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Special offer: SUMMER SPECIAL! Book Now for Last Available Summer Weeks Details
Orchard Cottage is just a 2 minute walk to the beach. Enjoy this comfortable, spacious and gracious, renovated 1913 home in any season! Plenty of space for family gatherings, entertaining, as well as nooks for privacy. Authentic old fashioned charm combines with modern convenience. Bathrooms refurbished in 2015. Relax on porch with harbor view or enjoy the large yard and gardens from the hammock. 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 including the York Harbor Inn and Stage Neck Inn just a few minutes away. 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. Or just breathe the ocean air and relax with a good book! Please note that rates vary depending on the season. Enjoy gas logs fireplace in fall, early spring and winter. Third floor full bedroom and bathroom not available in winter. Book early for the summer!
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Jan 1 - May 28, 2015
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Early Summer 2015
May 29 - Jun 19, 2015
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Jun 20 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay
Sep 6 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
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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:
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:
Duck Pin Bowling
Watching Salt Water Taffy made at Goldenrod's
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:
Exploring Fort McClary:
Breathtaking views of Kittery Harbor
Wander inside the old fort
Ski: Ski Gunstock or Sunday River.
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.
Spacious and comfortable classic cottage with large fenced in yard and gardens
Spacious living room with plenty of seating. Gas Logs Fireplace makes room cozy.
The airy dining room with bay window seats 8, plus 4-6 more with side table .
Easy Entertaining! Bar/Pantry has lots of space, extra sink and mini fridge.
There is nothing like a grand old porch in Maine!
Grand terrace is a wonderful spot to relax or entertain any time of the day.
One of two master bedrooms with king size bed, and adjoining bathroom.
Office/GameRoom adjoins downstairs Queen bedroom – a great spot for work or play
Charming bedroom with twin bed has adjoining bathroom.
Additional twin in 'First' Master bedroom.
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.
York Harbor Beach has smooth soft sand, gentle slope and pristine ocean!
Spacious, Fully Equipped Cook's Kitchen with Sunny Breakfast Alcove for Morning
Screened in Porch is a lovely spot to relax and enjoy the breezes, year round.
Charming Porch adjoins the Screened Porch. Sit & relax after a day at the beach!
Enjoy comfy chairs and tranquil garden. Grill on the terrace!
Something's always in bloom in garden opposite terrace! Hose for sandy feet, too
Downstairs bedroom with Queen Bed has adjoining bath and sitting room.
One of two Master Bedrooms with adjoining Bath also has additional twin bed.
Sunny bedroom with double bed shares bathroom with twin bedroom across the hall.
Serene 3rd floor bedroom has two twin beds, views & AC. Bathroom is across hall
Cozy 3rd floor bedroom with double bed & AC (Available in summer only)
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