"Grey Gardens in East Hampton after a lifetime of neglect by Big Edie and Little Edie Beale." - If you haven't seen the documentary "Grey Gardens", I recommend you do. They truly were the most interesting members of the Bouvier family.
1916 Garden City House Plans - Design My notes: Reconfig Breakfast Room/Pantry/Porch/Toilet into more open kitchen with mudroom/laundry and powder room. Convert 2 upstairs dressing chambers to ensuite Master bath
Set off on a large parcel, surrounded by gardens and the nearest neighbor is 15 miles away in all directions. It is s charming tower really but maybe it is just a keepers house and office for the gardens.