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Another Record-Breaking Sale in Scarsdale

18SherbrookeFrontDawn Knief and Marty Katchis of Julia B. Sotheby's have sold the home of Mary Wallach at 18 Sherbrooke Road for $7.2 million. The 7,834 square foot house was built in 1942 and includes six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The house features an indoor spa with a 20 x 40 foot heated pool, gym, sauna and Palladian windows. For gardeners, there is a fully automated greenhouse. The house is on 3.02 acres, one acre of which is potentially a separate building lot at 20 Sherbrooke Road.

According to the NY Times, homeowner Mary Wallach was the wife of James G. 18SherbrookePoolWallach, the chairman and chief executive of Central National-Gottesman Inc., a pulp, paper and newsprint marketing company. He died at the age of 55 at his home in June 1998 from a cerebral aneurysm.

Wallach became president and chief executive of Central National-Gottesman in 1979 and chairman and chief executive in 1997. The privately owned company was based in Purchase and had sales of more than $2 billion a year. When he passed away in 1998 he was survived by his wife of 27 years, Mary Kerr Wallach; two sons, Andrew and Scott, both of Scarsdale; and his parents, Ira Wallach and Miriam Gottesman Wallach also of Scarsdale.

18SherbrookeStairsFor tax-watchers, under the revaluation, the home and 2 acres were assessed at $5,113,000 and the potential building lot adjacent to the property was assessed at $2,256,000. Together, they were valued at $7,369,000 and the property sold for $7,200,000.

Taxes on the home on 1.98 acres are $104,111 and taxes on the additional acre are $18,163 bringing the total to $122,274. If it was valued as a single lot with a home at a total value of $7,200,000, the estimated real estate taxes would be approximately $164,000 ($7.2mmm X .02281).

There was a rush of home sales in our area this week. In fact, my count shows that 26 homes closed in Scarsdale and Edgemont since August 20th ... too many to show on Scarsdale10583, but here are some of the notable sales.

77BrewsterRoad77 Brewster Road: Colette Colonial completely renovated in 3 stages between 2003-2008. Fabulous light throughout. High ceilings. Gracious proportions and exquisite architectural details. Beautiful archways, crown moldings and Marvin Windows. Fabulous .57 professionally landscaped yard with 2 stone patios. A pool used to exist.

Sale Price: $3,350,000
Real Estate Taxes: $62,140

30Clubway30 Carriage House Lane, Mamaroneck: 5,600 square foot home with 6 bedrooms, custom kitchen, library/home office, master has fireplace, private balcony, 2 walk-in closets. Spa-like master bath with steam shower, radiant heated floor and study. Formal dining room with butler's - 2 dishwashers, Sub Zero and Viking appliances.

Sale Price: $2,750,000
Real Estate Taxes: TBD

99CushmanRoad99 Cushman Road: Gracious Sun-Filled Colonial in the Heathcote Estate Area of the Grange. Well loved, immaculate home with great potential for expansion on an acre of gorgeous level park-like land in a prestigious location. 2,978 square feet on three levels with 10 rooms, 7 bedrooms, 3 full baths and a powder room. High ceilings on the first floor. Delightful screened porch. Front and back stairs.

Sale Price: $2,500,000
Real Estate Taxes: $34,454

122FoxMeadowRoad122 Fox Meadow Road: Colonial on park-like property. Chef's kitchen with high end appliances, stone counters, center island/breakfast bar open to large family room with fireplace/built-ins/French doors to patio. Master bedroom suite with fireplace/tray ceiling, sitting area, walk-in closets, luxurious bath with double sinks, oversized shower, & jacuzzi tub. Mudroom off of large two car garage leads to first floor guest bedroom with bath and back staircase. Special features include dramatic two-story entry with herringbone floors, new custom picture frame/crown moldings, custom built-ins, three fireplaces, French doors, gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, new surround sound, and new elaborate landscaping. Family room flat screen TV integrated into Sonos surround system included.

