Mansion includes 3 buildable lots
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a prized, RARE circa 1918 Tudor Revival-style mansion lovingly maintained with beautiful hardwood floors throughout, overlooking a beautiful pond PLUS 3 substantial lots in Riverdale's coveted Fieldston landmark district! This home presents a grand lifestyle & luxury for privacy lovers who will cherish this chance to customize a magnificent and lovingly maintained 7,088 sf residence by renowned Mann & MacNeille-architects, in a one-of-a-kind setting on a picturesque 19,288sf lot surrounded by 9,573 sf, 11,830 sf & 15,090sf heavily-wooded lots. The potential is also exceptional for investors, located in a sought-after neighborhood near excellent schools & conveniences, while adding a personal touch to the elegant mansion to reside in or sell. The nearby Horace Mann School, founded in 1887, is named after the famed architect.With its fieldstone & stucco-covered facades, casement sash windows, gable roofs with overhanging eaves & stucco-clad chimneys still intact, this distinctive estate was created for owner H.E. Freeman, and later occupied by Gerard Bloomfield who was active in NYC politics & served on the Mayor's Economic Council in the 1970s. A graceful driveway winds to a circular drive that fronts the handsome 3-story historic home, privatized by a beautifully landscaped bucolic setting. Above the attached 3-car garage is additional living quarters including bedroom and a full bath. The grand estate boasts 17 generously-sized rooms, with 10 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms & 2 half bathrooms. Beyond the gracious entry foyer that welcomes you in are adjacent Parlor, Coat Room, Powder Room and sitting areas for your guests. Entertain lavishly in the huge ballroom-size living room with a fireplace & Grand Dining Room with oversized windows facing Fieldston Road. A butler's pantry connects to the huge kitchen and a charming breakfast room. Relax in the high-ceilinged great room graced by a 2nd fireplace & refinished hardwood floors, or in the library/study with lovely views of the pond. A mudroom leads into the au pair or staff suite with a bedroom and half bath. The 2nd level is designed for sleeping comfort with 4 bedroom suites and guest/staff bedrooms & full hall bath. The expansive master with a private pond-facing balcony presents a huge walk-in closet, dressing room with walk-in closets & en-suite bath with 2 sinks & a shower. Perched on the 3rd floor are 3 massive bedrooms that share a gigantic full bath with a tub & shower. Additional highlights include optional steam room, a laundry room & sizable basement for storage. A truly incomparable property & piece of NYC history! The estate & 3 lots will ONLY be sold as a package, not separately.