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Charming Victorian Family Cottage - Essentially Ocean Park

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Last updated: 06/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

4 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, outside shower. SLEEPS 7. Full kitchen, rebuilt from scratch and totally modernized 2011. Woodstove warms central living area. Wraparound screen porch under cathedral pines. Adjoins Temple grove in the heart of this Chautauqua-style community. Property cherished in the family for 90 years now.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking on porch only....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    Queen box spring and mattress. Half bath, 1st. floor. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Double futon, second floor....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Double futon. Second floor....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    Single box spring, mattress. Second floor....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    On second floor....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    off Master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: shower

    On back deck....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A few, and the OP library down the street....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and some beach toys and kites. Puzzles....moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    4 short blocks from 7 miles of Old Orchard Beach on Saco Bay...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Several tables that can be arranged on porches or in living space....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Several chairs and sofa. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    For two cars on property. Street parking available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 or 3 beach bikes....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small back deck (with outdoor shower). Two large screened porches....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf course less than 2 miles away....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    I think there's a canoe under the cottage, possibly paddles too....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 2 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
September
Sep 10 - Oct 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • laundry, use of linens $60
  • cleaning $80

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 06/21/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
in Old Orchard
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Saco and Biddeford CC
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Old Orchard Beach
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95 Maine Turnpike
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Yellowfin
250 Metres
Nearest Beach
Ocean Park

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1923

About the owner: Lifelong Ocean Parker. Have used the cottage yearly since 1950s, grew up there summers. Manage the cottage trust now from my home in Virginia, where I teach at UVa.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • The new side porch.

    The new side porch.

  • Front porch, viewed from side porch.

    Front porch, viewed from side porch.

  • Living space, porch through door on left, kitchen through door on right.

    Living space, porch through door on left, kitchen through door on right.

  • 'The Little Sweetie', our wood stove.

    'The Little Sweetie', our wood stove.

  • New kitchen, same old sink.

    New kitchen, same old sink.

  • Lobsters on parade in the kitchen.

    Lobsters on parade in the kitchen.

  • Master bedroom with Queen mattress and box spring.

    Master bedroom with Queen mattress and box spring.

  • Upstairs bedroom with single bed, mattress and box spring.

    Upstairs bedroom with single bed, mattress and box spring.

  • Upstairs bath with funky shower.

    Upstairs bath with funky shower.

  • Carmania Cottage

    Carmania Cottage

  • Side porch looking out back.

    Side porch looking out back.

  • 




Front porch viewed from front screen door.

    Front porch viewed from front screen door.

  • Another view of living space with double futon couch.

    Another view of living space with double futon couch.

  • New kitchen.

    New kitchen.

  • More new kitchen.

    More new kitchen.

  • 

Lobster dinner on the front porch.

    Lobster dinner on the front porch.

  • An upstairs bedroom with double futon mattress.

    An upstairs bedroom with double futon mattress.

  • One upstairs bedroom with double futon mattress.

    One upstairs bedroom with double futon mattress.

  • A cottage message from the 19th c.

    A cottage message from the 19th c.

VRBO #467627

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 06/21/2016

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Charming Victorian family cottage - essentially Ocean Park

Ocean Park, Old Orchard Beach, ME, USA #467627

4 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 7

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