Where thou art, that is home. Emily Dickinson 1901 brought many new inventions and future stars into the world including The Wright Brothers constructing new wings for large glider using existing aerodynamics tables. Clark Gable and Marlene Deitrich came into the world and Pablo Picasso had his first exhibition in Paris. During that year many homes in the storybook enclave of Fieldston escaping Manhattan were built, including 4671 Delafield Avenue by famed Architect, Dwight James Baum. Life was different then and looked ahead to a brand new Century teeming with optimism, but as the saying goes, Everything Old Is New Again '' in this classic Center Hall Colonial. Truly, once again ready for it s close up! Entering into this jewel one immediately is welcomed into the foyer with it s restored stairway transmitting a feeling of calm and security as it washes over you after a long day of work. This is the Classic Center Hall Colonial you have been looking for! As you make your way into the house proper passing a fun powder room that "pops" into the large oversized gourmet Italian Tuscany influenced kitchen with vast butler s pantry complete with a Viking refrigerator, Miele double oven, Thermador warming drawers, and two Bosch dishwashers. Ample stunning cherry cabinetry and tons of counter space with mosaic backsplash will allow for preparing your meals with style and ease. A breakfast room blasted with Sun to enjoy your morning coffee before starting your day along with a huge formal dining room that sweeps out to the flagstone patio through French doors will be the site of many a lavish meal and summer cocktail parties Entertaining will seamlessly continue into the spacious living room where a wood-burning fireplace can roar on those cold winter nights, and artisanal whiskeys can be shared in the heated sunroom gathered with friends and family. Upstairs on the Second- Floor, you will find the vast master bedroom suite streaming with natural light and dressing area along with three additional bedrooms, den/ office, three vintage baths, abundant closet space and tremendous period detail that can only exist in a non - cookie-cutter home brimming with possibilities. Finally, everyone can have their own room! The Third-Floor billiard room will be the sight of many fun nights of playing pool or your favorite board games. Three more great bedrooms grace this 4700 +/- sq ft home along with two more jazz era vintage baths, HUGE closets boasting unique storage, and restored hardwood floors connecting it all throughout. The basement holds a tremendous amount of storage and is currently where the laundry room is. If you have been looking for a home with a perfect place to store your rare Cabernets and Sancerre wines, then look no further because now you can. Adjacent to the basement is a Two- Car garage that currently has a vintage dark green Jaguar ready to be started up and taken for a whirl--Perhaps this is your moment to experience what living a short distance from Manhattan can feel like with the crazy commute to the Hamptons. Other fun facts about this house are that it was the sight of a Presidential Straw poll and former owners have included the family that still owns Playbill Magazine. Hello, Dolly! On .31 acre with a front lawn and side garden, this double-lot will be the sight of many memories waiting to be made and all within this lovely manicured and shared enclave of Fieldston Property Owners Association including its own security patrol staff. Living in Riverdale you will find places like Wave Hill to spend a glorious afternoon barefoot dancing in the summer, new cafes, wine bars, fabulous eclectic gourmet restaurants, and farmers markets. Near famed Van Cortlandt Park golf course and running trails and numerous places to relax and chill on the weekend. Riverdale is also known for its many private schools, houses of worship and is a quick trip into Grand Central via Metro-North. Other transportation options include close proximity to the BX1 and BX2 Express Buses and the #1 train attainable at the 242nd Street stop. Live the best of both worlds at 4671 Delafield Avenue and awaken to the sounds of birds chirping and the seasons of bounty!
Single Family Residence
**COMING SOON** There are property owners and then there are property stewards. If you are among the latter, chances are you you own a piece of history. 415 East 140th Street is your chance to have a custom-made dream house and become a steward of one of New York City's most special properties....
Listing ID H6025899
Courtesy of: Compass
Office Phone: 646-609-9890
Listing Agent: Daniel Wright
Updated: 2nd June, 2020 9:27 AM.
4671 Delafield Avenue Bronx, NY