For anyone who has not yet heard of Greenhaven, it is quite the place to be! The community consists of a small neighborhood of diverse and affluent waterfront homes situated in a private pocket between the towns of Rye and Mamaroneck. The prestigious enclave’s founder and developer, Vivian Green, was greatly influenced by the benefits of both rural living and outdoor recreation. The result was the creation of this scenic shoreline suburb, where high quality residential living exists in perfect harmony with the natural landscape. According to Business Insider, the secluded area, which resides on the east side of the village of Rye, is the 10th richest community in America, housing some of the highest net-worth residents in all of Westchester County. Also known for its prestigious Rye Neck school system, which is ranked 39th within the state of New York by US News & World Report, the quaint village is no doubt the ideal place to settle down.
On an architectural note, Greenhaven has also become a showplace of Tudor Revival-style homes. Famous architects of homes in Greenhaven include Mott Schmidt (1889-1977), one of the most influential residential architects of his era, and Ernest Batchelder (1875-1957), known for his designs of arts and crafts tiles.
For the land lover who desires a newer construction that fits into this common Tudor Revival neighborhood theme, 17 Douglas Circle, a 2007 custom-built home constructed by its current homeowner, rests on a half an acre of property with top-of-the-line details and architectural significance throughout. The generous living space, with its bright interior and traditional layout, includes a formal living room, formal dining room and intimate library/media room with built-in bookcases. The home’s impressive cook’s kitchen with butler’s pantry and breakfast area opens to a comfortable family room and stone terrace, as well as a patio for al fresco dining and entertaining. Additional features include a first floor bedroom with bath, back staircase, four second floor bedrooms and three second floor baths. The finished basement offers a gym, billiards room and mudroom attached to the heated three-car garage. This easy living home, which is offered at $2,375,000, is complemented by a gorgeous, fenced-in, level property.
Anyone who is currently seeking privacy, a highly rated school system as well as a convenient location barely 35 minutes from New York City, Greenhaven is the community for you.
For more information on 17 Douglas Circle, please visit its website here, or contact Larchmont agent Willoughby Dobson by phone at 914.671.2007, or by email at Willoughby.Dobson@juliabfee.com. You can also contact co-listing agent Ali Greene by phone at 914.396.5273, or by email at Ali.Greene@juliabfee,com.