This French Provincial 1926 castle has been brought into the 21st century complete with renovation and technology. Designed by noted architect Frank Forster, it boasts five bedrooms and 4.5 baths, plus a two-car garage.
Enter through tall oak double doors with forged ironwork. The center hall opens off to the right into a huge living room accented by leaded glass windows, a beamed ceiling, and a raised stone fireplace adjoining a library (also a playroom or office). Wide-plank oak floors throughout. Feast for a king in the sun-filled formal dining room with deep window bays. The chef's kitchen is equipped with custom cabinetry and closets, Carrara marble countertops, a professional double-oven stove, 2 sinks and 2 super-quiet Miele dishwashers, and a Sub-Zero. Enjoy your whimsical breakfast room in the turret of your kitchen.
There are 4 bedrooms on the second floor, including a cathedral-ceiling master bedroom suite, with 2 walk-in closets in a separate dressing area next to the bath. The bedroom with the close-off turret is to be fought for, as that turret could be another office, a reading nook, an art studioThe third floor is its own eagles-nest bedroom suite, with a cathedral ceiling, built-in bookshelves, and new full bath. A Siedle intercom system on 3 floors (controlled by iPad) delivers communication between floors and with the outside of the front door.
Set on the second highest point in New York City, the castle has terraced perennial gardens to the east and south of the 40' x 30' flagstone patio. Outside is one of six Bose sound systems.
Fieldston is Riverdale's private landmarked residential community with 24-hour security. It is conveniently located to various institutions. Commute to midtown by Metro North train, subway, express buses, or a 15-minute ride by car. Take advantage of the next projected best investment opportunity and reap the benefits of low real estate taxes. Live like royalty-see fieldstononline.com for more.
Also for rent at $12,000/month.
Property Features Include: Garage
Built in: 1974
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Architectural Style: French Provincial