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Adorable Cottage Steps From Dock Square And Lower Village

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy 1 Bed / 1 Bath Cottage With A Lovely Farmers Porch And Private Back Yard

This bright and cozy cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation on the coast. Enjoy your morning coffee from a rocking chair on the farmers porch and watch the joggers and cyclists go by. The cottage is very well maintained and newly furnished - the bedroom features a plush king size bed, while the queen size sleeper sofa in the living room allows for 4 guests. A short stroll to many amazing restaurants (both fine and family friendly dining) - or grab your groceries nearby and use the fully setup kitchen, including stove/oven, microwave, keurig coffee maker and lobster pot! Walk, bike or drive to the beach (1.3 miles) with sidewalks the entire way (guest beach parking passes available).

Activities are endless...

- The Beach - sit in the sun or rent a board and take surf lesson

- The River - paddle the river on a kayak or stand-up paddle board

- The Fish - a private charter can put you on the best Striped Bass spots

- The Scenic Landscape - scenic drives or cycling up and down the coast

- The Scenic Tours - whale watching or a lobster tour where you can pull up a trap

Kennebunk, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunkport, Cape Porpoise, Wells, Ogunquit, Biddeford Pool

More Details

Owner
Bradbury Chadbourne
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Bradbury Chadbourne

We live in Kennebunk only a couple miles from the cottage. We decided to settle in this perfect seaside community to raise our family and enjoy. We spend most of our summer weekends on our boat exploring the coast from the ocean.

Bradbury Chadbourne purchased this cottage in 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cottage was exactly what we needed after a challenging past year. We played, relaxed and thoroughly enjoyed such a cute, clean spot so close to the village and beach! Spotted lots of whales and lobsters on the First Chance Tours which 4 year old Jimi completely loved! Thank you for helping us have a "normal" family vacation!
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Kennebunk Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 3/4 bath
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6875 based on 34 reviews
5

Sweet Maine Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Charming small cottage newly renovated. Very well appointed with all that you need. Clean and comfortable. Close to lower village easy to walk to .

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Welcoming cabin and great location

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin. Well done and well accommodated kitchen. Great proporty for relaxing in the back green areas. Walking distance to local coffee shops, dock square and dining. Will definitely use this again when in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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adequate, but very, very rustic

  • 3 of 5

there are positives as well as negatives regarding this cabin. first the positives:

1. close to the touristy section of Kennebunkport (>1 mile). which is important as there is little parking available.

2. it's about 2 miles from the Beach Street beach, so you'll need to drive. the good news (and this is very good news) - the owners provide you with a parking pass (otherwise it's $25 per day to park). They also provide beach chairs and an umbrella. nice touch.

3. the kitchen works for minor cooking requirements - breakfast or a simple dinner. we like to have a hot breakfast at home. dinners, not so important - there are lots of nice restaurants within 5 miles - one way towards Kennebunkport; the other towards Kennebunk.

4. the bed is big and comfy.

5. a TV is provided, however you can only stream internet shows (Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc.)

some less than stellar comments:

1. the place is a cabin and a good 30-40 yrs old. Don't look too closely at the molding in the bathroom. yes, we realize a lot of folks don't care, but when you are paying this much for a place, one might expect a bit more.

2. the cleaning fee is excessive. we left the place as we found it, meaning it probably didn't take the cleaners more than an hour to do the necessary things to prepare it for the next guests. this is nothing more than a way to increase the overall charge as the owners did not expend even close to what was charged for cleaning. most of the places we've stayed do not even charge a cleaning fee.

3. as we said above, there is no real TV. meaning you can't watch any news, sports, etc. okay, this isn't super important as it's a vacation home so TV should not be high on the list of things to do.

4. internet - there is no password meaning that your connection is not secure. that's great for catching up on the news and sports and the usual surfing, but if you need to access protected sites, the wifi must be secure. we were able to get a secure line by contacting the owner and getting the password.

5. communication: before we arrived the owners were the best - answered everything in a timely manner. once we arrived, not so much. as we said, we needed the password and it took almost a day to get them to respond. you would think that on day 1 the owners would make themselves available as most issues occur upon arrival.

in a nutshell you are getting just the basics and it's a bit on the shabby side. if location is your primary goal, this is a good place.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay at Bradbury and Jeff's cottage. It was perfect for our family and the location was awesome. They were super accommodating and responsive to all of our questions.

We loved the area and hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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nous avons adoré nos vacances familiales dans ce beau petit cottage

  • 4 of 5

Propre, tout ce qu'il faut, près de la plage et des restos. Calme et très cozy. Le proprio répond rapidement à nos questions et est très avenant. On recommande!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Translation: We loved our family vacation in this beautiful little cottage. Clean, everything you need, close to the beach and restaurants. Quiet and very cozy. The owner responds quickly to our questions and is very friendly. It is recommended!
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Great location, but best for couple and not 4

  • 4 of 5

House has all you need, but is too small for a family of four.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
PWM
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Old Vines Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Webhannet Golf Club
Nearest Train
8.3 Miles
Wells
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pedro's Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1.3 Miles
Kennebunk Beach

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

We will try to accommodate cancellations by re-booking for the reserved rental period. If we are able to book or partially book the reserved rental period we will refund amounts accordingly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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