This elegant classic Georgian Revival house sits on an over sized and sunny corner lot. Its finest brick and granite construction, combined with a slate roof make this an example of the best building quality available. Built in the late 1930's, in the finest area of Bayside which was home to stage and screen stars, for famous radio personality Ford Bond, this home has had only two owners in over 70 years and has been lovingly maintained.
Enter the home through a classic original copper roofed portico with double columns. The first floor includes an Entry Foyer, large Center Hall, an elegant Living Room and separate formal Dining Room, all with original wide board, hand pegged oak floors, a classic Colonial Revival working fireplace, copper roofed bay windows, French Doors to a Garden Room, an elegant staircase that was brought to the site from an 18th Century house, a back staircase from the Kitchen to the original maid's quarters, a powder room, many closets and a comfortable Kitchen/Breakfast Room ready for updating. There is a convenient attached two car garage.
The second floor includes a large Master Bedroom with connecting, original high style Bathroom and with access to a second floor Porch. There are three additional generous sized Bedrooms, two additional stylish original Bathrooms, a Linen Closet and Cedar Closet.
There is a full walk up Attic that could be finished for additional living space. The high and dry Basement consists of a finished Family Room, a Work Room, Laundry Room and Pantry. There is a modern efficient gas furnace.
Located in the desirable Weeks Woodlands section of Bayside, this home is an exceptional opportunity for the sophisticated buyer. Nearby amenities include: Little Neck Bay and Marina, miles of bike paths and walking trails, two dog parks, 75 acre Crocheron and John Golden Parks, tennis courts (public and private), ball fields, playground, picturesque pond and nearby public golf course. The house is twenty minutes to Penn. Station via LIRR, minutes to bridges, public transit and excellent public and private schools. It is close to a small town main street and also within walking distance to the best shopping mall in Queens.