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Spacious, contemporary 4 bedroom, 2 bath house, 1/4 mile from beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach house, walk to beach

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach home nestled in a quiet family neighborhood on a dead-end street. Conveniently located 1/4 mile from the beach. The house has old world charm with a mix of modern conveniences. Huge living-room and kitchen/dining area. The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, and gives out onto a large deck for evening sitting or morning sunrises with your coffee. Close enough to the sea for the waves to rock you to sleep at night, and the smell of the ocean to wake you up in the morning. On Thursday nights, you can sit on the deck and enjoy the Old Orchard Beach fireworks! This house is guaranteed to please, and give you memories you will never forget. You'll be looking forward to next year before your vacation even ends!


Owner
Ron Darling
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Ron Darling

My name is Ron Darling. I grew up in South Portland, in an area known as Ferry village. My whole family were fishermen. If you couldn't go by boat, you didn't go! I moves to Old Orchard Beach after I got married, bought this house in 1985, and raised my family there. My kids went to Old Orchard Beach schools. I enjoyed my life at 10 Prospect Street.

Ron Darling purchased this house in 1985

Why Ron Darling chose Old Orchard Beach

This was my first property. I'm a building contractor and I've owned a dozen homes since, but I haven't enjoyed any one as much as I enjoyed 10 Prospect Street, with the sound of the waves and the smell of the beach. Now I am back living in Old Orchard Beach - it's funny how you come full circle! I am a hands-on landlord, I take care of my people. I don't rent to anybody I wouldn't live next door to myself.

What makes this house unique

Huge living-room and kitchen/dining area. Big second-floor deck off master bedroom, you can sit out at night gaze at the stars and listen to the waves crash on the beach. Far enough from downtown to be away from the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to walk to the beach and downtown. Located on a dead-end street, only traffic is you and your guests.

Amenities

Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Spacious, contemporary 4 bedroom, 2 bath house, 1/4 mile from beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Very Spacious and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

The house was big. A lot of room. On a very quiet street, but close enough to the beach. I would rent again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awsome Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

owner very friendly and always answers any questions may have....comfortable feeling, makes you feel like home....plenty of room for the 9 of us. Location is great, within mins from beach, stores, and pier..... lil store on corner on Union, Tami Lyn's Place, they are very accommodating, great baked goods,we were looking for some gravy and they made homemade from scratch gravy for us, three containers and shipped us off with it and we needed a very small amount of flour, instead of buying a bag they gave us the amount needed free of charge...deff worth the stop to this store very nice

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and confortable house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our 9 people group. We called the owner twice for minor problem and got immediate assistance. The large first floor space was appreciated, we could all fit at the table for group meals. The distance from the beach was not too bad and we were happy to be far enough from the train track to not be bothered by it.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Portland
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Dunegrass
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jimmy the Greeks
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Old Orchard Beach

Walking distance to beach and downtown Old Orchard Beach (Palace Playland theme park and arcade). 1 mile drive to Funtown USA, Aquaboggan waterpark, and movie theater. 1/2 mile to Eastern trail walking and birdwatching. Canoeing on Scarborough marsh and kayaking or whale watching off Camp Ellis. Shopping in Portland and Kittery - the list goes on!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.