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Smack Dab in the center of all the South Coast of Maine has to offer

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 576 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Elevated one bedroom cottage located within a mile of several sandy beaches

This one bedroom cottage recently renovated is located on a gated property that offers a large recreational field and access to the swimming pool on site. The cottage offers a queen bed, a pull out couch, full bath with tub for kids, full kitchen, cable TV, DVD player WIFI, outdoor grill, picnic table and sitting area, coin laundry on site. Hiking and biking abound. Perfect for a family of four or two couples.


Owner
Gregg & Cheryl Martinez
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Sign Language
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Gregg & Cheryl Martinez

I grew up here in Wells from the age of 10 and still reside here. I left Maine for New Hampshire after graduating from St. Anselm College and had a 7 year career in Law Enforcement, though only living outside of Wells for three years. I have been in the hospitality business with my family as a child and right up to today.

Gregg & Cheryl Martinez purchased this cottage in 1976

Why Gregg & Cheryl Martinez chose Southern Coast

This property has been in our family since 1976. I was raised in the hospitality business and have been involved in the local tourist trade most of my life. I grew up on the Webhannet River that lies about 75 yards to the south of the cottage and caught many a brook trout there and have numerous fond memories of growing up in this beach community.

What makes this cottage unique

I have spent several years myself living in this cottage and enjoyed the quiet and the occasional sightings of deer, turkey, partridge, pheasant, fox, coyotes and even a moose one time that stumbled up from the salt marsh on the east side of US 1. This place offers the best of so many worlds and your world is determined by which way you choose to walk from the front yard.

Amenities

Wells Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 576 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bath
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen sized bed, extra large closet, dresser, nightstand
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Smack Dab in the center of all the South Coast of Maine has to offer
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Wonderfully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying in this cottage and we enjoyed it just as much the 2nd time around! We have two young boys and it was perfect for our family of 4! Clean and had everything we needed for the week! Great location, close to beaches and shops.

Highly recommend! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Gulls Nest was absolutely amazing! Extremely clean when we arrived (which is always a plus). The kitchen had everything you would need for your getaway. We loved how centerally located it was...there is so many things to do we didn't have enough time for everything! We will definitely be going back. Thank you for such an amazing weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Time!

  • 5 of 5

Great little place to stay. Everything was clean and in order. Hosts were very helpful and available if needed. 10/10 would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Lovely!

  • 4 of 5

Gull's Nest is the perfect place for two...quite new inside, very roomy, quiet. The kitchen is well stocked and we were pleasantly surprised by the roomy double closet in the bedroom. Cheryl & Gregg respond quickly to all questions/inquiries. Great location close to Wells Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk. We stayed for a long weekend and look forward to going back again. It's one of the nicest places we've ever stayed in. It was our 1st time in that part of Maine and we were not disappointed. We are die hard Cape Cod vacationers every summer, but would return to this area in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth visit to Wells, Maine. For the past 6 years, my husband and I fight the horrible Memorial Day traffic and make the trip up from NYC. It's THAT special.

The first 3 years we camped at Stadig Campgrounds, but this year I wanted to introduce my mom to this special place and being 3 months pregnant meant I was looking for something a bit more comfortable- while still having that bit of nature feeling. As a last minute surprise, my brother was able to join us- which was perfectly fine since the living room has ample space for an airbed.

The apartment was bright, airy, and everything was impeccably clean. On Saturday, it was sunny and hot so we spent a day at Wells Beach. On Sunday, it was cold, grey and cloudy, so we drove to the outlets, did some shopping and then came home and enjoyed using the fire pit so much that we decided to run to Hannafords right across the way and pick up lobster ($5.77/lb!!!), steak, red Maine dogs and chicken. We grilled and enjoyed that camping feeling.

The neighbors were polite and friendly. The surrounding towns of Ogunquit and Kennebunk are always a treat and great places to dine and right down the road is Coughdons (sp?)- serving the best donuts and biscuit sandwiches you'll ever have since 1955.

We have ALREADY told our family and friends about the charming and cozy Gull's Nest and we promise you will love it too.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time. Cottage was super clean and very comfy. Gregg and Cheryl provided a nice quiet retreat for us. There is loads to do around the area. Walking the beach at sunrise was a highlight. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Billy's Chowder House
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Casco Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Old Marsh Country Club
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Amtrak Downeaster
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Mike's Clam Shack
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
King Pines
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Wells Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Wells Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$925
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
Flat fee
 
 
Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$100
$625
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Check in at 3 PM
Check out 11 AM
7 day minimum dates are Saturday-Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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