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USA Maine Sunday River Paris Listing #10043

Willis Croft - Paris, ME

7 reviews
Max occupancy: 8 2 Queen Bed, 3 Twin Bed, 1 Futon, 1 Sofa Bed 4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Dog-friendly  (75 lb weight limit) 
32 Hannibal Hamlin Dr, Paris, ME 04271

Historic home with porch & mountain/valley views, dogs OK, great for weddings!

Your dreams of Maine will come to life at this four-bedroom Paris property! A centuries-old home with a classic covered porch, an historic, dog-friendly interior, and sweeping views of The White Mountains Presidential Range. Thanks to the incredible location on 80 privately owned acres, you have a stunning view of sights as nearby as the reds and oranges of autumn trees when the leaves erupt into a gorgeous display of Fall colors or as far as the peak of Mount Washington. Enjoy seasonal walks on the three miles of woodland trails and during the winter months, your backyard leads right into continued family fun with cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails, along with groomed, locally maintained snowmobiling trails that will link you all the way up to Bethel!

Originally constructed in 1810, this two-level home is part of the Paris Hill National Historic District, a 19th century village that sits 48 miles north of downtown Portland. You'll be in the midst of beautiful old homes, just a quarter-mile from the Paris Hill Country Club, and 30 miles north of the beloved Sebago Lake State Park. The property is also just steps away from the Cornwall Nature Preserve.

Thanks to its distinct charm and glorious surroundings in every season, this home is an ideal destination for a tranquil family getaway. But keep in mind that it's also available to host tented backyard weddings for up to 180 guests (please contact Vacasa for additional information).

You'll feel at home as soon as you enter the living space, which features hardwood floors, generous seating, and a vibrant mix of patterns in the carpets, wallpaper, and upholstery. Open that novel you've been meaning to read in the comfort of a rocking chair, spread out a board game on the living room rug, and use the provided logs to keep warm by the fireplace (please note that the fireplace is available only in spring and autumn).

Find another space to mingle in the sunlit family room, where the large picture windows frame views of the surrounding countryside. Curl up on the sofa or one of the armchairs, throw a log in the wood-burning stove, and gather the whole family for a DVD or VHS favorite on the flatscreen cable TV, DVD player, and VCR. This home also has free WiFi so you can stay plugged in if you like.

The full kitchen is a charming mix of function and country style, offering wide-plank hardwood floors, plentiful cabinetry, and a wall of windows that let in the sunshine. Flip pancakes on the stove each morning, slice fresh fruit at the circular eat-in table, and leave the dishwasher to handle the clean-up.

Take your dog for morning walks around the Paris Hill Historic District, keeping in mind that a 75-lb. weight limit and a nightly pet fee apply. And there's no better place to spend your days than outside on the covered porch, where you'll find a selection of rocking chairs and cushioned lounge chairs, a hammock for afternoon naps, and a lovely view of the yard where your kids can play capture the flag.

You'll entertain with ease on the spacious property, thanks to the charcoal and gas grills that can assist with family barbecues. After a day spent in the great outdoors, you can leave your clothes to spin in the private washer/dryer.

With four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, this home will accommodate as many as eight guests. You'll find one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a second bedroom with a queen bed and a futon - and both rooms offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The third and fourth bedrooms have three twin beds between them, and a comfortable sofabed is provided for additional sleeping space.

If you're in search of an historic Maine town that is full of classic New England character and natural beauty, look no further than Paris. You'll be just down the street from one of the oldest golf courses in Maine at the Paris Hill Country Club, which has been welcoming golfers to its nine-hole course since 1899.

Come and experience the quiet wonders of Maine - book your family escape to this historic home today!

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AMENITIES

Activities

Board games

Children's games

Features

Fireplace

Washer/dryer : Private

Wood-burning fireplace

Wood stove

Kitchen

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet

Cable

DVD library

DVD player

Stereo

TV

VCR

VHS library

Wireless router

Miscellaneous

Iron

Outdoor

Gas grill : Private

Patio

7 reviews

Rob M. Oct 2018
Thanks for the AWESOME cottage!
Mary G. Oct 2018
Your cottage was perfect, loved the sunsets. The kitchen was well equipped and we pulled out the board games. We liked the proximity of your cottage to the tourist areas and loved the peace and quiet. We hope many other families enjoy time at “The Crane Cottage”
. Sep 2018
We has a beautiful time at your little cottage. Our group if 5+1 baby had a calm and relaxing weekend. Thank you for your hospitality.
. Sep 2018
Our small young family with 2 babies took a road trip to gorgeous Maine. It was our 1st time visiting this beautiful state and we are sure happy we did. We will definitely be coming back, staying at this cottage was the right choice and it was exactly what we wanted. A beautiful location with beautiful views. Complete peace with a fireplace. Thank you, We will be back!
Tomas A. Jul 2018
We had an absolutely wonderful visit. We celebrated my wifes 37th birthday with family. We had lots of gorgeous days and evenings with lots of visitors. There were frequent spotting of many bald eagles, duck & geese familys. We hope all other guests enjoy “There Crane Lake house” as much as we did!
Elizabeth H. Jan 2018
Time has stood still on Paris Hill. Looks like straight out of a movie scene- absolutely beautiful! The focus of our trip was going to Sunday River, a little out of the way but the timeframe just made acceptable.
Mark T. Oct 2017
Wonderful restored colonial in quaint Paris Hill. You will love it! Great views!