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Doesn't get any better than this! Great property near Short Sands.

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


York Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Comfortable, family friendly and a short walk to everything you need.

'Breakwater' offers views of the York Bay and Cape Neddick from its fabulous wrap around porch, the most used room in the house! Whether you are watching the sun rise with your morning coffee or relaxing after a day at the beach for Happy Hour, this casual home is a perfect vacation destination. This house has updated utilities and is a perfect mix of old and new. Pet friendly and a fabulous porch in a popular location. Other Periwinkle Properties located right next door on are listed under 418442, 418443 and 680980. Check them out.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Anita French
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Anita French

We live just over the border in New Hampshire but love to play at York Beach. We formed Periwinkle Properties LLC when we purchased this set of three houses in the spring of 2012. Periwinkle combines our interest in fixing up older houses and time at the beach. 'Hidden Treasure', 'Breakwater', 'Windswept' and 'High Tide' are all part of Periwinkle and available for rent individually or as a package.

Anita French purchased this house in 2012

Why Anita French chose Southern Coast of Maine

The spacious, wrap around porch is the perfect place to start off your morning with your favorite cup of coffee or wind down after a day at beach. Plenty of comfortable seating and places to walk. Three floors of living make it easy to share with friends and family and still have plenty of room to spread out. Everything you need for your get away is right here.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Doesn't get any better than this! Great property near Short Sands.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

It really doesn't get any better than Breakwater!!

  • 5 of 5

Breakwater was clean, comfortable and the views from that amazing porch was just what we needed, so much so we booked it again for next year. Our family had a wonderful time, thank you Anita and Don.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Breakwater was beautiful. Clean. Spacious. Gorgeous views of water. We had a wonderful stay. I would recommend this place without any hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best ever

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the place to stay. It is neat, clean everything you could possibly need is in this cottage. The view is fantastic!! I hope to return and would recommend this to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Home With Beautiful Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

Our family, including grandparents, adult children, and two children just returned from a delightful weekend in this lovely home. The home was more attractive than the photos revealed. The wraparound porch was great for socializing and the three levels of living space was wonderful when privacy was needed. The house was equipped with everything we needed and we cooked and barbecued all of our meals. The location of the house can not be beat. We walked to the beach, town and the amusement park. It is a great home for a family reunion. Thank you Anita for making the booking process a pleasure from beginning to end and for sharing your home with my family.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend here to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. There was 12 of us in total staying at the house. It was spacious, clean, and kid friendly. We enjoyed the wrap around deck which was large enough to fit us all comfortably. The location was about a 10 minute walk to downtown. The walk to downtown is along Ocean Ave which was absolutely beautiful. We are happy we choose to stay at the Breakwater for this special occasion. Thank you Anita for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property on behalf of some friends traveling from Europe. (6 golfers) They absolutely loved both the house and the location. Convenient to everything. The house has plenty of room, beautiful views and all the amenities you'd require. The owners were thorough in their preparations and very easy to deal with. I'd highly recommend Breakwater to anyone looking for a quality rental in York Beach. A top shelf experience. Thanks Anita!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Union Bluff
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Ledges Golf Course (Public)
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Amtrak Downeaster Wells Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate Route 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fox's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Short Sands

Family friendly York Beach, Maine offers plenty to do within walking distance or a short drive. Long Sands Beach has over a mile of sandy beaches and rocky coast to explore. Short Sands Beach is located next to restaurants, arcade and local shops, within a half mile walk. Nubble Lighthouse and Brown's Ice Cream are other local attractions that are just down the street. Don't forget the Kittery Outlets and historic Portsmouth NH, just across the bridge.


Rates & Availability

York Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 8 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Early spring
May 12 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late spring
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early fall 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late fall
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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York Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , First floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Second floor
  • Showers have hand held shower heads and are walk in for easy access.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin XL
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull out couch in living room sleeps 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Playroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sheets and bath towels available for use at no additional charge.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming

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