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Steps from the beach on Sebago Lake Basin

Windham beachfront vacation home with kitchen and patio

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Windham, ME, United States of America
10.0.Exceptional.
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! From the view of the lake to the beach and accommodations…

    Jul 5, 2021

  • We had an amazing time at Hoot Mon! The house was clean, comfortable and had everything…

    Jul 2, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 48 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Sebago Lake Basin - 1 min walk
  • Seacoast Adventure - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Jordan Bay - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Little Sebago Lake - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • St Josephs College - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Double Bed

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About this home

Welcome to “Hoot Mon” Lake House! Hoot Mon Lake House is located in North Windham, Maine, an easy 30 minute drive from Portland International Jetport (PWM) and about 2 hours and 15 minutes north of Boston. Four generations of our family have spent countless summer days lounging on the beach, playing in the water and enjoying the incredible sunsets here on Sebago Basin. The Basin is a smaller outlet of Sebago Lake (connected to the larger lake by a boat-friendly passage under a bridge.) The lake is dotted with islands at the south end and home to many loons and painted turtles. Our lake house is at the end of a small lane and about ten steps from the beach. Our road is a dead end with other camps on it and is therefore a quiet and neighborly little community.


Hoot Mon has three floors and two full bathrooms. There are two private bedrooms. The upstairs bedroom has a queen bed and an in-suite full bathroom with a stand up shower. The downstairs bedroom has a double bed and access to the second full bathroom (also with a stand up shower) through a large walk in closet. There is also a queen-sized pull-out couch upstairs. Both bedrooms have closets and dressers for your use.



The kitchen is part of an open floor plan and flows into the dining/living space with tons of windows and a panoramic view of the lake. The view is spectacular! The basement is a perfect place to hang in the evening, play a game, watch a movie, do a puzzle and relax! “Charlie’s pub” (named for our grandfather who built the house) is the main attraction down in the basement. There is also a utility room in the back with a washer/drier you are welcome to use.



Outside, the private neighborhood beach is just a few steps away. We have beach chairs and towels for your use! We also have a picnic table and grill outside so your family can enjoy the beautiful Maine evenings. There is also a small porch on the front of the house, facing the lake, which is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing evening and watch the sunset.



North Windham has lots of shopping and eating options, including Hannaford’s, Shaw’s and Walmart, which are all one mile up the street. There are many family fun activities in town as well! On Saturdays there is a farmers market in town and we are happy to recommend spots for eating and ordering takeout - whether you are looking for something close by or are up for more of an adventure, we have lots of favorite spots!



Cleaning procedures are in accordance with CDCs guidelines (you’ll receive a welcome letter when you book which outlines our cleaning procedures.) We’re simplifying the dishes & supplies in the kitchen. There will still be enough dishes for cooking & eating, however this means that if you want to use spices & oils etc for cooking you’ll have to provide that for yourself.



*Please note: The storage or usage of fireworks is not allowed on this property.



*Please note: No pets are allowed on the property.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Sebago Lake Basin - 1 min walk
  • Seacoast Adventure - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Jordan Bay - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Little Sebago Lake - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • St Josephs College - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Mercy Primary Care - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Ramond Beach - 6.3 mi / 10.1 km
  • Panther Pond - 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
  • Thomas Pond - 7.9 mi / 12.7 km
  • Shaw Park - 9.4 mi / 15.1 km

Getting around

  • Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM) - 29 min drive
  • Auburn, ME (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal) - 30 min drive
  • Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional) - 60 min drive
  • Portland Transportation Center - 27 min drive
  • Freeport Station - 39 min drive
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The manager

Casey Spencer

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Beach towels
  • Beach loungers

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 9:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between guest stays.

Also known as

  • Steps From The On Sebago Basin
  • Steps From the Beach on Sebago Lake Basin Windham
  • Steps From the Beach on Sebago Lake Basin Private vacation home

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 9:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bob's Seafood (2.1 mi), Ice Cream Dugout (3 mi), and A La Mexicana (4.8 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like fishing, power boating, and swimming. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect few days

    The house was VERY clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed. Felt like I was right at home. Casey was very easy to communicate with. The lake was right out the back door as pictured. Very friendly community of homes. Can’t wait to go again!

    Michelle G., Other trip, Jun 24, 2021

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing!

    We loved our stay at Hoot Mon! We spent every day on the beach from our morning cup of coffee to dinner. Then back out to watch the sunset. You can’t beat how close the home is to the sandy beach... literally steps! It made it so easy to run back in if you forgot something, grab lunch, etc. We will surely be back next year!

    Kami A., Other trip, Aug 23, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful property

    The house is super clean with great views. The host payed a lot of attention to details. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Lucy C., Other trip, Sep 25, 2020

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Enjoyable

    Lovely location. Great house. Perfect for a close to Portland getaway on Sebago.

    Robert V., Other trip, Aug 23, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Hidden Gem

    We absolutely adore HootMon. It is a little hidden gem... steps to the beach, yet shopping is just around the corner. This was our second stay. Looking forward to returning next year and making it a family tradition.

    Kami A., Other trip, Aug 9, 2021

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Terrific setting right on the beach

    Well equipped and very clean. More of a home than a camp with favs views up and down. Nice calm basin for easy canoe or kayak. Everyone loved the place.

    Peter G., Other trip, Aug 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great spot convenient to Portland

    Peaceful, lovely cottage right on the lake and bordering the community beach. The neighborhood is pretty densely populated, as you would expect from such a great location -- but the neighbors are friendly, respectful, and generally quiet. We loved the sunsets, the loons, the sandy beach. The cottage is well equipped - we had everything we needed, and Casey is great to work with. Easy to pop over to Portland if you want more excitement, and Windham has quite a few amenities itself.

    M G., Other trip, Aug 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place to stay

    We loved the house and location. Everything was just as it appears online. The access to the water was great. All in all very peaceful and would definitely stay here again.

    Stephen S., Other trip, Aug 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We loved Hoot Mon!

    Awesome place for a family vacation. The house was perfect and location could not be better!

    Leah D., Other trip, Jul 30, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lake vacation

    Beautiful views and a great beach area especially for young children. The cottage had everything you need.

    Pam M., Other trip, Sep 8, 2019

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