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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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  • 3 August Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,680,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3152139
    beautiful luxury house in Old Westbury, include huge underground fish pond by the front door entry, huge swimming pool in the back yard with full bathroom and hot steam sauna , full BBQ stove equipment and refrigerator, 2 cars parking garage
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 1 Bridle Path Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,580,000
    7 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3087569
    This Stately Brick Custom Built Colonial Home Designed Utilizing Feng Shui Elements. This Home Features 7 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths With 2 Master Suites, Amenities Include Custom Walk In Closets, Radiant Heated Floors, Marble/Granite Bathrooms With Jetted Tubs. Architectural Moldings, Coffered Ceilings, And Honduras Mahogany Doors. Picturesque Parklike Flat Backyard Includes Heated Chemical Free Ion Pool, Gazebo And Soccer Field. This Is A Must See To Appreciate All The Details Of This Stunning Home!
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 2 Partridge Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,495,000
    7 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3177400
    Old Westbury. Charming Contemporary Sitting on Over 4 Acres in The Heart of Old Westbury. This 7-Bedroom, 6.5-Bath Home Features An Open Floor Plan, With Generous Sized Rooms, Tons of Natural Light Shining Through Walls of Glass, Dramatic Entry Foyer With High Ceilings & 2nd Floor Balconies, And Incredible Flow. With Travertine Marble Staircases & Columns, First Floor Master Suite With His & Hers Custom Walk In Closets, Inground Saltwater Pool, And Tennis Court, This Home is Sure To Please!
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  • 7 Mansion Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,475,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3146646
    Breathtaking Brick Colonial with 5 bedrooms &5.5 bath sits on 2.5 bucolic acres. A Grand Entry leads to a perfect layout , a 2 story living room w/fireplace, den, w/fireplace & bar for entertaining, chefs EIK, sunroom, formal dining room, br, bath, & office. Up to a master ste/fireplace and marble bath, 3 br, 2 baths. Lower level has a game room, gym, , bath, wine room.Inground pool & waterfall, putting green, bocce court and tennis court complete this exquisite parklike property. Generator
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  • 161 Old Westbury Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,299,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4936.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3176267
    Tax Grievance approved. 2019/20 Taxes will be $45, 089.47 and 2020/21 taxes expected to be $37, 000.This Elegant Brick Colonial with 5 Bedrooms and 5 1/2 Bathrooms sits on 2 Gated Acres in Old Westbury. A 2 Story Foyer with Grand Staircase offers a warm welcome into this stately 2009 Home. The Kitchen features Top of the Line Appliances and a Large Granite Island, and the fully enclosed Sunroom offers spectacular Park-like views. The Master Suite features 2 Walk-In Closets and Luxurious Bathroom.
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  • 159 Bacon Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,199,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3175098
    Set behind Gated Courtyard Entry, This Fabulous Old Westbury Colonial features Elegant & Dramatic Living Room w Soaring Ceiling/Fpl, Formal DiningRm, Dbl Story Den w Fpl, Spacious Chef's kitchen w Top Of Line Appliances, 1st & 2nd Flr MasterBed, 2ndFlr Den & Patio. Deep Set Back Property is Paradise w IG Pool, Jacuzzi/Waterfall, BIBBQ/Kitchen, Outdr TV, Coy Pond, Baci SD#2. Incredible Value w LOW TAXES
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  • 7 Forte Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,199,000
    8 Bedrooms 7 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3119447
    Grand Manor Home On Over 2 Park-Like Acres, Former Fortunoff Estate . Luxurious Workmanship & Classically Inspired Architecture 10000 Sqft, Renovated & Restored. Generous Entertaining Spaces. Stately Reception Hall W/Dome Paneled Staircase, Grand Living Room, Baronial-Sized Fdr, Chef's Kitchen, Total Of 8 Brs, And 7.5 Bths, Movie Theater, 8 Fireplaces. Owner grieved their taxes and successfully reduced them for 2020- Amount TBA ASAP!
