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Easy Walk to the Best Beach in Maine

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Last updated: 06/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kennebunkport apartment description

Our clean, comfortable one bedroom apartment is just right for a couple or small family to enjoy vacationing along the coast of Maine. We are 3 blocks, or a 7 minute walk, to the two mile sandy Goose Rocks Beach. The bedroom, with a queen size bed, is quiet and private. The bathroom has an ample shower and large sink. The living room has a pull out futon that can sleep 1 or 2 people, TV, desk and reading chair. Both the bedroom and living room have ceiling fans. The dining area seats 4. The kitchen is equipped for cooking or enjoying take out. The large adjoining deck is great for morning coffee, lunch under the umbrella or a cool drink in the evening. The outdoor shower and clothesline are handy after a day on the sand. Beach chairs and a beach wagon are available for guests to use. After an active or relaxing day, take a short walk to the ocean front Inn for dinner or a drink on their porch. Or bike to the General Store to pick up a casual meal. Fall asleep to the sound of the surf in our comfortable, private apartment.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 680 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • The charming bedroom has a queen size bed, 2 night stands with lamps, a double dresser with mirror and a large closet. Windows are on 2 sides and there is a ceiling fan. The bedroom is in the back of the house, away from the street....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • The bathroom has a large shower, ample sink over a cabinet with drawers, comfort height toilet and large closet....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen has a large sink, ample counter space and upper and lower cabinets. The counter and back splash near the cook top is tiled. The window overlooks the garden....moreless

          • Stove:

            A two burner electric cook top plus counter top oven enables stove top cooking as well as baking and broiling....moreless

          • Dining:

            The trestle table and colorful arm chairs are by a large window. The buffet is nearby for storage....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            The medium size refrigerator has an upper freezer and multiple shelves and drawers....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, glasses, silverware, serving plates and cooking utensils are ample....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Mixing bowls, baking pans, salad spinner, etc. are provided....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            The bright, cheery living room has a full size futon, reading chair, desk, end tables and several lamps. There is an overhead fan and ceiling exhaust fan....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Two sets of bath and hand towels and wash clothes are provided. Kitchen towels are also provided. Guests bring their own beach towels....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Sheets and pillow cases for the queen size bed are provided. Extra pillows and blankets are also available....moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking space for one car is provided....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Hair Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player

          Communications

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Tennis courts are at the nearby Goose Rocks Beach Association, which requires membership, that can be purchased weekly....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large lawn can be used for badmington or croquet games. Perennial gardens attract butterflies and birds....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large deck available for sun bathing or sitting beneath the shady umbrella....moreless

              • Bicycles

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Rafting
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Water Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Swimming
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Beachcombing
              • Fishing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Basketball Court
               

              Reviews

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              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $975

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              One half due to reserve, payable by check or money order; the balance and damage deposit due upon arrival.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/01/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland, Maine
              10 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Saco, Maine
              10 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 95, Maine Turnpike
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Goose Rocks Beach
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Tides Beach Club
              5.6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Arundel Golf Course
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Tides Beach Club

              Car: Necessary

              A special part of Kennebunkport, Goose Rocks Beach is a perfect area for enjoying outdoor summer activities. Within a short drive, find many fine restaurants, lobster pounds, summer theater, fishing villages, boutique shopping in the historic Dock Square, plus light houses, boat trips, and more. The vibrant city of Portland is 35 minutes north, and another 15 minutes brings you to LL Beans and Freeport outlet shopping.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1997

              About the owner: Peter is from the mid west and says this area is like Wisconsin with an ocean. Cathy is from Massachusetts and is happy to reside in her grandfather's home state. We are now retired, having had careers in education and nonprofit organizations. We thoroughly enjoy sharing our well-maintained home with family, friends and new guests.

              Why the Owner Chose Kennebunkport:
              We discovered Goose Rocks Beach about 25 years ago when we were vacationing with the kids in Kennebunk. As years went by and we continued exploring up & down the Maine coast, we kept coming back to this wonderful place. We especially enjoy taking long walks on the flat sandy beach. When we decided it was time to have a place at GRB to call our own, we looked for property and designed and built the original post & beam salt box house in 1997. The house was built as a vacation home that we would retire to and is accessible on the first floor.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              Our two acre lot is in a quiet residential neighborhood and the house is surrounded by trees. A few years ago, we added a sun room with a large deck overhead, and this one bedroom apaetment above our new garage. Friends, family and guest who've stayed in the guest suite/apartment love it, especially couples.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Waiting on the deck for guests to arrive

                Waiting on the deck for guests to arrive

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Cool retreat after a day at the beach

                Cool retreat after a day at the beach

              • Sun or shade; take your pick!

                Sun or shade; take your pick!

              • or study

                or study

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Deck

                Deck

              • Walking to Timber Island

                Walking to Timber Island

              VRBO #455975

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

              $975 per week (USD)
              4

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

              View calendar: Updated 06/01/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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