This West Islip home, on the market for $3.895 million, was inspired by the 2003 film "Something's Gotta Give,' with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton. Newsday real estate/living reporter Rachel Weiss reports. Credit: Newsday/James Carbone

A West Islip house inspired by the setting of the 2003 film "Something’s Gotta Give" is on the market for $3.895 million.

The sellers "fell in love" with the Jack Nicholson-Diane Keaton rom-com, said Kyle Roskot, of The Agency. He is co-listing the property with Nicholas Campasano and Ricardo Pena.

"[The sellers] found out where the house was in the Hamptons, and took drive-bys and pictures," said Roskot. "When they finally decided they were ready to build it, they forwarded the pictures to their architect, who took their dream and turned it into a reality."

The 2003 film starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton was...

The 2003 film starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton was set predominantly in the Hamptons. Credit: Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection

The Nantucket-style waterfront house was built in 2016. It was designed by architect Matthew Korn, and Sarah Bartholomew served as the interior designer. Bartholomew is based in Nashville, so there are hints of color throughout the house inspired by her artistic roots there, said Campasano.

This type of architecture is typically seen in the Northeast or the Hamptons, and is more of a rarity mid-Island on the South Shore, Campasano noted.

The Nantucket style of the home is more common in the Hamptons than it is in on the South Shore. Credit: Patrick Cline

"The movie starts when Jack Nicholson and and Amanda Peet are driving into the Hamptons for the first time, and pull up to the house," he said. "The facade of the house is the first thing that sticks out."

The West Islip property uses the same kind of cedar shake building material, and the dining room in the back of the house is "almost identical to the movie," Campasano added.

The house contains four bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms. There is hardwood flooring throughout and an in-ground pool around back. The grand parlor on the main level features a 24-foot vaulted ceiling.

Located on Davison Lane West, the house sits on a 0.47-acre lot, with views of the Great South Bay. Annual property taxes are $31,823.

The kitchen.

The kitchen. Credit: Patrick Cline

There are several modern amenities throughout the property, which totals 5,700 square feet.

"The house has features like geothermal heating, which is super efficient and a modern technology that very few homes use these days," said Pena. "It also has heated floors throughout the entire home, and sensors in every room to adjust heat to your liking."

Modern amenities include geothermal heating and heated floors, the listing...

Modern amenities include geothermal heating and heated floors, the listing agent said. Credit: Patrick Cline

But the house has a classic appeal too, the listing agents agree.

"I think that the house in general has a timeless elegance," Pena said.

The property is served by the West Islip Union Free School District.

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