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Crystal Marshall

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Charming cottage apartment close to the beach

7 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Old Orchard Beach Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1bedroom, 1bath, sleeps 2

The Beach Berry is an adorable, quiet, cozy, getaway for two adults. It is beautifully furnished and decorated. The Beach Berry welcomes small adult dogs. It is just a 5 minute walk to the beach and a 15 minute walk to the town square and The Pier. There's a personal patio surrounded by beautiful tall pines where you can sit and relax or cook a nice meal on the grill. You have an old-fashioned clothesline where you can hang out your wet suits. It has a washer/ dryer in the basement for your convenience. I tried to think of every amenity to make one's stay comfortable and enjoyable including literature, color TV/DVD with movies, stereo/radio, and a fully equipped kitchen. Linen and towels(bath and beach) are included, plus 2 beach chairs with personal umbrellas anda beach dolley for your convenience. I have purchased a leather reclining loveseat for a more comfortable stay and a larger flatscreen TV (not shown in the pics because I can't figure out how to change them.) All new bedroom ensemble for summer of 2012.New up-dated bath for 2013!

$875weekly during peak season: $675 May and June for 2015 season

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Crystal Marshall (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Crystal Marshall

I grew up in Old Orchard and graduated in 1965. I taught grades 2-5 over a span of 36 years in Maine and in CT. I bought the family home in 1984.My mom lived in the apt next door until her death. I rented the apt until 2008. It was then I decided to renovate and decorate the apartment now named The Beach Berry to become a summer rental. What a good idea! I have met so many wonderful folks from Canada and all over the USA.

Crystal Marshall purchased this apartment in 1984

What makes this apartment unique

It is so close to the beach and downtown yet far enough away to be quiet and peaceful.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

Charming cottage apartment close to the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

A perfect place

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was a perfect size for 2 adults and a small blind dog! Very clean, and nicely decorated, and very comfortable. It was great to have a full kitchen available. Close to the beach and other locations. Yes, I recommend the Beach Berry!

Joanne

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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kingsland, ga
5

A Berry, Berry Wonderful Beach Rental!

  • 5 of 5

The "Beach Berry" met all our rental needs and expectations. The apartment is perfectly located within walking distance (5-7mins.) to the beach yet far enough from to afford restful and peaceful evenings.

The owner, Crystal, was a gracious host who (in our opinion) went above and beyond to ensure our stay was comfortable; being a native of OOB, she was able to provide us (when asked) suggestions as to some of the best places to dine, shop or just have fun.

The interior is colorful, clean and well-appointed and gives one that relaxed and fun feeling living on the beach provides, it's truly a charming rental that made us feel quite at home.

There are TV's in the LR & BR, WiFi is provided. The kitchen has everything you need to cook and eat, including toaster & Microwave. There is a large bedroom upstairs with a Queen Bed and plenty of storage; there are even some books for those who enjoy reading before sleep.

Outside, there is a patio area with a grille; we enjoyed cooking out several times during our stay. The yard is well-kept, clean and provides adequate privacy for guests.

Overall, the Beach Berry is an A+. We had a wonderful stay, "thank you (so much) Crystal for everything you did to make our stay one to always remember!"

Would we recommend this rental to friends/family..........absolutely.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Adorable and Affordable!

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very kind and has worked hard to furnish this beach cottage with everything you could ever need. The interior is adorable and it is only a short walk from the cottage to the beach. I cannot think of a more perfect place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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5

Cute as a dollhouse

  • 5 of 5

This is a super cute dollhouse-like apt. Downstairs there is a small kitchen, dining area, comfy living room (sofa-recliner) with cable TV and small bathroom with shower. Also access to back deck with grill. Walk to beach, restaurants and Landry grocery store. Parking space right in front of the apartment. Owner lives next door and was working to beautify the front garden.

Upstairs is a large sleeping area with 3 dormer windows, 2 closets and comfy bed and a TV. Plenty of blankets, a/c if you need it (we did not).

Obvious that the owner spent a lot of time and thought with the decor of this two story apartment.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Columbus, OH
5

The Beach Berry

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Beach Berry the first week of Sept, 2011. The owners are very accomodating and helpful, but you get your privacy as well. Our pups were very happy to have a yard to run around and sniff in, not to mention it was very convenient for us humans, too! OOB is an easy drive to Portland, which we did on our rainy days, and also an easy walk to the beach, pier and other attractions. The unit is well equipped, I can't think of anything that wasn't available. The bathroom is rather small, but for the price, location and pet-friendliness, this place can't be beat!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Beach Berry

  • 5 of 5

A great place for a couple to stay especially with your small pet! A 5 minute walking distance to the beach but far enough away from the noise of the strip, and close enough to travel by car to do most anything! Crystal and Tom the owners are great, helpful, friendly and they give you your privacy! All the necessities of home which makes it nice after being out all day and not having to come back to just a hotel room! We settled in nicely in this cozy home with our dog Rosie and would love to go back perhaps next year. Her beaded decorated seashells are just gorgeous and can't be found anywhere else, so I bought some as souvenirs! Thanks again Crystal & Tom for sharing your lovely home with us, take care and God Bless!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
The Pier
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Casco Bay Portland
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Dunegrass OOB
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Old Orchard Beach May-Oct
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Maine Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Josephs by the Sea
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Old Orchard Beach Apartment Rental Rates

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Standard pricing
7 night minimum stay
$875
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 9.0%

I do not do credit cards.

I will send a contract via mail with all pertinent information.
A deposit of $200 (US Dollars via mail)is due to secure your reservation.
The remainder is due 30 days prior to occupancy.

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Amenities

Old Orchard Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • It's a charming bedroom on the 2nd floor-all new decorations as of summer of 2012
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Small adult dogs welcome.

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