The Artist's Studio is now available for rental all year round. Attending a wedding? Needing a cozy week's vacation in the mountains? Doing the Tough Mountain Challenge? Leaf Peeping? Coming to The National Wife Carrying Championship? Bring your family pet and come stay with us!!
****Our new sister property (THE ARTIST'S CABIN) located on the lot just below The Artist's Studio, is available for rental beginning Dec 15, 2013. ****
This log-sided property is located in the very upscale neighborhood of Powder Ridge in Newry, Maine. The
180-degree spectacular views of Sunday River can be observed from the wall of glass in this charming newly constructed Artist's Studio. With over 700 square feet of space, this vacation rental boasts a mix of modern facilities and comforts combined with antiques and rustic decor. Enjoy downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and tubing within 2 miles of the property. The area's famous 'Artists' Covered Bridge' is located just a scant half mile down Sunday River Road. Feel free to bring the FAMILY PET and enjoy a glass of wine by the wood stove while watching the weekly fireworks display in incredible comfort and peacefulness.
NIGHT SKIING AND ZIPLINING AT SUNDAY RIVER: With all of the amazing outdoor activities this area boasts, Sunday River has added even more. On weekends and holiday weeks throughout the winter, skiers/riders can now enjoy '
'12 HOUR' skiing!!! The Groomers go out at 5PM to provide 'FRESH TRACKS' for night skiers/riders to ski/ride until 9PM!!!
ZIPLINING is NOT just for the warm weather! Now you can enjoy the fun 12 months of the year, EVEN with your SKI BOOTS ON! Nightly TUBING can also be found at the South Ridge Lodge location.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING trails are located a half mile down the road at the ARTISTS' COVERED BRIDGE, or try your hand at SNOWSHOEING using the TUBBS snowshoes provided for your use free of charge!!
With Sunday River Ski Resort located 2 scenic miles away, 1 mile to the Sunday River Cross Country Ski Inn, 5 miles to the BIG ADVENTURE CENTER , there is no end of adventure awaiting you!!
BRING THE FAMILY PET AND ENJOY KEURIG TOO! Now your pet can join you and make your family vacation more complete. The ARTIST'S STUDIO is over 700 sq ft of comfort and peacefulness designed to be completely pet and children friendly! We can even help arrange a daily OUTING for your furry family member. Bring your own pet fence collar to use on our 3-acre in-ground fence system!
You will find a mixture of high quality MODERN, ANTIQUE and RUSTIC MOOSE AND BEAR furnishings and even a WOODSTOVE! The comforts of home include a pillowtop, queen bed, a 6' thick queen pullout, queen futon, 27' FLAT SCREEN TV, CABLE, DVD player w/movies, STEREO system with in-ceiling speakers, a large sitting area facing a wall of windows, a newly constructed kitchen complete with everything you need to make even a THANKSGIVING Dinner, including a KEURIG Brewing System. The charming bathroom has a pedestal sink, toilet, and large shower stall in Rustic Moose and Bear style. All paper goods, soap, basic condiments and spices and morning Keurig K-CUPS are provided.
WI-FI, A WOOD STOVE AND FIREWORKS TOO!! This charming local ARTIST'S Studio is located on DOUGLASS RD in Powder Ridge, 1000' off the road in a completely peaceful and solitary setting while remaining close to EVERYTHING. The 180-degree mountain view is simply spectacular, and you can enjoy the weekly FIREWORKS display while SURFING THE NET in front of the WOOD STOVE!
A completely STAND ALONE two-story charming log structure! You can park up to two cars inside, store your skis in the racks provided and even give your boards a quick tune!
The large comfortable lounging area has three couches, a WOOD STOVE and faces a WALL OF WINDOWS overlooking ALL of Sunday River Ski Resort.
Gary and Wendy Polonski lived, worked and raised their two daughters in Massachusetts while spending lots of time skiing and hiking at Sunday River. When the girls went to college, they relocated permanently to their second home on Powder Ridge. Gary is a trained artist (painting and sculpture) and the Artist's Studio was built for him to paint/sculpt and display his works. While along the way, they discovered a love for sharing their incredibly property with others by hosting guests through homeaway.com.
The Polonski Family has been coming to Sunday River since 1995. The area grew to be an all year round destination for them and the idea for moving permanently was born. The land on which the main home and studio are located was purchased, and the dream became a reality. In July 2008, Gary and Wendy sold their home in Hingham, MA and made the final move.
The Artist's Studio is an amazing location only 1 mile from Sunday River Resort. While located close to everything outdoors, it maintains privacy, peacefulness and incredible beauty. Guests can bring their dogs and feel completely at ease since the property is located 1000 feet down and away from the closest rural main road. In the Spring Summer and Fall, guests can feel free to use the large deck/famer's porch of the main home for lounging in the sun, outdoor dining and barbequeing.