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Bedrooms 6
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16)

This oversized, casual and inviting beach cottage sits on top of 100 acres of agricultural preserve. Phenomenal sunrises and sunsets await you. The property has in excess of 2.6 acres of private enjoyment. The house has has 3 master suites, with en suite bathrooms, each master sits in a different part of the house offering the ultimate in privacy, two bathrooms are equipped with Jacuzzi tubs. Each master bedroom has flat screen tv. 2 children's rooms with twin beds/double bed. All rooms have lovely views of the farm fields! There are 3 separate living areas and a gigantic playroom/rec room/bonus room perfect for the kids, teens and folks that like to watch sports, playroom/bonus room is equipped with double bed as well as a large couch. The house is approximatley 4000 sq ft. There is a large outdoor deck area 1500sf for festive dinners and entertaining. This house is decorated in a shabby chic style, with fine linens and dishware. Appliances are chef grade top of the line. This is by far one of the most welcoming houses you will find for your vacation in the Hampton's. Watermill is equidistant to Southampton or Bridgehampton. Watermill center is a small but chic hamlet with great restaurants, gyms and farm stands. The local beaches are flying point and Scott Cameron. A season pass will allow access to all Southampton town beaches, including Sag Harbor and Saggaponack.

additional photo's available upon request

Keywords: split level ranch

More Details

Ilsa kaye
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Ilsa kaye

I am a single mother of 2 teens. I work in real estate and as a marriage and family therapist. My style is rustic shabby chic, a little bit french provincial meets modern meets easy. This is a great house to hang out in with loved ones and friends. Most of my clients are repeat customers.

Ilsa kaye purchased this house in 2001

Why Ilsa kaye chose Water Mill

Ease of location to NYC and local markets and beaches

What makes this house unique

space, privacy, ease of access to local markets, no traffic, no noise. big rooms, lots of privacy while still having a great communal feeling. the views are spectacular as are the sea breeze.

Guestbook comments from the owner

we have been renting this home for 5 years running. it truly is an oversized beach cottage, smack in the middle of farm fields, that offer spectacular views and sunsets. its hard to get off the property and head to the beach because the house is so warm and welcoming. we often invite extended family and friends to stay with us and love the fact that all the master bedrooms are seperate for ultimate privacy. Ilsa is a great hostess, the beach towels, bikes and bbq materials at house and portable grill were welcome added touches. the playroom is outfitted for folks with infants to seniors. You dont experience your neighbors as this is a flag lot with ample acreage and you feel totally private. I cant decide if its more provence or tuscany in the afternoons, the bonus is that the beach, flying point is 7 minutes by car. The halsey farm stand is great for vegetables and flowers. this house does not disappoint.
Jul 2015
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Water Mill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 2 jacuzzi tubs.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Orange room
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Blue bedroom ,
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Inside blue master main floor family room
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Double bed located in all,purpose /rec room basement
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , White master main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Blue master/ "family room," with queen pull out main floor
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2) 1pull out queen couch (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2),
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2.5 acres on agricultural preserve, breathtaking sunsets, complete privacy, Basketball, archery and baseball/softball. 5 minutes to polo or Hampton classic. Outdoor shower, room to play, rest and escape


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Centennial, Co

Oversized Beach Cottage remarkably well stocked

  • 4 of 5

This house was ideal for our extended family's vacation to the East End. The pool, the huge side lot and the basement provided so much space for all of our children to play and stay occupied. The pool is so well stocked with pool toys and towels, the yard has many games and the basement had many toys. We also made use of all the beach chairs, umbrellas, tables and chairs. The 3 common spaces provided plenty of space to visit and relax. The kitchen was remarkably well stocked too, and we very much enjoyed cooking on the high end gas range and propane grill. The outdoor decks provided great social space and gorgeous sunset views. There were some very minor maintenance items that didn't bother me, but did bother some in our party. I liken it to the types of things you might overlook in your own home, and it actually helped me feel relaxed about having my kids there. They were fairly minor and didn't affect the function of anything. The most remarkable feature about this house, was how helpful Ilsa's ideas were for places to visit and eat. We didn't even get close to visiting all the places she suggested, but we had plenty of options and all of her suggestions were fabulous.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Location plus Wild Turkeys

