The property has several gardens, including a walled rose garden and...

The property has several gardens, including a walled rose garden and a winter garden. Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

This historic Centre Island home, once owned by renowned gardener and author Suzy Bales, was used as a location in the 2019 film "After the Wedding," starring Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore and Billy Crudup, and directed by Moore's husband, Bart Freundlich, who stayed in the property's one-bedroom playhouse during the shoot. It's on the market for $6.895 million.

This Centre Island home was featured in the 2019 movie...

This Centre Island home was featured in the 2019 movie "After the Wedding." Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

The 5.6-acre property has views of Oyster Bay Harbor, along with 500 feet of direct waterfront and a dock that's 10 feet at low tide, with a 30-foot ramp. It also has several gardens, including a walled rose garden and a winter garden.

A wedding scene was filmed with the water in the background and the dining room was turned into a kitchen for the shoot, according to listing agent Regina Rogers of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

The property has views of Oyster Bay Harbor and 500...

The property has views of Oyster Bay Harbor and 500 feet of direct waterfront. Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

"As soon as you’re through the gates you realize you’re in a special compound," Rogers says.

The property's 1908 manor house, with multiple marble fireplaces, was designed by architect J. Clinton Mackenzie. Bales, who had a weekly gardening column for Newsday, was the gardening editor at Better Homes & Gardens and published more than a dozen books, purchased the property in 1978 and it is currently owned by her family.

The property has an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom main house and playhouse, and a separate...

The property has an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom main house and playhouse, and a separate four-bedroom cottage.  Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate/Brian Berkowitz

In addition to the eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom main house and playhouse, the property also features a separate four-bedroom cottage. There's also a pool, a Har-Tru tennis court and a potting shed with heated floors and a reflecting pool.

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