A vintage brick-faced Georgian Colonial masterpiece restored in 2007, this classic Gold Coast home listed for sale at 53 Bacon Road in Old Westbury is an oasis of elegance, privacy and comfort.
The house was originally built in 1927 by Delano & Aldrich, who designed Oheka Castle and worked on projects for big names such as the Vanderbilts and the Whitneys. Amenities include formal gardens, walled terraces and tennis courts on the 416,434-square-foot lot that has about the same square footage as Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
The eight-bedroom home has seven full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room and 11 fireplaces. It also has a gym, theater, recreation room and a library. With its high ceilings, arched entrance ways, traditional word work and classic fixtures, the house is the epitome of stylishly ornate.
That doesn’t include the four-bedroom guest cottage with three and a half bathrooms. Outside, the gated property it has a three-car garage, barn, porch and a patio.
Although quite and private, this house is only a nine-minute drive to the Northern State Parkway, 13 minutes from the Long Island Expressway and nine minutes from the Mineola Long Island Rail Road station.
It’s also a short drive from parks, country clubs and downtown shopping destinations. This house is in the East Williston School District.
The price for the house is listed for $9,799,999. Taxes total up to $157, 638.
The brokers are Eloise Halpern and Patricia Bischoff of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. They can be reached at 516-759-0400.