Grammy award-winning musician, Billy Joel has referred to as Oyster Bay, a hamlet on Lengthy Island in New York, residence 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 inbuilt 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 principal home, which is presently present process renovations and has 5 bedrooms and eight bogs. There’s additionally a three-bedroom visitor condo, a three-bedroom seaside home, and a four-bedroom gatehouse. It’s a veritable household compound for multi-generational households to get pleasure from. The primary home options unbelievable 180-degree views of the water, and the grounds have rolling lawns and outside area to get pleasure from. Promoting in the course of renovations permits the longer term purchaser to make selections nearer to their design type.
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, residence workplace, a floating dock, boat ramp, and an elevator that goes to each flooring. The house is ready behind a personal gated driveway, which meanders to the primary brick-clad residence. There are winding, lush pathways that join the primary homes collectively, in addition to one which results in the water and helipad. The grounds are crammed with mature timber and a captivating gazebo.
Inside, the interiors are coastal stylish with a impartial shade 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 outside seating area for having fun with heat summer season days. It’s an exceptionally personal residence removed from prying eyes. The house is listed by Bonnie Williamson of Daniel Gage Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.
Based on 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 kids. Middlesea is presently the most costly residence 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 presently in the course of a residency at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis.
Oyster Bay is finest recognized 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 turned the “summer season White Home’ throughout his presidency. It’s now a nationwide historic landmark.