It’s not often that a chance to live in French Chateau on Long Island comes along, but that opportunity arrived when 1985-4 Cedar Swamp Rd. in Glen Head was listed for sale.
Built in 1916, Haut Bois, as the 8-acre estate is called, the restored main house was designed by architect Ogden Codman Jr. and inspired by Louis XIII’s hunting lodge that later became The Palace at Versailles.
The seven-bedroom mansion with 15,000-square-feet of living space has seven bathrooms, two half bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, exercise room, full basement a wine cellar and six fireplaces. Outside it has a four-car garage, stone patio, heated in-ground pool and a tennis court.
The property is located about two miles from the Greenvale Long Island Rail Road station. It’s about three miles from the Long Island Expressway and Northern State Parkway. And its surrounded by parks, preserves and country clubs. The property is located in the Jericho School District, which had its high school ranked No. 11 in New York State by U.S. News & World Report.
The asking price for this property is $15,000,000, not including the annual property taxes of $134,551.
The broker listed for the property is John Messina of Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes. He can b reached at 516-922-2878.