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Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks english

Amazing Maine Get-Away - Maine's Western Mountains

Sleeps32
Bedrooms 16
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Andover vacation lodge rental

Lodge, 15 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 25+ warm weather, 14+ cold.

Historic country lodge in Maine's beautiful western mountains with private swimming pond and beach on property, close to lakes, streams and mountains. Nearby world-class fishing (Rapid River, Magalloway, Kennebago, Androscoggin & Swift Rivers, Rangeley & Richardson Lakes), golfing (Bethel Inn & Sunday River), and ski areas (Sunday River, Saddleback, Mt. Abram, Black Mountain).

Magnificent setting with broad lawns and pastures overlooking mountain valley in the northern end of the Mahoosuc range. Pond & river on property. Trails on property and access to 4000 footers. Plentiful outdoor activities: swim, boat, fish (stocked pond, great fishing throughout the area including some of the nation's most pristine wild trout waters), hike, bike, ride, berry pick, you name it. Nearby Bethel Recreation Area & Sunday River golf and ski resorts. 3 hours from Boston.

This is a truly unique vacation and recreation spot - comfortable and gorgeous with deep history in a friendly old-New England town. Built in 1792 by the first homesteading settler in the valley; renovated in the late 1800s at the peak of the railroad era into a private summer retreat with design contributions by Stanford White and Frederick Law Olmsted. Wonderful interiors including breathtaking Great Hall, several salons, Grand Dining Room. Long views that defy words.

Rates quoted are for family vacation rentals with the indicated seasonal overnight guest maximums. Event and other rental rates quoted upon request.

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Keywords: Sleeps 25+ in warm weather, 14+ in cold weather. Summer and winter rentals available. 2 kitchens, 2 dining rooms. Catering & event services available. 15 fireplaces. Contemporary utilities & amenities including wireless internet. Elegantly furnished.

Weddings, reunions, special events, family vacations, corporate and group retreats. Destination Weddings. Ceremony and reception site. Trophy trout, salmon & bass fishing. Two golf courses nearby. Amazing for leaf peeping weekends. Downhill and XC Ski. Snow-mobile. Hunt. Hike the Appalachian Trail. Relax.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Point of Interest
Merrill House

Magnificent setting with broad lawns and pastures overlooking mountain valley in the northern end of the Mahoosuc range. Pond & river on property. Trails on property and access to 4000 footers. Plentiful outdoor activities: swim, boat, fish (stocked pond, great fishing throughout the area including some of the nation's most pristine wild trout waters), hike, bike, ride, berry pick, you name it. Nearby Bethel Recreation Area & Sunday River golf and ski resorts. 3 hours from Boston.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Andover, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2016-2017
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$864
C$5,186
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$66 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$1,064
C$6,383
 
Notes: Rates are based on 25 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
C$1,330
C$7,979
 
Notes: Rates are based on 26 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$1,064
C$6,383
 
Notes: Rates are based on 25 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$532 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,995
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cleaning fee from $300; $500 for weddings (subject to event details.) Grounds fees may apply. Pets, if permitted, will incur surcharge.
Security deposit $1000, $2500 weddings (subject to event details.)

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Andover, Maine

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • cell phone
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 7 - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • #1 Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Private Bath
    #2 Moose Room - 2 twin/ single
    #3 Great Hall Suite - twins - 2 twin/ single
    #4 Great Hall Suite - Queen - 1 queen , Attached Bath (shared)
    #5 The Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Can be configured w/ Queen or Twins
    #6 The Loft - 1 queen
    #15 Bald Pate Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    #16 Flat Rocks Room - 2 twin/ single
    #10 Merrill Suite - Queen - 1 queen
    #11 The Poor Room - 2 double
    #7 The Metalluk Room - 1 twin/ single
    #8 The MollyOckett Room - 1 twin/ single
    #9 Merrill Suite - Twins - 2 twin/ single
    #12 Aunt Grace's Room - 1 queen
    #13 Richardson Room - 2 twin/ single
    #14 Rangeley Room - 3 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (5), Full Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (13), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Please note that the 'Private Pool' indicated above is actually a spring fed private pond with a beach, rope swing and picnic table set amidst the fields behind the house - it's nice!