Historic charm meets modern luxury in this 6-bedroom, 6.5-bath, brick, Medieval Revival-style house. A spacious, bright and airy home, it was built in 1920-21, and is set on a lushly planted corner lot of nearly half an acre. The house is graced with an abundance of oversized windows to maximize natural light and let the outdoors in. It enjoys a welcoming entry patio plus an inviting and secluded patio off an elegant sunroom.
Standout features include: an entry foyer; center hall with traditional English wall paneling; elegant living room with wood-burning fireplace, southern picture windows and decorative plasterwork ceiling; large formal dining room with beamed ceiling; family room with custom built-ins and French doors; center-island kitchen with stainless-steel appliances (2 wall ovens, 2 dishwashers, 5-burner cooktop, 5-ft. refrigerator); breakfast room with large windows and 2 wine refrigerators; pantry mudroom; west-facing heated sunroom with glass doors out to the patio; master bedroom suite (with 2 bathrooms, a walk-in closet, a wood-burning fireplace and its own private roof terrace); 2nd-floor laundry closet; large unfinished attic; central air-conditioning; natural slate roof.
There is a wet bar and maid’s room in the finished basement (which is currently used as a fitness room).
A private driveway leads to the attached 2-car garage. There is a fenced dog run and a storage shed. The property is approximately 0.44 acres.
Conveniently located for well-known private schools (Horace Mann, Fieldston and Riverdale Country School), the vast greenery of Van Cortlandt Park, and transportation to Manhattan (including express buses and the No. 1 subway train).