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Sleeps 13-40 for events/reunions! Or rent just one home at #713286 or 711512.

Sleeps40
Bedrooms 16
Bathrooms10
Half Baths4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 new homes; large wooded lot, yet in- town location--16 bedrooms & 14 baths!

* This listing is for renting 2 homes--both Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lodge.

* To rent just Lupine Lodge (sleeps up to 27; 24 in beds) see VRBO listing#713286; to rent Chickadee Cottage (sleeps 13 in beds) see VRBO listing #711512.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CALENDAR SHOWS ALL DATES WHEN BOTH HOUSES ARE RENTED. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT ONE OF THE HOUSES MAY STILL BE AVAILABLE. TO CHECK AVAILABILITY OF JUST CHICKADEE OR JUST LUPIN, GO TO THE LISTINGS ABOVE AND VIEW THE CALENDARS FOR EACH HOUSE. IF STILL UNCERTAIN: CALL OWNER AT 207 730 1468.

3 and 4 Porpoise Place are located in downtown Cape Porpoise....and ideal location for family reunions, weddings, large gatherings or parties, Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude, etc. Two newly constructed homes--Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lane are ready for rental. Both have new heating and air conditioning systems. Chickadee Cottage---which is dog friendly has 6 bedrooms: two masters with king sized beds and ensuite baths downstairs, and 4 upstairs with two more full baths: Another King, one Queen, a Full and twin, and a twin bunk bed with trundle. There are also two powder rooms downstairs. Chickadee boasts two screened in porches and a large deck facing the forever wild woodlands behind the house, a large kitchen/dining room with state of the art stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, and a large cathedral ceilinged great room with a gas fireplace and large screened TV. There is a brand new Weber grill with a direct gas feed so you will never run out of fuel! There is a fenced area off one of the screened in porches for you dogs and children to play safely.

Lupine Lodge has 10 bedrooms, plus a den with a queen sized sofa sleeper and doors that close for privacy. Downstairs there are two bedrooms with King sized beds, one with a Queen, and one bedroom with a Full and twin bed. There are two full baths and two powder rooms downstairs in Lupine Lodge. There is also a massive 40 foot Great Room with two screened porches and a large deck. Like Chickadee Cottage, Lupine Lodge has a new state of the art kitchen with all stainless appliances and granite countertops. Lupine Lodge has an oversized Weber gas grill with a direct gas feed so you will never run out. Upstairs Lupine lodge has 6 more bedrooms, two with King beds, two with Queen Beds (the Queened bedrooms will have private bath ensuites), one with twin bunk beds and a daybed and the last with a Full and twin bed. There are two more full baths upstairs.

Porpoise Place is a perfect venue in Southeastern Maine for your next event or vacation! Porpoise Place is located off Langsford Road in the quintessential fishing village of Cape Porpoise, Maine. Two large newly constructed homes at 3 and 4 Porpoise Place offer you plenty of upscale housing and amenities to host your next corporate event, family reunion, bachelorette party, small wedding, or a multiple family vacation. If you want to take advantage of Porpoise Place for an event, both Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lodge have to be rented. There is also a site for a tent or other facility for your gathering; contact the owner for further information about renting Porpoise Place for your event.

And while located in the very heart of Cape a Porpoise within two blocks of town center, the houses are surrounded by woods and natural Maine habitat. Walk behind the houses on your own path to Bradbury’s market or the Church on the Cape. Or walk two blocks on the sidewalk to the ever popular Wayfarer Restaurant, the Captains restaurant for great seafood and home made desserts, or Cape Porpoise kitchen for morning pastries and coffee, take out sandwiches for your beach picnic, or take out prepared foods for dinner. Nunan’s Lobster is 4 blocks away and the Cape Porpoise Ice Cream shop is a dangerous 3 blocks from Porpoise Place. Or head up the street 2 blocks to Langsford Road Lobster and wait while they cook the freshly caught lobster you just picked out. If you are up for a half mile walk or bike ride you can head up Pier Road, enjoying beautiful views of CP Harbor, until you arrive at the working fishing/lobstering pier where you can watch the fishermen in action, sit out on the benches and view Goat Island Lighthouse, listen to the melodious fog horn, launch a kayak or indulge in the three renowned eateries–upscale Pier 77 with gorgeous views of the harbor, The Ramp, a very popular bar with lots of sports and other memorabilia, including autographs all over the walls of some of sport’s most acclaimed…and of course, George and Barbara Bush, or Cape Porpoise Chowder Hiuse where your food is made to order and brought out to you to eat while watching the boats and harbor.

If you want to head to the beach, you can buy your weekly pass right at the police station less than half mile away and head 3 miles north by car or bike to Goose Rocks Beach or 3 miles in the other direction to Kennebunk, Gooch’s or Mother’s beaches. And if the restaurants and shops in Cape Porpoise aren’t enough, drive less less than 3 to highly acclaimed Earth restaurant at Hidden Pond (reservations book up weeks in advance so keep that in mind), the Tides at Tides Beach Club or check out the 50 plus ice cream flavors at Goose Rock’s dairy.

