Stay Year Round at Memories Cottage, York Beach, Maine!
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- Minimum stay:7-180 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Please check the calendar, and please note we rent weekly, or monthly. We have availability in September, 2016.
This friendly, comfortable Maine cottage with knotty pine paneling has been recently tastefully and carefully updated.
2 bedrooms, one with Queen bed, closet and air conditioner, the second bedroom has 2 twin beds on the porch. We have travel pack and play, and booster seat. Kitchen has Refrigerator/Freezer, Stove/Oven, and eat in Dining area.
We have a full sized washer and dryer new in 2015!
Bathroom with Tub/shower. Living room with 2 couches, cable TV and sky light. Combination locks on the doors, no keys to lose! Outside there are 2 parking places, outdoor chairs and table. Sit outside and enjoy the quiet family neighborhood. The cottage is a 'stone's throw' to a rocky beach for tide pooling, star gazing, and views of Shorts Sands Beach! Hear the waves from the cottage! A short walk the other way is another small tidal beach in the bay, scramble over the rocks to get there.
Popular Short Sands Beach is a pleasant 1/2 mile walk on a tree-lined side street. Shops, restaurants (including great local seafood). You'll find York's Wild Kingdom, The Goldenrod (world famous for salt water taffy made the same way 100 years), Funarama with games including skee ball, a wonderful beach side playground and the Gazebo for summer concerts. Walk on another 20 minutes to Dunne's ice cream and on to the Nubble Lighthouse, enjoying the rocky Maine coastline, and fabulous ocean views. Long Sands beach is another little walk or drive away.
Short drives open a world of sightseeing, shopping, hiking, boating, etc. Portland is 30 minutes away with ferries to the Maine islands; driving up or down the coast leads you to outlet shopping at Freeport, one hour away, or Kittery, 15 minutes away; a burst of driving to the heart of the New Hampshire White Mountains for a days junket is one and one-half hours away.
Please leave the cottage as your found it when you leave, a cleaning fee is not included. Please supply your own linens, towels, beach towels. We come to the cottage in between every guest, to make sure every thing is ready for your arrival.
The cottage has been in our family for 40 years, we love it and hope you will love it too and return year after year like some of our guests do!!
Please note, on rare occasion we accept a pet on a limited basis. If you have allergies to pets, please find other accommodations.
We have cable TV and high speed internet. Keywords: Tastefully Updated Cottage Near the Beach
Member since: 2006
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
Guest needs to provide photo of pet, certificate proof all vaccines current. Flea and tick meds. given within a week of arrival. Bring own pet bed, no pets on furniture. House broken, not incontinent. Pick up all pet litter immediately and dispose of properly. Pet must not be left to bark and disturb the peace of the neighborhood. Please contact owner to discuss your request in full. Written statement pet has never bitten anyone, human or other animal. Note, we have a small yard. Pet must be leashed when outside at ALL times. If your pet has been in the ocean, rinse off outside, and do not allow inside until dry. We have some guests sensitive to pet odors, we would like to keep everyone happy....moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 16 - May 12, 2017
180 night min stay
May 13 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 17 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 10 - Oct 14, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 8%
Starting 2017, we are preferring our guests pay by credit card through VRBO.com. Cleaning fee is not included, please leave cottage ready for the next set of guests, as you found it. Please bring linens for the beds and all towels needed for your stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Two large sandy beaches near by, Short Sands, half mile and Long Sands, one mile. Tide pooling at the Rocky Beach just across the road and down a small road. Antiquing abounds from Route One in York, all the way along Route One through Ogunquit, Wells and Kennebunkport. York's Wild Kingdom is in York Beach village about half mile from the cottage. York village has the old fashioned and fun arcade for hours of enjoyment. The historic Golden Rod restaurant and candy shop, where you can watch them making salt water taffy.
Nubble Light is a good walk away, or drive and enjoy ice creams up by there at Fox's or Dunne's. Various festivals during the year in York Beach Village. Kittery Outlet Shops, just a 10 minute drive down Route One.
Year Purchased: 1972
About the owner: Gary's family picked family oriented York for their vacation spot from their home in Keene. I'm Gary's wife, Marion, I'm from Bermuda, and a flight attendant. I love the cottage as our whole family does! We find York so interesting and has kept the old fashioned family oriented way, it is fascinating and charming. A great place to vacation year after year. We love it there. We just live 30 minutes away.
Why the Owner Chose Cape Neddick, York, ME, USA:
Family friendly, close to beaches. Several miles from Highway, easy to find. York is a year round town, there are reasons to come here any time of the year! The beaches, antiquing, proximity to Portland, Boston, mountains, ocean, etc!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This family friendly area, suitable for all ages. The beach, town, playground. Areas to explore, the White Mountains a few hours beautiful drive away. Shopping outlets in Kittery and Freeport. The Maine coast with spectacular scenery. Fall Foliage and the coast line are a wonderful combination for the walker, painter, photographer, or just want to see what it's all about!
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Your Home away from Home!
Side view of Cottage, showing barbeque, picnic area, one parking place, garden.
New Kitchen with Amenities.
Breakfast Bar in Kitchen.
Living Room, sunny with skylight. Comfortable couches, one a pull out bed.
Bedroom with Queen Bed, Air Conditioner, Closet and 2 Windows
Bathroom with Tub/Shower
Rocky Beach, a "Stones Throw" away. Hear the waves from the cottage!
The Nubble Light House, York Landmark. Beautiful 40 minute walk from the Cottage
York Harbor, a 10 minute drive from the cottage!
Christmas at the Nubble Light. Just beautiful!
Hydrangeas in the garden, blue blooms all summer!
Front View of Cottage with Second Parking Place
Dining Area off Kitchen
Living Room, with Cable TV, Wireless Internet in Cottage.
Porch bedroom with 2 twin beds, bureau, card table and chairs. Kids love this!
Second View porch bedroom.
Path across from Cottage, leads to Rocky Beach for tide pooling and .
Another bay the other way from Rocky Beach, scrabble over the rocks.
Historic Goldenrod Candy Shop and Restaurant. 1/2 mile walk from the cottage.
Fall in New England on the York River.
Short Sands Beach, Swimming, Arcade, Playground, Gazebo for weekly bank concerts
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Friday, October 28, 2016
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