61 Bacon Road Old Westbury New York 11568
Sunlight filtering through majestic trees at 61 Bacon Road, Old Westbury will melt away your daily cares as you enter through electronic gates and drive along nearly 500’ of winding private road to this magnificent 2003, one-of-a-kind, brick and clapboard villa on Bacon Road sequestered on almost 3.5 gorgeous, secluded acres in the heart of Old Westbury. Exquisitely designed and crafted to create the quintessence of luxury “Gold Coast” living, this exceptional estate located at 61 Bacon Road comprises an approximate 9,000 square feet sprawling 12-room mansion that takes full advantage of the beautiful grounds in Old Westbury through a myriad of windows, balconies and patios. Click here for Property Details.
Melding the style of a French chateau with Hamptonesque colonial features, the home at 61 Bacon Road Old Westbury creates a warm and inviting ambiance while maintaining an air of refinement and classic charm. From its formal brick and bluestone courtyard, slate roof and brick façade with flowering window boxes, to its sweeping, level emerald lawns enfolding bluestone terraces, walkways, pool and pavilion, this enchanting retreat engenders a sense of serenity and contentment in the exclusive village of Old Westbury.
LOCATION: For well over a century, Old Westbury has been a favorite destination for Manhattan’s captains of industry and finance to make their home. Its gently rolling verdant hillsides are dotted with magnificent estates that testify of the love these men had for the beauty of the area. Convenient to major highways and railway, the area is approximately a 30-minute commute to New York City from 61 Bacon Road in Old Westbury. Dotted with golf courses, a polo club, East Williston school district and three major universities, and just a short drive from boating, museums, and premier shopping, the village is as appealing today as ever. To find out more about Old Westbury, click on the neighborhood guides.
Entered from a charming arched front portico, 61 Bacon Road is a two-story, bright and airy, center hall foyer sets the stage for what’s to come in this beautiful Old Westbury home exhibiting exquisite craftsmanship in its elegant moldings, graceful staircase, herringbone wood floors, massive front door and French doors opening to the rear terrace. The upstairs foyer overlooks the area on 3 sides, while the walk-in guest closet and stunning powder room flank the entry alcove. To the right of the rear foyer, the sun-drenched Bacon Road living room provides a congenial spot for receiving guests. Illuminated by a bay window overlooking the rear lawn, it is enhanced by a striking stainless steel and granite fireplace flanked by doorways into the adjoining solarium. This Old Westbury estate has hardwood floors that flow down a few steps and into this expansive gathering place where walls of windows with transom lights, wrap around 3 sides, filling the space with sunny vistas of verdant plantings and blue skies. A large bay window is bordered by French doors opening to the side lawn. Across the rear foyer, the library overlooks the pool area through a bay window, illuminating, blond knotty pine fielded-paneling and custom-crafted bookcases. A large television built-in above a cozy gas fireplace creates a perfect focal point for this charming retreat. Off the front foyer, adjoining the living room a warm and inviting study offers a front bay window, custom mahogany built-ins and matching massive crown molding. It too enjoys a gas fireplace but with custom mahogany mantel.
To the left of the front foyer, the formal dining room of this Old Westbury residence enjoys gleaming hardwood floors, massive crown molding, a gas fireplace, wainscoting and a front bay window. It opens to the fabulous country kitchen, awash with sunlight entering through a huge bay window in the delightful breakfast area, a triple window above the farm sink, and French doors that open to a bluestone patio with built-in grill and serving area, ideal for al fresco dining all year long in Old Westbury. The kitchen’s work area includes extensive, hand-glazed, custom cabinetry with a French flair and Carrera marble countertops. These include a center island, a huge peninsula, and glass-door upper cabinets with dentil crown molding and under-cabinet lighting. High-end appliances include 2 dishwashers, refrigerator, and professional grade gas stove with 8 burners, 2 ovens and griddle. The adjoining service area includes a walk-in pantry, powder room, mudroom accessing the side entrance and attached 4-car garage, and stairs ascending to the guest suite offering a sky-lit sitting room/studio, 2 bedrooms and a designer full bath.
In the main part of the house, the upstairs foyer features a charming window seat between two closets at the top of the stairs and French doors opening to the rear onto a balcony overlooking the pool.
In a wing all its own, the palatial and luxurious master suite includes an immense master bedroom with elegant fireplace and tray ceiling. An adjoining sitting room enjoys its own fireplace and access to a dressing room, two custom-fitted walk-in closets, and a lavish onyx master bath with mahogany and marble spa and vanities, steam shower and French door to a private wraparound deck. Three additional bedrooms, all with en suite baths, plus a laundry room, den and bath complete the second floor of this magnificent Old Westbury estate.
The finished basement offers a huge, carpeted entertainment room with built-in entertainment center, a mirrored gym, a walk-in, temperature-controlled wine cellar, a staff bedroom, bath and second laundry. An expansive raised bluestone terrace off the rear of the house and a generous surround to the Gunite heated pool and spa, plus a beckoning pavilion provide ideal venues for summer enjoyment during the warmer Old Westbury months.
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