A Northport home owned by the same family for nearly 40 years is inspired by a popular home style in France. It is on the market for $899,000.

The grandparents of the current owner got the home’s plans from a French magazine. The grandfather, a civil engineer, helped design it and brought the plans to an architect to formalize them, says listing agent Claire Ferrari of Coach Realtors. It was built in 1980.

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“You see these French country homes all over France,” Ferrari says. “That’s what inspired it.”

The four-bedroom home has a mansard roof, a tiled foyer, wood moldings and 15-foot ceilings in the family room.

The property is close to Northport’s Hobart Beach and has private beach and mooring rights.