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Walk to Everything, Ultimate House, Heated Pool, Hot tub, Elevator,Game room etc

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Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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1 - 7 nights


Bethel House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bdrms, 6 Baths, pool, hot tub, billiards rm, arcade, bar, elevator, sleeps 17

Heated Pool. Ski or golf from door. Hot tub, elevator, arcade, billiards room, game room, perfect no car needed location. Countless amenities. Family friendly.

All winter Rent 4 nights, get the 5th free! Rent 5 nights, get 2 free!

NOTE: Email us for more detailed information on this spectacular home and an accurate quote. The Quotable Rates Button does not provide accurate quotes as it cannot include any applicable discounts. See Rate Table and specials below and our personal website.


•6 Bedrooms •6 Bathrooms •Sleeps 17

•8 Person Hot tub •Elevator

•Billiards Room •Bar w/ Wine Fridge

•Gameroom w/ Arcade, Wii, TV, foosball table, toys, games, keyboard, magnetic chalkboard wall, etc.

•Front Row VIP Parking Pass to South Ridge Lodge •3 Fireplaces

•10 HD TVs •Free shuttle

•Wifi •Office with printer

•2 Dishwashers for entertaining •Built in Coffee Center

•Poker Table •Karaoke Machine

•3rd Floor 2 Bdrm/1 Bath Suite w/ nursery, office, LR

•Speed Cook Oven •DirecTv w/ all premium channels, sports pack, Netflix

•Washer/Dryer •PacMan 60 game 2-person arcade table

•Full Walk in Pantry (stocked with basics, plus let us do your grocery shopping for you!)

•2 Gas Grills •Sleds, snowshoes

•5 bikes •Volleyball, crocket, swings, skateboards, baseball and other yard games provided

•Rooftop deck for lounging and viewing fireworks

• Newly completely renovated & designed for entertaining

•Historic Elegance, Modern Convenience

•Walk to Shuttle, pool, sledding, etc.

•Cross Country Ski trails in back yard

•Watch fireworks from the rooftop deck

•Optional in house chef, childcare, spa services

•Horse drawn sleigh rides right from the back yard

•Crib, high chair, booster seat, toys

While staying at the Bingham house, you will have FREE unlimited access to Bethel Inn resort amenities with a 4 minute walk or sled ride through the groomed trail in our back yard including:

• HEATED outdoor POOL with poolside bar service

• Gym • Sauna

• Ice Skating • Cross Country Skiing

• Snow Shoeing • Sledding (we provide sleds)

• Tennis outdoor clay court

• Lake House with swimming beach

• Kayaks & Canoes • Tavern

• Restaurants • Spa Services (extra cost)

• Dog Sledding (extra cost) • Horse drawn sleigh and carriage rides (right from the house)

• Golf (with paid tee time) • Canoeing

• Discounted Hotel rooms available for extra guests

• Wedding Venue (bridal party can stay at the Bingham House, while hosting a Bethel Inn Resort Wedding

A Perfect Year Round Getaway loaded with comforts, class and amenities.

One of Bethel's finest homes is now available as a vacation rental for discerning families. Located in the downtown Historic District on the Bethel Inn cross country ski trails, once you've arrived you can leave your car at home. A 4 minute walk along the groomed, lit trail in the backyard and you will have free access to resort amenities including outdoor heated pool with pool side bar service, sauna, gym, ice skating, sledding, dog sledding, horse drawn carriage & sleigh rides, snow shoeing, restaurants, events on the Town Common, and Bethel Inn's Tavern, and spa services. Take the free Sunday River Shuttle bus to on-mountain skiing and restaurants. Walk to all the in-town shopping, restaurants and bars!

This is a rare opportunity to stay in a luxurious, beautiful historic home that has just been renovated with modern conveniences. Relax and enjoy the convenience, comfort and charm of the Bingham House.

