c. 1909 Victorian: Queen Anne
- 1st Floor Bath
- 1st Floor Laundry Room
- Bonus Room
- Breakfast Room
- Dining room
- Living room
- Unfinished Basement
- Master bedroom upstairs
- Built-in Bookcases
- Built-in Cabinets
- Ceiling Fans
- Ceramic Tile
- Wood floors
- Claw-foot Tub(s)
- Sleeping Porch
- Stained Glass Windows
- Steam Radiators
- Coffered Ceiling
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Welcome to 405 Morris Avenue, a 15 room stately Victorian with Queen Anne & Italianate touches & flair. This magnificent home prominently sits on a hill overlooking beautifully maintained grounds. Enter the property through one of two entrances, both flanked with stone pillars.
Upon first glance, you’ll notice massive stone pillars topped with lanterns on either side of the welcoming fanned stone front steps. Intricate Victorian Era exterior architectural details abound including an expansive front porch with bead board ceiling & fan, incorporated gazebo, white columns, ornate brackets, wood balustrade with newel posts, fantastic spandrels, scalloped trim & gable board & an amazing painted glass pediment. The charming porch is the perfect place to enjoy a warm summer’s night & admire the grounds with fine tree specimens, stone walkways & garden walls. The exterior of the home is clapboard with Queen Anne shingling.
The solid wood & stained glass leaded front door is topped by a semi-elliptical fanlight window & is flanked by unique vertical hand painted glass. Guests are welcomed in an impressive front parlor with a carved wood coffered ceiling & two sets of French doors topped with carved pediments that create a lasting impression. Enter the Foyer where the attention to detail continues with a painted ceiling, chandelier with decorative ceiling medallion, plaster walls & stunning original raised panel antique hand painted glass door. Grand Corinthian columns are found on either side of this wonderful door that provides access to a beautiful powder room. The fireplace in the Formal Living Room is stunning with raised panels, sophisticated marble surround & decorative wood mantle & columns. This room features beautiful crown moldings & a hand-painted ceiling border. A French door leads you to a large outdoor covered hot tub.
The spacious kitchen has modern convenience & upgrades including glass mosaic tile back splash, quartz counters, antique Colonial Acorn free-standing nickel & cast iron stove with electric cook top, stainless steel appliances, center island with modern oven underneath, wood cabinets & breakfast area with access to a quaint porch overlooking the side gardens. The Formal Dining Room boasts built-in glass front cabinets, beautiful Chestnut raised paneling topped by elegant shelving, gleaming hardwood floors & an amazing corner cabinet with a gas fireplace creating a wonderful dining ambiance. The staircase leading to the second level features wood banister, spindles, columns & raised paneling.
The Master Suite is located on the 2nd level & boasts a large fireplace with decorative tile surround & wood mantle & is the focal point of this luxurious room.
Luxury continues in the stunning Master Bath with raised Jacuzzi tub, elaborate moldings and tile work, vaulted ceiling, stall shower & beautiful wood vanity topped with marble.
The second level has two additional bedrooms & a hall bath with gleaming ceramic tile floor & walls, glass tile backsplash, marble topped vanity, hand-painted ceiling & a wonderful claw foot tub.
A third level houses two bedrooms plus a newer addition that blends in perfectly with the original architectural style of the home. Upon entering the room you’ll notice the gorgeous rosettes carved into the molding of the doorway. This fantastic room boasts a vaulted & beamed ceiling, five 12 over 12 windows topped by transoms flanked with quarter round circle windows. A half circle window sits at the top of this beautiful wall of windows. A turned wood staircase with decorative design leads you to a cozy open loft area overlooking this fantastic room.
A third floor bathroom boasts a claw foot tub with a beautiful glass tiled wall as a backdrop, a stained glass quarter circle window & glass tile backsplash over a granite topped vanity.
The peaceful rear yard boasts a hot tub, pool, flagstone patio & beautiful gardens and stone landscaping. Just 30 miles outside of Manhattan is a true gem just waiting for you to call home!
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