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Former New York Governor Hugh Carey’s Shelter Island summer home cuts asking price, now $7.95M

The Queen Anne style home built in 1884 that once served as a summer home to former New York State governor, Hugh Carey, just cut its asking price and is now listed for $7.95 million under Saunders Real Estate agent Penelope Moore. The estate listed ...

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Homes For Sale Shelter Island For Sale in The Hamptons Former New York Governor Hugh Carey’s Shelter Island summer home cuts asking price, now $7.95M New, 4 comments It listed for almost $9 million earlier this year By Grace Cassidy@pickle_grace Dec 5, 2017, 9:30am EST tweet share pin Photos courtesy of Saunders The Queen Anne style home built in 1884 that once served as a summer home to former New York State governor, Hugh Carey, just cut its asking price and is now listed for $7.95 million under Saunders Real Estate agent Penelope Moore The estate listed earlier this year in July for $8,875,000It last sold in 2007 for $2.9 million to current owner Jenny Carragher, who’s updated the space and made renovations while maintaining the historic integrity of the homeIt was also listed back in 2015 for $8,995,000. The home sits on almost two acres of land on the northern side of Shelter Island, with about 200 feet of water frontage directly on the Peconic RiverStanding over 7,000 square feet in size, the home has seven bedrooms and eight full bathrooms on four levelsInterior features include an entry foyer, water views, a library with a fireplace, French doors, and a master suite with a private waterview deck Outside, there’s a gunite pool, patio space, and room for a tennis court Interestingly, the home was built by DrRichard Salter Storrs—a minister who not only built waterfront mansions, but also delivered a speech for Abraham Lincoln, as well as the convocation for the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge Iconic 1884 Shelter Island Heights Seacoast Estate [Saunders] Ex-GovHugh Carey’s Shelter Island summer home lists for $8.875M [Newsday] Big Reveal: How Much for an 1883 Mansion on Shelter Island? 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Sandy Gallin’s flipped East Hampton home on Further Lane finds a buyer Five years and several price cuts later, the home has finally soldThe last asking price was $18.9 million under Douglas Elliman agent Linda Haugevik, but neither the final sales price nor the buyer hasn’t been revealed at this time. ‘59 Middle Lane’ Ammon house in East Hampton sells for over $8M The home made headlines when it went up for sale earlier this year Wainscott compound with a full spa building comes on the market for just under $20M The property has its own full spa buildingFor some serious relaxation, there’s a sauna, a caldarium a tepidarium, a massage room, and a balcony. What $2M buys you in Shinnecock Hills Today, we’re exploring what a $2 million budget will get you in the area—and all the homes are south of the highway. 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