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Bruce C.

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Private vacation retreat only minutes to beach and Dock Square

7 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Kennebunkport House Rental Photos and Description

4/5 bedrooms (1 futon/bedroom), 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 11

Restful, relaxing, restorative. Plenty of privacy, with views of fields and a pond. Our home has an open floor plan, with an all new kitchen in 2013, with added cathedral ceiling and skylights. Lots of natural light and space! A new bar separates the kitchen and dining area which comfortably seats eight. Walk out to the large deck for your morning cup of coffee or afternoon cocktail. A night-time favorite is reclining in the deck chairs and star gazing for an extraordinary show! There is a 16 x 16 lower deck with a raised fire pit to sit around making memories. A new natural stone walkway was installed professionally along with specifically chosen grasses and shrubs to enhance your enjoyment. Back inside, the living room is adjacent to the dining area, which has a 55' T.V, complete with DVR. High Speed Wireless internet is provided. Down the hallway is a very private master bedroom which also has a very spacious feel with cathedral ceilings and a private bath. The guest bath off the kitchen area and east facing bedroom off the living room as well as a futon/TV room round out the main floor. The two downstairs daylight bedrooms and sitting area are very comfortable on hot summer days. We welcome well-behaved pets.

Surrounding Location: : Kennebunkport is a very charming town with lots of character. Our property is located approximately 4 miles from the town center and only 2 miles from Goose Rocks Beach, a lovely secluded beach known for it's beautiful bright white soft sand & wide beach area. Perfect for families. The beach is surrounded mostly by summer homes, but there is a 'General Store' where basic beach needs are available. They also have a deli with delicious submarine sandwiches for picnics or simply when you want a laid back lunch in the sun! Our home is located in a area perfect for walkers and cyclists. Miles of quiet roads are waiting to be explored by both the avid cyclist and families alike. Welcome to our home!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Bruce C. (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

Private vacation retreat only minutes to beach and Dock Square
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

A Real Gem Near Goose Rocks Beach

  • 5 of 5

This house exceeded our expectations! Every room in this home was just beautiful. The owners obviously took great care in decorating and were very thoughtful about what guests may need. The kitchen was clean, easy and fun to cook in and very well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, etc. Bruce and Joanne greeted us upon our arrival, said hello to our children and dog and were on their way. Joanne sent a brief text the following day to check in and otherwise allowed us our privacy. A major bonus for us was 2 parking passes for the Kennebunk beaches. This was unexpected and very appreciated! Bruce and Joanne also left a bottle of wine, fresh flowers and ice cream for the children. We felt very welcome in their home and would certainly recommend it to others. We hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Perfect Summer Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I just loved this house. We have rented before and always found we had to bring so many things like spices, salt and pepper etc.. But these owners thought of everything. All you needed was your beach towels, food and clothes!

Joanne and Bruce could not have been nicer. Every room in their home was cozy and beautifully decorated. The beach was close and there was a Summer Theater close by for entertainment. I am looking forward to my next vacation there!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet and private. Fully equipped kitchen. Extremely clean, charming, and beautifully decorated. Sliding glass doors lead you out to the upper deck for coffee in the morning, and grilling for dinner. A lower deck with a fire pit for enjoying an evening cocktail. Beautiful backyard for letting the kids and the dogs romp around and play. Plenty of parking with a carport next to the back door. No need to worry about losing the house keys. It's keyless entry. Goose Rocks beach is only 5 minutes from the house and quaint downtown Kennebunkport is nearby too. This will be our first choice when we return to Kennebunkport for vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely & very homely

  • 5 of 5

A lovely house with lots of personal touches and great for kids. A home away from home in a lovely location.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you Emma for taking the time to write a review. We do our very best to make our home welcoming for all ages. We hope you return to visit with us again!
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Lovely, clean, quiet vacation home.

  • 4 of 5

The house and property were perfect for our family's vacation in Maine. We used every inch of the home and especially enjoyed the decks where we entertained, sat around the fire-pit and created memories. The children played ball in the back yard and we all worked on puzzles and games during a few rainy days.

The kitchen could have used a few more serving pieces for larger parties, but we managed.

We especially appreciated the communication from the hosts - both in arrival information and in the materials provided during our stay.

All in all, we all had a wonderful week and we hope to return next year. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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5

Great house, beautiful back ground, great renters

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, we though it looked better than on the pictures.

We were two couples with 3 kids and we all had our own room.

Joanne came to see us and she was very nice. Very respectful of our privacy.

I would recommand this hose to all my friends and family, and if I go back to Kennebunkport I will certainly rent it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Earth Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cape Arundel Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Maine turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Tides Inn Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Goose Rocks Beach
Car: necessary

Picturesque Kennebunkport & Lower Village of Kennebunk are cradled between the Kennebunk River & the Atlantic. ‘The port' center, also known as Dock Square, lies to the east side of the river & Lower Village. Dock Square offers fine gift, clothing and jewelry shops, art galleries, and some of the finest restaurants on the Maine Coast. While shipbuilding & fishing were historically the primary focus of the Kennebunks, the area has long been a popular seaside tourist destination and holds the distinctive reputation of being one of the most romantic vacation areas in New England. Lovely seaside ‘summer cottages’ line Ocean Avenue which leads you to the famous 'Bush Compound' located on Walker's Point. The fishing village of Cape Porpoise, the ‘quiet side’ of Kennebunkport, is just 4 miles away with beautiful views of the working Cape Porpoise Harbor, its many islands and Goat Island Lighthouse. A perfect vacation spot for those who like to cycle, shop, walk, enjoy nature & the beach.

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Rates & Availability

Kennebunkport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Shoulder
May 20 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,295
 
 
Summer Peak
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 9.0%

Refundable Security Deposit: $250.00, Cleaning Fee $175.00, & 9% Maine State Sales Tax.
Initial payment upon signing of lease is half of all charges, remaining balance due 30 days prior to check in. Cancellation policy: For peak weeks, we will refund all monies, minus a $100.00 reservation fee if we are able to rent your cancelled time frame.

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Amenities

Kennebunkport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This room also has a piano inside
  • Beds have memory foam pads for your sleeping comfort. The two ground floor bedrooms stay quite cool in summer. Master bedroom has good ventilation. Fans provided on premise if needed on those hot, humid, Maine summer nights.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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