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Dreamlike Property In Greenport - Save $200 on last avails in April & May!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Enjoy 270 Degrees Of Beachfront Property

This beautiful, one-of-a-kind beach house is located on 4 acres with a private beach spanning 1,100' on either side of the Greenport Jetty. The property faces the spectacular view of Shelter Island and the Peconic Bay (to the East) and Greenport Harbor (to the South).

Breakwater Cottage offers a beautiful outdoor lawn and panoramic water views from every room in the house that are enhanced by the evening sunsets.

Breakwater was completely renovated in 2006 and features a fully equipped chef's kitchen to make this vacation paradise one to remember.

If you are planning a vacation, a weekend vineyard tour, or need a special place to get away from it all, Breakwater is your perfect destination. Have a picnic on a private beach overlooking the Peconic Bay with your favorite beverage in hand.

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Mike Corso
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Mike Corso

My wife and I began coming out to the North Fork of Long Island when we were children. Our families lived in Roslyn LI and always looked forward to our annual visits to the beaches of the town of Southold 'way out near Orient Point'.

Over 10 years ago, my wife and I and our sons began renting homes on the North Fork to be close to our extended family that resides in the area (Greenport, East Marion, and Cutchogue). In 2003, after searching for 4 years, we found and bought the most desirable place on earth, Breakwater (OK, I'm biased but you'll see).

Since then, our summers have been filled with immeasurable joys and lifetime memories. But, for us, the fun doesn't end at Labor Day; we continue to travel (from Westchester, NY) throughout the Fall, Winter, and Spring for grand getaways at Breakwater.

At this time, our very active/athletic boys are in high school making it a little difficult for us to spend as much time as we'd like on Long Island. Once our boys move on, we expect to, once again, enjoy full summers in wonderful Greenport. Until then, our situation is your gain :)

Mike Corso purchased this house in 2003

Why Mike Corso chose North Fork

Breakwater is but 5 houses away from my brother's summer home on Beach Road, 2 miles from my sister's home on the Long Island Sound in Greenport, and a 1-mile swim to my wife's family in East Marion.

Aside from close proximity to family, our property (as you can see from the aerial views) sits on a peninsula with 270 degree views of Peconic Bay and Greenport Harbor. The location, the land, and the privates beaches of Breakwater are nothing short of stunning.

What makes this house unique

Our 4 acres of land and beach afford us the opportunity to enjoy several unique sitting areas, each with a fabulous view of the Bay's never ending eye candy.

Close proximity to the beautiful town of Greenport (and all of its shops and restaurants) is another added benefit. You are able to kayak 10-20 minutes across Greenport Harbor into town or you can walk, jog, bike, or drive 2 miles if that's your preference.

Guestbook comments from the owner

".....this is by far the most beautiful house we’ve ever rented, and I thank you for making it available to other people...I would love to come back next summer if it’s available again."
Aug 2014
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Greenport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath downstairs (in addition to master bath). Full bath upstairs.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • The master bedroom is on the first floor with it's own bath. Additional bedroom on first floor with pullout sofa with room for 2 kids on couch. 2 bedrooms upstairs, each sleeps 3; one of the rooms can fit an air mattress (provided) for a 4th person.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Dreamlike Property In Greenport - Save $200 on last avails in April & May!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a girls' weekend and it couldn't have been more perfect. As other reviews note, pictures do not do this home justice. The views were spectacular and the layout was perfect for a group with sleeping quarters tucked away and a large living/eating area and views for days. Mike was very communicative, easy to reach, and overall great to work with. A few of us are trying to figure out how we can plan another trip to Breakwater!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect property for a relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

I recently rented Breakwater with a group of my girlfriends and it was the best decision! It’s hard to believe but, like many other reviewers have stated, the pictures don’t even do this place justice. From the ample sleeping space and beautifully designed common area, to the quiet beach and panoramic views of the water, this house has everything you could want in a rental home. Mike was very easy to work with and answered any questions I had leading up to our stay. I would recommend this property to any of my family or friends and definitely plan on returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful spot, very nice house

