This lovely Victorian that harkens back to a bygone era with a hand-carved mahogany ceiling in the dining room is listed for sale at 44 South Ocean Ave. in the Village of Bayport.
Built in 1877 on a 1.13-acre lot nestled on a picturesque street, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom home has 2,612 square feet of living space. It offers a lifestyle of charm and comfort, from lazy summer days on the expansive wraparound front porch to cozy winter nights around the brick hearth gas fireplace in the grand living room. It also features spacious rooms, original stained glass window, dual staircases, modern bathrooms, hardwood floors, and a three-season room.
The house comes equipped with an eat-in kitchen, attic on the third floor, central air conditioning, and an unfinished basement. The master suite has its own bathroom and walk-in closets. The formal dining room ceiling was recovered from a 17th century church on the North Shore and reassembled in the home.
Outside it has a front porch 2.5-car detached garage with a large loft that used to be the caretaker’s quarters.
The property is nearby several local parks and within walking distance of the Great South Bay. It is about a mile from Long Island Rail Road stations in downtown Patchogue and Sayville. It’s located in the Bayport-Blue Point School District.
The asking price is $799,000, not including $17,138 in annual property taxes, which come to $15,750 with the Star Exemption.
The real estate agent listed for the property is Barbara Leogrande of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. She can be reached at 631-589-8500. An open house is scheduled for 12-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.