Spend an afternoon in Kew Gardens and you just might leave with a new hobby, heightened appreciation for nature and a taste for German food.
The neighborhood, near a 500-acre NYC park and landmarked cemetery, offers an urban-meets-suburban vibe. Just 45 minutes from Manhattan via subway, it’s a great escape from busy streets and your day-to-day routine. But if you’re not one for long commutes, consider taking the LIRR. It’ll get you there in just 20 minutes.
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COMBINING HISTORIC CHARM WITH UPSCALE CONTEMPORARY AMENITIES
78 Dartmouth Street, Forest Hills Gardens, Queens New York $3,950,000
Move right into a beautiful detached Tudor home. This amazing 4,900 approx. sq. ft. property has 6 bedrooms, 4 full, 1 half bathrooms. The house is spacious and sun drenched, nestled in the heart of historic Forest Hills Gardens. It is fully restored and renovated on the interior and exterior while preserving its historical charm and cradling modern comforts.Improvements include a new roof, new Pella windows and French doors, night vision security cameras, heated tile floors in all bathrooms and basement, new wood floors and staircases and beautifully restored wide dark wood moldings throughout home. The basement has a wet bar, sauna, steam room and laundry room. The house has lovely front landscaping and spacious back yard with a new sprinkler system. While conveniently located just 2 blocks from the LIRR and 3 blocks from the subway, the home is set on a private quiet street nearby to a private tennis club hosting pristine grass and clay courts, a swimming pool and elegant indoor and outdoor dining. With excellent schools providing a Gifted and Talented program, it is close to all major shopping and 25 minutes from mid-town by public transportation.