5 Stafford Ave - Woodbury, New York
Woodbury. Set far back on a picturesque acre-property, this stately young brick colonial welcomes visitors with a long circular drive and elegant front portico. Secluded on 3 sides by lush trees and shrubs, this serene retreat offers a very private rear property with spacious brick patio and inground pool with generous surround, ideal for summer entertaining and personal relaxation. Located in the heart of Woodbury, this exceptional 6 bedroom, 4.55 bath home is convenient to premier shopping, golf, fine and casual dining, parks, major highways, and the railway station. Entering through tall, gorgeous iron-filigree-and glass entry doors, guests will be enthralled by the spectacular and palatial, 2-story entrance foyer reception hall before them. This vast space featuring gleaming, inlaid stone floors, wainscot, soaring fielded-panel walls and a dazzling crystal chandelier hanging from a coffered ceiling, displays a stunning, bridal staircase with graceful, iron-filigree balustrade that winds up and across a basket-arched balcony. Beneath the balcony the reception hall/living room flows past Doric columns into the formal dining room boasting granite and cherry wood floors, a mirrored niche, and a stone fireplace. In an adjoining hall, a second staircase with filigree balustrade accesses the upper and lower floors. With 2 entrances to the dining room, the spacious and beautifully designed cook’s kitchen offers extensive granite-topped cherry cabinetry with decorative tiled backsplash, a center island and high-end stainless steel appliances including a wine cooler. Inlaid stone floors flow into the sundrenched breakfast area where 2 steps descend into the family room. This generous retreat has a huge arched window overlooking the pool, an atrium side door, sliding-glass doors to the patio, and Brazilian cherry floors, which flow throughout much of the home. A library off the foyer, a lovely powder room, 2 charming bedrooms and a full bath complete the main level. Off the spacious second floor balcony/den, a luxurious and spacious master suite includes a tray ceiling, walk-in closets and a lavish marble master bath. Also off the den are a second bedroom with tray ceiling and bath en suite plus a Jack-and-Jill suite with adjoining bath. The full finished basement offers ample storage space plus a large entertainment room and a half-bath. 2018 Taxes will be reduced.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman