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Original Lucerne-in-Maine cabin


Property Details

Updated: Oct 21, 2016
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Enjoy a quiet, peaceful vacation in a secluded rustic original Lucerne-in-Maine cabin nestled among mature trees on the side of a mountain. Our cabin, built in 1929, has 2 bedrooms, a screened porch, a sun filled dining room, and, a 16x24 ft. deck, all overlooking scenic views of Phillips Lake and the surrounding mountains. You will enjoy the outdoors the entire time you spend at our cabin. We have provided almost all the amentities you will need; including all cooking utensils, linens, outdoor furniture, fire pit, propane or charcoal grill. Or, spend some quiet time in the cabin enjoying a fire in the granite fireplace while watching the 42' Plasma tv with directv, dvd player, WIFI, and much more.

When you venture out to explore Maine's beauty; you will be located 10 - 15 miles from Bangor / Brewer, Maine to the north & Ellsworth, Maine to the south; both of these areas have Super Walmarts and any other possible ammenity you may need.

Further to the south (34 miles) is Bar Harbor, Maine; Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Or, take a drive down coastal Rt. 1, where you can stop at several roadside flea markets, antique shops, scenic views, and, restaurants along the way.

To the north is Moosehead Lake in Greenville, Maine where you will enjoy more scenic views. Moosehead Lake is 40 miles long where a ride on the 'Katadin' river boat is a wicked way to capture all the views including Mt. Kineo.

A short distance further to the north is Baxter State Park. This area is more than 20 sq. miles of forest to explore with scenic water falls, lakes, wildlife, and the magnificant Mt. Katahdin...the largest mountain in Maine.

I have lived in this area for 18 years, and I have not been able to see everything Maine has to offer.

We have thought of almost everything! All you will need to bring is groceries, your clothes, family, friends, and your toothbrush!

Come join us for an amazing, restful vacation; fulfilled with beautiful, peaceful scenic views of Maine. I believe you will come back again and again.

If there is anything we may have forgotten or something special you would need during your stay, please ask.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

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13 Reviews

based on 13 traveler reviews



  • 5 of 5

The cabin was charming and a great location. They replied right away to any questions we had and anticipated all our needs...even ones we hadn't considered. The deck was perfect for grilling and entertaining. Check in and out were easy, breezy. I would highly recommend this place, and would stay here again if planning another trip to Acadia/Bar Harbor area. Loved it. Thanks for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin like we wanted

  • 5 of 5

We had no problem finding the place. Everything was ready for us as per cabin description. We have spent most of our time on Mount Desert Island discovering amazing Acadia National Park. Visit Lobster Hatchery at Mount Desert Oceanarium, our kids loved the place. If you are looking for a rustic cabin in the woods, this is the one. After 8 days we did not want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing rustic cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here at the Lucerne-in-Maine cabin! The surrounding scenery is beautiful and it was only about a 45 minute drive down to visit Acadia National Park. We had rainy weather but still enjoyed cozying up in front of the wood burning fire place and sitting in the front porch room watching the storm! The home was well stocked with linens, extra toiletries, kitchen supplies, and drinking water so we didn't need to leave looking far anything we forgot! Thanks so much for a memorable stay!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cabin in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin! The wooded setting is absolutely gorgeous! I always am skeptical of the photos posted, as people can use angles and filters that make things seem nicer than they are. With this listing, though, the pictures posted are accurate to even selling the place a little short - you just have to see it in person! We spent 3 nights here in June. The cabin doesn't have heat, which we did not think would be a problem. Turned out the nighttime temperatures were dipping into the 40's, which made it a bit chilly. We just bundled up and went with it! It was still fun. We spent our days hiking and exploring Acadia and basically just slept in the cabin, fixing a couple of meals there, too. The kitchen is small, but it's quite functional and well-stocked. The decor throughout the cabin is sometimes over-the-top, but it makes it feel more like a home. With the rain, we did not get to use the deck, but it is large and has plenty of seating.

I highly recommend this cabin to anyone wanting to explore Acadia or just chill in the woods for a few days. Great place!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Location

  • 4 of 5

Exactly what we were looking for a quite get away.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to stay here again...for the 5th time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at this cabin four years in a row, and we love it more every time. As others have noted, the owner has stocked it with pretty much anything you could ever need. We especially love the peaceful and beautiful views, huge porch great for bbq-ing, the fire pit at night-- and Sunset Point at the top of the little mountain the cottage is on, where you can see some seriously stunning sunsets. This is an authentic log cabin so yes, it's old and rustic, but it's very well taken care of. We love escaping the city and chilling out here, cooking lobsters, bbq-ing, relaxing and reading and getting out and enjoying all that Maine has to offer. But it's especially nice to have a cozy, unique place like this to return to and just hang out at and enjoy the nature around us if we don't feel like getting in a car. Thank you Jim and Dottie for sharing this gem of a place and we can't wait to come back next summer!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bangor International Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Lucerne Golf Course at 0.5 Miles

things you will want to check out while in the Bangor and Downeast Maine areas...

Bar Harbor (shopping and restaurants)

Acadia National Park (Cadillac Mountain, Sand beach, Thunder hole, Echo Lake, and more)

Moosehead Lake

Baxter State Park

Lighthouses (70 in Maine)

Maine Children's Discovery museum

Hollywood Casino - Bangor Waterfront Casino

Bangor Waterfront Concerts

Bangor Mall

3 super Walmarts within 30 minutes (Bangor, Brewer, Ellsworth)

Coles' Transportation Museum

Speedway 95

Sports arena (bowling / arcade / minature golf)

Whale watching & lighthouse cruises

Glider rides & scenic air tours

Several must eat at restaurants

Fort Knox & the Penobscot Narrows Observatory


Rental rates

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $50
Tax Rate 8.0%

Nightly Rate: $95

Weekly Rate: $500

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

$650 weekly + $50 cleaning fee + $150 refundable deposit + 8% Maine Lodging Tax

Pets welcome (no charge)
Signed rental agreement required.
1/2 weekly rate + cleaning fee + deposit + tax is due to reserve desired week.
balance of weekly rate due 30 days before arrival.
Weekly rentals from Sunday 4pm - Sunday 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Claw foot tub


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Elec stove refridgerator / freezer granite fireplace / outdoor firepit (firewood provided) full bathroom with clawfoot tub & shower 16x24 ft deck Microwave coffee maker toaster all pots/pans, dishes, & utensils provided propane and charcoal grill (propane & charcoal provided) all linens & towels provided Local & nationwide long distance provided WIFI Satelite TV DVD player with 100 movies 1 queen bed 1 full bed 1 full futon sleeping bags

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