This charming Colonial-style house built a century ago offering a picture perfect image of the ideal home was recently listed for sale off of Duck Pond Road in the Village of Matinecock.

Surrounded by a spacious lawn with plenty of trees for shade, this property provides the perfect amount of peacefulness and privacy. Attached to the back of this beautifully built brick house is a covered porch overlooking a heated in-ground saltwater pool ideal for spending time both in and out of the sun. The single family home features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and is built on a 87,120-square-foot lot.

Amenities include a half dozen fireplaces, two of which are in a pair of master suites. The living room, formal dining room and family room give an elegant feel, with classic design, and all also include a fireplace. Large windows aplenty in this house provide an abundance of natural lighting and great views of the greenery outside.

Among the eye-catching design highlights are exposed brick walls and exposed beam ceilings that give the home an earthy feel. This historic-yet-updated house has a gourmet eat-in kitchen with with beautiful wooden cabinets. It also has a partly finished basement and a bar.

This property is situated near Piping Rock Club, Broxmeyer Field, among other parks, and is about a mile from Beaver Lake to provide various activities to do on days off.

It’s located in the Locust Valley School District, which had its high school ranked by The Washington Post as No. 1 on Long Island and No. 4 in New York State this year in the paper’s annual High School Challenge Index.

The asking price for this colonial is $2,395,000. Annual property taxes for this house total up to $27,919.

The brokers for this house are Antje Dolido and Brewster Jennings of Daniel Gale Associates Inc. They can be contacted at 516-759-4800.

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