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Coventry Court Home on the Auction Block

2CoventryThe owner of a pricey home in the Scarsdale School District has made an unusual move to sell it quickly. With so many expensive homes on the market in town, and little movement for homes priced above $3 million, the Romans of 2 Coventry Court have retained Concierge Auctions to auction off their home. The home was listed last year for $4,995,000 but didn't sell and was taken off the market. On the tax roll it is valued at $5,175,000 and a similar house across the street sold for above $5 million to an embassy last year.

But last year has come and gone, and there seems to be few buyers for premium homes. Rather than sit and wait, the owners have opted to sell it to the highest bidder, setting no minimum price.

The home is now listed by Leslie Dorf of Houlihan Lawrence in Scarsdale, who will hold an open house on Sunday May 15 from 2-4 pm to allow potential bidders to tour the 11,000 square foot home with seven bedrooms and seven and a half baths. The home sits on .93 acres, and has a Shoreline pool and a dumbwaiter. Currently real estate taxes are $108,107 but they are being grieved.

According to Leslie Dorf, "The auction will take place on June 3 and will be hosted on Concierge Auctions digital platform called instant gavel. Potential buyers may have someone bidding for them by phone as well as Bidders are encouraged to submit earlier bids to receive a 10 percent rebate on the selling price if they eventually become the winning bid. For more information, visit Concierge Auctions

1 Dolma RoadThere were no house sales this past week. But we have noticed that the asking prices on many homes are being reduced, so now is a good time to look for a home. See below for several houses with recently lowered prices.

1 Dolma Road, Scarsdale

Seven bedroom house on 1.89 acres built in 1929.
List price reduced from $3,595,000 to $3,495,000.
Click here for more information.

56 Old Orchard Lane56 Old Orchard Lane, Scarsdale

Six bedroom house on 0.25 acres built in 2011.
List price reduced from $2,650,000 to $2,595,000.
Click here for more information.


20 Griffen Avenue20 Griffen Avenue, Scarsdale

Six bedroom house on 0.59 acres built in 1941.
List price reduced from $2,700,000 to $2,495,000.
Click here for more information.


110 Brewster Road110 Brewster Road, Scarsdale

New construction five bedroom house on 0.17 acres.
List price reduced from $2,495,000 to $2,395,000.
Click here for more information.

42 Wayside Lane42 Wayside Lane, Scarsdale

Four bedroom house on 0.56 acres built in 1924.
List price reduced from $2,249,000 to $2,200,000.
Click here for more information.

18 Coralyn Road18 Coralyn Road, Scarsdale

Five bedroom house on 0.19 acres built in 2015.
List price reduced from $2,295,000 to $2,150,000.
Click here for more information.

56 Carthage Road56 Carthage Road, Scarsdale

Four bedroom house on 0.2 acres built in 1928.
List price reduced from $1,640,000 to $1,590,000.
Click here for more information.

7 Dolma RdFeatured Listings:

7 Dolma Road, Scarsdale

Spectacular brick Colonial perfectly located in the heart of Dolma Road, the most admired and coveted location within the Murray Hill estate area of Scarsdale. Enjoy complete privacy and a lush breathtaking setting of over an acre of flat manicured property. A lovely pool and patio provide an ideal setting for elegant outdoor entertainment. The cathedral entrance hall features a curved staircase and herringbone wood floors. A spacious living room is detailed with multiple French doors that showcase the property. Expansive interior spaces are designed for modern living platinumdrive175including a family room with coffered ceiling, custom millwork & built ins, modern eat in kitchen, luxurious master bedroom suite with tray ceiling, his and hers master bathrooms and expansive walk in closet fitted with custom cabinetry, 5 additional family bedrooms and a total of 6 full baths and two powder rooms. Interior was tastefully updated in 2007 by Alisberg Parker Architects. Taxes can be significantly reduced. For more information, click here.

List Price: $3,850,000

23 Bradford Road23 Bradford Road, Scarsdale

This one of a kind property is the private sanctuary you have been looking for! Stunning seclusion onHoulihanLivinginScarsdale .66 acres with a gorgeous pool, overflowing hot tub, bluestone patios, Mahogany decking, stainless outdoor kitchen and indoor/outdoor wet bar, all nestled beautifully with professional landscape, dramatic twilight lighting with plenty of room to entertain, play and garden. Located in the Scarsdale's select Quaker Ridge area, this classic stone and clapboard home offers 5000+ square feet of living space, multiple family/recreation rooms; all with access to the exceptional property, expansive kitchen with marble countertops, updated bathrooms and three car garage. Easy stroll to primary schools, free bus to middle and high school. Exceptional opportunity for your own private oasis in the heart of Scarsdale!   For more information, click here.

