Congratulations To The Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty Team On Another Significant Sale In Forest Hills Gardens!!   SOLD & CLOSED !


191 Greenway North, Forest Hills Gardens Queens, NYC

Beautifully maintained sun filled Center Hall Colonial on Embassy Row featuring a magnificent, professionally landscape garden, separate 2 car garage with private driveway, in-ground sprinklers, 4 zone heat, 2 zone central air, hardwood floors, and new Pella windows. First floor:  Grand entrance foyer leads to a gracious Living Room with wood burning fireplace featuring a tastefully carved marble mantle. Separate formal Dining Room with beamed tray ceiling and built-in cabinetry opens to a large eat-in Kitchen with custom cabinetry, high end stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.  Sun filled solarium with windows overlooking the garden and door to the patio and expansive bi level garden area. Separate Study/Office with carved wooden beams adorning the ceiling.  Designer Marble and Onyx half bath with hand painted sink. Convenient first floor laundry room with lots of cabinets and storage. Second floor : A generous landing , 4 bedrooms and 2 full Baths. Breathtaking Master suite, a combination of two rooms, with en suite marble Bath. Bathroom has his and hers designer hand painted sinks and high end gold plated fixtures.  The Master Bedroom has its own fireplace adorned with Delft Dutch tiles, a walk-in closet and another large closet with built-ins.  French doors open to an outdoor covered patio. Two other large bedrooms share a hall Bath with a hot tub. There is also another patio off the two bedrooms.  All bedroom closets are cedar lined. Third floor: A spacious room with full Bath, 2 large storage areas and a cedar lined closet perfect for hobby, study, guest or get-away! Basement: The house includes a 1,170 sq. ft. finished basement with custom built-in cabinets, a temperature controlled wine cellar, wet bar, full Bathroom, and storage areas and a separate entrance that leads to rear garden area of the home. The house boasts a huge, unique, beautifully landscaped 2 level garden that is perfect for entertaining.  The fenced-in rear garden displays a large variety of plants and perennial flowers that bloom throughout the Spring and Summer seasons and its layout offers great privacy.  The front perimeter of the home is also professionally landscaped with evergreens and perennials and has 2 brick walkways that were recently replaced. A true gem fit for Royalty!


WELCOME TO FOREST HILLS GARDENS FINEST ! Just Sold By Terrace Sotheby’s Intl Realty !

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About 43 Greenway Terrace, Forest Hills Gardens,

As one of the most prestigious and architecturally distinctive homes, this perfectly scaled 7 bedroom, 7 bathroom house is positioned on Greenway Terrace at the entrance to Forest Hills Gardens. This stunning Tudor residence was designed in 1920 by renowned American architect Grosvenor Atterbury. Atterbury is most recognized for designing The Metropolitan Museum’s American Wing, the Parish Art Museum, Main Street Southampton, and the Rockefeller Stone Barns.

This Gardens’ home, with its uncompromised architectural integrity and highest standards of interior décor, conveys the utmost charm and warmth. Sunlit and spacious rooms lend themselves to everyday modern living with substantial space for home office and workout rooms, children’s playroom, wine cellar, and indoor and outdoor entertaining.

Aside from its prominent position along the Terrace, a glance beyond the stone, brick and ivy-covered entryway reveals a masterfully designed example of Atterbury’s well respected style. Design elements include 4 original fireplaces, a Butler’s pantry with beautifully restored cabinetry, expansive second floor landing, rear staircase, original leaded glass pane windows, volume ceilings, decorative copper exterior elements, and tapestry brickwork. The rooms with lovely sunlit views overlook the beautiful community open space along Flagpole Green. The house, with its separate 2 car garage and upper studio space, is situated on an estate sized landscaped property.

An integral part of one of America’s oldest planned communities, the home is perfectly located just minutes from Station Square, neighborhood schools, and the well known West Side Tennis Club, which offers professional grade tennis, pool and dining facilities. It is just a few minutes from public transportation including the LIRR, several express and local subway lines, and is convenient to shopping areas and restaurants. It is approximately 15 minutes by rail to Manhattan, in close proximity to highways and both NYC’s major airports, and nearby to Forest Park with horseback riding, golf, and dedicated biking and running paths.


