Kennebunkport House Rental Photos and Description
Perfect 1889 Shingle Cottage (5 Beds, 2.5 Baths) In A Historic Neighborhood
Quintessential Maine and Classic Kennebunkport! 'Shady Oak' is a 1889 shingle cottage located in the historic Cape Arundel neighborhood (listed on the National Register of Historic Places) of Kennebunkport - one block from the ocean, a 5 minute walk to the Colony Beach (a great beach for kids) and a short walk to the Port, with its many shops, galleries and restaurants. This idyllic Victorian house is located just around the corner from St Ann's Church, the Kennebunk River Club and Walker’s Point (summer home of President George H.W. Bush).
The house boasts 5 bedrooms, including a master suite (ground floor), and 2 1/2 baths (plus an outdoor shower!). The bedroom configuration is California king (master), 1 queen, 2 twins, bunk room (bunk bed, single over double with a single trundle) and queen pull-out sofa. In addition to a fully equipped kitchen, there is a dining room, family room and sitting room.
You can also enjoy the screened in porch, an outside patio / living room and an outside dining room under a custom made pergola. The stunning professional landscaping creates a wonderful environment with extensive stone walls and plantings designed to be at their peak in June, July and August.
Other amenities include:
• Nespresso coffee maker
• Hi-speed Wifi
• 2 TVs*
• 2 DVD players and 100s of DVD
• Apple TV
• Fire Pit (with lots of wood)
• Large gas BBQ grill
• Washer and Dryer
• Loads of board and other games and puzzles
• lots of books
* Please note that we do not have cable TV.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Michael and Anne Dakin
Anne and Michael were married at St Ann's in Kennebunkport, just steps away from Shady Oak. Anne and Michael have a deep love of Maine, Anne spent summers with her grandparents in Cape Porpoise and Kennebunkport while Michael's family have long history Down East.
Michael and Anne Dakin purchased this house in 2007
Why Michael and Anne Dakin chose Kennebunkport
Shady Oak is an oasis, enjoy the ultimate relaxation in a beautiful environment. The house itself is very special and harkens back to the history of Kennebunkport as a resort community. Steps away from the ocean and minutes from town, this is the perfect location to enjoy everything the Maine coast has to offer, or do nothing at all but kick-back and enjoy yourself.
What makes this house unique
Historical house and location with all the amenities you would want. Beautiful gardens and ample space make this the perfect vacation getaway.