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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

Our properties are located at 196 Elm Street in Springvale, Maine.

Does each unit have its own private hot tub or are they shared?

Each unit comes with its own outdoor private hot tub. 

What makes these Treehouses so eco-friendly?

There are many factors that make these treehouses so eco-friendly! Here are a few key factors:

  • Our property is powered by our own local solar installation.  
  • We use 400% efficient heat pumps for heating and cooling.

Are you open year-round?

Yes! In the winter we have the spa and ice fishing gear for the pond. Stay warm in the treehouse amidst a winter wonderland!

Are dogs allowed?

Only service animals are permitted at the property. This helps us to better serve our guests who are allergic to pets, but it also helps to keep the local ecosystem pristine.

What are the best places to visit in Southern Maine?

You should check out our Local’s Guide to get all our suggestions for local restaurants, hiking trails, and more!

Is the kitchen equipped for cooking?

Yes, it is! We have a refrigerator with a freezer, an oven and stovetop, a microwave, a coffee maker, and everything you need to cook your meals – including Henkel knives, Calphalon pans, dinnerware, silverware, and cooking utensils.  We also have an outdoor grill and grill utensils.

Is the pond ok to swim in?

Yes, the water is beautifully clean for swimming and completely safe!

Do you have internet access?

Yes, we have high-speed wireless through our cable company.  Though we still encourage you to spend time enjoying the beautiful environment without being plugged in the whole time.

Do you have EV car charging?

Yes, we have a 50-amp service available at the pump house and adapters to charge most brands of electric vehicles.

What our guests are saying…

We had a wonderful stay at Purposely Lost!  We stayed two nights at the new Fern Hollow Hobbit House.  The house itself is beautiful and so cozy.  The outdoor space is absolutely perfect!  The large front patio with the firepit and private hot tub, overlooking the woods and lake was stunning!  The location is great, close enough to town that you can just pop to the store and back, but far enough out that it feels extremely secluded and private.  You can see two of the treehouses from the Hobbit House, but there's plenty of space and trees in between to not hinder your privacy at all.  We had the best weekend getaway and cannot wait to come back again!  Highly recommend!

- Marybeth S.

My family and I (2 adults and 2 kids) stayed 2 nights in the Canopy Treehouse last month and had a lovely time. The property was in a great location, but hidden just outside. You felt like you were in your own little world. We had tons to do between the treehouse, the hot tub and the pond.
Everything was clean and well maintained. And, I have an eye on that hobbit hole in the future. Thoughtful amenities

- Jason M.

I stayed for 3 days and nights in the Canopy Treehouse. It was awesome! It was very clean and had all the amenities you would need. It was very private, no one around. Great place for relaxation. The pond was gorgeous. I went solo and felt very safe. Management was a phone call away if needed and very responsive. Must go there to experience it. It was a 2 bedroom treehouse but had plenty of space. Did not feel cramped at all. I highly recommend this tree house.  I plan on returning in the future.

- Debbie P.