Description of the East Machias vacation cabin rental
Quiet and secluded, with an unrestricted view of the lake, this historic Maine outfitting camp has now reverted to a private compound. There are no other rental units on the property. The property is over 4 acres, with docks, wooded trails, a small camping area, garden, and several outdoor fireplaces. Buildings and artifacts dating back to the early 1930's, the entire property has an ambiance and atmosphere that has attracted visitors to return for decades.
The cottage is located directly on the shore of the lake - the distance from the deck to the water is about 4'; There is a 40' floating dock in front of the cottage, with a platform and Adirondack bench. There is also a small protected shallow entry in front of the camp; swimming is superb. The bottom is rocky, though relatively level directly in front of the camp. Spring fed, Cathance Lake is exceptionally clean.
The Managers Cottage has three bedrooms, it is ideal for one or two couples or a small family. The cottage has all the modern facilities, is totally equipped for cooking - and was totally renovated several years ago. Canoes are included with the rental.
Picturesque and rustic in appearance, the premises have actually been used several times over the years as a shooting location for film and advertising. This rental offers a large private property - with plenty of room, and privacy, to relax and enjoy one of the finest settings in eastern Maine.
The downeast Maine coast is about 20 miles away; and the easternmost point in the U.S. (Eastport-Lubec area) us less than an hour's drive.
The Canadian border, with access to the Maritime Provinces, is about 25 miles away; and Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park is less than 2 hours drive.
|Jun 02 2013||Oct 13 2014||-||-||$850||$2,100||1 Week|
|Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 12 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 8%|
|Deposits: $250 per week deposit required|
|Payment Options: Mastercard, Personal Check, Visa|
|Other Fees: Canoes included|
- 1 King Bed
- 3 Twin Beds
- 1 Sofa Bed
- Parking Included
- View (Lake)
- Beach Chairs
- Full Kitchen
- Pet Friendly
- View (Mountains)
- Hardwood Floors
- View (Water)
- Screened Porch
- Dock/Boat Slip
- Alarm Clock
- Coffee Maker
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Ceiling Fan
- Charcoal Grill
- Shopping Area
- Whale Watching
- Jet Skiing
- Grocery Store
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Scenic coastal Route 1 - 15 miles away. Maritime Canada - 25 miles.
Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor - 2 hours away. Easternmost point in US (Eastport/Lubec area) - about 35 miles.
Owner Supplied Testimonials
We had the best time. I am so glad we were able to experience your camp/cottage - loved it. We did also get to see much of the area: Rogue Bluffs, Lubec, Reversing Falls, Cambobello Island, Eastport and of course Machias. The lake was beautiful and we had some great adventures in the canoe. All in all a terrific trip.
We'd definitely like to come back again and thanks for considering us for a repeat visit.
Wonderful setting; just perfect for the four of us. Best sunrises, and sunsets you could imagine. Thanks for use of the canoes (and the firewood!) Wwe did not catch salmon that week - but that has to be the clearest and cleanest lake we have ever seen. And it was quiet.
Thanks again for your hospitality; hopefully we will see you again next season.
JT & MS, Chelmsford,MA
Please keep us on your mailing list, as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your cabin.Â If anyone has any questions of how wonderful it is prior to renting, I would be happy to speak with anyone regarding how wonderful our stay was.Â I have to say, that the week we spent there was one of the best times of our lives.Â The accomodations were exactly what we were looking for, rustic, yet comfortable, Martin was so nice, and accomodating to us, and having access to the canoe's was very nice.Â We hope to return in the future!