This spacious and welcoming house is open and airy and light, with tall windows overlooking the surrounding pines and dunes landscape. It is located in the prime Amagansett Dunes, south of the highway, two blocks to the ocean, and close to town. It's a family-friendly residential neighborhood, where you'll see kids riding their bikes around and playing games in the streets. The ocean — which you can often hear from the house — is just two blocks away. In August 2018, we installed a beautiful cedar hot tub.
Important note: Per town law, groups of more than 4 unrelated adults aren't allowed.
This mid-century modern house was built by an artist in 1969. It has a comfortably stylish look — just the right mix of beachy and chic. The house measures 2200-square-feet and has plenty of nooks for escaping. The house has central air conditioning, but you may prefer to leave the windows open to catch the beach breezes and fall asleep to the sound of the ocean.
There's a big, furnished deck that is perfect for alfresco meals at the table — which seats up to 12 — enjoying some time in our new cedar hot tub, or just catching some rays on a lounge chair. There is also a retractable awning that provides great shade over the deck. Down below, there is an outdoor shower and a shaded seating area.
Inside, you will find an open plan living/dining area, decorated with crisp white slipcovered furniture. There's also a bright, open sitting room off the living/dining area that is the perfect place to curl up with a good book.
The house is equipped with WiFi and an iPod-ready stereo (we can also set up a TV and cable upon request). The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need for cooking and entertaining: plenty of dishes, glasses, pots/pans, bowls, serving trays, coffeemaker, blender, Cuisinart, mixer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, and so on.
We also have a few beach bicycles for your use, including a fun tandem bike.
This is the kind of laid-back beach bungalow where you can leave your surfboard propped against the house, put your feet up on the coffee table, and host a great dinner party. It's perfect for families, beach lovers, and adventure buffs who can spend the day swimming, biking, kayaking, stand-up paddling, exploring, or just relaxing. Foodies will love the assortment of grills (wood-fired, wood pellet). You can make meals using produce from the local farmstands and shellfish caught that morning at low tide. The perfect end to a perfect day? A bonfire on the nearby ocean beach.
The closest beach is less than a 10-minute walk away (just a couple minutes on a bike). It's accessed via a private deeded path for neighborhood residents, which means it's always uncrowded. Atlantic Beach and its well-known Snack Shack is about a 15-minute stroll. It's just a few minutes' drive or a 30-minute walk to the center of Amagansett and the train/jitney, so a car is nice to have but not necessary, as there are house bikes for your use.
There are four bedrooms (two upstairs, two downstairs), three baths (two up, one down), and an outdoor shower. All of the bedrooms have good closet space and are well-furnished (dressers, sidetables, reading lamps, etc).
Bedroom descriptions are as follows:
1. The upstairs Master has its own en-suite bathroom. This room has a queen-size bed.
2. The upstairs Twin room has two twin-size beds that can also be converted into a king. The room is right next to the main bathroom.
3. The long room downstairs has ample space, with both a queen-size bed and a full-size bed. This room opens onto an antique brick patio. It is right next to the shared downstairs bathroom.
4. The other downstairs bedroom has a full-size bed, as well as access to the patio. It is also next to the shared downstairs bathroom.
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Housekeeping services can be arranged upon request, and we ask that rentals longer than a week arrange weekly cleaning.
Rentals are subject to East Hampton town regulations, which prohibit more than 4 unrelated adults, so group shares are against the law and strictly not allowed. We prefer to rent to families.
We rent in week-long blocks with rentals beginning and ending midweek (Mon-Thurs).
* Note that the East Hampton rental registry certificate number for this property is 16 - 2,364