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Archive for May, 2011

75 Orchard Avenue, Rye

75 Orchard Avenue in Rye is a classic 1920’s stunner — tastefully updated with modern-day comforts, it’s the perfect balance of old and new. Charm exudes from the lovely crown molding, beautifully maintained hardwood floors and antique marble fireplace. Living space abounds in the home’s spacious 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths and powder room, while stainless steel appliances and granite countertops grace the updated kitchen. You’ll drink in the rays as well as your morning coffee in the bright and airy sunroom — and when it’s time for work take a short walk to town and the train. Besides all this, the home boasts an ample yard, thoughtfully designed with beautiful perennial gardens. Enjoy a drink on the large deck while gazing out over a landscape of gorgeous flowers — you’ll soon find that your new home is the place for entertaining this summer!

Call me today at (914) 329-5329 for a tour!

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Take a moment this weekend to remember our heroes at local Memorial Day events:

Harrison Memorial Parade
Harrison’s annual Memorial Day parade will begin Monday at 10 a.m. and stretch down Halstead Avenue, concluding in Ma Riis Park in front of town hall. Honored guests will include retired members of the United States Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines. Click here for more information and a list of honored guests.

Rye Playland Veterans & Service Member Appreciation Day
Festivities are planned throughout the day Sunday, May 29th starting at 12:15pm and feature a special performance by the West Point Concert Band, a Memorial Day ceremony and a US Marine Corps helicopter search and rescue demo and display. Click for more information.



Alongside parades and salutes to our nation’s service people, this weekend you’ll also find events celebrating the kickoff to the summer season:

Rye Town Beach
The Park’s “In Season” begins on the Friday before Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day. Weather permitting, lifeguards will be on duty and the beach is open for swimming from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Parking and Beach admission fees will apply. Click for more information.

Rye Farmer’s Market
On Sunday, May 29, Rye’s Farmers’ Market will begin its eighth year of operation. The market will be open every Sunday, rain or shine, at parking lot number 2 on Theodore Fremd Avenue behind the Purchase Street stores (directly behind 73 Purchase St.) from 8:30 a.m to 2 p.m. Two new vendors have signed on for the 2011 Rye Farmers’ Market season: Flour City Pasta and Raaka Chocolate. Click here to view a full list of vendors.

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27 Barlow Lane in Rye is a home you’ll enjoy for years to come. Beautifully maintained and spacious, this 4 bedroom, 4,660 square foot home features a new kitchen and master suite as well as tasteful updates including recessed lighting and beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Ideally situated on a lush, park-like .5 acre, you’ll revel in its tranquil surroundings.

Large kitchen featuring stone fireplace

The new, well appointed kitchen is a show-stopper with a fabulous stone fireplace that anchors the room. An ample island, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and marble flooring elicit “oohs and ahhs” from all who enter.

New Master bath with Jacuzzi tub

Not to be outdone, the upstairs master suite shines with a brand new adjoining bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub and dual sinks.

Family room with bar

Entertain with ease — gather your friends and family to watch the game and enjoy drinks from the family room bar.

Please click “Beautifully Maintained and Spacious Home” to learn more about this lovely home in my current listings, or call me at (914) 329-5329 for more information.

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55 Hewlett Avenue, Rye $2,650,000

Recently renovated in 2004, this 6 bedroom Rye colonial boasts many new upgrades including an updated eat-in kitchen. Its comfortable 4166 square feet of living space includes a large living room and well-appointed dining room — ideal for entertaining. You’ll also delight in the unique spaces of the home such as its gorgeous sunroom, second floor playroom, spacious master suite and mudroom with cubbies, farm sink and tile flooring. To learn more about this lovely property situated on a landscaped .42 acre and within walking distance to school and beach, view in my current listings under “Renovated and Spacious Colonial” or call me today at (914) 329-5329 with any questions!

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In both Rye and Harrison, the value of a home within walking distance to town, train, beach or schools is often reflected in its price. This week I listed two notable exceptions — spacious, lovely homes in the center of it all for under $1M. Call me at (914) 329-5329 this weekend to schedule a tour!



61 Brown Place, Harrison $650,000

Situated on a cul-de-sac in Harrison and within walking distance to town and train is this spacious 4-bedroom home. Live comfortably in its generous 2480 square feet — featuring an eat-in kitchen, large living room and family room with fireplace. All the extras you’d expect are included: central air, hardwood floors throughout and a great deck for outdoor dining accessible from the kitchen. To learn more, please view in my current listings under “Raised Ranch Near Town.”



385 Milton Road, Rye $875,000

This spacious 4-bedroom home within walking distance to beach and schools is ideal for the family that loves to entertain. Effortlessly prepare meals in the updated kitchen using the stainless steel appliances, and conveniently pass through a pocket door to the dining room to serve your guests. Outdoor entertaining is also a dream — enjoy dining on the deck and afterwards following the stairs down to the patio below to relax and chat. Indoors, the 2300 square feet of living space boasts hardwood floors throughout, large bedrooms, a living room with fireplace and a family room with sliders out to the patio. To learn more, please view in my current listings under “Walk to Beach and Schools.”

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This weekend, celebrate your mother with a gift she’ll really love. Local favorite Frannie Rochat, RYT has been teaching yoga both at Wainwright House and out of her home studio for years. Her classes are very popular and focus on correct body alignment to help prevent injury and to increase body awareness. She even takes special care to heat her classes to the optimal temperature to warm up the muscles and sweat out the toxins.

Spoil your mother this year with the gift of private yoga instruction — she’ll learn so much from the individual attention and would probably enjoy it even more if you joined her in the lesson!

Single private instruction is $75 for one hour and is held at Frannie’s home studio. To reserve your appointment, contact Frannie at (914) 450-7974 or frannie.rochat@gmail.com.

There’s no better gift than the gift of good health!

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