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Old Field home once owned by Melville family for sale

This six-bedroom, five-bath historic home in Old Field

This six-bedroom, five-bath historic home in Old Field is on the market in May 2016 for $1.3 million. Credit: Realty Connect USA

This Old Field home listed for $1.3 million was once the summer home of Frank Jr. and Jennie Melville of Thom McAn shoe fame and features a watch tower.

The six-bedroom, five-bathroom house, originally built in 1861, is 5,700 square feet. The renovated house has wood floors throughout, plus an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, master bedroom with a fireplace and a whole-house generator.

Outside, the 2.78-acre property features a watch tower built by Capt. Benjamin S. Mills in the mid-1800s. There’s both a pool and a one-bedroom, one-bath guest cottage. The waterfront property is located on Conscience Bay and has a dock and beach cottage, which is also available for an additional $150,000.

The property is listed with Debra Leff Krohn of Realty Connect USA.

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