This week’s featured video is Sophisticated Living located at 131 Old Roaring Brook Road Mount Kisco NY.
In the heart of Chappaqua’s premier estate area, private yet convenient to town, schools and train, this striking sun-drenched residence is surrounded by a luxuriant landscape featuring a meandering stream and pool. Showcasing a level of design and quality that is matched only by the lovely country setting, the glorious interior spaces feature refined formal rooms, an exceptional kitchen, library, an expansive family room, sprawling master suite and abundant spaces for relaxation including an expansive family room, a gym and several recreation spaces. Ideal as guest or nanny quarters, there is a separate wing with its own entrance, living room with a fireplace, a bedroom, bath, sitting room and deck. Elegant, yet immensely inviting and approachable, the home offers a fluid floor plan that accommodates both grand-scale entertaining and casual living with ease.
Be sure to watch last week’s featured video, Howland Lake, located at 20 Deer Knoll Bedford Corners, NY.
This week’s tour takes us to Greenview located at 127 Brush Hill Road, Millbrook, NY
On 30.5 verdant acres, this impressive country estate enjoys a premier locale in the heart of the Clove Valley. Enveloped in scenic views, this private retreat encompasses a grand country home and barn. Built in 2005 and inspired by the great mountain homes of the West, the residence showcases incredible quality and detail throughout. Magnificent woods and stones mix artfully with soaring ceilings and great glass walls that dramatically frame the surrounding natural beauty. Highlights include a chef’s kitchen with a brick pizza oven, a Great Room that really lives up to its name, a main level master wing, a separate apartment and a vast wine cellar. For those seeking peace and privacy in one of the region’s most picturesque locales, Greenview delights on all levels.
For more information on Greenview and other homes for sale in Millbrook, NY, please visit our website at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
Welcome to the latest Houlihan Lawrence Luxury Market Report highlighting 1st Quarter 2013 sales activity for properties priced at $2 million or more in Westchester County and $1 million+ in Putnam and Dutchess counties.
For a detailed analysis of the luxury market click here for the full market report.
Enjoy this week’s tour of Austin Place, situated at 16 Austin Place, Briarcliff Manor, New York.
An easy elegance distinguishes this 2008-built Colonial, which artfully mixes sophisticated design with a fresh, modern sensibility throughout its 6,552 square feet. Light-filled formal rooms showcasing classical detailing serve as the perfect counterpoint to the more casual spaces including a dazzling kitchen, expansive family room and a large media/recreation room. Outside, the entertaining amenities continue with a fully fenced yard, 42′ pool with a spa and an outdoor kitchen complete with a built-in barbecue, wine refrigerator and cocktail center.
For more information on Austin Place and other Briarcliff Manor homes for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
Enjoy this week’s tour of Linley House situated at 406 Shunpike, Millbrook, New York 10528.
On 197.5 acres in the heart of scenic Millbrook, Linley House maintains a majestic presence with awe-inspiring views that reach straight to the Catskill Mountains. In addition to the spectacular country house, fitted with a showcase kitchen, beautiful formal rooms, gym, wine room and a home theater, the totally private grounds feature a pool, tennis court, ponds and meandering walking trails. Only minutes from Millbrook Village and just 90 miles north of New York City, Linley House remains one of the Hudson Valley’s most exciting offerings.
For more information on Linley House and other Millbrook properties for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
This week’s tour takes us to Eastfields in Bedford, situated along the Beaver Dam River at 63 Eastfields Road, Bedford, New York.
The spirit of the Hamptons enlivens this sports-friendly, 20-acre country estate, combining total privacy with recreational amenities that are second to none. No matter the season, you’ll never be bored as there’s something for everyone at this private retreat. Canoe along the meandering waterway while enjoying the pristine surroundings. Swim in the indoor pool, which showcases the surroundings through a wall of French doors that open to the grounds in warmer months. Or engage in a challenging match in the attached indoor tennis pavilion featuring a professional caliber court, viewing lounge and kitchenette. There’s a billiards room, a gym and a spa bath with a sauna as well. It’s all hosted within a striking view-filled residence designed for modern luxury living.
