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$2,398,000
For Sale

Active: 64 Groton Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375

5 Bed   |   4 Bath

Key Details

Type

Single Family Detached

Lot Size

0.11 acres

Year Built

1920

MLS #

3535082

Home Description

Detached Atterbury tapestry brick Tudor in a prestigious location on Groton Street in the heart of Forest Hills Gardens. This center hall Tudor home exudes charm, beauty, and simple elegance and boasts five bedrooms, three full baths, two half baths, a semi-finished basement, a private driveway, one car garage, terrace, an enclosed sunroom at the front of the house, and a private patio to the rear of the property. The house has been lovingly maintained to keep the intrinsic beauty of the character of this classic example of architectural excellence. The original details such as the unrivaled and masterful woodwork, the moldings, pocket doors, and oak flooring are all in pristine condition. There is a seamless flow of the rooms and a peaceful feeling that transcends this lovely home. The living room is inviting and has as its focal point, a large brick wood burning fireplace, perfectly framed on either side with original custom built in chests. There is a symmetry and a graceful sense of balance to the design of each room which is accented with French doors and Tudor framing. Off the living room is a library with built in bookcases, which adjoins to a sunroom facing the front of the residence. It is a lovely room with plenty of light and radiant heated floors. The formal dining room, which is generous in size and able to accommodate a large gathering, is ideal for family entertaining. It has elegant pocket doors separating it from the center hallway and foyer. The eat-in kitchen with its country French style, is bright and cheerful with French double doors opening to a private bricked patio. Off the kitchen, there is a powder room, and a staircase going down to the basement. The second floor has a large landing with a wide hallway and magnificent original oak flooring. The primary bedroom with ensuite bath has built in custom cabinetry and lovely windows with picturesque views of the trees and the sky. Off this bedroom, is an alcove with a dressing area, and a charming Dutch door opening to a terrace. There are also two more bedrooms on this floor and a full hallway bath. The third floor has two additional bedrooms and a full hallway bathroom. Both bedrooms have high ceilings, and lovely window views of the outdoors. The semi-finished basement has a large main room with an exercise swimming pool. Additionally, there is a separate laundry room, a powder room, a large storage room and a utility room. Egress from the basement to the outside is through a dedicated doorway and a stairway which is by the side of the house. An easy commute to midtown Manhattan, Forest Hills is just one train stop via the Long Island Rail Road with trains going directly to Penn Station or to the newly announced Grand Central Madison station in less than 15 minutes as well as service via NYC MTA bus and express subway to the city. It is also situated midway between LaGuardia and JFK airports and is convenient to all major highways in the area.Additional community amenities include excellent schools, many unique restaurants and shopping along fashionable Austin Street, Forest Park with miles of running and biking trails, playgrounds and golfing, and the world famous West Side Tennis Club with tennis, pool and fine dining for members.

Features & More

Rooms

Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Full bathrooms 2
1/2 bathrooms 2

Interior Features

Cooling Central A/C
Heating Hot Water

Exterior & Building

Architectural Style Tudor
Roof Type Unknown
Exterior Type Brick

Nearby Schools

Schools provided by the listing agent

  • Hillcrest High School
  • Jhs 190 Russell Sage
  • Jhs 190 Russell Sage

Location

  • County: Queens
Listing Courtesy of Steven Baroumis at SBNY RE (917) 686-6088 steven@treelinetoskyline.com
Source: Listhub.com

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