Grammy award-winning musician, Billy Joel has known as Oyster Bay, a hamlet on Lengthy Island in New York, dwelling since 2002. Now, the “Movin’ Out” crooner is saying goodbye to the property.
The “Piano Man” singer just lately listed the 26-acre property, generally known as Middlesea, for $49 million. First inbuilt 1994, the property sits on 2,000 ft of waterfront on Centre Island, a small island 40 miles east of Midtown Manhattan. It’s positioned inside Oyster Bay Harbor alongside Lengthy Island’s North Shore. He first bought 14 acres in 2002 for $22.5 million earlier than scooping up the encompassing land years later. He even restored among the historic buildings on the property.
The property features a 20,000-square-foot essential home, which is at the moment present process renovations and has 5 bedrooms and eight loos. There’s additionally a three-bedroom visitor house, a three-bedroom seaside home, and a four-bedroom gatehouse. It’s a veritable household compound for multi-generational households to get pleasure from. The principle home options unbelievable 180-degree views of the water, and the grounds have rolling lawns and out of doors house to get pleasure from. Promoting in the midst of renovations permits the longer term purchaser to make selections nearer to their design model.
So far as facilities go, the longer term purchaser is in for a deal with. There are two swimming pools, a helipad, bowling alley, train room, dwelling workplace, a floating dock, boat ramp, and an elevator that goes to each ground. The house is ready behind a personal gated driveway, which meanders to the primary brick-clad dwelling. There are winding, lush pathways that join the primary homes collectively, in addition to one which results in the water and helipad. The grounds are stuffed with mature timber and an enthralling gazebo.
Inside, the interiors are coastal stylish with a impartial colour palette, French doorways, and huge home windows that permit in loads of pure gentle. Lots of the rooms are related to grand, sweeping terraces with water views. There’s additionally a coated patio and gazebo, a multi-car storage, and loads of out of doors seating house for having fun with heat summer time days. It’s an exceptionally non-public dwelling removed from prying eyes. The house is listed by Bonnie Williamson of Daniel Gage Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.
In keeping with The Wall Road Journal, Williamson mentioned that Joel coated up an indoor pool to make use of as a music room because the room had nice acoustics. She says that Joel and his spouse are promoting the house as they’re spending extra time in Florida with their two younger kids. Middlesea is at the moment the costliest dwelling listed on the market in Oyster Bay, the Journal reported. It additionally reported that corporations tied to Joel present he owns property in Florida and Sag Harbor, New York. Joel is at the moment in the midst of a residency at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis.
Oyster Bay is finest recognized for its most well-known resident: former president Theodore Roosevelt. He as soon as owned a three-story mansion, known as Sagamore Hill, that turned the “summer time White Home’ throughout his presidency. It’s now a nationwide historic landmark.