Welcome to Sassafras, one of the Gold Coast's largest private landholdings. Sheltered within its own private cove in the exclusive wooded village of Lloyd Neck, the 47-acre waterfront property pays homage to the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, incorporating traditional Tudor architecture and the vernacular styles of south-east England style into a timeless masterpiece.
Upon entering the 20,00 square foot 25-room main residence, guests are greeted by a lavish 48-foot cathedral ceiling and grand staircase that leads into the great hall, study and formal dining room that is complemented by a wraparound terrace overlooking the water.
The perfectly secluded home that was once owned by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has 8 bedrooms, 8 full and 4 half baths. The Baronial-style living room features one of eight fireplaces throughout the home , an enclosed dining veranda and a master suite that has expansive 120-degree views of the Long Island Sound and Connecticut.
Made perfect for those who want to offer their guests ultimate privacy, the estate has comes with two guest houses, each approximately 5,500 square feet with stunning sea views, a tennis court and a beach cabana with a full kitchen and deck.
The grounds encompass carefully tended specimen gardens, an exercise path, a private beach with its own pier which can accommodate 3 jet skis, an 80-foot motor yacht, 24-foot sailboat, 30-foot speedboat and two maintenance/chase boats with three additional moorings. Complementing the al fresco entertaining lifestyle is the 30' by 60' pool, a gazebo with a bar and a hot tub with an outdoor shower.
Lush gardens and manicured landscapes accentuate the gently sloping and level grounds surrounded by old growth conifers. The Sassafras estate takes advantage of everything the North Shore has to offer while being only 50 miles away from Manhattan.
To learn more about 19 Burma Road, contact co-listing agent Sami Hassoumi.