Welcome to Shore Acres, Staten Island The most discreet neighborhood of all the NYC boroughs. This water front property is just shy a full acre and has the most captivating views of New York City and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. The Shore Acres enclave is only a two-minute car drive from the Verrazano Bridge.55 Sea Gate Road, penned "Narrows Overlook", atop a bluff, commanding an excelled panoramic view of the New York Harbor to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, framing the skyline of Manhattan rising spectacularly from the bay.Rich in history, this home, built circa 1899 has had only three owners. The two story (5-6 bedroom/5 bath) home currently measures 79' x 24' plus additional 10' x 12' plus two car garage.Drive up to the circular drive and enter the gracious entrance to the gallery. The main floor consists of ample dining room and joining living room which have water views and fireplaces as do the enclosed sun room and library/office and/or bedroom suite with wet bar. The eat in kitchen is ready for an update with your personal touch. The main floor also consists of one full bath and one powder room along with mudroom and partially enclosed florida room.The upper floor consists of four bedrooms plus guest suite (5 bedrooms total) with ample closet space and three bathrooms. All bedrooms have amazing views from every window and two have fireplaces. There are two staircases and hardwood floors throughout.The basement is unfinished. There is a forced hot air with central air conditioning system in place.The grounds are spectacular including bluestone patio and indoor/outdoor rooms to enjoy in any weather watching every ship that enters the New York harbor pass your door, often only a few hundred feet away. There is nothing else quite like this! The convenience to Manhattan by car, bus or ferry and to Brooklyn is remarkable. The Staten Island cultural Alice Austen house is close by as is Fort Wadsworth- Gateway National Recreation Area which offers, biking, birding, jogging and much more The Von Briesen Park is just a stone throw away. This is where the NYC Marathon begins!Join Staten Island's newest additions for dining and tourism namely the New York Wheel, Empire Outlets, the Lighthouse Museum, The Saint George Theatre and many more options for culture and activities. Please note: This property is NOT in a flood zone.