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Oceanfront Cottage, Family Friendly

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Classic New England cottage, large deck faces ocean , 3 BR, 3 baths

This New England-style, 2-story, 3 bedroom, 2 car garage, cozy home is situated directly on the Kennebunkport coastline, offering spectacular 180 degree views of the rocky Maine coast, which includes Walker’s Point, President Bush’s family estate. The home sleeps six in bedrooms and has 1 queen air bed. There are beautiful ocean views throughout the home, thanks to its open design and to large expanses of glass and windows opening up onto the large, sunny, backyard deck. From the deck, it is steps away to the ocean where you can sunbathe on the rocks, watch the waves crash, and gaze into the tide pools. From the deck, one can view the tony yachts of the Kennebunkport Marina, the sail and the lobster boats passing by. The privacy and peacefulness afforded by the oceanfront location is enhanced by a large play space in the front yard and an open wetland across the street from the home giving the entire area and yard a secluded, out of the way feeling, also attracting a variety of birds and waterfowl. This gem of a vacation home is only a 30 minute drive from the airport in Portland, Me., a 90 minute drive from the airport in Boston, Mass., and a 75 minute drive from the airport in Manchester, N.H.

This home is the perfect spot from which to enjoy the towns of Kennebunkport, Cape Porpoise, and Kennebunk and to explore all of southern Maine including Portland (an arts and foodie destination) and Freeport (an outlet shopping destination). It is is only 1.5 miles from the heart of Kennebunkport village with its many charming shops and restaurants. Walk, run, or ride a bike into the village of Kennebunkport via the famous a Ocean Avenue (with its many stately mansions facing the ocean) or by way of tree lined back roads and trails. Visit the nearby beaches in Kennebunkport and Goose Rocks Bay or the Rachel Carson Wildlife Reserve in Wells. Play golf at one of the many nearby courses. Sample the shops, restaurants, museums, and art galleries of trendy Portland, Me., Ogunquit, Me., or the outlet stores in Freeport, Me. Or simply relax at home and enjoy views of the open ocean, crashing waves, lobster men working their traps, waterfowl of all kinds, and the many crustaceans and small sea life that fill the tide pools and rocky crevices just beyond qthe oceanfront deck. All with the soothing sound of the ocean as it washes over the rocks.

This lovely home features 3 bedrooms (sleeping 6-7), 3 full baths (with 2 shower/tub combos, 1 shower only), a spacious, open living and dining space downstairs, a huge, open den and living space with one air bed (with adjacent bedroom with double bed and bath) upstairs, and a downstairs back deck that extends the length of the house and is equipped with outdoor furniture and charcoal grill.

The ground floor has 2 bedrooms (carpeted) and 2 bathrooms, one with queen mattress and shower/bath and one with queen bed and shower/bath. The living/dining space downstairs (carpeted) is large, with windows and sliding door facing the ocean and opens to the deck. The kitchen (hardwood floor) is completely equipped to prepare 3 meals a day (including lobster), with dishwasher, microwave, electric stove/oven, refrig/freezer, coffeemaker, and has its own view of the ocean through the kitchen sink window. The downstairs is equipped with phone, cable TV, DVD player, and wireless internet.

The 2 car garage (with automatic door opener) provides entrance to the kitchen, making the unloading of groceries easy and efficient, and to the laundry room with washer and dryer.

Once you spend your vacation in this home, you will want to return year after year.

More Details

Rosemary Hollan, President, Hollan Maine, LLC, San Antonio, Texas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 15, 2018

Why Rosemary Hollan, President, Hollan Maine, LLC, San Antonio, Texas chose Kennebunkport

The location of and view from this property is unequalled. It is so pretty that you will want to stay beyond the terms of your rental and return from year to year.

The cottage was purchased by our mother and father in '77.

Both of them went to school in the Northeast, although our father was born and raised in Texas. When we, the Texas offspring, asked our mother "why Maine, why Kennebunkport?" Our mother replied, "there is only so much coast of Maine". She appreciated the value of Maine's beauty, land, sea and culture, long before we children understood the magnitude of the beauty that is the rocky coast of Maine, especially the unspoiled shore of Kennebunkport.. Now, the rest of the world has discovered, is discovering, what our mother did many years ago. We invite you to come discover the alluring coast of Maine from a prime vantage point, this property.

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottage is situated on a quiet, private cul de sac with unobstructed ocean is quiet and peaceful. It is conveniently located to several beaches; the paved oceanside walking path (which goes by the Bush estate) and to the delightful Dock Square. It is also minutes away from small gourmet grocery stores and produce stands, bicycle and ice cream shops, seafood shacks, casualand fine dining. Regular chain stores and restaurants are a short car trip away.


Kennebunkport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Talk to owner for all rules; must take out all trash including food at end of stay;
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 full baths, 2 with shower/tubs and one with shower only. Large mirrors, vanity, and hair dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    open space - 1 child bed , one air bed in open space upstairs
  • 2 bedrooms with 2 baths/showers downstairs, one bedroom with shower/sink/vanity/toilet upstairs, sleeper sofa in upstairs great room and lots of extra space for children, Pack n Play for baby. Ample closet space
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Quiet cul de sac neighborhood has a pond that attracts birds and wildlife and a private ocean front. Rocky ocean front is an excellent vantage point to view a premier seagull rookery island. Room fans provided for those few hot days. Wifi and Internet provided. Local contact to assist guests with questions about the property, give tips and suggestions for recreation, dining, shopping, etc.


