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Single Family Home, Spectacular Mountain Views, Ski to the door

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms & large family room with futon, 2 1/2 baths, sleeps 9, full laundry

Relax in the privacy of a single family home during your stay at Sugarloaf, in the quiet but convenient West Mountain area. Enjoy spectacular views of the entire Bigelow Mountain range from almost every room of this three floor, 2000 square foot house.

Located about 100 yards from the West Mountain Trail, with normal snow conditions you can ski to the door on a short cross cut trail, or take the shuttle bus (ski season season only) directly to the base lodge area. Call the shuttle for free service to restaurants and clubs in the evening. Snow shoe or nordic ski from the door or access the Outdoor Center's 105 km groomed trail system. The golf club house is about a 10 minute walk away.

The main floor is comfortable and roomy, almost completely open, allowing great exposure to the winter sun. The living room area has comfortable couches and a large wood stove which can be opened to view the fire like a fireplace. Also on the main floor are the dining area, fully equipped kitchen, entry area, and half bath.

The House: Enter the house from the wrap around porch and walk into the entry area. The open concept main floor has the living area, dining area, kitchen and half batch.

The lower level has one bedroom with twin beds and a trundle bed, one bathroom, a family room with double futon, and a laundry room.

The upper level has two bedrooms (each with a queen bed) and one bathroom.

West Mountain Chairlift & Shuttle bus: The West Mountain chair runs weekends and school vacation weeks, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (ski down to the base of the chair and you can ride the lift up and ski over to the base area to buy a ticket.) You can ski t the door whether the West Mountain Chair is running or not.

Also, a free shuttle bus goes by the house on a schedule (every 20-30 minutes) from 8 AM to 5 PM on weekends and holiday weeks to take you directly to the base lodge or Super Quad in the morning or to restaurants and shops at other times.. It also runs a schedule other days and times or is available by calling 237-6853. Leave your car parked in the driveway for your entire stay!

More Details

Owner
Peter Farnum
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

Amenities

Carrabassett Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Two twins and a trundle bed
  • The upper level has two bedrooms (each with a queen size bed) and a full bath. The lower level has one bedroom (with 2 twin size beds and a trundle bed), a family room with a double futon and a full size bath.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Single Family Home, Spectacular Mountain Views, Ski to the door
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Awesome spot, couldn't ask for much better

  • 5 of 5

Place was perfect! Stayed for a ski weekend had plenty of space and very comfortable. With Shuttles and a local lift you never need to use a car if you choose. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy and modern mountain home

  • 5 of 5

Great value for money. Well appointed kitchen. Furnace room has a workbench with tools to fix or make adjustments to skis/snowboards, etc. Vermont Castings wood stove on main floor and gas fireplace downstairs help make the home very cozy, especially when cold outside....and it was bitter cold when we were there in late March.

Easy access to the slopes.

Great communication with owner Peter Farnum.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great value

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a good location. Bus stop out front to take you to the lifts, or a short walk to the chair on weekends. You can ski in if there is a lot of snow as well. The amenities were fabulous, we had everything we needed and it was clean and fresh. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay at a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with our stay! There was plenty of room for all of us (two families of four people each) both to hang out together and for groups to have some alone space. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen well equipped. The location beautiful! The owner was very responsive when we called about needing the driveway de-iced even though it was Christmas Eve.

This was our first time renting someplace through an online site. We were a little hesitant but the whole experience was positive. The owner, Peter, was responsive, informative and helpful throughout the process from initial contact all the way through a speedy processing of our deposit return.

We hated to leave the place when it was time to go and definitely hope we will be able to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for families

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place! Clean and well appointed. Very easy to get to and from the mountain. When the nearest chair lift isn't running, the shuttle runs every 20 min. House is set up so that everyone can find their own space. Great area for the kids downstairs. Views are amazing. Owners very easy to work with. Can't say enough!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2010
  • Stayed: April 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house, perfect location at Sugarloaf!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three days and three nights at this home on Sugarloaf and all agreed that it couldn't have worked out any better. If convenience and comfort is what you're looking for this is it. The shuttle goes right to the end of the driveway and provides rides to the mountain during the day and to the village bars and restaurants at night (we went to the Widowmaker). We did not move our cars for our entire stay. We skied back to the house every day for lunch on the deck in the sunshine and then hopped back on the trail to ride and ski until they kicked us off the mountain.

The house is very comfortable and wonderfully decorated. The beds were complete with heated mattress pads, which felt amazing after a hard day on the slopes and open floor plan upstairs was perfect for big group dinners and relaxing together and catching up. We had 7 of us in the house together and had more than enough room for everyone to stretch out and have their own space.

I would HIGHLY recommend a stay here!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2010
  • Stayed: March 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
118 Miles
Portland, Me
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Take shuttle to Village Center
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Sugarloaf Golf Course
Nearest Train
118 Miles
Portland, Me
Nearest Motorway
48 Miles
Waterville, Me
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Take shuttle to Village Center
Nearest Ski
10 Metres
Sugarloaf Mountain
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Weekend rates also apply on holidays and Maine school vacation days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.