5 Bedrooms | 4.5 Baths | Waterfront
From $4,950 per Week
Summer Cottage, Kennebunkport, Maine
Imagine a luxury home in Kennebunkport where you are directly on a Tidal Cove on 2 sides on another side of the house is the Kennebunk River with the most amazing yachts you have ever seen. Picture walking to Dock Square shops in one direction and a fabulous Beach in the other. Now picture yourself at Summer Cottage!
Stay in a million dollar plus home in the heart of world famous Kennebunkport. This 1900 summer cottage is charming, spacious and bright, built with impeccable detail, beautiful woodwork throughout. Every window offers exceptional views of the river, the cove, surrounding trees and gardens.
A gourmet kitchen features a see through to the outside gas fireplace (first in Maine), all new top of the line Electrolux appliances, bar refrigerator and wine cooler. Dual Fuel Range, microwave, dishwasher, disposal, all fully equipped allowing the chef on vacation to enjoy cooking with a view and all the comforts of home. The breakfast nook overlooking Chick’s Cove is a bright airy setting for morning coffee, while the front wraparound porch begs for afternoon tea or cocktails watching the boats pass by and the sunset.
Summer Cottage’s formal dining room, full living room with Cable TV featuring surround sound, and separate Sunset Lounge with a Wi-Fi computer station, are all professionally decorated for your comfort and every room offers water views.
On the upper two floors are 4 bedrooms including the new Captain's Quarters two room suite (so can be marketed as a 5 bedroom). There and 3 baths including the top floor Presidential Suite featuring a fireplace, King Bed and a magnificent en suite tile master bath with walk in shower and river views. The Captains Quarters Suite on the 2nd floor features a gas fireplace, air-conditioning and much more. View House Layout
The gardens and landscaping invite you to enjoy outdoor living. With several brick patios including a barbeque area and fire pit overlooking the peaceful back cove, guests can follow the sun throughout the day, and watch the local Blue Heron from these beautiful grounds.
The Summer Cottage combines old world seaside charm with today’s modern conveniences like Wi-Fi, washer/dryer and modern appliances.
You are less than a half mile to Dock Square with its unique boutique shops and restaurants. Walking a half a mile along Ocean Ave in the other direction, you arrive at the Beach and the Breakwater that leads to the Atlantic. Also along the way are a Day Spa and Gym, waterfront restaurants and pubs with entertainment. A scenic one mile walk along Parson’s Way leads you passed magnificent seaside mansions to famous Walkers Point (home of President George Bush).
Kitchen and 2nd Master Suite Renovation Completed June 2010! Gourmet Kitchen with see through Gas Fireplace, all Top of the Line Electrolux Appliances, designer Granite Counter Tops, Bar, Wall of Windows, Entertainment System, new enlarged Brick Patio with Gas Grill and Gas Fire pit.
There are so many fun things to “sea” and do. You can walk to town, to Dock Square and to a nearby Colony Beach. If you like to fish, the Breakwater at the head of the Kennebunk River is the place to drop a hook. It’s a short drive or a trolley ride to area beaches like Kennebunk Beach, Mother’s Beach and Goose Rocks Beach.
Shopper will love browsing the quaint boutiques in downtown Dock Square, while water lovers will want to take to the seas on a whale watch or set sail on a scenic schooner. Families enjoy the scenic lobster boats tours where you will see seals and haul traps looking for the daily catch of lobsters. Bike rentals are available in town, kayaks and canoes too. Golfers will find several Championship Golf courses nearby including Webhannet and Cape Arundel Golf Club - where President Bush plays. An Executive Par 3 course and driving range are available at Hillcrest Golf for family fun.
Driving the coast, you can visit Maine’s spectacular lighthouses, go antique shopping or head for Maine’s most famous shopping outlets, LL Bean in Freeport or Kittery Outlets.
In the evening, there are so many wonderful restaurants you can walk to from Summer Cottage. You will also find world famous summer stock theatre at the Arundel Barn Playhouse and nearby Ogunquit Playhouse. Summer Cottage is within walking distance of two famous grand hotels where evening entertainment can be enjoyed in season.
So much to do – you may find you need to stay another week at The Summer Cottage! Of course, you may enjoy doing nothing at all, just watching the boats drift along the Kennebunk River or relax in the peaceful backyard overlooking the cove where our friendly Heron hangs out.
Check in 4:00 PM
Check out 10:00 AM
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Inside
8% Lodging Taxes
$1,500 Damage Deposit
$350 Exit Cleaning
Please bring photo ID for check in
No Fireworks allowed
50% Down to book
50% (Balance) due 60 days prior
Travelers insurance recommended
**All starting rates are low season rates. Rates are now quoted based on occupancy and use. Please call or inquire for individual group rates.**
4,250 Sq. Foot
1 Pull out Queen
There is a suite sharing
Granite Kitchen Countertops
Wall of Windows
Chef can be arranged
Daily cleaning can be arranged
Tours can be arranged