EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. This exceptional classic center hall Colonial located in the heart of Forest Hills Gardens will leave you breathless. Solidly built and masterfully designed, this home contains generously proportioned rooms and strikingly classic design elements. Upon entering, one is greeted by the stunning center staircase with its massive leaded glass window above and the handsome symmetry of the formal Dining Room and Living Room with authentic details including exquisite mill work and hand-painted murals. A private and sunlit den is lined with custom wood cabinetry and a massive desk making it an ideal home office that provides a comfortable area set off from the main floor for concentrated work as well as a formal office space to hold business appointments and meetings. The eat-in kitchen has a pantry and a mudroom that leads to the rear garden and 1.5 car garage. The second floor features a large Master Bedroom and ensuite bath, four Bedrooms, two bathrooms and a laundry room. The east wing of the 2nd floor is set up to accomodate another spacious home office suite or guest quarters with 3 separate multipurpose rooms. An additional two spacious Bedrooms and a full bathroom are on the third floor. The lower level accomodates a full workout area or playroom, plus an additional sauna and bath. All season entertaining is a breeze with rear doors opening to an expansive patio and garden. The home is near the Forest Hills LIRR station, express subway lines, and the renowned West Side Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships and Forest Park with golfing, bike paths and horseback riding. The virtually perfect setting for a more open urban lifestyle!
Property Size: 14,114 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 5,043 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $33,653/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $4,268/yr. approx.