This Head of the Harbor home was built circa 1750 as part of a farm that is still active today and was last owned by a well-known birdhouse builder. It is on the market for $579,000.

Built by a man named Timothy Mills for one of his sons, it was once part of a larger farm that’s now operating as BB & GG Farms & Nursery, says listing agent Michael O’Dwyer of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Chuck Grodski, who built and sold birdhouses, purchased the home with his wife, Polly, in the 1980s. The couple, who were also antiques dealers, restored the home, adding wide-plank, white-pine floors that they had milled in Connecticut, O’Dwyer says. The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has original hand-hewn ceiling beams.

Chuck Grodski died in 2010 and Polly Grodski died last year.

There is a tray with a painting of the house by Long Island artist William Sidney Mount, according to a history of Head of the Harbor.