Our rental property is located in Stony Brook Recreation and Campground. It is a park model vacation home which has one bedroom with queen size bed. There is a sleeping loft with full and twin size mattresses for comfortable sleeping for children; one bathroom with tub and shower. Linens are provided for up to six guests.
The kitchen is equipped with gas stove and oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, fully equipped with pots and pans, cooking utensils and place settings for at least six. The dining area has table and chairs for four; living room has 42 inch flat screen TV, DVD player, sleep sofa and lounge chair. Living room offers a view through the sliding glass doors onto deck that overlooks western Maine foothills and river valley. Vacation home sleeps a family of four comfortably; can sleep as many as six using the sofa bed in living room.
During the winter the property offers on-site access to snowmobile trails as well as on-site sledding, nordic skiing and snow shoeing on ungroomed trails. The property is just six miles from Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry; it is 8 miles to Mt. Abram Ski Area in Locke Mills; 18 miles to Black Mountain Ski Area in Rumford. There are numerous cross country skiing areas nearby including the Bethel Inn, 6 miles; Black Mountain Ski Area in Rumford; Carter's Cross Country Skiing in Bethel.
You can easily take advantage of the unique opportunity to dog sled from nearby Mahoosuc Guide Service which provides one day or multi day dog sledding in the winter. As Maine Guides they also lead canoe and fishing trips in spring, summer and fall. There are a number of local businesses that offer snowmobile rentals and guide service.
The Bethel area has numerous restaurants, taverns and pubs which assures that there is a place for everyone's taste. There are numerous fine dining establishments in Bethel as well as on the mountain at Sunday River Ski Resort. There are also many casual restaurants that welcome families with children of all ages. There are large and small restaurants, pubs, cafes and diners. Many eating establishments also provide music on the weekend and Sunday River Ski Resort offers a robust live entertainment schedule throughout the ski season. There is never a reason to be bored when visiting the western Maine foothills!
There is access to a coin-operated laundry facility nearby on the grounds. We also manage a variety store that is open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In addition to groceries, there is a wide variety of beer and wine as well as convenience foods such as breakfast sandwiches, pizza, grab and go foods for lunch and dinner, sandwiches and salads as well as freshly baked pastries.
In the spring, summer and fall, the campground provides an outdoor pool, mini-golf, shuffleboard, recreation room with games as well as a 400 foot long zip line. We rent canoes and kayaks which can be used in numerous local lakes and rivers with our providing shuttle service.+ More