Price Comparison Results

Map pinScarborough · Maine
5.0 · 
86* Saltwater Pool * Pickle Ball * Bocce* Firepit
Calendar
Calendar
TwoGuests
Prices include fees and taxes in USD1 Night
AirbnbAirbnb
approx. $3,975
Booking.comBooking.comExternalLink
VrboVrbo
MagicHat
Estimated Book Direct Price
Airbnb

86* Saltwater Pool * Pickle Ball * Bocce* Firepit

Room TypeRoom type
Entire home/apt
GuestsWithClothesHangerGuests
16
BedroomBedrooms
7
BathroomBathrooms
4.5

MARCH SPECIAL: $1675/weekend rate in late March POOL OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: 7 BR, 4.5 BA, 5600 ft. estate home on 5.5 acres features HEATED SALTWATER POOL, Pickel ball court, Bocce ball, 60" fire pit w/14 Adirondacks, hot tub, 17+beds for up to 32. Main house + apt has 4 KING beds, 4 QUEEN, 2 DOUBLEs and up to 8 TWINs with fantastic new mattresses. 1 min from beautiful Higgins Beach and 15 mins from DT Portland.d POOL OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (thru September) This HUGE, newly renovated 7 BR, 4.5 BA 5600 square foot (with attached 505 sq ft 1 BR, 1 BA apt included) home offers plenty of privacy on 5.5 acres . Heated Saltwater Pool (June-September), Pickleball Court, Bocce Ball court, huge propane fire pit, therapeutic massage hot tub. ALSO NOTE: please contact me first, before you enter your credit card to request a reservation, as the bedroom/bed count needs to be explained. Also, as most guests book with me privately, the calendar may not be accurate. ALSO, pets are considered with prior approval and a pet fee and must be approved in advance. The main house and attached 1 BR, 1 BA apartment, when fully set up and specifically arranged for very large groups, can accommodate up to the following beds to sleep up to 32 guests: 4 KING beds with fantastic brand new Stearns and Foster Estate mattresses up to 3 QUEEN beds with fantastic new Beauty Rest mattresses 2 DOUBLE beds with fantastic new Beauty Rest mattresses 8++ TWIN beds with fantastic new Beauty Rest mattresses a fantastic Pottery Barn sofa bed in the apartment with a thick memory foam topper provided for added comfort. Please note that the apartment King bed and the apartment's queen sofa bed (plus the bathroom) are included in the bed and bathroom count. The apartment rents for an additional fee. Please note that for those working from home, we have the most powerful Commercial Grade internet available from the local provider. It's the highest local internet service plan, designed for commercial spaces, which provides up to 940 Mbps. We also have Googl eMesh with 4 ports, in addition to 3 amplifiers and a phone booster. Located 1 minute from beautiful Higgins Beach and only 15 minutes from downtown Portland. **Heated Saltwater pool** opens in June of each year and stays open through September and we heat it to 86* for the season (86* is a VERY warm pool!). **New PICKLEBALL COURT** **New Bocceball Court** PLEASE NOTE: If you have a smaller group or budget, please ask about our other beautiful homes that sleep 6-16. This 5.5 acre luxurious estate property with a large main house and an attached 1BR, 1 BA apartment (included in the bed and bath count and available for an additional fee onto to those who reserve the main house) was built in 1996 and fully renovated in 2020 in the modern farmhouse style by one of the Portland area's leading experts in that style. The 5100 square foot main house (total is 5600 square feet) can sleep up to 32 guests (with extra beds brought in--let's discuss) and is set up as follows: MAIN LEVEL OF THE HOME: **Huge living room with massive stone fireplace, the largest Pottery Barn Sectional sofa (181" x 90") that seats 14 comfortably, surrounded by three comfortable lounge chairs. The extremely sunny living room seats plenty of guests in a very large conversation area. The room has a full wall of southern-exposure windows with the most fantastic energy and features the original antique wide pumpkin pine floors. 50" Samsung flatscreen. Heat pump/mini split in the living room offers air conditioning for the main living space when needed. **A brand new kitchen is open to the living room. Custom built shaker inset cabinets, gorgeous Calacutta Gold Quartz countertops, all shiplap walls, floating reclaimed wood shelves with matte black articulating lights above them, new SS refrigerator and SS gas stove. Counter seating for 3-5. Kitchen is incredibly well outfitted with plenty of dishes (service for 40 so you don't have to wash them constantly), glassware sets and silverware, an abundance of gorgeous serving pieces, casserole dishes, 2 sets of very high-end pots and pans, bakeware, small appliances and everything else you would expect in a full-outfitted kitchen, and then some. Regular drip coffee maker, plus a Keurig and a William Sonoma brand "Nespresso" type espresso machine and a milk frother to make Capuccino. Many cool accent pieces from Pottery Barn and Rae Dunn round out the farmhouse look. **a very sunny and large dining room is adjacent to the kitchen. Large white farmhouse table seats up to 14 and the dining table-height buffet can be pulled out into the spacious dining room for extra seating, if desired. many extra dining chairs are kept at the house. **a very sunny sun room can be converted to a bedroom with up to TWO QUEEN beds or an office with 1 a large farmhouse desk (with advance notice when reserving the house). Window a/c, window shades. **a first floor laundry room with a washer and dryer is adjacent to the mud room/back entry, which is the main entry into the home. Please note that there are 2 washer/dryer sets in the house, including one set on the main level, one set on the 2nd floor. 