Property DescriptionIf these walls could talk! This 16,000 sq. ft. waterfront estate was designed in 1903 for coal baron William Atwater by architect Henry Bacon, best known for his design of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Overlooking scenic Quantuck Bay with 620 ft. of water frontage, the Manor house boasts 24 rooms, 9 bedrooms, 6 fireplaces, 9 full and 2 half-baths. Other highlights include a dramatic entry way with a three-story staircase, living room with fireplace, and banquet-sized formal dining room with hand-painted murals and fireplace. There's also a gourmet kitchen with breakfast area, billiard's room, sunroom, second-floor office, sitting room and a third-floor living room, all providing the ultimate in luxurious living spaces. The exceptional property includes a charming carriage house with century-old grape vines, & stand alone four car garage. Fourty-four century-old Catalpa trees line the stately driveway and define the perimeters of this estate, which also offers formal gardens, rolling lawns, a Lord & Burnham greenhouse, and a 56' gunite pool with spa. The deep-water dock on the bay provides excellent boating, with yacht clubs, beaches and the open Atlantic just a quick sail, kayak or motor boat ride away. Make your own history here.