"FULLY RENOVATED MANHATTAN STYLE TOWNHOUSE"
77 Greenway Terrace, Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, NYC
Overlooking a private community park, this spacious 30-foot-wide stone and brick Manhattan style townhouse is an integral part of an architectural grouping of homes in historic Forest Hills Gardens. Enclosed by a distinctive brick and fieldstone wall with arched entry gate, one enters the residence through a welcoming outdoor flagstone patio perfect for relaxation and stargazing. This stately 6 Bedroom home with 4 full baths and 2 powder rooms offers lavishly sized rooms spread over 4 levels, in addition to a full basement and 1 car garage with direct internal access to the house.
Completely renovated, sleek and sophisticated, this historic 1916 home offers classic original details, two wood burning fireplaces and high ceilings. No expense was spared with all new plumbing, all new electric, new boiler, new hot water heater, new ductless air conditioning system with separate zones for each room, new radiant heating system and new custom designed high-end Kitchen and Bathrooms throughout. The home is wired for internet, phone and alarm. Banks of windows on all floors offer expansive views of the park and gardens, front and rear.
The first floor welcomes you into an elegant grand Entry Foyer, a Living Room with classic wood burning fireplace, formal Dining Room, large Chef's Kitchen, Powder Room, rear vestibule with storage cabinets and door leading to a large private garden and enclosed garage.
The second floor is comprised of a large Master Bedroom Suite with wood burning fireplace as well as an en suite full Bath, 2 additional Bedrooms plus a hall Bath, while the 3rd level contains a second large Bedroom Suite with en suite full bath and two additional Bedrooms with a full hall Bath. A stairway leads to a spacious, delightfully sun-drenched full attic with vaulted ceilings and an oversized skylight perfect for use as an additional office, art studio or for storage.
The spacious basement includes a Family Room perfect for use as a media center or for entertaining with a private entrance to the rear garden. Additional rooms include a separate laundry room, powder room, utility room, and space for use as a wine room or storage.
The home is located in Forest Hills Gardens, which was masterfully designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and Grosvenor Atterbury and is a private and protected community brimming with extraordinary old-world charm. It is just minutes from Forest Hills' fashionable Austin Street shopping district and is convenient to all transportation including the LIRR in Station Square and NYC MTA Express E & F subway lines. It is approximately 15 minutes by rail to Manhattan and a 15-minute ride by car to NYC's 2 major airports. Also nearby are highly ranked public & private schools and the renowned West Side Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships. On its southern perimeter Forest Hills Gardens is cradled by a large swath of forested land offering dedicated woodland trails, available horseback riding, a rolling golf course and other athletic facilities completing the vision of an urban oasis in the heart of New York City.