Groton Place, a 108-acre estate with a magnificent slate-roofed brick Georgian-style manor house serving as its centerpiece, is listed for sale on Post Road in the Village of Old Westbury.
Built by architect Henry Sedgwick for investment banker Robert Winthrop in 1932, the seven-bedroom mansion has nine bathrooms, three half bathrooms, and 13,347 square feet of living space. The house is characterized by beautiful architectural details, elegant and grandly scaled rooms, high ceilings, 10 wood-burning fireplaces, and pastoral vistas from every room, according to the listing.
NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola was named for the family in 1985. The family’s ancestors include John Winthrop, who led one of the earliest waves of American colonizers from England in 1630 and was among the first governors of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
The house features an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, family room, entrance foyer, guest quarters, home office, powder room, walk-in closets, and a wine cellar. Outside it has numerous terraces, expansive lawns, an inground pool, pool house, tennis court, playhouse, stables, paddocks, large barns, cottages, and a squash court. The house comes equipped with central air conditioning, a generator, and four-car garage.
It is located near Old Westbury Gardens, multiple country clubs, downtown Westbury village, and the Westbury Long Island Rail Road station. It falls in the highly ranked Jericho School District.
The asking price is $29.9 million, not including the $675,854 in annual property taxes.
The real estate agents listed for the property are Christina Porter and Lois Kirschenbaum of Daniel Gale Associates Inc., who can be reached at 516-759-4800.
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