COMINS: This is a 3-bedroom house on a corner lot in Camp Ellis, Saco. Just walk down the street to the beach...will take about a minute. Pets are allowed with pre-approvals. There is a local general store close by. This home has a very large porch; TV in living room as well as one in the master bedroom. Air Conditioner in master bedroom. There is a DVD/VCR player; bath with tub & shower combo on the 1st floor, washing machine & dryer; central heat; microwave; phone for both local and long distance calls including Canada. Bring your laptop for wireless internet connection); gas BBQ grille, picnic table, 3-car parking. Part of the new large porch is enclosed with windows. (ask for photos). Kayak rentals nearby.
Things to do!!!: Walking distance to a mile-long jetty to fish, 2 popular restaurants,, marina, public dock where private & fishing vessels are in the harbor. Nearby is a general convenience with daily lobster catch during season cooked perfectly while you wait or bring home. Whale watching & deep-sea fishing boats leave from the docks in Camp Ellis. Kayak rentals nearby for use on the Saco River, which goes out to the ocean at Saco Bay. Amusements & gift shops are a 5-minute drive to Old Orchard; 10 minutes to Funtown (theme & water park) & 15 minutes to the Aquaboggin Water Park on Rte.1. Another attraction is “bird watching”, especially at the Scarborough Marsh, which is about a 5-minute drive from Old Orchard & 10 minutes from Saco. Others nearby are the Saco Heath, Kennebunk Plains, Two Lights (in the off season) &, Biddeford Pool to name a few. On Saco beaches, bonfires are usually allowed with fire department’s permits. Only 10 minutes to 2 major supermarkets
Our Location : Saco beaches (Ferry Beach, Camp Ellis, Bayview, Kinney Shores) are located 2-1/2 – 3 miles south of Old Orchard Beach and are at the ocean on Saco Bay.
The Old Orchard Beach/Saco exit is Exit 36 mile marker once you're on the Maine Turnpike (I-95). Saco & Old Orchard are about 30 or so minutes north of Wells & Kennebunk areas. Ocean Park (is part of Old Orchard) & Pine Point (Scarborough-is about 1-1/2 miles north of Old Orchard). Both are also similar areas - both are very popular areas and definitely family oriented as are the beach areas in Saco
Saco & Old Orchard are half way between Kittery & Freeport for outlet shopping; 20 minutes to South Portland to a major mall and 20 minutes to Portland. We’re about 1-1/2 hours or so from the Boston area.
More about our Area: Ferry Beach & Camp Ellis are quaint areas, catering to families, sandy beaches (smaller one at Camp Ellis), unspoiled by high rises.
At Ferry Beach & Camp Ellis, when you go to the beach and go back for lunch, you will not need to bring your blanket or chairs back. No one will touch them when you’re gone. It’s that type of a beach and area catering to families. Many families return here year after year for their vacations & memories..
Camp Ellis is a 'Fishing Village' area...dotted with newly-remodeled homes and some of the older ones are still here. It is an active fishing area for commercial lobster-men & fishermen. You can go over to the dock to watch both fishing vessels and pleasure boats. .