Riverbend Farm / Bedford Hills / Ginnel

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bedrooms: 7 full baths: 7 half baths: 4 total rooms:14 acreage: 28 sq. feet: 11,000 Riverbend Farm $12,500,000 Bedford, NY agent Muffin Dowdle 382 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, N.Y.

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    Riverbend Farm

    $12,500,000 Bedford, NY

    a g e n tMuffin Dowdle

    382 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, N.Y.

  • Rive rbend Farm

  • Rive rbend Farm

    Riverbend Farm$12,500,000 Bedford, NY

  • iverbend Farm is a magnificent Shingle and Fieldstone Country House spectacularly sited on over 28 park-like acres. Designed by noted architects, Shope, Reno & Wharton, the design is a perfect balance of traditional architecture seamlessly integrated with the most modern amenities. The main residence houses 11,000 square feet of exquisitely finished living space. The con-struction and craftsmanship are superior with keen attention paid to every detail. All rooms are beautifully proportioned, exquisitely ap-pointed and take full advantage of breathtaking property views. The interior is impressive with phenomenal millwork, raised paneling, wide crown moldings, coffered ceilings, European Tischler windows, pocket doors and custom lighting adding architectural and decorative

    Over 28 park-like acres in the heart of Bedfords finest horse country

    Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm


  • ginnel s i i location3Over 28 park-like acres in the heart of Bedfords finest horse country

  • The living room is rich in period detail

    interest. The main residence houses twelve main rooms on three levels.

    Steps lead up to a Covered Porch with stone-floor and beadboard detailing. Two massive doors open to the Entrance Hall. The Entrance Hall has raised paneling, a coat closet and two doors out to the rear terrace. To the right pocket doors open to the stunning Living Room. Finished in rare antique wormy chestnut paneling, the space is warm and inviting. Additional details include a gas fireplace, built-ins, window seats, a coffered ceiling, wideboard floors, backlit cabinetry and a wet bar with hot water dispenser. To the left of the Entry

    Hall, pocket doors open to the Family Room with ceiling beams, stone fireplace and media built-in. The Family Room adjoins the Formal Dining Room. The recessed ceiling is enhanced by dramatic soffit lighting. Both the Dining Room and a Butlers Pantry off of the Family Room provide access to the Kitchen. The Kitchen is a wonderful, func-tional space. Features include Rutt cabinetry, granite countertops, a center island, LED under counter lighting, two sets of French doors to the covered porch. An octagonal Breakfast Room with built-ins is located off of the Kitchen. A rear hall off of the Kitchen provides access to the Formal Powder Room

    Wraparound porches are beautifully detailed

    Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm

  • The distinctive architecture of Reno, Shope & Wharton evokes the great estates of the Golden Age

    The impressive front elevation

    The fully-equipped Guest House overlooks the riding ring

  • The living room is rich in period detail

    The finest materials and craftsmanship create a timeless interior

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    Beautiful detailing in the Entrance Hall

  • with custom vanity. The hall has French doors to the rear terrace. The Kitchen adjoins the Mud Room. Finished in old-growth Fir, details include wainscoting, closets and a built-in seat. The Mud Room provides access to the Pantry. Pocket doors open to the Office with built-ins. The Mud Room continues to provide access to a Second Half Bath, the rear stair and the Garage. The Garage is heated, Three-Car and has paneled walls.

    The rear staircase also leads to a separate Second Floor wing. There is a Hall Bath with custom and antique tile. The Exercise Room is capped by a cupola with automatic Lutron lighting. Pocket doors open to a large Sitting Room.

    The main staircase leads to the sleeping quarters. The Master Suite is private. It fea-tures a sun-filled Master Bedroom with tray ceiling and gas fireplace. A coffee closet has hot water and a beverage refrigerator. A hall

    Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm

  • leads to a Sitting Room with built-ins and French doors to the hall. His and Her Closets have Cali-fornia Closet built-ins. The Master Bath is opulent. Finished in rich limestone, there are two sinks, a whirlpool tub, a water closet and a shower with rain showerhead and sprays. A hallway with two Linen Closets leads to family sleeping quarters. A Second Bedroom has a ceiling fan, a Walk-in Closet and private Bath. A third Bedroom with built-ins has a private Bath. Besseler stairs lead to Attic Storage.

    The Lower Level is handsomely finished. French doors lead to the side yard. Multiple storage closets, one with a safe, are autolit. There is a large Office/Recreation Room. There is a Fourth Bedroom with Bath. The hallway continues to access a Half Bath, the Laundry Room, a Walk-in Cedar Closet and two Utility Rooms.

