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Fun and Fabulous Willard Beach Vacation Home - Pet and Family Friendly

People6
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms2
Space 1,341 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Single family two bedroom, two bathroom home close to the beach

Comfortable, recently renovated single family home with all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable. The house has a well equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms with a queen and two twin beds, a queen size sleep sofa in the living room, and a full size futon in the TV room on the lower level. There is a large private backyard with furniture and a grill for BBQing, playing or just relaxing in the sun. Washer and dryer on the lower level. We provide beach towels, beach chairs, a cooler and an LL Bean canvas Bag for your excursions to the nearby beach.

The Fun-K house is full of fun and surprises. An indoor putting green, 5 foot checker /chess board, hopscotch, and a chalkboard wall add to the fun of your time away from home.

Willard Beach is in a *quiet neighborhood* of South Portland. Located on picturesque Portland Harbor, the beach has fine white/gray sand. From the beach, you can see Spring Point Lighthouse, House Island, and Fort Gorges. Just four acres in size the beach is enjoyed immensely by visitors and locals alike. Spread out in the sun and take in the views of Cushing Island and Ram Island Light in Casco Bay. Go for a refreshing swim, breathe in the salty air, listen to the buoys clang offshore and watch the ferries ply the waters of the bay.

Willard Beach is a very family friendly neighborhood. Nearby there are a wide variety of restaurants, bakeries, outdoor activities, nighttime entertainment, free public parks, tennis courts, public golf course, the beach and shops. Downtown Portland and the Old Port are only minutes away. From there you can access the Casco Bay Ferry and enjoy a day on one of the nearby islands. You will also find museums, shopping, the farmers market and many local tours available in town.

More Details

Owner
Kirsten
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 July, 2017

About Kirsten

Originally from New York, I moved to Maine 20 years ago and never looked back. I work as a psychologist and an ADHD coach, am a parent to the most amazing kids and human to two adorable dogs. I enjoy taking advantage of all the adventures that Maine has to offer. Similarly, we all seek adventures in other parts of the world and have made some amazing memories away from home.

Kirsten purchased this house in 2015

Why Kirsten chose South Portland

I love this house! The neighborhood! The beach! I have had many connections to this area for several years. When this property went on the market I snatched it up because I wanted a place to relax, have fun and share. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

I have added some touches to make this house FUN! Games, activities, and interesting things to see, make your stay more interesting and playful. Whether you are bringing the kids or it's a "just adults" getaway, there is lots to do both in and outside the Fun-K house.

This is not a party house. It is located in a quiet neighborhood. It's important to me that my guests have fun, but also important that my neighbors are respected.

What makes this house unique

Should I say the word 'Beach' on more time? Willard Beach truly is a gem. Whether you want to just relax in the sun, go kayaking, stand-up paddle board, go for a walk with your dog, or take a leisurely swim, Willard Beach is ideal. The best bakery in the world is also nearby at Scratch Bakery. You really don't have to leave the neighborhood to have everything you need to have a relaxing or adventurous stay. But if you do, Portland and the Old Port are only a short distance away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Willard in South Portland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1341 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • On the upstairs level there is a recently refurbished european style bathroom with gorgeous glass tiles and a heated tiled floor. On the lower level the bathroom again has heated tiled floors with a deep tub and large sink.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • On the upstairs floor there is a Master bedroom with a queen size bed and a second bedroom with two twin beds. There are dressers and large closets in each bedroom. On the main level there is a sofa bed. And finally, on the lower level there is a futon in the Guest/TV room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
This house is well stocked with games, toys, videos, and ways to have fun both inside and out. It is NOT a party house.

Reviews

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Fun and Fabulous Willard Beach Vacation Home - Pet and Family Friendly
average rating of 4.724138 based on 29 reviews
5

Great location! Great host!Great neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast at the Fun-K House! Great lay-out, beautifully stocked kitchen with games and books although we were there for a family wedding. We enjoyed the Willard Beach as well as Scratch Bakery! YUMM!!!!! Best bagels ever!!!Kristen was quick to answer our questions and also gave us our privacy! She has been wonderful and accomadating for the 7 months leading up to our time in Portland . We were the envy of the rest of our family who stayed in hotels in Portland !

I love this area and I plan on returning and you can be assured that I will return to the FUN-K House again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, good for families with kids

  • 4 of 5

We loved the Fun-K house! Great location, walk to Willard, Scratch and Scoops. Lots of fun stuff for kids. We had family staying around the corner and the kitchen area was big enough for us to gather for meals and games. Would definitely stay again. Thank you Kirsten!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun time at the Fun-K house

  • 5 of 5

Great location! The house was super cute and comfortably slept our family of 5. Loved all the amenities to make our stay FUN! Hope we can return on our next trip to Portland.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for our group

  • 4 of 5

This house worked out perfectly for us and Kirsten, the owner, was so easy to work with. There were toys that my 3 little grandchildren loved playing with and it was so easy to feel at home. One bathroom sink was leaking when we arrived, but it was fixed immediately. It was a short walk to the beach and a nice big yard to play in. Would definitely stay thereif we are ever in that part of the country again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gayle and her family were terrific. I was so excited to see her grandkids were making use of all the toys, art supplies and games in the house! yay! I am so glad you enjoyed your time in South Portland.
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Great property, great location!

  • 5 of 5

The place is beautifully decorated with all the amenities and very clean. The tiled floors up and down are heated and everything was labeled throughout the house. This house is definitely family friendly and welcoming. There are many activities for kids on every level of the house inside and out. It is within walking distance to the beach, bakery, stores and restaurants. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly. I would highly recommend staying here. The only negative thing I have to say is that the beds weren't so comfy. I would recommend bringing an egg crate or mattress pad. Other than that it was a pleasurable experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We would love to come back!

  • 5 of 5

We came here on a family trip before our second child was born. This was a perfect set up for our family of three (2 adults and a 2 year old). And an absolutely charming location! I dream about the bakery down the block. So good!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Elsmere BBQ
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Casco Bay Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
South Portland Municipal
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
295
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
David's 388
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Willard Beach
Car: recommended

The Willard Beach neighborhood has wonderful restaurants, a local theater, outdoor activities, and, of course, a wonderful relaxing beach nearby. Must sees while in Portland include various nearby lighthouses, state parks, LL Bean (24/7 shopping!), the Old Port, and the islands of Casco Bay.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Willard, Portland - Casco Bay Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
9 Jun 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£959
for 3 nights
From
£299
£1,883
£7,326
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Awesome Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£767
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,237
£3,481
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £62.15
Additional Guest Fee £15.54 per person per night
Pet Fee £38.84
Damage Deposit £155.38

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. Refunds if reservation is cancelled less than 30 days is dependent on whether the days are reserved by another vacationer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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