Historic Mill Neck Mansion on the Harbor Asks $27M

Historic Mill Neck Mansion on the Harbor Asks $27M

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Wychwood, a 13-acre mansion estate overlooking the water, is listed for sale at 297 Mill Hill Rd. in Mill Neck.

This enormous English Tudor manor house was built in 1937 and has a storied history. It was designed by Henry Corse and is one of the last grand estates constructed during the Gilded Era. The home’s past owners included Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney.

Wychwood sits atop the second highest elevation on Long Island, according to the listing. Its whitewashed brick, hand-carved slate roof, and leaded glass steel casement windows give the exterior an English farmhouse aesthetic.

The 9-bedroom house has loads of amenities, including 11 full bathrooms and 3 half bathrooms, a large formal living room with a fireplace, a large formal dining room with a fireplace, a library, and more.

The grounds of the estate feature well-polished landscaping, beautiful gardens and terraces, a heated gunite pool with poolhouse, and a carriage house with staff quarters. Overall, the property is a dream for grand entertaining or retreat.

Wychwood is located in the Village of Mill Neck, in the Oyster Bay School District. It has sweeping views overlooking the Oyster Bay Harbor, Cove Neck, Centre Island, and Lloyd Harbor.

The asking price is $27,000,000, not including the annual property tax of $109,717.

The real estate agents listed for the property are Maryellen Cashman and Leslie Davidson, of Compass Greater NY LLC, who can be reached at 516-517-4751.

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