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AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

By Ruth Thomas

With over 30 Bed & Breakfasts on the North Fork to choose from, you can relax at a comfortable B&B while enjoying the many attractions the North Fork has to offer. Some B&Bs are located in quaint villages, while others are near beaches, wineries, or in secluded spots. Whichever one you pick, your experience at a North Fork B&B will be unique.

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The Wells House in Greenport was originally built c. 1859 by whaling Captain Wells, modeled after a Tuscan farmhouse. Purchased in 2008 by Vince Albert Icolari, it opened in 2010. It is the only “L-Shaped” Italianate in Greenport Village. Two guest rooms include The Captain’s Quarters suite with access to the cupola and The Chestnut View, a single room and separate bath. A three-course formal breakfast is served on antique china. There are two private covered porches and an old stone patio in the back. Surrounded by tall trees and privets, you can walk to downtown Greenport Village. thewellshousebnb.com

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The Belvedere Inn in Peconic, owned by Lee and Marie Beninati since 2000, was originally built in the 1860s. Its original owner, Jesse Case decorated it in an ornate and elegant style, ideal for lavish parties. The Beninatis named it the “Belvedere” or “Beautiful View” for its cupola on the roof. This elegant Italianate Victorian Manor on 2.1 acres has four guest rooms with four private baths. It features museum quality 11-foot fresco ceilings, a gourmet eat-in kitchen, seven fireplaces, full basement with wine tasting room and gym, Roman-style oversized swimming pool, outdoor entertainment area, and magnificent English gardens. belvedereinn.net

Blue Iris in Cutchogue, built in 2002 in a farmhouse style by Lorry and Jerry Siani, opened in 2003. Featuring three guest rooms each with a private bath, Jacuzzi tub, and gas fireplace. They serve a full breakfast in their formal dining room with fresh eggs from their flock of chickens and herbs and vegetables from their gardens. Their wraparound porch has oversized rockers and a swing. Enjoy the outdoor patio with firepit, located on two acres. blueirisbedandbreakfast.com

The Harvest Inn in Peconic, built in 2002 in a country farmhouse style by Darolyn and Christopher Augusta, opened in 2003. Features five ensuite guest rooms with wide plank pine floors and high ceilings. Enjoy breakfasts by gourmet chef, Christopher who trained at the Culinary Institute of America. Relax on the wraparound front porch. On about two acres, it overlooks landscaped grounds and a pond. Features a Wine Camp, begun nine years ago with Ellis House. harvestinnbandb.com

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Ellis House in Southold, owned by Connie and Scott Ellis, opened in 2002. Originally owned by the Corey family in 1857, it was built in an early Victorian style. There are four beautifully renovated guest rooms each with private baths. A full-course breakfast from the best local farms is served in the dining room. At just under an acre, enjoy the gardens and relax on the front porch and patio in the heart of wine country. Features a Wine Camp, begun nine years ago with The Harvest Inn. ellishousebandb.com

Wine Camp is a three night, four-day all inclusive package for $1299 per person, double occupancy. The Harvest Inn and Ellis House began Wine Camp nine years ago and together with The North Fork Table & Inn (where the first night’s dinner is held) provide guest rooms for 20 to 25 people who participate in this unique and fun learning experience. Days are spent in the vineyard and with winemakers. There are wine tastings at nine different vineyards. The last dinner is held at Touch of Venice. Each guest receives a case of wine. Experience “from the vine to the wine in the bottle” and reserve now for the July 20-23, 2015 Wine Camp.

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Tapestry House in Greenport (formerly Bartlett House Inn) the largest B&B on the North Fork, now owned by Joan Murray, opened this past Valentine’s Day. It is a Classic Revival style mansion, built in 1908 by John Bartlett. It has 10 guest rooms, eight with private baths and a two-bedroom suite sharing a Jack & Jill bath. Each room has its own style, including French, English, Asian, and Edwardian. A rear entrance was newly added. A full-catered breakfast is served in the interior dining rooms. A 75-foot wraparound porch seats about 25 guests. In the heart of Greenport Village, you can walk to shops, restaurants, and galleries. tapestryinn.com

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North Fork Guest House in Cutchogue, built in 1921 in an American four square, shingle style by the MacNish family, was first sold in 2014 to Alane Kelly and Daniel King. They opened it this past Memorial Day Weekend under a new name and concept. It has three guest rooms in a contemporary décor within the setting of an historic home. They serve a home-cooked country style breakfast using mainly local ingredients. Located on ½ acre in the heart of wine country, it has a front and side porch. The backyard patio overlooks the neighboring vineyards and farms with spectacular sunsets. northforkguesthouse.com

Explore the North Fork in style while staying at a wonderful Bed & Breakfast. Discover an historic Victorian Manor, enjoy breakfast made by a gourmet chef, come for a wine camp, or relax in a Jacuzzi tub. You’ll be sure to relish your experience at one of the charming B&Bs on the North Fork.    

