Lovely North Fork Sea Captain's Home

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Last updated: 11/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Sea Captain's Home is a sprawling 4-bedroom-plus Italianate Victorian, with large rooms, tall ceilings and striking detail, on a natural 3/4 acre property. The historic house features floor-to-ceiling windows, incredible woodwork and plaster detail, carved fireplaces (decorative) - and a working, tuned, baby grand piano! Farms surround this big, private, peaceful retreat, with open fields behind us, and wild coastline minutes away. A 5-minute drive to the village of Greenport, this gracious home is perfectly located for you to enjoy all that the North Fork offers.

While we do allow some pets, please let us know in advance if you plan to bring one. All pets need to be approved in advance.

The double parlor with pocket doors leads out through an entry hall to the big front porch with wicker furniture. The front parlor has a twin loveseat sofabed, and the room closes off completely to give you a possible fifth bedroom. The rear parlor has a large comfortable sectional, 55" 4k smart TV with Netflix, cable, Blu Ray DVD player. Play your music throughout the first floor on the Sonos wireless sound system. There is a formal a dining room, and second dining area in the chef's kitchen that seats 6, with windows on 3 sides, views and sunshine. There are pedestal sinks and deep antique claw foot tubs in the oversized bathrooms. The double outdoor shower has a cedar floor and is nestled in a lush private garden. The master bedroom has a King bed, the 2nd bedroom has two twins, 3rd bedroom a single bed. The fourth bedroom is a large, 24'x 12' dormer style studio with queen and full size beds, and it's own private staircase that leads directly to the kitchen. All bedrooms are air-conditioned.

The large backyard is filled with shade trees and stays quite cool in summer, perfect for reading in one of the six lounge chairs, or taking a snooze in the hammock. The large brick patio with 2 Weber charcoal grills has tables and chairs to accommodate 10 comfortably for outdoor dining. Relax in the huge yard that backs against acres of open country land for peace, privacy, and a great view.... especially at sunset.

We offer all of the comforts of home, but with a little something rustic left from days gone by. The property is extremely comfortable, and we are priced very competitively for the size and style home we offer. We are sure you will enjoy it!

WE DO NOT ALLOW ANY PARTIES OR GATHERINGS AT THE SEA CAPTAIN'S HOME. A home of this age could not sustain the wear and tear that comes with the hosting of social events, so please do not plan any such events with our property in mind. Only the registered overnight guests booked through this site are allowed on the premises during your rental period.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/15/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    small dog may be ok - OWNER MUST APPROVE PRIOR TO STAY!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    2 shower heads...moreless

  • antique clawfoot tubs and pedastal sinks in both bathrooms


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Sonos wireless sound system on first floor, blue tooth speaker to use anywhere in the house...moreless

  • Television:

    55" 4k smart TV with Netflix...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Xbox (original)...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    bedrooms are air-conditioned...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    high speed wireless...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    integral water filter and sodastream...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio:

    large brick patio table seating for 12 ...moreless



Write a review 5
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 7 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $125
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 11/15/2016
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0.7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Shelter Island Ferry
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Islands End Golf and Country Club
2.7 Miles
Nearest Train
Long Island Railroad
28 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Long Island Expressway
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hellenic Snack Bar
0.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gillette Drive Beach

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: New York natives who love Long Island and love the North Fork. We are both creative types, and so we appreciate the craftsmanship that went into the creation of this unique home. We love it with all our hearts.

Why the Owner Chose East Marion, NY, USA:
Truly built by a wealthy sea captain in 1860, it was owned by the same fishing family until the late 1970's. We are the fourth owners of this classic home, which has since been updated with modern amenities. The North Fork is like no other place in the world, and we have been to many! The fishing and farming cultures have engendered a work ethic and an appreciation of nature in the people of the area that we really love.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You really feel the history of the North Fork in this house, in addition to enjoying the abundant nature

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/15/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • rear parlor

    rear parlor

  • dining room

    dining room

  • stove


  • downstairs bathroom

    downstairs bathroom

  • bedroom 3

    bedroom 3

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • outdoor shower

    outdoor shower

  • front parlor

    front parlor

  • 19th century meets 20th

    19th century meets 20th

  • kitchen


  • kitchen


  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • bedroom 2

    bedroom 2

  • bedroom 4

    bedroom 4

VRBO #472385

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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East Marion, NY, USA #472385

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