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Guastavino House
Bay Shore, New York

Rafael Guastavino's Tile House on historical Bay Shore's Awixa Avenue

Built in 1912 by Rafael Guastavino using his patented arched tile system, this historic waterfront villa sits on 1.4 acres with 230 feet of waterfront on Long Island's Great South Bay.

The house is approximately 4,000 square feet and has 12 rooms with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms,  a renovated eat-in-kitchen, amazing dining room and sun room, walnut-paneled living room, custom walnut-carved doors, original hardware, and oil heat. Incredible original tile details decorate this unique and spectacular home. There is a lovely private terrace overlooking the water off the master bedroom, separate maids quarters, a 2-car detached garage, and a grape arbor.

The house has been declared to be of international architectural significance.

Asking $1,895,000

Listed by Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty.
Please contact Bonnie Williamson
, Office Phone 631.427.6600 ext. 210