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Pound Ridge, NY —
Pound Ridge, God’s County

Pound Ridge is the smallest town in Westchester County and is often referred to as God's County because of it's picturesque country setting. Weekenders and full time residents alike are drawn to it's open space and small close knit community. In the 1930s, Hiram Halle, a New York inventor and businessman, moved to Pound Ridge and began restoring houses damaged by the British during the Revolution. The real estate attracted actors, writers, artists and musicians seeking a getaway from Manhattan. Benny Goodman, among the first of them, was so enraptured that he wrote a song titled “Pound Ridge”. Residents have included celebrities like the Bush White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, the actor Richard Gere and the newscaster Tom Brokaw.

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99 Moseman Avenue, Katonah (Somers), NY

Take a serene drive up your private drive past your pond to Pine Hill, your own private retreat on over 16 park-like acres. This is a magical setting to entertain and make memories with family and friends. The mature landscaping adds to the beauty of this estate and includes colorful birds aplenty. The architectural grandeur of this luxurious home is custom with soaring ceilings, beautiful wood details inside and out, and 19 stained glass windows. Every room offers amazing vistas of the property. With almost 10,000sf of living space in the main residence that includes a separate apartment in the above grade finished basement with separate entrance, there is ample space for the resort living right at home with all the amenities. The 3-bedroom guest cottage has its own privacy with property views. This special property has been in the family for generations and offers the perfect setting for celebrations big and small including weddings and offered to the market for the first time in many decades.

Dixon Road, Carmel (Kent), NY

Build your dream home on this wooded lot offering complete privacy and spectacular water views overlooking the West Branch Reservoir. Beautiful stone walls border property. Conveniently hike through scenic trails on your own property and enjoy close proximity to the hamlet of Carmel, offering a charming business district with great history, and nearby The Sedgewood Club, if you enjoy golf and tennis. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Carmel has been a popular vacation spot for city dwellers who appreciate the area's beautiful lakes, reservoirs and rural charm that offers so many summer and winter activities. Great location approximately 90 minutes from NYC. Dirt driveway to property is on Dixon Rd through easement access over NYC land. Must make appointment to walk property.

246 Salem Road, Pound Ridge, NY

Welcome home to bucolic Pound Ridge known for its sense of community & sought after by many who know its hidden charm. This turn-key renovated colonial has many great amenities to enjoy inside & out. With spectacular seasonal views of the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation and amazing private outdoor space, this home has heated 18' x 36' gunite pool w/bluestone patio, mature lush gardens, stone walkways & large lawn area. The interior also amazes w/an exceptional floor plan, soaring two-story cathedral ceiling in foyer w/walnut floor inlay, mud room, large Chef's kitchen, breakfast room & more. The finished walkout basement offers additional multi-use living space (entertainment area, office, gym, full bath, and add'l bedroom). Full house generator, deer fencing, new roof, & hardwood floors throughout are a few amenities that add to its attraction. Minutes to Jean Georges' Inn at Pound Ridge, local golf courses, nearby hiking trails, & numerous local attractions. Approximately 1hr from NYC.
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