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Who, you might ask, is August Hecksher? Newsday reports that Hecksher was an industrialist, real estate developer and philanthropist. His legacy includes both the Hecksher State Park in East Islip, New York and Heckscher Park in Huntington, New York as well as Huntington's Hecksher Museum of Art. Hi former winter cottage is a 1902 cedar shake Dutch colonial on 1.05 acre in the Huntington community of Wincoma.
It has a beautiful wide porch, a kitchen and butlers pantry and six bedrooms total, two of which were likely used as servants' rooms at one point. The bathrooms have been remodeled. The property has a pool, greenhouse and a hot tub. The listing says that there is a pool complex and underground spa and waterfall but it's not in the listing pics. This home is listed at $2.5 million.
Gallery: August Heckscher's Winter Cottage