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It's the spring market in Scarsdale! New listings are coming on the market everyday, there's a wide variety of inventory and sellers are negotiable, making it an excellent time to buy a house in Scarsdale. Here's what sold this week, followed by our weekly featured listings and weekend open houses. Happy shopping.
Sales:

6TorrencePlace6 Torrence Place
This masterpiece Colonial with character and exceptional renovations is situated on a Fox Meadow cul-de-sac. This home features a breathtaking entrance hall, living room with fireplace, grand Waterworks kitchen with marble island which opens up to a beautiful slate patio and garden. The master suite affords a luxury Waterworks bath, soaring ceiling and custom walk-in closet. The private setting and surrounding woods only enhances the enjoyment of the backyard. All of this plus a slate roof, new copper gutters, new plumbing and electrical, extensive landscaping.

Sale Price: $1,780,000
Assessed Value: $2,425,000
Real Estate Taxes: $59,785

59StrattonRoad59 Stratton Road
Seize the opportunity to own this wonderfully expansive Split Level home situated on a beautiful .46 level acre off a cul-de-sac. Enter into a gracious 2 story entrance hall which leads to the large living room with picture window. The formal dining room, attractive eat-in kitchen and inviting family room all feature doors out to the yard. From the kitchen you can also access the lovely deck. The rooms are spacious and also feature hardwood floors. Large lower level provides opportunity for multi-use including recreation and relaxation. There is a cedar closet, replacement windows, plus a 5-6 year old roof. Plenty of storage and room to expand if necessary.

Sale Price: $911,000
Assessed Value: $875,000
Real Estate Taxes: $21,684

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25Garden25 Garden Road, Scarsdale

8 Bedrooms | 8.1 Bathrooms | ~10,041 Square Feet
Scarsdale meets the Hamptons in this lush, private cedar shake/stone residence on 1.49 acres in the Greenacres Estate. This remarkable home was completely renovated in 2010 by acclaimed architect Jon Halper.
Listing Price: $3,995,000
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7ParkRoad7 Park Road, Scarsdale

6 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms | ~8,042 Square Feet
One of Scarsdale’s most architecturally distinctive and admired residences. This fabulous adirondack style home was gut renovated to perfection in 2012. Thoughtfully designed. LEED Accredited.
Listing Price: $3,795,000
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16AutenreithRoad16 Autenreith Road, Scarsdale

7 Bedrooms | 4.1 Bathrooms | ~4,492 Square Feet
Fabulous Fox Meadow residence located on a quiet street a block away from Scarsdale Village and Metro North train station. This beautifully updated home features lovely architectural details throughout.
Listing Price: $2,500,000
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8Fairway8 Fairway Drive, Scarsdale

5 Bedrooms | 4.1 Bathrooms | ~5,366 Square Feet
Impressive sun drenched, Center Hall Colonial situated on a quiet tree lined street. Entertain in grand style or relax by the inviting pool with resort-like grounds. This fabulous home features stunning renovations throughout.
Listing Price: $2,495,000
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11FoxhallPlace11 Foxhall Place, Scarsdale
4 Bedrooms | 3.1 Bathrooms | ~3,821 Square Feet
Picturesque Center Hall Colonial located on a lovely street in convenient Heathcote. High Ceiling and bright spacious rooms makes this home perfect for entertaining. Just a short walk to great shops, restaurants and the Heathcote Elementary and Scarsdale Middle School.
Listing Price: $1,749,000
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50MelroseDrive50 Melrose Drive, New Rochelle

5 Bedrooms | 4.2 Bathrooms | 4,505 Square Feet
Incredible value in Larchmont Woods. Full house generator in this stunning Larchmont Woods home. Built in 2006 with exceptional detail throughout and great attention to landscaping with an impressive outdoor pizza oven and built-in BBQ. The perfect home with exceptional flow for entertaining inside and out.
Listing Price: $1,450,000
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1020PostRoad1020 Post Road, Scarsdale

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | ~ 2,146 Square Feet
A rare opportunity to own a much admired original Dutch Colonial Home in Scarsdale. Rich in heritage, this remarkable residence has been carefully preserved & renovated, keeping the original integrity of the house in tact while incorporating today's modern amenities. The charm & character of this home is undeniable.
Listing Price: $1,395,000
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45CarthageRoad45 Carthage Road, Scarsdale

3 Bedrooms | 1.1 Bathrooms | 1,605 Square Feet
Welcome to this sun-filled pristine Colonial located in the Heathcote section of Scarsdale. This 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home offers charm and space. The inviting entry greets you with a perfect flow to the large living room with a fireplace and the formal dining room that opens to the manicured level property. All generously sized rooms with hardwood floors throughout.
Listing Price: $825,000
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19MurrayHill19 Murray Hill Road, Scarsdale

Impeccably renovated Colonial home in the heart of Murray Hill on 2.25 meticulously manicured level acres with pool, tennis, and cottage. This sun-lit home with six-bedrooms in the main house and two-bedrooms in the cottage is ideal for everyday, yet gracious, living and entertaining.
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Listing Price: $5,975,000

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142EdgemontRoad142 Edgemont Road, Scarsdale

Stunning home in the Edgemont school district perfectly located - close to the elementary school, Junior/Senior high school, duck pond, train and villages. This bright and fabulous five-bedroom home has an open feel with nine foot ceilings on the first level, lots of windows, great views, beautiful architectural details.
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Listing Price: $1,175,000

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25SalemRoad25 Salem Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/30 from 2:30pm-4pm
Scarsdale schools. Not one detail overlooked in this sophisticated and chic 4/5-bedroom, 4-full bath open concept home situated perfectly on just over a half acre of lush property with room for a pool. Fully renovated. Special features include a gourmet eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and commercial grade appliances.
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Listing Price: $1,599,000

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23CityPlace23 City Place #THA, Scarsdale

Open House 3/30 from 1pm-3pm
Manhattan Lifestyle in Suburbia. Enjoy the convenience of an in-town treasure of sophisticated Contemporary Townhouse living at the Lofts at Trump Tower. Situated in the heart of vibrant White Plains, you will find yourself within easy walking distance to the train, wonderful restaurants, shops plus the Westchester Mall.
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Listing Price: $1,225,000

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64 Greenacres Ave64 Greenacres Avenue
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Open House 3/31 from 12:30pm- 2:30pm
A quintessential Scarsdale Colonial in the heart of Greenacres, just a short walk to elementary school and the Metro North express train to Grand Central. Set on .9 acres with a 20 x 40 pool, this classic white clapboard Colonial was expanded and gut renovated using the finest materials and craftsmanship to retain charm.

Listing Price: $3,745,00080


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61Catherine61 Catherine Road,Scarsdale
Open House: Saturday, 3/30 1-3PM
5 Bedrooms | 4.2 Bathrooms | 5,046 Square Feet
Enjoy a visit to this stunning, fully renovated sun-filled Colonial set on over a half acre of beautifully landscaped property in the Heathcote section of Scarsdale. This home is a true gem for living and entertaining in immaculate condition.
Listing Price: $2,295,000
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Sales:
32DorisLane32 Doris Lane
A new construction to be built in Scarsdale School District by a local premier builder. The first floor has an open layout with a formal living room, dining room with butler’s pantry, powder room, and an oversized eat-in kitchen with center island, sliding french doors that lead to a large deck and is also connected to the family room. The first floor also has a study/guest bedroom with full bath, mudroom, pantry and laundry room. The master suite has tray ceilings, 2 large walk in closets and a spa-like master bath. There are three additional bedrooms and two full baths on the second floor. The lower level has an additional 1800 square feet that can be finished with a bedroom, full bath and large playroom.

