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FUN COTTAGE - RAIN OR SHINE - GREAT CABLE PROGRAMMING!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet

Overview

About the property

2017 RATES- MINIMUM Rental Sat. to Sat. 7 Nights

$ 975/WEEK, April 15 - June 17, 2017

$ 1700/WEEK, June 17 - Sept. 2, 2017

$ 975/WEEK, Sept. 2 - Oct. 28, 2017

Sat. check-in: 3:00PM

Following Sat. check-out: 10:00AM

Our popular cottage is nearly booked for the year. We have six weeks left and are offering special gift certificates to restaurants in Portland. Maine is known as the Vacation State, and Portland has been recognized as one of the top-ten places to dine. We are centrally located to most of the points of interest. Most of our guests enjoy staying at the cottage and admiring the wildlife and beauty of the lake. They relax on the beach, fish and swim from the dock, or explore the lake by boat or the many nature trails by foot. Some of the guests enjoy cooking on the grill and eating by the water and others drive into Portland to sample the many different cuisines or to venture out on one of the many cruises to explore the islands, whales, sea lions, dolphins or lobster tours. We invite you to learn first-hand why people say, "Maine is the way life should be".

SPRINGTIME IN MAINE

We invite you to enjoy some of the spring events that celebrate life, great food, nature, art, festivals, fun, and relaxation. Our cottage is located on Sebago Lake, the seventh cleanest lake in the world and the home of the land-locked salmon. The cottage is conveniently located forty minutes from Portland, a city with fabulous restaurants

and opportunities to take whale watching and island tours. We are also within driving distance to Boston, New Hampshire, Boothbay, Kennebunkport,

L.L. Bean, and several outlet malls. Just like the spring bulbs burst into color, spring brings color to Maine. The possibilities are endless:

Hike, bike, and enjoy the outdoors.

Visit Maine's famous Botanical Gardens.

Kennebunkport Festival.

Old Port Festival.

Boating and fishing.

PLEASE READ OUR GUESTS' REVIEWS to see the many things they did and enjoyed.

No smoking or pets allowed on the property.

Owner limits overnight guests to 2 people for 1 - 2 nights only. No more than 6 people on the property at any time. No gatherings.

More Details

Owner
Marian
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Marian

Marian and Bob Wright are proudly pictured with some of their grandchildren.

Marian purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Marian chose Sebago Lakes Region

We take great pride in our cottage and keep it in immaculate shape and clean. Another one of our goals is to supply guest renters with an experience greater than what they expected.

The cottage is located on an acre of land with lots of flowers and a grassy lawn. There's a sandy beach and a deep-water dock for a boat.

We bought this property because it borders our next door home. Waterfront properties such as this don't come on the market frequently. Plus it has a beautiful view and is a level acre of land.

What makes this cottage unique

We consider this location on Big Sebago Lake as 'Paradise', which is why our home is located next door.

Please read the many reviews by guests who have stayed at the cottage.

Due to our guests' allergies we do not allow pets or smoking in the cottage or on the property grounds. Marian and I personally clean the cottage, and groom the flower beds to make things as tidy and attractive as possible. The lawn is mowed by a service company usually on a weekly basis or as needed. The neighborhood is very quiet therefore only a maximum of 6 people are allowed on the property or in the cottage at any time.

SPRINGTIME ACTIVITIES

We invite you to enjoy some of the spring events that celebrate life, great food, nature, art, festivals, fun, and relaxation.Our cottage is located on Sebago Lake, the seventh cleanest lake in the world, and the home of land-locked salmon, The cottage is conveniently located forty minutes from Portland, a city with fabulous restaurants and opportunities to take whale watching and island tours. We are also within driving distance to Boston, New Hampshire, Boothbay, Kennebunkport, L.L. Bean, and several outlet malls. Just like the spring bulbs burst into color, spring brings color to Maine. The possibilities are endless:

Hike, bike and enjoy the outdoors.

Visit Maine's famous Botanical Gardens.

