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Maine Coast Home with Fabulous Views

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


York Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This well kept home offers fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rocky coast of Maine. Watch the sunset or the sunrise while listening to the crashing surf. It is surrounded by other turn of the century cottages and is located a short walk from restaurants, shops, 2 different sand beaches,the Nubble Light House and entertainment for all ages. The quaint villages of York, Kittery and Ogunquit offer more beautiful scenery, historic sights, antiques, a summer theatre, dining and shopping. Kennebunkport and Portmsouth, NH are also nearby.

The house, built in 1901, has been totally updated and is well cared for. The custom kitchen is equipped with all you need to cook lobster or roast a turkey. It has a farmers sink,Thermador and Viking appliances and granite counter tops. There are 5 bedrooms , 3.5 bathrooms, an outdoor shower, outdoor living space, a wood burning fireplace and Wi Fi . Pets are NOT allowed under any circumstances and there is No Smoking allowed. In the effort to maintain the condition of this home there is a MAX. occupancy of 8 at ALL times, this is a small cottage not available to groups over 8.

Keywords: Year Round Home

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Colleen Babey
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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About Colleen Babey

My husband and I bought the house with the intention of enjoying Maine more in our retirement years and to share with friends and family along the way.

Colleen Babey purchased this cottage in 2000

What makes this cottage unique

We love the ocean views, the scenic walks along the shore, being surrounded with quaint, turn of the century homes and the local food and sundries that we can walk to.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Maine Coast Home with Fabulous Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Excellent choice for York, Maine

  • 5 of 5

This house has beautiful views from lots of windows overlooking the coastline. The kitchen is amazing, bedrooms are comfortable and outside patio is a great place to grill and hang out. Added bonus is the Nubble lighthouse is an easy walk away. Our family would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for All Seasons!

  • 5 of 5

Our family is scattered and we decided to rent for a long weekend in April, 2015. Family from OR and NC got a taste of winter as we had storms our first 2 days, but the house could not be more comfortable. Our puzzle loving Mom was pleased and had no problems w/layout despite advanced age. Great place for eating in, a must as only a few places are open year round within walking distance - though we highly recommend the Union Hotel any time of year. We walked both beaches, and Long Sands is not far if you go by the main road in. For Mom this was key. The longer route (by Nubble) is for folks who watch for the occasional car off season, heavier traffic on.

This is why Ocean Ave Extension works for us - less traveled and right on the ocean. The younger folks stay on ground level so late night noise is contained (by young, many of us are 50+). We enjoyed our stay so much that we rented for Christmas week and had a delightful (unseasonably warm) 2nd visit! Owner is wonderful and let us leave a little later so we could relax during laundry/loading/tidying up. Immaculately clean on arrival. Note: if you have reasonably sized vehicles, the driveway worked for 4 cars with thought to whose car needs to leave. We love this place and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun had by all

  • 5 of 5

Our first family vacation with both kids, their spouses, and our grandkids. The house was roomy (for 8 of us) and perfectly outfitted from sheets and towels, to pots and pans, and beach chairs. The view is unparalleled and it would have been easy to sit in the rocker and look at the ocean for 2 weeks. It is a quick walk to Short Sands Beach, a small family beach, and the beach shops and restaurants. It is also close to the Nubble Lighthouse. May I recommend taking a thermos of coffee and enjoying sunrise at the lighthouse?

I guess the best way I can end this is that my full family is coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply ideal!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time renting this wonderful house. The light and airiness of the whole place make even the cloudiest days bright. And, as a cook, the kitchen can't be beat. Standing at the professional stove and looking out over the Atlantic is a joy.

We found the house immaculately clean and well maintained. And the ability to walk in five minutes to the Short Sands beach or the Nubble Lighthouse is a big plus. You're away from the traffic and noise and can listen only to the surf crashing outside the windows and then head off for the fun the rest of York offers.

Note: Although the house has five bedrooms there is only room for 2 cars to park in the driveway.

Looking forward to our next time renting on Ocean Avenue Extension!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

My Family and I really enjoyed our stay. The location and its view are incredible. Well worth the money. We are saving up to return again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house is fantastic! ...

  • 5 of 5

This house is fantastic! We had a family trip in May 2009 (5 from PA, 2 from CO and 2 from the UK) and the property provided everything we needed and wanted. Spacious. Plenty of amenities. Beautiful views. Great kitchen. Very nice decor. Friendly owners. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Inn on the Blues
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Union Bluff
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Short Sands
Nearest Point of Interest
92 Ocean Ave. Extension
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Neddick Lighthouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Short Sands Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Ogunquit Beach
Car: necessary

Antiques, historic places, local art, outlet shopping, quaint shops, fine food, taffy, fudge, ice cream, arcade, zoo, walk the cliff paths, the Nubble Lighthouse and hiking or biking Mt. Agamenticus.


Rates & Availability

York Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 13 2016 - May 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

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York Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beautiful, well equipped kitchen with granite counters and Viking appliances, heat year around, patio, grill, and an outdoor shower. No weddings or receptions allowed, Number of occupants, of all ages, not to exceed 8 at any time.

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