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Gilmore Camps On Kezar Lake, Lake Front, Private Sandy Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Housekeeping Cottages On 8 Lake-Front Acres With Private Sandy Beach

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Unplug from the hectic pace and chaos of modern life on our nine acres of beautiful waterfront property, among towering pines and manicured lawns where you and your family can slow down, have fun and build memories that will last a lifetime.

We are often asked if there is anything to do in the area. The answer of course is an emphatic “Yes!” See Area Attractions for more information. That said, most families arrive at Gilmore Camps and find so much to do on site that they don’t want to leave.

The beach is the focal point of Gilmore Camps. Large, child safe and user friendly, it’s usually the children who make friends first, followed by their parents, and by the end of the stay “5pm social hour” takes on a special meaning! Immediately adjacent to the beach, lift a canoe or kayak into the water for a tranquil ride or just sit quietly on the Adirondack chairs on the dock, keeping a lookout for a family of bald eagles nesting on the opposite shore.

For more action, play a game of pool, shoot hoops, play horseshoes or badminton and get a group together for a fun game of whiffle ball or Frisbee toss.

The entire property simply beckons you to unplug, unwind, relax and enjoy. Not a single summer goes by without a parent commenting “this is the only place in the world where I can let my kids run out the screen door and feel that they are safe”. That’s our nicest compliment.

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Lovell Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Gilmore Camps On Kezar Lake, Lake Front, Private Sandy Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Favorite week of the year!

  • 5 of 5

We are counting the days until our next visit! This is one of our favorite family vacations. Time to unplug and experience a true lake adventure: swimming to the dock, kayaking to our favorite ice cream shop, fishing at sunset, listening to the loons, and watching the bald eagles soar. Tom and Deb provide pristine accommodations. We never say "goodbye," for us it's "see you next year."

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very appreciative of your comments. Thanks so much and see you next summer! Tom and Debbie
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One of our favorite places!

  • 5 of 5

Gilmore Camps is the perfect blend of rustic simplicity and welcome convenience. A paradise for children and a quiet haven for adults.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks! We look forward to seeing you back again next year! Tom and Debbie
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Exceptional Blend of Nature & Friendly Atmoshpere

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a quiet retreat, yet with other friendly people around, you have found it at Gilmore Camps on beautiful KezarLake in southern Maine. Tom & Debbie are the ultimate hosts as they introduce you to the many amenities available. It's the attention to the small details that make such a huge difference in your stay. Whether its swimming in a pristine lake, relaxing on a beautifully maintained beachfront (while listening to the call of the loons), playing pool or horseshoes, preparing dinner on one of the provided grills or in your fully equipped kitchen, you will enjoy your stay to the max! Shopping,

restaurants, hiking, golf... areall nearby. I don't know about you, but the private, outdoor warm showers give Gilmore Camps a "6-star" rating.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul! We look forward to seeing you and Phoebe again next summer! Tom and Debbie
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Spectacular Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Gilmore Camps for 14 years. We always stay in the Lake Cottage, next to the private beach and right on beautiful Kezar Lake. We have come alone as a couple, we've come with family, we've come with friends from around the country and even around the world. All have raved about the experience. Each time we come, we're reminded of the beauty of the Kezar Lake/Lovell, ME area and the wonderful experiences on offer there. Tom and Debbie Gilmore are wonderful hosts, offering just the right balance of guest privacy and welcoming care and hospitality. The camp and all the cottages are beautifully kept, very clean, rustic but with full conveniences, all with access to the wonderful Lake and a variety of recreational activities. We can't recommend Gilmore Camps more highly, or Tom and Debbie Gilmore as hosts. For one week or longer, Gilmore Camps and Lovell, Maine is a quiet jewel that will likely draw you in as it has us.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We always look forward to your arrival and hope to welcome you as guests for many years to come. Tom and Debbie.
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Beautiful and relaxing Maine lake vacation

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this vacation! Heaven to relax in, velvet lake to swim in with water floats and canoes provided, warm sand to sink your toes in. Clean and perfectly maintained and warm and friendly owners.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn! We love you! See you next summer. Tom an Debbie
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Simply Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Our group has been coming here for over 20 years. Our toddlers are now in their teens and twenties. There is such a wide diversity of activities for everyone - kayaks, canoes, swimming, floating devices, beach toys for kids young and young hearted, pool table, board games, books, docks, nearby marina, wonderful local restaurants, days trips into the mountains for hiking, and quiet places to talk, read or simply sit and absorb the peaceful surroundings. Thank you Tom and Debbie for being such gracious hosts!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We hope to see you for another 20!! Tom and Debbie
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Tom Gilmore
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

The rates provided are for entry level cabin.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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