The Listings: Space, Space, Space

8 homes that’ll have you swapping amenities for acreage

October 9, 2017 9:00 am

This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or about this fair(ish) city.

This month: we’ve rounded up eight homes that sit on 5+ acres near city limits, from a zenned-out escape to a literal castle. Ready to move out of that $4m filing cabinet you call a home?

Place: 1398 Broad Way, West Park, NY
Price: $3,499,00
Acreage: 156 acres
Distance to NYC: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Basics: 4 beds, 2 baths, 2,400 sqft
Notable feature: Built in 1911
What’s going on in town: Hiking Overlook Mountain and kickin’ it at the Overlook Drive-In

Place: 161 Hickory Kingdom Road, Bedford, NY
Price: $6,995,000
Acreage: 20.31 acres
Distance to NYC: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Basics: 5 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 13,000 sqft
Notable feature: Award-winning architecture and design
What’s going on in town: Visit the Katonah Museum of Art and explore the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Place: 61 Private Road, Mill Neck, NY
Price: $7,995,000
Acreage: 5.01 acres
Distance to NYC: 1 hour, 52 minutes
Basics: The number of bedrooms is not listed. But with 8 baths and 14,000+ sqft, we’re betting there’s at least room for two sleeping quarters. Either that or we have a perfect home for a large family of vampires.
Notable feature: Built in 1915 and still quite a looker
What’s going on in town: Take a jaunt over to Oyster Bay Brewing Company and pick up a motorcycle at 20th Century Cycles

Place: Oyster Bay, NY
Price: $29,985,000
Acreage: 40.41
Distance to NYC: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Basics: 5 beds, 5 baths, 9,100 sqft
Notable feature: A guest house, two brick cottages with two private acres and a studio cottage
What’s going on in town: Make friends with the crew at the Collector Car Showcase and learn to scuba with Good Life Divers

Place: 51 Halsey Lane, Water Mill, NY
Price: $42,500,000
Acreage: 7.6 acres
Distance to NYC: 3 hours 30 minutes
Basics: 11 beds, 14 baths, 20,000 sqft
Notable feature: Waterfront location
What’s going on in town: Visit the Channing Daughters Winery and ready yourself for the Hampton Classic Horse Show

Place: 3872 Route 44, Millbrook, NY
Price: $25,000,000
Acreage: 438.63 acres
Distance to NYC: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Basics: 10 beds, 17 baths, 34,549 sqft
Notable feature: It’s basically a castle. In 1927, its cornerstone was laid for the Migdale Castle, which was then built for the daughter of Andrew Carnegie.
What’s going on in town: If you’re okay with hanging with commoners, the Innisfree Gardens are quite lovely

Place: 853 Averyville Lane, Lake Placid, NY
Price: $2,900,000
Acreage: 105 acres
Distance to NYC: 5 hours, 20 minutes
Basics: 4 beds, 5 baths, 5,400 sqft
Notable feature: Hiking, horseback riding and skiing out your front door
What’s going on in town: Bobsled and luge at the Olympic Center

Place: 70 Conant Valley Road, Pound Ridge, NY
Price: $2,299,000
Acreage: 5.28 acres
Distance to NYC: 1 hour, 44 minutes
Basics: 4 beds, 5 baths, 5,474 sqft
Notable feature: Serenity via elevated design, a rock garden and a koi pond
What’s going on in town: Visit the Philip Johnson Glass House and get cultured at the intimate Ridgefield Playhouse

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