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12DolmaRoadThe Scarsdale Board of Trustees approved a hardship application for the demolition of an historic home at 12 Dolma Road at their meeting on Tuesday November 16. 2017. The owners were previously denied approval to demolish the home by the Committee for Historic Preservation who declared that the home met the criteria for preservation. It was designed by architect Lewis Bowman and built by famed Scarsdale builder in Walter Collet in 1929. The 4,558 square foot "English style" house was identified in the Cultural Resources Survey, a 2012 survey of Scarsdale's historic properties.

The Board of Trustees originally denied an appeal to the decision, finding that the home was associated with an event that made a significant contribution to broad patterns of Village history in that it was an example of Scarsdale's transformation into an upper middle class community and reflective of a period in the Village's history.

They found that the home was associated with Lewis Bowman, who they found to be a person of significance who designed 53 homes in Bronxville and whose work was frequently cited in architectural journals in the 1930's. According to the Mayor, "there was widespread recognition of Bowman's work."

They said that 12 Dolma Road was the work of a master and had "high artistic value." Bowman was a prominent architect and the design of the house includes many sophisticated examples of English architecture.

So why the reversal in their decision? What is the hardship? Experts provided evidence that the home is "functionally obsolete" because of deficiencies in its siting, design and layout. They said that the house is sited too far back on the property so that any renovations would intrude into the backyard which is too small. The home lacks an open plan layout, there is a deficiency of closet space, the bathrooms are too small, two of the five bedrooms are small servants quarters and there is only a 2-car garage.

They said that in order to appeal to today's buyers the home would need new plumbing and electrical systems, a kitchen/family room and 3-car garage, and that these two additions would cost $2,750.000. Furthermore the house would have to be moved forward on the property at a cost of $350,000. After keeping the house on the market from 2015 to 2017, the only offer the owners received was conditional upon approval to demolish the house. Furthermore the architect explored other permitted uses including a church, school, club or hospital and determined it was too small to convert for other uses.

History shows that the house was originally listed at $4,200,000 in April 2015 and after a series of reductions dropped to $2,775,000 by July 2017.

Trustees found that this significant drop in market value, plus consideration of these other factors supported that a hardship exists and therefore granted permission to demolish it.

Now that the demolition has been approved, the house is on the market again for $3,250,000.

This decision may set a new precedent for applicants who wish to demolish historic homes. If the Committee for Historic Preservation rules against the application, the owners can easily appeal and show that the historic home does not meet the needs of modern buyers seeking features like en suite bathrooms, combination kitchen/family rooms and an open layout. These were not features of homes built in the earlier decades of the 20th century, so most homes would fall into this criteria.

Sales:
Another historic home that was approved for demolition in an appeal to the Scarsdale Board of Trustees sold this week:

26CooperFront26 Cooper Road: A hidden treasure in a most sought after Murray Hill location. This private 1.09 estate is tranquil, flat and park-like. Enjoy mature specimen plantings, a side patio and a lovely garden. Situated on the property is an art studio, with an upstairs bedroom/bathroom. Detached two car garage, and behind that is a separate potting shed with a separate detached two plus-car garage (the third garage is a workshop area). This home was lovingly maintained. Truly a unique opportunity.

Sale Price: $2,200,000
Assessed Value: $4,325,000
Real Estate Taxes: $104,035

Also in the news this week is 50 Lincoln Road, the home where Jules Reich allegedly stabbed his wife, Dr. Robin Goldman, to death in January 2016.

50LincolnRoad50 Lincoln Road: Expansive open grounds with over an acre of level, park-like property in Heathcote. This 6,444 square foot contemporary style home on 1.33 acres has unique architecture with soaring ceilings and tons of windows allowing for great sunlight. There is an oversized updated gourmet eat in kitchen that will please the most discerning chef. A fabulous wrap around flagstone patio overlooks the in ground pool and cabana.
Sale Price: $1,860,000
Assessed Value: $2,350,000
Real Estate Taxes: $62,413

50SheldrakeRoad50 Sheldrake Road: Soho meets Scarsdale in this striking, re-designed and newly re-constructed Modern home on one acre of pristine property with a heated pool, in one of Heathcote's prime neighborhoods. Clean, modern lines and superb finishes mingle to stunning effect in this exquisite open floor plan, featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.2 baths and neat professional chef kitchen. Serene, Zen-like sanctuary is further enhanced by walls of glass surrounding the entire home. Award-winning Kolbe windows span floor to ceiling, showcasing lush, private property. The aesthetically interesting & energy efficient technology in the windows and Fabral metal roofing system provide additional benefits of durability and a healthy living environment. Amenities include 4-zone hydro HVAC system, 2-car garage, wired for Sonos sound system, security system, sprinkler system, top-of-the-line appliances, radiant heating, 2 fireplaces, heated pool, enormous property, prestigious location & unique architectural design.

Sale Price: $2,700,000
Assessed Value: $2,900,000
Real Estate Taxes: $57,526

80BrewsterRoad80 Brewster Road: Renovated Fox Meadow Tudor 2007 with beautiful architectural details and high-end quality finishes throughout. Gourmet kitchen with soap stone countertops and top-of-the-line appliances that opens to the large family room with doors to the secluded back yard. Living room with elegant fireplace. Gracious dining room. Amazing master bedroom with a huge closet room and luxury master bath. Perfect flow and room arrangements for comfortable living and gracious entertaining. Additional features include slate roof, copper gutters, and hardwood floors.

Sale Price: $1,800,000Assessed Value: $1,525,00
Real Estate Taxes: $37,030

34CraneRoad34 Crane Road: Lovingly maintained center hall Colonial in Fox Meadow. On .35 acres with 2,459 interior square feet, this home can easily be expanded upon. First floor has a living room, powder room, formal dining room and eat-in kitchen and a wraparound covered patio overlooking a park-like backyard. Second floor: master bedroom with sunroom and bathroom, plus 2 bedrooms with Jack-and-Jill bathroom. Third floor has an office, full hall bathroom and playroom. Lower level is open and unfinished. Renovated in 1970. Gas fuel. Lovely stone wall, plenty of room to park several cars in the driveway.

Sale Price: $1,062,500
Assessed Value: $2,000,000
Real Estate Taxes: $31,566

Featured Listings

157MercerAvenue157 Mercer Avenue Hartsdale
This unique and charming four bedroom/three-and-a-half bath Manor Woods Colonial in a park-like setting with mature trees and perennial gardens has many updates. Designer eat-in kitchen with custom white cabinets, limestone counters and stainless appliances, new chic master bath and other baths nicely updated. Learn more here:

List Price: $849,000

134HIghlandRoad134 Highland Road Scarsdale
Impeccable move-in ready Edgemont Split Level home in the desirable ABC streets. Comfortable layout and nicely proportioned rooms. Inviting entry foyer, large living room with large bow window flows into dining room and spacious modern eat-in kitchen, vaulted cathedral ceiling family room opening to large deck. Learn more hereHoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $915,000

Open Houses:

55OldOrchard55 Old Orchard Lane Scarsdale
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 11/19 2-4 PM

Romantic Colonial perched on a hilltop overlooking more than half an acre. Learn more here:

List Price: $2,199,000

111 Dorchester Road Scarsdale
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 11/19 2-4 PM

Modern and sophisticated in style is this magnificent Contemporary Colonial. Learn more here

List Price: $1,599,000HoulihanLawrence2017

16Ridgecrestwest16 Ridgecrest West Scarsdale
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 11/19 2-4PM

Don't miss this renovated and bright, classic Colonial on a tranquil street in Greenacres. Learn more here

List Price: $1,595,000



27RugbyLane27 Rugby Lane Scarsdale
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 11/19 12:30 PM-2:30 PM

Don't miss this sun-filled Tudor on a tranquil street in the Grange section of Greenacres. Learn more here.

