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Large, sunny shared living room with cable tv. Shared kitchen for light food prep, use of fridge, microwave and coffee maker.
Cozy room in Kennebunkport home
Cozy room in Kennebunkport home
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
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Summer is in full swing! Enjoy Hotel Style Service while staying in my home. This room has a comfy twin bed, a chair, dresser and spacious closet. East facing windows let in lots of natural morning sunlight. The room is just down the hall from the living room and next to the bathroom and available kitchen. Morning coffee, a light breakfast & snacks are complimentary with your stay. Bed making, linens/towels, toiletry items, beach bag and towels, etc. are also included!

The space

This charming carriage house has been in my family since 1958. It's a quintessential old Maine cottage and I've done my best to keep it as authentic as possible without sacrificing modern amenities. But you won't find any IKEA in this house! This room has one twin bed and was redecorated a few years ago. Bedding and towels/washcloths for 1 are provided. You'll have a dresser and spacious closet with plenty of hangers to store your clothing and other belongings. Sit at the antique roll top desk to write a letter or check your emails on my secure wifi. The windows look out onto my back lawn where you'll see beautiful pine trees and cat o nine tails as well as some wildlife...birds, etc. Wake up to fresh gourmet coffee or tea and light snacks and if you like true hotel style service, I'll even make your bed while you're out! Come and go as you please. There are no curfews. I truly enjoy making your stay in Kennebunkport an enjoyable one.

This room accommodates ONE PERSON. You may not have additional guests in this room.

Guest access

Initial check in is between 3pm and 10pm but once I've shown you to your room and given you a tour of the common areas, you'll have a door code and you'll be FREE TO COME AND GO AS YOU PLEASE AT ANY TIME OF DAY OR NIGHT. There is NO curfew. Just try to be quiet if you come in after 9pm or leave before 8am.

You will have access to the secure wifi signal and have use of the shared TV in the living room which has a mid level cable package. There is no TV in your bedroom. The kitchen is available for light use: coffee, stovetop cooking, microwave. You are free to store food in the refrigerator but please do not eat the food that I or other guests have stored in the kitchen. You will have use of a bathroom with shower which, if there is no one staying in the second room, will be your private bathroom. Use of towels, washcloths, shower gel and hairdryer are all included. If you forgot a toiletry item like toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. please let me know. I usually have items like that available at no charge.

Interaction with guests

I love meeting my guests and making sure their stay in Kennebunkport is a memorable one. I have coffee/tea and light breakfast items ready for you when you get up and will make up your beds and provide fresh towels upon request. But I respect your privacy and don't expect you to sit and chat with me and tell me your life story....or listen to mine! During room rentals, I stay on the premises in order to maintain the common areas, clean bathrooms and do laundry. If I'm not at the property (during the day) and you need assistance, I am a phone call or text message away. I have 3 super friendly (but quiet) dachshunds that also live at the house. They love making new friends but they are not allowed in the guest bedrooms and if I'm not in the house, they are kept in the garage or my room so as not to be a nuisance.

Other things to note

All of the living space is on the second floor so this home is not wheelchair accessible. The garage is not part of the shared space and is not available to guests for any reason. The home has a keyless entry. However, bedrooms DO NOT have locks on the doors. For this reason, I carefully screen and only accept members who are verified. Having good reviews as well as being communicative also helps in my decision making. Please respect other guests who are staying at the house. Entry into another guest's room at any time is unacceptable.

Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating
Prices
Cleaning Fee $13 CAD
Security Deposit $199 CAD
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $146 CAD / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

No smoking indoors or within 20 feet of the house (no smoking on the porch). No candles or open flames. No pets. Keep your room and common areas as clean and neat as you found them. No parties. No drugs. Quiet hours are 10pm - 9am. Please be respectful of others in the house. No unregistered guests allowed to stay at the house.
Kitchen: Please, light cooking only (no frying or other messy kitchen prep). Please leave your dishes in the sink and I'll take care of the cleanup.

Community living room: Please pick up after yourself if you use these spaces. Please use coasters when placing your drink on any tables to avoid water damage. No sleeping on the couch.

Please DO NOT eat meals in the bedroom. Light snacks that I provide are ok. It's ok to eat in the living room as long as any crumbs or other food particles are cleaned up. Otherwise, please eat in the kitchen.

Since the Bathroom, Kitchen and Living Room are all shared, please do not leave any personal items in these areas. Bath Towels may be kept on your in room towel stand.

All guests must be registered when booking and you may not have more than the stated maximum number of guests allowed in your room.

Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
1 night minimum stay

4 Reviews

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David User Profile
July 2017
Great location within walking distance of town. Very quiet., and awesome energy in the house. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and will be back., if accepted. Lol. Great spot!!!
Polly User Profile
Response from Polly:
If accepted?!? You'd better believe you would be! I thoroughly enjoyed hosting you, David. I'm so glad you chose to stay with me. Safe travels to you!
July 2017

Ora User Profile
August 2017
From the moment I drove up, I was met with a smile at the door. What a lovely way to land! And each time I returned, a happy hello rang out as I entered. The guest room was comfortable and cheerful, and I had full access to a charming, light-filled living room, kitchen and bathroom. The guest room and one shelf of the fridge was thoughtfully stocked with snacks and drinks. She made sure there were things for breakfast that I would like, and had my coffee ready when I predicted I would want it! Polly is a true delight - very sensitive to see what is wanted in the moment: amenities, conversation, space on my own. She is upbeat, fun and interesting, yet very careful of boundaries and never intrusive. Just one more things to love about visiting Kennebunkport!
Polly User Profile
Response from Polly:
I'm so happy to know you had as wonderful a time staying with me as I had hosting you, Ora! I hope you'll come back this fall for another (hopefully longer) visit. XO
August 2017

Tyler User Profile
October 2016
Polly's house is a perfect little spot just on the outskirts of Kennebunkport. She is an excellent host that provides a great space while you explore the area. The room was perfect for a single guy in town for a wedding and she has another room with two beds if you're lucky enough to rent it. In talking with her she has plans to expand the upper portion of her house into a whole home rental and if I were to come back I'd rent the room (or house if it were available in a heartbeat).
Polly User Profile
Response from Polly:
Thanks, Tyler! I enjoyed hosting you! I actually already do offer a whole house rental so any time you'd like to take advantage of that, I'd love to have you! Glad you enjoyed your stay as much as I enjoyed having you here.
October 2016

Ronald User Profile
September 2016
Wonderful stay !! Polly is warm and generous. Location was very ideal and central.
Polly User Profile
Response from Polly:
Thank you, Rod. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope your trip home went smoothly. Please come back any time!
September 2016

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