More Details

Owner
Deborah Davis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Deborah Davis

We purchased a small house on a large lot in Cape Porpoise Square. The house did not conform to modern codes and was very close to the front of the lot. We were able to divide the lot into two (each is over a half acre) and we are building beautiful new homes for large group vacationers to enjoy. We love this quaint town which Yankee Magazine just named as one of the top 10 prettiest coastal towns in New England---in fact we were number one! So we built them to take advantage of all the best the town offers but also to blend in with the quaint, laid back and quintessential New England atmosphere of the town. We live about a half mile from the houses and we have another rental which has a 5 star rating and we are applying for a permit to start construction of one more home--also within Cape Porpoise town square.

Deborah Davis purchased this estate in 2013

Why Deborah Davis chose Cape Porpoise

Every year we host several family events at our own home here and have had as many as 30 plus sleeping over on air beds, couches--you name it. One year we lost electricity for 5 days and had to cook all of our food etc on the wood stove we were fortunate enough to have....and we had a brand new grand baby and every one took turns holding him to keep him warm. It was one of the best Christmas get togethers we ever had! And during the summer each year we host several large gatherings to enjoy all this beautiful seacoast area has to offer. One of our children lived in Hawaii for a while and we learned about practicing the Aloha spirit. It means many things, and one is that no one owns the lands around ocean--it is really meant for all to enjoy and share. So, we build these two homes and are building another to allow large families and/or groups to travel together to celebrate family, a special occasion or just enjoy the area and get away from the daily routine for R & R. We also employ only local people to build our homes and work on the properties. It allows talented local artisans and specialists to live and raise their families here. So, let us know if we can help you plan a fabulous get away at any of our homes or all of them if you

are traveling as a group or for an event!

What makes this estate unique

Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lodge are located at 3 and 4 Porpoise Place. Porpoise Place is a private road off Langsford road in Cape Porpoise. A little house in town on over 1.5 acres came up for sale. The house was not up to code and could not be altered in size or location, and needed considerable work to make it clean and safe. So, the house came down and I created a private road--Porpoise Place off of Langsford Road. That private road now leads to two private driveways--one to Chickadee Cottage and one to Lupine Lodge. Both sit far back on the lot and overlook forever wild. Yet, 1-3 blocks away are 3 restaurants, a fish house, a market, an ice cream store, the library, an art gallery, etc. You can walk 1/2 mile to the Pier where here are 3 more restaurants, a working lobster pier and a gorgeous view of the ocean and Goat Island Lighthouse.

And in a 2-4 mile drive you have access to the most popular Kennebunk beaches--Goose Rocks, Kennebunk Beach, Mother's Beach, Gooch's beach, Colony beach.

Amenities

Cape Porpoise Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 40
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
    Bathroom 8 - toilet
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 11 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 12 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 13 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 14 - toilet , shower
  • Chickadee cottage has 2 powder rooms, two master ensuite baths downstairs and two full baths upstairs. Lupine Lodge has 2 full baths and two powder rooms downstairs. Upstairs there are two full baths and two full ensuites.
Bedrooms:
  • 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 10 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 14 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 15 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 11 - 1 king
    Bedroom 12 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 13 - 1 king
    Bedroom 16 - 1 queen
  • PLEASE NOTE--NEW THIS YEAR! BOTH HOUSES WILL HAVE A NEW SAFETY STANDARD CRIB OR PACK AND PLAY WITH APPROPRIATE MATTRESSES AND CLEAN SHEETS, A SMALL FOLDABLE HIGH CHAIR, AND A PORTABLE BABY BATH TUB. YOU MUST RESERVE THESE BEFORE YOU ARRIVE BY LETTING THE OWNER KNOW ASAP. WE WILL HAVE THEM SET UP IN THE ROOM OF YOUR CHOICE READY TO USE. THERE IS A $50 SET UP/CLEANING FEE Per House WHICH COVERS ALL 3 ITEMS. The 6 bedrooms in Chickadee cottage sleep 14. 10 bedrooms in Lupine lodge sleep 24. One den in Lupine Lodge has a sofa sleeper with a door for privacy. See above descriptions for specific beds in each room or go to WWW.PORPOISEPLACE.COM for more information.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Great opportunity for a family reunion all in one spot, a corporate outing, a small wedding, rehearsal/wedding party venue. All furniture linens and entire properties are brand new and have been decorated by a designer. Owner can assist with recommendations for venues, caterers, etc or visit www.porpoiseplace properties.com.

