Fawn Over These Four Fab Fireplace Fantasies
Chase off the winter chill in style at any of these local homes boasting heavenly hearths.
7 BR, 7.2 BA; 9,103 sq. ft.; 1.49 acres
$4,395,000; $116,489 estimated taxes
The dramatic living-room fireplace is the star of the show, but this recently renovated Contemporary also has three other fireplaces, including a two-sided beauty in the family room. Situated in the Murray Hill Estate area, the seven-bedroom home offers tons of space, boasting two master suites, two laundry rooms, a gym, and a home office.
Listed by Joan Frederick, Houlihan Lawrence
5 BR, 7.1 BA; 13,000 sq. ft.; 20.31 acres
$4,995,000; $120,311 estimated taxes
The most spectacular of the three fireplaces in this modern masterpiece is encased in granite, soars 30 feet up to the ceiling and has a 40” x 36” opening that is exposed to both the living room and dining room. The custom home offers unique spaces, including a cantilevered living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, and cool perks like a propane-powered generator and solar-panel system that allow for off-the-grid living.
Listed by Elizabeth Audet, Douglas Elliman
8 BR, 5.2 BA; 8,900 sq. ft.; 3.52 acres
$3,250,000; $96,200 estimated taxes
Built in 1902 by renowned architect Algernon S. Bell as the summer home of an heir to the Campbell’s Soup fortune and the daughter of a prominent Standard Oil VP, this Arts & Crafts stunner has eight fireplaces, including an exquisite inglenook in the den. Period architectural details abound, as do standout areas like a solarium, art studio, 2,000-bottle wine cellar, and heated outdoor pool with spa.
Listed by Aurora Tishelman and Carolyn Joy, Houlihan Lawrence
5 BR, 6.1 BA; 6,765 sq. ft.; 1.8 acres
$1,860,000; $53,813 estimated taxes
If you can tear your eyes away from the year-round panoramic Hudson River views, you’ll enjoy a crackling fire in the cozy great room’s floor-to-ceiling stacked-stone fireplace. This Contemporary has four total fireplaces, plus fine details, like custom millwork and cabinetry, a luxurious chef’s kitchen, and a master suite with bedroom, dressing room, and spa bathroom.
Listed by Nancy Steinberg, William Pitt Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty