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Executive Home on Scarboro Beach, Vacation or Turn Work into A Vacation

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

- 4 BR, 2.5 BA, Sleeps 8.

Furnished, well-appointed, spacious 3800 sq foot “executive home” on exclusive Scarborough Beach. The beach is a one-minute walk from the home down a path lined with bushes that flower in the summer. The beach is unique among southern Maine's sandy beaches; it is over a mile long and is free of development. Save one house in over a mile, there are no homes situated directly on the beach dunes. The beach and area are outstanding for swimming, walking, surfing, and boating. There are spectacular views of Stratton Island, Shooting Rocks, and Black Point. There are excellent golf courses within 15 minutes of the house, public tennis courts and wildlife and bird sanctuaries. Public boat ramps are nearby. The layout of the home is a split level with 4 BRs and 2 and 1/2 Baths. There is a dining room, living room, and two family rooms, a large sun room and open deck. Amenities include high speed Internet and cable TV. The executive home is fully furnished with dishes, linens, and BBQ.

More Details

Owner
Valerie Lee
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a quick note to say thank you to you for renting us the wonderful house a 4 Kirkwood. We had a truly wonderful time with the XXXX's and your house was just perfect. We are already looking at the calendar to determine what week works for next year.
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Scarborough House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Exterior - outdoor shower
    Half Bathroom -
  • The Bathroom for the master bedroom is an oversized bathroom with a dressing area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is one exceptionally large master bedroom with a large master bath on the main floor. There are three additional bedrooms with an attached family room on the lower level. One bedroom is equipped with twin beds and the other two with queen sized beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Well appointed, furnished executive stay or vacation home. All amenities.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 19 reviews
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Great house. Well described. Fit us all comfortably with plenty of space

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location; Great Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

Scarborough Beach has been our kids favorite beach for the past 30 years. Now it's THEIR kids favorite beach! But they live far, far away, so what better place to gather than ON SCARBOROUGH BEACH?! Beach time morning noon and night. The house is extremely accommodating, clean and comfy. Hope we can make it happen again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for families

  • 4 of 5

The house is a bit tired but you can't beat the space and short walk to Scarborough Beach. The quiet neighborhood invites you to relax and enjoy what Maine has to offer. Walking south on the beach to 'cliff walk' is a must for those who can handle a gentle four mile stroll. The views from the rocks are beautiful and you can't beat the smell of the salt air.

The house could use more updated kitchen utensils and flatware but otherwise a wonderful place for large family get togethers.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home for families

  • 5 of 5

We recently traveled to Maine for a family reunion. This house is located on a private road across the street from a lovely beach. We liked the layout of the house--private master suite located on one level and three bedrooms and a bath on the lower level. It was great to have two family rooms so the kids could have their own play area. The kitchen was well equipped. Only thing we wished for was a bath tub in the lower level since the one bath/shower was small. Overall, the rental exceeded our expectations. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

I came to Maine lifelong friends to celebrate our 60th birthdays. It turned out to be the perfect place for us. We absolutely loved our stay at this home. There were only 4 of us and there was so much space we could have easily escaped for some alone time if needed. We spent time in each room, we especially loved the sun room for our evening meals or happy hour.There were plenty of games and books to keep us entertained in our down time. Our favorite feature was the proximity of the gorgeous beach. We loved the short walk to the beach , to stroll along the beach or simply watch the waves, fishermen and birds. It was the perfect way to unwind each day after touring the the area. The kitchen was well stocked but the dishes were a little less than clean and the drawers could use some repair work as they would drop when you pulled them out. Those two things were easily remedied by washing the dishes before we used them and carefully opening the drawers. We visited Two Lights State Park which was just a short drive, it was beautiful park with walking trails and a wonderful view of the rocky shoreline. We had lunch at the Lobster Shack near the park. The lobster roll and blueberry pie were delicious and the view was breathtaking. I would definitely recommend this home and would stay there again if I am lucky enough to visit Maine again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable with all of the amenities required.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home within steps of a great walking or jogging beach. A great selection of cooking utensils for making your own meals. A car is required as it is a couple of miles to grocery stores and restaurants. Portland is a short easy drive to get to the main dockside area. We did a tour in an old converted fire truck which gave us a good history lesson and got to see the city also. We ate breakfast at Beckys diner (as that's my wifes name) and the lobster omelet is wonderful. We also drove down to Kennebunkport and ate at Allison's and would highly recommend the lobster mac&cheese. The house had two and a half bathrooms and a washer and dryer which came in very handy with the two young children. Valerie was very easy to contact and very accommodating. Thank you for the use of your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland Sea Dogs
The Front Room Restaurant & Bar
"Excellent reviews of travelers for this reasonably priced restaurant. "
Old Port
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Maine Turnpike
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Scarborough Beach
Car: necessary

Kirkwood Circle is located on a beautiful stretch of Scarborough Beach , its white sands stretching across the horizon for about a mile. There is ample opportunity for kayaking and boating with beach or Back Bay boat ramp available. The exceptionally beautiful Scarborough Marsh is 5 minute away for naturalists and adventurers. In addtion, there are bird and wildlife sanctuaries within five minutes of the house. Need some old New England hospitality? The Old Seaport area on the Portland waterfront is known for its unusual crafts, art, antique shops and its many excellent New England style restaurants.

For Winslow Homer enthusiasts, his studio is a 10 minute bike ride away on Black Point. the Portland Museum of Art has an excellent Homer rxhibit as well as many other well known Maine artists. Also, the well known subject of many paintings 'Two Lights' lighthouses in Cape Elizabeth is within biking distance.

For golfers there are three 18 hole golf courses with spectacular vi

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $175
Damage Deposit $700

Monthly rates during the winter season upon request. $2200 per month, plus utilities for extended stays during the non-high season months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.