A Perfect Little Gem of a House on a Perfect Little Island

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Last updated: 10/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This little house was originally built in 1920, and although it has since been relocated from another part of the island and completely renovated, it still retains all the charm of its original design.

In only 800 square feet are contained a mud room, walk-in pantry, beautiful modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, two bedrooms, a spacious living room, dining area, and covered front and back porches with room for seating. The partially finished basement has a washer and dryer.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    Front yard is fenced in--good for small children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach and town within walking distance


  • Books
  • Games:

    A wide selection of board games are kept in the hall closet....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Knives, chopping board, serving spoons, plates, glasses, pots and pans are all provided. There are even some basic spices in the cabinet above the stove....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Many plates, bowls, glasses, mugs, available. Plenty of silverware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Easy to use, soap gel-packs are in a bag under the kitchen sink....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    toaster oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 5
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Nov 1 - Mar 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 20 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,700 $6,500
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$1,700 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 3%


Cancellation Policy: Rental fee is only refundable if cancellation is made 30 days or more prior to check-in date. Within 30 days of check-in, fee is only refundable if we are able to re-book the cancelled dates.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/03/2016
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2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
North Ferry
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Commander Cody's
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wades Beach

Car: Recommended

Short drive or bike ride to the Mashomack Nature Preserve:, Yoga and Pilates classes are a short walk away, tons of great yard sales to peruse all summer long.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am an illustrator and cartoonist, my husband is a veterinarian.

Why the Owner Chose Shelter Island, NY, USA:
We fell in love with Shelter Island because it is the same distance from the city as The Hamptons, but has a completely different personality--there is no trendiness, no hip parties, no high-end shopping or general ostentatious displays of wealth--just beautiful unspoiled nature, peace and quiet. Plus, a full third of the island is a nature preserve!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
As city dwellers, we relish the absolute silence of the night-time on Shelter Island, and the clear skies full of bright stars. We love being able to walk to the beach, or walk into town for coffee or a meal.

Contact us

Speaks: english


  • External View

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  • Kitchen


  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Small Bedroom

    Small Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Large Bedroom

    Large Bedroom

  • Bath


VRBO #239698

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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A Perfect Little Gem of a House on a Perfect Little Island

Shelter Island, NY, USA #239698

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