Nissequogue Mansion Modeled After Governor’s Palace Asks $10.6M

governor's palace
Courtesy Douglas Elliman

Somerset, a sprawling estate house billed as a crown jewel of the Gold Coast and inspired by the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, is listed for sale at 2 Wallis Lane in Nissequogue.

Built in 1935 on a 10.6-acre lot overlooking Smithtown Bay the Long Island Sound, this 9,000-square-foot mansion features seven bedrooms, 5 and a half bathrooms, and an elevator. 

“Somerset enjoys an unassuming approach that leads to the end of a long, private road adjacent to the lush David Weld Sanctuary, a tranquil wooded nature preserve,” according to the listing. 

The property boasts specimen plantings, exceptional privacy, and nearly 700-feet of water frontage along the shoreline, the toe of which has been fortified by a newly constructed seawall made of steel and stone. 

It also has a three-car garage and partial basement. The property falls in the Smithtown School District. An adjacent four-acre waterfront parcel is available separately.

The asking price is $10.6 million, not including the annual property taxes of $104,284.

The real estate agents listed for the property are Thomas Postilio and Walter Conlon of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, can who can reached at 631-543-9400.

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