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  • 2 Saint Andrews Ct Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $2,195,000
    4 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3167963
    If you love the majesty and romance of Long Island’s “Golden Age” estates, with their grand mansions and sprawling arboretum-like acreage, but are seeking something more manageable in size, then this magnificent four-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath home, ensconced on over two spectacular acres, may be the answer to your dreams. Providing charm and beauty like that of Old Westbury Gardens (a museum estate built in 1906), only a few thousand feet away, it additionally offers new millennial state-of-the-art amenities and a light and airy style so desirable today. Located on a gentle rise off a winding cul-de-sac court in Old Westbury, it is in the heart of Long Island’s fabled “Gold Coast. Long a popular area for Manhattan’s magnates and luminaries, Old Westbury is just 30 minutes by railway or highway from Manhattan plus Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. Conveniently located near parks and museums, it is just a short drive from fine dining, premier shopping, country clubs, miles of public equestrian trails, polo club, yacht clubs, universities, and beaches. Approached through grand iron gates, electronically controlled, and up a winding drive to a spacious circular courtyard, this stunning 2003 brick Colonial offers a continental, if not royal presence with gables accented by dentil moldings, coined corners, and a metal-roof turret. An imposing portico frames a romantic arched double-door entry accented by floral carvings, which are echoed in its leaded-glass side and transom lights. Set back on two acres of masterfully designed landscaping that create the illusion of being a much larger property, this magical residence is the quintessential entertainer’s paradise. A walkway from the front courtyard wends its way past estate fencing to an immense rear paving-stone patio that enfolds a large Roman-style, Gunite, saltwater pool with attached spa and waterfall, all surrounded by flowering shrubs, specimen plantings, and a backdrop of lush towering trees. At one end, an expansive raised bluestone terrace, extending the width of the house, includes an outdoor kitchen with built-in grill and refrigerator. It overlooks the pool and beyond to stone walls and massive steps ascending to the enchanting upper lawn. The home’s interior is no less impressive beginning with its bright and sparkling two-story foyer. Featuring radiant-heated white marble floors and a graceful bridal staircase with filigree balustrade, it proffers massive crown molding and fielded-panel wainscoting that flow through a wide archway into a sunny formal dining room. Sunlight entering through a Palladian window dances across the inlaid oak floors in this banquet-sized space. French doors open into the kitchen. The rear foyer leads to the spectacular two-story living room flooded with sunny views of the rear property through three sets of French doors beneath a soaring Palladian-style window. Offering inlaid oak floors and a second-floor balcony, this inviting gathering place invites you to sit and relax in front of a large fireplace with overmantel television flanked by built-in bookcases. Also accessed from the living room and rear foyer, the delightful and spacious French Country kitchen is a cook’s delight with extensive granite-topped cabinetry and generous center island with seating, wine cooler, prep sink, and an integrated Miele dishwasher. A second Miele dishwasher adjoins an undermount double sink beneath a large bow window, ideal for potted herb garden. Additional appliances include a huge refrigerator/freezer with two doors and four drawers, a six-burner-and-griddle Viking cooktop with pot filler, double-oven, warming drawer, and General Electric microwave. Beautiful porcelain floors flow into a sunny breakfast alcove overlooking the pool while arched French doors open to the patio and outdoor kitchen. Off the rear foyer, a hall, with powder room and closet, leads to a sunny and spacious guest suite on the right, with large bay window, oak floors, and charming full bath, and an impressive cherry-paneled study on the left. This roomy retreat boasts a coffered ceiling, built-in cabinetry, a cozy gas fireplace, plus arched French doors opening to the rear patio. Accessed from the foyer, the full finished basement includes a comfortable home theater, a full bath with shower, a storage and utility area, mudroom opening to the attached, heated three-car garage, and, on the other side of the house, access to wide steps leading to the patio and pool area. On the second floor, off the hallway balcony overlooking the living room, the palatial master suite, in a wing of its own, will enfold you with serene luxury, from its spacious bedroom with study alcove, backlit tray ceiling, built-ins with electric fireplace, and balcony overlooking the pool (a perfect spot for morning coffee), to its two walk-in closets, and a French Country spa-like bath with two vanities, dressing table, whirlpool tub, steam shower, and water closet. Also, on this level are stairs to a walk-up third floor attic, a laundry room with high-end washer and dryer, and two delightful sunny bedrooms sharing a designer bath with twin vanity and glass-enclosed tub/shower. Pristine inside and out, this amazing home appears new yet radiates a timeless charm melded seamlessly with all the amenities so sought after today. All it needs for a fairy tale ending is you.
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 51 Valley Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,999,800
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3020276
    Beautiful Modern Mid Century 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath At The End Of A Cul-De-Sac Overlooking Secluded Lush Landscaping With Ig Gunite Pool. Feels Like Vermont!! Spacious First Floor Master Suite With Access To Lower Level. Relax By The Pool And Enjoy The View From Your Brick Patio. Ideal Location Close To Expressway, College's, Restaurants And Shopping. Jericho Schools.
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 107 Wheatley Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,998,000
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3075343
    Feel At Peace With Nature In This 5 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Colonial With Jericho Schools, Gourmet Eat In Kitchen W/Floor To Ceiling Windows Over Looking A Peaceful Back Yard, Master Suite W/Fire Place And Master Bath, Family Room W/Fire Place, Great Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Library/ Office, Finished Basement. Too Many Things To Mention. This Is A Great Home!
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
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