10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In York, Maine - Updated 2021

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Swadeep Singh
Swadeep Singh 

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.

1. Lively condo near Short Sands Beach (from USD 260)

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
136 reviews  Wifi Available
House 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house was spotless roomy and had everything you could possibly need
You will not be disappointed by anything should you rent this comfortable home
There are so many great extras included to make our stay comfortable
The house lacks nothing you might need for cooking recreation time beach time and sleeping
There were 11 of us that stayed in the house and everyone had plenty of space and was very comfortable
Everything was so clean and nicely decorated
kids teens and adults) and never felt crowded
They responded very quickly to my many questions
We especially appreciated the beach wagon
We got super lucky with the weather
They are very very nice folks that truly keep their renters needs in mind
Three generations of our family enjoy this lovely home
We also enjoyed longer walks to The Nubble Lighthouse
The house is very conveniently located with a short (8-min) walk to the downtown area
We walked to shopping restaurants and the beach
The location is fabulous an easy walk to the beach and town center
The men enjoyed sitting around the fire pit
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2. Comparable property next door (from USD 244)

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
116 reviews  Wifi Available
House 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The TV in the front room is a smart TV
is there is instructions on how to use the TV's?
The house is beautiful and plenty of space
Accommodations were everything we could have asked for Check in and out
Told us we could take our time checking out
the rooms were very spacious and they had everything we needed to make our trip a success
The house is beautiful clean and the decor is very nice 4
It was extremely clean and very comfortable for the group of adults we had with us
Bedrooms are all very large and everything is updated (bathrooms furniture decor appliances washer/dryer)
was so easy Owner stopped by to assure that we were happy with everything
Mike and Pamela were great to work with
The home was clean and stocked with all the cookware utensils towels etc needed during the trip
The owners were very nice and welcoming 3
Garage is an awesome bonus with ping pong table and bikes Would definitely stay again
The location is an easy walk to all the restaurants stores and beach
The 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 distance
Accurate listing nice property Plenty of space and great location
we had a great time and loved the house
House was very clean and only a 5 minutes walk to town
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3. Affordable home next to Barrell’s Millpond (from USD 250)

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.

Classic Cozy Cape
101 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
but if you have lots of stuff do a drop off then
the layout was great with the Master on the first floor
Next door neighbor very nice
The owner was very responsive
you were so accommodating and wonderful to work with
YorkHarbor beach is beautiful Lovely for my grandchildren
major highways are located close
Lovely property in a great location
Cozy cottage walking distance to fisherman's walk
It is a ten minute walk
The house is situated in a convenient and beautiful area of York
The marginal way is a must and the Nuttle Light house
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4. Eye-catching property in York Harbor neighborhood (from USD 800)

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 hot tub, 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, harbor, trails, park & village.
89 reviews  Wifi Available
House 20 Guests 8 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 20
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
but it is totally comfortable with many modern amenities
cozy feel with plenty of room to mingle or to find a nook for a little quiet time
The dining room was large enough for the family
It's a well-appointed historic home with a sizable living room for evening gatherings very comfortable beds and almost a private bath for each room
The house has everything we needed and easily accommodated four families with young children
It was clean and the bed were comfortable
Lance has always been very responsive and easy to work with
Our host Lance was exceedingly responsive to all our questions and very pleasant to work with On behalf of my entire family
A great home for a celebration with your family
He grew up in the area and has great tips Thanks for sharing your property with us Lance Kind regards Gordon and Family
many many trips were taken
The Cliff Walk and Fisherman's Walk were traversed many times over the Columbus Day weekend Our Saturday night lobster feast provided by Off
Following a granddaughter's Bennington College (VT) graduation
All these places are within five minutes of the cottage
great outside seating area quaint neighborhood and plenty of places to "hide" out when quiet time was required
The location is perfect with a short walk to Harbor Beach
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5. Upscale beach house (from USD 534)

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!
87 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were so comfortable and the master suite was amazing
The beautiful kitchen had everything and more you could need
The beds were comfortable and the master suite was amazing
The kitchen and dining area was amazing
Appreciated the quality of the home and immediate response of our contact to our questions
Awesome location and home is exactly as pictured with everything you could ever need
Our family had a comfortable wonderful vacation
We could hear the beautiful music of the ocean tides even on a winter weekend with windows closed
Despite 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 needed
We left a guest book and our family photo and hope that future guests write a little something about their stay too The Brooks/Seaton families
We loved this home and it was a perfect location right across the street from Long Sands beach
It is in an incredible location with the beach directly across the street and near the small downtown
A Beautiful house in a fantastic location very close to the Nubble Lighthouse with wonderful amenities and views of the beach and ocean
We had a terrific time shopping and exploring the area and the many restaurants nearby
A lovely well appointed and well stocked house right across from long sands beach
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6. Vacation home offering the best of both worlds

