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Dana Dakers, a local owner

Member since: 2008
Speaks english

Mother's Beach Cottage- White Sandy Beach- Make Reasonable Offer for Sept & Oct

5 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Kennebunk holiday house

Newly Renovated in 2014- Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms-Ocean Views frm all rooms

The Summer Cottage directly overlooks the white sands of Mother's Beach and the sparkling blue Atlantic Ocean -

One of the original summer cottages at Mother's Beach - the crown jewel of Mother's Beach - awaits your arrival - completely renovated in the spring of 2014, the cottage has it all, the historic charm of yesteryear and all of the modern conveniences of today including wireless internet and new flat screen TVs.

The Cottage has a brand new kitchen, two new full bathrooms, new hardwood floors throughout the Cottage. The entire inside has been painted. The end result is a beautiful Cottage matched only by the scenic views of the beach and ocean.

An 1896 'Summer Cottage' with gorgeous 180 degree ocean views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Lords Point near the KBIA. The 7-room, 3-bedroom cottage occupies the entire second floor with its own entrance. This rental is ideally suited for two or three couples or a small family who want to relax and enjoy the beach and the ocean but is also near Kennebunkport and Portland for dining & shopping.

The 14 room house is NOT used by the owners and the guests have complete access to the grounds including sunken patios, porches and decks.

The rental has seven rooms including a beautiful sunroom with lots of windows to enjoy the the direct ocean views and ocean breeze as well as a large outside sun deck over looking the Ocean. The apartment also has three bedrooms, a new gorgeous kitchen, living area, dining area and two new bathrooms.

This property is designed for two or three couples or a small family who would like to enjoy a quiet week or two on a beautiful beach on the Southern Coast of Maine to watch the waves roll, the sun rise and the sun set.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dana Dakers, a local owner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks english

Reviews

5
based on 5 traveller reviews

Mother's Beach Cottage- White Sandy Beach- Make Reasonable Offer for Sept & Oct
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Perfect location, beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't be more impressed with this home. Updated kitchen & bathrooms. Perfect location directly across from Mothers Beach. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome, Gorgeous Home, Across from Beach

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely beautiful. Totally updated in every room, bath, living and kitchen area. The beach is 50 yards away. Beautiful Ocean view from every room. The owner, Dana, is a joy to work with. This was a girls' getaway for 7 days and this is the place to stay. Easy access to Kennebunk. Portland, Freeport, Ogunquit, Wells. Rent a car and all of beautiful Maine is available. Make your base at this home and you will not be disappointed. I just cannot say enough. Above expectations!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment; Beautiful views; Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the right spot for a 3 gals getaway. It was so much better than anticipated. The Ocean is just out the front wall of windows across street with a beach - rocky coast & a children's playground 1/2 block away. It is second story but it was a non-factor as the steps are up to a deck with great views. You do need a car as this is not close to town but a nice area for walking & the very private apartment was beautifully equipped. There was not a lot of bedroom storage, 1 closet. Kitchen was lovely & functional & the view incomparable. The landlord Dana - was friendly & helpful. Great choice!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property with gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

This is a great spot for a beach vacation! Mother’s Beach is just across the street and has a newly renovated children’s playground. The unit is newly renovated with a beautiful new kitchen, bathrooms and laundry area. Extremely clean in all areas of the unit. All bedrooms are lovely and provide a view and sounds of the ocean! The view from the main living areas, including screened porch and outside deck entices hours of gazing at the Maine coastline. The owner was very available and great to work with from the initial contract process to meeting our needs while we were at the beach house. Three generations of our family were accommodated very well in the unit. Owner provides many amenities from bathroom and kitchen supplies to beach chairs, TV with DVD player also. Only lacking in bedroom closet space (only one of bedrooms has a closet, the others have clothes trees/hangers). Proximity to Kennebunkport and long walks on beach make it a great vacation spot! We plan to return again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming 19th Century Beauty with Exceptional Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

All hopes that this apartment would be as wonderful as the online photos were totally exceeded. This was my first experience with VRBO and it was very positive from start to finish. The owner was so helpful in answering my questions in advance of signing the lease, and was equally responsive to all inquiries once we arrived at the property. His knowledge of the home and the surrounding area was extensive (he's a local). We appreciated his warm and welcoming manner when he stopped by to confirm that everything was to our satisfaction. Overall very accommodating.

This wonderful home, circa 1896, has been lovingly updated but still retains the character of an historic property. This was particularly appealing to our family as we were looking for a beautiful and comfortable home, with strong bones dating back to an earlier era.

What we loved most about the house were its incredible views of Mother's Beach and the ocean from several rooms in the house. Because it's on the second floor views are unobstructed. The open floor plan capitalized on the views, natural light and fresh ocean breezes, but also provided for different activities among family members. We all loved the deck and grilled out as often as possible. Plenty of additional chairs accommodated impromptu gatherings with family in the area. A favorite spot inside was the sunroom with gorgeous new arched windows and tongue-and-groove wood paneling with panoramic views of the beach.

Kitchen was small but well-equipped -- everything we needed without getting too "gourmet." The house was spotless when we arrived (high priority for us and obviously the owner as well). Parking for 2 cars in back and 2 in front. No permit needed. Great to have complete access to all outsides spaces (no one lives on first floor) so it felt like "our house." Must be able to climb stairs since it is on second floor. Convenient to all points of interest in southern Maine; Kennebunkport is just minutes away. Great meal at Billy's Chowder House in Wells. Wonderful antique shop, Bulfinch, is within 1.5 miles. Great Laundromat/cleaners in lower Kennebunkport. Daily walks down Kennebunk Beach; wonderful playground on Mother’s Beach for young children. We're planning on returning next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Wells, Maine
Nearest Beach
House On Mother's Beach
Car: necessary

Kennebunk Beach - The three bedroom apartment is at Mother's Beach at Kennebunk Beach and overlooks a gorgeous white sandy beach. The sunrises and sunsets are just beautiful. Mother's Beach is just 5 minutes away from Kennebunkport and yet far from the hustle and bustle of the town.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Kennebunk, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Fall
15 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
A$2,150
 
 
Spring
4 Mar 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,150
 
 
Late Spring
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,956
 
 
Early Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,627
 
 
Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,374
 
 
Fall
2 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,956
 
 
Late Fall
14 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kennebunk, Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower is enclosed
  • There are two full bathrooms that are included with the apartment. There is also an outside shower to use after enjoying the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Front Queen Bedroom w/ Ocean Views and a new flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Rear Queen Bedroom with Ocean Views and a new flat screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Twin Room - a cozy room with Ocean Views
  • The three bedroom apartment sleeps 6 people. Bedroom #1 has near new queen size bed which sleep two people, Bedroom #2 has a new queen side bed which sleep two people. Bedroom #3 has twin beds with new mattresses for two people. As mentioned before, the apartment is designed for six people.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing