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Lakefront Home, Mooring ball, Private beach, Look at Shawnee Peak, Snowmobile

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Ideal For Upto Two Families! This 5 Bdrm 3 Bath Waterfront Home Has It All

Enjoy open concept living: kitchen & living room on main floor are one large space with a wood-buring fireplace and spectacular views across lake. Main floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom suite has a queen bed and a 3/4 bath with steam shower. The second bedroom has a full sized bed and a crib. The third bedroom has two twin beds. These two bedrooms share a full bath. There is a wrap-around deck with lounge chairs and umbrellas for sun-bathing and a screened porch with dining set on this main level.

Lower level daylight walkout features large sliding glass doors that let the sunlight pour in while permitting great views of lake. There is an entertainment area with a full sized pull-out couch and 2 leather chairs that afford comfortable viewing of a 58 inch panasonic plasma with surround sound and blu-ray player. There is a second large fridge and wet-bar area on this lower level. There are both a bunk-room and another bedroom (queen bed) and a full bath/laundry room on this lower level. Walking out the sliders of the lower level leads to a ground-level deck with sitting area and a 6-person hot tub.

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Brian Dunbar
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

About Brian Dunbar

We live in Madbury NH near UNH and Portsmouth. When we first purchased this Fryeburg property in 2010, our weekend trips with 4 young children were numerous. Increasingly their activity schedules have interfered with trips to our beloved 'Hattie Pike'. Hence our desire to rent our home regularly.

Brian Dunbar purchased this house in 2010

Why Brian Dunbar chose Western Maine

This property offers a tranquil and quiet retreat from life's stressors. No road noise can be heard from the water's edge and no paved roads can be seen from any vantage point when boating.....yet a short 5 min (2 mile) drive to Fryburg provides most services. The large size of the lake makes for great boating and watersports. The lack of boat traffic, even on holiday weekends, is striking. The views of the surrounding mountains, including snow-capped Mount Washington from November-April, strikes a chord with most visitors. The 2/10 of a mile unpaved camp acces road (Hattie pike road) reminds one they are entering a wilderness setting. The gentle slope of the wide-open front yard is ideal…it is flat enough to allow for games of croquet and frisbee in warmer months while transforming to a sledding hill in the winter months. The frozen lake is populated with many ice-fishing huts from Jan-March and serves to connect the many snowmobile trails on either side of the lake.


Fryeburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please don't vacate our home with an active fire burning in upstairs fireplace....always use fireplace screen
  • No smoking and no pets please
  • Septic system....please flush only toilet paper.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 bathrooms The 2 on main floor include a 3/4 bath with steam shower for the master suite and a full bath servicing the 2 other bedrooms The full bath on the walk-out lower level features a connected laundry area with washer and dryer.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single
  • 5 bedrooms The 3 on main floor include master (queen bed), second bedroom with 2 singles, and third bedroom (full-sized bed) with a crib The 2 bedrooms on the walk-out lower level include a queen bed and a bunk-room with 3 single sized beds. There are no closets in the lower level bedrooms.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Lakefront Home, Mooring ball, Private beach, Look at Shawnee Peak, Snowmobile
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Vacation in Fryrburg

  • 4 of 5

The property was great and had everything you could possibly need but the weather was rain the first 2 days and the mosquitos were terrible. Don't know if the mosquitos were worse because of the rain or at this time of year but they were everywhere. If not for the mosquitos, the hot tub was great and the house was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great times

  • 5 of 5

I would definitely stay here again. Summer or winter, the location is great.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home was everything we hoped for and more!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was great to deal with and very responsive our questions.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Great property and wonderful owners