2nd FLOOR: ** a very spacious and extremely sunny en-suite master bedroom features the stunning "Quincy" KING bed from Ethan Allen in KING size. Brand new very high-end Stearns and Foster "Estate" mattress on all king beds in the house. All other smaller beds have brand new high end Beauty Rest mattresses. Two additional regular TWIN beds can be added to the large master bedroom, upon request and with advanced notice. Room features a room a/c, as will all the bedrooms and the living spaces (a/c). Ensuite full master bathroom has received a complete remodel, with a tiled walk-in shower with seat. Room features light filtering shades and also blackout curtains. **a second bedroom features a gorgeous KING bed, with the option of adding another regular TWIN bed, upon request and with advanced notice. Room features light filtering shades and also blackout curtains. **a third bedroom features two beautiful double beds. Room features light filtering shades and also blackout curtains. **a large new fully-renovated full bathroom with a tub/shower, a double-sink vanity and a washer and dryer. WALK-OUT LOWER LEVEL OF HOME: **a large bunk room with 5 gorgeous/rustic iron TWIN beds with the most gorgeous Joanna Gaines brand bedding with UGG brand throws and throw pillows has a full wall of southern exposure windows and a full wall of western windows and fantastic kids toys (upon request). This room has a heat pump/mini split for air conditioning in the summer or to isolate heat in that room in the winter. Room features light filtering shades and also blackout curtains. **another downstairs bedroom features a beautiful KING bed with an additional twin bed, upon request with advanced notice. This room also has a heat pump/mini split for a/c in the summer and to isolate heat in that room in the winter. Room features light filtering shades and also blackout curtains. **a brand new bathroom with a double-sink vanity and tub/shower is located right inside the walk-out entry where the hot tub is located and adjacent to both the bunk room and the downstairs king bedroom. The lower level of the home is perfect for those seeking first-floor bedrooms, as you can enter this area directly from the outside of the house. ATTACHED 700 square foot APARTMENT (can be added to your reservation at an additional fee). Please note that the inclusion of the apartment is required for all peak-summer season and holiday week reservations and rents for an additional fee: **spacious open floor plan 1 BR/1BA apartment (renovation complete--photos posting soon) with lots of windows features a KING bedroom with a gorgeous bed and bedding and blackout curtains, an open floor plan living area with a living room that features an oversized Pottery Barn QUEEN sleeper sofa with a matching Pottery Barn chair and a Samsung flatscreen, a good-sized kitchen and counter seating. Room a/c in the bedroom and a brand new mini split/heat pump in apartment living room. The apartment is attached to the main house but also has a separate exterior entrance. It will not be rented to unrelated groups and will only be made available as an add-on option and overflow space for guests who rent the main house. Apartment is accessible to/from the main house thru a double set of doors, separate by a staircase near the kitchen of both the apartment and the main house and is on the second level of the home. Both the kitchen and the bathroom of the apartment are now fully renovated. The entire apartment has being repainted, head to toe. THE OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE: We have a huge new 38' x 16' heated pool! Beautifully landscaped and hardscaped. We have 17 comfy pool loungers with cushions, some side tables and a dining table and chairs for 4 on the pool deck, in addition to two adorable covered kids' pool loungers to seat four young children. Pool area features 2 enormous umbrellas and more pool toys, floaties and loungers and games than can even fit in the pool, including pool loungers with umbrellas.. The outdoor living space of the home is spectacular. We just built a VERY large brand new oversized deck on the back of the house to feature outdoor dining space and lounge furniture. Deck features 2 sofas, 4 oversized lounge chairs, outdoor dining table with 6 chairs and 2 additional comfy dining chairs. In addition to the deck, there is a new, very large stone patio with 14 Adirondack chairs encircling a large propane fire pit