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OCEAN PARK-Cozy Cottage~Ocean Breezes~Set in the Pines

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 273 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 - 273 nights

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

CREATE FAMILY MEMORIES TO LAST FOR A LIFETIME/FOR GENERATIONS!

Cozy cottage set in the pines of Ocean Park with a private deck facing a brook. There is out door seating for 6 on the deck, with a gas grill for your barbecues. An inside dining room has additional seating for 6-8. You will love the up-dated features that maintain respect for the historic qualities of the cottage and setting. The bath features an original footed tub (with shower added)... and a pedestal sink complements the era. Two upstairs bedrooms feel open and airy. The front bedroom is connected to a sunny sleeping porch that now serves as a separate reading nook. This room has 2 twins that may be used separately, or maintained as a king bed. The second bedroom is smaller, and is usually kept as twin beds. A sofa bed in the living room adds space for two more guests.

You will love the old 1950s feel of the community, the privacy of this setting, yet you will still be in the midst of it all. The cottage is conveniently located within walking distance to the beach, tennis courts, shuffle board, and local charm. Ocean Park is in southern, coastal Maine where 7 miles of sandy beaches are at the end of the street. Opportunities for riding the waves, kayaking to a light house, hiking, walking, surfing, biking, Ferry Beach State Park, and cultural and educational programs are all right at your finger tips. Enjoy Southern Coastal Maine. 15 minutes by car to Portland International Jetport, 1 1/2 hours to Boston/Logan.

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2017

About The Owner

I love southern Maine for its beauty... for the many opportunities for 4 season recreation, and for the convenient access to cultural and historic activities in Portland/Boston.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1999

Why The Owner chose Southern Coast

This is a beautiful setting in the privacy of the pines, yet within walking distance to 7 miles of beautiful sandy beaches. You can visit for hours with friendly folks at the Soda Fountain, browse for gifts, visit the library, attend worship, play tennis, golf, shuffleboard, or participate in numerous educational, musical, or cultural activities, kayak, go hiking, visit Ferry Beach State Park. It's a wonderful place to be in the summer!

What makes this cottage unique

Great family oriented community where memories are made!

In addition to the beach, (at the end of the street), the rec hall, tennis courts, shuffle board courts, post office, deli, soda fountain, gift shops, children's play area, and library are all within walking distance

Reviews

3.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

OCEAN PARK-Cozy Cottage~Ocean Breezes~Set in the Pines
average rating of 3.25 based on 4 reviews
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REVEIW UP-DATES

  • 5 of 5

REVIEW UP-DATES: We realize that people rely on reviews to make vacation decisions. We have had no reviews for a while because we have been enjoying the cottage for personal use. The cottage is also occupied off season by families in transition. I will be up-dating the listing to show improvements, that we have added a washer/dryer and have cable and internet for everyone's additional convenience. Please feel free to send us a message if you have additional questions or concerns.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decent cottage near beautiful beach

  • 3 of 5

We have stayed here for the last 2 summers. It is a cute cottage that is nicely decorated in a beachy theme. Great location about 2 blocks near beautiful Ocean Park beach. Nice little ice cream shop and gift store nearby. It is also a short drive to the busy Old Orchard area which is a fun place to walk around but it is nice not being in the thick of it all week. Funtown / Splashtown is always a hit with the kids and is just a few minutes away. Movie theater nearby as well. Lots to do! The cottage is a small, quaint place. The bedrooms upstairs were ok though they were very hot for sleeping. We mentioned it to the owner before renting a second time and she was very responsive and purchased an air conditioner the second year after we mentioned it and it made it more comfortable. The bath/shower isn't ideal. Nice looking claw tub but not very practical. Priced right to account for the pros and cons! Owner was responsive and nice to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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nice cottage

  • 2 of 5

Potentially nice little property. There was no brook and the back lot was all grown in. We were really disappointed that the deck was unusable due to so much mold and mildew. The shower was very difficult to use withou flooding the floor and the carpets were not clean. Overall, this could be a very nice little getaway with just a bit of owner attention to it. It's location is wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback, Pat. It was very helpful in our improvements. We now have a pressure washer for the deck and have cleared the yard for a better view of the brook. (Yes, there is a brook there!) We were also able to locate the stain on the carpet in the reading area. This too, will be addressed with the seasonal cleaning!! Thank you, again for your valuable input! Hope that you will stop by to see the improvements!
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June 2010, 2011

  • 3 of 5

I stayed here a couple of summers. Nice peaceful location about 5 minute walk to quiet ocean beach and about 30-45 minute walk to OOB pier. The two upstairs bedrooms are twins, one of them with the ability to push beds together. Neither room has a door on it, although the first year I did buy curtains that I hung in the doorway. The shower is not big and the water temp kept changing on me. Something kept getting in the trash outside, so I was having to clean that up. Cute little cottage though. Town has tennis courts, post office, deli, ice cream, gifts, and couple of restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear from you, Randy! Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad that you have enjoyed staying with us. Since your last visit, we have addressed the containers to keep the "critters" out, and added a bedroom door. Your comments and feedback were very helpful! Best wishes, Lin
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland/Westbrook Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Biddeford/Saco Country Club
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Old Orchard Beach/seasonal
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
195
Nearest Restaurant
Yellowfin
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Auburn
Nearest Beach
End of the Colby Ave
Car: not necessary

Ocean Park is a 15-18 minute commute to the airport and Portland to the north, or Kennebunkport to the south. Cruise lines offer these as excursion destinations (to Portland passengers) as well as LL Bean and other outlet destinations. The cottage sits directly behind the historic Temple in Ocean Park, known for educational, cultural, entertainment and musical performances, as well as interdenominational worship on Sunday mornings.

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Park Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER SEASON
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
4TH OF JULY WEEK
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
8 night minimum stay
$1,600
Flat fee
 
 
ILLUMINATION NIGHT WEEK
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 12 2017
8 night minimum stay
$1,400
Flat fee
 
 
WINTER RENTAL
Sep 3 2017 - Jun 2 2018
273 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

In order to insure that the cottage is in rentable condition for the next guests, an inspection is done the morning of departure. Please use care to insure that your traveling items are separated from any cottage accessories and that your check-out time is promptly at 10 AM Saturday so that cleaning and inspection can take place.

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Amenities

Ocean Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Quiet and private deck with small brook in the back of the property. Walking distance to the beach, grocery, gift shop, temple, hiking, nature preserve, State Park, and soda fountain.

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