An iconic oceanfront Montauk residence owned by legendary TV host Dick Cavett has bought for $23.6 million — far lower than its unique $62 million asking value in 2017.
The residence, at 176 Deforest Road, is called Tick Hall, and it’s the place Cavett entertained stars from Muhammad Ali to Tennessee Williams and Robert Redford. Locals have even known as it Cavett’s Cove.
The residence was initially one of many Seven Sisters properties constructed by famed Gilded Age architect Stanford White within the early Eighteen Eighties.
But the unique residence burned down in 1997, when a welder engaged on the roof despatched a spark that tore by way of the property, taking down the whole lot besides a chimney.
Cavett rebuilt it from reminiscence and pals’ pictures and constructing supplies unearthed from the ashes — as no plans for it existed.
The rebuilding grew to become a documentary, “From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall.” During the rebuilding, some trendy additions had been additionally added, like an even bigger kitchen and screened porches.
The six-bedroom, 6,500-square-foot residence sits on 20 acres and is adjoining to a virtually 200-acre protect.
The property features a cliffside path with stairs that result in a seashore. There’s additionally a pond and a pool on the property, which Cavett purchased in 1968 after renting there for years.
The itemizing dealer is Chris Coleman of Compass.
Brokers Krae Van Sickle and Lylla Carter of Saunders & Associates repped the customer.