SUNSET BLUFF S E A C L I F F, N E W Y O R K
PROPERTY Sunset Bluff is a magnificent waterfront estate that sits high atop a hill overlooking Hempstead Harbor and the Long Island Sound. This historic property on Long Islandâ€™s exclusive North Shore was the residence of John T. Pirie, one of the original Sea Cliff settlers and community leaders. The home was rebuilt in 1997 after the original structure was lost to fire. One of the largest lots in the village, this almost 2-acre property includes a fantastic flat yard with brick patios, stairs down to its 300 feet of shoreline and a heated in-ground Gunite pool. With an elevated panoramic water view, the property enjoys cool breezes and glorious sunsets. A long Belgian block lined driveway winds through lush landscaping toward a detached 3-car garage and ample guest parking. Sea Cliff is a small Incorporated Village located just 25 miles east of Manhattan. It is well-known for its historic Victorian homes, village beach and local parks. Students attend the highly regarded North Shore Schools district.
RESIDENCE This 4-bedroom, 4 Â˝ bath contemporary colonial features classic style with modern amenities, dramatic soaring ceilings, windows galore and spectacular water views from throughout the house. Built with great attention to detail, the home includes the finest finishes including beautiful crown and dentil molding, hardwood floors with custom stain and solid oak doors. A gracefully curved staircase with classic brass stair rods leads to a center hall with an interior balcony overlooking the grand foyer which opens into the formal living room with its wall of windows overlooking the water and French doors onto the patio. A double-sided fireplace faces the sun drenched living room and spacious formal dining room. A cozy study has bay windows with built-in bench seat, desk and shelves; a gorgeous den includes built-in entertainment cabinetry, water views and a door to the patio; and a handsome home office features custom dark wood bookshelves and trim.
BON APPETITE The chefâ€™s kitchen is airy and well equipped with a cathedral ceiling, two center islands, granite countertops and backsplash, a Wolf 6-burner range with grill, Thermador double oven, SubZero refrigerator and freezer, Bosch dishwasher and a garbage compactor and built-in microwave. The attached eating area and great room are surrounded by windows with spectacular views of the water, pool and deck. A half bath serves one wing and a full bath near the kitchen is conveniently located near the door to the pool and yard.
D E TA I L S The master suite includes a large bedroom with 18-foot cathedral ceiling and private wraparound balcony with a panoramic view of the grounds and water and two walk-in closets. The gorgeous marble master bath features double sinks, a large jacuzzi tub and spacious glass walk-in steam shower. The second bedroom has a double closet and gorgeous water view and shares a charming full bath with a bedroom that includes a walk-in closet and French doors to a terrace with magnificent view. The fourth bedroom has an en suite bathroom with claw foot tub, marble vanity, windows on three exposures and a door onto the terrace. The second floor includes a well-appointed laundry room, ample closets and access to a large, windowed pull-down attic.
W H AT W E L O V E This spectacular property includes almost 300 feet of shoreline with bulkhead, sitting area and rocky beach, with water views from inside and out and spectacular sunsets year-round. Comfort features include radiant heat in the kitchen, great room and master bath, surround sound system indoors and out and high efficiency baseboard heating. The home includes central vacuum, five zones of central air and gas heat, a natural gas generator and central station alarm with driveway sensor.
North Shore SD #1 MLS# 3025697 $3,998,000 A Masterpiece Collection Listing. Photography by Russell Pratt & Dan Jenney.
Damian Ross Associate Real Estate Broker Gold Circle of Excellence 516.759.6822, c.516.369.5868 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sea Cliff Office 266 Sea Cliff Avenue Sea Cliff, NY
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