The story of the architectural adaption of the Wrap Around Porch paints a picture of how generations spent their time. The idea of outdoor leisure space began in the early 1800’s. Many sought to gravitate toward the semi-public space of their front porch where stories were told and songs were sung. Travel with me back to that era as I present this ultimate masterpiece to the Sea Cliff Market.
Convenient to premier shopping, entertainment and dining venues, golf and equestrian facilities, universities and major highways, putting it within easy reach of boating and beaches and about 25 miles from Manhattan. Thoughtfully designed, and impeccably constructed. Embracing prominent exterior architectural elements, this enchanting, custom built home offers all of the modern day amenities sought after by today’s discerning buyer. Five bedrooms, (3 of which are en suite), 4.5 bathrooms, an open floor plan, multiple family rooms, and two staircases to the second floor, are just a few features that make this home equally as distinctive on the inside, as on the outside. You will be awed by the Impressive use of turrets and steeples, an architectural roof resembling slate and copper shingle details.
A grand entry foyer awaits you boasting an enthralling two-story side hall staircase leading to the second floor. Richly stained oak floors flow throughout the home. The formal living room and formal dining room create an open floor plan that provide the perfect venue for entertaining and shared conversations. The family room, with its tray ceiling, is flanked by large windows and a cozy fireplace, yet another grand space for friends to gather. The bright and cheery eat-in kitchen is a true chef’s paradise, it features custom cabinetry with quartz countertop, large honed granite center island, high end appliances including Subzero, Wolf and Bosch, and a useful pantry closet. A bright and sunny circular breakfast area and sliding glass doors to an al fresco dining area complete this space. A hall off the kitchen accesses the garage, entrance to the basement, a coat closet, laundry room, an additional large walk-in pantry closet and a side entrance to the house where a service courtyard awaits you. Additionally, the first floor offers an office with french doors for privacy and an en suite bedroom that can be used as a guest suite or nanny/maid quarter’s.
Choose one of two staircases to the second floor, both meeting at the second floor den, a perfect shared public area for the family to gather and watch TV, before they retire for the night to their private spaces, as the bedrooms all connect to this den. Enter the double doors of the palatial and posh master suite, enjoy a spacious sleeping area, a sunny circular sitting area embraced by windows, a lavish master bath with claw and ball tub, water closet, and a huge walk-in closet with center island. A bedroom with designer bath en suite, two additional attractive bedrooms, a shared designer bath with large shower and twin vanity, and ample storage space complete this level.
The grounds provide a resort-like setting. A long belgian block lined driveway and courtyard provide ample parking. The rear is an entertainer’s dream complete with gunite in ground pool, cabana and an expansive bluestone patio. The property is abundant in flowering shrubs and trees, and maintained by a sophisticated in ground irrigation system.
Welcome home to this “Victorian Village by the Sea” called Sea Cliff.