The Pressey House Lakeside Bed and Breakfast in the Oakland, Maine area is open year-round, offering solitude for guests who are seeking a peaceful retreat and a convenient location for those who want to experience outdoor recreation in an outstanding environment that rests right at the North end of Messalonskee Lake. With 100 feet of prestine water frontage enjoy the views or partake in a kayak, canoe or on a paddleboard. The house was built in 1850 and was put on the National Register of Historical Places in 1977. There is a suite in the Bed and Breakfast located on the ground floor of the octogon, the Granite Suite, and the Ell suite attaches the octogon to the barn, which contains the other 2 suites, the Loft and the Terrace. All are spacious, relaxing, and comfortable along with the common area. The delicious breakfasts will be the perfect start to your day's activities. The Pressey House is less than a 10 minute drive to Colby College and Thomas College and also offers wireless internet service for our guests.
The Pressey House is located in the Belgrade Lakes region on the north end of Messalonskee Lake in the small town of Oakland. Messalonskee Lake offers swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing in the summer and skating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter. The fall foliage in this region of lakes presents one of the most spectacular shows of color in Maine. Your hosts Nicole and Ron Goodheart invite you to be their guests.
Check out our specially priced get-away packages. A great way to relax, tour the area, visit family, read a book by the fireplace or spend time by the lake and get rejuvenated!
Colby College Special - If you are coming to the area to look at Colby College during the months of December through April we will offer the Balcony Suite for $189.00 per night.
Trek Across Maine - guests receive a 10% discount.
Weekly Summer Rate - If you are visiting the area during the months of May through August and would like a weekly or monthly stay, please contact us as we offer discounted rates for 1, 2 ,3 week stays and also monthly rates.
All specials must be requested at the time you are making your reservation and are subject to availability.