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Waterfront Summer Rental in Kennebunkport's Cape Porpoise

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'The Dock' of Cape Porpoise

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cape Porpoise house description

The cottage has been lovingly cared for by the owners for over 30 years, and this waterfront cottage offers the very best for a summer vacation.

Keywords: Waterfront,house, dock, summer, kennebunkport, cape porpoise, rowboat

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    with views to the cove...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    With Air Conditioner, and can be split to 2 twin beds...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Bunk Beds (1), and all bedrooms on the second floor....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Small private dock, kayak, rowboat

Entertainment

  • Books:

    About 100 books, contemporary American fiction and non-fiction...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Croquet set, ring toss, bocci set...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirectTV satellite service...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Boom box with IPOD seat, and CD player...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Access and views of the lovely Cape Porpoise harbor...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Spacious table for 10 with lovely chairs - see photos...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Kitchen space heater also heats the upstairs...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free password protected WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bring your own or available for $20/week/bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Family lounging with DirectTV plus sofas and chairs for 7...moreless

  • Parking:

    Space for 3 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    More parking across the street...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited calling to U.S. and Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Classic Mr. Coffee and a Kuerig cup Cuisinart. Bring your favorite cups!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Serving dishes and utensils for up to 10...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    In the stove - electric...moreless

Outside

  • Golf:

    Wide variety in the area, closest is 4 miles...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    One sit-on-top kayak...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lovely yard, about 1000 sq ft....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Public facilities within 5 miles...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$265
$1,600
Summer 2015
Jul 1 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,200
Fall 2015
Sep 15 - Oct 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

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  • Property Damage Protection $49
  • Tax Rate 8%

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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Location

27 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, Maine
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Ramp at Cape Porpoise Pier
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cape Arundel Golf Club
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Wells, Maine
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Wayfarer, Cape Porpoise
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Goose Rocks Beach, Kennebunkport, Maine

Car: Recommended

Kayak(s) and 15 foot rowboat are available for use of tenants right from the cottage's dock. Lobstering and whale-watching trips are in the area, and the neighborhood lobster pound will cook your lobster and clams for no additional charge! Walk to six different eateries plus gourmet deli and ice cream shop.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: Bruce and Debby are transplanted Boston suburbanites who came to Kennebunkport full-time following work in high tech startups and a decade as hotel/beach bar owners in the British Virgin Islands. It was love at first sight when they got lost in Cape Porpoise in 1981 and purchased their house on that very day. Now retired, Bruce and Debby live across the street and enjoy the many friends and exploits of their 4 children and 7 grandchildren.

Why the Owner Chose Cape Porpoise:
On our first trip to Maine, we followed the coast and ended up in this quiet, picturesque cove. A ‘For Sale’ sign was just being hammered into the ground in front of 25 Pier Road and our offer was accepted a few hours later. After 30 years we have come to love the community, and the wide range of activities of the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
On the water with its own dock, the house is within walking distance of 8 restaurants, a library, grocery store, post office and coffee shop/take-out deli/catering service. The many shops and restaurants, beaches and golf courses of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk are all within a 5-minute drive. And the house is mid-way between the beautiful seaside towns of Portland and Portsmouth with their top-rate restaurants, museums, and other attractions. High tide kayaking and low tide walks to the many islands at the head of the harbor, including Goat Island with its lovely lighthouse to be climbed. A short walk from the house, Pier Road ends on a bustling fishing/lobstering pier with three restaurants (an outdoor casual lobster restaurant, a sports pub, and a high-end gourmet restaurant with beautiful harbor views). Spend time on the pier watching the lobstermen bringing in their daily catch or try your hand at fishing. The cottage's lawn makes a great spot for sunbathing, bocci, croquet, or passing the evening around the outdoor firepit.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 'The Dock' of Cape Porpoise

    'The Dock' of Cape Porpoise

  • View up the cove from the lawn

    View up the cove from the lawn

  • From across the cove

    From across the cove

  • The Kitchen looks out to the deck and the cove through the family room.

    The Kitchen looks out to the deck and the cove through the family room.

  • The Master Bedroom - king size bed

    The Master Bedroom - king size bed

  • The Bunk bedroom has two twin beds and a twin-size bunk.

    The Bunk bedroom has two twin beds and a twin-size bunk.

  • Welcome Home!

    Welcome Home!

  • The dining table sits 8 easily for a lobster feast!

    The dining table sits 8 easily for a lobster feast!

  • The Family Room is handy to the kitchen and the deck.

    The Family Room is handy to the kitchen and the deck.

  • Oceanfront bedroom with two twin beds.

    Oceanfront bedroom with two twin beds.

  • Harbor view from the deck.

    Harbor view from the deck.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/28/2015
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