8200 Narrows Avenue - Bay Ridge, New York
8200 Narrows Avenue is enchanting, inviting, and romantic. This fairy-tale estate has been featured in a Prague Museum as one of the ten most beautiful places in the United States and is considered "One of the finest examples of Arts & Crafts architecture in NYC", by Landmarks of New York. The architect J. Sarsfield Kennedy designed the Arts & Crafts style estate in 1916 for Howard and Jesse Jones.
There is refined craftsmanship throughout the main floor with a spacious layout in the formal dining room, living room, den, and three wrap-around patios. Featuring: original oak paneled walls, Burmese mahogany floors, coffered ceilings with hand painted canvases, pastoral plaster relief, antique stained glass artwork imported from Europe, handmade tiles, and handcrafted fireplaces. Chef's Kitchen features 50 feet of countertops, floor to ceiling custom oak cabinets and a 17 foot butler's pantry for plenty of storage. A private two-room guest suite and bath overlooks the pond, fountain and gardens.
The second floor is comprised of four bedrooms, two baths, and a large Master Bedroom Suite with five walk-in closets, bath, stone fireplace and two private terraces overlooking the grounds. The main basement features a wine cellar and versatile room which can be used for recreation, theatre, or office with separate entry. The sub-basement features an updated mechanic's room, workshop and two double garages. An iron fence accented by stone newels surrounds the property for privacy.
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