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Private Built In Pool! Close To Beach & Center. Minutes To Local Attractions.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Before reading about our property we want to let you all know we have added 3 more units to VRBO! Please take a look at them if this one is all booked. It is 3 units 2 beds each and if booking on the same week can accommodate a very large group. The listing #'s are 800981, 800982, 800984. It is super close to the Center. Now back to this property.

Welcome to our Beach House! Let us give you a tour. First you will pull into the driveway where you can fit 3 cars comfortably, with extra parking on the side of the house and more on the street parking. As you enter through the front entrance you will be greeted with a bright and sunny enclosed porch where you will be able to sit comfortably having a morning cup of coffee while you plan your day. This is also a great spot to drop your beach toys and shoes. Next you will enter into the air conditioned living room where you will find comfortable couches and a large flat screen t.v. with a satellite dish and DVD player. We also have a nice selection of DVDs to choose from. From the living room you can see into the kitchen which has an open concept eating area, with a large table to accommodate a large family. The kitchen features and electric stove, full size refrigerator, plenty of counter space, 2 coffee pots, one which is a keurig, cabinets full of pots, pans, dishes, everything you will need to keep your vacation hassle free. As you work your way towards the backyard, you will find the newly remodeled full bathroom, then the enclosed back porch where there is a full sized washer and dryer, a trundle bed that sleeps 2, a closet filled with board games for some quality family bonding time. Next we will take you upstairs to the 4 bedrooms, the master bedroom has a queen sized bed and a flat screen TV, the second bedroom has a full size bed, the 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds and the fourth bedroom has a trundle bed. Also on the second floor is a half bath. Now let’s take you to the best part of the home, the backyard, the reason you will want to come back year after year. The fenced in backyard, has a beautiful built in pool, that you will not have to share with your neighbors. It is equipped with a full sized table with umbrella and plenty of seating to be comfortable. We also provide lawn chairs to recline and relax. You get to choose everyday if you want to go to the beach or you want to hang at your own poolside where you can get the blender going and enjoy a barbecue on the gas grill. The kids will love swimming while you cook burgers on the grill. We have a covered gazebo for those that need limited time in the sun. When you head to the beach you will find one of the cleanest, beautiful 7 miles of pristine beaches. It is a short distance from the house. It’s about a half mile. When you are ready to hit the road for adventure you will find The Pier, where you can walkout over the water and look all the way down the 7 miles of pristine beaches. There is an old fashioned amusement park with an arcade. You will love the rides, and games. You can eat cotton candy, fried dough, pizza, ice cream, or anything that strikes your fancy. Don’t forget our famous lobster rolls and fried clams. Maine is known for having the best lobster and seafood in the world. If you are looking for adventure we have many attractions nearby, such as Monkey Trunks, where you can swing from the ropes, and climb to the top of the rope jungle, and even zip line. There is also mini golf, batting cages, kayaking, trails to bike on, and a couple water parks just down the road. If you want to take a 20 minute ride, you can head to Portland, and experience whale watching, fishing charters, some of the best restaurants, and shopping galore! You can also venture out to experience some of our most beautiful light houses. Take a ferry out of Portland Harbor to experience the many islands surrounding the coast. If you are a shopper we are centrally located between the Kittery Outlets and Freeport Outlets including the original LL Beans Flagship store. If you really want some nostalgia visit the drive in theatre, just a few miles from the home.

Karen Jackson and Janet Peters
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Karen Jackson and Janet Peters

We are a couple that met in our second half of our life, which we like to think is the better half. We are both in our mid 40's and together share 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. And we have the best little doggie named Nikki, who you will most likely meet upon check in. We live locally in Scarborough and enjoy traveling ourselves, and know what needs to be in the accommodations to keep people coming back.

Karen Jackson and Janet Peters purchased this house in 2009


Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on the first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • This home has 1.5 bedrooms. The full bath has been recently renovated with a new bathtub/shower, sink, mirror, flooring etc.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , It is one trundle bed
  • Master bedroom has queen size bed and a flat screen television, the second bedroom has a full size bed, the third bedroom has 2 twin beds, and the fourth bedroom has a trundle bed, and the downstairs back porch has a trundle bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation! We spent the first part of each day at the beach, and then spent the last part of the day hanging out in the back and swimming in the pool. The floats in the pool were a big hit with the kids! The house fit us perfectly. We had a lovely time!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation! Location was awesome, and so was the pool!!

  • 4 of 5

We travel to OOB every year in early September as a large family with lots of kiddos. In previous years, we always rented hotel rooms. As our family grew, we outgrew hotel rooms. We came across this house in our recent search for lodging for our last vacation to OOB. The location was great. It was about a 10 minute walk (approx 1 mile) to the beach. The kids rode their scooters on the sidewalks while the adults lugged all of the beach accessories. It didn't seem too far at all. The beach was beautiful. We did walk to the pier one night, but it was quite a hike. By the end of the evening, we were too tired to walk back and ended up catching a bus home. It dropped us off right out front of the house. There was a pharmacy about a 5 minute drive away. We walked to Fielder's Choice every night for some delicious ice cream. It was so close!

