About this listing
Big old house with library, near railroad station to New York city and ferries to Fire Island. Easy walk to restaurants and bars of Patchogue, Long island. Near Patchogue Center for Performing Arts and Art Space. Wifi available as is cable tv.
It is a 15 minute walk into Patchogue Village Main street, new sushi place, great pizza at DelFiores, ribs at BarbQ, food and beer at Brickhouse brewery is great, JR's steak house is fun. There are plenty of great restaurants. Give me a call if you need a ride from the train station. Streets are tree lined with period lighting and sidewalks great for a walk.
My place is unique because of its library and woodcarvings and masks from around the world. There are woodfloors throughtout the house. The kitchen is an orignal 1950's kitchen complete with breakfast nook and red countertops. Bathrooms are newly painted and have 1920's original subway tile.
All rooms now have blinds.
Towels, soap and shampoo provided.
Each room now has its own refrigerator.
All bedrooms now have a 32 inch LCD cable television with cable box for use by guests.
All bedrooms also have their own lock and key and there is a latch for the bathroom door.
Laundry is available at $5.00 a load. GLBT friendly.
This is a room in a private house with the owner living on the premises, this is not a commercial bed and breakfast, and it has never been advertised as such.
Guests have access to their bedroom, shared bathroom, kitchen, and library to borrow books. Parking is available.
Interaction with Guests
I offer them privacy, or will chat over meals on weekends and in the evenings.
Walking distance to Patchogue Village. Local neighborhood bar, Reeses about a 10 minute walk. Main Street Patchogue is about 15 minute walk. Lots of bars, restaurants, library, theater, independent movie theater (Plaza Cinema). Local Organic food store, Waldens. Music venues. There is an Organic coffee shop called Roasters. There is also a night club, seafood restaurants, a wide variety of food, walking distance to supermarkets.
There is a public bus that passes in front of my house. The Patchogue Railroad station is a 10 minute walk and you can take it west into Manhattan's Penn station or east to the Hamptons and ends at Montauk Point.
Other Things to Note
Full length mirror and hair dryer in the room for use. The bed in this room is now a double bed not a single. It is a brand new Seally pillow top double bed for up to 2 people. Each room has its own small refrigerator as well.
No smoking, no drugs
Please notify owner if you will be in after midnight, otherwise the outside screen door will be locked.
No overnight guests without prior permission. Any overnight guests will be charged a fee and must be approved, and identification shown.
No loud music.
No pets allowed(rare exceptions made)
Do not go into closets and drawers of the homeowner without prior approval.
Laundry is available for a fee of $5.00 a load.
Please keep room door shut to keep cats out.
Please hang towels on the hooks provided in the bedrooms.
If you need anything please do not hesitate calling me.
If you will be leaving early, or have any problems what so ever, please notify me immediately.
I am a high school science teacher. I teach Astronomy, AP Environmental science, Earth Science. I am a retired Navy captain and have traveled to over 95 countries. My favorite countries are New Zealand, Denmark, Iceland, Poland and Italy. I also loved Antarctica. Please see below about home improvements .
I hold a PhD from Columbia University in International and Comparative Education specializing in the History of East Central Europe. I have a BE in Ocean Engineering from SUNY Maritime College, and an MS from University of Memphis. I also have lived in Poland for 2 years on a Fulbright Teachers exchange and on active duty with the Navy.
The house halls have recently been painted, the floors have been in the process of being refinished .
The 1950s kitchen floor has been removed and the original hardwood floors refinished
The house has been undergoing renovations and all of my guests had been notified of this before they accepted the reservations . The dining room walls have been repaired and repainted as well. It's hard to make improvements when there are guests but I am doing it!