Extraordinary Mediterranean villa south-of-the highway in Water Mill offering 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, gourmet eat-in kitchen, fireplace, central air and lovely views of Mecox Bay from Master Suite. On 1 park-like acre with heated gunite pool, adjoining 34 acres of reserve.
The Gold Coast of Long Island is a 20-mile or so strip along the water’s edge of the North Shore. A century ago, it was a popular summer retreat for the likes of the Vanderbilts, Woolworths and Guggenheims. F. Scott Fitzgerald was awed by the concentration of wealth he found here when he began his masterpiece, “The Great Gatsby.” At one point, Gilded Age estates stood by the hundreds. Over time, most fell victim to the wrecking ball.Read more about luxury homes in Long Island