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Cool Summer or cozy winter in Furnished , Private Apartment -

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 180 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 180 nights


Pine Point Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms , 1 bath, sleeps 4 ;1 queen bed , 2 twin beds

This attractive, immaculate unit has a modern eat-in kitchen furnished with washer/dryer and microwave with usual appliances . Bath is also modernized. Enjoy fenced back yard or walk 150 steps to beautiful Grand Beach section of Pine Point Beach. Heat, electricity and water included. Parking for 2 cars.No smoking . No pets. Summer rentals include cable and wiFi and all utilities. Winter rentals include heat , electricity, water, garbage'and driveway snow removal . Cable or WiF are not i included in winter .Modern and well furnished and insulated . Lease , first and last month's rent and security deposit required for winter rental.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Clare Gambino
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2016
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About Clare Gambino

Having vacationed in Pine Point since 1971 ,and having wonderful friends here , we and our then young children decided we needed to own our special place in Maine .Through the years we have added new friendships with the 34 years of summer and winter tenants we have met .

Clare Gambino purchased this apartment in 1979

Why Clare Gambino chose Scarborough and Pine Point

The proximity , (150 walking step)to the spectacular Grand Beach section of Pine Point with a friendly residential feel to the neighborhood and the advantange of a year round house with owners unit and attached rental unit plus a private back yard sold us on this place .

What makes this apartment unique

Beautiful 4 season living , so near the beach and yet near every convenience of modern living for entertainment, shopping , schooling, library , community events , health care ,church going , and eating/dining out .and the community of many decades long friendships for us and the younger generations of our family .


based on 4 traveler reviews

Cool Summer or cozy winter in Furnished , Private Apartment -
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Great little gem in Pine Point

  • 5 of 5

We have rented John & Clare's apartment on numerous occasions. We always come back because it's the perfect getaway, it's well situated in the quiet little town of Pine Point which is a far cry from the more busy & crowded Old Orchard. The apartment is comfortable, clean and well equipped with a small backyard with BBQ. It's just across the street from the beach which is beautiful and much less crowded than Old Orchard. The owners John & Clare live just next doors and are the most wonderful hosts always there if you need anything and great just to talk to. They always have a great story to tell. We highly recommend this apartment.

Chantal & Denis

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well cared for property - Very comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything needed for a comfortable beach stay was provided. The owners are on-site, and take a gracious interest that all runs smoothly for their guests. Other resident neighbors were warm and inviting. Overall a very pleasant experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to meet our guests and always try to meet their vacation needs by providing immaculate , convenient , comfortable facilities across the road from a wonderful 7 mile long sandy and never crowded beach. We look forward to seeing you return .
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Cozy, Clean, Convenient, Affordable!

  • 5 of 5

While searching for a non-motel setting near Pine Point and Old Orchard Beach, I stumbled across this rental on Home Away. Although I was weary about booking this place sight unseen I decided to take a chance and go for it. The on-site photos looked really nice but you know what they say about photos. Upon arriving at our rental my husband and I were pleasantly pleased at how accurate the pictures were. The owners of this property have thought of everything, right down to the special coffee filters that fit the coffeemaker. Everything in this rental is immaculate. Short walk to the beach (80ft.). If your interested in spending the evening at Old Orchard, the trolley stops right across the street at the Holiday Inn on the hour. This is a nice perk as parking fees at Old Orchard can be $$$. Although the landlords share the other half of the property you never see them unless you have a problem and they attend to it A.S.A.P.

I've lost track but I think we have been renting here for 4 years and have already rebooked for 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write the review . We look forward to seeing you in 2017
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this location several times, and will return there again. The cottage a two minute walk from the best beach (IMO) in southern Maine. Old Orchard beach is 2 miles to the South.

It is clean and well kept up. The owners live in the other half of the duplex, and are available to handle any problems. Small yard with a gas grill, washer and dryer on site.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to please our renters and look forward to seeing you in 2017.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Barpub
The Landings
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Casco Bay ferry , Portland , Maine
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 95
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
150 footsteps away
Car: necessary

This immaculate cottage is on Maine's premier 7 mile long,wide ,sandy beach , perfect for sunning, running or strolling .This is not the typical rock bound coast of Maine . It is really unique . Located in a residential area , the cottage is only a few mile from every service or activity one could wish , for any age traveler . Come once and you will be eager to return each year .

Other Activities: Many great eateries , museums , colleges, and shopping centers in Scarborough and nearby Portland , Old Orchard Beach , Kennebunkport and Ogonquit .

Golf: Numerous public and private courses are in the area .

Ski: Head north about an hour for winter delight.


Rates & Availability

Pine Point Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 3 2016 - May 31 2017
180 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 9.0%

WINTER 2015-2016 2 BED. 1 bath See details above /photos . No pets. No smoking . Parking for 2 cars . $895. month There is no tax charged for rental that is primary residence . . Lease . Security. Sept.1. -May31.Includes: Heat, electric, water ,garbage Driveway only will be plowed . Other snow removal is tenant responsibility . .Not included cable, wi fi , Authorized repairs will be made by listed authorized repair persons .

Summer season : Initial deposit on reserving $200.00/ By Jan. 1. 2016 $400.00 . Balance which includes summer tax (9) on check in .' Winter : $895.00 . No tax . First month's rent, last month's rent and security . Arr. can be made for dividng dates for payment of security .

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Pine Point Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Once you have enjoyed the wide soft sanded beach at the Grand Beach section at Pine Point , you will want to return each year as many of our regular renters do . Enjoy being in a neighborhood of homes , not in a noisy commercial strip of motels . The front street offers easy access to nearby amusements , shopping , fishing ,boating , golf , hiking , museums, movies , etc .

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