A setting of exceptional natural beauty surrounds this impressive new listing nestled in Lawrence Park, a coveted enclave of venerable turn-of-the-century homes amidst tranquil winding roads. Stunning design and understated elegance hallmark this outstanding property with its perfect mix of classical style and modern comforts. Restored from top to bottom, the house has been completely transformed by the current owners creating beautifully appointed interior spaces. High ceilings, rich traditional moldings and six grand fireplaces set the tone throughout. The wide impressive entrance hall, enriched with gleaming oak floors found throughout the house, is a perfect introduction to the beautiful principal rooms. To the left a captivating period fireplace centers the stunning living room. Adjacent to the living room is an inviting library graced with floor to ceiling windows, cozy fireplace and granite topped wet bar. To the right of the entrance hall is an exquisite dining room with generous proportions, wainscoting and another fireplace with beautifully carved mantle. Adjoining is a well equipped butler's pantry with wine fridge and dishwasher. Most captivating is the fabulous kitchen not only is it perfectly designed but it is spacious and works so well for today's busy families .fine custom cabinetry with marble countertops, the best appliances and open space that flows into a most appealing window-wrapped breakfast area. Opening from the kitchen is a comfortable family room with fireplace. Sunlight pours through every beautiful window throughout the house. A most appealing feature of the first floor is an amazing covered and screened porch with sitting and dining areas plus a built-in grill. This fabulous, very inviting space opens from all first floor main rooms; living room, library and family room creating ideal entertaining space. Upstairs, the master bedroom is a true retreat featuring a fireplace with charming tile surround and a wall of built-in cabinetry. A double sized custom dressing room and sumptuous bath complete the suite. In addition, there are three more bedrooms, one with a fireplace and each with access to a lovely bathroom. The third floor's appeal is a very private and spacious junior master suite including a sitting area with built-in desk, bathroom and large bedroom with double closets. There are also two additional lovely bedrooms, a full bathroom, custom built-ins, and plenty of storage... a private oasis. The perfectly functioning lower level with a giant TV, custom built-in storage, floor to ceiling windows and a game room, opens thru French door to the terrace, lawn and play area. A well designed mudroom with access to the heated and air conditioned garage and lower entrance is joined by a large laundry room, full bath, and plenty of storage. For easy living, the home also offers an automatic full house generator, automatic heated driveway and electric heated gutters and roof. The stunning landscaping by Renee Byers is highlighted by a cobblestone driveway, artisan stone walls, an astonishing array of specimen shrubs, colorful perennials and majestic old trees. A rear bluestone terrace with fire pit overlooks glorious, private property, extensive landscape lighting, a 14 zone sprinkler system, and a charming walkway add to the allure. There has always been a great attraction to living on Bronxville's historic "Hilltop" as the district is called. It is a true neighborhood where children can leave their front door and ride their bikes through the quiet, winding lanes or join their friends for the stroll to school.The neighborhood spins a certain magic with its interesting old homes and beautiful, quiet atmosphere. No wonder it is so sought after by those who seek an almost forgotten way of life.
Attached, 2 Car Attached, Driveway
Attached, 2 Car Attached, Driveway
Listing Courtesy of Compass Greater NY, LLC.
Listing information last updated on December 1st, 2021 at 1:30am EST.