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Ocean View Cottage by the Sea

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Last updated: 07/29/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fair Harbor cottage description

My charming 3 bedroom beach house is perfect for a fabulous family vacation. It's available to rent Thursday July 3 through Thursday July 31 only, in 2014. This is a 2 week rental that includes the July 4th holiday.

My house is the second house from the beach, literally just steps away. We have stairs to the beach, direct access! You can watch the waves right from the deck while sipping your morning coffee. Also close to the ferry and stores - this location is just perfect!

Inside is airy, light and breezy, always comfortable, with a ceiling fan in every room. It's equipped with everything you need for a wonderful vacation by the sea - linens, towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, TV, satellite dish, WiFi DSL, DVD, stereo, grill, roomy outdoor shower, bikes, and a well-equipped eat-in kitchen with a gas stove, washer and dryer. There's a second dining table for when you'd like to dine out of the kitchen.

Sleeps six comfortably. One bedroom has a queen size bed, the other two have two twins each (which can be moved together). Front and back decks each have umbrella tables for dining and the back also has sun loungers. You'll be surrounded by beautiful flowers and gardens but you don't have to tend them - they're watered automatically,so you just relax and enjoy.


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                scrabble, jigsaw puzzles...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys:

                2 Bikes and 2 boogie boards for adults and some beach buckets and toys for small children...moreless


              • Churches
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Ocean View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surfing


                      • Dining:

                        Kitchen is eat-in, plus living room has dining table with fold-down sides for more formal dining....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        Must use duraflame logs only (can purchase in grocery) but not likely to need....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Not needed in summer, electric baseboard....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        WIFI by FIOS...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Sheets, pillows, blankets all provided...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Living room has sofa, loveseat, 2 comfy chairs plus a large desk (great for computer) with wicker chair. Also front table folds down for formal dining. Large brick fireplace, flat screen TV....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Both beach towels and bath towels are provided....moreless

                      • Washing Machine


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

                        Also, a Brisker, which is an electric box great for keeping crackers, salt, snacks and cereals crisp...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven


                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Front deck with ocean view, small picnic table with umbrella, back deck with sun loungers and larger picnic table with umbrella. Lots of flowering plants on both....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Garden for viewing only (do not enter)...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill


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                      Fair Harbor
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Le Dock
                      Fair Harbor
                      Nearest Ferry
                      2 blocks
                      Fair Harbor
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Le Dock
                      Fair Harbor
                      Nearest Beach
                      Fair Harbor

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Fair Harbor is a 2-block wide family residential community bordered on the north by the Great South Bay and the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Access is by ferry from Bay Shore NY which is 1 1/2 hours from New York City.

                      This warm, welcoming community has no cars, just bikes and wagons, so it is quiet and very safe, particularly for kids. Children can play at the Bay Beach,which has a playground and a lifeguard beach, with very calm shallow water that makes it safe for little ones. Our beautiful big ocean beach has white sand and is also has a lifeguard for ocean swimming.

                      There's a grocery store and a general store for everything you might need, from toys to hardware, plus a fine restaurant with a pizza place in back, and a liquor store - all the necessities but not so much as to spoil the quiet nature around you. Fair Harbor is otherwise purely residential, and a mecca for families looking for a fabulous beach vacation.

                      Sit and enjoy the beach, take a swim, take a bike ride or walk, visit our historic lighthouse (about 1.5 miles). Fish for snappers in the bay, or cast a line into the ocean.

                      Come down to the dock at the end of the day to enjoy our famous sunset, a traditional gathering place for one and all.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: I've been visiting Fair Harbor for 25 years, first as a group-sharer, then a renter, and since 1999 as a home owner. There is simply nowhere like this warm and wonderful place! I'm an avid gardener, and you will get to enjoy my efforts as everything blooms throughout the summer. Besides the attraction to the beach, Fair Harbor is informal, relaxed and friendly. When you arrive via the ferry (the only way to get here) you have truly left the world behind and entered a happier place.

                      Why the Owner Chose Fair Harbor:
                      I rented this house for six years before being able to buy, so I know it quite well! The location alone will spoil you forever - literally steps away from the beach stairs. The ferry and stores are just 2 blocks away so you are close to everything. Inside, the house is compact and well laid out, with the bedrooms to the back and kitchen and living room up front. It's immaculately clean, decorated in beachy shabby chic style with pastel colors and comfortable furniture. The layout allows for fabulous breezy air circulation, aided by the fans. Having a deck both in front and in back allows you to choose where you'd like to sit, to catch a breeze, shade or sun as you prefer. You won't need the fireplace in summer but it provides a lovely focal point in the living room.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      There's a view of the ocean from the front deck to accompany your breakfast and lunch, and what can be better than that? There's also little peek of ocean from the back deck and the kitchen. If you've never experienced an outdoor shower you're in for a special treat. I built my OD shower off the deck, surrounded for privacy but open to the beautiful blue sky. There's a bench on one side, perfect for de-sanding little ones. You can hear the ocean from everywhere at the house. There's no more soothing sound.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english


                      • Front of house

                        Front of house

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Kitchen


                      • Bedroom queen bed

                        Bedroom queen bed

                      • Bedroom


                      • Backyard garden in July

                        Backyard garden in July

                      • View


                      • Living room fireplace (tv has been replaced)

                        Living room fireplace (tv has been replaced)

                      • Bedroom


                      • Front deck umbrella table

                        Front deck umbrella table

                      • Back deck table and flowers

                        Back deck table and flowers

                      VRBO #477333

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014


                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Member since: 2013
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 87%
                      • Calendar last updated: 07/29/2014
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                      Fair Harbor #477333

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