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Tom and Diane Madden

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Fall Dates Available!

2 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Saco Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront 4 Bedroom Home, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 7, Private Clay Tennis Court

Finn Farm is a charming waterfront sanctuary offering direct access to the Atlantic Ocean via the Saco River.The farm is part of a breathtaking 14-acre estate with gentle rolling fields leading to the shores of the Saco River and adjacent 95-acre land trust. For the mariner, kayak the scenic Saco River from our 150' dock, or for larger vessels transient boat slips are available at Marston's Marina (1street away). Local beaches and State Park are minutes away. Tennis Anyone? A private clay tennis court is part of this very special offering. Bike rentals are available in downtown Saco. This spacious home has 4 generous sized bedrooms with comfortable sleeping for 7 as well as a newly renovated, fully applianced kitchen. Finn Farm is a jewel with water views 'to die for' and secluded serenity that will provide you and your family with lasting vacation memories to treasure for years to come.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tom and Diane Madden (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

2 traveler reviews

Fall Dates Available!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Finn Farm a wonderful place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family has had the good fortune of staying at Finn Farm for the last five summers. It is a comfortable and relaxing setting after a day at the beach. It is situated in such a manner that you feel like you are in the country with a spectacular view of the Saco river and close to a wonderful beach. We prefer staying here as opposed to closer to the beach as it is very private and quiet. Tom and Diane Madden are very welcoming and helpful hosts. We have also enjoyed the friendly town of Saco. We do not have any reservations in recommending Finn Farm.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Picture of Old Time Maine

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful find and such a delight to come home to each evening!! The first day of arrival we spotted a flock of about 20 wild turkeys grazing across the meadow we also enjoyed the Red Fox and her kits. The view over the meadow to cocktail bay on the Saco River was a daily joy.

Tom and Diane, the owners, could not have been more accommodating. They helped with recommendations with things to do, restaurants, and shopping and share their excitement of living in Maine with us. We cannot wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We are so happy to be able to share the abundant natural beauty that surrounds us here on the Saco River. The ever changing tidal waterfront and the large variety of wildlife that we share this land with all contribute to the feeling of being miles away, all within a 5 minute drive to downtown. We love meeting people from all over the world and introducing them to the "hidden gem" of Southern Maine. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Saco Biddeford Country Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak-The Downeaster
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
The Maine Turnpike/95
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Ferry Beach State Park

Finn Farm is part of a 14 acre waterfront estate sited 1.5 miles (3 minutes) from Ferry Beach State Park, which boasts 7 miles of sandy beach, and only minutes from numerous other area beaches. Conveniently located 20 minutes from Portland and Kennebunkport, 40 minutes from shopping outlets in Kittery and Freeport (LLBean), and only 90 minutes from Boston's Logan Airport.

For the golfing enthusiast, Biddeford Saco Country Club is conveniently located three minutes away. Dunegrass Golf Club (a Dan Maples designed course) is less than 10 minutes away. Other prominent golf courses such as Cape Arundel, Sable Oakes, and the Nonesuch can be found within a 20 min. radius of Finn Farm.

Throughout the summer numerous festivals highlight the diverse local charm. Sidewalk Art Shows, Summer Theater, Tuna Tournaments, Beach Olympics, Yarmouth Clam Festival, Old Port Festival, Beach to Beacon Road Race, and The Bike Criterion are just a few of the offerings.

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Rates & Availability

Saco Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Aug 20 2016 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

Deposit of 50% of rental rate due with reservation. $500 Security Deposit will be collected when the balance is due, 30 days before arrival. The Securit Deposit will be returned within 7 days of departure if all is in order. Check in-4 pm day of arrival and check out-10 am the day of departure.
For high season June-October
10% discount for multiple week rental
25% discount for monthly rental

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Amenities

Saco Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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