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Leslie Gurley

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Stunning Lake and Mountain Views on Tranquil Farrington Pond

17 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Lovell Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to this classic log cabin on the shores of pristine Farrington Pond. Nestled between upper and lower Kezar Lake this inviting year round home provides a perfect place to vacation and relax with your loved ones. Whether on the dock or on the screened porch you will enjoy the peaceful solitude of a lakeside mountain retreat. After a day of swimming, sailing, canoeing, fishing, hiking, skiing or reading, enjoy a campfire under a canopy of stars, and listen to the call of the loons

This cabin features a Maine field stone fireplace in a spacious cathedral ceiling great room which includes the kitchen, dining and living area. With lovely views of the water and mountains, the cabin is ideal for couples or a family gathering. A hot tub, pool table, backgammon and other games, internet and cable TV are all provided.

Additionally, golf, skiing and extensive mountain hikes are all at hand. The towns of North Conway, Bridgton, Fryeburg and Bethel are short excursions offering skiing, shopping, theaters and restaurants. We are only one hour from Portland and less than three hours from Boston. This idyllic Maine experience beckons!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leslie Gurley (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

Stunning Lake and Mountain Views on Tranquil Farrington Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

A Farrington Dream

  • 5 of 5

Our time spent on the pond was better than we could have ever imagined. It was truly beautiful and a time my friends and I will hold dear to us for the rest of our lives. We really couldn't have asked for a better experience. Everything we needed was provided, anytime we would question if something was there, we would find whatever it is we were looking for a second later. The property itself is stunning and now holds such a special place in my friends and I hearts. I would highly recommend this property to anyone with a group of friends or family. Our time on the pond now seems like a dream but thankfully we all can remind each other it wasn't! I thank you so much for creating such a beautiful space in where others like my friends and myself were able to have a vacation we will never forget.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed the cabin with your friends and family! We very much appreciate your feedback. We hope to hear from you again!
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5

Wonderful!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend at the cabin and enjoyed every minute! We were a three generation family - ages ranging from 1.5 to 70. Everyone had a wonderful time. The cabin is beautifully design, and super comfortable. The lake is amazing - quiet and very private. We had so much fun sitting on the dock, swimming and using the canoe. Leslie was extremely nice and helpful. In the house we found fun games for the kids, and great directions to nearby hikes. It was a perfect early summer weekend and we very much hope to have the opportunity to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the cabin! Thank you and we hope to have you back soon!
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Manchester, NH
5

Charming and Beautiful Home - Quiet & Private

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the cottage! The place is so peaceful and quiet. I don't think we saw another person on the pond the entire weekend.

Thanks again

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin and hope you come again!
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Cumberland, RI
5

Our second year on Farrington Pond

  • 5 of 5

Our family of seven adults spent our second year vacationing on Farrington Pond. We were counting down the days since last August, our week came and it flew by. We had such a wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable time, no agenda, just swimming, fishing, hiking and chilling. If this is what you like, this is the place for you, just not our week!!

The cabin, well appointed and comfortable, is perfect for a large family. We saw the loons, caught some impressive large mouth bass, which we released, and gazed at the endless stars and shooting stars. Just beautiful. Hiked to the nearby conservation area/bog, no moose, but did see some ducks and a great blue heron. We also enjoyed the local sweet corn which was superb.

Thank you again Leslie for allowing us access to your beautiful cabin, we are already planning for next year!! All the best, Michael, Mary and family

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Townsend, Delaware
5

Absolutely Breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation on Farrington Pond. From the moment we arrived, we knew we had found a gem. The house exceeded our expectations...modern conveniences but a rustic, mountain feel surrounded us with comfortable and well chosen furnishings. The beds and linens were just right and the mountain air kept us cool at night, not to mention being lulled to sleep by the sound of the loons was pretty cool too. The view from the dock was breath taking. We felt as if we had the entire pond to ourselves much of the time as there were few others in sight. The kids loved jumping off the swim platform and kayaking. Many large mouth bass were caught and released - so much so that it was hard to keep our husbands from spending all their time on the canoes casting their lines :-)

We lost power one night due to storms, but took advantage of that to light a fire inside which was the perfect backdrop for a night of games. The screened porch was a great place for our morning coffee and the hot tub for an end of the night unwind. The kitchen was well equipped and everyone loved the silverware, the large coffee mugs, and even the built in bottle opener...little touches that had a large impact :-) We really can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our time here. Leslie was fantastic to work with and truly made us all feel welcomed into her home. We rented a pontoon on Kezar Lake for a day, but everyone agreed that we couldn't wait to just get back to "our pond." Our families have rented through VRBO many times, but this is, by far, the best experience we've ever had. We can't wait to go back and make more memories on Farrington Pond.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the cabin! It is a very special place. Thank you for writing a review. We hope you will consider the cabin again! All the best, Leslie
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5

awesome week in Maine

  • 5 of 5

Perfect weather. The house was perfect for 6/7 people. Best part was the lake, dock and kayaks/canoes. The view from the lake was amazing. Would definitely recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Ebenezer's Pub, rated best beer pub in US
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lake Kezar Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 5
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Ebenezer's Pub
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Shawnee Peak, Sunday River
Car: necessary

2 canoes, 1 kayak, 1 sunfish, a few fishing rods, and a fire pit area lakeside.

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Rates & Availability

Lovell Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 9 2016 - May 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cleaning fee includes all linens, towels, firewood, and use of the hot tub.

Half of total amount due with the signed contract. Remainder of total due one week before rental starts.

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Amenities

Lovell Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , bunk beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 trundle beds sleeps 4 total
  • There are trundle beds located in the loft upstairs (sleeps 2) and downstairs in a common area outside the bunk room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Maine fieldstone fireplace, two trundle beds sleeping a total of 4, screened in porch, entryway/mudroom.

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