6 Lookout Avenue, Lawrence Park, Bronxville Village, NY
This 19th century family home is located in Lawrence Park, originally Bronxville’s famed artist’s colony is now one of its most distinguished addresses. The house is ideally located close to the school, library, village and train. The corner lot is .34 acre with both front and rear driveways and a large, flat side and back yard. The house, dating from 1892, is built around a magnificent double-height great room that was originally an artist’s studio. It features a large north-facing window, built in bookcases that wrap around one corner of the room, a bay window facing the front of the property and a cozy fireplace tucked under the stairway. This is the gracious heart of the home and provides a very comfortable family room while also serving as an ideal venue for entertaining.
The entry foyer features a second fireplace and opens onto the living room which is surrounded on both sides with windows that fill the house with sunlight. Glass-paned doors open to the dining room with French doors leading to an outdoor dining terrace. The eat-in-kitchen, adjacent to the dining room, leads to another terrace with a large seating area and barbecue grill. A stunning patio is just steps down from the terrace and is surrounded by the large flat back yard.
There is a master bedroom and second bedroom on the second floor and a large bedroom and smaller bedroom on the third floor. The basement, a portion of which is above ground, features an office/art studio (which could be used as a playroom) with door leading to the back driveway and garage. It also includes a half bath, laundry room and storage.
This sun-filled 3,250 square foot house with two large outdoor dining areas and a large corner yard is perfect for a family that enjoys indoor/outdoor living and the special ambience of the Lawrence Park Hilltop, Bronxville’s most celebrated family neighborhood. "Walkscore.com" gives 6 Lookout a score of 90 out of 100, describes it as a "walker's paradise" and states that it is a "6 minute walk" to the train.