Keywords: Ski house, luxury home, estate, golf house, wedding venue, executive retreat, vacation rental, house, family friendly, golf, ski, wedding, reunion, retreat, Sunday River, Bethel, Newry, Bingham House, Glen House

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Gretchen Anderson
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016
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About Gretchen Anderson

We have been building and renting large, high end luxury vacation homes since 2001. We also travel alot ourselves and host large friend and family gatherings at our homes. We stock our homes for those perfect gatherings/celebrations/vacations where there is always something for everyone. Whether you plan to enjoy all the recreation the Maine Mountains provide, or just enjoy the house and amenities, you will have a wonderful stay.

Gretchen Anderson purchased this house in 2008

Why Gretchen Anderson chose Bethel - Sunday River area

We had always loved this incredibly beautiful historic home in Bethel, and were honored when we were able to purchase it. The location is ideal, being on a dead end of the maine street in town, ensuring privacy while being on the country club and walking distance to everything. We painstakingly restored the home to its original splendor, while updating it with modern conveniences. We love the home, and look forward to sharing it with you.

What makes this house unique

Location, Location, Location! You truly don't need a car once you arrive. Oh, and the house is amazing! And the location- with a country club in the back yard!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bingham House,

Thanks for the Grand House for Our Family to have a Grand Time! It was wonderful for us to all be together! The house is so beautiful and comfortable for a large family! We cooked family meals, hung out and just relaxed. The dreams were amazing and our sister's wedding was great.


Orlando Fla

No. Granley CT

Doylestown PA

Shermansdale PA

Harrisburg PA
Sep 2012
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based on 37 traveler reviews

Walk to Everything, Ultimate House, Heated Pool, Hot tub, Elevator,Game room etc
average rating of 4.972973 based on 39 reviews

Hard to beat The Bingham House

  • 5 of 5

8 guys, over 60 got together for the second year at The Bingham House. It was for golf & cooking & just having fun. There is nothing that the Bingham House did not offer / have. Bedrooms, baths, towels & more towels. We cooked all of our dinners on site & it was like being in a commercial kitchen. Gas stoves, refers, pantry, storage, every dish, pan, pot, utensil needed was at our fingertips. Dishes, bowls & silverware....could have been 20 of us. Places to sit & eat...more than adequate. It was opening season for the NFL....flat screen TV's are every where. Couple nights before dinner out to back yard for bond fire, cocktails & lots of laughs. WHAT A PLACE. Had a coupel of questions while we were there & called our contact who answered phone immediately or got back to us within the hour.

Can't say enough. We just booked again with them for our 2017 Golf Outing. Shopping, restaurants, everything required within minutes of house. We all had the time of our life.


  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Willmar, MN

Family reunion for our 60th wedding anniversary

  • 5 of 5

Our children, grandchildren and grea granddaughter came from several states to celebrate with us. Bentham House proved to be more than we had hoped to have. The house was beautiful and spacious giving us opportunities to be together or to be in small groups. The variety of activities in the house and in the community kept everyone busy. I feared the young adults would be bored but they were very busy. And the play room was a hit with our great granddaughter. The kitchen was well appointed. It was perfect and we have many wonderful memories at Bingham House.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Bingham House in July to host a weeklong family reunion. It was perfect. There were 14 of us ranging in age from 17 to 80. Searching for a home to accommodate a large group with diverse interests was a challenge, but Bingham House fit the bill. The house was large enough and had multiple venues that we never felt crowded or lacked something to do. The billiard room and screened in front porch were a huge hit as was the huge kitchen. We also made use of the nearby tennis courts, lake house, badminton court, and fire ring, and took easy day trips to nearby Sunday River, Grafton Notch State Park, and covered bridges. Everyone had a great time! We had one problem with a broken shower door , but Gretchen had it taken care of immediately so we were not inconvienced. Thank you for a wonderful stay. I would definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bingham House

