A historic home converted from an 1800s barn is listed for sale in Sands Point.
The 2-acre property at 87 Middle Rd. offers a “once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of Sands Point history,” according to the listing. The 6,615-square-foot home is set on a private lot in the heart of the area’s Harbor Acres section.
Built in 1851, the barn structure was once used as stables on the historic Vincent Astor Estate. The house was renovated and expanded upon in 1972, yet it retains antique details throughout. Plus, there is plenty of space: The three-level house has five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms.
The first floor of the house has an entry foyer, living room and dining room, sizable and updated kitchen, laundry room, primary bedroom suite with a bathroom, and an indoor pool. The second floor houses the great room which can be used as office space, a playroom, and more.
The third floor includes four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a basement, which is a partial, unfinished crawl space used for storage, utilities, and walk-out access. The property includes two garage spaces.
This unique home has outdoor decks, sun-filled rooms, and gardens and landscaping. It also comes with access to tennis courts and the beach just blocks away. It is located in the Port Washington School District.
The asking price is $2,399,000, not including the annual property tax of $45,719.
The real estate agent listed for the property is Jill Berman, of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who can be reached at 516-883-5200.