Dick Cavett’s famed Montauk spread sells for $23.6M —a $38M discount

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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.

An exterior of the home.The Montauk location hosted specified luminaries arsenic Muhammad Ali and Robert Redford. Chris Foster
An interior of the Montauk home. Modern additions similar an eat-in room were added to the house. Chris Foster
The Montauk home's pond. There’s some a pond and a excavation connected the property. Chris Foster

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. 

A surviving  abstraction  wrong  the home. Cavett’s erstwhile location boasts 6,500 quadrate feet.Chris Foster
A structure  astatine  the Montauk home. The caller proprietor tin stone retired connected Tick Hall’s porch. Chris Foster

The listing broker is Chris Coleman of Compass.

 Brokers Krae Van Sickle and Lylla Carter of Saunders & Associates repped the buyer.