A Waterfront Enchanted Cottage with Private Beach and Dock

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Last updated: 09/26/2015

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

In these stressful economic times it has never been more important to get away for a romantic weekend or to enjoy time with friends and family. The Enchanted Cottage allows you to do just that with both style and affordability. The living room sofa pulls out into a queen size bed. Perfect for a second couple or for your kids. Remember, the cottage boasts three rooms, so you can use the four-season porch as your living room, while using the living room as a second guest room. We've provided a collection of great games. Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit and Monopoly for you all to enjoy together. The kitchen, with its clothes washer/dryer is incredibly practical for families staying with children. With so many of your needs taken care of, you can truly enjoy your time with your children and friends. Harbor Knoll can even provide babysitting services. Massages in your cottage can also be arranged.

The Gardens and Grounds

The Enchanted Cottage is set amid a beautifully landscaped property on Peconic Bay. The English flower gardens provide a lovely spot for quiet contemplation and conversation. One-hundred-year old trees provide shade and protection from the summer sun. In the summer, there is a garden bed full of hydrangea in magnificent blue, pink and purple hues. Relax on an Adirondack chair with a glass of lemonade while watching sailboats glide across the harbor.

Last but not least...the Beach!

As if a charming cottage amid glorious gardens is not enough there are chaise lounges on the beach for your comfort. Here you can listen to the gentle sea breezes. Go for a swim! There is even a dock where you are weclome to sit and relax.

Needless to say, the beach is a marvelous playground for children. They can swim, skip pebbles on the water and collect seashells.

Keywords: waterfront


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    The Cottage can accommodate two kids but they are not allowed The beach is available for kids, plus the garden, and a basketball court and jungle gym. There are also many activities for children in the Village....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    There is a strict no smoking policy...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1) There is a wonderful four poster bed with a high back in the bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a queen size convertible bed in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful Garden, private and quiet. Walking distance to Village and transport available to NY Manhattan. Short distance to approximately 40 wineries. Free tennis courts nearby and several golf courses within a few miles. Walk to ferry to Shelter Island. Walking distance to some great restaurants, museums, antique stores and marina....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    There is a DVD player in the living room....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    There are two TVs in the Cottage. There is a 36 inch LCD wall hung TV with cable in the living room which has about 200 channels. There is a wall hung flat screen 20 inch TV, wall hung, almost with cable in the bedroom. Both operate with remotes...moreless

  • Television:

    There is a large wall hanging tv in the living room and a smaller one in the bedroom. Both linked to cable vision....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A number of DVDs are provided....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The property has access to 175 feet of waterfront with beach which provides some of the best waterfront views in the area. It looks across at Shelter Island. The water is clean and good for swimming and very safe....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Greenport has wonderful restaurants, boutiques and art galleries as well as antiques....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    There are several golf courses within a few miles from Greenport...moreless

  • Village:

    We are just a few minutes walk to the Village of Greenport....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    While the property is on the Bay side of Peconic Bay, we are very close to the Sound and about 30 minutes from the Hamptons and the Ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Two in the wall units, one in living room and one in the bedroom controlled by the renter...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a washer/dryer combination....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    There is an electric fireplace in the living room. It is set in a mantelpiece...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    There is electric heating....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed and bath linens are provided as well as kitchen towels and beach towels. Room service provides fresh towels and linens as needed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room has a large sofa,2 armchairs, a small dining table with two chairs, a coffee table, good lamps, a large wall hanging tv and a fireplace...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is a special cottage parking place on the property. It is very safe and private...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Fresh towels are provided daily....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    One washing machine for exclusive use of renter...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is available....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Basic breakfast items are provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The kitchen is fully equipped with pots and pans, cooking utensils, tea kettle, coffee machine, blender. There are a good supply of glasses, cups/mugs china etc....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    There is a small kitchen with a good size refrigerator, oven, toaster, stovetop, microwave, blender, coffee maker, sink and washer/dryer for clothes. It is fully equipped with china, glasses, pots and pans etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    There is a wall hung microwave with high power for cooking...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Kitchen has a new 18 cubic inch refrigerator with a freezer compartment....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Bikes can be rented locally...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat trips can be reserved from our dock...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a patio in the garden for sitting outside. There is also a porch/sunroom, which is screened in the summer and glassed in during the winter....moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a public golf course about 2 miles away ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks can be rented and kept on our beach...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a lovely lawn and garden....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is an outdoor gas grill....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are free local tennis courts nearby...moreless



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  • Taxes Not included


Payment by check is preferred. If payment by credit card, a tax of 11.75% needs to be added. Heating is included in winter rental as are water and sewer charges as well as cablevision, wifi and garbage removal. Garden maintenance is also included.

One Month's Security and one month in advance. Monthly payment includes heating, cablevision, WiFi, garbage removal and garden maintenance

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Car: Not Necessary

There is wonderful boating and sailing in this area of Long Island. We are also close to two major casinos.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: My husband and I bought this property in 1973 as our weekend/summer house to get us away from the stress and bustle of New York City. With its location on the water, its proximity to the Village of Greenport and Shelter Island and easy public transport to Manhattan, Harbor Knoll, was a perfect getaway from Manhatan. I retired approximately 9 years ago and turned the house into a Bed and Breakfast. The Enchanted Cottage is a separate unit on the property. It was totally renovated in 2008 and provides perfect accommodation for anyone seeking privacy on a beautiful property with easy access to everything.

Why the Owner Chose Greenport:
As mentioned above, the wonderful location with its fantastic waterfront view, private beach and dock and easy access to everything were the major factors in our decision to buy this property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Waterfront, private beach and dock. Privacy, beautiful gardens, basketball court and childrens tree house.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian



VRBO #181981

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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