An ideal spot for a comfortable, peaceful beach vacation. Our charming, renovated cottage is located in Lonelyville, on Fire Island a short drive or train ride from New York City.
If you've never visited Fire Island you're in for a treat. Close to the city yet a galaxy away. There are no private cars on the island; we walk or we bike. Services are all available and are no more than a ten minute walk or five minute bike ride away. This is Paradise. Private, safe, quiet, lively, beautiful, close to nature.
With three bedrooms and two full baths, our cottage is comfortable for up to six people. The master bedroom with a queen size bed, has an ensuite bathroom. The guest bedrooms are bright and clean; one has a double bed the other twin beds. Each room has a ceiling fan and is tastefully furnished and decorated.
The dining area with its picture window overlooking the Great South Bay, has a table that extends to seat twelve comfortably. The adjacent kitchen with a wall of windows overlooking the spacious deck, has all you will need; refrigerator/freezer with ice maker; stove; microwave; dishwasher; dishes; pots and pans; toaster-oven....everything you need to prepare meals for your guests and family.
The open plan living room has a large sofa and love seat, a wall of windows overlooking the deck, bookcase, wood stove and ceiling fan. The perfect reading and napping spot. There is a stereo with DVD, CD, iPod dock and an HD flat screen with Satellite service. There is optional Internet service through DSL or Hot Spot/MiFi.
There is a full size Washer/Dryer located between the guest bedrooms.
The outdoor shower is large, clean and conveniently located along the walk from the beach to the house. It has hot and cold water.
The deck is large comfortable and offers a view of the bay and the garden. There are lounges and chairs and plenty of seating. A large table and gas grill affords a lovely spot for lunch and dinners alfresco.
All towels, linens, dishes, flatware, glasses are provided. We have about five beach chairs and several beach umbrellas.
At the Bay end of our block is a "people" dock, with a bench- the perfect spot for cocktails and to celebrate sunsets. We are one block from the Atlantic.
The house comes with three bikes. The supermarket is a short 5minute ride West to Fair Harbor, where you will also find the Pizza store, LeDoc restaurant, liquor store, general store and T-Shirt store.
Lonelyville is one of the oldest communities on Fire Island. There are about twenty houses. It is quiet, peaceful and family oriented-Paradise for kids and their parents.
Our house and the adjacent communities of Lonelyville, Fair Harbor, Saltaire, Kismet and Dunewood suffered no damage from Sandy. The beach is in excellent shape.TripAdvisor property ID 3294765...Read more
Fire Island Cottage-3Bed2Bath Fair Harbor, New York
Additional Location Information
Fire Island is a barrier island about 50 miles from New York City. There are no private cars permitted on the island, bikes, feet and water taxi are the modes of transportation. It is accessible by car (1.5Hours) or train to Bay Shore and by David's Taxi van service from the East Side of Manhattan to the Ferry. The ferry is a 20 minute ride to Dunewood and then a two block walk to our house. Lonelyville is one of the oldest communities on Fire Island. It is located between Dunewood and Atlantique. We are one of the Western-most communities on the island. The Pioneer supermarket in Fair Harbor, a 10 minute bike ride or a 15 minute walk West carries a full line of groceries fresh fish and poultry and meat, prepared food and cold cuts and all NewsPapers. Parents can open a house charge and allow their kids to charge. Also in Fair Harbor you will find our "Downtown". LeDock is a full service restaurant with Bar and indoor and outdoor seating and excellent food. Corliss is the "general" store where you will find T-shirts, Beach Toys, Games, Hardware, Bikes, etc. The Loading Dock is our well stocked liquor store. Next to the Pioneer you will find "UnFriendlys" ice cream stand, a favorite with kids and adults. We are located in one of the nicest family orientated areas. Fair Harbor has a supervised "kiddie beach" with adjacent playground. Dunewood and Lonelyville also have "kiddie beaches".
Our area of Fire Island is truly a paradise for kids and their parents and for adults who want "laid back" and "anything but the Hamptons". We are one block from the Atlantic and one house from the Bay and our community dock - a perfect spot to toast the Sunset. We are a short Water Taxi ride or "walk on the beach" from the bars and restaurants in Ocean Beach and other communities further East.
A week at our house on Fire Island is a week in Paradise.
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