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Classic Beach Cottage - Short Walk to Kennebunk Beach

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kennebunk Beach house description

BEST WEEKLY RATES!
LATE-MAY thru LATE JUNE & SEPTEMBER-OCT

The Bait Can is a wonderful summer refuge for families and groups of friends. Enjoy the southern Maine seacoast, beautiful crescent beaches with the softest sand you'll ever feel, delicious lobsters and seafood, a great getaway for those who want to escape the hot summer. Bring a sweater or sweatshirt for the cool evening temps!

The home was built by the owners' great grandfather who built several beach cottages in Kennebunk Beach during the early 20th century. It has been lovingly maintained and enjoyed by four generations of family.

Built in 1922, the house is in original condition throughout, but with upgraded kitchen and bathrooms. You'll love the enclosed outdoor shower and claw foot tubs! The Bait Can is a charming, informal home, loved by all - a great place to hang out and relax.

Within a short walk, bike or drive the Kennebunk Beach area offers all of the amenities that make for a great vacation. Bring your children, bring your pets, bring your friends and enjoy a great vacation in 'Vacationland.'

CHECK OUT OUR DISCOUNTED EARLY AND LATE SEASON RENTAL RATES!!!


Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets are welcome! Limit of 2....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Singles
              • Groups
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Downstairs Master Bath + Laundry Room - Adjacent Kitchen...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs Bath #1...moreless

              • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

                Privacy screen. Hot and Cold Water. Very pleasant!...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub

                Upstairs Bath #2 - Check out the claw foot tub....moreless

              • Everyone loves our outdoor shower!

              Other Amenities

                  • Maid service, prior to and after your stay, is provided as part of the rental charge. For multi-week rentals, maid service can be provided during your stay - extra charge - please notify owner during booking process. Rental includes bed linens, bath towels, beach towels, plus beach chairs and umbrellas. Lots of beach toys, too....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Radio
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Library

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Mother's Beach is less than a 5 minute walk from the house....a beautiful Maine crescent beach that faces south. The larger Gooch's Beach is a 10 minute walk....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Golf

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 12 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Living Room
                          • Garage
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Telephone
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Internet
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Parking
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Free Local Calls
                          • Heating:

                            No central heat, but space heaters provided to take the chill off cool spring or fall evenings....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Oven:

                            Gas...moreless

                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Wet Bar
                          • Grill
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen:

                            Well stocked with pots and pans, cooking utensils, dishes, glasses, barware, lobster steamer, blender, and more. ...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Wood Deck
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Yard
                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Beach Umbrellas
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            kayak and canoe rentals available nearby ...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Several golf courses nearby - fees not included in rental ...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer Season 2014
                          Aug 19 - Aug 30, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,600
                          Late Summer 2014
                          Aug 31 - Oct 25, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,600
                          Early Summer 2015
                          May 23 - Jun 19, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,700
                          Summer Seaon 2015
                          Jun 20 - Sep 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,700
                          Latter Summer 2015
                          Sep 5 - Oct 17, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,700

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $69
                          • Tax Rate 8%

                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          Other Activities: Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Shopping, Kayaking, Miniature golf, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1922

                          About the owner: The Bait Can is owned by five sisters who inherited the property from their parents in 1993. Our summers growing up were spent in this wonderful house. The house was built by our great grandfather in 1922 as a wedding present for his fourth child, our grandmother.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          KBIA (www.kbia.org) offers a wide variety of children's activities and programs, and is located just a 5-minute walk from the house - next to the beach. Check out local favorites - Nunan's Lobster Hut and The Wayfarer in nearby Cape Porpoise, Merryfield's for berry picking, the Lobster Company on Rt. 1 in Arundel for fresh (live) lobsters and seafood, Cape Arundel Golf Club (where the Bush's play), Rachel Carson Nat'l Wildlife Refuge, great outlet shopping in nearby Kittery and Freeport (home of L.L. Bean).


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • The Bait Can - 6 Fort Lane

                            The Bait Can - 6 Fort Lane

                          • Front Porch

                            Front Porch

                          • Living Room and Front Door

                            Living Room and Front Door

                          • Sun Porch - Queen Futon

                            Sun Porch - Queen Futon

                          • Kitchen looking into adjacent bathroom/ laundry + master bedroom

                            Kitchen looking into adjacent bathroom/ laundry + master bedroom

                          • Upstairs Master Bedroom - Queen

                            Upstairs Master Bedroom - Queen

                          • Upstairs Bedroom - Two Twins

                            Upstairs Bedroom - Two Twins

                          • Upstairs Back Left Bedroom - Rear of House - Queen

                            Upstairs Back Left Bedroom - Rear of House - Queen

                          • Upstairs Bath with clawfoot 'fish' bathtub

                            Upstairs Bath with clawfoot 'fish' bathtub

                          • Kennebunk Beach - 'Mother's Beach' - 2 minute walk from the house

                            Kennebunk Beach - 'Mother's Beach' - 2 minute walk from the house

                          • Side of House - Sun Porch
Lawn and Parking Area

                            Side of House - Sun Porch Lawn and Parking Area

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Kitchen - Looking into Laundry Room/Bathroom and Downstairs Master Bedroom

                            Kitchen - Looking into Laundry Room/Bathroom and Downstairs Master Bedroom

                          • Dining Room & Kitchen Breakfast Bar (from Kitchen)

                            Dining Room & Kitchen Breakfast Bar (from Kitchen)

                          • Downstairs Master Bedroom with glimpse of adjacent bath/laundry room

                            Downstairs Master Bedroom with glimpse of adjacent bath/laundry room

                          • Middle Upstairs Bedroom - Front of House - Twin

                            Middle Upstairs Bedroom - Front of House - Twin

                          • Upstairs Hallway - Looking toward one of two upstairs bathrooms

                            Upstairs Hallway - Looking toward one of two upstairs bathrooms

                          • Washer & Dryer + Beach Towel Storage

                            Washer & Dryer + Beach Towel Storage

                          VRBO #334602

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, August 30, 2014

                          $2,600 - $3,700 per week (USD)
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                          6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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