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(Photo credit: Tyler Sands, Sands Media House)

Set on .23 acres and nearly 75 feet of waterfront, this home on Pipes Cove offers the opportunity to step out of the house and into the water without having to break your stride. 

The cottage’s original footprint dates to the 1930s, but the current owners renovated and redesigned the entire house in 2009, from the foundation on up. Fully updated and contemporary, it’s a turnkey home that packs a lot of punch in 2,000 square feet. 

(Photo credit: Tyler Sands, Sands Media House)

Mariah Mills, the Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty agent representing the listing, says it “exudes warmth and character, with spaces that invite you to unwind and revel in the simple pleasures of bayfront living.” 

The house on Bay Shore Road is entered through a covered porch and the entry hall is flanked by two bedrooms, each able to access a hallway bathroom. The entry leads to an open format living and dining room, and kitchen. The centerpiece of the great room is a floor-to-ceiling stacked-stone chimney — echoing the materials of the front steps — with a gas-powered fireplace insert visible from both the living and dining rooms. The 170-square-foot living room has cathedral ceilings, a wall of windows overlooking the bay and access to the exterior deck. Set in the corner, the dining room offers views over a wide expanse of water. 

The living room is separated from the 113-square-foot kitchen by a long granite-topped island that can seat four. White country-style cupboards include closed and glass-paned upper cabinets, all custom built and topped with granite. The stainless-steel appliance suite, which includes an undercounter wine fridge and integrated microwave oven, is up to date and is complemented by hanging pendant lights of a similar material and hue over the island. 

Just off the great room is the 170-square-foot ensuite primary bedroom. 

There are hardwood floors throughout. The home includes surround sound inside and out, and a whole-house generator.

A spiral staircase leads to the second level and a large mezzanine/loft with a railing overlooking the living room—a space that’s ideal for a home office, seating area or a media room says Mills. An additional unfinished space of 187 feet offers potential for refinishing into another bedroom.

(Photo credit: Tyler Sands, Sands Media House)

In the back, a pretty arbor offers entry into a patio area paved with bluestones, protected by privacy hedges and sea grass and overlooking the water. The lawn beyond is landscaped with sea grasses creating a natural border between the grass and the beach. There’s an outdoor shower. 

This home is at the very end of Bay Shore Road, nestled on Pipes Cove, offering a vantage point for watching the weekly Shelter Island sailboat races on Wednesdays in the summer.

(Photo credit: Tyler Sands, Sands Media House)

“Bay Shore Road is an up and coming hidden treasure in Greenport,” Mills says. “Not many outsiders know about this block, as it’s off the beaten path. It has a very laid-back feel.” Mills notes that with several homes on the road undergoing renovations, “the area is starting to feel more chic.”

The village of Greenport, with shops and dining, is 3.3 miles away and Conkling Point, a small  wildlife habitat and a rare example of sand spit and salt marsh on the North Fork, is just around the corner from the house. 

The house at 4295 Bay Shore Road lists for $2,190,000 and the details can be seen here