House of the Day: Historical Port Jeff Home Selling For $1.15 Million

Home is in center of it all in Port Jeff and library across the street, literally.

This home for sale at 111 Thompson Street in Port Jefferson can boast of one of the best reading rooms in the entire village–it's is a stone's throw away from the library. Literary minded house hunters might find it to be the perfect location.

East Main Street with its boutiques and cool, bohemian vibe is a few steps away and photos on the listing on AOL Real Estate show a view of Port Jefferson harbor and the Long Island Sound.

The house has inviting entrances from the front and the back and is "beautiful all the way around," according to Jolie Powell Realty, the listing agent.

You can also say that this house is at the center of all the best that Port Jefferson has to offer.

The list price for this home is $1.15 million. It features three bedrooms and three full baths. For $9,949.26 in taxes you get .62 acres of property.

The Port Jefferson Historical Society calls it the Abither Gerard House and the house is featured on their historical homes walking tour. (Also check out our .)

"The older part of this house built by Abither Gerard has locust tree trunks supporting the basement," reads the historical society's description. "The Capt. Charles E. Tooker family owned the house from 1917 until 1992. Mike Stillman, architect, redesigned the house to include a full portico with paired pediment dormer windows and an elegant 'Union Jack' stick style balustrade on the upper balcony."

Check out more photos and all of the details on AOL Real Estate.


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