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254 Handsome Ave - Sayville, New York
Unique one of a kind, Gatehouse designed by famed architect Isaac Greene. Built in 1903 and set on a beautifully landscaped 150x150 private parcel, features a classic gated entrance with large brick curved walls for drama and privacy. This was the former gatehouse for the Jones Estate in South Sayville. Spacious rooms, gracious entry, surrounded by tall iron gates with brick posts topped with classic coach lights. This home is filled with old world charm and modern updates with details that are perfectly coordinated. It is exquisite and boasts sun filled rooms with hardwood floors. A perfect house for entertaining and wonderful living. This special historic masterpiece boasts a pride of ownership quality. First Floor: Grand entry Foyer, with sunporch. The formal Living Room off the foyer has French doors, boasts a lovely fireplace, and has a bright and cheerful east exposure. The formal Dining Room with window seat allows easy access to the kitchen and the family room. The relaxing Family Room with wood burning fireplace and windows on each side faces south-west to be sun filled year round. French doors lead to the wrap around deck and screened enclosure. There is bath with shower and washer/dryer closet. The Kitchen has a French country motif with an entry off the main foyer. There is a mudroom off the rear of the kitchen with access to the wraparound deck. Nicely windowed, it could serve as an all-purpose room. Cedar frame and brick construction, the property includes a two car detached garage, driveway and entry step pavers. Partial basement is high and dry, with utilities and an outside entrance. Second Floor: The large main staircase leads to a large well-lit landing and continues on to the second floor bedrooms. Master Bedroom provides a sunny exposure and generous proportions. Additionally there are three other bedrooms with an abundance of natural light and two full baths. Off the back of one bedroom is a rooftop sitting area with sunny views overlooking the private gardens. The tranquil location in South Sayville (“the Friendliest Town in America”) is within eyesight to the Great South Bay, as well as a short distance to all houses of worship and the quaint shopping town, with its many fine stores and restaurants. Public transportation is at the head of the Avenue. This sea breeze home is close to marinas, boating, sailing, beach and playground. Welcome to 254 Handsome Avenue, welcome home.
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