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Amazing Maine Get-Away - Maine's Western Mountains

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Merrill House, summer
Excellent
9 reviews
Merrill House, summer
West face
Merrill House, winter
Merrill House, winter, front
Great Hall
Dining Room
Front Door
Trout pond with slide and rope swing
Western view of Baldpate Mountain
Covered Bridge swimming hole
Master Bedroom
Upstairs Bedroom
Southeast Bedroom
Southwest Bedroom
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Overview
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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About the Owner, Merrill House P
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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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Listing #FKN4821452
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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  • English first
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English first
Dayton, Maine
Reviewed 7 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

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Management response:

Thanks for your kind words Brenda, and congratulations on the big event! We are very happy to be able to share our family home for such wonderful celebrations! The Chandlers

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Maine, MA, NY, WA
Reviewed 16 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

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Management response:

Thanks very much Avanel. We are very happy your family was able to gather and enjoy your time together at the Merrill House!

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Windham, ME
Reviewed 17 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • 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
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
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Rates

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

Showing rates for up to guests.
Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
£607
US$800
£3,641
US$4,800
5 Sep 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
Fall (September - October)
3 nights
£607
US$800
£3,641
US$4,800
1 Nov 2017 -
31 Mar 2018
Winter (November-March) MAX 14 GUESTS
2 nights
£569
US$750
£3,413
US$4,500
1 Apr 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Spring (April-June)
3 nights
£607
US$800
£3,641
US$4,800
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Pet fee, if applicable, and with written permission: £76 / stay - Fee
  • Grounds fee, if applicable: £303 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee, min $300, large party $400, weddings $500: £228 / stay - Fee
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
Access
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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