03/28/17 6:02am
This recently renovated cottage located at 32660 Main Road is listed for $16,000 for the season. $5,000 for June and $7,000 each for July and August. (Credit: Town and Country Real Estate, courtesy)

This recently renovated cottage located at 32660 Main Road is listed for $20,000 for the season. $5,000 for June and $8,000 for August. (Credit: Town and Country Real Estate, courtesy)

Tired of spending your summers in Red Hook or Massapequa or wherever you call home? We recommend renting a quaint cottage or waterfront aerie, as whatever you fancy is sure to be found among the farms and vineyards and along the rugged coastline of Long Island’s charmingly anti-chic North Fork. Who knows? After spending a week, month or summer out here, you might just switch from being a renter to a buyer. (more…)

09/20/16 6:00am

9 Wheeler Rd

While most people think of Shelter Island in terms of traditional capes and classic farmhouses, it does have quite a few contemporary homes like this one on Wheeler Road.

The unusual exterior may draw most of the attention, but this spacious five bedroom, three and a half bath house has much more to offer.

“It’s unique. And a lot for the money,” said Linda McCarthy of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. (more…)

07/22/16 6:30am
A view of Dering Harbor. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

A view of Dering Harbor. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Shelter Island is a rocky, hilly, 8,000-acre parcel of land located between the North and South forks of Long Island that is accessible by train, bus, or car, followed by a 10- to 15-minute ferry ride. Route 114, a country road that runs between the North and South ferries, bisects the island.  (more…)

04/19/16 9:44am

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This barn turned artist’s studio on Shelter Island is like something out of a fairy tale.

Surrounded by 5.5 acres of sloping hills, gardens and a pond, the 1,800-square-foot renovated barn is situated near an infinity pool complete with a hot tub and waterfall.

“The pool and waterfall are at a higher elevation,” said Linda McCarthy, an agent with Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. “So you can sit on the lawn down below, look up and see the waterfall coming over. It’s quite stunning.” (more…)

01/05/16 1:37pm
This Shelter Island farmhouse is currently on the market for $1,300,000.

This Shelter Island farmhouse is currently on the market for $1.3 million.

When it comes to listing the most expensive zip codes in the United States, some are not a big surprise, like parts of Manhattan, San Francisco and the Hamptons.

But Shelter Island and portions of the surrounding area are now a part of that list: Forbes’ 500 most expensive zip codes in the country.

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