A unique Southern Maine water front EXPERIENCE .
The best room in the house is the private deck pier & floating dock with its panorama of tidal beauty. Great for swimming, kayaking & able to accommodate up to a 14 foot power boat. This private dock is a unique feature in this area.
The master bedroom downstairs sits over the water affording stunning ocean views to start the day. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs with 2 queens. There is a queen futon in the family room also. There are 2 full baths one up and one down.
The kitchen is newly renovated but was tastefully done to appear vintage & consistent with this 100 yr old cottage. There is a gas stove, dishwasher, & microwave. Just off the kitchen is a washer/dryer. The downstairs is an open concept with the kitchen flowing into the dining room, sunwashed family room, and game room which all take advantage of the beautiful harbor views ever changing with the tides.
The living room sits at the front of the house & is remarkable for its original fireplace built with local stone from Goat Island where the Lighthouse sits at the mouth of the harbor. This has now been converted to a wood pellet burning stove.
Also included is outdoor gas grill, wireless internet, cable TV with premium package and blue tooth speakers to listen to your music inside or out.
We provide beach parking passes to Gooserocks beach as well as all the Kennebunk beaches including Gooches and Mothers beaches. This house is also the perfect starting point for biking trips to Cape Porpoise pier, Gooserocks beach, Biddeford Pool, Kennebunkport, and the Kennebunk beaches. Excellent biking in mostly rural surrounding area which includes the nearby world class resort Hidden Pond.There is also the bridle path which requires a mountain bike.
The port affords excellent shopping and the outlets in Kittery are 15 minutes away .A half an hour trip to Freeport with LL Beans flagship store is the perfect way to spend a rainy day
Thier are a surfiet of restaurants in the area for all tastes and budgets, from the BYOB local favorite the Wayfarer which is a 3 minute walk from the house to the Five Diamond White Barn in Kennebunk. The Cape Arundel Inn with its sweeping ocean views. A quaint watering hole on Cape Porpoise Pier The Ramp is a five minute walk. Mabels known for its Lobster rolls or fried clams at the iconic Clam Shack.
The area offers a wealth of outdoor activites including surfing and paddle boarding lessons from Aquaholics. There are several kayak rental and guided tour opportunities with kayaking to the islands near Gooserocks and Cape Porpoise being an area gem. There are bike rental and weekly group rides of different ability levels offered at nearby Kennebunk Bike Shop. You can take a large boat to go deep sea fishing or whalewatching. You can also rent a smaller captained boat just for 3 or 4 to fish for the abundant coastal stripers. There are areas known for surf casting offering quiet solitude. A 3 hour excursion on the sailing schooner Eleanor is available just to relax and take in the view from the ocean.
For the dedicated excercise enthusiast there is early morning bootcamp offered outdoors on the Kennebunk beaches. There are several health and fitness facilities in the town of Kennebunk.
The KBIA located next to Mothers Beach is a childrens day camp with over a 100 year history. Children can register by the week, month or year. All activities are a la cart so you can tailor your childs experience. There are a wide variety of activities from swimming lessons to the renowned sailing program. Group tennis and golf lessons , island exploration ,leather and woodworking to name a few.
With its natural beauty and varied activities the area offers the perfect vacation. This also includes just relaxing on your beach of choice reading summer novels while the kids swim or boogie board in the great waves.
Add the charm privacy and beautiful ocean views of Pier Pressure and there is a good chance you have started a family vacation ritual.