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COZY COTTAGE ON A QUIET HILL WITH SANDY BEACH ACCESS, TENNIS COURT.

Ben or Joan Baxter

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Ben or Joan Baxter

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COZY COTTAGE ON A QUIET HILL WITH SANDY BEACH ACCESS, TENNIS COURT.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Cumberland Foreside Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms(2Fulls + Single + Queen)full bath down, 1/2 bath up, sleeps 6, cable

Wildwood cottage sits back in a quiet neighborhood perched above Broad Cove on the

Cumberland foreside. Walk by the private clay tennis court 400 feet en route to the beach stairs.

Open on to a large, beautiful sandy beach with a place for your own kayak or canoe.

Casco Bay is an endless explore of island and coastal communities reached by nearby ferries or

paddling adventures.

Freeport and L.L. Bean just 20 minutes away. Portland theaters and old port shopping district just 15 minutes.

90 minutes from Boston by train or bus.

This is a cozy, gambrell with added living room in rustic style.

A large, sunny living and dining area will be the center of social activity with a second

Living area for TV and kids play.

Bright tile bath, laundry, cable and gas log fireplaces offer all the comforts.

Upstairs bath serves two double beds and one twin.

A downstairs queen bed for friends and visitors.

This area has it all !!

Portland Area is a Fantastic Summer Playground: This area is rich in adventures and tours.

You can see and walk to half a dozen Maine Lighthouses in an afternoon.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's house can be toured all summer just 15 minutes away.

Maine's narrow gauge railroad runs daily on the Portland waterfront.

Fantastic Audubon preserve nearby.

Sailing, Boating, Swimming

Dining, Dancing

Wildwood Beach is Quiet and Beautiful: Seals bark off Anderson rock in the night.

Kids can catch clams and crabs at low tide.

Mid to high tide is all sandy beach for a mile of warm wading and swimming.

Clean and quiet, sandcastles and beach towels - often all to yourselves.

Bring your own small boats and launch daily off the beach.

We will build you a stowage rack at the top of the beach ( this protects the beach grass)if we know you have a canoe or kayak.

This is a private association beach shared by the neighborhood, but most of the locals work all summer

and use the beach infrequently.

A parking pass lets you drive down if you don't love the walk to the beach and tennis court.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Ben or Joan Baxter (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Ben or Joan Baxter

Ben's grandfather, Herman Sweetser had a farm in Cumberland Center, down the Tuttle Road from the cottage. His family still runs an orchard there.

The cottage was built by his Great Aunt Harriet as a carrige house just before the depression years. The houses on either side were never built. It leaves this cottage as the only real summer house

On the largest wooded lot in the Wildwood association.

Ben or Joan Baxter purchased this cottage in 1967

Why Ben or Joan Baxter chose Cumberland Foreside

This is an old enclave of family houses devoted to quiet living, a shared park and a beautiful beach.

The beach is amazingly private and the cottage is one of the last of its kind. Ben's parents added on the big Livingroom in the 70's,

building in the exposed wall style of the original carriage house.

Then, in 2012, Ben and Joan upgraded the bathroom, laundry and

Fireplaces, insulating just enough to make the place 3-season cozy.

What makes this cottage unique

Besides the beach and tennis court, the access to Falmouth, Yarmouth and Portland offer easy convenience and access to island and inland explores from a quiet and safe retreat.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

Cozy cottage on a quiet hill with sandy beach access, tennis court.
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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Cozy cottage on a quiet hill with sandy beach access, tennis court.
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Cumberland Foreside Portland and Casco Bay Area
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Charming & Convenient

Charming & Convenient
  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent just under a week at this charming cottage with our two dogs. This was such an amazing find for us because we were by the beach - which our dogs loved and only 15mins to Portland and Freeport. We were easily able to spend time in Portland, enjoying the restaurants, shops and breweries and get back to the dogs to walk and feed them. We couldn't have asked for a better place. The cottage is located in a beautiful neighborhood. We felt very much at home. Ben was very helpful in giving us information about the area. We hope to return soon!
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Cozy cottage on a quiet hill with sandy beach access, tennis court.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370473
+1 -2072880107
Cumberland Foreside Portland and Casco Bay Area
4

Adaptable, Authentic Maine Camp

  • 4 of 5
We needed a place to be close to family that would offer accommodation for our grown kids, accept our cat, and be a place to gather for home cooked meals. This was a genuine Maine camp experience. Everything we needed was there, no frills or worries about prissy stuff. Don't expect matched silverware or electric can operners. The gas fireplaces were marvelous on cold mornings and evenings, drying out the ever-present mist from the nearby cove. We hosted 93 year old grandma along with her 20-something grandkids comfortably. Ben was responsive to questions, and if the sun had shone more we would have enjoyed the deck. Just what we needed. It really is a convenient spot for Portland, Falmouth, Yarmouth, Freeport etc. Nice hikes nearby and plenty of activities.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah M. and her family took our first rental of the season at the spring rate, enjoyed a predictably foggy June and had a great time.
She gave us wonderfully helpful feedback and we would love to have them back again.
Thanks for getting us started folks.

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Pat's Pizza/Pub
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Casco Bay Lines
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Val Halla Golf Course, Cumberland
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Foreside tavern, Ricetta's Pizzereia,Starbucks
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Wildwood Beach
Car: necessary

Broad Cove is private swimmer and small boater's playground with all the City amenities of Portland close by.

A mile of protected sand beach with private access, inlets to explore and barking seals at night.

Casco Bay islands all reachable by nearby ferries and some within paddling range.

Sebago Lake nearby and Portland restaurants, shopping and theaters 15 minutes away.

Other Activities: Narrow Guage Railway, Lighthouses, Old Orchard Beach Amusements

Golf: Val Halla Golf course is just six minutes away in Cumberland

Photos

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $900 Per week

Cumberland Foreside Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Fall
Aug 30 2015 - Oct 17 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$900
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $750-$1,200/week, plus 8% state lodging tax, $100 cleaning, pet deposits refundable
The fuel deposit in early spring and fall has always been returned in full.
Refundable if fuel use is not unusual.
$750-$1,200/week
$2,800-$4,000/ month
50% at time of reservation, 50% two weeks prior to arrival
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Amenities

Amenities

Cumberland Foreside Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Clean and recently refinished, The shower is full-sized custom tiled. Outside rinsing station for beach feet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • The second floor is approached by sturdy, narrow stairs with a good handrail. This may not be a great approach for elderly or unstable adults. We have the queen bed downstairs with heat and same level bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Land Line phone free nationwide- Cell phone signal also good Good ramp to the decks. One step up can be modified for wheelchair First floor is wheelchair accessible, but bathroom not wheelchair suitable within. Safety holds toilet and shower. If you plan to bring small boat(s) to leave on the beach, please let us know before start of season. We will build you a required rack to raise them up off the beach. You provide chain and lock if desired. Most don't. We have had good luck with pets, but may have a few questions and often require increased damage deposit. It has always been returned. $39.00 comprehensive non refundable damage waiver preferred or $500 returnable damage deposit(.$1000 w pets)

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