Estate of the Day: $19.8 Million Classic Mansion in Bedford, New York


Upon approaching the pillared, gated entry to 888 Old Post Road, the storied significance of the locale suggests the opulent lifestyle ensconced within its 72 private acres ($19,888,000). Arrive within one hour or less driving time from the center of New York City. This magnificent estate features a 12,000 square foot, European-inspired residence designed by Ralph Mackin. Few properties compare, still fewer offer this level of luxury. Classical proportions and refined detail blend grandeur and intimacy, sophistication and relaxed simplicity. Comprising 17 rooms, this magnificent property lends itself to entertaining in the sumptuous, sun-filled reception rooms while offering owners an outstanding level of comfort ~ perfect for intimate gatherings or grand celebrations. The separate, distinct indoor tennis facility on the property is convenient for the owner and visiting guests. This facility is one of a handful of private courts available within a fifty-mile radius of New York City. The fully-equipped tennis pavilion includes lounge seating, kitchen, bath and changing room. The outdoor “quick-dry” court complete with cabana, is the perfect venue for three season volleying. A spacious, cozy two bedroom guest house, glistening pool, lushly landscaped gardens, walking trails, and the Beaver Dam Trout Creek complete this property. The discerning buyer will appreciate this extraordinarily-appointed estate; unique in its appeal to the tennis enthusiast, outdoorsman or angler. This offering is undeniably the opportunity of a lifetime.


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