Known as “Sandacres,” this sprawling waterfront property in Quogue listed for $24.999 million was the picturesque setting in two children’s books published long ago.

The books — titled “About Ellie at Sandacre” and “More About Ellie and Mr. Me Too” — were written by Eleanor Sloan in the 1920s. Both detail Sloan’s childhood memories of the summer escapes she spent at the Long Island estate, which was built in 1883.

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The property also was once the site of the Sandacre Poultry Yards. An 1889 article written in The Corrector, a Sag Harbor community paper, described the property as being “known in nearly all parts of the country among poultry men.”

The 8,000-square-foot home, secluded along the shore of Quantuck Bay, features a living room and den that open up to a deck overlooking the water. The home includes nine bedrooms, 5-1/2 bathrooms, a game room and a detached two-bedroom cottage.

In addition to the green lawns spread across 15 acres, the site also includes a deepwater dock along the very seashore that Ellie roamed in her books.

The home is listed with the Enzo Morabito team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate.