Archive for March, 2011

33 Crescent Avenue, Rye $875,000

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Newly listed this week! Move right in to this meticulously maintained colonial boasting a recently painted interior, a new hot water heater/furnace, complete electrical update (2009) and fully refinished full bath on the second floor. Spacious 4-bedroom colonial offers a master bedroom, 2 family bedrooms and 4th bedroom/playroom, while the comfortable living area includes a living room, eat-in kitchen, dining area and family room with a door leading out to the patio/backyard.

Don’t miss the opportunity to tour this home during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, April 3rd at 33 Crescent Avenue in Rye from 2-4pm. For more information, please view in my current listings under “Move Right In To This Charming Colonial Rye, NY” or call me today at (914) 329-5329 with any questions!

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Although last week’s snowfall makes summer feel miles away, now is the time to start planning summer fun for the kids at camp. Every summer I think how fortunate we are to have such a variety of quality local programs available for kids of all ages. From sport camps to theme camps, there’s something for everyone in the list below. Register soon, as these programs are popular and fill up quickly!

Have your kids enjoyed a local summer camp that’s not listed below? Click “Leave a Response” to share your favorites with us using the comment fields below!

Rye Playland Summer Camp
Camp Playland provides a safe, fun and stimulating experience for campers. Grouped by age and ability, campers are supervised by energetic and supportive camp counselors for all activities. Together they make the most of Playland’s popular facilities: Playland Amusement Park, Playland Ice Casino, Playland Pool, Miniature Golf, Playland Lake. A host of indoor games and special activities will keep campers busy on rainy or sweltering summer days. While most of their time is planned for outdoor activities, inside campers will have fun with arts & crafts, arcade games and movies. These full day camps are appropriate for ages 7-12 and late pickup is available.
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The Rye Nature Center
The Rye Nature Center offers an adventurous and educational summer program for children aged 3½ to 13. Set on 47 acres of forest and trails, the camp creates an enthusiastic atmosphere for children to explore the inter-relationships and balances within nature. By enjoying the outdoors, learning about animals and plants, and making scientific inquiries, our camp focuses on the fun in environmental stewardship.
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The Rye Y Summer Camp
The Rye Y offers a variety of half and full day summer camps for children ages 3-17. A packed session of daily swim lessons and instructional sports plus science, arts, music and much more keeps campers engaged and excited every day. The age-appropriate programs allow campers to grow, building upon their progression in each new skill and activity. They also offer 4 one-week sports camps (Basketball, Soccer, Baseball & Sports) as well as themed camps including Lego, fine arts and video production. Extended care in the morning and afternoon is available.
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Rye Recreation Department Summer Camps
Rye Recreation Department is offering full and half day summer camp programs for children aged 3 through 8th grade, with extended care available. Every day, the preschool children will participate in free play, story time, songs, outdoor play, art, sports and much more! Special events are held weekly to enhance the program. Lower Camp offers an active, supervised camp program for children enrolled in grades K-2 as of September 2011. Sports, group games, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, field trips and special theme days are just part of the fun planned for these campers. Upper Camp is specifically for children enrolled in grades 3-6 as of September 2011. This camp program gives campers the opportunity to participate in a variety of trips and programs including sports, games, arts & crafts, chosen electives and a variety of special events. Camp 78 combines the best of sports, activities & cool trips for 7th and 8th graders. Have fun with your old friends and make some new ones while participating in daily games & activities, as well as enjoying trips to places such as West Point, a Broadway Show, Six Flags, rock climbing, white water rafting, kayaking, Lake Compounce and much MORE!
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The Harrison Presbyterian Church Camp
The Harrison Presbyterian Preschool will host a summer camp for children ages 3-5 and will include the following group activities: arts and crafts, science and nature walks, water play and sprinklers, gross motor play, snack time and story time and cooking. Also planned are fun activity days, such as an Ice Cream Social. A calendar of events will go home before the first day of the session. The camp will be half or full days and children will be in groups of no more than 25 children. All children must have had at least one year of nursery school and must also be fully toilet trained.
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Harrison Recreation Department Summer Camps
This year, the Harrison Recreation Department is offering four day camps for 1st – 8th graders with numerous sports, arts and crafts swimming, music and weekly special events. For 11-14 year olds there is also a film camp. All ages sports camps are available, including cheerleading and field hockey, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, basketball and swimming.
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3 Kervan Road, Rye

Newly priced at $4,195,000, this spectacular Park Ridge new construction boasts 6 bedrooms and 10,400 square feet of abundant living space. Marvel at the home’s exceptional craftsmanship, custom details and state of the art amenities during the open house on Sunday, March 27th from 2-4pm at 3 Kervan Road, Rye. Besides the expansive master suite with his/her baths, jacuzzi and fireplace, you’ll tour the grand two-story entry foyer and family room, gourmet kitchen with island, changing room with full bath, library, first floor guest room/office with full bath and three porches. And that’s just the beginning! For more information, please view the home in my current listings under “Spectacular Park Ridge Home.”


