Come Explore York Beach, ME
York Beach, ME is a scenic and charming village tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and I-95 in Southeastern Maine. Part of the Town of York (which spans 66 square miles and also includes York Village, York Harbor, and Cape Neddick), York Beach is known for its beautiful beaches, its bustling Downtown scene, and its year-round events and activities.
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Five GREAT Reasons to Make York Beach Your Home:
Easily the #1 reason to choose York Beach is for its breathtaking beaches! The village is home to two beautiful (and very different) beaches. Long Sands Beach offers over 10 miles of beautiful white-sand beach on a quiet and secluded stretch of shoreline. It’s particularly popular with walkers and surfers.
Short Sands Beach is located just steps from Downtown, making it a popular go-to for tourists, families, and Downtown shoppers and diners.
Plenty of Fun to Be Found
The beaches are beautiful, but York Beach has a lot more to offer! Downtown York Beach is filled with fun—shops, restaurants, arcades, boutiques, candy stores (like The Goldenrod), and much more. There are a few nightclubs and live bands (for those who like a little casual nightlife). And the nearby York’s Wild Kingdom is Maine’s largest zoo and amusement park!
Tons of Events & Activities
There’s always fun to be had in York, any time of year! Enjoy fun events, festivities, parades, and much more. York Days is a York Beach favorite—with a craft fair, softball tournament, fireworks, and more. “Christmas in July” is another favorite, when the Nubble Lighthouse is bedecked in festive lights… in the middle of summer! There are plenty more events to enjoy, too, like sports tournaments, road races, movie nights, a Festival of Lights, a Halloween Hop and Parade, and many more.
Top-Notch Public Schools
Thinking of making York Beach more than just a vacation home? Well, you won’t have to worry about the quality of the schools! York Beach belongs to York School Department—which ranks among the top 5% of all school districts in Maine. It’s particularly known for its sports and athletics. Schools in the district include Village Elementary, Coastal Ridge Elementary, York Middle, and York High School.
A Short Drive to Everywhere
York Beach may feel like a secluded retreat, but it’s really quite accessible. Its location just off Route 1 and I-95 place it within an easy drive of many larger towns, cities, and attractions. It’s just 20 minutes to Portsmouth, NH, 50 minutes to Portland, ME, and about an hour to Boston. Even the White Mountains are only about an hour and a half from York Beach.
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Once you're here, this area just makes you fall in love with it, and this just helps to make our job that much more enjoyable!
If you're considering buying or selling a home in York Beach, contact us. As longtime residents and experienced Realtors, we have a wealth of resources about everything from tips to move to York Beach to ways to increase your home's value. Let's talk about your goals.