List Price: $975,000
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110 North Healy Avenue Hartsdale 110NorthHealy
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 11/19 12 PM-2 PM

Contemporary Ranch home in Hartsdale Park with a great sense of privacy. Learn more here:

List Price $599,000

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3ClaremontScarsdale realtor Elise Flagg sent us sales data for Greenacres, where a school renovation is being proposed. How has this affected home sales? So far, it seems to have had little impact.

Sales figures show that from January 1 to October 31, in both 2016 and 2017, 35 homes were sold. The average price rose 11.6%, from $1,473,434 to $1,644,536. Sales for the rest of Scarsdale were up 10%, but it does appear that Greenacres is holding it's own.

A few land use matters of interest:

On Wednesday November 8 the Zoning Board of Appeals will consider a three-lot subdivision at the site of the Scarsdale Historical Society. The application calls for Cudner House to remain and two more building lots on the site.

On November 14 the Land Use Committee of the Scarsdale Board of Trustees will meet at 6 pm to discuss land use issues with the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Board of Architectural Review. The meeting will be held in the third floor meeting room of Village Hall.

On November 21, the Committee for Historic Preservation will consider applications to demolish the following homes:

  • 72 Stratton Road built in 1955
  • 3 Claremont Road built in 1902
  • 26 Fairview Road built in 1951
  • 6 Fenimore Road built in 1921
  • 2 Barry Road built in 1925

Sales

173RockCreek173 Rock Creek Lane, Scarsdale: Customized home in Quaker Ridge offers 4,300 square feet of flexible living space on private level property in a terrific neighborhood. This move-in condition 6 bedroom, 3.1 bath home has an open modern floor plan with very large kitchen/family room and easy access to a large deck perfect for entertaining and luxury living. Many improvements include new HVAC (2013), new water heater (2013), freshly painted inside, new roof (2014), new gutter system (2014), rebuilt and freshly painted deck (2016), renovated bathrooms (2014) with radiant heated floor in master bath, new washer/dryer (2014), renovated kitchen with new appliances (2016), new garage door openers; nothing to do but move right in! Completely handicap accessible with full size elevator, open corridors, and handicap accessible full bathroom. Pool table included!

Sale Price: $1,770,000
Assessed Value: $1,300,000
Real Estate Taxes: $32,514

66SprainValleyRoad66 Sprain Valley Road, Edgemont: Spectacular custom built home is situated on a private and level 1 acre with two master bedroom suites. Enter the property through granite pillars and see a North Star custom design on the driveway, beautiful landscaping, and granite steps up to the double front doors. Double height foyer opens to living room with two picture windows facing the backyard and fireplace, and the DR with French doors to a stone patio. The chef's kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and a separate breakfast area with French doors. to the back patio. Family room, office and 2 powder rooms complete the first floor. Upstairs, second master bedroom suite with private terrace and office. Three large family bedrooms, The lower level has a playroom, , indoor lap/exercise pool, full bath, bonus room, laundry room, mud room and access to 3 car garage.

Sale Price: $1,595,000
Assessed Value: $1,881,600
Real Estate Taxes: $53,250

Weekend Open Houses:

26HamptonRoad26 Hampton Road Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Classic Center Hall Colonial set on .54 acre in sought after Fox Meadow location. Learn more here.HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $3,850,000


128ToddLane128 Todd Lane Briarcliff Manor
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 1:00PM-3:00 PM

Beautiful estate on 7.5 acres. Enjoy a peaceful lifestyle in a private retreat. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $3,250,000


9ChedworthRoad9 Chedworth Road Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

A cut above. This is a jewel of a home that provides comfort and pleasure. Learn more here:

List Price: $1,875,000HoulihanLawrence2017

48Springdale48 Springdale Road Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Welcome to the home of your dreams. This private 0.44 acre level property will delight. Learn more here:

List Price: $1,650,000

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16Ridgecrestwest16 Ridgecrest West Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Don't miss this renovated and bright, classic Colonial on a tranquil street in Greenacres. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,525,000

11Clubway11 Club Way Hartsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Renovated open layout just steps to the train! Magnificent Tudor home has a Colonial feel. Learn more here:

