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Picturesque waterfront setting in York Harbor , Maine

8 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

York Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, spacious ground, large deck

If privacy and comfort in a quintessential Maine seacoast setting is what you are looking for, then this is the place for you. A three bedroom, 2 ½ bath unit which is ½ of the first floor and the entire second floor of a two unit Cape Cod style building, with extraordinary water views. There is also plenty of room outside to play and relax. The view out the front door is York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. You might be tempted to prepare all of your meals in the large, fully equipped kitchen, but you don’t have too as the Dockside Restaurant is only a short walk away.

•Large fully equipped kitchen with center island, granite counter tops, new appliances, dishes, pots, pans, utensils and cutlery.

•Master bedroom – full bath, king bed and water view.

•Washer/dryer.

A guest recetly sent us this note:: We have been staying with you for several years now and always look forward to returning. The unmatched location, the comfortable accommodations with magnificent views, the very helpful and pleasant staff all are responsible for this. There is a lovely quality about the Dockside which reflects “old Maine” and we hope that never changes. It is comforting to return and find things as they were the last time we were there. So many places make drastic changes which often ruin their original true Maine character so we are always glad you haven’t done that. In this hectic and quickly changing world, it is nice to find some place upon which to depend. So as always, we had a great time and look forward to our next stay with you.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

The Captain's Quarters is a part of the Dockside Guest Quarters, a 25 room inn. There is also an excellent restaurant and bar on site as well. This beautiful facility occupies Harris Island in York Harbor with water views from every direction

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The Owner purchased this house in 1974

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

Picturesque waterfront setting in York Harbor , Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Tulsa, OK
5

Quite and private, great location, great views.

  • 5 of 5

We did a four week rental at the Dockside-Captain's Quarters and had a truly enjoyable time. The house is quiet and private and has great views of the ocean and harbor entrance. Dockside is a great location for exploring the south coast of Maine. York Harbor is a lovely village with beautiful homes, great restaurants and bars, and Ogunquit and Kennebunkport are a short drive away. This is a large, three bedroom house suitable for a family or a couple of close friends. The innkeepers, Eric and Carol, and their staff, are all very friendly and accommodating. Dockside provides a really nice marina and a very good restaurant. While the Captain's Quarters has a wonderful, large deck, I would recommend taking the time to go up to the Maine House and sit out on the front porch. I have found few things more relaxing and enjoyable than sitting on this porch in the afternoon [with a tall rum drink] and watching the boats coming and going from the harbor. If you are looking for a large house on coast of Maine with a great location and great views, then this is the place.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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California
5

Captain Quarters big house

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was a memorable stay in a beautiful house overlooking the bay.

It had all the amenities one could want, very comfortable and clean .

Thank you dockside

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for Extend Family Escapes

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I discovered the Dockside in the late 90's and enjoyed escaping there even in the late fall, for some rooms not only have great views but fireplaces as well. Once my wife passed, my family started sharing the Dockside and the Captain's Quarters, which has room enough for our nine. With three sleeping quarters, my two children's families each have a room of their own, and I get to escape to a wonderful master bedroom. We love the place so much that this year my daughter's family flew in from Texas and my son's drove in from Western New York. Eric, Carol, and their staff make the Dockside a perfect family escape, and you couldn't ask for more family friendly accommodations than the Captain's Quarters. We only wish we could come more often.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Hampshire
5

A Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Finding the perfect vacation spot for a family of 15 isn't easy, however, the Captain's Quarters at Dockside is the perfect solution. We have been renting the Captain's Quarters along with the adjoining suites for many years. The view is breathtaking, the accommodations are inviting, comfortable and clean. The privacy offered in that particular setting is unparalleled and the lawn and surrounding grounds offer so much for our children & grandchildren. The innkeepers are perfect hosts and are always available to answer questions and provide local information, as well as great stories about living on the coast of Maine. If you choose the breakfast package, the homemade muffins, quiche, fruit etc are delicious and eating on the grand porch of the main house offers phenomenal views of the York River and harbor. Eating in is easy as the kitchen has everything needed for preparing casual family dining including an outdoor grill. Enjoy falling asleep to the sound of the changing tides and awaken to a gorgeous sunrise! A perfect family vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reston VA
5

A Fabulous Place for Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Captains Quarters for an intergenerational vacation of grandparents, parents and children. What a Find! Ample space(3 bedrooms) with a stunningly gorgeous view of the river. The Quarters were nicely furnished with a full kitchen and cooking equipment and a washer dryer. No need to go out for meals unless you want to. Also an outdoor grill for cookouts.

We took advantage of their boat rental for a wonderful day. Eric was terrific suggesting where to go on the river and ocean. They also provided beach chairs. Badmitten and shuffleboard for the kids. Kayaking available in walking distance. Beach a short drive.

Our one week vacation last year was so successful that we reserved for two weeks this summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plano, Texas
5

Travelling Texan

  • 5 of 5

Dockside is a great place; its pictures don't do it justice. The setting, with its water views, is outstanding. The location is peaceful and quiet, yet it is close to many activities. The rooms are well appointed and clean, and the food at both the Inn breakfast and the onsite restaurant is excellent. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

My wife and I have stayed at Dockside the last two years (just the two of us) and were joined this year for part of the stay by our immediate family (all 19 of us). Dockside worked for us for both the large group and as a couple. The larger group enjoyed activities such as the nearby beaches, sightseeing, kayaking and especially some competitive shuffleboard games onsite. The Captain's Quarters served very well as a gathering spot for family dinners and games. The BBQ grill was a little rickety, but the staff quickly repaired it for our use. The Inn breakfast also served as an impromptu gathering place for family chats. My 7 year old granddaughter best summed up our feelings about Dockside when, on departure morning, she said to me " Papa, I don't want to leave this place".

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Manchester,NH
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Harbor Beach
Car: necessary

We are located on a private peninsula in York Harbor, Maine with unsurpassed

views of York Harbor and the ocean. Yet we are only 2 hours away from the White Mountains in NH, 1.5 hrs from Boston and 1 hr away from Portland, ME. This central location is ideal for taking advantage of all the areas offerings, yet there is plenty to do near by or on site. There are four beaches in York, antique shopping, nature walks, fishing, golf, lighthouses, whale watching and of course many fishing opportunities. The famous Kittery Outlets are nearby.

Truly in the center of a great area!

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Rates & Availability

York Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

No sales tax on winter rental time period

50% deposit due at time of reservation. Balance due at check-out.
180 day notice required for deposit refund. $200 cancellation fee
Reservations made within 180 days of arrival - deposit is non-refundable.
Maximum of $500 of third party gift certificates may be used.

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Amenities

York Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , off bedroon #1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , off living room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor, bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , kids room with bunk beds
  • Bedroom #1 on the first floor is very large with panoramic views. It has its own bathroom. Bedroom # 3 is on the second floor and is intended for kids with a twin over double bunk bed and two other twin beds. Bedroom #2 & 3 share the upstairs bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The Captain's Quarters is part of the Dockside Guest Quarters, a 25 room inn with restaurant and marina. For more information and pictures visit www.docksidegq.com

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