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Hither Hills - Pristine Guest House on private estate with beach pass

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 BR, 2 Bath, sleeps 4, central AC, laundry, beach pass,WiFi, private, quiet.

Elegant, private, pristine two bedroom bungalow/guest house is located on 1.5 acre family compound in the desirable Hither Hills area on Montauk. Enjoy the peace and quiet of Montauk's gorgeous beaches without the noise and hassle of the summer crowds. Walk down the hill to the deeded access only Montauk Beach Property Owner's Association (MBPOA) beaches or drive to the nearest gated lot (key and parking pass provided.) Stroll down to Gurney's Inn for dinner or enjoy their renovated spa!

Light and airy, the care and attention to detail in this home's design is evident in every room. Pyramid ceiling with skylight floods the main room with light during the day, and offers the stars to view at night. Bamboo floors, inlaid doors, solid maple kitchen cabinetry, central air and WiFi access all contribute to its unsurpassed comfort and beauty.

The cottage is located approximately 50 yards from the main house residence, and we are always available on site for any questions, advice or recommendations during your stay - but far enough away for your complete privacy. As the guest house is part of our single family residence, we fully comply with the new Town of East Hampton rental registry law, which do not require resident home owners to secure a registry number if the home is owner occupied during a rental.

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Jennifer

Family owned property for over 50 years. New home rebuilt after fire of original homes in 2003.

Jennifer purchased this bungalow in 1965

Guestbook comments from the owner

*************FYI - HOMEOWNER NOTE***************

All guest comments from 2007 and prior primarily refer to the main house (some guests rented both houses) on the property which is no longer available for rent. Only the guest house described in the listing is available as of 2008.
Jun 2008
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Montauk Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bath #1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , ..
    Bath #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 queen , ..
    Bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single , ..
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Hither Hills - Pristine Guest House on private estate with beach pass
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

this immaculate cottage was perfect for our family. our three year old could run around outside without the worry of roads or cars. the stone veranda was always cool and breezy to relax on, even during the hottest weather. the beach is gorgeous and a nice walk down the hill, though waves are large for little ones. it's a perfect little hideaway from the fray. we thoroughly enjoyed out stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't have been better

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property and a wonderful host, Jen. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable cottage - excellent for young families

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I decided to take our two young kids (a 3- and a 1-year old) to Montauk, which was a first for us. We stumbled on this cottage and it couldn't have been more perfect. It is very clean with minimal furniture, which is great when you have little kids. The fact that the home is all on one-level is also a plus--there are no stairs to worry about. The kitchen is fully stocked and there is a BBQ on the back porch, which is helpful. We cooked in most nights. The location is wonderful too. The home is on a cul-de-sac and we were able to play outside without worrying about cars or traffic. Also, the home comes with a key and parking pass to the Hither Hills beaches. The home is close enough to the beach that walking is doable if you prefer. We walked to the beach after dinner a couple of times to fly kites. Jennifer, the owner, is very kind and genuinely wants her guests to have an enjoyable stay. My family fell in love with Montauk and this cottage. We are already looking forward to next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back next summer!
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Lovely cottage, private setting

  • 5 of 5

This is our 7th visit to this cottage. It has high quality furnishings, great beds, and all amenities. The kitchen is well appointed if you want to eat in, and house has all amenities you want - WIFI, Apple TV, etc. The beach pass allows keyed access to private beaches along Old Montauk highway, or you an simply walk down hill to beach. Montauk has great restaurants, har-tru town tennis courts, and of course all manner of water sports. Owners live on property in main house, and are very lovely people, helpful with questions or problems, but also respect your privacy. I would definitely recommend this cottage to family or friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to welcome you back every year!
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The Best of Montauk!

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing in Montauk for at least 17 years and this was by far our finest vacation. Although the weather could have been better, our cottage made up for the bit of rain that we had to endure! The day of our arrival, we found the cottage spotless. It was as if no one had ever stayed there before! For 7 nights we truly felt that we were the owners of this beautiful piece of paradise. The kitchen was well stocked, the beds were most comfortable and the appliances were first rate. The living room furniture was extremely comfortable which is usually not the case. The walk to the private beach was no more than 6 minutes and worth every step. I would recommend this to anyone who loves the serenity of Montauk and it's most beautiful beaches and natural surroundings. When and if you desire more of the commercial side of the area, then your car will get you there in minutes. We have found our new vacation home and hope that it will be here for us for many summers to come. The Kennedys'

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your vacation at our cottage! See you next year...and I will work on that small bit of rain problem for 2015! :-)
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Very clean, peaceful, and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in the guest house in the week leading up to the 4th of July. The cottage is very well maintained and is extremely clean. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, which works out very well if you have family or friends stop by. The neighborhood is quiet(peaceful) and the cottage stays cool even during the high points of the day. It is a short walk to the beach and a short drive into Montauk village. A great set up if you want to go to the beach or head into town for dinner and/or drinks, and afterwards escape the partying for some peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Islip Airlport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Gurney's Inn
Nearest Ferry
63 Miles
Bridgeport/Port Jefferson Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Montauk Downs State Park
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Old Montauk Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Gurney's Inn
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Montauk Beach Property Association (MBPOA)
Car: recommended

5 minute walk to private Hither Hills beach, or park at private Montauk Beach Property Owner's Assocation (MBPOA) lots - permit and parking lot key provided. By car or taxi to nearby fishing, boating, biking, golfing at Robert Trent Jones designed Montauk Downs State Park 18 hole golf course (rated one of the top 50 public courses in the U.S.), hiking, horseback riding, shopping, dining, sight-seeing.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Cleaning $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 3.0%

MBPOA beach pass and Town of EH beach parking pass provided.
3% Suffolk County Hotel Motel tax charged for stays less than 30 days. HMT # 1322.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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