List Price: $1,525,000HoulihanLawrence2017



60PinewoodTA60 Pinewood Road
#TA Hartsdale

Open House Sunday 11/12/17 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Beautifully renovated and convenient three-bedroom apartment with a one-step ground entry. Learn more here.
List Price: $387,500


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174Pinewood174 Pinewood Road #66, Hartsdale
Open House Sunday 11/12/17 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

This stylish one-bedroom apartment has a private balcony with room for outdoor dining. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $163,900

spl reading galleryScarsdale Village Trustees received an update on plans for the renovation and expansion of Scarsdale Library from Daniel Heuberger of Dattner Architects on Tuesday night October 24. Heuberger provided a virtual walk through of the design plans for the library renovation, reviewing siting, materials, user flow, interior design, furniture, and the layout of the new addition. He explained uses of the new spaces including a café, conference rooms, and a technology center that can be used when the library is open or after hours as a community meeting space.

The presentation included detailed elevations and renderings so that residents could easily visualize the look and feel of the renovated space. There will be conference rooms with state of the art presentation technology and retractable walls so that they can be combined into a larger space if needed.childrens room

The library will be surrounded with two walls of windows to let light into the space. A bright, light filled reading gallery will look out on the pond and the trees. There will be soft seating, periodicals and tables for collaborative work.

The children's area will also be renovated with new seating and kid friendly access to materials. A children's program room will be added for kids events and programming.

The building will be handicapped accessible on all levels and it will be brought up to current energy code with insulation, new windows and fireproofing. See more here:

Dattner Architects was one of the five firms that competed to be architects of record for the Scarsdale School District and design the Greenacres School. They were not selected and instead the district retained architects BBS.

Also at the meeting Assistant Village Manager Ingrid Richards announced that the Village has received a $500,000 grant from the NYS Dormitory Authority to renovate the Supply Field building as a temporary home for Scarsdale Library while the main library is under renovation.

Home Sales:

10oxfordroad10 Oxford Road: Center Hall Colonial with green park views set on nearly an acre of level fenced property. Grand entry hall, living room/fireplace, home office/music room, dining room with coffered ceiling/butler's pantry, powder room, family room/fireplace, built-ins, huge gourmet kitchen, dining area, center island. Family room and kitchen with doors to rear deck. 4 car garage. Upper level: there is an expansive landing with master bedroom suite with 12 foot tray ceiling, dressing room, 2 walk-in closets, luxurious spa bath with Jacuzzi, separate stall shower. 5 more bedrooms all en-suite, convenient second floor laundry room.

Sale Price: $2,875,000
Assessed Value: $2,433,200
Real Estate Taxes: $62,913

48harvestdrive48 Harvest Drive: Impeccably designed 5 bedroom, 5.2 bath home custom built in 2003 using only the finest materials. Open layout of the kitchen, dining and family room overlook the lush .60 acre with room for a pool. Entertain around the expansive 9 foot island with honed granite countertops in the true chef's kitchen, equipped with a Viking range, double Thermador ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator and walk-in pantry. The expertly designed first floor also features a living room with built-in bar, and a guest suite with full bath. Upstairs, luxuriate in a master suite with 3 walk-in closets and a Waterworks master bath with steam shower.

Sale Price: $2,625,000
Assessed Value: $2,075,000
Real Estate Taxes: $57,187

23Paddington23 Paddington Road: Stone and shingle beautifully updated 5 bedroom 4-½ bath home set on .54 private park-like acres is located in the heart of Fox Meadow, close to elementary school, high school, Scarsdale village and train station. The first floor boasts an updated kitchen in 2014 with SubZero fridge, Bosch convection and steam ovens, Viking cooktop, Bosch dishwasher, radiant heat, walk-in pantry, granite counters and backsplashes with under-counter lighting, a filtration system with instant hot water and ice maker. A large living room with wood burning fireplace, custom built-ins and view to lush backyard, a dining room leading to a screened-in cedar porch and powder room complete this level. Upstairs to master bedroom and bath with 2-seating Jacuzzi and new Corian countertop, followed by 4 large bedrooms and 2 hall baths.