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
45 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of the lake was wonderful
The kids LOVED the accessibility of the lake
which is so much more crowded and expensive
there's plenty to keep you occupied and lots of room to spread out
about 50 ft away and aside from hammering and sawing workers have the radio on high talk radio
They were soft (not rubbery) and sweet~
Place is clean and comfortable
We met the kind neighbors our first morning there who let us know about the court
They've done a great job and made our Maine vacation one we'll not soon forget
The location was great Very close to Long Sands beach and our favorite beach for the week was York Harbor beach
We could have spent a few more weeks at Scituate
We had a wonderful relaxing family weekend
only a 10 minute ride away
If you need a break from a busy life consider this location My daughter paddled out in Scituate pond
Everything was seamless from payment to getting into the house
So much to do within 15 minutes of the house
It is beautiful in the Maine woods and proximity to Long and Short Sands beaches and Cape Neddick (my favourite)
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7. Dog-friendly cottage near the amusement park

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
41 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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You feel right at home the moment you enter the house
Not a cottage more like our home away from home
The outdoor shower with warm water was a blessing
The proximity to the beach at long sands is perfect
The house is fully loaded with everything we needed
The property was clean and comfortable
The house is very spacious and the back deck is huge and very private
Stephen was a great host by responding quickly to questions and requests
The owner was very helpful
This was our third year and we love it more every time
We are two families who enjoy the beach all day and look forward to happy hour on the large deck outdoor games and family dinners
Long weekend away for our annual girls weekend Amazing Home room for everyone Huge deck out back
This place is amazing in every way possible From the short walk to the beach to just relaxing on the deck
The house is surrounded by privacy but so close to the beach about a 5 minute walk which was great
We have rented this house for 3 summers now
Perfect location and size for two families
A really lovely house inside and out Thank you for making our stay in York
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8. Budget lodging for a crowd

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!
73 reviews
House 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Only tricky thing is the 4 car parking limit
There was plenty of space to suit our needs and during the break periods
We enjoyed the kitchen so much that instead of eating out we did all of the cooking for ourselves
The tile in the showers was covered in mold & one
The large dining room table was a huge plus
The house was very clean and well kept up
Accommodated all of us comfortably
Really nice well cared for place
The home was very conveniently located near the beach and comfortably accommodated our party of 13 for a week
Rented 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 togethers
The property was a good fit for our family
A lovely 2 5 mile walk to Nubble Lighthouse and short drive to other Maine activities
sink in lower level bathroom did not drain properly
Its a great house for a large group of people
The living area of the house
lots of space and close to the beach
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9. Excellent cottage near Harbor Beach

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; 2 Weeks in June Recently Available
York , ME, US
87 reviews
House 6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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Another bonus was the expansive front porch
Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space
The kitchen was surprisingly well-equipped
Plenty of room for everyone
It has the feel of an older home but has all modern conveniences including fast WiFi cable (all channels) and a modern kitchen
Everything was clean and very comfy
The home is quite spacious and clean
House was clean and spacious enough for our family
The host was wonderful to work with and very responsive to questions and requests
We cannot wait to return
Kevin brought us a new one later that day
We 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 work
Our family of 14 grandparents parents and children from 14 to infants had a great week at Woodbine cottage
Inn(a walk across the street )
The house is within walking distance to a nice beach area some cute shops and restaurants and The Wiggly Bridge
The house was so beautiful and attractive in every way
We were close to shopping and restaurants
The location was convenient to walk to the beach and trails and was a short drive from nearby destinations
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10. Premium cottage with private, tranquil garden

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
York Harbor, ME, US
49 reviews
House 8 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything we needed to cook meals was in the kitchen
Given the size of the house
so we had plenty of room in the second floor bedrooms
We enjoyed the house with five kids and five adults there was plenty of room to spread out
we would probably bring a few extra shower towels along too (every bathroom is equipped with towels but in case you like to use multiple
The renovated master bath was especially nice
The beds were comfortable very clean
We all had places to sleep plenty of bathrooms and
The hosts have an abundance of experience with hosting :)
The owner was also helpful and communicative
The 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 opportunities
The garage has beach chairs and beach toys to help make beach days fun and relaxing
Nice large house with spaces for everyone to get together as well as quiet places to have some alone time with a book
We also enjoyed a few meals on the deck at Chapman Cottage which is just a 1/2 mile from the house
Great house great location great landlords
It is a beautiful well-maintained house in a quiet neighborhood and just a short walk to the beach
Charming house built in 1913
Restaurants are a short car ride away in York HOUSE: this was by far the biggest house we have ever stayed in
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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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