EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. Experience the gracious flow, well proportioned spaces and warm, welcoming ambiance of this magnificent Tudor residence where remarkable architectural design converges with picturesque landscaped grounds. This Tudor inspired home with its red clay tile roof and striking center tower is situated on an expansive, landscaped property (approx. 10,310 sq. ft.), adjoining one of the few enclosed private parks within Forest Hills Gardens. The landscaped rear garden provides endless green vistas toward the private park's tranquil green space. The main level of the home includes a formal Living Room with custom designed leaded glass windows and a wood burning fireplace, a banquet sized Dining Room, a perfect setting for large scale entertaining, a grand staircase accented with a bank of stained glass windows on both the lower and upper levels, and an elegant main floor Powder Room. Brilliant walnut floors with marquetry details embellish both the Living Room and Dining Room spaces. This architecturally exquisite home built in the early 1920s with its classic Tudor details has been tastefully updated with numerous quality enhancements including a Clive Christian designed Kitchen that includes solid oak wood cabinetry, granite counter-tops, custom painted decorative tiles, a center island with prep sink, high end appliances, plus a convenient built-in desk and workstation. A light filled adjoining Family Room overlooks the rear gardens and offers an additional space for entertaining and leisure time family activities. Adjacent to the Kitchen is a rear entry vestibule with access to the large heated two car garage. The private quarters of the home are spread over two upper levels. The mid-level contains a spacious Master Bedroom with a tastefully appointed private Bath, 2 additional Bedrooms each with a full Bath and another Bedroom with an adjacent sitting room. The upper level includes 2 Bedrooms and a full hall Bath. Exceptional closet space can be found throughout. There is in addition a full Basement with half Bath utilities and Laundry Room. Set among the beautiful homes along Embassy Row, the home is close to schools as well as the world renowned West Side Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships, Nearby is convenient shopping on fashionable Austin Street and public transportation including the LIRR and NYC MTA Express E and F subway service. Forest Hills Gardens is located midway between NYC’s two major international airports and approximately 15 minutes by rail to midtown Manhattan.
Property Size: 10,310 sq. ft. approx. Interior Square Footage: 5,449 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $19,637/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $2,987/yr. approx.
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