This dramatic Medieval style residence designed by prolific Fieldston architect, Julius Gregory, was built in 1930 for Dr. Phillip E Smith, a professor at Columbia University. One is immediately struck by the unique curb appeal of the slate covered pyramidal roofline of this one of a kind home. The house is situated on .3 acres with mature landscaping, perfect lawn, patio and deck. You are greeted by an impressive solid wood front door entering a generous foyer with oversized leaded floor to ceiling glass doors inviting you to a large Living Room with a wood burning fireplace and leads to a generous year round Sunroom flanked on 3 sides with large windows as well as a built in bookcase. The large Formal Dining Room can seat at least 12 and opens on to the new outdoor deck overlooking beautifully landscaped yards, also can be accessed through the huge open eat in Kitchen with stone countertops, custom wood cabinets, Pantry, SS high end appliances, 2 dishwashers, sub Zero Refrigerator, Breakfast Bar and a desk, with cathedral ceiling and a skylight that also provides access to the large flagstone Patio. There is a Powder Room on the main floor. The second floor features 3 large ensuite Bedrooms where the Main Bedroom has a walk in closet/dressing area, soaking tub, glassed shower and 2 separate sinks and high ceilings giving the feeling of a Spa. The third floor is a Den/Bedroom also with soaring ceilings and a full Bathroom. The lower level has a gym, laundry, utility room and a separate room with a half bath that could be a study/guest room/au pere room that opens to the Patio on the garden level. The garage is pristine and large. This property is minutes to the #1 train, Horace Mann, fieldston Ethical, Riverdale Country, Manhattan College and Van Cortlandt Park, horseback stable, golf course, shops and more. FPOA $4,100/yr.
Courtesy of Halstead dba Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC
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