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Spectacular Fall Foliage at the Ocean

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 10,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 16

Located on the grounds of the beautiful Stage Neck Inn oceanfront resort, Stage Neck Cottage is a magnificent turn-of -the-century shingle-style home. The cottage is just steps away from the exclusive York Harbor Beach and Stage Neck Pool and Tennis Club. Rental of the cottage includes a membership to the Stage Neck Pool and Tennis Club, in season, during the stay. Rental also includes full use of resort facilities, including indoor pool, Jacuzzi, fitness room, sauna, and Stage Neck Spa. Usage is for up to fourteen people.

The cottage is unique as it is situated at the mouth of the York River and harbor only steps away from the beach. The views are spectacular. The vast blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean stretch out before you, all the while the hustle and bustle of local lobster boats resonate through the harbor.

The home features a gourmet kitchen, family room, living room, and porch as well as 7 bedrooms, 5.5 baths and laundry facilities.

This luxurious summer cottage from an era gone by boasts over 10,000 square feet of well-appointed living space; the cottage provides plenty of room for family and friends to spend time together enjoying all the wonders of York Harbor. While just steps away from the sandy beach with sun-filled days of tide pooling, surfing and swimming, the cottage is just a short drive from live music, theaters, outlet shopping, award-winning restaurants and outdoor activities, such as kayaking, biking, and hiking.

The grand front entrance stairs lead up to the expansive deck, which surrounds the formal living room, dining room and sun filled breakfast room with incredible views of the harbor and beach. The views of York Harbor continue to the back of the house into the gourmet eat-in kitchen and state-of-the-art entertainment center with flat screen TV and surround sound. Up the stairs from the formal living room are two master suites with full baths, sitting areas and ocean views.

One suite has a king bed, spacious sitting area, walk-out balcony, Jacuzzi, and separate shower. The second suite has a king bed, full bath with a private separate space, perfect for a baby or small child. The third room at the back of the house has two twin beds and a full bath.

Below the formal living area are three bedrooms on the ground floor. The first room has a king size bed and sitting area with a pull-out couch. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a private sitting area and the third bedroom has two twin beds and a separate play area. The ground level is surrounded by a private wrap-around deck and flower gardens.

Enjoy peaceful afternoons on the grand porch experiencing the sights, smells, and sounds of coastal Maine.

Stretch out on the hammock by the garden and become enthralled in a world off the beaten path, void of stress and deadlines; leave time behind and relax.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect getaway !! The house is gorgeous, very clean and well located. The service with Stage Neck Inn was excellent. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this rental !!!
Sep 2015
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Amenities

York Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • Please see the section FURTHER DETAILS near the bottom of this listing for individual bedroom details.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.92 based on 27 reviews
5

Absolutely spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

I can't even say enough how absolutely wonderful our stay at the Grand Maine seaside cottage was....we were there for a family wedding and the bride and bridal party all got ready there! It was truly amazing! House is gorgeous and plenty of room for everyone! The family and friends were all able to come and go and we were able to have a family luncheon and pre wedding photos etc, and just so relaxing! Everyone wants to go back next year to celebrate....Absolutely perfect !! Can't wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Elegant, Roomy, Comfortable and Cozy All at Once!

  • 5 of 5

My family can't stop talking about our gathering at the 'cottage' for my daughter's college graduation weekend. The place is gorgeous inside and out, with plenty of room for my extended family, and it's so very well taken care of by the staff of the Stage Neck Inn. We simply could not have asked for a better experience.

The beds were comfortable, the ocean views were exquisite, and everything was spotlessly clean....gosh, it even had a butler's pantry, a playroom and a big laundry room!

The hotel staff (who handle everything from reservations through groundskeeping and cleaning) were so very helpful and caring, all while being consummate professionals.