  • 5 of 5

This is our 10th year renting a different house on VRBO for our annual family reunion. This house was a gem!! Gourmet kitchen with every appliance/serving dish/cookware/grilling. 6 Bedrooms and bathrooms, each room immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. The house included a billiards room, which was used daily; a library where the grandchildren would put on evening shows, a spacious backyard that had everything from soccer games, swings, picnic table and croquet, along with 5 bikes! What was wonderful on those hot days was the use of the Bethel Country Club's pool and other amenities which was minutes away by walking. We also used the Bethel CC's lake, where we went kayaking. The grandchildren loved the playroom! The older ones loved the screened in porch. We had a slight problem with the faucet leaking and called up Gretchen. She immediately took care of the problem with a plumber. This is an outstanding place to stay, the community is gorgeous, as well as Bethel itself. We loved every moment of our beautiful Bethel vacation!! Great attractions in the area from State Parks to Storyland (most 15 minutes to 1 hour away. Accadia National Park was incredible. That was a 4 hour drive from the Bingham House, but so well worth it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Independence, Missouri

Bingham House

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for families with children of all ages. We had 3 families with seven children ranging from ages 1 to 9 plus "grandma & grandpa". We all loved it. All kinds of amenities for all ages.... Family enjoyed golf, water rafting, trips to the beach, zip lining, hiking, swimming, hot tub...all kinds of activities. We typically fixed meals at the house rather than eating out. Plenty of opportunities to be together or to go off on your own. Owner provided all kinds of useful information in advance of our trip. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic House Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a great week we had in Bethel, Maine staying at the Bingham House. The house was just fantastic. It is absolutely beautiful, in design, layout, décor and amenities. The kids had a great time in the playroom with the wii, keyboard, foosball, and arcade games. We all enjoyed the billiards room, the hot tub, smores at the fire pit, the Lake House, and the pool (which is a short walk along the golf course in the back yard). The kitchen was super well stocked and a real cooks dream, but this is vacation after all, so we ate out several nights. There are some very good restaurants within walking distance. We particularly enjoyed 22 Broad and Cho Sun. We also had fun biking with the bikes at the house, as well as mountain biking at Sunday River. We went kayaking one day and took a scenic pontoon boat ride in the wildlife preserve another. We also played in the waterfalls at Step Falls. It was just a fantastic experience and I highly recommend it. We can't wait to go back to this house again, and to do all the activities we didn't have time for this go around.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

The Bingham House is locted in the historical district in the Bethel Village on the Bethel Inn Country Club golf course and cross country ski trails. The Sunday River ski slopes are 10 mintues away and Mt Abram Ski slopes are 7 minutes away.

While you stay at the Bingham house, you will have free unlimited access to Bethel Inn Facilities & their resort amenities with a 4 minute walk or sled ride through the groomed trail in our back yard including:

-Ice Skating

-Cross Country Skiing

-Snow Shoeing

-Sledding (we provide sleds)

-Heated outdoor pool with poolside bar service

-Hot tub



-Tennis outdoor clay court

- Lake House with swimming beach

- Kayak



-Spa Services (extra cost)

-Dog Sledding (extra cost)

-Horse drawn sleigh and carraige rides

-Golf (with paid tee time)


-Hotel rooms available for extra guests

-Wedding Venue (bridal party can stay at the Bingham House, while hosting a Bethel Inn Resort Wedding o


Rates & Availability

Bethel House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 19 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 16 2016 - Apr 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas/NewYears week
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
School Vacation
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Apr 7 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 18 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Damage Insurance $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rent 4 nights, get the 5th free!
Rent 5 nights, get 2 free!
If you stay over a weekend, we have a 3 night minimum, at weekend rates.
$1000 refundable security (damage) deposit required
$100 pet fee for dogs (most breeds of adult dogs welcome. No cats)


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Bethel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , portable twin beds can be used in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Portable twin
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , This suite also has an office, nursery and LR area
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The playroom has a futon for additional space
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (7), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over Full
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Fireplace, poker table, karaoke, books, piano, game room, child's swing, garden, tennis court, unscreened porch/lanai, screened porch/lanai, outdoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub, gym, jacuzzi, filtered water, central heating, private chef, towels provided, fitness room, hair dryer, massage.

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