YES That’s 204 Billion With A “B”

Sotheby’s International Realty Achieves Historic Year with Record $204 Billion in Global Sales Volume



Luxury Real Estate Brand’s Sales Growth Outpaces Industry Average as Cities Saw Resurgence of Interest

NEW YORKFeb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that its global network achieved a record US$204 billion in 2021 global sales volume, a 36% increase in sales growth year over year, as U.S. cities saw a resurgence of interest following the pandemic and sales activity in secondary and resort markets around the world remained strong. The brand’s U.S. sales volume grew by 33.8% year over year, significantly outpacing NAR’s national increase of 20.6% from the prior year,¹ underscoring the brand’s leadership in the high-end market. Continue Reading ›

Forest Hills Voted One Of The Top 8 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods To Live In…In NYC!

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New York City has many unique and picturesque neighborhoods. Find out which eight are among the most beautiful from all five boroughs and what makes them so special.

There is a reason people want to live in New York City.

Despite the crowds, high rent, and broken subways, the city’s beauty, whether it’s obvious or tucked away, keeps everyone coming back.

A lot of things make New York beautiful.

It’s the architecture, from pre-war tenements to lush mansions. It’s the tree-lined side streets to the tree-lined Avenues.

There’s Brooklyn with its blocks of multi-colored row houses, beautiful parks, cozy streets, and amazing skyline views

The Bronx has picturesque neighborhoods, the Botanical Gardens, and who can forget Yankee’s Stadium?

Queens has the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, home of the annual US Open tennis championship, beautiful public parks, hip bars, and restaurants, and some amazing museums.

Staten Island boasts a plethora of stately old Victorians, huge parks, the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, and some fantastic modern architecture featured in its public buildings.

And we have Manhattan with Central Park, The Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and its classic museums – it’s known the world over as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Forest Hills Ranked Best Area To Buy For 1st Time Home Buyers

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Forest Hills is the most accessible neighborhood in Queens for first-time home buyers, and among the city’s top-two most affordable areas to look for a first home overall, a new study shows.

The study, by the real estate website StreetEasy, defined “affordable” homes as those listings that people could buy if they earn the city’s median annual income of $70,406, and save 10 percent of their gross income for 10 years. By these metrics, affordable homes in NYC cost a median of $352,780, factoring in a 20 percent down payment and other maintenance fees, according to the study.

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With over 88,000 residents, a unique historical legacy, classic old-time restaurants, and copious pop culture references, Forest Hills, Queens offers a lot to discover. As visitors walk down its vast avenues and quaint side streets, they are struck by the area’s breathtaking architecture. While beautiful on the outside, the neighborhood also has much hidden beneath its surface ready for discovery. Read to learn more about what makes Forest Hills such an integral and fascinating neighborhood in Queens.

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Last Stop on the R Train in Queens Leads to a Trip Back in Time

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When the R train pulls into 71st Avenue, aka Continental Avenue Station in Forest Hills, it has completed a journey from Bay Ridge through Manhattan and into Queens.

The M train also ends its route here, though starting only a few miles away in Middle Village before heading through Brooklyn and Manhattan and back to Queens.

Upstairs is a business district featuring landmarks like the Ridgewood Savings Bank Building on Queens Boulevard, and the popular shopping strip on Austin Street.

“The neighborhood is still thriving, trying to stay above water and I’m in hospitality so I know how it is,” said neighborhood resident Mara Newman, who added that they support their local businesses all the time there.

What You Need To Know :

Forest Hills is located in Central Queens, the final Queens stop on the R train

The U.S. Tennis Open was once played at Forest Hills Stadium, which is now a concert venue

Famous Forest Hills Residents over the years have included The Ramones, Simon and Garfunkel, Awkwafina and Carroll O’Connor

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“EMBASSY ROW ESTATE SALE” New Exclusive Listing !

