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Charming Family Friendly House Sleeps 6/ BOOK JULY WEEK BY MAY 5 -- SAVE $200

Elissa

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Charming Family Friendly House Sleeps 6/ BOOK JULY WEEK BY MAY 5 -- SAVE $200

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Davis Park House Rental Photos and Description

SPECIAL DISCOUNT THROUGH MAY 5. Book by May 5 and save $200 off regular weekly rate of $2900. ($150 cleaning and $600 refundable damage deposit still apply).

Full week rentals are still available starting July 6, starting July 20, and starting July 27.

This house is set up for families, and is suitable for one rent to one family, with three bedrooms and six beds. July weeks and Labor Day Week are still available / FULL WEEK RENTALS ONLY. Ask about special pre-season and post-season rates offered for June or September.

You will love this cozy 3-bedroom beach house is in the family-friendly community of Davis Park. The house sleeps six people and is ideally set up for families. Located on the ocean side of Pepperidge Walk a few walks west of the marina, the house is three houses from the ocean and two houses from a quiet sandy bay beach - great for watching fabulous sunsets every evening or for kids to splash around and cool off in the calm bay. There is one modern bathroom with shower, plus a private hot/cold outdoor shower (everyone's favorite!).

It is a seven minute walk from the ferry dock, general store, and restaurant/bar. The living great room area has spacious and comfortable seating for everyone. The dining areas include a dining table that seats six people; a second dining table that seats four, and breakfast counter with stools that the kids love.

The house is sparkling clean and continually maintained and updated. Appliances include a full sized washer/dryer, dishwasher, full-sized range with oven, as well as toaster, microwave, blender, and coffee maker. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you might need to prepare a family meal.

The house has comfy beds with all bedding, pillows and fresh cotton linens provided. Other amenities included with your rental are beach towels and bath towels, ceiling fans, flat screen TV, DirecTV cable, DVD player, DVD movies for kids and adults; books; puzzles, games; high-end stainless Weber gas grill (with tank of propane included); clam rake, beach umbrella, beach chairs for adults, child-sized chairs for the beach, loads of sand toys, buckets and shovels. The front deck has a large picnic table with an umbrella for shade, and tree-shaded outdoor seating and lounge for sunning or shade. This cozy cottage has everything you might need for a great beach vacation.

Sorry - No smoking; No pets (no exceptions), NO GROUPS; NO PROM OR GRADUATION PARTIES. Rentals are for full weeks only; weekend rentals are not offered.

House Amenities and Things to Do in Davis Park::: Amenities: Washer and dryer, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, toaster. Dining table comfortably seats 6 people plus additional breakfast bar with stools, new Weber outdoor barbecue grill with propane gas supplied, outdoor picnic table and shaded bench seating, beach chairs, children's sand toys, utility wagon, large front deck, small private side deck. DirecTV cable, Stereo FM radio, flatscreen tv, DVD, Ipod dock, family-friendly movies and provided, ceiling fans. All towels and new 100% cotton sheets/bedding are included. This lovely house is very well maintained by owner.

Beach Activities: Ocean Swimming, swimming in the bay, sunbathing, clamming, fishing, beach walks, kite flying, building a sandcastle, watching sunsets over the bay, barbecuing on the deck.

Activities for Kids: There is a National Seashore nature center that offers children's programs, nature walks and free canoe tours. Movies for very young children are shown weekly at the community church. The community has a small playground with swings.

About Davis Park: : Davis Park is a quiet, privately owned community that is reached by ferry from Patchogue (not Bayshore!); there are no cars on the island.

In 'town' at the ferry dock, there is one restaurant, one bar, one snack stand for a barefoot walk for lunch, one small convenience store, and a very small playground area with a slide for young children. There is a National Seashore nature and activity area with programs for children within walking distance, with canoe tours of the bay for adults. The community of Davis Park is perfect for a relaxing family summer vacation at an uncrowded beach.

