This architecturally significant residence is the epitome of luxurious, beach house living on Fire Island, New York. Previously offered for $2,65 million, the home is now ready to be auctioned off with only a $1.5 million reserve price via Platinum Luxury Auctions and Sotheby’s. The 1,920-square-foot home sits on a 14,810 square foot lot offering approximately 100 feet of direct frontage on the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. In addition, there are protected parcels and beach areas surrounding the home, providing an expansive “buffer zone” and enhancing the property’s vistas.
The house was designed by lauded architect Horace Gifford, who was once considered one of the top beach house designers in the country, had an impressive client list that included names such as Calvin Klein. The property’s elegant design lines and handsome wood finishes complement the “relaxed beach town” lifestyle of Fire Island, while at the same time providing a luxurious and refined living space. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, approximately 1,920 sq. ft. of interior living space, and 2,400 sq. ft. of total constructed area.
The open floor plan is accented with handpicked, clear white oak, and boasts 10-foot ceilings. Massive bay windows form a “wall of glass” offering unobstructed ocean views. Additional features include a chef’s kitchen, Bang & Olufsen sound system, custom fireplace, dining area for 12, satellite Internet system, ample storage space, and an oversized, wraparound deck with an outdoor shower/changing area.