Sale Price: $2,467,500
Real Estate Taxes: $47,061

7Lebanon7 Lebanon Road: Exceptional custom home in sought after neighborhood being built by highly regarded local builder known for quality craftsmanship & dedication to perfection. This distinctive 5 BR, 4 1/2 bath home has a great open layout with a 2 car garage, mudroom and laundry on second floor. The walkout lower level has a spacious playroom, au pair suite and sliders to the flat backyard.

Sale Price: $2,145,000
Real Estate Taxes: TBD

3RochambeauRoad3 Rochambeau Road: Chic, airy Colonial in Fox Meadow. Vaulted wood-beamed ceilings, interior balconies and numerous 2-story windows flood the house with light. Oversized rooms and open floor plan. Upstairs, a grand master suite with cathedral ceiling with ultra bath and large his/her closets. Three more bedrooms, one with en suite bath, complete the floor. Lower level has large bedroom and full bath, plenty of storage and a play area. Stylishly updated with refinished oak floors; new kitchen and butler's pantry with white cabinets, honed white marble counters/backsplash and top stainless appliances, new powder room with wainscoting and white marble floor.

Sale Price: $1,799,000
Real Estate Taxes: $41,485

74DrakeRoad74 Drake Road: Beautifully renovated and meticulously maintained stone front center hall Colonial. First floor offers a large living room with fireplace, family room with walls of windows, spacious formal dining room, oversized powder room by Waterworks, architect designed chef's kitchen, granite counter tops, all high-end Stainless Steel appliances, and first floor laundry room. On the second floor there is a large master bedroom, sitting room/dressing room with custom closets, new master bath by Waterworks with soaking tub and large stall shower, radiant heated floor, 3 bedrooms and new hall bath (4th bedroom is presently used as a home office.) Lower level there with fully finished walk out basement with large TV room with surround sound, work station with built in cabinetry and playroom with custom built in storage, new full bathroom, and custom wine cellar with a capacity for 2,650 bottles.

Sale Price: $1,509,000
Real Estate Taxes: $33,629

179NelsonRoad179 Nelson Road: Meticulously renovated Victorian home, solidly built and rich in architectural details. Music room overlooking a covered porch, library with window seats and fireplace, third floor media room with wet bar, kids' play room with built-in shelves, and walk-out basement used for gym and pool table. New kitchen is open and bright, boasts well-conceived custom cabinetry, plus closet for fine dishes and linens. Master suite is calming and serene, enjoys custom millwork and separate his/her closets. Four full baths appointed with Carrera marble, polished nickel and heated floors. Laundry room with laundry chute from upper floors and pet bath. Spacious two-car garage with loft storage and lush landscaping.

Sale Price: $1,500,000
Real Estate Taxes: $24,574

15SplitTree15 Split Tree Road, Mamaroneck: Sparkling ranch style home has been updated, improved and is now a comfortable and serene oasis within easy commute to either the Scarsdale or Mamaroneck town centers. The house is beautifully set to take advantage of the wooded setting complete with babbling brook and waterfalls. Almost ¾ of an acre of property.

Sale Price: $1,475,000
Real Estate Taxes: $32,086

92Walworth92 Walworth: Greenacres Colonial with an arts and crafts-inspired design aesthetic. Renovated to respect the original architectural details and old world charm. Uniquely situated on a private cul-de-sac, the park-like setting offers wonderful green space for outdoor fun. Timeless appeal in the hardwood floors, custom millwork, restored original hardware, coffered ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, period light fixtures, and more. Grand foyer to living room with fireplace. French doors to sunny family room. Generous room sizes. Kitchen with center island, sunny eating area with window seat, and sliders to the patio integrate indoor and outdoor living space.

Sale Price: $1,465,000
Real Estate Taxes: $28,665

120BrewsterRoad120 Brewster Road: Center Hall Colonial. Beautiful renovations throughout. Stunning eat-in kitchen with stone countertops, professional appliances, breakfast area, mud room, door to deck, patio and level yard. New master bath with Jacuzzi, steam shower, double sinks, vanity and walk-in closet. Freshly painted interior and exterior, new roof on main house and garage.

