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#1 ranked Sunday River for golf & ski min away! Scr. Gazebo, Hot Tub, Wi-Fi ,Wii

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 full baths, sleeps up to 13 in beds, generator for power backup

Visit Bethel Maine!! We want you to have a comfortable and beautiful place to stay and relax, but there are activities available for every age!

* Grafton State Park 20 minutes from the cabin

Appalachian Trail, hike to Table Rock 2.4 miles round trip of various levels

Screw Auger Falls: 23 ft waterfall, wading in the shallow pools

Mose Cave: 200 ft-long gorge, 45 ft deep canyon

* Sunday River 20 minutes from the cabin

ziplines

L.L. Bean Adventures: archery, paddle boarding,

golf

disc golf

climbing wall

mountain biking: equipment available to rent

white water rafting

canoeing and kayaking

fishing

* ATV Rentals: Gorham, NH 40 minute drive

horseback riding

As you enter this beautiful, newly decorated (Sept. '14), log cabin you will feel at home with traditional log furniture, expansive leather sectional (Oct. '15) and comfortable leather seating and beds.

Whether you are nestling into the soft leather chairs in front of the handsome cast iron fireplace/stove, or preparing and eating a delicious meal, the combination living/dining area offers quiet or fellowship with family and friends. The area seats 12 comfortably for meals.

Unwind in the screened gazebo which houses the 6-person hot tub & outdoor dining for 8. The covered front porch has four comfortable Adirondack chairs for relaxing while barbequing your favorite meat and vegetables on the grill.

Snuggle in the secluded TV room where you may choose from DVDs, Blue Ray, Wii and Xbox games, cable TV. Enjoy the full kitchen, with all the necessities including baking/casserole dishes, pie ware, pots/pans, mixing bowls, coffee maker, toaster, blender, waffle maker, . Preparation and serving will be easy with the new granite top island. Then dine at one of the two tables, both of which seat eight. Additional dining that seats four available on the lower level.

To end the evening, head to the six-person hot tub just outside the basement sliding glass doors. Finally, snuggle into your beautiful log bed, all of which have memory foam and luxurious 1000+ thread count soft Egyptian sheets, down blankets and new comforters.

The cozy main floor master bedroom has a full bath just a few feet away, and the upstairs bedroom with two queen beds has a loft outside the door with a game table and games.

For those wanting additional privacy, the basement offers a TV/DVD, Wii and Xbox games, bar table & chairs, and a queen pull-out sofa with a memory foam mattress.

A large private bedroom has a bunk bed with stairs for easy climbing, an additional pull-out twin, and a queen bed. A 6' 5-panel privacy screen is also located in the basement bedroom. The basement sleeps five-seven comfortably. The enclosed laundry room is located in the basement with top-of -the line front loading washer/dryer.

GENERATOR capable of supporting entire home and hot tub in the event of a power outage.

More Details

Property Manager
Diane Dalton
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Diane Dalton

Diane and Christopher. We live and work in Austin, TX. Chris is a PhD clinical psychologist and Diane a Speech-Language Pathologist.

We visited Bethel, ME in 2011 and knew that this was a place we want to bring our family for many years to come. Growing up in the panhandle of Texas, (Diane) and Iowa (Chris), we had NO idea that Maine was such a fabulous state to visit! We were enamored with the area and chose this beautiful cabin which we immediately remodeled, then added a screened gazebo and fire pit to better enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Each year we continue to add features and upgrade because we consider each guest a special part of our endeavors to provide a wonderful vacation.

Diane Dalton purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Diane Dalton chose Bethel - Sunday River area

Where do we begin.....Ski magazine has hailed Bethel, ME 'The Greatest Ski Town In the Universe' and '#1 Best Skiing in New England', GOLF #1 'Best Public Golf Course in the Northeast' (2014). Bethel was also listed in the top 10 'Best Outdoor Places in America', offering hiking, biking, canoeing, rafting, and Bethel's Outdoor Adventure Park.

We first visited the Bethel area in the summer of 2011. We immediately fell in love with the area and its friendly people. There were countless activities from which to choose for our 15 y/o daughter and her friend. We played golf on the spectacular Sunday River #1 Ranked (GOLF 2014) course, hiked, canoed, and white-water rafted. On the weekend, we went to Sunday River Resort where we did the zip line and went down the mountain to the brewing company, where we had delicious hamburgers and a flight of beer. Sunday River also offers hiking and mountain biking at various levels of expertise.