Kennebunkport Festival.

Old Port Festival.

Boating and fishing.

WE INVITE YOU TO READ OUR REVIEWS

Vacation land awaits.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Marian and Bob - You have a "homey" cottage so neat and clean, lovely flowers, and view.

Thank you for the gift and the blueberry pie and ice cream. One of the most welcome courtesies was the nice warm bath robes. No way we could have packed ours in a suitcase on the plane.

It was so nice meeting you both. You made us feel so welcome. We would highly recommend your lovely place to anyone !
May 2017
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Amenities

Raymond Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a full-tub which also has a built-in shower. There is a sink, mirror, hair-dryer, soap, two robes, and some starter towels. The toilet is also in this space. There is a small closet which has a variety of helpful items.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • One Queen-sized bed is in the master bedroom. Two bunk beds (upper and lower) are in the bunk bedroom. Two double-bed mattresses are in the open loft, which is accessible by a permanent wooden ladder. Please see the guests' reviews and how the kids just love the loft area. It's their special place.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Linens and towels may be rented, Plasma TV, Cable HDTV, and Direct Internet Connection.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

FUN COTTAGE - RAIN OR SHINE - GREAT CABLE PROGRAMMING!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 103 reviews
5

Welcoming and comfy and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous from the moment you drive up to the cute cottage with the colorful welcoming flowers that shows the owners care to the unbelievable location on Sebago Lake with boat you can't ask for much more than that. But when you go inside you do get more! Homemade blueberry & ice cream and a surprise gift. Wonderful hosts.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Connie and Dennis, Thank you for your lovely review. It pleases us when we have guests that truly enjoy the beauty of Sebago Lake. We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful location, and we get so much pleasure in sharing our special spot we call "paradise" with others. Thank you for being guests. Bob and Marian
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5

A relaxing two weeks on the lake

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful stay at the cottage. Our girls are 4 and 2.5, and they thoroughly enjoyed the private beach and grassy lawn. The home is kept immaculately clean, and the gardens are just a pleasure. The hosts are warm and make sure everyone is well taken care of. We will return next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Danielle and John, Thank you for your kind review. Bob and I are so glad you could stay with us for two weeks this summer. The girls really enjoyed the beach. Their smiles will be a fond memory for us to cherish this winter. I will remember the warm hug as well. We are glad you also had a chance to relax. The weather was perfect. We look forward to seeing you next summer. Cordially, Bob and Marian
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5

Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at the cottage and we were pleasantly surprised! It is beautiful, well stocked and spotless! We also enjoyed the lemon meringue pie. We spent a lot of our time on the private beach. My kids, age 12 and 5, had a blast. We did a couple of day trips, and are familiar with the area. We loved that it was close to everything, yet so quiet and secluded. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Valachia, We are so pleased that your family had such a great vacation. The lake. beach, and wonderful weather are ideal components for fun and relaxation. You left us a special thank you with the delicious blueberry buckle made with your own blueberries! It was a surprise and a treat. Thank you! Warm wishes, Bob and Marian
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New Hampshire
5

Serene and Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming here for several years with our granddaughters and never tire of this lovely spot. The cottage is always immaculate, well stocked, and you can count on a pie waiting for you in the refrigerator. The owners always greet us and make us feel welcome. The large manicured lawn and beautiful flower gardens make sitting outdoors a pleasure. When we tire of swimming, we fish off the dock, go boating, or just relax on our private beach. The view by the waters edge is wonderful and this year we watched fireworks around the lake from the comfort of our lawn chairs!! Shopping and eating out are nearby when we want it and this pleases our teenagers. If you prefer to BBQ, a grill is located on the beach. All in all, this rental property offers us everything we are looking for. When we are here we want for nothing and arrive home rested and happy with memories of another vacation well spent.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris and Ralph, Thank you for your kind review. This is the fourth year you and your granddaughters have spent two weeks with us. We look forward to your arrival each year. This year the weather was picture perfect almost every day. We also enjoyed seeing the fireworks display right from our beach. It was a great show, and it beats trying to find a parking space and spending time in traffic trying to watch the displays in the neighboring towns. We also want to thank you for the nice way you left the cottage. It is really appreciated. Bob and Marian Wright
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Charleston, SC
5

