This 6-bedroom, 5.5-bath, stucco and stone, Tudor Revival-style house was built in 1925-26 and designed by master architect Julius Gregory. It was meticulously redone by the current owner (a licensed architect and certified interior designer), who gave it a vintage-inspired interior
Standout features include: an entry hall; Moroccan-tiled central foyer; columned living room with wood-beamed ceiling and a gas fireplace flanked by custom built-ins; 25-ft. formal dining room with a neo-Gothic plaster ceiling; center-island kitchen (with a breakfast bar, granite countertops, Viking 4-burner cooktop with grill, 48-inch Monogram wood-paneled refrigerator, 2 convection wall ovens, 2 large built-in microwaves and 2 warming drawers); solarium (useable as a playroom, greenhouse or home office); master bedroom suite with decorative fireplace and large windowed walk-in closet; marble master bathroom; hallway bathroom with whirlpool tub; finished walk-out basement with guest suite, full bathroom, recreation room, 2-person sauna and storage room.
The house’s classical interior is graced with inlaid wood floors, plaster crown moldings, commercial custom-made leaded windows, handmade period-style wallpaper and a striking hand-forged wrought-iron banister.
Other details include: an ipe wood rear deck; landscaped front lawn; level backyard; 6-zone HVAC; underground lawn sprinkler system; attached 1-car garage; 57-by-112-ft. lot in landmark district.
Fieldston, a privately owned community with winding, tree-lined roads, rocky outcroppings, elegant, high-quality homes and even an idyllic pond, covers 140 acres (just over a fifth of a mile square). The neighborhood has round-the-clock private security patrols, and the streets and common areas are maintained by the Fieldston Property Owners’ Association.
Conveniently located for shops, well-known private schools (Horace Mann, Fieldston and Riverdale Country School), the vast greenery of Van Cortlandt Park and transportation to Manhattan (including express buses and the No. 1 subway train).