|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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You are invited to spend your next vacation at our lakeside home. Relax comfortably and enjoy your leisure. In fact, it will be Almost Like Home, except that Moose Pond, with 17 miles of shoreline and all its surrounding recreation is just steps outside your door.
Wake up in our spacious and airy master bedroom with a full bath. There will be plenty of room for your family and friends in two additional bedrooms that share another full bath. Fix your morning coffee in our fully equipped kitchen, and then enjoy it while relaxing on the screened porch. Use our private dock and the provided two kayaks, canoe or rowboat to paddle quietly and enjoy the spectacular scenery and fishing. Take advantage of the association waterfront and sandy beach. Use the new in ground pool with separate kiddie pool or the basketball and tennis courts.
Other Amenities: Go to nearby North Conway, NH - A shoppers' paradise with its abundance of quality outlet stores and no sales tax. Sightseeing is easy from our home. Portland and the gorgeous Maine coast is only an hour away. In winter, there is snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice sailing, snowshoeing, cross country or downhill skiing and snowboarding. Shawnee Peak ski resort is less than a 5 minute drive from our door.
At the end of the day come home and enjoy cooking and eating together around our roomy dining table. Or, take advantage of some of the fine restaurants in nearby Bridgton, a place called 'the best-kept secret in Maine' in Down East Magazine. In the evening, settle in for a movie from our extensive DVD collection. Of course, there is cable HDTV. Spend time relaxing around the fireplace in the living room playing one of the many games we provide.
Game Room and Entertainment: Enjoy our game room equipped with a vintage 1986 Williams High Speed Pinball machine or play video games on our X-Box or PlayStation 2. Surf the internet with our broadband connection. Read one of the books from our shelves or just enjoy one another's company.
Air Conditioned, Microwave, Electric Stove, Dishwasher, and all the required kitchen appliances, Washer and Dryer, Fireplace, Screened Porch, Deck with Gas BBQ, Digital Hi Def Cable TV, Large DVD Collection, DVD Player with Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound, CD Player, FM Stereo Receiver, Broadband Internet Connection, Master Bedroom with private bath, Game room with free Pinball, Pachinko, PlayStation 2, X-box and Wii with many games.
Outdoors you will find a private Dock We provide two Kayaks, a Canoe, Rowboat, and 100 Feet of Private Waterfront.
1000 Feet of association waterfront, association beach on the lake, association in-ground pool, kiddie pool, association tennis courts, personal computer, monitored security system.
<BR><B>Activities:</B><BR>Swimming, boating, jet ski, water skiing, snow skiing, snow boarding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, fishing, canoeing, outlet shopping, letterboxing, tennis, golf, Geocaching, GREAT FISHING!
<BR><B>Area:</B><BR>We are a few miles from the beautiful town of Bridgton, Maine, in the heart of the lakes region of western Maine. About 3 hours north of Boston, less than an hour to LL Bean, 20 minutes to North Conway, New Hampshire with its tax free outlet malls. 10 minutes to Fryeburg Fair.
We currently live near Poughkeepsie, NY in our "empty nest". We are both from California and managed to meet and fall in love, even though we went to rival high schools. We have been married for 40 years and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Kent is semiretired from IBM and Debbie is still teaching second grade. We started vacationing in Maine many years ago, renting an assortment of houses. There was always something lacking about those houses so we finally bought our own and set out to make it just the way we would want it for our guests. Over the last 12 years we have gotten a lot of positive feedback and have happily incorporated suggestions for improvement.
Kent and Debbie purchased this house in 2003
This house is our first rental property. We bought this house in March of 2003 and have made many changes and upgrades. Many changes were made to accommodate suggestions made by our guests. We have learned a lot and think you will enjoy the benefits of our experience.
From the moment we first e-mailed Kent and Debbie for the possibility of spending the Columbus Day weekend of 2007 at "All Moosed Home" they were very welcoming!
My husband, son and I thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend along with our 2 Golden Retrievers. Much attention has been given to updating comfort and convenience but also keeping the wonderful rustic charm!
We enjoyed the pin-ball machine and other games!
We also enjoyed walking in the neighborhood and sitting on the peaceful, private dock! It was perfect at All times of the day!
