1 Simpson Avenue Shelter Island, New York
Nestled behind tall privet hedges and mature specimen trees is this classic restored 1888 shingle style farmhouse located in Montclair Colony on protected West Neck Harbor. Featuring dramatic water views from nearly every room, the living room, which also has a fireplace, includes a wall of French doors opening to a seaside screened porch, with views of the beach, dock and water. A formal dining room is immediately adjacent, along with a cozy library with built ins. The kitchen offers a spacious breakfast area with built in banquette and pantry, with easy access to the waterside brick patio. Front and rear staircases lead to the second floor, which features 2 en-suite bedrooms and 2 guest bedrooms. The top floor, which has a romantic Juliet balcony with incredible views south has an office and is air conditioned for summertime comfort. For added room, there is a separate cottage with cathedral ceiling, kitchenette, loft area, bedroom and full bath. The heated Gunite pool is surrounded by flowering plants for privacy, but still offers a view of the water. The dock provides easy access to open waters with a sandy beach. There is a 3 car garage which offers a tremendous amount of storage space above. Located at the south end of Shelter Island, this beautifully detailed farmhouse has it all. Easy to view so make an appointment soon!
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman