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Bob or Maryellen

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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VACATION ON THE BEAUTIFUL SONGO RIVER

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

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3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 1 Queen Sleeper, sleeps 8, waterfront,

Vacation, relax and enjoy the many amenities of this new 3 bedroom home on over 1 acre of land with 119 feet of waterfront on the very desirable crystal clear Songo River.Living room with 1 Queen Broyhill sleeper, large over sized comfy rocking chair. Large fully appliances kitchen complete with counter/breakfast bar and family dining area.This house boasts 2 matching master bedroom suites each with its own full bath including jet garden tubs and over sized showers.The third bedroom has 2 beds, 1 queen and 1 twin.The 3rd bathroom has a tub shower combination. Just off the kitchen and master bedrooms go through the doors onto the 8x50 foot deck. Sit on the deck and relax or stroll through the back yard to the 20x20 foot private dock on the crystal clear Songo River. Sit on the dock and watch the parade of boat traffic go by or swing in the hammock over the sandy bottom cove. Barbecue and lawn furniture out back to enjoy the wooded lot & river.

Local Activities: Lots to do and see in the area. Plenty of shopping from gift shops to antiquing to the outlets in nearby tax free North Conway NH. Cafes, restaurants and gift shops as well as the Songo River Queen II, and a seaplane ride, line the colorful Naples Causeway. Water activities abound the late spring, summer and early fall. Local Marinas rent boat and personal watercraft. State Park in Naples has the beautiful Songo Beach. Drive-In Movie Theater in Bridgton 15 minutes away. There are two 18-hole golf courses and a driving range within 2 miles of the house. There is mini golf on the causeway. Distance to Portland is 30 miles away, 35 miles to North Conway’s outlet shopping. Nearby ski slopes include Sunday River just 35 miles away and Skiing at Shawnee Peak is just 8 miles. Nearby Seacoast Fun Park in Windham just 10 miles away has go karts, bumper boats, arcade.

At Home: Unwind in the hammock gently swinging over the sandy cove or sit on or by the dock with your favorite beverage and watch the parade of boats go by. Tie up your rental boat to the T shaped 20’x20’ aluminum dock with access to Sebago Lake, Brandy Pond and Long Lake. Have a relaxing barbecue in the back yard or kayak the river. Fish for trout or salmon along the river or in the lake. This is a family oriented location. Great for families with children!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Bob or Maryellen (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)
VACATION ON THE BEAUTIFUL SONGO RIVER
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

If anyone is looking for the comforts of home while on vacation, this home has it to the extreme! I could only wish this was my real home and live here year round. The house is absolutely beautiful inside and out. We arrived and the place was all cleaned for us, all we had to do was bring our clothes and food. They owners supply everything you could possibly imagine (even a coffee grinder). All the comforts of home, so DON"T bring a thing other than what I mentioned! The house is situated on this beautiful river where everyday a huge steam boat travels through. You feel like you could reach out and touch it from the dock. The dock is just marvelous to sit on under the attached umbrella, and to boat watch as many boats travel up and down the river which connects two major lakes in either direction. Sebago Lake (2nd biggest lake in Maine) to your right, Long Lake (very big) to your left. You can fish off the dock (need license though), go cayaking with the two person cayak they have on their property (plently of different size life jackets in the cellar), there's 3 grills like a camp site at the end of the property right by the water with a fire pit and wood provided too! It's the total package, water you can swim in, dock to sit on, grills to cook on, chairs and picnic tables, firepit for smores at night, and then instead of the tent for sleep, a luxurous home to sleep in!! If anyone is interested in a relaxing clean place to stay, this is it......but if anyone is looking for excitement and on the go activities, this place has it too. It's located 5 minutes from downtown, (the causway) where you can rent jetskiis, take a seaplane ride, arcades, small rides for toddlers, mini golf, restaurants, boat rentals, shops, steam boat ride that goes past the house, or just plain people watching on the benches right on the lake. This vacation will go down as one of our best vacations. Thanks to the wonderful homeowners for opening up their beautiful home. I don't know if I could do that if I had a house like that.....I'd want it all to myself. We have booked next year already!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a great place!

  • 5 of 5

Really nice, comfortable house with everything you need. Beautiful rooms with comfortable beds. Three bathrooms. Great working Wifi, cable and ondemand TV (though being outside was preferred). Chairs, table and fire pit by the river. Great working barbecue. There are kayaks and a row boat (we went out almost every day). You can fish right off the pier (mostly perch, but still fun to catch and release).

Location is great for being away from it all, but close enough to Portland if you want some city night life.

Owner Bob was there upon arrival to greet and give a lay of the land and explain everything. Good communication. The neighbors are very friendly as well. Even offered to let us use their boats if we wanted.

Thanks Guys. It was incredible.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, every amenity needed. Roomy, kichen was well stocked, washer dryer was so convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. Home was lovely and clean. Prop located right on the river with dock, plenty of outdoor furniture to relax on the deck or down by the dock. Grill and firepit down at waters edge. Would definitely stay here again. THANK YOU

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great place, great location, great owners!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second time renting this house and found it to be just as good as the first time. It has everything you need for the family and more. We celebrated my mother in-laws 95th birthday! Bob and Maryellen surprised us with a beautiful "huge" birthday cake for occasion. What a nice surprise and how thought...you don't find owners like this. Kids and grandkids said it was again the best vacation.

