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Rental Policies

You may book a reservation by contacting us by phone at 1-617-661-1594 or email at Upon acceptance of your reservation you will be notified by us by phone or email that your reservation is confirmed and of your payment requirements. As described below this may include a 50% deposit and other applicable fees.

Your reservation will be canceled without notice if this payment is not received in a timely fashion.

Reservations made within 30 days of your arrival date require full payment.

For reservations made over 30 days in the future you can make two payments. A deposit of at least 50% of your full rental cost should accompany your reservation. Any remaining balance is due no later than two weeks prior to your scheduled arrival at the property.

Please include all of your contact information with your reseervation. This should consist of your mailing address(es) phone number(s) and email address(es).

Payments should be by personal check made out to Victor Oppenheimer.

From June through October mail checks to:
Victor Oppenheimer
181 West Shore Road
Clearwater Lake
Farmington, ME 04938
From November through May mail checks to:
Victor Oppenheimer
87 Fresh Pond Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138

Unless we have made other special arrangements with you, any payments that are due and have not been made within 30 days of your scheduled arrival will result in a forfeit of your reservation.

There is a $25 charge for all returned checks.

Upon receipt of your final payment, you will be sent access information, directions to the property, a "manual" for use of the property, and area information.


A confirmed reservation is NON-CANCELLABLE!

Your reservation is non-cancellable and there are no early check out reimbursements. Any cancellation requests must be received in writing.

If we are able to have the property re-rented for entire canceled reservation period at no loss, your payments will be refunded less a cancellation fee equal to 25% of the rental. If property is not re-rented for the entire canceled reservation period, your payment for that period will be forfeited.

Occupancy Hours

Your rental extends from 4:00 pm on the day of arrival until 11:00 am on the day of departure. Special arrangements for early arrival or late departure must be made in advance. We are ususally happy to make such arrangements unless they conflict with other scheduled use of the property you are occupying.

Occupancy Limits

Total occupancy in properties may not exceed the maximum number of occupants allowed as shown on the website. Children, including babies of all ages, are counted.


Well behaved, house-trained dogs, with approval, are fine. There will be an charge for each dog of an extra $10 per night.

If you do bring your dog you will be responsible to pick up their poop from our yard, the neighbor's yard, and the road and trails. Of course, the woods are fine.


Please report any breakage or damages to us upon occurrence and settle the matter promptly. If there is any damage to or in the property, you are responsible for damages done by you, your family, guests or pets. We will carefully check the property for breakage or damage after you leave.


During your stay, the presence of items such as beer kegs or fireworks, or smoking in the property are considered a violation of your rental agreement. Infraction of this rule is grounds for immediate eviction.

Overcrowding or misrepresentation is grounds for immediate eviction without refund!


Send me email at or, call at 1-617-661-1594.

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