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Get to know Cutchogue

You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to understand what makes Cutchogue so enchanting, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. The famed theoretical physicist famously summered in the Nassau Point area of the hamlet, plying his sailing skills on Little Peconic Bay, which he would later refer to as “the most beautiful sailing ground I ever experienced.” Einstein was indeed onto something, for Cutchogue’s majesty is undeniable. Whether it’s the gorgeous white sand beaches, sprawling acreages of abundant farmland, or the eternally laid-back pace of things, Cutchogue is a place where people want to come for a bit and stay for a while. A mix of traditional and modern homes sit near various watersides, site to undeniably sensational scenery. Elsewhere, farmhouses, ranch-style houses, and cottages are plentiful, with an enduring rural appeal.

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One place you cannot live in Cutchogue is the landmarked Old House on State Route 25. This aptly-named timber-frame structure dates to 1699, exemplifying English domestic architecture in America with its clapboard exterior and gabled roof. However, preservation of the past and living in the now weave in symmetry in Cutchogue. It’s where farming and fishing flourish and fuel a food scene that runs on locally-sourced ingredients and dishes. Stop by a local grower to sample the wares at a farm stand or pick your own fruits and vegetables. Or, find solace in comfort food at an unimpeachably vintage diner. Long Island Wine Country is alive and well in Cutchogue, home to the region’s first winery. Yes, Cutchogue can lay claim to kick-starting Long Island’s vital viticultural culture. Cyclists can pedal along Oregon Road, a scenic route through Cutchogue’s invaluable rural side that connects to neighboring Mattituck.