Situated in New Rochelle, New York’s Stratton Farms section, Stratton Manor is a sophisticated presentation of the English Country Manor style. This masterwork of slate and granite invites guests onto 1.5 tranquil and picturesque acres through wrought-iron gates and stone walls. The bucolic property offers a beautiful environment for outdoor living, with gardens designed by Clarence Flower that are continuously blooming. Accented by Belgian block borders and blue-stone patios, the gardens include numerous beds of perennials, a large rose garden and fruiting trees and shrubs. The property also has a kidney-shaped swimming pool.
With its façade of granite and brick detailing around the generous casement windows and its Vermont slate roof, the manor makes an elegant first impression. Designed by renowned architect Julius Gregory in 1928, the residence is entered through an inviting foyer with curved ceiling and custom millwork. The floor plan encompasses 14 beautifully scaled rooms and 8,266 square feet of old world craftsmanship featuring hand-pegged teak flooring. The handsome living room and formal dining room are both accessed from the foyer and include marble fireplaces and Greek key dentil moldings. Opening to an outdoor vegetable and herb garden, the kitchen is fully outfitted for the gourmet chef, with Gaggenau cook-top with grill, two wall ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, convection oven and two dishwashers. The first floor also has a library with inlaid ceramic tile floor and a family room that leads to the dining room.
Offering six bedrooms and four full and two half baths, the residence has a second-floor master suite with anteroom, fireplace, window seats, marble vanity sink, arched doorways, dressing room and master bath with separate steam shower and Jacuzzi tub. The upper level also provides two further bedroom suites with fireplaces, dressing rooms and private baths maintaining the original hand-painted tiles, while a two-room au pair suite with bath and an additional bedroom with half bath complete the floor.
An assortment of high-end amenities round out the offering, including a Bang & Olufsen audio system for 10 rooms, security system, central air conditioning and lawn sprinklers. Only 30 minutes from Manhattan, this is a property that truly conveys the experience of living in the English countryside. Exclusively available through Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, it can now be yours for $2,850,000.
To schedule a private viewing, please contact Mimi Magarelli at +1 914 834 0270.