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Alexander Bender & Patricia Lawrence

Member since: 2010
Speaks: german

Enjoy Your Own Private Cove on Beautiful Lake Arrowhead

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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North Waterboro House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come spend your vacation on beautiful Lake Arrowhead, an 1100 acre lake located between Portland, Maine and North Conway, NH, and only two hours north of Boston. Our cottage was built in 2010 on 1.5 acres of beautifully wooded land, is sunny but cozy, child-friendly, and contains all of the comforts of home, such as wireless Internet, in an open floor plan. Two bedrooms, both with queen mattresses, along with a loft area with four twin mattresses, sleep 8 comfortably. Two baths, one on each floor, allow for privacy, and the first-floor bath contains a tub for bathing the little ones! Full-sized washer and dryer are located in the walkout basement.

In the summer, rest on the screened-in porch with water views, sit on the private dock or explore the lake by kayak. Guests can enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools, gym, tennis courts, and playground. An outdoor fire pit allows for building new family memories.

Come to Maine and enjoy a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of life, with so much to do that you won't know what to do first! We'd love to have you!

Summer rentals are weekly from Saturday to Saturday. We offer special monthly and seasonal rates for Fall, Winter, and Spring.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property. A $500 security deposit is required, and will be returned if there is no damage or no extra cleaning is needed. There is NO smoking in the house or around the property. Sorry, no pets allowed.

Keywords: Vacation Home, Beachfront Property

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Alexander Bender & Patricia Lawrence (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: german

About Alexander Bender & Patricia Lawrence

We are a busy family of 4 who used to live in the Boston area for many years before moving to Georgia in 2011. Our girls are 10 and 15 and love to swim, play, and explore.

Alexander Bender & Patricia Lawrence purchased this house in 2010

Why Alexander Bender & Patricia Lawrence chose Lake Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead is a lovely and peaceful area and community. We go up to the lake house at least once a year to start our summer and to get the house ready for our summer guests. In the summer time, we have been swimming in the lake as late as mid-September. In early August, the water was really warm and we stayed for hours in our beach area. The community and the surrounding area have much to offer and we always enjoy going up to the house. Be sure to check out Krista's in Cornish, incredible restaurant!

What makes this house unique

Our lake house is far enough away to find peace and recharge our batteries, but close enough to visit with friends or invite them for a day or two.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)
Enjoy Your Own Private Cove on Beautiful Lake Arrowhead
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews

The perfect family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

You know you've rented the right place when you arrive and it looks EXACTLY like it does in the pictures online! My husband, 8 yo daughter, and I had the BEST 2-week family vacation here! The cottage was beautiful and spacious and clean. The property was wonderful! We fished off the dock at least twice a day - and caught a lot of fish! We used the fire pit at night and made s'mores. We used the kayaks on the beautiful lake. The hammock was delightful! And working with the owner was a breeze! I can't say enough nice things about this property! We greatly appreciate that the owners made this little slice of vacation heaven available to us!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 2 of 5

Lovely, neat home with all amenities listed in description. Not as kid friendly as advertised.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fabulous Lake Retreat for Families

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the lake house last August with our two children (4 and 6). We loved all the amenities the house offered, especially the canoe and kayaks. The kids fished for hours off the dock. We took advantage of the location to do day trips to Old Orchard Beach, Portland and the local farm for blueberry picking. The owners were true professionals and very responsive. We hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is our family first year coming to the lovely house at Lake Arrowhead. What a place to unwind and let the stress melt away. The house was very clean and well maintained. We enjoyed sitting on the screened porch, nightly BBQ on the deck, and fishing and boating on the lake. Thank you Alexander and Patricia for sharing your beautiful home with us. It's a real gem in Maine! We would defiantly rent again in the future and would recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect rental house on Lake Arrowhead!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were coming back to Maine for the first time in 7 years and looking for a quiet place where we could relax. We found this beautiful house on a private cove to be perfect in every way. The privacy and secluded back yard and lake access allowed us to really enjoy our stay. My teenagers even enjoyed it! Perfect for any family. We enjoyed the cosy and modern interior of the house as well as the many amenities such as screened porch, fire pit, kayaks and canoe, and wi-fi too.

The kitchen layout was perfect for making meals while still enjoying good conversation and family time too. The large and spacious living area downstairs was perfect too. We barbecued on the back deck and enjoyed simply unwinding around the fire pit roasting marshmallows and making s'mores too!

My wife and I knew from our first night's stay here that we'd be coming back again for our next visit to Maine. The lake house was convenient to Hannaford's supermarket and Dunkin Donuts but secluded enough to make you feel like you were the only one's out on the private cove and lake area. I highly recommend this lake house to anyone traveling to southern Maine and looking for a quiet and relaxing stay while there.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a place to stay that felt like home. This was it! We rented with our 4yo daughter, and another family -- a couple with an 8yo boy and a 6yo girl. Everyone had their own private space as far as bedroom and bathroom lay outs. The two twin beds and bunk bed with loft were the main play place for the kids when they weren't outside enjoying the hammock, yard, and dock for fishing. My daughter caught her first fish right off the dock. The canoe and kayaks, which were made available for use, were a total bonus. While we never went to the indoor pool/clubhouse, we did visit the play ground, which was within walking distance. There was a great little lake beach at which we spent several afternoons. The house was unbelievably well equipped, immaculately clean, attractive, and comfortable. We couldn't come up with a single negative for this lovely home. The owners were incredibly professional in how they managed our rental, they provided information about the home ahead of our stay, and were responsive when we called with a question. We hardly left the house!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

North Waterboro House Rental Rates

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Post Season 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Management Fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

We have pre- and post-season rates at $1,000/week. Our Summer rate is $1,500/week.
Payment terms are 50% 60 days prior to rental, the remainder 30 days prior to rental.
To hold a reservation we require a deposit of $500 which becomes your security deposit as you pay the rental fees.
9% Maine Lodging Tax applies to all rentals of less than 30 days.
Guests must bring their own bed linens and towels.
We close down for the Winter but if you are interested in a seasonal rental, please let us know.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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North Waterboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Open area on the second floor, ideal for kids!
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Guest bedroom on the first floor
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Master bedroom on the second floor with a great view!
  • The master bedroom on the second floor has plenty of space to allow to set up the baby crib that we have available.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
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