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Ocean Front, Walk to Downtown Short Sands, Stunning View, Large Lawn -Open Weeks

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

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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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3536 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    26...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 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....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy the uninterrupted views of York Short Sands beach, the ocean and the horizon while vacationing at this beautiful home. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Enjoy the uninterrupted views of York Short Sands beach, the ocean and the horizon while vacationing at this beautiful home. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Enjoy the uninterrupted views of York Short Sands beach, the ocean and the horizon while vacationing at this beautiful home. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Mermaid Crossing is a five minute walk to York's popular downtown that features homemade candy shops, gift stores, playground, arcades, clothing shops, fine dining options and York's Wild Kingdom....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    One unit in kitchen...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Limited to 3 spots...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Pre Season
May 20 - Jun 2, 2017
2 night min stay

$5,000
Spring
Jun 3 - Jun 17, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,000
Summer
Jun 18 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

High Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,200
Late Summer
Aug 13 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,100
after season
Sep 10 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay

$5,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

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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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland Maine
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
95
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
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

 

Owner info

About the owner: 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 the Owner Chose York Beach, York, ME, USA:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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


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Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

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Photos

  • Fron the porch

    Fron the porch

  • Front garden view

    Front garden view

VRBO #563291

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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