On one of the cleanest lakes in the Northeast, our year-round cottage is ready for your annual vacation or seasonal getaway. Come enjoy the unspoiled beauty of central Maine's 4.5 mile long Embden Lake. Our lakefront cottage is located in view of the picturesque mountains and offers superb fishing, swimming, and boating. A perfect retreat for an active and/or reflective vacation. Complimentary equipment for canoeing and kayaking (including life jackets). We also offer a multitude of board games, books, and a/v resources. The two-story cottage sleeps 8 in 4 upstairs bedrooms (cots and sleeper sofa available for extra guests) and has a full kitchen with breakfast area.
Enjoy your private waterfront at your door step, or walk to a small sandy beach, swim dock, and toddlers' playground. Sip coffee from the huge 8' x 24' screened porch just 10' from the water's edge. Relax in the extra large living room, on the back sun deck, or around the private water's edge outdoor fire pit. Amenities include cable TV/VCR/DVD, stereo, dual gas heating systems, wood stove, microwave, oven, coffeemaker, cook ware and linens, bath room w/ shower and abundant HOT water. No pets or smoking permitted. Moorings may be arranged at your doorstep. Dock not included, but may be arranged.
Area Activites: Fine dining, antiquing, golf, snowmobile trails within 1/2 mile, downhill skiing at Sugar Loaf USA nearby. Great x-country skiing. Hike in Carrabasset Valley, which includes the Sugarloaf and the Bigelow Mountain range. There are two great golf courses within a short drive --Sugarloaf USA is rated as one of the best in the East. Prime river rafting is a 30 minute drive. Hunters and sportsman alike will enjoy the abundant wildlife which includes deer, moose, bear and upland game. Work with a local registered Maine Guide to book your outdoor adventure. For the snowmobile enthusiast there are two major ITS trails to connect to through well groomed local club trails. Outlets and the Maine Coast under two hour drive.
We are 2 hours from Portland, Maine, 4 hours from Quebec, Canada and 4 hours from Boston, MA. Bangor International Airport is a 1.5 hour drive North, LL Bean is 1.5 hours South. Located near Skowhegan just off Rt 201 and Rt 16 on the way to Sugarloaf USA.
Vacation Rental Rates Information (USD)
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Weekly Rates from $600 to $800
Period Rates Jun 15 - Aug 31 $800 Weekly Sep 1 - Jun 14 $600 Weekly
Additional Rate Information
Maine rental sales tax of 8% is additional
Please e-mail me with any questions.
Furnishings/Luxuries Beach Access; outdoor fire pit; Lake Front Linens Provided; Screened Porch; Wood Floors
Appliances Blender; Coffee Maker; Grill/BBQ; Hair Dryer; Stove; Toaster; Refrigerator; Microwave; George Foreman grill; extra freezer; all dishes provided
Electronics Alarm Clock; Cable TV; CD Player; DVD Player; Stereo; Cable TV; VCR
Recreation/Activities Biking; Boating; Canoeing; Cross-Country Ski Trails; Fishing; Games/Toys for Kids; Golf Nearby; Hiking Nearby; Historic Area Nearby; Horseback Riding Nearby; Hunting Nearby; Kayaking; Mountain Biking nearby; Playground Onsite; Restaurants Nearby; Sailing; Shopping; Ski Slopes Nearby; Snowmobiling; Swimming; Tennis Nearby
Swim, canoe, and fish out front or enjoy the screen porch. Toddler Playground 100 feet in back in Cottage, Small beach and huge swim dock about 100 yards along path. Winter X-C skiing, skating, Snowmobiling, ATV trails, hunting offsite.
Transportation Reserved Parking
You need to bring:
food - (we only provide limited staples, such as spices, BASIC condiments, and coffee) fun - sunscreen, flashlights for flashlight tag, baseball and glove, watershoes for hiking our 1600 foot shoreline, fishing poles, lots of firewood and charcoal, marshmallows and scary stories!
Many guests never leave the private waterfront!+ More