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Located in prestigious Grymes Hill, as you enter 17 Eddy St. through the automatic wrought iron gates, and take in the meticulously hand laid black fieldstone knee walls, you will immediately feel how truly special this property is. This desirable family home is a secluded retreat within NYC, and offers space for multiple generations to live in and enjoy. Surround yourself with nature's beauty in abundance on a meticulously maintained 166x271 property with over fifty trees comprised of ash, maple, oak, chestnut, weeping willow and black cherry varieties. Built in 1905 with an 18'' thick stone foundation this extensively renovated home combines the perfect culmination of the craftsmanship and old world charm of yesteryear with today's modern luxuries. The main living area featuresoriginal oak hardwood floors with mahogany inlays, original chestnut Mouldings, and central air. The custom kitchen is a chefs dream, tastefully renovated with custom period Crown Point cabinetry which was hand painted and hand stained. The kitchen also features granite countertops, Thermador refrigerator, double convection oven and dishwasher, Viking Range and hood, and a Marvin wine cooler. Enjoy cooking in the colder months with a radiant heat tiled floor and enjoy eating meals and watching the change of seasons in a custom Pella windowed nook overlooking the nature surrounding the property. Enjoy many family meals in the formal dining room with original woodwork and a coffered chestnut ceiling. The large formal living room has a wood burning fireplace and original chestnut mantle and connects to the sunroom which is used as a library/study with handmade custom bookshelves and hand built desk by a local master carpenter on site. The home offers even more entertaining space with a recent addition which has a massive family room for entertaining with custom wide plank flooring, custom window seating area, wood burning stove and Pella windows and French doors overlooking and leading to the rear yard. The first floor also features a convenient laundry room and custom half bathroom, useful for when having guests or entertaining. As you enter upstairs discover your grand luxe master bedroom like no other with 15' vaulted ceilings, custom herringbone pine flooring and an en suite radiant marble tiled bathroom featuring a clawfoot soaking tub centerpiece, and glass enclosed shower with rain head and body sprays. Overlook the forested nature reserve yard through the French doors of the Romeo and Juliet Balcony. Additional sitting balcony with Pella French doors to enjoy your morning coffee. The dream walk in closet in the suite features custom shelving and drawers with an additional vanity area. Upstairs features three additional generously sized bedrooms each with ample closet space. Two of the bedrooms offer access to roof balcony over the sunroom. There are also two full bathrooms convenient to the three bedrooms. The attic is a full walk up the entire length of the original house ready for you to put your finishing touch on. The basement is fully finished with recessed lighting and tile throughout, wet bar, and an original 276 bottle wine cellar naturally cooled built into the ground under the front porch. The yard is truly a resort style private oasis with a built in heated inground pool, stone outdoor grill area with stainless steel BBQ, single burner storage drawers, built in refrigerator, and custom carved onsite stone sink. Truly a unique entertainers paradise surrounded by nature. The detached garage is being used as a gym with rubber flooring and can easily be converted back if need be. There is also a large (approx 300 sq.ft.) heated storage space under the new addition with access from the basement & from the outside. (not crawl space approx.5'6" high). This home is unmatched by no other, enjoy generous living space, and tranquility, all within close proximity to Manhattan, transportation, shopping, and great restaurants.
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