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Easy Walk to the Best Beach in Maine

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 3)

Our clean, comfortable one bedroom apartment is just right for a couple or small family to enjoy vacationing along the coast of Maine. We are 3 blocks, or a 7 minute walk, to the two mile sandy Goose Rocks Beach. The bedroom, with a queen size bed, is quiet and private. The bathroom has an ample shower and large sink. The living room has a futon, TV, desk and reading chair. There is air conditioning plus the bedroom and living room have ceiling fans. The dining area seats 4. The kitchen is equipped for cooking or enjoying take out. The large adjoining deck is great for morning coffee, lunch under the umbrella or a cool drink in the evening. The backyard outdoor shower and clothesline are handy after a day on the sand. Beach chairs and a beach wagon are available for guests to use. After an active or relaxing day, take a short walk to the ocean front Inn for dinner or a drink on their porch. Or bike to the General Store to pick up a casual meal. Fall asleep to the sound of the surf in our comfortable, private apartment.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 680 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • The charming bedroom has a queen size bed, 2 night stands with lamps, a double dresser with mirror and a large closet. Windows are on 2 sides and there is a ceiling fan. The bedroom is in the back of the house, away from the street....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • The bathroom has a large shower, ample sink over a cabinet with drawers, comfort height toilet and large closet....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    The trestle table and colorful arm chairs are by a large window. The buffet is nearby for storage....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and pillow cases for the queen size bed are provided. Extra pillows and blankets are also available....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The bright, cheery living room has a full size futon, reading chair, desk, end tables and several lamps. There is an overhead fan....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking space for one car is provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Two sets of bath and hand towels and wash clothes are provided. Kitchen towels are also provided. Guests bring their own beach towels....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glasses, silverware, serving plates and cooking utensils are ample....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has a large sink, ample counter space and upper and lower cabinets. The counter and back splash near the cook top is tiled. The window overlooks the garden....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Mixing bowls, baking pans, salad spinner, etc. are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The medium size refrigerator has an upper freezer and multiple shelves and drawers....moreless

  • Stove:

    A two burner electric cook top plus counter top oven enables stove top cooking as well as baking and broiling....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck available for sun bathing or sitting beneath the shady umbrella....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn can be used for badmington or croquet games. Perennial gardens attract butterflies and birds....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are at the nearby Goose Rocks Beach Association, which requires membership, that can be purchased weekly....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
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Pre Season
Jun 10 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, Maine
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tides Beach Club
5.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Arundel Golf Course
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Saco, Maine
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95, Maine Turnpike
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tides Beach Club
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Goose Rocks Beach

Car: Necessary

A special part of Kennebunkport, Goose Rocks Beach is a perfect area for enjoying outdoor summer activities. Within a short drive, find many fine restaurants, lobster pounds, summer theater, fishing villages, boutique shopping in the historic Dock Square, plus light houses, boat trips, and more. The vibrant city of Portland is 35 minutes north, and another 15 minutes brings you to LL Beans and Freeport outlet shopping.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Peter is from the mid west and says this area is like Wisconsin with an ocean. Cathy is from Massachusetts and is happy to reside in her grandfather's home state. We are now retired, having had careers in education and nonprofit organizations. We thoroughly enjoy sharing our well-maintained home with family, friends and new guests.

Why the Owner Chose Goose Rocks Beach, Kennebunkport, ME, USA:
We discovered Goose Rocks Beach about 40 years ago when we were vacationing with our kids in Kennebunk. As years went by and we continued exploring up & down the Maine coast, we kept coming back to this wonderful place. We especially enjoy taking long walks on the flat sandy beach. When we decided it was time to have a place at GRB to call our own, we looked for property and designed and built the original post & beam salt box house in 1997. The house was built as a vacation home that we would retire to and is accessible on the first floor.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our two acre lot is in a quiet residential neighborhood and the house is surrounded by trees. A few years ago, we added a sun room with a large deck overhead, and this one bedroom apartment above our new garage. Friends, family and guests who've stayed in the guest suite/apartment love it, especially couples.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Waiting on the deck for guests to arrive

    Waiting on the deck for guests to arrive

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Bedroom


  • Bathroom


  • Cool retreat after a day at the beach

    Cool retreat after a day at the beach

  • Sun or shade; take your pick!

    Sun or shade; take your pick!

  • or study

    or study

  • Kitchen


  • Deck


  • Walking to Timber Island

    Walking to Timber Island

VRBO #455975

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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