Sale Price: $2,250,000

31Claremont31 Claremont Road
Wonderful Greenacres six-bedroom Colonial set on the most beautiful piece of private land with exquisite gardens. This home has an easy flow for entertaining and everyday living. There are hardwood floors, an abundance of windows that allow natural light and architectural moldings throughout this home. Built-ins line many of the walls and the home has many fireplaces. The new Trex deck overlooks the property and the bluestone patio.

Sale Price: $1,075,000
Assessed Value: $1,275,000
Real Estate Taxes: $31,433

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4BrooklineRoad4 Brookline Road, Scarsdale

Perfection in new construction exists. This transitional Tudor has it all. Gracious 3 story entry foyer with stunning oak staircase, custom millwork, cove moldings. Accent lighting, select 4" white oak floors, custom closets throughout. Gourmet kitchen/family room has flat panel inset cabinetry, large walnut island and more.
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Listing Price: $3,450,000

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315EvandaleRoad315 Evandale Road, Scarsdale

Hamptons-style living in award-winning Edgemont school district. Custom built, Dutch-style Colonial, designed in 2003 by Greenwich architects Alisberg Parker. No detail overlooked in this elegant six-bedroom, seven-bath home, with exquisite millwork throughout. Situated on .93 acres, with expansive 20'x42' gunite pool.
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Listing Price: $3,249,000

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75MorrisLane75 Morris Lane, Scarsdale

Open House 3/24 from 12:30pm - 2pm
One of Scarsdale's premier properties with fabulous curb appeal, this spectacular sun-lit Tudor home with a slate roof, is situated in the heart of Murray Hill on a lush and level 1.5 park-like acres. Picturesque and tranquil outdoor entertaining spaces include mature plantings and a large stone patio.
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Listing Price: $2,995,000

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32LedgecrestRoad32 Ledgecrest Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/24 from 2:30pm-4:30pm
Highly sought-after Boulder Ridge complex offers a country-club lifestyle at it's best and 24 hour gated security. This Castle Hill unit has a private deck off the living room in addition to a walkout lower level with blue-stone patio and privacy. No need to worry about landscaping or snow removal, all is included.
Learn more here.
Listing Price: $799,000



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11 Foxhall Place, Scarsdale

Open House - Sunday, March 24th 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4 Beds 3.1 Baths 3,821 Sqaure Fet
Meticulous and Picturesque Center Hall Colonial Located on a Lovely Street in Heathcote. Super Convenient Location! Wonderful Young Floor Plan with High Ceilings, Bright Spacious Rooms. Expansive Eat-In Kitchen w/Stone Countertops, Counter Seating as well as a Cheerful Breakfast Area wuth French Doors to the Fabulous Deck and Grounds.
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List Price: $1,749,000

Two nice sales this week as March begins - plus some beautiful listings of homes with pools below:

Sales:
35BradfordRoad35 Bradford Road
Be captivated by the curb appeal that draws you to this sprawling stone and shingle colonial. Alfresco dining poolside enriches your lifestyle. Brilliantly landscaped for beauty and privacy, this offers a setting well-suited for gracious entertaining and easy everyday living. All generous room proportions. Herringbone mahogany floors on first floor. Kitchen has indoor barbecue. Shoreline pool. Stand alone Generac generator automatically goes on if there's a power outage.

Sale Price: $1,850,000
Assessed Value: $2,250,000
Real Estate taxes: $54,567

21KensingtonRoad21 Kensington Road
Majestic 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom Tudor located in prime Fox Meadow neighborhood. Magnificent architectural details and stunning craftsmanship in this grand Tudor includes patterned hardwood floors with mahogany inlays, high ceilings (9-10 ft), oversized leaded glass windows with stained glass medallions, authentic beamed ceiling in huge, open living room, stunning views of rear stone veranda and property. Elegant entry with grand staircase, spacious sun-drenched rooms, updated bathrooms, central air, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, California closets, 2-car garage. Serene Master bathroom offers updated bath with soaking tub, jetted shower, dual sinks and radiant heat floors. Large lower level recreation area with fireplace has gym area with full bath and steam shower.