Quiet peaceful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Probably the best VRBO rental we have ever done. The cottage was beautifully furnished and spotless clean. We especially enjoyed the rocking chairs outside right on the lake. The "super" moon came up one night right over the lake and was spectacular. The cottage was centrally located so we did day trips for a week and visited the coast of Maine and the mountains of New Hampshire within a one hour drive. The owners, Marian and Bob, provided some excellent tips for travel and spots to eat. All were excellent choices. They also provided blueberry pie and vanilla ice cream for us to snack during the week. Overall one of the best vacations we have ever had.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Wilma and Andy - We are so appreciative that you took time to write such a nice review. We worried about your return home in the midst of the terrible floods, and we were so pleased when you phoned us to say you had arrived safely. We are delighted you had such a great stay, and we thank you for sharing your experiences in Maine. We look forward to your next trip to Maine. Best, Marian and Bob
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Connecticut
5

Paradise Found!!

  • 5 of 5

After a several hour drive from Connecticut we arrived at our cottage. We were immediately drawn to spectacular Sebago Lake. After a few moments we turned to unpack the car and were welcomed by Bob and Marian. Bob said "Welcome to Paradise". Within 24 hours we knew exactly what he was talking about. The cottage was pristine. We walked in to an overflowing vase of flowers and a fresh baked blueberry pie in the fridge. Oh and I can't forget the vanilla ice cream to go with it. We brought my 14 year old daughter and niece. They loved hanging out in the loft and on the lake. It was quiet, peaceful and relaxing. The perfect retreat from our crazy lives of nonstop running. We are hoping to go back next year. The cottage, yard and view are better than pictured! We made many memories that we will cherish for a very long time.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda - Thank you for the nice review. Bob and I feel so fortunate that our cottage is located on beautiful Sebago Lake and the views from our property are magnificent. Most of the renters venture down to the beach even before they enter the cottage. When our families have preteen or teenagers they always mention how the kids enjoyed the loft. It seems to be a private cozy place to relax, read, play games, or just talk. Our guests often comment about the pie and ice cream They seem to provide a nice break between unpacking and heading out for food. We appreciate your leaving the cottage so clean, and we are pleased that you'll be with us again next August. Bob and Marian Wright
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route #302

Please read vacationers' "reviews" of staying at our cottage. The guests' testimonials will give you good ideas of things to see and do.

There are so many activities available: Car Shows, Kayak and Canoe Racing, festivals, home and garden shows, boating, spring-skiing, hot air balloon festival, circus, concerts, fishing, etc.

SO MUCH TO DO - WINSLOW HOMER'S CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT, FOOD AND WINE FESTIVALS, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, FRYEBURG FAIR, THEATER, CONCERTS, MUSEUMS, AND BEST OF ALL RELAXING AT BEAUTIFUL SEBAGO LAKE.

SCENIC DRIVES. MOOSE, WHALE, AND SEAL WATCHING. EXPERIENCE GORGEOUS FALL FOLIAGE, FAIRS, FESTIVALS, MUSEUMS, AND CONCERTS. OR RELAX AT THE COTTAGE SWIMMING, FISHING, BOATING. ENJOY PEACEFUL SCENERY, SUN- RISES, LOONS, AND WILDLIFE. PLUS FAIRS, FESTIVALS, HIKING, WILDLIFE PARKS.

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Rates & Availability

Raymond Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring - Off Peak Season
Apr 15 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$975
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
Fall - Off Peak Season
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%

All payments are made to our rental agent. There are taxes, a booking fee, and fee for linens if required. Any questions, please call the owners, Marian and Bob, at 203-762-9046 or 207-655-2430.

one-half payment is due upon booking and the remaining payment is due before arrival.

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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