I have only two constructive criticisms....but they could just be personal taste.... 1) I'd organize the kitchen a little better - the placement of dishes, silverware, glasses and pots/pans in the cupboards wasn't very intuitive (to me), and 2) I'd put a rug or something in the dining porch to absorb some of the sound/reverb (it was a bit echo-y).

My only other critique was that my budget wasn't big enough to be able to let everyone stay longer! Seriously, every time I talk with one of my siblings or my parents, that one gathering comes up as being among the best our family has ever had. And it was exactly the kind of celebration my daughter had dreamed of having. Thanks to all!!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great space for a large family to mingle or have some solitary time. Rooms were graciously appointed and there was no shortage of towels. Kitchen was a dream for our cooking and food loving family! The butler's pantry was the perfect coffee and beverage bar. The only thing missing was a garlic press! The ocean view and morning peacefulness was enjoyed from the porch rockers. The staff was very responsive to all requests and very friendly. Having access to the spa at the Inn was a plus.

The property is not handicapped accessible, which made it a challenge for the elderly. There are many stairs, many tripping hazards on each level, low toilets, and no grab bars in the showers. The wifi was sporadic, which made it difficult for those needing to do some work or school work. Cell signal for phone calls was also spotty. Surround sound on the TV was not functioning and the dishwasher in the butler's pantry was problematic. The dining room lighting was dim, which made it a challenge for our jigsaw puzzle efforts.

It would have been great to have had a fire pit on the property for our cool evenings.

All in all, we would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A very happy New Years weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for 3 nights over New Years weekend with 16 guests. The house was able to comfortably fit everyone. There is a nice kitchen, along with two large living rooms and two large dining rooms. The living room attached to the kitchen has a TV and surround sound, which was nice for watching the football game and listening to music. We cooked every night, and the kitchen had all of the supplies we needed. There is also multiple refrigerators which was very nice to have. We had an amazing stay. Jane was was very helpful and responsive. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Michael. Happy New Year!
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5

Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Maine Seaside Cottage is the perfect venue for a large group of family and/or friends. The description of the property was spot on. We thought the house was lovelier than the photos on the VRBO website.

The house was spotless. The kitchen was supplied with everything we needed for meal preparation. The prep kitchen helpful. There are various types of dinnerware--plastic for informal breakfasts and fancier ware for dinners. There are 2 dishwashers, 2 full size refrigerators, crisper drawers and small refrigerator in prep kitchen good for keeping the white wine cool. Finally, a separate freezer on the lower level. There is a view of York Harbor from the main kitchen sink--so lovely.

We ate our dinners in the fully glassed in dining area. There is also a more formal dining room.

The bedrooms are beautifully furnished--the master bedroom large enough to be an apartment in an of itself. Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms to provide privacy for our group.

Working with Jane Smith was a pleasure. She responded quickly to all my questions. It was nice to meet her after all of our electronic communication. She is delightful and so helpful.

The highlight of our trip was a Windjammer schooner cruise on Casco Bay AND eating lobsters which were purchased at Fisherman's Cove. Fisherman's Cove cooked the lobsters perfectly. We also bought little neck and steamer clams. Excellent, fresh seafood.

We visited the Nubble light, Bush compound which can be seen from the road, Ogunquit, and Kennebunkport. We enjoyed driving the small country roads. A few of us enjoyed a visit to Agamenticus mountain where there are lovely 360 degree views which extend all the way to Whiteface Mountain in NY. Fort McClary in Kittery is interesting and provides a beautiful view of the harbor.

We enjoyed spectacular weather.

I would happily recommend this property to friends and relatives. Loved it!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

great house!

  • 5 of 5

house was great. large and as pictures. everything was clean and plenty of towels. on perfect property with outdoor/indoor pool and on nice beach. we were three families with children and plenty of room!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

ALTHOUGH PAYMENT TERMS INDICATE THAT REMAINING BALANCE IS DUE 90 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, THAT IS INCORRECT. REMAINING BALANCE IS DUE 6 MONTHS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT IS DUE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund