Sleeps 13-40 for Events/Reunions! or Rent Just One Home at #713286 or 711512.(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
2 new homes; large wooded lot, yet in- town location--16 bedrooms & 14 baths!
* 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.
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Member since: 2012
- Max. occupancy 40
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 38-40
- 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. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 10 Bathrooms, 4 Half Bathrooms
- 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....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Porpoise Place is located in the heart of Cape Porpoise Square. There is a path behind the houses leading to Bradbury's market, Atlantic Hall, the Church on the Cape, and 4 popular Restaurants....moreless
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 20 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - Jun 24, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- housekeeping $600
- Pet Fee $100
- Tax Rate 9%
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.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: 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.
Why the Owner Chose Cape Porpoise, Kennebunkport, ME, USA:
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!
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
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.
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Lupine-many seating areas inside and out - chat, watch TV or enjoy a cocktail
Lupine is huge--10 bedrooms, 6 full 2 1/2 baths, 2 screen porches & deck.
Chickadee's brand new kitchen has great amenities--Island to be installed soon
View of length of great room from dining area
The ensuite to the Nautilus King bathroom has two sinks and a tub/shower combo.
The 3rd King bedroom in Chickadee--the 'Starfish room'. Elegant yet cozy.
The King "coral bedroom downstairs is my personal favorite.
The "girls" room in Lupine sleeps 3.
Another upstairs Master bedroom -- the "blue stripe" room.
Chickadee and Lupine sit far back from road, each on 3/4 acre w/ample parking
The first wedding at Porpoise Place was a beautiful event!
Double staircase used for some fabulous shots by Andree Kehn Wedding Photography
Chickadee's beautiful and expansive great room has everything you need to R&R.
Great room view from entrance hall. A 55 inch TV being installed over fireplace.
View of part of the great room and kitchen from bottom of double double stairs.
Chickadee's 'Nautilus' master w/King bed and full bath ensuite w/tub/shower.
The Driftwood ensuite is beautiful and also handicapped accessible.
The cheery den--will have another TV. Couch is queen sleeper and den has doors.
My personal favorite--the downstairs Driftwood King master with ensuite bath.
Another downstairs Master bedroom.
One of the Chickadee decks
Both homes have a fire pit This is Lupine's which also has a horseshoe pit.
The happy couple!
Another great moment courtesy of photographer, Andree Kehn @ www.andreekehn.com.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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