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Charming, Quaint 3 BR Fire Island Home on a Beach Block: - Ocean Beach

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Last updated: 07/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

***** This home has earned 18 Five-Star Reviews on VRBO! *****

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR OUR SUMMER & FALL 2016 RATES

If you're looking for a very special summer rental, our charming and cozy 100+ year-old beach house may be just what you’re hoping to find. (Do check out our 18 Five-Star reviews!) Located on a beach block in Ocean Beach. Happily, it suffered NO damage whatsoever from Hurricane Sandy. A/C in two of the three bedrooms. Open stud construction with cathedral ceilings, exposed rafters, and a huge wood-burning fireplace - said to be the largest on the island. A/C in two of the bedrooms. Gleaming original wood floors with sand-catching sea grass carpeting in the living and dining rooms. Sleeps 7. Lovingly furnished, in immaculate condition, and generously stocked with every amenity to make your stay comfortable and memorable. For further information, call Linda at 415.867.4727. I'm on West Coast time.

NOTE:
• in compliance with Ocean Beach rental laws, a 6-night minimum stay is required
• This is not a grouper/share-rental; no sublets
• Well-mannered pets welcome
• Smoking on porch and deck only

2016 WEEKLY RATES:
Weeklies run from Mondays at 12 Noon to Sundays at 5:00 pm.
• June, $3300 week*
• July, $3875 week*
• August, $3875 week*
• September, $1804 week*
• October, $1300 week* (til approx 10/24)

* We also require a 20% Security Deposit, $160 for professional cleaning, $100 for the rental permit, and a flat fee of $60/wk for utilities (gas, propane for BBQ, electric, FIOS wireless internet, and DirectTV).

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Due to its age and furnishings, my house is not really suitable for families with infants, toddlers, and very young kids. It would be too hard to 'baby-proof.' ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    not suitable for very young children (toddlers)...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs OK if well-mannered, non-destructive and quiet (no barkers!)...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    On porch and deck only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

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  • Two Sofa Beds: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Dining room can be used as 4th bedroom for guests....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

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  • A/C in master bedroom and bunk room. Ample bed and bath linens provided throughout, including lovely vintage coverlets, throws, and quilts....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Outdoor Shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Divided. Toilet & sink are separate from shower room, but door between can be opened to create one space. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A/C window units in master bedroom and bunk room. Ceiling fans throughout, vacuum cleaner, inflatable mattress, space heaters, portable fans, alarm clocks, radios, etc. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Blues, Country, Classic Rock...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirectTV (basic package)...moreless

  • Stereo:

    AM/FM radio / CD player ...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Closes off from LR with 2 sets of curtains, so can be used for extra sleeping space...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in master bedroom and bunk room...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    super well stocked...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    full range of spices, basic staples and cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, food storage bags, garbage bags, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July & August
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
6 night min stay

$3,875
September
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
6 night min stay

$1,800
October
Oct 1 - Oct 24, 2016
6 night min stay

$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Professional Cleaning $160
  • Rental Permit $100
  • Security Deposit (Fall) $500
  • Gas Electric DSL Cable $60
  • 20% Security (July-Aug) $740

Notes:

Weekly rentals run from Monday Noon until Sunday 5 p.m. but sometimes other options are available, especially during the off-season months. Call Linda at (415) 867.4727 for more details.

I also require a 20% security deposit.

1/3 of total is due at lease signing. Balance due 14 days prior to check-in. For last-minute rentals, a bank check for the full amount is required at lease signing.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

  • Albatross

    "My favorite "go-to" restaurant in town. Great burgers, mussels, fried calamari, and more - w..."

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  • Town Pizza

    "True, there are other pizza places in Ocean Beach, but Town Pizza knocks it out of the park ..."

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  • Sunken Forest

    "This magical, 300+ yr. old primeval holly forest (below sea level) is a must-see for visitor..."

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  • Woodhull School

    "Not sure what their summer hours are, but Fire Island's K-6 school has a terrific little lib..."

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Enjoy a day at the beach or take a short walk to the village, which faces Great South Bay. There you will find bay-side swimming with lifeguard, bay-front restaurants, grocery stores and many shops.

The town of Ocean Beach has a playground, children's day camp, tennis and basketball courts, softball field, library, cinema, water taxis, and lateral ferries to other Fire Island communities. Catholic and Protestant churches and a Synagogue are nearby. Hike to SUNKEN FOREST - a 300+ year-old primeval holly forest east of Ocean Beach and below sea level. An enchanting and magical experience!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am a writer and designer for whom Fire Island has been my Holyland since childhood. Prior to purchasing 'SandPauper' in 2004, it had never changed hands. Even though I now live in San Francisco, it remains my place of peace and comfort.

Why the Owner Chose Ocean Beach, NY, USA:
'SandPauper' is one of the few remaining original (unspoiled!) cottages in Ocean Beach. Although comfortable and welcoming, it retains the true character and spirit of 'Old Fire Island.' We have worked hard to preserve its intrinsic quaint charm while also providing all the amenities which allow it to be enjoyed by our seasonal guests.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • SandPauper

    SandPauper

  • Cool and shady screened porch

    Cool and shady screened porch

  • Shows doorways to kitchen & bunk room

    Shows doorways to kitchen & bunk room

  • Open stud construction and cathedral ceilings

    Open stud construction and cathedral ceilings

  • DR has two sofa beds, shown here pushed together.

    DR has two sofa beds, shown here pushed together.

  • Master BR w. antique iron double bed + two dressers.

    Master BR w. antique iron double bed + two dressers.

  • Bunk room w. underbed storage. Vintage bird print decor

    Bunk room w. underbed storage. Vintage bird print decor

  • Well-stocked kitchen. We even leave our spices for tenants!

    Well-stocked kitchen. We even leave our spices for tenants!

  • Outdoor shower. There's also one indoors w. divided bath

    Outdoor shower. There's also one indoors w. divided bath

  • Looking toward the Bay from Cottage Walk stairway to the beach

    Looking toward the Bay from Cottage Walk stairway to the beach

  • Screened porch shaded by tall pines & blueberry bushes.

    Screened porch shaded by tall pines & blueberry bushes.

  • Lovingly furnished with charming nautical artifacts & artwork

    Lovingly furnished with charming nautical artifacts & artwork

  • Wood-burning fireplace - the largest on the island!

    Wood-burning fireplace - the largest on the island!

  • Mantle is adorned with shells and maritime artifacts

    Mantle is adorned with shells and maritime artifacts

  • Everywhere you look, something interesting to see!

    Everywhere you look, something interesting to see!

  • 18 ft. window seat in DR!

    18 ft. window seat in DR!

  • Antique oak table extends to seat 10

    Antique oak table extends to seat 10

  • Master BR, LR, and DR all have lovely Quaker lace curtains

    Master BR, LR, and DR all have lovely Quaker lace curtains

  • 3rd BR has twin bed, access to kitchen and deck, mermaid decor

    3rd BR has twin bed, access to kitchen and deck, mermaid decor

  • Plenty of china & glassware + washer and dryer.

    Plenty of china & glassware + washer and dryer.

  • Picnic table and BBQ on deck

    Picnic table and BBQ on deck

  • View of the beach from the Cottage Walk overpass

    View of the beach from the Cottage Walk overpass

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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