Sale Price: $1,460,000
Real Estate Taxes: $25,840

30MyrtledaleRoad30 Myrtledale Road: Gracious center hall colonial with sweeping circular staircase and excellent flow for entertaining. Four bedrooms upstairs with additional bedroom and full bath off kitchen. Wood panelled family room with fireplace and sliders to deck. Sunny eat-in-kitchen with sliders to deck and yard. Spacious finished basement.

Sale Price: $1,360,000
Real Estate Taxes: $28,902

32 Fenimore Road32 Fenimore Road: Classic Colonial with lots of natural light on level 1/2 acre. Park-like backyard, beautiful deck off the kitchen and 9' ceilings on the first floor add to the interior grace. Five bedrooms, 4 baths and detached garage.

Sale Price: $1,285,000
Real Estate Taxes: $28,655

Edgemont Schools:

10Withington10 Withington Road: Located on a quiet street in the heart of Edgemont's Cotswold section. Gorgeous detailing and a bright feel are the perfect combination for this elegant yet comfortable home. A classic Center Hall Layout, well-planned bedrooms, generously sized rooms, updated bathrooms, terrific property that is flat and usable and very accessible. Tudor playhouse with new slate roof and windows.

Sale Price: $1,775,000
Real Estate Taxes: $41,700

49Clubway49 Club Way: Norman Tudor of incomparable beauty, quality and size with classic proportions and exquisite architectural details. Features: striking sunken LR with 20' ceiling, door leading to bluestone patio, extra large dining room w/marble floor, den off of kitchen, extraordinary private 3 room master suite, separate 3 bedroom wing, new generator, spacious closets, high ceilings, quiet street.

Sale Price: $1,379,000
Real Estate Taxes: $32,809

25GordonPlace25 Gordon Place: Sunny Colonial on .24 acre with lovely yard. Incredible Layout -Center Hall, living room with double sided gas fireplace. Formal dining room, gourmet kitchen with family room and breakfast area. Easy access to yard and deck for great entertaining. Second floor: Ultimate master suite with walk in closet and amazing bath. 3 Bedrooms with 2 Baths and laundry room.

Sale Price: $1,245,000
Real Estate Taxes: $36,570

Featured Listings:

HoulihanLogo201453 Lincoln Road, Scarsdale: Stunning new construction in 53LincolnRoadNewHeathcote. This stone and cedar Colonial sits on .66 of a beautiful acre in a superb location. The distinctive and enveloping wrap-around porch opens into the state-of-the-art 7,600 square foot home with 9' ceilings on the first and second floors, seven bedrooms, and a grand custom designed kitchen with oversized island which is wide open to the family room. The charming bay breakfast area opens onto a sprawling mahogany deck. The first floor bedroom and bath open to the back hall with mudroom, ultimately leading to heated three-car garage. The second floor features a master bedroom with tray ceiling, his and hers walk-in closets and a sumptuous bath, four additional large, en-suite bedrooms and baths with backstairs. Finished, walk-out lower level includes bedroom/bath, recreation room/media room and possible gym and wine cellar. Walk to school and upper village. Very close to Scarsdale Pool and tennis courts. Learn more here:

List Price: $3,695,000

HoulihanLogo201423 Bradford Road, Scarsdale: Stunning enhanced Scarsdale 23BradfordRoadproperty located in one of the most desirable locations. Smartly updated and beautifully maintained 5500+ square foot home offers seclusion on .66 acres with the most gorgeous heated pool and overflowing hot tub. Professionally landscaped property with lighting and over 1100 square feet of mahogany decking and an exterior kitchen and interior/exterior wet bar all perfectly integrated with family and recreation rooms. Your own private oasis for comfortable, luxurious living and entertainment. Learn more here:

List Price: $3,295,000

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