This six-bedroom, 5 1⁄2-bath, three-story Bayport home listed for $1.95 million comes with its own Currier & Ives-style backyard pond.
The Colonial built in 1800 is sited on a 2.1-acre lot south of Middle Road. Listing agent Christine Dougherty of Coach Realtors says neighbors told her that the property has long been a winter gathering place because of the ideal ice skating opportunity. She says local lore has it that residents would install their own lighting system around the pond in the winter to enhance the skating experience.
The 3,700-square-foot home is appointed with crown moldings and hardwood floors. There are two fireplaces; one is two-sided and provides warmth to both the kitchen and the den.