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Comfortable & Spacious 'Cottage' Charm, Harborview, 2 Min Walk to Beach/Ocean

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Spacious and comfortable classic 'cottage' with large fenced in yard and gardens

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Last updated: 09/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

York Harbor house description

Orchard Cottage is just a 2 minute walk to the beach. Enjoy this comfortable, spacious and gracious, renovated 1913 home. Plenty of space for family gatherings, entertaining, as well as nooks for privacy. Authentic old fashioned charm combines with modern convenience. Relax on porch with harbor view or enjoy the large yard and gardens from the hammock. Wine & Dine on terrace while children play. Walk from quiet street just 2 minutes to Harbor Beach to swim in pristine Ocean. Explore the cliff walk with spectacular Ocean views. Or walk along the York River, across the Wiggly Bridge, through trails in a nature preserve. Buy lobster on dock. Cook in fully equipped cook's kitchen or walk to local restaurants. Enjoy boating, kayaking, fishing, running, biking, golfing, & dining in York, Kittery, Cape Neddick, Ogunquit or Portsmouth, NH. Enjoy movies, live theatre, concerts, duck pin bowling, mini golf. Watch salt water taffy being made in York Beach. Go Whale Watching, Explore local Forts, View Lighthouses. Climb the rocks, Explore Tidal Pools, Body Surf & Boogie Board. Visit Historic York, Galleries, Isles of Shoals, Cliff Walk, Children's Museums, Portland. Shop at Kittery Outlets & Stonewall Kitchens. So much to do! Or just breathe the ocean air and relax with a good book! Please note that rates vary depending on the season. Book early for the summer!

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years of age...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We have children's books, games and beach toys. We have bocce and horseshoes for older children. We also have a bed rail for a young child just learning to sleep in a bed....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered:

                Please inquire...moreless

              Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

                New King & twin in 2012...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 8: 1 double

                available only in spring, summer & fall...moreless

              • Bedroom 1 is upstairs, 2nd floor, and has king size bed and own bathroom. Bedroom 2 is upstairs, 2nd floor, has king size bed and extra twin. Has its own large bathroom. Bedroom 3 is downstairs, 1st floor, has a queen size bed, has its own bathroom and a sitting room on the other side. Bedroom 4 is upstairs, 2nd floor, has double bed. Bathroom is shared with other bedroom across the hall. Bedroom 5 is upstairs, 2nd floor, has one twin bed. Bathroom is shared with other bedroom across the hall. Bedroom 6 is upstairs, 3rd floor, has one twin bed. Bathroom is shared with other bedrooms across the hall. Bedroom 7 is upstairs, 3rd floor, has two twin beds. Bathroom is shared with other bedrooms across the hall. Bedroom 8 is upstairs, 3rd floor, has one double. Bathroom is shared with other bedrooms across the hall. ALL THIRD FLOOR BEDROOMS HAVE AIR CONDITIONING. We have a bed guard available for kids just learning to sleep in a bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                claw foot tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                claw foot tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                claw foot tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 5: toilet, tub

                claw foot tub, no shower...moreless

              • 4 of 5 bathrooms have claw foot tubs. 5th bathroom has modern tub/shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • There are lots of spaces to dine, relax and enjoy, including our outdoor terrace, outdoor porch, interior all seasons porch with game table, and sitting room/office/tv room. Living room and Dining room are elegant and spacious. Dining table seats 8 plus side table can seat an additional 4 to 6. Additional chairs from enclosed porch or office/sitting room can be used in spacious livingroom for more seating. Kitchen table seats 4. Kitchen Island seats 2 on stools. Gas stove has 6 burners and 2 ovens. 'Cook's' Kitchen is fully equipped with food processor, blenders, pots & pans, etc. Pantry adjoining kitchen provides lots of storage space. Bar pantry allows for gracious and easy entertaining. Downstairs bedroom suite provides space and privacy. Beautiful staircase leads to large hall and upstairs bedrooms. Back porch/mudroom provides more space for storage. Back staircase allows for great flow. Quiet alcove for reading in upstairs hall....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Basic Cable...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Toys

