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Sunny and Airy Island Retreat - Walk to Sunset Beach !

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Shelter Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 baths and a den with queen futon sleeps 6

At the end of a long driveway you’ll find this centrally located, tranquil and secluded country home on 1.5 acres and abutting 15 undeveloped acres. Surrounded by lawn and trees including a large tastefully fenced front lawn. Gentle breezes keep the house cool in the summer and there is little need for the AC.

Sunset Beach is just down the street. Golf, tennis and the Heights are a few minutes away. All other island beaches just minutes away by car

The house's airy open plan features a generous living area, large furnished decks on both floors, dining inside and out, and a gracious cook’s kitchen. Ground floor includes a bedroom with queen bed and an adjoining full bathroom, and a den with a queen futon. In the master bedroom, you’ll find a romantic four poster bed under the cathedral ceiling, with ensuite bath and generous deck. The cozy second bedroom upstairs has a full sized bed and another full bath. An embracing retreat from city life!

Please note is also available for full summer rental!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2016
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2 traveler reviews

Sunny and Airy Island Retreat - Walk to Sunset Beach !
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great Shelter Island Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Mara's Shelter Island home offers everything you'd want or need for a perfect Island getaway. It's cool, quiet and comfortable. Set back from the main road, you're provided a wonderful retreat with comfortable rooms, an open living space and a great deck to relax on and gaze at the stars. Or if you insist on staying connected to civilization, there is wireless, a television, DVD and all the modern amenities you'd find at home. In fact, by the end of our two week stay we felt like we were home. Thanks, Mara! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Darien, CT

Lovely home, with all the right touches!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a great weekend in Mara's home! It's a lovely home, with everything you'll need for a wonderful vacation - summer, fall, winter, spring. The 3 bedrooms are very comfortable - the master bedroom is quite large and beautifully appointed. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. Lots of books, up to the minute magazines, wireless in the TV room/den, fireplace. Close to Sunset Beach (a great walking destination). We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
MacArthur Islip
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Shelter Island House
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
North & South
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Public course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 114 ( north ferry road)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many in the Heights
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles

Other Activities: mini golf


Rates & Availability

Shelter Island House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Weekly housecleaning $175

Rental fee inclusive of all lawn care, wifi, tv and phone( not international calls) and on call property manager. There is a weekly cleaning fee of 150$-175$ with option for more frequent service.

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Shelter Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Den - 1 queen , futon sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
includes children beach toys and inflatables Weekly housekeeper required. House manager on call Massage therapist referral available.

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