5 Reviews

From $82 / night

Birch Point Rd, Greenville, ME 04441
1 bedrooms
4 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Cabin
Per night: $85
Per week: $575 - $975
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No
Description of the Greenville vacation cabin rental
Welcome To HAWKES' NEST - our cabin!

Family-owned and operated since 1990, this cozy, waterfront cabin is just 30 feet from the beautiful shoreline of Moosehead Lake and sleeps four. It is described as full housekeeping unit, all you need to take with you are your own sheets and towels (and your desire for beauty and tranquility!)

Enjoy sitting on the Hawkes Nest screened porch, or at the lakeside picnic table, watching gorgeous sunset views over Squaw Mountain and a scenic panorama of the lake dotted with small islands. Or, travel north at dusk a few miles toward the remote village of Kokadjo (Population: Not Many) and nearly always spot majestic moose grazing near the roadside bogs.

Located in Greenville , known as the Gateway to the Great Northwoods, Hawkes' Nest is only 1 mile from shops and restaurants in the center of town, yet is off the beaten path. Nestled at the end of a dead-end, well-maintained dirt road, it gives one a sense of remote seclusion.

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to enjoy one of the few last frontiers.


Don and I came to Moosehead Lake for the first time in September of 1986 for our honeymoon. We were so impressed with the unspoiled beauty and, what we often refer to as "the last frontier", that we vowed to return each year for our anniversary. We did, and on our 3rd anniversary at Moosehead, we decided to look for a place we could call our own. We fell in love with the cabin, then known as "Otter", the first time we saw it - it was also the first cabin we were shown. We purchased it in December, christened it "Hawkes' Nest" and began renting it out the next summer, 1990 for others to enjoy.

It is one of seven cabins that were originally owned and operated as sporting camps. They are all located on approximately 2-1/2 acres of commonly-owned land with 400+ feet of shoreline. The land is owned as one parcel known as Birch Point Condominium Cottages' by all the cabin owners in an Association. The cabins are owned individually and all but one are only used seasonally. The well and septic are commonly-owned and used, as well as the dock and swimming area.

As guests of ours at Hawkes' Nest, you are welcome to wander the Birch Point property, including the shoreline, common dock and swimming area, as you wish. However, please be considerate of your neighbors' personal areas and privacy.

Come enjoy our beautiful 70' rock jetty - fish, swim or or just sit and watch gorgeous sunsets.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions. We appreciate your visiting our homepage and hope your vacation is successful wherever you choose to stay.


Don and Lori Hawkes
Area Information
Greenville is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. It is centered around the lower end of spectacular Moosehead Lake, Maine largest 40 miles long and 20 miles wide! Mt. Kineo, towers 700 feet in the midst of the lake,

As of July 2015, Greenville's population is 1,233 people.

The Moosehead Lake area is best known for it's moose safaris, whitewater rafting, land-locked salmon and togue fishing, Mt. Kineo and waterfall hikes, canoe & kayaking adventures.


Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Sep 01 2016 Nov 03 2018 $85 $85 $575 - 3 Nights
Jun 30 2017 Aug 31 2017 - - $975 - 1 Week
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 12 p.m.
Lodging tax: 9%
Deposits: Saturday - Saturday rentals Deposits: 7 days - 50% Reservation / $50.00 Pet Balance due: 30 days prior to arrival Cancellation Policy: No Reservation Deposit refunds less than 30 days notice
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Expediting Fee: Reservations less than two weeks in advance = $25 additional



  • Beds

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • Heating
  • Screened Porch
  • Waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • Parking Included
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wood Stove
  • Full Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron
  • Radio
  • Stove
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Activities

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Horseback Riding
    (<1 mile)
  • Playground
    (1 mile)
  • Canoeing
  • Lake
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Whitewater Rafting
    (1 mile)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Hawkes' Nest is only 1 mile from town - restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations, boat ramps and recreational activities are very convenient. However, the sense of solitude and privacy is maintained, as there is no through traffic (particularly logging trucks) nearby.

This cozy, fully-equipped housekeeping cabin sleeps 4 and includes the following:

Screened-in porch
Picnic table
Charcaol Grill
Rock jetty w/ Floating dock
Rowboat avail at your own risk (bring your own lifejackets)
Mooring available at your own risk
Easy access for swimming
Franklin fireplace (wood provided)
Outdoor fire ring for small cook fires
Propane gas range w/ built-in 40,000 BTU heater
Propane water heater
Refrigerator w/ freezer
Bathroom w/ shower stall
1 Full-size bed and 1 double bunk
Blankets and pillows (Bring your own sheets, towels and pillow cases)
Bed rail
AM/FM clock radio
8" fan
20" box fan
Microwave oven
Coffee maker
Cooking and eating utensils
Dish towels and pot-holders
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Reviews (5)

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5 reviews
Susan Bobigian Forrester

million dollar views

Susan Bobigian Forrester

attleboro ma

million dollar views

July 6, 2015

cute little rustic cabin. great screened in porch feet from moosehead lake. fantastic kayaking. nice yard. my only issue was no couch to sit on during the rainy days, has a kitchen table and chairs and the seating on porch

Don, Lori and Lyndsey Hawkes

Owner's reply:

Thank you for taking the time to review Hawkes' Nest. We're so glad you had a great time! We also wish it had a couch, but most of the time we don't mind. We'd rather keep the number of beds than substitute the bunks for a couch, especially since we're usually on the porch. Glad you enjoyed it overall and hope you come back again! Don and Lori

Trica Bonenberger

Hawkes nest review

Trica Bonenberger

Pottstown PA. USA

Hawkes nest review

October 9, 2013

We loved Hawkes Nest Cabin & definitely would recommend it. It is right on Moosehead Lake . We loved relaxing on the front porch, the Franklin stove on the chilly nights, & the beautiful views. It is convenient to town too.

Andrew Ridley

Gorgeous and simple

Andrew Ridley


Gorgeous and simple

October 7, 2013

Beautiful lake front with excellent views. Perfect location. Amazing owners. Cabin is very simple and basic. Could use some upgrades to structure and appliances. Overall, it got the job done Will visit again

Richard & Lori Arsenault

Great Getaway

Richard & Lori Arsenault

Westport, MA. USA

Great Getaway

August 17, 2013

The Hawkes Nest was just what we were looking for to wind down from our busy schedule back home. Our favorite place was the 2 adirondack chairs on the screened in porch. We had many hours sitting there with a coffee and a good book overlooking the breathtaking view of Moosehead Lake. The beauty and tranquility of this whole area is beyond words. I would recommend this quaint little cabin in paradise to everyone. Thank you Lori and Don for sharing your very special place!!

Richard McInnis

The Best View Day or Night!

Richard McInnis

Portland Maine

The Best View Day or Night!

August 6, 2012

Great little cabin in the woods, and great neighbors! Very peaceful! I had to mentiion a few times, listen to that....not a sound but water rushing up to the shore!! Loved the stay and had the best time! Thanks so much!!!

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