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Spacious Lakefront Lodge-Hot Tub & Rec Room-Near Acadia National Park

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
lodge
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Otis Lodge Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 14 people

Happy Days Lodge-Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shore. Spend your days on Beech Hill Pond swimming, fishing, boating, enjoying the hot tub,or simply reading in the hammock. A large flat area at the waters edge is perfect for relaxing in the sun or playing beach games. Or, plan to take a drive to world famous Acadia Nat'l Park /Bar Harbor. Go hiking, biking, sightseeing, whale watching, shopping and much more. Discover all that this unique area has to offer. Located in the heart of Downeast Maine, the lodge is located a half hour from Bangor Internat'l Airport.

Sunny, Bright and Immaculate! This lodge boasts a huge custom kitchen with breakfast bar and lots of seating in the open living/dining area. Downstairs offers large rec room with pool table, fooze ball, pinball, darts, plus 2 more bedrooms, 2 more bathrooms and washer and dryer. Skylights, glass doors and lots of lake facing windows drench the lodge with natural light.

The main floor has over-sized kitchen, large open living/dining room, master bedroom with queen-sized bed and master bath with shower. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms each have full size beds, and each have a separate sliding glass door onto a covered deck that overlooks the lake.

The downstairs rec room has wall to wall windows and two sliding glass doors facing the lake, a pool table, retro pinball machines, foozeball, darts, satellite TV, a 2nd full size refrigerator just inside door to waterfront, 2 bathrooms, and washer and dryer. 4th bedroom has double bed bunk beds and 5th bedroom has double bed with twin bunk above. These bedrooms also each have a sliding glass door that opens to a cement patio and the lake just 50 ft away!

Enjoy the Four Seasons of Maine, at its BEST!: SPRING and SUMMER:

Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shores of Beech Hill Pond. Although it's name says 'Pond', Beech Hill is actually a beautiful, crystal clear 4 1/2 mile long, 1 mile wide spring-fed lake.

Enjoy the private dock and spend your days swimming, fishing, boating (canoe/kayak rentals can be delivered right to the cabin), or simply reading in the hammock. Gaze across the lake to the surrounding hills for breathtaking views.

The open deck and covered porch with hot tub provide guests options for sunbathing, star-gazing or enjoying a shady spot to enjoy the view.

There is a large, flat, sand area at the water's edge, great for relaxing in the sun or playing beach games. Picnic tables and chairs provide plenty of lakeside seating.

The fire pit at the water's edge is perfect for end of the day enjoyment...and firewood is provided!

FALL:

Maine's warm fall days and cool, crisp nights are perfect for fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, sightseeing, and reveling in spectacular fall foliage. We are less than 30 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, recognized as one of the best places in the country to view spectacular fall foliage!

WINTER:

Ice fishing, skating, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, kite-flying on the lake...are just a few of the activities to enjoy at 'Happy Days' Lodge!

Great for holidays, reunions, special celebrations...

Why not spend Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's at the perfect Maine get-away...

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Becky Ashmore-Lesko
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Taken from Guest Post-Stay Email:

Hi Becky,

We had a great time. We all were very comfortable and the house was wonderful. We especially loved the lake and the rec room. All the kids (big and small) had fun playing pool, foosball and pinball. We also rented kayaks, canoes, a pontoon boat and a fishing boat from your local friends and they were very accommodating. The grandkids had fun tubing and water skiing and jumping off the "jumping off rock" and we all loved touring and swimming off the pontoon boat.



We haven't planned next year yet but the only downside to your location is the long drive. Thank you for your help in making all the arrangements. I have a great picture of my great grandson sitting in a kayak with a paddle looking like he knew what he was doing. He had a great time and did very well for being in a new environment.



Best regards,
Aug 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Spacious Lakefront Lodge-Hot Tub & Rec Room-Near Acadia National Park
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 26 reviews
5

Outstanding!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect getaway. The sunsets were amazing. The firewood was plentiful. The home itself was extremely and homey. A great place to get away for a week. I enjoyed having my coffee in the morning and watching that beautiful sun rise from the lake. It was a short trip to Bar Harbor and the Acadia National Park.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We has an enjoyable and safe stay at Happy Days.

  • 5 of 5

The house is well equipped, well kept, and very clean.

Big downside it does not have a swimming raft/ dock.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful time was had by our family.

  • 4 of 5

Nice lake views and comfortable place. The large kitchen was so great to have. Our family enjoyed meals

together at the very large table. We rented kayaks by a very nice local supplier.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Happy Days Lodge was a great place for our family vacation this year. Our combined family of our children, grandchildren and a great grandchild had lots to do between swimming, fishing, water skiing/tubing, kayaking and touring the lake on a pontoon boat. In between they had lots of fun in the fantastic rec room downstairs and sitting around the campfire at night looking at the stars. The house was very comfortable, clean and the owner and manager were wonderful to work with. Thank you Becky and Dave for being so helpful and for replacing the grill when it quit on us. The lodge was a terrific place for a large family to vacation together. Becky - our great grandchild went swimming for the first time and sat in a kayak and had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week at Happy Days. There were 6 adults and 7 children. It was one of the most relaxing vacations with 7 kids under the age of 8. The home offered plenty of space inside and also for the kids to run around outside. We were able to splash in the lake, fish, kayak and play, all the while feeling like we were not disturbing anyone around us. We trekked into Acadia and Bar Harbor a couple days but found ourselves enjoying the house so much that we ended up spending more time there. We had kayaks delivered for the week at a very reasonable rate, by friends the owners recommended. By the end of the week my son, who loves the Outer Banks beaches more than anything, told me he wanted to come here every year instead. The house was perfect for our group and we are so thankful to the owners for all they provided for us to enjoy such a sweet week with our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, peaceful spot with loons.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean (and I am really fussy). It accommodated our party of 10 very well. The kitchen was well supplied with tools and large enough for us to use. Beds were comfortable. The location was perfect for the kids. They could play in the lake, toast s'mores in the fire pit and run around the house. It was also close enough to Acadia that it was not a problem to go there every day. Ellsworth was convenient, and had several tasty restaurants to choose from and decent supermarkets. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Car: necessary

This lakeside lodge is 'away from it all', but is only 15 minutes from shopping in Ellsworth and less than 30 miles from Acadia National Park and beautiful Bar Harbor. In the fall, enjoy Maine's spectacular foliage.

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Rates & Availability

Otis Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Early Summer
May 14 2017 - Jun 17 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
2017 Summer I
Jun 18 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
 
 
2017 Summer II
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
2017 Summer III
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 15 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 9.0%

$350 Security Deposit
$10% discount for renting more than one week! Plus additional discounts for our returning guests!
Weekly Sunday to Sunday schedule during Summer.
Will consider less than a full week during off-peak or if we have a last minute opening, and solely at the owner's discretion.
During off-peak: Check-in/check-out dates flexible PLUS we offer the option to rent less than full lodge (1-3 bedrooms instead of all 5 bedrooms) @ a discounted rate

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Amenities

Otis Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • Main Floor has master bathroom and 2nd bathroom, both with shower, sink and toilet. Downstairs has 2 more bathrooms, one with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Main Floor
    2nd Bedroom - 1 double , Main Floor
    3rd Bedroom - 1 double , Main Floor
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Main Floor-Sleeper Sofas
    4th Bedroom - 2 double , Downstairs
    5th Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs
    Rec Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs-Rec Room
  • Main Floor has master bedroom with queen-sized bed, 2nd and 3rd bedrooms each have 1 double (full) sized bed, Living room offers 2 sleeper sofas. Pack 'N Play available upon request. Downstairs includes 2 more bathrooms, rec room with futon, washer and dryer, 4th bedroom with double bed bunk beds, and 5th bedroom with 1 double (full) sized bed with a twin bunk above. Max. 14 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Hot Tub on covered porch overlooking lake Wireless Internet Access Satellite TV Thermostat controlled furnace Gas Fireplace Ceiling fans Large deck Covered porch Lakeside fire pit with fire wood provided Dock Info on kayak, canoe, power boat rentals Recreation Room with Satellite TV, pool table, Foosball, darts, retro pinball machines Tons of water frontage *For Families Traveling with Small Children, 'Happy Days' is equipped with a high chair and Pack N Play, so you can travel a bit lighter!

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