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Maine is known for its beautiful beaches, rugged coastline, lighthouses, and lobster- but did you know it’s also home to more than 5,000 lakes?
Many of these lakes are perfect for fishing, boating, swimming, and simply relaxing by the water.
So if you’re looking for a comforting and fun destination for your next vacation, be sure to check out one of Maine’s charming lakes.
And to help you plan your visit, we have a list of lakefront rentals Maine where you can book your stay.
With excellent lakeside locations and access to outdoor activities, these properties have something for everyone.
Plus, these rentals boast modern amenities for your comfort- so read on to start planning your next getaway.
You may also find our list of summer vacation spots in Maine helpful.
Rockwood, Maine Cabin Rentals
The Rockwood village is located on the west end of Moosehead Lake- Maine’s largest lake.
People can enjoy activities around the lake including fishing, boating, canoeing, and more.
Hiking along the trails of Mount Kineo is also a fun outdoor activity in the area.
Rockwood is a great place to stay if you want to be close to nature and enjoy what Moosehead Lake has to offer- plus you’ll find some great places to stay located near the lake.
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Rockwood Hills Quiet Lakefront Retreat with Dock!
If you’re looking to rent a cabin in Maine on a lake, the Rockwood Hills Quiet Lakefront Retreat is a good choice.
The quaint 680 sq ft home has three bedrooms, two of which have a queen bed and the other one has a full-sized bed.
Outside you can use the kayaks provided on the dock, a furnished deck and picnic table, and the outdoor shower.
Less than a quarter mile from the house is a boat launch.
Moose River Lookout
Moose River Lookout is in a great location with hiking, golfing, ATV trails, and the Upper and lower Wilson Pond nearby.
The home has a private dock on Moose River, which is half a mile from the lake.
You also have a workspace, a deck, a gas grill, and a full kitchen.
The 2600 sq ft house has two queen beds and three twin beds.
Moosehead Lake, Maine Rentals
Listed below are more lake house rentals located around the Moosehead Lake Region.
Almost all of the properties in the following list are located near the lake- so you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sceneries in the area and stay close to all the fun outdoor activities.
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A-Frame on the Shore
The A-Frame on the Shore (Kokadjo) is one of the Maine lake house rentals on Moosehead Lake.
This three-bedroom home comes with three bedrooms, one of which has a queen bed, one has a full bed and a futon, and one has a twin bed and a full bed- and sleeps six people in total.
You have a private dock, a small beach area, kayaks, a yard, a balcony, and a mooring for a 26 sq ft boat.
Inside is a TV, a private washer and dryer, free Wi-Fi, and a kitchen.
The Lorax Lane (The Highlands) comes with beautiful views of the lake and the surrounding mountains, and you can bring up to two dogs.
Featured in this 980 sq ft home are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a TV, a kitchen, a wood stove, and a dining area.
One of the rooms has a queen bed, one has a twin, and the other one has three twin beds.
There are hiking trails, the town of Beaver Cove, and your private lake access nearby.
Wicked Moose Cabin
Wicked Moose Cabin (Greenville) is one of the largest Maine cabin rentals on a lake.
The 3900 sq ft home has five bathrooms and five bedrooms which include two king beds, two queen beds, four twin beds, and three sofa beds.
On-site, you have a playground, a full kitchen, a patio overlooking the lake, a laundry room, a sandy beach, and a downstairs den.
The Fisherman’s Cabin (Greenville) is an 800 sq ft one-bedroom house with a queen bed.
You have a porch overlooking the lake and are just two minutes from the beach.
There are also paddle boards or kayaks available that you can use or you can swim at the lake which is just a few steps away from the property.
Other amenities include a kitchen, free Wi-Fi, and a cable TV.
Greenville, Maine Cabin Rentals
Greenville is a small and quiet town that sits on the Southern end of Moosehead Lake.
You can enjoy your visit by taking a leisurely cruise around the lake or enjoying activities like swimming, boating, or fishing.
The town of Greenville is also worth exploring with several gift shops, restaurants, and museums like the Moosehead Marine Museum (12 Lily Bay Rd) for you to visit.
If you’re looking for accommodation in Greenville that’s near the waterfront, take a look at the lovely cabin rentals listed below.
The East Cove home is one of the several Maine cabins for rent on a lake in Greenville.
This 3500 sq ft home has a king bed, two queen beds, a twin bed, and a full bed and can sleep eight people in total.
Inside is a full kitchen, a wet bar, an entertainment room, and a large dining room.
Outside you have a private balcony overlooking the lake, a deck, a grill, and a private dock.
Moosehead Island Cabin
The Moosehead Island Cabin is a rental on a private island that you need your own boat to get to.
You have a private beach where you can swim, fish, and paddle.
Or you can use the kitchen, grill, or firepit on the island.
The 1152 sq ft home has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with two full beds.
The Lakeside Chalet is a 1700 sq ft three-bedroom home with two queen beds and a king bed.
There are two bathrooms on the property, a cable TV, a full kitchen, and a fireplace.
Outside, you have a large deck, a grill, a dock, and a large yard, with a fire pit, and nearby is an ATV trail.
Cabins for Rent in Rangeley, Maine
Rangely is a town in Maine that sits on the shores of Rangeley Lake and offers visitors a lot to do in the area.
There are hiking trails to explore particularly in the Rangeley Lakes Region.
Outdoor activities in Rangeley State Park can be enjoyed too- this includes wildlife viewing, picnicking, swimming at the lake, or fishing for trout and salmon.
And there are cabin rentals available too for those looking to stick a little longer and enjoy these activities.
Lake-View Townhome by Park in 4-Season Resort Area
One of the options for lakeside cottage rentals in Maine located in Rangeley is the Lake-View Townhome by Park.
