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Oceanfront Very Spacious Beachhouse Drakes Island

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

'229 Island Beach Road' is a 1950's architecturally designed oceanfront house located on a beautiful two mile stretch of beach, not found anywhere else in Southern Maine. You will relish beach walking to the inlet in the wildlife preserve, surfing and swimming, sipping morning coffee on the oceanfront porch and evening cocktails on the other; kayaking and bird-watching, and amazing sunrises and sunsets. Situated on a dead-end street, your family will enjoy bicycling, rollerblading, and a morning run through the nearby path to Laudhom Farms. Drake's Island is family friendly with a community house, playground, tennis, and basketball courts. Although Drake's Island is totally non-commercial, you will find convenient grocery stores, shopping, recreational attractions, and restaurants within an easy 5-15 minute drive.

Our spacious beach house boasts a huge living room overlooking the ocean, large dining area, well-equipped kitchen, oceanside porch and front porch. This well-designed and soundproof house sleeps twelve with three full baths. We offer two master suites, each located at opposite ends of the house, as well as four comfortable bedrooms, including a double bedroom, queen/twin bedroom and two bedrooms with twin beds. Off-street parking is available for four cars. The extensive lawns are perfect for croquet, badminton, soccer, and volleyball.

Boston Airport is 90 minutes away. Portland Airport is 40 min away. Manchester is a 90 minute drive. Less than 5 minutes to Wells train station and Maine Turnpike.

Please no smoking, pets or grilling on the porches. Must be 25 to rent. Must bring own sheets/towels

Keywords: Oceanfront, single family, vacation home

More Details

Suzanne Craig, MD
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018


Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • only 4 cars allowed in driveway.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Part of Master Bedroom Suite - South End of House
    Bathroom 2 - Master Bedroom - North End of House
    Bathroom 3 - Hallway Bathroom - North End of House
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , South End of House
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom - North End of House
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , North End of House
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , North End of House
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom - South End of House
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , North End of House
  • king (1) Queen size Beds (3) Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the only two mile stretch of beach in Southern Maine, quiet dead end street


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
Charlotte NC

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

This lovely beach home was very comfortable, The beach is gorgeous and the homeowner was responsive and easy to work with. We enjoyed our stay immensely.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful ocean view!

  • 4 of 5

Great home with beautiful ocean views! Very comfortable living with lots of space. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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NH Family

  • 5 of 5

This home was a delight for our family and especially our 85 year old mother who enjoyed day in and day out watching her children and grandchildren enjoy fun in the sun and a week of family time. This was our best Maine rental and hope to come back. Large home, spacious rooms. Great yard with great beachfront views! Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and spacious with beautiful ocean views

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 couples stayed at this wonderful home for 3 nights. It was perfect. Most importantly, it is steps to the water with amazing ocean views. The house was clean with hardwood floors not dirty carpets. There was plenty of dishes, glasses and cookware. The lawn is huge and we played many games of bocce there. I am a runner and to be able to run the beach and then do yoga at sunrise was amazing. Because of where the house is situated it is very quiet. It is pretty much a neighborhood with houses well spaced and not on top of each other. The only room for improvement is I wish there was a bed instead of a futon in one of the guest rooms. Having stayed at many places, I would highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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andover, ma

Wonderful vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We rented for a week last summer and it was quite spectacular! The long, sandy beach is incredible and perfect for walks and exploring. It's in a quite location and wonderful for families. The cottage is very spacious and just as advertised.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large lawn for badminton, soccer, croquet, sunbathing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

Cleaning fee is $175

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.

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