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With over 30 Bed & Breakfasts on the North Fork to choose from, you can relax at a comfortable B&B while enjoying the many attractions the North Fork has to offer. Some B&Bs are located in quaint villages, while others are near beaches, wineries, or in secluded spots. Whichever one you pick, your experience at a North Fork B&B will be unique.

The Wells House in Greenport was originally built c. 1859 by whaling Captain Wells, modeled after a Tuscan farmhouse. Purchased in 2008 by Vince Albert Icolari, it opened in 2010. It is the only “L-Shaped” Italianate in Greenport Village. Two guest rooms include The Captain’s Quarters suite with access to the cupola and The Chestnut View, a single room and separate bath. A three-course formal breakfast is served on antique china. There are two private covered porches and an old stone patio in the back. Surrounded by tall trees and privets, you can walk to downtown Greenport Village. thewellshousebnb.com

The Belvedere Inn in Peconic, owned by Lee and Marie Beninati since 2000, was originally built in the 1860s. Its original owner, Jesse Case decorated it in an ornate and elegant style, ideal for lavish parties. The Beninatis named it the “Belvedere” or “Beautiful View” for its cupola on the roof. This elegant Italianate Victorian Manor on 2.1 acres has four guest rooms with four private baths. It features museum quality 11-foot fresco ceilings, a gourmet eat-in kitchen, seven fireplaces, full basement with wine tasting room and gym, Roman-style oversized swimming pool, outdoor entertainment area, and magnificent English gardens. belvedereinn.net

Blue Iris in Cutchogue, built in 2002 in a farmhouse style by Lorry and Jerry Siani, opened in 2003. Featuring three guest rooms each with a private bath, Jacuzzi tub, and gas fireplace. They serve a full breakfast in their formal dining room with fresh eggs from their flock of chickens and herbs and vegetables from their gardens. Their wraparound porch has oversized rockers and a swing. Enjoy the outdoor patio with firepit, located on two acres. blueirisbedandbreakfast.com

The Harvest Inn in Peconic, built in 2002 in a country farmhouse style by Darolyn and Christopher Augusta, opened in 2003. Features five ensuite guest rooms with wide plank pine floors and high ceilings. Enjoy breakfasts by gourmet chef, Christopher who trained at the Culinary Institute of America. Relax on the wraparound front porch. On about two acres, it overlooks landscaped grounds and a pond. Features a Wine Camp, begun nine years ago with Ellis House. harvestinnbandb.com

Ellis House in Southold, owned by Connie and Scott Ellis, opened in 2002. Originally owned by the Corey family in 1857, it was built in an early Victorian style. There are four beautifully renovated guest rooms each with private baths. A full-course breakfast from the best local farms is served in the dining room. At just under an acre, enjoy the gardens and relax on the front porch and patio in the heart of wine country. Features a Wine Camp, begun nine years ago with The Harvest Inn. ellishousebandb.com

Wine Camp is a three night, four-day all inclusive package for $1299 per person, double occupancy. The Harvest Inn and Ellis House began Wine Camp nine years ago and together with The North Fork Table & Inn (where the first night’s dinner is held) provide guest rooms for 20 to 25 people who participate in this unique and fun learning experience. Days are spent in the vineyard and with winemakers. There are wine tastings at nine different vineyards. The last dinner is held at Touch of Venice. Each guest receives a case of wine. Experience “from the vine to the wine in the bottle” and reserve now for the July 20-23, 2015 Wine Camp.

Tapestry House in Greenport (formerly Bartlett House Inn) the largest B&B on the North Fork, now owned by Joan Murray, opened this past Valentine’s Day. It is a Classic Revival style mansion, built in 1908 by John Bartlett. It has 10 guest rooms, eight with private baths and a two-bedroom suite sharing a Jack & Jill bath. Each room has its own style, including French, English, Asian, and Edwardian. A rear entrance was newly added. A full-catered breakfast is served in the interior dining rooms. A 75-foot wraparound porch seats about 25 guests. In the heart of Greenport Village, you can walk to shops, restaurants, and galleries. tapestryinn.com

North Fork Guest House in Cutchogue, built in 1921 in an American four square, shingle style by the MacNish family, was first sold in 2014 to Alane Kelly and Daniel King. They opened it this past Memorial Day Weekend under a new name and concept. It has three guest rooms in a contemporary décor within the setting of an historic home. They serve a home-cooked country style breakfast using mainly local ingredients. Located on ½ acre in the heart of wine country, it has a front and side porch. The backyard patio overlooks the neighboring vineyards and farms with spectacular sunsets. northforkguesthouse.com

Explore the North Fork in style while staying at a wonderful Bed & Breakfast. Discover an historic Victorian Manor, enjoy breakfast made by a gourmet chef, come for a wine camp, or relax in a Jacuzzi tub. You’ll be sure to relish your experience at one of the charming B&Bs on the North Fork.