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Shay

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, Hebrew

Waterfront Beach House - Amazing Water Views, Natural & Calm, Wineries & Farms

19 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Long Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 10 + 2 kids.

Located on the bluff with amazing views of the Long Island Sound around the year - This is our Waterfront Heaven.

Set in a quiet neighborhood, the house is located on the bluff, about 85 feet above sea level.

The house is facing the sea and the views are breathtaking.

Conveniently located only about 1:20 min drive (60 miles) from Manhattan. 25 min. from the Hampton crowd. Weather you're coming to visit family in the area, attending a wedding / event at Inn & Spa East Wind Long Island (15 min. drive), Going on Vineyard Tour in the North Fork Wineries (20-30 min. drive) or simply want to enjoy the beach and the views, our house offers the perfect setting.

The beach in our town, along the north shore of long island, is one of the cleanest and most beautiful in the area. It is stretches for miles with no interruptions - true heaven for nature, sea life and birds. Views and scenery is beautiful around the entire year. Fishing, kayaking (FREE use of our double seat kayak!), sailing, surfing, swimming, bird watching, fly your kites....visit the nearby Wineries and Farms and much more. Watch the seals, cook in a fully equipped kitchen, watch movies / YouTube / play games on our Smart TV and warm up by the fireplace in the winter....or just relax with a good book. Wake up and fall asleep with the sound of the waves.

The Architect / Owner has renovated the house in 2007 and added a new house addition in 2014, separated by a door at the lower level common wall between the this rental unit and the adjacent one (complete privacy is provided between the two units). This rental unit has a very functional open floor plan on the main entry level and another full level below it.

The Living / Dining / Kitchen spaces are all on the main entry floor, opening up to a deck which wraps around the house - all facing the sea. The house interior is simply and beautifully decorated with clean and simple lines, still keeping the space airy and cozy.

The house includes 3 Bedrooms: Sleeps up to 10 + 2 kids and baby;

6 Adults, 2 kids and a baby comfortably (Total 8 + baby);

There is a full size Futon in the Family Room which can sleep additional 2.

We allow for the use of blow-up mattress (to total 10 adults plus 2 kids + baby).

There is sufficient space in the house for the queen size mattresses.

If requested, 2 additional Queen-size blown-up mattress provided.

Lower Level opens to a wooden deck and a sun tanning deck and a yard facing the sea.

Large Living room with a Fireplace which faces also the Master bedroom.

1 master bedroom w/ a Queen size Bed, Walk-in closet, 1 Full bathroom, Washer & Dryer & Utility room.

Upper Level (entry level) opens to an exterior wrap around deck which is facing the sea and includes: Living room w/ a Fireplace. Dining Area, Kitchen with island, 1 Full bathroom, 1 Guest room w/ a Queen size Bed, 1 kids room w/ a Crib, child bed and a Bunk Bed for 3 persons (Twin over Full), Swing set for kids at front yard, Walk-down to a private beach in a walking distance.

Family oriented. Min. age for rental: 25

Parties and / or events over 15 persons are NOT Allowed.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Shay (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish, Hebrew

About Shay

Architect

Shay purchased this house in 2006

Why Shay chose Long Island

You cannot beat the views...

What makes this house unique

Only 60 miles - less than 1:30 min. drive from Manhattan.

Right on the beach with amazing views year round of Long Island Sound.

All amenities included for both Summer and Winter rentals.

Reviews

4.7
based on 19 traveler reviews

Waterfront Beach House - Amazing Water Views, Natural & Calm, Wineries & Farms
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 19 reviews
New York, NY
5

Best View!

  • 5 of 5

"Wow!" and "What a view!" are the first words from all of us as we walked into this house. The expansive view of the Sound from every room and from the large deck is spectacular.

We've been renting vacation homes every Summer and Winter for the past ten years and this house has the best view by far. Watching the sunrise and sunset over the water everyday was truly magical.

The house is spacious and compfortable, and has everything you could need for cooking, games, a ping pong table, a play yard for children with a slide and swings, TV, BBQ grill, and lots of towels.

