POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — If you’ve strolled the boardwalk of Point Pleasant Beach on a summer night in the last 30 years or so, chances are you’ve paused to hear Frank Sinatra fill the air with his melody. It is high.
The building, which has come to be known as the “Sinatra House,” has been etched in the memories of thousands of visitors and residents over the years. An iconic Jersey Shore piece is now for sale. (See photo and video tour at the bottom of this article.)
175 Boardwalk House According to Ocean County land records, it was nicknamed after it was purchased by Paul Smith and Anita Smith in September 1986. Paul Smith, the former head of music distribution at Sony Records, was a big fan of Sinatra and began playing Sinatra music non-stop through outdoor speakers after the Smiths rebuilt their home.
“When I bought the house, it was in shambles.” “Jersey Shore Revealed: Seasons Revealed at the Beach” Smith had a compact disc player that held up to 200 CDs and would load 40 to 60 CDs each day depending on his mood. Music Music was played from 8am to 9pm and was shut down only when he and his wife were away for an extended period of time.
“The only time I hear complaints is when the music isn’t on.”Smith told the New York Times September 2002.
Smith died on New Year’s Eve 2002. Since his passing, the Smith children have tried to keep the music going as long as possible, but as time and life progressed, it became more and more difficult. In August 2021, one of Mr. and Mrs. Smith’s grandchildren told News 12 New Jersey, discuss the sale of the house with the family.
“I’m glad to hear that people love Sinatra’s music,” Dane Smith told News 12. Personally, I would like to keep the house forever. But you know how a family gets. It’s hard sometimes. ”
With an asking price of $4.4 million, the house isn’t just about Sinatra’s summer breeze. There is a space for parking more than 10 cars outdoors, according to the description By James Ward of Keller Williams Shore Points NJ.
Over 3,600 square feet of home comfortably sleeps 25, top floor master suite space with versatile bedroom or living space, full bathroom and balcony access I can do it. Views of the sea and cove.
The main level features an open concept with sweeping water views from every window and an abundance of custom features and details. There is a wraparound porch, a flex room with a private entrance that serves as additional living space or a ninth room for sleeping. The lower level features a spacious living room with coffered ceilings, a bar area, tiled floors and direct access to the oversized garage.