Shelter Island House Rental Photos and Description
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Clean, modern and uncluttered with a focus on comfort, this property will make you feel as though you are staying at a chic boutique hotel. Recently renovated and decorated. Everything is fresh!
Laze around the pool in the spa like setting or stroll 2 1/2 blocks to the beach to collect shells or watch the sunset. Take a short bike ride (3 provided) to Hay Beach for a dip in the water at the best swimming beach on the island. Relax in the spacious living room with wood burning fireplace or in the roomy den where you can stream your Netflix movies on the new 46' LED TV. The covered front porch is a great place to enjoy a good book, an afternoon nap or glass of wine before dinner. Fire up the new Weber gas grill and have a meal outside overlooking the sparkling pool or in the formal dining room featuring a breathtaking green onyx table and vintage chandelier. After dinner have your dessert out on the deck while looking at the stars above.
Mornings in this secluded neighborhood are calm and quiet, perfect for sleeping in. Each of the three bedrooms has new wood floors, soft area rugs, designer linens, down comforters, cotton throws and plenty of pillows. No one will feel like they got the reject room! The master has a queen bed and private bath, the second queen looks out on the pool and the adorable twin bedroom has dapple morning light filtering through a giant tree. The brand new chef's kitchen features a Viking stove and high end appliances and is well equipped with cookware and tools, new dishware and glasses, and basic pantry items. Use your laptop and our WIFI to catch up on e-mails or surf the internet while sipping coffee at the the bright kitchen table overlooking pool. Head out for a peaceful early morning walk around Hay Beach point and be back in time for breakfast.
Don't feel like cooking? Head to town, only 5 minutes away, for the best coffee at Stars Cafe, an addictive lobster roll or flat pizza at Redding's Market or a top quality gourmet meal at Vine St. Cafe. Pick up toys and beach items at the Deering Harbor department store, shop the beautiful boutiques on Grand St. or head over to Marika's to find a treasure at her eclectic antique store.
Reconnect with nature in the Mashomack Preserve, a 2,100-acre wonderland with ten miles of coastline, creeks, forests, salt marshes and quiet meadows owned by the Nature Conservancy. Hit the hiking trails for quick and easy (1.5 miles) or lengthy and rigorous (11 miles) walk. Other outdoor activities include fishing, golf, tennis, biking, and sailing. You'll find information about where to go for what in a folder at the house or you can just ask one of the many friendly people you will come upon during your stay.
Keywords: Beach House
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
- children welcome
- pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
"I never sent you a note on how much we enjoyed your house. From the decor,to the yard, everything was wonderful. We will definitely be back."