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Downtown Kennebunk Home on the Trolley Route to the Beach and Port!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Kennebunk House Rental Photos and Description

Sparkling clean, comfortable and fully equipped! No detail overlooked!

Downtown Kennebunk

Great location!

4 night booking must fit up against another reservation check in or check out date.

Otherwise booking by the week.

Walk to amenities (coffee shops, restaurants etc)

Saturday Farmers Market across the street

850 square feet on one level

Very clean and comfortable

On trolley route to beach and Port

Beaches and Port only 4 miles away

Beach parking pass included

Fully equipped kitchen with high end appliances

Bright and sunny living room

Newly renovated bathroom

2 bedrooms (1 queen/2 twins)

Brand new screened in porch (12X20)

Grill for cookouts

Fenced in private back yard

Washer and dryer in basement

Some garage storage for bicycles etc.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Shelly Allen
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Learning Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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About Shelly Allen

Hi my name is Shelly. I grew up just down the road in York, Maine and raised my children (2 sons) through their younger years in Wells, Maine. When they became school aged we moved to Kennebunk were I have worked for the school system for 17 years. I have summers free which leaves me time to manage a HomeAway property for the summer. In past years I have worked seasonally for fine resorts and know what guests need and want. I consider myself to be adventurous and know the good spots to hike, bike, surf etc. I look forward to meeting my guests and am ready to assist in any way that I can :)

Shelly Allen purchased this house in 2004

Why Shelly Allen chose Kennebunk

Kennebunk has a great sense of community and the people are very warm and friendly. You can feel the vibe the minute you make your way to Main Street! It is very apparent that it is a community that cares. The beaches and quaint Kennebunkport are most likely the two top reasons the Kennebunks are so popular during the summer season.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with this home because of all the light that filters into the living space. With so many windows in such a small house it is always bright and sunny and welcoming! All interior lighting are on dimmer switches to enhance the mood at different times of the day. All floors are wood and in the bathroom tile that looks like wood! The layout of rooms makes a lot of sense too. The back yard is private and is a great place to unwind and cook on the grill. A covered screened in porch adds to the living space. The gas cooking inside is also a treat. There are all brand new high end appliance in the kitchen which makes cooking fun. Also a washer and dryer in the basement and some storage in the garage for any recreational extras (bicycles, kayaks, surfboards etc) you'd like to bring along.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Downtown Kennebunk Home on the Trolley Route to the Beach and Port!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
4

Very cute house!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the house especially the enclosed back porch. Nicely remodeled and very clean.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Kennebunk! Your home was such a nice and relaxing place. I loved having my morning coffee on the screened porch, too.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely place. Great location. Great price.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year at 1 Parsons and, again, we highly recommend it to others. We have three little children (6, 4 & 2.5) and the house worked perfectly for us. There is a great screened-in porch where we had meals, read and did puzzles; a fenced-in backyard where we played outside; a washing machine; a fun shower; and (within a short walk) a grassy park, an awesome playground, an ice cream shop (with gelato) and a funky toy store. Also, it is about a 10 minute drive from an adorable beach that is never crowded, has cool tidal pools, is small enough to let little kids run around, and has a good playground.

With bigger kids, more than two might start to get crowded in the house. But with kids our size, there was plenty of space.

Also, the owner is super-helpful and friendly.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our time here. From using the modern and spacious kitchen to prepare lobster dinners which we enjoyed on the screened in, bug-free porch to the comfy beds, to the beach toys and chairs we used every day, the owner has thought of everything. The whole place is tastefully decorated and ideally located. We enjoyed walking around the bunk and being a quick drive to the beach. We have already booked again for next year and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home / friendly owner

  • 5 of 5

The home is very well kept with a big beautiful screened-in porch that is perfect for dining and napping. The owner warned us that the home might not be kid-friendly (we have three children under 5) but, to the contrary, it was ideal for our kids, and required very little effort to babyproof. It is a 1 minute walk to the cute Main Street in Kenebunck and less than a 10 minute walk to an adorable playground. It comes with a beach pass that includes access to Mother's beach which we found to be absolutely perfect for our young kids--beautiful yet much less crowded than other beaches making it easy for the kids to run and explore without leaving our line of sight. Also, it is an easy drive to Portsmouth, Portland and Ogunquit, each of which have a ton of non-beach activities for kids. As people who wanted a lot of non-beach day trips, this was a great base. Finally, the owner was very accommodating and friendly. It is clear that she takes pride in the home (as she should) and that it is important to her that her guests have a nice stay.