I think our younger Golden Retriever said it perfectly with her actions as we were getting ready to leave.....I had taken one last walk with her & we came down the driveway to the packed car-As we approached the car, she detoured onto the steps leading onto the porch......she, like the rest of the family, really didn't want to leave "All Moosed Home!" We look forward to returning
at some time to this most wonderful vacation home!
I am a little slow in writing reviews. But this is one that couldn't be forgotten. It was a most memorable vacation. Our hosts thought of everything and were a phone call away if we had a question. We had a fabulous time with our adult children and our grandchildren. We all would of loved to have stayed longer but reality beckoned. We did venture out a few times, Storyland of course but we found all the peace and quiet we were seeking right there.
Our only regret was we never got around to using the telescope that was provided by our hosts. Some nights were cloudly and we were just so busy playing games, building puzzles and playing with the children that it was forgotten.
Again we thank Kent and Debbie for such a wonderful stay!
We had a wonderful time at All Moosed Home. The house was lovely, very clean, warm and inviting. When it was sunny (and we had a lot of good days) we went to the beach or lounged by the pool as the kids swam and made new friends. When it rained we played pinball, Ms Pac Man, watched movies, did art projects on the screened in porch and visited North Conway for great shopping. Kent & Debbie were very responsive and attentive. As I said, a perfect family vacation. Thank you Debbie & Kent!
This was our first vacation home rental, and it was a huge success, thanks to the Robergs. Our family of 4 (mom, dad, 6 year old, and 8 month old) spent a summer week here and we had a blast. The house is very well equipped--they've thought of everything, including paper products (toilet tissue, paper towels, napkins), pots, pans, utensils for cooking and eating, comfy beds and furniture, cable TV and wireless internet. It was as described on the website. The owner is very meticulous and detail oriented when sending all the arrival, stay, and departure information, and we referenced his materials quite a bit while there. We felt right at home in the house, and we were able to relax and enjoy an area of the country we've never seen before.
The pool at the association is very well-maintained, the lake beach front is a short 2 minute walk from the house and is also lovely. Big sandy beach, float out in the middle, etc. We enjoyed canoeing and fishing using the equipment that comes with the house (they even have the lifejackets!). The lake itself is serene and beautiful, and the north end, where the house is located, doesn't have much boat traffic at all, so it's nice and quiet. You are a short drive to Bridgton, with antique shops and a quirky little museum that we thoroughly enjoyed. We ate at the Campfire Grille (fun place, great Smore's martini), got seafood from Highland Seafood (so much lobster!), and had pizza at Lake Region HOP. We enjoyed them all. The weather could have been better for some of the days, but we loved the extensive DVD library, the puzzles and games, the decks of cards, etc., that the Robergs have on hand. The property is actually 3 lots--the one the house is on, the one next door that has a little stream and an open grassy area (we played Wiffle ball there), and across the street, a pathway that leads to the dock with the canoes and kayaks. You're not on top of the neighbors, and it's very quiet. Lovely!
Overall, a great experience in a comfy home.
We spent a week at All Moosed Home and had a wonderful time. The house has all the amenities a family needs and the location is fantastic. We used the kayaks/canoes and the nearby beach on a daily basis; the scenery is spectacular. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for the ideal vacation home.
We are located on the north basin of Moose Pond (north of 302) in the town of Bridgton. We are about five miles outside of the town shopping district.
Ski: Shawnee Peak is a five minute drive from our door. Google Shawnee Peak to see its many fine features. Cross country skiers have quick access to the Bridgton area snowmobile and ski trails. A short stretch on Moose Pond will get you to the entrance of the well marked and maintained system of trails.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 11 2016 - Sep 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
In addition to weekly rates,there is an $100.00 (our actual cost) cleaning fee, and a refundable $300 security deposit. See owners website for WEEKEND rental information. Credit cards accepted via PayPal. Multiple week discount available. As of January 1, 2016, the State of Maine has increased lodging tax to 9.0%
.In the event of discrepancies between the owner's website and this site, the rates stated on the owner's website will prevail.
We ask for a deposit of 50% of the rental rate at the time the reservation is made. The remaining 50%, Tax, Cleaning Fee and Security Deposit is due 21 days before arrival.
We accept personal checks drawn on US Banks. Credit cards are accepted through PayPal. We do not accept Home Away payment plans.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.