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Bright And Cozy 2 Bedroom Ranch Perfectly Located Near Beaches And Attractions

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Our bright and cozy ranch style home is perfectly located within minutes of sandy beaches, historic Fort Williams Park and Portland Headlight, and Portland's famous Old Port district. It's a short walk to several great local restaurants and one walkable mile to Scratch Bakery with their renowned bagels, baked goods and wine selection as well as three local handmade ice cream shops. Bring your bikes and explore the charming towns of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland as you cruise the winding, shoreside bike paths.

The sunny eat-in kitchen is fully stocked with coffee maker, toaster and microwave oven. The kitchen table will extend to seat 8. The outside deck, with gas grill and outdoor furniture is right outside the kitchen door. Overlooking the quiet, wooded backyard, the sunny deck is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or happy hour cocktail!

The main floor, with hardwood floors through out, includes the eat-in kitchen, cozy living room, two bedrooms with full sized beds and full bath. The downstairs level includes a family room with pull-out couch and 32' flat screen tv, small 1/2 bath and the laundry with washer and dryer.

More Details

Kate Putnam
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner


After staying in hotels in the Old Port for my past 7 trips to the area, I decided to try renting a house instead. I couldn't have picked a more cozy, clean and centrally located home. The warmth of family was felt throughout the house. Upon arriving there were freshly baked blueberry muffins and a book with all of the local attractions with detailed information and directions on each. The kitchen is equipped to cook anything from an egg to a 5 course meal, while being in walking distance to one of the best restaurants in town, Davids. I will absolutely stay there again!

Recommended for: Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Jul 2014
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Cape Elizabeth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Fold out sofa in family room sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Bright And Cozy 2 Bedroom Ranch Perfectly Located Near Beaches And Attractions
average rating of 4.5185184 based on 28 reviews

Great Cottage Experience!

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage was a great family vacation home for our family. It was comfortable, clean, and well appointed. The back yard has a cool private feel and one side of the yard actually sits against a small woods! It has a great vintage vibe which we loved, it definitely has a story to tell! It was nice that the kitchen was stocked with spices, cooking oil, foils, dish detergent, trash bags etc. Portland is a short drive to the fish market or shopping in an urban environment. Cape Elizabeth and South Portland are great little towns well worth exploring on their own. Nearby Willard beach is very relaxed and is a five minute drive or 10-15 minute bike ride. Higgins beach, about a 20 minutes car ride, is amazing for surf and tide, just make sure you bring parking money! There are nearby lighthouses, state parks, Abundant spots to eat or purchase wonderful fresh food, and there is fantastic craft beer everywhere. The owners are accessible and responsive and had a welcome note with fresh local jam and muffins waiting for us upon arrival, as well as a binder full of activity suggestions and helpful information. It rained 3 days of our vacation and we still had plenty to do. Perfect for a stay at the cottage and cook / cook fresh fish and veggies type thing or a go into town and enjoy great restaurants/ breweries. We loved nearby DiPietros market, the Terra Cotta pasta company, Scratch Bakery, and Willard Scoops! Also the owners were kind enough to let us bring our dog at the last minute when our boarding plans fell through at. We really needed another week to even scratch the surface of this awesome area. Thanks Putnam family for a great vacation home!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute home!

  • 5 of 5

Great home in a great location. Clean, comfortable home, close to beaches and parks.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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They were responsive to our calls and the overall house was decorated nicely .

  • 3 of 5

This property needed some sprucing up. Air conditioner filters were dirty and never cleaned. I would suggest new pillows and a new mattress in front room. The area is very nice however I felt that the home was not cleaned to warrant a cleaning fee. We did most of the cleaning. Shower curtain liner was dirty, never changed. The basement had a very pungent odor and fortunately no one had to stay downstairs. Some windows were so old you could not open them and the screens of those you could open were never cleaned. Given the impression that the home was just opened for the season more focus should have been on cleaning it for those first renters.

On the positive side,the owners were very responsive to other issues and welcomed us with some Maine goodies. We did enjoy our trip to Cape Elizabeth,ME

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

House is very clean and fully stocked. Very comfortable and nice decorated. The owners were responsive when questions were asked. Location was convenient for day trips to Kennebunkport, Freeport, Boothbay, etc. 10 minutes to Portland. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Place but Some Issues

  • 3 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay during our vacation this year. We had water problems 2 of the 7 days we were there. I do have to say that the owners addressed the issues very quickly and I did appreciate that. The windows are very old and in the book it states not to open the windows in the living room because they are fragile. Even with moderate temperatures the room got very warm and there is no ceiling fan or anything to circulate the air. This could definitely help.

It was, however, a very convenient location and so nice being dog friendly. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful little house

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this lovely little home in Cape Elizabeth recently. The house is a delight. It's not big, no separate dining room. But it is very clean, decorated nicely, everything works, and lots of extras. For example, a lovely set of china from Italy, to be used for everyday. Lots of pots and pans, utensils, silverware, glasses, coffee maker, herbs, salt & pepper, washer & dryer - really, everything you need. The beds are very comfortable. Three TVs in the place. Close to the grocery store and a lovely bakery (Scratch) that everyone writes about. No, not walking distance unless you like a long walk, but very close buy. I will most definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Casco Bay Lines
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Downeaster
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Maine Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Willard Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Small dogs--under 30 lbs--are welcome. Check in is at 3 p.m. Check out is at 11 a.m. Please don't hesitate to contact property owner with any questions about the house, the location or attractions in the area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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