859 Forest Avenue, Rye City, NY


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About 859 Forest Avenue

Extraordinary waterfront estate graces nearly 3 acres with 470' of water frontage, 104' private sandy beach, pool and deep water dock in prestigious Milton Point location. Perched atop a rolling green lawn, this 8,800 sq. ft. Georgian Colonial provides 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and exudes Gatsby-era elegance and grandeur throughout. This exceptional home showcases great indoor/outdoor entertaining space with French doors from all water facing main level rooms to expansive terraces; wood floors, five fireplaces and exquisite architectural details. Highlights include sophisticated formal rooms, sunroom, office, chef's kitchen and breakfast room with prep kitchen open to family room. Top two floors offer sleeping quarters with sitting room, deck in primary suite and playroom. Lower level provides recreation rooms, spa. Widow's walk showcases panoramic Long Island Sound views. This notable home was built in 1917 by Trowbridge and Livingston, architects of the St. Regis Hotel and Hayden Planetarium, served as the Embassy to Uruguay in the 1960's and housed one of the first privately owned tennis bubbles in the 70's.

Features of 859 Forest Avenue

MLS® # H6183044
Price $13,995,000
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 10.00
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 2
Square Footage 8,800
Acres 2.82
Year Built 1917
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Colonial, Estate
Status Active

Community Information

Address 859 Forest Avenue
City Rye City
County Westchester
State NY
Zip Code 10580

Additional Information

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Features Private
Parking Attached, 4+ Car Attached, Driveway
# of Garages 4
Garages Attached, 4+ Car Attached, Driveway
View Water, Panoramic
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Water Access, Beach Front, Waterfront
Has Pool Yes
Pool Inground Pool


Interior Hardwood
Interior Features 1st Floor Bedrm, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Floor to Ceiling Windows, Formal Dining Room, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, Home Office, Pantry, Powder Room, Sauna, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Children Playroom, Double Vanity, Dressing Area, High Ceilings, Original Details
Heating Natural Gas, Hot Water
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 5


Exterior Brick
Exterior Features Balcony, Sprinkler Lawn System, Dock
Lot Description Private
Windows Skylight(s), Oversized Windows
Construction Brick

School Information

District Rye
Elementary Milton School
Middle Rye Middle School
High Rye High School

Additional Information

Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
Taxes (total) $131,997

Listing Details

OfficeCompass Greater NY, LLC
Office Contact914-353-5570

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