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mo erickson

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english

Clean,cute & close to the beach. Relax & enjoy the beach

1 Review
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Scarborough and Pine Point Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 6

Situated on a quiet, dead-end street just off the beach, our cottage is a comfortable 2 bedroom fully-equipped house that sleeps 4 (plus a sleep sofa). The cottage is knotty pine and has a large fireplace. It is very clean ,and cozy. Perfect for a couple or small family. Pine Point is by far the best beach in Maine - it is part of a 7 mile stretch of wide white sandy beach. The cottage is the 3rd back from the ocean on a dead end street ,there is no big street cross making it perfect for smaller children.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
mo erickson (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english

Reviews

1 traveler review

Clean,cute & close to the beach. Relax & enjoy the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Cozy, clean, rustic cottage by the sea!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon in mid-October. We didn't know exactly what to expect but this was absolutely wonderful. The listing description is right on, there are two bedrooms each with two twin beds - you must bring your own linens but the covers on the beds are clean - very cute & rustic Maine cabin-y. The kitchen is very clean, small but big enough for a few people (and maybe 2 kids), has a little microwave, a very nice, clean fridge, a little kitchen table with 2 stools, a stove, a coffee maker & plenty of dishes & pans to use. Again, very clean and lovely. Everything looks very well cared-for and lovingly placed. The inside is all wood with rustic Maine decor - if you're expecting posh rooms with painted drywall and framed paintings, this is not your place - it is more earthy in a clean and cozy way - real Maine. There is a cute little fireplace that you can use - and we did have some wonderful fires in it! The heat is electric and just fine - turn it down when you leave for the day. Proximity to the beach is amazing - maybe a 15 -second walk down the tiny street. The yard is small but who needs it, with the beach seconds away? You have to put your trash into the bin outside & leave it for the truck, and clean up after yourself before you leave - basic thoughtful behavior for any guest. The owner is friendly and very nice. The cottage is behind a bigger rental house (same owner) and close to other houses; so it is not isolated, but just a nice part of the little neighborhood. The owner has left a binder with lots of useful information under the living room table, even with local restaurant descriptions & personal reviews. Priceless!!

For those not familiar with this beach, it is the most quiet one I have ever known, even in the midst of summer. There can be many people on it during the summer season, but it's not obnoxious like other beaches can be. I've been coming to this beach for almost 40 years and have rarely dealt with obnoxious people (ie. loud music, partying, general bad behavior, etc.)

We will be back, and can't wait! It was tough to leave, we loved this little gem so much.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Portland
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Old Orchard
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

Pine Point is still an active fishing, lobstering and clamming village. The beach is perfect for surfcasting, swimming and sunbathing. There are no drop-offs and the surf is usually very tame - this is a very child-friendly beach. The area offers many lobster pounds and seafood restaurants. Local activities include deep sea fishing, whale watching, amusement and water parks, golf and tennis.

Also nearby is a large salt marsh and nature preserve offering scenic canoe and kayak trips. Within a 15 minute drive is Portland with its many fine restaurants, museums, galleries and historic Old Port. Within 30-40 minutes are the outlets of Kittery and Freeport (LLBean) and picturesque villages of Kennebunkport and Ogunquit.

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Rates & Availability

Scarborough and Pine Point Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
peak summer
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
late summer
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
early fall
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
early fall
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

900 -1500 weekly
Please contact me for great rates for long week-ends during the early summer or late fall seasons.
Rentals are Saturday to Saturday, Check-in 3PM - Check-out 10AM

Off-season rates are negotiable!

50% of rent is due within 10 days with signed rental agreement. Balance is due 60 days prior to arrival.

Maine State Sales tax of 8.0% is additional

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Amenities

Scarborough and Pine Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Sleeper sofa in living room is full size.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
4 twins, 1 sleep sofa. Picnic table/ chairs, fans.

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