The restaurants were fabulous! We dined at the tavern, Suds, where we listened to great live music. Later, we ate at a world renowned 22 Broad Street 4-star restaurant, where we had wonderful Italian food. There were many cuisines available....or you can cook your own delicious meal!

We were sold once we discovered that the best snow and golf course in the Northeast is Sunday River. Our family loves both winter and summer sports so this scenic place was perfect!

What makes this cabin unique

Since 2011, when we purchased our lovely cabin, it has been such a joy to offer our guests new and beautiful features. Every year, we determine what our guests and family would enjoy and add those features/items to the cabin.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Diane,

What a wonderful time we had in Bethel, Maine. I just wish we would have

had more time in that part of the country. The colors in Maine were

spectacular. Your cabin was all you said it would be and more. For myself

and my family thank you for allowing us to share your wonderful home in

Maine. You made our trip and the wedding one I will long remember.

Rick
Oct 2016
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Amenities

Bethel Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms stocked with soap, air freshners, towels and hairdryers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Basement - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bsmt LR has queen sofa-sleeper with memory foam mattress.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upstairs bedroom sleeps 4 in beds.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , Basement bedroom sleeps 5 comfortably.
  • Queen beds: Memory foam, 1000 ct. soft Egyptian sheets; Bunk bed includes a pull-out trundle. All twins are Memory Foam mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Shed
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Other Amenities: Gazebo (May 2012), hair dryers, beach towels for hot tub, coffee maker, toaster, bar glasses, waffle maker, griddle. Books and huge selection of adult and children DVD's. Pandora radio through Blue Ray/TV. Generator capable of supplying power for house and hot tub in the event of a power outage. Activities (on site and nearby): Golf, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Shopping, Rafting, Kayaking, Boating, Waterskiing, Swimming, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Biking, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Hiking, Hunting, Rock Climbing, Fishing, Health/Beauty Spa, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Museums

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

#1 ranked Sunday River for golf & ski min away! Scr. Gazebo, Hot Tub, Wi-Fi ,Wii
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 80 reviews
5

Cozy yet spacious cabin in the snow fit for a family of 6

  • 5 of 5

First of all I have to say that before and during our stay, Diane and I spoke quite often over text about our arrival and what was going on during our stay (which happened to be a blizzard). She was very responsive and friendly throughout our experience. I would happily stay at any of her properties. The property we stayed at this time was this beautiful cabin in the snow just outside of the White Mountains. Though the property looks just like the pictures, the pictures posted online don't do this house justice. As soon as we walked in the house, we were all in awe with how pretty and well appointed it was. I felt like I was walking into a brand-new home with brand-new furniture and decor down to the seemingly unused pots, pans, and plates to the vibrant and color coordinated washcloths, hand towels, and bath towels. However, it didn't take long for us to feel completely at home. This house was unlike any other we stayed at before in that this truly felt like our home for the time that we spent there and we were all sad to leave. There were six of us in our group: two grandmas, two parents, and two kids (18yo & 7yo). The 18yo just told me this house was his favorite and the 7yo just said he liked this house the most because of the hot tub (which we did use despite the snowy conditions) and because we regularly saw snow plows coming down our street. Our stay was originally booked for four nights, but with winter storm Stella arriving the day that we were scheduled to depart, Diane was more than accommodating and allowed us to stay an extra night (we were lucky that there wasn't another reservation booked after us). After the blizzard (over 17in of snow) was over, the neighborly snow plow plowed our driveway. I also want to mention that all the roads in the area were completely clear of snow We had everything we needed there at the house and wanted for nothing. Even the beds had memory foam padding to make sleeping the most comfortable. We were close to all the activities we took part in: skiiing, ice fishing and dog sledding. The house has wifi but it wasn't working most of the time we were there, however it didn't matter much to us because cell phone reception was excellent. I could go on and on about this house, but I don't have enough space here to do that. I will say that if we ever come back to this area, we will without a doubt stay at this house again! WE LOVED IT!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are humbled by your review and thank you so much for taking the time to list all the things you loved about the cabin! It is because of appreciative guests like you that we continue to find ways to improve your experience. We also have had many stays in Home Away properties and try to duplicate those things that we most enjoy; comfortable beds, beautiful furnishings, kitchen amenities for food prep and service, and resort quality bedding and towels. We are delighted that you felt "at home"! That is our ultimate goal! Please accept our sincere invitation to visit us again...Summer is also a great time to get away from the brutal southern heat and enjoy the mild temperatures as you experience the plethora of activities in Bethel, Maine: hiking, biking, floating the river, swimming in the gorgeous lakes, and enjoying the cabin with the screened gazebo and serene fire pit perfect to appreciate the fellowship of family and friends. We would also like to invite you to view and/or stay at our other property on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica (HA #915797) for a much different but exciting experience for large groups. You were an absolute delight to host!!! Warm regards, Diane and Chris
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. It was a pleasure working with Diane. The cabin is very nicely appointed; great care and style were taken with the details. It was really cold outside but warm and comfortable inside with the gas stove.

