By the Numbers: Homes Currently on the Market at Various Price Points
what your dollars can buy in today’s market
18 Five Ponds Dr, Waccabuc
4 bedrooms | 3.5 baths | 5,005 square feet
What’s to like? More than 5,000 square feet of living space tucked away on 3.4 acres of wooded grounds means an abundance of square footage and lots of land for the price. Built as an owner/architect collaboration, this 1986 window-lined contemporary makes the most of nature and light. Rock outcroppings and surrounding woodlands do double duty for enhanced beauty and privacy. Added features: a Har-Tru clay tennis court, multiple decks, and a stone terrace.
What’s not? It’s time for a little tweaking and updating.
Christine Byrne, Ginnel Real Estate (914) 572-8846
73 Hillair Cir, White Plains
4 bedrooms | 3 full, 2 half baths | 4,100 square feet
What’s to like? A 1985 wood-and-stone contemporary features a spa-like master bedroom suite, family room with a striking floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, skylights, and sliders leading to a three-tiered deck that’s also accessed from the dining room, skylit eat-in-kitchen with cooking island, and living room with a marble fireplace. A wood footbridge connects to landscaped grounds with a hot tub and gazebo.
What’s not? The steepness of the driveway can be a challenge during winter.
John De Rosa, Jr., J.S. De Management, Inc. (914) 949-0300
10 Kerry Ln, Chappaqua
2 bedrooms | 2.5 baths | 2,736 square feet
What’s to like? 1950 waterfront custom architectural gem set on more than four and a half landscaped acres features a modern open floor plan, floor-to-ceiling windows with lake views, original built-ins, and artfully updated master bath and high-end eat-in-kitchen. An outdoor room, oversized deck with outdoor fireplace, and lakeside dock and mooring makes it entertainment-ready. Added plus: approved architectural plans for a third bedroom expansion.
What’s not? One of the home’s two bedrooms is on the lower level with walk-out.
Todd Goddard, Houlihan Lawrence (914) 406-0588
8 Thomas St, Greenburgh (Scarsdale P.O.)
6 bedrooms | 3.5 baths | 4,150 square feet
What’s to like? One of Westchester’s oldest homes, pre-Revolution (1736), this three-story farmhouse reportedly was once home to the French Army’s battalion commander and served as a lookout tower. Though updated, it retains many distinctive signs of its past, including a keeping room with a brick cooking fireplace, sitting room and music room, entry formed from what had once been a tavern, and a hilltop positioning (adjacent to Sunningdale Golf Club) that allows long-range views through to White Plains.
What’s not? Bathrooms could benefit from someupdating.
Marilyn Berman, Coldwell Banker (914) 582-7727
17 Mohegan Rd, Larchmont
5 bedrooms | 4 full, 2 half baths | 4,506 square feet
What’s to like? An elegant center-hall Colonial originally built in 1932, now with many refurbished, sun-filled rooms, including a wood-paneled study, upscale gourmet kitchen with built-in countertop desk, updated baths, and wood-beamed master bedroom suite with chic marble bath. An expansive stone terrace with lush nature views and large landscaped yard are ideal for outdoor entertaining and border Leatherstocking Trail's miles of hiking trails.
What’s not? Side yard slopes from front of house to a flat rear yard; no central air
Susan Slotnick, Prudential Centennial Realty (914) 261-2041
221 Taxter Rd, Irvington
5 bedrooms | 5.5 baths | 4,458 square feet
What’s to like? Originally designed in 1986 by Irvington-based builder/developer Chuck Pateman, the home has since been updated and features a grand, two-story entry; gourmet kitchen; library; music room; three fireplaces; and wet bar. A finished basement adds another 2,000 square feet of living space. An outdoor garden oasis, including a hardwood deck, a pool with attached hot tub, waterfall, dramatic fountains, and stunning stonework, makes entertaining a breeze.
What’s not? Not within walking distance to train.
Gregory Tsougranis, Century 21 Metro-Star (845) 304-5745
28 Baylis Ln, Bedford
5 bedrooms | 4.5 baths | 6,275 square feet
What’s to like? Sleek, sophisticated, private, modernist retreat with water and landscape vistas from nearly every room, thanks to an elevated perch on 18.8 preserve-like acres. Spacious, light-filled master bedroom suite with treetop views and master bath with sumptuous cantilevered glass shower; chef’s kitchen for serious cooking with multi-functional, massive center island, wall-to-wall frosted-glass storage, and indoor/outdoor dining. Other pluses: multiple terraces; a swimming quarry; energy-efficient systems, and a three-bay, climate-controlled garage.
What’s not? Walls of glass mean lots of glass to clean.
Todd Goddard, Houlihan Lawrence (914) 406-0588
82 Trinity Pass, Pound Ridge
3 bedrooms | 3.5 baths | 4,725 square feet
What’s to like? Privacy and serenity pair beautifully in this unique, Asian-inspired, 13-plus-acre, waterfront retreat. No detail was spared in maximizing comfort and function—from the 10-room glass-and-cedar main residence overlooking a large private pond and unusual rock-framed pool and spa to the tennis and basketball courts, putting green, sculpted moss and fern gardens, and separate lakeside cottage. A first-floor, wood-beamed master bedroom suite features a sitting room with walk-out to paradise.
What’s not? The bedroom layout is unconventional; the garage is not attached to the house.
Mary Anne Condon, Houlihan Lawrence (914) 299-9956
105 Mills Rd, North Salem
4 bedrooms | 3.5 baths | 6,170 square feet
What’s to like? Surrounded by more than 56 protected woodland acres, this one-of-a-kind hilltop lodge (built in 1993 and renovated in 2006) offers private, luxury, loft-like living. The sprawling great room, framed by an interior balcony, anchors the open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, latticed wood beams, a floor-to-ceiling cut-stone fireplace, and multiple seating and dining areas. There are first-floor and second-floor master bedroom suites and Titicus Reservoir views throughout.
What’s not? There’s no pool, but it’s an easy remedy with several options for installation.
Sally Slater, Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate (914) 584-0137