Description of the Andover vacation cabin rental
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.
THIS CABIN IS BRAND NEW! WE HAVE BEEN RENTING ONE DOWN THE TRAIL FOR AWHILE... SEE PROPERTY #59823 FOR MANY 5 STAR REVIEWS OF THE AREA AND OF YOUR GRACIOUS HOSTS :)!
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!
|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; then 50% due 30 days from visit; balance on arrival|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check|
|Other Fees: Camp fire wood available in summer for $10. Kayaks available for $20/day.|
- 1 Double Bed
- 2 Twin Beds
- Full Kitchen
- Parking Included
- View (Mountains)
- Linens Provided
- Pet Friendly
- Wood Stove
- Gas Grill
- Refrigerator (Mini)
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Grocery Store
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Sawyer Notch within 2 miles
Miles of trails with no houses or camps
Mountain brook swimming
Reviews for this vacation cabin rental in Andover, Maine
March 5, 2014
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!!!
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!
Portland, ME USA
February 24, 2014
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!
January 30, 2014
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 :)
Ma montagne aux USA
January 7, 2014
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.
Sunday River Maine
My Best Kept Secret
October 30, 2013
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
October 16, 2013
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!
October 9, 2013
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!
Jeff Kay and Alice Roberge
Saint Johnsbury, VT
September 29, 2013
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.