About This 1870 Oakledge Manor In Bronxville New York
Oakledge, a magnificent slate and stone English Manor built in 1870 by Bronxville magnate John Masterton and redesigned in 1925 by esteemed architect Lewis Bowman. A spectacular renovation in 2007 by acclaimed architect Boris Baranovich and New York designer Steven Gambrel created a masterpiece of modern elegance combined with warmth and comfort. Recently featured in Elle Decor as “A Tudor Reborn”, Oakledge is surrounded by nearly two acres of park-like property with stunning views and the utmost privacy.
Eminently livable spaces are surrounded by classic architectural details including vaulted and tracery ceilings, linenfold paneling, glorious leaded stained glass windows, detailed millwork, one-of-a-kind stone fireplaces, rich hardwood floors and eleven foot ceilings. The light-filled informal rooms feature a spectacular dine-in kitchen with chef’s quality appliances, and two adjoining family rooms with prominent arched doorways, custom cabinetry and media space. A grand receiving hall, double height formal dining room with hand painted canvas paneled ceiling, living room with the original limestone fireplace, and a library with restored wood paneling showcase the first floor.
A stately carved oak balustrade staircase ascends to the gracious second floor that features ten foot ceilings complemented with deep crown moldings. The master suite is a private retreat including a sitting area, balcony, over-sized fitted dressing room, spa bath with double vanity, water closet and a glass enclosed marble clad shower with intricate mosaic work. Three well-appointed ensuite bedrooms, a private office, hall bath, full laundry, and a two-exposure guest suite complete the family quarters.
The third floor is a recreational getaway with double glass doors opening to a large sitting/media room and second office. The spacious garden level offers a 3,100 bottle climate-controlled wine cellar, full gym and crafts room.
This impressive 1870 Oakledge Manor In Bronxville New York is nestled into a gentle hillside setting. Privacy is emphasized throughout the grounds landscaped with an array of specimen shrubs and stately trees. Perfect for summer dining, a gracious stone terrace provides views of the beautiful surroundings and sweeping level lawn. For quiet moments, a formal boxwood garden with working handmade copper fountain graces the side entrance. Extensive landscape lighting, full sprinkler system and a three-car garage are further amenities.
With its rich Bronxville history and recent modern redesign which created light, life and warmth, Oakledge is a unique treasure in a premier location within walking distance to the school and village…all only 20 minutes from Manhattan.