About this listing
Escape to Smith Point!
Spend the day at the beach or lounge around the in-ground pool & hot tub. Central A/C will keep you cool & comfortable on humid summer days while the warm glow from the fireplace & fire pit chase away chills on cold nights.
An "unHampton" getaway. Within one and half hours from New York City, you can easily reach the house by train or car. The house is serviced by a Long Island Rail Road station in Shirley and has easy access to Sunrise Highway and Long Island Expressway.
Fire Island and Ocean beaches can be accessed by foot, bike, or car by crossing over the nearby Smith Point Bridge.
You an your guests will have exclusive access to the house and its three bedrooms. The attractively furnished house has an in-ground swimming pool and hot tub. The house is available for weekday and select weekends & holidays for up to six guests.
Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances outfitted with all necessary utensils
Newly renovated bathrooms
In-ground swimming pool and lounge chairs (May through September)
Hot Tub (year round)
Central Air Conditioning (summer)
Covered deck and with seating for 6 w/ Gas Weber BBQ
Comfortable living room & family room with sofas
Dinning room with seating for 6
Large grassy fenced-in yard shaded by mature oak trees
Bed & bath linens included
70" & 40" LCD TVs w/ digital cable
GUEST ROOM CONFIGURATION:
East Room: 1 Queen Size Bed, dressers
North Room: 1 Full Size Bed, desk
South Room: 1 King Size Bed
Smith Point Beach: features miles of pristine undeveloped and protected oceanfront shoreline on Fire Island. The sugar white sandy beach is ideal for swimming, surfing, fishing, and hiking along the high dunes nature trail.
Southaven County Park: features 1,356 acres of hiking trails, mountain biking, picnicking, freshwater fishing, rowboat & kayaking, and horseback riding.
Wertheim Wildlife Refuge: estuary consisting of aquatic habitats and pine barren habitats for wildlife viewing of over 300 species of birds and winter home to over 5,000 waterfowl.
Manor of St. George Museum: Homestead of William “Tangier" Smith granted by patent in 1693 by Governor Fletcher of New York. The manor house functions as a museum displaying furnishings and paintings dating back to the early 1700's and a family burial site.
Floyd Estate Museum: Homestead of eight generations of the Floyd family including William Floyd, signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Estate features a 25-room manor house built in 1718 and has over 35 acres of protected forests, fields, marshes, trails, and a family burial site.
Robinson's Duck Farm Dog Park:
A new 2.6-acre fenced-in dog park at the former Robinson Duck Farm allows for plenty of exercise and fresh air for your dog.
Other area attractions include wineries along the North Fork, The Hamptons, shopping, dinning, amusements, and golfing all accessible by car a short drive away.
Interaction with Guests
Please feel free to contact with ANY questions or concerns leading up to and during your stay.
An "unHampton" getaway with easy access to Fire Island and Ocean beaches can be accessed by foot, bike, or car by crossing over the nearby Smith Point Bridge.
My home can serve as a good launch point to other area attractions including wineries along the North Fork, The Hamptons, shopping, dinning, amusements, and golfing all accessible by car a short drive away.
Within one and half hours from New York City, you can easily reach the house by train or car. The house is serviced by a Long Island Rail Road station in Shirley and has easy access to Sunrise Highway and Long Island Expressway.
NO SHOES worn inside the house (please remove and leave all shoes in the front entryway including high heels, sneakers, sandals, etc.).
NO SMOKING. If you smoke, please do so outside away from any open windows, and dispose of finished cigarettes.
Exercise extreme care by quickly cleaning up any and all splashes and spills on white countertop in bar area – countertop is extremely porous and will stain very easily.
Only use plastic drink ware in outdoor hot tub and around pool. Any evidence of broken glass will cause surrender of full security deposit.
Use coasters with any glassware on indoor cocktail tables.
Small pets are permitted at my discretion and require prior approval.
Respect my neighbors by reducing the volume of music after 9:00pm / parties are not allowed.
People other than those in the Guest Party may not stay overnight in the property without my authorization.
Keep the property and all furnishings in good order and treat the home with the utmost of respect and leave reasonably clean upon your departure.
Dispose of glass, metal, and plastic containers in GREEN trash bin outside and dispose of all bagged garbage in GRAY trash bins outside. Ensure top lid is secure to prevent raccoons from accessing.
Off street parking limited to two cars in the driveway parked.
There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. Please bring beach towels. Do not remove towels or linens from the home.
The home has a septic system, which is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No hygiene or personal healthcare products should be flushed at anytime. If it is determined that hygiene and/or personal healthcare products have been flushed down the toilet the full security deposit will be surrendered.
No refunds will be given for storms unless cancellation fall within stated cancellation policy.