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 lately listed the 26-acre property, referred to as 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 encircling land years later. He even restored among the historic buildings on the property.
The property features a 20,000-square-foot primary home, which is at present present process renovations and has 5 bedrooms and eight bogs. There’s additionally a three-bedroom visitor house, 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 house to take pleasure in. 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 flooring. The house is about behind a non-public gated driveway, which meanders to the principle brick-clad dwelling. 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 crammed with mature timber and an enthralling gazebo.
Inside, the interiors are coastal stylish with a impartial coloration palette, French doorways, and huge home windows that allow in loads of pure gentle. Most of the rooms are linked to grand, sweeping terraces with water views. There’s additionally a lined patio and gazebo, a multi-car storage, and loads of out of doors seating house for having fun with heat summer season 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 response to The Wall Road Journal, Williamson mentioned that Joel lined 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 most costly 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 present in the midst 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, known as Sagamore Hill, that grew to become the “summer season White Home’ throughout his presidency. It’s now a nationwide historic landmark.