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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 6

Enjoy the beautiful views of peaceful,clean, quiet Peabody Pond with 220 feet of secluded waterfront & 12 ft. from the water. Very quiet with very little boat traffic, ideal for a family of 4 -6, or two couples. Clean & well maintained with lots of games, puzzles & movies. We have a nice sandy beach w/a gradual entry into the water & 5 kayaks and a canoe including a tandem kayak.The lake is home to loons, ducks & other wildlife; perfect for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and swimming. There is a swim float for deep water diving, a 40 ft. long dock & a large yard situated on an acre lot so there is lots of privacy. The lake is 2 miles long by 1.25 miles wide, 65 feet deep & is located northwest of Sebago lake. It is stocked with salmon, trout, and small mouth bass so the fishing is good.We are close to the towns of Bridgton and Naples & several nice spots for hiking; N. Conway is a 45 minute drive & Portland

There is a wood stove to warm the cottage on cool Maine evenings in the late summer and fall. There is an upstairs loft with a high ceiling that comfortably sleeps 4. No jet skis. Parking for 3 cars.

Great lake for kayaking. Almost no motorboat traffic and we provide 5 kayaks, including a 16ft. long tandem kayak so 5 people can go out kayaking to the island or along the shore and enjoy the wildlife - loons, turtles, etc. Lifejackets are provided for children and adults .

More Details

Cate or Bill Murphy
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 2, 2018

About Cate or Bill Murphy

This is our second home and we use it often. We want our guests to enjoy it as much as we do. We have been renting it for the last 8 years and many families have enjoyed a week here in the summer or fall, kayaking, swimming and just spending time at the lake. The morning sunrises are breathtaking.

Cate or Bill Murphy purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Cate or Bill Murphy chose Sebago

Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful lake. A great getaway.

What makes this cottage unique

Very quiet and clean on this lake. Great swimming and kayaking.


Sebago Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , shower only - no tub
  • Washer and dryer are located in the bathroom, the shower can accommodate tall people.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , Master bedroom has 14' brand new mattress.
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • 1 room with one single bed, 1 room with one queen, 1 room with 3 beds, 1 pack n play available for a child age 2 and under
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
2 queens, 1 full, 2 twins. 27' TV, canoe, two kayaks, deck at water’s edge, a 40 ft. long dock, picnic table, outdoor deck furniture, gas grill, lobster pot and utensils, high chair, pack n' play pen, 2 medium size fans, 2 small fans, 2 ceiling fans, baby gates, toys, books, movies.


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Private, Sandy Beach, quiet lake, 12 ft. from water's edge & 4 kayaks included
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful fall retreat

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage on peaceful,quiet, large,pond(lake). Good fishing, great views and sunrise.comfortable beds,easy to use wood stove for heat(did a great job keeping cottage warm).fall colors were just starting, would be amazing in another week or so. canoe and kayaks were very nice, canoe very wide and stable for fishing, lots of life jackets, many sizes. lot to do do in area, plenty of restaurants in Bridgton. washer and dryer a plus.nice grassy large side yard with plenty of chairs to soak up the magnificent view. nice deck. great owner. would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great week at Peabody Pond!

  • 4 of 5

We spent a lot of time kayaking, drifting in the moonlight. hanging out with loons, and swimming. Just what we were looking for.Cate the hostess was great, most accommodating; home had everything we could want. We would come back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our cottage on Peabody Pond. Sounds like you had a great week and we welcome you back anytime!
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Lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have been looking for a lake property to return to each summer. We have stayed at about 6 different lakes and locations. We have finally found a place we would return to consistently. The property itself is lovely. Peabody Pond is the gem in Maine. It is small. Perfect if you like things to be quiet. It is a quiet lake. Not many boats unless folks are fishing. Perfect for kayaking. There are load so kayaks to borrow and my 9 year old loved it. We were able to kayak everyday. The float is great for kids to jump off. The sandy beach was nice for small ones to walk out slowly. Although we did not permit electronics (it was nice to have Wi-Fi to check my emails occasionally). Grill and picnic table were nice for dinners in the afternoon. It was truly a nice vacation. The Town of Bridgeton is close by and easy for grocery shopping or ice-cream. Naples is also close. Next year we will likely check out that area. Would recommend it to any family. Our kids are 6 and 9 and it was perfect for them. Washer and dryer for emergencies. Dryer was nice when the towels were damp and it was rainy (kids still wanted to swim). And last but not least; Cate and Bill are very friendly and great communicators. Easily best owners I have dealt with thus far with rental properties.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our cottage on Peabody Pond. We are so happy you had a great week and welcome you back anytime! You were wonderful guests!
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Peabody Pond very nice place

