A rare opportunity to own an iconic and spectacular Scarsdale estate. Often admired and much sought after, this coveted Murray Hill estate, built in 1914, and set on 3.75 glorious acres is designed with impeccable quality and gracious living in mind. This elegant and stately residence, with its incomparable curb appeal, is grand yet intimately welcoming. Retaining the glamour of an earlier gilded era this Colonial Revival Mansion with nine fireplaces was crafted on par with the most palatial country estate homes in the world. Every space, every detail and every finish is awe inspiring. The remarkable craftsmanship has been meticulously maintained and is completely comfortable and adaptable to accommodate today's lifestyle. New York Cottages and Gardens Magazine featured this property in the September 2013 Fall Style issue with a 7 page spread highlighting the third annual Designer Showhouse of Westchester. Twenty top designers gave proof to the enduring value and beauty of this home. (Please refer to the attached link/virtual tour for the NYCandG editorial on this home.) There are two gated entrance drives. The main one runs past a two bedroom guest cottage with a greenhouse and a five car garage. Just beyond is the main house with its sheltering portico providing a protected entry through hand wrought iron doors leading to a spectacular front to back entrance hall featuring marble floors with a double width marble staircase. A relaxing sunroom with walls of windows situated midway between the first and second floors drenches the hall and staircase with sunlight. The main floor is classically proportioned, with ten-foot plus ceilings and expansive bright rooms that are enhanced even further by rare, silver leaf wall coverings. The generous and light-filled, south facing living room is thoroughly symmetrical and balanced accentuating the graceful fireplace, millwork, moldings, intricately patterned ceiling medallion and polished marble floor. Two pairs of French doors lead to a wide garden terrace that has views from the house of the mature and established landscaping which provides privacy for the adjacent patio, swimming pool, entertainment area, changing rooms and tennis court. The outstanding character of this home is further revealed in the impressive dining room, a space designed for elegant entertaining, featuring inset hand painted medallions, wide eight-over-eight sash windows, a stunning fireplace and a walk-in silver closet. A striking and enchanting conservatory flanks the dining room, and features long Palladian style windows that provide undisturbed views of the lush property. The first level also features a library with handsome polished paneling, a gracious drawing room with pink-toned Venetian plaster walls inlaid with abalone. A generous kitchen suite, complete with a butler’s pantry and breakfast room perfect for family meals and a powder room with vanity and comfortable sitting area complete the first floor. The second floor features an inviting master suite with a separate sitting room, walk-in closets, marble fireplace and his and her bathrooms, with remarkable mint condition art deco fixtures and finishes throughout. Four additional family bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and ample closets, a multi-purpose family room and a quartet of staff rooms, with a separate staircase, complete the second level. The third level features 9 foot ceilings, an expansive lounge/family room and 4 additional bedrooms/guestrooms as well as a hall bath. This spectacular residence with a combined total of 14,725 sq ft, 27 rooms, rare beauty, quality, in an incomparable setting, offers a unique combination, appealing to a worldwide audience of connoisseurs with a refined eye—those who seek to own the “best of the best”. Scarsdale’s nationally recognized schools and its short 30 minute commute to NYC make for the quintessential place to call home.