Rare and very special offering. A home for generations to come, this important residence was originally built in 1895 and renovated to the highest standards in 2002 and again in 2007. At approx. 9,500 sq,ft,, it is sited on 2+ acres with mature trees, gardens and wide lawns. Built to enjoy a gracious lifestyle 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 that leads to an awning covered patio, a dining room and butler's pantry, a gourmet's kitchen, a library, and a magnificent conservatory overlooking a second patio and gardens. There is a family room/pool house with a full bath. There are 10 bedrooms with 10.5 baths including a spacious master suite with a study, deluxe bath, and covered sleep porch. Accessory structures include an oversized pool, putting green, tennis court and a natural gas 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