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Beautiful New Cottage On The Shores Of Piper Pond In Abbot Maine

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 148 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 1 Bathroom, Waterfront

Property features 3 bedrooms Bedroom 1 features a queen size bed on the main floor. Bedroom 2 features a queen size bed in the finished basement. Bedroom 3 features a full size bed and two twin beds in the loft. Cottage has full bath, full kitchen, living area, game room in basement with ping pong, free Wi-Fi, satellite television, outdoor fire pit, gas grill, beautiful deck overlooking the pond and much more


Owner
Rachael & Skip Davis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Rachael & Skip Davis

We built this property new in 2011 and have paid great attention to detail. The property features hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and unique furnishings. This is our get away retreat and feel you will enjoy staying at our cottage on Piper as much as we do.

Rachael & Skip Davis purchased this cottage in 2011

Amenities

Abbot Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 148 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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5

A Wonderful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we expected and more, very quiet and private in a great location on Piper Pond. All the amenities we desired were provided and Skip and Rachel were terrific hosts. The Moosehead Lake area is great for outdoor activities. We enjoyed hiking with our dog on the many trails to mountains and ponds. A real gem!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great place but 30 minutes from Dover-Foxcroft, not the ten minutes quoted!

  • 3 of 5

The cabin and lake were beautiful and I highly recommend renting here if you don't need to go anywhere else! This would have been the perfect place had it truly been just ten minutes from Dover-Foxcroft as Rachel told me via email. Instead, it was a full hour round trip to DF, which really messed up our plans. It was important for us to be close to DF because we were primarily there to visit my grandmother (age 104!) and as she gets easily tired we planned on visiting her two or three times a day. We had to spend a LOT more time in the car than we'd hoped which cut down on our time to enjoy the cabin and the lake. A real bummer for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome lake house!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great camp on the lake. Skip and Rachael have done an awesome job building it and furnishing it. It's a great place for those that want to spead some time on the water, ATV (the trail head is right by the driveway!!), hike, relax, and just getaway and spead some time in a really quiet, comfortable atmosphere. The house has three floors, with 5 comfortable beds, a really nice kitchen/bath. The raised porch looks out at the dock/pond and is great for spending time with company. The property is really well kept, and the lanscaping is really neat. All around a great place to stay, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful waterfront cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage. From the beautiful decorations to the comfy beds to the easy access to outdoor recreation, I do not have a single complaint. You cannot beat the price for what you get.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of the most enjoyable Maine experiences we have had. A very nice camp on a beautiful pond.

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to northern Maine for nearly 20 years, and this was one of the best experiences ever. The camp (since that is what it is called in Maine, but anywhere else it would be a "comfortable cabin") is modern, well furnished, and thoughtfully designed. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the deck were a delight. Rachael and Skip were responsive but unobtrusive (the power went out for a couple of hours after a powerful windstorm nocked down power lines in the area; Rachael showed up with lanterns). Piper Pond is delightful--large enough to explore in kayaks, but not so big as to become choppy if the wind blows. And the loons calling each other completed the perfect Maine lake experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage, a wonderful week away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

Our time at the Cottage on Piper Pond was perfect -- the cottage had all the amenities we wanted for a week truly AWAY! We enjoyed long walks on the pond roads, listening to the calls of the loons, and swimming and kayaking on Piper Pond (which in any other state, would be called a lake!). The spot is centrally located enough to allow us short drives to significant hikes (Appalachian Trail, Borestone and Barren Mtns, and Wilson Falls), to close-by lakes like Onawa, Hebron and Moosehead, and to great local restaurants in Monson, Greenville and Dover-Foxcroft. The cottage had all the cooking and grilling items we needed to make meals at home, as well. Having rented a lot of similar cottages in both Maine and Colorado, we especially appreciated how thoughtfully and beautifully decorated and furnished the Cottage on Piper Pond was -- just enough to make it feel like home without being stuffed to the gills with tchotchkes and second-hand couches. The owners left us sparklers in honor of our 4th of July visit and just made us feel so at home and comfortable. One thing to note (which was not a problem for us, but might be for others): most cell service (at least ATT) is not available in this part of Maine. The cottage's wifi worked well, but we needed to drive into town to pick up actual cell phone calls and messages. You may want to ask for the cottage's landline in advance, if you need to provide it for emergencies or work purposes. Or, just enjoy being disconnected for a bit: bring a few books, your swim suit and your hiking boots to this wonderfully appointed cottage on Piper Pond, and enjoy a magical week away from it all!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Bangor Maine
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Red Maple
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Piscataquis Country club
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Clark's Country Kitchen
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Big Squaw Mountain

Located on the shores of pristine Piper Pond. Enjoy fishing, swimming, and all of your favorite water activities. The Appalachian trail is not far from the cottage so day hikes up the trail from Monson are fun as well as hikes up Borestone Mountain which is part of the Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary. Borestone is a must for all outdoor enthusiast especially in the fall when the foliage is beautiful. While visiting the area, travel to Moosehead Lake, only a half our drive. Moosehead Lake has much to offer including Moose Safari's, cruise the shores of Moosehead on the historic "Katahdin Steamship". Bring a 4-wheeler or snowmobile depending on the time of year and enjoy many of the trails travelling through the "Maine Highlands"

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.