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QUAINT RENOVATED 2 STOREY LOFT-STYLE 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE WITH BEACH AND OCEAN VIEW

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 720 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

CHARMING CEDAR-SHINGLED 2 STORY A-FRAME COTTAGE LOCATED STEPS TO PRISTINE BEACH!

WE CALL THIS OCEANSIDE COTTAGE, 'SERENDIPITY' , BECAUSE OF ITS UNIQUENESS, AND CURB APPEAL.

ENJOY PRIVATE PARKING ON SITE FOR 4 CARS!!

COME STAY AT THIS 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE , WITH 1 FULL BATHROOM WITH BATHTUB /SHOWER, ONLY ONE HOME BACK FROM THE BEACH. SPEND YOUR VACATION ON THIS PRIVATE DEAD END STREET AT 'SERENDIPITY', WHERE YOU WILL UNWIND ON THE MOST MAGNIFICENT PRISTINE SOUGHT AFTER PART OF OLD ORCHARD BEACH. THIS BEACHFRONT IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER AREA OF THE BEACH. THE SAND IS POWDERY WHITE AND THE BEACH IS FLAT WITH NO BEACH EROSION!! CLOSE YOUR EYES, RELAX AND YOU WILL THINK YOU ARE IN THE CARRIBEAN ISLANDS!!

THIS COTTAGE HAS A LARGE PATIO AREA IN FRONT OF IT, AND COMES FULLY -EQUIPPED WITH A GAS GRILL, TABLE, CHAIRS, UMBRELLA AND OTHER PATIO FURNITURE.

JUST THE PERFECT SETTING TO ENJOY YOUR MORNING COFFEE WHILE LISTENING TO THE OCEAN BREEZE!

COTTAGE HAS AIR CONDITIONING ON GROUND FLOOR, AND FANS UPSTAIRS.

2 STORY COTTAGE LAYOUT-

ON GROUND FLOOR THERE IS A COMBINATION LIVING- ROOM/ DINING- ROOM AREA WITH COMFORTABLE SOFA BED AND A FLAT SCREEN TV.

OPEN CONCEPT FULLY-EQUIPPED KITCHEN, WITH ALL APPLIANCES INCLUDING COFFEEMAKER, TOASTER AND MICROWAVE, WITH DISHES, COOKWARE AND CUTLERY.

THERE ARE 3 BEDROOMS-

BEDROOM 1-THERE IS A MAIN FLOOR BEDROOM WITH A NEW HEAVENLY PILLOW-TOP QUEEN BED, DRESSER AND TV.

ON MAIN FLOOR THERE IS A SOFA BED WHICH OPENS TO A NICE COMFY MATTRESS WHICH CAN SLEEP-1-2 PEOPLE.

2ND BEDROOM- UP A FLIGHT OF STAIRS TO THE SECOND FLOOR THIS BEDROOM HAS 2 DOUBLE BEDS AND A FLAT SCREEN TV.

3RD BEDROOM- HAS 2 TWIN XL BEDS WITH A TV FOR KIDS WITH VIDEO LIBRARY. THIS BEDROOM WINDOW HAS A BEACH AND OCEAN VIEW .

More Details

Owner
OWNER
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About OWNER

AT LAST SEASHORE VACATION HOMES LLC.

OWNER purchased this house in 2013

Why OWNER chose Southern Coast of Maine

WE BOUGHT THIS UNIQUE PROPERTY BECAUSE OF ITS SPECTACULAR LOCATION ON OLD ORCHARD BEACH.

WE HAVE 2 COTTAGES FOR RENT ON THIS PRIVATE CUL DE SAC. IT IS TRULY IDEAL FOR FAMILIES RENTING WITH

SMALL CHILDREN .

BOTH COTTAGES CAN BE RENTED AT THE SAME TIME IF AVAILABLE FOR LARGER PARTIES OF 20 PEOPLE, AS THE SECOND COTTAGE IS LOCATED JUST ADJACENT TO THIS ONE. YOU CAN FIND OUR SECOND COTTAGE AT THE LINK PROVIDED BELOW IN THIS LISTING FOR YOUR INTEREST.

WE INVITE YOU TO VISIT OUR LISTING FOR OUR SECOND COTTAGE ON THE PROPERTY FOR RENTAL , WE NAMED 'SERENITY' AT - Homeaway.com p. #3879368

CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT; www.oldorchardcottages.com

What makes this house unique

OUR PROPERTIES ARE LOCATED ON A PRIVATE CUL DE SAC WITH NO TRAFFIC, AND IDEAL FOR YOUNG CHILDREN.

