This is my foray into the world of suburban house hunting and my endless battle with normalcy and sameness.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Astoria, NY 11105
Well, apparently this evening is the evening of wishful dreaming! Here's another one of those million dollar homes I swore I never feature.
I just found a virtual tour that has the property listed at $5,000,000.... http://tour.circlepix.com/tour.htm?id=727559&refurl=prudentialelliman.com
Astoria, NY 11105 $2,500,000 $6,860/month|Change My Scenario|Get Mortgage Rates 5 Bed, 4.5 Bath | 7,258 Sq Ft on 0.53 Acres (23,086 Sq Ft Lot) | MLS #2166512 | Refreshed 1 hour ago
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* Single Family Property * Status: Active * Area: Queens * Year Built: 1858 * 5 total bedroom(s) * 4.5 total bath(s) * 4 total full bath(s) * 1 total half bath(s) * 25 total rooms
* Approximately 7258 sq. ft. * Type: Detached * Style: Estate * Dining room * Family room * Kitchen * Office * Basement * Hardwood floors
* 4 or more fireplaces * Heating features: Steam Heater * Exterior construction: Granite * Waterview * Approximately 0.53 acre(s) * Lot size is between 1/2 and 1 acre * Utilities present: Sewer, Public Water * School District: Community District 27
Interior Features Attic, Formal Dining Room, Eat-In-Kitchen, 5 Fireplaces, Skylight Listing Information Refreshed at 6:23 PM PT (1 hour ago) Added on Mar 17, 2009 (346 days ago) To access this page directly, use http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/Astoria_NY_11105_1107704718 This listing is brokered by Prudential Douglas Elliman RE Office: (718)631-8900
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Web ID: 2166512 Rooms: 25 Bedrooms: 5* Full Bathrooms: 4 Half Bathrooms: 1 Approx: SqFT: 7,258 Style: Estate Condition: Very Good Construction: Granite Year Built: 1858 School District: 27 Lot Size: .53 Acre Price: $2,500,000 Taxes (Per Month): $858 Monthly Costs Calculator
Whether you are an investor, Historical Collector or business owner you will truly admire this gray granite Italianette Villa ( ideal for Community Center, Lounge, Corporate Headquarters or residence,) sited on 10,000 Sq Ft lot adjacent to an addtional 2 lots all combined totaling .53 of an acre. M1-1 Zoned. The architectural integrity of this home was never altered since it was built in 1858. This home features a Grand Entry Foyer with massive walnut doors with etched glass opening to the Center Hall which has 30 foot ceilings and and effortless flow into public rooms on the main floor including a cavernous library with a skylight, a Demi-lune Dining room with a marble fireplace retaining it's original glory ideally located in between an oversized kitchen on one side and two parlors both with marble fireplaces and walls paneled in age darkened pine. You will help but notice the 12 foot ceilings and wide crown mouldings with ornately detailed sculptured plaster on the other side. As you look to your right while in the Center Hall you can see the semi spiral staircase leading you to the upper gallery on the second floor with doors leading you into five bedrooms two of which have marble fireplaces and two full bathrooms. As you continue your tour through the second floor you will come to the door that leads you to a stairwell to access the Rotunda which has four auxiliary rooms which were used as servants rooms. You also have a stairwell to the observatory area. The lower level of the home is the only section of the home that has been updated housing a spacious Theater room,a bar, a billiard room and a Spa section including sauna, jacuzzi, lockers, bathrooms and laundry room. Qualified purchasers call for a private showing of this unique property. Only qualified buyers will be given a tour of the Mansion. For more information call Helen Tzelios 516-819-4062 or 631 896-9686 Building Specifics Waterview