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Beach house steps to beach, best house in OOB

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms .........4 baths, Sleeps 10-12

Atlantic Ocean, Steps to beach..only one house behind ocean front. This house rents quick so grab your week quick. New kitchen installed on second floor over looking 7 miles of beach...incredible views. Front to back great room. Memories to last a lifetime. Approx. 75 feet to beach.

The layout is as follows: 1st floor: kitchen, Living room, butlers pantry, sun room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, mudroom ,washer and dryer. 2nd floor: open space, new kitchen with granite, Stainless appliances, new master bedroom, 2nd be room w/ queen bed, 2 new bathrooms, new living room, new french doors off the kitchen, hard wood, tile, One living rooms have queen size beds, New french doors off master, Plasma TV, surround sound and gas fireplace.

There are no parties allowed, this is for family entertainment only, we reserve the right to keep deposit and have renters removed immediately! We need a list of all members who are staying in the house upon arriv

Long Term monthly available 2850

More Details

Property Manager
Stephen and Pauline Hodge
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Stephen and Pauline Hodge

Property managers for 13 years. Take care of needs of our customers personally to ensure a wonderful beach living experience.

Stephen and Pauline Hodge purchased this house in 2006

Why Stephen and Pauline Hodge chose Old Orchard Beach

Steps to the 7 miles of beach. Walk to the center of OLD ORCHARD BEACH. Relax. Private back yard. Listen to crashing surf every night.

What makes this house unique

Steps to the 7 miles of beach.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My family of 4 couldn't have been more delighted! We live in San Diego, first time to the east coast. This house is seriously steps to the beach. It's charming with the first floor keeping its original origin. Rustic with white boards and the original kitchen with farm house sink. This kitchen as owner describes is used mostly as a wet bar. We kept all our beverages and snacks as it was easy to walk off the beach and grab and go. Two beds rooms with two queen beds in each. Bathrooms are original. Second, floor is everything opposite of that... long bar ... beach views everywhere. Ocean breeze. Owners are a text or call away. Owners so down to earth and will meet your needs. We based on that alone will return. Don't over look this gem. The pictures actually do very little to market this property. I'm sending Pauline some as they are. Enter than what she has on this site.
May 2017
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Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No fire on premises. Must get own permit on beach to burn on the beach. VERY STRICK RULES IN OOB
  • No fire in pellet stove in summer season
  • You are responsible for watching your children. Decks, beach, windows. Children should not ever be left alone. You are 100% responsible/ keep them saf
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    bathroom 4 - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • 2 bathroom on the first floor, two on the second floor, brand new, Tile showers...bowl sinks, granite counter tops...tile floors, top of the line.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Other - Sectional pull into a queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Absolutely No Smoking, Smoking Results In 100% no refund in security deposit.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Beach house steps to beach, best house in OOB
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 18 reviews

Top notch accomodations!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Parcher by the Sea! Plenty of room for everyone and all our stuff. I loved cooking in the kitchen and having everyone line up at the huge counter to share meals. This house has the best of both worlds - downstairs is a bit more rustic, where upstairs is a little fancier. Just steps to the beach! Pauline and Steve were friendly and responsive hosts who maintain this lovely home with care. We would gladly stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's families like you that make the joy of renting and sharing this wonderful property true joy. You are always welcome back. Thank you for taking care of it like it was your own. ☘️
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Great Location, Excellent Property, Beautiful Beach

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at this home. Just a very short walk to a great beach. The home fit my family just right. The home is fitted with all the amenities and kitchenware needed. Very large commercial refrigerator made it very easy to load up on groceries for the week. Very nice gas stove and oven for cooking. Pauline is a very involved property owner who wants to ensure that your stay is a great experience.

Looking forward to coming back next year.

Bruce Bentley

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week. The house was awesome. Well equipped and very comfortable for all eleven of us. It would have been nice to be right on the beach, however it was a easy walk. We had one issue with the fridge and Pauline addressed it promptly! Fantastic week and great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house on a perfect beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had the 3 generations of my family at Pauline's house for a week and I could not be happier that we chose this house. 10 of us fit comfortably with space to spread out for cooking, card games, puzzle working, grilling, and just hanging out. The kitchen was well appointed for the many meals that we had all together. The location is perfect as we had about 30 steps to a very quiet section of the beach. The beach there is amazing with super soft sand and miles of space for walking or running. Walking down to the pier (and the busier part of the beach) was about a mile but perfect for an evening stroll to get the kids ice cream. There is a negative review from June 2017 but I have to say that we had the exact opposite experience with Pauline and this house. We have rented vacation houses for 10 years in this price range and this is one worth going to again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful views with excellent accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views! Clean, gorgeous home with plenty of space for friends and family. I would definitely stay again and would recommend to EVERYONE!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your family was so wonderful, exactly what we attract to this family home. Thank you for caring for it as you were own. Look forward to seeing you in 2018.
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Wonderful family vacation !!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from 7 wonderful fun filled days at this home. The house is literally steps from the beach and the beach front is bar none the nicest, most private and cleanest on the strip. The house was the perfect size for us (3 families -2 adults and 2 kids each) . The open kitchen on the 2nd floor overlooking the ocean was just perfect for breakfast with all the kiddos and the adults spent many a night on the balcony off the kitchen enjoying some drinks and conversation. The owner Pauline is so warm , kind and helpful and only a phone call away. We are from New York and this was our first visit to Maine and I speak for all of us when I say we were impressed by the kind people , wonderful restaurants and beautiful scenery Orchard Beach / Portland has to offer. We will definitely be back and hope to have many more fun times at this perfect vacation home!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a joy to have you. Your children's excitement when you arrived was contagious. We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for making our home like your own, so happy it was exactly what you wanted. Warmly, Pauline 🍷
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
1 mile
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Old Port
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Dune Grass
Nearest Train
1 Miles
One mile walk to the Pier and jump on
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Clam Bake
Car: recommended

Pine Point Old Orchard beach line. Only one house back on the beach...Beautiful approx 2500 sq ft home, sleeps approx 12, plus, Incredible views, nice sandy beach. Keep in mind, this home is walking distance to Old Orchard's famous Pier and amusement parks. Within a half a mile you can enjoy fantastic lobster and Maine clams. Portland is fifteen minutes away, The 'Old Port' where you will never find that many bars and restaurants in a small walking distance; L.L. Bean store is just 30 minutes away in Freeport Maine, Look for Maine festivals..for example, the 'Clam bake' in Yarmouth... so much to do in a short time!

Things To Do & Area Sight Seeing : We will have a packet of fun things to do to make the most of your week or two here in Old orchard beach

Our seven-mile long stretch of wide sandy beach is understandably the major attraction. The plasma TV with surround sound..for a quiet night with the kids after a crazy day of sun and fun!

Other Activities: Relax, beach by day, Old Orchard Pier by night, or Movie night right at home


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $175
Pet Fee $500
Tax Rate 8.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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