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The Porches at Birch Knoll

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

Birch Knoll Cottages are conveniently located just a short trolley or bike ride to Ogunquit Center, Main Beach, Marginal Way, Perkins Cove and Ogunquit Playhouse.

This serene and special Maine home sits beautifully atop the knoll with southern exposure maximizing the each and every sunny moment.

Aptly named, The Porches are where you'll want to spend all your time while you're home. The spacious outdoor porch features a full picnic table, gas grill, and an additional dining table with room for all family and friends. Step inside and you'll be surrounded by the charm of this beautiful 4 season sun porch. Choose 1 of the two sofas to curl up in with a good book or enjoy a cocktail as you relax after your day at the beach . The living room features warm hardwood floors and plenty of room to catch up on the news and the morning tide report, play games, or just chill out in this most serene of settings.

The full sized, eat in kitchen comes fully stocked with appliances, dishes, cookware, and glassware. Cocktails at the breakfast bar are not unheard of!

Two spacious bedrooms with plenty of closet space, a dedicated laundry room, and spacious bathroom with shower/tub unit plus custom Jacuzzi round out the easy living this home provides.

Birch Knoll Cottages features wonderful grounds and a park-like setting. A custom designed patio with outside fireplace is nestled atop the knoll and alongside the pristine in ground pool. You'll enjoy strolling the grounds and listening to the lovely stream as it rolls alongside this unique property. Plenty of grassy spaces to play bocci, badminton, horse shoes, or even hit the golf ball around so bring what you like and have fun!

Your first stay at The Porches at Birch Knoll will certainly not be your last. See you soon!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Owner/Manager

I'm the proud owner of this wonderful home and have spent a great deal of time and effort lovingly renovating this unique property. The interior has been completed painted and refurbished and I am currently adding to the gardens surrounding the home. It's a true labor of love.

Why Owner/Manager chose Southern Coast of Maine

I purchased this property because of it's charm and location. Less than a mile away from downtown Ogunquit, it's an easy bike ride or walk to the heart of the town I call home. Another and equally important reason I purchased this home is the outdoor space and privacy. The setting is so beautiful and serene and the morning coffee on the porch listening to the birds is something that never gets old.

What makes this cottage unique

This home is only 1 of 2 in Birch Knoll that is year-round and the feel is definitely that of a cottage with all the amenities you would expect in a home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cape Neddick in York

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Porches at Birch Knoll
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved it!! Definitely a great house for a long period stay especially with kids! The washer and dryer were very helpful! Make sure you put away all the beautiful decor before you unleash the children. Would stay there again for future vacations 😁😁😁

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for these kind words. Gail and I are so proud and happy you enjoyed your time in our home- exactly the feeling we are trying to secure for you. Until next time...
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The Porches Home is lovely & inviting - great family vacation house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation in the Ogunquit & Cape Neddick Maine area - explored & went to 5 lighthouses, cooked whole lobsters, went to Kennebunk port, beach days everyday, tried long boarding in the river & ocean & loved the pool & firepit in the neighborhood. House was big & roomy, very comfortable, we loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage and location!

  • 5 of 5


What a fantastic cottage you have. The grounds are great and the location and pool are perfect! We had such a wonderful time. Thank you so much for opening your home to us! We look forward to returning.


  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Porches was the best! 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was absolutely perfect. Spotless, extremely comfortable beds, beautiful home, tastefully decorated- just an absolutely spectacular place. We stayed over the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend, and we had the most relaxing time. We loved the location. We've been vacationing in the Wells area for over nineteen years, and we decided that this was by far our favorite place to stay. We'd love to return. The owners are fantastic. We just can't say enough about the place except that we didn't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful, perfect, holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

We were four adults sharing this lovely cottage a brief walk from Ogunquit (an 8-minute stroll south of the Ogunquit Playhouse). We found it heart-warming, clean, tastefully decorated, and spacious. The kitchen is full-size and well-appointed (huge fridge-freezer), the livingroom area has enough sofas to really stretch out and be comfortable, and the double porch means that you can sit outside on a sunny afternoon or almost-outside on a rainy one. The beds were very, very comfortable, and the jacuzzi-tub in the bathroom was a real treat! We enjoyed a cool evening over at the fire-pit, with logs provided for us by the owner. Instead of renting for just a weekend, I'd be ready to rent for a few weeks when I retire so that I can spent a whole month in Ogunquit. My only worry is that many people will discover this hidden gem, and book it before I do! Mr. Bergeron, we certainly know where we'll be spending our next Thanksgiving (Canadian) weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review, friends. I am happy and proud that you felt at home at The Porches. It truly is a special place and we hope to provide the very experiences you mentioned for every person that chooses to rest here. Ron
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La perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Tout y est pour faire notre bonheur! Le charme coquet de la maison, toutes les commodités, la proximité de la plage, et même de délicieuses tomates dans le beau jardin!

Et les propriétaires, Ron et Gayle, sont super sympathiques et disponibles!

Bref, un 5 étoiles sur toute la ligne! Nous y retournerons sans faute, et le recommandons à tous! Merci à nos nouveaux amis! Et au plaisir de vous revoir!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Downtown Ogunquit Bars
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cape Neddick Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak Downeaster
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
At least a dozen restaurants
Nearest Beach
1.2 Miles
Ogunquit Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cape Neddick, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £228.72
Tax Rate 9.0%

Pets are allowed with prior approval only. This is a non-smoking house, however, there is plenty of outdoor space for smoking. Please clean up after yourselves and your pets!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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