Sale Price: $1,825,000
Assessed Value: $1,800,000
Real Estate taxes: $44,906

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2NormandyLane2 Normandy Lane, Scarsdale
Hamptons Lifestyle in Scarsdale! Exceptional Center Hall Colonial estate with spectacular 2.6 lushly landscaped acres, pool, tennis and 2 bedroom entertaining Pool House. Recently redesigned by Greenwich architects, Alisberg Parker, this home was renovated in 2011-2013 with great attention to detail.
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Listing Price: $5,999,995

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393ClaytonRoad393 Clayton Road, Scarsdale

You can have it all. A rare opportunity to live in the sought after Alphabet Streets of the award winning Edgemont School District in a spectacular center hall colonial with circular driveway on .85 private park like level acre with heated in-ground pool and pool house.
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Listing Price: $1,800,000

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22FairviewRoad22 Fairview Road, Scarsdale
Open House 3/10 from 1pm-3pm
Fall in love and move right in to the exciting rebuild nestled in the grand Greenacres' Estate area. Offering supreme privacy, minutes from transportation, shops and schools, this quality built home sets the standard for today's open concept living with the seamless flow of rooms so the whole gang can share time together.
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Listing Price: $1,978,000

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35SheridanRoad35 Sheridan Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/10 from 1pm-3pm
Your "Chappaqua dream" right here in Edgemont. Sitting pretty on almost 1 private, level acre, this move-in-ready center-hall 5 bedroom, three-½ bath Colonial offers a country setting along with the convenient location in the mix of the neighborhood streets. Rarely do you find such a large piece of property so close to all.
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Listing Price: $1,599,000

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1114PostRoad1144 Post Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/10 from 1pm-3pm
This is a buyer's opportunity to finish this 1931 English Cotswold home as buyer chooses. House to be sold in current incomplete status. The open floor design on the main floor awaits the kitchen and finish flooring. The expansion includes 5 bedrooms and 5 en-suite baths, to be final-finished.
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Listing Price: $998,000

47WoodsLaneScarsdale’s tax roll deeply affects our pocketbooks. The tax roll is based on property assessments. The problem is, assessments change over time based on all sorts of factors and, even in the best of times, they can be inaccurate. When they get too far out of whack, a municipality-wide revaluation is called for.

In 2014, Scarsdale conducted its first revaluation in 40 years, after the case had been made that its largest homes were being under-assessed. Just two years later, in 2016, a new assessment was conducted. There was controversy about why the 2016 revaluation was done so soon, and then about how it was conducted, which I’ll not go into here. But how have we done since?

I reported on the health of the assessment back in November, but my work did not include the prime summer sales season. That was the period to see whether assessments were still “correct enough” and there was a good chance they would not be, given the dramatic changes in Federal tax deductions and other factors. I’ve now been able to obtain sales through mid-February 2019 and we can see how assessments have held up.

Homes in Scarsdale could be particularly prone to inaccurate assessment because they are so wonderfully varied. Assessments could systematically err based on homes’ values. Let’s call this “fairness”. For example, if home A is worth $1 and home B is worth $2 then the assessment for home B should be twice that for home A. To the extent it isn’t, it’s “unfair”.

How fair are Scarsdale’s assessments? Let’s see, year by year, noting that these are “tax roll years” starting in mid-September:

Fairness

The 2014 reval left assessments slightly biased against more expensive properties and therefore biased in favor of less expensive properties. By the year after, for whatever reason, assessments became worrisomely biased against more expensive properties. The 2016 reval restored order, essentially favoring neither more expensive nor less expensive properties. Since 2016 however, bias had crept up – in favor of less expensive properties. That is where we were left in November and I was afraid this would become a trend, but it may not have. Valid sales between mid-September and mid-February were relatively few at 48, but they may indicate that assessments once again favor neither cheaper nor more expensive homes.

