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Bring your boat or kayaks

Bedrooms 6
Space 278 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedroom, 4 bath waterfront home

The banks of the Cape Neddick river invite you to sit back, relax and watch the sunset over the water. Located on beautiful Shore Road, our property, once a B&B, offers a large recently updated home with plenty of room for everyone, making it the perfect place for a summer vacation, family reunion, or wedding party. Enjoy morning coffee, a cocktail, lobster bake or an evening bonfire in the spacious back yard with private dock overlooking the harbor.

Our house offers six bedrooms, four of which have water views. It boasts two master bedrooms, one on the first floor with a private deck and one on the second floor with a two person Jacuzzi. The four other bedrooms are on the second floor and share two additional baths. The modern fully appliance kitchen features granite countertops, breakfast bar, views of the river and is open to the living and dinning rooms. The living room has views of the water, flat screen TV, stereo with surround sound, built in bookshelves, and a wall of windows. The dinning room features seating for all and a wood burning stove/fireplace. A second living area or den with games, puzzles, another flat screen TV. and WII game system is available at the other end of the house for all to enjoy.

Tidewatch is located close to everything yet outside of the hustle and bustle of the beach. Just walk down the street and you can stop at the Cape Neddick Lobster Pound, a great place overlooking the harbor, for a meal, cocktail or evening entertainment. A little further will bring you to the Cape Neddick Beach, a quiet and safe haven perfect for families with young children, with tide pools, shallow calm water, and an uncrowded of beach. A fifteen minute walk in the other direction will bring you to Short Sands Beach with its larger crowds, amusement park, shops, restaurants and pubs, wild kingdom, funorama, bowling alley and gazebo with summertime concerts. For those more adventurous Long Sands Beach with its designated surfing areas is about one mile down the road while York Harbor and the village are about five miles away

More Details

Property Manager
Craig Schriefer
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Craig Schriefer

I am a water person and spend much of my time surfing, boating, fishing, and kiteboarding. I am very familiar with the area and can help you get the most from your stay. I can recommend sites, attractions, activities, restaurants, day trips, events, babysitters and more. Just ask and I will be glad to help,

Craig Schriefer purchased this house in 1986

Why Craig Schriefer chose Southern Coast of Maine

Its in the middle of everything yet remains private. You can moor your boat in the back yard.

What makes this house unique

Sunrise over the ocean just down the street, sunset over the river in the back yard


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Use of dock and waterfront is at your own risk
  • Quiet time outside after 11:00pm
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , waterviews, tile
    Master 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , large first floor accessable from master and living area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , second floor, tile
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , second floor, tile
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master 1 - 1 large double bed , second floor, waterview, private bath w/two person Jacuzzi
    Master 2 - 1 large double bed , First floor, waterview, private deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , water view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , waterview
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
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Home Sweet Home-Away-from-Home

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic find and Craig was extremely gracious and accommodating. He made sure we were settled in, gave us local tips and some of the local history, and was extremely responsive to any questions or concerns. We were here on a family holiday (11 of us, teen to adult) and the house offered plenty of room for everyone with a great selection of books, games (both indoor and out), and lots of space to relax.

We brought a canoe and rented a kayak and paddleboard (Liquid Dreams Surf Shop in Ogunquit) to tool around the Neddick River. Just be mindful that the water level rises & falls with the tide so need to plan accordingly - we got "stuck" once or twice and had to navigate through the empty river bed. Oops.

BUT, not a problem... just cross the bridge and you're at a small beach or walk into town to hit Short Sands beach and all the treats that York has to offer.

We were there the week of July 4th and this location let us be close enough to walk into town for the fireworks and festivities but was far enough away from the crowds that we were able to relax, unwind, and have some great, stress-free family time. That's what it's all about and Craig made this feel like home.

Hope you enjoy your time here as much as we did.

Thanks again, Craig, for a great vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ok so glad that you all enjoyed your vacation. It's such a pleasure to share my home with families like yours. I have always thought this was a special spot arms it's nice that others are getting to enjoy it. Thanks again, hope to see you next year.
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home and location for my family get-together. Easy walk to a lovely beach and to a fun York beach town. The home is comfortable for a big group. We brought kayaks that could be put in the river easily at high tide. We hope to return!,

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a group!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Tidewatch. The location is fantastic (walkable to Wild Kingdom and Short Sands beach, and our new favorite, Cape Neddick beach). The backyard is lovely, and we spent hours outside playing and watching the tide. The house easily accommodated our group of 14 with plenty of room to spread out. We hope to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful to have you all as guests in my home. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your vacation. It was great to see the girls enjoying the swing and the ride will be waiting for you next year. Hope to see you all again. Enjoy the rest of your summer
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Another great week at Tideview

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at Tideview with our extended family and we had another great week. This a great property for kids with the large back yard to play in and the water view. This year my brother brought his kayak and paddle board and I highly recommend using one of these to tour the inlet and go out to the beach - beautiful! Craig mentioned there are places to rent that will drop them off if you don't have one. We also had surf and turf night using the well stocked kitchen, brand new gas grill and the cajun cooker to cook lobster from the Maine Lobster Outlet (fantastic quality and prices). Short Sands is a beautiful Maine beach less than a mile away with fun tourist shopping but we just love the locals beach a quarter mile walk away with less crowding and lots of rocks and tide pools to explore. Finally, if you are looking for other outings we had fun at York Animal Kingdom, Marginal Way trail in Ogunquit, Mount Agamenticus and Orris Falls Trail, all convenient morning activities leaving plenty of time for an afternoon at the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Guys, I'm so glad that you had another good week. Hopefully we will see you again next year! Have a great summer.
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Very good place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was confortable close to the beach, every thing was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal location

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay, location to town and beaches were with-in walking distance. Hiking ,golf and dining also nearby. A few hick ups on the Y-fi going in and out but after all it is vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm very glad you all enjoyed your vacation. Come to find out TWC has been working on their lines to hopefully improve internet connection. It's not usually a problem. Thanks Craig
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Boston MA, Portland ME, Manchester NH,
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cape Neddick Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrack Wells ME
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Cape Neddick 200 yards, Short Sands 1 mile,
Car: recommended

The Yorks, and Cape Neddick have miles of beautiful beaches , inviting you to relax, surf, fish, play and enjoy. We offer deep sea fishing out of York Harbor, three golf courses, plenty of restaurants and even some night life. The famous Ogunquit Playhouse is just a short drive up route one. There is outlet shopping in Kittery. Historic Portsmouth with is summer theater, concerts and festivals is just over the boarder. Boston, Portland and the White Mountains are all a reasonable drive from here.

There is however plenty to do right here in town and you may never want to leave.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$251.96
Damage Insurance A$74.33
Damage Deposit A$1,259.8

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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