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Amazing Maine Get-Away - Maine's Western Mountains

Merrill House, summer
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Holiday Rental House -
16 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 32
Andover, Maine
Sleeps 25+ in warm weather, 14+ in cold weather.

Weddings, reunions, special events, family vacations, adventure vacations, retreats. destination weddings; ceremony and reception site. Trophy trout, salmon & bass fishing. Two golf courses nearby. Amazing for leaf peeping weekends. Downhill and XC Ski. Snow-mobile. Hunt. Hike the Appalachian Trail. Relax.

Historic country lodge in Maine's beautiful western mountains with private swimming pond and beach on property, close to lakes, streams and mountains. Nearby world-class fishing (Rapid River, Magalloway, Kennebago, Androscoggin & Swift Rivers, Rangeley & Richardson Lakes), golfing (Bethel Inn & Sunday River), and ski areas (Sunday River, Saddleback, Mt. Abram, Black Mountain).

Summer and winter rentals available. 2 kitchens, 2 dining rooms. Catering & event...
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Listing #FKN4821452
About the Owner
Merrill House P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
Interaction with guests
Caretakers next door will meet you and introduce you to the house, and be on-call for help throughout. Owners always available by phone.
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A Vacation Home Rentals Traveller
Dayton, Maine
Reviewed October 7, 2014


Management response:Responded October 9, 2014


A Vacation Home Rentals Traveller
Maine, MA, NY, WA
Reviewed August 16, 2014


Management response:Responded August 17, 2014


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A Vacation Home Rentals Traveller
Windham, ME
Reviewed June 17, 2012


  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (5)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(6)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(16)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Children are welcome but please note the house has not been outfitted with contemporary child-safety features like outlet blocks or cabinet latches. Also there are several open...
    5 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
    16 Twins
    6 Queens
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Grounds fee, if applicable: C$529 / stay - Fee
  • Pet fee, if applicable, and with written permission: C$132 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee, min $300, large party $400, weddings $500: C$397 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$1,324 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Lodging tax: 9%
Security deposit: min $1000, large party $2000, weddings $2500.
Payment Options: PayPal, Zelle, Check, Personal Check
Other Fees: Winter $50 after first 8 guests, max 14.

Cleaning fee min $300, large party $400, weddings $500. Grounds fee, if applicable, $400. Pets, if permitted, $100.
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About the neighbourhood
Magnificent setting with broad lawns and pastures overlooking mountain valley in the northern end of the Mahoosuc range. Pond & river on property. Trails on property and access to 4000 footers. Plentiful outdoor activities: swim, boat, fish (stocked pond, great fishing throughout the area including some of the nation's most pristine wild trout waters), hike, bike, ride, berry pick, you name it. Nearby Bethel Recreation Area & Sunday River golf and ski resorts. 3 hours from Boston.
Getting around
See website for more details
- Local sight seeing and hikes
- Bicycling in and around Andover
- Canoe/kayak/rafting trips
- Lake access
- World class trout and salmon fishing
- Float-plane charters for sight seeing and remote fishing
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Portland (PWM): 90.0 km
See map info on website

Turn by turn directions from the Maine Turnpike, exit 63 at Gray (about 1.5 hours without traffic):
- Follow signs to Rte 26N
- Stay on 26N through South Paris, plus about 10 miles (about 50 minutes)
- Right onto Rte 232N to end (about 15 minutes)
- Left onto Rte 2W for about a quarter mile
- Right onto Rte 5N for about 20 minutes
- In Andover, take a right after the Andover General Store
- Cross the bridge, start up the hill
- For lower entrance
- - Left onto South Arm Rd.
- - Right into first driveway
- For upper entrance
- - Stay on Elm St. past South Arm Rd., about 300 yards
- - Left into first driveway through stone gate
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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