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4 BR waterfront cottage steps from beach, lovely views - book now Summer 2018!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights

Overview

About the property

Classic Maine Cottage - 4 BR, huge yard, 60 yards from beach, great for families

Enjoy beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding pond from the spacious deck and enclosed sun porch. This cottage is fantastic for entertaining, family vacations, and relaxation. It is just steps from one of Maine's most beautiful beaches - Fortunes Rocks. This cottage has 4 bedrooms, a fully applianced kitchen, a washer/dryer, wifi internet and cable TV. It's wonderful for active kids but is also a quiet, peaceful lot tucked back from the road. Enjoy a memorable stay in Maine at this comfortable home nestled right in the middle of Maine's natural beauty. Keep an eye out for turtles and beautiful birds.

*LONG TERM WINTER RENTALS are also available for a maximum of 3 occupants. This property is ideal for University of New England graduate students, faculty, and staff who will be in the area for the school year. It is 2 miles from UNE's campus (only a 5 minute drive). The rental costs includes heating costs (which can run from $150-$250 over winter months).

More Details

Owner
Diane Deering
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Diane Deering

My husband and I have summered on Fortunes Rocks Beach since 1970. We fell in love with this classic Maine cottage and it was the perfect spot to vacation with our daughters. We have spent hours on this family-friendly beach: looking for sea shells, playing in the waves, and building sand castles. Now they look forward to returning to this special place ever summer - more and more appreciative of the beauty of Fortune's Rocks.

Why Diane Deering chose Biddeford

Nice big yard, ample parking and spacious layout for guests. The cottage is in a convenient location, just steps from the best beach in Maine, and offers a comfortable decor. It's fully equipped with two TVs, cable and wifi, but it's also a spot to get away from the hustle and bustle. It's classic; it's comfortable and it's very Maine - 'the way life should be.'

What makes this cottage unique

relaxing outdoor shower, which some guests claim is their favorite spot!

Full-sized kitchen for dining and entertaining guests.

Pond access, directly on our property, for kayaking or canoeing.

*All rates include tax and cleaning fee

Amenities

Fortunes Rocks Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , toilet, sink, and shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    outdoor shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , *trundle bed extends to 2 single size mattresses
  • If traveling with an infant, a Pack n' Play crib is available upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kayak Rentals available in nearby Biddeford Pool www.gwtwonline.com/

Reviews

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4 BR waterfront cottage steps from beach, lovely views - book now Summer 2018!
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
4

Very Nice

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week staying here. Charming house was very clean, even the windows! Even though it is not situated on the ocean, it still had an ocean view and being located on a pond gave it an added dimension. The covered and enclosed porches are nice features. The short walk to the beach, the private setting and very nice owners gave us an overall wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a family vacation!! We had a blast....easy to drive into Kennebunkport or Portland for some sight seeing and great restaurants. The beach is the best in New England!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

bike friendly roads, kayak rentals, and beautiful Audubon nature trails

large grocery stores (e.g. Hannaford) available in Biddeford and nearby Saco

Kayak rentals available right down the road in Biddeford Pool,

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $200

Upon booking, you will be emailed access to a "hospitality manager" link that offers thorough details about your stay: check-in protocol, directions to the property, what to bring, directions to local amenities etc.
If bringing a pet, please do not forget to pay the "pet fee."
*All rates include taxes and cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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