Artsy Bohemian Country Cottage Estate on Long Island Sound 45 Minutes from NY

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Looking at the back of the house from the pool patio.


Last updated: 07/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Swing in the hammocks, lounge in the hilltop cabana, go for a swim in the pool and cap the day with a bonfire. This five bedroom magical nook on Beachside Ave overlooks Long Island Sound and is a retreat for the mind body and soul unlike any other within an hour of New York. From the greenhouse lounge to various patios and BBQ areas to the rope swings chimes and over 2 acres with badminton and two canoes for exploring the marshes, we invite you to get lost in the countryside from a base of unparalleled comfort. Did we mention the famous outdoor shower with rain head.

With five bedrooms five and half baths, endless overstuffed couches and outdoor lounge areas, there are fewer more comfortable places to live and entertain. Next door to Burying Hill Beach, a five minute walk to the Greens Farms Metro north station, right off exit 18 on I95 North and a 15 minute bike ride into the quint town of Southport, you could not ask for a more centrally located yet off the beaten path property.

The home is beautifully curated with the most comfortable and elegant furniture and art collection. Pipe music from the library to the cabana and pool for dance parties and watch the sail boat races from the hill with cocktail from the cabana mini fridge in hand.

The property is planted with grapes and fruit trees that yield mid summer. The generator ensures power is never lost and the two car garage keeps your toys safe. Have a boat? The house comes with an 18’ boat slip at Campo Beach - a marina three miles away included with your rental.

Renters will need to sign a written rental agreement and potentially submit for a background check prior to being approved.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 07/29/2016

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Master : 1 king

    private double bath, steam shower, and jacuzzi...moreless

  • Guest room 1 : 1 king

    Lightly appointed shared bath ...moreless

  • Guest 2: 1 queen

    Shared bath and day bed ...moreless

  • Guest 3: 1 king

    Private bath ...moreless

  • Guest 4: 1 queen

    Attic loft with private bath and skylights...moreless

  • One master bedroom with King bed, private bathroom, private screened in porch and pool access and fireplace One guest bedroom with king bed and shared bathroom One guest bedroom with Queen bed and shard bathroom One guest bedroom with King bed and private bath One guest bedroom with Queen bed and private bath All bedrooms have views of Long island Sound ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Double sink, steam shower oversized tub ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Shared bath with Guest 1 and 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private guest room bath ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private Attic room bath ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Utility bathroom off mudroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet

    guest bathroom off front entrance hallway ...moreless

  • One master bathroom with steam shower and jacuzzi bathtub and double syncs Two private bathrooms in guest rooms with showers and baths One hallway shared full bathroom One half bathroom downstairs One full utility bathroom / mudroom ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The out door shower, skylights throughout the house, views of the water, wind chimes, antique green house converted into lounge.... It is a magical place. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Sonos for all of downstairs, outside pool, patio and cabana and master bedroom ...moreless

  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    View of Frost Point and Long Island Sound ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The property sits directly next to Burying Hill Beach. While there is not direct beach access from the property the entrance to Burying Hill Beach is a two minute walk. There are water views. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Views of Long Island Sound can be had from within the house and from all around the property. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Many areas for dining inside and out: 8 person farmers table in kitchen Greenhouse table seats 8 Lower patio seating for 20 Upper cabana seating for 10 Pool area seating for 12 ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 26 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Centrail Air ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Two indoor fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom One outdoor fire pit ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room with fire place and access to greenhouse, two outdoor patios and two separate BBQ areas and the pool ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need included ...moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Deck / Patio:

    One lower patio outside of living room with seating and reclaimed wood farm tables for 20 One patio outside of kitchen / living room with seating for four Pool patio / deck Cabana ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two carbon fiber LL Bean canoes with padles and life jackets ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large custom cabana on hill top with lounge area and dining table, mini fridge, sink and BBQ ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    2.2 landscaped acres with fruit trees, herbs, grapes, strawberries, currents, and raspberries ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    One built in grill on pool patio One Gas grill outside of living room One gas grill on lower patio One gas grill in the Cabana ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Wooden in deck hot tub and outdoor shower ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Apr 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $300
  • Pet Fee $300


Renters will need to sign a written rental agreement and submit for a background and credit check prior to being approved.

Cleaning Fee:

For a one week rental the one time cleaning fee is $300.00

For rentals over a week the cleaning fee is $300 weekly for a required cleaning once x week.

For a monthly rental the total cleaning fee is $600

Renters Insurance is required to rent the property and you must have the following coverage:

$1M in Liability coverage. This is on top of the property protection included through VRBO.

Checkin is at 12:00 day of rental and checkout is at 12:00 on the final day of the rental term.

If payment is made with Credit Card any associated Fees will need to be paid and if they are not will be deducted from Security Deposit.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
White Plains
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Grey Goose
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.02 Miles
Nearest Train
Greens Farms
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Beach
Buyring Hill Beach

Car: Recommended

The property is located right on the coast of Westport very close to the town centers of Southport and Westport. The property feels worlds apart surrounded by 2 acres of landscaped bliss with hammocks, fire pit, pool and sound views but is incredibly close to shopping and easy access to NYC. The Greens Farms Train Station is less than half a mile away and is an easy five minute walk. I95 is around the corner and the Bridgeport ferry to Long Island is a ten minute drive away.

Ten minutes drive takes you into Weston and Easton where there are beautiful orchards, reservoirs and beautiful woods to explore.


Manager info

About: The photo above is of Louise Levin AKA Mamma Levin the owner of the house. She ran the house more like a bed and breakfast for the community than a private family home. The entire time we spent growing up in the house it would constantly change as she viewed the space as her blank palette. From salons for visiting dignitaries to musicians and all the festivities associated with being a teenager the house was always alive with energy. The furniture, art and all of the design nuances are indicative of all of the love and magic that happened.

Why Westport, CT, USA:
45 minutes from New York but a world away. It is country living without having to be entirely disconnected from the vibrancy and energy of the city. Our family loves the water, culture and peace and quiet - here we were able to have it all.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
You cant quite beat swinging on the hammock with a fire in the fire pit in the background and watching the sail boat races on Wednesday night. The wind chimes, trees and birds make you feel like your hours outside of any big city in the countryside but NYC is only 45 minutes away.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 07/29/2016

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  • Looking at the back of the house from the pool patio.

    Looking at the back of the house from the pool patio.

  • Front hallway entrance

    Front hallway entrance

  • view from master bedrooms screened in porch out to pool

    view from master bedrooms screened in porch out to pool

  • The greenhouse

    The greenhouse

  • Kitchen


  • hilltop cabana

    hilltop cabana

  • Hammock and cabana

    Hammock and cabana

  • kitchen dining table

    kitchen dining table

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Pool


  • A view of Long Island Sound from the hill

    A view of Long Island Sound from the hill

  • Pool area

    Pool area

  • The living room

    The living room

  • Screened in porch off of Master bedroom

    Screened in porch off of Master bedroom

  • Looking back on the property from the neighbors property

    Looking back on the property from the neighbors property

  • Pool


  • Greenhouse


  • hill top fire pit

    hill top fire pit

  • lower outdoor patio, BBQ and dining area

    lower outdoor patio, BBQ and dining area

  • Master bedroom (layout has since changed)

    Master bedroom (layout has since changed)

  • guest room

    guest room

  • looking up to the pool from lower patio

    looking up to the pool from lower patio

  • guest room

    guest room

  • The backyard

    The backyard

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Artsy bohemian country cottage estate on Long Island Sound 45 minutes from NY

Westport, CT, USA #721690

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