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John Norton

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Your next Vacation get away!

11 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Southern Coast of Maine House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 13

Stay 5-minutes from the beach! Here are a few highlights of the property:

1) Recently updated 6-bedroom Victorian house.

2) Close proximity to beaches and area attractions.

3) Plenty of amenities and space on the property for your family and friends - parking, large backyard, family room.

Email to book your vacation at York Beach today!

4) Property address is: 66 Freeman St. York Beach, ME 03910.

MUST BE 25 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT THIS PROPERTY, PERIOD.

Things to do and places to go: There is a less than 5 minute walk to beach and downtown area. You do not have to drive. This house features tons of parking, large backyard,wrap around farmers porch, and back yard patio. This is the perfect place for a get away. Once downtown there are lots of shops to choose from. You have the option to go bowling, play arcade games, retail shops, and all different types of restaurants to choose from. Also there is an amusement park with rides and a zoo, which is fun for the whole family.

Check in is 3pm. Check out is 11am. No exceptions.

Weekly rentals are from FRIDAY TO FRIDAY. When available, additional nightly rates can be added to your weekly rental. Typical rates are $300 per night/3 night minimum. This is only in the offseason.

A refundable security deposit of $500, is required, and is not included in the rental price. After your stay, upon a final inspection, your security deposit will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

We reserve the right to cancel your time slot if we have not received payment within 5 business days.

Let me know if you have any questions.

This property is located at 66 Freeman Street at York Beach,ME. This property is a 5 min. walk to Short Sands beach and the center of York Beach. There are well lit sidewalks from our property to the center of town. Freeman St. is a quiet street and runs parallel to rte 1a (cape Neddick Rd).

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
John Norton (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for renting out your beautiful home so others can enjoy the ocean as we did, we love the Maine coast especially short sands. We walked everywhere the house is so conveniently located.
Jun 2013
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Reviews

4.6
based on 11 traveler reviews

Your next Vacation get away!
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 12 reviews
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Spacious house close to beach

  • 4 of 5

The house can accommodate a big group of people. They have all the kitchen pots and pans you would ever need. Really like the layout of the house; we didn't feel like we were on top of each other but we were still able to socialize easily. Easy walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Budget minded vacation.

  • 4 of 5

We had four generations with us for this vacation, from ages 4, up to early 80's. Plenty of room for everyone, and a bedroom downstairs for those not looking to climb steps. It was very clean but a little run down here and there. The rental was clean well stocked, plenty of towels sheets and small items like paper towels, laundry detergent, dish soap etc... , you will not have to run to the store for anything needed for daily living. Appliances were modern and up to date. For us, it was a little out of the way, although it was only a five minute walk to the beach, some of us tire easily, but you do not have to worry about taking the car down, very quick trip. Plenty of parking, we were able to fit 5 cars and had room for three more. The owners were very nice, we met the father, he was on time to let us in and at the end of the rental came by to pick something up and offered for us to stay the day if we wanted to as know one was renting behind us. Backyard had plenty of space and we used it often, deck was a little old, worn and in need of repair but useable. We loved the wrap around porch. You can see the ocean from the porch and front windows, but have to really look for it. In all we had a very nice stay, I would recommend for a large budget minded family or group. Very old and I would term it vintage, it took us a day or so to start feeling comfortable. Looks like they are upgrading/repairing as they go ?

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Great house! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly what we were looking for! It provided a perfect long weekend getaway. We hosted a BBQ with 15-20 people. There was even plenty of parking for everyone.

Pros:

The location-- York is such a cute town! And this house provides great access to all of it. 5 min walk to the beach, shops and restaurants.

The house--so many bed rooms! Plenty of space for our 11 overnight guests. Kept very nice and clean for being an older house. All linens provided is very convenient. Comfortable beds. Cozy family room couches with a pretty decent selection of DVDs. Sitting out reading on the front porch was the perfect way to unwind on a Friday afternoon after a busy week in the city.

Backyard—grill with propane included, a patio set and plenty of space to set up a few lawn games.

The owners--Working with John and John was such a breeze. Very nice and friendly. Upon check-in got a thorough tour of the whole house.

No Cons! Would definitely recommend and can hopefully make it back up in the future.

Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

The property was great! The price was on point!

  • 5 of 5

The price of the home cannot be beat. Yes, there are some cosmetic things that do not match other homes in the area... But they are small and do not detract from the experience at all! Plenty of beds, great kitchen, lots of Parking (which is KEY in York) and a backyard for the kids. John was a phenomenal owner and very easy to

Communicate with. Thanks for the wonderful weekend john!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here very much! We had a family with 7 adults and 6 kids and there was plenty of room for all of us. The house was stocked with so many "extras" towels, sheets, soap, kitchen spices. The house has a great backyard and very large dining & living room area where we all hung out when we were home. The owners were great. We never had any issues during our stay. I also have to add that the house is about a block from the beach. It was perfect walking distance to the beach and shops, even my 3 year old could walk it no problem! Would definitely recommend and stay again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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A great time was had by all!

  • 4 of 5

This is our second time renting here. It's a short walk to town, beach and of course the Union Bluff our favorite place for lunch. One thing for older travelers to know is here are a lot of stairs to climb. Other than that the kitchen is well stocked with every utensil you could need, there is a grill and patio set in the back yard and plenty of front porch furniture where I spent time reading. The beds were made and ready for our stay. We will return again and highly recommend you give this home a try. Cindy

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Boston ( Logan Air port)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Inn on the Blues
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Ledges
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Wells, Maine
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The world famous, 'Goldenrod'
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Short Sands Beach

Golf: There are 3 golf courses within 15 minutes of our house.

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Rates & Availability

York Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Months
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
OFF PEAK SEASON
Jan 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$333
$1,600
 
 
PEAK SEASON
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

BANK CERTIFIED CHECKS, POSTAL MONEY ORDERS, OR CASH. THESE ARE THE ONLY FORM OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Southern Coast of Maine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , With Sink
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , .
    Bedroom 4 - 2 child bed , Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , With Office
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , .
    Family Room Bed 7 - 1 queen , PULL OUT QUEEN SOFA BED
  • The whole house has wireless internet. So catch up on some work, or surf the internet on vacation. Bring your own computer please.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Clean, bright, spacious SIX bedroom house, less than 1/4 mile from Short Sands beach featuring something for everyone. Victorian house with wrap around porch, fresh paint and new amenities. All bedrooms come with new pillows, nightlight, fan, A/C and closet space. We provide linens for no additional fee! New amenities include a brand-new gas grill and one propane tank for your use during your stay. The property also has plenty free off street parking and a 40x80 lawn for games and enjoyment. The wrap around porch is on a quiet, residential street across from the ocean, and provides a perfect opportunity for people watching and relaxing on the wrap around porch. We only accept cash or bank certified checks. Rest assured that the property is cleaned just prior to your arrival by a professional cleaning service. York Beach has plenty of summer activities-beaches shopping, amusement park, zoo, live band music

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