Gorgeous Georgian revival fieldstone house in park-like setting.
This stately Georgian Revival Fieldstone house is located in the heart of Fieldston, a private streeted community, on 1.3 acres which include a separate building lot.
Set in sweeping lush park-like grounds, this rare property is just 15 minutes from the Upper West Side. Boasting a slate-shingled roof, the house was built by the noted architect Julius Gregory in the late 1920's and has been owned by only 2 families.
Approximately 10,000 square feet, this important property has 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and 4 powder rooms. Updated throughout, this gracious and welcoming home retains all of its original details and preserves almost all of its original bathrooms as well as the original kitchen cabinets and mahogany countertops. All principal rooms have multiple exposures.
Gracious extra-wide doorway with side windows and fanlight; spacious wood panelled entrance gallery and hallway; sweeping stairway to the second floor; oversized elegant living room with a bay window and window seat, wood burning fireplace, French doors to terrace, and exposures on three sides; beautifully proportioned formal dining room with bay window, window seat and two exposures; corner family room with four large windows and French doors to terrace; corner breakfast room with two walls of windows; windowed butler's pantry with double sink and second dishwasher, leading to the kitchen and additional pantry; three powder rooms. A partially covered flagstone terrace extends the full depth of the house.
Main bedroom floor:
Master bedroom suite with sitting room and wood burning fireplace; four other bedrooms including one with private dressing room and one with a Juliette balcony; spectacular sunny playroom with three walls of windows; a walk-in linen closet; washer and dryer.
Four generous bedrooms, two bathrooms, walk-in cedar closet, storage space.
Lower ground floor:
Fully finished; large bed/sitting room with kitchenette and full modern bath; oversized playroom/media room; exercise room; huge laundry with steam room and shower; powder room; large storage room; boiler/utility room; large entry area and exit to outside; entry to a three car garage. There is a sweeping circular driveway at the front entrance to the house and a back driveway leading to additional parking and the garage.
The landscaped grounds include a broad expanse of flat lawn, rose garden, numerous beautiful mature trees and shrubs as well as a large sloping hill to an upper garden and original playhouse with stone barbeque patio. In addition, there is a paved badminton court, tennis backboard and a huge fenced in playground.