Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Beach Dreams Unit unit 161

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Cozy cottage located within a gated community in Beach

Dreams Resort. This cottage has 2 bedrooms (one with a queen bed and the other with twin bunk beds), Living Room with a Queen sleep sofa, fully applianced kitchen, full bathroom, and enclosed screened/glass three season porch to take in the fresh ocean air. This cottage is very close to the tennis courts. Beach Dreams offers a variety of activities throughout the summer as well! Linens not provided for this unit.


Owner
John and Sherry Livsey
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About John and Sherry Livsey

John is an engineer and Sherry is a teacher. We have a fifteen year old son and a thirteen year old daughter. When we purchased and furnished this cottage, they were young and we wanted it to be our 'home away from home'. We still have toys, games, and movies suitable for young children as well as teens.

John and Sherry Livsey purchased this cottage in 2006

Why John and Sherry Livsey chose Wells

We chose this property because it was brand new at the time. The price was right and we loved that it is closed for half of the year so we don't have to think about it.

What makes this cottage unique

This property is the best of both worlds. It is a resort with on site amenities but it's close to beaches and fun attractions. We love that there is so much to do in Southern Maine, it's so fun to explore.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a wonderful time staying in our beautiful and cozy cottage. We went to the pools, the beach, The Egg and I for breakfast, the Maine Diner for dinnner -- both very yummy! We also enjoyed relaxing on the porch, playing scrabble, and reading. It was so peaceful, we didn't want to ever go home!

On our last day here, my boyfriend proposed to me and I said Yes!! We will never forget this vacation and hope to come back again next year for a full week. Thank you so much for letting us enjoy your wonderful cottage!

Jennifer and Joe
Jul 2010
  • 1 of 4

Amenities

Moody Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The amenities of this cottage include: Fully equipped kitchen with: ~Pots and pans ~coffee maker ~dishwasher ~microwave ~refrigerator ~full-sized stove and oven ~wall mounted stereo and CD player ~Lobster Pot ~dishes, glasses, silverware, utensils, etc. ~In home wifi ~Ceiling fans ~Air conditioning and Heat ~cable TV with DVD/VCR player ~washer and dryer ~Full size gas grill ~Full-size auto-inflate air mattress

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

64% Complete
28% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
7% Complete
Beach Dreams Unit unit 161
average rating of 4.428571 based on 18 reviews
5

Family friendly, very clean

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd year at Beach Dreams and it just keeps getting better. We have small children, who love riding their bikes and swimming in the beautiful pools. The cottage is just the right size! The full kitchen and washer/dryer make it easy to pack and cook for a family all week. We'll definitely be back again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are so glad you had a nice stay! Beach Dreams is a great community, especially for families. We would love to have you back!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Loved our stay at Unit 161

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was super cute and was perfect for our first family vacation with our 4 year old and 1 year old. It was nice having a full kitchen so we didn't have to eat out for every meal. The items, that were available to us from the owners, were very useful and made our stay better. The Beach Dreams community was very relaxing and peaceful. Everyone was very kind. Wells is a beautiful area. We look forward for our next stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great cottage and community

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cottage for a girls weekend and were very happy with it. The Beach Dreams community is great and has awesome amenities. We loved being able to walk down to the clubhouse to use the hot tub and pool after a long day at the beach. Everyone we met were extremely friendly and helpful. The cottage was comfortable and clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our weekend. Close to Wells and Ogunquit. Thank you for letting us use your home!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we are glad you had a nice weekend! Enjoy the rest of the summer!!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Pleasant with few exceptions

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was pleasant. Best part was the fully stocked kitchen. It had everything for cooking a great meal.

It was very convenient to have a washer and dryer.

Fair selection of movies and books and games for those rainy days.

Overall, everything was pretty clean. I did need to sweep the floors when we first arrived as there was gritty sand in the kitchen.

The CON- The queen mattress was awful. We care for special needs elders in our home 24/7 and almost never get to sleep through the night. We periodically go away with the sole intent of getting decent sleep. The mattress was extremely uncomfortable and we came home just as tired as when we got there with added backache. We even tried to flip it over to see if it would be better but it was badly stained. For us- it was enough to ruin our stay. HOWEVER- if they got a new mattress we would go back!

The pools looked nice (clean, well kept) but we didn't get to use them as it rained all three days we were there. :-(

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest review of your stay. We always appreciate feedback so that we can stay on top of things. I am so sorry that you found the bed to be uncomfortable and more importantly that it ruined your stay. That is really very sad as we take people's vacations very seriously and want to provide a "home away from home" for people. This is the first time we have heard that the bed is not comfortable and honestly, we both sleep better there than we do at home. We have had the condo for 10 years now and I guess it's time to replace the mattress. We hope you are able to enjoy the rest of the summer and that you get a good night's sleep soon. Thanks again, John and Sherry
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great place to vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience while vacationing at John and Sherry's home! They were very accommodating and the directions and check in process were seamless. I would HIGHLY recommend this property to anyone looking to vacation in the southern coastal region of Maine! It is close to everything and provides a nice place to travel from. Thank you John and Sherry for a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Becky! We are so glad that everything went well. Enjoy the rest of the summer! Sherry
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Nice property and very well located from beaches..

  • 4 of 5

Very nice and clean property. Very convenient. We did appreciate tennis court and pool. It was almost like staying at home. All the family enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay. We tried to create a "home away from home atmosphere" when choosing the furnishings.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I-95
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Moody Beach
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go to the Beach.

* Go Deep Sea Fishing.

* Play a round of golf.

* Don’t miss the fresh seafood at our restaurants.

* Shop at the many antique shops.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swim in the pool.

* Play tennis/basketball.

* Go for a hike.

* Go to the many area Beaches.

* Cook on the grill at the cottage.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* York Wild Animal Kingdom.

* Play at a local park.

* Shop at the outlets.

* Play mini-golf.

* Go for ice cream.

Beach Dreams resort has activities to meet everyone's needs including two heated swimming pools, a kiddie pool, and an extra large Jacuzzi. Enjoy the 'Dream Club' where you can work out in the fitness center, play air hockey, video or board games, watch a movie or a 'big' game on the large flat screen tv. Outdoor amenities include tennis, basketball, and Bocce' Ball courts and walking trails. This resort is in close proximity to a number of beautiful beaches including Wells, Crescent, Footbridge, Oqunquit, and is approximately one mile from Moody Beach. There are a tremendous amount of other attractions and activities nearby such as York Wild Animal Kingdom, golfing, deep sea fishing, kayaking, Rachel Carson Natural Estuary Preserve, whale watching, antique shops, fantastic restaurants, arcades, miniature golf, and shopping. Beach Dreams is on the Wells trolley stop which is an easy, enjoyable way to get around the area.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.