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Bob Martin

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Fall Special at Sunday River Stay 3 nighs get 4th free ends 11/30/16

8 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Bethel House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Baths, Loft, Jacuzzi, Sleeps 14

Built in 2002, Jenny's Retreat at Sunday River is a four-bedroom with convenient in-law level, located less than 2 miles to Sunday River. Located off the Sunday River access road providing free transportation to and from the mountain by the Mountain Explorer. Large deck with mountains views.

Sunday River, the East's top-ranked resort for families, snow quality, and terrain stretches from mid-November to May. Groomed snowmobile trails are accessible from our front door. Restaurants and shops are aplenty in the Historic Bethel area.

Summer is a great time for golfing and fishing in the mountains around Sunday River.

When skiing gives way to late spring you can take to the many miles of hiking trails, do some of the most scenic canoeing, or experience a challenge in golf.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Bob Martin (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Bob Martin

Hi I'm Jenny and proud to have this property that my dad built.

I am a avert skier and have been part of this community since age10. Sunday River is our favorite ski resort. It is family oriented, offers trails for all abilities and has breath taking mountain views.

Bob Martin purchased this house in 2003

Why Bob Martin chose Bethel - Sunday River area

My husband and I love picturesque Bethel, Maine. It is a quaint town that offers many 4 season activities, restaurants, and a lot more. Sunday River, with breath taking mountain views, is our favorite ski resort in the East. It is family oriented, provides ski lessons, and has trails for all abilities.

What makes this house unique

Jenny's Retreat is a 3 level spacious home with a wrap around deck nestled on a large wooded lot. It has a walk -in lower level daylight in-law apartment, with full kitchen with dining area and living room combination, an oversized bedroom and bath. It is conveniently located to the town of Bethel.

Reviews

4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

Fall Special at Sunday River Stay 3 nighs get 4th free ends 11/30/16
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Amesbury MA
5

Ski weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time I planned a ski weekend with 7 other friends and it was absolutley amazing. I researched properties and found Jenny's retreat. At first I was a little skeptical about renting the house but when we arrived it was everything we could imagine- a large, cozy chalet with a beautiful deck, lots of room, fireplace, nice kitchen and less than 2 miles from the Sunday River! It was so relaxing and we couldn't have asked for a better place! we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2008
  • Stayed: Feb 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Here at Jenny's Retreat we are proud of our home. We are sure that your stay at Jenny's will be one of your 5 stars vacation you will experience. Sunday River is a four season resort and has many activities to do. Play golf at the # 1 rated course in Maine or float the many rivers that has breath taking views. Give us a call for Spring & Simmer Rates and see why Jenny;s Retreat has the accomodations that will blow you away. Bob.
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5

Lovely place to kick back

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great stay with this property. Eight adults and one baby and we had enough space to comfortably retreat for quiet time and come

together and eat and play games/cards downstairs.

The house was very well equipped and set up for a large group. Ample linens, cooking appliances (toaster, coffee maker, pots, pans, dishes, leftover containers, etc.) that made the stay as good as being at home.

Bob, the owner was helpful and easy to work with.

We highly recommend this place and look forward to a return visit to make more memories!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, it felt like home. Everything we needed was there. The home was very clean and tastefully decorated. The fire pit was great as well. The Bethel Inn Country Club was very nice . We also enjoyed floating down Sunday River. Bob was very helpful and informative, and booking was very easy. We will stay again. Maureen

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quincy, MA
5

Jenny's Retreat is AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 adults just spent an amazing and fun weekend at Jenny's retreat! Very close to Sunday River skiing! Great space, lots of room for everyone, a wonderful cozy fireplace, dining table for us all to eat together, and all the amenities you could ask for in a weekend rental! We are definitely booking Jenny's retreat again for our groups annual ski trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so fortunate at Jenny's Retreat to have renters like KT who acknowledge our home to renters who feel like they are staying in their own home. It is very satisfying renting to families who appreciate a nice stay. Hope you will give us a try on your next vacation. Bob.
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5

Great for Two Families!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Jenny's Retreat for our third trip to Sunday River. This is by far the most spacious house we've rented. There is even a second family room and second kitchen on the lower level which was great for our teenagers. The kitchen was also very well equipped, which is important for us since we like to cook in when we ski with friends. Also, you can't beat the 5-minute ride to the mountain! We'll be back again!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad to have rented to Amy and her family. I will make sure she will get special treatment on her next stay. Here at Jenny's Retreat we try to treat our renters like our family.
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Boston, MA
4

Location, Location, LOCATION!

  • 4 of 5

I stayed here with 11 others. It fit us pretty well although the sleeping situation was a little tight. The ultimate plus was LOCATION! It was minutes to Sunday River! The main room (living room/dining room/kitchen) was nice for all of us to gather in. There were three bathrooms and one half bathroom. There was also a second living room and kitchen in the lower level which we didn't touch. The place was well-maintained.

As for the cons-

The top bunk beds were unstable for us adults so we stayed away from that. There were two bunks in the home. Secondly, the walls were paper thin. At times it was hard to sleep in the bedroom because you can hear the t.v. and talking going on in the main room.

However, I'd recommend this property for anyone that is looking for a place to stay in Bethel, Maine. Bob, the owner, was helpful and friendly over the phone. It was an easy booking, which I was incredibly happy about. I look forward to a future stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Bethel Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sunday River Brewery Co.
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sunday River
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Oxford Plains
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Black Diamond Steak House
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Sunday River
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
South Pond Shores
Car: recommended

The area has State and National forests, Water Falls Androscoggins River, Ski and Golf resort, Mount Abram, South pond, Mt Washington, White Mountains, North Conway Shops and hiking trails.

Other Activities: Snowmobiling

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Rates & Availability

Bethel House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer & Fall
Apr 3 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,000
$2,500
 
 
Dec # 1
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 
 
Dec # 2
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Jan # 1
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Jan # 2
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Jan # 3
Jan 17 2017 - Feb 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Feb # 1
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Feb # 2
Feb 26 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
$6,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

$1000-3500 Per Week
Winter Rates, December 01, 2015 - April 01, 2016.
$500.00/night, (usually 3 nights) $2,000 midweek, $3,500 full week.
Winter Holiday Rates
$600.00 (usually 4 nights) $4,000. full week.

Spring Rates April 30, 2016
$300.00 (usually 3 nights) Mid week, $1,000.00 Full week, $1,500.00 Week ends 750.00
Summer Rates May 01 to October 31, 2015 $300 night (usually 3 nights) Mid week

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Amenities

Bethel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Large Master bath with jacuzzi.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single
    Loft Area - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
    Downstairs - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 3 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , baby crib are pack n plays
  • Main floor has Master Bedroom with King size bed. 2nd floor bedroom has queen size bed with walk out loft. Other 2nd floor bedroom has two bunk beds. Loft area has futon. Downstairs, in-law set up, has one full size bed, one futon and a bunk bed, full bath, kitchen with dining area, and living room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 9 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Master bedroom is on main floor and has a king bed and master bath with jacuzzi. Half bath also on this floor off entrance. Up stairs bedrooms: 1 has 1 queen size bed and walk out balcony. Bed room 2 has 2 bunk beds. Downstairs has 1 bedroom with full size bed, futon and bunk bed. This home is designed to appeal to a large family of 3 to 4 couples with children. We reserve the right to check on occupancy.

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