Haute Habitats September 2011

This is your chance to own your very own Kennedy-like Compound—Whitewood Point, one of the last family-owned estates of the North Shore, beautifully situated on a bluff overlooking Cold Spring Harbor in Lloyd Neck. The main house is a 17-room brick colonial attributed to legendary turn-of-the century architect Stanford White under the auspices of the renowned architectural firm McKim, Mead and White, designers of several landmark Manhattan buildings. The design of its interior, which includes 9 bedrooms, formal dining room, family room/den and kitchen continues the colonial theme with stunning classic proportions, design appointments and flourishes. The 55-acre property includes an attached 5-car garage and unattached 3-car garage, 3 guest cottages, greenhouse and in-ground pool. Outdoors, the view is dominated by 2,300 feet of waterfront, beach rights included, and with the western view, the promise of gorgeous sunsets.

Location: Lloyd Neck // List Price: $21 million // Taxes: $282,180 (Village Taxes: $43,620.72) // Style: Colonial // Year built: 1917 // Rooms: 17 // Bedrooms: 9?Baths: 6 full 1 half // Lot size: 55 Acres // Fireplaces: 7 // Agency: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s


Around Town – Lloyd Neck
The Lloyd Neck area, a North Shore peninsula jutting out into the Long Island Sound within the Town of Huntington, has fended off many attempts at large-scale infrastructure development, thus it retains a rustic charm, and is a haven for those seeking a place to get away from it all. The namesake of Lloyd Neck is the Lloyd family, who first settled in a 3,000-acre plot in the area in 1654. Their manor house, built around 1711 and later expanded upon, is open for tours (lloydharborhistoricalsociety.org). A 1,750-acre portion of that parcel of land is now Caumsett State Historic Park (caumsettfoundation.org), named after the original moniker of the location given by local Native Americans. There are numerous trails snaking through the park along with gardens and fields. Also on site is the Lloyd Harbor Equestrian Center. On the southeastern part of the peninsula is the Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge, a great place to check out songbirds. The Lloyd Neck Bath Club has many private amenities and the Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club (lhyc.org) has all kinds of events and races.