12 Wenwood Dr - Brookville, New York
Brookville. This stunning new 21st Century interpretation of an English Tudor home designed and built, by Napoleon Development, one of the Gold Coast’s preeminent custom-home developers, offers a distinctive and opulent setting for North Shore’s Gold Coast living. Situated on two magnificent acres backing up to private woodlands, this enchanting seven-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bath manor with multiple gables, stone and brick facade, and Grand Manor roof welcomes guests with an extensive driveway, large courtyard with Belgian block details, and imposing a majestic two-story arched entrance. Mature trees and spectacular landscaping delight the eye at every turn. A stroll around the grounds reveals an inviting rear entertainment complex with expansive Travertine patio extending out and around a sparkling inground Gunite pool with spa – all enfolded by an emerald lawn and estate fencing. Located on a peaceful and quiet winding cul-de-sac drive in Brookville, noted for its gentle, wooded hillsides dotted with beautiful properties and estates, this impressive home provides easy access to boating, golf, equestrian facilities, premier shopping, museums, universities, and Long Island Railroad offering a comfortable commute to Manhattan. Every inch of this exceptional twelve-room mansion has been thoughtfully designed and impeccably constructed to make living here an absolute joy. From the elevator to the entertainer’s delight of a finished basement, and even a mudroom with custom built-in seat and cubbies, everything has been provided for your ease and enjoyment. Elaborate moldings, soaring ceilings including, vaulted, coffered and back-lit tray, over-sized Integrity by Marvin windows, lustrous hardwood floors, plus high-end fixtures, lighting, and appliances are just some of the home’s well-crafted amenities. From the enthralling two-story foyer, with its Italian porcelain floors, corner oversized staircase and French doors to a study room. The foyer also opens to a formal dining room with shoulder-high wainscoting. A hallway running the width of the house provides access to the remaining rooms on the first floor. These include a vaulted-ceiling great room in the north wing with a grand fireplace and a wall of doors opening to the patio, and a living room with fireplace, coffered ceiling, and floor-to-ceiling windows in the south wing. Between the roomy gourmet kitchen and family room lies a spacious breakfast room with entry to the patio. This chef’s delight offers ceiling-high custom cabinetry, two-inch quartzite countertop and backsplash, butler’s pantry with wine cooler, and huge center island with prep sink and seating area. High-end appliances include a Wolf microwave, Bosch dishwasher, matching full-size Subzero refrigerator and freezer, and a 60” gas range with double-oven, six burners, and griddle/grill. On the north wing, a service hall leads to a powder room, bedroom/study, full bath, side entrance, mudroom, back stairs, and attached heated three-car garage. Overlooking the foyer and the great room, the second floor provides access to four attractive bedroom/bath suites plus a master suite of regal proportions. Entered through double doors, privately on one end of the second floor, is the master bedroom suite, which enjoys a romantic marble fireplace, back-lit double-tray ceiling and a connected sitting room. A hallway with two walk-in closets, a dressing table, and French doors leads into a lavish marble master bath with free-standing tub, glass-enclosed steam shower, twin vanity and Toto Smart Toilet. At the end of the hall by the back stairs is the laundry room with ample cabinetry, sink, and two sets of washer and dryer. The expansive finished basement offering ten-foot-high ceilings, wood-like tile floors, gorgeous moldings, and access to the pool and patio, provides a fantastic venue for entertaining. It boasts a huge pub-like bar, a home theater room, gym, sauna, wine cellar, full bath, and a bedroom/study. While paying homage to Long Island’s golden age of grand estates, this majestic brand-new home clearly represents the finest in today’s luxury, and awaits to be your forever home.
This listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman