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Relax and Unwind in Gorgeous Retreat

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Last updated: 01/27/2015

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Let the sun wake you in the morning, make coffee, go out on the deck and enjoy what many tell us is the best view in Orient.

I'm English and in England, we name our houses. We named this house 'The Perch' because it sits up high in the trees and dozens of birds come to our feeders every day. Hawks fly over the field. A couple of years ago, a pair of owls raised their offspring in a cedar tree yards from the edge of the deck. Other years it's orioles.

You can get to the Long Island Sound beach in a 3 minute walk and be 100 miles from Manhattan with no one else in sight.

And when you want to go into the village, it's a short car or bike ride away.

Keywords: house, private community, quiet, secluded, private beach, 3 minute walk to Sound, large deck, gardens.

Allergy alert: a cat and dog live here usually. The house is very clean, but not suitable for serious allergies.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Den


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Wake up to the sun and incredible views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upstairs, in your own private suite with bathroom and study...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Charming and cozy. ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Monopoly. Pictionary. Chess. Checkers. Scrabble. Cards. Backgammon. (Game closet; not room as such.)...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Spectacular views across farm lands and open spaces to bays and beyond...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Gorgeous wooden table opens up to seat 10 when you're in the mood...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Several window air conditioners and fans are all you need on the few days when natural breezes aren't enough...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Yes. But it's full!...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    On site...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Open plan. Oak and cherry. Easygoing...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    The custom is to replace what you use...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    New. Gas burners. Electric ovens. Gas grill outside....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Charters at Orient Point Marina if you like to go out fishing. Tours from Greenport....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    We live there in the summer. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We live on a hill. The gardens are steep. Lawn care and garden care included...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Several courts in the area...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Jun 12, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500 $14,000
Jun 13 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,500 $18,000
Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500 $14,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$4,000 $12,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Included


For 1 week rental: 50% plus security deposit on signing contract; 50% due week of renting.

For longer periods: 33% due on signing contract; 33% plus security due 4-6 weeks before rental; 33% due week of renting.

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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
MacArthur Airport, Islip, Long Island
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Blue in East Marion
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cross Sound Ferry from Orient to New London CT
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Islands End Golf Course
9 Miles
Nearest Train
LIRR from Greenport
34 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Long Island Expressway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hellenic in East Marion
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 minute walk

Car: Recommended

You can have a wonderful summer vacation in Orient with no car. All you need can be reached by foot or bicycle. However, to go further afield you will definitely want a car.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: Hello. I'm Venetia. I live in this extraordinary place with my partner Chris. I grew up in England in gorgeous English countryside and gardens; came to live and work in NYC in 1978; became a US Citizen in 1991; and have my own consulting business coaching people to speak with power, impact and inspiration. It's the most enjoyable work I've ever had.

Why the Owner Chose Orient:
I still don't believe the good fortune (and hard work) that allowed me to buy this house in 1981. I adore this little tip of land at the end of Long Island's North Fork. If you want peace, quiet and beauty, you can get it here even at the height of summer. And if you want to socialize and go out, it's not far away. But it you like to be surrounded by things going on, activities, shops, sounds, parties... this is probably not for you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Every person who comes to visit this house -- from tradespeople, friends, visitors and our families --- gasp when they reach the back of the house and see the views! It's a very simple house as you approach the front, but from the deck at the back and every single window you see beautiful views and pictures.

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Speaks: english


  • over the fields to the bays

    over the fields to the bays

  • arriving at the house

    arriving at the house

  • a different sky, a different view

    a different sky, a different view

  • dining


  • entrance


  • bathroom 1 of 3

    bathroom 1 of 3

  • upstairs suite

    upstairs suite

  • the garden in Spring

    the garden in Spring

  • Winter as the sun sets

    Winter as the sun sets

  • Private beach on the Sound

    Private beach on the Sound

  • Winter view

    Winter view

  • A nearby walk

    A nearby walk

  • private road to the house

    private road to the house

  • enjoy the views from here

    enjoy the views from here

  • living room and warm winter fires

    living room and warm winter fires

  • kitchen


  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • upstairs suite

    upstairs suite

  • bedroom 3

    bedroom 3

  • Spring view

    Spring view

  • After glow of sunset

    After glow of sunset

  • Well, almost private

    Well, almost private

  • Night view

    Night view

  • A nearby paddle

    A nearby paddle

VRBO #403778

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Date last modified - Monday, April 27, 2015

$3,500 - $4,500 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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