*GREAT LOCATION FOR SUMMER & WINTER ACTIVITIES* ** WINTER - Weekly ($1800) rentals ** ** SUMMER - Weekly ($2000) rentals ** Winter skiing: Four downhill ski resorts within 45 minute drive: Shawnee Peak, Bridgton, ME - http://www.shawneepeak.com/ Sunday River, Newry, ME - www.sundayriver.com Mount Abram. Greenwood, ME - http://www.mtabram.com/ Lost Valley, Auburn, ME - http://www.lostvalleyski.com/ Cross-Country skiing: Carter's XC Ski Center, Oxford, ME - http://www.cartersxcski.com/ PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: ** NEW ENTERTAINMENT/GAME ROOM FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2017 ** We just completed renovating the upstairs & downstairs floors of the detached garage. We plan on having foosball & bumper pool tables, large screen smart TV, leather couches in this 15' x 24' room. In the downstairs/garage area will be a full size pool table, dart board, and refrigerator for drink storage. This will be a really Fun getaway area for kids and adults. We're very excited to offer this new amenity for our Guests. (Please see attached picture but keep in mind we are still purchasing some of the items.) Newly Remodeled First Time Rental - Lakefront Home w/Gorgeous & Spectacular Waterfront Views of Hogan Pond, open concept living, 3 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 8-10; excellent kayaking/canoeing, fishing, swimming; close to shopping, restaurants, golf, speedway, casino, etc. Looking for a place to enjoy outdoor & indoor family activities and close to other recreations & amenities? Then this is your vacation destination! This home is located approx. one mile down a private wooded road, easily accessible from the main RT 26 in Oxford. If you love nature and enjoy outdoor activities while appreciating simple décor and uncluttered living -You’ll love this place. This is a newly remodeled home set on a 3/4 acre lot with 200 feet of lake frontage. Beautiful unobstructed views from a large new deck & open lawn. You'll be awed by gorgeous nightly sunsets and sparkling sunrises with loon calls echoing on the pond. There are four kayaks (one double) and a canoe available for you to navigate the 1.5 mile long pond and winding river connecting to the Little Androscoggin River and adjacent (similar size) Whitney Pond. For a minimal charge, launch your own boat from the nearby campground beachfront with no restrictions on engine horsepower and boat size. Excellent fishing (license required) of large & small mouth bass, pickerel and other lake-type varieties. We’ve caught many a 3+ pound fish that put up a good fight as you reel them in. The sandy beach (unless there’s been excessive rain), new dock (two 4' x 10' and one 6' x 10' sections) and float (8' x 8') offers swimming and water activities for all. Enjoy playing horseshoes and sitting by the outdoor campfire. One master bedroom downstairs with a queen sized log-framed bed, 2 bedrooms upstairs connected by a loft area overlooking the floor below. One of upstairs bedroom is a large room that includes 4 beds (2 queen, 2 full) while the other more private bedroom has a queen bed. Kitchen/dining room area has two tables for eating, playing games, etc. for all Family members. Living room area has a large sectional sofa with wall-mounted Dish Network TV. One full bathroom, one half-bathroom with convenient washer/dryer laundry area. Offsite from this location, you’ll find convenient food (e.g. Hannaford Supermarket) & retail shopping and several restaurant options (Boomers on Norway Lake is one of our favorites) within a 10-mile radius. There’s many other novelty, craft & antique stores if that perks your interest. Many family activities are available close-by …. Harvest Hill Farm w/animal petting zoo for children, restaurant & pub … Smedberg’s farm for freshly picked corn (late July) and homemade ice cream … Gray Wildlife Park … Cindi’s Dockside Restaurant in Poland … Oxford Speedway w/frequent day/night car racing, or within an hour’s drive if you want to venture further away from Oxford … Bridgton Twin Drive-In and quaint shopping center ... Portland oceanfront for fresh seafood and restaurants/pubs (we love Gritty’s Pub) … North Conway, NH shopping area. The Portland Museum of Art and the Portland Children's Museum are also great day trips as well as watching a Portland Sea Dogs baseball game. Also, try your chance at the nearby Oxford Casino at the top of RT 26 if you feel lucky! We’re close to several public golf courses: Fairlawn, Norway Country Club, Poland Springs, Spring Meadows, Pt. Sebago & Sunday River, that are reasonably priced and easy to secure tee-times. Feel free to ask us for any other recommendations. This location is a perfect home for family gatherings, wonderful place for an adult retreat, vacation spot for those who enjoy different activities, or great central location for area activities.