|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Kendall House is an elegant turn of the century Dutch colonial house that offers over 1900 square foot of living space. Beautiful matched wood interior throughout the house, large windows, and a pellet stove insert in the living room makes it warm. For those entertaining or with a large family, use the formal dining room that seats ten with ease. To relax, you can either sit in the sun room or on the open air porch. Both have spectacular ocean views to the north. There is outdoor furniture and a gas grill on the lawn looking out toward the ocean. On the second floor, there are water views from Three of the five bedrooms. The house is rented Saturday to Saturday. Some towels and linens are at the property laundry service is not provided.
One hour north of Boston MA and 45 minutes south of Portland ME, Kendall House is located on the north east side of the Nubble, a peninsula that has a beach to either side. Short Sands beach, .75 mi long with a boardwalk and a playground is a 5 minute walk away, while Long Sands offers a 1.5 mi long beach after a 15 minute walk. At the tip of the peninsula, a short 15 minute walk away, is the very picturesque Cape Neddick light house.
To the south is Kittery ME with its many retail outlets. Across the Piscataqua River, 14 miles from York is Historical Portsmouth NH. Traveling north from York, Ogunquit is only 6 miles away and has a beach as well as many quaint artisan shops. 5 miles further north on RT 1 is Wells with antique alley and its own beach. Whether staying in York or taking day trips, within 20 miles north or south there is great diversity of beaches, restaurants, live theater, museums, entertainment, parks and cultural events. Enjoy what the seacoast has to offer.
Keywords: York Beach, Kendall House, Rundlett, Nubble Light, Short Sands, York
I wanted to let you know that our family had a fabulous weekend in your vacation home at Short Sands Beach.
It was a little cold and a little drizzly but we made the best of it. Sunday and Monday were quite nice and we loved the area!
We hope to rent again in the future.
The house was hold but clean. No dishwasher and the tap was runing so slowly, it was a mightmare to do the dishes. We had to put wood pellet in the stove every 3 hours so if you don't wake up 3 times per night you freeze to death.
A group of 10 of my friends and I rented kendall house for a reunion in mid october. The house is big and beautiful and perfect for a large group. However, the only heat source is a pellet stove thay is hard to work and doesn't heat very well. There is no electric or oil hest and that is not mentioned anywhere in the VRBO description. We spent the weekend freezing and we're barely able to hangout in a group because we all had to stay in our rooms cuddled under the covers. It's a great rental for summer but it's much too cold for spring or fall.
My friends and I had a fantastic stay. Lots of room with everything you need. My only suggestion would be more comfortable furniture. The sun porch furniture looks appealing but is vey uncomfortable.
Close to everything and the outdoor porch is great .
We had a great stay at this authentic beach house in York. Everything wood; floors, ceilings, walls...making for a great beach feel along with the ocean views, salty breeze, and the sounding of the bell buoy. The pellet stove came in handy for the few rainy days we had on our 10 day stay. The location to town and the beach is convenient for all with kids and strollers at hand. A couple of us would bike to Perkins Cove early in the morning for the ocean scenery and exercise. The views, and the amazing porch well appointed with tables, chairs, and a rocker easily accommodated our large family get together. The large dining room table was also a plus as well as plenty of parking. Nice outside shower was convenient with kids coming home from the beach. The living room with pellet stove is on the smaller side, but with the porch, and enclosed sun porch, and large dining room, we spread ourselves out in our own cozy way. The owners were friendly, accommodating, and great hosts. I loved this house and will definitely book again.
Another fabulous stay at The Kendall House! You just can't beat the location (close to Short Sands, Long Sands, Nubble, Dunne's -- the new Brown's -- ice cream), the house, the porch (still my favorite part of the rental!!), the owners/landlord. We love starting our summer off every year in York, and feel very lucky to have found such an amazing property to stay at, and amazing family to rent from.
This rental is clean as you go. Please leave the house in the condition that you received it in. If you would like to hire a cleaning service upon your departure, we can provide referrals. Thank you