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Waterfront Camp on Sebec Lake Maine

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 7-8

Welcome to Ridge View Cottage!

This cottage has a large covered porch providing outdoor dining and lounging for family and friends. It has both a gas grill and picnic table. Indoors, there is a glassed in porch with a sitting area and a queen sized futon for extra sleeping. The living room is equipped with a TV and DVD player. There is a half bath with laundry on the first floor, along with a kitchen that has been recently renovated and well-stocked. The upstairs has one bedroom with a queen bed, one bedroom with a double bed, and one loft area with a twin bed. The upstairs bathroom has also recently been remodeled and a walk-in shower was added. This wonderful vacation home sleeps 6 -8 comfortably.

The view is spectacular: glorious sunrises in the morning, and beautiful sunsets in the evening. Enjoy both from the full length glassed-in porch that faces east to west and out to Sebec Lake. There's also an outside fire-pit for cozy evening fires and outdoor relaxation (wood is not provided). Boats and kayaks are available nearby for rent, as well as hiking trails and public lands.

The water frontage is clear, with a pebble beach area. A dock site is also available for those who choose to bring their own boat. WiFi is also available for those who want to stay connected! (But if you want to 'unplug' for the week - that's fine too!)

Ridge View Cottage sits at the edge of Sebec Lake in the heart of the Maine wilderness. While quiet and rural, you’re never too far from civilization: Dover-Foxcroft is 15 minutes away, and Bangor is an hour’s drive South-East. We’re also close to Gulf Hagas, Mt. Katahdin/Baxter State Park, Borestone Mountain, and Greenville. All the peace and quiet of the Maine woods, with the comforts of home!

We do require that there is no smoking, or pets allowed. Thank you!

Rental Rates

All rates include a 7% lodging tax.

$925.00 per week May through October with full weeks only in July and August.

We offer a 3 night minimum stay in May, September, October and November for $400 plus $125 each for additional nights.

More Details

Joe Caruso
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sebec

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Master - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , Loft type room
    Front porch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Front porch
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
New remodeled bath with walk in shower, gas grill on deck overlooking the lake. Bear Shadow also features a large lawn with fire pit ( must bring your own wood or buy local ) for games and smores!!


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Camp on Sebec Lake Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Impecably clean, peaceful, all ammenities needed/wanted available. Wonderful week in Sebec.

  • 5 of 5

There's a good deal I could say about this week on Sebec Lake, and I'll try to share the highlights of a perfect relaxing week. Now, Joe (and Hillary) are deserving of a good deal of the credit, but I'd be amiss by not mentioning their choice of a cleaning staff should also be credited, and if you don't mind me saying so (and even if you do), God, too, played his part as well. As noted, the camp couldn't have been neater nor cleaner - that's important to me! And no necessary kitchen implement was wanting. All big points for the Carusos!!!

The weather was perfect the entire stay. As the fog and mist burned of the mirror-like lake each morning, the foliage on the south side glowed while reflected in the water. Big points for God here. I'd credit Joe, but I just can't do that, now can I? Early morning proved to be an excellent time to grab a canoe paddle as the sun hit the northern shore. Wow!!!!

Value? This was quite the bargain particularly considering my wife and I shared the expense with our daughter and family. I believe this was after peak rental season, the place was deserted both on and off the lake - I saw one pontoon boat only, no neighbors, only some squirrels, chipmunks, and a lone loon. Sad to say not a nibble on the line nor moose in the surrounding environs. But the foliage was peak or close. We'll give God a small ding here, I suspect He can handle it.!?!?!

Finally, let me say as an upstate New Yorker, should I have ever moved, it would be to upper Maine coast.

So, thanks for sharing this piece of heaven with this old coot and his daughter and family and grandsons ( 4 and 1.5 yrs.) .

Don & Anne

Chrissy & Dave & (Alex & Finley)

  • Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay on Sebec Lake!!!
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Awesome! Great place.

  • 5 of 5

The picturesque cabin was directly on a beautiful lake complete with a giant porch. The cabin was clean and absolutely perfect. Included was a hammock, kayaked and a fire pit. Our 3 children spent their days outside all day swimming in the lake, biking and kayaking. It was truly more than we could of hoped for! Can’t wait to go back next year.

  • Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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It’s was perfect, very clean, comfy property was well maintained. It had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. It was the perfect getaway. We wanted a nice mellow quiet getaway and that’s what we got. I have done a lot of getaway and by far this house and property was my favorite so far. And the owner is really nice too.

  • Submitted: 8-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you can visit us again soon.
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Awesome time

  • 5 of 5

We will come here always is so peaceful and quiet this time of year..... Loved it....

  • Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. Nice location. Listen to the loons. House very clean and comfortable

  • Submitted: 24-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This camp is a dream come true. It has everything you could possibly need both inside and outside of it. The available canoe and two one person kayaks were a great bonus. My ten year old son absolutely loved cruising around the cove in the kayak and I loved joining him. The spot is beautiful, with good swimming, a lovely view and plenty of places to curl up and read and play games. We needed a week away from busy life and this gave us exactly what we needed. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: 4-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kayaks provided. Boats for rent nearby, many hiking trails and public land close by as well. We are a short drive to Gulf Hagas, Mount Katahdin, Boarstone Mountain, and Greenville for the Whitewater rafters or souvenier shoppers.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sebec

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 18
Jun 2 2018 - Sep 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 2 2018 - Nov 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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