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Family Get-a-way/Beach Access/View of Saco River-See Re

Bedrooms 2
Space 751 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6) VERY close to an almost private beach!

Everyone loves this completely renovated 2-bedroom cottage 'High View', with a view of the Saco inlet and is just a stone's throw from one of Maine's best rated beaches! It is located on a side street and next to the mouth of the Saco River!

We also have a 3 br home next door which we also rent if you need to accommodate multi families. See here vrbo #370618

Wonderfully decorated and renovated. Third property from the beach. New windows in 2015, completely resided the outside in 2016 and painting the inside in May 2017.

Hill's Beach is very quiet and just far enough to get away from all the tourist beaches. For the most part, the only people who frequent this area of beach are those who live on the street, approximately 10 houses. So the large, sandy beach is almost all yours!

With an outside shower, you can rinse off with warm water after coming up from the beach!

If you have kids (like our family), you will enjoy the peace of mind being on a side street with very little traffic and the large yard for the kids to run and play while they wait for you to go to the beach. Once on the beach you will find a majestic, panoramic view of islands and a jetty...It is fabulous!

Note: Linens are not provided. Signed rental agreement must be submitted after booking.

Thanks! Hope you get to enjoy Maine this summer!

Jonathan and Carrie

Keywords: vacation home, cottage, by the sea, beach, pet friendly, New England town, get a way

More Details

Property Manager
Jonathan and Carrie Cronkhite: Owners
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

Why Jonathan and Carrie Cronkhite: Owners chose Biddeford

I (Jonathan) grew up down the road. I still have family is up there that lives down the street. Our family loves coming up for a couple weeks every summer. It's a great get-a- way. So peaceful. Not a lot of distractions which creates great family time!

The smell of salt in the air, playing on the beach, fishing, swimming, walking to the island and regrouping as a family are our highlights.


Biddeford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 751 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Family Get-a-way/Beach Access/View of Saco River-See Re
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews

Easy access to a quaint secluded kid friendly beach

  • 5 of 5

Worth it

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nathan, We appreciate your review and letting others know what it's like. Our kids love it too. We hope you come and visit again! Thanks again! Jonathan and Carrie
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Clean well kept close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

Nice rental for a couple or small family. Helpful owners. Nice summer spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Maine Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation in Maine and High View was a wonderful place to enjoy our week. It is just steps from the beach, as well as centrally located for short trips to Portland, Freeport and Kennebunk. We loved the uncrowned beach and the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Saco River. Low tide here is nothing short of amazing-one has the ability to walk about a half mile into the ocean. The apartment is adorable and very comfortable. We also appreciated being able to bring our 2 dogs along on vacation. We will definitely return to Maine and to High View!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hubbardston, Ma

High View Rocks!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation and loved our visit. The cottage is clean, convenient and "just right" for us. We love the beach and are so thankful we can bring our labradoodle, too. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Missy, So glad you enjoyed your stay. Our puppy is a part of our family and know how important it is to take her along with us. So glad you already booked for next year. We are filling up fast! Jonathan & Carrie
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High View Hills Beach Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot, great little place! Loved it so much we will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shawn, We are so glad you enjoyed the house. Thanks for the review and we will see you next year! Jonathan & Carrie
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Newfane, Vermont

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our Chihuahua, just spent two fantastic weeks at this Hills Beach home. My family and I have been renting vacation homes from Maine to Florida, and many states in-between, over the past 16 years. This is the first review I have ever felt compelled to write. The house was very clean, well-maintained, and quite comfortable. The kitchen had all you needed for making dinner at home. There is a very nice outdoor dining set along with a charcoal grill. The beach was beautiful and quiet. It was a great walk out to both Basket Island and Stage Island when the tide was out. There are a couple of markets near by for those quick coffee or ice cream runs. Not to mention all the wonderful local restaurants in the area.

We met Jonathan and two of his boys when we first arrived. They were quite nice and very pleasant to speak with. Jonathan was very responsive to any questions that came up both before and during our stay. Jonathan also rents out a three bedroom house right next door on the same property. My sister, mother, and nephew stayed there during these same two weeks. It was wonderful having them right next door. I can same the same great things about that house as well.

We have already decided that we will be renting these same two houses again next year....I'd better hurry up and get that set up before the weeks we want get booked.

Kathy, John, and Milo (the Chihuahua!)

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy, We also enjoyed meeting you and your family and friends. Thanks for writing a review to let others know how enjoyable our homes are. We strive to provide a wonderful vacation for all and love having y'all come back. Stay warm this winter and we'll see you in June. :) Jonathan & Carrie
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles Peaks Island
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
at Hills Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
UNE University of New England
Nearest Point of Interest
Saco River Jetty
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

A rental agreement must be requested to confirm details of booking High View. This agreement must be signed and returned within one week of deposit or reservation will be canceled.

Manager'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.