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Big Home Auction and Realtors Unite for a Good Cause

realhelpScarsdale area realtors gathered on Friday, October 13th for the first RealHelp fundraising breakfast to support worthy local causes. The goal of the breakfasts is to make a difference in the communities where agents live and work. The festive event was held at Sunningdale Country Club. The Scarsdale Public Library was chosen to be the charitable recipient this year. The Library renovation and expansion will enrich the lives of people of all ages throughout Westchester by providing a new 21stcentury state-of-the-art facility for learning, taking into account sustainability, accessibility and technology.

The RealHelp Planning Committee is chaired by Lynne Clark and Laura Miller from Houlihan Lawrence. Planning Committee Members representing their local real estate offices include Sheri Wolfe, Berkshire Hathaway; Kathy Coleman, Coldwell Banker; Ellen Schwartz, Douglas Elliman; Patti Lipman and Rene Wolfer, Julia B. Fee; Randi Culang and Angela Retelny, Platinum Drive; To-Dao Casey and Nancy Chochrek, William Raveis; Heather Panessa, Real Living Five Corners Properties; and Michelle Silverman Bedell, Silverson's Realty.

Next year RealHelp will choose another worthy cause.

28GardenRoadHouse Auction on Thursday October 26

A large home at 28 Garden Road that has been on the market for years will be sold at auction on Thursday October 26 at 5pm. According to realtor Max Kozower of Maxwell Jacobs Realty, the auction of the 13,200 square foot home take place at the house.

The original 1926 Tudor style home was completely rebuilt and expanded by Twin Oaks Construction. It is 13,200 square feet with 8 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and retains details such as ceiling beams recovered from a battleship from the War of 1812, as well as new Himalayan Quartzite countertops in the new kitchen and custom millwork throughout. There are approved plans to build an oversized pool on the 1.5 acre site. At one point, the home was on the market for $10,000,000 but it is currently listed for $6,499,000. The real estate taxes are approximately $122,000.

Here are the details from Max Kozower:

  • There will be a live auction at 28 Garden Road on Thursday, October 26th, at 5pm
  • Buyers need to register for the auction by Wednesday, October 25th, at 1pm
  • If a buyer can't make it in person, they can designate their real estate agent or another proxy to represent them.
  • There will be no formal reserve price but the price is subject to lender confirmation.
  • The buyer will pay a customary 10% buyer's premium.
  • However, the buyer will receive a 2.5% discount if they pre-bid before Monday, October 23rd.
  • The starting bid at the auction will be the highest bid received prior to the auction.
  • The Auction Terms and Conditions along with the Purchase and Sale Agreements are available on the HGMLS.
  • Open Houses will be held from 11am until 4pm Saturday October 21 through Wednesday October 25, 2017.

For more information, please contact Max Kozower at (914) 725-4200 ext. 8 or


66 Brookby Road66 Brookby Road: Handsome stone and shingle home offers 7,000+ square feet on four spacious floors w/an engaging floor plan marrying the traditional and the transitional with a classic Colonial living room formal dining room and butler's pantryand large open concept kitchen/family room for the pure enjoyment of today's modern living. Separate guest room/home office w/private bath and private patio creates optimal living arrangements. All bedrooms en suite and walk in closets/fantasy Master suite w/large walk in closets and private bath is the perfect retreat. Exceptional finishes and details include high ceilings, moldings, hardwood floors and stone counter tops.

Sale Price: $2,975,000
Real Estate Taxes: TBD
Assessed Value: $2,760,250

12 Kolbert12 Kolbert Drive: This modern colonial was extensively renovated on the interior and exterior in 2014 with the finest craftsmanship and design. Contemporary colonial with every amenity imaginable including a gorgeous heated pool and spa on a lush .5 acre of park like property. Top of the line EIK boasts a huge center island and breakfast nook w/custom banquette and views of family rm w/fireplace, wet bar and access to the expansive deck overlooking the pool. Grand living rm opens into a bonus area ideal for 1st fl gym or library. There is also a 1st floor BR, full bath, 2 half baths & laundry. The mstr ste is a sanctuary w/ marble bath with radiant heated floors, his and hers WIC, and office/sitting area. There are additional 3 BR's & hall bath. Lower level includes full bath, mud rm, storage & access to 2 car garage. Pool & spa updated with Pentair system and resurfaced with diamondbrite finish in 2015. Wired for Sonos throughout. Generator included.

Sale Price: $2,300,000
Real Estate Taxes:$52,392
Assessed Value: $2,147,000

1churchlane1 Church Lane: Elegant classic Mediterranean within walking distance to Scarsdale Village and Metro-North, high school and library. Enter the large front parlor with beautiful pocket doors to the formal dining room and living room with wood burning fireplace and staircase to the second floor. Original wide-plank wood floors. 10-foot ceilings, picture moldings in parlor and living room. Adjoining the kitchen is a separate breakfast room, butler's pantry and an office/den. Full bath. Great flow on the first floor with plenty of entertaining space. The second floor has an oversized master bedroom with an en-suite bath plus five additional bedrooms, three of which have en-suite baths. Central air on second floor.

Sale Price: $1,135,000
Assessed Value: $1,425,000
Real Estate Taxes: $30,614

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66BriteAvenue66 Brite Avenue, Scarsdale
Much-admired Georgian brick Center Hall Colonial of incomparable quality and size.
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68CountryRidgeRoad68 Country Ridge Road, Scarsdale PO, New Rochelle
Crisp, immaculate, generously proportioned home in the Bloomingdale Estates development. Learn more here:
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Open Houses

128ToddLane128 Todd Lane, Briarcliff Manor NY
Open House Saturday 10/21 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Beautiful estate on 7.5 acres. Enjoy a peaceful lifestyle in a private retreat. Learn more here:

List Price: $3,2500,000

10SheridanRoad10 Sheridan Road, Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 10/22 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Perfect now and perfect later, this stylish Edgemont home is in move-in condition. Learn more here:

List Price: $899,000

144MoorlandDrive144 Moorland Drive, Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 10/22 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Amazing value. Lovely sunny Colonial in a fantastic location.
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List Price: $699,000

55FirstStreet55 1st Street #409, Pelham
Open House Sunday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
ADA compliant. Enjoy a southern exposure, a Juliet balcony, gas fireplace, and more. Learn more here:

List Price: $599,000

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