Reviews

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5

Great for team-offsite

  • 5 of 5

This provided the perfect location for a corporate team -off-site. We comfortably slept almost 25 people across both houses with the perfect amount of common spaces for smaller and larger group meetings. If only the weather had worked out a bit more in our favor, we would have been all over the fire pit for some late night smores. Couldn't have asked for a better rental and Deborah was so great to work with leading up to our reservation.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Renunion In October 2017

  • 5 of 5

The 24 of us had a fabulous time in Deborah's two, gorgeous homes. Deborah made us feel so welcome in so many ways. The rooms were all full of light, and beautifully decorated. We had plenty of room to share, and each had our own, private space to retreat to when 20+ A personalities, ranging in age from 3 to 87, got to be too much. We could not have asked for a more wonderful place to stay. As a result, we loved Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Maine. I think that I ate lobster at least once a day. The screened-in porches were terrific places to stage arts and crafts, including a pumpkin decorating contest. We cooked and ate, and cooked, and ate. I look forward to enjoying Deborah's hospitality again. Tom & Cindy and the Eldred Reunion Clan.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Would love to have you back anytime! So happy you enjoyed our homes and local area! Deborah
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend these houses! They are both immaculate, well appointed and could not have asked for more. We held a 30th birthday celebration there with tent, band, etc and it was a perfect setting for 40 guests. Deborah, the owner, was very easy to work with. Cannot think of a single thing we needed. Hopefully we will find a reason to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect accommodations for company retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I rented Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lodge for my company's Offsite meetings and events. From the time of booking, Deborah was extremely helpful, providing local recommendations and promptly responded to any questions. Both houses are beautifully appointed, very clean, and comfortably slept our entire group (of 15 people), allowing everyone to have their own bedroom, and for many, their own bathroom as well. There were plenty of indoor and outdoor common spaces for meetings and enjoying meals. The location in Kennebunkport is ideal, as the houses are on a quiet street yet within walking distance to everything you might need, and only a few minutes drive to the main street with shops and restaurants. We absolutely loved our stay and highly recommend Porpoise Place!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We rented both houses for a family reunion that included members from two continents. The homes are beautifully laid out and decorated, clean, fully equipped and just as described and pictured. Being able to cook for the group and to eat and gather together was important to us and Lupine Lodge has a large common area perfect for that. Our family ranged in age from toddler to age 86 and there are plenty of seating areas, porches and decks to not feel crowed or to find a quieter spot. Having Chickadee Cottage wheelchair accessible and everything available on the ground floor level was also helpful. The houses are situated away from the road and have a yard between them with plenty of space to play - making S'mores in the evening around the fire pit was a hit. Deborah was wonderful to work with and quickly answered every question. Her suggestion about having a traditional Maine lobster bake was one of the highlights of our week. We had a great time, reconnected to our extended family and made many wonderful memories!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful - Must Stay

  • 4 of 5

We rented both homes for New Years away in Maine. What beautiful homes which were very comfortable for multiple families (with small children). Only complaint I would have is we couldn't seem to get the home warm enough. Most would probably turn on the beautiful gas fireplaces to resolve the matter but since we had small children this wasn't an option. Accommodations were clean, beautiful and close to everything in KBPT! You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review--so helpful to know! I wish I had known you were having an issue at the time...that is why I always provide my phone number. I also have a property manager who lives---like I do---less than a half mile away. We could have helped and never mind receiving an email, text or call. I hate to think you wren cold or uncomfortable! The houses have brand new mini-split heating systems. Each room has its own remote and controller so the temperature in every room can be set for the occupant's comfort. However, if one person shuts down any one of the remotes---e.g. while adjusting the temperature or if a child plays with it (has happened a number of times!) the entire system will shut down. There are two laminated sheets in the houses---one that says "WHAT" and one that says "WHERE". This is explained in detail on the WHAT sheet. So sorry this happened to you....I can tell you the heat can blast---I have had to turn it down before. As for the gas fireplaces---thanks for bringing them up--there are two in Lupine's great room and one in Chickadee's. They are safe even with children. The glass protects from any flame and it cannot reach a temperature that can burn or harm--it is much cooler, for example--than the air that actually blows out of the top of the fireplace vents. This is why I installed these particular fireplaces. I will add this information to the WHAT sheet so future guests are aware of this. Also, any future guest reading this---please do not hesitate to call, text or email me---I will make certain someone responds to you asap. Thanks again for tis helpful feedback!
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Ramp
Nearest Ferry
27 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Arundel Golf
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Wells, Maine
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Wayfarer
Nearest Ski
44 Miles
Gorham
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Goose Rocks
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
linens $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
housekeeping $700
Tax Rate 9.0%

Chickadee Cottage and Lupine Lodge are also available individually. So, if you wish to rent just Chickadee look to listing #711512. for just Lupine go to listing #713286. If you need MORE room than just Lupine and Chickadee, our newest home, Hydrangea House is just 2 blocks away. See listing #823527.
While I do not refund deposits, if you have a change of plans I will immediately re-list the properties for you and if they re-rent I will refund your payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund