About the property
- Estate5500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights
Magnificent Ocean Vistas, Sleeps 10 to 14 with Guest Quarters max occp 14
Beachfront, dream vacation.Just Steps from the BEACH
My place is close to the Kennebunkport ,Goose Rocks Area
It's an Ocean Front Estate with a Private Beach. 320 feet of ocean frontage offers all you need for a luxurious, relaxing seaside getaway. 860-7295171
Optional Private entry Guest cottage.
Sleeps 2 to 4 people. 1 Bedroom, with additional sleeping loft, Full Kitchen, 1 full bath, sofaBed, Private Deck ,1 King Bed Additional fee Applies
The main residence has a
Master suite with a large platform queen size bed with comfortable luxury pillow top mattress. Private bath has a large Soaking tub where you have a huge velox skylite window to watch the moonrise and/or sunrises.
Every room with an ocean view and ocean sounds!
Bedroom 1- full carved antique bed, bedroom 2 -full walnut carved bed
Bedroom 3 -two twins
bedroom 4 -two twins plus sofa-bed
Some of which could be converted to King.-size. If necessary.
The first floor with lots of windows facing ocean also has a spacious formal comfortable dining room with seating for 10
There are Smart TV's , cable and high speed Internet if you can stay inside for any extended time as the ocean beckons and Oceanside deck with lounges expands the whole length of home.Access to deck from kitchen and dining rooms.
The kitchen has all stainless appliances and is completely equipped.Seats 8 plus. Enclosed porch has sofa and wicker for another relaxing reading area with sounds and scents of the sea. Living room area has a large sofa , chairs and an antique baby grand piano. There is an adjacent family room with a 42' flat screen Smart TV, DVD. with Internet access throughout the home. The main staircase leads to the four bedrooms.The master suite has a additional staircase. A chaise longue infront of picture window adds to your comfort with soothing sounds and views of ocean,sea-birds ,with the lobster boats and ships in the distance. You might spot large cruise ships entering Portland Harbor out on the horizon.The master bath has a soaking tub to enjoy the sunrise or moonrise over the ocean.
An expansive deck spans the entire ocean-side of the home with teak dining furniture plus chairs and many comfortable lounges to relax. All linens, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas are provided.
An historically renowned architect, John Calvin Stevens sited this property on a beautiful promontory jutting out into the Atlantic , capturing the dynamic views and quality of living Oceanside. It is known as the former Etherington Estate. The Quiet, sandy,beach just outside your door. You can reach out and practically touch the Ocean. There are Miles of beaches to walk,jog and enjoy! The residence features outstanding panoramic , breathtaking views from every angle and from every room.The ocean is in your backyard. Located 5 miles north of Kennebunkport - Portland is only 17 miles north. Southern Maine area is also near museums, shopping outlets, and fine dining or family type restaurants.
There are clear ,sparkling ocean views from every room. The sounds of the Ocean will lull you to sleep. You will not be disappointed with this rental. Path with gate leads to the home’s private beach where you can walk or jog for miles. There are Lovely blooming perennial gardens. Come in June when French lilacs and wild Sea Roses combine with the salt air and are a delight to behold.Plenty of parking on large circular drive.
Other activities: In the nearby village of Biddeford Pool one mile away, there is a general store which prepares steamed lobsters for you to take home to enjoy or you can eat on their picnic tables with ligthouse views. They serve delicious salmon salads, seafood and many other items. Our beach is private, and safe for swimming. Also,there are areas where you can surf . You can also fish from the beach or rocks out in front of the property. Catches include bluefish and stripers. Children are welcome.
Golf: there are terrific courses ,The Arundel and The Dunes golf resort. Also miniature golf and pitch and putt nearby.
Fine dining : The Hurricane, White barn, The Village The Earth , Pier 77 , Kennebunkport inn plus family style at the clam shack, Buffleheads, the Ramp at Cape Porpoise, and The famous Maine diner in Wells.
Keywords: oceanfront, beach, waterfront, nearkennebunk, kennebunkport, luxuryestate,Romantic, serene, tranquil, beautiful, private, quiet, , getaway, peaceful, cozy, stunning, waterview, sunset, gorgeous, Southern Maine, Romantic
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About Carole Troy
A former Ct. Resident and A summer resident of Maine every year of my life with deep Maine Roots..Our family owned several cottages and opened the Coffee Cup Restaurant on Peaks Island in Casco Bay, now known as 'The Cockeyed Gull'. I have been a rentor and now I rent out my places. Maine is the place to be in the summer! Especially on the Ocean! I started out going to my Dad's summer cottage In Casco Bay most every summer. From there I became interested in acquiring my own place for my family to enjoy. I have experience with being a renter myself having traveled extensively and continue to do so. I expect a pleasant stay and I choose the best spots that I possibly can stay .Spent years on Sanibel Isl .! I love collecting seashells,sea glass, fine art ,antiques and I enjoy decorating . My six grandchildren love visiting Maine . I know your family will want to visit you too as the "Cottage" is appealing to all. They won't want to leave! Don't miss it for the world. It's the only place to be in the summer! You will be amazed ! Nothing compares!
