If you’ve read the book, seen one of the four film renditions or are planning to see the fifth and newest incarnation of “The Great Gatsby,” which opens Friday, you’ll know that parties on grand estates that hug Long Island’s north shore play a large role in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story. Westchester County also has its share of sumptuous mansions right on the Long Island Sound — stately manors that would attract the likes of Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway and Daisy Buchanan. Jenny Higgons scouted out five that are currently on the market. Get out your checkbook.
4 North Island Drive, Rye ($10,600,000): This custom-built Colonial is on snazzy Manursing Island. It’s in a gated community, which will keep the hoi pol-loi at bay. Dazzle friends with the gourmet kitchen, marble baths, detailed moldings built-ins, glorious water views from every room, spectacular grounds, greenhouse, spa and pool. Own 300 feet of shoreline and join the in crowd at the private association’s beach and dock. Photo: Julia B. Fee/Sotheby’s International
1 Bay Ave., Larchmont ($12,700,000): This elegant Larchmont Manor home is on a private peninsula fronting the Sound and Larchmont Harbor. Guests can pull their yachts up to the private deep-water mooring and personal dock. Want to take a dip? A staircase leads to the shore. The manse’s seven bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms can easily hold guests who partied too hard to make it home. Photo Houlihan Lawrence.
12 Shore Road, Rye ($5,695,000): Nestled near the end of a private lane in one of Westchester’s most exclusive waterfront enclaves, there are spectacular panoramic water views from almost every room of this 1930 Tudor. Guests can choose between the heated pool or private sandy beach, then flit around the lush lawn, Tennessee orchard stone terrace and glass-enclosed pool house/solarium. Photo Julia B. Fee/Sotheby’s International.
1070 Haverstraw Road, Suffern ($1,495,000): Perhaps not as opulent as Gatsby might prefer, and a bit far from the salt air, but “Balder Brae” is grand. The circa-1910 home has a stone-walled garden and cottage designed by noted American horticulturist Louise Beebe Wilder. It’s on nearly 6 acres near Harriman Park and the Mahwah River. Photo Richard Ellis/Sotheby’s International Realty