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One Of A Kind Spacious Queen Anne Home Awaits You

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
3 nights


South Jamesport Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

5,000 Sq Ft, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, sleeps 14 W/ Glorious Wrap Around Porch

If you are looking for a serene setting that offers a full-array of activities in a one-of-a kind experience, then this 1913 home is for you. Our home has sit down dining for 14, and sleeping for 14. The 12 foot ceilings and open floor plan provide an airy setting. Unique and beautiful woodwork, leaded glass windows and an amazing curving staircase greet you upon entering. The first floor includes a kitchen, dining room, parlor, living room w new sleeper sofa (with HDTV/home entertainment system) and two full bathrooms. The second floor offers a queen master bedroom with a recently restored tile bath, three additional bedrooms with full beds plus an additional full size murphy bed alongside a full size bed in the second bedroom, and a fourth with a queen-sized sleeper sofa bed. One additional tiled bath completes the layout.

The enormous porch offers a lovely setting for catching the bay breezes, reading a book or enjoying a bottle of local wine. Croquet or badminton? There's plenty of room for both. Grab a beach chair and catch the beautiful evening sunsets over the bay or take a 10-minute drive to grab a different view over the Long Island Sound.

Are you a shopper? The Tanger Outlet mall is just 15 minutes way with dozens of stores. Or head to Westhampton which is 20 minutes away for a different experience.

For kids or those young at heart, Downtown Riverhead offers the Atlantis Aquarium with tropical fish, penguins and sea lion shows. Right along the riverfront, there are canoe and kayak rentals to give you a water's edge view.

If you want to take a break from cooking, there are a dozen superb restaurants within a mile or two, offering anything form pizza to seafood to fine-dining experiences in historic settings. If you are wiling to travel a bit further the choices are almost endless.

There is so much to explore on the North Fork. The sea-faring town of Greenport offers its own array of restaurants, shops and sailing adventures along with a 10 minute ferry ride to Shelter Island. A quick drive through it will take you to the South Ferry and offer easy access to Sag Harbor, East Hampton and Montauk.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

John Plucinski
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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About John Plucinski

My family settled in the North Fork in 1949 and we have lived or vacationed here ever since. Once a land of potato farms, we have watched it evolve into vineyards and horse farms which have maintained the rural beauty of this area. Wisteria Court will always hold a special place in our hearts as we had our wedding reception there. Since then we have enjoyed introducing our children and friends to this special place.

John Plucinski purchased this chateau / country house in 1984

Why John Plucinski chose North Fork

I purchased this from my parents who had owned the property since 1970 in order to keep it in our family. It has been the setting for numerous gatherings and vacations-- Christmas-tree trimming parties to Fourth of July BBQs.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This is truly a unique home, built by a candy manufacturer from Manhattan. Rumor has it that President John F. Kennedy stayed here in 1960. From when you see the green-tile roof and expansive wrap-around covered porch, to when you first climb the red-carpeted staircase, you will know that this is a home like no other.


based on 28 traveler reviews

One Of A Kind Spacious Queen Anne Home Awaits You
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

Lovely home for our reunion

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for sleeping 4 couples and 6 kids; we had a great reunion! We especially enjoyed hanging out on the big porch overlooking the mature gardens! Out host John was responsive and helpful! Great stay!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kim. We recently had our own family reunion where lots of great times where had on that porch. Glad you had a great time.
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Had a family gathering for my son's wedding and the house worked out perfectly! Excellent location with easy access to beach, town, vineyards, farms, golf, boating, etc. The home is very spacious and has beautiful architectural details and accommodations. The owner, John, was extremely easy to work with and was attentive to every need in a timely fashion. Everyone in our group, from the elderly (80+) to the grandchildren that visited, loved it and did not want to leave. Hope to be back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the house is surprisingly accommodating for 3 generation families with the 1st floor sleeper sofa next to the shower/bathroom, and the room with the murphy bed and regular bed for parents with young children. Glad your multi-generations enjoyed it.
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Porch sitting fun!

  • 5 of 5

Booked this property for my sisters bachelorette and I was extremely happy with it! John was super helpful and personable and answered literally every question that I had! The house was beautiful and only one block away from a peaceful beach and neighborhood bar. There was plenty of room for all the guests and we enjoyed sitting on the porch and enjoying libations, I look forward to visiting wisteria court again soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home, full of space and character

  • 5 of 5

I hosted my best friends bachlorette party here and it was perfect!! There was 14 of us and the house never felt crowded. We all had space to sit, eat and mingle! The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to cook for a large party. The beds were comfortable and there was plenty of towels for everyone. John was a great host and was very responsive to all of our questions. We are really happy with our stay and hope to return again soon!! Thank you John for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Zeynep. It was great having you and your friends as guests. We look forward to your return.
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Bachelorette weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful weekend at this home! We spent the weekend for my good friend's bachelorette celebration. There was a total of 8 girls and more than enough room in the house! Jamesport is a really cute town and the vineyards we went to for a tour on Saturday were close by. The house is located so close to the beach as well, which we enjoyed on Sunday. The owner is very easy to get in contact with if you have any questions at all! We really enjoyed our time and look forward to planning a trip back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bachelorette Weekend

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with a group of 13 girls for my sisters bachelorette party this past weekend (July 2015). The house was fantastic; great location, plenty of space and everything we needed. It's about a 5 min walk to a really nice private beach and is close to wineries. About 30 min drive from Orient Point ferry. There were plenty of towels, beach chairs, etc at the house. Kitchen is small but it wasn't an issue at all because it has all the appliances you could need and there are two large dining room tables. And the porch is awesome! I would love to come back next year :)

Also John was very responsive prior to and during our stay via email and text.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jen. We would love to have you back again. You and your friends did a wonderful job taking care of the house. Thank you.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
MacArthur Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bay View Inn
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Orient Point to New London Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Indian Island Golf Course, Riverhead
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Mattituck Train
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
LIE Route 495
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bay View Inn
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
South Jamesport Beach
Car: recommended

Jamesport is in the heart of the North Fork Wine Country with 24 vineyards all within easy driving distance-- many of which offer music, tours and tastings. The Peconic Bay is just a two block walk with gentle surf perfect for families. The town beach and marina is a five minute drive, complete with a playground, showers , lit tennis and basketball courts. The area is perfect for biking to let you explore the inlets and beaches, spy on herons and egrets, or get some pleasurable exercise. With so many farms surrounding the area, there is a wonderful array of fresh produce, pick your own strawberries, blueberries, peaches and apples-- not to mention freshly roasted corn, pony rides and petting zoos.


Rates & Availability

South Jamesport Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700
cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.62%

Monies and a signed rental agreement are due 60 days or more before start of rental. In addition to the nightly fees and $700 refundable security deposit, there is a $250 cleaning fee required. Maximum # of people on property or in house is 14. No events or parties. Maximum # of cars are 8 and must be parked inside property on gravel. Deposit will be returned within two weeks of your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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South Jamesport Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms have showers. 3 of 4 are newly remodeled.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with attached master full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Two full size beds, second is a full size Murphy bed
  • All bedrooms with 11' ceilings, dental molding, wood parquet floors. Bedrooms range in size from 14'x14' to 10'x10' with full or queen size beds. 2nd bedroom has both a full size bed, and a full size murphy bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
First floor living room with sleeper sofa and adjoining full bath is ideal for any elderly guests, as kitchen, dining rooms and laundry are all on the same floor avoiding need for stairs.

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