Grammy award-winning musician, Billy Joel has referred to as Oyster Bay, a hamlet on Lengthy Island in New York, house since 2002. Now, the “Movin’ Out” crooner is saying goodbye to the property.
The “Piano Man” singer not too long ago listed the 26-acre property, often called Middlesea, for $49 million. First in-built 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 a number of the historic buildings on the property.
The property features a 20,000-square-foot major home, which is at present present process renovations and has 5 bedrooms and eight bogs. There’s additionally a three-bedroom visitor residence, a three-bedroom seashore home, and a four-bedroom gatehouse. It’s a veritable household compound for multi-generational households to take pleasure in. The principle home options unimaginable 180-degree views of the water, and the grounds have rolling lawns and out of doors area to take pleasure in. Promoting in the course of renovations permits the long run purchaser to make choices nearer to their design type.
So far as facilities go, the long run purchaser is in for a deal with. There are two swimming pools, a helipad, bowling alley, train room, house workplace, a floating dock, boat ramp, and an elevator that goes to each flooring. The house is ready behind a non-public gated driveway, which meanders to the principle brick-clad house. There are winding, lush pathways that join the principle 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 coloration palette, French doorways, and enormous 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 area for having fun with heat summer time days. It’s an exceptionally personal house removed from prying eyes. The house is listed by Bonnie Williamson of Daniel Gage Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.
In accordance with The Wall Road Journal, Williamson stated 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 youngsters. Middlesea is at present the costliest house 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 present in the course of a residency at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis.
Oyster Bay is finest identified for its most well-known resident: former president Theodore Roosevelt. He as soon as owned a three-story mansion, referred to as Sagamore Hill, that grew to become the “summer time White Home’ throughout his presidency. It’s now a nationwide historic landmark.