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WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF AVAILABLE WEEKS FOR 2017!! BOOK NOW!!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Thompson's Point Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Thanks to our loyal returning families we are about out of weeks for Summer 2017 - only one peak week left and some off peak weeks as well. Currently, weeks available are as follows: June 17 - 24 (off peak), June 24 - July 1 (peak), September 23 - 30 (off peak), and September 30 - October 7 (off peak).

Classic Maine 3 season home on Big Sebago on Thompson's Point. This home has three bedrooms: master bedroom with queen size bed and master bath with shower, guest rooms with two twin beds in one, convertable to king size bed, the third bedroom offers sleeping for 4 guests. Special features not found in most lakeside cottages include:full size washer and dryer , microwave, dishwasher, and fieldstone charcoal grill in the kitchen. The living room is designed with family in mind with lots of comfortable couches and chairs complimented by a huge fieldstone fireplace. Fully heated, the house offers true comfort in all types of weather. Situated on a slight rise above beautiful and pure (it's the drinking water supply for Portland) Sebago Lake, the property is, literally seconds down the path to a beautiful beach. Relax on the beach, enjoy the purity of a swim in Sebago, jump off the raft, or just kick back with a good book. But, be sure to return to the house in time to enjoy a cocktail on the huge patio with lake views and the sunsets only the Lakes Region can offer. In addition to the indoor charcoal grill guests will find a Weber Gas Grill on the patio. New for season,2013,(and by popular guest requests), is the LINEN PACKAGE for those guests not wanting to bring their own linens and towels and face making up beds upon arrival. For an additional charge of $150.00, we will provide the following: Linens for all beds, 1 Bath towel, 1 face cloth, and 1 beach towel for each guest. Beds will be made up and ready -upon your arrival. Leave your worries and your sheets at home!

Initially built by the Shulman family in 1949, the house has remained in the family and will continue to do so. Four generations of Shulmans have 'grown up' on site, making memories to last a life time. The property has grown to 3 homes over the years maintaining the true character of the 'Classic Maine Cottage'.

Great shopping, entertainment, and sports activities are minutes away in the town of Naples, plenty of great eateries in the area as well. A 45 minute drive west will take you to North Conway New Hampshire and the White Mountain region, Travel 45 minutes east and you''re in Portland or Freeport. World famous Deertrees Theater is 30 minutes away.

Keywords: Classic 3 Season Cabin with all the amenities to make a vacation on Sebago Lake a memorable one

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Andy Shulman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2016
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About Andy Shulman

A Flight Attendant with a major Airline for over 40 years, Andy loves to travel but always loves to 'come home to Maine'... how could it be otherwise as he was 2 months old when he spent his first summer there. An avid boater, make sure to ask him to take you over to the island to see the Eagles nest or to go out on an early evening shoreline cruise on his beloved 24' deck boat. As a Flight Attendant, Andy is keenly aware of people's needs and has taken his role of 'host' at the property in Maine seriously. His desire is to ensure everyone has the best time possible. Andy's motto, stolen from Margaret Merriweather Post, is: 'If you don't Look for it and if you don't ask for it, You're, more than likely not going to get it'. Andy asks his guests they NEVER begin a request or question with: 'I hate to bother you...' - he's there to BE bothered as he wants to ensure everyone has a great time.

Andy Shulman purchased this cabin in 1949

Why Andy Shulman chose Sebago

Andy's Dad, Phil (or better known as 'Uncle Phil to everyone on the lake) purchased the property in 1948, beginning to build the first cottage in 1949. The property has remained in the Shulman family with 4 generations of Shulmans creating magnificent memories over the years.

What makes this cabin unique

Sebago Lake is world famous for its purity and is the drinking water supply for the city of Portland. The lake is as deep as 300' in the middle with wonderful sandy beaches. While the property is not directly on the lake, the large shared beach, raft and dock is, literally seconds away down a path from the house. the beach is a 'shared beach' with neighbors but, with 30' of beach virtually unused by others, the space is large enough to ensure everyone has lots of 'personal space'. A dock (for pick up and drop off) is available as well as a raft, weekly mooring rental can be made available as well. For hikers, the property abutts the Sebago Lake State Park with great, well marked hiking trails. Great eateries and shopping are nearby.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF AVAILABLE WEEKS FOR 2017!! BOOK NOW!!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
5

Restorative, Fun, Family

  • 5 of 5

I spent 10 wonderfully restorative days at Sylph Lodge. Family visited over the weekends and we had a wonderful time, relaxing in front of the indoor and outdoor fireplaces. I even charcoalled steaks on the indoor brazier, something that had not been done in a while! They were delicious. One nephew did go in the water!

Our hosts were, and are, terrific hosts and caring, dear people. I have begun to feel like family! Andy's blueberry muffins were yummy and so appreciated. My sister-in-law recommended that her parents rent for next summer and they booked a week. By the end of the 10 days, I was happily booked in for a summer week in 2017! Thank you for a wonderful week!!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review! You have a wonderful family and we're glad to be able to share the "Magic of Sylph Lodge" with you all. Next summer will mark "year three" at Sylph Lodge for you - we could not be happier.
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5

Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending an idyllic week with our children and grandchildren at Sylph Lodge, a truly authentic Sebago Lake camp. You know you have discovered a very special home when, within 24 hours of your arrival, you book your 2nd family visit for August 2017. Andy greeted us as we drove down the driveway and his tour of the Lodge made us feel instantly at home. The accommodations were very comfortable for 6 adults and two, young children. My first memory was walking through the kitchen to the dining room and spotting the basket of homemade blueberry muffins (secret family recipe) on the table. They were delicious and enjoyed by all. We wasted no time in finding our way down to the beach. We not only had 30 feet of beachfront but a dock and a float. Our grandsons are 1 and 3 years old so the gradual entry into the water was perfect. By the end of our visit, our eldest grandson had taken a supervised "swim" out to the float. There is a large outdoor deck with a stone fireplace. It became a gathering spot for chatting/reading during the day and roasting marshmallows and making s'mores in the evening. Our children and grandchildren are very precious to us and to be able to spend a week together in this incredible setting was a blessing. What memories we made during these seven days. Now, we will begin to plan for our return next summer. Our children and their families live in Minnesota and Tennessee so this may very well become an annual family tradition. Andy and Christopher, thank you for being the MOST AWESOME hosts anyone could ever hope for. You went out of your way to make sure we had everything we needed and we sincerely appreciate your kindness.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having your wonderful family at Sylph Lodge! We are already looking forward to welcoming you all back next season. Your remarks about the "True Maine Cottage" feeling are much appreciated. The original structure was built in 1948 and has been added on to as our family grew over the years. We have worked diligently to insure we maintained the true feeling and intent of the house as we renovated and improved the house. There are few homes left that have stayed "true" to the "Maine Camp" Ideology - we think Sylph Lodge is a fine example of what you can do without sacrificing the inherent charm and warmth found in these original homes. We look forward to welcoming you back fo your week - Summer, 2017!
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Windham, Maine
5

Wonderfully rustic on scenic Sebago Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying at Sylph Lodge. I will fully admit that arriving was bit hectic for us as we had just moved hours before arriving. Andy and Christopher were wonderful with working with us and made us at home and to help us relax after such a major event. Andy greeted us as we drove up and walked us through everything being that it was our first time there and we were the first family to stay this summer. He went over all the amenities, explaining any little quirks and showed us where we could find everything we need. We had my in-laws, their dog, my wife, three year old and 10 month old sons and myself staying and there was plenty of room for everyone. Access to the lake was just a quick walk away and was a perfect little beach for two little ones to play on. The week was just absolutely wonderful and seemed to fly by. There are plenty of great sites to see and things to do in the area. We also took full advantage of the Hannaford to Go option at the Windham Hannaford about 20 minutes away. We set up our order for the week's groceries online, submitted it and were able to pick it up without having to go in to the store. Great feature if you're traveling up and need to get groceries! We had a great time and couldn't have asked for a better experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your more than kind remarks - we knew you would be exhausted upon your arrival from moving into your new home and wanted to make your stay at Sylph Lodge as relaxing as possible. We believe, that, being on site to welcome you and taking the time to walk you through the house and grounds sets you up for a wonderful week. No one should have to search for anything or try to figure out how anything works in any home. We want you to enjoy your vacation from the start to the finish. You are a great family - thanks for choosing us for your vacation.
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third summer at Sylph Lodge and as I've said before, we consider this place as our second home. We come all the way from Guam to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of Maine. As usual, Andy and Christopher were welcoming, helpful and awesome hosts. We had various family members come to visit during out stay and everyone felt the unique atmosphere of this special cabin. Every moment of our stay created memories that we will cherish forever....including the unexpected visit from "Chippy", the friendly little fellow who loved our brownies! We are already booked for next summer and I'm already counting the days! Thanks again Andy and Christopher!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, wonderful to have you at Sylph Lodge! We want all of our families to regard Sylph Lodge as their "second home", that is our goal. We already miss you all and can't wait for your return for season 2017'. And... just so you know... we liked your brownies better than "Chippy" did!
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5

Amazing, Amazing, Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This was our first year at Sylph Lodge and we are booked again for next year! From the time we first spoke with Andy until the day we left, he and Christopher were so responsive and welcoming! There was enough room for five adults, two children and two dogs without ever feeling that we were on top of each other. The outdoor space is spacious and very comfortable and that VIEW!

No words could adequately describe this place and experience. We cannot wait to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review!! We work hard to ensure your vacation at Sylph Lodge is memorable and magical. We pride ourselves as being as "available as you need us to be" to ensure you have the privacy you deserve with the service you need. See you next summer!
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Maryland
5

Our 2nd Home

  • 5 of 5

July was the 3rd year we have stayed at Sylph Lodge and would never even think to stay anywhere else on the lake. Every year, Andy and Christopher welcome us back to what myself, my husband, and our children consider to be our 2nd home. Sylph Lodge is simply a magical cabin where we can rest, recharge, and create fun family memories that grow year after year. The house is fully stocked with everything you'll ever need and Andy always seems to surprise us with something new. We've already booked again for our 4th summer and can't wait!!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First off - we are speechless!! Your review speaks of everything we want Sylph Lodge to be - your "second home". We have worked very hard over the past years to make this feeling happen - you and all of our families are important to us - not just in the sense of a dollar figure, but as "family". We are thrilled to welcome you back in summer 2016 for your 4th year with us - truly, you are a wonderful family. Thank you for taking the time to write your review - but, most of all, thank you for becoming part of the Sylph Lodge family!
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Rates & Availability

Thompson's Point Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off Peak -Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Peak - Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
Off Peak - Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$207
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee - per pet $50 + Tax
Optional Linen Package $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until deposit is received.

50% deposit required to secure property - deposit is not refundable unless property is re-rented no less than 2 weeks prior to booked date - deposit is required within 5 business days of receipt of rental agreement.

Final payment is due no less than 5 business days prior to arrival date and is not refundable with the exception of the damage deposit and cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Thompson's Point Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both Bathrooms are 3/4 bathrooms - full size showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This is the Master Bedroom with private bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk is double on the btm and twin on the top! Sep. twin bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Convertable to 'King' Size bed.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Indoor Charcoal Grill in Kitchen, Magnificent fieldstone fireplace, Fully Heated (forced hot air by propane), Huge Patio with outdoor fireplace -perfect for roating marshmallows !

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