No need to travel to experience living in this fully renovated replica of a 16th century European castle complete with 30” think walls of imported stone, built in the mid-1920s for an Italian shipbuilder to remind him of home. It has a distinctive round turret with a top floor eagle’s nest Cathedral ceiling (which makes it the bedroom to be fought over). There is a beamed living room with a large stone fireplace adjoining a handsome library/playroom. The renovated large chef's kitchen, with dual appliances, has marble countertops, SubZero refrigerator, and a jade professional 8 burner double oven stove with grill. A delightful breakfast room is in the turret as well as a huge separate dining room for festive occasions. 5 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths, with the master bedroom suite and dressing room located in a separate wing.
This glorious home has original woodwork, restored hardwood floors and staircases. There is 9 zone Mitsubishi air conditioning, Bose sound system with four flat screen HD televisions, plus new lighting, also a basement office and carpentry shop. To complete the picture a beautiful slate roof, a 2-car garage on 0.47 acres, plus a walled courtyard patio, terraced gardens and lots of trees. Fieldston is a landmark district in Riverdale with all amenities, superb parks, yacht club, and access to Manhattan.
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