Kennebunk House Rental Photos and Description
House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
The Captain Chadbourne House is a genuine antique Colonial home. Well-maintained, with numerous original features in spacious, beautifully decorated rooms furnished with charming antiques, this is a one-of-a-kind getaway. The house is a great rental for families or friends. Downstairs is a spacious parlor and foyer that opens to the breakfast room. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms: the Master bedroom and the front bedroom share a connecting bath, and opening from the Master is a third bedroom with Queen bed. The Master bedroom has a romantic 4-poster Queen bed with a cozy pillow-top mattress that has been said to save marriages, and a comfortable sofa. The front bedroom has a handsome antique double bed and a loveseat and wing chair. In the anteroom adjacent to the master bedroom are the appliances and the extra queen bed. Guests have the choice to rent one, two, or three bedrooms. We rent to just one party at a time, regardless of the size of the group. Both the Master Suite and the Parlor have working fireplaces, where a wood fire will be laid for a small fee, or guests can provide their own fire logs.
An ample and delicious 3-course homemade breakfast is served daily in the lovely beamed dining room. Since we only rent to one party at a time, we're happy to tailor the menu to your preferences!
Check out the great reviews entered by our happy guests from all over the country and beyond! Off-season discount available during Winter and Spring -- just ask!
Located in the heart of Kennebunk Village, just a short stroll to shops, parks, restaurants, public library, historic museum, fishing pond, and many other amenities, this lovely home is only 2 miles away from several gorgeous beaches. Beach pass included in the rent in summer, $20 deposit.
Kennebunk is a peaceful little town with a great public library, historical museum, parks, tennis courts, a fishing pond, shops, restaurants,churches, and playground all within a very short walk of the Capt Chadbourne House. It's perfectly situated for walking tours of the Historic District and a sprawling historic cemetery.
During the summer, the free trolley can take you to the beach and back. For non-beach days, there are several districts of antiques shops within just a couple of miles.
Whale-watching, fishing, lobstering, and schooner tours are available from the port, as well as surfing lessons, and surfboard, bicycle, and scooter rentals.
Keywords: House, historic, B & B, breakfast, B&B, in town, suite, antique, bed and breakfast, family, reunion, friends
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Jane King
Warren King is Music Director at Christ Church in Kennebunk, and wife Jane is the church secretary and also an architectural historian and researcher. We bought the Captain Chadbourne House because we fell in love with the numerous original Colonial-era features, such as wide plank pumpkin pine floors, Indian shutters in the windows, beamed ceilings, and many fireplaces. We also love to entertain, and the house has wonderfully gracious rooms for guests. We love to cook, too, and we're sure you'll enjoy your breakfasts!
Jane King purchased this house in 2004
Why Jane King chose Kennebunk
We love the beach, and we love small town life. Kennebunk is a beautiful historic New England village, with miles of sandy beaches, and plenty of conveniences such as shops and restaurants within walking distance of the house. Lovely beaches are just 2-3 miles away. Kennebunk is just an hour and a half drive from Boston, located halfway between the historic cities of Portsmouth and Portland. The Portland International Jetport is just a 25-minute drive from Kennebunk, and Portland itself is a lively city full of history and culture, as is Portsmouth NH.
What makes this house unique
The Capt Chadbourne House is just a mile and a half from Maine Turnpike Exit 25, yet right in the heart of the village, an easy walk to restaurants, shops, churches, parks, the public library, the excellent local historical museum, tennis courts, and the beautiful Summer Street ship captains' mansions which make up a National Register Historic District. The Capt Chadbourne House is on the museum's district walking tour! We're also just a short drive or bike ride to several glorious beaches, which enjoyable in every season.