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Idyllic Neighborhood Beach Community

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Last updated: 02/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Maximum of 5 Guests. 3 Bedrooms , 1.5+ Baths, outdoor shower

Biddeford Pool is a hidden gem which so many people have never heard of. A little neighborhood where time has stood still at the end of a peninsula where Fortune Rocks Beach is a stones throw away. Our home sits in the middle of this neighborhood and is perfect for a family of up to 5 or 6. It is 1 block from the water with ocean views. There is a rocky beach with huge rocks to climb and dive off of into the ocean about 100 yards from the house, also a great place to look for sea glass too. The 2 mile long SANDY beach is a 5 minute walk away. Fortune Rocks beach is a glorious stretch of soft sand. At low tide, you can walk out several hundred yards. We usually walk the beach for a few minutes to get to the public beach which is life guarded, and also has public restrooms and snacks for sale. You can also drive to the public beach if you have a lot of belongings, or ride one of our bikes.

The yard is large and beautiful. We have a gardener help keep up our flower gardens. There is plenty of room for kids to run in the grass, play games, etc. There is a deck on the front, and a large back deck with a picnic table. We provide a Weber gas grill, several bikes and lawn chairs which you are free to use. We have an outdoor shower, perfect for after the beach. The inside of the home is in great condition with recently remodeled bathrooms and wood floor through out the first floor. One bedroom has two twin beds, the master a queen bed, and the other bedroom has a double bed. There is a futon/sofa downstairs. As you sit in the living room, you can look out of the large windows to the ocean. There are 2 televisions with cable TV.

Portland is 20 miles north, and Cape Porpoise and Kennebunkport are just down the road. Great restaurants in Cape Porpoise or K'port are 10-15 minute drive on a coastal road, along with plenty of shopping or antiquing. There are several big beaches which you can try (old orchard is very close) but it is so easy to go walk to Fortune Rocks you probably won't bother. At the end of Fortune Rocks is what is considered one of the best places to surf in southern Maine, even if you don't surf, its fun to watch!

Keywords: beach house
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/04/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Guests provide their own linens. There are 4-5 bicycles available to use, both bathrooms have been remodeled in july 2010, outdoor shower remodeled in 2009...moreless


  • Books:

    numerous books available in all genres. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    numerous board games, books, and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    also large deck with picnic table and umbrella...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    used for storage, no parking allowed inside....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 cars maximum...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full washer and dryer. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup Cuisinart coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked kitchen with utensils, cook and bake ware. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    cuisinart 12 cup coffee maker, tea kettle, crock pot, hand mixer, blender and toaster. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    2 balconies, front with ocean view, rear with garden view and picnic table/umbrella...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    bikes for all shapes and sizes. a Gary Fischer perfect for a 9-12 year old, and a female 12 speed in good condition, and then 2 schwin 10 speeds, 'ride to the beach' bikes. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    beautiful yard with flower gardens which are taken care of by a gardener...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
off season-summer
Jun 3 - Jul 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Off season - Autumn
Aug 26 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates



rates in June and September will be $1800 per week

50% deposit due immediately to confirm booking.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/04/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cape Porpoise or Biddeford
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Biddeford or Arundul
20 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
Biddeford Pool, Biddeford, ME, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Biddeford Pool
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fortune Rocks

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Family of 4, two teenage boys age 17 and 19. We enjoy traveling, all sports and currently live in Geneva Switzerland and Minneapolis, MN.

Why the Owner Chose Biddeford Pool, Biddeford, ME, USA:
We have vacationed in Maine for 18 summers. Andy (dad/husband) grew up in NH and we have many friends in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the beaches in the area, Portland is 30 minutes away, plenty of great places to bike ride or walk, wonderful restaurants within 20 minute drive. The quaintness of Biddeford Pool and its tranquility is as good as it gets in New England.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/04/2017

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  • garden view

    garden view

  • back yard

    back yard

  • view of neighborhood from beach at low tide

    view of neighborhood from beach at low tide

  • kitchen


  • living area looking toward main floor 1/2 bath and twin bed bedroom.

    living area looking toward main floor 1/2 bath and twin bed bedroom.

  • Master Bedroom with a Queen bed.

    Master Bedroom with a Queen bed.

  • Flower garden in the front/side yard.

    Flower garden in the front/side yard.

  • view off of front deck

    view off of front deck

  • living area

    living area

  • Second bedroom - full size bed.

    Second bedroom - full size bed.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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