Interested in new construction homes? Call me at (914) 329-5329 to review the floor plans of the following new listings and begin selecting your custom finishes today!

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Another exquisite 5-bedroom Colonial designed by Susan Cappelli – successful Rye Builder. Attention to detail is evident in every inch. Home boasts Red Oak wood flooring, top of the line amenities, bright and spacious rooms and much more. Please request Features Sheet for a detailed list of amenities. Property is fully landscaped with large flagstone patio. Total habitable square footage includes 1949 square feet in basement. For more information, please view the home in my current listings under “Exquisite Colonial in Rye.”


Quality design and spectacular craftsmanship define this 5-bedroom classic Colonial to be constructed by CAD Development. Refined architectural details throughout home. Gourmet dine-in-kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless appliances and granite counters. Eat-in-kitchen flows to spacious family room with fieldstone fireplace and golf course views. High-end detailing includes red oak hardwood floors, crown molding/wainscoting, stone chimney, flagstone walks/patio and more. Complete list of custom details is available. For more information, please view the home in my current listings under “New Classic Colonial – Pre-Construction.”


Carefully designed in-town new construction center hall colonial conveniently located. Wonderful crafstmanship and attention to detail with top appliances. 5+ Bedrooms. Custom woodwork, built-ins and double staircases (including kitchen staircase to playroom/bedroom). Ample mud area. Full finished walkout lower level. Classic exterior with detailed moldings and pergola. For more information, please view the home in my current listings under “New Center Hall Colonial.”

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Recently, Stephen and Chris Meyers (respectively President/CEO and COO of Houlihan Lawrence) gave a candid interview about the 2010 real estate market and their outlook for 2011. I’ve been actively sharing this article because I think it reflects some of the best information and advice for buying or selling a house in our area this year. Their take on the recovery of 2010, what luxury buyers are looking for, the impact of NYC buyers and the key elements to selling your home in 2011 are insightful and have direct relevance to our local markets. In other words, it’s a must-read!

Please feel free to call me at (914) 329-5329 if you have any questions or would like to discuss this article further.

Download a PDF of the 2011 State of the Market Article Here

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45 Harbor Terrace Drive, Rye

Newly listed this week! Enjoy the best of the old and the new in this spacious 3648 square foot 1920’s Colonial.


Living Room with Mirrored Ceiling

This beautifully renovated home features lovely period details including: front entry with decorative moulding, formal living room with a mirrored ceiling, a fireplace anchored by built-ins, a formal dining room with chair rail and hardwood floors throughout.


Granite Accented Kitchen

You’ll love the modern touches that have been tastefully added on the first level – granite kitchen countertops, high ceilings and sliders out to a large, welcoming sunroom perfect for entertaining. The sun-filled, spacious family room with built-ins completes this floor.


Master Bedroom with Adjoining Office

The second floor is equally appealing, boasting a master suite replete with high ceilings, adjoining office and bath with with jacuzzi. Two family bedrooms and a bath are also featured on this floor. On the third floor, you’ll find the 4th family bedroom and bath.


Professionally Landscaped with Slate Patio

The home is well-situated on .43 professionally landscaped acres featuring landscape lighting, a slate patio and sprinkler system. Call me at (914) 329-5329 to schedule a tour!


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70 Apawamis Avenue, Rye $925,000

This week I will be listing this charming, sun-filled Colonial in a fantastic location – within walking distance of all schools, town and the beach. A total of 2200 square feet includes 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room with large fireplace, built-ins and glass paneled door leading to the sun room. The dining room is replete with a corner built-in, chair rails and eat in kitchen. The spacious master bedroom opens to an outside sun deck. This desirable corner property boasts a fenced-in rear yard and in ground sprinkler system. Lovely details and great location…a must see!

For more information, please view in my current listings under “Charming Rye Colonial in a Great Location” or call me today at (914) 329-5329 to schedule a tour!

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