Tour the beachfront estate that entertainment icon Dick Cavett is selling for $62 million

Dick Cavett, longtime talk show host and entertainment icon, is offloading his estate in Montauk, New York.

Known as Tick Hall, it was built in 2001 after the original home on the 20-acre property burned down in 1997.

Now Cavett is looking to sell the plot he’s owned for 50 years, and he’s listed it for $US62 million. In an email to the Wall Street Journal, he said that offering up the estate was “the hardest thing in the world to do.”

The Corcoran Group has the listing.

Tick Hall lies on 20 acres of property in Montauk, New York, on the far eastern end of Long Island.

It's surrounded by 77 acres of preserved land that Cavett sold to a government consortium for $18 million in 2008.

The home is clad in the classic Hamptons slate shingle siding.

In 1997, the original structure burned down. It was recreated from memory and photos.

It was rebuilt in the exact same spot, as close to the original property as possible.

The rebuilding of the house itself was the subject of a documentary, 'From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall.'

Cavett told the WSJ that Muhammad Ali, Woody Allen, and Alec Baldwin have all visited the home.

The home measures about 7,000 square feet in total.

Cavett considered the house his primary residence, though he maintained an apartment in Manhattan as well.

A swimming pool, half-acre pond, and variety of hiking trails surround the house.

Since the home sits on a bluff, there are views of the ocean and surrounding areas from all sides.

The home is beachfront property, and the nearby area is now colloquially known as Cavett's Cove.

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