|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Wake to the call of the loons and drink your coffee on the deck just steps from the shores of Chemo Pond. Although its name says 'Pond', Chemo is actually a beautiful, 3.5 mile long, 1 mile wide lake. Enjoy the private dock and spend your days swimming, fishing, paddle boating, or simply reading in the lawn. Gaze across the lake to the surrounding hills for breathtaking views. The open deck provides guests options for sunbathing, star-gazing or enjoying a spot to enjoy the view . The fire pit at the water's edge is perfect for end of the day enjoyment...and firewood is provided! This house has a/c, flat screen tv's, Direct tv, a beautiful fire pit with all fire wood included. There also is a propane grill for cooking with all propane included. There are 2 kayaks, a canoe, and a paddle boat provided with life jackets for your enjoyment . This house comes with your own dock and swim float.With Chemo Pond only being 15 minutes outside of Bangor, It’s no trouble to run in town to pick up any essentials you may have forgotten. We have other lakefront properties for rent if this house is booked please call or email for availability.
***We are now offering boat rental, we have 2-2017 Bennington 20ft pontoon boats with 50hp high thrust Yamaha 4 stroke engines. We also have a 14ft Crestliner aluminum boat with a 15hp Yamaha. Fuel delivery is available. Please call or email for availability. ***
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This house was spacious, comfortable, easily accessible and a gorgeous location for our small group retreat. The house is attractively decorated, with comfortable and appealing furniture and decor. It sits on waterfront with beautiful views and lovely access for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and enjoying the scenery. The loons serenaded us while we sat by the outside fire.
Josh, the owner, was quickly responsive to our inquiry and follow up questions. He was friendly and hospitable.
I look forward to coming back another time!
We rented this house as a home base for a whitewater rafting trip on the Penobscot River at the end of September. We were pleasantly surprised with the amount of space the house and property offers guests. The house is in a much more secluded location than the pictures present, which we greatly enjoyed. There was plenty of parking and places for all 11 members of our group to sleep. We had 7 cars but the driveway had room for at least 4 more. The kitchen is fully equipped for all cooking needs. The two televisions, one for each floor, which come equipped with satellite tv service are perfect for catching up on weekend sporting events. The WIFI works all throughout the house and did not present us with any issues. The second floor back porch is perfect for star gazing at night and coffee sipping in the morning. By far the highlight for us was the large outdoor patio area. It is much larger than the pictures made it appear and is a perfect level surface for tailgating games (kan jam, corn hole, etc). The patio area has an awesome metal fire pit and the owner provided nearly a full cord of wood for us to burn. The canoe and kayak equipment is in great shape and is easily accessible in an outdoor storage container. We used the grill one night but found that one of the burners was not working properly which extended amount of time to cook everything. Other than that we have no complaints about this amazing property. We would certainly return to this great place for another relaxing weekend of hanging with friends. This place is perfect for multiple families, groups of couples, or just large groups of friends to gather and enjoy the views of the pond, calls of the loons, and to behold the magnificence of the stars at night. We highly recommend this property to anyone interested due to it's cleanliness, location, upkeep, as well as the availability responsiveness of the owners. All in all a great place to stay.
This was my second stay with my now wife and our 11 month old son. The house itself is perfect with amazing views of Chemo Pond. Much to our surprise (and delight) there was a pack n' play at the house as well as a feeding high chair available for us to use. The owner is also very nice and accommodating, and is easy to reach if you have any questions or concerns.
There's not much to do in the immediate area but there are several towns within a half hour drive to eat, go shopping, antiquing, etc. Morton's Moo in Ellsworth has great ice cream!
I would highly recommend booking a stay here, we'll definitely be back again.
We enjoy lake Chemo, the house has everything we needed or could want. Very clean Grandchildren enjoyed kayaking, canoeing, and the lake. Our Second year at Lake Chemo and will be back!!
House was great...very clean and had everything we needed. Chemo Pond is a gem and the family had so much fun playing on the water. All the water toys were great. Would definitely recommend!!
everything the previous 5 star reviewers said is true. Josh Geer was very helpful in so many ways. We would come back if the opportunity presents itself.
Chemo Pond is a beautiful, three and a half-mile long lake, located in Downeast Maine near Acadia National Park an Bar Harbor. It makes a relaxing vacation spot for anyone wanting to explore the Downeast Maine area, without the crowds of Acadia National Park. The setting for Chemo Pond couldn’t be prettier with a view perfect view of Chick Hill, with a nice, flat area at the water’s edge that is perfect for sunning or just relaxing. Just a few of the activities available at Chemo Pond are swimming, fishing, boating, jet-skiing, Snowmobiling, ice fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing or just relaxing and enjoying the views. For sightseers, a forty-five minute drive takes you to Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, which is the oldest national park on the East Coast. Ellsworth is only a few minutes away and also has shopping and restaurants. Bangor is just fifteen-minutes away and includes any and all amenities that you can think of including Hollywood Slots Casino.
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|