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Beach House in the Heart of Northfork Wineries

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Last updated: 02/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedrooms + Nursery, 2 Full Baths (Sleeps 6-10)

House on the beach! Watch the sand, water and sunsets. All can be seen from the great room through its endless windows, or from the wooden deck just in front, or from the grassy lawn, or from the master bedroom’s wall of windows above it all. Then take a beach walk or swim in the Long Island Sound. With stunning panoramic views, it is the perfect mix of privacy and easy beachfront living.

This 65-year-old house, which we call the “Sandbox,” was renovated within the last few years, including new appliances and refinished original wood floor. The property is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, boating, walking, jogging and playing with the kids. Even on rainy days it’s lovely – play games or read a book while watching the water (we have board games, cable and a flatscreen TV). Or just lay back on our 9-foot sofa and watch seagulls through the skylight of the cathedral ceiling. The sunsets are spectacular and can be seen from the deck and dining table in the summer. So can the sunrises, but you'll sleep in.

The beach landscape is unusual for this region - bluffs overlooking calm, clear, vast water. Usually the Sound is so clear that you can see your feet. It is also warmer than the ocean. Very kid friendly. On windy days, the waves pick up and seem more like the ocean.

Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 small child in crib, If you have a baby or toddler, we can make available the nursery off the master bedroom with its own Sound view. Parking area for at least 4 cars.

If you want to take a ride, tour the local vineyards – you'll be in the heart of Long Island wine country – or find fresh fruit and homemade apple pies at the numerous farm stands or explore the delicious restaurants. Pick berries, apples or pumpkins, depending on the season. You can find it all within 10 minutes of the house. The water park, the aquarium and Tanger Outlet Mall are only 15 minutes away. Stop by the Love Lane Cheese Shop. The Hamptons can be reached in half an hour.


TESTIMONIALS

"we loved your place 😉 Such a great spot 😎"
-Michela, June 2016

"The house is great. The kids stuff and rooms are working out so well. Thank you!"
-Natasha, April 2016

"It’s a great house. You really did a beautiful job with the kitchen and furnishings and all its amenities.... We loved the beach and the view - so private and beautiful. The sunrises and sunsets were spectacular. I was surprised to realize you can see both from the beach! Also, we were so thankful that we could bring Wylie [dog]. He had a blast. It was as if he had a previous life as a fisherman and this was his reunion with the sea. He spent the whole week hunting for dead crabs.... We were thrilled. A vacation we will never forget."
-Margit, May 2016


NOTES

HomeAway's automated quote system does not accurately reflect our pricing structure, despite our best efforts.

As the house is in a peaceful area, we do not host events or parties in order to maintain this environment.
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters should be at least 30 years old but are welcome to bring children. The area is serene and, to keep it that way, we don't host events or parties....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Many kids have stayed here, using our beach toys, swimming and taking advantage of all the local kid-friendly activities....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Dog bowls provided....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    There is a nursery off this room that can be made available....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    All mattresses are new...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Additional mattresses: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Nursery: 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

    Directly off the master bedroom, with crib and toddler bed...moreless

  • Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 baby/toddler in crib....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Other Amenities: Wineries guide, farmstand guide, restaurant dining guide, activities guide, local maps, bicycles, Soundfront deck, grassy area with picnic table and umbrella overlooking Sound, parking for at least 4 cars, 3 lounge chairs, many adirondack chairs, games, toys, fans, heating, alarm clock, hair dryer, coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, spices, paper towel, toilet paper, towels, bedding, shampoo, soap, dishwashing detergent, housekeeping optional for additional fee, dining table (seats up to 10) Pets: Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Dog bowls provided. Kids: Kid friendly. Many kids have stayed here, using our beach toys, swimming and taking advantage of all the local kid-friendly activities. House has child safety gates and kitchen cabinet latches. Minimum Age for Renters: Renters should be at least 30 years old but are welcome to bring children. Events/parties: The area is serene and, to keep it that way we don't host events or parties....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    (2) Both are flatscreen - one is 40'...moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    New AC units...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    U.S. only...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    For at least 4 cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    A visual centerpiece but not for renters' use....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dishes, cutlery and glasses for at least 10 people....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    New stainless steel refrigerator, convection oven and dishwasher, open plan so hang out with your guests and watch the spectacular water view while you cook...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    (2)...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season 2017
Jan 6 - May 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$500
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $3,300
May-Jun 2017
May 26 - Jun 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,350
Fri, Sat
$2,800 $8,400
Summer 2017
Jun 30 - Aug 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$875
Fri, Sat
$3,500 $13,400
Labor Day Week 2017
Aug 28 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$850
Fri, Sat
$3,400
Autumn 2017
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$650
Fri, Sat
$1,300
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 - Nov 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$650 $650
Thu, Fri
$1,300
* 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 $99
  • Cleaning $175
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please disregard the automated quotes provided by Homeaway / VRBO. There is a minimum rental rate, which cannot be reflected in their system, despite our best efforts.

Dates Available: Year round


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 02/18/2017
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Location

Car: Recommended

Local Attractions: Wine tasting, fine restaurants, lifeguarded beach (less than 1 mile away), organic farmstands (5 minutes away), berry, fruit and pumpkin picking, scenic drives, petting farms, pony rides, outlet shopping (Tanger Mall 15 minutes away), seal watching, water park, aquarium, lighthouses, supermarkets, houses of worship, festivals throughout the year.

 

Owner info

About the owner: This is our dream beach house and we are happy to share it with you. When not at the house, we live in Brooklyn, NY with our son, dog and cat. I'm in humanitarian work and my husband is in the arts.

Why the Owner Chose Riverhead, NY, USA:
We love to swim and the Sound is perfect for us because it is usually clear and we feel most comfortable swimming in water into which we can see. Incredibly the beach is often uncrowded, even on a summer weekend! We also love that it is only 90 minutes from Manhattan and Brooklyn. We also love, love, love the area, with vineyards and farmstands everywhere and a myriad of activities for adults as well as kids. I had a house in the Hamptons but now much prefer the natural and low-key beauty of the Northfork.


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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

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Photos

  • Great room

    Great room

  • The beach

    The beach

  • Looking out from the master bedroom

    Looking out from the master bedroom

  • Great room as the sun sets

    Great room as the sun sets

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Sip wine on the deck

    Sip wine on the deck

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Twin bedroom view

    Twin bedroom view

  • The great room view

    The great room view

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Master bedroom - watch the water from your king-sized bed!

    Master bedroom - watch the water from your king-sized bed!

  • View from the property

    View from the property

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Great room buoys. Through the green door is a bathroom.

    Great room buoys. Through the green door is a bathroom.

  • Great room. That's a 9-foot sofa!

    Great room. That's a 9-foot sofa!

  • Nursery off the master bedroom with its own water view

    Nursery off the master bedroom with its own water view

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • Sunset from the deck (renter photo, May 2016)

    Sunset from the deck (renter photo, May 2016)

VRBO #386532

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, February 20, 2017

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