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Ocean front, Walk to Downtown Short Sands, Stunning View, large lawn -Open weeks

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

York Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Enjoy The Uninterrupted Views Of York Short Sands Beach, & The Ocean Horizon

MC has eleven beautifully designed and decorated rooms with an intimate 'beach get-a-way' feel. The cozy beach house comfortably sleeps 11, over two thousand five hundred square feet of indoor living space, the perfect large front lawn along the ocean for lawn games/kids to run and over a thousand square foot wrap around deck. Plenty of room to enjoy the sun and ocean air.

Mermaid Crossing is a five minute walk to York's popular downtown that features homemade candy shops, gift stores, playground, arcades, clothing shops and many fine dining options. York's Wild Kingdom is a mile away. Portsmouth's historic downtown, Kittery's famous outlet shopping and Portland's hip downtown are all a short driving distance. We can include car services to and from shopping, dining, golfing, sightseeing and Portland airport.

Come enjoy Mermaid Crossing, an authentic Maine Clambake, home made salt water taffy, breath taking sunsets, cocktails on the new beautiful deck and with family!

At Mermaid Crossing we will give you the perfect place to make memories, time and time again. Whether you choose the basic rental or the inclusive packages, you will enjoy exceptional customer service. We guarantee a vacation experience beyond compare. This is your vacation. Let us treat you.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Lis Bailey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Lis Bailey

Elisabeth is here to help you plan and execute every vacation, family reunion held at Mermaid Crossing. With a degree in Interior & Graphic design and a passion for event design, Lis will make every moment memorable.

Supporting local businesses and 'shop small, shop local' is Elisabeth's 'Maine' focus. Lis strives to incorporate local businesses in any way she sees possible. This gives Mermaid Crossing a true Maine feel.

In Lis's free time she races mountainbikes, has competed in two world championship dogsled races and is a loving mother to her one year old son. She will also be getting married at Mermaid Crossing on August 2nd.

Why Lis Bailey chose Southern Coast

Mermaid Crossing, a 1897 circa Ocean Front Beach Home at 49 Ocean Ave. Ext. at Shorts Sands Beach, will open its doors to vacationing families and their friends, Reunions and Special Events. This family-owned home is now a customized luxury rental property.

A place to host fabulous events with an amazing backdrop;views of the Atlantic Ocean's sunrise and sunsets! New to this home is a 1000 sq. ft. refurbished wrap-a-round, covered porch attached to an indoor area providing a quit private space when one is needed.

The charming beach themed decorated interior, has a well equipped kitchen ready to serve up a lobster dinner that can be prepared, if you desire by a personal chef, and enjoyed on the porch watching a breathtaking sunset. From July1st

through Lobor Day, beginning at 7pm, you can hear live

music from the beachfront Gazebo only a short walk from the local shops and restaurants as well as children's entertainment.

From its views of the sea, to the garden by the ocean,the special atmosphere this unique home can provide is unsurpassed. Well we simply could write a book on the many ways Mermaid Crossing will allow its quests to enjoy a relaxed, stressless days of summer into fall.

What makes this house unique

There are unlimited ways to customize your vacation to cater to what you want in your stay at Mermaid Crossing in York, Maine. Do you want restaurant reservations, or authentic Maine clam bake catered meals? We can have our gourmet chefs come to you. Tickets to York's Animal Kingdom? Golf packages with a car service? Family scavanger games in down town York with fun trivia? Let us pack your lunch for the beach, turn down your sheets, stock your fridge and have the spa come to you. Our event planners will help you get the most of your escape from reality

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Ocean front, Walk to Downtown Short Sands, Stunning View, large lawn -Open weeks
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in August of 2016. There were seven of us in total, and there was plenty of room. In fact a whole bedroom went unused. The house is beautifully decorated and clean. The deck is amazing and we ate all of our meals out there overlooking the ocean.

We were lucky enough to stay there during York days and were able to watch the fireworks from the deck. It was amazing!!

Great place to stay. Great amenities, great location. Would highly recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your beautiful review. Please come back!
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5

Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

My husband's family has been going to York Beach for 80+ years, and in general we stay there for a week about every two years. This was by far the best location, and the nicest layout, of all the properties we have rented. Best 4th of July fireworks experience ever as the fireworks barge was right in front of the house, but the sound was minimal. So easy to get to Short Sands AND Long Sands on foot, and having the grass area in front of the house was perfect for lawn games. Just heavenly, and very relaxing for the entire family.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathleen, Thank you again for your review! We would love to have you back
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5

The Perfect Maine Getaway Home!

  • 5 of 5

With three grandchildren, ages three and under, this was the perfect home! A large front lush, green lawn to play bean bag toss and ladder ball, plus fly a kite! The view of the ocean is incredible and the best feature for us was the wrap around porch where we spent most of our time when not sightseeing. You can walk to everything at York Beach, including Nubble Lighthouse. Great porch furnishings, outdoor shower and even an enclosed porch. Immaculate and the kitchen is well-stocked for cooking. All the bedrooms are on the second floor where the beautiful full bathroom and laundry room are located. We highly recommend Mermaid Crossing and when you rent this home, start counting all the mermaids with your kids-we counted 126!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the beautiful review. We would love to have you back
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5

Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful! Perfect for a relaxing bachelorette weekend and close to town and the beach. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5

Breathtaking Views

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home with breathtaking views of the open ocean! Easy walk to the beach and town. Clean and beautifully decorated, this home was perfect for a relaxing week at the beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Mermaid Crossing! Thank you for the kind words, and we look forward to your return! -Lis
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
95
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Short Sands
Car: not necessary

York is the perfect vacation destination for families, couples, older or younger, for sight seers, shoppers, foodies, or hikers.

Come stay at Mermaid Crossing

where you are close to it all!

York, Maine

York, Maine, is a historic coastal town featuring beautiful beaches and other attractions that make it a fun, family-friendly place to visit. Once a summer-only resort town, York has become a year-round vacation destination. According to the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce, it was named as one of the 10 best places to vacation in North America by 'Money' magazine in 2002.

Beaches

York has four different beaches that are open the the public. Long Sands Beach, the largest in York, spans 1 1/2 miles, and attracts surfers, swimmers and sunbathers. It offers parking, restrooms, lifeguards and umbrella rentals. Short Sands Beach, which is also close to restaurants and shops, features parking and a playground, and offers evening concerts in the summer. Harbor Beach is situated along a beautiful rocky coastline; and Cape Neddick Beach, or Passaconaway Beach is York's smallest, with its sand bars and tidal pools exposed at low tide.

Cape Neddick 'Nubble' Light

According to the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce, the Cape Neddick 'Nubble' Light is one of the most photographed and painted lighthouses in the world, and is visited by thousands of people each year.

-USA TODAY Heather Horlor

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Rates & Availability

York Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre Season
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Spring
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
High Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,300
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
after season
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.0%

Upgrades and add ons can be done at anytime before or during vacation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

York Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3536 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • There are three Ocean view rooms. All five rooms a large.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
There are unlimited ways to customize your vacation package to cater to what you want in your stay at Mermaid Crossing in York, Maine. Do you want restaurant reservations, or authentic Maine clambakes catered meals? We can have our gourmet chefs come to you. Tickets to York's Animal Kingdom? Golf packages with a car service? Italian cooking lessons? Family scavanger games in downtown York with fun trivia? Let us pack your lunch for the beach, turn down your sheets, and have the spa come to you. Our event planners will help you get the most of your escape from reality.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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