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Charming Nubble Cottage Just Minutes to Beaches / Chef's Kitchen

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 60 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy all that Maine's South Coast has to offer while you stay in charming 'Salt & Light' cottage located at the beginning of the Nubble. It is just minutes from Long and Short Sands Beaches, Ellis Park gazebo concerts, playground overlooking the ocean and quaint York Beach Center & Zoo (all less than a 10 min walk). Three bedrooms include 2 with queens and one with a full and twin. There are 1.5 bathrooms plus an outdoor shower.

Gourmet well equipped kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, 5 burner gas range, and skylights. This home has hardwood floors throughout (except Master has a wool carpet), lots of light, wonderful ocean breezes and is meticulously maintained. Outside the deck has a dining table and the patio is furnished with relaxing patio furniture and gas grill.

The house is primarily rented on a weekly basis during the summer, month to month rentals may also be considered in the off season, particularly for folks doing a local home renovation. Please contact us if interested.

'Foodies' will enjoy being a 15 minute drive to the famous and delicious restaurants in Ogunquit/Perkin's Cove including the James Beard award winning 'Arrow's' Restaurant (make your reservations well in advance). York is also the headquarters of 'Stonewall Kitchen' which offers fun cooking classes, shopping and a cafe.

Kids will enjoy watching salt water taffy being made at Goldenrod's Kisses and all will enjoy delicious Maine lobster and seafood at the many area restaurants. Take a scenic walk around the Nubble and enjoy Dunne's ice cream.

Outlet shopping is 20 minutes south on Rt. 1 in Kittery and antiquing is in Cape Neddick on Route 1 North. Essex, MA, the antiquing capital of the East Coast, is also only 50 minutes away. Essex is also the home of 'Woodman's' where the fried clam was created. They are the best and gluten free.

Drive up scenic Rt. 1A to view Maine's majestic coast, tour historic Portsmouth, NH, take a day trip to Boston, feed animals at York's Wild Animal Kingdom, take an early morning run along Long Sands Beach, enjoy an evening concert at the Ellis Park Gazebo, attend a play at the Ogunquit Play House, walk along York Harbour's Cliff Walk or Ogunquit's Marginal Way or just relax on the beach or in the back yard - Salt & Light provide's the perfect vacation for your family & friends.

Linens can be provided for an extra fee ($100). Linens include bath towels, beach towels, sheets, bath mat and dish towels. Beach chairs are provided.

Keywords: charming, convenient location, gourmet, cottage, renovated, beach

More Details

Bonnie Pierce
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

About Bonnie Pierce

While we reside in Washington, DC we have enjoyed vacationing in York for many years.

Bonnie Pierce purchased this house in 2000

What makes this house unique

One level, great for kids and easy walk to beaches.


York Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 1.5+ plus outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Stow, MA

Enjoyable Family Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week vacationing at this home. It is located in a nice neighborhood and easily accessable

to both beaches and downtown. The home is small, yet feels spacious with the open vaulted kitchen. Plenty of room for our young adult children. The 1/2 bath is a plus! No washer and dryer was a little inconvenient, but not a problem. The yard and deck are nice and the patio area had very comfy seating!

The owner Bonnie was very easy to communicate with. We recommend this home for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time vacationing here in York Beach, ME. The house is within walking distance of both beaches, restaurants, the zoo and the historic downtown of York. It has everything you need and more in the kitchen for cooking and entertaining and what a cool table! The house is updated and very clean. The backyard is spacious with lots of room for the kids to play outside and there is an outside dining area with a grill. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Hampshire

Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Salt & Light each summer for the past few years and just love it. The location is excellent. You can walk to everything yet it is on a quiet street so you don't have to deal with beach traffic. The kitchen is wonderful to cook in (if you want to cook on vacation). We enjoyed grilling out and eating on the deck. It does not have laundry but we did not find this to be an issue since we were only there for a week and there is a laundromat very close by in the little town center. Our grandkids loved the back yard and being able to walk easily to the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Short and Long Sands Beach

Cooking Classes at Stonewall Kitchen


Rates & Availability

York Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer High Season 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Off Season by month
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
60 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Linens can be rented for $100. This is optional. Linens include bath and beach towels, bath mats, kitchen towels and sheets (2 queens, 1 full, 1 twin).

Rentals are Saturday to Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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