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Water Parks
                  • Restaurants
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater
                  • Zoo
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Theme Parks

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Sledding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Horseshoes

                  local services and businesses

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Water View:

                    You can see the harbor from the house and the ocean and beach are just around the corner!...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Kayaking
                  • Skiing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hiking

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Dining:

                        Large table seats 8. Additional side table and chairs for 4-6....moreless

                      • Seating for 14 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Air Conditioning in 3rd Floor Bedrooms Please note that 3rd Floor Bedrooms are available at a different rate than usage of 1st and 2nd floor. Please Inquire....moreless

                      • Study Room
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking
                      • Garage:

                        Parking for one car in garage....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen:

                            Spacious kitchen with dining area for 4 at table, 2 at Island stools and two comfortable chairs for relaxing with a cup of coffee. 5 burner stove with two ovens....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker:

                            2 American coffee makers and 1 French Press...moreless

                          • Stove:

                            5 burners...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Fully equipped 'cook's kitchen' with 5 burner gas stove and 2 ovens...moreless

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            The garden terrace is a lovely area for outdoor dining and entertaining....moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall 2014
                          Aug 26 - Dec 31, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $850 $850
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          Winter 2015
                          Jan 1 - May 28, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $850 $850
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          Early Summer 2015
                          May 29 - Jun 19, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $850
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $5,500
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 20 - Sep 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $7,500
                          Fall 2015
                          Sep 6 - Dec 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $850 $850
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $850

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
                          • Cleaning $350 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 8%

                          Notes:

                          Check in at 3:00 pm. Check out at 10:00 am. We have a 7 night minimum during the summer.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/21/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Wonderful location affords privacy on a dead end street, at the same time being just a few minutes walk to the beach and ocean. We are also within walking distance of restaurants, the river and the harbor. A longer walk or a short drive brings you to York Village. We are also a short drive from York Beaches and the village of York Beach, Nubble Light and Cape Neddick. Ogunquit, Kittery, Portsmouth, NH and Portland are other favorite day trips.

                          Other Activities: York Harbor Beach:

                          Booging Boarding

                          Body Surfing

                          Sunbathing

                          Sand Castle Building

                          Hunting for Starfish and Seashells

                          Playing Bocci on the beach

                          Fishing & Lobstering (in chartered boats you’ll find in the harbor)

                          Dining (lots of great restaurants in York, Kittery, Cape Neddick, Ogunquit, Portsmouth, NH and Portland, ME only 45 minutes away.)

                          Cooking Lobster at home. Buy lobster at the dock and produce at the Farmer's Market

                          Shopping Kittery Outlets and Stonewall Kitchens or LLBean in Freeport

                          Walking along the cliff walk on the ocean and river walk along the harbor and river.

                          Visiting York Beach:

                          Amusement Park

                          Zoo

                          Duck Pin Bowling

                          Watching Salt Water Taffy made at Goldenrod's

                          Playground

                          Visiting York Village:

                          Visit Old Jail, Old School and Museum of Old York

                          Visiting Portsmouth, NH:

                          Stawbery Banke Historic Village

                          Strolling the streets of the charming cobblestone town

                          Exploring Fort Foster on Gerrish Island:

                          Playground

                          Beach

                          Pier

                          Exploring Fort McClary:

                          Breathtaking views of Kittery Harbor

                          Wander inside the old fort

                          Ski: Ski Gunstock or Sunday River.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: I have an eye for quality, cleanliness, design and detail which is evident in our rental home.

                          Why the Owner Chose York Harbor:
                          We've enjoyed family vacations in this area for many years. The house has been in the family since 1949! Being so close to one of the most beautiful pristine beaches we've ever encountered is truly a marvelous treasure. The Maine air is crisp and the Atlantic ocean clear. Whatever the season, there's always so much to enjoy in the area. York Harbor has been a destination, particularly in the summer, since the late 1800's. It's easy to understand why.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          A unique benefit our our home is being so close to the beach and yet being on a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle. Also, being able to walk to the beach and not having to get in the car and park, is ideal. Spectacular natural beauty and restaurants, within walking distance, are wonderful, too.


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                          Speaks: french, italian, english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Spacious and comfortable classic 'cottage' with large fenced in yard and gardens

                            Spacious and comfortable classic 'cottage' with large fenced in yard and gardens

                          • Spacious living room with plenty of seating. Elegant staircase leads upstairs.

                            Spacious living room with plenty of seating. Elegant staircase leads upstairs.

                          • Screened in porch is a wonderful year round room for games and entertainment.

                            Screened in porch is a wonderful year round room for games and entertainment.

                          • Enjoy comfy chairs and tranquil garden. Grill on the terrace!

                            Enjoy comfy chairs and tranquil garden. Grill on the terrace!

                          • The airy dining room with bay window seats 8, plus 4-6 more with side table .

                            The airy dining room with bay window seats 8, plus 4-6 more with side table .

                          • One of two master bedrooms with king size bed, and adjoining bathroom.

                            One of two master bedrooms with king size bed, and adjoining bathroom.

                          • Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed, adjoining private bathroom and sitting room

                            Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed, adjoining private bathroom and sitting room

                          • Additional twin in one of the two master bedrooms is perfect for a child.

                            Additional twin in one of the two master bedrooms is perfect for a child.

                          • Charming bedroom with twin bed has adjoining bathroom.

                            Charming bedroom with twin bed has adjoining bathroom.

                          • Enjoy a quiet moment on the front porch and enjoy harbor breezes.

                            Enjoy a quiet moment on the front porch and enjoy harbor breezes.

                          • Cozy, peaceful 3rd floor bedroom has AC. Bathroom is next to bedroom off hall.

                            Cozy, peaceful 3rd floor bedroom has AC. Bathroom is next to bedroom off hall.

                          • Beach Roses & Ocean Breezes are minutes away for strolling along the Cliff Walk.

                            Beach Roses & Ocean Breezes are minutes away for strolling along the Cliff Walk.

                          • York Harbor Beach has smooth soft sand, gentle slope and pristine ocean!

                            York Harbor Beach has smooth soft sand, gentle slope and pristine ocean!

                          • Spacious, Fully Equipped Cook's Kitchen with Sunny Breakfast Alcove for Morning

                            Spacious, Fully Equipped Cook's Kitchen with Sunny Breakfast Alcove for Morning

                          • Grand terrace is a wonderful spot to relax or entertain any time of the day.

                            Grand terrace is a wonderful spot to relax or entertain any time of the day.

                          • Something's always in bloom in garden opposite terrace! Hose for sandy feet, too

                            Something's always in bloom in garden opposite terrace! Hose for sandy feet, too

                          • Round table in dining room bay window provides 2-4 more spaces for dining.

                            Round table in dining room bay window provides 2-4 more spaces for dining.

                          • Office/TV Room adjoins downstairs Queen bedroom – a great spot for work or play.

                            Office/TV Room adjoins downstairs Queen bedroom – a great spot for work or play.

                          • Master Bedroom with King Size Bed has large private bathroom and an extra twin.

                            Master Bedroom with King Size Bed has large private bathroom and an extra twin.

                          • Sunny bedroom with double bed shares bathroom with twin bedroom across the hall.

                            Sunny bedroom with double bed shares bathroom with twin bedroom across the hall.

                          • Easy Entertaining! Bar/Pantry has lots of space, extra sink and mini fridge.

                            Easy Entertaining! Bar/Pantry has lots of space, extra sink and mini fridge.

                          • Serene 3rd floor bedroom has two twin beds, views & AC. Bathroom is across hall

                            Serene 3rd floor bedroom has two twin beds, views & AC. Bathroom is across hall

                          • Third floor bedroom w/ full size double is a perfect spot for teens - Privacy + AC

                            Third floor bedroom w/ full size double is a perfect spot for teens - Privacy + AC

                          • The York River approaching the Wiggly Bridge. One of many wonderful area walks.

                            The York River approaching the Wiggly Bridge. One of many wonderful area walks.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, September 21, 2014

                          $700 - $1,071 per night (USD)
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                          8 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 15

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                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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