The beach is less than a block away, and although it's the pebbley type, we enjoyed swimming and the fact that there were no crowds. We also rented a Kayak from the house and that was a winner.

The house is in a very quiet and friendly residental area. At night, you will only hear the waves and crickets. Forget about traffic sounds, car radios, and a loud party next door, you can really relax here.

Shay was very helpful throughout our stay there. He made sure that we felt at home and always promptly replied to our requests and questions. (Thanks for making our family get- together such a great time and rejuvenating all of us on this vacation.)

We plan to return!!!

Happy Family

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
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Wonderful views and sunsets!

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned home after a wonderful week's stay in this property and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The views from the living area and deck are amazing at all times of day, but especially sunrise and sunset (we took so many photos of these!) The accommodation is very comfortable, we made good use of the gas grill, eating on the deck each evening to a chorus of crickets and tree frogs. Every cooking utensil and all the pans and dishes you could wish for. Lots of interesting books and table tennis was enjoyed in the games room. Only criticism, maybe the linens could have been a little fresher and plugs didn't work in the bathrooms, also key holders difficult to contact, but minor compared to our overall enjoyment of this wonderful property. We feel lucky to have found it. Shay was very helpful and friendly throughout. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Great stay...in a great property!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay with our young children: We found every children amenity, we were so close to the beach, Cristina and Shay were always available, ...

We do recommend this property and would be happy to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: We welcome returning guests!
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5

Wonderful weekend in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

I can't imagine a better way to spend a weekend than amongst friends at this gorgeous waterfront property. Pictures can't do the view justice: it was incredible! Like you're floating above the bay... The house was very well maintained and had plenty of room. We didn't have children with us, but it would be a great place for kiddos (lots of toys, a toddler bed, and a crib).

The owner was very responsive and so helpful- we couldn't have been happier!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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THIS IS WHAT MY BEACH HOUSE WOULD LOOK LIKE…

  • 5 of 5

Four top things about this house: (1) DREAMY SEA VIEWS. spectacular, breathtaking view - watching the sea through the windows while you cook or right in front of you sitting outside is priceless. The owners put in speakers in the outside deck, so you can listen to music while watching the sunset outside / cook on the grill. (2) FAMILY FRIENDLY. a nice room for the kids with toys included too, so you don’t even have to bring your own, they can discover what is there, and there is a crib, a small bed and a futon in the kids room. Our younger one really liked the swings & slides in the yard which is right next to the garage, kept him busy going up and down the slide. there is a garden and deck overlooking the view in the first level, so also a nice place to have some privacy from the family if you are traveling with a bigger group (we took my parents and they stayed in the upper level with the kids, we stayed downstairs). (3) TWO FIREPLACES. There are several dimensions to the house and ambiances: (i) upstairs in the kitchen/ living room area, there is a fireplace which we found very nice to use while we were cooking/ having dinner/ hanging out in the living room; (ii) downstairs in the play room which has another living room (with a comfy sofa), a flat screen/ smart tv including netflix and even a ping pong table, there is another fireplace, which actually sits in a wall right between the play room and the main guestroom – so you also have a fireplace in your room. (4) THE BOOK COLLECTION. great books all over the house – lots related to art, architecture, and travel, but also interesting and random books including an entire Hebrew collection for those that can read it, and a few in Spanish too. Very diverse.…

I travel frequently for business so really appreciate the comfort, so to speak, of vacationing at a place that feels like your own home. The owners have put a lot of love into the place, and it really feels like you are staying at a good friend´s house rather than renting a place. It is well kept, even has a little garden in the back with herbs that you can use to cook and a swing set with a slide which was great for the kids. The owners just built a house next door so I guess that helps them keep the property in top shape. They have great taste in decoration, too – a lot of character and most importantly for me, very homey.

Only downside I saw were the bathrooms – very simple, and the master bedro

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Owner's Response: The renter / reviewer referred to a "Garage", which we do not have on the property. We do have parking area in-front of the house.
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Great view, but overall experience could have been better

  • 3 of 5

Stayed here for a low key bachelorette and it was just what we needed, but there were some things that could have been better:

-Very difficult to get into the house. Door/lock is very jammed.

