Beautiful Ocean Views and 2 minute walk to the beach!
PLEASE NOTE: If your desired dates are reserved or if you have a larger party, please inquire about our two Willard Beach vacation homes! One has 3 BR and 1.5 BA and sleeps 7-9 (Property #4019326) and the other has 4-5 BR, 2 full baths (Property #903832)!
Bright, Sunny and spotlessly clean, this quintessential Maine beach cottage features beautiful ocean views and a perfect location. Located in the beautiful and historic Town Landing neighborhood of Falmouth-Foreside, rated 'Maine's most prestigious neighborhood', it's just 10 mins to downtown Portland and 15 mins to the charming town of Freeport with the famous Freeport outlets and the huge LL Bean Campus of stores. The location feels away from it all, yet it's only 1-2 miles to restaurants, coffee shops & shopping! Wake up to see the sailboats in the harbor. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktails on the expansive deck with beautiful views of the sailboats in the harbor and huge adirondack chairs.
Walk to the private beach or the Town Landing Market, both just steps away. The historic Town Landing Market features the best (and most affordable) lobster rolls around, plus shrimp rolls and crab rolls around plus delicious made-to order sandwiches and pizza.
The cottage sleeps 6 comfortably in great beds with high quality mattresses and can accommodate one extra guests in a very high-quality twin air mattress. The Master bedroom features ocean views, a new very high-end Beautyrest Black King-sized mattress (and a new wrought iron king bed and new bedding not yet photographed), brand new blackout drapes, a new 40" Samsung Flatscreen and new bedroom furniture, a room AC and hand-painted diamond-patterned floors.
The 2nd bedroom features a verdigris iron queen bed with a thick memory foam topper, a room AC and whimsically hand-painted polka-dot bordered floors. The 3rd bedroom its very small and cozy with twin beds, a room AC, hand painted floors, a set of shelves for clothing (no closet) and a Tommy Hilfiger nautical theme.
Cheerful and sunny living room with ocean views was just renovated (2016) with creamy-white shiplapped walls and bead board ceilings. It is open to dining room and home-office area (not shown) with a brand new sofa and new comfy chair, 42' Samsung Flatscreen and AC.
Dining room seats six comfortably and is open to the living room. Living room with wood stove features comfortable sofa, loveseat, comfy reading chair and plenty of additional seating including lots of special children's furniture throughout, plus a home-office area. Home has wireless high speed internet throughout, 200+ channels, a new 42' Samsung HDTV and land line with unlimited domestic long-distance and unlimited calls to Canada.
Spacious kitchen with sunroom is extremely well-equipped with everything you need for large family meals and entertaining, plus two sets of service-for-8 dishes, a heavy-guage Ralph Lauren stainless silverware set for 12, and glassware in every category.
Deck is outfitted with 4 of the highest-quality oversized adirondack chairs sold in the US, plus side tables and and two additional comfy patio chairs for casual ocean-view dining.
For our winter and longer-term guests, we encourage you to use our cozy wood stove fireplace insert. Also, our new efficient boiler/heat system was added in 2009, along with a new roof. New energy efficient windows throughout were added in 2010 and 2014 to the living room, kitchen and dining room plus the two smaller bedrooms. The exterior was fully remodeled and repainted in 2010.
Personal owner-provided Concierge Services available upon request.
There's something for Everyone!: A truly unique vacation setting, with something to satisfy all interests! Whether it's outdoor recreation or fine dining and shopping, this area offers it all, and it's all just minutes from your doorstep.
You're just 10 minutes to Portland's historic Old Port Exchange, filled with interesting boutiques, coffee shops and award-winning dining. Even less distance to the Arts District.
Within 15 minutes, you are in Freeport, home to the famous outlets and the fabulous LL Bean 'campus'. LL Bean offers daily adventure programs worth exploring, as they are very reasonably priced and professionally guided.
Within a 20-30 minute radius, you can explore lakes, the ocean, and many of the famous area beaches. You can go hiking one day, antiquing the next, whale-watching the third, 'boutiquing' and gallery-hopping the fourth, visit historic areas the next day, dress up for a fine-dining experience on one night and picnic on the beach the next afternoon.
Read what the travel publications have written: Travel and Leisure ranked Portland, ME as the 3rd best city in the united States to take a summer vacation and the 4th best city in the US to visit in the fall.
Frommer's Magazine Rated Portland as a 'Top 12 World Travel Destination' in their 2007 review.
Bon Appetit rated Portland as the 'Foodiest Small City in the Nation'.
Falmouth, Maine was rated by Forbes Magazine in April 2011 as having the best public school system in the entire nation. See article:
How Portland Stacks Up: See how Portland ranks among other US Cities:
1. Portland is rated “One of America's Best Towns 2010”. (Outside Magazine, 2010)
2. Portland named one of the coolest small cities in America. (GQ Magazine, November 2010).
3. Portland named among the top twelve surprising, thriving and emerging world travel destinations for 2007 by Frommer’s Travel Guides.
4. Portland ranked #2 in Self Magazine’s 2006 Healthiest Cities for Women.
5. Portland ranked #7 on the 2005 list of the 100 Best Art Towns in America.
6. Portland named “One of the 10 Great Adventure Towns”. (National Geographic Adventure Magazine, August 2004).
7. Portland named #6 as one of the ten safest, culturally most fascinating U.S. Cities. (Travel Smart Consumer Newsletter, January 2004)
8. Portland, Maine named One of American’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations (National Trust for Historic Preservation, April 2003) for the city’s remarkable collection of historic buildings, its outstand