Meriwether, a grand old Gold Coast brick Georgian Colonial manor home set on 31.5 acres of sweeping lawns, is listed for sale for the first time at 200 Sunset Rd. in the Village of Oyster Bay Cove.
Built in 1937 and designed by architects Kimball and Husted, whose claim to fame include several historic Manhattan skyscrapers, this meticulously maintained 11-bedroom mansion has seven and a half bathrooms. The home boasts sun-filled, gracious principal rooms with high ceilings, six fireplaces, an elevator, and French doors leading to blue stone patios and two loggias. Abundant amenities include a two-bedroom cottage and an in-ground pool with a waterfall.
The house features an eat-in kitchen with a butler’s pantry, formal dining room, living room, office, bomb shelter in the basement, and two bathrooms in the third floor master suite.
The house comes equipped with central air conditioning, in-ground sprinklers, a covered porch, and a nine-car detached garage.
The property is located about a mile from downtown Oyster Bay, the Oyster Bay Long Island Rail Road station and about five miles from the Long Island Expressway. It is located in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District.
The asking price is $10,000,000, not including the annual property taxes of $131,076.
The real estate agents listed for the property are Regina Rogers and Jyll Kata of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. They can be reached at 516-759-0400.