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Beach House in the Heart of Northfork Wineries

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms + Nursery, 2 Full Baths (Sleeps 6-10)

House on the beach! Watch the sand, water and sunsets. All can be seen from the great room through its endless windows, or from the wooden deck just in front, or from the grassy lawn, or from the master bedroom’s wall of windows above it all. Then take a beach walk or swim in the Long Island Sound. With stunning panoramic views, it is the perfect mix of privacy and easy beachfront living.

This 65-year-old house, which we call the “Sandbox,” was renovated within the last few years, including new appliances and refinished original wood floor. The property is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, boating, walking, jogging and playing with the kids. Even on rainy days it’s lovely – play games or read a book while watching the water (we have board games, cable and a flatscreen TV). Or just lay back on our 9-foot sofa and watch seagulls through the skylight of the cathedral ceiling. The sunsets are spectacular and can be seen from the deck and dining table in the summer. So can the sunrises, but you'll sleep in.

The beach landscape is unusual for this region - bluffs overlooking calm, clear, vast water. Usually the Sound is so clear that you can see your feet. It is also warmer than the ocean. Very kid friendly. On windy days, the waves pick up and seem more like the ocean.

Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 small child in crib, If you have a baby or toddler, we can make available the nursery off the master bedroom with its own Sound view. Parking area for at least 4 cars.

If you want to take a ride, tour the local vineyards – you'll be in the heart of Long Island wine country – or find fresh fruit and homemade apple pies at the numerous farm stands or explore the delicious restaurants. Pick berries, apples or pumpkins, depending on the season. You can find it all within 10 minutes of the house. The water park, the aquarium and Tanger Outlet Mall are only 15 minutes away. Stop by the Love Lane Cheese Shop. The Hamptons can be reached in half an hour.

TESTIMONIALS

"we loved your place 😉 Such a great spot 😎"

-Michela, June 2016

"The house is great. The kids stuff and rooms are working out so well. Thank you!"

-Natasha, April 2016

"It’s a great house. You really did a beautiful job with the kitchen and furnishings and all its amenities.... We loved the beach and the view - so private and beautiful. The sunrises and sunsets were spectacular. I was surprised to realize you can see both from the beach! Also, we were so thankful that we could bring Wylie [dog]. He had a blast. It was as if he had a previous life as a fisherman and this was his reunion with the sea. He spent the whole week hunting for dead crabs.... We were thrilled. A vacation we will never forget."

-Margit, May 2016

NOTES

HomeAway's automated quote system does not accurately reflect our pricing structure, despite our best efforts.

As the house is in a peaceful area, we do not host events or parties in order to maintain this environment.

More Details

Owner
Owner/manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Owner/manager

This is our dream beach house and we are happy to share it with you. When not at the house, we live in Brooklyn, NY with our son, dog and cat. I'm in humanitarian work and my husband is in the arts.

Why Owner/manager chose North Fork

We love to swim and the Sound is perfect for us because it is usually clear and we feel most comfortable swimming in water into which we can see. Incredibly the beach is often uncrowded, even on a summer weekend! We also love that it is only 90 minutes from Manhattan and Brooklyn.

We also love, love, love the area, with vineyards and farmstands everywhere and a myriad of activities for adults as well as kids. I had a house in the Hamptons but now much prefer the natural and low-key beauty of the Northfork.

Amenities

Riverhead House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Brand new renovation
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , There is a nursery off this room that can be made available.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , All mattresses are new
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Additional mattresses - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Nursery - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Directly off the master bedroom, with crib and toddler bed
  • Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 baby/toddler in crib.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Other Amenities: Wineries guide, farmstand guide, restaurant dining guide, activities guide, local maps, bicycles, Soundfront deck, grassy area with picnic table and umbrella overlooking Sound, parking for at least 4 cars, 3 lounge chairs, many adirondack chairs, games, toys, fans, heating, alarm clock, hair dryer, coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, spices, paper towel, toilet paper, towels, bedding, shampoo, soap, dishwashing detergent, housekeeping optional for additional fee, dining table (seats up to 10) Pets: Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Dog bowls provided. Kids: Kid friendly. Many kids have stayed here, using our beach toys, swimming and taking advantage of all the local kid-friendly activities. House has child safety gates and kitchen cabinet latches. Minimum Age for Renters: Renters should be at least 30 years old but are welcome to bring children. Events/parties: The area is serene and, to keep it that way we don't host events or parties.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Beach House in the Heart of Northfork Wineries
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Maspeth, NY
5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about my stay at this beautiful, well kept home. My girlfriend and I spent 3 nights here and we truly didn't want to leave. The sunsets are unforgettable to say the least. I would definitely recommend this for anyone looking for a relaxing vacation. Just a short drive to the wineries and multiple other things to see or do.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What lovely praise. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your getaway.
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4

Quant peaceful beach house near everything!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this beach house. Nice location near many vineyards and country stores. Great communication with owners. Thank you for everything. David & Kelly

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely views, open spaces, and so close to everything!!

  • 5 of 5

The owners are very responsive! Great kitchen if you want to cook. Full of the right supplies. Great location to visit the wineries and north fork. South fork and the Hamptons are close also for lovely day trips. The outlets are always fun fun fun. Loved the sun and the waves. Feels very private. Great house for families of 6 plus. A+++++++

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gem Right On The Beach

  • 5 of 5

My family and our little dogs loved staying at The Sandbox. This home is one of a kind and the attention to making it children friendly is applaudable. The view of the water is so lovely and the sunsets were so beautiful. The deck is awesome and beach is amazing! We found lots to do on a rainy day nearby and loved shopping Riverhead outlets too. The commute was the best as well - only 2 hours from the city. (My apologies, I just discovered this Review section - I thought I have reviewed this stay upon our return via email prompts, but I guess that was not for the app itself...)

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice beach getaway

  • 4 of 5

Even though we had April showers vacation this spot was very nice. Close to all restaurants , vineyards and outlets!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Waterfront Home Right on the Sound

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here at the charming home named the "Sandbox". Just about everything about it was better than advertised or expected. The home shows the owner's high level of care and is in great shape unlike many waterfront places. The view and the sunsets are spectacular. We loved it and hope to return someday, sooner rather than later.

The owners were very helpful and the Sandbox was fully prepared for our arrival. We feel fortunate to have had such a pleasant stay. Thank you Khans.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Local Attractions: Wine tasting, fine restaurants, lifeguarded beach (less than 1 mile away), organic farmstands (5 minutes away), berry, fruit and pumpkin picking, scenic drives, petting farms, pony rides, outlet shopping (Tanger Mall 15 minutes away), seal watching, water park, aquarium, lighthouses, supermarkets, houses of worship, festivals throughout the year.

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Rates & Availability

Riverhead House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$875
Fri,Sat
$3,400
$13,400
 
 
Labor Day Week 2017
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
$850
Fri,Sat
$3,400
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$650
Thu,Fri
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500

Please disregard the automated quotes provided by Homeaway / VRBO. There is a minimum rental rate, which cannot be reflected in their system, despite our best efforts.
Dates Available: Year round

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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