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Historic Charm, Great Location Gorgeous 2BR House, W/Optional 2 BR Guest House

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Beautifully restored historic house on quiet street steps from Dock Square

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Last updated: 09/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Oliver Davis House, c. 1827. Beautifully decorated year-round home with all conveniences. MAIN HOUSE SLEEPS 4. For an additional $1000/week, rent the COZY CARRIAGE HOUSE which SLEEPS 2-4 MORE--great for extra guests or older kids. Comfortable elegance, antiques, pumpkin pine floors, original moldings. Lovely garden, patio--perfect for outdoor dining. Gourmet kitchen/breakfast nook, and formal DR that seats 8. Large LR with wood-burning F/P + small library. Master BR suite with AC, fireplace, dressing room, en suite bath + guest room w/ AC and private bath. Near Colony, Nonantum hotels--perfect if you are attending a wedding in Kennebunkport, Ogunquit or Southern ME. Rental includes linens, W/D, gas grill, picnic basket, lobster pots, and beach chairs--everything for an ideal Maine vacation. Enjoy a relaxing retreat from 'the real world' any season.

The Oliver Davis House is a delightful place for friends and family to gather and share all the good things Maine has to offer.

Want to learn more about the Oliver Davis House and Kennebunkport? Call Heyward Whetsell at 727-539-9742.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Main House - Master Bedroom Suite

    Lovely master suite w/fireplace, dressing room, private bath...moreless

  • Main House - Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    Comfortable guest room with queen size bed and en suite bath...moreless

  • Carriage House - Bunk Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Great for kids! Can also accomodate a crib ...moreless

  • Carriage House Guest Room: 1 double

    Cozy bedroom for 1-2 extra guests. Attractive cottage style....moreless

  • Rental includes all linens. Main House sleeps 4 in style and comfort. Optional Carriage House is great for extra guests (a couple, a small family with young kids, or older kids who want a place of their own)....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main House Powder Room: toilet

    Downstairs bath adjacent to kitchen...moreless

  • Carriage House Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Guest Room Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private bath for Main House guest room...moreless

  • All baths renovated with high-end fixtures selected to blend with the historic character of the house....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Oliver Davis House is a unique property with an elegant main house, and a charming optional "Maine Cottage" guest house. The main house is wonderful for one or two couples that enjoy traditional design, walking, and relaxing outdoors. The guest house offers space for another couple, a small family, or several older kids....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flatscreen TVs in Library, Master Bedroom and Carriage House. Time Warner premium cable plus Blu Ray DVD player for DVDs and to stream Netflix Pandora, etc....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Beautiful formal dining room, whenever you're not enjoying al fresco dining....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Bedroom and carriage house....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Elegant comfortable living room furnished in antiques....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for up to 4 cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart coffee maker and grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything a gourmet cook needs. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Tasteful china, glasses, silverware and serving pieces....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with everything you need!...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Non-perishable staples provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    French door refrigerator with freezer drawer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Jenn-Air gas stove with optional indoor grill...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Nearby golf courses, including the Cape Arundel Golf Club....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lovely garden with outdoor seating and dining....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Combination gas and charcoal grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
In Season-Main House
Apr 30 - Oct 22, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,950 $11,000
Fall 2016
Oct 23 - Nov 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,450 $8,000
In Season-Main House 2017
Jun 3 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,950 $11,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,950 $11,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning - Main House $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning - Carriage House $50
  • Tax Rate 8.5%

Notes:

ADDITIONAL COST TO ADD ADJACENT 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE: $800/week off Season $1,000/week in Season


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Portland
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Wells
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95 (Maine Turnpike)
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Kennebunkport: Maine's coast at its finest! Quintessential New England village with charming historic houses, a gorgeous walk along the rocky Atlantic coast, and wonderful sandy beaches. Outstanding antiquing--from elegant shops to flea markets. And fabulous restaurants to suit every palate and price range. Attractions: Walker's Point, home to George and Barbara Bush; the Nott House, an historic sea captain's home; Dock Square shops and restaurants; lobster boats and a lighthouse. Carriage rides, bicycling, sailing and sightseeing cruises, and in winter, sleigh rides. A perfect get away every season that truly lives up to Maine's promise of 'life the way it should be.' Easy day trips to Boston, Portland and Portsmouth.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: What are 2 empty-nest Southerners doing in Maine? Absolutely loving it! The Oliver Davis House is our retreat, and through the years many guests have enjoyed 'the way life should be.' We love gardening, antiqueing, entertaining, picnics on the beach, and walks along the ocean. And spending time with our kids and friends when they come to visit.

Why the Owner Chose Kennebunkport, Kennebunkport, ME, USA:
The Oliver Davis House is a beautiful small historic home that retains its charm while offering every modern convenience and comfort. Located in the heart of Kennebunkport, it offers something for everyone--an easy walk to Dock Square or the ocean. The house is decorated with antiques, but it's stylish, not frumpy. Luxurious, but not over the top. It's a place where you can get back to basics.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The private garden at the Oliver Davis House is a major attraction in summer. Designed in a traditional style that complements the period architecture of the house, the main part of the garden is filled with hydrangeas and offers the perfect spot for afternoon cocktails. There's a separate patio with a fountain for al fresco dining, and a small intimate space reserved for naps in the hammock shielded by espaliered apple trees and woodsy ferns, rhododendrum, lilacs, and Japanese maple. The gently sound of wind chimes blowing in the breeze make the garden even more relaxing. Equipped with gas grill, fire pit, torchieres--the garden at the Oliver Davis House doubles our living space and offers a wonderful seasonal option to enjoy the outdoors in summer and fall.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beautifully restored historic house on quiet street steps from Dock Square

    Beautifully restored historic house on quiet street steps from Dock Square

  • Dining Room (Seats 8)--beautifully outfitted with antiques, china, and silver.

    Dining Room (Seats 8)--beautifully outfitted with antiques, china, and silver.

  • Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen perfect for guests who love to cook

    Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen perfect for guests who love to cook

  • Breakfast Nook overlooking the garden. Great for casual dining for 2-4.

    Breakfast Nook overlooking the garden. Great for casual dining for 2-4.

  • The classic Hydrangea Garden, a quiet respite to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

    The classic Hydrangea Garden, a quiet respite to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

  • Cocktails in the garden--the house specialty is a blueberry martini.

    Cocktails in the garden--the house specialty is a blueberry martini.

  • Carriage House living area with flat screen TV, AC, kitchenette, desk with wireless internet and printer.

    Carriage House living area with flat screen TV, AC, kitchenette, desk with wireless internet and printer.

  • An easy walk to great shopping

    An easy walk to great shopping

  • Breathtakingly beautiful walk along Ocean Avenue to Walkers Point, the Bush estate.

    Breathtakingly beautiful walk along Ocean Avenue to Walkers Point, the Bush estate.

  • Welcome to the Oliver Davis House. We look forward to your visit and will do everything we can to make it a special memory for you!

    Welcome to the Oliver Davis House. We look forward to your visit and will do everything we can to make it a special memory for you!

  • Spacious Living Room with fireplace--comfortable elegance, beautiful art and antiques.  A special gathering place for friends and family.

    Spacious Living Room with fireplace--comfortable elegance, beautiful art and antiques. A special gathering place for friends and family.

  • Master Bedroom with dressing room, en suite bath, queen size bed, gas fireplace

    Master Bedroom with dressing room, en suite bath, queen size bed, gas fireplace

  • Comfortable guest room with queen size bed and en suite bath

    Comfortable guest room with queen size bed and en suite bath

  • Lobsterfest! An Oliver Davis House tradition.

    Lobsterfest! An Oliver Davis House tradition.

  • The private carriage house and lovely private garden perfect for outdoor dining

    The private carriage house and lovely private garden perfect for outdoor dining

  • Perfect for cutting to enjoy during your visit--or to dry and take home!

    Perfect for cutting to enjoy during your visit--or to dry and take home!

  • Carriage House and Pergola connecting it to the Main House, just steps away.

    Carriage House and Pergola connecting it to the Main House, just steps away.

  • Indian Summer at the Oliver Davis House--the carriage house in the background

    Indian Summer at the Oliver Davis House--the carriage house in the background

  • Port Lobster is just down the street--the freshest lobster anywhere.

    Port Lobster is just down the street--the freshest lobster anywhere.

  • Floor plans (first floor) for the main house and adjacent carriage house.

    Floor plans (first floor) for the main house and adjacent carriage house.

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/19/2016

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