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CLASSIC AND BRIGHT PORTLAND MAINE AREA HIGHLAND LAKEFRONT COTTAGE

Chantal

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights

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Chantal

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
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Within a few days
Calendar last updated:
August 27, 2014
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CLASSIC AND BRIGHT PORTLAND MAINE AREA HIGHLAND LAKEFRONT COTTAGE

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights

Overview

Overview

Windham Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms (1 queen, 6 twins) 2 livingrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, eat in kitchen

This cottage boasts 100 feet of shoreline. It is set back on a hill with plenty of space for your family vacation. There are steps from the house leading directly to the dock, boat ramp, float and two waterfront patios, and a campfire pit. Two spacious livingrooms over look the lake with spectacular sunsets. There are three well appointed cottage- style bedrooms which sleep eight, total. The owner of Belle Fay Cottage has excellent decorating taste and the cottage is well furnished. It includes sheets, towels, a fully stocked kitchen, micro, coffee pot, toaster, stove, fridge, oven, dishwasher, tv,washer/dryer and outdoor grill. Thirty foot long dock, and swim platform are steps away for swimming, relaxing, kayaking, fishing, and boating. A waterski boat is available for rent hourly and includes a driver, and waterski/tubing instructor! Highland Lake is an amazingly quiet lake. Relax and sleep well to the sound of the loons, and wake to a secluded setting just twenty minutes away from coastal Portland, Falmouth, and Freeport.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Chantal (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french

About Chantal

The owner lives in Pennsylvania, but has had roots and family in the Portland area for years. She has four children and has summered in this Cottage for years, and proudly calls it 'home'. She plans to retire here after all the children have grown.

The property manager is a dear friend and lives just a quarter mile south on the lake. She is meticulous for detail and pays close attention to the needs of the Cottage and those of it's guests.

Chantal purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Chantal chose Windham

We boast the best deep water frontage on the Lake-makes for a sandy bottom without weeds, and nice boating/swimming frontage. We appreciate the warmth of the sun all afternoon and the beautiful sunsets every night accross the lake. We share a double lot on one side with a family friendly neighbor - gives added privacy and space. The 'peach deck' makes for great book-reading, meals, and drinks and relaxing at the water's edge.

What makes this cottage unique

Rural, classic lakefront feel, yet just a few miles to all modern amenities, ocean experiences, and much entertainment.

Guestbook comments from the manager

we have stayed in the Lesniak cottage more than one occasion with our preteen and teen children and had a relaxing, fun, blast! The lake really is quiet and private but so close to LL Bean and shopping - for the teens, Seacoast fun Park - for the teens, and even Porland Historic oceanfront - for all! The kids favorite was when we rented the guided water ski boat and the kids went tubing and waterskiing - with great lessons from the owner! The kids' favorite part was when us parents actually went tubing as well! Who had more fun?! the cottage was very similar to the add: clean, nicely decorated,comfy, a very small TV (good thing!), camfires at night, the peach deck, and truely relaxing family time. Oh! and the amazing sunsets along with going to sleep with the loons was really cool.
Jul 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Classic and bright Portland Maine area Highland Lakefront cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Classic and bright Portland Maine area Highland Lakefront cottage
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Windham Sebago Lakes Region
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5

Fabulous cottage on beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5
When we arrived at the cottage it was immaculate. The pictures do not do the view justice, the second we pulled into the driveway we were overlooking the lake. The kids immediately jumped out of the car, ran down the steps to the dock/water and did not make it up to the house until a few hours later! The kitchen and living room are open with a full view of the water. The bedrooms were very comfortable and there was a large family room with a bathroom and sliding doors so you were just steps away from the lake. We had an amazing meal in Portland at Fore Street restaurant and then took a walk around
The Old Port. This city has amazing food and great shopping, such a short ride from the lake but when you return to the cottage you feel like you were a million miles away! Highland lake was one of the best family vacations we have ever had and we can't wait to get back there. From the sunsets, swimming, campfires and relaxing it was something that we will always remember! Oh yeah, and the lobsters weren't bad either!
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Classic and bright Portland Maine area Highland Lakefront cottage
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+1 -207 899-7641
Windham Sebago Lakes Region
5

Vacationland

  • 5 of 5
After years at the Jersey Shore last summer we decided to pack up the family and head to "Vacationland". My wife and I and our three children absolutely loved our time on Highland Lake. Minutes from our cottage but a world away we conveniently visited Portland several times during our stay. The property itself super maintained was bright and pristine as the lake itself. We enjoyed fishing boating and hiking and when we returned home, we returned home. My family and I are excited to return. It is definitely a hidden gem.
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We take pride in our pristine Highland Lake and we try to pay attention to the little details at the Belle Fay Cottage. From the owner, Teresa and the manager, Chantal.
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Classic and bright Portland Maine area Highland Lakefront cottage
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Windham Sebago Lakes Region
5

Wonderful week on the Lake!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful week at the Highland Lake cottage. The house was just as described and Chantal was very helpful arranging our week and always available if we had questions. The view is beautiful and the sunsets were spectacular.
The furnishings were very comfortable and perfect for curling up with a book.
The lake was great for swimming and my five year old is now hooked on fishing after catching lots of fish!

We were very close to Freeport, Portland, Scarborough Downs and Sebago Lake. The kids enjoyed the go-carts, zip lines and sky swing at the local fun spot and LL Bean and lobster boats in Freeport. Pineland Farms in New Gloucester was a beautiful farm and farmer's market/deli. The milk and cheese were fantastic.

A very relaxing and memorable vacation!
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Portland Jet Port, PWM
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Casco Bay Lines to Peaks Island
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Riverside Portland, Seacoast Fun Park in Windham
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Maine Turnpike aka 95
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Portland, Falmouth, and Windham
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Scarborough Beach , Higgins beach for surfing

This bright and cheery lake house is quiet and quaint, yet is twenty minutes north of Historical oceanfront Portland, which boasts fabulous eateries, pubs, arts, deep sea fishing, whale watches, island tours, etc. L.L. Bean and Freeport shopping district are just twenty minutes north. And fifteen minutes northeast is Downtown Windham, Maine on Sebageo Lake. Seacoast Fun Park is there along with all the shopping a large summer destination city offers, not to mention a drive in theatre(five miles from the cottage).

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $302 Per week

Windham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Oct 1 2014 - Jun 12 2015
90 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

boat rental w driver $300 + Tax
cleaning fee optional $140
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes The cleaning fee is $125, which includes kitchen, appliances, dusting, vacuuming, bathrooms, and stripping, washing, and remaking all the beds. We ask that if you choose the cleaning fee you will still wash the dishes, take away returnables, and wash and dry one or two loads of sheets and towels. (turn-over is sometimes only three hours and the washer and dryer cycle slowly).

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Windham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , and sink
  • Both bathrooms are newly updated.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Water view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , part of 2nd living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is very recently listed in May of 2014 for the summer season.

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