Secluded rustic cabin on 70 acres- mountain views!

Panoramic mountain views from every window, beautiful every season!Late afternoon sun steams through the tall pines; mountains surround the cabinThe winding ridge road leads right to your cabin, plowed for your convenience.First snowfall blankets the groundCabin from belowThe wintery view from the deckSnowmobile right from your door- to ITS trails, deer yards, frozen waterfalls.Autumn SplendorAutumn from the deckLittle cabin in the woodsRidge top road through the birchesTop of the World!WOW!Unbelievable views!Your inviting front doorThe cozy wood stoveSitting area with "library" to right... woodstove in front.Dining area with bedroom beyondKitchen table... yup, also with the view!Dining with a viewWhat more do you need?Kitchen with propane fridge and stoveBright bedroom with picture window; panoramic view from the bed!Full bed with extra pillows, privacy, and lots of windows!Upper loft with two twins; kids love climbing up into their "fort".Cozy little hideaway in the loft with two twin beds, big window for fresh air.Timber frame, rustic decor.Interior bathroom with composting toilet and gravity fed rainwater sink/shower.Peak Foliage - End of SeptemberWOW!Nestled amongst the tall hemlock treesPerched on the edge of the ridge topThe view from your bedroom window!The woods sideThe south western elevationSeclusion
“ Excellent ”
21 Reviews


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.

We are on a hill, it provides the AWESOME view AWD/4WD strongly recommended in winter!

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


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Sep 20 2014 Sep 20 2015 $125 $125 $750 $2,250 2 Nights
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 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 on arrival. Pay Pal recommended for deposits, you can use credit cards through Pay Pal with no account. Ask me how! Cancellation policy: If given at least two weeks in advance of visit, deposit is applicable to future visit (not including holidays).
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.


  • Beds

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features

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

  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Gas Grill
  • Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Hunting
  • Boating
    (5 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (5 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Canoeing
    (5 miles)
  • Restaurant
    (5 miles)
  • Hiking
  • 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

Reviews for this vacation cabin rental in Andover, Maine

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Stef James

Dover, New Hampshire USA

Thanksgiving at moose mountain cabin!

What a blast! The husband and I came up to get away from all the stresses that go along with the holidays and we couldn't have picked a more perfect spot. Quiet, secluded and a great view! The snow covering made everything picturesque. Even tho it seemed like everything must have been miles away it was all so close. It only took a few minutes to get to town and the sites. Devils den was a great spot as was the ledges and I'm sure the falls are beautiful during their running season. We can't wait to come back during a warmer season to see the sites at their peak and try Winona cabin.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Love to have you guys back again.... each season here is so different, the scenery changes drastically. Not sure when is my favorite time of year. I'd have to pick late August if I had to, or maybe late September. No wait, I really love when the snow is really deep in February; then again early May is so green.... LOL

Mario Cohenno

Stoughton, Ma

Great getaway and great hosts

The location of the cabin is as ideal of a spot as any i have ever seen. Set on a ridge, surrounded by mountains, i immediately could feel the stress leave me upon arrival. The husband and wife who own the property couldn't be any nicer and were very eager to make my experience a good one. The cabin is very clean and has a cozy feel to it. The only reason i didn't give five stars was the wood stove took some work to get going due to the wood not being completely seasoned. However, they did supply enough kindling to make it possible to light. If you like to hunt, atv, snowmobile or just be surrounded by pristine wilderness then you won't be disappointed. I would definitely go back again.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

So glad you liked the cabin Mario. We use the same firewood at our house and haven't had a problem. Not sure what happened there, as we also lit the fire off for you before you came. It takes awhile to get used to the operation of a stove when you are not used to it. We are always happy to help when asked!

JP Faherty

Carver, AM

Off the grid relaxation at it's best!

As the title says, this place offered relaxation at it's finest. My wife and I went for three night with our dogs and had an amazing time. The weather wasn't the best while we were there but we still got out each day for a hike with the dogs and had fun exploring the area! The bed was comfortable, gas lights easy to work, fire place kept it toasty, and the fridge and oven worked perfectly! If you're looking to get away from it all and disconnect from emails, facebook, etc then this is the place! Plus your hosts are awesome!!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Glad you enjoyed it JP! Hope to see you again soon!