But for the fact that increased demand will make it harder for us to reserve next year, we would highly recommend booking this home.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to this lovely family for choosing 1 Parsons Street as their home base while on vacation. It was a pleasure to have them as my guests. They were very good natured and self sufficient. I hope I have the pleasure of renting to your family again!
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5

Perfect little cottage

  • 5 of 5

My 2 sisters and I found this place perfect for our needs. Looked just like the pictures. Clean, very well maintained. Had everything we needed. One block to Main Street downtown Kennebunk, very cute little town. Very easy drive to Kennebunkport to the north and Wells to the south. The screened in porch was so nice. We spent all of our time there when we weren't out and about.

While we didn't have the opportunity to meet the owner, she got right back to us when we texted her with a few questions.

The Maine Diner in nearby Wells is an awesome restaurant. I definitely recommend the seafood chowder. Kennebunkport is a really nice little town. All the shop owners were friendly and helpful. The whale cruise and lobster cruise by First Chance were fun and we saw whales, seals and a few lobster. We went to Shakespeare in the Park in Kennebunk (free, but gratuities expected), which was fun. There was also a concert in the park one night which we listened to on the porch of the cottage.

Less than an hours drive to Portland or Freeport.

I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone looking for the perfect place to stay in Kennebunk.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I loved the fact that these three sisters carved a week out of their busy schedules to meet in Kennebunk to make family memories. I really wish that I would have had the opportunity to meet them as they seemed like a very fun bunch :) Thank you for leaving my house so clean and thank you for the awesome lobster keychain which is a really nice New England touch for my future guests! I love it! Perhaps one day you will return and I will have the pleasure of meeting you all! Thank you for choosing Parsons Street!
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Portland Jetport - PWM
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
50 Local
Nearest Golf
3.4 Miles
Cape Arundel Golf Club
Nearest Train
6.9 Miles
Amtrak in Wells Maine
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Kennebunk Inn
Nearest Beach
3.7 Miles
Parsons Beach
Car: necessary

LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN KENNEBUNK

5 minute walk to the chamber and beach/port trolley

4 miles from Mothers Beach, Parsons Beach and Gooches Beach.

BEACH PARKING PASS INCLUDED

Farmers market every Saturday across the street!

HOUSE INCLUDES:

Washer/Dryer

Fully equipped kitchen with high end appliances and gas stove

Lots of natural light

Newly renovated bathroom

Bedrooms with 1 queen/2 twins or king (all crisp new sheets :)

Private back yard

Screened in covered porch

Cozy daybed on porch to relax on

BBQ grill

Garage space for bikes and boards

Lawn chairs are available

Clean and comfortable!

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Rates & Availability

Kennebunk House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$199
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

30 day cancellation policy. $50 processing fee. 4 night reservations need to fit up against another reservation. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kennebunk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has been recently renovated and features tile that looks like old barn boards and a pebble floor. The shower head can be removed for good rinsing capabilities. There is also a deep dish antique sink with backsplash that is not featured in the photo and a 4 foot built-in medicine cabinet for plenty of space and a gorgeous granite countertop for the overflow. The granite will be installed in 3 weeks so I will update the photo once that is done. Also, there is a window that overlooks the backyard in the bathroom which lets in loads of light and a dimmer switch to make those middle of the night trips to the bathroom more comfortable :)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are two bedrooms. One has a queen sized bed and the other has 2 singles. Both have ample space to hang close in closets and bureaus to keep folded clothing organized. Hardwood floors throughout. One bedroom faces the back yard and the other the residential street (Parsons Street).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
Notes:
I am happy to help with any special arrangements or requests :)

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