With renovations approximately finish at historic Shelter Island inn The Chequit, its homeowners will soon look for City of Southold acceptance to make a 40-space boutique hotel at Peconic Bay Vineyard in Cutchogue.
That is the word from Stacey Soloviev, who co-owns and manages The Chequit, Peconic Bay winery, a number of North Fork farms and other East Conclude corporations in partnership with Soloviev Group, the dad or mum business of Crossroads America, whose CEO is her billionaire ex-partner Stefan Soloviev — one of the nation’s premier landowners.
“When persons realize the job additional, they truly feel much more relaxed with it,” she states, introducing that the 6,000-sq.-foot main making will include a restaurant, bunglalows, spa and retail space, while no title or renderings are obtainable nevertheless. “I could’ve filed previously, but The Chequit was the emphasis.”
The designer who oversaw The Chequit will be concerned in the Cutchogue job. The undertaking comes as Soloviev also acquired the Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy, like the attached fountain store, and Jack’s Maritime, which is also on Shelter Island. In the two scenarios, the workers stayed on and Soloviev claims variations have been minimum, other than including some natural and organic brand names to the drug retailer shelves.
“It is the only pharmacy on Shelter Island, so it undoubtedly wants to remain,” she says. Of the connected soda store, she adds: “It’s genuinely good … it seriously is the place to go to get all of the island news.”
Aside from the Cutchogue resort, Peconic Bay Winery is also preparing a big All American BBQ and Fireworks Exhibit from 5–9 p.m. on July 4. The firework exhibit is by Santore Fireworks, whilst the Cutchogue Fire Department and The Catered Fork are serving up the eats. The fireworks will be displayed from the South Field just guiding the vineyard.
And the wine will be flowing. The vineyard extra 30 additional acres to the 140 it had beneath vine and will continue on increasing. At the Krissie farm, they have planted 2.5 acres every single of pinot gris, pinot blanc, muscat ottonel and semillion. At the Oregon Highway Farm they have planted 5.7 acres of chenin blanc, 2.5 acres of albariño, 2.5 acres of syrah, 3 acres of petite verdot, and 50 percent an acre of cabernet Franc. And in 2023, they’re scheduling on putting in 3 acres of viognier, and 5.5 additional acres of cabernet Franc.
But the celebration will continue all summer very long for The Chequit, which is celebrating its reopening on its 150th anniversary, with its restaurant and tavern opening shortly.
“We’re so fired up to welcome everyone again to this historic home,” Soloviev states. “Just to see that type of community guidance really would make it truly worth it. It is the most difficult detail I have ever performed. I can fully grasp why no one else did it right before.”