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The Mad Mermaid-Charming York Beach ME Cottage. Booking Summer & Fall 2016

Bedrooms 3
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 8

This beautifully restored cottage is nestled in pine grove overlooking a salt water marsh. The house is located on a .6 acre lot in a very private setting only a 6 minute walk to Long Sands Beach (4/10 mile). Step inside to a discover a spacious combined living room/kitchen area with lofted ceiling, and a wood stove perfect for a chilly evening. Beyond the breakfast bar is a large screened porch with views overlooking the marsh. Just off the porch is a patio grill area and an outdoor shower. Floor to ceiling windows throughout allows lots of light and air to pass through. Express the artist in you on the massive chalk board built into the hallway. There is plenty of comfortable furniture for relaxing, and you will find the TV and DVD player hidden in the armoire.

Keywords: York, Maine, York Beach Maine, Southern Maine, The Mad Mermaid

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

The weather was gorgeous every single day allowing us to take full advantage of the beach. We went to the Portsmouth air show to see the blue angels - what a thrill! We took the kids to the York Zoo & even managed to squeeze in a bit of shopping. We walked to shot sands to see the fireworks on the 4th. What a beautiful place to see the fireworks! Our only complaint is that the time went too quickly -

can't wait to come again next year! Thanks so much!!
Jul 2012
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York Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

The Mad Mermaid-Charming York Beach ME Cottage. Booking Summer & Fall 2016
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Clean and easily accessible.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was awesome! Exceptionally clean and bright. We walked to the beach in the mornings, about a 5 - 6 minute walk. We enjoyed our stay and were made to feel right at home. We made many memories and can't wait to go back....!!

Thank you "Mad Mermaid "!!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you could want and more!

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing at the Mad Mermaid for a number of years and it is always the highlight of our summer!! It is always very clean and equipped with everything you could possibly need (even toys for our children) for your vacation. We love the peaceful tranquil setting of the cottage. It always feel so private yet is close enough that we can all easily walk down to the beach as often as we want to. We would recommend the Mad Mermaid in a heartbeat!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Car: recommended

The town of York Beach is a quick drive or trolley ride away. York has something fun for everyone: the quiet, antique-friendly York Harbor and York Village, rocky shoreline, expansive ocean beaches, carousel and arcades, lobster dinners, ice cream stands, salt water taffy and refreshing salt air await you. The area also features three 18-hole golf courses, nearby salt water fishing charters, kayaking, whale watching, coastal cruises and Old York Historical Museums.


Rates & Availability

York Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak 2017
Jun 23 2017 - Sep 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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