93-acre Old Westbury Estate Asks $29M


This historic Georgian Colonial-style master residence located on a sprawling 93-acre estate known as Erchless is listed for sale at 75 Post Rd. in the Village of Old Westbury.

Built in 1936, this 15-bedroom brick home with 10 bathrooms and two half bathrooms has 16,000-square-feet of living space. The entire property has twice as much square footage as Grand Central Station. The seller is the son of the late Howard Phipps, Andrew Carnegie’s partner in Carnegie Steel, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The property includes two bathhouses, a horse stable, farm barn, corn barn, dairy barn, caretaker’s house and greenhouses—all surrounded by lush gardens and mature trees, including world-renowned rhododendron garden.

The main house comes equipped with nine fireplaces, central air conditioning, an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, library, maid quarters, service wing, full basement, and a playroom in the third-floor attic. Outside it has an attached two-car garage, porch, patio and in-ground pool.

It is located near Old Westbury Gardens, multiple country clubs and downtown Westbury village. It’s about a mile from the Westbury Long Island Rail Road station and less than a mile from the Long Island Expressway. It’s in the Westbury School District.

The asking price is $29,995,000, not including the $774,061 in annual property taxes.

The real estate agent listed for the property is Maria Babaev of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. She can be reached at 516-621-3555.

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