Private location right on the banks of a mountain stream, yet close to everything, a perfect Bethel Maine vaction rental. The River House is newly remodeled with all the amenities of a home. It features a great room with native pine floors, walls and ceiling. The deck is almost over the stream and has a grill and seating area. The stream has wonderful small pools the size of a large hot tub to relax in on hot summer days. The maple kitchen is fully equipped and ready for meal preparation. There is a queen bedroom, a double bedroom, both with antique dressers and a laddered loft that kids delight in. It is like a private tree house indoors. The cabin is nicely furnished and comes ready for use with all linens provided for the two bedrooms and bath. Please bring sleeping bags for the loft. The noise of the babbling water in the stream will lull you to sleep at night. There is a paddle fan in both the living room and the master bedroom however it stays quite cool next to the stream.
The surrounding area: Bethel Village is located in the western lakes and mountain region of Maine. The mighty Androscoggin River weaves its way through the fertile valley offering beautiful scenery throughout the year. Each season brings spectacular views up and down the river to the Mahoosuc Mountain Range. We are only a short 1/2 hour drive to Mount Washington and the Presidential Mountains of New Hampshire. The surrounding area is dotted with lakes and streams and there are many waterfalls, swimming holes and covered bridges in the immediate area.
hings to do: Where to start! Of course there is skiing and golf, but that is only the beginning. Summer activities include; golf, swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, antiqueing, bird watching, rock hounding, hiking, biking, horse back riding and fishing.There is a cinema and adventure park with a water slide, mini golf and a fun laser tag. In the fall there is also excellant foliage to add to the summer activities. There are 7 golf courses witin a 1/2 hour drive of Bethel, including The Bethel Inn and Country club in the village and the new course at Sunday River with its fantastic scenic mountain views. The winter brings several attractions. There is downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snow shoeing, winter climbing and snow tubing. The destination ski resort at Sunday River is just outside the village and there is also the smaller family oriented Mount Abram about a 15 min drive to the south.