List Price: $2,999,000

5 Cornell Street5 Cornell Street, Scarsdale

Very rare opportunity to own over 2 acres of park like property with magnificent golf course views in the award-winning Scarsdale school district! This spectacular property features a heated gunite pool (renovated in 2003), Hard Tru tennis court (2003), circular driveway, fabulous landscaping and phenomenal property. The home has been meticulously updated over the years and has a bright, spacious layout ideal for today's buyer. Breathtaking views greet you as you enter the grand open foyer. Enjoy the updated gourmet eat-in-kitchen kitchen and baths, sunroom, multi-level deck, built in sound system, living room with coffered ceiling and fireplace, hardwood floors, custom moldings and large master platinumdrive175bedroom suite with walk-in closet. The perfect blend of natural beauty, luxury, and elegance located close to school, shopping, and some of the world's top golf courses. Possible subdivision. A truly one-of-a-kind property that's not to be missed! For more information, click here.

List Price: $2,898,000

5 Fox Meadow Road5 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale

Picturesque, sun-filled and airy Colonial perfectly located in coveted Fox Meadow. Set on .29 acresHoulihanLivinginScarsdale of lush property, this residence is an easy stroll to Scarsdale village, shops, restaurants and Metro North train (32 minutes to Grand Central Terminal). This beautiful home has been impeccably renovated over time with the finest materials and quality of care. Enjoy spacious rooms including family room with high ceilings and fireplace with new mantle. Eat-in kitchen with high-end appliances, den/office with built-ins, new crown moldings, wall mounted lighting in the dining room, master bedroom with dressing area, luxurious master bath. Highlights include gorgeous, solid oak hardwood flooring throughout, multiple built-ins. The property features recent extensive landscaping that includes new bluestone patio and stone wall, cobblestone pavers surrounded by mature evergreens offering great privacy. This is the perfect combination of stylish living and a great location. Make this home yours!  For more information, click here.

List Price: $1,895,000

25 Parkfield Rd25 Parkfield Road, Scarsdale

Set on one of Scarsdale's most convenient streets, this quaint 4 bedroom, 3 bath Fox Meadow colonial has an ideal floor plan for living. The house boasts a large eat in kitchen with abounding sunlight and a ton of potential and an adjacent family room. The large slate patio accessible from the kitchen is platinumdrive175perfect for entertaining. All four bedrooms sit nicely on the second floor while the finished walkout basement leads right out to a flat back yard. The house also has a tremendous amount of expansion possibilities. Just a 5 minute walk to train, town, and schools! For more information, click here.

List Price: $1,388,000

38 Claremont Road38 Claremont Road, Scarsdale
$100,000 Price Reduction

This sun filled updated elegant Tudor situated in the Greenacres section of Scarsdale is privately set back off the road amongst fruit trees and lush green lawn! Truly a tranquil setting. Spacious five bedrooms and three and a half baths! Best school district money can buy! Sophisticated top of the line heating system with a Viessmann Unit/ 6 zones, each bedroom has Runtal Radiant panels five star 20151individually controlled/radiant juliaricciutiheat under basement, first floor and all bathroom floors! Lovely hardwood floors throughout, Wolf stove and Subzero refrigerator,8 zone ductless LG central air conditioning. Anderson Windows 400 series/2008, roof/2008, exterior painted/2016, walkway/2016. Finished basement with custom closets, radiant heat in floor and access to garage. Lovely garden with two stone patios. Close proximity to Hartsdale Train and town. Free school bus to the middle school. Enjoy Scarsdale pool this summer! For more information, click here.

List Price: $1,299,000 (Reduced $100,000)

44 Meadow RdOpen Houses:

44 Meadow Road, Scarsdale
Sunday, May 15, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Masterful design and modern luxury are uniquely embodied in this one of a kind custom rebuilt home. Every detail was carefully selected and quality crafted including architectural detailed millwork, mahogany flooring and doors and custom vanities with various natural stones such as limestone and onyx. The grand entryway with a sweeping staircase draws you into an ideal layout for entertaining. The kitchen will inspire your inner chef with huge center island with seating, custom cherry cabinetry, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy gatherings in the two-story family room with double sided fireplace with glass doors to the backyard, a billiard room with antique mantel and generously sized dining room graced by a fireplace. The divine master suite presents a sitting area with fireplace, platinumdrive175dressing room, walk in closet and opulent en-suite spa bath with soaking jacuzzi tub, custom vanity, and relaxation area with mini bar. There are 4 additional bedrooms including a guest suite with sitting room and en-suite bath and a newly renovated laundry room on second floor. The lower level features a large rec room, bedroom and workshop. Exquisite landscaping and outdoor lighting highlight the nearly half acre level property. Living is easy in this impressive, generously spacious residence within walking distance to elementary school and houses of worship. For more information, click here.

List Price: $3,698,000

8 Murray Hill Road8 Murray Hill Road, Scarsdale
Sunday, 5/15, 1:00 – 3:00pm

Murray Hill estate. Walk to High School and Library; 5 minute drive to Village. Gracious Entrance Hall, Formal grand sized living room with fireplace, formal dining room. Library with wet bar. Custom Chef's kitchen with all high end appliances and Granite counters. Six bedrooms, six full and two half baths. MBR suite with his and her spa bath and rainfall shower, fireplace, dressing room, walk in closet, office/sitting room. High ceilings, distinctive period details and abundant windows raveislogothroughout. Convenience of Elevator and two sets of back stairs. LR, DR and Library lead to deck for ideal flow for entertaining. Two car attached garage. Beautifully landscaped .7 acres with private fenced-in yard, salt water, self cleaning, heated gunite pool, professional putting green and expansive double tiered deck. Great opportunity to live in highly desired Murray Hill. For more information, click here.

List Price: $2,600,000

304 Winding Road N304 Winding Road N, Ardsley
Sunday, 5/15, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Stunning light filled contemporary home with open floor plan, vaulted ceilings in a lush private setting. Set on over an acre of land with in-ground gunite pool. Plenty of space for family and friends to enjoy both inside and outside the home. Updated kitchen with high end stainless steel appliances, spacious family room with wood burning fireplace and dining room. Sliders to outdoor patio steps to pool andraveislogo gazebo. Private master bedroom with three additional family bedrooms. Hidden bonus wine room and private office space completes this home. Come enjoy the pool, just in time for the summer! Preliminary 2016 new tax assessment to be $22,987. Not including STAR reduction of $1,991. For more information, click here.

List Price: $930,000

125 Glendale Road125 Glendale Road, Edgemont
Sunday, 5/15, 2:00 - 4:00pm

For Sale and Rent
Easy Living... 3 beds, 3 full baths... Completely renovated from head to toe in 2012...New Roof in 2010...New Windows 2012...Granite Kitchen with SS Appliances...Hardwood Floors...Fireplace...Surround Sound in Living Room...Rocking Chair Front Porch for lazy raveislogoafternoons...Finished Basement adds 572 Sq. Ft...Close to School...30 Min to Grand Central Station on Metro North... For more information, click here.

List Price: $799,000; Rental Price: $5000

84 Strathmore Road84 Strathmore Road, Yonkers

Saturday, 5/14, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Location, Location! Scarsdale PO with LOW taxes! Enjoy all the benefits and special events by the Strathmore Association, walking distance to Scarsdale train station, bus, park, jogging/bike path, and shops. Exquisite center hall colonial with magnificent lay out, tons of natural light and grand proportions. Spacious, beautiful, eat-in custom five star 20151kitchen with large pantry and juliaricciutiwalk out to flat backyard and deck, room for pool and swing set! Sunny dining room is spectacular for entertaining with original built ins, living room has wood burning fire place, den with lots of windows and door out to yard, master suite with new full bath/two closets and door to its own outside deck, two additional large bedrooms, new hall bathroom, full walk up attic, potential room for two more bedrooms or the "man cave". Large, beautifully finished basement, possible in-law apartment. Hardwood floors throughout, tons of natural light! Central air, gas/heating system. Property dimensions are 60x128, larger than most lots.  For more information, click here. 

List Price: $749,000

174 Pennsylvania Avenue174 Pennsylvania Avenue, Yonkers

Sunday, 5/15, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Crestwood at its best! This impeccably maintained colonial is a commuter's dream with a five minute walk to the Crestwood train station and a 35 minute commute to Grand Central. Just a short walk along neighborhood sidewalks to Crestwood Village, five star 20151Bronx River Bike Path, playgrounds, the charming juliaricciutiCrestwood library, PS15, Annunciation Private School and most dates! Recent updates include new Burham oil Burner/two zone, Anderson windows/400 series, new architectural roof, asphalt driveway, sprinkler system, white PVC fence. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout, 200 amp electric panel, master bedroom offers four closets, long driveway and detached garage makes for ample parking. Spacious living room with antique French doors opening up into flat, private, fenced-in backyard with new lush sod! The family room/den on the first floor offers a fireplace and can easily work as a 4th bedroom! Taxes do not include the Star of $1,115.  For more information, click here.

List Price: $679,000

2 Lynwood Road2 Lynwood Road, Yonkers

Sunday, 5/15, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Best walk to Scarsdale train and village in Beech five star 20151Hill. Eight minutes! A house with history, built by Robert juliaricciutiBenchley, famous comedian, author, member of Algonquin Round Table: his son Nat Benchley grew up here (author of "The Russians are coming, The Russians are coming") and he was grandfather of Peter Benchley ("Jaws"). Since then, many modern improvements: central air, new gas fired burner/2004, hot water heater/2014, whole house wiring 200 amp/1999, new windows and sliding glass door on first floor, alarm system, roof/2006, exterior painting/2008. Extra wide detached garage can easily be a workshop for the hobbyist at heart! Fully insulated, heated and air-conditioned! Brick paved private fenced in yard. Low taxes, net STAR under $10,000. Washer/dryer conveniently set up in kitchen. First floor study can easily be used as a bedroom. Walk out basement. Home warranty for 13 months included. Truly a unique warm bright home with so much character, Scarsdale P.O./Yonkers.  For more information, click here.

List Price: $599,900

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