Thanks Bob & Maryellen

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a great, quiet place, this is it! Upon our arrival, the owner (Bob) was there to greet us and gave us a tour of the property. There were nearly daily emails from his wife (Maryellen) ensuring things were going okay. I guarantee any issues that may arise will be addressed immediately by these owners.

As to the house, it was better than advertised. Our group was two families for a total of 8 and this home easily accomodated us. The big plus was 3 bathrooms; an absolute necessity with 8 people. Another plus is Wi-Fi. Some of us just can't stay off the computer! The entire property was clean and well-maintained. We rented a pontoon boat for 3 days and the dock easily accommodated it. There are a couple of nearby marina's to rent from.

We were fortunate enough to photograph two bald eagles in the trees behind the house as they were looking for breakfast. Not sure what their breakfast of choice was, but some other bird had an untimely ending for warning the others about them! Felt like I was watching Wild Kingdom back in the '70's!

Being on one of the three accessible lakes may be a sound like a better option, but this place is definitely worth it as an alternative and you can't beat the price for the amount of house and personal service you get.

I really don't understand the poor rating given by one of the renter's...there is probably no pleasing her anyway! Her ex-husband must have loved living with her!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Disapponted

  • 1 of 5

We planned a vacation with my husband, 3 children and in-laws. Per the contract, it says not to arrive prior to 3 pm. We arrived at 3:30 to find the cleaning people still there. They did not leave until approximately 4:15. They explained that the last tenants left the property a mess and it was taking extra time cleaning. We were willing to let this go due the fact that the house was beautiful and my children and in-laws loved it there. Per the contract, it stated that there would be wash clothes and hand towels. We could not find them in any of the 3 bathrooms. We e-mailed the owners on Tuesday, to find out where they may be - we never got a reponse back. We followed the instructions based on the contract and put all the clean dishes away and put the towels and sheets where they should be. We paid our security deposit up front when making the reservation. This is returnable upon inspection of the property. Approximately 1 month after our stay we received a nasty e-mail from the owner saying that we would only be getting half of the deposit back due to the condition of the house. There were scuff marks behind a rocking chair, the floors were unswept, and the grill was "deplorable" and that extra help had to be hired. This was shocking to my family. Nobody went behind the rocking chair and my 65-year-old mother in-law was the only one who sat in it. My children are 12, 10, and 7 and spent most of their time on the 2 couches. I believe this may be some sort of a scam with the deposit. How come when we got there the previous renters supposedly did the same thing? Maybe the property was not up to par for even us to rent. It was clean but not immaculate. We didn't even use the grill!!!! We had a great time and would have considered this property again until we received the e-mail regarding this almost 30 days after our stay. I have since e-mailed the owners twice and have not received a response. Considering that we couldn't get into the place until an hour and 15 minutes after the contract stated and there were not hand towels or wash clothes we believe the entire security deposit should be returned. We are very disapponted. I would be wary from renting this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is not in our nature to take all or a portion of anyone's security deposit arbitrarily. I completely repainted this property. This was the only time necessary to retain a portion of the security deposit due to damage. Unfortunately it is in the nature of this business that occasionally you get a negative review. Please read previous reviews. Homeaway doesn’t investigate positive or negative reviews.
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Portland Jet Port
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 302 & Route 114
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
State Park Beach
Car: necessary

Naples is located in the heart of the Lakes Region. The Songo River gives boat access to Brandy Pond, Long Lake and Lake Sebago. It is known for its summer activities and there are many. Visitors to Naples must experience a ride on the Songo River Queen II. Take a ride in a seaplane. Marinas in Naples rent Boats and personal watercraft. They also are sure to check out the variety of restaurants and shops that make Naples a wonderful place to visit. Naples has The State Park with its beautiful beaches. Other summer activities include camping, hiking, mini-golf or just “hanging out” on the Causeway. Just 15 minutes away in Bridgton there is a 2 screen Drive-In Movie Theater. There are 2 public 18-hole golf courses. In Naples there is always plenty to see and do. Off-season in Naples can be an even better time to visit. Winter sports such as cross country skiing, ice-skating; snowshoeing and snowmobiling keep locals and visitors busy. Nearby Shawnee Peak has beautiful ski slopes.

Other Activities: 2-18 hole golf courses, mini golf, recreation center, sea plane ride, swimming, boating

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Naples House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400

Please contact owner for rate details. Rental week runs from Saturday at 3pm to the following Saturday at 10am.
Deposit Policy: 50% Due at time of reservation. Balance is 30 days prior to arrival. $400 security- damage deposit, refunded after cleaning. Check in is Saturday 3PM . Check out is Saturday10am. Cancellation Policy: 30 Days prior to arrival deposits are refundable less a $25 admin fee, prior to 30 days there is no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Naples House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bathrooms are the same, both have large shower, jet garden tub, toilet and sink. 1st floor 3rd Bathroom has shower tub combination, sink and toilet. 1st floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • *Both Master Bedroom Suites have a comfortable wicker chair for quiet reading time. 1st floor * Bedroom 3 has a queen and a twin Bed 1st floor * Living Room has 1 Broyhill queen sleeper. 1st floor
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
high chair, portable crib available upon request.

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