About This Listing
Our 1824 historic and beautiful year-round vacation home is located in Historic Wilton overlooking Wilson Lake. One hour to Maine's best skiing. Sleeps 11+ comfortably, 3.5 bathrooms, sauna, dining room seats 12, bar, canoes, picnic table, deck+++
Historic house right on Wilson Lake! Details about the house:
• 6 bedrooms – easily sleeps 11
• 3 full baths
• 1 half bath
• Dining room seats 12
• Family room w/ 52 inch TV and local cable service
• WiFi – wireless
• Bar with mini-fridge
• Picnic table overlooking lake
• Ping pong table
• Raft with diving board
• Shuffle board
• Large deck
The property is a four season destination offering you a variety of cultural, historical attractions and activities for all ages. The heat of summer brings visions of swimming, boating, and fishing.
Kayaking and canoeing through the headwaters of Wilson Lake will provide you with wonderful photographic opportunities of a wide variety of wildlife. Fall brings its colorful splendor and in winter, the snow covered hills, lakes and valleys provides you with opportunities for skiing, snowmobiling, snow shoeing and ice fishing.
You will be within an hour of all Maine’s major ski mountains, trail side to ITS 82 and 89, close to hiking trails, Mt. Blue State Park. Enjoy fantastic dining at a variety of nearby restaurants and live midweek concerts at Skye Theatre.
Contact us with any questions.
A caretaker will let you in and show the ropes.
Interaction with Guests
You will have the house to yourself, we live in Needham, Mass but we have a caretaker who will let you in and show the ropes.
Other Things to Note
• Sunday River ski resort – 43 miles (approx one hour)
• Saddleback Ski Resort – 53 miles (approx. one hour fifteen minutes)
• Sugarloaf Ski resort -49 miles (approx one hour 5 minutes
• Restaurants within walking distance (under one mile)
• Town of Farmington (approx. 8 miles) – dining, bars, movie theatre, shopping, etc.
• Titcomb Mountain Ski area (6 miles, 10 minutes)
• Mt. Blue State Park (13 miles, 20 minutes)
No pets or smoking
About the Host, Marcus
I work as a management consultant in digital media, business intelligence and financial services. I'm also a Partner in a few young ventures: Revenue Delta, based in NYC and two green-tech ventures based in Vermont. Lastly, I started a social entrepreneurship venture called Commonwealth Now which is focused on addressing the wealth inequality issue in America via a number of creative means.
As far as hosting goes, i'm super easy going and flexible. I do like things very clean, so you will have no worries there.
Love chocolate and good red wine...
Favourite cities are London and Sydney. Favourite chill out spots St. Tropez, Marbella, BVI / USVI and Punte del Este Uruguay.
Books...Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Bill Bryson, Ishmael and The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Gibbon).
Movies...The Royal Tenenbaums, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Office Space, Dark Knight and Life Is Beautiful (Italian version).
Music...from opera to old school rap, basically anything but country and screamer / heavy metal music.
Motto...Anything is possible.
We love meeting new people and hope to host you soon!
another local park
great local restaurant you can walk to from our house
great local breakfast you can walk to from our house
local park down the road
The mountain features a 350' vertical drop, 3 lifts (two T-Bars and a Pony lift), 16 trails, snowmaking and night skiing. Titcomb is a popular local family mountain
local spot in Farmington
Mount Blue State Park is a popular recreation, camping, and swimming area run by the state of Maine located in Franklin County
Saddleback Ski Area, one of New England's top ski resorts. Located in Maine's Rangeley lakes region,
Sunday River is a ski resort located in Newry, Maine, in the United States. It is one of Maine's largest and most visited ski resorts. Its vertical drop of 2,340 feet is the second largest in Maine
It is the largest ski resort east of the Mississippi, in terms of number of trails (154), skiable acreage (1,400 acres),and snowmaking percentage (95%); its continuous vertical drop of 2,820 ft