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Gorgeous Spacious Pet Friendly Home Close to the best Beaches & Laudholm Farms

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bd, 2 Bath Close To Beaches And Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserves

Relax and enjoy your Maine stay in this beautifully furnished 3500 sq ft Salt Box Colonial home right off the corner of Rt 1 and Rt 9, close to Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserves, Drakes Island, Wells, Kennebunk and Parsons Beachs. Our unique home sleeps 8 people and includes 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Everyone gravitates to the large vaulted ceiling family room with fireplace and Flat screen TV that includes plenty of comfortable seating where one can enjoy looking out two porch sliding glass doors onto an expansive 25 x 30 sq ft private cedar fenced courtyard completely furnished and surrounded by exquisite gardens and bird houses.

There are six rooms on the first floor; Formal DR, MB, Laundry/Dressing Rm, Kitchen, Family Rm, and Music Rm with Futon. The sunny open concept kitchen has plenty of space for cooking, dining and entertaining in addition to the adjacent Dining Room. Drama abounds in this home with Cathedral Ceilings in the Master Bedroom and Family Room. Right off the Master Bedroom is a 14x10 dressing/laundry room. The unique master bathroom includes a walk-in, open concept shower. 2nd floor has one full bath with a Queen bedroom and second bedroom that includes a Trundle bed (2 twin beds).

Bikes & Beach Passes Included

Kitchen stocked with basic essentials - Oil/Vinegar, Salt, Pepper, Spices, Condiments, Coffee/Tea, Paper Towels/Toilet Paper, Toaster, Juicer, Coffee Maker, Keurig Machine, Blender, Utensils, Pots/Pans and more.

This corner lot has been artistically landscaped to include a private courtyard amid gorgeous flower gardens and plenty of backyard room to play Badminton, lounge on the hammock, roll out the blow up pool, read your favorite book on the Swing set or simply take in all the natural Maine beauty and smell of the Pines. Pet friendly, Grill, Four Bikes available (Bike to Kennebunkport, Dock Square, and local beaches Goose Rocks and Kennebunk) Swing set, Badminton, close walk to beach, trails, retail stores.

More Details

Property Manager
Leslie Giammanco & Marcy McGuigan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 7, 2018

About Leslie Giammanco & Marcy McGuigan

We are Opera/Broadway Performers and University Professors who live in New York City. We love our home away from home in Maine. It's the perfect peaceful tranquility and connection to the abounding nature that surrounds us.

Leslie Giammanco & Marcy McGuigan purchased this house in 2002

Why Leslie Giammanco & Marcy McGuigan chose Wells

Our home is truly warm, cozy and spacious. There is lots of space in every room to spread out and relax. It's been renovated and expanded yet maintains that Maine cottage feel. Everyone who has stayed here raves about how wonderful it is. There is just a great Zen energy that abounds here and the minute you arrive you feel that tranquility and beauty and oneness with nature.

What makes this house unique

We are located on a cul-de-sac with very little traffic. It's peaceful and quiet. It's lovely to just take a walk or bike around the large circular block in a safe environment. Great for kids of all ages.


Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , Renovated large bathroom with all the amenities
    2nd Floor Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Full Bathrooms 2 Showers 1 Bath tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • First Floor Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    2nd Floor Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    First Floor Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Futon sofa bed and Queen Areobed
  • 2 -Queen Size Bedrooms on first and second floor First Floor Studio has Queen Futon that sleeps 2 and Queen Areobed that sleeps 2 2nd floor Trundle Bedroom has 2 twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Gorgeous Spacious Pet Friendly Home Close to the best Beaches & Laudholm Farms
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Brookline, MA

Lovely, spacious, comfortable home with great outside spaces

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped home with lovely outdoor living spaces, pup and kid friendly in nice neighborhood. Easy bike ride to beach and close but off the main road to Wells and Kennebunk. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you had a wonderful time and welcome you back anytime.
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Gorgeous house inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

What a great location for a summer vacation in Maine! With just a short drive to Kennebunkport and Ogunquit, we got to spend time in all of our favorite towns. The house was very clean and plenty big enough for the eight of us to spread out and have our own space. Enjoying the beautifully landscaped backyard and patio was the perfect way to end a day at the beach. It was so nice to be able to bring our dogs too, they enjoyed the trip just as much as we did! Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belchertown, Massachusetts

Awesome accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We had a great time and nothing more could have been desired with the accommodations and amenities. You thought of everything! We all had a great time! Thanks for the beautiful weather too!

Wendy, John & Family

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Belchertown, MA

A Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We had a great time and nothing more could have been desired with the accommodations and amenities. You thought of everything! We all had a great time! Thanks for the beautiful weather too!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and hope to see you back next year.
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Exactly as pictured!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a wonderful week spent in this truly wonderful house. My husband & 2 teenage children & I really enjoyed staying here. The house is spacious & well-appointed. It is also close to everything we did. There are a ton of restaurants nearby (our favorites were Congdon's for doughnuts & Scoop Deck for ice-cream). We also rented paddle boards, went whale watching, & saw a show at the Arundel Playhouse, all of which were within a few miles of the house. The biggest surprise? The ping pong table in the garage which ended up being a huge hit. We also spent a few afternoons at Drake Island Beach--convenient because it's close to the house & you don't need beach passes (just use your credit card to pay to park). But getting back to the house, the beds were really comfortable, there's plenty of seating in the dining & living rooms, & the yard is beautifully maintained. My son, a musician, spent hours playing the keyboard in the downstairs bedroom. (An aspiring Broadway musician, he LOVED spending time in that room as it is covered with posters from the various Broadway shows that the owners have been in). This is the 6th house we have rented & we were very impressed by how comfortable & lovely it was. The owner was a delight to work with & I would definitely recommend this house to a friend.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. It thrills us to know you had a great time and everyone enjoyed themselves and that the house fit your needs perfectly. Hope you will consider us for next summer. Many Thanks, Leslie
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East Coast Gem

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place to stay. We enjoyed spending time indoors and outdoors in this spacious and very clean home. We felt as if this is truly home away from home. My husband and I have a small dog and we would take her to the local beach every morning to play with other dogs. This home is on a quiet street. We enjoyed the entertainment and restaurants in the area. We are from Chicagoland area and enjoyed spending time in the summer here. This is a 5 star rating plus! We can not wait to come back!

Don and Eva

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time at our place. We hope to see you again real soon. Thank you for such a lovely review. Best to you Don and Eva!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Portland Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Cape Arundel Golf Club , Webhannet Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Wells Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Maine Diner
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Parson's Beach, Kennebunk Beach, Wells Beach
Car: necessary

8 Deer Run Drive is conveniently located near Ogunquit, Wells. Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. Great location to many restaurants and town attractions, located near the intersection of Route 1 & Route 9 in Wells.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

To secure a booking, we kindly ask our renters to mail us 50% rent deposit check and a security deposit of $750.00
Made payable and sent at time of Booking to:
Leslie Giammanco
180 Cabrini Blvd #76
NY, NY 10033

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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