Mary Ellen Barry

Dedham, Mass.

An autumn paradise!

My husband, dog and I just spent the three-day Columbus Day weekend at the Moose Mountain cabin. The location is fantastic – tucked away in the woods with nothing around you but quiet and beauty. The fall colors were spectacular and we spent hours just sitting on the deck and staring at the scenery! We hiked the surrounding trails – Bailey dog was thrilled to be able to run off-leash. We also explored the area by car one afternoon, going north to the Rangeley area and Height of Land, and also south to Bethel and the Sunday River area. All of it was beautiful, and the area scenery ranged from wooded areas to open farm land (we even saw some buffalo!). The cabin itself is beautiful and ‘solid’ – very well built! To shower, we did need to heat up our water but once that was done, it was fine. All in all it was a nice balance between off-grid (i.e. no electricity, so we listened to a lot of radio – the baseball playoffs to be exact!) and modern amenities, as there is a fridge, gas stove and gas lamps. We got to meet Brenda and Lance on our last day and they were great – very friendly! We hope to be able to make it back again and enjoy it during another season.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

So glad you enjoyed our little corner of paradise! Hope to have you back soon!

Beany Dee

No. Edison, NJ

Moose Mountian Magic!!!

WOW, B&L what can we say, a much needed retreat.!! didn't want to go home, someday we'll be neighbors, you guys are just so special and your cabins up there are just awesome!! Seeing all those stars at night, the fresh air and hearing the coyotes (LMAO) know...hehehe was just great. Honestly, peeps, THIS is the place to go for some R&R from the rat time, hopefully all of us can make it. Will stay in touch, you guys are just da bestest!! Everything was provided in the cabin and next time I'll pack lighter cause I know you've got all the comforts of home there. Love Always, Your NJ Connection... Jean and Vin

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Omg, I love meeting people like you guys, knowing we have found a lifelong friendship. Would LOVE to have you for neighbors when you're ready to leave the rat race for good. Can't wait to meet Harry! Hope to see you soon! OXOX

Allison Bourdeau

Pepperell, MA

Great time!

We really enjoyed our short trip. Cabin was great! Pictures don't do the view nor the cabin justice. We hope to stay again, still on a quest to see a moose. Would love to be there in the winter, but our Toyota Avalon would not get very far;)

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Allison, we provide a parking area at the bottom of the hill and are more than happy to shuttle guests to the cabin in our truck! Most times,the road is in good enough condition so this is not needed. Winter is a magical time!

Gayle Silvestro

Atkinson, NH

Peaceful Retreat

Very clean and accommodating cabin on a secluded mountain ridge. Owners are extremely pleasant. Very peaceful and relaxing. Perfect place to unwind amidst spectacular views.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Happy that you enjoyed the cabin Gayle. Thanks for the chaga, can't wait to try it. See you next time!

nuno cunha

new bedford mass

simply amazing

From the best hospitality to the breath taking views the cabin vacation in Maine will b one for the books the trails were infinite and beautiful the locals were friendly and helpful it's a must for any one and the property owners were so nice they went above and beyond to help us thanks again for everything

Elizabeth Winters



My husband and 2 dogs and myself stayed for a week in July. It was amazing! The view from the deck was so beautiful, and it's the same view from the bedroom. You literally open your eyes in the morning and are looking out a big picture window framing a beautiful mountain view. The cabin itself was perfect and had everything needed to make the stay comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed hiking every day with the dogs. We saw moose, deer, rabbit, fox and a bear. It was a great vacation and was truly reenergizing. We will be back and we can't recommend it enough if you're looking for a quiet vacation with a comfortable cabin , endless trails, amazing scenery and where dogs are welcomed. Thank you!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

So happy to share our quiet and wildlife with you guys! Come again!

Avrom Honig


Scenic Relaxing Honeymoon

We decided to stay here for a week for our honeymoon, and are glad we did! We stayed in the Moose Mountain cabin and it was great—comfortable, well put together, homey, etc. with amazing mountain views right out the window. The cabin has a lot of natural light, and at night you can see the stars very clearly if you step outside since there is no light pollution. The cabin is very well stocked with good books, games, and basic kitchen supplies as well as pans, plates, etc., and we were provided with ample drinking water for the week (we had purchased jugs of water ahead of time, not sure what to expect, and we didn't need them!). The cabin has gas lamps (no electricity), water for washing pumped from barrels on the roof, and a composting toilet, all of which took a second to figure out, but we quickly got used to them—they were well put together, clean, and accompanied by directions on how to use them. The shower water didn't heat up so we had to boil it, but it really was no trouble—the stove works well, and there are large tea pots provided for heating water when it is needed. There is also a refrigerator. The nearest grocery store is about 25 minutes away, so it's best to pick up what you need at the beginning of your stay but it's not a bad drive if you need to get there in the middle. Downtown Andover is also nearby (maybe 15 minutes away) and it has a small store where you can buy takeout food and some basic items, but we did not visit that store so we do not know what it's like. The cabin has one bed downstairs, and two upstairs along with a small mattress for little kids, so it can accommodate a couple or a family easily. There are a number of hiking trails around the cabin, and a map is provided for helping you to navigate them. We explored a few of them and they were quite beautiful; we encountered some little frogs along the way, and saw some moose tracks (but no moose). Brenda has some of her artwork on the walls of the cabin and it is spectacular—definitely worth a look, and she was happy to tell us about it! She and her husband were superb hosts, and made sure that we were taken care of. It was a challenge at first getting to the cabin, but we figured out the way pretty quickly. It's (literally) off the map but this is part of its charm. If you want to be in nature but would also like to be in a cozy cabin, we highly recommend this place. We plan on visiting again in the future.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

It is so wonderful to be able to provide the backdrop for lasting memories for young couples.... this is our second honeymoon! I hope we see you guys back again, maybe for your many many anniversaries?? Thanks for the great review.

Joy Hackel

Cambridge, MA

Enjoy the quiet

What a lovely place! If you're looking to immerse yourself in a peaceful mountain setting this is for you. Appreciate all the eco-friendly details. An amazing view and charming hosts.

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Hope to see you guys again!

Dawn Emery

Portland, Maine

Remote family getaway

What a visit we had a the Moose Mountain cabin! It was truly perfect for our family of five - two adults, two kids and our pooch. We had quite a long, but lovely hike to Devil's Den which was 3.7 miles from the cabin according our GPS. We arrived back to the cabin before sundown, and slept deeply and peacefully after viewing the "super moon" in the night sky. There's no better sleep than after a long walk, nestled in a comfy bed with a gentle breeze filling the room. We woke in the morning to the sound of rain on the roof, and enjoyed simply sitting; watching the fog and clouds kissing the mountainous skyline as the blue sky and sun danced into view. We will definitely return for a longer stay, and come prepared for long hikes. Thanks for a remote family getaway!

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Thanks for the nice review, Dawn. It is hard to believe the hike to Devil's Den is that far! I will have to clock it on our ATV. Hope to have you back again soon!

Roxanne Moreau

Sabattus, ME

Simply amazing!!

This was the second time coming here and its just amazing! The first time was in the winter and we had a blast snowmobiling and relaxing. And this trip was just as amazing. We spent all our time out on the back porch watching the mountains or sitting by the fire outside. We brought our two dogs with us and they had a blast swimming at the Ledges. We cannot wait to go back! This is definately a tradition for us. Thank you Brenda and Lance for being such great hosts and making such a beautiful place. We didn't want to leave! :)

Grammy Bee

Owner's reply:

Love to share our little piece of heaven with others, if only for a few days! It is nice to be able to provide a little escape from the rat race, and even nicer when folks like you appreciate it! See you again soon! (The foliage season is unbelievable!)

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


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!

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


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!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the most fun things to do here?
A: Hiking, biking, ATVing, snowmobiling... all right from your doorstep, no driving required!
Q: What makes this so special?
A: It is the only cabin you will find on top of a mountain with so much space around it to explore, and so much privacy
Q: What are other nearby activities?
A: You can walk to the Ledges at Moody Brook or Devil's Den; both very secluded areas for bathing in cool, clear mountain brooks under waterfalls and in deep pools. Even rock "slides"!
Q: Is the access too rough for my car?
A: No! The dirt road in is in excellent condition;. In mid winter, especially after snow and ice storms, AWD is highly recommended since we have hills and don't always sand. If you have any trouble at all, you can park down below near Copperfield Bridge and call us; we are happy to give you a ride in!

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