This stately Colonial mansion offering an abundance of history and privacy on the Gold Coast is listed for sale at 65 Dogwood Avenue in the tony Village of Roslyn Harbor.
Built in 1930, the restored brick mansion, which has 15,400-square-feet of living space, was designed by Cross & Cross, who designing the GE building and the Tiffany & Co building in Manhattan. Outside, the landscaping was originally designed by landscape architect Beatrix Farrand, who designed the East and West White House gardens during the Wilson administration. It sits on 3.9 acres—three times the size of a football field.
A long driveway stretches far into the property, giving the home a private and secluded feeling. The eight-bedroom home has 11 bathrooms, two half bathrooms, a ballroom, formal dining room, two eat-in kitchens, a bar, parlor, full basement and 15 fireplaces. The home has a good balance of rooms filled with white walls and marble floors, providing an elegant feeling, and warm colored rooms with wooden floors, to give more comfort.
A large stairwell leads to the second floor, with a beautiful chandelier centered in the middle of the room. A porch with a view of the beautiful greenery, pebble and stone walkways is located in the back of the house. The home also has a four-car garage.
This estate is two blocks from the Greenvale Long Island Rail Road station and 15 minutes from the Long Island Expressway and Northern State Parkway. It’s within walking distance of the William Cullen Bryant Preserve and a short drive from multiple nearby country clubs. It is zoned for Roslyn High School, which is ranked No. 32 in New York State, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The asking price is $5,850,000, not including the annual property taxes of $119,262.
The brokers for this property are Jason Friedman and Sarah Friedman of Coldwell Banker. They can be reached at 516-482-8400.