Send to a friend
Pin It
back to search results

Cozy lakefront cottage nestled on the shore of George's Pond. Sleeps 4 to 6. in Franklin

Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture Franklin CABIN Rental Picture

vacation rental description

Located on the shore of pristine George’s Pond in Franklin, this charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath lakeside cottage has a dock, float and long views across the pond. Meticulously kept with a modern kitchen and comfortably furnished including a a gas fireplace. Set among the trees, in a quiet location well off the “beaten path”. Robin's Nest has all major kitchen appliances, phone, cable TV and internet. The kitchen comes with pots, pans, cups/glasses, plates and eating utensils. Bedrooms/Bathrooms are equipped with towels/sheets/linens/pillows/blankets. There is a washer and dryer located on site for your convenience.

Robin's Nest is ideally located. Depending on where you are headed, the main area of Acadia National Park can be reached with a 40 minute drive. A 20 min. drive brings you to the many boutique shops & restaurants in the village of Ellsworth as well as the area’s largest grocery shopping in downtown Ellsworth plus an L.L. Bean outlet. These are just the immediate amenities. The list of potential daytrips from Robins Nest is long and varied. The Schoodic Peninsula portion of Acadia, historic Castine, the gems of the Blue Hill Peninsula, all the sights & sounds of authentic fishing villages & miles of unspoiled shore Down East, a visit to the mustard factory or many of the local wineries and don't forget historic Campobello Island in Canada.

Keep an eye out for loons, & eagles ~ all are common sights on Georges Pond. Moose, fox & deer have been seen, but not often as other wildlife. The deck, yard and surrounding properties bustle with the countless songbirds that grace Down East Maine. Squirrels and chipmunks often scurry over our toes. Kayakers could spend hours paddling in and out of the many coves on the pond.

Well-behaved pets are most welcome at Robin's Nest. Fido will not miss his daily exercise with an evening ball or Frisbee session before dinner.

Come, spend a week or two on this serene Maine pond.

You will experience life in a whole new light.

vacation rental location

property availability

  • dates with deals
  • unavailable dates

Last modified on 07-22-2014 at 9:25 PM.

email owner view full calendar

Karen Dillon

cabin rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • cabin
    • floor area 800 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • lakefront
      • Nestled on the shore of pristine George’s Pond in Franklin the cottage comes with kayaks. Swim from the dock to our float just off shore where you can catch some sun before swimming back to shore.
    • lake view
      • Rain or shine, the view out across the lake is captivating. The ripples on the water catch the sunlight giving the appearance of a million diamonds spread across the pond.
  • Theme
    • away from it all
    • family
    • romantic
    • sports & activities
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • towels provided
      • Bath towels and beach towels are in the linen closet.
    • fireplace
      • On chilly nights the warmth of the gas fireplace is most welcome.
    • wood stove
      • We supply 1 bundle of wood for the outside fire pit. Guests will need to purchase additional wood from local roadside vendors.
    • heating
      • In addition to the gas fireplace, the cottage does have central heating.
    • washing machine
      • A new front loading washing machine is in the cottage
    • clothes dryer
      • The stack washer/dryer are there for your convenience.
    • internet
    • telephone
    • linens provided
    • parking
    • living room
    • hair dryer
    • iron & board
  • Kitchen
    • kitchen
    • refrigerator
    • stove
    • microwave
    • dishes & utensils
    • pantry items
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
  • Bathrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bedrooms
    • 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6, beds for 4-6
    • bedroom 1: 1 queen
    • bedroom 2: 1 queen
  • Entertainment
    • games
    • books
    • toys
    • television
      • A flat screen TV is in the living room.
    • satellite / cable
      • The cottage has basic cable supplied by Time Warner
  • Outside
    • kayak / canoe
      • children's kayaks and adult kayaks onsite.
    • water sports gear
      • bring your water sports gear,
    • outdoor grill
      • A charcoal grill is on the deck,
    • deck / patio
      • Spanning the waterside of the cottage is a large deck for dining or just relaxing with a cool drink.
    • boat
      • A paddle boat is on site.
    • lawn / garden
  • Suitability
    • non smoking only
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • must be 21 years old
    • long-term renters welcome
    • children welcome
      • We have a bunk house where up to 2 older children may sleep. It is only steps from the cottage.
    • pets considered
      • Well behaved pets, with $50.00 pet fee
  • Notes
    • We have a fire pit on site. We provide the first bundle of wood but guest will need to purchase additional wood from local roadside vendors.

