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Oakland Cottage w/Deck - Right on McGrath Pond!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,008 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property


Welcome to McGrath Pond, where all your stresses will melt away! A true wilderness retreat awaits at this 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental cottage in Oakland. This lovely cabin, featuring accommodations for 7 guests, is located just steps from the water and has everything you and family or close friends need for a memorable trip. Escape to the natural splendor of Maine's countryside this vacation by staying in this cozy waterfront cottage!


Master Bedroom: Full Bed | Bedroom 2: Twin Bed with Twin Trundle | Bedroom 3: 2 Twin Beds | Living Room: Futon

You'll love the rustic feel of this Maine cottage from the moment you step inside its 1,008 square feet of living space, with wood paneling and log cabin furnishings. Relax in the living area as you watch your favorite program on the cable TV.

Prepare a delicious meal in the well-equipped kitchen, complete with stove and oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, and microwave.

After you've had a restful slumber in one of the comfortable beds, take your morning coffee out onto the deck as you enjoy the breathtaking sunrise over the water. Spend some time on the screened-in porch for fresh air in any weather!

The proximity of this cottage to the pond puts you in a prime location to take advantage of everything you can do on the water, complete with swim float, docks, and a boat slip.

McGrath Pond is connected to Salmon Lake (Ellis Pond), boasting over 1,100 acres of beautiful waters with islands, coves, loons, osprey, and eagles (so bring your binoculars!).

Take advantage of the plentiful fishing for Bass and recently-stocked Brook Trout, guaranteeing a fresh catch.


Enjoy seasonal strawberry and blueberry picking for sweet, fresh fruit to nibble on during your stay. Take a whale watching or lighthouse tour in the area.

Try your luck at the Hollywood Casino in Bangor, or for a cultural experience, check out the symphony or the Colby Museum of Art.

When you're tired of cooking head to one of the area restaurants for local fare, and then peruse the shops for some mementos.


Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a well-equipped kitchen, cable TV, CD player, DVD player, fire pit, ceiling fans, games, coffee maker, gas grill, high chair, free WiFi, linens, Pack 'N Play, patio furniture, video library, and towels

- Enjoy the nearby pond, with swim float, docks, and boat slip for swimming and fishing

- Listed as one of the "51 Best Places in Maine!"


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- No events, parties or large gatherings

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018


Oakland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(11 traveler reviews)

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Oakland Cottage w/Deck - Right on McGrath Pond!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

The Cabin was adorable and had everything one would need for a great stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin, it was comfortable and had everything one could imagine, cooking utensils, pots & pans, plenty of towels, washer and dryer, toys for the kids, games, t.v., etc. A beautiful sunrise and sunset of the lake offered lots of great pics.The only downfall was very weak wifi that was essentially unusable. My job requires me to be reachable and to work even while on vacation so this presented a bit of an inconvenience but, everything else was great. I would say sleeps comfortable five to six people. Thank you for a great time. ~Susan & kids

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Amazing little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a relaxing and wonderful stay. The place was adorable, very clean, stocked with every you could possibly need and then some! The owners were very accommodating to our needs and made sure we had everything that would make our stay perfect including the very thoughtful welcome basket. Having the grill, kayaks, canoe and waterfront property was nothing short of the ideal getaway. We would highly recommend this place to anyone and will be back ourselves. If you are not familiar with this area and are looking for a good day activity, you must check out DEW Haven in Mount Vernon. (30 minutes away)

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Beautiful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this Oakland cottage! It was perfect for our group. We loved our meals around the large table in the dining area and the views were spectacular. We enjoyed kayaking on the pond and just the beauty of sitting outdoors. This cottage had everything we needed for our stay and Bill was a great host - even leaving some welcome wine and snacks! Next time we are in Oakland, we will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Our stay in Oakland, Maine

  • 5 of 5

A great place to vacation at! Exceptional clean and has everything you need to ejoy your stay!

Fishing is great!

Owner, Bill, was available for any problems that could have happened!

Convenient to local restaurants, shopping plazas!

Beautiful views of the lake!

Highly recommend to anyone to vacation there!

Most likely to book again for a longer stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay in Oakland, Maine

  • 5 of 5

The property of which we stayed was excellent. It had everything from a to z! Just as stated in the advertisement! The owner, Bill, met us upon arrival and when we departed the property! He was very accommodating! It's a place to see to believe!

Highly recommend to anyone who likes a quite get away!

The fishing is great!

Close by to attractions! Such as restaurants, shopping, etc!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Quaint, clean and fully prepared

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and fully stocked with everything you could ever need for a vacation. The owners were friendly and personable and super helpful with any questions we had. The view of the lake is beautiful. Great place for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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  • Additional fees and taxes may apply

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