Sale Price: $1,720,000
Assessed Value: $1,650,000
Real Estate Taxes: $40,065

52BlackBirchLane52 Black Birch Lane: Renovated Quaker Ridge home with craftsman styling and Mid-Century flair offers flexible interior living space with lots of light, large updated kitchen, renovated bathrooms, and wonderful outdoor spaces for entertaining. Features include new Pella Windows (2005), new HVAC 2 zone system (2006), new Asphalt shingle roof (2013), new slate patio off Kitchen (2016), new Hall Bath (2013), upgraded electrical panel, Invisible pet fence, new powder room with radiant heated floor and two car attached garage with mudroom. Two patios and a large private yard, all within a short walk to both Corell and Saxon Woods parks.

Sale Price: $1,170,000
Assessed Value: $925,000
Real Estate Taxes: $20,206

77BrambachRoad77 Brambach Road: Sun-filled Colonial with gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Large, eat-in kitchen with stainless steel refrigerator and plenty of counter space. Spacious living room open to the formal dining room. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, finished basement that can be used as a man-cave or extra bedroom and finished attic which can be used as an office, an extra bedroom or storage. Spacious backyard with patio.

Sale Price: $775,000
Assessed Value: $975,000
Real Estate Taxes: $18,896

Featured Listings:

34SaxonWoodsRoad34 Saxon Woods Road, Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 10/28 2 PM-4 PM

Exquisite Colonial on glorious, level property. High quality materials and spacious rooms. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $2,795,000

35ChurchLane
35 Church Lane
Scarsdale

This classic, stunning stately Tudor-Colonial home is situated close to everything.
Learn more here:

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List Price: $2,450,000




49Madison49 Madison Road
, Eastchester

Immaculate sun drenched Colonial on a level 50x100 lot. Exceptionally maintained and cared for through out the years. Updates include: Kitchen/granite counter, hardwood floors, newer baths, newer windows, new roof, new carpeting, new lighting, radiant heat/new furnace, gas fireplace in living room, professionally painted and beautifully landscaped with holly shrubs and evergreens. Eastchester residents are entitled to join Lake Isle Country Club for pool, golf and tennis.  Contact Julia Ricciuti at Remax at 914-391-6994 or 914-723-1212. Learn more here:remaxlogo 

List Price: $679,900

Weekend Open Houses:


9DellRoad9 Dell Road,
Scarsdale


OPEN HOUSE Sunday 10/29 1 pm-2:30 pm

Spectacular two year-old construction on a tranquil tree-lined street with a large deck. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,995,000

31KentRoad31 Kent Road, Scarsdale
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 10/29 12 pm- 2 pm

Beautiful brick Colonial on .52 acres set on a lovely street in Fox Meadow. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017
List Price: $1,495,000

161BriteAvenue

161 Brite Avenue
Scarsdale

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 10/29 2 pm-3:30 pm
Fabulous Colonial home in the heart of Greenacres on a tranquil tree-lined street. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,495,000

60PinewoodRoad
60 Pinewood Road
#TA Hartsdale

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 10/29 1 pm-3 pm

Beautifully renovated and convenient three-bedroom apartment with a one-step ground entry. Learn more here:

List Price: $387,500HoulihanLawrence2017

19 Griffen AvenueHome sales stats through the third quarter of the year are in, and the numbers for Scarsdale and Edgemont are positive.

Year to date, 190 homes sold in Scarsdale vs. 180 at this time last year, an 11% increase. In Edgemont there were 76 sales this year, vs. 65 last year at this time, a 17% bump. Prices are up too. In Scarsdale, the median price rose from $1,595,000 to $1,650,000, or 3%, while in Edgemont the price went up from $1,099,000 to $1,225,000, a 12% jump.

