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Maine Coast Home with Fabulous Views

York Beach, York, ME, USA
  • House1800 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, ( 8 max. occupancy) Pet Free

This well kept home offers fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rocky coast of Maine. Watch the sunset or the sunrise while listening to the crashing surf. It is surrounded by other turn of the century cottages and is located a short walk from restaurants, shops, Short Sands and Long Sands beaches, the Nubble Light House and entertainment for all ages. The quaint villages of York, Kittery and Ogunquit offer more beautiful scenery, historic sights, antiques, a summer theatre, dining and shopping. Kennebunkport and Portmsouth, NH are also nearby.

The house, built in 1901, has been totally updated and provides a great location. The custom kitchen is equipped with all you need to cook lobster or roast a turkey. It has a farmers sink,Thermador and Viking appliances and granite counter tops. There are 5 bedrooms , 3.5 bathrooms, an outdoor shower, outdoor living space, a wood burning fireplace and Wi Fi . Pets are NOT allowed under any circumstances and there is No Smoking allowed. In the effort to maintain the condition of this home there is a MAX. occupancy of 8 at ALL times, this is a small cottage not available to groups over 8.

Keywords: Year Round Home


Colleen Babey

Member Since 2001
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 29, 2018
About Colleen Babey

My husband and I bought the house with the intention of enjoying Maine more in our retirement years and to share with friends and family along the way.

Colleen Babey purchased this House in 2000

Why Colleen Babey chose York Beach

Location, location, location!

What makes this House unique

We love the ocean views, the cottage feel, the scenic walks along the shore, being surrounded with other quaint, turn of the century homes and the local food ,entertainment scenic sites and beaches that we can walk to.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 5
        1 twin/ single, With space for a port a crib.
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3)


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Three full bathrooms and half bath off the kitchen.

        Location Type

          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront


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


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Air Conditioning
                        master bedroom window unit only
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                        Wood burning
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        4 cars/ no street parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Front end loading
                      • Wireless Internet
                        Passwords at the house.


                          • Ice Maker
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Blender
                          • Kitchen
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television


                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Binoculars
                                      • Boat
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Golf
                                      • Bicycles
                                        For rent in York Beach at The Daily Grind Coffee shop.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Patio
                                      • Porch Furniture
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                      • Tennis


                                          • not suitable for children
                                          • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • live theater
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • cinemas
                                              • festivals
                                              • forests
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • churches
                                              • marina
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • theme parks
                                              • water parks
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • miniature golf
                                                  • outlet shopping
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking
                                                  • whale watching
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • mountain climbing
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • deepsea fishing
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • golf privileges optional
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • cross country skiing
                                                          • mountaineering
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • snorkeling/diving
                                                          • snowboarding
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis


                                                              • Beautiful, well equipped kitchen with granite counters and Viking appliances, heat year around, patio, grill, and an outdoor shower. No weddings or receptions allowed, Number of occupants, of all ages, not to exceed 8 at any time.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                9 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Absolutely stunning in every way!

                                                                Mike C.

                                                                My family of 7 (including my two year-old) stayed here the first week of July. Let me just start by saying that this place is absolutely perfect! In an area filled with churn-and-burn rental properties that feel very commercial, this home stands out as just that - a home!

                                                                From the moment we walked in, we enjoyed absolutely every second. The house was spotless (seriously - I'm a neat freak) and the attention to detail (the knob protector on the cabinet by the fridge, for example) was evident in every room. My wife and I, along with our little girl loved having the basement to ourselves as it was two bedrooms and our own full bath (with tub!). The main level is wonderful and we spent as much time as possible in the living room/kitchen area which has BREATHTAKING views of the ocean! Seriously --- I find myself day dreaming about those rocking chairs...The upstairs was complete with three bedrooms was more than enough space!

                                                                I could go on and on but I'll keep this short - if you're looking for an amazing Maine stay, look no further. It's a ten minute walk to the beach/town and ten minutes to Nubble and the worlds best ice cream...Colleen was fantastic, even calling us the first morning to make sure we got in ok. It's evident that she cares and we sure appreciate it!

                                                                We can't wait to come back!

                                                                Excellent choice for York, Maine


                                                                This house has beautiful views from lots of windows overlooking the coastline. The kitchen is amazing, bedrooms are comfortable and outside patio is a great place to grill and hang out. Added bonus is the Nubble lighthouse is an easy walk away. Our family would definitely stay here again.

                                                                Perfect for All Seasons!

                                                                Nancy J.Loudon NH

                                                                Our family is scattered and we decided to rent for a long weekend in April, 2015. Family from OR and NC got a taste of winter as we had storms our first 2 days, but the house could not be more comfortable. Our puzzle loving Mom was pleased and had no problems w/layout despite advanced age. Great place for eating in, a must as only a few places are open year round within walking distance - though we highly recommend the Union Hotel any time of year. We walked both beaches, and Long Sands is not far if you go by the main road in. For Mom this was key. The longer route (by Nubble) is for folks who watch for the occasional car off season, heavier traffic on.

                                                                This is why Ocean Ave Extension works for us - less traveled and right on the ocean. The younger folks stay on ground level so late night noise is contained (by young, many of us are 50+). We enjoyed our stay so much that we rented for Christmas week and had a delightful (unseasonably warm) 2nd visit! Owner is wonderful and let us leave a little later so we could relax during laundry/loading/tidying up. Immaculately clean on arrival. Note: if you have reasonably sized vehicles, the driveway worked for 4 cars with thought to whose car needs to leave. We love this place and hope to return.

                                                                Fun had by all

                                                                John O.

                                                                Our first family vacation with both kids, their spouses, and our grandkids. The house was roomy (for 8 of us) and perfectly outfitted from sheets and towels, to pots and pans, and beach chairs. The view is unparalleled and it would have been easy to sit in the rocker and look at the ocean for 2 weeks. It is a quick walk to Short Sands Beach, a small family beach, and the beach shops and restaurants. It is also close to the Nubble Lighthouse. May I recommend taking a thermos of coffee and enjoying sunrise at the lighthouse?

                                                                I guess the best way I can end this is that my full family is coming back next year.

                                                                Wonderful Vacation Rental

                                                                U.S. Marine RetiredBelmont, MA

                                                                My Family and I really enjoyed our stay. The location and its view are incredible. Well worth the money. We are saving up to return again!

                                                                Simply ideal!

                                                                Anastasia L.

                                                                This was our second time renting this wonderful house. The light and airiness of the whole place make even the cloudiest days bright. And, as a cook, the kitchen can't be beat. Standing at the professional stove and looking out over the Atlantic is a joy.

                                                                We found the house immaculately clean and well maintained. And the ability to walk in five minutes to the Short Sands beach or the Nubble Lighthouse is a big plus. You're away from the traffic and noise and can listen only to the surf crashing outside the windows and then head off for the fun the rest of York offers.

                                                                Note: Although the house has five bedrooms there is only room for 2 cars to park in the driveway.

                                                                Looking forward to our next time renting on Ocean Avenue Extension!


                                                                York Beach, York, ME, USA

                                                                Antiques, historic places, local art, outlet shopping, quaint shops, fine food, taffy, fudge, ice cream, arcade, zoo, walk the cliff paths, the Nubble Lighthouse and hiking or biking Mt. Agamenticus.

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