Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

York Harbor 1890's Estate with In-Ground Heated Pool

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, In-Ground Pool, Large Patio, Perfect for Entertaining

"Moonbeam Manor" is a charm-filled turn-of-the-century Victorian in the heart of York Harbor offering 3,600 square feet of comfortable living space. The home is privately nestled off York Street, set on nearly 1.5 well-manicured acres, with an in-ground pool and large patio. With an outdoor shower for those warm summer days. Extensively renovated throughout, yet retaining its original details and character, this spacious home with 9 foot high ceilings features a fully-applianced kitchen with breakfast nook and granite counters, spacious family room, formal living and dining rooms, two fireplaces, main level office and baby grand piano. The third level has been recently renovated to include two bedrooms and a full bathroom. (Please note there are no bedrooms on the ground floor.)


Owner
Alexandra
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

About Alexandra

We're back! After renting our 9 Bedroom house in Cape Neddick since 1995 we are onto another holiday rental adventure. This beautiful family managed home is located in York Harbor and offers a great getaway, quaint location for your family gathering and even a heated pool!

Alexandra purchased this house in 2015

Why Alexandra chose Southern Coast of Maine

Only house in York Harbor with a heated swimming pool!

NOTE: WE HAVE CONTRACTED WITH LOCAL YARD SERVICE CO. TO FULLY TREAT ENTIRE YARD, THREE APPLICATIONS FOR TICK ELIMINATION PROGRAM, AND MOSQUITO CONTROL FOR YOUR AND YOUR CHILDRENS SAFETY.

What makes this house unique

Heated pool with diving board and outdoor shower and heat retention blanket.

Covered outdoor BBQ cooking area & stone bar.

Baby grand piano in entry foyer.

Amenities

York Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - shower , outdoor shower
  • 1/2 bath, ground floor. Outdoor shower, full hot & cold water. Master bed room ensuite.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
  • NOTE: NO BEDROOMS ON GROUND FLOOR. 4 BEDROOMS SECOND FLOOR. 2 BEDROOMS THIRD FLOOR.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
All rentals incur a $250 cleaning fee. NOTE: WE HAVE CONTRACTED WITH LOCAL YARD SERVICE CO. TO FULLY TREAT ENTIRE YARD, THREE APPLICATIONS FOR TICK ELIMINATION PROGRAM, FOR YOUR AND YOUR CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

York Harbor 1890's Estate with In-Ground Heated Pool
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
5

a

  • 5 of 5

As I sit on the back porch this morning with a cup of coffee overlooking the beautiful pool and lush landscaped grounds, it seems like a perfect time to tell you how wonderful our stay has been here at your family’s home in York.

Your standards are amazingly HIGH - everything was perfect for our arrival! And, I am a VERY FUSSY traveler! Comfort and cleanliness are all-important to us and you took care of everything with such great attention to detail!

Being able to walk to the beach and restaurants was such a plus for us. Yet, your home is set back just far enough that it feels like a "oasis for the mind and body!" It's possible to have the best vacation without ever leaving your home!

The grounds are magnificent – a perfect 10 +++++

The supplies you provided were over and above expectations – 10++

The cleanliness upon arrival was so appreciated – a perfect 10!

There was SO much attention to detail! The wonderful kitchen supplies, the beautiful thick towels everywhere, great beach chairs, citronella candles, 2 containers of gas for the grill, great books, great lighting, comfy beds and pillows. Every room was decorated so simply, yet so elegantly! I love the “beachy, shabby chic, French-infludence look” of your comfortable home! You can tell there has always been a lot of love and family caring in your homes.

Moonbeam Manor is comfortable, warm, elegant and inviting.

I also want to thank you for all your time and assistance leading up to the rental of your home. You were timely in your responses, extremely knowledgeable and very helpful throughout the entire process. You made renting this home most enjoyable!

AND, I want to thank you and your family for being SO VERY ATTENTIVE to us even AFTER our arrival! I know not everyone needs a TV in the bedroom….but ... you and your Dad were so great at helping us immediately by calling the cable company. You also knew that it was unseasonably hot and humid here for a couple of days (even though you have 6 ceiling fans that were great!) and your Dad actually purchased an air conditioner that he was willing to have installed immediately – that is SERVICE! It was also wonderful to have DJ take the trash out and then be available one evening when we couldn’t light the grill! Your level of service, understanding and kindness is a 20 on a scale of 1-10. We are looking forward to coming back in the Fall. We simply cannot express our appreciation and delight in finding MOONBEAM MANOR.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0
5

Comfortable and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

So easy to make the reservation! The house had everything we needed and was so beautiful! Would love to go back in the summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

wonderful family trip

  • 5 of 5

Not only is the place beautiful but the owners were very personal and attentive to our needs.

We had an amazing time and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this home to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

WOW.Moonbeam Manor

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous weekend getaway! I cannot say enough about this house. Ten of us got together for our annual fall birthday weekend and we had an awesome weekend. The house is spectacular. The gourmet kitchen, spacious eating areas both in and out, beautifully decorated bedrooms, two large sitting/living rooms and an outdoor fire pit. All our planning was done with Alexandra. She was terrific. Every detail was perfect. The house is large and very comfortable. The ocean is just minutes away.

