Secluded rustic cabin on 70 acres- mountain views!

WOW! The view from your huge deck!
WOW! The view from your huge deck!The view from your bed... laying down!Nestled amongst the tall hemlock treesThe cozy wood stoveBright, private bedroom with full bedKitchen with fridge, sink and stove... and a view into the forestSitting area with "library" to right... woodstove in frontKitchen table... yup, also with the view!

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Overview

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Cabin
Per night: $125
Per week: $750
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No

Description of the Andover vacation cabin rental

Cute little off-grid timber frame surrounded by thousands of acres of woods, streams & trails; perched on a hardwood ridge with panoramic views of the valley, 70 acres of privacy. Everything is sparkling new at Moose Mountain Cottage on Skyline Ridge; the cabin is fully equipped with water, linens, towels, pots, pans, silverware, dishes, etc. Just bring your clothes, food and YOU!

Drive to the tiny village at the end of the state highway. Continue north into the mountains, and the road soon turns to dirt. Drive along the babbling brook for another mile. Turn right just before the road turns into a snowmobile trail in the rugged Sawyer Notch. Wind your way up onto the ridge through a beautiful birch forest. Drive to the end of the road and you're there!

Settle in, enjoy the panoramic mountain view from the huge open deck under the hemlock trees. No TV, no noise, no traffic, no people. Set on the porch, sipping stove-top percolated steamy coffee. Doze off in the chaise lounge. You won't miss electricity. Snuggle by the wood stove and play checkers or read. Just you, your family, (including your pets!) and books, board games, crossword puzzles, cards, campfire, woods, streams, waterfalls, owls, turkeys, deer, moose and mountains, lots of mountains. Wander down the trail and see a moose. Find antler sheds. Snow shoe, ski, hike, bike, ATV, kayak... or... just SIT and do nothing! Wake up in the morning and enjoy the panoramic mountain view, without moving a muscle, from the huge window at the foot of your bed. Additional huge windows in the kitchen and living room assures you will not miss the gorgeous sunset from any room. Yes, even the bathroom!!

The cottage is non-electric... no intrusions from the outside world. For your comfort and convenience, it has gas lights, a refrigerator/freezer, and a full size range. The attached (heated!) bath room has a clean, odor free composting toilet, seasonal gravity fed solar heated shower and a sink. Drinking and washing water, and firewood are provided. There is a full bed in a private bedroom; two twin beds in the loft (which are easily slid together to form a KING size bed!) . WE ARE PET FRIENDLY; do not leave Fido behind! There is plenty of room for him to run.

IF THERE IS NO AVAILABILITY FOR YOUR CHOSEN WEEK, ASK ABOUT OUR LOG CABIN! CAMP WINONA (property #59823) IS LOCATED JUST 500' AFTER MOOSE MOUNTAIN, AT THE END OF SKYLINE TRAIL. IT HAS A DETACHED BATH HOUSE, 4 TWIN BUNKS AND A PULL OUT SOFA, A COOKING RANGE/OVEN, GRAVITY FED RAIN WATER SEASONAL SOLAR SHOWER AND SINKS. IT RENTS FOR $100/NIGHT.

Area Information

So much to do in the area; hike the AT (only 2 miles north), kayak remote lakes to secluded sandy beaches, ATV on extensive trail system, swim in clear mountain pools, pan for gold, fish for brookies... We can send you on self-guided trips; discover secret local spots like secluded waterfalls, gorges, remote beaches, etc., with provided maps, signs, directions and advice. Or hire our Registered Maine Guide to plan your trip and take you there! Ask about renting our 2 kayaks for Androscoggin River or Richardson Lake trips.

Sunday River Ski resort is within 30 minutes with restaurants, bars, etc.; Androscoggin River is popular for kayaking. Umbagog Lake has nesting bald Eagles, and Azicohos Lake has a secluded blue heron rookery. Andover is a well kept secret for snowmobiling, always lots of snow and 20 miles to a deer yard where you can feed wild deer! Great ATVing, Andover boasts extensive trail networks including ITS82, connecting to just about anywhere! A superior hunting and fishing area as well. If you love the outdoors, you need to check out this area!

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
Night
Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Sep 20 2013 Sep 20 2014 $125 $125 $750 $2,250 2 Nights
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 8%
Tax I.D.: 1163476
Deposits: First night rent will reserve your weekend, balance on arrival; One night deposit for full week, 50% deposit 30 days ahead of visit; balance due 1 week prior to arrival. Pay Pal recommended for deposits, can use credit cards through Pay Pal. Cancellation policy: If given at least two weeks in advance of visit, deposit is applicable to future visit (not including holiday weekends).
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Rate is for four people; $25 each additional person per night. Camp fire wood available for purchase in summer. Kayaks available for $20/day rent.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 2 Twin Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Cook
  • Full Kitchen
  • Parking Included
  • View (Mountains)
  • Deck
  • Linens Provided
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wood Stove
  • Appliances

  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator (Mini)
  • Stove
  • Activities

  • Bicycling
    (onsite)
  • Hunting
    (onsite)
  • Boating
    (5 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (5 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
    (onsite)
  • Snowmobiling
    (onsite)
  • Canoeing
    (5 miles)
  • Restaurant
    (5 miles)
  • Hiking
    (onsite)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (5 miles)
  • Lake
    (10 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities

Appalachian Trail within 2 miles
Sawyer Notch within 2 miles
Miles of trails with no houses or camps
Mountain brook swimming
Waterfalls

Reviews for this vacation cabin rental in Andover, Maine

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Danielle Nester

South Berwick ME & Minneapolis MN

Absolute Bliss !!!!!

My Boyfriend and I spent the most amazing week at moose mountain cabin !! From the moment we walked in the door we fell in love with the cabin and the surroundings. The cabin was clean, extremely cozy and equipped with everything we needed and much more !! Brenda & Lance were incredible hosts and attended to anything we needed during our stay. We spent the week in a state of utter bliss and happiness: cooking, napping , snowshoeing (snowshoes were provided), reading , playing games and snuggling by the fire. It was better then we could have imagined. We are hoping to make it a yearly vacation and cannot wait to get back :)

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Would love to have you back!

Jeanne Sund

Standish, Maine

Wonderful escape

We arrived to a nice warm cabin as the stove was already lit. Settled in and relaxed for most of the first day. Dogs were in heaven and happy to be free of a leash! Plenty of wood and water supplied for our stay! You don't realize how much of those necessities you need this time of the year. We explored the mountain a little bit during the stay but did not go too far; we were afraid to come face to face with a snowmobile. Based on the map provided, there are many places we really want to explore this summer! Private waterfalls, water pools, caverns, canyons. We can't wait to get back!!!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

So appreciative of the way the cabin was left! They even folded the dirty laundry! Such a refreshing difference from the last people at our other cabin who left a pile of filthy dishes in the sink. Most folks who prefer off grid are awesome, they more than make up for those rare lazy asses! Thank you Jeanne and Tony; love to have you back!

Jessica Petersen

Portland, ME USA

Perfect

My boyfriend and I spent a week at the cabin and had such a great time. The views are amazing! The cabin is equipped that a week’s stay was comfortable. The cabin was clean and cozy. The hosts went above and beyond to make our stay welcoming and accommodating. They had the trails mapped out were we could leave our cabin with snowshoes in tote and off we went to explore the beautiful location! If you are looking for a peaceful retreat to be in nature this is the place for you! Thank you Brenda and lance for EVERYTHING!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Thank you for the kind words; hope to see you guys back again soon!

Roxanne Moreau

sabattus me

amazing !!

I just want to start off by thanking brenda and lance for building such a beautiful space to get away at. My boyfriend, two dogs, and i went up for three nights and it was AMAZING! We brought our snowmobiles and the trails were amazing !I loved waking up to the view of the mountains. It is so peaceful and has everything you could possibly think of provided to you. I over packed but yet still forgot a couple little things but it wasnt a problem because they were already there. We are plannng on making it a tradition to go up every winter. We are also hoping togo in the summer as well. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to get away for a while. Over all one of the best vacations ive had :)

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Great to have you guys; this area is definitely a well kept secret for snowmobiling... SHHHH! Haha, good to be able to share it with such nice folks! See you soon!

Martyne Bourdeau

Montreal, Quebec

Ma montagne aux USA

Un petit chalet parfait, l'horizon si vaste! A great bowl of frsh air in the White Mountains... a real treat. Brenda and Lance were so amicable... and discreet! No tv, no wi-fi, only rest & relaxation.

Gary Witman

Sunday River Maine

My Best Kept Secret

This has been our second trip to this property and just when I thought it couldn't get any better.....Well it did......BIG TIME! If your looking for a last minute escape from a hectic work life, or just want to get away from it all than this is the place of your dreams. Often when work gets a little crazy in the winter "as we all know it sometimes does" to ease my mind I just imagine my time at Camp Winona and the serenity and peacefulness it provided us with. (their other cabin shown on the right hand side of this page)This new camp is a beautiful hand crafted rustic cabbing perched on top of a beautiful secluded mountain. Your amazing hosts have provided you with a vast and endless amount of amenities for your trip. Your cabin has everything a chef as myself would need to cook a gourmet meal. We enjoyed a roasted beef tenderloin with root vegetables and several other amazing meals while we were there. From paper towels to a set of chef knives or even a nice book to read, Brenda and Lance have it waiting there for you. Our first sunrise on our first morning my sister as well as the 2 six year old children we had were astonished to see a female "cow" moose and her baby a "calf" stroll right in-front of the camp. Almost as if we were never even there. We have gained memories that i know will last a life time at this property and I would like to thank the owners for sharing this with us as well as the public. Thank-you Brenda and Lance for everything you do. This property provides something that I have found to be priceless and trust me you will not be disappointed! Thanks again for sharing Most Sincerely, Justin & Candice

Melissa West

Taunton,MA

Secluded Get-A-Way

Not enough time to take it all in! Beautiful location, views go on forever. If you like hiking and exploring this is it. Make sure you make it to Devil's Den. Looking forward to seeing it in the snow. The cabin is so cozy we didn't want to leave and neither did the dog! I could go on and on, but go and visit for yourself!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Great to meet such nice people and be able to make them happy!

Adam Richardson

Dover, NH

Great escape!

Took my wife here for our 1st year anniversary and we had a great time! The Brenda and her husband have done a great job with this place. Moose Mountain is brand new and has all the luxuries you need to remain off the grid. We really enjoyed hiking all the trails around and just driving through the many miles of beautiful fall forest. I would highly recommend this cabin if you want something unique and special. Can't wait to return!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Glad we could continue pleasing guests with our new cabin, like we have with our first property, #59823!

Jeff Kay and Alice Roberge

Saint Johnsbury, VT

Picturesque cabin

This is a wonderfully designed and decorated cabin. It is charming and cozy. Large windows enabled us to appreciate the outstanding mountain that were visible even from the very comfortable double bed. The gas lights are very effective at illuminating the rooms. The gas refrigerator and stove work well. The cabin is thoroughly equipped. We appreciated sunsets and mountains from the very comfortable chairs on the spacious deck. Star-gazing from the back yard was spectacular. The composting bathroom is inside; it does not smell. A small fire in the wood stove quickly heated the cabin. Excellent hiking and canoeing possibilities are in the vicinity. Our hosts left a great bottle of wine to soothe our aching joints after a hike. Highly recommended.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Our very first guests at Moose Mountain Cabin! So glad all of our hard work is appreciated. We try to set up our non electric cabins for comfort yet simplicity. And as if we were to live there. Hope to have you back soon Alice and Jeff!

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    Masconomet Regional High School, Heritage High School, Livingston, NJ, Framingham State College
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