  • 5 of 5

This place was on an absolutely gorgeous piece of property (panoramic ocean-front property), private beach, volleyball court, etc...the home was very open and airy, open floor-plan kitchen, big bedrooms, quick drive into town. The owners were very kind and followed up before our stay to make sure we had everything we needed. I would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Janet! You're welcome back anytime!
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We Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Location, Location, Location to start is perfect, but the house is also perfect. Simple, clean, all the amenities, everything you need for a perfect weekend or week long vacation. The owner was excellent to work with and very accommodating. We loved it so much we want to go back again and again. We had 6 teenagers with us and they all loved it. Said it was the best vacation they've ever had! If you every want a reference, ask Mike for our number, that's how much we loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house with unbeatable views!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Breakwater Cottage for a long weekend and it was fantastic. The pictures do not do justice! The house was beautiful and in great condition. We loved just relaxing at the house looking at the amazing views. It was truly a pleasure. We can't wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: J--thank you and you're welcomed back anytime!
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  • 5 of 5

We just returned from renting Mike's beautiful house for two weeks and my whole family is in withdrawal. On top of the sheer beauty of the property-and we've been renting in Greenport for 10 years-is the homey feeling of the house alongside the simply astonishing views. The neighbors at Sandy Beach are welcoming..we rented paddle boards from One Love in town and spent many mornings on the water. Mike is the dream owner: there when you need him, immediately responsive by e-mails and texts, but also willing to give a renter space. It's close to Sep's Farm for corn and vegetables, and Fork and Anchor for great coffee and newspapers. We've already set our dates for next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: LOVE the friends we've made through our home :) Mike & Donna
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North Fork Table
"$$$$ but amazing."
The Frisky Oyster
"$$$ Great food, great ambiance."
"$$$ - Our fav upscale restaurant in town. Sit at the bar and enjoy their specialty cocktails..."
Vine Street Cafe
"Beautiful but haven't been yet. Heard great things."
"THE BEST COFFEE & ESPRESSO PERIOD. Tell Aldo I sent you ;)"
Coronet Luncheonette
"Great throwback to another era. Always an excellent breakfast or lunch."
La Capricciosa Pizza
"We cater our large parties from this exceptional family style Italian restaurant. You'll lov..."
Sunset Beach
"A trendy, beautiful spot on Shelter Island. Drive or (better) bike over for lunch and a swim..."
Sterlington Deli
"Just a solid deli. Near the ferry to Shelter Island."
North Fork Oyster Company -- CLOSED
"Beautiful restaurant in 'The Square' in the heart of Greenport. Inviting."
"$$$ Very cool restaurant on the dock near Preston's (across from Claudio's). "
Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant
"One of our favorites. Hellenic is a long standing family owned Greek restaurant on the north..."
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Island's End Golf
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
37 Miles
Long Island Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Billy's By The Bay
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
south and east side of property

This beautiful, one-of-a-kind beach house is located on a private beach facing the spectacular views of Shelter Island and the Peconic Bay (to the East/South East) and Greenport Harbor (to the South). It is nestled on a Sandy Beach like no other location in the area.

If you are planning a vacation or special event outing and want to get away from it all, this is the place to come. Have a picnic on a private beach overlooking the Peconic Bay with your favorite beverage in hand.

As secluded and quiet as the location is, it's only a short stroll away to the quaint maritime Village of Greenport where you will find restaurants, shopping with a variety of boutiques and stores to fit your every need.

The area is also home to approximately 30 vineyards that feature regular tastings and live music in a 'Sonoma' like bucolic setting.

Finally, if you're into bike riding, there's no better place to cycle than the North Fork (to Orient Point) or on Shelter Island where an endless number of stunning views appear at every turn.


Rates & Availability

Greenport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 4 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $200 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $200 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Upon payment, you will receive a detailed 'house list' along with a list of things to do in the area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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