-because of this, we left the door unlocked when we were out for a few hours...and came back to it locked. This made is uncomfortable as our personal belongings were in the house, but the owner obviously was checking in on us.

-Owner was always around as they were working on a (separate) extension of the house. This would have been fine if the people sleeping in the basement didn't have to sleep through a bright light coming through the basement door at 1am. Owner never said hi nor asked how everything was.

-Felt pretty unclean and very lived in. Paid a mandatory cleaning fee and was still asked to clean and strip beds before departure. Little available linens and the tiki torches didn't work.

-ZERO cell service for AT&T and Verizon.

-Beach was nice, but felt like intruders as it's very community based

-Downstairs shower was only cold and not usable

Other than that, Shay was professional through email and was quick to return the deposit.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry for any inconvenience. We just recently completed the construction of a new house addition adjacent to the house and during the construction period (which has been completed since), dust made its way into the house. Unfortunately None of the above issues were brought to our attention during or after this group stay. Just checked shower downstairs and it is working perfectly with hot and cold water. We also have outdoor shower with hot and cold water (if this is the one referred to - we just used it as well and is in perfect condition). Not sure about the lock problem - checked as well with renters that came in after this group and with maintenance person - they didn't have a problem. If issue repeat we will replace the lock - we want to make sure that everyone feels safe and secure. Yes, sometimes the cell phone reception is weak (AT&T is actually better than the others), but this is beyond our control. We do provide and allow our guests to use our Skype phone in the house at no charge. The beach is indeed very private and is community based, but everyone is friendly and welcoming. During the guests stay I am usually not around, but the maintenance person is. If I am, I try to let the renter keep their privacy, not to intrude. If there is ANY issue that arises during your stay, myself or the maintenance person will always get back to you to address it in a timely manner. Always more than happy to introduce myself. Please bring up issues as soon as they appear / arise so that we could make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. All the best, Shay
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
JFK International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Mesquite Tex Mex Grill
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Port Jefferson - Bridgeport Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Willow Creek Golf
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Port Jefferson
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
LIE 495 Exit 62
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
George's Kitchen
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Sound Beach
Car: recommended

Minutes from Long Island Wineries, Golf Courses, Water Park, Farms, Atlantis Aquarium, Great Shopping at Tanger Outlet...and so many more activities close by. Weather you are coming to the area to visit family, attend a special event, decide to be close to NYC but not too far away, need a break to relax; Simply enjoy your stay in our house and the beautiful views of the beach and the Long Island Sound.

Other Activities: Sailing, Kayaking, Ping Pong, Long Island Wineries.

Golf: Willow Creek Golf - 1 Clubhouse Dr. Mount Sinai, NY 11766-3020

The 18-hole 'Willow Creek' course at the Willow Creek Golf and Country Club facility in Mount Sinai, New York features 6,611 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The Willow Creek golf course opened in 2005.

Port Jefferson Country Club At Harbor Hills - 44 Fairway Dr. Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1124

The 18-hole 'Port Jefferson' course at the Port Jefferson Country Club At Harbor Hills facility in Port Jefferson, New York features 6,763 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.6 and it has a slope rating of 128.

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Rates & Availability

Wading River House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2016
May 31 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$570
Fri,Sat
$3,300
$11,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$470
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,700
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas-New Year
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$3,000
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 10 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$470
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,700
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$470
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,700
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$470
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,700
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130

* There's additional $25 fee per night per adult for any additional adult over 6 a total of adults.
Payment methods: Personal Check, Cashier's Check or Money Order
•All TAXES INCLUDED. Weekly rate includes one weekend only. Minimum 4 days reservation required during holidays or higher rate per day would apply..
•Min. Reservation Deposit: $700.00 or 10% of the rent (whichever is the greater)
•50% due within 30 days of initial reservation deposit & the balance at least 30 days prior to the first day of rent.
•Refundable Security Deposit - $1,000.00 paid 30 days prior to the first day

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Amenities

Long Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Children Bedroom - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Add'l Inflated mattress Provided
  • All bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpets. Linen, blankets, pillows and towels provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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