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Expansive Katahdin View Cabin on Ambajejus Lake with Private Cove and Sand Beach

#390760 · Vacation Rental in , ME,

3 Bedrooms
10 guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Listen to the sound of loons sing you to sleep. Private lakefront rustic camp with a million dollar view of Mt. Katahdin. Sits 25 feet from water. There is 425 feet of waterfront on a point. 2 docks. Private cove with sand beach and floating dock. Walk in swimming. 2 canoes and one tandem kayak. Large fire pit with log benches overlooking the lake. 3 bedrooms and a loft. Sleeps 10 people. Baxter State Park, AT trail, Rafting and Millinocket nearby.

The Space

Please read the entire listing for important guest information before booking!! This Camp/cabin is all hand crafted the traditional Maine way with lots of pine and ceder. The great room has a vaulted timber frame ceiling with a huge slate gas log fireplace for use on chilly nights. There is a very large outdoor fire pit with log benches for you to enjoy the campfire. Two ceiling fans for warm days. The glass enclosed sitting area overlooks the water which is only 25 feet away. There is an expansive wrap around outside deck to enjoy the view. Upon entering one will instantly notice the beautiful slate floor. The Camp/cabin has 3 bedrooms upstairs. One has a double bed. One has 2 twin beds and one has bunk beds. The top bunk is better suited for someone small. The loft has a double futon. There is also a double futon in the great room. That is a total sleeping space for 10. I do provide sheets, pillows, and quilts. Please bring your own towels. There is an inside 1/2 bath and a private outdoor shower with lots of hot water and a marvelous Mountain and water view. There is also an additional outhouse. There is a trail through the woods leading to a private sand beach and the 2nd dock in a beautiful cove. You are welcome to bring your own small boat or jet skis and use the 2 docks. We also have blueberry bushes so fresh blueberries are available in season. This camp will allow you to relax. It is rustic yet has many conveniences. Running water is from the lake. There is drinking water from a nearby mountain spring should you choose to use it. Blue containers are in the Camp to use for storing spring water. Directions will be provided to the spring (Drink at your own risk) or you can bring your own bottled drinking water which is recommended. There is hot water and electric along with fridge, microwave and electric range. Cookware, dishware and eating utensils are provided. There is a gas grill. A high powered propane burner for cooking lobster outside is also provided with lobster pots. There is a gas log fireplace, electric fireplace and propane wall heater for heat. The wood stove is not for guest use. The original gas antique lights are still in the camp and give it that special woodsy feel! Speak to host for this amenity. Please keep in mind that this is a camp and not a house. It is on a dirt road about 3 miles from pavement and the driveway is dirt so there is going to be dust. Keep in mind that you are in the wilderness and there can also be bugs, spiders, spiderwebs etc. I do my best to keep it as clean as possible but there is no way to keep it as one would a house. This is a rustic Camp and if you are looking for perfection this is not for you!! It is not perfect but is the most perfect spot on the planet! Please come with a love for the outdoors and an appreciation of what this spot has to offer. Built with a sense of adventure, love and fun in mind. My wish is that people can enjoy the full Katahdin/Northwoods experience and have memories for many years to come! Ambajejus Lake is part of Pemadumcook Chain of Lakes that is 14 miles long and is the fifth largest body of water in Maine. It is still a true wilderness lake with much of it undeveloped. The loons are plenty and are one of my favorite things to look forward to as well as the resident eagles and many other birds and wildlife.

Guest Access

There are 2 canoes and a tandem kayak on the property. The huge fire pit overlooks the lake and is surrounded by log benches and 3 hammocks. There is a private sand beach on the cove side along with the 2nd floating dock. The entire property is for your use except the wood stove is not for guest use. The antique gas lights can be used after speaking to the host.

Interaction with Guests

Please feel free to call or text at any time before and during your stay should you have questions. I am here to help make your stay special and memorable. I can assist with guide service or just recommended what ever you might be looking for. I have a 5th wheel camper back behind the camp in the upper driveway turnaround that I use. You will pass it on the way in. I can't see the camp from where I am. The trees are thick and there is also a shed in between. I do respect your privacy. I will great you on the way in if I am there. I also have a caretaker nearby should something need to be looked after.

The Neighborhood

The Great North Woods and Baxter State Park are your playground. So much to explore!

There is a Trading Post very close with convenience items that also makes food and has wonderful clothing and souvenirs. Next to the Trading Post there is a very nice Pub and a Restaurant. Town is 15 minutes and has 2 grocery stores. I like the Hannaford across the street from McDonald's. There is a Laundromat. Town also has several more places to eat. I recommend the Appalachian Trail Cafe for breakfast. Lots of local info will be supplied in the property.

Getting Around

The area has

Baxter State Park

Appalachian Trail

Penobscot River

Northwoods Trading Post

Moose Watching

Whitewater Rafting

Hiking

Canoeing

Kayaking

Guides & Tours

Fly Fishing

Boating

Skydiving - Raft and Skydive in the same day

Bird Watching/Loons and Eagles galore!

Float Plane Rides

Guide Service

Other Things to Note

Cell service is not guaranteed. It depends on your cell phone company. Most people can obtain service. I am on Verizon and get 4G LTE service no problem. There is no WiFi or TV. So if you want movies please bring your own DVD's and laptop or other device to watch them. There is also no radio so bring your own tunes. I do not provide towels. Please bring your own bath towels and kitchen towels. The heat source is an electric fireplace, gas log fireplace and propane wall heater. Camp fire wood can be purchased locally at many locations along the way and also at the North Woods Trading Post. Please message the host upon arrival and departure. Late check out fees apply unless you have made prior arrangements with the host. Check out is 11:00 am. If not checked out by 11:00 a $150 late check out fee will be charged. If not checked out by 12:00 the full rate for that day will be charged for a late check out fee. Check out includes having all cars and boats removed from the property. I hope you understand this is so I can get the property ready for the next guests. Once you have a reservation you will have access to the House Manuel with directions, door code and other info that you will be asked to print and review. It is not reliable to depend on the mobile app or GPS in this area. Please follow the directions provided and have printed materials on hand.

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)

Pets allowed

No smoking

No parties or events

Additional rules

You must be 25 years old to book a reservation Please be mindful and leave the space the way you found it. No smoking inside. If you smoke outside do not leave any butts. Ash trays are in the kitchen over the sink. No drinking games allowed. Quiet hours outside are 10pm to 7am. Even though there are no close neighbors sound does travel across the lake. Please be mindful that this is a peaceful environment for wildlife as well. We do have resident Eagles, loons, ducks and more. The gas log fireplace is for use in cooler weather only. Speak to host for antique gas light usage. No wax candles allowed. Use outside fire pit only for fires. Bring your own campfire wood. Do not help yourself to the covered wood pile. Well behaved pets are allowed by approval from the host and are $30 per pet per night. Reservations with pets cannot be instant booked. Please contact host for approval prior to booking. You must clean up after your pet. Failure to do this will result in security deposit being used for doggy clean up. Pets cannot be left alone in the camp. Baxter State Park does not allow pets. No wet dogs allowed inside. Please dry your dog off if they have been in the lake. Please provide bedding for your pet so they are not directly on any beds or furniture leaving hair etc. Use the canoes and kayak at your own risk. Flotation devices must be used when taking canoes or kayak on the water. They can be found in the deck box. No diving off the docks. No leaning or sitting on the deck railings. The motor boat is not for guest use. My insurance does not allow it. Each person in your party is responsible for knowing the rules. Guests provide their own towels. Please confirm the number of guests prior to check in. Additional guests can be added after booking but must be done before check in. If you have more people on the property than the reservation you paid for and fail to notify the host you may be asked to leave and not entitled to a refund. Garbage must be in trash bags and put in the can outside with the lid on. Do not leave any garbage outside on the ground. There is a 2 bag maximum on your garbage. We do not have garbage pickup. Dump days, hours and directions will be provided for you should you have additional garbage. Speak to the host if you need to make other arrangements for garbage. You agree to report any breakage or damage to the host immediately. You agree to accept charges for repair or replacement due to damage to your credit card on file against your security deposit. You agree to use the property at your own risk knowing injuries, accidents and illnesses can occur without fault of the owner or management.

Check-in: 3PM - 8PM

Check-out: 11AM

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House Rules


Check In Time: 03:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 10 guests

Sleeping Arrangements


Common Space
1 Bed
Bedroom 1
1 Double
Bedroom 2
2 Twins
Bedroom 3
1 Bed

Rates

Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
2 Nights Minimum
$115 CAD - - -
Seasonal
02/13/18 - 02/13/21
2 Nights Minimum
$199 CAD - - -
Seasonal
05/25/18 - 05/27/18
2 Nights Minimum
$259 CAD - - -
Seasonal
06/01/18 - 06/14/18
2 Nights Minimum
$239 CAD - - -
Seasonal
06/15/18 - 06/29/18
2 Nights Minimum
$249 CAD - - -
Seasonal
07/07/18 - 08/31/18
2 Nights Minimum
$279 CAD - - -
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Services

Spa Services
Guided Fishing Tours

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Availability last updated Feb 17, 2018
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