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Charming cottage on quiet private property; steps to village

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms with view of a large field behind the house

This quaint Cape Cod style house is minutes from all the shops, galleries, boutiques, and restaurants in East Hampton village. Visitors to our house always rave about our convenient location.

The ocean beach is two miles away, and within easy biking distance. The East Hampton train station is a 5 minute walk away, and the bus stop for the Hampton Jitney, the hourly bus to and from NYC, is about a ten minute walk.

Although it's ideal to have a car to explore the entire East End (including Montauk and Shelter Island) the house is so close to village amenities, you can walk to all the best restaurants, including Nick & Toni's, Fresno, 1770 House, The Palm, and Rowdy Hall. Just down the street is Mary's Marvelous, the spot for morning coffee and muffins or sandwiches for the beach.

There are two village grocery stores and several specialty food stores. All are less than ten minutes walk from the house.

The property itself is rare for its location: although it is so near the village, the house sits on a quiet one acre of land - perfect for relaxing outside, reading in the back yard chairs, playing with children, or outdoor barbecuing. Because of the property size, it's a great place for kids - to run around or to play ball. There is a half-acre field behind the house (perfect also for golfers to practice or for a private yoga lesson).

The back patio includes an outdoor dining table and chairs, with a market umbrella, and a barbecue grill. There is a hammock on the lawn and two chaise lounges for sleeping, reading, or sun-bathing.

The house is a traditional East Hampton family house that has been owned by the same family for multiple generations. It has three bedrooms (one queen, one double, and two twin beds), and sleeps six comfortably.

There are two completely new bathrooms, each with overhead European rain showers and separate Hansgrohe hand-held showers, complete with custom glass enclosures and marble floors.

The owners enjoy cooking, and the kitchen is completely outfitted. There is a SubZero refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher, and a GE gas range. In addition, we are fully stocked with pots, pans, tools, and gadgets - from a lobster steamer to a Kitchen Aid. Because of its size, this house is more suited for intimate dinner parties, small family events, or romantic getaways, as opposed to large house parties. There is a large cookbook library in the kitchen and living room.

The house has high speed internet and cable with a 48 inch Smart flatscreen TV in the living room and a 32 inch Smart flatscreen TV in the master bedroom. If you need to work while here, you can use the internet while lying in the hammock in the back garden.

The house is heated by city gas, and cooled by new high-tech ductless air conditioning in each room. The air conditioning is controlled by individual remote controls which allow the occupant of each room to select the temperature comfortable to him or her. These units also act to purify the air against allergens.

The basement contains a state-of-the-art LG clothes washer and a GE dryer for laundry.

For winter rentals (or on cool spring or fall nights), the living room has a wood-burning fireplace.

Thank you for your interest!

Town of East Hampton Rental Registry number 16 - 1,720; expiration May 2, 2018

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About David

I am an attorney who divides my time between Brooklyn and East Hampton. I have keen interests in gardening and cooking, and enjoy doing both in East Hampton.

David purchased this house in 1952

Why David chose East Hampton

This property is a family property that my family has owned for several generations. My ancestors had a farm on this and the neighboring streets, and this property is part of that original tract.

What makes this house unique

The property is centrally located for all things in East Hampton village. It's great to walk to the grocery store in the morning and to restaurants at night. At the same time, because of the size of the property, it has a distinctly rural feel to it. No matter how busy an East Hampton summer weekend is, my property's back yard and field is a welcoming, quiet, and relaxing spot.


East Hampton North House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs bath - toilet , shower , This area has two showers - a large rainhead & a handheld
    Upstairs bath - toilet , shower , This room has 2 showers - a large rainhead & a handheld
  • Each bathroom has Spanish tile on the walls and marble floors, custom glass shower enclosures, and European shower fixtures that provide a luxurious water flow.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Downstairs Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs bedroom left - 1 double
    Upstairs bedroom right - 2 twin/ single
  • The first floor bedroom includes a very comfortable mahogany queen size bed with cotton sheets, and 32 inch smart flatscreen TV. Upstairs, there are two very comfortable bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two twin beds. Each bedroom has sitting chairs, reading lamps, and closets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming cottage on quiet private property; steps to village
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

Not only is the location of this home perfect for walking into town and catching the train, the home is perfect for a family gathering. The host, David, was very attentive and responsive from the time I made the booking until the time I left. He was very helpful in recommending restaurants, grocery stores and transportation options back to New York City and getting to the airports. I would highly recommend David and his home!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

This is a gem of a house. The location was perfect for us, right down the street from the village and wonderful work-out locations. It was clean, comfortable and felt really special. I have used VRBO before and have connected with wonderful home owners along the way and David was one of the most helpful in making our time unique and perfect for our time in East Hampton. Thank you David! Thanks for sharing your history with us through your home and village.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Hamptons Stay

  • 5 of 5

This rental is the "best kept secret".. Great location, clean and super comfortable and the nicest owner - checked in with us and available.

Excellent experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Charming Home!

  • 5 of 5

Location! Location! Location!

Great home in a PERFECT spot in wonderful East Hampton. Steps away from all restaurants and shopping. Very quaint and comfortable home with two lovely, updated bathrooms. A jewel.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

This property in East Hampton has a great location. Walking distance to everything. Well kept house, great kitchen and updated bathrooms. David is easy to work with and was very helpful . Everything at your finger tips and walking distance. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your family enjoyed the house and the convenient location. We hope you will come again soon!
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Washington, DC

The perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family tries to stay in this adorable house every time we visit East Hampton. The location is perfect: a quick walk to the village which has many shops and restaurants, and my children love the playground. We also ride our bikes to the ocean and sometimes the duck pond.

This house is fully equipped for a chef so we enjoy cooking or grilling depending on the weather. The house is clean and the yard is beautiful!

We hope to be back soon. Much thanks to the owner who is responsive and helpful for ideas of things to do in the area. Thanks as always!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Long Island Islip Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Cittanuova, Newtown Lane
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
North Haven to Shelter Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Poxabogue in Sagaponack; Montauk Downs in Montauk
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Long Island Railroad Station, East Hampton
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Route 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Main Beach, East Hampton
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

East Hampton North House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August to Labor Day 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
14 night minimum stay
September/October 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $1,500

When tenants are ready to confirm, I request a digital photo of a current ID (driver's license or passport) and mailing address. Using the information provided, I will prepare a lease and two copies will be sent to you for review. Tenant will sign both copies, and return to me with the security deposit and 1st rent installment. Security deposit amount will depend on length of rental (min. $1000)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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