Price Reduction - Waterfront
859 Forest Avenue, Rye, NY
$ 13,995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#H6183044
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityRye
  • AreaRye City
  • NeighborhoodRye
  • Zip10580
  • StyleColonial,Estate
  • Year Built1917
  • Taxes$ 131997
  • Price$ 13,995,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms8
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage8800
  • Lot Size2.82 Acres
Data Source:
Hudson Gateway MLS (HGMLS)
Property Description

Extraordinary waterfront estate graces nearly 3 acres with 470' of water frontage, 104' private sandy beach, pool and deep water dock in prestigious Milton Point location. Perched atop a rolling green lawn, this 8,800 sq. ft. Georgian Colonial provides 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and exudes Gatsby-era elegance and grandeur throughout. This exceptional home showcases great indoor/outdoor entertaining space with French doors from all water facing main level rooms to expansive terraces; wood floors, five fireplaces and exquisite architectural details. Highlights include sophisticated formal rooms, sunroom, office, chef's kitchen and breakfast room with prep kitchen open to family room. Top two floors offer sleeping quarters with sitting room, deck in primary suite and playroom. Lower level provides recreation rooms, spa. Widow's walk showcases panoramic Long Island Sound views. This notable home was built in 1917 by Trowbridge and Livingston, architects of the St. Regis Hotel and Hayden Planetarium, served as the Embassy to Uruguay in the 1960's and housed one of the first privately owned tennis bubbles in the 70's.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Milton School Elementary School Rye Middle School Rye High School
Price History
5/10/2022 Listed $14,995,000
9/15/2022 7% - $13,995,000

General Features

Architectural Style Colonial, Estate
Attached Garage Yes
Building Area Units Square Feet
Community Features Park
Construction Materials Brick
Cooling Central Air
Elementary School Milton School
Elementary School District Rye
Exterior Features Balcony, Sprinkler Lawn System, Dock
Garage Spaces, Detached Garage 4.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Garbageremoval Public
Heating Natural Gas, Hot Water
High School Rye High School
High School District Rye
Hot Water Gas Stand Alone
Interior Features 1st Floor Bedrm, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Children Playroom, Dressing Area, Double Vanity, Eat-in Kitchen, Floor to Ceiling Windows, Formal Dining Room, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Home Office
Levels Three Or More
Lot Size Square Feet 122922.00
Middle/Junior High School Rye Middle School
Middle/Junior School District Rye
Numberofheatingzones 6
Other Structures Greenhouse
Patio/Porch Features Deck, Patio, Terrace, Wrap Around
Pool Features Inground Pool
Private Pool Yes
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Tax Annual Amount 131997.00
TaxAssessedValue 120120
Total Rooms 20
Township Rye
View Panoramic, Water
Village None
Waterfront Features Beach Front, Water Access, Waterfront

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Atticdescription Finished, Full, Walkup
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Hardwood
Total Fireplaces 5
Window Features Oversized Windows, Skylight(s)

Exterior Features

Lot Features Private
Lot Size Acres 2.8200
Lot Size Area 2.8200
Lot Size Source Other
Lot Size Units Acres
Parking Features Attached, 4+ Car Attached, Driveway
Water Source Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 10580

AVG $3.32M
AVG $39,204
AVG 214
Year Built
AVG 1965
AVG 32
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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