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Best Location in Town!! Perkins Cove! Marginal Way! Family Fun! Private & Quiet!

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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Ogunquit House Rental Photos and Description

4 BR Plus Pullout Couch, 3 BA, Sleeps 8-10

This new four bedroom colonial sits at the edge of a beautiful, wild flower filled meadow. It is at the mouth of Perkins Cove and a stones throw from the trolley stop that takes you to the downtown area, the main beach and nearby York. Walk down the private country road, which leads you to the nearby Marginal Way. Follow the path that runs more than a mile along our rocky coastline with Perkins Cove on one end, the baby beach in the middle and Ogunquit Village on the other. All of the shops, fine restaurants, fishing boats and entertainment are within walking distance. This is a great property for family reunions in a private community just off the beaten path of the heartbeat of Ogunquit.

Parking for four cars maximum. If more needed ask. Four great breakfast restaurants within walking distance.

Parking space for two cars in driveway and two more beside the house on pavement.

There are many good golf courses close by.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

George Cooley
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2016
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About George Cooley

George and Lew-Ann built this home in 2004. They live right there on the property and spend their days sailing, working in the garden and playing with their cats, Nosara and Nicoya.

George Cooley purchased this house in 2004

Why George Cooley chose Southern Coast of Maine

When looking for the right place for a family reunion or a private home to share with friends, Galway is the best location in town. There is more open land around this house than any rental in Ogunquit. There are two undeveloped lots behind the house and it is on a private road going through an apple orchard.

Behind the house is a shaded picnic area under a covering of fresh concord grapes. Just beyond is a beautiful meadow filled with wild flowers. Three other houses on same property are also enclosed in this private field where the sounds of the busy streets beyond seem far away.

What more you anyone want?

The town trollies stop the corner of the adjacent street. You can walk into Perkins Cove for shopping, dining and boat adventures.

You can walk down town to the many shops and restaurants and you can walk to the Marginal Way and little beaches along the way in just minutes.

There is a golf course, playhouse, sailing, surfing and fishing all close by and Boston, Portsmouth and Portland are all close enough to explore when the time is right.

What makes this house unique

For the best outdoor dining in town stay home and have cooked lobster delivered to the picnic table.

Yoga is offered on the premises and a garden is full of fresh vegitables and flowers in season


based on 14 traveler reviews

Best Location in Town!! Perkins Cove! Marginal Way! Family Fun! Private & Quiet!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl


  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, amenities, cleanliness. Able to accomodate our party of 9 without being cramped. Also entertained a group of 17 without problems

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2006
  • Stayed: Jul 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family get away 😎

  • 5 of 5

Nice people, clean , spacious,well stalked with every thing you need ,close to restaurants , cove ,and marginal way , my family loved the environment. Felt like home , plus the garden tomatoes and cucumbers were an added treat. (Thanks George )We loved our family vacation.

Debby C

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you next year and thanks for the review. George and lew-Ann
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Galway- Great house . Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Rented this home from George and Lu-Ann Cooley in Sept of 2015. Group of 10 adults fro central Ohio. House was spacious an just what we asked for. Walking distance to all Ogunquit has to offer. Stones throw from Perkins Cove and the Marginal Way. The Cooleys were just up the hill if we needed anything and were very kind and accommodating. Thanks for a great week !!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Galway is spacious, airy, bright, well-designed.

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful house. But if it were to gain another half star or rise in ratings (or indeed, keep the so-far assigned 5-star rating) it would need better upkeep, minor upgrades. You'd want all the lights to work in bathrooms (no fun showering in the dark & I like to read on the toilet), you'd want the kitchen to be equipped with a kettle, scissors, a working can opener (we bought and left behind a small opener as well as a working toilet plunger!) We would have liked newer bedsheets and fitted sheets that stayed fitted. Master bedroom had an overabundance of drawers, other bedrooms had virtually none – or just more shelves. Upstairs carpets really need a good cleaning, as does the single sagging and ancient living room couch. This does not involve thousands of dollars of investment, maybe hundreds.

The house is spacious, airy, well-lit and properly designed. Bedrooms are large and individually air conditioned and showers are excellent. Kitchen and eating area were the heart of it for us; all 8 adults & 3 little ones could spend hours there without bumping into each other. Food preparation was a pleasure we all shared. Backyard was the place to BBQ, dine under the grape arbour, play badminton, enjoy our inflatable kiddy pool, look through the long grasses for chirping bugs, anything; the play area for our three year-old could extend to the private street – no traffic! George was always nearby if needed and friendly without prying.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It looks like the family had a great vacation and since George and Lew-Ann are always near by all anyone needs to do is ask for a new light bulb, new can opener or tea kettle. In the course or the summer, things get moved or wear out. Glad to take care of these things for the next guest. Please just come up and ask us for things if they are not as they should be!!! We love our houses and want to keep them looking and functioning in tip top shape. Lew-Ann and George Cooley
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East Aurora, NY

Great place for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house with lots of room for kids and grandkids. Couldn't ask for a better location. A short walk to the Marginal Way and Perkins Cove. Close to restaurants and shops, yet tucked away in a quiet setting. We would love to come back and stay here again. Thank you George!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

this summer was the 2nd time we have stayed here .his year we also rented the small house next door. we had a wonderful time. the homes are well maintained and user friendly for our large group ranging in age from 3-87 yrs. We especially enjoy eating out under the grape arbor and late evenings around the fire pit. the house is steps away from the trolley and the marginal way.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Manchester, NH
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Portland Ferry to Nova Scocia
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Cooley lane is off Frazier Pasture rd which comes up on Map quest. 250 steps to the Marginal Way and 1/10 of a mile to Perkins Cove.Go sailing with the owner out of Perkins Cove. Three breakfast restaurants within a short walk.

Other Activities: Sailing


Rates & Availability

Ogunquit House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linnen and cleanout $180
Tax Rate 9.0%

weekend at $450.per night Security deposit $300. Maine room tax 8.0%
June 14- 28 $2900/week, 1 week minimum
Winter Rental Available
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Accommodations for larger groups available; see links at bottom of page for information on neighboring properties.

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Ogunquit House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    guest - toilet , combination tub/shower , washer dryer
    downstairs - toilet , shower
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • The Master bathroom has a jacuzzi and 42' shower . The second bath upstairs has a tub shower. The downstairs bath has a 42'shower. There is also an outdoor shower with hot water.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living Room
  • AC window units in upstairs bedrooms. Attic roof vented fan. Whirlpool bath in master bedroom bath as well as four foot shower. Full bath room off of downstairs bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is seating for ten in dining room and the kitchen is stocked with all of the utensils one could ever need. No DOGS!

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