|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Enjoy your Maine vacation in this charming, sunny, spacious cottage just a 10-minute walk (less than 1/2 mile) to Old Orchard Beach's 7-mile beach, amusement park and nightlife. With its peaceful residential setting, Sea Star Cottage offers the best of both vacation worlds: easy access to the beach and entertainment and a quiet place to kick back with plenty of room to relax inside and out.
First floor: large (16'x16') living room with two sliders to deck, queen sleep sofa. Family room with futon (sleeps two); fully applianced kitchen and dining area; laundry closet (washer and dryer), large bathroom with double sinks; and a bedroom (twin bed).
Second floor: large bedroom with queen bed; bedroom with double bed;
study with desk; and the 'pirate's hideaway' - a cozy room for sleeping, reading or games. No smoking inside the cottage.
Outside is a backyard with shade and sun. Two decks offer plenty of space for outdoor dining and entertaining.
Minimum age for adult renters is 25.
Special Events:: July 4 Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier
July 6-8 Annual Greek Heritage Festival, Saco
July 28-August 4 Salvation Army Pier Ministry
Week-long evening entertainment in the Town Square
featuring vocalists, magicians, bilingual speakers,
bands and other entertainment.
August 17-19 24th Annual Beach Olympics
Three days of fun competition, music, displays and a
presentation to benefit Special Olympics of Maine. On the
Beach, in The Square and the surrounding area.
August 19 12th Annual 5k Race
Enjoy a kid's 'fun run' or adult 5k through town with
T-shirts and medals for the kids and other awards for
First, the owner is amazing! She is kind, efficient, friendly and truly cares if you are having a great time in her home. The home is clean and much bigger on the inside than appears on the outside. We had 8 people and a small dog and there was more than enough room for everyone. The house is comfortable and felt like home within minutes of arriving. The back yard was great for family cook outs and the location is excellent. Within an 8-10 minute walk to the beach and pier. Close enough to the action but far enough away to enjoy peace in the evenings. In addition to the selection of board games in the house the neighbors had great tips for things to do in the rain and everyone in the area is very friendly. Every morning we'd walk the dog and meet folks who would greet us with a smile and conversation. There are 2 grocery stores (Hannafords and Shaws) about a 5 minute drive from the house. At the end of our stay the owner, Judith greeted us and took the time to ask how our trip was. We will definitely be back! I will be recommending The Sea Star to anyone who wants to vacation in the Old Orchard Beach area.
Thank you Judith for a great family vacation filled with memories that will last us a lifetime.
The McIntyre Family
I have vacationed at the Sear Star Cottage with my family for a week every July for the last three years. The cottage is in a quiet neighborhood but is within easy walking distance of the beach and The Pier. It's homey with all the ammenities and we have a wonderful time every year. I highly recommend this cottage for family vacations!
- Palace Playland Amusement Park - 10 min. walk from cottage.
- Beaches in Old Orchard (10 min. walk) and in nearby communities.
- Train Station with service to Portland and Boston - 10 min. walk from cottage.
- Fireworks at the beach every Thursday night (late June-Labor Day).
- Weekly Concerts in Town Square every Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m.
- Shopping/Dining - 20 min. drive to Maine Mall; 12 min. drive to
- Biddeford Crossing - new mall with restaurants and retail stores.
- 10 min. drive to Aquaboggin Water Park, Funtown-Splashtown
- Amusement Park and cinemas in Saco and Biddeford.
Other Activities: shopping, biking, kayaking, canoeing
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
A deposit of half the rental fee is due when the reservation is booked. The balance of the rental fee and the $500 security deposit (plus additional pet security deposit of $100/dog if applicable) is due 30 days before the check-in date. Security deposit(s) are fully refundable upon inspection of property at check-out. Security deposit details are in the renter's contract.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.