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Quiet, private location, but close to the beach and action

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 9 Sleeps

Enjoy your Maine vacation in this charming, sunny, spacious cottage

just a 10-minute walk (less than 1/2 mile) to Old Orchard Beach's

7-mile beach,amusement park and nightlife. With its peaceful

residential setting, Sea Star cottage offers the best of both vacation

worlds: easy access to entertainment and a quiet place to kick back

with plenty of room to relax inside and out.

First floor: large (16'x16') living room with two sliders to deck, a

double sleep sofa. Family room with futon (sleeps two); fully

applianced kitchen and dining area; laundry closet (washer and dryer),

large bathroom with double sinks; and a bedroom (twin bed).

Second floor: large bedroom with queen bed; bedroom with double bed;

study with desk; and the 'pirate's hideaway' - a cozy room for

sleeping, reading or games.

No smoking permitted inside the home.

More Details

Judith Hansen
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2017


Old Orchard Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Fully furnished, fully equipped kitchen. Wireless internet service. Cable TV with DVD player. Decks, yard with shade and sun. Inside storage room for bikes, surfboards, fishing and golf gear. Ceiling fans and AC. Gas grill. Lots of closet space. Parking for 4 vehicles. Doghouse with line-run. Small dogs okay (no puppies). No telephone service.


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Quiet, private location, but close to the beach and action
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family . Location was walking distance to the Pier, shops, Dunkin Doughnuts, and Beach. Close to the major roads so sight seeing was no hassles. Fireworks on Thursday at the Beach- Amazing

The dog loved her vacation too

thanks again for being so accommodating

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kate - Thanks very much for taking the time to review your stay at Sea Star Cottage. I am so glad you enjoyed your vacation. It sounds like you made the most of your time in Maine. You and your family and your dog were model guests and left everything spic and span! I look forward to welcoming you again soon! Judith
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  • 5 of 5

First, the owner is amazing! She is kind, efficient, friendly and truly cares if you are having a great time in her home. The home is clean and much bigger on the inside than appears on the outside. We had 8 people and a small dog and there was more than enough room for everyone. The house is comfortable and felt like home within minutes of arriving. The back yard was great for family cook outs and the location is excellent. Within an 8-10 minute walk to the beach and pier. Close enough to the action but far enough away to enjoy peace in the evenings. In addition to the selection of board games in the house the neighbors had great tips for things to do in the rain and everyone in the area is very friendly. Every morning we'd walk the dog and meet folks who would greet us with a smile and conversation. There are 2 grocery stores (Hannafords and Shaws) about a 5 minute drive from the house. At the end of our stay the owner, Judith greeted us and took the time to ask how our trip was. We will definitely be back! I will be recommending The Sea Star to anyone who wants to vacation in the Old Orchard Beach area.

Thank you Judith for a great family vacation filled with memories that will last us a lifetime.

The McIntyre Family

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful summer vacations

  • 5 of 5

I have vacationed at the Sear Star Cottage with my family for a week every July for the last three years. The cottage is in a quiet neighborhood but is within easy walking distance of the beach and The Pier. It's homey with all the ammenities and we have a wonderful time every year. I highly recommend this cottage for family vacations!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Beach.

* Amusement Park.

* Dancing/dining out.

* Golf.

* Deep-sea fishing at Pine Point.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Beachcombing.

* Biking.

* Hiking.

* Kayaking.

* Fishing.

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

- Palace Playland Amusement Park - 10 min. walk from cottage.

- Beaches in Old Orchard (10 min. walk) and in nearby communities.

- Train Station with service to Portland and Boston -

10 min. walk from cottage.

- 5-minute drive to galf course

- Fireworks at the beach every Thursday night (June 21-Labor Day).

- Weekly Concerts in Town Square every Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m.

- Shopping/Dining - 20 min. drive to Maine Mall; 12 min. drive to

Biddeford Crossing - new mall with restaurants and retail stores.

- 10 min. drive to Aquaboggin Water Park, Funtown-Splashtown

Amusement Park and cinemas in Saco and Biddeford.


June 21-24 La Kermesse, Biddeford - the largest Franco-American

festival in Maine

July 4 Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier

July 6-8 Annual Greek Heritage Festival, Saco

July 28-August 4 Salvation Army Pier Ministry

Week-long evening entertainment in the Town Square

featuring vocalists, magicians, bilingual speakers,

bands and other entertainment.

August 17-19 24th Annual Beach Olympics

Three days of fun competition, music, displays and a

presentation to benefit Special Olympics of Maine. On the

Beach, in The Square and the surrounding area.

August 19 12th Annual 5k Race

Enjoy a kid's "fun run" or adult 5k through town with

T-shirts and medals for the kids and other awards for

divisional winners.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Half the rental fee is required to confirm a reservation. The balance of the rental fee and the security deposit are due 30 days before the check-in date. The security deposit is fully refundable pending inspection of the property at check-out. The State hospitality tax is deducted from the security deposit. There is an additional security deposit of $100 per dog, also fully refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.