Desirable location near Mecox Bay and set on a hedged-in corner lot, this property offers a shingle-sided traditional residence with extensive brick patio, heated pool, farm views, and easy proximity to ocean beaches. A gravel drive forks to a front parking area and two-car attached garage. A brick walkway leads to the covered front porch and entryway with powder room that reveals dark stained floors and main staircase. The double height living room with fireplace and painted exposed beams showcases the open floor plan that leads to the family room with fireplace and wet bar. The dining room opens onto the outdoor patio. The kitchen with modern appliances and breakfast area opens to an oversized covered sun porch. The ground floor master suite with its own entrance also opens onto the covered sun porch. The second floor includes a guest suite, two bedrooms, a bath, and deck with farm views. The finished lower level hosts a media room, bathroom, and wine cellar.
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