Enrich your lifestyle in this Gardens property, great for a large household and for entertaining friends in this intimate, yet spacious home. The exterior of the home is a rich mixture of stucco, timbering, brick masonry and wood detailing that evokes presence but in an informal way.
The 1st floor and backyard has enough space to entertain dozens of friends and family while retaining a comfortable and warm feeling with lots of private spaces that all flow together seamlessly, all connected to the outside as one great whole.
On the upstairs floors, all your household needs can be met with the 6 bedrooms and 3 full baths, a bright home office, lots of storage and an over-sized master suite; creating lots of space for everyone while still providing privacy. On the 2nd floor, there is an over-sized master with large en-suite bath and multiple closets. There is also another bedroom large enough to be a master, a hall bath, another bedroom and home office surrounded by windows on 3 sides. On the 3rd floor, you have 3 more good-sized bedrooms that could be multi-functional, as well as a full bath. It is separate enough from the 2nd floor to give everyone their own space for sleep, study or recreation. The basement includes an enormous pool table/rec room, lots of storage, a full bath and a half bath, a laundry room and direct access to the rear garden in addition to the mechanicals.
The backyard is very large for Forest Hills Gardens, completely fenced in for privacy, with distinct quadrants for entertaining or relaxing. One corner has an area for grilling and hanging out, there is another space for dining, a corner with a hot tub and deck, a decorative pool with landscaping in another area and an open green space for games or mingling.
Throughout the house there are architectural details, inspiring craftsmanship and a thoughtful design that adds to the enjoyment of the home. Its layout and direction provides maximum privacy and quiet. There is also a detached garage for 1 car or storage. The home is located on prestigious Greenway North, home to many UN diplomats and is part of Forest Hills Gardens which was named a top-10 American cottage community by “Cottage Living” magazine in 2007. Forest Hills Gardens was one on the first, and one of the most successful planned communities in the United States. The West Side Tennis Club, the spiritual and historical home of the US Open and a great place to meet community members, is less than half a mile away. It is a vibrant neighborhood with active volunteer organizations and a great spirit of community. Zoned for PS 101, awarded a Blue Ribbon for being in the top 350 schools in the country it is only a short distance to LIRR at Forest Hills Station, E, F, M and R trains at 71st/Continental subway stop and near dining, shopping and services in the heart of Forest Hills on Austin Street and Queens Blvd.