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Pristine house at Ferry Beach a quiet side street close to the beach

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

5 bedrooms 1 full bath; 2 half baths; sleeps 11 in beds

OPEN HEARTH: 14 Sunset Ave., Ferry Beach, Saco

Large, spacious 5-bedroom house with new kitchen & tons of counter space (Corian), Garage, fenced-in back yard with a tree house for older kids. This house rents Saturday to Saturdays during season. Home has lots of amenities. Enclosed outside shower with hot & cold water. Large dining room with hdwd. floors; large tiled family sunroom (2nd living room) with 52' flat TV. There is also a 42' TV in the 1st living room. Full bath 2nd floor with tub/shower combo; half bath off the kitchen; another half bath in garage + also an extra small fridge in garage. Air conditioned upstairs bedroom.. BED SETUP: Master is huge with hardwood floors & a memory foam mattress King-size bed; 2nd b/r has 1 new memory foam mattress Queen; 3rd b/r has a new bunk bed set (full on the bottom, twin on the top); 4th b/r in lower level has a TV, 1 Queen bed. & can double as a playroom for the kids and has board games/books Sleeps 11 in beds.

Home has a total of 4 cable TVs, WIFI, an office area, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, large fridge and a Keurig coffee maker & an enclosed porch with Hot Tub. Has a gas BBQ grill & patio set as well as a fire pit, with firewood provided, for marshmallows. Owners provide a garden cart to bring chairs, coolers & little kids to the beach. If using the cart, easier to walk down to Seaside Ave. over to Fairhaven to the beach access. There is parking for 4+ cars. Home is approximately 3,000 sq. ft. including lower level & porch. Just walk down Sunset to Surf St. and over 3 streets for beach access the end of Fairhaven Ave., will take about 2-3 minutes to walk. All of this for only $3,100/wk.

More Details

Property Manager
Faye Casey
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

Why Faye Casey chose Saco

Has many many amenities as outlined in the description. Beautiful house.

What makes this house unique

2-car garage; hot tub; fire pit, 4 TV's, large Family room with large TV - just to name a few. Beautiful large kitchen with center island and stainless appliances. Nice enclosed front porch with hot tub. Tables & chairs to set up in garage. Cart to carry kids or beach supplies to the beach.



Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: necessary

Saco beaches (Ferry Beach, Camp Ellis) are located 2-1/2 – 3 miles south of Old Orchard Beach and are at the ocean on Saco Bay. Old Orchard has amusements & gift shops. From the beach, it’s about 5 miles to Funtown which is a theme park & water park; about 7 miles to the Aquaboggin, a water park; 5 miles to major supermarkets. Another attraction is “bird watching”, especially at the Scarborough Marsh, which is about a 5-minute drive from Old Orchard & 10 minutes from Saco. Others nearby are the Saco Heath, Kennebunk Plains, Two-Lights in Scarborough (in the off season) &, Biddeford Pool to name a few.

Saco & Old Orchard are half way between Kittery & Freeport for outlet shopping; 20 minutes to South Portland to a major mall and 20 minutes to Portland. We’re about 1-1/2 hours or so from the Boston area.

The Old Orchard Beach/Saco exit is Exit 36 mile marker once you're on the Maine Turnpike (I-95). Saco & Old Orchard are about 30 or so minutes north of Wells & Kennebunk areas. Ocean Park (is part of Old Orchard) & Pine Point (Scarborough-is about 1-1/2 miles north of Old Orchard). Both are also similar areas - both are very popular areas and definitely family oriented as are the beach areas in Saco. There's a petting zoo in York, also about 40 minutes south of here and a smaller petting farm in Scarborough, about 30 minutes from Saco.

Bayview is adjacent to Ferry Beach and some of the properties are more “private”. From Ferry Beach in Saco it’s a short walk to Camp Ellis where the Saco River meets the ocean. There is great fishing in both areas.

Ferry Beach & Camp Ellis are quaint areas, catering to families, sandy beaches (smaller one at Camp Ellis), unspoiled by high rises.

At Ferry Beach & Camp Ellis, when you go to the beach and have to go back for lunch, etc., you will not need to bring your blanket or chairs back. No one will touch them when you’re gone. It’s that type of beaches and areas catering to families and are great for little kids. Families return here year after year for vacations.

Camp Ellis is a 'Fishing Village' area….now dotted with newly-remodeled. It is still an active fishing area for commercial lobstermen & fishermen. You can go over to the dock and watch both fishing vessels and pleasure boats.

Nearby is the Camp Ellis General Store which features daily lobster catch during season & will cook to perfection while you wait or return to pick them up. They also serve breakfast. In Camp Ellis you can also buy lobsters at 'boat prices directly from our friend & neighbor, the lobsterman Dean Coniaris, the 'Fish ‘n Optician'. You’d have to cook them yourself if bought from him.

Deep-sea fishing boats leave from the docks in Camp Ellis. Kayak rentals are nearby for use on the Saco River, which goes out to the ocean at Saco Bay.

At Camp Ellis there are two local restaurants (specializing in seafood), a bait & tackle shop, deep-sea fishing boats leave from the docks in Camp Ellis. Kayak rentals are nearby for use on the Saco River, which goes out to the ocean at Saco Bay. There is also a mile-long jetty to fish from or just to walk on, a large dock with both fishing & pleasure boats in the harbor., a large dock with both fishing & pleasure boats in the harbor. You can also fish right off Surf St. in Ferry Beach at high tide or off the beach itself. The tackle shop in Camp Ellis is on the dock area. You can fish off the beaches also.

They have bicycle rentals in Old Orchard, on W. Grand Ave.


Rates & Availability

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7 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 9.0%

Rented minimum of 7 nights during summer weeks. $3,100/wk+tax

This owner leaves sheets & bath towels for your use at no extra charge.

Half down including tax is required when booked then all balances are due 1 month prior to check-in. In U.S. $ from Canada. Personal checks, money orders or direct deposit to my bank are all accepted. Sorry I don't use credit cards. If booked with less than a month until check-in, a money order is needed as I wouldn't have time for a personal check to clear.

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Camp Ellis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Study Room
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 11 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Off kitchen
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , In Garage
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Outside, enclosed
  • Full bath with shower/tub combo on 2nd floor. Washer/Dryer in bath on 2nd floor. Half bath off kitchen Half bath in garage area (not fancy). Outside enclosed shower with hot & cold water.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom #2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom #3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Bedroom #4
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Walk-thru bedroom, #5
  • Sleeps 11 in beds. Room for air bed for extra child or two.
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Child's Swing
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Garden cart provided to carry your beach chairs, coolers & little kids to the beach. Sheets provided. You must bring your own towels. Towels not provided. Garage can be extra indoor playing area if rainy.

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