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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit

Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Nov 19, 2014
Condo, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, Sleeps 4

NOTE: Check Calendar tab for availability. Calendar is kept up to date.

Also note that Summer Seasons are typically fully Reserved by March of Same year.

'TRUE' Oceanfront Condominium - 0 Feet from the beach

Unquestionably the Best Condo Accommodations and location on the 7 miles of sandy

OOB beach. Better location/property/quietness and proximity to the sand than even the Grand Victorian at much less than half the price per week.

Two Oceanfront parking spaces. Condo sleeps up to 4/5 comfortably

with large(12'x14') oversized deck overlooking beachfront and pier.

NO PETS ALLOWED

NO SMOKING

Additional digital electronic pictures(Interior/Exterior) available upon

request. 'Virtual Tour' also available via external link. Will show the unit depending on my schedule availabilty.

References Available Upon Request

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Port St. Lucie, Florida
5

Ideal beachfront

  • 5 of 5
To me this must be close to the best rental property in OOB. Things I liked:

-Located only about 300 yards from the pier, and the fun activities. You can easily get by without a car. Many restaurants nearby.
-Located with a direct frontage to the beach, on 2nd floor for a fantastic view
-A spacious deck (about 10 by 10 feet) overlooking the ocean with sun in the am hours in September (it faces east).
- Lovely, well equipped, relatively new one bedroom apartment. No noise problems from people or activities.
-Uses a keypad for entry, a very convenient feature.
-Two parking spaces are allocated with ample maneuvering room
-Price is less than you would think for a property this nice
-Owner was very diligent and responsive. The rental and occupancy process was very smooth

Things I did not like: The only nit I have is that the sofa stands low and is rather soft making it difficult to get back up for old timers like myself
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
ontario, canada
5

Great First Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this unit for two weeks with our 3 year old daughter; and although the weather wasn't always co-operative; she ran on that beach almost everyday. She absolutely loved it; and rightfully so. It's a beautiful place, amazing views, quiet atmosphere (not a row of hotel rooms), the neighbors were friendly. There is plenty to do and see in Old Orchard Beach and on rainy days we travelled south to New Hampshire and Boston; and North to Portland and Freeport. Will definitely go again, maybe mid-late summer next time.
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad your family enjoyed your stay. The weather pattern for the month of May this year was not as traditional or typical for the entire New England region. The beauty and location of OOB provides many options for families when weather doesn't co-operate or a break from the beach is needed.
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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Athol, MA USA
4

Almost Perfect!

  • 4 of 5
We chose this condo after reading reviews and the pictures posted on the website. The owner was very easy to work with, and answered all our questions which is always a plus. He was also very approachable - never hesitating to answer a question for you!!
The location of this condo is perfect! Close enough for a nice walk to the pier and all of the shops, but far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet on the deck listening to the waves while sipping a glass of wine!!
Upon arriving, it was very warm in the condo even with an ocean breeze; but, we were on vacation...in the summer! The condo was clean and modern! I want to emphasize clean!! After reading another review, we brought along fans, but honestly only needed them for that one day/night. The rest of the week was warm, but the air circulated well! Plus - we were on the beach most of the day!!
Another reviewer mentioned the lack of pots and pans. If your that concerned, you may want to bring a few pans of your own. When we arrived and settled a bit, we looked at what we had for pots and pans and shopped accordingly. What we needed most were serving bowls, but we survived the week without them. We mostly ate in since we all loved sitting on the deck eating our dinner. We brought home cooked lobsters and sea food from the Clam Bake one evening which was so delicious!
Another small issue was one of the washing machines decided not to work AFTER we put our coins in! Somewhat frustrating, but again, we were on vacation and vacation is not a time to get worked up over losing $2.00.
As far as things to do in and around Old Orchard - its endless! We played mini golf, went deep sea fishing, visited the outlets in Kittery, drove to Cape Elizabeth which is beautiful and ate at the Lobster Shack while there. Took walks on the beach every morning which was a delight in itself! My boys threw a football around while in the water which was exceptionally warm, we played paddle ball, frisbee and people watched which is always entertaining! Sitting on the beach taking in the sun was mostly what I wanted to do and the weather was perfect the entire week!
I may have forgotten to mention this, but literally you walk out the door, take a few steps and you're on the beach! What is better than that?
I / We would certainly recommend this condo and truly believe you won't be disappointed.
If we decide on Old Orchard next year, we'll definately want to stay there again!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: This summer, like the summer of 2011 has been exceptionally warm. There are a few days where an AC function may be desired. Most units on the "direct" ocean front do not have them. None of the units in this entire asociation have them inclusive of owners units who live there year round. Nevertheless, I am exploring an AC capability for this rental unit as there is always 1 or 2 days a summer whereby they would be desired. Almost 99% of my renters have informed me that AC is not necessary 99% of the time but I have had 2 customers now that happened to stay on those exceptionally hot days of summer as indicated. With AC I will almost certainly have to adjust my rental rates to be competitively equal with other rentals that offer that same function.

I don't think any of my reviews mentioned anything about lack of pots and pans and to be honest I have never received a complaint or indication otherwise. When I do recieve such information I respond immediately. I haven't cooked myself at this unit and do have a couple(from Florida) who stays there for one full month each summer for the last 6 years and they have never indicated a lack of any cookware, pots/pans, dishes,etc and I ask them each year if the unit needs anything since they would know. It may well be that the unit now needs more bowls but at one time it was fully equipped(inclusive of a lobster pot). I will have the kitchenware re-inventoried at the end of this season and replenish the stock.

