For those seeking a peaceful, quiet, zen-like place to spend their vacation or honeymoon, 'The Shelter Island Hideaway Beach Vacation Cottage' is the home for you. The luxurious, waterfront 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental cottage offers 1,125 square feet of sheer Caribbean-style elegance. Featuring 3 waterfalls, 2 Roman dipping pools, and a 75-foot Koi pond, this romantic Hampton’s hideaway promises up to 6 guests a vacation to remember in the Estate Section of Shelter Island.
-- THE PROPERTY --
Master Bedroom (Upper Level): Queen Bed| Bedroom 2 (Lower Level): Queen Daybed, Full Pullout Bed
This private hideway was chosen among 100's of homes to be part of CBS TV show, "The Price is Right." A one week stay at this beautiful cottage was part of the Showcase Showdown game - so by booking this property, it's like you won the game, and most importantly, a memorable stay at 'The Shelter Island Hideaway Beach Vacation Cottage!'
Designed and built by an international travel editor to capture an authentic Caribbean essence, 2 levels of blissful living space, 2 multi-sided gas fireplaces, and spectacular outdoor amenities shape this secluded seaside oasis.
‘The Shelter Island Hideaway Beach Vacation Cottage’ offers a serene escape for romantics, writers, and artists, or those seeking a quiet place to meditate, practice yoga, be inspired or simply relax.
Ceramic tiles cover the floors extending to an open sunroom where custom hand-laid bluestone fill the covered area, perfect for meditation. This room is enclosed by 3 sides of French glass doors for real indoor/outdoor living, leading to the outer covered pergola, where you can dine or dangle your feet in the fresh waters of either pool, surrounded by the calming sound of 3 waterfalls.
The first level is an open concept floor plan encompassing the kitchen and French glass-enclosed sunroom with cathedral ceiling, as well as the kitchen, office area with desk and WiFi, as well as a lovely first-floor bath.
A fully equipped kitchen includes a 4-burner oven, dishwasher, blender, toaster microwave oven and coffee maker. There is also a glass breakfast area overlooking the pond, private fenced-in yard, dipping pools and waterfalls. For added luxury, the property offers a brand new well, which provides travelers with clean, mineral-free water.
Sit, talk, listen to music, read or entertain in the living room. An office area looks out to the second pool - slide the French glass doors open, and the beautiful grounds meet your eye beyond the pool. The office provides high-speed WiFi and has a hand-painted armoire, a large glass desk, and an iPod/iPhone stereo system. There is a full-sized washer and dryer hidden away in a closet for your added convenience.
In the sunroom, a Royal Dutch daybed sleeps 2, just inches from the water. Though the property is secluded, there are bamboo shades you can close if additional privacy if desired.
Up the hand-painted spiral staircase is the master suite decorated with elegant European country cottage design. Slip into the comfortable queen-sized bed and look up to starry nights through the skylight or enjoy a bedtime film on the flat-screen TV.
A magnificent 2-sided custom tile gas fireplace is visible from the bedroom and through the bathroom, where fireside bubble baths are welcomed in the luxurious Jacuzzi tub.
Be carried away in beautiful outdoor spaces, complete with rushing waterfalls and stunning grounds. Eastern influenced landscaping includes beach grasses, mature Russian olive trees, fruit trees and Bamboo for added ambiance.
At a moment’s notice, you can dip your feet into either of the two Roman dipping pools accessible through one of 16 French glass doors. Look out to the pool's waterfalls, or refresh yourself with a rinse in the private hot and cold running water outdoor shower.
The 75-foot Koi pond has a large 6-foot natural rock rushing waterfall, whose sounds can lull you off. For nature lovers, you can admire the Goldfish and Koi as frogs leap past, turtle's surface, bunnies hop by, and birds (more than three dozen species on the Island) fly by in your little sanctuary.
Secluded, yet situated across the street from your own semi-private waterfront beach, beach sounds and ocean smells are abound! Along the mile-long beach, you can swim, sunbathe or take your boat out. Facing West, there are nightly spectacular shows as the sun slips into the water.
-- THE LOCATION --
‘Shelter Island Hideaway’ is on the Eastern End of Long Island, surrounded by Shelter Island Sound and Gardiners Bay, just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. An 8-minute ferry ride brings you to the center of Greenport on the North Fork and a 3-minute ferry ride to North Haven/Sag Harbor on the South Fork. A third of the Island is a protected area, owned by the Nature Conservatory and known as the Mashomack Preserve. Home to the Itzhak Perlman Music Program, you will find excellent fishing where you can reel in Bass, Bluefish, Snapper and more!
Feel free to kayak on calm waters of Crab Creek, steps from the house that connects to the Sound. If you have a jet ski or boat, there is a public launch accessible too, so take a boat out on a cruise or to water skiing! You can rent water equipment at the nearby Water Sports.
Just minutes away, limitless sights and destinations will keep you busy during your stay. From cool shops and scrumptious foodie destinations, to antique shops and dozens of wineries, including one named as one of the “Top 25 Tasting Rooms in America” by “Wine Enthusiast,” Bedell Cellars offers picturesque group and walk-in tastings on an outdoor pavilion, located just 12 miles away.
Get close to nature at the Mashomack Preserve, with 12 miles of coastline, acres of creeks, woodlands, and fields. The Preserve has 2,039 acres of land offering miles of well-marked trails, dozens of species of birds and animals,
Golfers, don’t forget your clubs! Just 3 miles away is The Shelter Island Country Club, a historic establishment that offers a public nine-hole golf course, drinks and dining.
For great eats, the choices are endless! Swing by Food Network Featured Vine Street Cafe, or one of Condé Nast top 50 United States restaurants, the Frisky Oyster, or head over to Commander Cody’s Seafood, less than 10 minutes away! You'll always find freshly caught fish, fresh lobster, fried chicken, BBQ and more and BYOB!
-- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE --
Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchenette, 2 flat-screen TVs, Mesh high-speed free Wifi, master suite, blankets, 2-sided fireplace, lower level 3-sided gas fireplace, large soaking tub, 3 waterfalls, 2 pools w/ high-end liners, Koi pond, semi-private beach, air conditioning, in-unit laundry machines, brand new well, gas grill, linens and towels, views, privacy patio furniture, fenced-in yard (new as of 2017), and so much more!
- If you're traveling with more than 6 guests, check the availability of the main 3,000-square-foot home on the adjacent property, Evolve listing #351336 for 10 additional sleeping accommodations
- Ideal Location - Secluded and private, yet just a short walk to the beach and close to restaurants, wineries and natural parks!
- Closest Commercial Airport - Laguardia Airport (~95.1 miles away)
-- POLICIES --
- No smoking
- Pet friendly with $40 per pet, per night fee (1 pet max)
- Please note there is a utility fee of $35 per night applied to every booking
- Late checkout fee of $100 per hour the guest stays after checkout
- No events, parties or large gatherings
- Must be at least 27 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in
- Please note that there is another vacation rental unit on the premises, and there may be other travelers present during your stay