Chic Fire Island Pines Home With Famous Past Asks $1.5M


This stylish Contemporary designed by famed architect Harry Bates and previously owned by Jeanette Rockefeller, a former first lady of Arkansas, is listed for sale at 607 Shore Walk in Fire Island Pines.

Built in 1962, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home remains an intact and magnificently maintained example of Bates’ style and ’60s architecture with two simple boxes perfectly set in a verdant garden making up the main house and separate guest pavilion. The north-facing deck opens onto an elegant pool and partial bay views.

The house features a kitchen, living room/dining room combo, fireplace, patio, deck, and in-ground pool.

Fire Island Pines is one of the barrier beach’s two LGBT resort destinations. The ferry to Fire Island Pines connects with Sayville. FI is mostly car-free, although off-road driving permits are available to residents. The home is in the Fire Island School District.

The asking price is $1,500,000, not including the annual property taxes of $6,978.

The real estate agent listed for the property is Vincent Petrarca of Vinnie Petrarca Fire Island, who can be reached at 917-710-1176.3143166 13143166 23143166 33143166 43143166 53143166 6