I do not know why assessments have once again become unbiased with respect to price. There are many things happening in the Scarsdale real estate market: varying payouts in the finance industry, a seeming influx of first-generation home buyers, new construction in the mid- to high value range and, of course, changes to deduction of state and local sales taxes. Scarsdale’s market is like New York’s weather, with changes being introduced from every direction.

We also care that homes of the same value are assessed the same. That’s also not easy because in this Village, no two homes look alike. Let’s call this “consistency”. For example, if home A is worth $7 and home B is worth $7 they should be assessed the same. How consistent are Scarsdale’s assessments? Let us again see:

consistency

The short and only answer is that assessments for properties of the same value have always showed a fair amount of variation, and they continue to. This isn’t unexpected nor worrisome according to the guidelines of the assessors’ organization (the IAAO) although my hunch is that accuracy can be improved.

There is a difference of opinion about whether revals should be undertaken regularly or only when needed. I’m not sure myself. It seems that we don’t need a reval now, although I’ve only looked at Village-wide assessment fairness and consistency. There could be specific issues, for example, in certain neighborhoods, that my work did not capture.

I hope that this sort of analysis can become a regular function of the Assessor’s office, and that it is always publicly reported. The community needs to be fully informed, or we risk another brouhaha like we suffered in the 2016 revaluation.

For those of you who would like to read further, the Scarsdale Forum released a voluminous set of recommendations on future revaluations, which is available here:

Notes:
An important part of this work has been making sure that formulas and data are correct. I appreciate Michael Levine's review and input in this area. I will gladly provide my materials to anyone else who asks. Contact the Editor and she will forward the request.

This analysis included residential sales only. It excluded land sales, Christie place sales, transactions that were marked by a NYS-standard “condition code” indicating an irregularity, and properties renovated within two years of the assessment.
Ranges for fairness (PRB) and consistency (COD) were obtained from “Guidance on International Mass Appraisal and Related Tax Policy”, International Association of Assessing Officers, 2013.

Sales:
6OgdenRoad6 Ogden Road
Conveniently located in Fox Meadow, this 4,393 square foot sunny 5 bedroom, 3 full, 2 half bath Cape style home has a great layout for entertaining. It is a .39 acre level property. Main entry to gracious foyer leads to family room with a door to screened porch. This home features a large modern eat-in chef's kitchen with new windows, DCS 4 burner cooktop-grill, Sub Zero fridge, and a walk in pantry. Enormous dining room with door to screened-in porch. Large ensuite master bathroom with clawfoot tub and separate frameless shower. Powder room with new fixtures completes this spacious level. Upstairs to 3 family bedrooms, beautifully updated hall bath with double sinks. Features a sitting area, closets galore, and a bonus full height attic. Large finished basement.

Sale Price: $1,375,000
Assessed Value: $1,350,000
Real Estate Taxes: $31,424

1HutchinsonAve1 Hutchinson Avenue
A ranch on nearly 3/4 acre level lot. Enjoy huge sunlit rooms with vaulted ceiling. Beautiful dark hardwood floors throughout. Fireplace in the living room. Large windows throughout the home to bring in the natural light. Chef's kitchen, with ample cabinet, counter space, and granite countertops. Large Bedrooms with lots of cabinet space. Remodeled bathrooms. Stunning backyard.

Sale Price: $687,750
Assessed Value: $725,000
Real Estate Taxes: $17,000

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5HighlandWay5 Highland Way, Scarsdale
Welcome to a Stunning, Sunny Fox Meadow Center Hall Colonial Set in Exquisite Landscaping. Beautifully renovated with fine architectural designs. Meticulously maintained. A coveted 8 minute walk to the Hartsdale Train Station. Lots of fun spaces for family and friends. A HOME TO LOVE AS SOON AS YOU WALK IN THE FRONT DOOR!
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Listing Price: $1,950,000

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6RevereRoad6 Revere Road, Scarsdale

