Chappaqua New York
Custom Modern Colonial filled with soaring, sun-drenched spaces perfectly designed to bring in the stunning natural setting. Exciting architectural elements; generous proportions; vast expanses of glass; clean lines; slate and hardwood floors. Verdantly landscaped grounds (bordering “forever green” land) with magnificent array of specimen trees, ornamental plantings, meandering stone walls; expansive bluestone patio; terraced gardens. Prized neighborhood; community clubhouse with pool/tennis facilities.
Flanked by maple, dogwood and red beech trees, a long driveway introduces this remarkable home. A cedar front porch leads into the entry hall with an oversized walk-in coat closet and staircase to the upper and lower levels. Maintenance-free slate flooring start in the entry hall and continue into the dining room. Delineated by a distinctive floating panel ceiling, the formal dining room with built-in cherry buffet is perfect for intimate dinners or large gatherings. An octagonal family room/office, with tray ceiling, built-in bookcase, and enclosed in windows, offers flexibility as a den or playroom.
The grand living room features a raised hearth fireplace with bluestone surround, ample built-in shelves and cabinets, sitting area and three French doors to the patio. Two doors open to the adjoining sunroom, radiantly encased in three walls of windows. Finished with solid wood cabinetry, Corian counters, tile backsplash, and terra cotta floor, the spacious kitchen boasts Viking, SubZero and Miele appliances, large center island, built-in desk, walk-in pantry with dumbwaiter (servicing all levels), and breakfast area with French door to the patio. A powder room completes the main floor.
On the second level, a large landing and long hallway include a laundry chute, access to the dumbwaiter, and a large linen closet. Three spaciously sized bedrooms share a ceramic tiled hall bath. Two bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings and plentiful closet space. Bessler stairs lead to one of two storage attics.
The extensive master suite is privately set at the end of the hall. Capacious and bright, the master bedroom boasts three sunny exposures, and offers a walk-in closet with fitted shelves and shoe rack, plus two double closets, provides abundant storage space. The luxurious master bath is appointed with a Kohler soaking tub, separate shower, vanity with sink and dressing area, and additional pedestal sink. Bessler stairs to the second attic.
A large mudroom equipped with a laundry with Whirlpool Duet appliances is found on the walk-out lower level, along with three closets, dumbwaiter access, and a utility/storage room. Mechanicals and special features include three-zone hot-water oil heat; three-zone central air; Andersen windows and doors; two storage attics with Bessler stair access; two-car garage; and invisible dog fence.