Welcome to 125 Merrick Avenue. If privacy is what you are looking for, look no further
The Park Avenue address of Todt Hill; the highest point on the eastern seaboard, located in one of the most bucolic settings on Staten Island. This 5-bedroom home was built by a prominent builder for himself/family. The serene property abuts the 52+ acre Reeds Basket Willow Park which is protected and permanently preserved under state law. This home is 3800 square feet plus 2500 square foot lower level basement. Enter the gallery foyer into the large formal living room with rear facing windows to the backyard. The first floor consists of master bedroom suite with en-suite bath. Also on first floor is a library/private office, formal dining room, large family room with stone gas fireplace, tremendous eat in kitchen with sliders to the backyard, laundry room /pantry, additional half bath, entrance to the two-car garage and entrance to the lower level and deck. From the kitchen there is access to the patio- yard- pool. The well-designed eat-in kitchen consists of granite countertops and white cabinetry. This very well thought out home encompasses four bedrooms on the second level with two full baths. All bedrooms are separated by a full bathroom for the utmost privacy. All bedrooms are ample sized with generous proportions and large closets.
The full basement has options, office, full bathroom, multiple rooms and entrance to back yard, cedar closets and mechanicals. High ceilings throughout the home.
Convenient to transportation Ten-minute drive to the Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn and the Goethals Bridge to New Jersey. Property size is 100x111 House size is 52x51 plus basement, over 3800 square feet. built in 1975. The grounds are spectacular for the Zen loving, privacy and seclusion The 20x40 gunite pool is meticulously maintained with electronic cover. The exterior of the home is currently constructed of two layers of cedar wood which can be refaced as shown with stucco and stone as per the rendering in the photos*. The home is furnished with high-end, tinted Pella windows throughout. Artisan-Hard wood floors throughout. The seller is willing to reface the exterior with stucco and stone as per the rendering in the photos*The home is furnished with high end tinted Pella windows throughout. Artisan- Hard wood floors throughout.
-TWO ZONE CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING
-4 ZONE HEATING
ZONE A- kitchen and half bath ZONE B-radiant heat in master bath ZONE C-upper ZONE D- main floor and lower
-REAL ESTATE TAXES $14,935 annual
*Photo of the exterior is a rendering or proposed stucco and stone renovation.