Great opportunity to renovate this sun-filled five-bedroom home in the heart of Wilmot Woods on .29 acre of park-like property. This wonderful home opens to an entry hall with door to charming screened-in porch, large living room with wood burning fireplace and wall of built-ins. Don't miss this opportunity to make this the home of your dreams in a fabulous location, close to transportation and shopping.
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Listing Price: $639,000

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97GardenRoad97 Garden Road, Scarsdale
Open House 3/17 from 2pm-4pm
Exceptional Georgian Colonial in the Grange. This gracious home sits on over one level acre of park-like grounds, complete with modern in-ground pool with Jacuzzi/electric cover and deco tennis court surrounded by beautiful stone wall. This amazing yard is completely fenced and boasts exquisite perennial plantings.
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Listing Price: $2,895,000

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27ParkfieldRoad27 Parkfield Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/17 from 1pm-3pm
Stunning three level Split, close to public transportation, parks, and recreation. Sunny living room with open flow to dining and family rooms. Eat-in chef's kitchen is adjacent to both the family room and breakfast area. Several bedrooms on second floor with a hall bathroom; one bedroom has an en-suite bathroom.
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Listing Price: $1,500,000

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35GordonPlace35 Gordon Place, Scarsdale

Open House 3/17 from 1pm-3pm
Handsome brick Colonial beautifully set in a tranquil, convenient neighborhood on a professionally landscaped, level .31 acre. Steps to the commuter bus and close to elementary school on the sought after "alphabet streets" in Edgemont, this freshly painted home offers a flexible floor plan and gracious layout.
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Listing Price: $1,239,000

3HickoryHistoricPhotoApplications have been filed to demolish two more notable and historic Tudor homes. Both applications will be considered at the meeting of the Committee for Historic Preservation on March 19. Despite the resignation of the entire membership of the Committee for Historic Preservation in protest in late 2017, there has been only one small change to the preservation code, and historic homes continue to be knocked down.

Even market factors such as the changes in the tax law, the Con Edison moratorium on new gas service and the1HickoryPool increase in inventory of luxury homes do not appear to impact developers’ appetite for razing historic homes and replacing them with large colonial style homes. Since the market for luxury homes is slow, builders often buy the property and tear down the original house to reduce the taxes on the lot while they await a buyer. So in addition to destroying Scarsdale's history they reduce the tax revenues to the Village. Given the gas moratorium, it is not clear how developers will power these new mansions.

On the agenda for March 19 are 3 Hickory Lane (formerly 1 Hickory Lane) and 75 Morris Lane, both impressive Tudor homes built in 1929.

The owners of 1-3 Hickory Lane previously filed to subdivide the 1.6 acre property and received permission in September 2018 to subdivide the three tax lots to create two building lots, one intended for a new home at the intersection of Hickory Lane and Olmstead Road. At the time of the application for the subdivision, the applicants gave no indication that they intended to raze the home at 3 Hickory Lane and left enough room for the 7,798 square foot home with 8 bedrooms and five and a half baths and stunning stone pool. The ho3HIckoryentryme was designed by architect Lewis Bowman who was a onetime McKim, Mead & White draftsman and was called, “A brilliant architect who knew how to capture and execute the romantic Tudor and French Normandy styles that were wildly popular in the first quarter of the 20th Century of the US.” He was also the architect of a home at 12 Dolma Road that was deemed to be historic, but razed after the owners pleaded "hardship."

An article on Brownstoner in May 2017 calls the home on Hickory Lane a “Stockbroker Tudor” that was originally built for stockbroker Peter J. Murphy. The article says, “Completed in 1929, the house has all the hallmarks of the style: half timbering, diamond-paned windows and tall chimneys rising high above a complicated roof line.”

1 Hickory was also the home of P.C. Spencer who served as president and chief executive officer of Sinclair Oil Corporation from 1949 to 1953 and chairman and chief executive officer from 1953 to 1961.

