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Classic Modern Masterpiece with Stunning York Harbor View

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full baths, sleeps 6

This contemporary camp/cottage was an Architectural Record House of 1968! Its three pavilions, grouped around a protected courtyard, are designed to take maximum advantage of this dramatic site perched on a hill overlooking the confluence of the York River and harbor channel. The two-acre site affords total privacy with a large flat back yard and lawns sloping to the water. A spacious deck provides outdoor dining, and the house is fully equipped with TV/VCR/DVD and WiFi Internet.

It is a unique house in a spectacular setting, and is very special to its owners who continue to cherish it after 50 years.

More Details

Stephen Y Harby
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017


York House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master 1 - 1 queen , Suite with studio
    Master 2 - 1 double , Suite with bath and loft above
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Direct garden access
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Den
    Other - 2 twin/ single , Two trundle beds
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
This is a simple house and not luxurious, but is completely remarkable for its unique setting and design which makes the setting most immediate. One also experiences the elements, as it is not insulated nor heated or air conditioned. So when it is hot or cold outside, so it is in the house!


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Classic Modern Masterpiece with Stunning York Harbor View
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Harbor View

  • 4 of 5

If you go to Maine in June, you have to be ready for any kind of weather. To prove the point, we drove up on June 25, 2011 in a steady rain and needed the fireplace to take the chill out of the house. By Sunday afternoon and for the remainder of the week it was July-August weather in the 80's. You won't find a more unique house than this in York with three distinct wings to spend your time. With no tv in the main sitting area, we found we preferred sitting and looking out at the harbor, watching the world go by. The views from the two lofts are fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed The Stolen Menu Cafe in nearby York Village. You'll have every kitchen utensil at your disposal (everything in its place!). Don't tarry going from the house to the car or the mosquitos will make a meal out of you. It was a wonderful week and we would go again.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fredericton, N.B. Canada

Western Point Rd.

  • 5 of 5

The property was really lovely and we really enjoyed the exceptional view. It would have been fun to have stayed there for a longer stay to explore the bookshelves. The place was clean, well-stocked with kitchen utensils, glasses, dishwasher and laundry facilities, etc. I appreciate the artwork inside the house and the overall design of the house. My only comment that is not even very critical and dependent on the that the rooms on the upstairs level were not habitable in the day time. However, I found that once the temperature dropped in the evening the temperature was great. My family said that we look forward to renting the property again, perhaps in two years time. Thank you to the owners for sharing their home with renters.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Car: necessary

The house is conveniently situated in York, Maine, which is less than 90 minutes drive from Boston’s Logan airport, and is 15 minutes from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Portland is 40 minutes to the north. New York City is four-five hours by car. For boating and swimming, there is a nearby marina within a mile, and one of Maine’s most beautiful beaches is in York Harbor 2 miles by road. Swimming is possible in front of the house at the rocky shore, which lies across quiet Western Point Road. Shopping and cultural activities abound in nearby Historic York and Portsmouth.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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