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05/11/17 6:00am
05/11/2017 6:00 AM

The owner of a controversial short-term rental property in Orient is now looking to convert his Soundfront home into a bed-and-breakfast.

Petros Kougentakis, who is involved in ongoing litigation with Southold Town for failure to comply with its minimum-night stay, recently appeared before the Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a special exception to operate a four-bedroom B&B at his Windward Road home.

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05/20/16 4:15pm
05/20/2016 4:15 PM

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change to Southold Town’s code last year hoped to strike a balance between the businesses of short-term landlords who use websites like Airbnb to rent out their properties and the quality of life of the renters’ neighbors.

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05/12/16 6:00am

Windward Road

“Welcome to The Beach House!” reads an ad on homeaway.com promoting a five-bedroom rental on a private road in Orient.

The “large entertaining home” has an average price tag of $586 per night and sleeps 14 people, according to the listing.

Fourteen is also the minimum number of nights the home can be rented for, the ad states.

A calendar on the website shows no bookings for this summer.

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