Luxury country living In Douglas Manor, a waterfront community just 25 minutes from NYC, where historical elegance and old world prestige meet modern lifestyle. This beautiful original colonial was expanded and renovated into a spectacular 4600 square feet residence featuring 3 comfortable suites each with a separate access, 3 staircases, 3 additional bedrooms, 5 fireplaces, library/studio, billiard room and gym.The new addition boasts a grand room w/ high wood beamed ceilings, french doors opening to the front garden, brick fireplace, wide plank wood floors, and open chef kitchen.The serene backyard is fenced and ideal for outdoors entertainment with a generous roof porch extending into a large open deck. The large front yard is professionally landscaped for privacy creating an additional peaceful oasis on the property. Just two blocks away is the Little Neck Bay shore and Marina with incredible views of the bay at sunset. Douglaston, a onetime vacation destination for wealthy residents of Manhattan, is now part of New York City, but the country life style, the huge trees, the 650-acre Alley Pond Park with its hiking trails and wetlands have been lovingly preserved by its long time resident families.The Douglas Manor Association owns and operates the entire waterfront, with a dock, pier, beach and waterfront park.Residents enjoy summer sailing camp for kids, tennis ,swimming and fine dining at the Douglaston Club, a private yacht, tennis and pool club based in the 19th-century mansion built by the founding Douglas family. Douglas Manor with its stately houses and its winding tree lined tree is a hidden gem. Residents enjoy the same amenities and excellent schools as everywhere on the Gold Coast of Long Island but with low New York City taxes and a fast commute to Manhattan.
Listing Agent: Anca Mistorica
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman Locust Valley
Office Phone: 516.759.1110
Updated: 23rd July, 2017 5:44 PM.
221 Arleigh Rd Douglaston, NY