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Great Family Place, Sleeps 8, 3 Full Baths, Central Ac, Wi-Fi, Great Condition

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Last updated: 10/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Orient house description

Orient is located at the very end of the North Fork of Long Island, surrounded by water on all sides. It was settled in 1640. It has been a choice vacation location for the New York metro area for generations. Is does not have the glamor and glitz of the Hamptons but it is ideally suited for a family that wants to relax and enjoy this lovely community.
This is a family place, near but not directly on the water. No worry about kids falling off a dock. Several beaches are close by. Upgraded this spring the house is in pristine condition, including central air, three full baths, modern kitchen, and three bedrooms plus a sleeping porch with two beds. Wi-Fi. Internet. Smart TV.

Nearby towns, with excellent restaurants, are Greenport, Peconic, Southold, and Riverhead. Direct daily bus service (Hampton Jitney) to mid-town Manhattan. Direct ferry service from Orient Point to New London, CT and the near-by gaming facilities.

Summer programs for children are available.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Ask owner about bringing a dog. No cats. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • There are three full bedrooms with Queen beds. There are two additional twin beds on an enclosed sun porch. The upstairs bed room is very large and can easily accommodate sleeping bag(s). ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            Downtown Orient consists of the Country Store that sells basic grocery items and makes excellent sandwiches. Also the New York Times. Miriam manages the store and is very friendly and outgoing....moreless

          • Rural:

            The end of the North Fork is a rural area of truck farms growing fresh vegetables and vineyards....moreless

          • Village:

            Orient has a year-round population of about 500 and a summer population of about 2500. The village was settled in 1640 so there are many older homes, along with newer one....moreless

          • Water View:

            Orient Bay is at the foot of Navy Street where the house is situated. In the summer trees block the view from the house but a walk of 25 yards brings Orient Bay into view...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining area adjoining the living room. Sit-down table and chairs. The sun porch has table and chairs that can accommodate 8+. ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            New Trane central AC on the ground floor and a window unit that works effectively for the upstairs bedroom....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Yes....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Yes, but probably not for summer use....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            No....moreless

          • Garage:

            No....moreless

          • Heating:

            Gas hot water heating...moreless

          • Internet:

            Optimum Internet and Wi-Fi....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Yes....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Good sized living room with new couch, new chairs, and new lighting....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            Standard drip cover maker....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, most of them new, and new utensils for eight....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            New Whirlpool dishwasher....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            The kitched was upgraded this spring with a new cook top stove, new dishwasher, new exhaust hood to outside, new lighting, and misc. counter appliances....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Small microwave....moreless

          • Oven:

            Gas built-in oven....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Essential items like spices & herbs, flour, sugar, and misc. canned goods....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Standard refrigerator with top freezer....moreless

          • Stove:

            New Whirlpool gas cook top stove--four burners....moreless

          • Toaster:

            New toaster oven....moreless

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            No....moreless

          • Bicycles:

            Bicycles can be rented in nearby (4 miles) Greenport. We do not provide a bicycle(s)....moreless

          • Boat:

            No....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Small patio in rear of house off the study....moreless

          • Golf:

            Golf is available at Island's End Golf Course (18 holes) in East Marion, approximately 3 miles from Orient....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            No....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            No....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Lawn service is provided....moreless

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            No. Orient Bay is less than one mile from the House....moreless

           

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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          summer - fall
          Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,500 $4,500
          My Standard Rate
          5 night min stay
          $250
          $1,750 $7,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Pet Fee $150
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • Taxes Included

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          Last updated: 10/05/2014
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          Location

          68 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          McArthur Airport, Islip, NY
          3 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Skipper's East Marion, NY
          5 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Cross Sound Ferry
          3 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Island's End Golf Course East Marion, NY
          4 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Greenport, NY
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Route 25
          3 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Skippers's & Hellenic Snack Bar
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Hog's Pond

          Car: Necessary

          Orient is at the very end of Long Island's North Fork, an area increasingly known for fine wineries, and is surrounded by the Long Island Sound, Orient Bay, and Gardiner's Bay. The area is quite different from the Hamptons that are situated on the South Fork which are more high end and a place where celebrities gather. The Oysterponds Historical Society is a local museum with artifacts from Orient's earlier years, especially a large collection of Indian items. The Orient Yacht Club provides sailing lessons and competitions for young people who are going to be around for a good portion of the summer. Orient Point State Park is about 5 miles to the east and is adjacent to the landing facilities for the Cross Sound Ferry. The State Park features swimming, hiking, outdoor cooking, a playground, hiking, fishing and bird-watching. For those wanting to visit the gaming casinos in Connecticut, the ferry provides a high-speed service that makes several round trips each day (no cars on the high-speed ferry that connects with a bus that runs to the two casinos). Regular ferries that can accommodate cars run every hour; the ferry runs to New London, CT. The Hampton Jitney runs direct bus service from Greenport (4 miles away) to mid-town Manhattan several times a day. The Long Island Rail Road also runs a few trains on the weekends to Greenport. Greenport has developed a lot in recent years and now boasts a number of good restaurants and many stores. There are various water-themed festivals throughout the summer. Small towns that are west of Orient (towards New York City), such as Southold, Peconic, Mattituck, and Riverhead all have good restaurants and places to shop.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1970

          About the owner: My wife, Nancy, and I have been going to Orient for many years. I am now retired from various government service posts, including the Tennessee Valley Authority, but remain very active in our hometown of Knoxville, TN. Nancy was an elementary school teacher and headmistress of a Montessori School in Washington, DC. Both Nancy and I grew up on Long Island, much closer to Orient than Tennessee! We have lived in Chicago, upstate New York, and Washington, DC but have always returned to Orient as frequently as we could. We also spent a significant amount of time in the Republic of Georgia (former Soviet Union) helping launch the Georgian Institute of Public Administration in the aftermath of their independence from Russia. We have two children--a boy and a girl--who are now quite grown and are sending their kids off to college last year and this year. Our son is an attorney in Nashville and our daughter teaches school in Indianapolis.

          Why the Owner Chose Orient:
          My parent built this home in 1970 as their retirement locale. Regrettably my father died less than two years after they moved in but my mother lived there for another 24 years. The home has always been part of our family and we expect our tenants to respect its history and the place it has occupied in our lives. We expect our children will continue the Orient tradition when we are no longer around.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          It is just a comfortable and very well maintained property that received a lot of upgrades this past spring. The house has never looked better, if truth be told.


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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 9

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