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Old Orchard Beach Children & Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, sleeps 8

House is 2.5 blocks from beach. Can see and hear waves. Quiet area of year-round residences - children oriented area of Old Orchard Beach. Low traffic. Address 35 Highland Ave. 5 minute walk to beach. 15 minute walk to pier.

This is a very cute house. Floors are hardwood, downstairs walls are plaster. Stairs and upstairs: all ceilings and walls are wainscot. Kitchen is well equipped with gas stove and large fridge. Very short walk to beach. Downtown is just far enough so you cannot hear all the evening noise. Furniture is nice, some antiques, and not worn out. NEW 1/2 bath downstairs.

Keith Garovoy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Keith Garovoy

Self employed professional. Lived in the house 5 years. Married and moved to Bath, ME.

Keith Garovoy purchased this house in 2000

Why Keith Garovoy chose Old Orchard Beach

Great 4 bedroom house, quiet area, near beach. Small but nice grass backyard for BBQ and sitting around. Great enclosed and screened porch.

What makes this house unique

Can hear and smell the ocean. Cool nights.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would like to welcome you to our OOB Home. This was our home for 5 years. It is in a quiet neighborhood with minimal traffic away from the motels and rental properties. If you have children, OOB is a wonderful place to vacation. I vacationed there myself when I was young. Feel free to contact me and ask any questions at all. From activites, to food- I know the area well.keith
Feb 2005
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Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , NEW Downstairs
  • There is also an outdoor shower with hot and cold water for rinsing off sand. Bath linens are not included.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , (Full/twin Bunkbed)
  • 3 rooms with one full size and 1 room with full and single (bunkbed). Linens are not included. There are Pillows and blankets.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
4 fulls, 1 twin, 1 sleep sofa (futon). Fenced yard, picnic table, beach chairs. There is a washer and dryer. Lots of fans.


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Old Orchard Beach Children & Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 7 reviews

Nice place, good location, well-equipped house

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week and really enjoyed our stay! The front porch is very nice for coffee in the morning. The house has plenty of space for our group of 7 and we never felt cramped even when it rained. The large dining room table is great for a big group. The house is really no frills but all the appliances are newer and everything was very neat. Thank you for a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We love the porch for coffee as well, and of interest, I built that table from 200 year old boards I got from a barn in NW CT where I used to live. You are welcome anytime. Best, keith
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Great beach stay

  • 5 of 5

You can’t go wrong with this property. It’s the perfect summer beach house with lots of space and all of the essentials. The location is perfect - a 5 minute walk to the beach with a cute general store and cafe (Tami Lynn’s) a block away, but it’s nice and quiet at night.

It’s about 1/2 way between the pier and Ocean Park, which has some great trails and a shop that has great sandwiches and amazing cinnamon buns. You won’t find a nicer guy to rent from than Keith. He’s very laid back but also on top of keeping the place clean and fully stocked with whatever you need.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location- quiet and close to beach!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in late August. Easy walk to less crowded area of OOB and you can still get to pier. There are plenty of fans but no AC, the outdoor porch gets really cool at night but the upstairs bedrooms can be hot. The outdoor shower and cooking area are nice and the kitchen is small but nice with good appliances. We enjoyed our stay!!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, Warm, Homey

  • 5 of 5

We are just returning from a vacation at this house and I hesitate to give it such a good review because I'd like to keep this wonderful place to myself! :-) Initially, Keith's laid-back approach to renting took us back at first and then we realized he's just "good people". This cottage is charming in its imperfections - it's a place where you aren't afraid to put your feet up and relax. The greeting by Margaret (hug and all) makes you feel like family. Fresh ground coffee and small vases of fresh flowers in each room are a wonderful touch. The cottage is comfortable and clean. We were two adults, five teenagers and the family dog and there was room and space for everyone, down to the private fenced in back yard which was enjoyed so much by our pup! A short walk to the beach and all that OOB offers are added bonuses - we used our car two times the entire week. We fell in love with OOB and this property and hope to return over and over again! Thank you Keith & Cindy and Margaret!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Town of Mount-Royal

Old Orchard at its best!

  • 5 of 5

This house was just perfect for our family of six, with three teenagers and a little one. There was a corner for everyone to be doing their thing! A living room, a big dining room, a family room, and a front porch. There were 4 large bedrooms with real confortable beds for everyone. We especially loved the walk down to the beach and all the equipment offered for free at the cottage: beach chairs, sand toys, balls and a four wheel trolley to tote all of our beach stuff and our 7 year old sitting on top of everything... Loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jericho, VT

Family Fun!

  • 4 of 5

We vacationed for a week in this house with our old dog and 3 toddlers. The house had everything we needed. The walk back from the beach was a little far after a long day so we were glad we had our strollers. The house had a "lived in" feel but was clean and exactly what we needed for family fun!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comments. Your impression of the house is exactly what we hoped to portray. Best, keith
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Beach is 2.5 blocks. There is boardwalk and arcade. Water park, amusement park, indoor karting center, golf, fishing, boating, museums, art galleries, antiquing. 20 minutes to Portland, 35 minutes to Freeport.

Other Activities: limited by your imaginination only




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

This property has just undergone a $100,000 renovation including siding, windows, electrical, plumbing, walls, windows and insulation. It looks GREAT!!! We do not charge an additional cleaning or turnover fee. It is included in our rate.

Due to the current exchange rate we will consider $2600 Canadian money

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.