courses...........

BOATING & FISHING... and GOLFING too!: BOATING & FISHING..... Kennebunk Pond is a wonderfully clean, spring fed lake. Remember, in front of the log home, there are 2 kayaks (& 3 life jackets) for your enjoyment. Feel free to bring your own small boat. There is an easy and convenient boat launch on Kennebunk Pond 5 minutes from the Log Home. Within aproximately a half hour there are a dozen launching sites for either lake, river or ocean boating fun. Mornings and evenings on Kennebunk Pond are perfect for fishing or a quiet kayak excursion. This is the time of day you're apt to see the distinctive red-eyed black & white loons. If you're lucky, you may catch a glimpse of a chick catching a ride atop Momma Loon's back! After the fishermen leave the lake, water skiing/tubing fun begins! Sunsets are spectacular from the water or the dock..................

GOLFING..... There is a golf course 15 minutes away and half a dozen more within a 40 minute drive.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kathleen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, some Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved the porch & the other places in your home to read, play a game & talk. Along with our teenage son and his friend we swam and kayaked, used the fire pit, played croquet on the lawn, visited Portland & ate fish & chips on the Pier. Billy's Chowder House, Wells Beach (personally I prefer the American steaks, huge & juicy!)Travelling from the Netherlands, a log home is a new experience. We enjoyed our stay!
Aug 2008
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
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Reviews

Reviews

4.6
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
average rating of 4.625 based on 18 reviews
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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
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Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

Amazing Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5
My family really enjoyed staying at this lovely property in Maine. The home was well appointed and had everything we needed, including coffee, paper towels, beach towels, etc. - you don't find that with most rentals. The gardens and grounds were beautiful, too! Our 11 year old son loved the tire swing in the yard! Indeed just a quick walk to Kennebunk pond which we really enjoyed. We highly recommend this vacation spot!
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
-+1 2075900987
Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

A beautiful Maine experienced.

  • 5 of 5
The property was well kept and family oriented. The pictures were well represented in the experience. From the cabin we were able to go to Boston, Salem, Portland, and more. We came to see the area, and the location of the cabin was perfect. The pond offered swimming and kayaking experiences. We had a bonfire at night, and enjoyed the quietness of the location, but central location for sightseeing. Kathleen gave us information on beaches, and antique shops which were great. The owners couldn't have been nicer, when we left we felt like we were leaving friends. We ate at local diners, Maine Diner, bought seafood from local suppliers (Wolff's), all at a low cost. WOW, what a vacation. Our family would recommend this cabin to our family and friends and anyone going to Maine. It offers something for everyone. A cabin, yet Internet, cable, and all the convenience we have at home. Try the outside shower!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
-+1 2075900987
Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

Truly as good as it gets!!

  • 5 of 5
This house makes leaving to go home hard! The owners have done a wonderful job and make you feel comfortable and welcomed every step of the way! We have stayed in a lot of rental units in various states, but this house was by far the best, cleanest, and well worth the money. We were renewed by the quiet, secluded location and loved every single minute. While we did plan day trips each day to various locations, we easily could have stayed at the Cabin the entire time and been fully satisfied with our vacation! A great place to stay for some R&R, fun with the family, and it's still close to a lot of Maine's attractions. There was only one thing that could have made it better and that would be a washer and dryer. We vacationed with our 1 year old, and had a hard time finding a Laundromat that was "appealing" enough to launder our clothes. Other than that, this place is truly the best Maine has to offer! Rent it, you won't regret it!
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
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Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

Dream Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
The house is nice, cozy, and looks exactly as the pictures show. We were very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. We would love to visit this house again.
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
-+1 2075900987
Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

Great fall getaway

  • 5 of 5
First time in Maine. Amazed at how warm it still was and the lake was still fantastic swimming. House was perfect and comfortable. Had everything you needed. The yard was stunning with beautiful gardens. Used the kayaks provided, the pond was like glass! Decided to go into Kennebunkport to eat and shop and was surprised at how easy it was to get around, especially on a holiday weekend - no big crowds. (Only in Maine!) Also went to LLBeans, now that's an experience! Since we are from the west coast, we decided to take advantage of being in the east and drove down to Boston. Took under 2 hours and we made an easy day trip out of it. Very easy to get into the city and so well worth it! Such history in Boston! We had only one rainy day and went to a movie and to the Maine mall. Highly recommend this area. Lots to do.
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Log Home Cottage Charm! Swim, Boat in Lake. Close to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p181179
-+1 2075900987
Kennebunk Southern Coast of Maine
5

