Portland was just named by Thrilist as "The #1 City in the country to spend the weekend" and "The most underrated food city in the US" plus "The Best Drinking City:, although it was also rated by Bon Appetit as "The Foodiest Small City in the Country".
PLEASE NOTE: If your desired dates are reserved or if you have a larger party, please inquire about our BRAND NEW fully-renovated vacation home around the corner! 2100 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, one block from Willard Beach, ocean views, sleeps up to 10 guests. It's around the corner from this house and only 8 minutes to DT Portland! See property #1112052.
If your family needs more beds, please see our other Willard Beach property with 9 beds, #903832, sleeps up to 10 guests. Only 6 mins to downtown Portland and 3-4 blocks from Willard Beach.
This beautifully renovated 3 Bedroom, 1.5+ bath seaside home features beautiful views of the Portland shipping channel and the islands of Casco Bay and is just 100 yards to Willard Beach and 9 minutes to downtown Portland. Sleeps 5-7. The ocean can be viewed from many windows in the house and from the gorgeous outdoor patio.
This quintessential year-round Maine cottage is fully-renovated and is surrounded by stunningly beautiful English gardens and stone patios, with the patios and most rooms in the house enjoying lovely ocean views of the Portland shipping channel and the islands of Casco Bay.
This home is located in the very popular Willard Beach area of South Portland, and is also situated just 3 blocks from beautiful Cape Elizabeth, with easy access to even more beaches and coastal scenery.
The friendliness and walkability of our neighborhood and the easy access to Willard Beach has made this destination the most popular vacation destination in the entire Greater Portland area, as well as the "hottest" neighborhood for young families to reside in. Within a short walking distance of our cottage, you will find Willard Square, home to Scratch Bakery, featured in the New York Times, Bon Appetit, and ranked in the "Top 10 Bread Bakeries in the United States" and Willard Scoops Ice Cream Shoppe. Local residents make daily visits to Scratch for their famous handmade sourdough bagels and delectable breakfast pastries, desserts, breads and so much more. Also within a short walking distance from the cottage are several restaurants and ice cream shops, including the locally-owned but nationally recognized Otto's Pizza.
This home is beautifully furnished and luxuriously appointed with high-end designer furnishings, high-quality new mattresses, three flat screen TVs and high-end linens and designer bedding.
The bedrooms sleep 7 guests on high-quality mattresses. The house features two master bedrooms, both featuring Beautyrest mattresses, Samsung flat screens, ceiling fans, window A/Cs and beautiful ocean views, Both are outfitted with 100% Egyptian Cotton percale sheets and custom-designed bed linens. The third bedroom features a double bed and a twin bed, both with brand new mattresses and outfitted in high-end nautical bedding ensembles from Restoration Hardware. This bedroom has a ceiling fan and a window A/C.
The sunny living room with ocean views was just renovated in 2016 with creamy white-painted shiplapped walls and bead board and beamed ceilings. This spacious room features a nautical-themed combination of creamy-white furniture, dressed with a beautiful array of navy and cream throw pillows, a unique designer coffee table made of a French antique basket on casters, a 40" samsung flatscreen and a Bose speaker system.
Adjacent and open to the living room is the sun room, with beautiful views of the ocean and the islands so close to the cottage. This room has a small dining table with two chairs from Maine Cottage and doubles as a delightful breakfast nook.
The dining room features a gorgeous 92" long designer dining table from Restoration Hardware with a rusted metal base and a reclaimed wooden top. Comfortable Pottery Barn chairs make for long and memorable dinners with family and friends.
The gourmet kitchen features a new SS Bosch gas range and dishwasher and is very generously appointed with service for 18 dining and silverware service and service for 18 glassware, in addition to an abundance of new pots and pans, bakeware, casserole dishes and every small appliance you would expect in a generously appointed kitchen. A large stainless steel gas grill is just outside the kitchen on it's own small stone patio in the back yard.
The stunningly beautiful English gardens and patios on this property are absolutely incredible and offer a delightful scent of flowers, combined with the salty sea air. You will enjoy beautiful ocean views from the patio and memorable evenings and dinners outside, with a large patio set featuring very comfortable chairs.
We also provide retro-style beach cruisers for exploring the delightful neighborhood, in addition to two kayaks for our guests to enjoy, as the water's edge is only 100 yards away.
Pets considered with prior approval and pet fee.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTE:
This property is located in an extremely quiet, peaceful and upscale section of the Willard Beach neighborhood, named Loveitts Field. The home is surrounded on all sides by neighbors that are year-round residents that wake up early to go to work and are not on vacation. Quiet hours on the property, whether inside the house (with open windows) or outside, are from 9 pm to 10 am and all exterior spaces on the property close at 9 pm. Please do not request exceptions. All outdoor activity must be moved indoors by 9 pm. Please do not leave pets unattended in the house with the windows open (noise from barking dogs inside houses in this area can be heard by many neighbors).
Please also note that gatherings of any kind that exceed the maximum occupancy of 7 guests, daytime or nighttime, are not permitted. Parking for up to 3 cars. Please notify me if you will have more than 3 cars so we can make prior arrangements.
Please note that for your security, video cameras are located on the property's exterior.