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Short Walk to Fortune Rock's Beach. No need for beach pass

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 180 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

Home is a 5-6 minute walk to a private beach or 8 minute walk to the public area. The beach is a sandy 3 mile stretch. No need for a $75 weekly beach pass. City hall is open Mon-Fri so you lose two beach days.

Located close to Portland and next to Kennebunkport and Old Orchard Beach.

Plenty of restaurants, antique shops, galleries.

Many activities for children such as an amusement park, arcades, mini golf, movies.

Gazebo with outdoor bar

Fire pit and gas grill located in the back yard.

Farmers porch for sitting.

Keywords: Beach Home, Gazebo, Large Yard

More Details

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

Why Bob & Kathy Lynch chose Southern Coast

We have been coming to the Forune Rocks area for over (20) years. We especially love the beach which is sandy, easily accessible and private.

We built our home in 2000 and plan on retiring to our piece of heaven.

What makes this house unique

Short walk to a private sandy beach

Farmer's porch for evening sitting

Large gazeebo for relaxation or dining outside

Fire pit with cooking grill

Reviews

3/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Short Walk to Fortune Rock's Beach. No need for beach pass
average rating of 3.0 based on 3 reviews
4

This was a great space for a family of eight.

  • 4 of 5

This home near Fortunes Rock Beach was the ideal size for our family of 4 adults and 4 children. The babies particularly enjoyed crawling on the spacious kitchen floor. Bedrooms were warm and cozy. It was an ideal location for our Thanksgiving trip.

A few suggestions on improvements: Check-in was confusing with little communication. There were no written directions on using appliances; something I have always experienced with other vacation rentals. Carpeting and linens could use updating. Also, more linens specifically blankets and towels.

All in all we had a wonderful time for our short stay and would consider using this location in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Our visit

  • 3 of 5

The location of this home is great and very central. The furniture in the living area was very comfortable. I would recommend that some hooks to hang towels etc.would be nice. The bathrooms need some window coverings. We enjoyed sitting on the porch every morning. Bob was very helpful and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Disappointed

  • 2 of 5

The location was perfect and as we pulled up to the house we were impressed. When we went inside the house had a horrible odor that took us a few days to dissipate. It was large and provided us with the room we needed but it felt more like an old frat cabin. The house was not clean, some lights didn't have light bulbs in them, shades were missing and we had to put together a twin bed we found in the closet on a broken frame. The dishes we had to wash before we ate and the water was so rusted that we used water bottles to brush our teeth. This house has so much potential, but clearly seemed like a quick cosmetic cover up to start renting. The gazebo we couldn't get to, the screen was completely ripped off on one side and contents were just piled in. We enjoyed our vacation touring maine but will not be returning to this property. Disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The renters wanted to stay an additional day which was arranged. They sent an e-mail to say that they were leaving. They thanked me and said everything was fine. I have rented my home to over 100 families and this is the only complaint. We have a family that his rented (3) weeks for (12) years. My wife and I drive from Central MA (5) hours round trip to clean the home and meet the tenants. We spend (4) hours cleaning and over $50.00 in gas and tolls to ensure a clean home. There were tenants the week before for an outdoor wedding, who were extremely satisfied.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Portland
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Scao
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Fortune Rocks Beach

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Rates & Availability

Biddeford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2016 Off
Sep 18 2016 - Jun 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$2,000
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
School 2017
Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2018
180 night minimum stay
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Biddeford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Twin Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ceiling fans in bedrooms and sun room Use of GPS with restaurants, stores, and attractions entered

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