One of the most iconic and significant waterfront residences on the North Shore of Long Island is listed for sale at 235 Middle Neck Rd. in the tony Village of Sands Point.
Built in 1926, the Colonial-style mansion situated on 5.3 acres was designed by McKim, Mead & White, the architectural firm behind the original Pennsylvania Station, the main campus of Columbia University and the Brooklyn Museum. It has since been spectacularly restored and renovated.
The 13-bedroom home with eight and a half bathrooms features a beautifully scaled sun-flooded rooms that lead to loggia and patios with sweeping views of the Long Island Sound. That’s in addition to the enchanting gardens, beach cottage, caretaker’s house, boathouse, tennis court and 391 feet of sandy beach.
It also comes equipped with an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, a wine cellar in the partly finished basement, a library, playroom, office, gym, walk-up attic, nine fireplaces and zoned central air conditioning. The property includes an attached six-car garage.
The house is located near Sands Point Preserve, the Sands Point Gold Club and the Village Club of Sands Point. It’s about two miles from the Port Washington Long Island Rail Road station and about six miles from the Long Island Expressway and Northern State Parkway.
It’s in the Port Washington School District, which had its Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School ranked No. 36 in New York State by U.S. News & World Report.
The asking price is $16,880,000, not including the annual property taxes of $158,709.
The real estate agent listed for the property is Nava Mitnick of Daniel Gale Real Estate. She can be reached at 516-883-2900.