Parsons Beach Home, Private Beach & Pool, End of Summer Getaway 6 Guests Only.(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
5 bedrooms, 3 baths, pristine property, water views, extremely secluded.
The Farm provides the ideal vacation spot for two or three generation families. The house is divided into two parts, allowing plenty of together time and space for privacy when wanted. There are 3 bedrooms in the main part, the downstairs master bedroom with ensúitte bath and two bedrooms upstairs with one bath off the hallway. All five bedrooms have air conditioning and /or very good fans.
Through a breezeway that contains the laundry machine, four friends or additional family have their own space, called, The Pool House. The large upstairs Ocean Bedroom with sitting area has a gorgeous view of the ocean. The downstairs Wood Bedroom with sitting area has mesmerizing views of hummingbirds, fields and forest. Have coffee in bed and watch the birds. The Pool House has its own bathroom, breakfast nook plus a colorful sun room with nine windows where you feel you are outdoors. The sunroom is ideal for small children to play and it has a couch for adults to watch from. From it, occupants of the Pool House have their own door to the pool area.
The in-ground 18 by 30 foot pool, under full sun, provides for real swimming and refreshing dips. It is 9' deep at one end and 3' at the other. An optional solar cover keeps the water several degrees warmer than normal. A hot and cold water shower is adjacent. Plenty of seating and lounge chairs provide all ages with something to enjoy together.
The main part of the house is so filled with light that the professional photographer who took the shots for VRBO said, "This is the only place where I've never had to turn on lights to do a shoot." The furniture is mostly new, attractive and comfortable for all ages. Enjoy the many original artworks of museum quality. The big open living area, with seating for ten people, has large windows with great views of rolling fields, marsh, some ocean and great sunrises. The just painted and appointed colorful kitchen adjoins the dining area.
With huge decks and windows, your architect brought the outdoors in. You can see all the JULY 4th FIREWORKS from the Kennebunks. The screened in deck is perfect for eating at anytime. A new, large barbecue is handy. We apply environment friendly insect spray on the lawns. Your next door neighbor will be Rachel Carson!
The most outstanding part of your familie's visit to the Farm is experiencing its beach, Crescent Surf. It takes five minutes of normal walking to reach private Crescent Surf, walking on a private dirt road covered with huge pines and oaks. We supply a red wagon to haul beach items.
The mile-long beach is very flat and at low tide, the ocean retreats a long way. During it's way in, the warm sand heats up the water, making it acceptable to almost everyone. Little children will spend hours in the tidal pools by the rocks. Older ones can play frisbee. Dogs are allowed on leashes at all times, and can run free if they are not disturbing anyone. Adults can relax in beach chairs and read.
When you wish to leave your "nature" paradise, you're only 2 miles to Kennebunkport!
The owner lives three miles away in Kennebunk and can usually supply helpers for any need immediately. The Farm is cleaned by professional cleaners who do not work on weekends. Our in/out days are Fridays.
The summer charms of ocean and get-togethers await your family at the Farm with competitive pricing. Book now!
Keywords: Two beautiful private beaches. From on a 30 foot hill in your architect designed home, enjoy the best New England offers: acres of nature that would captivate Thoreau himself, along with the great Atlantic Ocean. Every one will love the large, in-ground pool. The water pump works 24/7 to maintain cleanliness. Lounge outdoors on three decks: one screened in, one on the East and one on the West. One is always perfect.
Outdoor activities abound: walk alone or with your dog on the beach or on the many trails; bird-watch; take nature photographs; kayak from nearby dock on the Mousam River or from the beach; fish for stripped bass at three locations; cycle private roads and star gaze into dark skies.
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Member since: 2010
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Excellent location for children over the age of five or those who are able to safely walk the spiral stairs alone. Lots of dirt lanes for cycling. Children love the beach, pool and playing on the lawns....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Many shore birds and water ones, turkeys, smaller wildlife, foxes and deer. We have beautiful sunrises and partial sunsets seen through enormous white pines across the meadow. Apart from the ocean and an occasional small plane, you won't hear anything. At low tide there is ample room on the beach for soccer, baseball or volleyball. Night skies are memorable....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
From every room there is a view; the Farm has a 360 degree view. From the side with the pool and lounging deck you see some ocean, marsh and, beyond the field, white birch and other large trees....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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Deck / Patio:
(2) There are two decks in the main house one faces the sunrise and one the sunset. A portion of the east deck on the ocean side has a dining table and is screened in for breakfast and evening dining....moreless
- Kayak / Canoe:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 14 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning House and Pool $450
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 9%
Minimum stay is 7 days, except for holiday weekends. Please call or write about the special discount for longer stays. Home cleaning is done by The Maids and the pool by a local cleaner.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The Ogunquit Summer Playhouse presents plays organized in NYC just for this theater and they generally excel.
There are beautiful golf courses and many places to kayak, hike or swim. The area is known for a wide-range of antiquing and, in Kittery and Freeport, discount shopping centers.
Year Purchased: 1890
About the owner: Lived in and Love the USA, Canada, Mexico, Spain and Portugal.
Why the Owner Chose Kennebunk, ME, USA:
My mother's ancestors moved here from Alfred, Maine, back in 1890, to be on the ocean. It is said these two beaches comprise the longest stretch of 'undeveloped' shoreline on the East Coast. Crescent Surf is so isolated, the U.S. Military stationed troops here during W.W.II., and once they scared my mother once when she came out of the water. I moved here in 1978 with my two boys after I inherited the Farm with its twenty acres from my mother, Helen Parsons. I wanted my children to enjoy the wonders of country living and be able to attend the excellent schools of Kennebunk. The Kennebunks have excellent activities for children, including the K.B.I.A. at Kennebunk Beach.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Col. Hart received all the lands between Little River and Great Hill as an acknowledgment of his contribution to the War of Independence. He chose the hill where my house sits for his home site, farmed the fields and hayed the marsh. You can know you frequented the same beach as George W.H.Bush and Cole Porter. George during the last few years of his administration when he jogged it during the off season and Cole while he and my cousin were roommates at university and vacationed at my Aunt's. Walk a labyrinth....draw one at low tide and enjoy.
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Morning relaxation on the front deck.
Pool, late afternoon.
Bright sun and Pool
Master Bedroom Main House with ensuite bath
Don't miss a Romantic Stroll after Supper.
Your home from the West.
The Other Side of Large Bedroom, Downstairs
The Dining Area
Tidal Marsh in Distance, Low Tide
Outdoor multi-seating areas for relaxing with pool.
The Rocks with Tidal Pools
Often Vacant, Crescent Surf Beach at Low Tide.
The Great Room Filled with Daylight
View from Master Bedroom Main House at dawn.
Orchard and Lane
Large Bedroom Pool House, sitting area not shown.
The Ocean Room, Upstairs Pool House with Ocean View and sitting area.
View into Kitchen
The Sun Room, Play Room, North Wall has Screens, East wall overlooks the pool.
View from East Deck with large barbecue and ocean
One Side of Kitchen
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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