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Village Manager Provides Status of 2014 Tax Grievances

18HeathcoteAerialViewSo, what happened to all the grievances filed after the 2014 real estate tax revaluation – were taxes reduced? At the August 11th Village Board meeting, Village Manager Steve Pappalardo reviewed the status of all the tax grievances filed in 2014.

He reported the following:

The total number of grievances filed was 950, and the Board of Assessment Review considered all and reduced taxes for 163 of the applicants.

Following their review, 730 appeals grievancesummarywere filed by applicants who did not receive reductions and as a result, 469 of these were settled, 30 went to trial and 19 received reductions.

 146 certiorari cases were filed. According to Pappalardo, these are more involved legal proceedings that take years to settle. Out of those 146 cases, only one has been settled and 145 are pending.

The Village lost $154 million in assessed value across the appeals, which is a reduction of about 1.87%.  The Village will make up this tax revenue loss by increasing taxes across all residents. 


8 Overlook Road


8 Overlook Road

Mid-Century home on nearly an acre in the Fox Meadow section with a 45' by 15' pool and spa with electric safety pool cover. This four bedroom home, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple Edgar Tafel, in the classic Usonian style, was meticulously restored in 1997 with the help of a preservation architect, Linda Yowell. A whole house generator and top of the line three zone HVAC was recently added. The perennial gardens and custom landscaping provide a serene setting for this special home.

Sale Price: $2,564,103
Taxes: $55,652

50 Tisdale Road50 Tisdale Road

This recently renovated Center Hall Colonial with views of Crane-Berkley Pond has an all new (2014) kitchen, mud room, dining room, master bath, hall bath, powder room and his/her walk-in dressing rooms. The kitchen features an oversized island, marble counters, custom maple cabinetry and commercial grade Wolf and SubZero appliances. It was expanded to include a dining area, mud room and bay window with custom seating. The open stairs lead to the lower level family room with direct yard access. The dining room features French doors to the outdoor terrace with direct pond views. The newly designed master bedroom boasts "his and her" custom designed walk-in dressing rooms. The master bath has a large enclosed shower, double sinks and custom maple cabinetry.

Sale Price: $2,285,000
Taxes: $46,909

97 Brookby Road97 Brookby Road

Heathcote home with hardwood floors sits on a .63 acres with three en suite bedrooms on the second level with a master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, private bath with Jacuzzi, shower and two walk-in closets. The main floor offers an open kitchen and together with the dining and family rooms, enjoys access to a deck and fenced yard. A living room with wood burning fireplace, two bedrooms (office, guest room), two full baths and an updated powder room complete the main floor. The 4350 square feet noted in town does not reflect the 700+ square feet in the lower level. This home has four zone heat/central air conditioning, heated attached two car garage, natural gas line for BBQ on deck, and plenty of storage.


Sale Price: $1,900,000
Taxes: $35,854

20 Prince Willows Lane20 Prince Willows Lane

This contemporary house has a two-story foyer entry. The first floor has three bedrooms plus a maid's room and three and a half bathrooms. Second floor has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Finished basement with window wells has two bedrooms, one bathroom, one study, exercise area and media room. Level property. There are hardwood floors throughout and four zone heat and air conditioning.

Sale Price: $1,725,000
Taxes: $31,989

28 Ridgecrest East28 Ridgecrest East

This three bedroom, 3.1 bath Dutch Colonial features a living room, formal dining room with French doors out to a flagstone patio, den, and a gourmet kitchen. The master bedroom boasts a dressing room and en-suite bath. The lower level has a family room and full bath and exercise room/den with an original stone fireplace and doors out to the yard. Some design elements include a Ludavici roof, professional landscaping, pegged oak floors, newer windows, and built-in corner cabinets. Additional features include a generator, central air, lawn sprinklers and a security system.


Sale Price: $1,325,000
Taxes: $31,952


6 Sundale Place6 Sundale Place

This classic colonial is located in the Edgemont School District. It was built in 1995 and is situated on a cul-de-sac, with an in-ground pool and heated spa on nearly one acre of land with many lovely specimen shrubs and trees. This house has nine foot ceilings with moldings, a two story marble entrance hall with wainscoting which continues into the dining room and up the staircase to a master bedroom suite with an open hallway leading to a sitting room, a bedroom with a bay window, a bath and two walk-in closets.

Sale Price: $3,250,000
Taxes: $69,765

203 Ardsley Road203 Ardsley Road

Cotswold stone and stucco colonial with electric gate, stone paved driveway, stone wall and over 20 foot evergreens for privacy. Features include potential second master bedroom suite on first floor, nine foot ceilings, elevator, professional kitchen/stainless steel appliances, granite counters, six bedrooms, six baths en-suite, second floor master bedroom suite with fireplace, ultra bath, two walk-in closets. Three fire places, three-car heated garage, handicap accessible, multi-zone hydro air/heat, back-up generator, underground utilities, indoor/outdoor sound system, bluestone patio.

Sale Price: $2,395,000
Taxes: $37,602

71 Clarendon Road71 Clarendon Road

This renovated Edgemont center hall colonial has four bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. The gourmet kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, high-end appliances and granite counters with a breakfast area and French doors to the deck. Special features and updates include renovated bathrooms, new windows, new hot water heater, new boiler, newly painted exterior, classic moldings, and a mud room from garage. The basement is an additional 691 square feet.

Sale Price: $1,025,000
Taxes: $24,271

456 Ardsley Road456 Ardsley Road

This 1960's contemporary is situated on an acre of land in the Edgemont School District. Features include the recent installation of solar panels on the roof, California cedar ceilings, hardwood floors, marble master bath, curved staircase which leads to a recreation room with a fireplace and a bar, a billiard room, a maid's room and bath, two half baths, and doors out to a flagstone terrace.

Sale Price: $999,999
Taxes: $32,572

189 Highland Road189 Highland Road

This three bedroom home with a potential fourth bedroom is located in the Edgemont School District. It has an open floor plan with updated flooring, family room with sliding glass doors to yard and first floor office/potential fourth bedroom, and bath. There are hardwood floors throughout, plus a living room, dining room and kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator, island and doors to the deck. On the second floor, there is a master bedroom with renovated en suite master bath, two bedrooms and a hall bath.

Sale Price: $850,000
Taxes: $25,917

348 Old Army Road348 Old Army Road

This five bedroom home (three down, two up) with three full bathrooms has an open floor plan from the living room to the kitchen, with a dining area with sliders to the patio. The house was gut renovated in 2010. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances. There are new windows throughout the house and a .36 acre yard backing up to woods with a new hedge planted in front of the property.

Sale Price: $742,800
Taxes: $24,112

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Beautiful 1999 Colonial on an acre of flat land with 7681 interior square feet on the first and second floor. This home is set back from the street with a beautiful stone wall, circular driveway, 3-car garage with extra high ceiling, Gunite heated swimming pool with spa and from the top floor one can see the Long Island Sound. Perfect floor plan: gracious entry foyer with floating staircase, large library with fireplace and plumbing for a wet bar, formal dining room, living room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen, family room with fireplace, large patio with gas line for barbecue. Two powder rooms, mudroom, backstairs - all on the first floor. Second floor: master suite with large bedroom with fireplace, sitting area, two custom walk-in closets, ultimate bathroom with steam shower, double sinks, whirlpool tub and toilet room. Plus five additional bedrooms with four bathrooms and a second floor laundry room. Only minutes' walk to middle school and 5 minutes' drive to Scarsdale Village and train station. High ceilings throughout. Must see. For more information, click here.

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