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Steve Cowan

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Sebago Lake Retreat with Private Beach

20 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Raymond House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 9

Looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle? We've got the retreat for you! Come enjoy this spacious and comfortable waterfront home in the heart of Sebago Lake. This year round residence is situated in a secluded setting, set back from the road on over one acre of land with 150 feet of water frontage on this beautiful, crystal clear lake. Most rooms offer sweeping views of the lake-you may choose to retreat to the large, open patio with plenty of room to entertain and 'grill out'. Dock & mooring suitable for boats up to 26', swim float, one canoe and two kayaks included. Whatever you may be searching for, you are sure to find it here -rest, relaxation, fishing (famous for salmon, bass and trout!), boating, golfing (18 hole golf course 10 minutes away), shopping (30 minutes from Portland's infamous 'Old Port' which offers wonderful art and culture, or LL BEAN which is 15 minutes from Portland), and of course, the most delicious seafood you'll ever experience is minutes away! Come & Enjoy! We've got the 'lobster pot' ready for you.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Steve Cowan (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Why Steve Cowan chose Sebago Lakes Region

Sebago Lake Retreat has been the Cowan Family's summer residence for more than 40 years.

What makes this house unique

Private beach, 2 acres of property, easy day trips to Portland, Kennebunkport, Freeport and North Conway

Reviews

4.8
based on 20 traveler reviews

Sebago Lake Retreat with Private Beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
5

A beautiful and spacious lodging for family and friends.

  • 5 of 5

Because I had never arranged a stay in such a spacious cottage before, I had no idea what to expect for my family and I,

as I planned our surprise 40th Wedding Anniversary weekend. I needn't have worried. The layout of cottage and its grounds was everything I had hoped for, and more. The peacefulness and beauty of this place, and the welcoming attitude of our host, Steve, made this event so memorable. We are already talking of returning.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Took me a while to write this review, but now that I'm looking for a rental for this summer I'm remembering how amazing this house was. Private and spacious, it fit our family & friends perfectly, allowing everyone to have their own space as well as bond together in the family room/outside. The water area is wonderful as well. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Wonderful home with amazing lake access!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The home was very welcoming and we were all very comfortable here. The best part is the private beach with a dock and kayaks to take out on the lake. I very much recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Amazing location

  • 5 of 5

I rented this beautiful house for two weeks , this house was perfect for a large family ! Every comfort of home and then some !! This house is in the best spot of the lake ,close to ramp gas and stores ! Great neighbors also ! I would love to rent this house again !!! Thank you Steve Rob

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Fantastic vacation rental on Sebago Lake!

  • 5 of 5

The description of this property was very accurate regarding the location, layout and all the amenities! The privacy of the lot was fantastic! The lot is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! The firepit and all the chairs provided were also a delight to use in the evening hours. Location to local stores was also very convenient. We loved the large open room on the second floor as well as the bathroom. Great extra space! The 2 patio tables came in very handy, and the deck was a terrific extension to the house! We used it with much delight. We loved the ability to put the air conditioners on when and if we needed them.....a big plus. We also loved the fact that we could bring the pets too. We would definitely recomment this vacation home!! Thank you to the Cowan family!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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An excellent "home away"!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more comfortable or pleased with our "home away" from home. The house had everything we needed to relax and re-energize. A clear, unobstructed view of Sebago Lake was as calming as we wanted it to be or inticing us to swim, kayak or sunbathe.

Steve Cowan was excellent with answering any and all questions we asked of him.

Our choice was to stay on the property and enjoy everything the lake had to offer. We did, however, buy seafood from Fisherman's Catch" only minutes down the road for my family's annual seafood feast!

We highly recommend this retreat and guarantee you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Portland/Amtrak
Car: recommended

Point Sebago Golf Course, rated #1 in Southern Maine by Golf Digest, is only 10 minutes away. Fishing: Sebago is know as home of the Land Locked Salmon and currently is one of the best Lake Trout Lakes in New England. Great location for a drive into Portland, a trip to New Hampshire's White Mountains or day trips for antiquing. Other area activities include hiking, boat rentals, canoeing, and kayaking. Only 10 minutes to Windham for many restaurants, and Walmart for groceries and supplies.

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Rates & Availability

Raymond House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$333
$1,890
 
 
Spring 2017
May 12 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$333
$1,890
 
 
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$333
$1,890
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy: Notice in writing must be given on or before January 7th of the year the rental is to occur to receive back 50% of the rent + tax; the security deposit will be forfeited. Cancellations received after January 7th will result in the loss of security deposit and 50% of the rent + tax. Cancellations received with less than 120 days prior to occupancy forfeit all monies paid.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Raymond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , First floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Second floor
  • 2 bedrooms with one Queen Bed, 1 bedroom with one Twin Bed, 1 bedroom with One full bed and two Twin beds; six beds total, sleeps 9 people.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bed linens, towels and paper products not provided. Drilled well provides drinkable water.

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