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed for 3 nights during February school vacation. We had two families and spent most of our time during the day at Cranmore mountain (North Conway, NH) so the kids could take ski lessons. When we were all back at the house, there was plenty of room for both families. In fact, it worked out well that one family used the 3 bedrooms upstairs and the other used the two bedrooms downstairs (1 of those bedrooms has 3 single beds so was perfect for the kids). We never felt cramped at the house. There was plenty of room for all of us and the view across the lake was beautiful. The kids spent some time in the yard sledding down the hill towards the lake. The kitchen table is relatively small (4 person) but we never needed it because the kitchen island is so big and has so many stools. The beds were comfortable and the house was clean. The water was soft and had a slight smell, but that is normal for houses in this area. The wood burning fireplace and hottub were both a HUGE plus for a ski weekend. We had a few questions on the hottub and the owners were incredibly responsive in answering our questions and making sure everything was working. They were also flexible with our arrival and departure times which was much appreciated. We will definitely be back next year and would recommend this house to anybody that is looking to spend some time in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this property justice! We had seven adults and one child staying in this home during winter vacation. This house is very spacious and has every thing you need! We used the fireplace, had fun in the jacuzzi, and were able to watch Sunday football game on the first floor. The property has beautiful views of the Lovewell pond, mountain, and early sunrise. There were plenty of local activities nearby, the Cranmore mountain which was a 20 minute drive, Sunday River mountains an hour away for the more experienced skiers and snowboarders and only 2 miles away we rented snowmobiles that had amazing trails. Our family never got bored and had an amazing time. The property owner was very easy to get in touch with any questions. Our family had an amazing time, would recommend to anyone to rent this awesome place.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was fantastic!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home, everyone had plenty of space. The downstairs was great for having a separate area for the children to hang out. The views were awesome. We hope to be able to rent this home again during the summer months to enjoy the lake more!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
302 Smokehouse and Johnathan's Tavern @ Oxford INN
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Keezar Lake Golf Club is 15 min away
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 302 (Main st. Fryeburg) connects to ConwayNH
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Oxford Inn/ Johnathan's Tavern and 302 Smokehouse
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Shawnee Peak 15 min; Cranmore Mountain 22 min
Nearest Beach
52 Miles
Old Orchard Beach

Located in Fryeburg ME, between Bridgeton ME and Conway NH, on a beautiful waterfront lot with private beach, this property is one of a kind. The gradual 'zero' entry into the water and delay before a deeper drop off makes swimming/wading safer for small children. Lovell Pond is 1100 acres with average depth around 30 feet. It is roughly 3 miles long and 1 mile wide.....the name 'Lovell Lake' may be more fitting. Despite its larger size and presence of a public boat launch, the lake has minimal boat traffic. This allows for safer waterskiing/boating conditions and a more tranquil lakefront. The property provides direct access to snowmobile/ATV trails and is only 15 min to Conway outlets, 15 min to Shawnee Peak, 20 min to Cranmore, 30 min to Attitash and Storyland, 60 min to Sunday River and Bretton Woods. Fryeburg has a local grocery store, pharmacy, specialty beer/wine store (the 'Good Beer Store' ), and several restaurants all within 5 min drive. Oxford House Inn (Fryeburg) is regarded as one of the top 3 restaurants in the greater Conway region and its downstairs pub 'Johnathan's' has the same menu in a more relaxed setting. Paddling the Saco River using the local canoe outfitters is a must between May and October. Lovell Pond connects directly to the Saco River at its southern end, which allows for paddling directly back to the private beach after a day on the Saco. Lovewell Pond is home to bass and pickerel for fishing enthusiasts. Bridgeton ME and North Conway NH have hospitals with 24 hour Emergency Room service and are about 20 minutes away. There is a State of Maine sponsored 'rails-to-trails' project which will ultimately create a paved biking/running path from the state line in Fryeburg to Portland, ME alongside unused railroad tracks. The path currently begins at the Fryeburg -Conway state line and runs south 7 miles parallel to Lovell Pond. Like the snowmobile trails, it can be directly accessed across from Hattie Pike Road (the 'camp access road') on the other side of route 5/113. It is a short walk (2/10 of a mile) from the property to this newly paved bike path.


Rates & Availability

Fryeburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
fall 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
winter 2017-2018
Dec 17 2017 - Mar 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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