Easy to reach, hard to leave! Relax in this charming setting overlooking one of the most beautiful vineyards on The North Fork, complete with a stunning and private sugar sand beach on Southold Bay, one of the best beaches anywhere on the North Fork or The Hamptons, yours to enjoy throughout your stay. The large private garden, with lawn furniture, an outdoor patio set, and BBQ gas grill, is provided for your enjoyment. Relax on the deck sipping wines from the vines you are overlooking.
Bring your kayaks or rent them, fish, swim, sunbathe, or just chill out and do nothing. The path leading from the rear garden to the beach, is a short 400ft stroll through the vines.
Accommodations in this large turn of the Century North Fork farmhouse are suitable for 6 to 8 people. There are 4 bedrooms, 1 full family bathroom, 2 half baths and an outdoor enclosed hot shower. One of the half baths is en suite with the master bedroom, the other on the ground floor.
A fully equipped farmhouse kitchen offers a gas cooker, new fridge freezer, new dishwasher, microwave, filter coffee maker, blender, toaster and plenty of pots and pans, dishes, glasses and cooking utensils etc.
The kitchen leads thru to an open plan Dining Room and Living Room, with a dining table seating 6 to 8 people. A high chair is provided for our smallest guests.
The kitchen also leads to the rear garden through a 'mud room', which has a washing machine and tumble drier, also a separate half bath (lavatory and basin).
There's a cosy Living room with working fireplace, LCD TV and DVD player, also a study area for reading and writing, that leads to a front porch and dining area that is screened in and has wonderful Crate and Barrel cane armchairs, as well as a picnic table for additional indoor/ outdoor dining. The rear patio overlooking the garden offers additional outdoor dining with Weber gas BBQ grill.
The Master Bedroom Suite has a Queen size bed, sitting room and half bathroom (lavatory and basin).
In addition to the Master Suite, there are 3 additional bedrooms, one with queen size bed,and beautiful hand painted, vintage paintings of tall ships.
The other two bedrooms each have two twin (single) beds.
As well as the air-conditioned 4 bedrooms, there is a small bonus sitting room/ play room on the upper level.
The family bathroom has a bathtub with overhead shower, lavatory and sink. An additional half bathroom is located in the master bedroom suite and another on the ground floor (lavatory and sink).
Each bedroom has a dresser, wardrobe closet with hanging space and plenty of space for guests to read and relax in privacy. All bedrooms are stocked with 100% cotton linens and towels, and warm duvets for cooler seasons. Duvets have loose linen covers, which are freshly laundered between guests.
The beauty of location is unbeatable, and was featured in the movie, 'The Romantics' with Katie Holmes, Josh Duhmel, Elijah Woods and others.
Adjoining the Old Field Vineyards, your home is separate and private, but backs onto the private end of this family estate, away from the tasting room, but close enough to pop over for some fresh farm eggs or a bottle of wine.
Less than a mile down the road, is the North Fork Table and Inn, reputably the best restaurant on the East End. Southold Town center, with a newly refurbished food supermarket and village stores is only a couple of minutes away. The historic maritime Village of Greenport is less than 10 minutes, as are numerous other wineries and area attractions.
If you're looking for a relaxing beach vacation in a magical setting, close to all the North Fork has to offer, send us an inquiry with your preferred dates and we'll be happy to confirm rates and answer any other questions you may have.
Licensed Real Estate Broker with Property Angels in Cutchogue, New York. We manage all aspects of vacation rentals for private home owners and have been taking care of guests at the Old Bay Home for more than five years.
The Old Bay Home was passed down through generations to the current charming owner, who grew up in the house and moved away. His love for the house shows in the care he takes with maintaining it to the highest possible standard of care for not only his own family enjoyment, but the guests who share in the magic and charm of this unique setting.
The home was originally part of a large family estate with 4 houses, and is unique in its setting, being adjacent to one of the North Fork's premier vineyards, but with its own separate entrance, private garden and private beach, located at the private end of the estate.
Over the last few years, the owner has renovated and replaced aspects of the home, to ensure guest comfort, while retaining many original features that add to the charm. Improvements include a new septic system, new roof, new electric, insulation, new plumbing throughout.
The house is located between the Village of Southold, 1 mile to the west, and the historic maritime Village of Greenport, a few minutes drive to the east. The North Fork is both a resort area for beach, boating, wine tasting, fine dining, organic and natural produce, goat's cheese, apple picking, antiques, arts, crafts. Known as Long Island Wine Country, the area benefits from many vineyards and farms throughout the area.
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