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    139 Deforest Road
    Montauk, New York, 11954
    United States
    139 Deforest Road Montauk, New York, 11954 United States
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    139 Deforest Road
    Montauk, New York, 11954 United States

    • Rylan Jacka
    • Jenny Landey
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Single Family Homes

    • Status

      Available

    Seven Sisters - Ocean Views

    High above the Montauk Moorlands, this spectacular 4.5 acre ocean view property offers unprecedented opportunity to build a new home surrounded by the iconic 19th Century dwellings known as the 'Seven Sisters.' Real estate developer Arthur Benson, who at the time owned most of Montauk, hired legendary architects McKim, Mead and White to create a private enclave as a hunting and fishing retreat for his friends. The first structure of the Montauk Association was constructed on this site in 1881, a clubhouse and social hall soon to be linked by footpath to the seven landmark shingle-style residences of this storied compound. The site plan for the 100-acre private association was masterfully designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, perhaps best known for New York City's Central Park. In 1889 the association dissolved and the clubhouse was sold as a private residence destroyed in a 1933 fire. Later, the original foundation was buried and a small home was built on the property that still remains. Today, the current owner has done the legwork for future development. The clubhouse foundation was excavated in order to piece together the original design. The venerable architect Robert A.M. Stern was then commissioned to design a 21st Century residence that embodied the original structure and rich legacy of the site. ARB approvals in place - see renderings and floorplans. A new pool, pool house and 3 -car been built and await the new main house to be built. This world-class coastal location offers a colorful history, home to titans of industry, media and the arts, now a part of the Montauk Association Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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    about Montauk

    Situated on the eastern most tip of Long Island, Montauk Point enjoys unsurpassed ocean vistas and a natural serenity, secluded by areas of preserve and national forest. Open bluffs descend down to the beaches below, where surfers and seals frolic. Surrounded on three sides by water, Montauk real estate offers excitement as it is a boater’s paradise with state-of-the-art marinas as well as an active fishing fleet delivering its fresh catch daily. The walking dunes, miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding as well as a first-rate 18-hole public golf course thrill the sporting class. Enjoy the spectacular cliff-side sunsets or indulge in Shakespeare in the park or concerts on the green. Montauk real estate offers a truly ideal retreat and a great location for your next home.

    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
        4CVQKZ
      • MLS#
        890948
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Sotheby's International Realty - East Hampton Brokerage
      • Status
        Available
      • Listing Price
        $6,995,000
      • County
        New York County
      • School District
        Montauk Union Free
    • Utilities & Building
      • Lot Size Unit
        Acre(s)
      • Lot Size
        4.23
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Pool, Outdoor Pool
      • Full Bathrooms
        6
      • Partial Bathrooms
        1
      • Bedrooms
        7
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Water View, Ocean View

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