  • 5 of 5

This was our 1st time on Peabody pond. You couldn't ask for a better location for a cottage (or as the people of Maine call it "A CAMP"). Peabody pond was so nice and peaceful not a lot of boat traffic so it was very nice to kayak on and fishing from the dock was great. We caught many small and large mouth Bass. The cottage was very cozy and comfortable. Since you are only 12 ft from the water you could almost fish while watching TV. The beds were very comfortable, and the house was very clean. We loved the sandy beach area, and the fire pit at night. The pics and the description of the cottage were very accurate. The yard was very clean and the lawn was nicely cut. One great thing was the kayaks and canoe that came with the house. We kayaked everyday and when you are looking at other cottages as your kayaking you will notice it seemed like this was the only cottage with a sandy beach. Most were rocky shore fronts. We dealt with Cate (the owner) she was very nice to deal with, if I needed info before we got there or while we stayed I would email or text her and she always responded quickly. She was very good with the paper work for staying there and mailed us our deposit very quickly after we left. I would recommend this cottage to anybody that would like to get away and enjoy a nice quiet peaceful vacation. I would like to say thanks again to Cate for making our stay easy to arrange, and letting us stay in such a nice place. We really enjoyed it very much.


  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bob . My husband and I are thrilled you had a great time at our camp, and that you were able to catch some fish, too! We hope you come back to stay with us in the future. - Cate
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Relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed coming here. It was so peaceful and the lake was beautiful. The house was so cozy. We had such a great time and would definitely come back

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and children stayed here with my best friend and her family. It was exactly what we were looking for.. Water, perfect weather and relaxation! Enough space for both families, kayaks and canoes were a bonus.. We used them everyday! We took a 40 min drive to storyland for my sons 3rd birthday. Overall we had a great time and would definitely return in the future! Cate was very pleasant to work with! Thanks Again!

Nardone & Slaven Families

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great week and were able to use the canoe and kayaks, too. The weather was fabulous that week. It was a pleasure working with you, and please let us know if you would like to come back in the future. Take care. - Cate
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Maine Turnpike, I 95
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Black Horse Tavern, Bridgton
Car: necessary

Peabody Pond is located northwest of Big Sebago Lake, off route 107. It is a 20 minute drive to the quaint town of Bridgton which has lots of shops and restaurants. Also, a close drive to Naples and the Naples' causeway and Long lake. There are boat and jet ski rentals available in Naples and lots of shops and eateries along the water. Freeport, Maine, the home of L.L. Bean and other outlet stores is about an hour drive and Portland is a 45 minute drive from Peabody Pond.

Other Activities: apple picking, blueberry picking, hiking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning - refundable $85
Tax Rate 9.0%

$ 800- $ 1,495

Saturday - Saturday Check-in 3 pm, check-out 10:30 am for summer peak season. $250 security deposit and $85 cleaning fee (deposits - refundable.) Weekly rentals only during peak summer months, July - end of August. Weekend only stays not available during peak summer season.
No smoking anywhere on the property. No pets. You may bring your own motorboat (or rent one) but inquire with owner about requirements for launching and renting.
For the fall, weekly rates preferred, however, a minimum of 3 nights will be considered for a rate of $ 550 if over a weekend - Sat and Sunday.

Please inquire about Fall stays during Sept - October.

50% of rental week is due to secure reservation with the remaining balance plus deposits (cleaning and security) due 6 weeks prior to rental period. There is an 8 % Maine lodging tax. Pay by personal check or bank/cashier's check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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