  • 5 of 5

This one's a no-brainer. It's intimate and yet there's tons of room t/o. We just had a week-long family reunion here with our parents and siblings and spouses (coming from various US locations). Everyone was impressed. The property is meticulously maintained, the pool is wonderful, and the location was central to anything we wanted to do -- Montauk, East and South Hampton, Sag Harbor, plus Shelter Island and the North Shore. (Go to the Parrish Museum, the Longhouse, and the Pollock House). We loved how well stocked the kitchen was. Tons of pots and pans and dishes. Everything you need - including little things like a garlic press, blender, etc. It's stocked, so don't overthink it when you book. We loved the pool. Plenty of towels and bedding btw -- so all of that is taken care of. Washer/Dryer is great. We bbq'd almost every night. You're set, so don't overpack. The house has wonderful decks and they are amazing -- multiple areas very nicely furnished where groups can come and go and have views of the large property and the farms that surround it. Wild turkeys roaming about, beautiful twilight photos. And fireflys. We had one very minor plumbing issue and it was taken care of immediately. Thank you Carlos!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank so much, please think of us again .
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Just as advertisted, maybe even better

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great experience during a long weekend at this home. I'm not very familiar with the Hamptons so I was expecting more of a cozy cottage, but it's a very nice house with a modern open kitchen and living room area. The kitchen has an enormous sink and island area, great for morning lounging, and came stocked with everything you need, including lots of coffee and two(!) French presses. I was there with a large group (14) and it didn't feel overwhelming. The beds were comfortable, and the house was stocked with all amenities we needed - endless towels, sheets, blankets, hairdryers, garbage bags, soap. We didn't need to buy any supplies. The outdoor space is stunning and includes a large lounging area, a huge private backyard, and a basketball half court. After a previous housing arrangement fell through, I found this property on short notice. Ilsa was easy to work with and gave us great tips on local places to eat and shop, anything we needed. I would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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best family rental

  • 5 of 5

We love the layout of this house all 3 master bedrooms are on different corners of the house for total privacy.

The beds are pillow top and very comfortable.

The kids bedrooms are seperate from the 3 master suites as well and the downstairs giant play room is filled with toys, books and large flat screen tv for an extra bonus.

the garage contains extra frig for large groups and beach chairs...

out door space is totally secluded you can not see your neighbors which is wonderful.

the view of the farm is spectacular. The house also has huge field for soccer there is basketball hoop and a huge deck for entertaining.

we have been coming back to this special property almost every summer for 10 years becuase you feel like you are in the country but you are near one of the nicest beaches in the hamptons.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City

Wonderful, Charming, Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at this charming home in Watermill. The house is comfortable and tastefully decorated with a wonderful Hampton's beachy feeling. The kitchen is fully stocked and the beds and furniture plush and inviting. The deck is huge with beautiful plantings and furniture, and the sunsets over the fields are to die for. The house and property is very private and quiet, as it is on a flag lot. We had many wonderful barbeques and parties in the amazing outdoor space. There is plenty of room for the sports addicts in your family to toss a football, or for a picnic and softball game. This home is located near many beautiful beaches and is equidistant to three charming towns. We are looking forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It is Provence in the Hamptons

  • 5 of 5

This home is heaven. It's so different in the best way then all the other Hampton homes. Exquisitely decorated but with the feeling of home you just don't get in a rental. Art and linens, dishes, the art shack, the gorgeous plants, jacuzzi tubs, sauna, toys and fabulous books for the kids. It's all tended to with the care most rentals don't get. The playroom is beyond perfect for the kiddos and the various bedrooms offer privacy and luxury. The pool is in view of the kitchen, again, perfect for the kiddos. It's bright and light, cozy and screams vacation. One of the best things about this home is the location and privacy. There are really old beautiful trees surrounding you but the home is right on the fields/agripreserve so you have a sense of openess as well as privacy you just can't find in the Hamptons. Sunsets from the giant dining table that fits 15 easily on the deck are not to be missed. so much better than the pics. LOVE this place!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Flying Point Beach
Wolffler Winery
Robert's -- CLOSED
Bobby Van's
Hampton Jitney
Hampton Coffee Company Espresso Bar & Cafe
Suki Zuki
go early, fills up fast
Foody's -- CLOSED
Parrish Art Museum
Delmonico's of Southampton -- CLOSED

In the middle of farm fields/agricultural preserve- amazing views

halsey market is on the corner for great produce, milk, flowers, cheese, blue duck pies and bread.

watermill has 3 public tennis courts off deerfield, suzki zuki for great japanese. tracy anderson gym, core dynamics gym, hampton coffee, easy access to sag harbor, bridgehampton and southampton, 7 min to flying point beach, hampton classic, hampton jitney or lirr.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Tax Rate 8.25%

Pool heat and additional maid service not included

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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