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Art Loving Sailors' Zen Retreat--Waterfront 5 Bedroom House

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View of the house and deck from the dock, partial view of studio on left

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Last updated: 08/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Shelter Island house description

Vacation and relaxation begin on the 8 minute ferry ride to a magical island where a third of the land is a nature preserve. The house-- incredibly comfortable and relaxed --is located on West Neck Harbor. There are 6 bikes (plus 3 children's bikes), 2 kayaks and a paddleboat --as well as a hammock and chaises longues and a large deck and outdoor dining area with tables to seat 12-14

The main floor is designed for openness and easy circulation between kitchen, dining room, living room and vaulted porch--all with gorgeous views of the water and beautiful sunsets. A wood burning fireplace is a joy on cooler nights and fall weekends.

On the main floor there is a bathroom and a bedroom with a queen size bed. On the second floor is the Master Suite with a queen size bed, multiple reading nooks, a dressing room/office and a bathroom with a deep steeping tub overlooking the water, a large shower and double sinks. There are two additional bedrooms (one with queen size bed and one with bunk beds) and another bathroom.

There is a washer and dryer and children's playroom in the basement.

10 feet away is an amazing double height studio with its own bathroom, kitchenette and sleeping loft with a queen size bed and in the living room a queen size sofa bed.

When you want to tear yourself away from the house there are great restaurants--Vine Street Cafe and Sunset Beach, Cinemas in Sag Harbor and Greenport, fantastic walks on Wades Beach and Mishomak Nature Preserve and astonishing music at the Perleman Music Camp with frequent concerts by some of the most gifted young musicians in the world.

Keywords: beachfront, waterfront, cottage, contemporary, architectural delight, family and pet friendly

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishwasher
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 12 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                multiple sofas, chaises longues and armchairs...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                (2)...moreless

              • Heating
              • Parking
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                many art books and a range of fiction in French and English...moreless

              • Television:

                living room, master bedroom, main floor bedroom, studio...moreless

              • Music Library:

                several hundredCD's of opera and other classical music...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Bang & Olufsen...moreless

              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    swimming off the end of the dock...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  August & Labor Day week
                  Aug 1 - Sep 7, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $8,500 $34,000
                  September-October
                  Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $6,000 $24,000
                  November
                  Nov 1 - Nov 22, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,000
                  Thanksgiving week
                  Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,500
                  December
                  Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,000
                  Christmas-New Years
                  Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,500
                  January-April
                  Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,000 $12,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  A 50% deposit is required to secure a reservation. This amount will be refunded minus a $250 cleaning fee after the guest's stay. Any damage will also be deducted.

                  The full rental payment is due no less than 45 days before the rental begins.

                  Payment can be made by check or by wire transfer. Bank details will be provided.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/16/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  One third of Shelter Island is devoted to an extraordinary Nature Preserve, with wonderful trails for hiking.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1995

                  About the owner: We are a couple in our 60's, deeply involved in the arts, multilingual and multicultural. We divide our time between New York and Paris. Our passions are music, particularly opera, contemporary art and architecture, theatre, sailing and skiing.

                  Why the Owner Chose Shelter Island:
                  It is close to the Hamptons but far more relaxed. Life on the island has a different rhythm. It is a welcoming place where our children, grandchildren, dogs, friends and happy strangers want to come. There is a sense of well being that is very different from the faster paced life in New York or Paris.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  A chance to look at interesting contemporary art, an opportunity to hear young music prodigies from around the world, the joy of walking on beaches and through nature preserves, the possibility of swimming in Fresh Pond or the Bay or jumping in the Ocean. The joy of finding quiet places to read in a house full of people and a studio conducive to writing.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • View of the house and deck from the dock, partial view of studio on left

                    View of the house and deck from the dock, partial view of studio on left

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Reading nook in Master Bedroom with wonderful view of the bay

                    Reading nook in Master Bedroom with wonderful view of the bay

                  • dock, great for swimming and fishing and watching the sailboat races

                    dock, great for swimming and fishing and watching the sailboat races

                  • kayaks, Sunfish, row boat, paddleboat, 6 adult bicycles and 3 children's bikes

                    kayaks, Sunfish, row boat, paddleboat, 6 adult bicycles and 3 children's bikes

                  • view of Guest Studio from front Garden

                    view of Guest Studio from front Garden

                  • paddle boating

                    paddle boating

                  • our island in winter

                    our island in winter

                  • studio living room, with view towards loft bedroom, bathroom

                    studio living room, with view towards loft bedroom, bathroom

                  • nearby beach

                    nearby beach

                  • Living Room and Porch

                    Living Room and Porch

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • steeping tub in Master Bath

                    steeping tub in Master Bath

                  • view from the dining deck

                    view from the dining deck

                  • Studio--cathedral ceiling with living oom,  sleeping loft, bathroom & kitchen

                    Studio--cathedral ceiling with living oom, sleeping loft, bathroom & kitchen

                  • view from dock

                    view from dock

                  • an autumn afternoon

                    an autumn afternoon

                  • studio work space

                    studio work space

                  • studio loft bedroom

                    studio loft bedroom

                  VRBO #344072

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                  $3,000 - $8,500 per week (USD)
                  4

                  5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 08/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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