Perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, this newly restored home offers spectacular views from its decks, porches and expansive stone patio. It is a vacationer’s dream home. This one-of-a-kind landmark property has been highlighted in the ‘Travel & Leisure’ August 2006 edition and in ‘Maine Home & Design August 2007 edition.
Low Season (Oct-Dec): Prices from $15,000 per week
High Season (July-Sept): Prices from $18,500 per week
Price includes $500 cleaning fee and a refundable $10,000 security deposit.
The house was recently completely restored (finished June 1, 2012) it to its original, authentic condition. There are water views from every window! Fall asleep at night to the sound of the waves on the rocks below. Enjoy sunrise on the deck outside the kitchen while watching the cormorants dry off their wings, or watch the spectacular red sun set behind St. Ann’s Church steeple while sitting on the front porch. There is always something to watch/enjoy outside every window at The Stonehouse.
The first floor has a living room, dining room, sunporch, galley bar area, pantry and state-of-the art kitchen all with ocean views. A stone porch off the living room clings to the edge of the ocean. A large outdoor entertaining patio with gas grill is off the kitchen as is a brand new wood deck for dining.
NOTE: There is a 2 car garage and room above not included in the rental.
The 2nd floor has 4 bedrooms: Master suite with King bed brand new bathroom (shower & tub) and a spectacular porch capturing high level views of the sea. Bedroom with Full Bed connected to bedroom with twin bed by brand new bathroom (shower only)…. Master porch continues outside these 2 bedrooms. Bedroom with 2 twin beds and private newly renovated bath (shower only).
The 3rd floor contains 2 bedrooms, each having a queen-sized bed and one newly renovated bath (shower only). It also has a playroom outfitted with a TV, VCR, COPIER and wireless internet throughout the house.
Outside is paradise. There are more decks and porches (covered & uncovered) than you will have time to enjoy. There is a raised deck for sunbathing while watching the boats sail by and a large table for dinners outside on the patio! There is also a large deck with Adironack chairs on the 2nd floor offering a birds eye view of the Atlantic!
Located in Kennebunkport, a town in York County, Maine, only 2 homes away from Walker’s Point (Ex- President Bush’s compound). Ocean Avenue is the original location of prestigious summer residences since it was discovered in the 1870s.
The town center, the area in and around Dock Square, is located along the Kennebunk River, approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the mouth of the river on the Atlantic Ocean. Historically a shipbuilding and fishing village, for well over a century the town has been a popular summer colony and seaside tourist destination. The Dock Square area has a district of souvenir shops, art galleries, seafood restaurants, and bed and breakfasts. Cape Porpoise, while retaining its identity as a fishing harbor, has a very small village area with several restaurants, a church, grocery store, coffee shop, small library, and art gallery.
Kennebunkport has a reputation as a summer haven for the upper class and is one of the wealthiest communities in the state of Maine.
The Stonehouse has lovely housekeeper called Sandy who will meet you upon your arrival to show you around and get you comfortable with all. There will always be someone available to talk to for any questions or troubleshooting. With advance notice she is available to do a mid-week cleaning or arrange for a daily housekeeper.
A chef or a caterer can be made available with advance notice. There are MANY options for great food and wine in Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, Wells and Portland. They range from diners to lobster shacks to AAA Five Diamond/Forbes 5 Star Fine Dining. They can be overlooking the ocean or hidden in the woods. Take your pick! (Summers are busy so reservations are highly encouraged at most popular restaurants.) Menus from many restaurants are included in the information notebook.
A complete notebook of things to do while in Kennebunkport will be waiting for you on the dining room table.
Things to do include: