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Doesn't get any better than this! Great property near Short Sands.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Comfortable, family friendly and a short walk to everything you need.

'Breakwater' offers views of the York Bay and Cape Neddick from its fabulous wrap around porch, the most used room in the house! Whether you are watching the sun rise with your morning coffee or relaxing after a day at the beach for Happy Hour, this casual home is a perfect vacation destination. This house has updated utilities and is a perfect mix of old and new. Pet friendly and a fabulous porch in a popular location. Other Periwinkle Properties located right next door on www.vrbo.com are listed under 418442, 418443 and 680980. Check them out.

Anita French
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Anita French

We live just over the border in New Hampshire but love to play at York Beach. We formed Periwinkle Properties LLC when we purchased this set of three houses in the spring of 2012. Periwinkle combines our interest in fixing up older houses and time at the beach. 'Hidden Treasure', 'Breakwater', 'Windswept' and 'High Tide' are all part of Periwinkle and available for rent individually or as a package.

Anita French purchased this house in 2012

Why Anita French chose Southern Coast of Maine

The spacious, wrap around porch is the perfect place to start off your morning with your favorite cup of coffee or wind down after a day at beach. Plenty of comfortable seating and places to walk. Three floors of living make it easy to share with friends and family and still have plenty of room to spread out. Everything you need for your get away is right here.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in York Beach in Maine

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Second floor
  • Showers have hand held shower heads and are walk in for easy access.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 Twin XL
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , pull out couch in living room sleeps 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Playroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Sheets and bath towels available for use at no additional charge.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Doesn't get any better than this! Great property near Short Sands.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

It really doesn't get any better than Breakwater!!

  • 5 of 5

Breakwater was clean, comfortable and the views from that amazing porch was just what we needed, so much so we booked it again for next year. Our family had a wonderful time, thank you Anita and Don.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Breakwater was beautiful. Clean. Spacious. Gorgeous views of water. We had a wonderful stay. I would recommend this place without any hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best ever

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the place to stay. It is neat, clean everything you could possibly need is in this cottage. The view is fantastic!! I hope to return and would recommend this to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Burlington, Vermont

Wonderful Family Home With Beautiful Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

Our family, including grandparents, adult children, and two children just returned from a delightful weekend in this lovely home. The home was more attractive than the photos revealed. The wraparound porch was great for socializing and the three levels of living space was wonderful when privacy was needed. The house was equipped with everything we needed and we cooked and barbecued all of our meals. The location of the house can not be beat. We walked to the beach, town and the amusement park. It is a great home for a family reunion. Thank you Anita for making the booking process a pleasure from beginning to end and for sharing your home with my family.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend here to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. There was 12 of us in total staying at the house. It was spacious, clean, and kid friendly. We enjoyed the wrap around deck which was large enough to fit us all comfortably. The location was about a 10 minute walk to downtown. The walk to downtown is along Ocean Ave which was absolutely beautiful. We are happy we choose to stay at the Breakwater for this special occasion. Thank you Anita for having us!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property on behalf of some friends traveling from Europe. (6 golfers) They absolutely loved both the house and the location. Convenient to everything. The house has plenty of room, beautiful views and all the amenities you'd require. The owners were thorough in their preparations and very easy to deal with. I'd highly recommend Breakwater to anyone looking for a quality rental in York Beach. A top shelf experience. Thanks Anita!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Union Bluff
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Ledges Golf Course (Public)
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Amtrak Downeaster Wells Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate Route 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fox's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Short Sands

Family friendly York Beach, Maine offers plenty to do within walking distance or a short drive. Long Sands Beach has over a mile of sandy beaches and rocky coast to explore. Short Sands Beach is located next to restaurants, arcade and local shops, within a half mile walk. Nubble Lighthouse and Brown's Ice Cream are other local attractions that are just down the street. Don't forget the Kittery Outlets and historic Portsmouth NH, just across the bridge.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in York Beach, Southern Coast of Maine

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early spring
12 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Late spring
16 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early fall 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late fall
17 Sep 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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