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Cozy Quaint Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6, outside shower, covered deck, beaurtiful yard

Available through out the year, and located near the heart of the village, this Cozy Beach House can comfortably sleep a family of 6. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen, backyard, fire pit, barbecue, covered deck, a beautiful yard and...outside shower.

Surrounded by the Ocean breeze and the sound of the surf a family of 4-6 would enjoy a leisurely get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Within a few blocks enjoy the pier where fishing enthusiasts could spend the day trolling for the variety of fish in the bay.

Other pleasurable activities include leisurely walking, jogging or bicycling along designated paths of the bay or boardwalk.

No car is required, the LIRR is just a short walk away, a bus on every corner, the beach and boardwalk are in walking distance, as is fine dining and shopping on the 'Avenue'. An added amenity is the close proximity to JFK Airport, only 20 minutes away.

The beach house is fully furnished and equipped, clean, freshly painted and fully carpeted. Kitchen is totally functional, eat in for 2 on the cute little bistro set. Fully stocked dinner ware, glassware, utensils, pots, pans of all sizes and bake ware too. A fridge complete with an ice maker, dishwasher, stove and microwave, and...a Kuerig coffee machine, a new washer and dryer in the basement. And our latest feature, key-less entry, so you never have to worry about losing a key, locking yourself out or having to wait for someone to open the house.

The Bathroom has a tub and shower, is stocked with linens, blower, curling iron, a variety of personal size shampoo and conditioners. In addition it is stocked with various over the counter meds and a first aid kit!

The Dining area sits 6 and opens right into a comfortable Living room with a 32' flat screen TV/DVD player, cable and an electric fireplace. There is a variety of board games, backgammon, dominoes, cards and such for indoor entertainment.

Through the french doors is an office with a computer desk, free WiFi, recliner and queen size futon that can sleep an extra 2 people.

Along the side of the house are the 3 air-conditioned bedrooms with queen size beds, dressers and adequate closet space.

Ceiling fans in every room catch the morning sun and cool breeze from the ocean through out the day.

A Variety of beach chairs, lawn chairs, patio table, umbrellas and 5 bicycles are located in the basement.

It should be noted for your added pleasure there are rental opportunities for bicycles, fishing supplies and surfing equipment only a few blocks away.

Also available on the bay is a skate park, basketball court, baseball field and a bike path to ride along the bay

With a Dairy Barn on the corner you never have to worry about running out of anything.

More Details

Property Manager
Dianne Lloyd
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2017

About Dianne Lloyd

My husband and I are married 35 years, we grew up in Rockville Centre, Long Island and went to school there, lived in Long Beach for about 10 years and move to Suffolk County 25 years ago. I worked in Oceanside as a hairdresser for nearly 30 years and we owned a beautiful litlle hair salon, Shekinah Hair Salon in Oceanside. My husband worked for Mercedes Benz in RVC and Westbury Jeep before going into the ministry. We have 8 children, his, hers, ours and everyone elses. We have 15 grand children, four of which are great grand children.

We are both in the ministry, my husband is an Assistant Pastor of a church in Suffolk County and Executive Director of a coalition to protect women, children and families in the sexualized culture. I assist him in this great work and still work as a hairdresser part-time to a very private clientele.

Dianne Lloyd purchased this cottage in 1971

Why Dianne Lloyd chose Long Island

My husband bought this house before we married as an investment and rented it our for 5 years until we moved into it after getting married. I always loved Long Beach and lived there since I left home and went on my own.

I love the beach, the board walk, the smell of the air at night, the stars in the sky over the water and the summer breeze of the ocean.

My husband never like the area so when the opportunity came we built a house in Suffolk with alot of property a pool, trees and across from a farm.

We rented our beach-house long term and had terrible experience with tenants for years. Then came along Super Storm Sandy and our little home nearly blew away.

Well, between the tenant and Sandy we decided to not rent long term any more. We repaired the house, painted and furnished it quickly and decided to use it for family, friends and ministry.

That is what we were doing with some success, then we were introduced to Homeaway and we thought we would open up our little beach house to those that would like to get away and enjoy the City by the Sea.

What makes this cottage unique

This house was my first house and its like a life size doll house to me. Its cozy and comfortable and different than the very hi-tech hotels or houses with great rooms and cathedral ceilings.

