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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 - 6 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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

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

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Perfect spot for a ski getaway with friends!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience at Peter's home -- what an absolutely beautiful spot in a perfect location. The home is exactly what you might picture when you think ski cabin in Maine. Cozy and warm with lots of light. Lots of nice amenities as well, including a wood stove.

We were a group of three couples visiting over a long weekend. With three separate levels, there was lots of space for privacy and group activities as well. Having two living room spaces was ideal for when the boys watched football downstairs and the gals enjoyed wine upstairs.

The only bad part was that conditions on the mountain weren't great, so we couldn't take advantage of the West Mountain chair. But we didn't mind the few minute drive to the base -- house is on the resort, so getting there was a breeze!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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5

Great house - great skiing !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful house for four nights in early January 2018 - a very chilly time to be up at Sugarloaf but the house was warm and comfortable and perfect for our family. The shuttle service and ski off options made it super easy to ski and whether we went out to dinner or cooked at the house, everything was easy. We would definitely stay here again and recommend it highly :)

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
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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
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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
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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

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $600

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.

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