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Member since: 2011
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Speaks english, french

Beach House in the Heart of Northfork Wineries

14 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Riverhead holiday house

3 Bedrooms + Nursery, 2 Full Baths (Sleeps 6-10)

House on the beach! Watch the sand, water and sunsets. All can be seen from the great room through its endless windows, or from the wooden deck just in front, or from the grassy lawn, or from the master bedroom’s wall of windows above it all. Then take a beach walk or swim in the Long Island Sound. With stunning panoramic views, it is the perfect mix of privacy and easy beachfront living.

This 65-year-old house, which we call the “Sandbox,” was renovated within the last few years, including new appliances and refinished original wood floor. The property is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, boating, walking, jogging and playing with the kids. Even on rainy days it’s lovely – play games or read a book while watching the water (we have board games, cable and a flatscreen TV). Or just lay back on our 9-foot sofa and watch seagulls through the skylight of the cathedral ceiling. The sunsets are spectacular and can be seen from the deck and dining table in the summer. So can the sunrises, but you'll sleep in.

The beach landscape is unusual for this region - bluffs overlooking calm, clear, vast water. Usually the Sound is so clear that you can see your feet. It is also warmer than the ocean. Very kid friendly. On windy days, the waves pick up and seem more like the ocean.

Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 small child in crib, If you have a baby or toddler, we can make available the nursery off the master bedroom with its own Sound view. Parking area for at least 4 cars.

If you want to take a ride, tour the local vineyards – you'll be in the heart of Long Island wine country – or find fresh fruit and homemade apple pies at the numerous farm stands or explore the delicious restaurants. Pick berries, apples or pumpkins, depending on the season. You can find it all within 10 minutes of the house. The water park, the aquarium and Tanger Outlet Mall are only 15 minutes away. Stop by the Love Lane Cheese Shop. The Hamptons can be reached in half an hour.

TESTIMONIALS

"we loved your place 😉 Such a great spot 😎"

-Michela, June 2016

"The house is great. The kids stuff and rooms are working out so well. Thank you!"

-Natasha, April 2016

"It’s a great house. You really did a beautiful job with the kitchen and furnishings and all its amenities.... We loved the beach and the view - so private and beautiful. The sunrises and sunsets were spectacular. I was surprised to realize you can see both from the beach! Also, we were so thankful that we could bring Wylie [dog]. He had a blast. It was as if he had a previous life as a fisherman and this was his reunion with the sea. He spent the whole week hunting for dead crabs.... We were thrilled. A vacation we will never forget."

-Margit, May 2016

NOTES

HomeAway's automated quote system does not accurately reflect our pricing structure, despite our best efforts.

As the house is in a peaceful area, we do not host events or parties in order to maintain this environment.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner/manager (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, french

About Owner/manager

This is our dream beach house and we are happy to share it with you. When not at the house, we live in Brooklyn, NY with our son, dog and cat. I'm in humanitarian work and my husband is in the arts.

Why Owner/manager chose North Fork

We love to swim and the Sound is perfect for us because it is usually clear and we feel most comfortable swimming in water into which we can see. Incredibly the beach is often uncrowded, even on a summer weekend! We also love that it is only 90 minutes from Manhattan and Brooklyn.

We also love, love, love the area, with vineyards and farmstands everywhere and a myriad of activities for adults as well as kids. I had a house in the Hamptons but now much prefer the natural and low-key beauty of the Northfork.

Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveller reviews

Beach House in the Heart of Northfork Wineries
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
Argyll, Scotland
5

Wonderful holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent one week at the Sandbox and have loved our stay at the Kahns' very comfortable house. It's been wonderful to look out on the fabulous view and go to sleep with the sound of the crashing waves.

We very much appreciated all the extras which have made the house special, particularly the child gates, booster seat, and toys for our two year old grand daughter, the bikes, the binoculars, the well-equipped kitchen cupboards, and the welcoming bottle of local wine

We had great fun exploring the North Fork area, and particularly liked Mattituck, especially The Cheese Shop and the Love Lane delicatessen. We had a very delicious meal at the Grana Trattoria in Jamesport.

