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Beach Rose Cottage in a quiet Neighborhood Near Beach

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, Sleeps 7 with cots for children

Brand new home, five minute walk to the pier, train station and beach. Five minutes away from a large, family friendly park with playground, bocce, tennis and basketball courts and theres a farm stand/lobster shack at the end of our street. Live music on Thursday nights thru the summer, followed by Thursday night fireworks. House has two spacious bedrooms with private baths upstairs, with walk in closets. Additional 1/2 bath next to open living room/ kitchen that has lots of windows and sunshine. All kitchen appliances are new, dishwasher, micro, etc. House is nicely decorated with tv and dvd player in livingroom and tv in Master Bedroom. Two porches overlook a landscaped yard with flowers, shrubs, picnic table and chairs, as well as barbecue grill. Front porch is a great place to relax with a cool beverage after a day at the beach. Off street parking for two cars as well as more parking available on street. Central air available. Smoking outside only please and sorry - no pets. Double stroller, high chair, beach cart, pack n play available for children. NOTE: Due to insurance requirements, the person responsible for the rental must be over 21 years of age.

Carol or Cliff Peterson, or Property Mgr: Kathy Rivers
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018


Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , plus sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , plus sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , plus sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 child bed
  • This unit sleeps a maximum of five adults plus two children on cots. Both bedrooms are large and airy, with walk in closets, can accommodate cot for children. Ceiling fans provide a gentle breeze, that, along with the sea air and the sound of surf will lull you to sleep at night.
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Yard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
We do supply all kitchen necessities including pot & pans, dishes, and silverware. There is a groundskeeper on premises in separate quarters with a private entrance. In case of emergencies call the Property Manager, Kathy Rivers, or the owners, Cliff and Carol Peterson.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beach Rose Cottage in a quiet Neighborhood Near Beach
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Charming porches! Close to beaches! Excellent accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Cliff and Carol and Kathy,

My friend Carrie and my sister Louise, who joined us mid-week, were so very comfortable in your home. I particularly liked that you had not beachified it; that is, posters and nick knacks with beach themes. I have nothing against that, but it was nice to be neutral and not urged to remember that Life's A Beach! THANK YOU SO MUCH for the gift certificate to The Bell Buoy. My goodness, how generous, and how wonderfully supportive of your local economy, and perhaps your personal friend. We ate there 3 times with great pleasure, and brought 2 bowls of mariner's stew home with us after we left. My sister loved the soft sheets and even checked out where they were from (Oh! Land's End!). You had everything we needed, even a funnel. And you kindly supplied ashtrays for those of us who still abuse tobacco. Outside, of course. We also very much loved not having to make or strip the beds, or sign up for a separate linen service, which is unusual for rentals, and so appreciated. Plus you left us coffee, which was a thoughtful touch and we used it all. Not to mention toilet paper and paper towels. That was very good of you to provide. Alex was pleasant and helpful as well. One thing you might think of providing is a first aid kit. Carrie cut her finger immediately while cutting cheese (vacation injuries are so silly), and we looked everywhere for band-aides but we made do with paper towels and scotch tape! We went to Rite Aid and got some band aids later so all was well. Oh, and the other thing was, we couldn't figure out how to use the Dish TV very well. We wanted to find movies but were always stopped because we would have needed your access codes and your account would have been charged so we didn't want to do that even if we had them. It was a very minor inconvenience. We had books and magazines and of course our iPhones and iPads so no one suffered AT ALL. We also loved being in a residential neighborhood because we're old folk and we like the quiet. OK, we're in our early 60's, not old old, but old enough that 9:00 pm sounds like about the time to think about maybe eventually going to bed. The beds were very comfy, and the overhead fans great, and to have air conditioning on the first floor really provided relief on the very hottest of days. Thank you all so much for providing your lovely home and for all your preparations for our stay. It's lots of work and planning.

Most happily and with gratitude - Anne

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anne, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It is very much appreciated. You made an excellent recommendation for a first aid kit, be assured it is on the top of my list for this weekends shopping. We also appreciated how great the house looked after you left. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Have a wonderful summer and hope to see you again. Kathy Rivers and The Petersons
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Beautiful, well-maintained home.

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to spend a week relaxing. It is about a 10-minute walk to the beach but that is good because the beach and boardwalk are very hectic and noisy. In contrast, the house is located in quiet neighborhood with little traffic or street noise. The front porch offers a comfortable place to sit and talk or read. The bbq and picnic table in the back gave us a nice outdoor place to eat and enjoy some company. We didn't bring little kids but there are definitely accommodations for them - beach toys, crib, stroller etc. The rooms are big and clean and the property manager was very friendly and responsive. It is a short drive to a number of parks and the Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserve. And when it poured down rain one day we were able to drive for 15 minutes to a movie theater for some indoor entertainment. We really had a wonderfully relaxing time which was what we wanted for our week away from the big city.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind and wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and its always lovely to hear that our efforts to make our home comfortable are appreciated! Hope to see you again when you need a break from the big city! Kathy
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  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and well stocked with everything you'd need. We had our 8 month old and there was a nice crib and high chair which was perfect for us. Short walk to the beach and main strip. Recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the lovely review. Hopefully we'll see you again! Kathy Rivers Property Manager
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the house was very need, clean, and modern. The street was very quiet away from down town.

  • 4 of 5

It only took 10-15 minutes to walk down town. It was great to have AC.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review our vacation rental. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kathy Rivers Property Manager
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Beautiful, comfortable oasis close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time here. Cathy was so helpful and available for anything we needed. The kitchen is perfectly stocked with any dish or cooking utensil. Love the sit-around island. The living room is great and comfortable for relaxing at the end of the day. The beds are so comfortable and having additional bathrooms is a real plus. It's such a quiet location with beautiful greenery through every window, but just moments to the fun and busy heart of Old Orchard. We're looking so forward to coming back. A real treasure.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay with us. We're also looking forward to you coming back next year. Hope to see you then. Cliff and Carol Peterson & Kathy Rivers
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Couldn't have chosen a better place!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just recently stayed at this wonderful home in Old Orchard Beach during a family reunion. It was the perfect rental for us and we could not have been happier with our choice. The house was charming, well-stocked, and very clean. The set-up was perfect for my husband, my 11-month old son, and I, along with my parents. We each had our own room with our own bathrooms upstairs. The rental provided us with everything we needed for our son, which made traveling so much easier...the owners even went out of their way to buy a high chair prior to our arrival. Many thanks to the owners and also the the caretaker, Kathy, for making our stay a memorable one. We would be thrilled to stay at this rental again if we are ever in Old Orchard Beach!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
PWM Portland Jetport - South Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Many bars, restaurants, and fast food, pizza, etc
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Portland, ME Commercial Street
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Dunegrass Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Old Orchard Beach - Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Optional-Sheets & Towels $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

A 50% deposit due to reserve and the balance 60 days prior to check-in. Cancellation must be made before 60 days prior to check-in. Owner will try to re-rent your week and, if successful, will send your deposit back less a $100 fee. If you have any questions regarding this policy please discuss with the owner prior to reserving.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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