Inventory Remains Low, Causing a Tough Market for Buyers
- Category: Real Estate
- Published: Thursday, 09 March 2023 07:31
- Jordi Wiener
A lack of homes for sale in Scarsdale continues to pose challenges for buyers and agents. As of February 28, there were only 40 new listings vs. 60 in 2022. Demand is high, homes are selling quickly and at premium prices. Homes in contract number 23 in 2023 vs. 30 at the same time last year.
Here's what sold this week - and a few featured homes awaiting a buyer.
11 Seneca Road
Built by KOSL BUILDING, Westchester #1 home builder for 2022, this Center Hall Colonial features quality, craftsmanship, millwork, high ceilings. First floor features a kitchen w/ breakfast rm, family room/fpl, dining room/fpl, home office/fpl, a living room/fpl, powder room, pantry/laundry room, mudroom and back stair. A staircase leads to the upper level with a owner's suite w/fpl, large bathroom & closets. Additional 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms, 2nd fl laundry. The finished lower level features an open playroom with possible media room and/or home gym. BR/Bath. All window are above ground. 35KW Generator for the entire house. Approved 20x40 pool (not included) and heated 2 car garage. Prime family neighborhood with golf course views.
Sale Price: $3,415,000
Real Estate Taxes: $74,193
Assessed Value: $3,000,000
64 Mamaroneck Road
On the market for the first time in 70 years, this classic 1920s Center Hall Colonial is waiting for a new owner to fall in love. Set on an acre of private property in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Heathcote, this home exudes charm and quality. Built with a layout that lends itself to an update, this property presents an opportunity for a savvy buyer to create a home with the potential for a pool in back. The main level welcomes you through a foyer leading to a front-to back-living room with French doors on both ends and a wood-burning fireplace flanked by a sun room with fireplace providing a space to work from home. A dining room leads to a butler's pantry and kitchen which shares a wall with a family room offering the possibility of an open concept living/dining area. The family room boasts several picture windows overlooking the property and a door to the patio. A powder room and laundry/mudroom complete this level. The second level includes a primary bedroom with fireplace and ensuite bath, closet, and a small adjoining study that can be a second closet. Three bedrooms, two full baths (one ensuite) and back stairs to a guest room or office with hall bath that can also be accessed through a family bedroom complete this level. The lower level has potential to be finished. A walk-up floored attic for storage and a two car attached garage complete the picture. An opportunity to own an acre in Murray Hill with a classic 20s Colonial needing some TLC. House sold "as is".
Sale Price: $2,250,000
Real Estate Taxes: $45,353
Assessed Value: $1,775,000
123 Edgemont Road
Welcome home to this brick center hall Colonial in the heart of Old Edgemont. This renovated homw was designed by architect Roz Young. 2013 renovation includes kitchen addition with vaulted ceiling, center island, dining area, soapstone counters and all the bells and whistles - radiant floors, cabinetry, Wolf range, Subzero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, beverage refrigerator, 2 sinks and disposal. Updates also include bathrooms and mechanical systems, windows, and doors as well as a bluestone patio in rear. Classic layout on first floor-living rm w/french doors to side porch, dining, foyer, back hall w/ mudroom, half bath, kitchen, vaulted ceiling & french doors to back patio. 2nd floor includes primary suite w/ closet & en suite bathroom plus sep laundry area w/ washer and dryer. 2 additional sunny bdrms & renovated hall bath. (4th bdrm used as primary walk in closet) 3rd floor has 2 add bdrms & full renovated bath Fully finished lower level w/family room, laundry rm & glass walled home office. Plus, half bath in lower level. Back yard with installed blue stone patio and area for garden or swingset. Detatched garage.
Sale Price: $1,621,000
Real Estate Taxes: $37,957
Assessed Value: $1,172,300
24 Benedict Road
Look no further, the house you've been waiting for has finally arrived in Scarsdale! This split level home offers a contemporary feel with its open layout, sun filled rooms and hardwood floors throughout. To complement the interior, the lot is level and sizable, the driveway offers space, the two car garage is and the deck is large. The wait is finally over!
Sale Price: $1,410,000
Real Estate Taxes: $32,532
Assessed Value: $1,267,000
25 Rectory Lane, Scarsdale
5 Bedrooms, 4.2 Bathrooms, 5,839 Square Feet
Welcome to this Fox Meadow gem! On over half an acre, this renovated Tudor is the home you have been waiting for where you can walk to all. An entry with main staircase, grasscloth walls, concealed closet and Artistic Tile powder bath start the layout leading you to all areas of the house with views throughout for entertaining and comfortable everyday living. Every room is finished with windows, light, and views of the property all around from the dining room, living room with concealed speakers, office/sunroom, glass conservatory, and the addition with kitchen and family room designed with modern French Door Steel windows and doors leading to an outdoor oasis in front and back. Five bedrooms complete the upstairs with 2nd floor laundry. The basement playroom, art room, and full bath (with room for a dog or two!), walks right out to the backyard property fenced in and designed for play, entertaining, and room for a pool with glass enclosed patio.
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Sale price: $3,475,000
51 Barry Road Scarsdale
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3,315 Square Feet
Nestled on a cul-de-sac in the coveted Scarsdale community, this home is perfection! This Edgewood property is decorated and offers the open feeling that today's buyers are looking for in a home. The living space features windows letting in sunlight and a decorative fireplace. The dining room opens into a kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances, an island with a quartz countertop and cabinetry overlooking the backyard. The family room has a full bathroom in it so it can also be a guest space. The second floor boasts a primary suite with a bath and two family bedrooms with a hall bath to complete this floor. The lower level has the indispensable rec room, requisite mirrored gym, cedar closet, storage space and the laundry room. 3315 square feet includes 737 square feet of legalized lower level. This is the house that you have been waiting for: your forever home!
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Sale price: $1,575,000