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74 Temple Avenue, In the heart of Ocean Park!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Southern Coast of Maine House Rental Photos and Description

4 bdrms, 1 & 1/2 bath+outside shower, sleeps 10+ people, short walk to the beach

Beautifully restored home built in the early 1900's. We completed our renovations in spring of 2008 and opened our home to vacationing families for the first time in July 2008. Enjoy the feeling of a classic Maine summer with the modern convenience of all the amenities that you enjoy.

Steps from the historic Ocean Park Temple, short walk from 7 miles of sandy beaches. Enjoy summer evenings at the Old Orchard Beach Pier and Amusement Park, or take a short drive (5 minutes!) to FunTown Amusement & Water Park.

NEW** Now available for off-season weekend rentals!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Stephen Voccola (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)
74 Temple Avenue, In the heart of Ocean Park!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I felt like I stepped back into my childhood where I spent summer after summer in Ocean Park at my grandmothers house. This house brought back many memories and I will definitely book again for next year. Plenty of room, so many extra items already there on hand and perfect location for us. Back yard firepit and cozy screened in front porch led to hours of relaxation and visiting. If you want to feel as if you are back at grandma's, this is a must!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellant Choice

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were very clean and well maintained. We were very comfortable all week, the home is within walking distance to the beach, and the owner was very responsive and genuinely concerned with our stay. I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely home with plenty of space for friends or extended family. It is nicely decorated, very well kept and conveniently located...just far enough away from the noise of the busy Pier area, but still close enough to enjoy. Ocean Park is a great area. The house truly has everything you could possibly need right down to an ironing board or a beach chair. Just pack your bags and enjoy your vacation! The owners were wonderful to deal with. I couldn't say enough great things!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great Cottage in Ocean Park!

  • 4 of 5

Our family stayed here in the summer of 2012. We had 2 adults, 2 teenagers, 3 adolescents and one toddler. We were fairly comfortable in this cottage and it is very nicely decorated! The location is convenient to Saco, Ocean Park, and Old Orchard Beach and there is enough parking for up to 4 small cars or two vans. The yard is huge and private which is great for the kids to play. Definitely some mosquitoes due to the woods, so we had to invest in some bug spray (the beach in OP at night is also suffering from a flying insect issue). The house has wi-fi, cable TV, DVDs, beautiful furniture, bedspreads and pillows, and the kitchen is wonderfully equipped for all kinds of cooking. The washer and dryer were a godsend!! My only complaints were the inability to keep my toddler safe because the stairways do not accommodate a safety gate and there was no high chair provided as stated in the description. Also, an additional shower and an air conditioner would be very helpful to the overall livability of the home, especially during the hot month of July. Even just a portable air conditioner for the upstairs bedrooms would be helpful. My mother had trouble with being overheated after walking back from the beach, and waiting for the shower in the very warm house, this became a problem for her. Overall, we were able to have a nice vacation at this cottage in 2012 and I would recommend this home and it's owners to anyone interested!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern, NH
5

Three generations under one roof for a Week in ME

  • 5 of 5

We knew this was either going to be a really good idea or not so much. Renting a big house and inviting three generations of family, parents, brothers, sisters, cousins and close friends for a whole week together. What if it rains?? Well it did half the time and my family had a great vacation at this house. Not super close to the beach but definately within walking distance. Kids loved the the ice cream parlor and we loved the small town feel. Nice to be away from the noise of OOB. The house was great for any kind of weather, big and beautifully decorated. We were at full capacity all week and no one ever felt crowded, plenty of space and TVs/games to scatter about on a rainy day. The kitchen and dinning room were great for cooking huge breakfasts. The house had 99% of everything needed (all the little things you bring "just in case", were already there). While there, we rented fishing poles at Camp Ellis, (right down the road) and fished. Kids loved swimming at the sand bar. We did the OOB thing. Thursday night fireworks, Funtown/splashtown, batting cages and mini golf. Kennebunk Port shopping trip and dinner at Peir 77 rest. in Cape Porpoise (worth the drive) Lots of fires, cookouts & smores in the back yard. Singalongs and dancing = Blender got alot of use. Big yard for wiffle ball games, Bogie boarding, shell collecting, morning runs on the beach and afternoon naps on super comfy beds. Happy hour on the beach (shhhh) The best part: We didn't have to kennel our pug, Diggy, he loved the beach too. We should have rented for two weeks!!

Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, USA
5

Had a great vacation here!

  • 5 of 5

I would certainly rent from Sue and Steve again. They were great people and kept their home very clean. Sue is a fantastic decorator - I loved this house.

They allowed up to bring our dog - which was fantastic, because we couldn't find any other rental that would allow this.

Their home was great for the kids, too. There are games and a big back yard...plus it's within walking distance to the park and the beach...not to mention just a 5 minute drive to the movie theater and Funtown Amusement Park.

I hear that they will continue to improve and renovate this house...which was built in the early 1900's. There's lots of space for multiple guests and I loved the patio and grill in the backyard! Can't wait to see the house next season :)

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Maine Turnpike, Interstate 95
Car: recommended

74 Temple Avenue

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Rates & Availability

Old Orchard Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Weekend Rates from Mid September unitl Mid May are $500.00 for Two Night Stay
Weekly Rates from Mid September until Mid May are $1,250.00 per Week
Weekly Rates In Season beginning Summer 2016 are $2,000.00 per week.

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Amenities

Southern Coast of Maine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Sun Porch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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