House In Fieldston, United States
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- 5 bedrooms
- one wood-burning fireplace
Property descriptionElegant 1930's Medievel Revival Home with beautiful landscaped yard
An elegant 1930's Medieval Revival home designed by noted architect Frank J Forster and later updated by Dwight James Baum. This one-of-a-kind home, offered for the first time in almost 50 years, is located in Fieldston, a private, New York City landmarked enclave of beautiful homes built in the 1930's. This house was built in 1927-1930. The house is situation on a dead-end portion of Waldo Avenue, providing privacy for the beautifully landscaped front yard with mature plantings and trees.Inside the home, you will find nine perfectly proportioned rooms, plus an expansive cellar, sub-cellar, and attic. The first floor presents an incredible living room with 11-foot ceilings with a wood-burning fireplace. Adjacent to the living room is a light filled galley, kitchen, and powder room and an incredible 30' by 13' rear terrace overlooking the rear yard. The five bedrooms, den/office, and two full bathrooms are located on the second floor. The massive full basement is comprised of a windowed playroom, full bathroom, laundry room, two storage rooms, boiler room leading to a usable sub-cellar, with access to the rear patio. There is an attached 20' x 9' garage. The large private backyard is the perfect spot to enjoy a summer evening barbeque or entertaining.Located near New York's top private schools: The Horace Mann School, The Fieldston School, Riverdale Country School, Manhattan College, Mount St Vincent College, and the SAR Academy. Enjoy this beautiful green location and be just a short drive or train ride to midtown Manhattan. Bring your architect.FPOA $3,900/year.
5012, Waldo Avenue, Fieldston, New York, United States
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