Commenting on the application, Scarsdale resident Lisa Beck said, "I am contacting you to express my dismay over the proposed demolition of substantial Tudor homes on Hickory and Morris Lanes. I am a Fox Meadow resident, and am aghast at what seems to be an accelerating disregard for protecting architecturally superior homes and preserving neighborhood aesthetics.

Having toured 1 Hickory (even after damage caused by a leak) it seems impossible to imagine that there are individuals who would demolish it and build in its place an undoubtedly “cheap” and hastily built McMansion. I don’t know if you have been in the home, but it is filled with original detail and has clearly been well-maintained. It is a magnificent and elegant structure, both inside and out. In almost any other place but here, calling it a “teardown” would be preposterous.

These old gracious homes have been quietly disappearing one by one —but now apparently, it has become two by two. Soon there will be little left of the graceful village I arrived in almost twenty years ago.

Thank you for your continued good work making this information more public. Otherwise, we might never even know what was being contemplated until it was announced by a pile of rubble."

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Similarly a home at 75 Morris Lane, called Driscoll House, after the original owner, was proposed to be landmarked in the 2012 Cultural Resources Survey of Scarsdale by architects Li/Salzman and historian Andrew Dolkhart. The report says the following about the house which was designed by architect Franklin P. Hammond.

“Franklin P. Hammond, who designed many houses in Scarsdale, was at his most creative with the facade of this irregularly-massed Tudor Revival structure. Arthur F. Driscoll was a lawyer specializing in the entertainment field, who served briefly as Scarsdale's first Democratic mayor in 1939-40. Among Driscoll's legal clients were Jack Dempsey, George M. Cohan (a childhood friend), theater producer Sam Harris, Mary Pickford, and John Barrymore. He also represented United Artists and Pepsi-Cola. The special feature of Driscoll's house is Hammond's use of texture on the facades. The house is primarily of stone, with the individual stones of varying size and color. However, the stone, especially at the main gabled pavilion is highlighted with irregular brick framing and large brick diamonds. The house also has half-timber features, leaded casement windows, and a slate roof with hip-roof dormers. “

The house site on 1.5 acres on Morris Lane where the zoning is one acre, so it is not eligible for a subdivision.

Sales:
19RockHillRoad19 Rock Hill Lane
This impressive and stately colonial is set on almost an acre of park like property with views of Sunningdale Golf Course. There is an expansive first floor layout with gourmet eat in kitchen adjacent to family room with fireplace, dining room, living room and office with 9 foot ceiling height throughout. The two car garage is located on the first floor and enters into side door entrance to mudroom and laundry and back-stairs with guest bedroom and full bath. The masterfully designed second level boasts an oversized master suite with spa bath and walk in closets. There are 3 additional bedrooms and 2 full baths and incredible great room.

Sale Price: $1,850,000
Assessed Value: $1,950,000
Real Estate Taxes: $63,691

30HenryStreet30 Henry Street
A beautifully maintained, 4 bedroom home on a gorgeous level lot in the sought-after Seely Place side of Edgemont. This modern home has ample entertaining space on the first level with a large living room with fireplace, renovated eat-in-kitchen with a dining area with large windows opening into a sunny family room with a door to a covered patio. Two bedrooms with a renovated hall bath and one bedroom with an ensuite bath on the second level and a few steps up to the spacious master suite with a sitting area, renovated ensuite bath and walk-in closet. The lower level boasts a finished playroom with a door to the yard, two car garage, powder room and a storage area with laundry.

Sale Price: $1,110,000
Assessed Value: $1,062,800
Real Estate Taxes: $33,425

8SylvanLane8 Sylvan Lane
Located on a quiet street this sun-filled 5 bedroom, 3 bath home offers 3,000 square feet of updated living space, with a private .28 acre property. The first floor features a welcoming entry hall, large living room with vaulted ceilings, dining room, family room, and eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a door to the deck. There is an additional above ground family room located on the lower level, with access to a second deck. Finished above ground basement bedroom, bath with its own private entrance. Some special features of this pristine home include young windows, sprinkler system with multiple zones, new alarm, central air, hardwood floors, air purifier, TREX deck, laundry chute, custom closets, attached 2 car garage, young mechanicals.

