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View of Saco River Inlet/Beach Access/Family Getaway/ "Adorable" See reviews

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 180 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 180 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6) VERY close to an almost private beach!

Everyone loves this completely renovated 2-bedroom cottage 'High View', with a view of the Saco inlet and is just a stone's throw from one of Maine's best rated beaches! It is located on a side street and next to the mouth of the Saco River!

This property also has a 3 br home which we also rent if you need to accommodate multi families. See here vrbo #370618

Wonderfully decorated and renovated. Third property from the beach. New windows in 2015 and completely resided the outside this year.

Hill's Beach is very quiet and just far enough to get away from all the tourist beaches. For the most part, the only people who frequent this area of beach are those who live on the street, approximately 10 houses. So the large, sandy beach is almost all yours!

With an outside shower, you can rinse off with warm water after coming up from the beach!

If you have kids (like our family), you will enjoy the peace of mind being on a side street with very little traffic and the large yard for the kids to run and play while they wait for you to go to the beach. Once on the beach you will find a majestic, panoramic view of islands and a jetty...It is fabulous!

Keywords: vacation home, cottage, by the sea, beach, pet friendly, new england town, get a way

More Details

Property Manager
Jonathan and Carrie Cronkhite: Owners
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

Why Jonathan and Carrie Cronkhite: Owners chose Southern Coast of Maine

I (Jonathan) grew up down the road. I still have family is up there that lives down the street. Our family loves coming up for a week. It's a great get-a- way. So peaceful. Not a lot of distractions which creates great family time!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

View of Saco River Inlet/Beach Access/Family Getaway/ "Adorable" See reviews
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Hubbardston, Ma

High View Rocks!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation and loved our visit. The cottage is clean, convenient and "just right" for us. We love the beach and are so thankful we can bring our labradoodle, too. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Missy, So glad you enjoyed your stay. Our puppy is a part of our family and know how important it is to take her along with us. So glad you already booked for next year. We are filling up fast! Jonathan & Carrie
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High View Hills Beach Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot, great little place! Loved it so much we will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shawn, We are so glad you enjoyed the house. Thanks for the review and we will see you next year! Jonathan & Carrie
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Newfane, Vermont

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our Chihuahua, just spent two fantastic weeks at this Hills Beach home. My family and I have been renting vacation homes from Maine to Florida, and many states in-between, over the past 16 years. This is the first review I have ever felt compelled to write. The house was very clean, well-maintained, and quite comfortable. The kitchen had all you needed for making dinner at home. There is a very nice outdoor dining set along with a charcoal grill. The beach was beautiful and quiet. It was a great walk out to both Basket Island and Stage Island when the tide was out. There are a couple of markets near by for those quick coffee or ice cream runs. Not to mention all the wonderful local restaurants in the area.

We met Jonathan and two of his boys when we first arrived. They were quite nice and very pleasant to speak with. Jonathan was very responsive to any questions that came up both before and during our stay. Jonathan also rents out a three bedroom house right next door on the same property. My sister, mother, and nephew stayed there during these same two weeks. It was wonderful having them right next door. I can same the same great things about that house as well.

We have already decided that we will be renting these same two houses again next year....I'd better hurry up and get that set up before the weeks we want get booked.

Kathy, John, and Milo (the Chihuahua!)

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy, We also enjoyed meeting you and your family and friends. Thanks for writing a review to let others know how enjoyable our homes are. We strive to provide a wonderful vacation for all and love having y'all come back. Stay warm this winter and we'll see you in June. :) Jonathan & Carrie
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High View...a great place with a great view.

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful place located in an authentic New England town. Thanks for opening your cottage to us!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gabbie, You are welcome. So glad you are coming back, too! Jonathan & Carrie
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Hubbardston, Ma

The Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved this cottage. Our boys, one and four loved exploring the ocean too. My son said, "My favorite part was watching fireworks from the beach!" We loved walking the beach and collecting shells, too. Our labradoodle enjoyed vacationing with us and was able to swim and walk the beach in the morning and evening. Great location and it really is a short walk to the beach!! We will definitely return:-)

Thanks for renting out your cozy cottage!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Maine cottage steps from beach

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property for families with children of any age. It's even a perfect getaway for adults. We've been renting at Hills Beach since 2001, when we would bring our baby. There is no surf at Hills Beach so it's perfect for toddlers and young children. It's also a perfect, quiet spot for adults to relax. The only people on the this part of the beach are those staying in the few houses on the street so it's never crowded. Now that my children are teenagers, they still love going to Hills Beach and visiting the other attractions in the area. This cottage was perfect for our family of four. It's a plus that the owner allows pets, so we don't have to board our dog. We had rented other houses directly on the beach but chose this cottage on a side street a couple of years ago so we could bring our dog. It's only a couple houses away from the path to the beach so you can go back and forth to the house easily. We'll be renting this cottage again this summer. The house has all the accommodations you would need and plenty of room for 4-6 people. There's also an outdoor shower so you can rinse the sand off before going inside. It's close to Kennebunkport, Portland, Old Orchard Beach, and other tourist attractions.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jen! We look forward to having you again this summer!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles Peaks Island
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
at Hills Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
UNE University of New England
Nearest Point of Interest
Saco River Jetty
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Biddeford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 28 2016 - May 20 2017
180 night minimum stay
May 21 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
2017 Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

A rental agreement must be requested to confirm details of booking High View, whether you pay through VRBO or personal check. This agreement must be signed and returned within one week of booking or reservation will be canceled.

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Biddeford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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