Fabulous Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I rented this lovely house for a family reunion. We had a few nights to ourselves before the gang arrived and found the log cabin to be very fun and also relaxing. We absolutely loved kayaking, swimming (I enjoyed sunning on the pond float), and spending the evenings by the fire outside listening to the loons on the lake! The house was a perfect place for our family reunion! The adults had just as much fun as the kids. Family members enjoyed playing badminton and croquet in the large yard, kayaking, swimming, and biking! The kitchen and outside grill allowed us to cook a delicious meal for everyone. We had such a wonderful time catching up with family and friends as we all sat, mingled, and ate on the porch and in the comfy aderondack chairs. We definitely plan on returning to this great lake house in Maine! Thank you for the opportunity for such a rejuvenating, fun filled family reunion!
  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Appropriate for up to 7 overnight guests, daytime gatherings of friends and family for reunions, birthdays, cookouts etc is encouraged....just let us know in advance of your stay if you plan on having a gathering that exceeds 10 people. The yard is perfect for badminton, croquet, frisbee or wiffle ball. The gas grill is large with a side burner for boiling lobster, clams & corn. Talk to us. We try to make it easy for you to create wonderful vacation memories during your stay at the Log Home on Kennebunk Pond!

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Ferry
27 Miles
Portland, Casco Bay Ferry
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Wells, Maine (Amtrack Downeaster)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Kennebunk Exit off Maine Turnpike (Route 95)
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Car: necessary

The Log Home is situated on 6 wooded acres. A 5 minute path leads to Kennebunk Pond, a crystal clear spring fed lake. Drive to the oceanfront communities of Kennebunk & Kennebunkport passing golf courses & antique shops. These historic villages have quaint shops, casual/fine dining, whale watch tours & sandy beaches on the Atlantic! Take the kayaks to Cape Porpoise for a paddle to the Lighthouse. Pick up lobsters to enjoy at the Log Home. To the north, Saco, Biddeford & Old Orchard Beach are known for their sandy beaches & amusement/water parks. Portland, a quaint waterfront city is an easy 35 minute drive. From Portland, consider taking a ferry boat ride to one of the many Maine Islands in Casco Bay. To the south, Ogunquit & Wells are dining/antiquing heaven. From Wells, board the Downeaster Train for Boston. In an hour or so you can shop 'til you drop in the outlet towns of Kittery or Freeport, home of LLBean(open 24/7)or enjoy picturesque North Conway in the NH White Mountains.

Other Activities: Attractions within 30 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Kennebunk House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.25%
Cleaning USD75

Notes

  • Log Home Rental $1300 per week
  • Guests staying at the Log Home on Kennebunk Pond can arrive Saturday any time after 3pm to fresh baked goodies & welcome packet including your Kennebunk Beach Pass to the Atlantic shore! .... Depart Saturday by 11am. ....Your signed contract & 50% deposit is required at the time of booking to confirm/hold dates. Due upon arrival at The Log Home is the rental balance plus $275 security deposit. Meticulously clean for your arrival, we ask that when you leave to please strip the beds & leave the Log Home 'broom clean'. A $75 minimum cleaning fee is retained to cover the laundry and deep cleaning we do for each guest.Your $275 security deposit is refunded to you if the Log Home is left in the condition in which you found it. Occasionally a repair is warranted & we deduct this from the security deposit or ask that you pay for the repair. In general, The Log Home is a casual, low maintenance family home set up for family enjoyment.
  • Peak Summer $1300
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Amenities

Amenities

Kennebunk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • The sparkling clean full bath has a combination tub/shower. With your comfort in mind, there is a fully stocked linen closet including bath and beach towels, beach blankets, hair dryer, guest shampoos, etc. Canvas bags, cooler and beach chairs make a day at the Beach a breeze! The outdoor shower (hot & cold water) is enclosed for privacy but open to the sun and stars. Following a swim in Kennebunk Pond or a day at the Ocean, nothing says Summer like an outdoor shower!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Fold away child bed & port-a-crib available.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • Surrounded by log walls with beams overhead, it's evident you're sleeping in a Log Home! Tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean, each of the 3 bedrooms exudes a cozy cottage charm. Summer breezes enter through 2 - 3 windows in each room allowing the lake loons to serenade you as you drift off to sleep. When you arrive, you'll find all the beds made with freshly laundered linens. To ensure your comfort, we provide extra pillows and blankets.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Log Home is a comfortable, casual, very clean & charmingly appointed year 'round home. The kitchen is fully stocked. The large propane grill has a separate burner for lobster, clams or corn. There are games, puzzles, books, toys,movies & cable TV. Using your laptop is easy with our wireless connection. Traveling from a distance? We make it easy! Planning a day at the ocean? The Log Home has coolers, beach towels, chairs, floats & toys. Traveling with a wee one? There are 2 port-a-cribs. The Log Home is situated on 6 wooded acres with large sunny lawns. Croquet or badminton, anyone? It's a pleasant 5 minute stroll to the lake via 2 paths to the pond shared by a few neighbors. One is best to launch the kayak for a peaceful morning or sunset paddle. Try fishing with the pole provided! The other path leads to a short dock. A short swim from the dock is an 8X8' swim float for the exclusive use of Log Home guests, perfect for enjoying the sun & lake views!

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