EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. Beautifully designed and maintained semi-detached Brick center hall Colonial with a gracious wraparound terrace situated on a quiet, tree lined street in the heart of Forest Hills Gardens. This classic four Bedroom, three full Bath home has all the feel of a detached with beautifully preserved original architectural details, generously sized rooms, large renovated country Kitchen and a magnificent very private rear slate tiled patio and garden. The exterior front of the home is side facing with a pillared portico graced on each side by sets of bowed alcove windows. Three classic dormered windows accent the third floor roofline.

1st Floor: A gracious entry foyer opens to the Living Room with a large bay window and wood burning fireplace. Adjoining bright Sun room with floor to ceiling French doors and windows with double exposure. A formal Dining Room with a second large bay window and built-in corner cabinetry opens from the hall to the rear of the home The large, renovated country Kitchen is a comfortable gathering place with its granite eat-in counter and door opening to a large private patio and garden.

2nd Floor: Master bedroom with separate Dressing Room, en suite Bath and many closets. Second Bedroom with French doors to a private terrace and full hall Bath.

3rd Floor: Two large eaved Bedrooms, an additional bonus windowed storage room and a sweet blue and white hall Bath.

The cheerful basement level is finished with a bright Family Room, laundry room, utility room and half Bath large enough to be converted to a full Bath.

One of Forest Hills Gardens classic colonial homes, 154 Slocum Crescent is conveniently located immediate to P.S. 101, and a short distance from Austin Street shopping, LIRR, express E/F subway to Manhattan and the West Side Tennis Club. A perfect home to call your own! Interior Sq. Footage: 2,591 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 2,600 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $13,120/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $769/yr. approx.


QUEENS NEW YORK REAL ESTATEEXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. Designer renovated, corner one bedroom featuring large sunny living room/dining area with open floor plan to striking contemporary kitchen. Generously sized bedroom with ample closet space, full bath and extra guest half bath. Prestigious 6 Burns St. sits at the edge of the the Gardens, steps to LIRR, Subway, West Side Tennis Club, Shops and Restaurants. Perfectly located, and rarely available renovated apartment ready to move in. Interior Sq. Footage: 750 sq. ft. approx. Maint: $800/mo. approx.



EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. Reminiscent of the grand homes of Colonial Williamsburg, this rarely available corner property sits prominently amidst the stately homes along Winter Street. This traditionally styled 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Center Hall Brick residence is among the more prestigious homes Forest Hills Gardens has to offer. An architectural jewel, here you will find an opportunity to realize your interior design passion by restoring & customizing this elegant historic home. Full of preserved architectural features such as leaded glass windows, carved wood details, a grand staircase and arches throughout the house, this is a perfect pallet to create everything you ever imagined and more. The Winter Street entrance foyer gracefully opens to a formal entry hall with a welcoming grand staircase. Picture a massive Living Room with original tile and brick wood burning fireplace opening into a private Sun Room once used as a doctor’s office, library and tea room with another wood burning fireplace. Across the center hall is a banquet sized Dining Room with high ceilings, beautiful moldings and butler’s pantry/bar. The adjacent Kitchen features a spacious dining area, along with access to a two car garage and a private garden perfect for morning coffee or evening BBQs. Additionally there is a Powder Room off the center hall, The second floor boasts a massive Master Bedroom suite, private balcony, en suite Bath & walk in closet. Two additional spacious Bedrooms across the hall share a full Bath. Large landings and stained glass closet doors. The third floor crowns the home with two more Bedrooms and a hall Bath overlooking ever changing treetop views. The basement level has high ceilings, a spacious Family Room with fireplace, adjoining laundry & utility rooms, plus plenty of additional rooms ready to convert to a wine cellar, workout room or used for storage. Imagine spending your holidays in a mansion by a cozy fire, preparing delicious culinary delights in your custom kitchen, or sleeping in a room fit for royalty! This is a perfectly priced opportunity for a home large enough to embrace all your grandest dreams! This center Forest Hills Gardens location is conveniently located nearby to schools, shopping, the Community House and the world renowned West Side Tennis Club with individual and family tennis, pool & dining memberships. Property Size: 5,961 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 4,001 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $22,015/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $1,771/yr. approx.


QUEENS NEW YORK REAL ESTATEEXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. This picture perfect home, updated for relaxed contemporary living, is ready to just move in! Built in 1916, it has been architecturally restored combining clean, modern lines and a spacious open design with classic decorative details. It features a large entrance foyer with heated flooring, half Bath, Living Room with exposed beams and an open brick wood burning fireplace, a magnificent Chef’s Kitchen open to the Dining Room with French Doors overlooking the private garden, a massive main floor Family Room, Den/Office/ or Bedroom with wide plank wood floors and all new windows throughout. At the rear of the house is a striking porch with exposed brick and limestone flooring opening up to the beautiful rear garden. The second floor has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths including a Master suite and three additional Bedrooms, one with its own loft and a full Bath. Above the second floor is a 3rd floor get-a-way space that overlooks the lower floors and provides an additional room for a study, library or sleeping area. The finished basement contains a Family Room, an extra guest Bedroom with full bath and a laundry room. Property Size: 5,600 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 4,020 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $15,854/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $1,664/yr. approx.

Forest Hills Gardens May Make Station Square Pedestrian-Only

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Station Square in Forest Hills could permanently close to traffic.

The Forest Hills Gardens Corporation is mulling over plans to pedestrianize Station Square following a restoration of the square’s historic brick roadway that will soon be complete.

The idea is already generating buzz among those who live in the residential enclave, but it is far from being set in stone.

 “Everything is on the table for now,” Matt Mandell, president of the Forest Hills Gardens Corporation’s board of directors, told Patch. “We’re not rushing into any decisions.”

The only certainty is that 71st (Continental) Avenue would remain open to traffic, no matter what happens to the rest of Station Square, Mandell said. Continue Reading ›

Here’s Where NYC Millennials Can Actually Afford To Buy Homes

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NEW YORK — With home prices in many areas topping $1 million, buying property in New York City can often seem out of reach. But a handful of neighborhoods are havens of affordability for millennials and other first-time home-buyers, a new StreetEasy report says.

The real-estate website identified the city’s 10 best neighborhoods for New Yorkers who are buying their first home. StreetEasy looked for properties that would be affordable to 25-to-44-year-olds making the median annual income of $70,406.

Forest Hills is the friendliest to first-time buyers, StreetEasy found. Some 414 apartments were on the market there in 2018 that fell within the site’s monthly spending range, which topped out at $2,347. That figure accounts for a 20 percent down payment plus taxes, maintenance and common charges, StreetEasy says. Continue Reading ›