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Best of Both Worlds!- Beautiful lakefront home near ocean on Toddy Pond

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,660 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace

Overview

About the property

3 (to 4) bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, +Jacuzzi tub, new screen porch, sleeps 8 +

Upscale home with gourmet kitchen and brand new, beautiful screen porch. Very desirable location on 8.5 mile-long Toddy Pond provides the best of both worlds offers easy access to ocean, Bar Harbor, Acadia N. Park, Ellsworth, upper midcoast within easy commute. This beautifully decorated home offers many amenities not found in typical rental properties including: large screen porch with Martha Stewart swivel rockers and large table with seating for 8, spacious kitchen with island and granite top, stainless steel appliances, large living room with cathedral ceiling & soap stone stove, whole house sound system, first floor master bedroom with private shower and jacuzzi tub. Lower level with 1 queen bedroom, plus an additional 'double' room which can be separated via curtain for privacy into 2 separate bedrooms with each side offering a full size bed, twin cot or sleeper sofa and a dresser. The lower level also has a full bath, family/game room with 50'' flat screen TV and private entrance. Stairway to private dock. Excellent boating and fishing for lake trout, splake, brown trout, salmon and bass. Price includes use of 2 kayaks, rowboat, large canoe, lifejackets, oars, etc. Gas grill . Well stocked kitchen with spices provided. AC available for master bedroom. Trolling motor available upon request.


Owner
Marie
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

Amenities

Orland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2660 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master suite- upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
  • Master Bath has jacuzzi type tub and shower unit.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master suite-upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 & 4 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , large room divided into 2 downstairs
    Living Room extra - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , upstairs/queen SB in living room
    Family room extra - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon downstairs family room
  • Simmons Beauty Rest or Serta Orthopedic mattresses on most beds..
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Beautiful recently added screen porch with designer wicker swivel rockers and large dining table, buffet bar, ice bucket and fans. Information available on site for tourist areas, hiking, restaurants, etc. proprane tanks (2) filled several times per year but may require refills if used heavily. Kitchen includes: all basic appliances as noted above plus food processor, waffle iron, hot pot for tea, crock pot, outdoor drinkware.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Best of Both Worlds!- Beautiful lakefront home near ocean on Toddy Pond
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Fabulous experience!

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations!!! It is spacious but cozy, comfortable and very well organized for guests. Situated on a lovely lake - beautiful scenery. House was clean, quiet, and provided just about everything. Worth every penny.

Most days we explored the area either by kayak, bicycling or walking and got to see plenty of wildlife each time. We also did Acadia Park, Schoodic Peninsula and Blue Hills trips - great experience. This is a fantastic place for a relaxing time in a wonderful peaceful location and we would without hesitation recommend it! Great place to stay

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Truly is best of both worlds!!

  • 5 of 5

This home has everything!!! We can't wait til we go again. Beautiful inside and out

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We can't wait to have you back again! - Dave and Marie
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Relaxing week on scenic Toddy Pond.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a relaxing week, lake front on Toddy Pond in Orland, Maine. The house is nicely decorated and very well appointed. There were even fresh herbs to use for cooking! The screened-in porch allows for bug free outdoor eating and relaxing. We loved evening fires around the fire pit. We enjoyed kayaking and canoeing on the lake and listening to the loons.

The location allows you to travel for sight seeing, but to focus on enjoying the lake activities. Our family really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

CLEAN, Beautiful, more then we expected

  • 5 of 5

the home was beautiful, super clean. We enjoyed our time on the pond, location we had plenty of sun. Enjoyed the fire pit at night plenty of wood stacked.Nothing to complain about, very satisfied.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a surprise!

  • 5 of 5

Your home is gorgeous! The pictures do not do it justice. It was way more than we expected. The layout of the home is perfect. The downstairs area was basically a separate area where everything is there for another family. It was very private and gave all of us some space. We had everything we needed dishes, linens, direct TV and the master bath was very spacious.

The view from the back porch was picturesque. The lake (pond) was very relaxing. Sitting on the deck and listening to the loons was the best. Fish were plentiful but gave my brother quite a challenge.

We appreciated all the brochures for site seeing and dining out. But, with such beautiful surroundings, who would want to leave! We would recommend this home to anyone. There is much to do for all ages or just to relax and get away from the big city. Marie is a great hostess!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5

Swimming and Boating on Beautiful Pond

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay at this Toddy Pond house. The dock and pond access were even better than we expected and we spent many hours a day swimming and using the available kayaks and canoe, or just sitting on the dock and listening to the loons. The house was very clean and well-stocked. We were a large group and we were pleased with how well we all fit into the nice, modern kitchen for meals. It is about a 45-minute drive to Mount Desert Island - close enough that we hiked in the mountains of Acadia National Park four out of our seven days. We also enjoyed climbing Blue Hill, which is nearby Toddy Pond.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bucksport
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Bucksport
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Bucksport, Belfast area
Car: necessary

Beautiful waterfront home nestled on a point surrounded by mature forest and fern-covered granite boulders. --Private setting yet convenient to many lovely ocean front communities and restaurants in Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Belfast.

Enjoy canoeing and kayaking on pristine Toddy Pond (included in rental fee), swimming from the dock, or wading in the small coves. (Sandy Beaches also in the area) Toddy Pond offers great fishing and bird watching. Enjoy relaxing around the campfire at night while being serenaded by very friendly and vocal loons.

Toddy Pond is a great launching point for day trips to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. There are numerous hiking trails in the area, many with incredible vistas. On rainy days, guests enjoy shopping in the wonderful gift, pottery and antique shops in Ellsworth, Searsport and Belfast area. Or, if you prefer, spend hours purusing books, antiques and collectibles at a favorite local attraction, 'The Chicken Barn' or visiting the Craig Pond Fish Hatchery. Other local offerings include movie theaters, outstanding chamber concerts, and numerous other types of entertainment.

In general, Toddy Pond is the perfect place for those who care to adventure as well as those who truly want to 'vacate' on their vacation. We've even provided the lake side hammock!

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Rates & Availability

Orland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Shoulder Season
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,550
 
 
Peak Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
AUTUMN
Sep 12 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
guests over 8 per person $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rate listed is for up to 8 guests- $75/px/wk additional max 12
Includes wireless Internet service, free national long distance phone calls, initial supply of paper towels, toilet paper, soaps & shampoos, all linens, kitchen pots, pans and utensils, cooking spices and other basic dry goods (flour, sugar, etc) and campfire wood. Also included is use of 2 kayaks, a rowboat and a canoe,2 bicycles

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