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It doesn’t take much to envision yourself in this classic Forest Hills Gardens colonial . Situated on a street lined with a majestic row of oak trees – all this residence needs is a little bit of TLC and imagination to make it your own. The property is priced to sell quickly and is being sold ‘as is’. 141 Greenway South offers many of the original design features such as wood floors, original moldings and a classic center hall layout. The home’s three story floor plan flows naturally between its’ five spacious Bedrooms and two and a half Bathrooms. A private driveway leads to a detached Garage and yard in the rear of the home. The home is located in Forest Hills Gardens, a 175-acre private community which was masterfully designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and Grosvenor Atterbury and is brimming with extraordinary old-world charm. It is just minutes from Forest Hills’ fashionable Austin Street shopping district and is convenient to all transportation including the LIRR in Station Square and NYC MTA Express E & F subway lines. It is approximately 15 minutes by rail to Manhattan and a 15-minute ride by car to NYC’s 2 major airports. Also nearby are highly ranked public & private schools and the renowned West Side Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships. On its southern perimeter Forest Hills Gardens is cradled by a large swath of forested land offering dedicated woodland trails, available horseback riding, a rolling golf course and other athletic facilities completing the vision of an urban oasis in the heart of New York City.

Here Are 5 NYC Houses With Lots Of Outdoor Space, For Under $2,000,000

69-47 Exeter St., Forest Hills

This five bedroom, three bath is asking $1,888,000. The brick house features a wood-burning fireplace, tons of windows, high ceilings, millwork on the walls, a heated sunroom, garage, and a backyard with a deck. The fully-finished basement has tile floors, a laundry area, utility area, closets, and a full bath. Nearby eateries include 5 Burro Cafe and Forest Hills Stadium is a three-minute walk away. The Forest Hills Metro North station and Forest Hills/71st Avenue subway station are nearby. So if you’re in the market for a house with the feel of the suburbs within the five boroughs, check out these houses for sale in Todt Hill, Riverdale, Jamaica Estates, Bay Ridge, and Forest Hills.

If you are looking to buy, your experience riding out the coronavirus pandemic in a New York City apartment may have you convinced it’s time to commit to a house with a yard, where more space and privacy can make social distancing easier.

Of course you don’t necessarily need to head to the suburbs—you can find houses with generous outdoor space in parts of the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. You’ll have more room to work from home and for online school (if that’s still happening in September) and you won’t have to share an elevator or amenity space with others like you do in an apartment building. Plus, your commute to Manhattan (if that’s still a thing) may be shorter than a ride from the burbs.

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Tour This Cool And Classic Forest Hills Gardens 2 Bedroom Coop


The 3D Tour Of This Cool And Classic FHG’s 2 Bedroom Is Now Available!!

A rare opportunity to reside in a magnificent 2 bedroom apartment in one of the most desirable buildings in Forest Hills Gardens. This gracious home is a part of the Tennis View Apartments coop, a beautiful 1920’s Tudor-style building where residents have the exclusive amenity to enjoy use of a gated, private park. As you enter the apartment you are impressed with the unit’s one-of-a-kind architectural design and the natural light that filters throughout. The generous sized entry foyer, high ceilings, hardwood flooring, plentiful closets and expansive windows with open exposures of Forest Hills Gardens, complimenting the character of this inviting home.
The tranquility of this exceptional residence continues with the spacious living room, providing comfort and functionality with a dining area, adorned with French doors. The sizable eat-in kitchen is eclectic in style showcasing an exposed brick wall and a large window. Custom built in cabinetry and Amish handcrafted Murphy bed enhance the usage of space and offer versatility in the grand sized master bedroom. The sunny second bedroom is large with two windows and a roomy closet. A stylish updated bath with a window and plenty of storage completes this idyllic apartment.
The cooperative is pet friendly and conveniently located just feet from Station Square and all modes of public transportation including the LIRR (15 minutes to Penn Station) and express subway lines. Close proximity to Austin Street shopping, restaurants and the historic West Side Tennis Club. Exclusive street parking with permit.

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