We have great memories of our family holiday at the very peaceful and relaxing Sandbox, and hope to return.

With best wishes

The Cannon family

(Scotland)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible

  • 5 of 5

Rented the sandbox for a weekend with 6 friends. The property was stunning! We had an amazing time and Ariana was a great host. Hoping to return before the winter!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Perfect place for families and beach lovers

  • 5 of 5

Ariana is a wonderful host. She is super responsive and attentive to renters' needs. This home worked out perfectly for our family with small children under 3. There are safety gates, a crib, pack n play, toddler bed, high chair and toys galore. The house is well equipped and Ariana was quick to respond if there was a problem. The grill worked perfectly for cooking farmstand veggies and local fish. An added bonus was the large gated deck! It is a wonderful place for the kids to play and for the adults to relax and enjoy the spectacular views. The beach is quiet and clean. This home was so convenient for our family and we hope to come back very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

The Sandbox was absolutely amazing, we spent memorial day weekend with 2 families, amazing sunsets and terrific sound views. The owner Ariana is super accomodating and when we forgot our kindle at the house she mailed it back to us promptly, thanks Ariana, we hope to be back soon..

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Amazing View and only Steps from the Beach

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at the Sandbox for three weeks over the summer and had a blast. The house was great for us, spacious and cozy, and had all of the amenities we needed. As soon as you walk in, you are faced with wall to wall windows overlooking the Sound. The view is amazing from morning until sunset. The beach was a just a few steps from the house which was especially convenient since we were there with our two young children. The location is in a great location to for trips to farmers markets, restaurants and vineyards. The owners were very accessible for any questions as well as recommendations.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Map

Car: recommended

Local Attractions: Wine tasting, fine restaurants, lifeguarded beach (less than 1 mile away), organic farmstands (5 minutes away), berry, fruit and pumpkin picking, scenic drives, petting farms, pony rides, outlet shopping (Tanger Mall 15 minutes away), seal watching, water park, aquarium, lighthouses, supermarkets, houses of worship, festivals throughout the year.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Riverhead, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
December 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
From
A$637
Fri,Sat
A$1,275
A$4,562
 
 
Holidays 2016
16 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
From
A$839
Sat,Sun
A$1,744
 
 
New Years 2017
31 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
A$839
Sat,Sun
A$1,744
 
 
Off Season 2017
6 Jan 2017 - 24 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
A$671
Fri,Sat
A$1,342
A$4,428
 
 
May-Jun 2017
26 May 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
A$1,811
Fri,Sat
A$3,757
A$11,270
 
 
Summer 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
From
A$1,140
Fri,Sat
A$4,562
A$17,979
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$235
Property Damage Protection A$133
Refundable Damage Deposit A$671

Please disregard the automated quotes provided by Homeaway / VRBO. There is a minimum rental rate, which cannot be reflected in their system, despite our best efforts.
Dates Available: Year round

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Riverhead, New York

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Full 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Brand new renovation
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , There is a nursery off this room that can be made available.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed , All mattresses are new
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Additional mattresses - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Nursery - 1 child bed , 1 cot , Directly off the master bedroom, with crib and toddler bed
  • Sleeps comfortably up to 6 adults, 3 children on additional mattresses and 1 baby/toddler in crib.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Other Amenities: Wineries guide, farmstand guide, restaurant dining guide, activities guide, local maps, bicycles, Soundfront deck, grassy area with picnic table and umbrella overlooking Sound, parking for at least 4 cars, 3 lounge chairs, many adirondack chairs, games, toys, fans, heating, alarm clock, hair dryer, coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, spices, paper towel, toilet paper, towels, bedding, shampoo, soap, dishwashing detergent, housekeeping optional for additional fee, dining table (seats up to 10) Pets: Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Dog bowls provided. Kids: Kid friendly. Many kids have stayed here, using our beach toys, swimming and taking advantage of all the local kid-friendly activities. House has child safety gates and kitchen cabinet latches. Minimum Age for Renters: Renters should be at least 30 years old but are welcome to bring children. Events/parties: The area is serene and, to keep it that way we don't host events or parties.