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Shelter Island - 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath - waterfront beach house. 2 bedrooms with queen beds and one with twin beds upstairs and additional space downstairs. The house is bright and light with lovely water view throughout and a great layout. It features an open living/dining area, fireplace, a screened-in porch is accessible via french doors off of the dining area. A bright modern kitchen with a breakfast bar opens off of the dining room. There is no pool but the house is right on the bay and you can swim off of the private sandy beach in the back yard. There is a great screened in porch with a lovely sectional. The open, large yard has tons of space to play and also a swing set/playground. The water side also has a large open yard with a grill, outdoor seating and dining areas and lovely water views. The beach house is stocked with kids toys, bikes, beach stuff, etc.
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Shelter Island is nestled between the North and South Forks of Long Island. It is surrounded on three sides by Shelter Island Sound and on the fourth side by Gardiners Bay. It can be reached via ferry (you can drive, bike or walk on the ferry) from Greenport to the north (approximately 8-minute trip) or from North Haven to the south (approximately 5-minute trip).
Shelter Island is a beautiful get away easily accessible from the New York City area. It is has many beautiful private and public beaches. One third of the island is a nature preserve with hiking trails and a nature center. The area is wonderful for golfing, biking, fishing, boating, beaching and nature. It also has a charming village, coffee shops, boutiques, gourmet restaurants and several popular bars.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are a family of 5 with three young boys. We live full time in Brooklyn, NY and love to spend weekends and summers in Shelter Island.
Why the Owner Chose Shelter Island: This house has the perfect location - the view, the water, the beach, the open yard for playing. The house is the ideal beach house, bright, open and comfortable.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The summer sunsets take place right over the water over the bay in the back yard.