170 Shonnard Terrace, Yonkers, New York, United States
A historic c.1890 stone castle in Yonkers, New York has sold for $3,250,000, it had previously been listed as much as $6,250,000. Positioned on nearly an acre of elegantly terraced land overlooking the Hudson River, the castle built c.1890, includes 20 rooms with authentic, imported 16th-18th Century European rooms and architectural elements. The mansion is also an established film & photoshoot location, perfect as a mortgage helper, with appearances in Mona Lisa Smile, on the HBO crime drama Boardwalk Empire, Beyonce’s Irreplaceable music video and an endless list of photoshoots including one with Jennifer Lopez (see below). The home’s formal dining room features hand-caved French Roccoco panels & a 6-foot chandelier, there is also a conservatory, a charming morning room, ebonized billiard room, and lushly upholstered Turkish room. The home spans 13,500 square feet with 6 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms. This truly is a rare offering and a once in a lifetime opportunity. The property was last listed for $3,495,000 and sold in December 2017 for $3,250000.