18th-Century Colonial Home in Stony Brook Asks $899K

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A colonial home built in 1750 is listed for sale at 246 Christian Ave. in Stony Brook.Sea captain Charles Mills, an early colonial-era settler, once owned this nearly 1-acre property. The six-bedroom home oozes with rustic, old world charm while offering modern updates. A nice, historic touch, for example, is the traditional stained glass window with a ship and “1750” designed on it.Tall windows and high cathedral ceilings with wooden plank beams give this home natural light and spaciousness throughout. That includes the eat-in kitchen, where plenty of sunlight floods in. The kitchen also has a large pantry cabinet and wood cabinets, drawers, and countertops. The house’s wide plank floors and four fireplaces are a cozy combination for the upcoming winter. The home also has a den/family room and a powder room — plus, the bedrooms have large closets and built-in shelving for storage in the walls. The partial basement is unfinished and just waiting for a real makeover; the possibilities are endless.Atop the three-floor home is a new cedar roof. Next to the house is a separate two-car garage, which has legal space in it to make a home studio or office — complete with heat and a half bathroom. There is also a small deck connected to the house in the backyard.The house is close to the village and beaches, and it falls in the Three Village School District.The asking price is $899,000, not including the annual property tax of $20,777.The real estate agent listed for the property is Stephanie Carollo, of Realty Connect USA LI Inc., who can be reached at 631-941-4300. For more real estate news, visit longislandpress.com/category/real-estate.Sign up for Long Island Press’ email newsletters here. Sign up for home delivery of Long Island Press here. Sign up for discounts by becoming a Long Island Press community partner here.last_img

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