This beautiful, fully furnished, estate mansion affords multiple choices of renting out parts or all of the building to either vacation rent it or month-to-month leasing. Please call Sue, at 207-441-3214 for further details, to discuss how you can make this facility a romantic get-a-away by renting just part or all of the private living quarters. Different pricing is available. Special events must be discussed and pre-approved on the phone with possible extra fees due to event type and size. Large oversized parties are not allowed. We have multiple booking calendars with different pricing options depending on your party size. Pets of any kind are strictly prohibited due to allergies and liability. If our pet policy is not adhered to, it could result in possibly asking a party to vacate with no refunds available. The Estate has been elegantly restored by the current owner using furnishings and decor similar to those of the Arden era of the 30's and 40's and retains many of its original marble fireplaces and porcelain bathroom fixtures throughout. Resting on five acres at the north shore of Long Pond, the LaPosa Estate was originally built as Elizabeth Arden's health and beauty spa where the rich and famous frequented Maine. Laposa is so applicably named because it means peace. The estate has a total of five (5) kitchens, seven (7) bathrooms, eight (8) bedrooms, three (3) pull out sofas and/or futons, and two (2) very comfortable cots making total sleeping arrangements 22-24. To the right of the facility (we call them separate "cabins"), affords three separate living quarters that is all attached to the building with its own kitchen, full bathroom, living room, dining area, and one spacious private bedroom. Each private living quarter sleeps six (6) and has its own private entrance that is ground level. Each unit also has a sleeper sofa or futon to sleep an additional six (6) persons. Total of 12 can sleep in these quarters with two very comfortable cots available for two extra sleeping arrangements (14 total). The two cots can be utilized where needed and necessary for your party. The main house, on the ground level, offers a parlor/living room that is private, dining room, galley kitchen with dishwasher, full kitchen, off the kitchen is another living room, and a full bathroom with a full bedroom off the bathroom that is nestled privately in the corner of the left side of the main part of the house (all ground level). Total sleeping arrangements are two (2) for the main, ground level. The backs of most of these rooms have french doors that open to the outside back patios and massive lawn space with outdoor seating areas. When entering the main house and when going up the stairs to the right is another area offering full private living quarters that has a kitchenette, living room, dining room, full bathroom and two (2) bedrooms. Off one of these bedrooms, the outside balcony can be accessed so that walking through one bedroom to get to the other bedroom can be avoided allowing for both bedrooms to be private. To the left of this "right side" which is still located upstairs, are two (2) bedrooms and two (2) full bathrooms that are very spacious and large. Both bathrooms are private to both of these bedrooms. One bedroom walks through the other bedroom on this left side. Please take special note. With the right and left side combined upstairs in the main house, there is a total of one (1) kitchenette, four (4) bedrooms, three (3) full bathrooms, one (1) living room, and one (1) dining room making total sleeping arrangements in beds to accommodate eight (8). Loaded with TV's equipped with cable and internet throughout the facility. Carefully manicured grounds include a private dock to the left for kayaks, canoe and boat launching. And to the right of the mansion is access to a semi-private shallow, sandy beach that is very conducive for young ones. A beautiful back lawn exists with umbrella tables, lawn furniture, barbecue grills, horseshoes, boce ball, croquet, and a big bonfire pit. One canoe, one tandem (seats two) kayak, and three additional single person kayaks. Adult life jackets available and some child life jackets. Laposa is nestled between two quaint villages, Belgrade Lakes and Mount Vernon, with antique shops, Days Country Store, curio shops, and restaurants. It is centrally located 20 minutes to Waterville, Augusta and Farmington; 90 minutes to Portland, Bangor, The Appalachian Trail, and 70 minutes to the Atlantic Ocean. Long Pond which is divided into two district basins by a narrows, with over 2,500 acres of open water, affords extraordinary recreational opportunities to guests with principle fisheries for landlocked salmon, brook trout, rainbow smelt, small and large mouth bass (per the Maine Fisheries & Game website). Surrounding waters of the Belgrade Lakes offer a lifetime of enjoyment and natural beauty. Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, which has been rated the #1 course in Maine and one of the top 100 public golf courses in the U.S. is a 7-minute drive from the Estate and offers 18 holes of play in scenic mountaintop beauty with a full service club and pro shop. In addition to the enjoyment of Maine's beautiful outdoors and hunting opportunities available from local Registered Maine Master Guides the Estate is within an hour and a half of all three of Maine's greatest ski mountains at Sugarloaf, Saddleback, Sunday River as well as the local favorite, Black Mountain of Maine.