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Classic Coastal Cottage: Quiet Location Right Across from Beach

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Last updated: 08/20/2014

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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Old Orchard Beach cottage description

Located in quiet residential neighborhood of Pine Point, Scarborough - right across the street from uncrowded end of 7-mile Old Orchard Beach. Traditional 1940 Maine summer cottage with 1 bedroom, bath, galley kitchen, living room. Very sunny and nicely decorated in Maine coastal decor. Cottage is part of a 6-cottage cottage association called Moorings By The Sea. Available to mature renters looking for a relaxing vacation on a spectacular beach. Two occupants maximum.
3 miles to downtown OOB, 10 miles to downtown Portland and the Old Port area.

Keywords: Traditional 1940s Maine coast cottage across from 7 miles of sandy beach

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Mature renters who are looking for a relaxing vacation, but will consider a child....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1


          • double bed: 1 double

            futon in living room...moreless

          • Double Bed (1) in bedroom , Futon (1) in living room. Must bring your own towels & linens....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Cottage is one of 6 cottages in an association called Moorings by the Sea. It is a classic Maine coast cottage available to those who want a quiet, relaxing low-key vacation on a spectacular 7 mile sandy beach....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Time Warner basic cable package ...moreless


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    The cottage has access to a quiet section of the beach because there is no public parking nearby.There is a public beach with food/facilities 1/4 mile north and OOB is 3 miles souoth on the beach....moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Portland and the Old Port section is 10 miles north. You need a car to get there....moreless

                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront:

                    7 mile sandy beach is across the road - just about 100 steps. There is a row of ocean front homes between the cottages and the beach. You can't see the ocean, but you can hear the tide at night....moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Old Orchard Beach with the amusement park and lots of shops/food/activity is 3 miles south on a flat, easy to walk and bike street....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming


                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    table and ceiling fans, no air conditioning....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    ABSOLUTELY DO NOT USE THE FIREPLACE!...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    None available for summer renters. None needed....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    bring own linens - double bed...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    has cell service...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    2 spaces in private lot right on the beach...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bring own bathroom, kitchen and beach towels...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    24 hr laundromats in OOB...moreless



                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        table with 4 chairs and sunbrella right outside front door....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa


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                      July and August..$975/week plus 7% Maine Sales Tax ($68.25) Sat.- Sat.rental only

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                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Portland Maine
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Old Orchard Beach - Amtrak Station
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Clam Bake on Pine Point
                      Old Orchard Beach
                      Nearest Beach
                      Pine Point/Old Orchard Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      Cottage is 10 miles south of downtown Portland and the Old Port Area. Also the ferry to the Islands around Portland.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: My family moved to Vermont 20 years ago, but I still feel like a Mainer at heart. The cottage is my vacation home, my way of still being in Maine. Unfortunately my work doesn't allow me to spend alot of time there, so I rent it part of the year. Because the cottage is my home and not a primary rental property I want to rent to responsible, low-key people who will respect my cottage and the neighboring cottages as they would their own home.

                      Why the Owner Chose Old Orchard Beach:
                      If you love coastal Maine and want to walk the beach and smell the salty air, this is the place for you. I chose Pine Point because I wanted to be on the spectacular, sandy 7 mile beach, but wanted peace and quiet - away from the noise and activity of OOB. Pine Point is a residential neighborhood that does not have commercial development. Yet it is only 10 miles from downtown Portland and the Old Port Area - when you want some of the best food, entertainment and culture that Maine has to offer. My cottage has the best of both worlds! It is a very classic, old-fashioned Maine coast cottage, built in the 1940s. I have decorated it with local antiques, flea-market finds and items from LL Bean. It is located directly across the street from a section of the beach which has no public parking and so is very unpopulated. The beach is at the end of a beautiful walkway through wild sand grass. There is a small take out clam shack one block away and a working lobster cove (with a fresh fish market) at the end of the street at Pine Point Landing. It is the perfect vacation spot for someone looking for a quiet, peaceful retreat where you can enjoy the magnificent beauty of the Maine coast.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Cottage


                      • Walkway at Moorings by the Sea Cottage Association

                        Walkway at Moorings by the Sea Cottage Association

                      • Walkway to the beach

                        Walkway to the beach

                      VRBO #133298

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, October 14, 2014


                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 08/20/2014
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