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Mapleshade: Perfect for Family Reunions

Bedrooms 13
Separate WCs1
Space 6,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 13 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 25)

Just minutes from the Village of Southampton and the ocean beaches off Dune Road, this nineteenth century farmhouse in the Village of Southampton has thirteen country-style bedrooms and six and a half baths with hardwood flooring throughout. A large living room and dining room are supplemented by the house's quaint breakfast room, just one of the house's many unique architectural features.

The kitchen connects through French doors to a stone patio, which serves as an ideal setting for entertaining and/or large family gatherings, and is perfect for enjoying the property's one and a half acres. The house also features an all-weather tennis court, oversized gunite pool and hot tub, and a deluxe, hardwood frame swing set. The house comes with bicycles, linens, beach supplies, and all essential kitchen appliances.

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William LeBlanc
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About William LeBlanc

Maple Shade has been in our family since the late 1800s. It was originally owned by our great grandfather and has been passed down ever since. It is now owned by six siblings.

William LeBlanc purchased this house in 1880

Why William LeBlanc chose Southampton

This property captures the Hamptons of another era, before it became the "hot spot" it is today. Pastoral beauty abounds in the secluded backyard, where deer graze in the early morning, roses bloom off the patio trellis, and maple trees beckon with a quiet place to read or sip coffee. The property is equipped to entertain from morning to evening, with patio, pool, tennis, and swing set all readily available on the property. Prefer the beach? Bikes are available for a short trek to the beach, and a canoe for those seeking more adventure. Prefer to shop? We are hardly a mile from the shops -- walk, drive, or bike it.

What makes this house unique

We gather at the house for two weeks each summer for our own family reunions, and make it available to others the rest of the season.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Southampton in Town of Southampton

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Small bathroom, main floor, off kitchen and laundry area.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Full bath adjoining to master bedroom; second floor.
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bathroom shared by two queen rooms; second floor.
    Bathroom 5 - Jacuzzi , "Jacuzzi" room, ideal for bathing children. Large tub only.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath off the downstairs bedroom and living room.
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bathroom, second floor, end of hall, overlooks yard.
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Third floor bathroom, claw-foot tub w/ hand-held shower head
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Second floor, top of stairs, tub w/ hand-held shower head.
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs bedroom, with bath, off living room.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bedroom & bath, on north side of house facing driveway.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bedroom at top of stairs; bath with tub across hall.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Spacious queen (& crib) with shared full bath, on north side
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sunny bedroom with shared full bath, over patio, south side
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Bunk Bed , Adjoins master bedroom/bath, ideal for children
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed , Cozy double, off main hall, faces East but shielded by trees
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Single Bed , Narrow twin room, off main hall, faces East
    Bedroom 9 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bright queen, next to full bath, view of pool and back yard.
    Bedroom 10 - 2 Single Bed , Third floor room, facing east and south; bath/tub nearby.
    Bedroom 11 - 1 Double Bed , Cozy double overlooking back yard/pool; beside bath with tub
    Bedroom 12 - 1 Large Double Bed , Room overlooks back yard/pool; down the hall from bath/tub.
    Bedroom 13 - 2 Large Double Bed , Dark paneled room/dormer ceiling; small window faces west.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Mapleshade: Perfect for Family Reunions
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

House, pool, tennis courts, and location worked great for our large casual family.

  • 5 of 5

The house is large with lots of history and personality. The house and furnishing worked well for us but are outdated. There are 2 showers and 1 shower/tub combo. The other 3 bathrooms have claw foot tubs with handle faucets only.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mapleshade is a old farmhouse that features on the history map of Southampton. It's perfect for large family gatherings. It's definitely more casual/comfortable than formal/elegant. The house features 3 shower/tub baths, 1 large hot-tub style bath, 1 walk in shower, and 2 claw tub baths with hand sprayer attachments.
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Westchester, NY

