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Gorgeous Oceanfront Home

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights


Fire Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 2 BA, livingroom/kitchen +screened-in porch, sleeps 5


Beautiful oceanfront house on Fire Island in Robbins Rest, a small community of 30 houses. All rooms face the ocean - with sliding glass doors opening onto deck from almost every room, decks around the house, ocean is yards away HOUSE IS ON THE BEACH No cars - twenty minute walk to ferry -. Totally modern, cathedral ceilings Great for kid watching!

Three bedrooms; Bedroom #1 - king-sized bed; 2 complete ocean views - floor to ceiling, wall to wall views,, Bedroom #2 - 2 single beds (can be separated or combined) - full ocean view - wall to wall, floor to ceiling views; Bedroom #3 sleeps one. Living room/kitchen - white walls with light wood trim - complete ocean views , wall to wall, floor to ceiling views in two directions- -- Plus: Lovely large screened-in room, leading out from kitchen area for dining or just hanging out. 90 minutes from New York City plus half hour ferry ride.

I have owned this house for twenty five years. I rent for only 4 weeks over the Summer. It's a really fantastic place, Right On The Ocean. I have tenants who come back year after year. This is an owner-occupied home -- it is not a group house. It's kept up beautifully. I have loved every moment I have spent on Fire Island in Robbins Rest. The neighbors are wonderful and respect each other's privacy. References upon request.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2016

What makes this house unique

The house is fully stocked with everything you need for a fabulous time. All dishes, utensils, towels, linen, spices, serving dishes, etc. and of course dishwasher,, new fridg, etc. views of the ocean from the wraparound deck are incredible. Views from the living room looking out on the ocean are just as wonderful. Beach chairs and outdoor furniture are part of the package

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you again for the most perfect vacation ever.

I want to be sure that you know that we can’t imagine not returning to Robbins Rest.

I have two children here demanding a promise right now that we will go back again as soon as possible!

Your home on Fire Island is the most beautiful, serene and perfectly situated beach house I have ever been in.

Every morning sunrise there is like waking up in heaven.

Every sunset ends another day in paradise.

Best Wishes and Great Gratitude!
Aug 2015
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Gorgeous Oceanfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Stunning house, stunning location & stunning views

  • 5 of 5

All too many times you view photos online and they don't quite measure up to your expectations. Well folks, I am delighted to share with you that this home, in its glorious ocean front location, not only met but exceeded our expectations. We just returned from a week's stay and we couldn't have been more pleased. The views were even more beautiful in person and waking up to the sound of crashing waves and a beautiful sunrise (I barely had to lift my head off a pillow to enjoy) that's the way to enjoy Fire Island. :)

The home owner was always more than happy to answer any questions we had leading up to and even during our stay. You can tell this is her year round home and is cared for as such. The details about her home and the recommendations for things to in and around town were spot on.

We had a lovely time and highly recommend this for your next destination.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Great House in fantastic secluded location

  • 5 of 5

This lovely house is really located directly on the sandy beach of Fire Island, with fantastic views from most rooms to the Atlantic Ocean and to the beach. It is located approx. 20 min away from the "Ocean Beach" Ferry terminal by walking, which adds to the honeymoon-like feeling in that great place. The owner provides a wagon with 2 big wheels to help transporting the luggage and groceries from the Ferry and from the Town Center to this secluded house, partly walking thru a sand path. Although we were there during high season, there hardly were any people on the beach, and it was very nice and quiet around the house. Although not huge, the inside and the outside of this house are very much thought thru: we enjoyed to sit on the big eastern wooden deck of the house in the morning, and on the big western wooden deck in the evening. On windy days, the living room with its fantastic views (thru the big panoramic windows) was our favourite place.

The owner of the house went out of her way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible: She had informed us about a pending strike of the LIRR railroad beforehand, and she had recommended to us an alternative arrival method with a local car service.

We had a great time, and we hope to come again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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The most beautiful place I've ever woken up

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect house in the perfect location--the owners have maximized the incredible beachfront location in every way. There is a wraparound deck for sun, a screened in porch for shade, and the living room and kitchen have walls of glass facing the water with screens for beautiful breezes. The master bedroom has two walls of glass doors that open (onto the deck) along a curve of the beach so that you wake up feeling you are outside. At night the moon is in the room with you. I woke up early one morning to see foxes playing on the beach outside. The house is perfectly equipped for cooking, the beach out front is never busy, and if you long for action Ocean Beach is just one town away. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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  • 5 of 5

The photo on the ad does not show the updated windows on the home which make the views from inside the home incredible. If you want a beach all to yourself (no lifeguards) Robbins Rest is the place. Two nice-size bedrooms, both with views and one closet-sized bedroom. Nice kitchen, and outdoor shower. The bathroom under the home was not bad. Did not find much use for the rear screened-in porch and the decking around the home was more than necessary for the 5-10 allowed. Owner should consider getting rid of the built-in table on the front deck, not really practical. The 15-minute walk to town was a bit much but worth the seclusion when you arrived back at the home. There was a usable volleyball net and four beach chairs that were not in great shape and a couple of child-sized boogie boards that were okay. The bicycle advertised was not usuable. Ocean Beach is fun, Robbins Rest is a great place to stay away from the crowds and still be part of the action. If you decide to freight a lot of food over, be prepared for a long, tough walk to the house, even with two wagons provided by the owner. Renters should be aware that in addition to the rental fee that there is a charge of $110 that is deducted from your security deposit, no matter how immaculate you leave the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I just read this review. Though this rentor may not have used my lovely screened-in porch, many guests have enjoyed it and in fact have written me how great it was to have a shaded space and extra space for dinner parties. As far as the table out front is concerned, I use it all the time, as do all of my rentors. With regards to the chairs -- that will be taken care of for next season, and thank you for bringing this to my attention. With regards to the cleaning fee, my cleaner always comes in to prepare for the next rentor. Again many thanks for taking the time to give my home a five star Excellent review.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Islip, Laguardia, or JFK
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
15 minute walk - Ocean Beach
Nearest Train
1 Miles
L. I. Railroad - 5 minutes from ferry dock
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Southern State - 5 minutes from ferry dock
Car: not necessary


The house is right on the sand and the ocean is yards away. Town of Ocean Beach a few minutes walk with great shops, wonderful restaurants, movie theater,and ice cream parlors.You can grab a water taxi to any of the 16 communities on the island, rent a sailboat, jetskis or go fishing. Or you can just hangout on my deck and look at the ocean, mosey on to an uncrowded beach and jump into the ocean!


Rates & Availability

Fire Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 24 2016 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
cleaning $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fire Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Other - outdoor shower , outdoor shower - brand new outdoor shower - delicious!
    Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Bathroom has sink & toilet.Outdoor shower separate.
  • I have one fully-tiled extra large bathroom, glass-enclosed shower, lots of counter-space, cabinets and mirrors. Second bathroom is on same level with toilet, sink, washer/dryer. Just built after Sandy!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - Master - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2nd bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 3rd bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • Three bedrooms as described above. 1 with king size bed - 2 ocean views, 2nd bedroom - 2 singles which can be separated or pushed together - great ocean view, 3rd bedroom has single bed. Outdoor, screened in porch for dining, seats 6+, lovely couch and comfy chairs. Another great place to relax.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
1 king, 3 twin. Outdoor after-swim shower; decks all around; wi-fi, screened-in porch; outdoor furniture; There are two dining areas - one in the living-room/kitchen with large counter that seats six, and one in the large, fully furnished screened-in porch, gas grill, etc.

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