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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Old Orchard Beach house description

Wake to the sound of surf and smell the ocean air. Nestled in a grove of old oak trees in charming neighborhood, 1/3 acre with lawn and garden. 8-10 minutes walk to Old Orchard Beach. Complete restoration and modernization completed in May 2008. 2000 sq ft total interior. Ground Floor-Living room w/sofa bed, TV, DVD and Stereo. Work desk with high speed Internet (wired and wireless), printer and phone (complimentary long distance in North America).

Dining room looking out to veranda and terrace seats 6. Master bedroom w/king bed, en suite bath/shower. Entirely new kitchen w/new appliances incl. dishwasher, W/D. Powder room. Shaded furnished Veranda and southwest facing terrace. Private garden w/ BBQ, parking for 2 cars. Upstairs: Bedroom 1 with full-size bed, Bedroom 2 with Queen Bed. Shared bathroom with shower. Max. occupancy 6. Upstairs bedrooms are air-conditioned.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years or older...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                Not ADA but accessible ground floor for those with limited mobility...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Maximum one well-behaved/trained dog. Absolutely no cats....moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet, ceiling fan...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Air Conditioned, walk-in closet, windows on three sides...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Walk-in closet...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

                Sofa-bed in Living room...moreless

              • New hotel-standard mattresses, bed board available

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Ensuite to Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Upstairs shared between bedroom 2 and 3...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet

                adjacent to back door, dining room -closet space adjacent...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Short walk to the beach/ocean (10 minutes). Printer/scanner/copier. Private lawn/garden in grove of oak trees....moreless


                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library:

                    Classical, jazz and popular CD's available for guest use....moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Digital and high definition channels with DVR...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    New Sony Tuner/Receiver plus 5-CD Player...moreless

                  • Television:

                    32' Hi Def in Living room and in-mirror TV in master bathroom...moreless

                  • Video Game Console:

                    Sony Playstation 3 with wireless link...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    various DVD's available Blu Ray play on PS3...moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    An easy 10 minute walk to the beach through shaded side-streets. ...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    10 minutes walk through shaded side streets to the beach. ...moreless

                  • Resort

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    sliding doors to verandah, windows on three sides, lovely cross ventiallation...moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Upstairs bedrooms are air-conditioned...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    New Whirlpool Duet...moreless

                  • Filtered Water
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    unlimited in North America...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Private driveway accommodating up to two vehicles....moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach Towels provided. Please wash, fold and replace prior to departure. Guests are expected to bring their own bed and bath linen. ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    New Whirlpool Duet...moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Works inside and outside the house...moreless


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    and coffee grinder...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully equipped kitchen....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully equipped kitchen and tableware for six...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Brand new kitchen (2008) fully equipped. Paper towels, dish liquid provided. ...moreless

                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    With freezer, automatic icemaker, chilled filtered water dispenser....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Outdoor seating for six on the Veranda plus 4 at dining table on patio...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Two nice golf courses nearby -2 miles; Green fees apply...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    one third acre. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Weber gas BBQ provided...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Shaded until late afternoon ...moreless

                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 26 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Early Summer 2015
                          May 1 - Jun 26, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $2,300 $6,000
                          Peak Summer 2015
                          Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          Late Summer 2015
                          Aug 29 - Oct 31, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          5 night min stay
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Pet Fee $75
                          • Tax Rate 8%


                          Rates are subject to change until the booking is confirmed.

                          Guests are expected to bring their own bed and bath linen. Linen Rental package available at time of booking for $200

                          10% Veterans and Military discount offered in Early and Late Summer


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                          14 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          PWM Portland, Maine
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Portland to Yarmouth Nova Scotia (May to Sept)
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Dunegrass and Saco Biddeford Golf & Country Clubs
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak, Old Orchard Beach
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Maine Turnpike (95) Exit 36
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Joseph's, Yellowfin, Jakes,
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Old Orchard Beach

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Old Orchard Beach was settled in the mid 1600's and has been a preferred summer beach destination for people in the Northeast for over 200 years. It is one of the few remaining great Pier towns -which continues to provide entertainment summer evenings for the young and young at heart. There are countless activities and pleasant day trips -or just relax on the beach. The Maine Mall, Freeport and Kittery Outlets, Old Port Habor, Sebago Lake, are just a few of the outings.

                          Other Activities: Old Orchard Beach -top rated sandy beach in Maine

                          Golf: Beautiful public golf courses nearby with easy access for green fees.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: This is my second home -and I spend autumn, Holidays and spring there. Its furnished and equipped for comfort and easy times. A private garden amongst mature trees in a quiet neighborhood. Wake to the sound and smell of surf, walk the beach and relax.

                          Why the Owner Chose Old Orchard Beach:
                          This is a special neighborhood -in a grove of 100year+ Oak trees -with year-round residents who care -and keep their homes up. Its not on the beach -but so much quieter -especially evenings and mornings -than those houses on or near the beach. I hear the surf when I go to bed, and smell the seabreezes at night -the best of all worlds. Eash access from Boston and Portland -and a young, fun imformal community.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Good quiet sleeping location. Peaceful sitting out on the verandah or in the garden in the evenings. Shade trees to keep the house cool during the hot summer days, while sunny bright surrounding area.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french



                          • Somerset Cottage -front

                            Somerset Cottage -front

                          • Somerset Cottage -side

                            Somerset Cottage -side

                          • Front Entrance Hall

                            Front Entrance Hall

                          • Dining Room  seating six

                            Dining Room seating six

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Upstairs Hall and Bathroom

                            Upstairs Hall and Bathroom

                          • Floorplan -main floor

                            Floorplan -main floor

                          • Back Yard in Spring

                            Back Yard in Spring

                          • Living Room with sofa-bed

                            Living Room with sofa-bed

                          • Kitchen


                          • Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom and Dressing Room

                            Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom and Dressing Room

                          • Veranda -Facing South West, Shade all day, surrounded by lawn

                            Veranda -Facing South West, Shade all day, surrounded by lawn

                          • Upstairs Bedroom 2 with Queen-sized bed

                            Upstairs Bedroom 2 with Queen-sized bed

                          • Surfing at the foot of Union Avenue

                            Surfing at the foot of Union Avenue

                          • Old Orchard Beach - walk down to foot of Union Avenue

                            Old Orchard Beach - walk down to foot of Union Avenue

                          VRBO #205352

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                          $350 - $429 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english, french
                          • Response time: Within a few hours
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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                          +1 (604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)

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