Real Estate: Test Your Market Acumen
- Real Estate
- Published on Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:38
- Joanne Wallenstein
At the SOWE food and wine festival in Scarsdale, Platinum Drive Realty ran a contest where attendees could test their real estate market acumen. They challenged visitors to the booth to guess the total combined asking prices for these six area homes. The entrant who came in closest won an iPad mini. Test your market savvy by guessing the combined asking price of these six homes on the market today. The answer is posted at the bottom of this column. No cheating!
Check the accuracy of your guesstimate below.
49 Butler Road: Brick Colonial on a .56 acre corner lot in Fox Meadow. Pebbled circular driveway, 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 3 fireplaces, gracious architectural details, central air, 2-car garage, oversized living room with fireplace, formal dining room, eat-in-kitchen with door out to patio, library/family room and rear stairs. Master bedroom with fireplace, large dressing room and private bath, 4 additional bedrooms and 3 full baths complete the 2nd level. Large attic and full walkout basement offer additional space.
Sale Price: $2,375,000
Real Estate Taxes: $37,770
30 Montrose Road: Greenacres Gem! Excellent condition! Kitchen and baths are all updated. Walk to the elementary school and Hartsdale train station. The home has four bedrooms, 3.1 baths, a fireplace, a level back yard, eat-in kitchen and finished space in the basement.
Sale Price: $1,050,000
Real Estate Taxes: $23,582
5 Sundale Place: Traditional and elegant, on quiet picturesque street in the estate area of Edgemont. This classic brick colonial was impeccably built, lovingly maintained it is the ideal home for comfortable living, and gracious entertaining. Six bedrooms, five baths, 4,165 square feet on .69 acres.
Sale Price: $1,950,000
Real Estate Taxes: $57,424
176 Moorland Drive: 5-bedroom Cape-Colonial home, with comfortable living room with stone fireplace. Formal dining room with a double door to the 2-tiered deck on the back of the house. The eat-in kitchen has a skylight and a door to the deck. First floor family room and additional bedroom. On the 2nd floor, there is the master bedroom and a nicely renovated master bath, plus two bedrooms and hall bath.
Sale Price: $855,000
Real Estate Taxes: $26,684
4 Dell Road, Scarsdale: Designed with extraordinary attention to quality and detail, this spectacular state-of-the-art new construction features 6000 square feet of fabulous living space on a landscaped quarter acre property. Nine foot ceilings on the first floor, living room, formal dining room, spectacular eat-in-kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, family room with fireplace. Elegant master suite with fireplace, five additional bedrooms which provides the ideal setting for gracious everyday living as well as sophisticated entertaining. Bus to schools. Learn more here:
List Price: $2,595,000
1 Castle Walk, Scarsdale: Beautiful Edgemont corner property nestled into a private manicured half acre park-like setting with dramatic freeform Shoreline pool with hot tub, waterfalls and stone patio is not to be missed. This sophisticated and elegant custom built Colonial has high-end finishes, soaring ceilings and custom millwork throughout the 6,200 square feet of living space with a 3.5-car garage. The master suite has dual walk-in closets, sitting room and luxurious bath. Enjoy entertaining with two family rooms, two fireplaces, media/game room and library. The spectacular family room is open to the oversized sunlit dine-in kitchen with granite counters, center island and Rutt cherrywood cabinets. Located on a wonderful cul-de-sac within walking distance to elementary school and commuter bus to train, making this home a perfect package. Learn more here:
List Price: $2,495,000
Answer to quiz: The total value of the homes shown above is $15,805,000.