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Updated and furnished Willard Beach cottage

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6+

This single family home sits on a very large lot overlooking Casco Bay, and is 50 steps away from fabulous Willard Beach. The cottage has a washer/dryer, microwave, gas fireplace, wireless internet, high-def flat-screen cable TV, and a deck in front looking out to the harbor.. The neighborhood boasts an excellent bakery/coffee shop, ice cream parlor, Italian market, and several fine restaurants all within easy walking distance. Shoreline parkway provides a great walk along the coastline to area lighthouses. Downtown Portland is a 5 minute car ride, with Freeport another 15 minutes away.

skiing: Downhill skiing is 1 hour away at Shawnee Peak and/or Sunday River. Local cross-country trails are numerous.

fishing and hunting: Guide services for saltwater and freshwater fishing are available. The same holds true for seasonal hunting.

shopping: The historic Portland OldPort area offers many different and fine shops. Nearby is the Maine Mall, the largest shopping location in the State.

More Details

Owner
Rob and Nancy Morris
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

Amenities

Willard Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 bedrooms on main floor with a queen sleeper-sofa in the living room. A third bedroom, second bath and additional living room are in the daylight basement.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
Comfortable beachside living with outstanding ocean views

Reviews

3.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

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Updated and furnished Willard Beach cottage
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews
5

A great house to vacation in.

  • 5 of 5

I am a Mainer who now lives in Omaha, Ne. My family and I just had the best vacation ever at Willard Beach. The house was so great with a Maine look on the outside and a very up dated interior. The view of the ocean, beach and the islands everybody enjoyed. The house had everything we needed. The kids had fun with all the toys. My family came and set on the front porch and had so much fun together.

So thank you for all that you did to make our stay to great.

Leroy Richards

P.S. If I come back again I would love to stay at the house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Leroy: It was great meeting you and so much fun watching your large happy family enjoying our rental house at Willard Beach. We thank you so much for the kind words and certainly hope that we see you again. You know you are always welcome here. Good luck! Nancy and Rob
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Great location / disappointed accomodations

  • 2 of 5

Beach side location to Willard Beach is a wonderful location. Convenient to local destinations and friendly community - love the beach area and shoreline walking trails...and Scratch Bakery. Nice lawn and outdoor space - including the hen-house where fresh eggs maybe found!

The interior is a bit spartan and outdated - it's time to update the furniture...and seating in living room was limited to a small couch and single chair. Cookware and utensils etc very tired and showing a lot of wear. General conditions throughout showed a lot of wear and limited care & cleaning. WiFi worked occasionally and TV was finicky.

Nancy and Rob are wonderful people and great ambassadors for the community - shared thoughts for future remodels and upgrades which are clearly needed.

We will return to the area again..

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda - Thanks for the feedback. We will review the things you mentioned. Spotty internet was easy to fix. Not sure what we can do about more ocean view seating, but will consider. We try to keep the cost down for a house in such a great location, and it is a balancing act. Hope to see you again. Rob
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Portland jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
David's and Elsmere
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Casco Bay ferry
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Downeaster and bus station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-295
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
David's and Elsmere
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Willard Beach
Car: recommended

This property is on Casco Bay in Maine. Location is in South Portland, 5 minutes across the Casco Bay Bridge to Portland, Maine and 90 miles away from Boston via I-95. Portland is a wonderful vacation destination, featuring tremendous restaurants and cultural venues such as the Portland Museum of Art. 20 minutes away are the world-famous Freeport, Maine shopping outlets, including LL Bean. The natural surroundings are unique, with area mountains for skiing and hiking, freshwater lakes, and of course the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful Maine coastline.

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Rates & Availability

Willard Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer, 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Fall, 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 9.0%

50% deposit at time of reservation (by check) and balance due at arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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