A home in Sands Point that earned an American Institute of Architects’ Easy Access Design Award in 1996 is on the market for $2.675 million.

The 1961 Colonial was remodeled by Princeton, N.J., architect Joshua Zinder to allow maximum independence and mobility to his father, who was disabled by a stroke in 1992.

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Zinder replaced the home’s front double-doors with glass block and a wide, wheelchair-accessible single door with an easy-to-operate brass handle instead of a doorknob, leading to a broad entrance hall. Railings were added for step-down access to the sunken living room, which features built-in display shelving.

He also built a two-story addition to accommodate a residential elevator, which goes from the study on the first floor to the master suite upstairs. The bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and bow window. The master bath has wide doors, slip-resistant tile floors and grab bars for mobility and safety, and the shelves were placed at a height reachable from a wheelchair. The roll-in shower features scald protection, and the whirlpool tub has a side door for access.

The 2.4-acre property in the Harbor Acres community has a heated Gunite pool. “It’s got gorgeous winter water views of the Sound,” says Richerd Orent of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty in Roslyn. There’s also a “nice, big deck,” says Orent, who shares the listing with Cynthia Magazine of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Port Washington.

The annual association fee is $550, and includes use of the Harbor Acres tennis courts and beach. Annual taxes for the property are $45,721.