Great Neck. Set back on a third-acre property partially secluded by majestic trees including a rare river birch, this romantic six-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath English Tudor is a hidden treasure. Ideally located in the heart of Great Neck Estates, a serene and scenic village of beautiful large homes on winding, tree-lined streets, it is just a half-mile from the center of Great Necks quaint and bustling business district and train station, putting it only minutes from Manhattan. Built in 1924, this beautifully maintained and updated home shares a unique connection to a book published the next year by a former Great Neck a neighbor who lived just a few houses away, F. Scott Fitzgerald, whos imaginary village of West Egg was based on Great Neck. Rich in old world charm, this timeless gem has been brought into the Twenty First Century with radiant heated floors in kitchen and baths, five-zone smart thermostats, all rooms wired for cable and modem, updated 200 AMP electric service, luxury baths, cooks country kitchen, and more. All the while it has maintained its historic charm with hardwood floors, arched casement windows, plus exquisite woodwork and built ins. Great Neck is both a village and a peninsula on Long Islands North Shore, known for its diverse population, cultural activities, and many high-profile residents. Valued for its proximity to Manhattan and its award-winning schools, it has been the home to such notables as Paul Newman, Francis Ford Coppola, George M. Cohan, Oscar Hammerstein II, Harry F. Sinclair, and Walter P. Chrysler, whose estate is today the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy. Welcoming guests with a winding slate front walk, steeply pitched roof, gables, leaded-glass windows, arched front door, and half-timber stucco walls, this charming residence evokes thoughts of an English gentlemans home in Victorian England. A central foyer continues the impression with its double-crown molding, guest closet with crystal handle, substantial staircase, stained-glass window, and inlaid hardwood floors that continue through French doors into the spacious dining room on the left and, on the right, into the inviting living room. This congenial gathering place features an open-beam ceiling with double crown molding, plus glass-enclosed built-in bookcases across from a cozy fireplace. French doors open to a bright and cheerful sunroom with an arched fireplace, terra cotta floors, and French doors to a veranda. Entered from the foyer and the dining room, the expansive eat-in-kitchen boasts extensive custom oak cabinetry with crown molding, granite countertop, and hand-made ceramic tile backsplash. High-end appliances include a six-burner gas cooktop in a large center island with sitting area and a huge ceiling exhaust hood, a built-in microwave oven, and an integrated oversized refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher. Inlaid stone floors flow into a delightful breakfast nook, with cabinetry and a bay window with window seat, and into a family room. French doors in the kitchen and a country door in the breakfast area open to a spacious rear brick patio. A staircase accesses the full basement that includes ample storage space, laundry, and a pecky-cypress-paneled rec room.To the right of the second-floor landing, a palatial master suite includes a large bedroom, entered through a hall lined with custom built-ins off a private dressing area with built-ins and two walk-in closets. A luxurious master marble master bath includes a soaking tub, frameless-glass-enclosed shower with seat, two chrome-and-marble free-standing sinks, and a dressing table. Also, off the master bedroom is a sunroom, with built-ins, presently used as a study/sitting room. To the left of the landing, two attractive bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath, also on this level is another bath, fourth bedroom, a large sunroom/study, and stairs to the third floor that includes two bedrooms and a full bath. This enchanting, timeless masterpiece is ready and waiting for you to enjoy its century-old charm with amenities added for Twenty-First-Century luxury living.
Totally Renovated in 2004, Majestic Colonial located in Desirable Kensington Village Diamond condition brick/one Family w 6 bedrooms & 4.5 Bedrooms, Spacious LR, DR, Large EIK, Family RM w/FP Beautiful Master Suite w/ Full Bath, Powder RM, Library/Den 2 Car Garage. 2nd Fl has 2 Additional...
Listing ID 3168249
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman Roslyn
Office Phone: 516.621.3555
Listing Agent: Maria Babaev
Updated: 19th February, 2020 1:00 AM.
11 Gateway Dr Great Neck, NY