SIXTEEN ROOM FAMILY REUNION BEACH HOUSE

Cheryl Austin

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Sleeps24
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms4
Property type house
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SIXTEEN ROOM FAMILY REUNION BEACH HOUSE

Wells House Rental Photos and Description

House, 9 Bedrooms + Office, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 22-24)

House location is a 1-minute walk to the beach, on the corner of a dead-end street. Four levels, newly renovated, spacious 100 year-old house includes: laundry room, three kitchens, three living rooms (one living room arranged as a play room for children), large formal dining room, four bathrooms, eight+ bedrooms, all-season, wrap-around glass/screen porch with lighted ceiling fans and view of the ocean.

Main level has a back deck with BBQ and enclosed outdoor shower. Third floor deck has panoramic views of ocean, harbor and Rachel Carson Wildlife Reserve. Hardwood floors, , HD and blu-ray. High-Speed Internet Access on all levels, W/D, dishwasher and microwave. Sleeps 22 in beds, and 26 w/pullouts and futons. I have been advertising with Cyberrentals for 10+ years.

Walking distance to trolley stop. Walking distance to beach, local shopping areas, restaurants, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge and playground. 15 minutes to Kennebunkport, 30 minutes to Kittery Outlets, 30 minutes to Portland, 45 minutes to L.L. Bean and Freeport Outlets, 70 miles north of Boston and nestled between scenic and artistic communities of Ogunquit and Kennebunk.

Additional activities within minutes: fishing; shore, jetty and deep sea ocean cruises, golfing, bird watching, antiquing, historical sites, performing arts and numerous sporting activities. Wonderful location for summer vacations, foliage trips, winter ski vacations, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, golf outings, weddings, and birthday/anniversary parties.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Events Allowed

Cheryl Austin

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
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Cheryl Austin, Manager, 38 Ledge Lane, LLC

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230247vb
+1 (207) 351-6797
Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Phoenix
5

GREAT STAY

  • 5 of 5
This is a great house for a large group of people. Truly a 1-minute walk to the beach. Space for everyone. House in great shape. Owner is a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: First, I want to thank all of the families and groups who have stayed in the past. It is because of each and every one of you that I continue to strive to provide such a great house for all to enjoy. Many arrive from all over the world and have done so, site on scene. Nothing gives me greater pleasure than to see the joy, awe, and happiness on peoples faces when they see the house for the first time. Especially for the group leader who has worked so hard to pull it all together!

I keep a journal at the house for all to write in about their week. It is so inspiring to read! It is amazing how many memories have been created and lives touched over the 15 years that I have owned the house. I truly look forward to the next 15 years, welcoming back many and welcoming in even more! Thank you again! Cheryl
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230247vb
+1 (207) 351-6797
Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Clinton, Massachusetts
5

MEME,PAPA, CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN AT WELLS

  • 5 of 5
First and foremost Cheryl the owner is a true pleasure to work with!! Extremely great host - Thanks Cheryl - you truly made our week a very enjoyable one!!

We had a total of 20 in our party and we never ran out of space. I joked that you needed bread crumbs to find your way around. The house was definitely large enough for all to enjoy their space, without any sense of crowding. The house is well equipped -and plenty of nice quality towels, unlike the ones you struggle through with at a hotel! The fact that it was so close to the beach made it easy to come and go as one pleased.
The rooftop on the apartment was Meme and Papa's haven after a long fun day at the beach with our grandchildren.

I would definitely recommend the house and more importantly Cheryl to all!

Thanks again,
Cyndi
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230247vb
+1 (207) 351-6797
Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Gardner, MA
5

NICE PLACE!!

  • 5 of 5
My family stayed here the last week in June 2011. It was fabulous!
Clean, updated, comfortable. Highly recommended. Owner lives 3 houses down - very available.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230247vb
+1 (207) 351-6797
Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Boston
5

GREAT FOR LARGE GROUPS - ANY TIME OF YEAR!

  • 5 of 5
7 adult couples (14 total) had plenty of space to enjoy this great house - and no one got stuck with a bunk bed!. One of the key features that is not given enough attention is the roof deck - a great spot for evening fun. A well stocked kitchen, great porch, and plenty of ammenities make this one of the better rental houses I have stayed in. The ladies had great shopping close by, the boys had golf...then an afternoon on the beach was a near perfect day, with GREAT weather in late September. Cheryl is as easy an owner to work with as you can get, and can offer up some great local recommendations. (Hint: do Mike's Clam Shack for a Clam Bake/Lobster bake. Inexpensive, and they cook everything for you...all you have to do is clean up!)
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230247vb
+1 (207) 351-6797
Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Connecticut
5

FAMILY REUNION OF 17 RELATIVES: AGES 15 - 50PLUS

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed this property very much. The house itself was clean and well furnished. Many of the adults gravitated to the enclosed porch for a quiet spot to chat, read, or just watch the ocean. Others chose to settle on the living room sofas to watch the high-def TV for the Summer Olympics. For our evening meals the dining room had tables and seating for all of us, which was convenient whether we were cooking or bringing in pizza or Chinese food. Plenty of kitchen space and a convenient washer and dryer. Great to have WiFi because we had at least 5 laptops.

Convenience is a key feature of this home's location. The grocery store and local restaurants are just minutes away. We recommend The Steakhouse and Mike's Clam Shack (both on Route 1). We recommend Forbes Restaurant for a light dinner; it's on the beach just 1 minute away.

For things to do, there is the ocean and beach, of course. We also went to Wells Nature Preserve, deep-sea fishing, mini-golfing, LLBean in Freeport, movies, old-time photography, and airplane rides. Many antique shops in the area.

We definitely recommend this to other large family groups.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Sixteen Room Family Reunion Beach House
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Wells Southern Coast of Maine
Atlanta, GA
5

GREAT HOUSE IN A NICE BEACH COMMUNITY

  • 5 of 5
The house was much better than I had hoped for. It is one block away from the beach, and one block from the main street that goes into the heart of Wells Beach. A large house, very clean and well taken care of. All the rooms are decently sized, and the third floor in-law suite is particularly nice. There is a nice deck on the third floor as well with commanding view of the tide pool and the ocean. The basement has 2 rooms, one with several bunk beds, perfect for kids. The basement does not have a bathroom which is a drawback. In fact, if there was one thing I could correct, it would be an additional bathroom in the basement and another one on the second floor.

The town of Wells Beach is convenient to Kennebunkport and Ogunquit. Both are nice sized towns with shopping and restaurants and good areas for walking.

We spent the first week of July here and the weather was absolutely fantastic. Cool evenings and sunny days with constant breeze. The beach is nice and wide during low tide and firm enough to run on.

If we needed a large house for an extended family, I would definitely come back.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland Airport, Portland, ME
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Wells Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Maine Turnpike (Interstate 95)
Nearest Beach
beach
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Car: recommended

New for Summer 2014!! Gas Fire Pit for your evening enjoyment!!!!

Walking distance to trolley stop. Walking distance to beach, local shopping areas, restaurants, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge and playground. 15 minutes to Kennebunkport, 30 minutes to Kittery Outlets, 30 minutes to Portland, 45 minutes to L.L. Bean and Freeport Outlets, 70 miles north of Boston and nestled between scenic and artistic communities of Ogunquit and Kennebunk. Additional activities within minutes: fishing; shore, jetty and deep sea: ocean cruises: golfing: bird watching: antiquing: historical sites: performing arts and numerous sporting activities. Wonderful location for summer vacations, foliage trips, winter ski vacations, and celebrations.

Other Activities: Ocean cruises; bird watching; historical sites; performing arts

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Wells House Rental Rates

Notes

  • 3400-8400/week
  • US Dollars
  • Summer 2012. $8400/week Saturday to Saturday
  • Off Season Weekend Rates. $2900 and up.

Amenities

Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Beach View
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Long Distance
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Gas Heating
  • Intercom System
  • Living Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Catering Available
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Queen size Beds (5), Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • roller blading
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • hunting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • pier fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • jet skiing