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Summer Bungalow/Cottage named 'Middle Earth' a Very Short Walk to Beach or Bay!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

880 sqft, 4 Bedroom, 2 Full Bathrooms plus Large Enclosed Outdoor Shower

Quaint and beachy single story bungalow/cottage in the Ocean Ridge section of Davis Park, Fire Island (east of marina). Large deck wrapping from west side to south side. Sleeps 8+; 3 queen bedrooms and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. Two built in couches also suitable for sleeping. Quick walk to the beautiful and unique ocean (Atlantic Ocean) beach which runs the entire length of the Island. Also, quick walk to the Great South Bay. Walk to all amenities!


Owner
Abigail Crosby
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Abigail Crosby

This home was built by our parents in the early 1960's, and is now owned by all their children.

Abigail Crosby purchased this bungalow in 1964

Why Abigail Crosby chose Davis Park

Fire Island is very unique and impossible to imagine if you have not been there. No personal vehicles...only board walks, sand and island greenery! All houses on stilts! Walk everywhere...within the community, or between communities! The beach is mostly white sand, going the entire length of the Island. Life Guard services at the public beach in front of the Casino Restaurant & Bar...at the end of Trustees Walk directly across the Island from the main ferry dock.

What makes this bungalow unique

Our house is small, quaint and rustic... No water views, but close to the bay and the Atlantic ocean! Kitchen opens to common area so no one misses the fun and the stories! House comes complete with beds made, and includes dishwasher and washer/dryer.

Amenities

Davis Park Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Enclosed Shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Summer Bungalow/Cottage named 'Middle Earth' a Very Short Walk to Beach or Bay!
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
West Islip, NY
5

True Fire Island Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for our large group to stay for the weekend! Everyone fit comfortably and it had everything we needed. The best part was BBQing on the large wrap around deck. Everyone that came by the house complimented it and said "this is a true Fire Island beach house!" If you frequent Davis Park, you will appreciate it's charm. Abigail was also a great host and very responsive!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Kings Park, NY
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what was advertised and suited my needs perfectly

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing and our stay here was perfect. We were 3 couples, two 5 year old girls and one infant and we had plenty of room for everyone. We spent a lot of time lounging on the spacious deck, cooking on the grill, playing cards at the dining table and of course wandering the boardwalks, pulling our girls around the wagons that come with the house and enjoying the beach of this lovely and relaxed community. Davis Park isn't where you want to go if you're looking for nightlife and a party scene, but if you're looking for a relaxing beach getaway you really cannot do better than this- it's gorgeous.

Abby was extremely generous with her time and information to make sure we had everything we needed, and the handyman Brad came by to check on us too and was very nice. I'd recommend this house to anyone looking for a perfect Fire Island vacation, we definitely want to come back as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

Great beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Everything we wanted and needed for a perfect week at the beach!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Super!!!
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5

Beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

We’ve done numerous FI rentals and appreciated the peace & quiet of this community and its beach. The location is quiet enough we could actually hear the waves while we were falling asleep! Abby was a good communicator and easy to work with. There were a few small things but they were out of her control--such as mosquitos or wifi--but that’s part of beach life and the screens were new enough they did a good job holding the night critters at bay. Between the ceiling fans & room ones we were very comfortable and didn’t miss a/c. The kitchen is well stocked with cooking equipment: a good blender, coffee maker, many pots & pans, etc. We were glad to have two bathrooms and be able to assign one to the teens in the family! The showers were all great, including the outdoor one, and the deck and grill were much enjoyed and a good place to begin or end the day. A great end to our summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Medford, NY
5

Lovely beach house!

  • 5 of 5

I just stayed at Middle Earth this past week. Adorable beach house! A great time was had and lots of memories made by all that came and visited! Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Casino Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Casino Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Atlantic Ocean South Side of Entire Island
Car: not necessary

Fire Island is a barrier beach along the south side of much of Long Island, NY. The Island is very narrow, but more than 30 miles long. It is separated from Long Island by the Great South Bay. Each community/hamlet is accessed from different points and ferry companies on Long Island. Davis Park/Ocean Ridge is accessed via Patchogue, NY (Davis Park Ferry Company). Ferries are passenger ferries only. No personal vehicles on the Island. Transportation is on foot only, via boardwalks and sand.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Security and Damages Dep $300
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rental agreement will be mailed for signature and return. Pets are considered, but must be pre-approved.
Weekly rentals begin and end on Fridays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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