A Midcentury Cottage Surfaces on New York’s Fire Island for $975K

Originally designed for a book editor in 1960, the darling retreat has had only two owners up till now.
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Location: 618 Shore Walk, Fire Island Pines, New York

Price: $975,000

Year Built: 1960

Footprint: three bedrooms, one bath

Lot Size: 0.21 acres

From the Agent: "This authentic midcentury gem on iconic Shore Walk exemplifies the simplicity of beach life. Set back far from the walk on a large lot, the residence is characterized by remarkable warmth conveyed through its wooden details and clean lines. Large windows, an open floor plan where indoor and outdoor living spaces perfectly complement each other, a quiet street, and rustic charm nonpareil complete the dream. The adjacent lot is also available to purchase, which would create a full compound that could easily sleep 14."

Nestled amidst a ring of trees, the 1960 residence offers ample privacy. A wide deck wraps around the entire exterior, extending the living areas outdoors.

Nestled amidst a ring of trees, the 1960 residence offers ample privacy. A wide deck wraps around the entire exterior, extending the living areas outdoors.

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The interior features an open layout with original wood walls and beamed ceilings.

The interior features an open layout with original wood walls and beamed ceilings.

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Expansive windows in the dining and living areas fill the home with natural light, while framing picturesque views of the landscaped lot.

Expansive windows in the dining and living areas fill the home with natural light, while framing picturesque views of the landscaped lot.

Wooden details and clean lines continue into each of the home’s three bedrooms. 

Wooden details and clean lines continue into each of the home’s three bedrooms. 

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The third bedroom could double as an office. Due to the layout of the site, the house can be expanded to accommodate a larger crowd.

The third bedroom could double as an office. Due to the layout of the site, the house can be expanded to accommodate a larger crowd.

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