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All the homes in Scarsdale and Edgemont are not traditional Colonials and Tudors. Sprinkled here and there are contemporary and mid-century homes, with unique designs and layouts. Many boast large windows, plenty of light and beautiful settings. Here are a few homes that integrate the outdoors with the indoors and offer a diversion from the usual housing inventory.


39 Penny Lane: Collector Bauhaus contemporary. Gated estate on 1 acre of private property in Egdemont School District. This unique residence is one of the few examples of Bauhaus School in Westchester. Two story entrance hall, dramatic living room with walls of glass displaying views of the stunning property. Featuring 6 spacious bedrooms on the second level including a grand master suite with master bathroom and dressing area, balcony and abundant closets and two additional bedrooms on first level.
List Price: $1,850,000

1070 Post Road: Special mid-century contemporary home lushly landscaped and set on a little over an acre with beautiful Shoreline Pool and spa with retractable cover. Open floor plan with floor to high ceiling windows overlooking the property and pool help make this a great entertaining home. Close to the High School and Library.
List Price: $1,995,000







101 Sheldrake: Expanded ranch set majestically on park-like 1.4 acres with a pool in Heathcote. Gracious open floor plan, skylights, and views of property. Family room with quality custom cabinetry. Extra large first floor master bedroom with wall of glass and private terrace.
List Price: $2,995,000







24 Murray Hill Road: Custom-designed and built home on 1.57 acres in the heart of Murray Hill. Sophisticated and elegant home in a private setting. Master suite on first floor includes the bedroom, a 12'x 18' office or library, the master bath with radiant heat and entrance to the indoor pool room that overlooks the extensive backyard with a small fish pond and waterfall. The outdoor patio runs the length of the back of the house.
List Price: $3,499,000

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How did first quarter sales of homes in Edgemont compare this year over last? The data shows that the market has made a dramatic improvement. Last year, from January through March, 2009 only 4 homes in Edgemont were sold. This year, there were nine sales during the first three months of the year.

However, from the chart below, you’ll see that many of the homes were on the market for a long time – some for almost a year. The good news for sellers is that there are buyers; but from the data below it looks like you may need to be patient.

2009 STATISTICS: There were 4 properties sold in the first quarter of 2009.

Selling Price Range                       Quantity                     Average Days on Market
$600,000 thru $649,999                      1                                     74
$650,000 thru $699,999                      1                                     86
$700,000 thru $749,999                      1                                   172
$1,000,000 thru $1,249,999                1                                     96

2010 STATISTICS: There were 9 properties sold in the first quarter of 2010.

Selling Price Range                      Quantity                      Average Days on Market
$650,000 thru $699,999                      1                                    519
$750,000 thru $799,999                      1                                    194
$950,000 thru $999,999                      2                                    230
$1,250,000 thru $1,499,999                1                                    348
$1,500,000 thru $1,749,999                1                                    200
$1,750,000 thru $1,999,999                1                                    354
$2,000,000 thru $2,249,999                1                                    182
$4,000,000 thru $4,249,999                1                                    255

Information provided by Barbara Pollack, Engel and Volkers of Scarsdale

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If you’ve ever considered selling your home and renting here in town, here is a sampling of homes that are available for rent:
2A Overhill Road: Center Hall Colonial with tiled entry foyer and hardwood floors throughout. Large living room with bay window, Eat-in-kitchen with sliding glass door to patio, large family room, and large master bedroom with master bath.
Rent: $3,998

71 Brewster Road: Bright home with level fenced in backyard. Convenient Fox Meadow location, with easy access to school, railroad, shops and restaurants. Thirty-five minute ride to Grand Central Station.
Rent: $6,000 per month

56 Harvest Drive: Center hall colonial on half acre. Ultra luxurious, stunning 2 story entryhall with custom paneling and millwork, mosaic medallion and marble floors, 9' ceilings 1st and 2nd floor, St. Charles custom eat-in-kitchen with Viking stove, 3 ovens, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, Cat 5 hi tech wiring and sound system. Finished basement.
Rent: $11,750 per month

11 Marbourne Drive, Mamaroneck: Contemporary with dramatic design and detail. Sunfilled and spacious, this home offers exceptional flow for grand entertaining and casual lifestyle. Nestled on park-like half acre with beautiful views of Saxon Woods. State of the art kitchen, two- story living room, extraordinary multi-story lower level and expansive deck are just a few of the special features of this outstanding home.
Rent: $10,500 per month

