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Port Washington Colonial for sale in historic district

Two wraparound porches add distinction to this cedar

Two wraparound porches add distinction to this cedar shingle Colonial that's on the market in Port Washington. Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s / Kevin J. Wohlers

This circa-1908 Port Washington cedar shingle Colonial with dual wraparound porches was formerly a physician’s residence, says the listing agent. The asking price for the four-bedroom, three-bath home is $1.649 million.

The fully covered first-floor porch, accessible from a family room, wraps around three-quarters of the home. The second-floor deck, which is covered on its front portion, is accessible from a hallway door off a pair of bedrooms, says listing agent Phyllis Realmuto, of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

“It’s definitely an entertaining home because of the flow,” she says.

Situated on a 100-by-120-foot lot in the Port Washington Heights Historical District, the house retains many turn-of-the-century features like original chestnut wood floors and millwork, exposed beams and extensive millwork in the formal dining room, and a large barn that has become a three-car detached garage.

“Although it’s a Victorian/Colonial setup, it’s almost a Craftsman,” Realmuto says.

Nine-foot ceilings are found throughout the residence. The family room features a fireplace, and an eat-in chef’s kitchen, which was converted to gas recently, features a kitchen peninsula and a butler’s pantry.

The home’s four bedrooms are found upstairs; doors link the pairs of bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite full bath and is connected to a bedroom by a room that could be converted to a nursery or a dressing room, Realmuto says.

The third floor, which was formerly servant’s quarters, features a finished room and attic space. A walkout lower level includes an office, a playroom, and new Pella windows. The large yard is equipped with in-ground sprinklers.

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