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About Old Westbury

According to Forbes and Newsweek magazines, Old Westbury is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest suburbs in the country and has been a popular place for the elite to build their grand residences for two centuries. Conveniently located at the southern edge of what is known as Long Island’s “Gold Coast,” it is just a little over a half-hour commute to Manhattan via train or Northern Parkway and Long Island Expressway. Its 8.6 square miles of rolling wooded hills create a sense of country and an ideal place to tuck away secluded estates ranging from two acres to hundreds of acres. Long known as an equestrian’s paradise, it still has miles of public riding trails, a horse farm, and polo grounds. Its population is about 4,200 residents and about 1000 families. There is no business center to the village, but residents are only a few minutes from outstanding shopping, dining, boating, cultural venues, and award-winning hospitals. It is the home to three institutions of higher learning and two country-club golf courses.

Once upon a time, this fabled village of Old Westbury, repeatedly featured today in film and television productions for its opulent lifestyle, was, three centuries ago, the site of a very humble and bucolic existence. About 40 sprawling, self-sufficient farms, owned by a community of Quakers, with just a few businesses (blacksmith, grist mill, general store, and a dye and carpet factory), lived very contentedly from the mid-seventeenth to the late nineteenth century.

After the Civil War and the arrival of the railway, the farms were gradually sold to York City’s elite families, like the Phipps’s, Whitney’s, Vanderbilt’s, and Goodyear’s. They were drawn to these rolling wooded hillsides and open meadows, just 35 minutes from the city, where they could enjoy their equestrian sports such as horse racing, fox hunting, and polo. And so, they transformed the farms into magnificent estates with grand, sprawling manors reminiscent of European palaces.

With the construction of parkways on Long Island, and the demand for cheaper housing for returning service men and women after World War II, the face of Old Westbury was once again transformed. With rising land prices and taxes, the grand estate owners began to sell or bequeath their land to developers and institutions. Partially in Old Westbury, Long Island University Post was purchased from the Post estate, and named after the cereal inventor, Charles W. Post. The 530-acre Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney estate was sold to a developer who then sold 190 acres with the mansion to men creating the Old Westbury Golf and Country Club, and the remaining acreage turned into The New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury and the Seversky Conference Center. The SUNY College at Old Westbury was originally “Broad Hollow,” the estate of industrialist, philanthropist, and renowned equestrian, F. Ambrose Clark.

One of the remaining estates is the 100-acre estate, “Westbury,” built for John S. Phipps, heir to the U. S. Steel fortune, and his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps, of the Grace Shipping Company family in England. It was one of several homes that they owned and only lived there from September to January every year. Known today as Old Westbury Gardens, it has one of the most beautiful gardens in the world and is a very popular estate museum on Long Island. It was opened to the public by the Phipps’s daughter, Margaret Phipps Boegner, who lived there until she died in 2006 at 99 years old. This amazing gift to the public from the Phipps gives everyone who visits the opportunity to experience the opulence and grandeur of the Long Island’s “Golden Age”.

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  • 50 Rolling Hill Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $3,475,000
    6 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3098826
    Old Westbury. Spectacular New Construction Gem In The Heart Of Old Westbury. This Stately 6-Bedroom, 5.5-Bath Home Is Set On Over 2 Flat Beautiful Acres Of Landscaped Lawns. With Its Own Captivating Character, The Home Features An Open Layout With Lots Of Natural Light Shining Throughout, All High-End Appliances & Finishes Throughout, Guest Quarters, Eat In Kitchen With Butler Pantry And Plenty More!!
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  • 15 Horseshoe Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $3,250,000
    6 Bedrooms 7 Full Baths 2 Half Baths
    Single Family For Sale NEW ML# 3107940
    Award-Winning Architectural Masterpiece Created By Renowned Architect Norman Jaffe. This Work Of Art Was Chosen One Of The Best Houses In America In 1979.Located In Prestigious Stone Arches. This Unique And Elegant Stone And Redwood 2-Story Contemporary Has Been Completely Updated. Set On Two Breathtaking Acres With Incredible Pool And Entertainment Area. Jericho Sd.
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  • 46 Morgan Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $3,250,000
    6 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 7000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3104710
    Iconic, Masterpiece Home, Designed By Bob Madey, Situated On 2+ Secluded Acres, Accessed Via A Long Tree-Lined Driveway, Abundant With Specimen Trees Construction Is Connecticut Fieldstone With Cedar Roof And Fascia--All Bluestone Steps And Patios. There Are 6-7 Convertible Bedrooms/Home Office With Conference Room, 7 ? Bathrooms, And Four Wood-Burning Fire Places Framed By Custom Crafted Mantels. A Must See!
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    03/24/2019 - 03/24/2019 1:00pm-3:00pm
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  • 116 Bacon Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $3,195,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 2978137
    Two Homes And Pool On Almost 4 Professionally Landscaped Acres. Old Westbury Spectacular Historic Colonial Completely Updated And Renovated And New Guest House Both With Today's Luxury Amenities.
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  • 102 Wheatley Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,999,999
    7 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 2 Half Baths Sq. Ft. 6400.00:#
    Misc For Sale ML# 3090374
    Handsome Gates Open To Colorful Gardens As You Approach This Young Extraordinary European Inspired Residence. A Refreshing, Unique Design, This 6400 Sqft Home Offers A Luxurious Lifestyle Complete With Smart House Technology, State Of The Art Amenities, Unparalleled Quality, Details With An Open Floor Plan Thats Ideal For Entertaining.1st & 2nd Flr Mastersuite, 1st & 2nd Flr Den, 6/7 Bedrms W Private Baths, Chef's Kitchen, Garage Can House Up To 4 Cars, 11'Ci In Lower Level.2 Quiet Acres, Jericho Sd#15
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  • 2 Partridge Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,995,000
    7 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 8700.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3096878
    Contemporary 7 Bdrm/7 Bth Is Your New Equestrian Home Or Private Gateway. 8, 700 Sf With Open Floor Plan, Dramatic Entry With Bronze Doors, Travertine Marble Staircase And Columns And Soaring Ceilings. Abundant Natural Light Entering The Through Walls Of Glass. Master Suite Incl. Marble Spa W/Jetted Bath, Sauna & Custom His And Her's Walk-In Closets. With Over 4 Acres Of Land, This Property Is Complete W/Salt Water Pool, Tennis Court And More. Featured In Commercials, Music Videos & Photoshoots.
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    03/24/2019 - 03/24/2019 1:00pm-3:00pm
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  • 2 Arborfields Ct Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,749,000
    6 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3062085
    Completed New Construction High Quality Luxury Home In Old Westbury - Jericho Schools. This Grand All Brick Colonial Stands On 2.36 Acres In A Private Cul-De-Sac. High Ceilings, Radiant Heat, Security Cameras, Gas Heat And Cooking, Sewers Plus 3-Car Garage Are Just Some Of The Amenities. 6 Bedrooms, Two Master Suites, 1st Floor And 2nd Floor. Close To Expressway, Shopping, Golf, And Airports. Be First To Live Here And Enjoy The Lifestyle And Location. Move Right Into This Magnificent New Home.
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  • 6 Quaker Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,680,000
    6 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 2 Half Baths Sq. Ft. 7847.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3091855
    Beautiful Luxury Home Just Renovated Years Ago With Best Quality Material, Spectacular 5472 Sq Ft Custom Home With Outdoor Pool And Tennis Court, Entertainment Area W Dance Floor, Huge Deck On The 2nd Floor, New Roof, New Wood Floor, All Newly Renovated Bathroom, Best Location Of Old Westbury, Sd#2, Beautiful Setting, A Must See....
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  • 3 Applegreen Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,650,000
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3097141
    Old Westbury. Stunning 5 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Hgtv Inspired Dream Home On 2+ Acres Of Park-Like Private Property Backing Old Westbury Golf And Cc Huge, Eik W/ A Double Sided Stone Fpl, Custom Cabinetry, Granite Countertops, State Of The Art Ss Appliances, Gas Cooking. Huge, Open Floor Plan Living And Dining Room, Full Length Windows Flow To Double French Patio Doors, 2 Dens; 1 W/Custom Full Bar, Master Suite W/Picturesque Windows, 2 Walk-In Closets And Balcony, In-Ground, Heated Pool, Pool House.
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  • 1 Copperfield Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,599,900
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3093214
    Spectacular Contemporary, 5 Br, 5 1/2 Bath, Home On A Cul-De-Sac In Prestigious Old Westbury. Sprawling Layout Of Rooms With Country Club Grounds. Perfect Home For A Large Family That Will Exceed All Your Expectations. Low Taxes And Owners Are Motivated To Hear Offers.
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