STUNNING! This is a rare opportunity to own this architectural work of art that is 100% livable yet conveys an air of classic elegance.
Built in 1935, the home has since been tastefully renovated in 2012. This 4,500 sq. ft.+/- home has 3 stories comprised of 12 rooms (4 BRs, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half-bath), plus basement, and third-level guest quarters all set on 12,000 square feet of professionally landscaped grounds including a saltwater gunite pool and outdoor gazebo ideal for entertaining.
As you enter the breathtaking foyer you will find arched doorways to the comfortable yet formal living room with a working wood-burning fireplace. The next room is a solarium flooded with natural light from all four exposures, this versatile room can be used for many options. Next, you will find the formal dining room with coffered ceilings, which seats large gatherings for your most discerning dinner parties which is adjacent to the massive chef's kitchen, replete with a huge center counter that is the spotlight of the kitchen, designer custom cabinetry, coffee bar and commercial appliances for the most distinguished of kitchen professionals. The kitchen opens onto a sunroom currently used as an eat-in kitchen area which has a wall of windows and doors to the landscaped garden and gazebo. There is a large family room/TV room off the kitchen as well, good for keeping an eye on little ones while preparing meals. All of these rooms are oversized and easily houses even the largest of furniture pieces. There is a well-designed powder room on this floor as well as access to the basement and a separate door to the backyard pool area.
The magnificent staircase with the original leaded glass window of 'deco' design in the stair is a work of art by itself. The primary bedroom has hefty proportions including a seating area, two walk-in closets, ensuite bath with separate shower and claw foot tub perfect for a long relaxing bath.
The bedrooms off the hall are of ample proportions and the shared bath is of designer finishes. For your convenience, there is a laundry center on this floor.
This is a bonus. Gorgeous hardwood floors run throughout a substantial living room, bedroom, and renovated full bathroom, plus more closet space than you can fill.
Storage galore! Mechanicals and room for a wine cellar.
All brick facade, new windows, new doors, Spanish tiled roof, new mechanicals with 8-zoned central heating and 3-zone air systems. Many details but not overdone. Saltwater gunite pool, an entertainers delight. Highly desirable tree-lined block situated in prime Grymes Hill.
The second highest point on Staten Island, known for its nature and greenspaces. Minutes to the Verrazano Bridge, local colleges and schools, the Staten Island Ferry, and views of Manhattan. Conveniently located to Silver Lake golf course and park, Clove Lake Park, many dining and cultural experiences.