Charming Cottage on Kennebunk River, Front and Rear River Views
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
1880s Summer Cottage on Kennebunk River, on Ocean Avenue, featuring a front porch, front view of the boats on the River and Cabot's Creek back view. 5 Bedrooms, on 2nd level, sleeps 10: 2 queens, 2 doubles and 2 twins. 3 baths upstairs, one powder room downstairs. huge living room, with 46" Samsung SMART TV, small living room, dining room, seats 8-10, eat-in kitchen, laundry room. Large front porch and slate terrace for gas grilling with river view. Front bedrooms, queen bed and twin beds have the river view. Large front lawn and garden. Enjoy yacht and lobster boat traffic. Walk .5 mile to Dock Square, town center and .5 miles to the ocean and Colony Beach. Off Street Parking. Nearby 2 marinas, kayak rentals, Lobster boat tour, Whale Watching tour, 2 hour sail on a two-masted Schooner Eleanor, and the Trolley Car Museum.
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Member since: 2013
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- Bedrooms provided with white bedspreads, 4 pillows, pillows in shams, (Some down and some down alternative) waterproof bedpads, mattress toppers, extra blankets, flashlight, bureau, kleenex, electric fan. Please bring your own sheets and towels or contact www.cottagelinens.net who will deliver and pick up....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is complete. Sheets and Towels are not provided, please bring your own or use www.cottagelinens.com.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Waterfront cottage with water front and back, 2 levels, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths.
Great view of the Kennebunk River with yachts and lobster boats. Lovely front porch for relaxing or outdoor dining.
Easy walk to Dock Square Shops or the quiet Colony Beach by the breakwater.
Walk to the Point for great ocean views, St. Ann's Church and Walker's Point, home of the Bush family.
Year Purchased: 1944
About: I am a theatrical lighting designer and divide my time, between New York and Kennebunkport. Gooch's Beach and the Colony Beach are my favorites, where I go to recharge by the ocean and swim. I also love sitting on the rocks on the point. I am a good cook, so the kitchen has a good supply of pots and utensils.
Why Kennebunkport, Kennebunkport, ME, USA:
I've spent at least part of every summer of my life, in this house. I love eating all my meals on the front porch and watching the boats go by. The house is perfectly located between the town center and the ocean and beaches. My parents bought this property, once owned by Abbott Graves, because of our family history with Kennebunkport and the Seashore Company, which was formed to buy the Arundel Point and sell lots for summer cottages and hotels. My great-grandfather, John Townsend Trowbridge, built the first house on the Point.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The front porch views of the river, are partially protected by lilac bushes, allowing a full view of the river traffic and some privacy. It's great to sit out there, dine, read, cook-out, grill, entertain, etc. ( 3 burner gas grill) and watch the sun set.
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Front of Riverholm from Kennebunk River, dock not included
Front view of the Kennebunk River, facing west, high tide, early fall
North half of Front Porch
Living Room, 2 sofas, 46' Samsung Smart TV, River views to left of photo
Front view from Living Room, past front entrance and stairs to Small Living Room
Small Living Room, south side, River view, 2 sofas.
Pink Front Bedroom, River view, Twin beds, shares front bath and shower.
Blue Front Bedroom suite, using front bath & River view, Queen Bed, south side
Rear Suite, Queen Bed, Bay Window, Bureaus, private bath.
Front Pantry with sink for bar, coffee & tea station.
Kitchen, Amana Fridge, GE Gas stove, sink, Dishwasher and north window
Kennebunk Beach, A.K.A. Gooch's Beach, medium tide, calm surf
Riverholm front yard, garden & porch facing the river. Driveway on right.
View of Cabot Cove or Chick's Creek, Rear of House, also view from dining room
South half of Front Porch, relaxing or outdoor dining.
Living Room East side, Watercolors by B. Madeira
Front Entrance table and stairs
Dining Room, view of Cabot Creek, seats 8-10.
Cozy Yellow Bedroom, Double Bed
Bouquet Room, Double Bed, Bureau, Dressing Table.
Front Bath, claw foot tub with shower.
Eat-in Kitchen for 4-6. New floor, south window.
Laundry, view Cabot Creek, Maytag washer & dryer, folding table & hanging rack.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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