Family & Friends Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a 4 day weekend and we all had an amazing time. It is a very big house and was able to accomodate many people. The pool is a great size and can be illuminated at night for a late night swim. It can also be heated if you like the water a little on the warmer side. We didn't find the need to use that feature. The hot tub is amazing at night after the kids go to bed and the adults need to relax. We didn't want for anything. The house had rackets, bikes for all ages, balls, pools floats and accessories, beach chairs and umbrellas. We had it all. The back patio is beautiful to just hang out and we loved to have all our meals outdoors. In comparison to other houses around, one would say it is old, but that's what gave it so much charm and warmth. It felt like a home away from home. I would definately recommended it to anyone. It does not have AC, but does have lots of fans, none of which we used. The house is very breezy and doesn't even need AC in my opinion. We all slept very comfortably. Most of our time was spent outdoors. All in all, we had an unbelievably good time time and look forward to going back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at Maple Shade. It's always nice when people enjoy all that the house has to offer. Come back anytime!
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Ft. Lauderdale, fl

Family Reunion

  • 3 of 5

I returned from a family reunion of 14 adults and 9 children. We had a great time . We were all thrilled that we chose to stay here and NOT a hotel. The house is very spacious. Everyone who wanted to find some quiet time was able to do. The house has a beautiful big backyard with beautiful pool and spa, tennis court and swingset. Another nice gesture is that the owner provides bikes for children of all ages , tennis rackets and all sorts of balls for both kids and adults to play with. No need to come prepared.

Now the negatives: The house is incredibly outdated with very a very small kitchen. Lastly, other than one room downstairs, the house does NOT have air conditioning. Also, the house about 2 miles away from the beach, not really walking distance. We happen to have been when the weather was mild, however, if AC is important to you and the weather is above 80 , i would NOT recomend this house.

Overall, we had a great time in southampton and specifically at this house.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: August 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have to agree that our house is not for everyone -- it is a rambling old farmhouse from the late 1800s that provides renters with a taste of the "old" hamptons. It is really for people who are looking for an opportunity to get back to basics and to visit with family and friends. We have rented to many, many large families for reunions and virtually all of them tell us that they thoroughly enjoyed their stay -- because of the location of the house, the number of rooms and private spaces, the large patio, the overized pool/hot tub and the tennis court. And we have several families who return year after year. However, there's no disputing the fact that the house is old (100+ years) and that it does not have central AC. The lack of AC is usually not a problem as the Hamptons tend to maintain a moderate temperature during the summer months and as there is an excellent cross-breeze throughout the house (plus every room is outfitted with a fan). With respect to the kitchen, it is true that the kitchen is somewhat small for a house of this size. However, it is designed for hosting large get-togethers. It has a very large pantry, there are 6 burners on the stove, there are 2 refrigerators, and there are 2 weber grills just outside the kitchen. In addition, both the dining room and breakfast room are adjacent to the kitchen.
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Mansfield, MA

Family reunions

  • 5 of 5

We've returned to this getaway for many years, finding it the perfect set- up for our large family reunions. The lovely stone-patio, large swing set, over-sized pool, tennis court, and amenities like bikes and a canoe, make it ideal for such gatherings. Kids will love it! Location also a plus -- right on Hill St, just up from the Village, and a short jog or bike ride from the beach. Charming, 19th-century architecture -- with many quiet nooks but outfitted for large numbers.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Great pool, tenniscourt and yard to play in.

2 friges and 2 weber grills!!!!

The house doesn't have AC what made it hard to sleep.

Some of the beds were small for 2 persons.

We did have a great vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
LI MacArthur Airport, Islip, NY
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Cross Sound Ferry, Orient Point, NY
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Southampton Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Southampton Train Station
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Halsey Neck Beach
Car: recommended

Oversized Gunite Pool (onsite), Hot tub (onsite), Tennis (Onsite)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Southampton, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
28 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
29 Jul 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,133.7

Cleaning Fee -- $650 (paid directly to cleaning service, check due 2 weeks prior to rental)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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