158 Brite Avenue: Completely restored Normandy Tudor with 7 bedrooms, 5.1 baths, old world charm and meticulous detail. Three fireplaces, lovely landscaping, hardwood floors, antique tile work, beamed ceilings and leaded windows. Ten minute walk to the train.
Rent: $12,000 per month


Information provided by:
Nancy Simon
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
870 Scarsdale Ave
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Primary: 914-723-3340 x212

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If home sales are a bellwether of the economy, perhaps a recovery is in the air.   Take a look at these recent home sales and a new beauty on the market:  202 Anadale: Classic center hall colonial with fine details. Nine-foot ceiling on first floor with attached garage, mudroom, cook's kitchen and family room with 12-foot ceiling. Designer baths. Large Master has two sensational walk-in closets, tray ceiling and stone bath. Three additional bedrooms and two baths. Lower level includes maid's room and bath and playroom.

List Price: $1,895,000
Sale Price: $1,550,000
Estimated Real Estate Tax: $40,786

71 Greenacres Avenue: Manor-style home in the heart of Greenacres. Rich in architectural details: Hardwood floors, high ceilings, French doors. Staircase with cozy window seat on landing. Stainless appliances plus granite counters in kitchen adjacent to family room with fireplace. Elegant living room with fireplace. Professionally landscaped grounds.

List Price: $1,395,000
Sale Price: $1,375,000
Real Estate Taxes: $24,249

2 Greendale Road: New construction in the Grange, beautifully sited on 1.8 acres with room for pool and gardens; Elegant wide two story entrance with curved main stair and herringbone designed oak floor; 10 foot ceilings throughout first floor and lower level. All rooms spacious and sundrenched and tastefully appointed with custom moldings, hardwood floors, wainscoting and luxury amenities.

Estimated Real Estate Tax $76,000

174 Madison: First time on market from original owners. Meticulously maintained, sunny Colonial. Quiet street in lovely Edgewood neighborhood. Open, floor plan, ideal for entertaining. Updated with central air and appliances. Gas heat, hard wood floors. Oversized Master bedroom. All bedrooms enjoy double exposures and ample closets. Flat, private yard
List Price $715,715
Sale Price $699,000
Real Estate Tax 14549

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16 Oak Lane: Classic English Tudor in Fox Meadow with renovated kitchen and lovely outdoor wood deck. Master bedroom with wood burning fireplace and renovated master bath. Family room, generously proportioned rooms and wonderful architectural details. Lovely, private, landscaped backyard.

List Price: $2,585,000
Real Estate Taxes: $36,926

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4 Seely Place: Custom renovated in 2008, this Tudor has a fabulous terraced yard. Features include 9 foot ceilings, oak floors with mahogany inlay, Anderson windows. Great room, dining room, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and Wolf appliances. Butler's pantry with wine cooler. Master suite with marble bath and whirlpool tub. Each Bedroom has a private bath.

List Price $1,999,000
Sale Price $1,810,000
Estimated Taxes $29,870

7 Sundale Place: Classic brick Colonial on quiet street in Edgemont. Built in 1994, this 5,130 square foot home sits on .69 acres. Lovingly maintained and ideal for comfortable living and gracious entertaining.

List Price: $2,295,000
Sale Price: $2,241,500
Estimated Taxes: $52,114



197 Lyons Road: Ideally situated on a quiet, tree-lined lane facing the park, this young Colonial offers hardwood floors, crown molding, large modern eat-in kitchen adjacent to the family room/fpl, w/door to deck, and more. Master suite offers closets (one WIC) and granite top vanity w/double sinks; whirlpool tub. 2-car garage. Flat, fenced back yard.

List Price: $999,000
Sale Price: $936,000
Estimated Taxes: $22,794


28 Greenacres Avenue: A Collet Masterpiece. Custom built colonial, with rich architectural detail and quality craftsmanship throughout. A feeling of elegance prevails in this distinguished residence. Beautiful and private .93 acres located on Greenacres Avenue, New kitchen and master bath, copper gutters and leaders, two zone heating, CAC, lawn irrigation system. Large elevator.

List Price: $2,895,000
Sale Price, $2,500,000
Estimated Taxes: $42,071

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