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Shelter Island Hideaway is amongst the best summer getaway Vacation destination. The most confusing part is deciding whether you treat yourself to a relaxing for a Week, Month or the entire season!
We have thought of most everything to assure your stay will be beyond comfortable and enjoyable, luxuriate in One of The Hamptons highest ranked vacation homes located on Bucolic and Beautiful Shelter Island. Shelter Island is often called 'The Jewel of The Hampton's, drive your car on to the Ferry, just 8 minutes from The North Fork, or 3 minutes from Sag Harbor, on the South Fork of Long Island.
Our three story Beach Vacation Home Rental is located just across the street from a ½ mile stretch of a semi-private beach. Located in the exclusive Shelter Island Estate Section, privacy abounds.
Your private estate Vacation home has 3,000'+ square feet of indoor space. Light and bright with multiple Skylights and Walls of French Glass doors means you're bathed in open, bright indoor space. But, that's not all, open the French doors on either of the two levels and walk right to covered wrap around porch overlooking the huge pool. The center level has a wrap large wrap-around porch where you can dine read, relax on the oversized Papasan chairs, lounge on the new high-end outdoor sectional sofa.
The lower level has its outdoor sitting area; kids love the space as they have their own sectional and some privacy, right outside of the opening French doors. Direct access to the pool from either outdoor space via a couple of stairs.
The Upper floor has it;s own Juliet balcony right off the bedroom, just open the French doors and enjoy the fresh Shelter Island breezes and views of the water and treed areas. With a combined outdoor porch space exceeding 1,500 square feet, the days biggest decision may be where to relax.
Your beautiful vacation home was designed and built in 2007 by Editor of International travel publication, each of the four distinct oversized bedrooms can be considered "Masters." There are two very large bedrooms on the center level with vaulted 20'+ ceilings and designed in a European fashion and are En-suite, & the privacy of water closet. The upper level has another very large bedroom with an attached reading room/music room area with a sleeper couch as an optional sleeping area. The lower level has a new large bedroom as well.
There are four full fabulous baths, 2 of which include both a shower and amazing Oversize heated Jacuzzi soaking tubs, Tubs. The lower level bathroom is brand new, comprised of marble flooring, two windows, twin glass and wood vanities each with a vessel sink. The shower is an oversized shower with glass tile and glass doors. The upper bathroom has a single pedestal sink, commode and tiled shower with a skylight above. Just beyond the beach is a closed glass door laundry room with new high-end LG Oversized Washer, Dryer and sink.
Your vacation home is the perfect place for getting away from the city craziness, designed to allow for both profound relaxations as well as entertaining. Like to swim, just steps from the first two levels is a private, fenced in landscaped property with the 20x40 pool where there is a second dining table as well as multiple teak lounge chairs. Also and a short stroll across to the waterfront where you will find your semi-private beach, more than a ½ mile long. This semi-private beach is perfect for watersports of all kinds as well swimming and snorkeling, or just relax and work on your tan. The beach faces West, so every clear night you'll enjoy spectacular Shelter Island sunsets, be sure to bring your camera. Pack a picnic or bring any of your favorites Martini, Wine, Beer or Margaritas (plastics of every variety available at the house for your use). Prefer a "Town Beach"? 1 mile down the road is Sunset Beach, also know as Crescent Beach. There are lifeguards there, a restaurant and yachts up 300' Barry Diller's come from all around the Hamptons.
The new media room is quite large, measuring 28 feet by 15 feet. Two couches and lots of floor pillows for watching movies on the 70' High Definition LED flat screen TV, films and excellent with the hidden Kevlar end in-ceiling speakers, subwoofer, Blu-Ray and DVD Players are driven by a 1500 watt of 5.1 Sound system. From here, you again have access to the wonderful outdoors of Shelter Island, just open the 12' of French doors.
Just off the media room, even though this is your vacation. You'll find you may need to to do a little work; there is an office area with Wi-Fi as well as hard-wired Ethernet high-speed Internet access and a desk with a daylight lamp and comfortable rolling chair.
The new first-floor level also includes 12' of French glass doors that lead out to the second covered outside area with slate floors and finished walls and lighting, comfortably furnished for your to lounge, grab a bike or a pool toy.
We are constantly upgrading the Shelter Island Hideaway Vacation Home! Last year we bought a new Media room TV, going from 55' to 70'. We recently installed Martha Stewart wall-to-wall carpeting on the entire upper level. The kitchen though just ten years old was completely remodeled and updated, with all professional stainless steel side by side refrigerator, a five burner Professional convection gas range with warming drawer, new Professional Series Microwave Convection and a super quite Kitchen Aide stainless inside and out the dishwasher. For easy cleanup and beauty, you're sure to enjoy the solid surface high-end Silestone countertops and the glass tile backsplash.
Shelter Island Hideaway will provide you with that much-needed vacation to remember. Spend your time relaxed, enjoying the company of friends and family, watching and listening to the dozens of species of birds, smiling as the the bunnies hop by, the sunset views of passing deer and take in the natural professionally landscaped and maintained property and grounds. No need to do anything, allow Mariano, our Grounds person, to take care of the property on the weekend, the pool company to come in and professionally service and clean the pool every week. We have set up a system so if you require an additional cleaning while at home, you can easily arrange one (payment is your responsibility).
Everything you need is here at Shelter Island Hideaway Your vacation home is equipped with 2, BBQ's, if you prefer charcoal, there is a Weber grill for your use, or if you prefer gas, just fire up the Gas Weber grill. Weprovidehave a few loaner bicycles on the premise, there are pool floats and more, remember, this is your time to relax, so just do it!
New Feature: Dreaming of getting out on the water? Our 30' Cruiser may be available for fishing, sightseeing, cruising around the Island or Hamptons or even Charter Gourmet Cruise. Just ask, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
The Hampton's Shelter Island Description: 'Un-Hampton' Hampton's are what you will experience while staying our Shelter Island Hideaway Vacation House Rental on Shelter Island. Just 100 miles from Manhattan you can vacation as if you were in the French Riviera. Travel just a mile to the cosmopolitan Sunset Beach and Hotel. Sunset Beach's hipster credentials come courtesy of its owner, André Balazs, of Chateau Marmont and Standard Hotel fame. You can yacht and celebrity gaze here if you so desire or simply enjoy this Hamptons area NY area protected Island peaceful nature, surrounded by dozens of Coves and Bays, The Long Island Sound, and preserves.
The Hamptons are the Hampton 's, today's playground of wealthy New Yorkers, a more retail oriented version of what the North Fork used to be in the days of Gatsby and before. Shelter Island is located between the forks of Long Island, is a different story, quaint, relatively uncharted territory.
From Shelter Island Hamptons Home you can walk to the Perlman Music Camp.+ More