Amenities

Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 TWIN XL BEDS
  • GROUND FLOOR 1ST BEDROOM - 1 QUEEN BED SOFA BED IN LIVING ROOM CAN SLEEP 1-2 PEOPLE SECOND FLOOR 2ND BEDROOM - 2 DOUBLE BEDS SECOND FLOOR 3RD BEDROOM- 2 TWIN XL BEDS. Pillows and comforters/blankets are provided. Bathmats and dish towels are provided. NO linens and towels are provided- local weekly linen and towel service available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Tranquil beach setting and accomodations , yet only a 10 minute walk to the Palace Playland amusements, rides, restaurants and shopping!!!

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

QUAINT RENOVATED 2 STOREY LOFT-STYLE 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE WITH BEACH AND OCEAN VIEW
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
North Dighton, MA
5

Great location, great owners, great experience!

  • 5 of 5

This home is exactly as advertised, and then some. Those pictures, where you see the beach from the door? That's *exactly* how it is. Once you walk out the door, you are seconds away from your feet hitting the sand, and the sand really is powdery and soft. At low tide, the water pulls back a couple of hundred feet, so there's a ton of room to setup shop and play. For all that, the beach area in front of the cottage is practically empty (and we were there mid-August), so you feel like you have the place to yourself. You can look south toward town, and maybe a hundred yards away the beach is packed, but no one makes the trip past the main hotels. There's very little seaweed in the water, so it's a pleasurable swim even for the finicky.

You're outside of the main downtown (pier) area, so it's very quiet. But it's only a 10-15 minute stroll to get to the pier and the shopping, when you want to go out to eat, to Palace Playland, etc. It's only a 5 minute walk in either direction on the main road to get to a convenience store for necessities, snacks, or a quick sub or pizza if you need it. If you want to hop in the car, there are plenty of dining options in the area (esp. if you're a fan of traditional Maine lobster shacks), and it's only a half hour drive to Portland.

The cottage is cozy, clean, updated and well furnished. The beds are comfortable, and you have several room options. The kitchen was well stocked, even with some of those less common utensils and cookware. You can make a beeline from the door through the kitchen to the bathroom to jump in the shower after coming back from the beach, to wash off some of the more persistent sand. Beach chairs, boogie boards, even some shovels and buckets are in the storage area under the deck; and we grilled out on the brand new grill more than a couple of times.

The owners are amazing! They spend the summer in the house next door, so we were greeted upon arrival. They had a little gift basket ready, and Lena dropped by every other day with another little gift for our 2-1/2 year old daughter. We didn't have a high chair for our 10 month old son, and the owners pulled one up from their basement as soon as we mentioned it. They were super friendly and easy to talk to. When we were leaving, they asked some questions about anything we found missing or lacking in quality, so it was obvious that they are very interested in finding out about anything they may have overlooked so they can rectify it ASAP.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WHAT A FIND - HEAVENLY BEACH COTTAGE IN OOB

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect home for a beach vacation!

You really don't need to bring anything besides your linens and towels. The patio space in front of the cottage is a bonus and we spent a lot of time there barbecuing and enjoying our meals. Especially at night, it was so peaceful and quiet, we sat out and talked for hours with the family. We rented paddle boards from a local surf shop two blocks away. It was close enough to the downtown area to walk but far enough away so that when we returned, you heard no noise at all. It was really the most relaxing vacation we've had in the Old Orchard Beach area in a long time!

It is on a private dead end street so it was great for the kids. They ran up from the beach constantly with no worries of cars. It was very quiet at night and extremely comfortable for sleeping as the beds had super pillow top mattresses. Equally important to us, the owner was very obliging and a real pleasure to deal with. It was an incredibly beautiful spot that I didn't even know existed in OOB. Thank you for sharing your beach cottage with us. Can't wait to come back next year!

Louis T.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Oceanfront PARADISE!

