Old World charm, a private beach and amenities galore abound at this luxurious century-old home that was recently listed for sale at 178 Old Field Rd. in the Village of Old Field.
Built in 1911, the Mediterranean-style house has 6,500-square-feet of living space with plenty of large windows to enjoy the views of the Long Island Sound. The 10-acre lot, which has more square footage than the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, features a spa, cabana, in-ground pool, guest house, greenhouse, meticulously groomed landscaping, stone revetment at the head of the 415-foot sandy beach and views of the nearby historic Old Field Point Lighthouse.
The five-bedroom, three-story home has six and a half bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, library, billiard room, full basement and three fireplaces. Outside it has porches and patios as well as a three-car carriage house with a two-bedroom apartment. That’s in addition to the three-bedroom, two-bathroom guest house that has an eat-in kitchen, living room, dining room, playhouse and workshop.
The house is about three miles from the Stony Brook Long Island Rail Road Station and about 12 miles from the Long Island Expressway. Nearby parks include West Meadows Wetlands Preserve, McAllister County Park and the Laurel Ridge Setauket Woods Nature Preserve. It’s also nearby downtown Port Jefferson, one of the most popular downtowns on Long Island.
It’s in the Three Village School District, which had Ward Melville High School ranked No. 80 in New York State this year by U.S. News & World Report.
The property is listed for $9,288,000 , not including the annual property taxes of $85,982.
The broker listed for the property is Ann Strong of Daniel Gale Agency Inc., who can be reached at 631-689-6980.