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The Sand and Surf an oceanfront home for group rentals now renovated

Bedrooms 13
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

13 Bedrooms, 7 baths, sleeps 25.

The Sand and Surf -- For more than a century, the Sand and Surf in York, Maine has welcomed summer guests to a magnificent setting. This newly renovated turn-of-the-century home sits majestically above the ocean. Go back to those gentler times of summers on the rugged coast of Maine: relaxing afternoons on the porch, strolling the beach or savoring the local attractions.

You'll enjoy spectacular views from the enclosed and open porches. The comfortable rooms, many with ocean or beach views, are quaintly appointed with charming antiques. Drift off to sleep while listening to the sounds of the ocean. Relax in the front parlor by the fireplace to read a good book. The Inn is being offered for large group rental and sleeps 25. Whether a family reunion, retreat, or wedding-- the amenities plus the location makes the Sand and Surf a perfect place to have your event.

York, Maine is one of Maine's premier vacation spots!

More Details

Property Manager
Ed Shiembob
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 3, 2017

Why Ed Shiembob chose Southern Coast of Maine

We found The Cottages at One Long Beach a number of years ago and because of the positive experience and response from our guests we wanted to expand. The Sand and Surf Inn was perfect because its size and location.

We are licensed real estate agents in Maine and New Hampshire. Feel free to contact us about The Cottages at One Long Beach, The Sand and Surf or any of your real estate needs. Ed and Barbara


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

The Sand and Surf an oceanfront home for group rentals now renovated
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Tolland, CT

This house is simply amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect to celebrate our parents 50th wedding anniversary! Plenty of room, wonderfully clean and the location can't be beat! Thank you Ed for answering all of our questions! An amazing weekend! Lori Dube

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Topsfield, Ma.

A Good time for All Ages

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Sand & Surf. The house was in great condition and very clean. Our favorite spot is the front porch, the views and sunsets are beautiful. They were 16 in our group and everyone had their own space. We will be back next year. Thank you to Ed & Barbara.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Topsfield, Ma.

Another great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a terrific week at Sand & Surf. It is a wonderful house for a large group. We had our children, spouses, grandchildren (16 total). The house just lends itself to large groups, so much room. Our favorite is probably the front porch. We eat dinner there every night. The sunsets are beautiful. We will be back again. Thank you Ed & Barbara for taking such good care of your house. Grammy & Grampy of Topsfield, Ma.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I decided that we wanted to have our wedding in York. After searching for homes we decided that this house would be perfect. After looking through the pictures for months, the day finally arrived when we got to check in. We met with Ed and he gave us a full tour of the house. He was SO helpful and accommodating. The house is stunning. Every room is beautifully decorated and SOO clean. The entire house was immaculate. We had 20 guests staying with us any there was plenty of room. Everyone slept great and there were plenty of bathrooms for all guests to use. The location of the house is within walking distance to downtown, Nubble Light and Brown's Ice Cream. I honestly don't think we could have found a better location if we tried. I highly recommend this house to anyone who wants a perfect retreat.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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I can't say enough about how perfect this was!!

  • 5 of 5

We hosted 23 of our family members in this house for our wedding and we wished we could have stayed longer--the accommodations and location were just PERFECT! Ed and Barbara were excellent to work with--we could tell just how much they care about their property as it is clearly kept in tip-top shape. My parents visited it during the winter months and thought maybe the upstairs seemed "cramped"...well, it was absolutely fine! Plenty of bathrooms and space for everyone to feel comfortable. We didn't even get to use every space in the house since there were so many common areas to choose from (and the weather made it hard not to spend most of our time out on the beautiful porch or across the street on the yard next to the ocean!) Finally, a note on the kitchen--fully stocked with every utensil we needed, two fridges AND 2 dishwashers!) I really can't say enough about how perfect our time was at the house. Thank you, Ed and Barbara!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Work Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have used the Sand and Surf House for a work retreat, once in November and most recently in March. York off season is very quiet, but the house is lovely and warm and is the perfect location. There are enough bedrooms and bathrooms to offer privacy for co workers and the dinning area made for a great meeting space. We love the house and Ed was wonderful to work with. We will be back again.


  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Oceanfront home within an easy walk to the beach or downtown York Beach activities.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $400 + Tax
Linen $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1
Tax Rate 9.0%

$1,350 - $1,750 per night in the off season. $6,650 - $11,750 per week.
Linens: $200; Cleaning: $300;
Off season holiday rates may be higher and minimum stays may be longer.
Add 8% Maine sales tax to all rates.

**Addition fees apply for over 20 people**

Payment is by personal check.

Manager'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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York Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , In bedroom #5
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , In bedroom #10
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
    Half Bathroom -
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 13 - 2 twin/ single , attached to bedroom #1
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double
    Bedroom 10 - 1 double
    Bedroom 11 - 2 twin/ single , Bunkbed
    Bedroom 12 - 1 queen , First floor
  • 13 bedrooms in all. Additional fees apply if there are more than 25 people.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please call with any special needs

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