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Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. Pontoon boat available for rent

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


About the property

3 bedrooms and loft. Sleeps 8. Use of 4 kayaks included with rental

Beautiful, year round log cabin on the Moose River on Moosehead lake in Rockwood, Maine. Sleeps 8 comfortably. 6 adult maximum. There are 3 bedrooms and a loft. The first bedroom has a queen size bed. The second bedroom has a set of bunk beds and a twin bed. The 3rd bedroom is upstairs and has a queen size bed and a twin. All mattresses are pillow top. Loft has a queen size pull out sofa.The cabin is situated approx. 1/4 mile upriver from the mouth of lake. Cell phone and internet available. Great room has cathedral ceilings, large windows, a loft and a pellet stove for chilly evenings. Fully equipped kitchen, tv/vcr/dvd, washer/drier.There is a gas grill and picnic table for cook-outs on the large wrap around deck overlooking the Moose River.A fire pit is in yard. There is a new dock with steps for easier access located on the property. We have a pontoon boat available for rental. Call Charlie for information. 860-268-3996. They have recently opened up a trail system for ATV's in our area. Drive your snowmobile right from the front yard to the trails and now you can do the same with your ATV! No pets, no exceptions, so please do not ask! No smoking, please.

Fishing details/Whitewater Rafting details: A glance at any map reveals a number of bodies of water ranging in size from Moosehead Lake to ponds of only a few acres. Some waters are easily accessed by car while others require some hiking and carrying. Among the popular species are bass, perch, trout, salmon, and togue. If this is your first time fishing in the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. Basic fishing outfits can be purchased from several stores in town. Be sure that you have a license and an up-to-date fishing regulation book. . . Then if you are up for something with more action - Experience whitewater rafting!!Each year thousands of paddlers challenge the whitewater of the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers. With the Moosehead Lake Region situated between these premier whitewater rivers, the area is a perfect spot for the river enthusiast to stay. Outfitters provide you with everything needed for a fun, safe trip.

Hunting Details/ Scenic Flying Experience: The Moosehead Lake region offers many exciting opportunities for hunters of all ages. Our region teems with wildlife and affords hunters a vast amount of terrain in which to spend a few hours, a day or a week. Some popular species of animals to hunt include partridge, rabbit, deer, bear and moose. Each of these has a specific legal hunting season and set of regulations, which can be found at the website for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. If this is your first time to the Moosehead area, we recommend the use of a guide. . . .Since much of the Moosehead Lake shoreline and many sporting camps are not accessible by road, seaplanes get quickly where motor vehicles and boats cannot. Two commercial air services offer sightseeing excursions. A half-hour flight around the lower half of the lake is a good way to appreciate the vastness of both lake and wilderness. Currier's Flying Service or Folsom's Flying Service, both will offer you a scenic flying experience!

Snowmobiling details: You have access to The Moosehead Lake Snowmobile Trail from the front yard of the Loon's Nest cabin. This trail climbs up to lofty overlooks, passes through deep forests, stops at outposts like Kokadjo, Northeast Carry, Seboomook, and Pittston Farm, and Greenville, never too many miles from food and fun.

Five local clubs, town employees and many volunteers keep these trails in great condition. Whether you want to take just a morning or afternoon trip or spend all day on the trails, your choices are many. Pack a lunch and stop at any number of locations with beautiful scenery; or plan to ride to one of the surrounding towns and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of the areas restaurants or inns that cater to snowmobilers.

Annual Maine Snowmobile Trail Rides: B-52 Memorial Elephant Mountain Snowmobile Trail Ride and The Ricky Craven Moosehead Lake Region Ice Fishing Snowmobile Trail Ride.

More Details

Lisa Sandberg
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Lisa Sandberg

My name is Lisa Sandberg and I am a nurse at a small community hospital in the emergency room. Charlie is my husband of 32 years. He is a retired police officer. He also happens to be very good at building things. He built the log cabin in 2001 and in 2007 he built us a new 3500 sq ft home in Connecticut. I am a very lucky lady to be married to such a talented man. Charlie has the gift of gab. No one remains a stranger for long around him.

Lisa Sandberg purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Lisa Sandberg chose Rockwood

Our next door neighbors here in Connecticut introduced us to Maine about 20 years ago. The 1st couple of years we camped with them at Camp Seboomek. But they got tired of hauling all their equipment every trip so they started looking for a small place to buy. They found a cute little place on the Moose River and we continued to stay with them for several more years.

One day Charlie was looking for a boat to buy, and Mark from the marina told him he had a boat for sale and, oh by the way, he also had a piece of land he would throw in. The time was right, the price was right and so before you know it we owned the boat and 2 acres of land. Charlie sold the boat to pay for the foundation! and the rest is history!


