LOON'S NEST - Town of Searsmont - Quantabacook Lake

LOCATION: Searsmont, Quantabacook Lake - Classic Maine Lake House, Private with Unrivaled Access to Popular Lake

  6 guests
  3 bedrooms
  2 bathrooms
  Allows Pets
  1238 sq. ft.

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Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1- Lower Level
1 King
Bedroom 2-Main Level
1 Queen
Bedroom 3- Loft
2 Twins

Property Info


1st Floor - Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Area, Queen Bedroom, Bathroom with Stall Shower, Screened Porch
2nd Floor - Loft with two twin beds
Lower Level - King Bedroom, Full bathroom with Tub 

DOGS PERMITTED? Yes. All dogs must first meet our Pet Guidelines to be considered. J2

Arguably the most desired location on Quantabacook Lake, Loons Nest is the perfect spot for fishing, swimming, and boating on a serene lake in Maine. First-time visitors to Maine will love the surrounding pine trees, the call of the loons, and the serenity of this lake house. Enjoy warm summer days on the lake, and evenings enjoying the fire pit or relaxing in the screened-in porch.

Loons Nest sleeps 6 comfortably, with a bedroom on each floor and lots of space to congregate. The main-floor bedroom and bath are convenient, and the lower level master allows for lots of privacy, with its own seating area and walk-out access as well as en-suite bathroom. The spacious loft has 2 twin beds and a small sitting area. This A-frame features tons of water-facing windows for watching the lake action. The comfortable indoor living quarters is almost doubled in size with the additional screened-in porch. Enjoy meals or late night board games under lights - or shade from the afternoon sun. The fire pit by the shore is great for roasting marshmallows and enjoying time by the water in the evening. The 12 x 12 dock accommodates swimming and boating from one of the deepest parts on the lake.  This property really has everything you need for the perfect lake vacation.

Quantabacook Lake Fishing Map & Information


BOATS INCLUDED? None, however, if you are looking to rent kayaks, Maine Sport or Ducktrap Kayaks offer those and can deliver them to the Property.  

SECURITY DEPOSIT: No, the owner of this property does not require a security deposit, however, guests are still financially responsible for non-accidental damages at the property.

Property Specifics:
Linens & Bath Towels: Yes, one set of bed linens and one bath towel set for each guest are included (beds are made up prior to guest arrival)
Cleaning: The property will be cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to guest at an hourly rate
Air Conditioning: No - but fans are located in each bedroom
Heat Source: Propane Monitor Heater
Washer & Dryer: Yes
Dishwasher: No
Coffee Maker: Yes, Standard automatic drip with filters
Internet Access: Yes, with Wi-Fi
TV: Smart TV with Netflix streaming access
Grill: Propane Gas Grill
Usable Fireplace: Yes, guests must provide their own firewood
Outdoor Firepit: Yes, guests must provide their own firewood
Water Source: Well water, OK to drink from tap
Trash Removal: Included with rental.
Closest Shopping Village: Belfast, 9.1 Miles away
Number of Restaurants within 10 Miles: 10+
Water Frontage: Yes, Directly on Quantabacook Lake
Beach Access: No
Dock/Pier Access: Yes, private swim/boat dock
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List

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Write a Review
Texarkana, US
Reviewed: Jul 22, 2019
Property Manager
I have never had a bad experience with any of the staff. Great. Very friendly and always helpful. Best vacation rental agency, and I've used many across the U.S. and Caribbean.
Statesville, US
Reviewed: Sep 28, 2018
Property Manager
We have always enjoyed working with On the Water in Maine. You have met our needs each time.
We enjoyed our stay at Loons Nest very much. Did not enjoy that there was no shower in the master area. Loved the living, dining and kitchen area as well as the enclosed screen porch.
Interlachen, US
Reviewed: Aug 20, 2018
Property Manager
On the water in Maine was very easy to work with and we had no trouble gaining entry or checking in and out.
The Loons Nest was a beautiful vacation home in the scenic town of Searsmont. Our view of the lake was breathtaking! We kayaked to the island in the lake one day and swam while we were over there.(something we would not do in Florida) The water is refreshing and clear and we were able to see the mountains. We both agreed that being in the home and the lake was like stepping into a beautiful portrait. Though there was no a/c in the home, with the powerful ceiling fans and portable fans we were never in need of it. It was so peaceful there and we slept in every morning. The home is centrally located, so going places was not a long trip. Truly cannot say anything bad about this property!
Rockport, US
Reviewed: Aug 2, 2018
Property Manager
A leaky faucet in the kitchen was quickly repaired---thank you.
Overall, a very nice rental. Loon's Nest is an attractive,spacious house on a gorgeous lake. The lake is quiet and clean. The house is bright and cheerful. The screen porch is great--we ate there every evening. There is ample space for everyone. The furniture could be in better shape. Prospective renters should know two bedrooms don't have doors,and there is only one shower.
Mount Sinai, US
Reviewed: Jul 25, 2018
Property Manager
When we checked in we noticed a few minor issues and contacted you at 4:30 on a Saturday. We spoke to Meg and she was at the house within 45 minutes and fixed the problems. She also helped us (the old folks) navigate the electronics (TV, netflix, DVD) as our grandkids weren't coming until the next day. Paige and Meg are very professional and extremely helpful
A great lakeside house with lots of space. We took our son and his family with us and we were worried that we would be cramped and on top of each other. But the 3 floors in this house were ideal, as the kids were in the loft, our son and daughter-in-law in the lower level and we were on the main floor. We also spent lots of time on the screened in porch. The grandkids had a great time on the lake and we were so glad that we rented a kayak and a paddle board.
Franklin, US
Reviewed: Jul 10, 2018
Property Manager
Always a pleasure to work together with the folks at On The Water in Maine. Always available and professional.
We really enjoyed our stay at Loons Nest, it was the perfect combination of house and lake that we have found over our 3 years of renting a lake house in the area. The house was very comfortable, kitchen well equipped and the screened in porch was awesome!


Smoking Is Not Permitted anywhere on or inside of any of our rental properties nor are those who may partake in tobacco smoking allowed to occupy any of our properties.

Occupancy may not exceed what is posted for each home. Maximum occupancy could include infants and children.

Amenities offered through On the Water in Maine Inc. are not available at all the properties we offer for rent. Boat Rentals through Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc. are offered Sunday morning to Friday after 4pm and include free delivery to the property. Check with an agent to find out what boats are available to rent at this property, or, when you process the booking here online, only the boats available for the property will be listed as available to rent.

Please see our Rental Guidelines Page for further questions regarding how to book this property and additional charges and fees. Contact a reservation agent for more details or to ensure you are booking the right property for you.

Town Info - Lincolnville & Searsmont

Lincolnville & Searsmont
Lincolnville is on the coast with lakes, ponds and the ocean beaches - while Searsmont is inland from Lincolnville and has several great ponds and lakes with great fishing. At popular Lincolnville Beach, sections of sand and pebbles (depending on the tide) draw visitors for play and relaxation. The shallow water is ideal for wading on a warm day.
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