Our Victorian 5 bdrm Farmhouse is available by the week, month or for the summer season June 17-September. It sleeps 10 people. Walk to Sunset Beach. 7 day min. 2 King, 2 Twins, 2 Full beds, 1.5 baths & outdoor shower. Glorious sun room, country kitchen. Grocery, Tuck Shop ice cream, beaches close by.
This home, built in 1888 by a sea captain, is listed in the historic register on exclusive Shelter Island. This is the first time in 40 years this house is open to the public. Each designer bedroom has comfort mattress, brand new 1,000 count cotton sheets, ceiling fans, plush towels for home and beach towels and chairs provided. Designed to help you exhale and unwind. Traditional wrap around porch. NYC guests can come via Jitney and take a 5 minute cab ride to house once the North Ferry docks on Shelter Island. Bikes available for rent in town. WiFi available, centrally located. The Fotopulos family is your host. Fruit and delicious coffee available each morning and cheese and wine after a day at the beach. Leave rested and renewed.
Check in is 1PM EST day of arrival. Check out is 1PM day of departure. Access Shelter Island via Hampton Jitney Northfork to Greenport or Long Island Railroad to Greenport. Take the North Ferry to Shelter Island. You can walk 15 minutes from North Ferry to the 19 West Neck Road, take a cab or have your host meet you for a small fee. You'll have your own room with the ability to secure your room for privacy and security. Full living room, formal dining room with bay window, country kitchen, glorious sun room and 2 acres to sprawl out and relax. All guests have full access to common spaces. Outdoor shower to refresh after the beach. Access to all restaurants on the island. Short drive to Hamptons beaches via South Ferry.
Interaction with guests
Host is Dawn Fotopulos always available via cell phone to answer your questions. Host will be on site.
Other things to note
You can purchase parking permits at Town Hall for $35 per week to park at any beach. All visitors will be given a map of the Island and suggestions for day excursions including guided kayaking tours, sailing trips, fishing trips and whale watching in Montauk- half an hour drive. Go for a long hike in Mashomack Preserve. Water views everywhere. Watch spectacular sunsets from Sunset Beach every night as the osprey nest for the evening. Have dinner at the Sunset Beach and watch the sun go down as you enjoy an amazing fish dinner. Bike to a different beach each day.
Events are not permitted of any kind. No more than up to 10 people renting are allowed on the premises. There is a phone but local calls only. Please note that nothing other than toilet paper is to be flushed. Please do not take the white bath towels to the beach. We have provided beach towels for your use. For the safety of your belongings please secure the house when you go out. There is no access to the carriage house but you will be able to use the gas barbarque. Fire extinguishers are provided at the front and the rear of the house on both floors, in the basement, and in the kitchen. Our new stove requires the use of a special flat surface cook top cleaner which we will provide. There is no sink garbage disposal. Garbage needs to be separated by recycled metal cans, glass, plastic, cardboard and newspaper. Waste recycling center is 1 mile from house and all refuse should be delivered there.
If anything needs attention, please contact us so we can take care of it for you. Thank you for caring for our home as we would. Enjoy!!