A 1770 home that was moved to its location in Lloyd Harbor so that it would be in the ideal spot is on the market for $2.75 million.

"The house was near West Neck Road, and in the 1940s the family moved two-thirds of the house to the current spot up the hill to achieve a beautiful, wide west-and-north water view," says Margaret Hargraves of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty, the co-listing agent for the property.

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The rest of the house was left near West Neck Road, and was made into a complete house, she says.

This one is a five-bedroom, four bathroom with a half-bath house that's about 5,000 square feet on the Lloyd Harbor inlet overlooking a marsh. It also comes with a four-bedroom cottage.

The main home has many of its original features.

"It oozes with charm," Hargraves says.

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Except for the kitchen, all the main rooms have fireplaces.

The front door is original, too. To open it, you pull on a string that comes through the door, Hargraves says. The string is attached to a board that drops down into a slot that opens the door, she adds.