SOLD | Built c.1930 | 12,204 Sq. Ft. | 8 Beds | 11 Baths | 13.59 Acres
A classic stone manor, completed in 1930, brings the graceful elegance of England’s countryside to New York’s northern suburbs. The 12,204 square foot mansion is known as Bayberry Manor and last sold in 2017 for $3.5 million. It had been on the market since 2014 for as much as $8.7 million. Set on 14 acres in the town’s Whippoorwill estate area, the home showcases the finest old-world craftsmanship on a grand scale. Interiors are appointed with quarter-sawn oak floors, plaster work, panelling and leaded glass windows. Sun cascades through arched glass doors and bay windows, illuminating its vast spaces. The great room is exceptionally standout, preserving its original tracery ceiling, robust fireplace and access to an adjacent stone floor sunroom – also featuring a fireplace. A richly-panelled library with fireplace and a sun-filled dining room with centered fireplace and wall of arched windows to the terrace flows to a sensational kitchen wing. This incredible kitchen complex features top appliances, a butler’s pantry, walk-in pantry, walk-in refrigeration, second prep kitchen with multiple work areas, a sun-filled breakfast room, and an inviting Family room with adjoining mudroom and side entry. Equally impressive is the private master wing, featuring a barrel ceiling in the bedroom, an adjacent sitting room, dual dressing rooms/baths and balcony access. Four ensuite bedrooms, two anchored by a charming oval sitting room with fireplace. There are a total of 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. The peaceful estate setting is complemented by a large sparkling pool and surrounded by light specimen-woodlands, spectacular gardens, a sweeping lawn and is the perfect setting for today’s style of entertaining or relaxing get-away moments. The grounds are completed with a tucked-away two bedroom carriage house with garaging for five cars is ideal for the collector. This property is not currently on the market. It last sold in 2017 for $3.5 million.