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Quiet Lakefront Cottage with Private Beach


Property Details

Updated: Aug 19, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 5 Sleeps

Classic 2 Bedroom Maine cottage, on quiet Stearns Pond in Sweden, near Bridgton, Maine. Two and a half hours from Boston. One hundred feet of private sandy beach, perfect for swimming, fishing and for children. Screened porch overlooking the lake, 40 feet from the beach, plus a spacious lakeside deck, perfect for sunning and cocktails. Great sunsets. Secluded from all neighbors. Stearns Pond is a deep, beautiful and pristine lake 2 miles long and 1 mile wide, with only 40 homes on its shores.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

My husband and I bought this property in 1990 when our children were young. Over the years, it has been the place of relaxation, solitude and great memories for our family. It is a truly special place.

Speaks: english

1 Reviews

1 traveler review


Piece of Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5


Your cottage was so much more than expected. It was cute, clean and well maintained. The beds were comfortable and the cottage had many extra amenities that made it nice for good days and if it was a rainy day. It was very peaceful and quiet.

The water was crystal clear, which we all loved. My dog Meadow, played with the ducks and chipmunks all week. We fed the hummingbirds and went to Remy's for regular bird food. We did see and hear the loons. The area had many trails to walk with our dog. It was a perfect vacation for my dog as well as us.

We absolutely loved our stay!!! We would definitely like to return. Thank you for sharing a little piece of heaven on earth.

Carl & Lisa Fortin

Moosup, CT.

August 20th-27th

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, Lisa. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay at our cottage. We consider it to be our bit of heaven on earth and are happy to be able to share it. Also, thank you for taking such good care of our property. We hope you will return again in the future. Pat
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From the Owner

The cottage is situated in a cove on an acre of land. It is very private because of the distance between the cottages and the lake itself has fewer than 50 cottages. We are miles from the nearest highway, so you never hear traffic sounds. We have several return tenants, love our house as much as we do.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Portland International Airport at 45 Miles Nearest Motorway : Rt. 302 at 7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Black Horse Tavern, Bridgton, ME at 7 Miles

Only 15 minutes from Bridgton, which features a great movie theatre, a drive in movie theatre , a fine book store, and many good restaurants and shops. Just 45 minutes from great shopping and outlet malls in North Conway, too. The Saco River is close for canoe expeditions. Fine fishing on Stearns Pond, plus hiking, nature trails, rock-hounding, golf, great dining, antiquing….what more could you desire?


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Saturday at 1:00 pm to Saturday at 10:00 am. One half of rent due when you upon confirmation and the balance due two weeks prior to the first day of your stay. Security deposit of $100 due with first payment. There is also a 8% lodging tax which must be collected prior to your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

There are loons on the lake, sometimes with babies, and you can hear their haunting calls in the evening. We are on the southern side of the pond, so the house has beautiful sunsets, and boast one of the best views of the lake. We also have a great gradual sandy beach, which is perfect for small children.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Dining Area


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Water View


  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 700 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Back Bedroom - 1 double, 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom - 1 double


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Canoe, grill, hammock, wood stove & wood provided, CD/iPod stereo, well equipped modern kitchen and modern bath. Two bedrooms plus a trundle bed under one of the beds.

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