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Property Details

Updated: May 14, 2015
Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 9 Sleeps

Located on one of the highest points on the 'Nubble' overlooking the rocky coast of Maine from York to Kennebunkport. Walk a few minutes along the ocean to the beach and the center of activity. You can relax on a wonderful Victorian porch where you can watch the lobstermen pull their traps. Relax to the sound of the crashing surf on the rocks below. Spectacular sunsets nightly. Not recommended for young children.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath

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Victorian Cottage Overlooking Coast
York Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Milwaukee, WI


  • 5 of 5
My stay at the Towers was wonderful! Fred and Janet welcomed me and my family upon arrival and made us feel right at home.
The house had everything we needed. I thought having one full bathroom would be a problem--but it was never an issue and the outdoor shower was perfect for the kids or people wanting to rinse off after the beach.

I vacationed with 4 adult couples (raning in age from 30's to 60's) and 4 kids (2-6 in age). The house was very spacious and we never felt crowded. We spent most of our days on the Short Sands beach and walking around the quaint town of York Beach (which is short 3-5 minute walk from the house). When we weren't on the beach, we were sitting on the huge wrap around porch enjoying the fabulous views of the ocean. We also walked to the Nubble Light house most mornings and occasionally would drive to Long Sands Beach (about 3-4 minute drive). For the most part, you do not need a car when you're staying at the Towers. Everything you need is within short walking distances (even the Trolleys that will take you to other areas nearby).

York Beach was a wonderful place to vacation and the Towers is the perfect place to stay! I would recommend this vacation home to anyone spending time in the York Beach area; the Knox's have provided a truly great retreat for those looking for a fun, relaxing and unique vacation experience. Thank you for making my family vacation so memorable!
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Victorian Cottage Overlooking Coast
York Beach Southern Coast of Maine
Silver Spring, MD

Multi-family perfection

  • 5 of 5
The "Towers" provided an amazing atmosphere in itself. Add in the gorgeous ocean views, perfect view of the York fireworks on our last night, and convenient walk to Short Sands beach and town, and you have the makings of a great family vacation.

The house is stocked with interesting antiques as well as all of the modern appliances needed for a family that likes to cook and eat meals together. We even had a cookout one night.

Initially, I thought that having only one indoor shower all of us would be a problem. I soon discovered that the outdoor shower provided a great place for us to rinse off after the beach or take a full hot shower with out having to worry about getting water on the floor.

I would recommend the "Towers" to any large family group.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers


Activity and Interests

Local Activities

* swimming

* tennis

* walking

* sailing

* cycling

* fishing

* horse riding

* golf

* wind-surfing

* mountain biking

* mountaineering

* diving

* surfing

* antique hunting


Rental rates


  • Nightly Rate: $300 - $500

    Weekly Rate: $2000 - $3500

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

  • $3500/week peak season,$300/night,$2000/week off-season
    A 8% lodging tax is applicable.
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Updated: May 14, 2015


Property Type

  • cottage


  • pets not allowed


  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Half Bathroom


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5


  • General * towels provided * telphone * central heating * linen provided Kitchen * dish washer * fridge * oven * microwave * washing machine * clothes dryer * grill * 4 ring stove * blender * lobster pot * cooking utensils * coffee maker * toaster * iron & board Entertainment * DVD * games-all ages * TV * satellite or cable * video player

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