We hope to rent this property again, on an annual basis!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Massachusetts
5

Absolutely Loved This House!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of six women rented this home for a girls get away weekend. We were so impressed with this home; the cleanliness, furnishings, comfort of the beds and a kitchen that is gorgeous with high-end appliances and stocked with everything you could need. The grounds were impeccably kept and we loved the location. Close to York Harbor Inn where we had a great meal and enjoyed some awesome Martinis. Alexandra was a pleasure to work with on the rental, very accommodating, I felt like I was dealing with a friend!! We can't wait to go back. Don't hesitate to rent this lovely home, I am sure you will enjoy it as much as our group did!!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Second Time Around and STILL "The Best!"

  • 5 of 5

We rented Moonbeam Manor for a week in June of 2015 and then again most recently for 10 days in September 2015. After an entire summer of rentals, this home was still a "20" on a scale of 1 to 10!

I have been amazingly impressed with the level of true dedication and caring by the family who owns and rents this home. Although I know each person's experience is unique and different - this is a family who deeply cares about the all of their guests. From the moment we arrived for our 2nd visit to this home - we experienced nothing but "over-the-top" customer service and attention. The home is always meticulously clean, beautifully decorated and extremely well-equipped with everything anyone would need for a great vacation!

My husband and I love to cook - and this is indeed a "Cook's Kitchen." Although there are many great restaurants in York we were so happy to be able to sit by the pool during the day, or take day trips, walk to the beach late afternoon and then return back to Moonbeam Manor to cook a delicious summer meal and then dine "Al Fresco" on the porch. After dinner we would sit under the moon with the great fire pit and enjoy the tranquility. More than enough dry, crisp wood was available for our use throughout our stay.

On both occasions, I knew that I could call on the owner to answer any question or take care of any issue that arose. They were available 24/7 via text or email.

During any vacation rental, problems may arise. Because the owners have already anticipated most needs - the likelihood of any issues interfering with one's vacation are extremely rare. And, if an issue arises - the family is there is attend to it immediately.

The pool was cleaned from top to bottom twice during our stay. On this 2nd visit we asked if we would pay for additional cable television services. The owners arranged for Time Warner to come immediately and expand the service for our stay at no additional cost. They even offered to come and meet the technician so we could go out and enjoy the day.

After renting this beautiful and comfortable home twice this summer - my husband and I now feel like this is our "home away from home." The proximity of the home to the beach, great restaurants and wonderful walking routes makes Moonbean Manor an ideal vacation home for anyone looking for comfort, beauty and convenience.

Thank you Rada Family, for going "above and beyond" on every level!

Looking forward to a 3rd vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

Map

Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Portland Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
York Harbor Inn & The Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cape Neddick
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Wells, Maine
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
York Harbor Inn
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
York Harbor or Long Sands
Car: necessary

Nearest Airports: Boston Logan at 65 Miles; Portland Jetport at 49 Miles

Nearest Motorway : 95 at 2 Miles;

Nearest Beach : York Harbor, Short Sands, Long Sands at 0.2 Miles;

Nearest Bar/pub : Ships Cellar Pub at York Harbor Inn at 0.2 Miles;

Nearest Restaurant : York Harbor Inn at 0.2 Miles;

Conveniently located in Southern Maine only 1 hour 10 minutes from Boston/Logan, 45 minutes from Portland Jetport, Maine, & 15 minutes from Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Here are a few ideas: Kayak rentals, surfing or stand up paddle boarding, fishing. Stonewall Kitchen is opposite the I-95 exit for York is a lovely place to shop for delicious goodies, have lunch, or just sample and browse. They also have cooking classes! For history buffs, there is an old wharf owned by John Hancock, An Old Gaol (jail) which is also a museum. There is York's Wild Kingdom with petting zoo in York Beach that also includes a Boardwalk and Arcade. There are a few golf courses/country clubs near by. York village is full of art, craft & touristy shops!

Photos

Rates & Availability

York Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
June
May 28 2017 - Jul 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$5,450
 
 
Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Cleaning Fee $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

During Summer Season we rent Saturday to Saturday. ONE WEEK MINIMUM BOOKING.
September 4 nights minimum stay, October 3 nights minimum stay.
Minimum Stay Off Season is two nights.

WINTER SPECIAL: Any 3 weekday nights $600.

We ask for a $750 deposit to hold booking that is promptly returned after occupancy if all is in order upon check-out.

All rentals are subject to Maine State Lodging Tax (9%).

We do not start taking reservations for the next summer until JANUARY of that year. Sorry, but overwhelming demand for summer weeks and we try to prioritize repeat renters. We do attempt to rent to first come first serve.

General Guidelines for Rentals

Right now we are not using CC payments via HomeAway or VRBO. FYI: if we were to accept CC there is obviously a charge to us, which we could stand to absorb. However HomeAway has a policy of now charging YOU an extra 4-9% (at their sole discretion) of the rental price for CC or bank transfer thru them, which we think is a bit exorbitant so we just use checks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Available
Unavailable

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties