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Diane Futch

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english, french

Private Lake House In Northern Maine

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of the Square Lake vacation cottage rental

3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, wrap around porch with Lake Views, Private boat ramp&dock

While it’s easy to confuse Long Lake as there are over 25 lakes so named within the borders of Maine, this Long Lake is closely associated with St. Agatha surrounding portions of the lake with Caribou 25 miles, Van Buren 8 miles, Fort Kent 30 miles, Presque Isle 38 miles. Long Lake is the deepest of the Fish River chain of lakes and covers 6000 acres with a maximum water depth of 163 ft., and over 7 miles long. The surrounding land is primarily forest land and agricultural.

The 1600 sq. ft. Lake House sleeps 6 adults (additional guests require cost increase and prior authorization from owner) comfortably in addition to basement space offering a pool table, piano, and lakeside level access. The cottage has a fully-equipped kitchen with all appliances including microwave, convection oven, stove, warming drawer, and coffee maker. Other features include Canadian rockers, a king Master bed with comfortable mattress/pads/linens attached to a half bath. The 2nd Bedroom is a queen size with comfortable mattress/pads/linens. The 3rd bedroom offers full size bunk beds with comfortable mattresses/pads/linens. A 2nd full bathroom is furnished with bath and beach towels.

A wraparound deck allows for full lake visibility and lounging. A screened in gazebo on deck allows for outdoor dining, relaxation, happy hour, reading, bird watching, chess matches, etc. A large propane-fueled grill is located on the deck near an adjoining door to the kitchen.

Other amenities include a private boat-launching ramp, high-speed internet, ceiling fans, a/c, radiant heat fireplace, washer and dryer, satellite TV, family games, life jackets, pool table, windsurfer, outdoor fire pit, hammock, croquet set, and a piano.

This vacation Lake House sits in a coved area on Long Lake, ideal for viewing bald eagles and fishing daily in front of the cottage. It is situated in a private location, which requires access to this part of the lake via private road or water. There is no thruway traffic!

This year round Lake House could not be duplicated today being a mere 20 feet from the water’s edge. It features water views throughout the lakeside of the cottage. It is a bird watcher’s haven with a bald eagle nest around the bend. Located in a peaceful and quiet part of the lake, the property is surrounded with an international twist of camp owners, both French Canadians and Americans. Acadian and Irish Settlers were the first to inhabit the area with a strong Native American presence. The small-town spirit and appreciation for their heritage is quite evident today as the French language is commonly heard.

There is a 40’ private dock for fishing, swimming, lounging. The lake has a shallow entry from the shoreline with a gradual increase in depth that is ideal for children and older adults. Ducks, loons, eagles will be constant water companions.

Salmon, brook trout, trout, rainbow smelt are the principal fishery. The lake supports a sport fishery for brook trout and landlocked salmon of statewide significance with salmon averaging 16” in length. Ice fishing is open January 1 through March 31.

Closest grocery store is 8 miles away in Van Buren, Maine. Nearby guide services and rental equipment for winter and summer activities are available. (Snowmobiles, snow skis, kayaks, canoes, boating, jet ski, etc.)

Rates: $1200/wk USD

Saturday 3pm check-in - Saturday 9am check-out

Daily rate $225/day USD 4 day minimum stay

Contact owner for monthly or long-term rates

Security deposit 50% USD due promptly

Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival otherwise reservation will be cancelled with no refund.

Time is critical in vacation rentals, and your reservation will hold this home off the market for a period of time. If you cancel for any reason after we have confirmed your rental, no amounts paid will be refunded unless the home is re-rented. If it is re-rented, 80% will be returned. (minus 20% service charge) The earlier you tell us you may need to cancel, the more likely we will be able to re-rent. We encourage you to get Travel Insurance to cover forfeited rental payments in case you have to cancel your rental.

Winter Months: Some of the best snowmobiling and ATV trails in the country can be seen on the other side of Long Lake. With Canada a stone’s throw away, bring your passport. There are US and Canadian well-maintained downhill and cross-country ski trails to choose from. Or you can decide not to travel that day and snowshoe or cross country ski on the lake.

Can Am Crown 250 Sled Dog Race (qualifier for Alaskan Iditarod Race)

World Cup Biathlon Events (qualifier for Olympic competition)

Summer Months: French Acadian heritage events.

August 8-24, 2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien

International Muskie Derby Competition

Ployes Festival

Near by US and Canadian golf courses.

More Details
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Diane Futch (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english, french


Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Presque Isle, Maine
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Fort Kent, Maine
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Square Lake, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Oct 6 2016 - Nov 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$79
Refundable No-Smoking C$669
Tax Rate 9.0%

Discounts on back-to-back weeks contact owner
For monthly or long-term rates contact owner
Absolutely no smoking and no pets.
Maximum occupancy - 6 adults. Contact owner for additional guests authorization.
Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival otherwise reservation will be cancelled with no refund.

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Square Lake

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1580 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Completely renovated 2012, storage for linen and towels
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath in the master bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Twin size mattresses, bureau and closet.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Vanity table with bench, bureau, closet and half bath.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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