Sometimes what happens is a guest will rent with another family multiple units at this asociation and when I am missing things I find out later that they are now at another unit.

The laundry facility belongs to the entire Association and is not specific to my unit and therefore I cannot guarantee its operational state although I will inform the association that a unit may require services.

Despite the exceptions I'm glad my guests still enjoyed themselves and I do value the feedback for improving their experiences.
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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Bath, NY USA
5

Baker Family

  • 5 of 5
The condo was clean, as described, and location was excellent. Right on the beach as promised, near the pier, and within walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and other amenities. Our family, which includes a teenager and one almost teen, all had a wonderful time. The owner was very easy to work with, respnded to emails very promptly, prior to our vacation, and the rental pacaket that we received included everything we needed to know about the condo and our stay. I highly recommend this rental property and would love to stay here again in the future.
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm glad to hear when my guests enjoyed their vacation, the property, and its location. I guarantee all that I advertise. I do not advertise the weather but when the weather is great as it has been these past few summers the stay is even greater and more enjoyable. OOB( all 7 miles of it) is one of the most beautiful, sandiest, and cleanest beaches in the entire North East.
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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Albuquerque
4

great location

  • 4 of 5
The location of the condo was great right on the ocean with a huge deck. Pans, utencils in the kitchen left a lot to be desired. Really could use a ceiling fan in the living room and bedroom. Temperatures were over 100 a couple days and it was unbearable to sleep in the bedroom. Would be nice to have a larger, flat screen TV in the living room instead of a 20 inch portable one. Otherwise clean, cute and best location on the each with best views of the ocean!
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: There are rare but occasional heat wave events as experienced a few days this summer(for the entire country) whereby the ocean breeze certainly isn't enough to cool down. Most renters do bring their own portable fan to handle those situations. I don't supply portable fans due to potential liability issue.

I am exploring Air conditioning for the unit (most of the oceanfronts don't have them as they are rarely needed) but that may lead to an increase in my weekly rental rates as the electric rates and costs would soar(assume that the AC will always be on with windows open, etc). I haven't raised my competitive Ocean front rental rates in over five years and so far all of my consistent return customers inform me that AC, although desired during those rare stagnant heat events is rarely needed on the oceanfront.
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Ocean Front Condo-Old Orchard Beach-End Unit
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7010413
+1 -617-838-4302
Old Orchard Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Latham, NY
5

Great location, Great Deal

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I rented this condo in October 2010. We have been vacationing in Maine for almost 25 years but this was our first time staying in Old Orchard Beach. The condo was clean, very well maintained and surpisingly quiet. The building is right on the beach and offered amazing views of the sun rising. The owner was very easy to work with and offered one of the best deals in Maine (we had several options we looked at but his was the best price for the location). We would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

Best Location on OOB. Close enough(walking) to the vibrant Town center but far enough from the noise and traffic.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Portland Airport at 18 Miles Nearest Barpub : Many Bars at 0.25 Miles Nearest Ferry : Portland at 18 Miles Nearest Golf : Dune Grass at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Old Orchard Beach at 0.25 Miles Nearest Motorway : Maine turnpike at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Many restaurants at 0.25 Miles Nearest Beach : Old Orchard Beach Car: not necessary

A 2 minute(250 yards) sandy beach walk to/from the OOB Pier.

Amusements/town center located within a two minute walk on the

beach.

Fireworks on the beach every Thursday evening(9:45 PM) throughout

the summer.

Funtown/Splashtown/Aquaboggan/Drive-In Movie 10 minutes away by car.

Maine Mall/Shopping/Movies 20 minutes by car(for a rainy day)

Downtown Portland only 20 Minutes away by car.

Portland Sea Dogs Baseball

Scarborough Downs

Minature Golf

Public Golf Course

Canoeing, water activities on Beach(volleyball, bananna boats,etc.)

Kennebunkport 15 minutes away by car(approx 14 miles)

Availability

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring2015
Apr 25 2015 - May 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Fall2015
Sep 6 2015 - Oct 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
$725
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 8.0%

Refundable( by terms) Rental reservation of $400.00 to confirm Reservation. Full Balance is due approximately 90 Days prior to Stay to avoid Re-Advertisement.

Weekly : $700 - $1650

2015 Season: (NOTE: 8% Maine Lodging Tax not included )
PAYPAL payments accepted. However, PayPal fees(2.9%) are responsibility of vacationer. Note that Canadian customers must pay/include the additional Paypal Canadian transaction fees(3.9%).
Peak Season(6/21/15- 8/16/15): $1650 USD per week
Off-Peak Season(June/August dates not listed above): $1250 USD per
week.

Amenities

From the Owner

The sounds of waves crashing each minute while on vacation induces complete relaxation.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 760 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Master - 1 queen, Oversized Master Bedroom with walk-in closet

Outside

  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • 760 Square Feet 1 Bedroom/1 Bath. Full Kitchenette-Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, VCRs, DVD, Cable televisions, Completely Updated -Stone counters with state of art appliances/furnishings. Internet TV(IPTV). Pull out(Queen size) Couch in living room. Full Laundry facility within Association Common area. Secure Internet WiFi Access Full Linen service is available via online local contractor.
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