    CONSTRUCTION OVERVIEW: The structure is impressively built using the finest materials. The

    The Rutt Kitchen is thoughtfully designed for the most-discerning chef

    Soffit lighting creates a warm ambiance

    Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm

  • The Rutt Kitchen is thoughtfully designed for the most-discerning chef

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  • Rare, antique Wormy Chestnut paneling and millwork imbue the Living Room with an understated elegance

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  • Rare, antique Wormy Chestnut paneling and millwork imbue the Living Room with an understated elegance

  • The living room is rich in period detail

    foundation is poured concrete: the construc-tion is steel and frame: the exterior is stone and shingle; and the roof is wood shingle. Porch roofs are standing seam copper. Leaders and gutters are copper. Scuppers, gutters and portions of the roofs are heated. Windows are custom made mahogany by the German company Tischler. The windows have UV film protection. Hardware is Rocky Mountain. Walls are skim-coated sheetrock with Benjamin Moore Aurora paint. Fire-places are gas. Twin Buderus boilers deliver eight zones of oil-fired radiant and hydroair heat fueled by two, aboveground tanks. Some radiant heat is electric. Electric service

    is 600-ampere and there is a generator and lightening protection. Electric outlets are built-into the baseboards. There is Phase III hot water. Showers are thermostatically controlled. Two wells service the property and there is a commercial grade water softening and filtration system. State-of-the-art sys-tems include a security system with camera monitoring and Crestron Smart-House tech-nology with central sound and in-wall and outdoor speakers. Central vacuuming, central air conditioning, humidification and whole-house Wi-fi are additional improvements.

    Kitchen appliances include a Sub Zero Refrigerator, a Viking Microwave, a Viking

    Ceiling beams and a stone fireplace grace the Family Room

    Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm

  • The Master Suite is a subtle and soothing refuge

    The opulent Mas-ter Bath finished in rich limestone

  • Specializing in the UnUSUal Since 1951

    Riverbend Farm

    Wall Oven, a Viking Warming Drawer, a Vi-king Range with pot-filler, six burners, griddle, two ovens, two Bosch Dishwashers and two In-sinkerator Disposals. The Butlers Pantry and the Master Bedroom have Beverage Refrigerators. The Laundry Room has a new General Electric Refrigerator and two sets of Whirlpool Duet Washer/Dryers.

    PROPERTY OVERVIEW: Riverbend Farm is one of Bedfords finest estate proper-ties. Lined by 60 Norway Spruce, a long, paved drive with Belgian block apron and lining leads to a Belgian block courtyard in front of the residence. The drive forks to provide access to the Guest House and the Barn. The property consists of over 28 park-like acres with breath-taking frontage on the Beaver Dam River. A rear terrace with stone fireplace and Viking Outdoor Kitchen provides a private venue for outdoor entertaining. Off of the terrace there is an approved pool site. Plantings are exquisite. Lush lawns, Hosta, Ornamental Grasses, Hydrangea, stands of Birch and Rose gardens color the landscape. 6000 flats of Pachysandra have been planted in the beds. A golf-course irrigation system with 72 zones, 700 sprinkler heads and individual drips for trees and shrubs maintains the plantings. B-K Architectural Outdoor Landscape Lighting and outdoor speakers further enhance the grounds.

    EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES: The equestrian facilities are impressive. There is a beautiful Four-stall Barn with heated Wash Stall, heated Office, heated Tack Room with Half Bath and a heated Feed Room with met-al-lined feed bins. Stairs lead up to an addi-

    tional Second Floor Tack Room and the Hay-loft with hay drops. Additional improvements include an Insect-away system, auto exhaust, security lighting and camera surveillance. The Barn is hooked up to the generator. There is a Lawton Adams-built, 180 x 90 Riding Ring with irrigation and drainage. Additional amenities include four paddocks with Nelson waterers, a storage shed and direct access to hundreds of miles of Bedford riding trails.

    THE DEERE HOUSE: The Deere House is a separate, fully-equipped Guest House. On the First Floor, a covered porch leads to the front door. It opens to an Entrance Hall. To the right is the Kitchen. The Kitchen has granite counters, a General Electric Micro-wave, a General Electric Profile Refrigerator and an Amana Range. The Kitchen and En-trance Hall open to the Great Room. Features include Heart Pine floors, a Sitting Area with gas fireplace, a Dining Area and built-ins. Steps lead up to a large Party Room with vaulted ceiling and fan. Located off the other side of the Great Room is the Master Suite. It houses a Bedroom with fan, two Walk-in Closets and a Bath. On the Second Floor are Two Guest Rooms, a Bath and a Laundry Room.

    The Lower Level houses five, paneled, heat-ed Garage Bays. There is a Second Laundry Room, a Half Bath and a Boiler Room. A Burnham boiler delivers oil-fired hydroair heat with humidification. A Fuel Shed is located near the Deere House. Central air condition-ing and a water treatment system are additional improvements.

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  • The property has direct access to some of the finest trails of the Bedford Riding Lanes

    Four-stall Stable

  • 493 Bedford Center road, Bedford Hills, nY, 10507 / 914-234-9234 / ginnel.Com

    The perfect eques-trian property with paddocks, riding ring and stable

  • $12,500,000 Bedford, NY

    General Information mls n umber: 4 4081 4 4bedrooms: 7ful l baths: 7half baths: 4 total rooms: 1 4

    Property Information acreage: 28house col or: shinglen umber of le vels: 3 total sq uare fee t: 1 1000st y le: country manoryear built: 2007

    Exterior Information e xter ior: shingle and stoneroof: shingle

    School Information elementary : katonahmiddle: john jayhigh: john jay distr ict: katonah le wisboro

    Riverbend Farm

    Muffin Dowdle

    493 Bedford Center Road, Bedford Hills, NY (914) 234-9234, / www.Ginnel.com