  • 5 of 5

We spent our vacation at this perfect beach cottage in July 2015. The cottage was very clean and had everything we could have asked for. Was even nicer in person. It is was the ideal beach getaway. We have rented in OOB the last 6 years. We were so impressed with this cottage and its location. All positives! No crowds. Dead end street. This is a very quiet part of OOB with an awesome beach, soft, white sand and clean blue ocean. No red seaweed. Our vacation week was so relaxing. Comfortable outside furniture and BBQ. Bonus was parking for 4 cars. We will definitely come back. Look no further. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous cozy cottage on the beach

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to spend a week on the beach. The location is perfect - on the best part of the Old Orchard Beach coastline - close enough to get to the touristy amusements when you want but otherwise far enough away that there are no crowds, noise at night, etc. This was a very peaceful, fun and enjoyable stay. The cottage is well equipped and spacious enough for our 3 adults and 2 children. The owners made great efforts to provide anything needed including some beach toys. Above-and-beyond hospitality. We'll be back any time we're in Old Orchard Beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect cozy cottage- Location,location,location!!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was the perfect vacation spot! We stayed here as a family of 5 for a week in July 2014! The place is very cozy and we absolutely adored the decorations that made the cottage feel like a home away from home. The cottage was extremely clean and inviting. It came with everything we could have needed for our week's stay. It was really comfy and relaxing. It had two flat screen televisions! The kitchen was well equipped and we even found a salad spinner for our fresh lettuce that we bought at the farmer's market in Portland.

In the front patio area of the cottage there was a barbecue grill and lawn furniture. We used this area a lot because we had the most incredible weather and it was very peaceful. We had most of our meals there. The cottage is located seconds to the beach and on a dead end road, which made it perfect for my young family, with two children under give years old. It was really safe and tranquil. There was also a fence around the entire property, providing privacy.

We brought our bikes and drive to the center to the center of town, which took about five minutes. It was nice to get back to the cottage as it was really noisy downtown. This spot was paradise! We would highly recommend this house to anyone wanting a peaceful and cozy house to kick back in.

It was a great time for both kids as adults! Best beach area ever to vacation!! We highly recommend it!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Old Orchard Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer 2017
May 13 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
June Special 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
June Pre-Summer Special 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
July Rate 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
August Rate 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Pre Labour Day 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Labour Day Weekend 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

2 DAY MINIMUM RENTAL IF AVAILABLE WITH CLEANING FEE AND TAXES

PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT OUR WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE FROM SEPTEMBER 2017-MAY 12TH, 2018, (8 1/2 MONTH WINTER TERM).

ALL 2017 RATES ARE IN U.S. DOLLARS
Subject to Maine lodging tax of 9%.
500$ refundable security deposit
50% of rental fee is due upon booking, balance due by May 30th 2017
These rates are for 8 people.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL DEPOSITS RECEIVED AND PAYMENTS MADE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
RATES, FEES AND DEPOSITS REQUIRED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
PWM
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Downtown OOB
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Portland
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dunegrass Golf Club-2 locally
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Old Orchard Beach/Memorial Park
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Downtown OOB or Snack bar 2 blocks away
Nearest Beach
Old Orchard Beach - Steps away
Car: recommended

STEPS TO THE BEACH ... OLD ORCHARD BEACH IS THE WINNER OF THE '2013 BEST MAINE BEACH'.

7 MILES OF BEACH TO WALK ,RUN OR BIKE!

MAGNIFICENT ATLANTIC OCEAN TO SWIM AND SURF, AT YOUR DOORSTEP.

OUR BEACHFRONT IS LOCATED ON THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AREA OF THE 7 MILE BEACH AS THERE IS NO BEACH EROSION AND THE SAND IS FLAT, WHITE, POWDERY, AND VERY CLEAN.

THERE IS NO STREET TO CROSS AS THE COTTAGE IS LOCATED ON OUR PRIVATE CUL DE SAC - YOU ARE SECONDS TO THE BEACH PATH AND BEACH.

IT IS A 10 MINUTE WALK TO DOWNTOWN OLD ORCHARD BEACH , WHERE YOU WILL FIND THE POPULAR PALACE PLAYLAND AND AMUSEMENT PARK, PIER, MINI-GOLF, RESTAURANTS, BILL'S FAMOUS PIZZA, BARS AND SHOPPING, SURF BOARDS, PADDLE BOARDS, KAYAKS AND BIKE RENTALS. THERE IS A FIREWORKS DISPLAY EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE PIER!

20 MINUTE DRIVE TO THE MAINE MALL.

25 MINUTE DRIVE TO PORTLAND WATERFRONT.

35 MINUTE DRIVE TO FREEPORT OUTLET SHOPS.

35 MINUTE DRIVE TO OGUNQUIT.

45 MINUTE DRIVE TO KITTERY OUTLET SHOPS.

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