Carole Troy purchased this Estate in 1979
Why Carole Troy chose Fortunes Rocks
This property has been in my family for over a half century.It is great for family reunions.When you have a place at the seashore your family will always visit. We would like to share our home with you and your family.
What makes this Estate unique
A private location with a sandy beach exclusive to the home. Stunning panoramic views , clear to Spain. The ocean is 20ft. away. You will feel you are at Sea. Nothing can compare to this extraordinary home. Once you visit you will never want to leave.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Week with family in Idyllic house and setting
After some significant back and forth with family members in the northeast US,
my wife and I decided to go with a clearly spectacular choice for a beach vacation even though it was a bit of a budget buster. This house really right on the water on the Maine coast had
a lot going for it. East facing views from the house and deck are totally unobstructed. A low line of rocks protect a nice width of grass and a row of wild rose bushes from the surf, but allowed perfect views of sun- and moon-rise over the ocean. We were lucky to have a full moon rise early in the evening, and just one rainy day where we didn't want to spend much of the day on the beach just a short short walk to north. So convenient to be able to store your beach chairs 50 feet from where you wanted to set them up in the morning, and to be able to walk back to the house in minutes. We (7 adults and three kids; 4-9) all enjoyed the wide beach which never seemed to be crowed even though the weather was near perfect. Great place to walk and run, investigate tidal pools, and to collect rocks, and shells. The house within was great for this size group, nicely finished and perfectly furnished. Every bed room has view of ocean. Great places to get takeout food and groceries nearby. I expect we will be trying to go back gain next year.
This family-owned home is fabulous!
This is an actual home on the beach in Maine. Not your average rental. Our kids and grandkids loved the beach as much as we did, the rocky coastline and skies. We were welcomed by a family member. They love the home and it shows. We spent every moment we could outside, watching the tides, playing in the surf. The village of Biddeford Pool has a tiny market where we picked up additional groceries. A 35 minute drive to Portland Museum of Art and the Children's Museum, the old port and tons of great restaurants. We spent just one afternoon/ evening in Portland choosing instead to be entertained by the sea and sheltered by this beautiful home.
We so enjoyed our stay at and could not believe the views from this home.
It is far from your typical cottage.Everything was perfect including the location . We have vacationed throughout the world, however this home was beyond our expectation. We can't wait to return next year. I wish I could give it a rate more than 5 stars!
Incredible Beachfront Property
It was our 1st time to the Kennebunkport area. Family and friends came for a reunion. The house was perfect. The home exceeded our expectations. Sea Roses, crashing waves & long walks on the beach. We loved it. We are planning our return visit next year.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful place with our family.
A Vacation PARADISE.
This house was amazing!! We had 6 adults and 4 children. There was plenty of space for all of us. The house is well maintained and clean. It has everything and everything went smoothly due to the welcoming owner. The home has views that are EXTRAORDINARY!!!!. We can't say enough as words cannot describe the beauty of the area. Walking the long sandy BEACH is a delight to the senses and our family went home relaxed and rejuvenated. We had a great time and made many memories!!
Heaven on Earth!
This location is not your typical or average place to stay. This is a truly unique property and the area is delightful. The home is immaculate and has everything you could want for a vacation a home away from home. Amenities include a wonderful eat-in kitchen, multiple bedrooms, parking places for several cars, and wonderful yard. You can see the ocean from every room! The owner takes excellent care of property and grounds and makes the process of renting go smoothly. The place and surroundings are the best in all of southern Maine. It's views are awesome . We particularly liked the sea life. There is nothing better than watching the lobster boats go out in the early a.m. will enjoying a cup of coffee in the kitchen, and then sipping a glass on wine on the deck while watching them come home. Walk to a wonderful clean beach. Lots of things to do in the area: antique, shop, great restaurants, if you can bear to leave the oceanfront property!!
Thank you Michael S. and Family for your review of our property . I am glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to have you. We love sharing this unique home with others and appreciate all comments. Yes, it truly is "Heaven on Earth".
Thank you again
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NOTE: 5 day Min $1000 Refundable Security Deposit Required Cleaning fee $500.00 ( Towels and Linens Provided) Additional Maine Sales tax 9%