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Shoreham home has a music room and many architectural touches

The 2,700-square-foot Colonial is tucked into a lush wooded lot with "flowers, pool, deck and outdoor shower," says one of the owners of the Shoreham house, which he is selling.

Steve Berner and Kristin Costa in the sunroom

Steve Berner and Kristin Costa in the sunroom of their Shoreham home. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Sellers Steve Berner and Kristin Costa

Community Shoreham

Asking price $579,000

The basics A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on a 0.73-acre lot

The competition A similar size home on Salty Way is listed for $579,999.

Nearest recent sale A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on Soundview Drive closed Aug. 15 for $625,000.

Taxes with no exemptions $15,472

Time on the market Since July 27

Listing agent The homeowners are selling on their own and can be reached at 631-905-8721.

Why it’s for sale Steve, 65, a retired teacher, and Kristin, 45, a freelance art director, say they’re eventually moving to the mountains of North Carolina.

Steve and Kristin’s 2,700-square-foot home is tucked into a lush wooded lot. Steve says:

“We did extensive renovations when we first moved in. Our dining room was previously a den when the former owners were here. It flows right into the sunroom, which opens up a 360-degree view of the backyard and the flowers, pool, deck and outdoor shower. I’m looking out there right now, and all I see is greenery, flowers and a beautiful blue pool. Some flowers are always blooming, whether it’s black-eyed Susans, sunflowers or hibiscus. …We love this sunroom. It’s 450 square feet, and has three walls of nearly floor-to-ceiling windows and a tray ceiling. It was designed by an architect and done beautifully by the previous owners. We’ve had parties here with as many as 50 people -- and that’s in the wintertime, not using the cedar deck that’s off the sunroom.

The deck leads to a concrete patio that surrounds the pool. The music/library room has built-in bookcases, a chandelier, a bay window and a grand piano, which, by the way, will be staying with the house.”

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