The Chapel Hill Mansion in Riverdale, New York, for sale
Built in 1928 and recently restored, this museum like mansion covers a total of 15,000 square feet, the apogee of a 2.3 acre property. It comprises 7 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and three half bathrooms, silver and gold leaf garnishing the ceilings, limestone walls in the grand foyer, marble floors in the master suite, imported from the Vatican and an array of contemporary amenities.
The restoration process had lasted for a whopping 25 years in total, but the outcome is simply staggering. Each room has had its ceilings gilded, was decorated and designed by the artisans of the Plaza Hotel through a process that had lasted for around 4 years. In addition, the architects have also brought chandeliers from the same Plaza Hotel. The entire woodwork throughout the house, the main staircase and many of the interior decorations were handcrafted from imported French walnut.
The array of fixtures is highlighted by the 6 original handcarved marble fireplaces, which can be found all over this magnificent home. And if it comes to entertainment, Chapel Hill Mansion prevails – it sports a terrace with Hot Tub, conservatory, sauna and gym. Outside, there’s a garage which can accommodate up to 12 cars, a superb pool and heated driveway.
Listed for $13,588,000, the Chapel Hill Mansion is truly a pinnacle of opulence, sharing superb amenities, top notch entertainment features, stunning accommodation and breathtaking hill top views of New York City.