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Sands Point's Lands End goes on market for $30 million
Lands End, the 13.35-acre Sands Point estate which may have been the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan’s home in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "Great Gatsby," is back on the market with an approval for a five-lot subdivision.The property has been on and off the market in recent years. Listing agent Susan Stein of Accents on Real Estate in Port Washington says that the estate is priced and marketed at $30 million in its entirety, but the owner, Bert Brodsky, will entertain offers for purchase of individual lots. There is a minimum two-acre zoning in place.
The home is also listed with Kathleen Collins of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.The 20,000-square-foot mansion was designed by Stanford White and built in 1902. The waterfront home has 25 rooms, including 10.5 baths, as well as 10 fireplaces, a pool and a poolhouse, a guest cottage and a tennis court.
Originally called Keewaydin, the estate was once owned by Herbert Bayard Swope, Pulitzer Prize winner and executive editor of the New York World newspaper. Swope’s weekend guests at the estate included the Marx Brothers, Conde Nast and William Randolph Hearst.
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