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New Renovation Waterfront House with Dock. Best Location in Shelter Island.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bed/3 Bath. Interior Designer owned/designed. Light and water views.

Brand new renovation of interior designer harborfront home with dock. Very special property with amazing light/views of Dering Harbor. Short walk to Shelter Island Heights town shops+restaurants. North Ferry to Greenport is a mere 3 min walk. Private tennis courts, golf, sailing. Boat available for rent as well. Sun all day on deck overlooking harbor. MASTER SUITE: king bed, 2 ample closets and bureaus, 6 ft soaking tub for 2, separate shower, 2 sinks. Vaulted ceiling, all wood clad, re-purposed barn beams. View of the water. BEDROOM 1: King Bed, vaulted ceiling, view over water towards Greenpoint, big picture window. Bath has an extra large bathtub with rainhead shower. Ample closets. BEDROOM 2: Queen bed, very special room with tempered glass cut out in the floor to see the water below (bedroom sits over the water). Bath has rainhead marble shower. LIVING ROOM: fireplace and deep recessed couch and library area with antique nautical windows that look out over the water. Standup piano. Large new flatscreen tv with AppleTV and Sonos sound system (sonos throughout the house and outside). DECK: large deck drenched in sun overlooks the water and Shelter Island Yacht Club. Dining and lounge areas outside. New washer/dryer. KITCHEN: Viking range great for cooking, dishwasher, Subzero Fridge, counter with stools for casual eating, dining table seats 8, wood burning stove, and separate sitting area for hanging out (everyone loves to hang in the kitchen). Vaulted ceiling features barn beams. House has Wifi. Stand-up paddle boards, bikes and Kayak included. This is a water lover's playground!


Owner
Scott Murphy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

About Scott Murphy

I have lived on Shelter Island for over a decade, also in Dering Harbor. My own house is a historic boat house which is on the water which has been carefully renovated over 2 years and is available for seasonal rental. I am an interior designer specializing in high end residential homes and select commercial projects. You can see my company here: www.allthingsdirt.com. I have been a home builder for decades and am an avid sailor and outdoorsman.

Scott Murphy purchased this house in 2003

Why Scott Murphy chose The Heights

This house was originally a boat house built in the early 1900s, which has been completely renovated and updated to today's standards yet keeps all the charm and unique features of a historic home. The house has amazing light all day long and is on the water, giving you an immediate sense of having escaped to a different time, when life moved slower. The views from the windows throughout the house all look out over the harbor, where during the summer many beautiful sailboats are docked. There is a large deck with dining table and outdoor comfy couch for sunning, but also a retractable awning provides shade when wanted. Everyone who has visited has commented on the unique character of the home and I hope you will enjoy it as well.

What makes this house unique

Nothing beats the location of the house, waterfront and down a small street with almost no traffic, just 3 min walk from North Ferry. There is a nice lawn for kids to play on, a private dock for you to boat/paddleboard/swim off of. Outdoor shower. Bikes. A 10 min walk to downtown Shelter Island Heights, where you will find gourmet grocery store, shops, restaurants, bars, gas station, hardware store, everything you need!

Amenities

The Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom: King bed Bedroom 1: Queen bed Bedroom 2: Queen bed Living Room: Queen pull out bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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The most perfect seaside summer cottage ever

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This is the most perfect seaside summer cottage ever, hands down. Don't be confused by the casual, relaxing, and "beach shack" look in the pictures, it is incredibly high end from the linens to the endless amenities (and we are really picky, and typically stay in hotels like the Mandarin Oriental and Four Seasons when in cities). We've been visiting the cottage for years now and look forward to it every August. The owner is awesome and helpful, and all of our friends and family jockey for days and nights to visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $1,500
Damage Deposit $1,500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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