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Sitting in the heart of the Douglas Manor Historic District, this unique Arts and Crafts home preserves a sense of peace and tranquility in a beautifully landscaped, natural setting. With 5 Bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half Baths, the home was built in 1911 and has been carefully restored. Original oak lines the entire home with virtually every detail authentic to the period, incorporating a few modernized elements for optimal comfort. Upon entering the residence, a stunning open Living Room with meticulously restored oak envelops the entirety of the space. At the room's focal point, a wood burning fireplace framed with handmade ceramic tiles faces a bay window that fills the room with warm southern light. A sun filled den, perfect for relaxing and reading, adjoins the Living Room's eastern point and to the right, is a formal Dining Room with custom made oak built-ins, authentically executed in the Arts and Crafts style. A hallway leads from the Dining Room to the chef's Kitchen, which features professional grade appliances, concrete countertops, custom oak cabinetry, and floors of hand-made Italian tiles. The Kitchen hallway provides access to a screened in porch overlooking a beautifully landscaped garden with underground timed irrigation system and outdoor shower. Entry to the basement of the home is available from both the Kitchen and the garden. This fully finished lower level is an ideal entertainment area or in-law suite with above grade windows that provide abundant light and delightful views of the surrounding garden. This level also includes a full Bathroom with steam shower, a cedar closet and a wet bar with honed slate countertops. The total square footage of the 1st floor is 1050sf. The square footage of the basement is 768sf.
The second floor of the residence provides ample bedroom space that also can double as an ideal creative area or office space. The Master Bedroom features both southern and eastern exposures with ample closet space and just across the hallway, a beautiful onyx Bathroom with a soaking tub right under the window overlooking the garden. Two Bedrooms flank the Master, one with eastern and northern exposures and the other with southern and western exposures and a typical Arts and Crafts window set bench, with a storage chest below. A fourth Bedroom, which is currently a home office, is the point of entry for upper 3rd floor space. A true work of art, the 3rd floor features a half Bath, a separate Bedroom, traditional Arts and Crafts eyebrow windows and exposed wooden beams. The square footage of the second floor is 860sf and the third floor square footage is 400sf.
The exclusive community of Douglas Manor, located within the boundaries of NYC is only a 30 minute ride by commuter rail to midtown Manhattan. Yet, overlooking the waters of the Long Island Sound, this quiet residential enclave offers its residents a variety of priceless amenities including amazing views of a 100 acre nature preserve, residence-only access to a marina with 200 foot long pier and a private mile long shoreline for swimming, sailing and boating. Overlooking Little Neck Bay, the Douglaston Club with its restored 1819 clubhouse provides members fine dining and 3 acre grounds that are fully equipped with tennis courts, a swimming pool, bowling alley, outdoor terraces and a porch for summer dining.
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