Experience the rich history of Old Orchard Beach at this five-bedroom Maine escape, a century-old home with a gracious front porch, a dog-friendly living space, and a wonderful location within walking distance of the beach.
Ideal for swimmers, sunbathers, and beach-goers of all ages, this classic home has stood in the heart of Old Orchard Beach since 1930. You'll be just five blocks from the town's famous stretch of sand, half a mile from the Amtrak station, one mile south of the Old Orchard Pier and Palace Playland, and two miles from the Dunegrass Golf Club.
Come inside to find a living space fit for a large family, with hardwood floors, abundant seating, and a ceiling fan to circulate the ocean breezes. Flip through a novel in the rocking chair, pile on the sofa to play one of the provided board games, and throw a few logs on the fire to stay warm and cozy at night.
Pick up your favorite snacks and ingredients at the nearby Hannaford Supermarket and prepare meals with ease in the full kitchen. Sizzle bacon each morning on the stainless steel stove, use the slow cooker to get a head start on dinner, and leave the dishwasher running as you sit down for breakfast at the six-person dining table.
Grab the provided boogie board and spend the day swimming and sunbathing on the beach just down the road. As many as two dogs are welcome to join you, but please keep in mind that a small nightly pet fee applies and that dogs are only welcome on Old Orchard Beach before 10 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
When you've had your fill of sand and surf, you can lounge in the rocking chairs on the wrap-around porch and light the gas grill for a seafood feast. As your bathing suits and beach towels spin in the private washer/dryer, the whole family can gather for movie night on the first of seven flatscreen TVs with a VCR, DVD player, and a Roku with Netflix.
With five bedrooms and two full bathrooms, The Hoxie House will sleep a total of 10 guests. You'll find one charming bedroom with a queen-size bed, two bedrooms with a double bed apiece, and two kids' rooms that each offer a set of twin beds. Each of the bedrooms is outfitted with a flatscreen TV, and four of them even offer an in-room sink to eliminate any lines at the bathroom doors.
Whether you're a first-time visitor or an annual vacationer on the shores of Maine, you'll find a wealth of family-friendly activity in Old Orchard Beach. Spend your days lounging on the town's seven-mile beach, grab a few afternoon snacks on the Old Orchard Pier, and reserve the evenings for rides at Palace Playland and rounds of putt-putt at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf half a mile up the road.
Make a summer tee time at the Dunegrass Golf Club two miles north, or hop in the car for a ride to Scarborough Beach State Park, Crescent Beach State Park, or Cape Elizabeth to the north of Saco Bay. You'll also be just 18 miles south of downtown Portland, where you can stroll through the historic Old Port and enjoy scrumptious lobster rolls at Eventide Oyster Co.
Make your next Maine vacation an unforgettable one - spend quality time with your loved ones at this historic Old Orchard Beach home!