Located behind a stone wall and surrounded by mature trees on a picturesque & quiet cul-de-sac, this classic 1917 Rye Manor Home, is nestled into 1.17 acres of completely level, park-like grounds, welcoming the discerning buyer with its old-world charm and timeless grace. A long private driveway leads to a circular drive ringed with mature plantings and flowering shrubs. The entrance foyer opens into an elegant front-to-back center hall with step down powder room... and provides easy access to the spacious bluestone terrace. A gracious formal living room with grand fireplace is accented with built-ins and the original ornamental plasterwork throughout the ceiling. Beyond is a solarium opening on three sides to patios, formal gardens and the back property with its private stone terrace. The expansive formal dining room, enhanced by floor to ceiling custom bookcases, provides ample space for gracious entertaining. A butler's pantry with abundant storage & the original brass sink leads into the graceful kitchen with its rich mahogany cabinetry, salad sink/ island, Custom designed built-in working desk, skylights, sitting area, and inviting breakfast area ...complete with wood-burning fireplace for cozy weekend mornings! Throughout the entire first floor, high ceilings and distinctive architectural details abound! Upstairs, the focal point of the large master bedroom suite is the magnificent fireplace with adjacent seating, numerous closets, dressing room plus the renovated bath with tumbled marble floor & Jacuzzi. An oversize bedroom with private bath plus two additional bedrooms sharing the 3rd bath, a wonderfully convenient laundry room plus two separate staircases complete this level. The third floor includes two additional bedrooms and shared bath.....plenty of room for friends and family! Truly special and lovingly maintained, this is a rare opportunity to own a stately country residence just 35 minutes from Manhattan and minutes to Greenwich and Stamford, CT.
Listing Agent: Michele Flood
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Rye/Harrison Office
Office Phone: 9149670059
Updated: 19th September, 2017 1:00 PM.
5 Windcrest Road Rye, NY