An iconic oceanfront Montauk location owned by legendary TV big Dick Cavett has sold for $23.6 cardinal — acold little than its archetypal $62 cardinal asking price successful 2017.
The home, astatine 176 Deforest Road, is known arsenic Tick Hall, and it is wherever Cavett entertained stars from Muhammad Ali to Tennessee Williams and Robert Redford. Locals person adjacent called it Cavett’s Cove.
The location was primitively 1 of the Seven Sisters homes built by famed Gilded Age designer Stanford White successful the aboriginal 1880s.
But the archetypal location burned down successful 1997, erstwhile a welder moving connected the extortion sent a spark that tore done the property, taking down everything but a chimney.
Cavett rebuilt it from representation and friends’ photographs and gathering materials unearthed from the ashes — arsenic nary plans for it existed.
The rebuilding became a documentary, “From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall.” During the rebuilding, immoderate modern additions were besides added, similar a bigger room and screened porches.
The six-bedroom, 6,500-square-foot location sits connected 20 acres and is adjacent to a astir 200-acre preserve.
The spot includes a cliffside way with stairs that pb to a beach. There’s besides a pond and a excavation connected the property, which Cavett bought successful 1968 aft renting determination for years.
The listing broker is Chris Coleman of Compass.
Brokers Krae Van Sickle and Lylla Carter of Saunders & Associates repped the buyer.