After a price reduction, historic Sunnymeade in the estate section of Southampton Village has been sold. The closing for the sale of the Ox Pasture road home is set to take place at the end of August, says Sotheby International Realty’s Harald Grant, who listed the property.
The 8,000-square-foot cottage was listed earlier this year for $17.5 million. “We reduced the price and it sold right away,” Grant tells REAL LI.
The latest asking price was $13.5 million, Grant says.
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The seven-bedroom, six-bath dwelling sits on 2.4 acres near First Neck Lane. The home once belonged to industrialist Thomas Carnegie, brother of Andrew Carnegie. The property has recently been restored and features five fireplaces and a Tuscan-columned wraparound porch. There’s also a saltwater gunite pool with a radiant cooling system and an 800-square-foot pool house decorated by interior designed Charlotte Moss. The landscaping was designed by landscape architect Edmund Hollander.
The property's security system includes cameras and automatic gates with motion sensors. And the new owner need not worry that the fauna will be munching on the compound’s flora -- there’s even an 8-foot-tall deer fence surrounding the perimeter.