Sunny days at the beach, power walking or bicycling on the board walk and strolls on the beach on a warm summer night with a majestic star studded sky, you cant beat it!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Cozy Quaint Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Perfect family get away

  • 4 of 5

This home is a perfect getaway for families, especially with small children because there is a lovely, fenced in back yard. Our grandchildren really enjoyed it. The owner has thoughtfully left toys and bikes for your use. It's a bit of a walk to the beach, about 7 blocks, but a beautiful beach and boardwalk awaits when you get there. Stores and restaurants are also within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We pretty much cater to small families as it is a quiet, family friendly neighborhood with young children. It is walking distance to the Bay and Beach. On the bay is a more private bicycle path with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. In addition, you have the pier, the Rec Center, indoor pool, skate park, out door basket ball, baseball, and even a doggy park! Did I mention the indoor ice rink? The beach with all its amenities is just blocks way. We have been fortunate to have very professional, respectful guests who leave the house in great condition.
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Wonderful stay, would love to come back

  • 5 of 5
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What a lovely, comfortable home! The host left lots of details letting us know where to find the beach passes, towels, and more.

She was very responsive if we had any questions.

It was just right for our needs, with a lovely backyard and grill that we took advantage of nearly every night.

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I cant stress enough that the families we have as guests have been a delight! They neighborhood lends it self to these families, having everything a stone throw away. Not too much traffic, a dairy barn on the corner, the beach and bay a few blocks away and restaurants all over the place.
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cozy and welcoming home. Convenient location to stores and beach. Took a stroll around the neighborhood during my stay, beautiful and quiet neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We get rave reviews, we are always so happy to host the guests referred by HOMEAWAY! We keep it clean and cozy and stock it with every amenity we would like. Personally I love the outside shower, keeps the sand out side and it has hot and cold running water. The 6 bicycles are a plus too. We are central to everything, beach, bay, restaurants, LIRR all walking distance. I can go on and on. Come try it you'll love it too!
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wonderful holiday experience

  • 5 of 5
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The place was amazing. The house was clean, cozy and comfortable. It was nicely decorated and fully furnished and equipped. The location was really close to everything, short walk to store, beach and LIRR. The neighborhood was very nice and we felt safe as well. Dianne was very sweet and friendly. Special touches like cookies, wine and beautiful holiday decorations made it extra special. Our stay was very very pleasant and would highly recommend to all. Thank you again Dianne.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved hosting this family from China for the Holidays! We were so presently surprised that after 6 weeks they left the home neat and orderly! On their return next year they will receive our special discount for a guest in good standing!
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Peach of a Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5
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My family of 6 had a great stay at this cottage the end of September! There are 3 nice bedrooms, plus a futon in the front room/office. My husband and I took the back bedroom off the kitchen and bath because we are usually the first ones up, so did not have to worry about disturbing the others. Everything was as described and pictured, very cozy and comfortable, plus a back deck and yard. Our son and his wife drove down separately, and could always find parking close to the property. Dianne was very pleasant and helpful. I would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shekinah by the Sea

  • 5 of 5
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My family had a great stay at this cottage the end of September! There are 3 nice bedrooms, plus a futon in the front room/office. My husband and I took the back bedroom off the kitchen and bath because we are usually the first ones up, so did not have to worry about disturbing the others. Everything was as described and pictured, very cozy and comfortable, plus a back deck and yard. Our son and his wife drove down separately, and could always find parking close to the property. Dianne was very pleasant and helpful. I would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another satisfied guest! Its not a mistake, alot of thought and planning go into making our guests feel comfortable and relaxed. A quick walk to the bay or the ocean and you'll enjoy the roaring surf or a beautiful sunset. One block up and you are on your way to fine dining or just a casual snack. Open all year round our cozy Lil beach house is available for family visiting during all the holidays, spring and winter breaks or... a wedding, birthday or reunion. Much to our surprise all our guests treat our home with great care and leave it as beutiful as they found it! Thank you!
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Long Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Long Beach, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
7 Jan 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
31 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
30 May 2017 - 19 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$131
Property Damage Protection A$77
Refundable beach pass A$131

Maximum group of 6 no exceptions

Cleaning is $100 for one day to one week, if the stay is longer there is a surcharge of additional $100 per week. Also taken into consideration is the amount of people per stay.
Insurance varies according to length of stay and amount of people.

Beach passes are included with a refundable deposit

Damage Insurance varies according to length of stay and amount of people

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Long Beach, New York

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , BLOWER CURLING IRON LINENS SHAMPOO CONDITIONER
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , CARPETED DRESSER CHAIR CEILING FAN LARGE CLOSET
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , CARPETED DRESSER CELING FAN VERY LARGE CLOSET
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing