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Thanksgiving or Christmas is Kennebunkport The way life is.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Walk your Kayak or Canoe down to launch and explore the magestic Cape Porpoise Harbor and Islands... Goat Island light house is just minutes away from launching....Tidal area and Vaughn Island give you so many options for outdoor activities with your family.

Relax on the deck in the morning with a Coffee and watch a beautiful sunrise , and in the afternoon relax with a drink overlooking Cape Porpoise Harbor...

Five bedrooms, two with master suites, two queens all have some ocean and Harbor views, a smaller bedroom with a double bed is very comfortable also..

Great for large families or gatherings.

the kids will spend hours down at the water both low and high tide provide so many ways to explore... Low tide you can walk over to Vaughn Island and have a view of Goat Island lighthouse....

Keywords: GREAT FOR FAMILIES, SMALL BEACH, STEPS FROM VAUGHN ISLAND, WALK YOUR KAYAK OR CANOE TO LAUNCH, EXPLORE THE TIDAL CREEK... SO MUCH FUN FOR FAMILIES.. it is less than 100 yds to the water at high tide and low tide its a magical tidal pool to explore... kayak to Walkers Point or Goat Island Light house in just minutes... safe and fun for small children...

More Details

Owner
Dale Ann Squires
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Dale Ann Squires

I like to pay it forward everyday....its important.

I enjoy the outdoors, kayaking, hiking, sking,scuba diving in Maui or a round of golf ,sunsets and sunrises full moons , Draft horses are a weakness to me having breed and raising them for show for years.... I love just plain having a picnic even if its in the living room during a nor easter with no lights or power....

I love to travel and meet people from all over the world. I have spent years traveling in France, Italy, England, Maui, Amsterdam, Corsica, Costa Rica, Belize, all over the USA.... Its a passion ...to explore our National Parks and Cities.

Dale Ann Squires purchased this cottage in 1993

Why Dale Ann Squires chose Southern Coast

I fell in love with this property the minute I saw it, it was a lobster shack at the time. I bought it that day. I have worked for the past 22 years to make it what it is today. From day One many familes have spent hours in the Cottage at the creek.. Now all those kids are grown up and having families of thier own...and bringing those babies here, yahooo.

Its comfortable, clean, unique with the old and the new. Its perfect for families it does have stairs to deal with

Walk to town, two miles up the street or three miles via Ocean Ave and the Bush compound

...views of Cape Porpoise harbor are awesome over Cross Creek.

The sunrises are beautiful.,kayaking as

I said the best in southern Maine.

What makes this cottage unique

Kayaking at its best... camping just out on vaughn island for the family to enjoy. The best kayaking in Southern Maine. Islands to explore, Goat Island lighthouse, The Bush Compound just minutes away... your kayak will take you to all these places...and you can have them delieved to the door OUR kids growing up would spend hours down at the water less than a minute walk and take the pools of water and turn them into Crabby day cares.... every hour changes with the tide its so much fun.

The little beach is so awesome.

Map

Pier 77 Restaurant
"My favorite place to go "
Goose Rocks Beach
"Long sandy beach just beautiful. Parking permits needed purchased at many locations "
David's KPT
"Beautiful views on the river in dock square "
Federal Jacks Restaurant and Brewpub
"Brewery and fun spot. Pub "
Bandaloop
"Farm to table. "
Earth
"Expensive romantic. Date night "
Schooner Eleanor
"Capt Rich and his crew are amazing. I love this vessel "
Nunan's Lobster Hut
"Fun local lobster shack "
Hurricane Restaurant
"Great spot in dock square. Great service "
Alisson's Restaurant
"Great local pub best foot long lobster rolls in town. Great staff "
Goat Island Light house
"Pack a picnic and kayak out here it's so close and so beautiful. Tables on the island tours..."
95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort
"2014 chef of the year. Great views. "
H B Provisions
The Ramp Bar and Grill
"the best location in town. not great for large groups go upstairs to pier 77 for that "
Pedro's
"My other favorite. Best Margarita in the USA. And a great staff. Music and fun "
Alisson's Restaurant
"Great local pub best foot long lobster rolls in town. Great staff "
Portland
"A great little city offers so many great eateries and shopping ... a gem.... And only 40 min..."
Acadia National Park
"Breath taking but a long drive, not a day journey but worth a trip...."
Funtown/Splashtown USA
Laudholm Trust
"Nice walks for families "
L.L. Bean Flagship Store
"and many outlet stores..Outlet mall shops "
Joshua's
"Another favorite. Make reservations or go at 530 for a bar seat. Awesome food and best Mar..."
The Colony Hotel
"If you like sunsets. This is the spot. "
The Ramp
"I have a seat here it's fabulous "
Portsmouth
"40 min south. Great great city and great food. Go down to the docks to eat. On the river. ..."
Bradbury's market
"My local store great meats and a local general store "
Gooch's Beach
One Dock Prime
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
"Just a peaceful little walk great for kids "
Parsons Beach
"Free parking awesome beach. Go early "
Ogunquit
"Great town , great beaches and shops. "
Nubble Lighthouse
"Worth the drive if you like lighthouses. Fun town also "
Portland head lighthouse
"Take a picnic and enjoy on your visit to Portland "
The Marginal Way
"Another beautiful walk on the rocky coast. "
Mount Agamenticus
"Nice easy hike for families or mr bikes "
Oxford Casino
"Small but only an hour if you like this "
Kennebunkport
Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Portland jetport 40 min, Logan/Boston is 1.5 hours
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rhumbline Inn summer only, dock square Lots
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Portland Me.
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
In town
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Wells, Maine, Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Rte 95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
In Dock square so many great choices
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Sunday River, mt Abrams less than two hours
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
The creek just steps , large beach 3 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Walkers point
Nearest Point of Interest
Dock Square. Downtown area
Nearest Point of Interest
Gooches Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Gooserocks beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Rachel Carlson Reserve
Nearest Point of Interest
Funtown splash town USA
Nearest Point of Interest
LL bean
Nearest Point of Interest
Portland Maine
Nearest Point of Interest
Goat island Light house
Nearest Point of Interest
The Ramp and Pier 77
Nearest Point of Interest
Acadia national Park
Car: necessary

Sailing trips and Whale watches available in town,, also fishing boats and kayak rentals...

Amenities

Kennebunkport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master on suite first floor,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , second floor master on suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Beautiful views large room twin mattress under bed for kids
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Beautiful views, comfortable room good size
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , small room with charm original to house...
  • King size beds (2) One king suite upstairs and one down stairs both have own bathrooms... Tub in downstairs bathroom jets do not work., Queen size Beds (2) Share a bath but large rooms., Double Beds (1) Smaller room but comfortable. All sheets and towels are left on beds !
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Wine refrigerator , two outside decks and one enclosed large deck.. Kayak excursions for your Kayak rentals, they will deliver right to the house, great people 888-925-7496

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews
5

Absolutely perfect getaway! Good for families and/or friends!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time at the house - and it was just as great this time as it had been the first time around! The house is wonderful and in a terrific location - a <1 min walk to a little harbor (where you can see a spectacular sunrise if you're up for an early start) and only a few miles from town. Dale, the owner, could not be nice or more accommodating. She helped make our stay wonderful, by ensuring that we were all situated, giving us recommendations, and responding (super pleasantly) to all of my annoying questions leading up to the stay!

The first time I went up was with a group of friends for a girls weekend away. It was spacious yet cozy, and a perfect fit for our needs. The second time, I went up with family - including a 3 year old niece and two parents who aren't all too able-bodied - and it was perfect for that crew, as well! Lots of toys and books for my niece (as well as the nearby water), and (after a set of stairs to get you into the living space of the house), a first floor master bedroom for my parents.

Between the host, the location and the house itself, this is a gem of a find!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jen. Turbats Creek is special and it's great to share it with people who love it.
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5

Great Couples Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous weekend with four couples in this delightful, specious and well maintained home. All aspects of the home and working with Dale were better than expected. Highly, highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kennebunkport is a family favorite! A quaint town with a welcoming atmosphere. Great beaches!

  • 5 of 5

the house at Turbat creek fit our needs perfectly with not only five bedrooms but five bathrooms!

Plenty of room for our large family inside and out, with the large yard and deck. The young ones has plenty of room to run around. A very accommodating host and a great spot to kayak from. I also discovered great food in bordering Cape Porpoise.

Just a short ride to Dock Square and Gooserocks Beach. We had a great time despite the weather and would highly recommend to anyone looking for a property to accommodate a larger family/ group.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Location and Home for Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our management team and spouses enjoyed the perfect weekend retreat in this wonderful spacious home.

Everyone had a comfortable bedroom with privacy and access to their own bathroom. With the windows open, you could hear the ocean waves and enjoy the cool breeze for a sound sleep.

The common living areas and outdoor porches provided many options for large group gatherings as well as smaller discussions.

There was plenty of room for everyone prepping and eating their breakfast in the morning.

Early risers and exercisers enjoyed morning walks and jogging on the quiet side streets.

The location was great...It was super-easy to drive to restaurants and into town.

The host, Dale was very friendly and accommodating and accessible for questions by text/phone before and during our stay.

Thank you for a perfect weekend retreat! The only thing that would have been better would be if it were a longer stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was comfortable and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

I had a little family gathering with mostly elders and the house was perfect for the party of 8. Dale the owner was very helpful and accompanying. We enjoy our stay very much. It's a very peaceful and comfy home!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house for multiple couples

  • 5 of 5

Four couples enjoyed this house over Labor Day weekend. It was spotlessly clean and there was plenty of room for all of us. Even though only two of the bathrooms were en suite, every couple got their own bathroom. There is a large table in the dining room that we made the most of with our delicious lobster dinners. Dale has made available recommendations for restaurants, including menus. There is much to do in the area, including the lovely town of Kennebunkport, which is quite near to the house. We very much enjoyed our stay and will probably be back again at some point.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are for parties of 10 , additional persons are 25 per night no more than 12 people. No pets allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund