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The Mad Mermaid-Charming York Beach ME Cottage.

Bedrooms 3
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 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:
February 8, 2018

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:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
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


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The Mad Mermaid-Charming York Beach ME Cottage.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Hooksett, NH

Happy Cottagers

  • 5 of 5

We were quite pleased with our stay. Everything we could need was here, from spoons to fans, toys to coffee pot, wine glass to chalk board. Our family of 6 had plenty of space and made nice memories. We felt totally at home and will certainly look forward to return trips.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: September 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: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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