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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 Trusdale Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,875,000
    $1,799,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSEPRICE REDUCED ML# 3164210
    Captivating 5BR, Cedar/Stone Custom Contemporary. Soaring Ceilings & An Open Floor Plan Provide The Ideal Setting For Entertaining. Located On A Superb Cul-De-Sac Street On 2 Acres In Jericho SD. The Beautiful Picturesque Landscaped Property Enhance The Pool & Cabana. Great Price! Great Location! Great Property!
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
    Upcoming Open House
    01/19/2020 - 01/19/2020 2:30pm-4:00pm
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  • 242 Store Hill Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,750,000
    7 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 5728.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3182137
    Located in the Village of Old Westbury, this newly renovated nearly 6000 sq ft mansion sits on 3.03 flat and usable acres. It offers 7 large bedrooms with 5.5 new baths, including a large en suite on the main floor , along with a master bedroom upstairs with his and her dressing rooms, steam room and a balcony. It has a 2 yr old roof and a 1 yr old heating unit. New gourmet chefs kitchen.Jericho Schools. Taxes are being grieved. This house awaits your imagination and personal touches!!
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
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    01/19/2020 - 01/19/2020 2:30pm-4:00pm
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  • 26 Rolling Hill Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,690,000
    Land For Sale ML# 3186794
    LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! 2 Acres flat land in Jericho School.
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  • 21 Campo Cir Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,688,818
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 2 Half Baths Sq. Ft. 4280.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3130834
    One of a kind custom built home completely gutted and redone in 2010. Expertly built with German windows , custom radiant-heated Versace tiled floors throughout, Oak hardwood floors in the bedrooms. All doors are custom built and imported from Italy. Huge custom kitchen with high end appliances - Subzero fridge , Wolf stove top, double GE stainless steel oven, Asko dishwasher. Huge center island! Extra large and relaxing M Bedroom with huge walk in closet & steam shower in Master Bath
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  • 16 Rolling Hill Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,680,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4300.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3189044
    5 Bed Brick Colonial Exquisitely Set On Top Of Rolling Green Lawns. Gracious Flow Throughout With Custom Designed Gourmet Kitchen, Den With Fireplace, Formal Living And Dining Room. Luxury Master Suite With Sitting Room. IG Gunite Heated Pool. 2 Car Garage. 2 Acres. Jericho School District.
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  • 4 Waverly Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,649,999
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3158329
    Stately Custom Brick Center Hall Colonial. Impeccable 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bth Home on 2+ Acres, Featuring A Grand Foyer With Gorgeous Custom Staircase, Elegant Formal Dining & Living room. Beautiful Wood & Tile Floors Throughout. Very Large Eat in Kitchen, Master Bed w/fireplace & En-suite Bath. Magnificent Yard w/spacious Patio, IG Pool, 2 Car Garage and full finished Basement. A Lot of Upgrades Have Been Done - New Roof, New Gutters, New Sky dome. Priced To Sell, Motivated Seller - Make An Offer.
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  • 3 Stone Arch Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,599,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3180076
    2.375 Acres in Stone Arches. Jericho School District. Original 1979 Contemporary with large, expansive rooms. Master bedroom suite on the 1st floor. Huge deck off the kitchen overlooking the yard and In-Ground pool.
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    Upcoming Open House
    01/26/2020 - 01/26/2020 12:00pm-4:00pm
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  • 18 Linden Ln Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,560,000
    5 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3160272
    The first floor has 2 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, a full bath, and beautiful kitchen which was recently renovated a year ago. The second floor has 4 bedrooms, each bedroom on the second floor has a separate closet + separate balcony + separate bathroom. Fully finished basement with separate entry, sauna room, bathroom, and a brand new bar. Spacious sunroom, the private parking garage can fit 2 trucks, Plus extra parking lot in the front. Huge 2-acre lot gives you all the recreation space.
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  • 22 Old Westbury Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,499,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 6000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3095572
    This Outstanding And Unique Country Style Colonial Is One-Of-A-Kind And Has Been Featured In The New York Times. Within The Award-Winning E. Williston/Wheatley Schools, This Beauty Boasts Grand-Sized Entertainment Rooms, State Of Art Kitchen, New Baths, 50' Screened Porch, In-Ground Pool, Amenities Galore, And 4-Car Garage. The Home Sits On 2 Acres Of Flat, Pristine Land. Formerly A Country Farmhouse With Barns, This Home Has Been Renovated To Keep It's Old World Integrity. Generator Included.
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    Upcoming Open House
    01/18/2020 - 01/18/2020 1:00pm-3:00pm
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  • 3 Chestnut Ct Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,498,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 2 Half Baths
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3177176
    Set back on a gorgeous, lush two-acre property, this unique five-bedroom, three-full and two-half bath, brick Tudor may surprise you to know it was built in 2004. With many of the charming elements of houses built in the early Twentieth Century, it creates a warm and nostalgic ambiance with its steep gable and hip roof lines, its casement and arched windows, and an interior with richly stained moldings, wide-plank hardwood floors, spacious gathering places, superb custom artisan embellishments, and massive stone fireplaces - one elegant, one rustic, and one modern. Set far back from a cul-de-sac street serving a total of five luxury properties, it is conveniently located in the southeast corner of Old Westbury. Perfect for commuting to Manhattan via the nearby freeways and train station, it is close to premier shopping, dining, golf, mansion museums, equestrian trails, and renowned hospitals. Enjoying a sense of seclusion, this stately home enjoys a triangular property with a magical pristine woodland on one side and sweeping lawns edged by mature evergreens on the other. A long crushed-stone driveway provides access to an attached three-car garage tucked behind the home providing additional privacy to a spacious level lawn just waiting for you to add a pool and patio to your liking. Impressive doors with circular leaded-glass insets welcome you into a grand, two-story entrance foyer featuring gleaming travertine floors, with inset medallion, richly stained millwork, and a graceful floating staircase ascending beneath a massive arched window to a second-floor balcony. To your right, next to a stunning glass-tile powder room, an elevator awaits to take you to second and basement floors. On the left, past a sunny study and guest closet, you will enter a spacious living room boasting hardwood floors, open-beam vaulted ceiling, and a massive stone fireplace reminiscent of an Adirondack lodge. With closet, plumbing for a wet bar, and French doors to the rear property, it creates a perfect space for entertaining. So does the extraordinary formal dining room that is entered from the rear of the foyer. Superb craftsmanship is exhibited in its Greek key inlaid hardwood floors and its elegant marble fireplace illuminated by a wall of windows and French doors opening to the rear property. The adjoining eat-in-kitchen is a cook’s delight featuring ample furniture-like cherry cabinetry with marble countertop, peninsula with seating, decorative tile and glass backsplash, under-cabinet lighting, and high-end stainless-steel appliances. Hardwood floors flow into the sunny breakfast area with French doors to the rear property and access to the attached three-car garage. Here, stairs descend to the full, finished basement. From the sun-swept second floor balcony the palatial master suite includes an entry hall with access to two walk-in closets, and a spacious master bedroom boasting two dormered sitting nooks, a large arched window, a fireplace, and a luxury marble bath with steam shower, large whirlpool tub beneath an arched window, sitting area, and twin dresser vanity. This level also features a laundry room, a lovely bedroom with bath en suite and large closet, plus two additional bedrooms sharing a hall bath. One bedroom provides attic access. Boasting large sunny rooms, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and ensconced on two magnificent acres convenient to all the North Shore has to offer, this modern interpretation of an English Tudor invites you to let your imagination soar as you transform it into the home of your dreams.
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