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$599,000 Blue Point home belonged to famous family

This Blue Point home has original moldings, porthole

This Blue Point home has original moldings, porthole windows, a staircase with intricate woodwork and oak and pine wood floors. Credit: Leesa Byrnes Realty

A Blue Point home that once belonged to the Pratt family is listed for $599,000.

The family of New York City’s Pratt Institute fame used the property as a summer home, says listing agent Leesa Byrnes of Leesa Byrnes Realty. It has original moldings, porthole windows, a staircase with intricate woodwork, a second back staircase, butler’s pantry, wainscoting, oak and pine wood floors, and a walk-up attic.

The matriarch of the family who has owned the house since the 1960s was a master gardener who created beautiful, lush gardens on the just over a half-acre lot, Byrnes says. One of the highlights is a wisteria-trellised arbor.

“It’s like walking into a secret garden,” Byrnes says. “It’s amazing.”

Originally a barn, the two-car garage has a loft area that can be used for storage.

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