Shelter Island House Rental Photos and Description
5 Bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
Enjoy 'Old World Glory' and European Elegance in this Classic Turn-of-the Century Victorian Summer Cottage 'EDEN ROC'.
Eden Roc is situated in a beautiful Park overlooking the bay and yachts of prestigious Dering Harbor.
A grand Victorian library with an ebony writing desk and antique English bookcase will welcome you to read the NY Times .Gracious, sunny living room with French doors opening to a large deck with park and water views .Formal dining room with antique wood paneling is ideal for entertaining your friends and families. Adjacent to the dining room is a bright eat-in -kitchen with marble floors and marble countertops. The kitchen also has wonderful water view and opens up the verandah , where you can enjoy your morning coffee and watch the sunrise over the shimmering waters of Dering Harbor. There is a brick patio surrounded with old lilac bushes, fresh herbs and flowers . A perfect spot to relax in the afternoon sun. First floor master bedroom with marble bathroom and a walk-in shower overlooking patio.
A center staircase leads you to the second floor with four more bedrooms and three more bathrooms.
All bedrooms are beautifully decorated and individually furnished with luxury linens.
Most bedrooms have water views and one of the two master bedrooms has a wood-burning fire-place and a marble bathroom with a claw foot tub.
Outside the garden you will find a Victorian Gazebo, covered with pink roses overlooking the park and water.
Eden Roc is rumored to be peppered with famous screen idols like Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Frank Sinatra who stayed here. Only a short walk to the Private Beach Club and Tennis Court that are for Heights residents only.
The Club offers social events and has a lifeguard on duty .
Step back in time and enjoy your morning walks passing by beautiful Victorian Summer Cottages surrounded by mature old trees and beautiful lush landscaping. Don`t miss lovely Union Chapel with its shell glass Tiffany stained windows!
Just bring a towel and enjoy a morning swim at the Beach Club where umbrellas,beach chairs,outdoor showers,soda and snacks are provided.
You can watch beautiful sunsets from the Club as well.
Easy walk to shops, restaurants and gourmet grocery store 'Reddings'.
Shelter Island is a boater`s paradise!
If you plan to bring your boat, slips are available on request.
Horse Back Riding :
For all levels and disciplines
Cross Country Field and beautiful wooden trails
Open to all ages
Golf: There are two Golf Courses on the Island. One is a challenging 9-hole course open to the Public .Both Golf Clubs have a restaurant and a Pro Shop .
Shelter Island Country Club
Established 1901 is a 9 hole course and you can actually walk to the course from the house.
No need to bring golf clubs-there are two sets at the house.
Gardiner`s Bay is a Private 18 Holes Golf and Country Club. The oldest in the USA!
Both Courses have amazing views of the Water !
- non smoking only
- pets considered
About Yvonne V. Wibbe
I was visiting the Hamptons from Holland and discovered the magical Heights on Shelter Island with my Dad in December 1998. I fell in love with the charm and peacefulness of the Island and decided to stay with my Newfoundland Dog .
I`m lucky and grateful to be here !
Yvonne V. Wibbe purchased this house in 1999
Why Yvonne V. Wibbe chose Shelter Island
No place like Shelter Island !
What makes this house unique
Serene,magical and just beautiful !