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Walk to downtown Kennebunk, Minutes to beach...

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Adorable 3 bedroom sun-filled home one block from downtown Kennebunk. Your family can sleep in a queen bed, a full bed, or two twins in the upstairs. You will never run out of cloths thanks to our brand new washer and dryer. Beautiful and private backyard for relaxing and dining. Walk to shops and restaurants and music events. Less than 10 minute drive to beaches and Dock Square shops and restaurants in Kennebunkport.

Shauna Murphy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

About Shauna Murphy

I moved back to this area after living in Boston and Portland for ten years and love being part of this community. Mornings at the beach surfing and enjoying the beach are my favorite. Although I've lived here for years I continue to find new places to discover every day in this unique area.

Shauna Murphy purchased this house in 1998

Why Shauna Murphy chose Kennebunk

Kennebunk is such a great town not only to vacation in but to live in for all it has to offer. I love the location of this house and being able to walk to everything and being so close to the beach. It is centrally located to Portland and Portsmouth which is great if feeling the need to get out of town. The Kennebunks have a lot going on in the summer and being able to come home and enjoy our own pied-a-terre is such a treat and sometimes more enjoyable than going to a great restaurant.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with the secluded backyard and have enjoyed building the perennial gardens and seeing those come to life every spring. The patio is the perfect place to enjoy drinks or dinner or soak up the sun in the backyard- its a gem.


Kennebunk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Walk to downtown Kennebunk, Minutes to beach...
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Great Little Place

  • 5 of 5

This was a business trip with three men traveling together. We found the home great for us as we each had our own room. Coffee supplies were there. I wold suggest having powdered creamer available. The home is just the right size and a great location as it is walking distance to Kennebunk and about 8 minutes from the center of Kennebunkport. The owner had lots of information about the area for us.

The only thing I saw as a negative is that the beds were very low to the floor and the man who used the twin beds felt as though he was sleeping on a cot not a bed.

It was a very good visit for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house and very clean and everything was perfect even the little chipmunk in the garden

  • 5 of 5

Great location, and very pretty town and Saturday market was good for fresh veg, house was well equipped so cooked in most nights. Would definitely come again

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well-maintained house with a friendly, helpful owner!

  • 5 of 5

This house is clean and well-maintained, and perfect for a single family. It's not huge, but if you don't need huge, it's perfectly enough space. Everything is in order. Everything works. Shauna is super nice and helpful and has great suggestions for everything. Only thing is first timers to the area should realize it's a walk or easy bike ride to Kennebunk, not Kennebunkport. They're not the same thing! Dock Square Kennebunkport is not at all walkable, and is a pretty good bike ride away too. The street is not an untrafficked, tucked away street, but not super busy either. Bottom line is we had a great time and I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a great spot!

  • 5 of 5

The house as well as Shauna as our landlady did not leave anything to be desired. For us and our three kids of 22, 18, 13 this was the perfect house in a great spot. The house is as described and Shauna's pics are telling the true story of a beautiful and well equipped, in short: an ideal spot for a Kennebunk and Kennebunkport vacation. Also, Shaune proved to be more than helpful as a host. She not only has a hand for interior design. She also was very responsive and provided us with superhelpful hints on beaches, shopping, and restaurants in the area. Also, the house was nice and clean when we found it. We loved our 8 nights close to downtown Kennebunk and hope to be back soon!

PS: One thing we had found out ourselves (because we had not dared dreaming of it) was a "proper bakery" called Boulangerie within walking distance from the house. We loved breakfast there!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super cute, comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the house. Shauna was really responsive, and made everything easy. The house was a perfect size, and the backyard badminton was a hit with my kids and their cousins. Great rental

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here. We loved it both times. It is clean, well stocked with everything you need, and the decor is fresh, modern, and relaxing. You can walk into town for a coffee or dinner and you are only a short drive away from the beaches. At the end of the day, it is a peaceful place to retreat to.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private backyard with patio for dining or enjoy a game of badminton or croquet. Close to beaches and one block from downtown Kennebunk. Walk to historic Summer Street and Brick Store Museum. Walk to great restaurants such as 50 Local (my favorite) or enjoy drinks on the porch of the Kennebunk Inn or dinner in the pub. Walking and biking nearby and minutes from Eastern Trail. 30 minutes to either Portsmouth and Portland's great restaurants & art galleries. 10 minutes from Saco IMAX and 40 minutes to Freeport (LLBean). Great location for scenic day trips : Laudholm Farm, Goose Rocks Beach, Cape Porpoise, Ogunquit Beach and minutes to Kennebunkport.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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