activities and attractions in Franklin Maine

  • Attractions
    • churches
    • water parks
    • restaurants
    • cinemas
    • playground
    • museums
    • library
    • marina
    • winery tours
    • theme parks
    • health/beauty spa
    • live theater
  • Leisure Activities
    • photography
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • eco tourism
    • gambling casinos
    • paddle boating
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • whale watching
    • shopping
    • sight seeing
    • boating
    • shelling
    • wildlife viewing
    • antiquing
    • miniature golf
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • freshwater fishing
    • sound/bay fishing
    • water tubing
    • golf
    • rafting
    • sailing
    • swimming
    • rock climbing
    • deepsea fishing
    • fly fishing
    • mountain climbing
    • pier fishing
    • kayaking
    • jet skiing
    • snorkeling/diving
    • cycling
    • mountain biking
    • cross country skiing
    • skiing
    • hiking
    • fishing

contact owner

please fill in the form below to inquire about this rental.

submit

  • owner Karen Dillon
  • 2nd phone 207-244-4041

When you book a vacation rental on any of our websites, we want you to experience a carefree vacation. Learn More

accepted payment methods

credit card
check

Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the phone number displayed on this listing page. By contacting the owner directly and paying by an approved method - credit card, paypal, check or bank transfer - your reservation payment will be protected up to $1,000.

Learn more in our Security Center

vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
summer
Jun 2 2014 - Aug 30 2014
$1,117
7 nights
 
 
fall 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$850
$2,800
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Additional guests $50 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Summer bookings are weekly, Saturday to Saturday.
Ask about shorter/longer stays for Spring or Fall season.
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

email owner

Karen Dillon

Franklin cabin photos at a glance

Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture
Franklin CABIN Rental Picture

email owner

Karen Dillon

traveler reviews for this franklin cabin rental

Great Family Vacation

Review submitted: July 13, 2014   Date of arrival: June 28, 2014

My family and I had a wonderful stay at Robins Nest. It is a great place to stay to be of the beaten path and yet close enough to fun activities to make day trips. My children, ages 10 & 14) had a great time kayaking, fishing and swimming. We got to see the loons and even 2 bald eagles. A family vacation my kids are sure to remember.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Nice Place

Review submitted: June 5, 2014   Date of arrival: May 25, 2014

If you are looking for peace and serenity, then this is the place for you. I loved it here.

Recommended for: age 55+

Owners response: It is our favorite hide away! We are glad that you love it too!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Stay TWO Weeks -- You'll Be Glad You Did!

Review submitted: September 2, 2013   Date of arrival: August 17, 2013

My family of 5 (2 adults, 2 kids age 10 + 12, and Ginger the dog) had an absolutely wonderful time at Robin's Nest on our first 2-week vacation ever. Plenty to do right at the cottage -- kayaking, swimming, exploring the lake, and relaxing on the porch. Plus Acadia just 30-45 minutes away for whale watching, hiking, biking and taking in some truly magnificent views. Wonderful to be immersed in nature seeing birds and animals we never get to see in suburbia -- bald eagles, osprey, otters and porcupines.

Robin's Nest was clean, comfortable, and well equipped and owners were very friendly and helpful. They came out immediately when the weather turned cool and we asked to have the gas fireplace activated. They gave us useful local knowledge about the diving board and island to explore across the lake, best place to buy produce, etc. We especially loved having 6 kayaks so the whole family (even Ginger!) could paddle together.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 2 / 4

 

Reviews are the subjective opinions of VacationRentals.com travelers and not of VacationRentals.com, Inc.

email owner see all reviews (3/9) write a review

Karen Dillon


Franklin vacation rental

This vacation rental has been listed since 01/13/2013.