For more information on Eastfields or other Bedford homes for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
Enjoy this week’s tour of 32 Seville Avenue in Rye, New York.
On the grounds of the historic Westchester Country Club, this exciting modern home embodies a unique lifestyle in one of the county’s premier locales. Built in 2001, the residence blends the charm and character of a well-established estate neighborhood with the modern luxury of a home designed for today’s lifestyle. Highlights include gracious formal living areas, a showcase chef’s kitchen and wonderful recreation spaces including a media room, gym, yoga studio and 1500-bottle wine room. Outside, there’s a large entertaining terrace, perfect for alfresco dining, that overlooks a beautifully designed and private setting. Equally appealing is the locale’s proximity to the vibrant town of Rye – only 3 miles away - the Long Island Sound and several prestigious country clubs including the Westchester Country Club, just a short walk away.
For more information on 32 Seville Avenue and other Rye homes for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
Many believe that dining plays a very important role in setting the stage for romance and perhaps there’s no better time to test out this theory than on Valentine’s Day. For the marriage minded, it might make sense to serve the famous Engagement Chicken, a recipe that is so delicious that it is rumored to have generated lots of proposals. Regardless of the menu, here are a few spectacular dining rooms taken from our luxury properties for sale that are sure to provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening.
The dining room at 888 Bedford House in Bedfordis elegantly scaled and filled with light. After dinner, it will be easy to work-off those extra calories with a swim in the indoor pool, or a game of tennis on the indoor court housed in the detached tennis pavilion – one of the few private indoor facilities in the area.
A fresh modern flair prevails in the dining room and the rest of the 10,000 square feet of living space at Stoneleigh in Armonk, a majestic and exceptionally crafted Colonial built in 2008.
Formality and comfort are balanced perfectly in the dining room at Northshire in North Salem, a classic English Country house designed by celebrated architect, Mott Schmidt.
There’s plenty of room for a grand event in the dining room at Courseview in Bronxville, which enjoys a unique double-lot setting overlooking the golf course of the Siwanoy Country Club.
Enveloped in handome paneling, candle-lit dinners are a natural in the dining room at Mayfield Manor in Harrison, an 8-bedroom home nestled in the Sterling Ridge estate area.
There are a variety of sophisticated dining areas to choose from at Orchard Hill in New Castle, a private country retreat designed by renowned modernist architect, Richard Meier.
This week’s video tour takes us to 105 Law Road in Briarcliff Manor, New York.
This absolutely stunning estate offers a sophisticated residence, large carriage house and Glen Gate pool overlooking 8+ acres of conserved land. Known as Le Reve, which means “The Dream” in French, it’s easy to understand how this property got its name as the home and setting are a fantasy come to life. From the beautiful plantings, to the custom design and quality displayed throughout the residence, to the carriage house, which doubles as a collector’s garage and pool house, Le Reve delivers on every level. Less than a mile from the town center, schools and rail station, the property is also within easy reach of both Trump National and Sleepy Hollow Country Clubs.
To find out more about Le Reve and other Briarcliff Manor homes for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.
Don’t miss last week’s tour of Sycamore Point, 62 Sycamore Road, Mahopac, NY 10541.
This week’s tour takes us to Sycamore Point on Lake Mahopac situated at 62 Sycamore Road, Mahopac, New York 10541.
As the temperatures drop, it’s fun to dream about all the outdoor activities we’ll be enjoying once the warm weather returns in a few months. One of our area’s most exceptional properties for outdoor recreation is Sycamore Point on Lake Mahopac. With over 50 feet of direct water frontage, a private dock and waterfront pool, the opportunities to appreciate the beautiful lake are endless. Especially appealing for the water skier, jet skier and motor boater as it is one of the only lakes in the region where motor sports are allowable, cold-weather lovers can also enjoy ice-skating and ice-boating at this beautiful lakeside setting.
For more information on Sycamore Point and other Mahopac homes for sale, please visit us at www.houlihanlawrence.com.