Gorgeous Farmhouse - 2 Miles to Goose Rocks Beach & Downtown
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
** NEW AVAILABILITY FOR JULY 4th **
THIS IS YOUR DREAM VACATION HOME …
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A beautiful modern farmhouse on three private acres. Lovingly restored; designed by a prominent Maine architect to retain the home’s classic New Englander charm, with completely new kitchen, new bathrooms, gleaming new wide plank pine floors throughout, new windows, new appliances, new mattresses, new everything. A comfortable and inviting home: sparkling clean, light, airy and open.
Our ideal guests are a mature couple, or couples, who can appreciate the cleanliness and tranquility of the house and property and who would be willing to maintain the house in its current condition.
Three bedrooms sleep up to six people: The master queen bedroom downstairs is connected to a large private master bathroom. The 2nd queen bedroom upstairs and the 3rd bedroom upstairs (with two twin beds) both easily access the 2nd full bathroom.
There are beautiful outdoor spaces: decks, large grassy lawns, fields, woods, and rocky ledges. Sunset views from spacious windows in large open living/dining area.
IN THE BEST POSSIBLE LOCATION…
Perfectly located halfway between the idyllic white sands of Goose Rocks Beach and the lovely quaint downtown of Kennebunkport – two miles from each. The characteristic fishing/lobstering village of Cape Porpoise is also just two miles away. Just a short drive to many other local beaches, numerous hiking and biking areas such as the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Trust land, and to countless other sights and activities (see points of interest map, below).
Downtown Kennebunkport is filled with shops, galleries, local artist offerings, and restaurants to suit everyone's tastes - from fine dining with a full range of lobster and seafood offerings to local breweries and chowder and clam shacks.
Spend the day luxuriating on the spectacular and tranquil Goose Rocks Beach, swim in its warm (for Maine!) waters. Enjoy nearby tennis, golf, or horse riding. Do some local sightseeing, take a boat ride, see a light house. Have a beer at the famous Federal Jack's Brewery. Experience fine dining at the elegant Pier 77 in Cape Porpoise or enjoy a simple fish fry with the locals at the Pilot House. Return to your inviting 'new' home to gaze at the bright stars from your deck, catch a firefly, or listen to the night-time music of the frogs and crickets.
Only a thirty minute drive south from Portland’s International Jetport, or a 1 hour and 15 minute drive north from Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Keywords: Beautiful home with 3 acres of privacy, An ideal location just 2 miles to Goose Rocks Beach & 2 miles to downtown Kennebunkport, Farmhouse has been completely renovated, Spacious, Light, Welcoming
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Member since: 2012
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only
We are animal lovers but you can understand our reluctance to host animals in our newly renovated home. However under certain conditions and with a well-behaved pet we would be willing to consider....moreless
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Three bedrooms total; each comfortably sleeps two people, for a total house occupancy of six. Each bedroom has a modern, newly installed ductless Air Conditioning system that is operated by remote control. The downstairs Master Bedroom has private & large bathroom attached. The two upstairs bedrooms use the nearby 2nd bathroom located at bottom of stairs on ground floor. There is no bathroom upstairs. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Mobile Phone
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Towels
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Sand Box
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $500
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Cleaning fee $250
- Tax Rate 7%
*Minimum ONE WEEK STAY required; rentals are SATURDAYS TO SATURDAYS ONLY*
If interested, please request copy of Occupancy Agreement to read information about house and rental terms in greater detail.
Please call Annette at #408-569-9484 for additional details or with any questions; I am more than happy to share as much information as possible with our potential guests.
- To secure reservation, guest must send to owner the signed Occupancy Agreement along with fifty percent (50%) of total due (as outlined in the Agreement). This is non-refundable.
- Balance due 20 days prior to stay, non-refundable.
- Security Deposit of $1500 in a separate check due prior to stay, refunded within 20 days of departure if no damage.
- All payments made via check to home owner.
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Public tennis courts and a basketball court just a 5 minute walk from house, Cape Arundel Golf Club 2 mi from home, Arundel Barn Playhouse summer theater nearby, St. Anthony's Franciscan Monastery with beautiful riverside walking trails nearby, the award-winning White Barn Inn Restaurant nearby, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge approx 6 miles away, numerous local art galleries and fine restaurants within two miles, Conservation Trust Land with many hiking and biking opportunities located throughout the area
Year Purchased: 2008
Why the Owner Chose Kennebunkport, ME, USA:
The Goose Rocks Beach area first captured my heart when I discovered it during my college years as a student at Bates College. It had been a long-standing dream to spend time in this area with my family. This vacation rental makes possible the realization of that dream: our kids have now grown up playing annually on this same beach that I fell in love with as a young adult. Having moved to many different areas of the country, Kennebunkport remains our nostalgic 'home base' and we cherish the family time we spend here.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
This home's easy accessibility from the airports in Portland and Boston is a huge draw for our family, making trips here easy and uncomplicated. The abundance of natural beauty and wealth of fun activities gives this area endless appeal. We feel especially grateful for the home's wonderful location - something we hadn't fully realized at the time of purchase. Its proximity to so many activities we enjoy - beaches, hiking, biking - encouraged us to completely renovate the house in 2009-2011. This restoration has been a labor of love in which we have fully invested ourselves. Renting our beloved Maine home to like-minded people who can appreciate the many unique charms and offerings of both the house and the area is what makes it possible for us to maintain the home for future generations of our family and guests to enjoy.
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Front of house from Beachwood, taken summer 2010, after completion of remodel.
Living room - daytime. August 2011
View of back lawn and woods - Oct. 2011
View of back lawn from living area. July 2011.
Night view of back of house (with moon shining above!) - Summer 2011
Downstairs queen bedroom. April 2012
Stairway going down view. April 2012
Upstairs twin bedroom view - evening. April 2012
The pretty white sands of the nearby Goose Rocks beach.
Goose Rocks Beach view...the water is shallow, perfect for family swimming.
Goose Rocks Beach view
View from Fortune Rocks Rd
Front of house April 2012
Kitchen - evening. April 2012
View of old gazebo on rocky ledge behind house. July 2011
Dining area - evening. April 2012
View of front entry and stairway - April 2012
Master bathroom (with tub and shower). Night view - April 2012.
Upstairs queen bedroom view - April 2012
Living Room - evening. April 2012
Goose Rocks Beach at low tide.
Being shallow, Goose Rocks Beach's waters are warmer too.
One of the many sandy entryways to Goose Rocks Beach
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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