The term “coastal estate” does not do justice to a new listing in Long Island Sound. The two rock outcroppings are accessible via a 10-minute boat ride from the New York City suburb of New Rochelle. Alternatively, they are a quick 30-minute helicopter flight from Manhattan’s East 34th Street heliport. The smaller of the two – Columbia Island – encompasses approximately 1 acre at low tide and features a 5,600-square-foot, four-bedroom, two-bath residence that boasts a professional kitchen and rooftop deck. Thanks to solar panels, a desalinization machine, a septic system, and a sprinkler system, Columbia Island is completely self-sustaining and offers views of the Manhattan skyline and Long Island. Nearby Pea Island covers just under 5 acres and is devoid of substantial improvements. Patti Anderson of Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing.
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