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Decorator's Dream Cottage at Long Sands

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

- 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 8

Less than a block from Long Sands Beach, this charming 2 story, 4 bedroom cottage was extensively remodeled and redecorated in 2004 with the comfort and enjoyment of vacationers in mind. Perfect for a family of 8, 3-4 couples or even a romantic getaway for two. The large family room features a multimedia entertainment center, 2 sofas and a puzzle table. The dining room with dry bar and a breakfast peninsula adjoin the well-equipped kitchen, where the chef will enjoy the spacious layout with great appliances, including a 5-burner gas range with dual ovens. The furnished private patio with gas grill is great for evening dinners and get-togethers.

Each of the four bedrooms are cozy & comfortable, & the two full baths easily accommodate the whole gang. A/C on both floors handle those muggy summer nights, or open the windows and let in the ocean breeze.

The cottage is equipped with 4 TVs (1 Plasma HD), 2 DVD players (1 Blu-ray), cable HDTV, TiVo & wireless Broadband Internet.

Additional Amenities:: Broadband Internet access, digital cable TV with HD local & sports channels, unlimited local & long distance calling (within US) and reserved parking for 2 cars (maximum) are also included. Additional parking available within walking distance.

Additional Accommodations: Need room for more people? We have several friends who also rent units within the same complex - we'd be happy to put you in touch with them if you need additional accommodations for a family get-together, wedding parties or a vacation with your friends!

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More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017


York Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Coral Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Blue Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen , 1st floor
    Sunrise - 1 queen , Ocean 'Glimpse'
    Green Getaway - 1 double
    Blue Lace - 2 twin/ single , Great for kids
  • Each bedroom includes a closet and dresser for clothing storage.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Trash compacter, disposer, professional cookware & cutlery, lobster pot, crock pot, blender, unlimited long distance (US only), LCD TVs in both queen BRs, digital cable HDTV, wireless broadband internet, ceiling fans.


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Decorator's Dream Cottage at Long Sands
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Cute decor, good use of space and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful few days with my parents and in laws. Enough room for everyone and great location to the beach. We all had such a great time and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our house was comfortable & beautifully decorated with unique & interesting furniture.

  • 5 of 5

Kathleen & Maureen Marre have done a beautiful job in decorating a beautiful & comfortable beach house. The 4 bedrooms were great with comfortable beds & plenty of room. The kitchen had everything you would need. Dining room had a long table can fit 8 people with no problem. The living room was great at night for watching TV, playing chess, or just relaxing. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Just had a reunion of 6 college friends. The cottage was perfect. It had everything we needed (cork screw and coffee maker were key)! A couple of us took walks on the beach but it was cold! We did enjoy watching a movie and all 6 of us were comfy on the couches with our throw blankets. The house was clean as well, a big bonus. Only one word of caution, a couple of my friends are tall, 5 10 and the upstairs bath and bedrooms were a bit small for them. Us shorties were fine. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shutesbury, MA

Absolutely delightful!

  • 5 of 5

We're so glad we chose this house for our family vacation - everything was perfect! No detail has been overlooked in this beautifully decorated cottage where many big and small amenities made us feel right at home. Our family of 5 adults and 1 child was super comfortable here. The space is very well laid out so that no one felt on top of one another yet we were right there all together. For us some highlights were the long dining table off the kitchen where we enjoyed some great family meals, the comfortable beds, and the gorgeous decor that just invites you to relax. The neighboring cottages are very close but that was not a problem, it was quiet and everybody was very friendly. There's limited outdoor space for grilling but it is there if you want to use it. Last but not least, the location of this cottage simply can't be beat. Literally a 2-minute walk to the beach, so we enjoyed early-morning bike rides along the beach, lots of time on the sand, and after-dinner walks for ice cream while watching the moon come up. The owner was wonderful to deal with, very responsive even when we had questions while on-site. Only glitch was our vacation was over all too soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Cottage, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time staying in this beautiful cottage. Every room was beautifully decorated and the owners really thought of every possible detail and then some. (Even little things like sunscreen, night lights for kids, hand soap, gourmet coffee grinder/maker ... the list goes on!) The property was clean and perfectly maintained. It is so close to the beach we walked back and forth barefoot three or four times each day!We had a great time exploring the area where everything was five minutes away (lighthouse, restaurants, arcade) -- weather was gorgeous (hot!), beach beautiful and crowds minimal after the Labor Day holiday so it was a great time to be there. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a relaxing vacation in a beautiful environment close to everything!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I absolutely adored this beach home! It was a great size for four adults and two small children (could have accomodated a few more people as well). The home was beautifully decorated with a casual, beach theme. It was equipped with everything we could have possibly needed and was very comfortable, spacious and clean. And the location was great...only a very short walk to Long Sand's Beach!

Based on the picture/description, we didn't quite realize that this home was part of such a tight condo village (eg: the properties are very close together). The outdoor space is limited and not very private. But there is a semi-private patio with a table/chairs and grill that was great to use. The house was so spacious and bright and most of our time was spent at the beach or out and about so the limited outdoor space at the home really didn't matter to us.

The owners were very responsive and easy to work with as well. We can't say enough great things about this property and look forward to returning in future years. Wish we could go back now!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

It's just a hop and a skip down to Long Sands Beach for a stroll or a day in the sun (OK - it's about 103.4 yards to the beach). Or, you can jump on the trolley and visit the all of the Yorks at your leisure, without the parking hassles.

The cottage is centrally located for all area attractions, including Nubble Light, Water Country and the York Wild Animal Kingdom. Enjoy eclectic shops along the streets of the Yorks and Ogunquit, the outlets in Kittery, or the antique stores along Route 1 and in nearby Dover or Essex. There is fishing, whale watching, kayaking, and golf available nearby as well as many great restaurants. And no trip to York is complete without a stop at Flo's for her world-famous hot dogs. . . . . . . Be sure to check out the York Chamber of Commerce calendar of events for special attractions, including free concerts at the gazebo on Short Sands Beach.

Other Activities: Amusement park, arcade, skim boarding, kite flying, playground


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Now available for off-season rentals at monthly rates - please email an inquiry.
Rentals require 50% deposit at time of booking, remainder plus taxes, cleaning charges and $500 security deposit must be received and cleared no less than 3 weeks prior to rental period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.