108-acre Old Westbury Estate Asks $30M

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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 516-759-4800.3254685 23254685 33254685 43254685 53254685 63254685 73254685 83254685 93254685 103254685 113254685 123254685 133254685 143254685 153254685 163254685 173254685 183254685 193254685 203254685 213254685 223254685 233254685 243254685 253254685 263254685 273254685 283254685 293254685 303254685 313254685 323254685 333254685 34

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