Steps from the ocean, this cutting-edge 12,000+/- sq.ft. modern barn-style home constructed to the highest standards features an elegant façade with glass entrance opening to an expanse of space and light. The vaulted ceilings and massive windows create airy living spaces that flow into landscape. A spectacular great room features walls of windows leading to a slate patio and a spectacular heated gunite pool/spa and pool house. The gourmet kitchen with mosaic tile, built-in banquette, breakfast bar and elegant cabinetry. Sitting room and office feature sliding doors that open to the grounds. Floating nautical style staircase with oak treads and steel and wire railings topped with a wooden handrail leads to the upper and lower levels. Eight bedrooms including the master suite featuring glass sitting area, water views and luxurious bath. Lower level features a home theatre, billiards room, 2-bedroom guest suite, glass-walled fitness studio and wine cellar. 3-car garage. Just completed.
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