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THE COTTAGE IN MAINE YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR NEAR THE BEACH

Stephen M Darling

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks English, French
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Stephen M Darling

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2014
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THE COTTAGE IN MAINE YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR NEAR THE BEACH

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Old Orchard Beach - Somerset Cottage

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Wake to the sound of surf and smell the ocean air. Nestled in a grove of old oak trees in charming neighborhood, 1/3 acre with lawn and garden. 8-10 minutes walk to Old Orchard Beach. Complete restoration and modernization completed in May 2008. 2000 sq ft total interior. Ground Floor-Living room w/sofa bed, TV, DVD and Stereo. Work desk with high speed Internet (wired and wireless), printer and phone (complimentary long distance in North America).

Dining room looking out to veranda and terrace seats 6. Master bedroom w/king bed, en suite bath/shower. Entirely new kitchen w/new appliances incl. dishwasher, W/D. Powder room. Shaded furnished Veranda and southwest facing terrace. Private garden w/ BBQ, parking for 2 cars. Upstairs: Bedroom 1 with full-size bed, Bedroom 2 with Queen Bed. Shared bathroom with shower. Max. occupancy 6. Upstairs bedrooms are air-conditioned.

Keywords: House

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Stephen M Darling (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2014

About Stephen M Darling

This is my second home -and I spend autumn, Holidays and spring there.

Its furnished and equipped for comfort and easy times.

A private garden amongst mature trees in a quiet neighborhood.

Wake to the sound and smell of surf, walk the beach and relax.

Stephen M Darling purchased this house in 2005

Why Stephen M Darling chose Old Orchard Beach

This is a special neighborhood -in a grove of 100year+ Oak trees -with year-round residents who care -and keep their homes up. Its not on the beach -but so much quieter -especially evenings and mornings -than those houses on or near the beach. I hear the surf when I go to bed, and smell the seabreezes at night -the best of all worlds. Eash access from Boston and Portland -and a young, fun imformal community.

What makes this house unique

Good quiet sleeping location. Peaceful sitting out on the verandah or in the garden in the evenings. Shade trees to keep the house cool during the hot summer days, while sunny bright surrounding area.

Why HomeAway

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

4.9
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Toronto
4

8 minute walk to Old Orchard Beach

  • 4 out of 5
A lovely home and well maintained. One comment for consideration.
- A gas BBQ
  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: To be added September 09
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Seattle, WA
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 out of 5
The cottage was perfect for us - 4 seniors who frequently travel together. One couple slept downstairs and the other enjoyed the upstairs - privacy and comfort for both. We cooked nearly all our meals at home (lobsta's). The kitchen had everything we needed, and everuthing was so clean. Having the wonderful, helpful neighbor to answer questions was a plus. We had a great vacation at Somerset Cottage, and wished we could have stayed longer.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Franklin, MA
5

Ideal place to stay near Old Orchard Beach

  • 5 out of 5
The first thing my wife, sister-in-law, and mother-in-law noticed about the Somerset Cottage was how much it felt like home...except it was a 10 minute walk from the beach! Our stay was outstanding in all aspects and this cottage was a big reason. From the television that is in the bathroom mirror (perfect for Sportscenter in the morning) to nights on the patio having a couple beverages, the place was truly ideal for a week stay near the beach. We are already discussing coming back.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Cos Cob, CT
5

Our Stay at Somerset Cottage

  • 5 out of 5
We had such a great time in Maine! The cottage was absolutely beautiful and everything we had hoped for. The neighborhood was so nice and every one around us was super friendly. This was truly a great place to stay.
  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Niskayuna, NY
5

Relaxing Family Vacation

  • 5 out of 5
We had a lovely stay at the cottage. The beach is beautiful and there is lots to do in the area. We enjoyed the pier a few evenings, don't miss the Thursday night fireworks. On rainy days we took a ride along the coast to ponder at the lighthouses in nearby Cape Elizabeth. The LL Bean Store & outlets in Freeport are also within reasonable distace. A day trip to Ogunquit included a gorgeous walk along the marginal way, a quick stop in Perkins Cove as well as some shopping. The family enjoyed the home and the area & would definitely stay again!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Cottage in Maine You've Been Looking for Near the Beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p205352vb
+1 -(604) 734-7379 (British Columbia, Canada)
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
5

The cute little yellow house

  • 5 out of 5
I love your cottage : the way you have renovated it, the pictures on the wall, all the ambiance!!!
It's so quiet and we feel we are at home.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
PWM Portland, Maine
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Portland to Yarmouth Nova Scotia (May to Sept)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dunegrass and Saco Biddeford Golf & Country Clubs
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Amtrak, Old Orchard Beach
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Maine Turnpike (95) Exit 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Joseph's, Yellowfin, Jakes,
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Old Orchard Beach
Car: not necessary

Old Orchard Beach was settled in the mid 1600's and has been a preferred summer beach destination for people in the Northeast for over 200 years. It is one of the few remaining great Pier towns -which continues to provide entertainment summer evenings for the young and young at heart. There are countless activities and pleasant day trips -or just relax on the beach. The Maine Mall, Freeport and Kittery Outlets, Old Port Habor, Sebago Lake, are just a few of the outings.

Other Activities: Old Orchard Beach -top rated sandy beach in Maine

Golf: Beautiful public golf courses nearby with easy access for green fees.

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Rates & Availability

From $378 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday house in Old Orchard Beach, Southern Coast of Maine

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Early Summer 2015
1 May 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,209
for 5 nights
From
$432
$2,533
$6,529
 
 
Peak Summer 2015
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,289
for 7 nights
$3,289
 
 
Late Summer 2015
29 Aug 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,209
for 5 nights
From
$432
$2,533
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,939
for 5 nights
From
$378
$2,533
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until the booking is confirmed.
Guests are expected to bring their own bed and bath linen. Linen Rental package available at time of booking for $200
10% Veterans and Military discount offered in Early and Late Summer
MAXIMUM OF SIX GUESTS IN THE HOUSE -REGARDLESS OF AGE.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Old Orchard Beach in Southern Coast of Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite to Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs shared between bedroom 2 and 3
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , adjacent to back door, dining room -closet space adjacent
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet, ceiling fan
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Air Conditioned, walk-in closet, windows on three sides
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Walk-in closet
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Double Bed , Sofa-bed in Living room
  • New hotel-standard mattresses, bed board available
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Short walk to the beach/ocean (10 minutes). Printer/scanner/copier. Private lawn/garden in grove of oak trees.
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