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SPECTACULAR OCEANFRONT! 5 BEROOMS. 2018 FULL WEEK RENTALS ONLY.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house

Overview

About the property

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This 5 bedroom home has been designed for optimal views of the Atlantic from every room. There are no 'peeks' at the ocean here...the main living area has a full 20 feet of floor-to-ceiling glass so that you can cook, dine or relax while watching waves crash on the shore. There are two full-sized desks in the living area for those who just can't leave the office behind even when on vacation. Four of the five oversized bedrooms have panoramic views and sliding glass doors leading out to the decks facing the ocean. The children's room with two single beds has a view of the ocean from its East-facing window.

There are two large decks overlooking the dunes and beach. The upper deck on the main living area overlooks the ocean and has 5 comfortable lounge chairs, a dining table and barbeque. The lower level shade deck has a beautiful seating area for those wanting to be outside experiencing the beauty and sound of the sea and yet not wanting to be exposed to the sun. The home is just steps from the public stairs leading down to our beautiful white sand beach.

You will not find granite countertops, custom cabinets or elaborately tiled baths in this updated home that has been in the owner's family since the 1940's...but the kitchen is set up 'restaurant-style' with open shelving so that everything you need is in full sight. No more searching for the right pots, lids, dishes or serving bowls....they are visible and at your finger tips....our guests rave about how easy it is to prepare meals! This is our little piece of paradise and we rent only to families willing to care for it as lovingly as we always have. Village Ordinance allows a maximum of 8 guests. Ocean Beach is as kid-friendly as it gets and there's plenty of shops, restaurants and night life for the parents as well. This just might be your oceanfront dream vacation come true.

** please note that the main level bedroom has been remodeled and now has a queen size bed rather than king size **

More Details

Owner
Barbara Dunn-Lardner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Barbara Dunn-Lardner

About us: This home has been a family treasure since John was a boy of four; so for over seventy years he's been 'watching the tide roll in'. For most of those years, and a few updates later, it was a year round residence so you will find our home to be more than just a beach cottage...and yet it retains much of the old Fire Island charm. Our joy is to keep this home in beautiful condition...not so 'fancy' that you can't enjoy yourself...but appointed well enough that you don't feel like you're camping. We take tremendous pride in ensuring that your vacation is as good as it can be.

Barbara Dunn-Lardner purchased this house in 1947

Why Barbara Dunn-Lardner chose Fire Island

Why this property....because it just dosen't get any better! There was a time or two when we thought of leaving... and realized we just couldn't! What we have is priceless...there isn't room enough to list the reasons why.

What makes this house unique

Unique benefits... Everything! Sound of the ocean, sunrise turning the sea red, moonrise making a golden path on it. Wind in the sea grass, the beach dotted with brightly colored umbrellas, a star filled sky, a front row seat for a lightning storm at sea.... etc,etc,etc.

Amenities

Ocean Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Two rooms with queen beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) One room with 2 single beds, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Maximum occupancy is 8 regardless of age.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
New york
5

Absolutely FANTASTIC

  • 5 of 5

Wow! This house is STUNNING! My girlfriends and I came here for a weekend get away. We were all completely taken back by the beauty and charm of this home! Booking with a Barbara was a pleasure she is such a lovely woman to speak to and one hell of an interior designer if I must say! Upon arrival, John greeted us at the ferry with a huge wagon to help carry our belongings back. He gave us a tour of what basically was my DREAM home! & was on call for us all weekend if we needed him! This home has pretty much everything you could need. Wifi, wine glasses, cutlery, paper towels, garbage bags and some left over seasonings from other guests to use! I would recommend everyone to stary here & I would 100% book this home again! Thank you so much Barbara & John for making our weekend so special and enjoyable! I hope to rent from you again!

Much appreciation, Erika & the girls! Xx

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all your thoughtful words Erica! John said you were wonderful guests and left the house in "perfect condition"...so yes, of course, you are welcome to come back! We hope to see you again in the future.
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5

A slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

I'd like to start by saying I have a great imagination, so from the photos I was ready , butttt wen I walked thru this home it was much more than the photos or my imagination could perceive. There was warmth and love here did I mention clean ??!!!!!! Immaculate everything we could need ! Decor style and the owners Barbara and John are a pleasure......my family had the time of their life 👌🏻I'm in the process of booking next year you should be too, B

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Rented the house for my mom's 80th birthday celebration. From the moment we walked in, we were blown away by it's beauty. The pictures do not do it justice. It is the quintessential oceanfront vacation home. The views from every room are breathe taking. The house has every possible amenity you could ask for. You walk in and you're home.

Right on the beach and a 5 minute walk to town.

Barbara and John are two of the nicest people we encountered and they did everything to make this experience special. They left a birthday card for my mom on the table and a beautiful and delicious bakery birthday cake in the fridge. Plus vases of fresh cut roses throughout the house. They are very special people who make you feel like family from the moment you arrive.

The beds are like sleeping on clouds. Between the comfort of the bedding and the sound of the surf, I slept better than I have in years.

We had family members rent several other houses and everyone wanted to stay at ours because it was the cream of the crop.

Trust me when I say your search for the perfect vacation home has ended because you just found it.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manhattan, NYC
5

IT's TRADITION NOW!

  • 5 of 5

We have been back to John and Barbara's beautiful beach front house for our 4th year or is it our 5th year, I can't keep track anymore! My three kids and parents ask us every May "So when are we going to Fire Island this year?" Summer doesn't feel like summer unless we spend some time at John and Barbara's beach front home.

It's truly relaxing and so convenient to everything. The house is stock with everything you need if you want to stay in and cook. John and Barbara also have a lot of the basics stock like garbage bags, foil paper, dish detergent, dish washing liquid, sponges, etc... We are already planning our time there next summer! Thanks for a great week there!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bayport, New York
5

Girls Get Away

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I (48-58) spent a week together in this beautiful home. I would describe this home as an extremely cozy, B&B on the ocean. Despite the weather not cooperating, we had an amazing time. The house is conducive to relaxing. The views are amazing. The home is equipped with everything you need to cook a nice meal. The bedrooms are beautiful and the beds extremely comfortable. The shades in my room never went down and I woke up each morning to views of the ocean. Getting to town takes a short 5-10 minute walk. There you can enjoy numerous restaurants and browsing through quaint shops. There is also a playground and ice-cream shops that children will definitely enjoy. Barbara kept in touch with me through emails as I planned my vacation and was very helpful. John was very helpful and kind when we arrived and throughout our stay. I would highly recommend this home for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

home away from home

  • 5 of 5

thats exactly how all of my 5 siblings ( 53- 65 years old) and my mom 87 felt about barbara and johns beach house!!!we wanted to give back to my mom, who has, all her life given us the greatest gift ,of taking us to the beach everyday of the summer...back..........the house was terrific, the views ..heaven..we even saw dolphins ( flipper !!) and had a great huge storm one night !!!! barbara and john could not have been nicer !!! the weather was great and we did so much exploring , walking running.....thank you john and barbara!!!! hope to see you again soon !!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Ocean Beach is on an Island. There are no cars. For some activities you must take a ferry over to the mainland.

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