The 1600 sq ft home has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with two twin beds.
On-site, you can access a boat ramp, tennis, pickleball, and basketball courts, and picnic tables, with a boat rental and marina less than a quarter mile away.
Forman is an 807 sq ft three-bedroom cottage in the forest near other cottages.
You can access the lake from a shared area with picnic tables, swing sets, and lounge chairs, and you have your own fireplace, kitchen, and bathroom.
One bedroom has two twin beds, one has four twin beds, and one has a full bed.
Long Lake Cabin Rentals in Maine
Long Lake stretches 11 miles long between the towns of Naples, Bridgton, and Harrison.
The lake is a popular spot for some water-based activities like fishing, paddle boarding, seaplane rides, parasailing, and windsurfing.
And if you’re looking to take it easy, you can always enjoy a lake tour on the Songo River Queen or simply take in the scenery around the lake.
To help plan your stay, check out the following cabin rentals listed below.
Happiness on Long Lake
The first on our list of lakefront cabin rentals in Maine is the Happiness on Long Lake (Harrison).
This 2744 sq ft five-bedroom home comes with a balcony, a patio by the lake, a fire pit, a deck, air conditioning, and a full kitchen.
There are three twin beds, two queen beds, two king beds, and a sofa sleeper that can sleep twelve people in total.
The house has a dock where you can enjoy the kayaks, or you can venture out to hiking areas nearby.
Another option for lakefront rentals in Maine near Long Lake is Lakeside Living (Harrison), which measures 986 sq ft.
The house has air conditioning, a kitchen, a dining area, and two bedrooms, both of which have queen-sized beds.
A shared dock, mooring, and boat rentals are nearby, or you can use the kayaks or fishing rods provided.
And, you can easily walk into town where there are shops, restaurants, and ice cream available.
Lakefront Naples Retreat with Docks and Fire Pits
The Lakefront Naples Retreat (Naples) is a 1600 sq ft house that has three bedrooms with a king bed, a queen bed, three twin beds, a full bed, and a sofa bed.
You can enjoy the lake from the backyard, which has a gas grill, two fire pits, three kayaks, life jackets, a sitting and dining area, and two private boat docks.
Naples Town Beach and Naples Seaplane Adventures are within walking distance.
If you prefer to stay indoors, you can use the Xbox, the fireplace, the board games, the foosball table, or the smart TV inside.
Lakefront Rentals in Sebago Lake, Maine
Sebago Lake is Maine’s deepest lake, around 300 ft deep, and offers tons of recreational activities.
Located on Sebago Lake’s northeast corner in the towns of Casco and Naples, the Sebago Lake State Park is ideal for picnics and sightseeing.
Watersports, fishing, and plane excursions are also enjoyed at the lake.
If you wish to stay around the area to enjoy these activities, several lakefront rentals are available to book your stay.
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Sebago Lake Gem on Private Cove with Boat Dock!
The first of the Southern Maine lake house rentals is the Sebago Lake Gem (Raymond).
This 2538 sq ft house has three bedrooms, one with four twin beds, one with a king, and one with a queen.
Behind the home is a sandy beach area, a dock, and kayaks for you to use, all of which you can see from the furnished deck.
Inside is a ping pong table, foosball, and a sun porch.
For one of the smaller Maine lake cottage rentals, try the Lakeside Cottage (Casco).
The 784 sq ft home is perfect for a family with five twin beds and one full bed.
A playground, a deck with a grill, and a fire pit are on the property, and nearby you have a golf course and a boat launch.
Sebago Lake Haven Water Views, Steps to Shoreline
The Sebago Lake Haven Water Views (North Sebago) rental is a 500 sq ft apartment- perfect for a two-person stay.
You have a kitchen and a balcony overlooking the lake.
Boating, kayaking, or swimming are some of the activities you can enjoy in the area.
The Sebago Marina is just over a quarter mile away, and the Sebago Beach is just over a mile and a half.
Lake Arrowhead, Maine Vacation Rentals
Located in the towns of Waterboro and Limerick, Lake Arrowhead is a popular spot for boating, fishing, and kayaking.
The lake is also surrounded by lush greenery making it a nice spot for sightseeing.
If you’re planning to visit the area, you’ll find accommodations available, particularly vacation rentals located near the lake.
Grand View Getaway
The Grand View Getaway (North Waterboro) is a 3022 sq ft two bedroom, two bathroom home with two king beds and a sofa bed.
This house has a full kitchen, a patio with views of the lake, a cable TV, and a playground.
There are kayaks you can use, a boat launch nearby, and plenty of hiking trails in the area.
Lake Arrowhead Waterfront Cabin with Deck and Grill
If you’re looking for more options for cabins for rent in Maine on a lake, located just a few steps away from Lake Arrowhead, consider the Lake Arrowhead Waterfront Cabin (North Waterboro).
The 1218 sq ft four-bedroom house has five twin beds, two queen beds, and a sofa sleeper.
Outside by the lake is a furnished deck, a private dock, gas and charcoal grills, two kayaks, a canoe, a paddleboat, a hammock, and a fire pit.
Nearby is a boat ramp, parks, Dragonfly Island, and a community center with indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Waterfront Lake Arrowhead Home with Dock and Fire Pit!
Waterfront Lake Arrowhead Home (Limerick), measures 1500 sq ft and has three bedrooms and one bathroom.
One bedroom has a queen bed, one has a full bed, and one has two full beds.
There are kayaks and paddle boards for you to use, a fire pit, a ping pong table, a furnished deck, and a dock that can fit a boat up to 18 feet.
The property is also one of the pet friendly lakefront rentals in Maine so this is a good choice if you want to bring your furry friends on vacation.
If you are planning a vacation in Maine and visit one of its lakes, we hope you’ll find our list of lakefront rentals useful.
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