Sale Price: $1,078,000
Assessed Value: $1,125,000
Real Estate Taxes: $27,879

6HazeltonDrive6 Hazelton Drive
Step inside this charming expanded Colonial conveniently located on a lovely tree-lined street. Includes over 2,000 square feet of great living space. Enjoy relaxing on your deck in your private backyard. Beautiful hardwood floors, spacious rooms and lots of natural light.

Sale Price: $710,000
Assessed Value: $850,000
Real Estate Taxes: $20,698

18TanglewoodRoad18 Tanglewood Road
Sun filled split level home on quiet Tanglewood Road in the Edgemont school district. A welcoming foyer which leads to a family room with access out to the patio, a powder room and a bar area with wine refrigerator. Upstairs, the open layout includes a large living room which is open to the dining room, and a spacious eat-in kitchen. The third level includes the master bedroom with full bath, two additional bedrooms and a hall full bathroom with wonderfully ample recreational space. The backyard is level, peaceful and private.

Sale Price: $643,000
Assessed Value: $724,100
Real Estate Taxes: $21,400

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4BurgessRoad4 Burgess Road, Scarsdale

Luxurious Murray Hill Colonial with exciting interiors successfully blends old world exterior with modern aesthetics. Meticulously renovated and expanded in 2017 with exquisite attention to detail throughout. Special attention to exceptional architectural design and features includes a multi-level staircase.
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Listing Price: $4,999,999

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61AbbeyClose61 Abbey Close, Scarsdale
Sleek and sophisticated, this home is both dramatic and practical for today's lifestyle. The entrance foyer welcomes you into the over-sized living room which features a fireplace and wet bar with wine cooler, ice maker, beverage refrigerator, and sink. The formal dining room with detailed custom molding and wainscoting.

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Listing Price: $1,249,000

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36 Wildwood Road, Scarsdale
Open House Sunday March 3 from 1-3 PM

Newly renovated, open and bright 4BR/3B with everything in all the right places. Family room + finished basement. Scarsdale schools: List Price: $1,199,000.

Sunny and spacious center hall colonial centrally located in Scarsdale school district features many new updates throughout. Gracious living room with fieldstone wood-burning fireplace, formal dining room with bay window, private first floor bedroom with bath. Modern kitchefelician w/stainless steel appliances and breakfast room opens to a bright family room with built-in audio and adjacent deck entertaining. 2nd floor features a stunning MBR w/vaulted ceiling and en suite bath, 2 additional bedrooms + newly updated hall bath. Learn more here or call Felicia Frey at (914) 589-7817.


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14InnesRoad14 Innes Road,Scarsdale
Open House 3/3 from 12pm-2pm

Extraordinary blend of styles yields a classically modern 7,400 square foot, seven bedroom new home, both luxurious and eminently livable. The stage is set with a spectacular entry hall offering an axial view of the lush backyard through floor to ceiling walls of glass along the back. Enjoy a completely fluid floor plan.
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Listing Price: $3,515,000
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393ClaytonRoad393 Clayton Road, Scarsdale

Open House 3/3 from 1pm-3pm

You can have it all. A rare opportunity to live in the sought after Alphabet Streets of the award winning Edgemont School District in a spectacular center hall colonial with circular driveway on .85 private park like level acre with heated in-ground pool and pool house.
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Listing Price: $1,800,000

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23RoxburyRoad23 Roxbury Road, Scarsdale
Open House 3/3 from 1pm-3pm

Walk to train, town and schools from this sun-filled English charmer with many high quality upgrades. Features include flexible floor plan and open flow. Renovated eat-in kitchen with center island. Kitchen opens to family room/dining area with doors to spacious deck. Living room has beamed ceiling, fireplace, doors out. Learn more here.
Listing Price: $1,215,000

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