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Enjoy the Atlantic at Ocean Lure! Walk to Sandy Beaches, Restaurants & Trolley.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 768 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

All the comforts of home. Private home, 2 bdrms, 1 bath, sleeps 6. Parking for 2

Ocean Lure is a beautiful year round home with 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, a full kitchen, lovely dining area and living room in Wells’ nicest neighborhood. Located on the East side of Route 1, you are just a short walk to the Ogunquit and Wells trolley stop, Moody Beach public access area, North Ogunquit Beach and wonderful restaurants. Shop in nearby Ogunquit, Kittery and Kennebunkport. Walk the famous Marginal Way and explore tidal pools. The Wells transportation center is 4 miles away and you can leave your vehicle and travel by Amtrak to Portland and Freeport, home of L.L. Bean. Amtrak service is also available to and from Boston.

New to the market and renovated in 2015, our beach home features oak hardwood floors in the living room, bedrooms and hallway and tile in the kitchen and dining area. Every room has been freshly painted top to bottom with new lighting and electrical.

New for 2017: Central air conditioning. Enjoy the ocean breezes throughout our home.

You will enjoy relaxing in the living room on a queen sleeper sofa and comfy oversized chair. Watch your favorite program on a new Sony smart, Netflix and Hulu accessible LED LCD flat screen TV. We have board games, playing cards and books for your enjoyment. Cable TV and wireless Internet are provided. The Seahorse bedroom boasts a queen bed with a pillow top mattress and the Turtle bedroom sleeps two on a full size bed with a pillow top mattress. The full bathroom features several new amenities.

The kitchen features all new dishes, glassware and flatware for both inside and outside dining. We also have all new pots, pans, baking sheets, cooking utensils, chef’s knives, and a blender, toaster and Keurig brewer.

New energy star rated refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, front load washer and dryer await your stay at Ocean Lure.

All linens, pillows, bath towels, kitchen towels and beach towels are provided. Enjoy walking to the beaches thru the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge using our rolling beach caddy, beach umbrella, six beach chairs, rolling cooler, and beach toys. Ocean Lure is just 6/10th of a mile to the Moody Beach public access and 9/10th of a mile to North Ogunquit Beach. Ride and explore the area on our three adult bicycles and child’s bicycle. Helmets are provided.

Relax in our nicely landscaped private backyard. Our patio features a dining table with umbrella and seating for six. Cook your meals on our stainless steel gas grill. Our completely renovated oversized shed houses the four bicycles with new helmets and allows you to store your items for your stay.

Mini-golf and go carts await you at Wonder Mountain less than two minutes away. Take in a movie at one of two local movie centers. The Ogunquit Playhouse features outstanding performances all summer and fall. There are several golf courses in the area to choose from. Jake's Seafood restaurant and The New England House Seafood & Sports Bar are approximately two minutes away by foot.

Walk or bike thru our beautiful neighborhood on your way to the Atlantic Ocean. Stroll thru the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

More Details

Owner
Jeff Kuhn
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Jeff Kuhn

My wife and I have been vacationing in Maine for years. We have brought our children to Wells each summer to enjoy the gorgeous beaches, ocean, Marginal Way, mini-golf courses, shops and the entire area. We purchased our beach home in 2015 and extensively renovated the home inside and out. We invite you to be our guests at Ocean Lure.

Jeff Kuhn purchased this house in 2015

Why Jeff Kuhn chose Wells

Ocean Lure is minutes away from two beaches on the East side of Route 1. Leave your vehicle at Ocean Lure and walk to take the trolley to Ogunquit, Wells and Kennebunkport. Enjoy all of what makes Ocean Lure a special home for your next vacation or retreat! There are many opportunities to shop, eat, play, and explore on the trolley route. Our home is located in a beautiful neighborhood and a 10 minute walk to the ocean. Enjoy your meals on our private patio and listen as you hear the ocean at night.

What makes this house unique

Beautifully situated on a large lot, Ocean Lure is in a highly desirable neighborhood. Our private backyard area has a wonderful patio area to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy cooking your meals on a stainless gas grill. There is seating for six on the patio under a new umbrella at the round table. The yard is beautifully landscaped and peaceful. We even have a nice croquet set for your use.

Amenities

Moody House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 768 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Ocean Lure Rental Agreement must be completed and returned to complete the booking.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , All towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Turtle Bedroom: Full bed, sleeps 2. All linens provided. - 1 double
    Seahorse Bedroom: Queen bed, sleeps 2. All linens provided. - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wonderful single level private home minutes to the beach, restaurants, and trolley system. Leave your vehicle at Ocean Lure and take the trolley south to Ogunquit or north to Wells and Kennebunkport. Tour the area on one of our three new adult bicycles. Your child can ride our child's bicycle too.

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Enjoy the Atlantic at Ocean Lure! Walk to Sandy Beaches, Restaurants & Trolley.
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 49 reviews
5

A wonderful, charming cottage! We had a GREAT time!!

  • 5 of 5

All around excellent!!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

perfect spot for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

Upon arriving Jeff was at the house to greet us and gave us a detailed tour of the house and garden and everything for a comfortable stay. The house is all remodeled in the perfect beach theme decor. The kitchen is well equipped to feed a family of six even though it was just my wife and I. There was a nice place to sit in the garden and use the BBQ. The towels were soft and the shower was refreshing. After our long travels we were running out of clean cloths so the washer and dryer were much needed. The beds worked perfect since my wife likes a soft bed, she got the queen bed, and I like a firm bed, so I slept on the double. There were bicycles to ride, anything you needed for a day at the beach which is only a short beautiful walk down the road. We even walked all the way to Ogunquit along the beach and had a nice lunch at a restaurant called Oarweed.

