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Gardens, but no grass, in Port Washington

The view of 6 Ridgewood Rd. in Port

The view of 6 Ridgewood Rd. in Port Washington from the end of the driveway. (Aug. 1, 2012) Credit: Handout

A 1973 contemporary home in Port Washington, on the market for $995,000, boasts Japanese gardens covering the entire property. Jorge Carias Barrera of J.C. Landscaping in Port Washington designed the 99-by-98-foot parcel without a blade of grass.

The interior of the house was modified with an Asian aesthetic. The master bedroom, which showcases a custom-made, built-in beechwood king-size bed with wall shelving, is separated from the living room by a shoji screen-influenced glass block wall. A small Japanese garden was placed underneath the skylight in the corner of one of the home’s 3.5 baths.

Other features include three bedrooms, an eat-in kitchen, a granite and beechwood fireplace in the living room, wood floors throughout, an attached, two-car garage plus a backyard deck. It also comes with beach rights.

The listing agents are Julie Safran and Evelyn Strauss of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty and Robert Harding Jr. and Brent Harding of Harding Real Estate Limited.

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