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Charming Family Cottage Just Feet From Lake Megunticook, Private Lake Access

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, lakefront property

Cottage has two bedrooms (master overlooks lake), a large comfortable living room with fieldstone fireplace and cathedral ceilings, a separate dining room, an enclosed porch overlooking the lake, and one bathroom with shower. There is also a daybed in the living room which allows for a total of 5 occupants. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. Ten minute drive to downtown Camden, walking distance to some of the Mt. Battie hiking trails.

Christy Doran
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018


Camden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single , Day bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Charming Family Cottage Just Feet From Lake Megunticook, Private Lake Access
average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews

Memories of old times were good, but accommodations very disappointing.

  • 1 of 5

Visited cottage based on childhood memories when it was owned by grandparents.

The cottaqe, itself was very much the same, but many items were disappointing. The bunkhouse/garage was a total mess, obviously ignored for a long time. Seven people could not be accommodated as advertised.

The cottage was disappointing - furniture is flea market grade, except for a few pieces. The entire cottage was disgustingly dirty.

Photos on Home Away website are deceiving. The uneven stone patio and walk are a tripping hazard for visitors.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry to hear the experience did not live up to warm memories of the cottage from 70+ years ago. As for cleanliness, we quickly address any issues renters communicate to us during their stay--we can't do anything about issues we don't hear about until after guests have left. The bunkhouse is cleaned and set up for renters who plan to use it, which these guest did not.
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Holly Springs, NC

Great location and we loved the canoes and kayaks!

  • 4 of 5

Cottage was well stocked. A true Maine cottage experience! Loons and fish abound.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! The loon calls at night are quite haunting, and seeing them during the day is always a thrill.
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Private, vintage circa 1920's (the best years)-loons call at night gives goosebumps!

  • 5 of 5

We loved perfect swimming, (I enjoyed my yoga by the lake daily as well)-kayaking, paddle-boarding and tubing, board-games and evening fun family gatherings from this lovely romantic "frozen in time" Gatsby-era cottage!-enjoyed running, walking in a.m. along quiet, shady winding road flanking the cottage-close to Camden and grocery-store-while still respectfully left-alone to soak up the sun and water--we will return for sure!!-Christy-thank you, thank you Thank you!!-this is what vacation is all about!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love that you appreciate the cottage's frozen-in-time feel, we really treasure its quirky authenticity, and could not agree more about the balance of quiet and privacy vs convenient access to town.
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Saco, Maine

A special Place

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is a true vintage spot with beautiful views and great swimming. It is close to downtown Camden and all the surrounding activities. The interior is neat and clean and harkens back to 65 years ago when my grandparents owned it! A treasure indeed!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casual comfort

  • 4 of 5

A casually comfortable family cottage situated in a lovely location on Lake Megunticook. If you aren't looking for the resort life this camp provides all the essentials. Very convenient to Belfast, Camden and Lincolnville Beach. Christy is great to work with. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA

Nice place, great location!

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely stay at this cottage. It is steps from the lake and we had a nice time kayaking and canoeing. We did some hiking a few days too at various locations/trails very nearby. Downtown Camden is between 3-4 miles away. We had our dogs with us and they loved it as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Isleboro Ferry
Nearest Train
85 Miles
Amtrak, Portland
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
40 Paper Bistro
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Lincolnville (proper beach!)
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Departure 11am, arrival 3pm. Pet fee is a refundable deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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