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Oheka Castle, Huntington
Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport
Chelsea Mansion, Muttontown
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Gold Coast Mansions
Chelsea Mansion
Oheka Castle
Vanderbilt Museum
Built in the 1930’s, "Eagle Nest Estate" was home to William K. Vanderbilt II. This 24-room mansion is filled with antique furnishings, ceramics, paintings and family portraits and photos.Included on this 43-acre estate is a curator’s cottage, seaplane hangar, boathouse, and gardens. Visit the marine museum with Vanderbilt’s marine and natural history and ethnographic collections and the planetarium. The Vanderbilt is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Built in 1924 this 40-room mansion was built for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Moore. The architect, William Delano was hired to recreate the Moore’s vision of the farm manor they saw during their honeymoon cruising along the Yangtze River in China. The mansion is influenced by a blend of French, English and Chinese styles. The estate includes a courtyard, bridges and a moat. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Otto Hermann Kahn built Oheka Castle in the 1920’s. Built for an estimated eleven million dollars, this 127 room French-style chateau was situated in the middle of a 443 acre plot. He used it for his summer residence. The architects hired to build Oheka were Delano & Aldrich and the landscaping was designed by the Olmsted Brothers. Oheka Castle is listed on the Register of Historic Places.
135 West Gate Drive
Huntington, 631-659-1400
34 Muttontown Lane
East Norwich, 516-571-8551
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180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, 631-854-5579