Waterfront Contemporary on Private Reserve on Accabonac Harbor
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
East Hampton house description
Grey cedar-shingled 6-bedroom waterfront contemporary that sleeps 8 - 10 people on two acre property abutting 60 acres of wetlands and nature preserve. Local architect designed our home and 2 neighboring homes. Access by small private road about 1000 feet off the main road, making it quiet with no street noise. Distant from neighbors and fully screened along property edges with a forest of mature cedars.
Water access to Accabonac Harbor from a wide mowed path leading to a 400-foot raised wooden walkway ending in a dock with stairs to the shallow harbor (3-5 feet in depth). Excellent summer swimming, typically much warmer than the ocean and fun for kids. The house comes with a variety of toys to enjoy the harbor, including a golf cart, 3 SUPs (stand-up paddleboards), a kayak, fishing poles, as well as a 5-person dinghy down by the dock. There is also a half-mile walking path starting from the property and extending around the perimeter of the nature preserve along the wetlands abutting Accabonac Harbor.
Waterfront view of Accabonac Harbor is enhanced from large floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room which is on the top floor overlooking the beautiful property, wetlands and nature preserve. Off the living room is an entertainment deck with Barlow Tyrie teak bench, chairs, and a coffee table - perfect for enjoying cocktails or coffee. The large living room has 2 areas - one facing the water (East) with 2 large sofas, coffee table, and additional chairs. The other side has built-in seating by the fireplace with two large skylights (facing West) and 42-inch flat screen TV/DVD for family viewing. A half-bath is on the same level. A 20-foot electriclly retractable awning can be extended out from the living room toward the harbor and a second retractable awning extends over the deck off the living room.
There are 6 bedrooms. Four are separated in a bedroom wing on the lower level (below the living-room area) including a master with king bed and separate bathroom. Off the master is a small porch facing the harbor, with sliding doors providing a separate entrance and access to the pool area. A small retractable awning can be extended over the porch. The other 3 bedrooms on that lower level each have twin beds and share a large bathroom. The bedroom wing has its own access directly to the pool area.
The other 2 bedrooms are in separate suites, each with its own bathroom off the middle level of the house. One bedroom has a queen bed and sofa (which opens to a queen pullout) with a table and large 52-inch flatscreen TV/DVD. A small private balcony provides beautiful views of the property and water; it has its own retractable awning. A separate half-bath connects to the bedroom. The sixth bedroom is located off the dining room - a former artist's studio, with its own sliding door entrance to a small deck facing the harbor. That bedroom contains a full size bed with a full separate bathroom.
An efficient kitchen features stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher, 2 sinks, with an island for additional counter and storage space. Off the kitchen is the dining room with its own fireplace, 20 ft ceiling and a Danish teak dining table that can seat ten. The dining area has a great view of the harbor through the full windows and large sliding-glass door, giving access to large 300 square-foot deck for outdoor dining. The deck, which was completely replaced and expanded in 2011, has a Barlow Tyrie teak table, 10 teak chairs, and a large stainless steel Jenn-Air 5 burner, 6 foot gas grill. A 14-foot wide electrically retractable awning covers the full deck.
There is a heated swimming pool (16' X 32') with outdoor heated shower and nice views of Accabonac Harbor. The decking around the pool was completly replaced in 2011, along with new lounge chairs. At the West end of the pool is a brick patio area and another 14-foot wide electrically retractable awning that can cover the table and chairs during a hot summer day. There are three cabanas, one with a sink, one with a shower and the third with storage and pool equitment.
Keywords: Historic Springs, private, waterfront, heated pool, 2 acres abutting 60 acre preserve, Accabonac Harbor water access from dock, contemporary, beautiful views of water and nature preserve, exceptionally light, quiet and secluded
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Considered
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Golf Cart Included for access to Accabonac Harbor, Ford Expedition (with sticker for access to Town beaches), Kayak (2-3 person), Dinghy (4-5 person), Rubber inflatable dinghy (4-5 person), 2 standup paddleboards (also useable as kayaks with seats from LL Bean), 4 Adirondack Chairs Facing Water, numerous fishing poles, gear and nets, 400 ft wooden platform over wetlands leading to dock with ladder for access to swimming/clamming in Accabonac Harbor (which is only 4-5 feet deep and even warmer than the pool in summer); half mile private nature path starting at end of property continuing along edge of Accabonac harbor (can be seen on aerial photo); living room view of osprey nest (with baby ospreys annually) in wetlands; binoculars for viewing wildlife (including deer family) ...moreless
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Computer Available
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Nearby swimming in uncrowded Nepeague Harbor - 5 miles to the harbor beaches at end of Gerard Drive or Louse Point or for fishing off rocks. 15 minutes drive - 8 miles - to Town beaches (with beach sticker provided on Ford Expedition for use by renters for travel to and from beach parking). 10 minutes to town - 6 miles - either to Amagansett or to East Hampton. ...moreless
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$8,500 for weekly rental during the June through August period $40,000 for monthly rental (comprising 5 weeks) in summer Separate rates available on request for Fall and Spring Can also be flexible to accomodate special occasions for shorter time periods Potential for additional accomodations in neighbor's architect-designed home
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Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: We are family of 5 with 3 grown daughters living in New York City. Our children have enjoyed growing up in our special family home. The girls are young professionals and their busy lives keep us from enjoying the house as much as we would like.
Why the Owner Chose East Hampton:
We looked at over 100 homes and fell in love with this house immediately - from the extraordinary light, large property, and beautiful vistas. We are close to several bay beaches and the ocean beach is about 15 minutes away.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our family enjoys swimming and clamming in the harbor, kayak rides, outdoor grilling and dinners.
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View of Accabonac Harbor from the living room
House from the front
View from dining room deck
Kitchen and dining room
Pool area facing Harbor, taken from brick patio; cabanas with shower on right
Guest bedroom on 2nd floor with half bath & private deck facing Accabonac Harbor
Fourth of 4 bedrooms in ground floor bedroom wing with view into the pool area.
Toys: Golf cart, kayak, 3 stand-up paddle boards, 3 bikes, fishing poles & gear
Aerial view of property showing dock on Accabonac Harbor and nature trail
View of Accabonac Harbor from the living room
View of Harbor from dining room and deck off dining roomwith retractable awing
On path to Harbor, wooden walkway and dock with stairs for swimming in Harbor
From deck off the living room, view of Harbor and pool area
Master bedroom and its private deck
Sunny second of 4 bedrooms in the bedroom wing - this one facing front (West)
Fifth bedroom-former artist's studio with full bath & private deck facing Harbor
SUPs (Stand-up paddle boards) in action
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