with a plumbed gas line, so you never run out of propane. A brand new very large and very high-quality 7-seat therapeutic massage hot tub is located on a stone patio adjacent to the entry to the walk-out basement for the convenience of being able to walk almost directly into the new large full bathroom after using the hot tub. There is also an outdoor shower and huge yard areas for kids to run and play. Also included are 8 retro beach cruisers with baskets for riding to the beach or the adorable market down the street, coolers, beach chairs, beach toys, beach towels and everything you will need for a day at the beach or sunset picnics at beautiful Higgins Beach, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Maine. Please note that gatherings that exceed the overnight guest count must be discussed in advance of making the reservation. We ask that you discuss your maximum overnight head count and any additional guests at the time that you make the reservation, as we need to plan for extra beds and cleaning times. FREE WIFIR The entire property, with the possible exception of the barn (please inquire, as we will be renovating the barn's exterior), will be available to all guests. Please note that the barn and the attached apartment can be rented for an additional fee. Managing our 5 Portland-area vacation homes and our 3 downtown furnished waterfront condos has been my full-time occupation for nearly 20 years and I am always available to help my guests in any way that I can. My husband also manages the properties as his full-time occupation and we provide the highest level of service available. We live 13 minutes from this house. I have consistently achieved Superhost status since signing up with AirBnb many years ago. My husband, Robert, is also available full-time to help with anything our guests need, in addition to our property managers. We have a full team to assist you with all your needs. Professional concierge services available to plan excursions, coordinate private chefs, lobster bakes, oyster tasting events, etc. This house is located very close to the entrance to the historic and well-known Higgins Beach neighborhood, which dates back to the 1800s. The Higgins Beach neighborhood has managed to retain it's charm and "small-town" feeling, passing on the opportunities for commerce, which has overtaken other beach communities, such as Old Orchard Beach and Pine Point. Higgins Beach is considered by most to be one of the prettiest beaches in all of Maine and the neighborhood is well-known for it's historic charm. The neighborhood features two inns that have been hosting the same returning families for decades--the Higgins Beach Inn and The Breakers Inn. Shade restaurant at the Higgins Beach in known for it's generous happy hour, featuring 1/2 price oysters on the half-shell, in addition to drink specials and other food specials. It's known to have the best fried chicken sandwich to be found anywhere in Portland; and it's charming dining areas include an adorable screened-in porch and a 3-season porch. They are also known for their great breakfasts. Even closer to the house is the famous Higgins Beach Market. The market features produce, baked goods, coffees and a menu of breakfast and lunch items, in addition to some dinner items, all available for carry-out. The market is one block from the house. Please note that there is a required $119 damage insurance policy for all reservations. This is purchased separately on your credit card and covers all accidental damage, not due to tenant negligence or neglect, up to $5000 in value. This policy protects your refundable deposit. Please note that we offer the attached 1 bedroom/1 bathroom apartment at an additional fee and it is required during peak season and holiday reservations. Also, extra beds to sleep very large groups are added to the main house once the apartment has first been utilized. Pets are considered with prior approval and a pet fee. Let's please discuss your pet(s) before requesting a reservation. Pool opens in June of each year and is heated to 86* until late September. 86* is a very warm pool, warm enough for even the most squeemish of guests!

Amenities

WifiWifi
AirConditioningAir conditioning
KitchenKitchen
LaundryLaundry - washer
LaundryLaundry - dryer
ParkingParking space
PoolPool
Essentials
Essentials (towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper)
Shampoo
Shampoo
TV
TV
Heat
Heat

Are you the host of this property?

Verify your listing to get bookings faster - sort higher, get direct guest inquiries, and add your preferred direct booking link. It's Free!
I am the hostWhy Verify?

Reviews

5.0 · 9 reviews
Aggregated HiChee Rating
Airbnb
5.0 (9)
Read on Airbnb
Vrbo
Read on Vrbo

Location

Map pinScarborough · Maine

Save Even More Money On Your Next Vacation

35 awesome tips for budget travel: planning, transportation hacks, and affordable dining!
Faq Vector

Got questions?

We are eager to hear from you whether you need to contact our support team, speak with our founders, or simply want to say hello.