This newly renovated cottage, with a charming deck, is set just twenty five feet from the water. Panther Pond, a mile wide and two miles long, remains quiet, with limited boating, even at the height of summer. There's a deep water dock, and mooring, a sandy bottom and swimmers raft. Boats available include a kayak, canoe and 12' John boat and paddles and life jackets. Crescent Lake can be accessed by the Tenny River. Rattlesnake Mtn trail leads to a great view of the Lakes Region and the White Mountains. Eagles and loons fish for land-locked salmon and lake trout.
The cottage is a classic Maine camp, with V-groove pine paneling, a fireplace and woodstove and a great southeast view of the lake. The sunny morning kitchen is fully equipped. You can watch your children dive off the dock from the kitchen table.
Raymond is adjacent to Windham and Sebago Lake and is convenient to stores, restaurants and recreational sites.
Central heating allows for year round rental.
Year round fun: This cottage is ideal for four season activities. Enjoy the lake house as a water front retreat or explore the area for adventures. The lake shores and rural back roads are beautiful during Fall foliage. In winter try ice fishing, snowmobiling and alpine and cross country skiing at nearby mountains. Sunday River Ski area is just a 45 minute drive. Watch Spring arrive as ice retreats and open water fishing and boating resumes.
Raymond and Panther Pond is a quiet retreat and is adjacent to the exciting Sebago Lake area, with numerous recreational sites and tourist attractions. Nearby conservation areas, accessible by boat or hiking offer great hiking and nature watching. Explore the rural back roads and find antiques, a Quaker Village, farm lands, streams and ponds. In Casco you can go horseback trail riding. Panther Pond is home to numerous summer camps and you can sometimes hear taps being played from across the lake in the Boy Scout camp. Loons will call you to sleep at days end.
Windham, ten miles away offers unlimited shopping, restaurants and theaters. Naples, ten miles North, is a quaint village with marinas and cozy restaurants.