Charming Cottage, Walk to Short Sands in Under 5 Minutes!(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)
While relaxing on the private porch having early morning coffee, you can listen to the birds singing in the trees and enjoy the gorgeous butterflies as they meander throughout the garden. The serenity and peacefulness of the area allows you to plan your day for a trip to the beach (about a 3 minute walk), hiking, golfing, antiquing, or shopping at nearby outlet malls.
There are three bedrooms. On the first floor is the Master Bedroom/bathroom and a sleep sofa in the living room. The second floor has two bedrooms - 2 twin beds in one room and 2 double beds in the other bedroom, and a full bathroom. The porch is equipped with a gas grill and a large table with seating for 6.
While visiting York explore the quaint coastal villages, antique shops, restaurants & pubs. Enjoy the luxurious tree lined park beginning the York Harbor Cliff walk or, a stroll in the woods leading to the Wiggley Bridge, the ending at the York River to admire a multitude of boats that include sailboats, cruisers, motorboats and lobster boats.
Member since: 2008
- Max. occupancy 10
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 7 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
Freshly laundered mattress and pillow covers provided each rental; blankets and bedspreads also provided. No sheets or towels provided. **For our airborne or long distance guests, we do have a full linen rental option....moreless
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: In 1996, our beloved mother and grandmother retired from her job as a public school teacher in Boston and moved to York Beach. When she bought this house, it had been neglected for years and was in a very sad state. It was definitely a labor of love, but after months and months of hard work, we helped her to turn it back into the wonderful, charming home it is today. Unfortunately, we lost Sarah in January 2015, but we as a family have taken on the property and are devoted to making sure it is kept up to her fabulous standards!
Why the Owner Chose York Beach, York, ME, USA:
Taking old, run down homes and bringing them back to life is a passion that runs in the family. Many people thought Sarah was crazy for buying this house in its dilapidated state, but we saw the potential, and after months and months of hard work, the house was restored to its natural beauty. Sarah loved to garden and took great pride in her beautiful landscaping. The whole family gets involved in caring for the big yard and gardens, making sure it is ready for our guests to enjoy.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a unique house with lots of historic charm, but updated amenities. It has a private porch overlooking a beautiful garden- perfect for a barbecue! At night, the lights of the amusement park light up next door and you can watch the ferris wheel spin. The location can't be beat as the shops, restaurants, arcade, and beach are just steps away. Being just a 3-5 minute walk to Short Sands Beach is truly a luxury when considering the cost and limited availability of parking.
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Living Room 1st Floor, has full size pull out sofabed, Flatscreen Cable TV
Kitchen 1st Floor, fully furnished with seating for up to 7 people.
Bedroom #2, 2nd Floor, 2 double beds, large closet, southern exposure/4 windows
2nd Floor Bathroom, full bathroom with large linen closet.
2nd floor hall looking toward Bedroom #3
Garden View from Front Porch.
Porch & yard area
Master Bedroom 1st Floor, has sitting area/TV, private bathroom/ shower
1st floor Hall looking towards Living Room
Hall on 2nd floor looking towards Bedroom #3
Bedroom #3 2nd Floor, 2 twin beds, has southern exposure
1st Floor Bathroom, off Master Bedroom
Brand new porch!
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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