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Maranacook Lakefront Home Come and Enjoy a Front Row Seat!!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 8 Sleeps

Come paddle along the beautiful shores or bring your boat and explore over 7 miles of pristine Maranacook Lake. It wouldn’t be long before you spot a loon, osprey, bald eagle, great blue heron or other wildlife. The water quality of Maranacook Lake is exceptional, making for great swimming, fishing and other recreational uses.

My home is located on the east shore so you will enjoy beautiful sunsets. The open concept main floor features great views of the lake from the large living room and from the informal dining area. It also includes a spacious kitchen, formal dining room, and an entry room (with laundry and half bath). From the main floor step out onto the 40 foot wooden deck overlooking the lake: there always is a gentle breeze, keeping it remarkably free of flying insects. A concrete patio (under the deck, at daylight basement level) also runs the entire length of the house. The gazebo is located on the lower deck that offers a table for four and additional seating.

The game room (24 x 16) in the daylight basement offers yet another view of the lake! Enjoy a game of ping pong or move it out of the way for other games. The game room also includes a home theater, and sofa/bed.

The upper level is where all three bedrooms and full bath are located. The master bedroom has a large picture window overlooking the lake with a queen-size bed. The medium size bedroom also has a view of the lake (through the treetops!), with a queen and twin size bed. The third bedroom (largest) offers a full and futon couch (full bed). All three bedrooms have AC. The full bathroom has a separate shower and tub, and two sinks.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

About Dennis

I have owned my home since 1993. This is my only home, when you arrive, I will be welcoming you. I started renting it to help pay for my son's college education. I rent it out during the summer months and live here the other times of the year. When you rent my home it will feel like you are at home yourself but with a beautiful lake in the backyard with great sunsets. I really enjoy sharing my home and have met some wonderful people and have even made new friends.

Dennis purchased this house in 1993

Why Dennis chose Winthrop

I love to travel and go on vacation. I know how important it is to have those precious weeks away from work and have the place you are renting feel like home and be comfortable. You will be staying in a comfortable home and not in a cabin. This is a very relaxing and serene place on the lake to stay. So many of my guests feel so relaxed that they just don't want to leave...

What makes this house unique

Maranacook Lake is very clean lake. The sunsets are breathtaking. The large open main floor with the kitchen and dining rooms, the two decks or the game room in the daylight basement allows plenty of space for all.


Winthrop House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet and Sink
    Bathroom 1 - 2 Sinks
  • 1.5 Bathrooms Bathroom 1 - Upstairs level 2 sinks, full sized bath, separate shower, toilet Bathroom 2 - Main level toilet and sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom Overlooks lake
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Overlooks lake
  • All bedrooms have AC
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(29 traveler reviews)

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Maranacook Lakefront Home Come and Enjoy a Front Row Seat!!!
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Dennis provided a Beautiful, quiet place for us to prepare and relax before and after our wedding. Everyone was so happy to be there. Thank you again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property from 8/19/17 until 08/26/17. The home is spacious and clean. Everything we could possibly want was there in order to enjoy our stay. The lake is beautiful and the evening concert by the loons was incredibly relaxing! The owner was very helpful and accommodating, which made the stay even better! We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Week!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at this wonderful location. Beautiful view, house was very clean, beds were comfortable. I left my blow dryer by mistake, I texted Dennis to ask would there be anyway he would be able to send it to me, within 2 hrs of us leaving to head back to PA, Dennis had taken it to the post office and sent me the tracking number. I was amazed at his kindness!! We will totally rebook this location. Beautiful lakefront home!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and view!

  • 5 of 5

I loved my stay at this property. The house is located on a quiet road, has lots of room, modern appliances, great deck areas, and a fabulous view!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgous lakefront home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I couldn't have asked for a better vacation house than this. Complete with all the amenities and then some. We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival with the beauty and cleanliness inside. Greeted with fresh flowers and baked chocolate chip cookies. Dennis was extremely helpful and courteous throughout the entire process of booking through leaving. We were made to feel at home here. Plenty to do for the whole family. Our children were never bored, between Xbox, wii, games, swimming and fishing they had plenty to entertain them. We were able to enjoy the the sunrise and sunset on the deck and had plenty of room to entertain our family who lives in Maine. Another bonus is the grocery store was about 5 minutes from us. We greatly appreciate the hospitality we were shown.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second stay just as great!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had another great visit to Maine where we stayed at this comfortable, spacious lake home. It is conveniently located where it makes it possible for us to entertain friends and family, swim and kayak. We look forward to staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Augusta Airport (10 miles) Portland International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Augusta Country Club
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate I-95
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Peppers Restaurant
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Sunday River
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Ocean at Popham Beach, Reid State or Portland area
Car: necessary

All within the immediate area (15-20 minutes). Bike, walk or boat (Town's Boat Landing 2.5 miles) into Downtown Winthrop and enjoy a homemade ice cream at Tubby's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop. Catch a live play at the Monmouth Theatre. The City of Augusta offers shopping malls, movie theater, restaurants, and historic sites. Just south of Augusta and also along the Kennebec River is Hallowell. In Hallowell you will find great restaurants, pubs, antique shops, hike in Vaughn Woods or get on the Kennebec River Bike Rail trail. The rail trail goes along the Kennebec River from Augusta to Gardiner.

Winthrop is located in central Maine, in about 45 minutes, you can visit the famous L.L. Bean and numerous other outlet stores in Freeport. In an hours drive you can head east and visit Maine coastal towns and shorelines or travel to the west for mountain hikes and scenic views. There are many day trip opportunities but at the end of the day you will enjoy coming back to relax and enjoy the sunset at your lakeside stay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

A $300 security/safety deposit due at signing of contract that is returned within 14 days after stay if no damage has occurred. Guest normally pay the rental amount in 2 payments or if they prefer to pay in one payment. I prefer check or cash not credit that way it saves you extra fees. Discount for multi-week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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