A short walk to the corner of the street are a couple places to eat and get your lobster roll, and banana split, or a delicious meal and cocktail or beer at the sports bar.

Wells was well located for our day trip to Portland, and Freeport (only 45 minute drive) to get to the many outlets and of course the LL Bean store. We had lunch in Portland at RiRa, a pub located along the wharf. The cuban sandwich and the fish and chips were really really good.

All in all if we were to visit the coast of Maine again we would definitely be stopping at Jeff's place again. Our four nights stay was very peaceful. Thanks for all your hospitality Jeff.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, it was a pleasure having you and your wife as our guests at Ocean Lure. I enjoyed meeting both of you and your insight about our apple trees. Daryl and I are pleased to hear you enjoyed walking on the beach, visiting Portland and Freeport, and savoring some of the wonderful restaurants in the area. We sincerely appreciate your kindness and the way you cared for our home. Glad your first New England visit was such a success. We hope to see you again and appreciate your business.
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5

Darling Cottage!!!

  • 5 of 5

Ocean Lure is the perfect place to stay! Jeff and Daryl have done such a great job with the

cottage. It truly felt like home. I was here on a girl's trip and we all absolutely loved it. The

cottage is meticulously maintained and all of the amenities you could ask for. Also,

the owners are very responsive to any questions you may have. I really can't say enough good things about Ocean Lure! Rent it! You will not be disappointed! We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

Thanks again, Jeff and Daryl for your graciousness!

Starla, Carol, Cindy and Trudy

(The Hurricane Harvey Gals)

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Starla, Cindy, Carol and Trudy.Thank you for the words of praise. Daryl and I were honored to have you as our first guests from the Lone Star state! Your kindness certainly showed throughout the house! Glad you got to see so much of the area! The Hurricane Harvey Gals certainly have a 'can do' attitude weathering the massive storm and still able to travel north to visit the Pine Tree state. We look forward to having you as our guests the next time you visit Maine. Thank you again for choosing Ocean Lure for your vacation!
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5

Quaint little beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Jeff & Darryl have a great eye for detail!! Beautiful place!!! Just what we needed for a girls weekend. Close proximity to just about everything!!

I guess next time we may have to bring our husbands.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shannon. Glad you got to see the Marginal Way and other attractions. As you know, we have several wonderful restaurants in the area to choose from. Thank you for taking such great care of our home. Daryl and I look forward to having you back as our guests at Ocean Lure!
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Fantastic as usual!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third summer at Jeff and Daryl's house and it was perfect!! The house has everything you need; is centrally located and a pleasure to stay at. You just need to bring your clothes. Jeff and Daryl have thought of everything else. You can enjoy all of York, Ogunquit, Wells and beyond from their prime location. We highly recommend their property!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a pleasure to have you and your family choose our home for your summer vacation. You are extremely considerate and always leave the house in pristine condition! Glad you got to see some many of the attractions in the area. Thank you for all you do for us. Daryl and I look forward to having you as our guests in 2018!
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5

Great location, well maintained, owners pleasant and easy to work with. Highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Very cleann tidy and comfortable. New appliances, central air a plus. Delightful and well maintained fenced in back yard with patio and patio set with large gas grill that worked well. Owners provide all essentials and more. No need to bring sheets, towels of any kind, beach chairs, rolling cooler, beach caddy, beach umbrellas, sand toys, bicycles and helmets, window fans, laundry detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, wooden drying rack, dish soap, sponges, tin foil, dishwasher detergent, night lights, paper towel, boxes of tissues and TP all provided! Everything in great condition-like new beach chairs and umbrellas. Kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, Keurig coffee maker, full refrigerator, microwave, small stove and oven. Kitchen is small and compact but has everything you need. Even chip bag clips and a flash light is provided. House sleeps 6 but is ideal for 2 to 4 people. We had 6 and because some had to sleep on tbe pull out sofa in the livingroom all had to go to bed at the same time. Also with a one cup coffee maker the kitchen was a traffic jam in the mornings.

Neighborhood is quiet and a quick bike ride to the beach. Beach is a half mile from house. Public beach access is a mile from house. We were very comfortable in the house and enjoyed all the extras that were provided. So nice to have a washer and dryer right there along with a dishwasher and range top with a built in griddle. We were very pleased with all Ocean Lure has to offer and can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the outstanding review and feedback. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write such an eloquent review. Thank you for listing many of the amenities you will find at Ocean Lure. Daryl and I really enjoyed getting to know both of you. You took wonderful care of our home and we appreciated you taking time to water our flowers. Your kindness and care of our home was clearly evident. We like to make our guest feel at home. Glad you got to use the bicycles, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys and more. It was a sincere pleasure having your family choose Ocean Lure for your summer vacation. We look forward to your next arrival at Ocean Lure!
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Sanford Maine
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The New England House
Nearest Golf
3.8 Miles
Old Marsh Country Club
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Wells Amtrak Statation
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
I95
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Jake's Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Moody Beach
Car: recommended

Located just east of Route 1, within walking distance to the beach, restaurants and trolleys. Enjoy the white sand beaches of the Southern Maine coast. Walk the Marginal Way or visit the Rachel Carson Refuge to take in some local bird watching. Relax at the beach, at a local restaurant or in the peaceful private backyard. If shopping is more your style, the outlets in Kittery and Freeport are just a short drive away. Local bars and theaters provide night time entertainment.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation has been confirmed. Rental Agreement must be signed and returned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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