Archive for September, 2011

Front Exterior: 123 Soundview Avenue, Rye

These exterior shots were taken this week and allude to the gorgeous details you’ll find inside this nearly completed 5 bedroom Colonial. Join me at this Sunday’s open house from 2pm – 4pm at 123 Soundview Avenue in Rye for a tour of this new construction by CAD Development. Quality design and spectacular craftsmanship define this classic beauty, and lovely architectural  details abound throughout the home. Stunning gourmet dine-in-kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless appliances and granite counters will impress the most discriminating chefs. Eat-in-kitchen flows to a 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. If you aren’t able to attend the open house, please view the home in my current listings under “New Classic Colonial – Pre-Construction” for more information and give me a call at (914) 329-5329 to schedule a personal tour!

Back Exterior: 123 Soundview Avenue, Rye

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Open House: 9 George Langeloh Court, Rye

After the Westchester Triathlon this weekend, take a moment to stop by 9 George Langeloh Court in Rye for a wonderful open house from 2-4pm on Sunday. This spectacular Contemporary in the heart of Rye boasts 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 powder rooms — a total of 5500 square feet of fabulous living space! The beautiful entry hall opens up to a formal living room, formal Dining Room and the expanded family room with built-ins, fireplace and two sets of sliding glass doors to deck and rear garden.  Host friends and family movie nights in the media/entertainment room with a convenient door to yard and outdoor entertaining.  From the mudroom (with laundry), you’ll easily access the exercise room, wine cellar and 3-car garage with ample storage.

Upstairs, you’ll adore the perfect master suite featuring a fireplace, walk-in closets, updated master bath, as well as a spacious office addition and soaring 12 ft ceilings. The third level has four family bedrooms, two of which have double closets and share a Jack & Jill updated bath with a double vanity and shower.  The remaining two bedrooms share a hall bath with tub and double vanity.

Impeccable detailing throughout includes hardwood floors, spiral staircase, plantation shutters and skylights. This home has too many updates and amenities to list – but during the Open House I’ll have a Features Sheet available for your review. Make sure to call me at (914) 329-5329to schedule a personal tour if you’re not available Sunday!

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This weekend we welcome the Westchester Triathlon to Rye, rain or shine! On Saturday the Kids and Meek & Mighty categories race, while the Elite Athletes’ race begins and ends at Rye Town Park on Sunday, September 25.

Detours and Street Closings — Rye Police have issued an alert that there will be some temporary detours and street closings in the vicinity of Forest Avenue, Grace Church Street, Highland Road, Purchase Street, Theodore Fremd Avenue, Playland Parkway and Milton Point.

Spectators — here’s the schedule of events and police advise that parking violations will be enforced in the seasonal prohibition areas in the vicinity of Playland and Rye Town Park.

All net proceeds from the triathlon are donated to local charities including the Rye YMCA, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, MAC Angels for ALS, Challenged Athletes Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project.

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Join the Committee to Save the Bird Homestead this weekend for a first-look cocktail party to raise funds for the continued restoration of the Meeting House on Milton Road and the neighboring Bird Homestead. On Saturday, September 24th from 6-8 pm you’ll have the opportunity to see all that has been done to date and hear about future plans for the preservation of the historic Meeting House and Bird Homestead properties.

The event promises to be a magical evening with twilight strolls on the grounds, and remarks by the Chair of the Harvard Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Preservation architect that is leading the restoration work on the Meeting House. The evening will culminate in a toast with the newly introduced Belfry Cocktail for the first ringing of the bell in many years.

Purchase tickets in advance online and be sure to visit their Facebook Page for restoration updates.

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As promised in my recent blog post previewing upcoming listings, I have just listed 3 Adelaide Street in Rye and can now share all the details of this light, airy and beautifully updated home with you.

Centrally located in Rye, this 3 bedroom home features a comfortable entry-level family room with built-ins and a renovated bath and laundry. Up a few stairs, the living room shines with lovely vaulted ceilings and ample built-ins. Not to be outdone, the renovated kitchen commands your attention with stylish stainless appliances and leads to a freshly painted dining room with doors out to the deck. The second floor features a sparkling master bedroom, replete with a built-in dresser and renovated half-bath. Two additional family bedrooms and a hall bath complete this floor.

Outdoor entertaining is a joy on the 2-story deck overlooking the professionally landscaped grounds; easily maintained by the sprinkler system. A new front door and interior doors add just the right finishing touches to this move-in-ready home.

A brief description hardly does this home justice — come see for yourself! We’re holding an open house this weekend from 1-3PM on Sunday, September 18th. Not available this weekend? Call me at (914) 329-5329 to schedule a tour at your convenience.

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New to the area? Join the Rye Newcomers and Neighbors Club at the Welcome BBQ — a great family event to kick off a year of fun activities!

Come meet new friends this Sunday, Sept 18, 4-6 PM while enjoying delicious BBQ classics (hamburgers, hotdogs, BBQ chicken, corn, salads, dessert, sodas, beer and wine).

Download the flyer for more details about Sunday and future events here.

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