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GLAMping at it's BEST! Secluded 6k Sq. Ft property on 1 mile of shore Frontage

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights


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New Construction 4 Bedroom Waterfront Luxury Property, Seclusion At Its Best

Modern new-construction luxury cabin on Davis Pond, 25 minutes from Moosehead Lake, 60 minutes from Bangor... in the Highlands of Central Maine.

CAMP SAMUEL sits on 165 acres on the Northern side of (1st) Davis Pond. Great dock, water trampoline and kayaks available for your use. All new amenities, radiant heat, slate floors, oversized beautiful fieldstone fireplace with 30 foot ceilings, luxury kitchen, and amazing deck make this a special property. The architecture is something you see on the West coast or in the Rockies.

1 master bedroom with over-sized tub and stand up shower with multi-directional showerheads; 2 private bedrooms over the garage - 1 King and 1 Queen sized bedroom; and 2 bunk rooms on the lower level, each with 2 Full Size beds.

Handful of restaurants, local family farm stands, homemade ice cream stand, a great local Meat Market and Shaw's super Market grocery store all 15 minutes from CAMP, yet enjoy being the only spot on a 128 acre pond... with only a handful of other CAMPs... none abutting the roughly 200 acres of the property. You can TRULY unwind here.

Pontoon boats rentals available nearby - call ahead to reserve/arrange delivery to the pond. Or choose to go to nearby famous Moosehead Lake to rent jetskis... and explore the 40 mile by 20 mile body of water. For those who want to see the amazing coastline including Acadia National Park - is just under 2 hours away in Bar Harbor. Camden is equi-distant from CAMP, and is another incredible coastal just under 2 hours away in Bar Harbor.

CAMP SAMUEL is a property not to be missed!! Enjoy the echoes of the loons on the pond and even spot a moose if you're lucky... or nearby, you can arrange a Moose Safari in the backwood or do some white-water rafting on one of a few rivers cutting through Maine. Did I mention that there are 2 natural waterfalls within 10 minutes of CAMP?

"The way life should be"... if you haven't been.. you MUST explore the beautiful Highlands of Maine!!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Michael Thomas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016


based on 6 traveler reviews

GLAMping at it's BEST! Secluded 6k Sq. Ft property on 1 mile of shore Frontage
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Perfect Escape

  • 5 of 5

All we were after was an escape to a lake house for a quiet weekend, and Camp Samuel & the most gracious concierge Michael, provided the most excellent setting for us. The property was more than needed for our small party of 6, we cooked, we played numerous games on the beautiful long wooden table with a roaring fire going & relaxed in the hot tub.

It was perfect and hope to go back and explore in summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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The Best of the Best

  • 5 of 5

Where to start...Camp Samuel is truly a one of a kind camp. Nothing short changed here, high end everything! The camp was extremely clean, well organized, well stocked (kitchen, and never a shortage on towels :)) it was PERFECT! We were 2 families that had 5 kids (2, 7 year old, 2, 3 years old and 1, 10 month old) the "big" kids had the entire downstairs to themselves. It was so nice for them to have their "own" space. Multiple bookshelves stocked with plenty to entertain their little minds (books, crafts, board-games, card games) and the adults too. We all loved jumping off the water trampoline and swimming. Late afternoon hot tub relaxation was a must as were bonfires in the evening; who doesn't love s'mores?. We rented a boat from a nearby marina and enjoyed some water sporting. The pond is nice and quiet so we didn't have to worry about "boating traffic". Michael the concierge was phenomenal!! Everything he recommended (Spring Creek BBQ, Abbott Bakery, Flatlanders in Greenville, Countryside Meat Market-delicious steaks) we did and were completely satisfied! I would HIGHLY recommend this camp! There were so many great memories made here. The most exciting was seeing 2 Bald Eagles in their natural environment. I could go on and on... If you are looking for a truly one of a kind CAMP look no further, this is the place!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Photos do not do it justice!

  • 5 of 5

Michael was easy to communicate with and gave us a warm welcome and explained all of the fun amenities (wireless sound in all rooms, wrap-around deck and hot tub, huge bathrooms and modern appliances, etc.). Huge greatroom was perfect for dining and cards (11 adults), and commercial kitchen was well stocked with cookware and serving utensils.

One small complaint, I guess . . .there is only half a moose! Poor thing got stuck in the wall, and we couldn't find its back end anywhere. ;-D

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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  • 5 of 5

Camp Samuel was the setting for our very intimate wedding and we could not have imagined a more perfect setting. The house was ample size to accommodate our party, yet small enough to maintain a sense of intimacy.

The beauty of the lake-house is matched only by the serenity of the location and natural beauty of land. The house offers the opportunity to truly get away while still offering amenities you wouldn't be surprised to find in a five-star hotel.

The concierge was helpful, attentive, and always available for assistance. The house was stocked with not only recreational items, but also the necessities like paper products.

We look forward to returning to Camp Samuel for another visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Epic Ice Fishing!

  • 5 of 5

Camp Samuel is the epitome of luxury. Our family has bounced all over Maine for fifteen years. Sometimes we rough it, staying at more traditional camps and lodges. We decided to do it a bit different this year and aim for comfort. Conveniently located and yet secluded. Within reasonable distance of authentic, rural Maine night life. The people of the surrounding communities are some of kindest I've ever met. Our family was a bit intimidated by some of the technology at first but concierge Mike was very helpful and even made more than one house call to assist with anything from specific oven control, to explaining the state of the art sound system. We even caught some fish. A few 16' trout and a 5 lb small mouth!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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This is what "getting away from it all" really is

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. It is gorgeous and secluded yet has so much to offer. From a peacful ride in the kayak to a quick ski around the lake - you won't hear "Mommy I am bored" here.

It is rare to find such a finely appointed home on the rental market. It is well maintained and beautifully furnished. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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"This is a MUST SEE for anyone visiting MAINE. Truly without comparison!"
Moosehead Lake
"The Lake is some miles in Length and 20 miles wide in some sections, with many bays... and i..."
Jordan Pond House
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"Super quaint town on the Maine coastline... "
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Lakeshore House Pub
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Piscataquis Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
33 Miles
Newport, Maine (95)
Nearest Ski
83 Miles
Sugarloaf USA


Rates & Availability

Guilford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service $400
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

Concierge is available to answer questions & guide renters during their stay. He will conduct a quick tour of CAMP SAMUEL at Check In as there are some unique tech and other architectural features. There are numerous things to do (whitewater rafting, moose safari, trips to coast, scenic photo ops) in the area, and the Concierge is there as a resource to make your stay more enjoyable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Guilford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bunk Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bunk Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Features multiple showerheads (4 front, 1 above, 1 handheld)
    2nd Floor bath - toilet , bidet
    Powder - toilet , bidet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1st Floor
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 2nd Floor
    Upper Large Bedroom - 1 king , 2nd Floor, bathroom does NOT have shower....Be Advised.
    Bunk Room 1 - 2 double , Basement (opens to lakefront)
    Bunk Room 2 - 2 double , Basement (opens to the lakefront)
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
CAMP SAMUEL is one of the finest homes in all of New England... Beautiful, refined, technological, but casual & relaxing.... no pretension... with a nod towards the CAMP experience.

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