Adorable Coastal Cottage Featured in Terry John Woods' Book, Summer House -

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the Dining Room is at the center of everything


Last updated: 09/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax in our private, romantic Cape Neddick cottage, overlooking a two-acre meadow and woodland, and comfortably close—by foot, bike, or car—to the amenities of York, Ogunquit, Kittery, and Portsmouth.

Though close to amenities, this cottage is off the beaten path on a quiet private way, near the Cape Neddick River. It offers great natural light, lovely views of the surrounding landscape... and abundant tranquility.

An open Dining area forms the cottage’s center. Its white vaulted wood ceiling and walls give the adjacent open-concept Kitchen and Living spaces an airy, relaxed feel. A gas fireplace-stove warms you up on the occasional chilly evening. A four-person Italian flip top dining table with comfortable chairs opens to accommodate eight persons when needed. The Living Room has a comfy leather sofa and flat screen TV. The Kitchen is fully furnished with stove/oven, microwave, and all necessary cooking and serving ware. The Deck, overlooking the meadow and woodland, has a dining table with chairs with umbrella. Two Bedrooms and a small Loft provide among them a king, a queen, and a double bed (all comfortable), and privacy, along with linen and towels.

Amenities nearby include beaches, kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, boating and sailing, whale-watching and fishing, hiking and nature centers, as well as historic and cultural activities including live music and theater. There is a rich assortment of farm-and-sea-to-table dining, both fine and casual. For a more detailed list of what you will find nearby, see, York Maine.

Our cottage provides you with comfort, quiet, and closeness to a rich slice of Southern Maine.
About us:

My wife and I are architects, reside in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and purchased our cottage in the late summer of 2014.

We have vacationed in the York area for years and found ourselves spending more time in Southern Maine. We chose our cottage in part because its location is convenient, but also because its park-like two-acre site gives us privacy and quiet in a genuinely beautiful location. We love having beaches so close, and the fact that after years of exploring, we continue to discover more here in Southern Maine.

We hope you decide to vacation with us and find our cottage as charming as we do!

James Mayeux and Gina Ford

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    twenty five years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • full bath, tiled


  • Satellite / Cable


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Pottery Barn table fold-out table seats 4 to 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Internet:

    high speed internet access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    cozy, for 3-4 people -- leather sofa, end tables, lamps, flat screen TV and console...moreless

  • Parking:

    parking for three cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee $90
  • Taxes Not included


Pictures include furniture that has been replaced by new furniture.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/07/2016
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67 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport
0.89 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cape Neddick Lobster Pound
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cape Neddick Country Club
18.6 Miles
Nearest Train
The Downeaster in Wells
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 95
0.45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cape Neddick Inn
1.14 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cape Neddick Beach

Car: Necessary

We are conveniently located (within 5 miles) of five incredible beaches. The town of York has a wildlife zoo and amusement park. The Ogunquit Theatere is about 2 miles away. Both casual and upscale restaurants everywhere.


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  • the Dining Room is at the center of everything

    the Dining Room is at the center of everything

  • exterior view of the cottage

    exterior view of the cottage

  • Dining and Kitchen

    Dining and Kitchen

  • arbor


  • parking


  • shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

    shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

  • Bedroom with large closet.

    Bedroom with large closet.

  • Cape Neddick Beach

    Cape Neddick Beach

  • Short Sands Beach Beach.

    Short Sands Beach Beach.

  • nearby Ogunquit Beach

    nearby Ogunquit Beach

  • our favorite place to eat

    our favorite place to eat

  • York landmark

    York landmark

  • Dining, with vaulted ceiling

    Dining, with vaulted ceiling

  • nearby Cape Neddick River

    nearby Cape Neddick River

  • view from the Loft to Dining and Living

    view from the Loft to Dining and Living

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

    shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

  • shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

    shown in Terry John Woods' book, Summer House

  • Our yard

    Our yard

  • Cape Neddick Light House

    Cape Neddick Light House

  • sunrise at the beach

    sunrise at the beach

  •  Marginal Way Footpath in Ogunquit

    Marginal Way Footpath in Ogunquit

  • Long Sands Beach

    Long Sands Beach

  • free concerts at Short Sands' Ellis Park throughout the summer

    free concerts at Short Sands' Ellis Park throughout the summer

VRBO #679318

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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