Located near the southern point of the state of Maine, York is a small beach town that is known for its summer resorts. It’s also a town of historic importance as it was among the first few settlements from the Europeans. Besides the historic significance, York has many attractions like Agamenticus Mountain, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, and some old lighthouses. Furthermore, the summer comes with several fairs and festivals, which swells the hotels with tourists. Alternatively, spending a vacation in private rentals gives you more freedom, plus it becomes extremely affordable when you’re coming in a group. If you’re also planning a visit, please have a look at the following best HomeAway vacation rentals in York, Maine.
This recently renovated cottage can be your ideal vacation home this summer as it is situated just a five-minute walk from the Long Sand Beach. York’s Wild Kingdom amusement park, hiking treks, and boat rentals are also near this location. It is a two-story cottage and has accommodation space for 12 guests, however, there are just two bathrooms here. Inside this house, you would see a wall library, full of books, a flat-screen television in the center, and a video library, too. Besides, you would also have an eat-in kitchen. The backside of the house has a patio deck which opens to the yard through stairs. Your pets are also allowed.
Great Home, Walk To Beach, 4 Bd- 2 Ba
Top guest reviewsYou feel right at home the moment you enter the houseNot a cottage more like our home away from homeThe outdoor shower with warm water was a blessingThe proximity to the beach at long sands is perfectThe house is fully loaded with everything we neededThe property was clean and comfortableThe house is very spacious and the back deck is huge and very private
Host:Stephen was a great host by responding quickly to questions and requestsThe owner was very helpfulThis was our third year and we love it more every timeWe are two families who enjoy the beach all day and look forward to happy hour on the large deck outdoor games and family dinnersLong weekend away for our annual girls weekend Amazing Home room for everyone Huge deck out backRead more reviewsThis place is amazing in every way possible From the short walk to the beach to just relaxing on the deckThe house is surrounded by privacy but so close to the beach about a 5 minute walk which was greatWe have rented this house for 3 summers nowPerfect location and size for two familiesA really lovely house inside and out Thank you for making our stay in York
Now presenting you an economical condo that is a quarter mile (approximately half a kilometer) away from the Short Sands Beach. It is massive, too, as it can lodge up to 15 guests. The living room is spacious here, and the open-concept kitchen adjoined by it makes it look even wider. For entertainment, you would see televisions with DVD player, a Bluetooth sound-bar, and books while free WiFi is also accessible. Your children would also have a good time, as kids will have toys and board games. A spare cot and some high chairs are available for infants. But most importantly, there is a ping pong table in the garage, and some bicycles are available for use so the fun would be never-ending for your group.
New Year Round Rental 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach & Downtown York Beach
Top guest reviewsThe house was spotless roomy and had everything you could possibly needYou will not be disappointed by anything should you rent this comfortable homeThere are so many great extras included to make our stay comfortableThe house lacks nothing you might need for cooking recreation time beach time and sleepingThere were 11 of us that stayed in the house and everyone had plenty of space and was very comfortableEverything was so clean and nicely decoratedkids teens and adults) and never felt crowded
Host:They responded very quickly to my many questionsWe especially appreciated the beach wagonWe got super lucky with the weatherThey are very very nice folks that truly keep their renters needs in mindThree generations of our family enjoy this lovely homeRead more reviewsWe also enjoyed longer walks to The Nubble LighthouseThe house is very conveniently located with a short (8-min) walk to the downtown areaWe walked to shopping restaurants and the beachThe location is fabulous an easy walk to the beach and town centerThe men enjoyed sitting around the fire pit
This condo is an extension of our previous booking, and except for some minor cosmetic alterations and color schemes, amenities are similar. The only major change done is with the interior arrangement, wherein the seating room is removed and a single bed is supplied now in the fourth bedroom. This change makes the accommodation suited for 16 guests, which is an extra person capacity than the previous rental. Because the tariff is equal and every other feature is identical, you should compare these two rentals and pick one that gives you more utility-wise.
New Year Round Rental - 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach & Downtown York
Top guest reviewsThe TV in the front room is a smart TVis there is instructions on how to use the TV's?The house is beautiful and plenty of spaceAccommodations were everything we could have asked for Check in and outTold us we could take our time checking outthe rooms were very spacious and they had everything we needed to make our trip a successThe house is beautiful clean and the decor is very nice 4It was extremely clean and very comfortable for the group of adults we had with usBedrooms are all very large and everything is updated (bathrooms furniture decor appliances washer/dryer)
Host:was so easy Owner stopped by to assure that we were happy with everythingMike and Pamela were great to work withThe home was clean and stocked with all the cookware utensils towels etc needed during the tripThe owners were very nice and welcoming 3Garage is an awesome bonus with ping pong table and bikes Would definitely stay againRead more reviewsThe location is an easy walk to all the restaurants stores and beachThe beach is a short walk (just long enough for the 3 year old to burn off some energy) and we found lots of other fun activities and restaurants within walking distanceAccurate listing nice property Plenty of space and great locationwe had a great time and loved the houseHouse was very clean and only a 5 minutes walk to town
Able to lodge up to 20 vacationers, this three-story house is our highest capacity option on a budget price. It is quite near the ocean and you can see the crashing waves from its first and second deck. The Long Sand Beach is about one kilometer (half a mile) away from this place, but the marketplace is within walking distance. For your pastime, cable televisions and WiFi are available. Parking space is available for four vehicles which will come handy for family reunions–but no parties, please.
Expansive ocean view home, very elegant, with room for 20!
Top guest reviewsOnly tricky thing is the 4 car parking limitThere was plenty of space to suit our needs and during the break periodsWe enjoyed the kitchen so much that instead of eating out we did all of the cooking for ourselvesThe tile in the showers was covered in mold & oneThe large dining room table was a huge plusThe house was very clean and well kept up
Host:Accommodated all of us comfortablyReally nice well cared for placeThe home was very conveniently located near the beach and comfortably accommodated our party of 13 for a weekRented this for a 15-person small wedding Beautiful home beautiful location and plenty of space Would definitely recommend this for any other large family get togethersThe property was a good fit for our familyRead more reviewsA lovely 2 5 mile walk to Nubble Lighthouse and short drive to other Maine activitiessink in lower level bathroom did not drain properlyIts a great house for a large group of peopleThe living area of the houselots of space and close to the beach
It’s the most affordable cottage on our list, and it can comfortably hold six renters. This two-story cottage is located in York Harbor neighborhood with the York Harbor Beach in walking range and Barrell’s Millpond and Wiggly Bridge directly in sight. The house is remodeled and you should be able to see a brand new touch on every object. You will also see a library, a television equipped with a DVD player, and free WiFi access. The kitchen has modern appliances, too, plus there is a barbecue as well, just by the shady backyard patio. This house is pet-friendly but do be sure to inform the owners first.
4th of July Week Available!
Top guest reviewsbut if you have lots of stuff do a drop off thenthe layout was great with the Master on the first floor
Host:Next door neighbor very niceThe owner was very responsiveyou were so accommodating and wonderful to work withYorkHarbor beach is beautiful Lovely for my grandchildrenmajor highways are located closeRead more reviewsLovely property in a great locationCozy cottage walking distance to fisherman's walkIt is a ten minute walkThe house is situated in a convenient and beautiful area of YorkThe marginal way is a must and the Nuttle Light house
York Harbor is a happening area, and if you have a large group then we have shortlisted this premium vacation home for you. It is less than a two-minute walk from the Harbor Beach while the Wiggly Bridge will need a short stroll. This three-story cottage is well over a hundred years old now but the owner has remodeled it recently. The change gave it an updated kitchen, living room with gas fireplace, and some entertainment facilities, like cable television, DVD player, internet, toys, and a library. The front porch has seating, and the backside has a patio deck. An outside grill is available too. You can come with pets but inquire with the host first.
Quintessential Beach House; Ask About Reduced Rate for 6 Bedroom Main House
Top guest reviewsAnother bonus was the expansive front porchPlenty of room for everyone to have their own spaceThe kitchen was surprisingly well-equippedPlenty of room for everyoneIt has the feel of an older home but has all modern conveniences including fast WiFi cable (all channels) and a modern kitchenEverything was clean and very comfyThe home is quite spacious and cleanHouse was clean and spacious enough for our family
Host:The host was wonderful to work with and very responsive to questions and requestsWe cannot wait to returnKevin brought us a new one later that dayWe called Kevin and Catherine and Catherine called us back almost immediately and told us where the thermostat was The next morning when we discovered that our toaster did not workOur family of 14 grandparents parents and children from 14 to infants had a great week at Woodbine cottageRead more reviewsInn(a walk across the street )The house is within walking distance to a nice beach area some cute shops and restaurants and The Wiggly BridgeThe house was so beautiful and attractive in every wayWe were close to shopping and restaurantsThe location was convenient to walk to the beach and trails and was a short drive from nearby destinations
This is a huge vacation property in York Harbor. Besides this cottage’s massive size, you will get an extensive backyard lawn with a fire pit, and an immense front porch. This porch has a sunroom and five separate decks–one of those decks has a three-seater swing. The property is five minutes away from Harbor Beach, and just two minutes from Fisherman Walk. This house has some distinct features like fireplaces on different levels, one master bedroom coming with a Jacuzzi, and an extra café-kitchen on the third floor. Some basic enjoyment features like cable television, WiFi, toys, games, and books are accessible with this booking. The total lodging capacity of this house is 20 guests.
Classic Maine Cottage- Short Walk To Beach, Parks, Nature Paths & Fine Dining
Top guest reviewsbut it is totally comfortable with many modern amenitiescozy feel with plenty of room to mingle or to find a nook for a little quiet timeThe dining room was large enough for the familyIt's a well-appointed historic home with a sizable living room for evening gatherings very comfortable beds and almost a private bath for each roomThe house has everything we needed and easily accommodated four families with young childrenIt was clean and the bed were comfortable
Host:Lance has always been very responsive and easy to work withOur host Lance was exceedingly responsive to all our questions and very pleasant to work with On behalf of my entire familyA great home for a celebration with your familyHe grew up in the area and has great tips Thanks for sharing your property with us Lance Kind regards Gordon and Familymany many trips were takenRead more reviewsThe Cliff Walk and Fisherman's Walk were traversed many times over the Columbus Day weekend Our Saturday night lobster feast provided by OffFollowing a granddaughter's Bennington College (VT) graduationAll these places are within five minutes of the cottagegreat outside seating area quaint neighborhood and plenty of places to "hide" out when quiet time was requiredThe location is perfect with a short walk to Harbor Beach
Situated at the end of a dead end street, this could be a perfect upscale vacation home for you. The property consists of a huge three-storey cottage, a private tranquil garden, hammocks, and a fenced yard that has patio and barbecue grill. Inside the house, you will see a 55-inch (139.7-cm) smart television in the living room and one smaller television and DVD player in the office/games room. Along with the fully operable kitchen here, you will also get a minibar and pantry. The tariff is a little bit higher, but thankfully the lodging capacity is 14 guests, which lowers the average effective cost. For extra recreation, you will get a book library, stereo system, some beach toys, and board games. Some pets could be permitted but you must inquire with the host to know if yours is eligible.
Spacious Seaside Cottage 2 min walk to Beach/Ocean in Heart of York Harbor
Top guest reviewsEverything we needed to cook meals was in the kitchenGiven the size of the houseso we had plenty of room in the second floor bedroomsWe enjoyed the house with five kids and five adults there was plenty of room to spread outwe would probably bring a few extra shower towels along too (every bathroom is equipped with towels but in case you like to use multipleThe renovated master bath was especially niceThe beds were comfortable very cleanWe all had places to sleep plenty of bathrooms and
Host:The hosts have an abundance of experience with hosting :)The owner was also helpful and communicativeThe host was responsive to all questions before we arrived and clear instructions about all aspects of the house as well as local restaurants and sightseeing opportunitiesThe garage has beach chairs and beach toys to help make beach days fun and relaxingNice large house with spaces for everyone to get together as well as quiet places to have some alone time with a bookRead more reviewsWe also enjoyed a few meals on the deck at Chapman Cottage which is just a 1/2 mile from the houseGreat house great location great landlordsIt is a beautiful well-maintained house in a quiet neighborhood and just a short walk to the beachCharming house built in 1913Restaurants are a short car ride away in York HOUSE: this was by far the biggest house we have ever stayed in
If you’re looking for an upscale vacation house on a premium location, there cannot be a better rental than this one. It’s a three-story beach house situated on Long Sand Beach with Nubble Lighthouse just about 15 minutes away on foot. The property is already ocean-facing from the ground, but the views are spectacular from its two elevated decks. The fireplace, leather couches, and large television make the living room of lavish standards. The kitchen has a minibar and, equaling the lodgers capacity, you will see an eight-seater dining table. You will have a television in every bedroom. Additionally, there is a decent-sized DVD library. The master suite’s bathroom has a jetted tub and two washer/dryer units are supplied.
Upscale home with beautiful ocean views - across street from the beach!
Top guest reviewsThe beds were so comfortable and the master suite was amazingThe beautiful kitchen had everything and more you could needThe beds were comfortable and the master suite was amazingThe kitchen and dining area was amazingAppreciated the quality of the home and immediate response of our contact to our questionsAwesome location and home is exactly as pictured with everything you could ever need
Host:Our family had a comfortable wonderful vacationWe could hear the beautiful music of the ocean tides even on a winter weekend with windows closedDespite the weather not being the best (what do you expect for Memorial Day anyway?)New and beautiful and the best of all is the location-a driveway from crosswalk to beach Tastefully decorated with every convenience as well as stocked with everything neededWe left a guest book and our family photo and hope that future guests write a little something about their stay too The Brooks/Seaton familiesRead more reviewsWe loved this home and it was a perfect location right across the street from Long Sands beachIt is in an incredible location with the beach directly across the street and near the small downtownA Beautiful house in a fantastic location very close to the Nubble Lighthouse with wonderful amenities and views of the beach and oceanWe had a terrific time shopping and exploring the area and the many restaurants nearbyA lovely well appointed and well stocked house right across from long sands beach
This six-sleeper vacation home is meant to give you the best of both worlds. We are not near the ocean this time but this rental is actually situated by the Scituate Pond, furthermore, the Middle Pond and Chases Pond are a very short walk away. This is a typical deep wood cabin, but we have all the modern electrical amenities, like television, DVD, and WiFi. Surprisingly, you will have two extra cabins outside of your chalet–one is the garage while the other comprises indoor entertainment like ping pong, foosball, and stereo. If you prefer outdoor fun, we have a volleyball and a backyard basketball court, too. A kayak/anoe is also available for free, but if you miss the ocean too much, York’s beaches are a 15-minute car ride away.
Lakeside Privacy in York Yet Close to beaches
Top guest reviewsthe view of the lake was wonderfulThe kids LOVED the accessibility of the lakewhich is so much more crowded and expensivethere's plenty to keep you occupied and lots of room to spread outabout 50 ft away and aside from hammering and sawing workers have the radio on high talk radioThey were soft (not rubbery) and sweet~Place is clean and comfortable
Host:We met the kind neighbors our first morning there who let us know about the courtThey've done a great job and made our Maine vacation one we'll not soon forgetThe location was great Very close to Long Sands beach and our favorite beach for the week was York Harbor beachWe could have spent a few more weeks at ScituateWe had a wonderful relaxing family weekendRead more reviewsonly a 10 minute ride awayIf you need a break from a busy life consider this location My daughter paddled out in Scituate pondEverything was seamless from payment to getting into the houseSo much to do within 15 minutes of the houseIt is beautiful in the Maine woods and proximity to Long and Short Sands beaches and Cape Neddick (my favourite)
Think outside the box for your getaway in York
York’s beaches are excellent, but very few people would think outside the box. Just a few miles to the north, you would find some lakes of this county. Boulter, Scituate, Chases, Middle Pond are just a few names on this long list. The bodies of water surrounded by the dense woodland is just another experience, so do check the freshwater bodies too while you’re still there. For a complete getaway experience, remember to check out this list of best HomeAway vacation rentals in York, Maine.
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