IN THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT? TRY THESE SPOOKY SPOTS IN QUEENS….IF YOU DARE

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You know Astoria for its modern townhouses and building complexes, its vast cultural diversity, the bike lanes and, of course, the sprawling waterside Astoria Park, but you may not know its past, with large plantations, complex relationships and deathly waters.

There are rumors and ghost stories in every city, and Astoria is no exception. Bob Singleton, executive director of the Greater Astoria Historical Society, said most of the time, “the truth is more fascinating than fiction.” Continue Reading ›

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY OCTOBER 14TH 12 – 3 PM / 111-23 75TH RD, FOREST HILLS , QUEENS, NYC

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“WHIMSICAL ARBOR CLOSE BEAUTY”

This charming, completely renovated semi-detached Brick townhouse is set amongst the architecturally distinctive homes of Arbor Close. It has been completely renovated with new windows, central air conditioning, open concept Kitchen and a totally finished Basement. 1st FL: Living Room with wood-burning fireplace, Dining Room, open concept renovated Kitchen, door to private rear patio and beautifully landscaped common area. 2nd FL: Master Bedroom with original moldings, 2 additional Bedrooms, plus renovated hall Bath. The totally renovated Basement includes a Family Room, laundry and newly renovated full Bath. The property is conveniently located just blocks from the fashionable Austin Street shopping area and close to express public transportation to Manhattan. Property Size: 1,259 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 2,124 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $7,793/yr. approx. Continue Reading ›

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY OCTOBER 14TH 12 – 1:30 PM / 6 BURNS STREET, FOREST HILLS GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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“BRAND NEW RENOVATION”

PRICED TO SELL!!! Be the FIRST person to live in this NEWLY RENOVATED studio apartment. The brand new renovations offer pristine finishes including stainless steel appliances, hard wood floors throughout, glass kitchen cabinets with self-close doors, a beautifully re-imagined bathroom, plenty of closet space, and remote-control A/C. Station Square Inn Apartments offers a stylish restoration in an architectural masterpiece originally built at the turn of the century. Located in the private streets of Forest Hills Gardens, this complex offers seclusion from the busier streets and a one of a kind experience with many neighborhood amenities in the retail part of the complex itself. Just one block away you will find restaurants, movie theaters, salons, coffee shops, health clubs, banks and more all along the Austin Street shopping corridor. Please contact us immediately for details and showings. Easy street parking via permit. Electric included in low monthly maintenance. Pet friendly. Located a very short distance to all transportation including express MTA subway (E/F/M/R trains), express and local bus service PLUS the Long Island Railroad, with service to Manhattan in 15 minutes.Interior Sq. Footage: 375 sq. ft. approx. Maint: $708/mo. approx.

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NEW EXCLUSIVE LISTING / 147 WHITSON STREET FOREST HILLS GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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“CLASSIC FOREST HILLS GARDENS DETACHED BRICK & STUCCO TUDOR”
147 Whitson Street, Forest Hills Gardens, Forest Hills, New York
This spacious six Bedroom, five and a half bath home is in completely renovated, move in condition. Located on a quiet Forest Hills Gardens street, it radiates with charm and elegance. The Living Room is indeed grand sized and with the formal Dining Room, can accommodate more than fifty people at a gathering. The interior is classic and has fine quality finishes and high-end renovations. There is a hand carved wooden wood burning fireplace in the Living Room and many other original architectural details. With its lovely palette of decorator inspired paint colors the home is designed to true perfection throughout its three main floors and lower level. The Master Bedroom suite on the second floor is exquisite and has an enormous walk in closet, and an en suite spa Bath. The two additional Bedrooms on the second floor each have their own private Baths. The third floor has three Bedrooms and one full Bath. In addition to the more than 3,600 interior square feet of the main floors, there is a huge finished lower level with its own Recreation Room, full Bathroom, storage area, laundry room and sauna. Surrounding the home there are three separate private outdoor entertainment spaces in addition to a lovely patio which is accessed through French doors from the library. There is also a private driveway and an attached one car garage. 1st FL: Entry foyer leading to large living room, formal dining room, kitchen, library, powder room, and a doorway leading to garage. 2nd FL: Master Bedroom suite with walk in closet room and en suite spa Bath, plus two additional Bedrooms with their own private Baths. 3rd FL: Large landing with area for a playroom or office, plus three Bedrooms, and one full Bath. Basement: Full finished with Recreation Room, Exercise Room, full Bathroom and sauna. Property Size: 4,750 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 3,658 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $14,316/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $1,398/yr. approx.

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EXCLUSIVE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 8TH 1-3 PM / 51 WENDOVER ROAD, FOREST HILLS GARDENS, NYC

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Fully detached home in desirable Forest Hill Gardens! This home sits on a generously sized lot in a wonderful NYC neighborhood. This stucco home with red tile roof offers 4 Bedrooms, 3 full Bathrooms and 2 half Baths, plus Basement and a 2 car detached garage. 1st FL: Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen, half Bath. 2nd FL: Master Bedroom with full Bath, 1 additional Bedroom with hallway Bath. 3rd FL: 2 Bedrooms and half Bath. Basement: Renovated, with full Bath & Laundry. Taxes: $11,460/yr. approx. FHG $1,613/yr. approx.

EXCLUSIVE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 8TH 12-2 PM / 67-109 DARTMOUTH STREET FOREST HILLS GARDENS QUEENS ,NYC

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EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. This beautifully renovated townhouse is a perfect blend of comfort and design. Enter into a large sunlit living room with an open layout to the Dining area and skillfully designed Kitchen. The back door opens to a large private garden ideal for barbecues and entertaining. The 2nd floor has three ample sized rooms and a renovated full bath. The remodeled Basement is a collaboration of a family area and additional room which can be used as an office along with a modern full bath, laundry space and utility room. This fully renovated home with its sleek design is a reflection of beauty, with hardwood floors, ample closets and storage, upgraded electric, & plumbing, ductless A/C, and renovated baths and kitchen, It is conveniently positioned only minutes from shopping and express bus and subway to Manhattan.

Property Size: 1,800 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 1,836 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $5,937/yr. approx.

EXCLUSIVE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 8TH 11-1 PM / 6 BURNS STREET #46 FOREST HILLS GARDENS QUEENS ,NYC

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EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a sun drenched triplex co-op apartment in prestigious Forest Hills Gardens. 1st Floor: Foyer with 2 closets opens to large living room (25’x32′) with wall to wall carpeting (hardwood floors, under carpet), 13 ft. high ceiling and 8 windows provide spectacular sunset views. Raised dining area. Built-in marble cabinetry. Eat in kitchen with window and separate entrance, new cabinetry, new refrigerator and granite counter tops. Master bedroom with 2 windows, city skyline views and 2 closets. Sunlit second bedroom/office. Bathroom with window, Italian sink, shower stall and separate sunken tub (large enough to be easily split into 2 bathrooms). 2nd Floor: Spiral staircase access to 3rd bedroom (or office/den) with skylight. 3rd Floor: Huge walk-in closet with clothes racks & shelving (also can be used for office). Steps to the West Side Tennis Club, Station Square, LIRR, express subway, Austin Street shops, restaurants & all conveniences, and plenty of FHGC parking.

Mansion Tax will be paid by Seller.

Interior Sq. Footage: 2,050 sq. ft. approx. Maint.: $1,095/mo. approx.