This is an Upscale All-Season Vacation Property! This Highland Lake home is on a quiet two acres with a sandy beach, shallow entry to the lake, 200ft shoreline, 50ft dock and all the amenities and activities to create memories for a lifetime. Sitting areas, dining, BBQ, hot tub, porch swing, fire pit, and hammock are all overlooking a beautiful 3 mile long lake within 8 miles of Portland, ME. A large yard offers volleyball, croquet, swing set, lying in the sun and more. Enjoy the frogs, turtles, flowers, birds, fish, and more...just outside your door!
This is a home with all the amenities as opposed to typical 'rentals' and thus you only see 5 Star reviews.
What to Expect: This wonderful lakefront home offers all you need for a relaxing lakeside vacation. Enjoy, swimming, kayaking, or just relaxing on the lawn, hammock, float or dock. The property comes furnished with 2 kayaks a canoe and plenty of life vests. An 8 person hot tub faces the lake. There is a great dock seat for morning coffee, hammock for that afternoon snooze and fire pit for marshmallows and winding down in the evening. There is no off-season here! The hot tub is on year-round. In the fall you can enjoy some spectacular canoe/kayak rides and the plethora of hiking in the area. In the winter, you can ski Shawnee Peak which is just 45 minutes away or Sunday River which is 1.5 hrs away. Highland Lake offers wonderful ice fishing, skating, cross country skiing and beautiful snow-mobile trails.
C'mon In!: Step in the front door and immediately take in the breathtaking lake views you’ll find along the length of the house through large windows. The living room has several love seats, one that has 2 individual reclining, rocking seats with center console for drinks and the clicker; back jacks for the floor and a 37” HDTV/DVD/Bose CD Stereo. Two large stuffed chairs overlook the lake and are perfect for that morning cup of coffee watching the sun rise. The dining table seats 8 and the island has 4 stools.
Lake Information: Highland Lake is 3 miles long and up to 3/4 mile across with depths up to 67 ft deep. Highland Lake only offers a public hand carry boat launch for canoes and kayaks which keeps motor boating traffic low. Fisherman find small and large mouth bass, the famous land locked salmon, brown trout, white and yellow perch. Other lake wildlife includes loons, eagles, ducks, blue heron, turtles, and more.