5 Bedrooms 4.5 Baths 5.73 Acres
One of the great houses on the East End of Fishers Island is now listed for sale. This property is part of the original Olmsted plan,beautifully sited on the island's protected north shore. A long winding drive through beautifully landscaped woodlands leads to this classic ally elegant central hall colonial on 5.73 shorefront acres. A Matthiessen house built circ. 1927 with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and a guest house. Recent meticulous renovations have preserved the original beauty and style of the house and grounds. All mechanical systems, including fire protection, are new and meet the highest standards. The entire house has been re-roofed and re-shingled.
This is a perfect house for the discerning family who loves to entertain. There are water views, and views of the Connecticut shoreline, from all the principal rooms including the spacious central hall. The large living room opens into a generous sun room, both with fireplaces. Formal dining room with fireplace, butler’s pantry, state-of-the-art kitchen, laundry and utility rooms (opening into the two car garage) complete the first floor. On the second floor there are four bedrooms and three baths, including an office that could be transformed into another bedroom. A large and comfortable master suite with sitting room and large sundeck with seating for a more private relaxation. The remarkable architectural details throughout the house have been preserved and restored.
A one bedroom guest house, with kitchenette, sits close to the house adjoining the kitchen garden. Grand stone and grass terraces extend the living space on the water side of the house, perfectly complementing the house itself. The expansive grounds are meticulously maintained and include lawn, beach, beautiful mature trees, and other plantings as well as stone walls and walkways.