Rockwood Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Brand new 42 inch flat panel plasma TV in great room. Crystal clear picture.


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Loon's Nest Log Cabin/Waterfront. Pontoon boat available for rent
average rating of 4.85 based on 60 reviews

Loon's Nest

  • 5 of 5

My friend & I stayed at Loon's Nest in September (a perfect time of year). The house was wonderful with all the amenities you would ever need. I would recommend this home to anyone! It was so convenient having a dock since we brought our boat (which we could launch at the nearby marina). The location was terrific - private, not far from Greenville, restaurants, shopping, etc. We plan on returning to Loon's Nest!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2009
  • Stayed: September 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We hope that you will be our guest again! Lisa
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Awesome as always!!!

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about Loon's Nest! It is our little paradise! We love having all of the deer greet us daily. The cabin is comfy and Lisa and Charles are just great! They always keep in touch to make sure we are all set! We look at them more like friends now instead of people whose home we rent!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We all enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had excellent riding conditions all around Moose head lake. We highly recommend others to experience the cabin in the surrounding activities in this are.

Thanks for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do not book this property. The owner will never return your security deposit.

  • 1 of 5

The house is OK, but the owners took our security deposit and never returned it. They claim we did damage to the house beyond the amount of the deposit which is a complete lie. I guess in a slow time they are trying to make money on everything. We rented more than 20 houses over the years, and never had any issues. I would never recommend renting this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This would be the first time since we built our home in 2001 that we have had to withhold a security deposit let alone respond to a negative review. We’ve had hundreds of guests with glowing reviews. We certainly understand accidents happen and things break. That certainly wasn’t the case here. Our cleaning lady wrote us in detail the damage and that she has not seen this in her 17 years cleaning our cabin. We made the trip from Connecticut to see the damage ourselves. The most damage sustained was to our floors, cabinets and rugs in nearly every room in the house including the bathrooms which was a result of what we believe was some sort of painting party. There were additional broken and missing items. If there is any doubt about what kind of owners we are, please read our reviews. We’re very proud of our reputation and the experience we provide our guests. Thank you for reading, Charlie and Lisa
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Simply stunning !

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect ! We had beautiful weather the whole week, more like summer than fall ! Hats off to Lisa & Charlie ! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home ! Mick - New Hampshire

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our trip to Maine!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this cabin very much and would love to come back in the winter to play on the snow mobiles! Our trip in August included quad riding, rafting, mountain climbing, exploring the town of Greenville, and Kayaking!!! One of us even got to see a moose with it's baby a few miles up the road!! thank you for this awesome place. It was wonderful to be "home" for a week!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gray Ghost Guide Service & Sailing Charters
Great food
The Birches Resort
Great little bar for grabbing a cocktail with friends.
Spectacular Views of Mt Kineo on Moosehead Lake. Pls call to book 207-751-6013
Golf with beautiful view.
Stress Free Moose Pub & Cafe
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rockwood bar and grill
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The birches resort
Car: necessary

The Moosehead Lake Region has been a mecca for people looking for a unique outdoor experience. The region, often referred to as 'God's Country' by locals, is still famous for it's abundance of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're seeking to go fishing, hunting, camping, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, exploring, skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, sailing, photography, viewing wildlife or just taking in the natural beauty of the region. It's all here. So kick off your shoes relax, come on in and explore a bit of 'Gods Country'.

Golf: Mt Kineo Golf Course is located on Moosehead Lake and is thought to be the second oldest course in New England, built in the 1880's. The beauty of the island remains with Mount Kineo as the centerpiece, rising 1798 feet above the shores of Moosehead Lake from it's summit. Nine Hole, Par 36,3000 + yards, Each hole on this nine hole course is a challenge. The most scenic hole is the fourth, par 3, 138 yards, over water to a green at the base of Mount Kineo. Cart & club rentals available. Scenic hiking trails for all abilities. Club house serving subs & snacks. Daily boat shuttles available from Rockwood Landing. Green Fees for 2008 9 Holes - $15.00, 18 Holes - $25.00.

Ski: Winter in Moosehead is not just for snowmobilers. More and more people are discovering the joys of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There are more then 100 miles of groomed ski trails just for you, along with miles and miles of ungroomed possibilities for snowshoers.In the center of the Moosehead Lake Region is famous Moosehead Lake, which is surrounded by mountains, ponds and forests. Those traveling via cross-country skis and snowshoes enjoy gliding through spruce and pine forests with incredible views of frozen waterfalls, mountains, ponds and lakes. These sports provide the perfect retreat for nature lovers wanting to catch a glimpse of moose, deer, eagles and rabbits.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 9.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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