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront Cottage, Family Friendly
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Don't risk losing this little bit of heaven while you look at other properties.

  • 5 of 5


My family spends a week on Maine's southern coast every July. We were fortunate enough to enjoy every minute of this year's stay at 15 Seaview Avenue in Kennebunkport. Rather than repeating the superlatives in all of the earlier reviews, with which I wholeheartedly agree, I'll try to describe a few features that other guests did not mention.

So, of course, my first remark is the one made by every other reviewer - relaxing on the deck or enjoying meals next to the huge dining room windows guests in this house are overwhelmed by the ocean views unlike any others I have ever seen. The 8 or 9 of us on this trip spent a week marveling at the beauty of the locale and the comfort of the house. We never once felt stir crazy, even on the one rainy day.

Now for a few items not focused on by other reviewers. (1) We had more space than we knew what to do with. The 1st floor was "open floor concept" from front door through living room, dining area and all looking on to the enormous wrap-around deck. Then the rocks, waves and ocean. Oh my, I miss it. Upstairs, in addition to a spacious bed room and bath is a huge, open carpeted room with many windows facing the ocean. It became a perfect playroom.

(2) On many previous trips we had to eat in stages or at separate tables. Not here. The very comfortable dining room table ran parallel to the windows and deck and had space -and chairs - for everyone, including kids.

(3) In addition to the always available and helpful concierge, Helen, we were provided with easy-to-read instructions for everything we needed: wifi, which functioned flawlessly, laundry, dishwasher, etc. and a list of the locations of fans for every room, the remote control for the garage door and instructions for trash and recycling.

I do have one or two suggestions which, had they been in place would have increased my enjoyment of this extraordinary vacation home. For something less than $25.00 a month HBO or one of the other movie services would be appreciated. Also, when paying in the neighborhood of $500/night, after a day of traveling one arrives at Seaview Avenue ready to put your feet up and open a beer. The need to locate the sheets and towels and to make our beds was an unwelcome surprise. Rather, raise the rate $1.00/night and hire a local teen-anger to prepare the beds.

Stop looking at other properties and select this one before you lose the chance.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great ocean view!

  • 4 of 5

Great place to gather with family! We really enjoyed the ocean view and the close proximity to town. The house was a little outdated, (furnishings, kitchen, etc) but we had plenty of room for six people and you can't beat the view from this place - gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, SC

Incredible location!

  • 5 of 5

I could have stayed forever on the back deck of this house watching the waves against the rocks. The house had plenty of room, was very comfortable, and met all our needs. We were able to relax and enjoy the breathtaking views and breezes off the big water! The location was also very convenient both to Cape Porpoise and Kennebunkport for shopping trips and dinners out. We enjoyed kayaking on the Cape Porpoise causeway and boating/fishing from the Kennebunkport Marina. I highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience at our property. The ocean view is truly a sight to behold and to enjoy.
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Perfect rental for the Kennebunkport area

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property for two weeks in September. The house is a great location - you can walk into town easily. The view from the house to the ocean is perfect. Everything we needed was provided. We settled in easily, the house was very comfortable and we'll set up and we just enjoyed every moment. If we return to Kennebunkport we definitely will rent here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio

Great Honeymoon Destination!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our honeymoon and it was the perfect romantic getaway. It was our first trip to Maine and we highly recommend staying at this house to experience Kennebunkport and coastal Maine. The gorgeous view from the patio is worth the stay. It was just the two of us, so there was plenty of room. The house is clean, spacious and has everything you need to create a home away from home. It is in a quiet neighborhood, but still close to town. There is a kitchen so you can cook your own meals from the incredible selection of local produce and seafood. If you do not feel like cooking, you are close to an array of great places to meat.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Go to sleep listening to the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming but spacious New England style cottage. Its not far from town, yet privately situated on a quiet cul de sac. The ocean views from almost every room are incredible. The pictures are a very real representation of the home and the gorgeous views. I loved walking down along the road in front of the Bush compound and by the beautiful church that has "outdoor seating"! I took more pictures than i can count. If you love the ocean, comfort, nature, incredible locally grown (and fished!) food--this is the place for your next relaxing vacation/visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Kennebunkport, Maine
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Six courses nearby
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
IH 95
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Kennebunkport or Cape Porpoise, Maine
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Kennebunk Beach, Goose Rocks Beach, Mothers Beach
Car: necessary

The cottage is near Ocean Ave., which runs from Kennebunkport past the Pres. George H.W. Bush summer home and along the coast. Kennebunkport is a walkable town full of historic homes, museums, art galleries, shops, and restaurants of all types. Fitness and sports activities abound as well as nature walks, excursion boats and sailboats, summer theater and music. Our cottage is in the center of the most idyllic part of the Southern Maine Coast.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linens/Cleaning $400
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Ask owner for information regarding cancellation policy
Off-site concierge available for assistance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund