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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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  • 8 Knolls Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,899,000
    $1,799,000
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale PRICE REDUCED ML# 3138379
    Priced to Sell! Like New. Low Taxes. Modern Ranch In Diamond Condition in Quiet Cul-De-Sac Location. Move Right In! Brand New All White Chefs Kitchen. Huge Brand New Great Room. New Master Bthrm W Custom Mosaics. 3.5 New Bathrms Throughout.Radiant Heat Throughout Entire 1st Flr. Camera System W 6 Zones. New Roof, New Windows. Fantastic Finished Basement w Guest Rm, Large Plyrm, Office & Laundry Rm w 2 Washers & 2 Dryers. View Virtual Tour!
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  • 21 Campo Cir Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,799,818
    $1,788,818
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 2 Half Baths Sq. Ft. 4280.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSEPRICE REDUCED 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
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
    Upcoming Open House
    12/08/2019 - 12/08/2019 12:30pm-2:00pm
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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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    12/08/2019 - 12/08/2019 12:30pm-2:30pm
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  • 15 Morgan Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,725,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3149407
    Centrally located in the heart of Old Westbury, this 5 Bedroom 3.5 Bath sprawling ranch on over 2 flat, usable acres is an extraordinary home. The elegant foyer with architectural ceiling, applied moldings and custom painted walls flows into a relaxed den. The graceful dining room & sophisticated great room with fireplace are spacious and are perfect for entertaining.Chef's Kitchen with granite countertops and French doors lead to the outdoor kitchen + patio. Wood floors, tennis, Jericho SD #15
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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.
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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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    12/08/2019 - 12/08/2019 12:00pm-4:00pm
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  • 153 Bacon Rd Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,595,000
    4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale SHORT SALE ML# 3161831
    Gorgeous Contemporary House In The Heart Of East Williston School. High Ceilings, Custom Made Kitchen With Lacquered Cabinets & Beautifully Extended Sunroom. Granite, Carpet & Wooden Floors.Master Bedroom With Jacuzzi, Steam Bath And Sauna.Duel Fire Place, Overhead Speaker System.Situated On 2.46 Acres The House Has Ig Pool And Tennis Court.
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 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.
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 12 Carriage Dr Old Westbury, NY 11568
    $1,499,000
    4 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3174737
    Old Westbury. Contemporary house set on 2 flat magnificent acres in the Village of Old Westbury. This 4500 Sq. Ft.house sits at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac. Spacious and open floor plan. Entry foyer, large living room with fireplace, den, dining room, eat-in-kitchen, master suite with bathroom, 3 additional bedrooms, 2 full baths, powder room, laundry room, endless possibilities!
    Call Today: (516) 287-7716, or  Email: Maria Babaev
  • 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 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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