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Jane & Peter Franchetti

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Stonecroft-secluded get aways, small get-togethers

9 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Wilton Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Private Cottage on the shore, Large private yard w/ perennial gardens

Stonecroft on Wilson Lake...

...a beautiful lakeside private, Cottage on Wilson Lake in Wilton, Maine for rent by the week or month or 3 night minimum.

Come and enjoy the life you've always imagined....

Nature, serenity, mountains, beautiful lake and wildlife....yet within walking distance to restaurants, bakery, grocery store, playground, movie rentals.

The Cottage is a 3 season rental and features 1 large bedroom with 2 queen beds. All amenities included as well as washer/dryer, wireless internet, cable TV, parking, and heat. It has a kitchen, living room, as well as dining on the screened in porch with spectacular views of the nearby island, lake, and mountains. It has its own private yard with fire pit and beach entry to the lake. Relax in the hammocks while listening to the sounds of nature.

The property features gorgeous gardens, a large private swimming cove with sandy beach, kayaks, row boat, pedal boat, a dock, and hidden nature trails along the property for exploring!

The property has a very LARGE PRIVATE YARD. The large yard consists of a badminton net, volleyball net, horseshoe pit, private coves for kayaking and swimming. A nice dock to enjoy sunrise/sunsets and some have even caught fish off the dock!

Well behaved pets are welcome with owners approval. (Additional pet fee $15.00 per pet per day.)

Wilton, Maine and nearby towns feature numerous outdoor activities. www.wiltonmaine.org; www.mainetrailfinder.com; www.franklincountymaine.org

Keywords: Waterfront, Lakeside, Cottage, Private

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jane & Peter Franchetti (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Jane & Peter Franchetti

My husband, myself, our children, grandchildren and extended family all enjoy spending time together at Stonecroft. Our property has a unique way of bringing us all together whether near or far. It is our pleasure to share this property with you and your family.

Jane & Peter Franchetti purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Jane & Peter Franchetti chose Wilton

As a former Bed & Breakfast, from about the 1940's-1970's, Stonecroft was well regarded by everyone who stayed here. For years before purchasing Stonecroft my family would kayak by the property and remark about its beauty and unique qualities. It was only a dream then, but now we are the fortunate owners of this remarkable piece of paradise and we feel grateful to extend a warm welcome to others so that they can come and enjoy Stonecroft just as much as we all have.

What makes this cottage unique

Stonecroft is very private and secluded property yet it is with in walking distance to Main Street. Wilton is a very quaint and friendly town which features a library, post office, grocery store, and other local businesses.

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

Stonecroft-secluded get aways, small get-togethers
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

A touch of heaven

  • 5 of 5

My mother always wanted to go to Maine, so my sister, mom, two boys (12&9), myself and dog piled in the car and left Long Island and headed north! When we arrived it was late and dark. Peter greeted us upon arrival and was very warm to my family. The cabin was very clean and perfect for all of us. When we woke up the next morning, we were amazed by the view. The lake was beautiful and the property was large with many private settings. There was so much to do. Kayaks, a paddle boat and a canoe and tons of life jackets were at our disposal. My son fished all day...and into the night off the dock. Our dog loved the private sandy beach and played for hours in the lake. We all had a wonderful time at this special place. Jane and Peter couldn't have been more accommodating. We absolutely recommend staying at Stonecroft if your looking to slow things down and enjoy the beauty of Wislon lake. You will not be disappointed. We are looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what the doctor ordered

  • 5 of 5

I live in the Boston area and work in sales so relaxing and kicking back isn't something that I get to do often. I took a week of from work and rented Stonecroft on Wilson Lake and it was better than I imagined. The cabin was perfect, right on the water, sun room to enjoy your morning coffee, plenty of kayaks and other boats to choose from, fire pit, hammocks, and lots of other accommodations. Speaking of accommodations, Peter and Jane are great and couldn't have been more accommodating! I loved this place and will be rebooking for next summer!

Thanks a million,

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stonecroft was better than we could have imagined

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been vacationing in Maine on a lake every summer for the past 3 years. This year we wanted to try to bring a group of friends with us to show them how great it is. Stone croft was the perfect setting for our group. Right on the lake, with kayak's, paddle boat, etc. Large enough for a group our size (8) and probably a few more. It felt like home even though we were only there a short time. Dealing with the owners was extremely easy and they were always responsive with any questions beforehand or while we were there. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing get-away

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights in the cottage and had a wonderful time. Jane and Peter were very welcoming and invited us to use their sports equipment and have the run of the property. We kayaked, paddle-boated, row-boated, played badminton and relaxed in the hammocks. We ended the evenings with a campfire. Cottage is well equipped - they thought of everything - and very comfortable. Town of Farmington is not far and has a few shops and restaurants (we ate at the Homestead - great food). There's a nice 1.4 mile loop trail in some conservation land at the top of the lake. Highly recommended for a low key vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atmore, AL
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Stonecroft while in Maine working - it was Wonderful. Hope to stay again, maybe next we will have more time to enjoy all of the extras the house has - Peter and Jane could not have been any nicer.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, Arizona
5

Garden of Eden

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and our two young kids, ages 3 & 6, have stayed at Stonecroft for the past two summers in the gorgeous lakeside guest cottage. Stonecroft has become so near and dear to our hearts....my children talk about "camp" and all the memories that were made there for the entire year though. They tell all their friends about their camp adventures and everything they discovered while in Maine. One of their most cherished memories is making their very own fairy house! They collected materials everyday while galivanting through all the little hidden nature trails and gardens this property has to offer. They were so pround of their treasures....bark, leaves, pinecones, moss, twigs, stones....you name it, they found it at Stonecroft! This genuine Maine tradition of fairy house building has become one of their fondest memories! Stonecroft has truly become our little "garden of eden". And I am quite sure my dog would say the same....vacationing at Stonecroft took atleast 5 years off from her....my senior dog suddenly turned into a puppy all over again. Lakeside living on this property is any dog's little piece of heaven as well. There is a new adventure around every corner here. There is countless things to do, rain or shine! I would highly recommend Stonecroft to anyone. I think this place has something to offer everybody! We anxiously await our return!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you again soon. Don't forget the cottage is available 3 seasons of the year. Many Thanks, Jane and Peter
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Calzolaio Pasta Co., an Italian restaurant
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Wilson Lake Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Calzolaio Pasta Co., an Italian restaurant
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Sugarloaf Mountain

Wilton Blueberry Festival 1st full w/e in August, Wilson Lake Country Club 9 hole Golf, TumbleDown Mountain Range perfect for hiking enthusiasts, fresh water fishing, University of Maine at Farmington, Downtown shopping in Farmington. Mt. Blue State Park, in Weld, small town ambience awaits you...

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Rates & Availability

Wilton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,500
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Wood Fee (fire pit) $50
Cleanning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Pet fee is $15.00 per pet per day. Rate are subject to changed until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Wilton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Cottage - 2 queen
    Additional sleeping area - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Large Bedroom consisting of: 2 Queen beds, Dresser, a large Closet and a small TV. Pack and Play is available upon request for infants. There is a sleep sofa in the living room and a futon on the screened in porch.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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