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Dick Cavett’s historic Montauk home, Tick Hall, relists for $48.5M

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Last summer, the estate was asking $62M

Photo credit: Chris Foster, courtesy of Corcoran

Former talk show host, Dick Cavett, put his historic Montauk estate known affectionately as Tick Hall up for sale last summer for $62 million, but eventually the listing was removed. This summer, Cavett has put the Seven Sisters home back on the market for a significantly less $48.5 million.

The Stanford White-designed shingle style home was originally built in 1882, but in 1997 the estate burned down due to an accident that is thought to be associated with a roof repair and only the chimney was left standing.

Cavett and his wife Carrie Nye decided that they would rebuild an exact replica of the original—they didn’t even fix any existing problems with the home. Relying on memories and photographs, Cavett and Nye rebuilt the home. The project was the subject of a 2003 documentary, From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall.

Though the name of the summer cottage is referred to as Tick Hall, the entire property has been referred to as Cavett’s Cove since Cavett purchased the property in 1968.

In 7,000 square feet, the home offers seven bedrooms and five bathrooms on nearly 20 acres of waterfront land with a cliff and staircase that lead down to the private ocean beach. For added privacy, the property is bordered by almost 200 acres of parkland.

The three-level residence has a finished lower level, a wraparound porch, hardwood floors, an expansive kitchen with marble countertops, and ocean views. Outside, there’s a pool and a cabana.

Gary DePersia and Karen Kelley from Corcoran Group Real Estate represent the listing.

Photo credit: Dead on Design
Photo credit: Dead on Design
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster
Photo credit: Chris Foster

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