The 'Casino' restaurant (no gambling) and bar has live music on their deck over the ocean on weekends, or you can stop by for a drink and dance to their jukebox or DJ any evening. The only other nightlife is walking to the store for an ice cream cone ....

or counting stars in the open sky over the ocean!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elissa (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
May 4, 2015

About Elissa

We LOVE Davis Park and are always working to make this charming and cozy house updated and maintained every year so that it is always light and airy, and in perfect condition. We use the house ourselves in the spring and fall seasons, and our home becomes your home in the summer. Every year we try to enhance the house with new amenities to make it more comfortable. If you don't see it in the house - just ask while you're there, and we'll get it for you..... ! See our reviews on this website -- our renters love the house and have a great vacation there - no matter what the weather is. We have many families that come back year after year -- some have been coming back five or six years in a row.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Charming Family Friendly House Sleeps 6/ BOOK JULY WEEK BY MAY 5 -- SAVE $200
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Cheerful, inviting getaway

  • 5 of 5

Birdhouse is a clean, convenient three bedroom house in the town of Davis Park, on the eastern end of Fire Island. The ferry from Patchogue leaves the visitor off in "downtown" Davis Park where one will find a grocery store, wine store, grill cafe and the Casino restaurant with its ocean views. Birdhouse is a five minute stroll down the main boardwalk.

This is a very comfortable, clean, and cheerful beach house. There is a large deck with tables, chairs, umbrellas, and a quality Weber gas grill. Inside is a well equipped kitchen including dishwasher and a new electric range. There is a good compact stereo system and DISH television and DVD player. It is just a one minute walk to the pristine ocean beach for which Fire Island is so well known. The tool shed has many comfortable beach chairs. When returning from the beach, wash off the sand and sunscreen in the outdoor shower. The shed also houses a high quality washing machine and clothes dryer.

Too much sun or need a break from the beach? Talk a twenty minute walk eastward to the Watch Hill wilderness area. Wooden walkways take one through salt marsh and sunken forest. Great for birdwatching and photography.

For a relaxing, beach vacation: a place in which to slow down and unwind, the Bird House in Davis Park is a great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A dream vacation at the beach...

  • 5 of 5

The listing is very accurate. The house is well located just a few houses from the ocean and a few houses from the bay. House layout is also very functional -- simple and easy to live in. Clean, well-maintained, everything works, just the right amount of supplies and amenities.

Owner is extremely helpful with details about the island, the beach, and the house. I would definitely recommend this house -- which is why my family and I keep returning year after year.

Davis Park has friendly people, great church, restaurant, waves, and clams.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

The house was amazing and as exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

We rented the week of July 4th and had the best week of our life's. I took my wife and 4 kids. The house was just perfect for our family. All the appliances where working and in great shape and we especially loved the outdoor shower. The owner of home was amazingly helpful in making sure we were prepared and had the best time. She provided us with all the information we needed to enjoy our stay. Anyone looking for a perfect getaway at Davis Park I strongly recommend staying at the Birdhouse!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Charming Family Friendly Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This house is even lovelier than the online photos. Absolutely charming and very clean! The attention to detail and comfort makes for a perfectly relaxed vacation. The owner is very helpful and provides all the information and assistance you may need to get to the Island, order your food, and get to the beach house. Her attention to detail is unsurpassed. My children were just delighted with the fun touches, lovely children's books and beach toys provided.

The location of the house is to the right as you get off the ferry and a few blocks down, very well situated between the Bay side and Ocean side so that you can easily access both.

The kitchen provides all the utensils, appliances and equipment you may need and outdoors has a nice new propane BBQ that is easy to operate even for 1st timers.

When you return from the beach there are convenient foot sprayers, outdoor shower, and laundry room, all easily accessed to clean up before going indoors. Lots of fans are provided for an all day/night breeze as needed, nice bedding and towels are provided too. And a hairdryer :-) We brought extra towels because we have three children and use LOTS of towels. Just bring yourself, sunblock and your swimsuits and enjoy a stress free vacation at the lovely BIRDHOUSE. My children still ask when we are going back!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A better home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The Bird House is a great vacation home in a nice community on Fire Island. Davis Park is perfect sized at a couple hundred homes. The neighbors are nice, friendly and quiet. The house is comfortable and air circulates throughout very nicely.

The home is very clean and well maintained. It has everything you need to cook including a very nice outdoor grill. There are plenty of chairs for the beach and sand toys for the kids. It takes only a few minutes to walk to the beach. If you forget something, piece of cake as it is not a chore to simply stroll back to the house.

The Casino restaurant food was very good. And as it is the only game in town, that is a good thing. Ordering groceries from Waldbaum's and having them delivered is a great way to go for all the other nights making dinner at home.

We had four adults and one child and the house was perfect (3BR) for our crew. We liked Davis Park and The Bird House versus the prior year's stint in one of the bigger communities (which was still very much fun).

The only drawback (and it's not that big of a deal) is that there is not the same amount of sidewalk paths to explore (much smaller than Fair Harbor/Ocean Beach) and there aren't the scheduled fairies to go from one community to the next. Again, not that big of a deal if you are happy enjoying Davis Park, which in and of itself is nice. Just a touch smaller. Obviously you can walk on the beach forever.

The beauty of The Bird House is that because it is well cared for and clean ... you want to leave it as you found it knowing that the next visitor will be able to enjoy it as much as we did.

Look for Jack and Piper, the cute puppies a few houses down. They won't be puppies for long!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

cheerful barrier island retreat

  • 5 of 5

Birdhouse is a clean, bright, and cheerful three bedroom house on the main walk in Davis Park. It is a one minute walk to the beach and five minute stroll to the ferry terminal and shopping. The latter contains the Casino Restaurant: good food with great ocean view; a small but well equipped wine store, and a grocery store that supplies the basics. If you want good produce, fresh fish, etc. bring it with you or have it delivered via the ferry from a mainland supermarket.

The birdhouse has all the amenities needed for a great aseside getaway. The kitchen is well equipped, while the deck sports a new high-end Weber BBQ. A utility shed at the back of the deck contains a very good, modern washing machine and matching dryer. The deck also has a Fire Island requirement: an enclosed outdoor shower; simply a must after a day at the beach.There is ample seating in the living room, If you are tired of the sun and want to watch tv or a movie, there is a new flat screen tv with "dish" service and a DVD player.

Davis Park is a fifteen minute walk from the Federal wilderness area: Watch Hill. There are great views from the boardwalks of the wetlands and a winding path through a sunken forest. Bring your camera and mosquito repellant. (The Birdhouse has tight fitting windows with excellent screens. Mosquitos will not disturb your sleep in the Birdhouse).

We return to the Birdhouse every summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

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Car: not necessary

Davis Park, Fire Island is the Eastern-most residential community on Fire Island, accessible only by ferry. The only vehicles on the island are service vehicles for the fire department and utility companies. Davis Park is a quiet haven and family community of residential houses and privately owned boats in the marina; there are no hotels in this community and the beach is never crowded. The ferry terminal is located at Patchogue (not Bayshore!), New York, which is the closest town on Long Island. The nearest airport is MacArthur/Islip, NY about thirty minutes away. JFK is an hour+ away, and LaGuardia is a about an hour and a half away. For a day trip to NYC, it is possible to take an early ferry from Davis Park to Patchogue, and then take the Long Island Railroad to NYC (an hour and half ride each way), but be careful not to miss the last ferry back from Patchogue to Davis Park, which is usually around 10:00pm midweek and a little later on weekends.

Other Activities: Walk down to the bay for sunsets and clamming/crabbing, building sand castles on the ocean, DJ/ dancing and restaurant at the 'Casino'

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Rates & Availability

From $2,250 Per week

Davis Park House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June Pre-Season (min one week)
Jun 12 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
July - August /full week only
Jul 20 2015 - Aug 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $600
Notes Sorry - no Prom or party groups.

Rental weeks are FULL WEEKS ONLY. We DO NOT rent weekends only.

The calendar on this listing is kept up to date.

NO Smoking, NO PETS (Sorry, NO EXCEPTIONS!).
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Amenities

Davis Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , new, remodeled
    Out door - outdoor shower , private, enclosed, hot/cold
  • The house has one full bathroom with shower, sink, toilet, and also a private, enclosed, hot/cold outdoor shower just outside the bathroom -- perfect for rinsing off on your way back home from the beach or taking a long, hot, private shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have comfortable beds: - bedroom #1: queen sized bed - bedroom #2: double bed - bedroom #3: two single beds - futon in living room for one guest There is a futon (sofabed) in the living room for an occasional guest, in addition to six beds in the bedrooms. The house does not accommodate additional guests with sleeping bags.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Everything is included with your rental - just bring your bathing suit! We provide bath towels, beach towels, linens and bedding, beach chairs, beach umbrella, DirecTV and full tank or propane gas. What to do in Davis Park? Take a water 'taxi' to the next community at The Pines for lunch with a view of yachts in the beautiful marina; clamming in the bay with the clam rake; free National Seashore canoe trips for adults; enjoy same day delivery service for fresh lobster and seafood put right on the ferry for your shore feast. Davis Park is a beautiful, scenic, rustic, natural community of private houses separated by boardwalks. PLEASE NOTE: There is NO BIKING, SKATEBOARDING, SWIMMING POOLS, TENNIS, MOVIES, or SHOPPING - aside from one small convenience store. There is one restaurant in the community, and a snack bar for lunch. Davis Park is located 10+ MILES east of Ocean Beach/Ocean Bay Park/Saltaire/Kismet/Fair Harbor, which can only be reached by a pricey lateral water 'tax

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