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Chris Hallweaver

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 7, pets welcome

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Exclusive, immaculate, four-season, log cabin on motor-free Saddleback Lake. Five acres of pure privacy with 1,000 feet of private shorefront including your own private beach. Awesome views of Saddleback Mountain. Free use of our two kayaks and two canoes. Saddleback Lake warms up nicely and is a great swimming lake. Awesome wildlife: loons, moose, owls, deer.

Easy hiking trails right from the cabin - Saddleback Mountain and hiking trails to the Appalachian Trail are only 10 minutes away!

Best off-mountain ski rental in Rangeley! Very warm and cozy log home. Relax after a day of skiing! Close to mountain! XC trails have moved to the mountain. xc ski right to the trails!

* Three bedrooms with queen-size bed in each of two downstairs bedrooms (new mattresses) and three twins in upstairs bedroom. Strictly limited to 7 please.

* One-and-one-half baths

* WiFi

* Direct TV Upstairs and in fully finished basement (local channels only)

* Roku- Internet TV

* XM Satellite Radio

* Game room including Foosball

* Fully equipped Kitchen: Jenn Air range & convection oven and Weber Gas grill in covered porch

* 2 canoes and 2 kayaks on premises for your exclusive use.

* More canoes, row boats, & large swimming beach across the cove at Saddleback Lake Lodge.

* Firepits

* Fully applianced (including dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer)

* Tennis courts available across cove at Saddleback Lake Lodge

* Adorable cabin!!!

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Chris Hallweaver (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

About Chris Hallweaver

We built our Log Home and moved to Saddleback Lake in June of 1995 and spent two glorious years cementing our love for everything Rangeley, Maine. Our three kids are now in college and we rent our home to help with tuition bills.

We are fortunate to have one of the best rentals in all of Rangeley. If your family values peace and quiet and time on a quiet motor-free lake then please plan your vacation today.


Chris, Betsy, Taryn, Curtis, and Molly Hallweaver

Chris Hallweaver purchased this cabin in 1995

Why Chris Hallweaver chose Maine

Rangeley is a true 4-season resort area. One of the few places that has it all, mountains, lakes and forests. Wildlife abounds around Saddleback Lake and it is just the perfect place to spend some family time.

Your quintessential Maine experience.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)
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average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Relaxing, entertaining, accommodating!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and located in a beautiful spot. Kids enjoyed all the amenities, from kayaks and canoes to games and stuffies. Loons, hummingbirds, frogs and more. Enjoyed several family hikes to bald mtn., cascade streams, smalls falls and included the AT as part of a father/son/dog hike from saddleback summit to the horn and back. Downtown has great shops and dining. Rented a pontoon boat for tubbing and sightseeing. We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Solitude & Disappointment

  • 3 of 5

First we start by saying what a beautiful location this home is. If you like to hear nothing but animals and insects, this place is for you! We enjoyed quiet mornings on the deck, watching stars at the campfire and spending time in and around the Rangeley Lake region looking for Moose. Our 7th stay in the area for vacation, my teens loved the cabin, not the Lake. With this said, we felt let down by a few things that should have been stated prior to our arrival. We booked this location for three reasons, quiet location, private swimming and fishing. Upon entering the cabin, we were greeted with a note from the owners welcoming us and stating they had never seen the Lake this low, and swimming can take place at the community beach down the road. Had we wanted a community beach to swim & fish, that is the rental we would have looked for this summer. This Lake was awful vs Rangeley or Mooselookmeguntic. It was extremely low and the 3 days we treked down thru the woods to the dock, we observed several leeches swimming around, something we have "never" seen in the other lakes. I remember reading one of the reviews and someone mentioned the leeches and the owner passed them off as you just can't stay in one place. Even the folks at the community beach said they have seen the leeches & don't stay in too long. We went to the public swimming on Rangeley in Town and spent time at Smalls Falls. Yes it was 1,000 feet of private shoreline & beach, just with lots of bugs and little water. Fishing was just as bad. We purchased licenses ahead of time to be legal, what a waste of money. Because the water was so low, we couldn't fish from the dock without the lines getting caught on rocks. And if we tried to fish in the water, the leeches would go after us. Again, we went to the public access locations to fish, not happy at all. The rock in the cove in the pictures with the kids in the water was 3/4 exposed. We should have been advised. The cabin had some flaws too. Although we had little rain, when it did rain, the skylight leaked. The basement was musty. My mother in law who stayed with us, had a hard time lifting her legs. She wanted to watch the Olympics but could not make the steps up and down to the 2nd level or basement to watch tv. Why there was no tv on the 1st flr was strange? The listing said upstairs, we assumed that was upstairs from the basement. Overall, its a nice place, and many memories were made. We loved the Loons, cabin & peacefulness, just not the Lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Excellent vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this home and we had a wonderful time. The home has plenty of privacy, but at the same time is not far from the shops and restaurants of the town of Rangeley. The home is very clean and has all the necessary supplies. We had a great time swimming and boating. We also had a few sightings of a beautiful bald eagle. Highly recommend this home and will return again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loon's Call

  • 5 of 5

Our Maine vacation could not have been any more perfect. Chris puts a lot of time and effort into his property, and we felt at home immediately. Everything about the cabin was well appointed. Access to the lake was excellent, and use of kayaks and canoes was greatly appreciated. We enjoyed our morning day trips but not as much as our lazy afternoons on the deck and lake! Chris was very accomodating with our travel schedule and answered all questions. We highly recommend this cabin for people looking to relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful. 10 out of 10.

Stayed with my wife and three kids age 1,4, and 6.

We had a blast - the cabin is immaculate.

Two bedrooms downstairs with queen beds and a room upstairs with three single beds.

A million things to do outside - boating, swimming, fishing, hiking.

This place is a cant miss.

I have stayed here summer and winter.

Owners are responsive, professional, and clearly have poured a lot of time, energy, and passion into this beautiful spot.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Secluded Spot

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was great! It was beautiful and well maintained. Very secluded and just the spot that we were looking for. Hope to be back at some point!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Note, Saddleback Lake is motor free - no motor boats, no snowmobiles on and around lake, But both are welcome on nearby lakes and trails. We are 10 Minutes From Saddleback Mountain! Ski to the XC trails right from our front yard. 50 minutes to Sugarloaf

Best Off Mountain Vacation Home Rental.

Other Activities: kayaking, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, rock climbing


Rates & Availability

Rangeley Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer/Fall 2016
Aug 28 2016 - Oct 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
February Vacation
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Our cancellation policy is as follows: First - if we re-rent the cabin
then you get your money back. If you cancel 30 days or more before
your rental and we can't re-rent your week you only lose half of your
deposit. If you cancel less than 30 days and we can't re-rent your
week then you are still responsible for the rent.

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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Maine Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Plenty of high quality towels provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • Wonderful down comforters and high quality towels and linens provided
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 canoes & 2 Kayaks available for your private use. Hiking and cross country trails all the way around lake and up to the mountain are available from our back and side yard!, Tennis courts at Saddleback Lake Lodge (a short walk away) Also more canoes and row boats you can use at Saddleback Lake Lodge.

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