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Listing 13 out of 137
Sold for $4,000,000 Sold

40 Washington Spring Road
Palisades, NY 10964

4 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
4,000 sq ft; lot: 0.79 acres - MLS# 4821257
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Sold for $4,000,000 on Sep 28, 2018


Ivy House. A romantic ivy clad home w/extraordinary views of Hudson River from every room & enchanting gardens w/brick patios/footpaths, a fountain, greenhouse & a glamorous pool w/cabana house - all overlooking the Hudson. Home was designed by noted architect & Snedens resident Eric Gugler, to maximize light & natural breezes throughout. Gugler was engaged by FDR to design the West Wing of the White House. Ivy House has distinctive use of wrought iron ornamentation in its balconies reminiscent of old New Orleans & a time gone by. The property has a storied Snedens Landing history. Originally the site of Robert Snedens' house. Previously occupied by actress Brenda Forbes, who worked w/many Snedens residents fr Noel Coward, Catherine Cornell, Laurence Olivier & good friends w/Katherine Hepburn who frequented Ivy House at Thanksgiving. Bright & spacious w/numerous doors & windows, it offers a 2 car garage & a separate stand alone 4 car garage. Intriguing, private & special! 25 mins NYC.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Home
  • Listing Status: Sold
  • Listing Price: $4,000,000
  • County/Area: Rockland County
  • Zip Code: 10964
  • Year Built: 1953
  • School District: South Orangetown
  • Elementary School: Cottage Lane, Tappan Zee, Wo Schaefer
  • Middle School: South Orangetown Middle School
  • High School: Tappan Zee
  • Sq.Ft.: 4,000 sq ft
  • Style: Colonial
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Full Baths: 4
  • Basement: Partial
  • Fireplace: 3
  • Lot Size: 0.79 acres
  • Baths: 4
  • View: Yes, See Amenities
  • Waterfront: Yes, See Water Access YN
  • Area: Orangetown
  • Air Conditioning: Central
  • Amenities: 1st Floor Bedrm, Balcony, Cathedral/Vaulted/High Ceiling, Close To Bus, Eat In Kitchen, Fenced Yard, Formal Dining Room, Foyer, Hardwood Floors As Seen, Patio, Porch, Privacy, River Views, Tennis, View, Walk In Closet, Water Access, Workshop
  • Attic Description: Unfinished
  • Garbage: Private
  • Hamlet: Palisades
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Base Board
  • Heating Zones Numof: 3
  • Hotwater: Gas Stand Alone
  • Lot Description: Corner Lot, Historic District, Level, Partly Wooded, Sloping, Stone/Brick Wall
  • Lot Size Area SQFT: 34412
  • Parking: 2 Car Detached, 4+ Car Detached
  • Selling Agent: Non Member-Mls
  • Selling Office: Non-Member MLS
  • Sewer Description: Septic
  • Siding Description: Block, Masonry
  • Street Type: Public
  • Tax Amount: 39358
  • Tax Source: Municipality
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Rooms Finished: 8
  • Water Access YN: Yes
  • Water Description: Municipal
  • Year Built Exception: Estimated
  • Sold Date: 2018-09-28 00:00:00
Courtesy of Ellis Sotheby's Intl Realty

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46 South Broadway - Nyack, NY 10960

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