A special offering and a home for generations to come. This architecturally important residence was originally built in 1895 and renovated to the highest standards in 2000. At 9000 sq ft, it is sited on 2 + acres of beautifully landscaped grounds featuring mature trees, gardens and a wide open lawn. The home was built to enjoy a gracious lifestyle and the principal rooms are generous and comfortable with detailed moldings and trim. The floor plan includes a large foyer opening to the formal Living Room with a fireplace, a sunroom, a paneled dining room, a large gourmet's kitchen with a butler's pantry, a library, and an inviting solarium that overlooks the lawn and gardens. There is an oversized family room/ pool house with changing rooms and a bath. There are 10 bedrooms with 10.5 baths including a spacious master suite with an office and a covered sleeping porch. Accessory structures include an pool, putting green, tennis court and a generator that powers the entire house.
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