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 unique classical center hall colonial situated on the highest point of Douglas Manor is just two blocks away from the Little Neck Bay shore and marina with incredible views of the bay at sunset and conveniently close to the train station, restaurants and shops. The majestic residence is a rare gem with a great layout and one of the largest backyards in the Manor perfect for a swimming pool.From the central foyer the space opens up to show the beautiful layout of the house. To the right the large living room with a fire place and huge bay window connects to a spectacular sun room/den overlooking the backyard, and lush front yard garden. To the left the space flows into the formal dining room and further extends into a charming sun room that can also be used as an office. The whole first floor is an amazing entertaining space flooded with sun light and views of the garden through the multitude of windows. The staircase is filled with light from the arched window on the first landing.The second floor features a comfortable master suite with a great terrace, two more bedrooms with terrace and a full bathroom.On the third floor there are two more bedrooms and a half bathroom.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. With excellent schools, low NYC taxes and a fast commute to Manhattan, Douglas Manor is a truly unique residential neighborhood.
Listing Agent: Anca Mistorica
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman Locust Valley
Office Phone: 516.759.1110
Updated: 24th February, 2018 1:00 AM.
245 Arleigh Rd Douglaston, NY