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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bdrm, 2 Full Ba, w/ Loft and bunk beds Sleeps 12+

Our log cabin sits only 100 feet from pristine Lake Christopher (Bryant Pond) and just a few minutes south of Sunday River. Located only 1 hour north of Portland, Maine this vacation getaway has something for everyone. With 3 bedrooms and a remodeled interior, we offer you all the comforts of home.

This log cabin is only 1/4 mile off Rt. 26 and only 10 minutes south of downtown Bethel. There is direct access to the very clean and warm waters of Christopher Lake. We have our own dock, 2 kayaks, 1 canoe and other floating accessories. Near the cabin is a newer, clean playground for the kids. Unlimited outdoor adventure awaits outside the door in the surrounding area including hiking, biking, trail running, water sports, laser tag, wall climbing, golf, atv rentals, zip lines, mountain biking (literally), chair lift rides, skiing and more!


Owner
Bill Maines
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Bill Maines

We purchased this house with the dream of making it an ideal location for our family and guests to gather year round and enjoy the location, views, lake, skiing, hiking and the area.

Bill Maines purchased this chalet in 2005

Why Bill Maines chose Woodstock

Driving up to this house for the first time we all knew it was the one instantly. Real estate experts say you must have the "feeling in your gut" to make a wise purchase and we all felt it as we pulled into the driveway for the first time and realized all it had to offer. Friends, family and guests have all enjoyed the house and the area from since then and we continue to improve the house, both inside and out.

What makes this chalet unique

From the deck the view is incredible, especially in the early morning as you look across Lake Christopher and the surrounding mountains. The hot tub has been extremely popular and obviously enjoyable after a long day on the slopes. The wood stove is an essential part of any log cabin home in the mountains and has been used by many over the years. The summer is always busy with a beach, a dock, clean water and we now offer 6 kayaks and 2 canoes with all the accompanying PFD's and paddles.

Map

Located just two hours north of Boston on Rt. 26 and only 15 minutes south of Sunday River ski area. The log cabin is situated just across a quiet street from the lake, with a small sandy beach right in front of the cabin. The water and mountain views are stunning with much of the surrounding area protected under conservation.

Golf: The Bethel Country Club is only ten minutes away. Sunday River Golf Club is an award winning facility only 15 minutes away.

Ski: This cabin is just 15 minutes from Sunday River and 5 minutes from Mt. Abrams. Carter's Cross Country Ski is ten minutes away.

Amenities

Woodstock Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full recently renovated bathrooms, one in the basement (ground level) and one on the 1st floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , Loft
  • 3 bedrooms with a full head height sleeping loft with 3 twin beds, and 3 oversize comfortable couches. Also a new set of custom built bunk beds with a full size on bottom and a twin on top.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
There is a wood stove and plenty of seasoned wood. We have 3 TVs with satellite. The kitchen is all new. The bathrooms are new. Rustic maple hardwood floors, new tile floors in the kitchen and main level bathroom, new appliances and counter top, and fresh paint throughout make this more of a home than a cabin. Walk down the driveway and across the road to the lake. Next door is a nice playground with swings and jungle gyms. New hot tub fall 2006

Reviews

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
5

Beautiful area..house very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

A short stay was very relaxing. No worries everything needed right there at the house.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Maine and Reno, Nevada
4

Perfect Maine Weekend

  • 4 of 5

My family loved the stay at the cabin in Woodstock!

The house was in great condition when we arrived - and had everything that we needed.

Wifi was a bit iffy for some of the stay, but honestly that just made the kids unplug a bit more.

The kayaks were PERFECT for 3 first time kayakers... we sure enjoyed the pristine lake.

The view is incredible from the front deck. This is a wonderful house for a big family and we'd love to visit again.

The number of kayaks, canoes, lifejackets and games sure made the stay wonderful.

Bill was very responsive and very welcoming.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best rental available

  • 5 of 5

We spent the weekend with a group of 10 friends. We all did our own things and none of us were bored. There was plenty of room and there were no issues.

The views are amazing. I highly recommend talk g the kayaks out on the lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Great location, plenty of space, everything you would need in the kitchen.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cabin

Kitchen was well supplied with most anything you would need you can even bake a cake or muffins if needed.

Bath rooms plenty of hot water and towels for all of us.

Beds firm and clean sheets plenty of pillows

King on first floor off living room

Loft had private double and three twins beds.

Lower level had queen bed room

And double bunk with twin over the top. With living area. Fans and a/c.

Laundry room (lower level)with plenty of storage off the entry

The view was amazing and the loons and other birds around made each day enjoyable.

The deck with picnic table and other seating

Wifi no trouble with 9 people

Short drive to Sunday river

We did a lot of hiking around the area

Plenty to see and do for everyone

The lake water was clean cold and a great little swimming area with raft

Kayaking was enjoyed by all

Along with the hot tub on the side deck.

Bill was always replied quickly to any thing we needed and would highly recommend a stay with cabin.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property is fantastic. It is well maintained and stocked with everything you need. The lake is beautiful. Couldn't ask for a better getaway. My family and I look forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Anaconda, Montana
5

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Had a beautiful stay in Bryant Pond. The house had all the amenities we could want and then some. Hopefully someday will get back from Montana! Thanks Bill

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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