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1896 Eclectic

Port Washington Heights
Port Washington, New York 11050

Front view
Front view
The "Grande Dame of Port Washington Heights"
Crafted of stucco which proudly wears the patina of age, this elegant three story home offers 6 BRs/3.55 baths, all with hardwood floors & high ceilings and is a home of many rooms and refinements, entirey adaptable to 21st century living. Magnificent .55 acre lot. Garage w/legal apartment above. 38 mins. to NYC.
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Exterior Looking to Side Garden
Exterior Looking to Side Garden
Broad porches provide the perfect perch from which to admire the gardens
Front Porch Looking East
Front Porch Looking East
Grand entrance set back from front porch
Exquisite Gardens
Exquisite Gardens
Sited on a generous half acre, the house is surrounded by magnificent gardens including a great lawn to the west and a "secret" garden beyond the porte cochere to the east
Leaded Glass Window
Leaded Glass Window
One of many period details found throughout the home
Great Lawn
Great Lawn
The Great Lawn to the west, accessed by the large, covered side porch, is rimmed with continuously blooming perennials.
Secret Garden
Secret Garden
Tucked off the east side of the property and tucked into the landscape, the Secret Garden can be viewed from the front porch through the porte cochere.
Living Room
Living Room
Oversized Living Room with wood burning fireplace and both eastern and northern exposures opens to the grand covered side porch.
Entry Hall
Entry Hall
Entry hall boasts exquisite hand-inlaid herringbone floors and handsome stairway with hand-carved spindles, built-in bench w/candle stand and powder room tucked beneath, leads to two upper levels of living space
Formal Dining Room
Formal Dining Room
Formal Dining Room with wood paneling is anchored by wood burning fireplace. Adjacent to butler's pantry.
Bedrooms 6
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 4,750
Stories 3
Acres 0.6
Lot Size 200 x 120


  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Carport
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Oil Heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Plaster Walls
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Wrap-Around Porch
  • 38 mins to NYC
  • Beach Assn' possibility
  • Legal Apt. above garage
  • Magnificent gardens
  • Oversized 2 car garage

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Built in 1896 and sited on just over .5 acre of lush landscaped property, the home is one of the oldest continuously occupied residences on the Cow Neck Peninsula.

Crafted of stucco which proudly wears the patina of age, the house represents the apotheosis of the design sensibility at the turn of the 20th century with an emphasis on hand hewn elements.

Framed by broad front & side porches endowing providing the perfect perch from which to admire the magnificent great lawn, the house also features a Porte Cochère leading to an enchanting secret garden and 2-car garage with legal living quarters above.

6 generous bedrooms (2 with fireplaces) include Master with dressing room. The third floor offers a large room ideal for recreation, home office or gym. A home of many rooms & refinements, entirely adaptable to comfortable 21st century living, the house offers 4 fireplaces, burnished hardwood floors (several in an inlaid herringbone pattern), and high ceilings throughout its 3 stories.

27 Reid Avenue: Extra Features

Centrally located in beautiful Port Washington Heights.

Hansdome Front Stairway w/ handcarved spindles extends to all three levels and features integrated bench w/candlestand and powder room tucked beneath.

First level includes gracious entry foyer, Formal Living Room & Dining Room each w/wood burning fireplace, front parlor, large eat-in kitchen, butler's pantry, two half baths and laundry/mudroom with back entrance.

Second Stairway from Butler's Pantry to second level.

Many original details include herringbone and parquet floors, leaded glass windows.

Legal living quarters above 2+-car garage.

38 minutes to NYC.

Archived in September, 2012

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