A superb waterfront location with panoramic views and a unique historic pedigree, this offering is an unrivaled opportunity to own in prestigious Dering Harbor. The exquisite 4 acre property, featuring a main residence and a fully appointed guest cottage, offers understated elegance, showcasing the grandeur of magnificent views and unparalleled sunsets. The spacious living room has wooden beams, a fireplace and stunning wide-plank floors. French doors lead to a screened porch and extensive brick terraces. The renovated kitchen with designer appliances leads to a formal dining room. Two en-suite bedrooms and a rustic pine-clad library complete the first floor. The second story master suite offers a cathedral ceiling, fireplace, two bathrooms and a classic New England deck overlooking the gunite pool and the bay beyond. The 1200sf cottage includes 4 bedrooms and a 3-car garage. Additional features include specimen trees, a potting shed, a deep-water dock and over 430 feet of waterfront.
Inspired by country estate homes designed by noted British architect Edwin Lutyens, Oriole Farm, located in the Village of Dering Harbor on 16+/- acres, is a unique opportunity in every way.
Embraced by magnificent trees and gardens, this Arts and Crafts style home speaks to understated elegance, quality craftsmanship, simplicity of intention and directness of purpose--cornerstones of early classic Lutyens homes. A distinctive double height entry hall with stone floors leads to the living room, which has picturesque garden views and one of five fireplaces. Adjacent is a spacious dining-living room and kitchen with professional grade amenities, marble counters, butler's pantry and fireplace, leading to a covered piazza with outdoor fireplace and integrated grill. The first floor master suite, within a dedicated wing connected by a fenestrated gallery, includes a library with fireplace, spa-like bath, bedroom with cathedral ceilings and outdoor deck. The four guest suites on the second floor each have their own character; two have covered terraces.
The lower level adds 1,750+/- sq. ft. for a total of 6,765+/- sq. ft. of living space throughout the home, with radiant-heated floors, media room with fireplace, temperature controlled wine cellar, gym, full bath, game room, and mechanical room with geothermal systems. The gardens, once part of a turn of the century arboretum and an adjunct of Shelter Island's first plantation, Sylvester Manor, are punctuated by a towering allee of ancient weeping beech trees, a century-old beech privacy hedge and majestic specimen trees. A restored Lord & Burnham greenhouse with lounge leads to a meditation garden with yoga patch and outdoor shower, gunite pool, restored original barn and recreation area.
A stone's throw away is a shared deep water 300' sound front dock with restored cabana and panoramic views. The inland acreage is subdivided into two parcels, 7.676+/- acres and 8.097+/- acres, which together with .25+/- sound front acre, comprise this offering. Dering Harbor Village fees for water, sewage and highway are $949.54 per annum.
Grand Shelter Island waterfront estate overlooking the vast Gardiner's Bay is a 5.4 acre +/- property which is bulk headed for maximum protection. The immaculate house was built in 2002 and offers 8,000 square feet of living space. A two-story entrance foyer leads to the large living room with fireplace and French doors which take full advantage of the majestic view. In addition to the formal dining room, the family room offers a great place to relax and enjoy the view. First floor master bedroom is a luxurious suite with fireplace and sitting room. Upstairs there are three additional bedrooms, four full baths and four half-baths. The grounds are open and manicured offering a waterside heated pool and large pool house with changing room and bath. A special opportunity to acquire a beautiful and spacious waterfront retreat.
This 1884 Queen Anne style waterfront estate possesses an extraordinary provenance, and has been lovingly restored, retaining its original character. Set on 1.87+/- elevated acres with 200+/- ft. of sandy beachfront on Shelter Island Sound, the sweeping sunset views from four levels of living space, comprising 7,165+/- sq. ft., offer a bird's eye view all the way to Connecticut. The area, named "Divinity Hill" after this and the adjacent home on this picturesque lane were built by Dr. Richard Salter Storrs, a minister who delivered a speech for Abraham Lincoln, as well as the convocation for the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. A wide circular driveway leads to the front steps. The entry foyer, which has a fireplace, cushioned window seat, sitting area and an abundance of natural light offers a view through the home to the water. The library is adjacent with fireplace and full bath. The living and dining areas extend along the waterfront side of the home, with well placed windows and French doors opening to an incredible sound front entertainment veranda. The kitchen, practical and stylish, has a center island, breakfast area with expansive water views, and an adjacent mud room entry. From the entry foyer, the staircase leading to the upper floors is truly graceful, with intricately carved newel posts and balusters. The second floor has three guest bedrooms, one with water views, plus a grand master suite with sitting area, fireplace, and spacious spa-like bath with soaking tub and shower, and a private waterfront deck. The third floor has high ceilings, incredible views of the sea and sand, sailboats and osprey nest, with living room, two bedrooms with water views and full bath. The lower level which is at grade, was once the "summer kitchen" and features a media room, billiards area, entertainment bar, lounge, full bath, powder room and bedroom with doors to expansive lawn, Gunite pool, patio area and meandering garden path leading past a tall osprey nest and sea grasses to the sandy beach, which is wonderfully idyllic and private. Within close proximity to ferry, fine dining and golf, this estate is indeed divine in every way. Heights fees for water, sewage, highway are $9,599.26 per annum.