The house had lots of room to accommodate our large family. It was clean, and cutely decorated for an older home. There was a front porch that was awesome to relax on after the kids went to bed. However, the house across the street had a party every single night we were there, so it was a bit noisy. Not an issue though.

The pool in the back yard was our favorite part! The water was chilly, but that didn't stop the kids from enjoying it all day, every day. There were fun pool toys, and tons of seating! The grill was clean.

The kitchen, although small, was well stocked with dishes and cookware. The living room had tons of seating and the TV had every channel you could think of.

The back sun room was great to gather and play games. The kids enjoyed spending time together in this room, "away from the adults". The washer and dryer was a huge plus!!

We had one issue with a spot light out back and the owners were very responsive!

If you do rent this property, which I highly recommend, be sure to bring hand soap, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent... Although we are a large family, so we use more than the average family. Luckily there is a grocery store just a few minutes away to grab these items.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the BEST vacation rentals ever - great combination of everything one wants in a vacation

  • 5 of 5

The vacation property was clean, had tons of space for large family and contained everything that one needs to create amazing memories with family and friends. The home was within walking distance to the beach and downtown but far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet. The outside patio and pool provided hours of fun for all. The beach/pool combination was by far the best experience of all. The home contains a fully stocked kitchen and beds for 10 plus room for more. The washer and dryer was a huge plus for wet beach towels. We had everything that we needed and created tons of AMAZING memories -Thank You for one of our BEST vacations. We look forward to renting again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your vacation was the BEST! We love our beachhouse and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!!
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Perfect house - well equipped in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family. We are a family of 5 but had room for the kids to bring friends and there was room for them to sleep comfortably. The house was perfectly equipped with everything needed to function for the week - kitchen well stocked as well as it had air conditioners and fans. I really appreciated the little things that it had in the kitchen like salt, pepper, other spices, dish soap, dishwasher soap, etc so that we didn't need to run out to buy that type of stuff. It was a very hot week but the air conditioners did a great job keeping the house comfortable. The pool and pool area were fabulous! Great seating around the pool and the pool itself was in great condition. The location is perfect in that you can walk to the beach or if you hop in your car there is a great little parking area 1 minute down the hill which gets you a tad bit closer to the beach. Only issue with the location is that the police and fire department are right up the street so there are a fair amount of sirens that go off but I found that we didn't notice it as much after the first few days. I would highly recommend this house and the owners to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time in Old Orchard Beach! We absolutely love sharing our home and are happy that it brings such good memories for everyone! Hope to see your return!!
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An oasis in the midst of activity

  • 5 of 5

My relatives are here from Ireland so we brought them to OOB for a week of vacation. We are used to quiet vacation locations, so OOB was a new experience for us. The home was really great for us because it was pretty far away from all the madness at the Pier but you could still walk to everything, if you don't mind walking. It was on the cusp of Ocean Park which is way more our speed. The home was on a very busy road, but you wouldn't know it in the back. We loved the little screened porch in the front of the home. The pool was a God-send because the ocean is insanely cold and the beach is way too crowded. We stayed at the home most days and walked around in the evenings. Even though the house wasn't huge, it was perfect size for the 8 of us. If I had to go back to OOB I would stay here again. The owners were great about responding to requests and questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heidi for the nice review! We are so very glad that you enjoyed your time at our property and thank you for being such a great communicator! We look forward to having you in the future!
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Thoroughly enjoyed visit to Maine & this house

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Maine and our stay at this location. We had 8 adults and 2 little ones, ages 1 and 4, at the house the week of June 18th. It was just perfect for our needs. It was nice and clean and looked just like the photos on the website. We were about a 10 minute walk from the beach, and since the ocean water was still cold, the best thing was the pool at the house, which we enjoyed every day. We were within walking distance of an excellent ice cream shop, Fielders Choice, which we visited quite frequently. A 2-minute drive got us to the nearby pier, bagel shop, amusement park, miniature golf, an absolutely wonderful Lobster market, and restaurant we enjoyed, Jumpin' Jakes. We can honestly say that by Friday all 8 of us had our fill of lobster and scallops! ahhhhhhh

A 25-30 minute drive got us to Portland where we visited Old Port and the lighthouse, and to Kennebunkport where we enjoyed a lobster boat trip, a great Italian restaurant, and some neat shops.

I'd have no problem recommending this house to a friend. The front street is a little busy, but you hang in the back of the house where the pool area is located, so it really doesn't matter. Home had everything one would need, except sheets and towels, which wasn't a problem b/c we knew that up front. That is the only reason I didn't give 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jacque for choosing our property! We have helped families in the past with sheets and towels if it's a hardship for them for a small fee. We don't advertise as such as our turn around time from one family to the next is a very short window and adding bedding to all the beds takes a bigger chunk of time. If you decide to return in the future, we can certainly help you with that!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Old Orchard Beach Center
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dune Grass Country Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 95
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Old Orchard Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Cancellation Policy: Full refund of deposit up to 60 days prior to first day of booked week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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