Thanks Diane!

Phil

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting you and your family! Thank you so much for taking time to write about your experience! You are correct...Details are very important to us and we strive to provide the luxuries that we enjoy when traveling. We would enjoy hosting your family again!!! Diane and Chris
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5

Beautiful house for ski vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights on February recess and enjoyed every single minute of our staying! High ceilings in the kitchen and dining area, cozy electric fireplace, the kitchen with everything you need, very clean house, hot tub - the number one in the kid's list (xbox was the number two:-). Diane is a very nice host, she asked very quickly for every question (sometimes even before you asked which were very helpful). Hope to come back someday!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well...Thank you :) You are our guests and we delight in providing the best experience possible. It's wonderful that the children had such a great time and you know that your family will have happy memories forever! Please come again....and bring the family!!! Warm regards, Diane and Chris
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5

Great house for a ski trip with friends

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the house. It's about 15-20 min to Sunday river. There was plenty of room for all of us including two toddlers. The hot tub is awesome. Beds were comfy, and Diane is a great host. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were a pleasure to correspond with as well! Thank you so much for your review of the cabin. Specifically, thanks for mentioning the comfy beds! This season I purchased long-staple cotton sheets from a highly rated company that boasts of "...the best sheets in the business." I love them so much on my bed, that I purchased them for all of the queen beds at the cabin. We would love the opportunity to host you again!! Best, Diane and Chris
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5

Great Ski week/Maine getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Six of us had a enjoyable escape to relaxing Bethel and Sunday River for a week. Grill and kitchen met all our needs as we enjoyed delicious home cooked meals most of the week. We went out Thursday night and enjoyed prime rib @ the funky red barn followed by open mic @ SUDS. Waking up to coffee and the gas stove made it hard to head out to the slopes. After a long day skiing the hot tub was calling. 4WD/AWD recommended, there's a bit of a hill when coming and going which can be a challenge depending on conditions. With a blizzard expected on our way home we rushed out. We managed to leave a couple things behind and the owner was very responsive in working to get them back to us. Nice house. Helpful and responsive owner. Great Trip!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! We are glad you were able to do a little grilling while on vacation and enjoy the comforts of home! You all were great to work with! Please visit us again! Best, Diane
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5

It was great!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely girls weekend in this home! Fit about 12-13 people perfectly. The house was amazing, the hot tub was great, and Diane was very accessible.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!! We were excited to host your group for a "girls" weekend! We invite you to make this an annual trip :) Best, Diane and Chris
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Map

Nearest Airport
70.5 Miles
International--Portland, ME
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Grafton State Park 15 minutes, Sunday River 17 minutes, North and South Ponds, Appalachian Trail, Bryant Pond public boat access 10.3 miles. Androscoggin River public access 7 min.

Golf: SUNDAY RIVER--Top 100 Courses You Can Play - Golf Magazine

#1 Course in Maine - Golfweek

Top 10 Best New Upscale Public Courses - Golf Digest

Top 10 Best New Courses in the World - Travel + Leisure Golf

Ski: Sunday River Ski Resort, Ski Abram

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Rates & Availability

Bethel Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SALE: Late Ski/Early Spring
Apr 4 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,175
 
 
Fourth of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
FALL
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$285
Sat,Sun
$1,575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning base fee $160
Tax Rate 8.0%

Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Year's Eve/Day will be charged at the weekend rate.
Please schedule no arrival or departures on December 24-25 as our employees need time with their families. Thanks!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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