Here are this weeks' sales:
Sales:

19 Griffen Avenue: Spectacular views of the Long Island Sound from this unique property. This home is majestically set on 2.785 acres. This unique home's layout is perfect for one floor easy living. The open floor plan has fabulous views of the property from the living room, dining room and master bedroom and master study. The pool is uniquely constructed on the first and highest level so you can see the LI Sound from its deck and has easy access from the kitchen, living and dining rooms. There are high quality built ins thoughtfully installed throughout the home. Every bedroom has its own bathroom.

Sale Price: $3,200,000
Assessed Value: $3,475,000
Real Estate Taxes: $71,290

84BriteAvenue84 Brite Avenue: Lovely renovated Tudor with 3,639 interior square feet on .25 of lovely property with a patio, pergola and plenty of backyard with privacy and a lovely garden. Great layout with oversized rooms with bright sunlight throughout the day. First floor: double entry hall, living room with fireplace, family room with coffered ceiling, formal dining room, large kitchen with breakfast area, mudroom/laundry and powder room. Second floor: master bedroom with double walk-in closet, ultimate bathroom with 2 sinks, separate whirlpool tub and shower, two bedrooms with hall bathroom, bedroom with en-suite bathroom and bonus room/second floor family room. Updated kitchen, bathrooms, windows, central air, sonos system, two washers and two dryers, 4 zone heat.

Sale Price: $1,715,000
Assessed Value: $1,925,000
Real Estate Taxes: $41,725

Featured Listings:

6NewYorkAvenue6 New York Avenue White Plains, NY
When you visit this handsome Prospect Park Colonial, you'll never want to leave! Every space beautifully detailed, possessing wonderful character. Impressive Colonial with 9' ceilings unfolds to rooms of grand proportions, so inviting for lively, large gatherings of family and friends! Freshly painted, updated bathrooms, gorgeous, rich, dark, oak floors, 6 New York has so much to HoulihanLawrence2017offer! Learn more here:

List Price: $899,000



250RosedalePond250 Rosedale Avenue White Plains, NY
Enchanting, historic, gracious and transcendent describes the 4 acres of manicured property on which sits an elegant, and lovingly maintained, 4,210 square foot Farmhouse Colonial with 5 bedrooms and 5 fireplaces, overlooking a pond for blue herons and other stunning birdlife, an in-ground pool, and a heated, recreation house with full bath. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $2,395,000

Open Houses:

77CandlewoodRoad77 Candlewood Road, Scarsdale
Open House Sunday 11/05 1 pm-3 pm

An architectural delight is this expansive and exciting mid-century Contemporary home. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $729,000

16ClarendonRoad


16 Clarendon Road, Scarsdale

Open House Sunday 11/05 1 pm-3 pm

New construction in Edgemont. Great opportunity to own one of two custom built homes. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,649,000

 


1MercerAvenue1 Mercer Avenue, Hartsdale

Open House Sunday 11/05 1 pm-3 pm

Majestic Manor Woods brick Tudor, just 4 blocks from the Hartsdale train station/shopping. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $765,000

161BriteAvenue

161 Brite Avenue, Scarsdale

Open House Sunday 11/05 12:30 pm-2 pm

Fabulous Colonial home in the heart of Greenacres on a tranquil tree-lined street. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,495,000

9DellRoad

9 Dell Road , Scarsdale

Open House Sunday 11/05 1 pm-2:30 pm

Spectacular two year-old construction on a tranquil tree-lined street with a large deck overlooking a beautiful backyard. Perfect home for everyday living and entertaining. Nine foot ceilings and great light throughout. First floor features a living room, dining room, chef's kitchen with island and breakfast area. Learn more here:HoulihanLawrence2017

List Price: $1,995,000

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 mkozower@maxwelljacobs.com.

Sales:

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

Featured Listings:

66BriteAvenue66 Brite Avenue, Scarsdale
Much-admired Georgian brick Center Hall Colonial of incomparable quality and size.
Learn more here:
List Price: $2,050,000






68CountryRidgeRoad68 Country Ridge Road, Scarsdale PO, New Rochelle
Crisp, immaculate, generously proportioned home in the Bloomingdale Estates development. Learn more here:
List Price: $898,000




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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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