The houses along Main Road through sleepy East Marion can lead the unknowing to assume the entire community is composed of modest, neatly trimmed, unpretentious homes. So it can be a jolt to learn that a 23-acre estate with a recently constructed six-bedroom, 10-bathroom house suitable for a California lifestyle magazine even exists out there, much less with a list price of $11,240,000.

To be clear, in addition to the 7,000-square-foot home, the package includes a contiguous 11.2-acre lot suitable for two waterfront homes.

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Listing agent Sherri Clarry of The Corcoran Group says one of the best features of the listing is “the walk-out beach, which can be hard to find on the Sound. You can easily meander to the beautiful cove area beach.” In addition to the beach, amenities include a formal dining room large enought for a 14-person banquet, four fireplaces, steam showers, a heated pool, a fruit orchard, a pool house and a reflecting pool.

The property taxes of $46,146 are for all 23 acres. The seller might consider selling the 11.2-acre contiguous lot separately. A 2008 $19.5-million sale in Peconic (also by Clarry) will preclude this listing from being a record-breaker, but we’ll be keeping an eye on it for the final sale price.

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