This charming century-old antique home offers an opportunity to own a piece of history on 1.3 park-like acres that is listed for sale at 99 Ocean Ave. in southern Islip.
Built in 1915, this well-maintained manse boasts six spacious bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and 6,654-square-feet of living space that includes a ballroom and library, each with its own sunroom. The house maintains its original moulding, hardware and built-in cabinets plus seven original and unique fireplaces.
It also features a custom eat-in kitchen, formal dining room and an office. Outside it has a wooden porch, concrete patio and in-ground pool.
The property is located a short walk from quaint downtown Islip, which has an array of shops and restaurants that also have a vintage vibe. It’s less than a mile from the Islip Long Island Rail Road station and nearby several parks, such as Islip Beach and Brookwood Hall Park.
The property falls within the Islip School District, which had its high school ranked as one of the best in the nation by Newsweek magazine.
The asking price is $1,695,000, not including the annual property taxes of $22,910.
The real estate agent listed for the property is Joan Zito of Hamptons Realty Associates LLC. She can be reached at 631-283-7400.