check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand

Owner

Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Charming Cottage at Exclusive Higgins Beach in Scarborough

4 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more

Overview

Southern Coast of Maine House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come enjoy the beautiful coast of Maine at Higgins Beach - a unique beach community with vintage charm.

From our 22 Morning Street cottage, it is just steps to the amazing surf and a short drive to the city of Portland. Spend your days lounging on the beach and enjoy all the opportunities that the city of Portland has to offer in the evening - fabulous restaurants, art galleries, shopping.

Completely renovated and furnished in 2005, the cottage has all the comforts of home. Enjoy the ease of the open living space, a private fenced yard with outdoor shower/dressing room, waterview from the screened porch with all the amenities you could think of at your disposal.

Just bring your bathing suit....

Cottage is suitable for an off season getaway.

1st floor- 1 bedroom (queen);1 full bath

2nd floor: 3 bedrooms (king, full, 2 twins); 1 full bath & 1 half bath

Rental cycle will be a Friday check in at 4:00 p.m. and Friday check out at 12:00 p.m.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Charming Cottage at Exclusive Higgins Beach in Scarborough
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this wonderful 4 bedroom home for a family vacation with our sons and grandchildren. The house is fully furnished with everything you would need to cook or simply play a board game. There are closets galore. There is a stacked washer and dryer that is very small and does require some planning on checkout day to wash the towels, but it's not insurmountable. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Great location and very comfortable for 3 couples

  • 5 of 5

Six of us spent a week in this lovely property and enjoyed it very much. The beds were very comfortable and the common space was lovely and roomy. The house layout gave each couple a nice amount of privacy. The house was well maintained and the owner promptly attended to 1 small need need while we were there. Higgins Beach is about 1/2 block away and it was a pleasant place to walk, people watch, and enjoy the ocean. The location made for easy day trips to Portland, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Pemiquid lighthouse and Freeport. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Poultney, Vermont
5

Charming is an Understatment

  • 5 of 5

I have been going to Higgins Beach for years(20+) and because our previous cottage sold we were forced to find a new place. Well if you know Higgins Beach at all you know this can be a challenge. My husband found this cottage through VRBO and we couldnt have been happier. It is so beautiful. I loved the fact that even though it looks like a photo shoot from Pottery Barn you still had this overwhelming welcoming feel. The open floor plan allowed all of us to be together but not crowded. What also was great if how much was supplied. We brought with us all of our beach toys (boccee, ladder ball, frisbee) but we didnt need to because the garage was full of every beach game you could imagine. Again the property was beautiful and very well maintained and when I had a question the owner got back to me within the hour. I would highly recommend this property to anyone. Nearby attractions also make this a very desirable place, every year my entire family goes to a Sea Dogs baseball game (13 of us) and we always find our way to Dimillos Restaurant in Portland. Can't wait for next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
8 3
5

A Wonderful Week in Maine

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here and would absolutely come again. The facilities are very up-to-date and yet, quite charming. A nice mix of modern and cozy. Easy access (about 20 minutes) to Portland is a big plus. There are endless outdoor activities along the Maine coast. We took in Scarborough Marsh, The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Kennebunkport, Evergreen Cemetery in Portland (a great place for birding), Pemaquid Point & lighthouse, and the fish ladders at Damariscotta mills. Breakfast at Higgins Beach Inn (a 3 minute walk) is good and reasonable.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
12 5

Map

Photos

Rates & Availability

Scarborough and Higgins Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 17 2016 - Sep 8 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Post Season
Sep 9 2016 - Oct 14 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

*We do offer multi week discount rates. Please ask for rates if you are interested in multi weeks.

*Security & Fees are due with second payment. Security check will not be deposited and will be returned to you unless there is property damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates to see total
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable
Calendar not updated in over 2 months and may not be available. Look for rentals with Request to Book or updated calendars.

Amenities

Southern Coast of Maine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • Enclosed outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd floor with private bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2nd floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming

Partner Offers

Other Vacation Properties