Sitting on 2.32 acres in Muttontown is Thornwood, a restored Gold Coast estate for sale. The 9,000-square-foot home — listed for $6.495 million with Maria Babaev of Douglas Elliman Real Estate — has seven bedrooms, six full baths, five half-baths and seven fireplaces.
The homeowner restored the 18-room residence to its original 1929 appearance, which reflected the style of French estates during the 1700s. The property was named Thornwood when it was built 85 years ago, and the name is still used.
Barrel ceilings, 18-karat gold leaf paint, crystal chandeliers, inlaid marble floors and ceiling frescoes are some of the architectural details in abundance.
The finished basement is home to a vaulted wine cellar, a gym, two powder rooms and a fireplace.
New boilers, hot water tanks, plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, 800-amp electrical service and a 65-kilowatt generator also were part of the renovation.