From Deluxe Living
Positioned atop a long, private gated drive at the end of a cul-de-sac, is 50 Applegreen Drive, a beautiful custom residence in Old Westbury, NY. With endless opportunities for sporting and recreation on its sprawling grounds, this special Long Island estate combines the best of what the ultimate vacation resort, summer camp, and a top-notch country club all have to offer.
With its wide host of amenities, there is no reason to ever leave this special home, which is now available for sale with Maggie Keats and Jill Berman of Douglas Elliman for $8,750,000.
Set on an expansive 3.67 acres, spectacularly landscaped for privacy and continual bloom, 50 Applegreen Drive is strategically positioned to capture sunlight all day long. A front porch encircles the first floor and is accessible from principal rooms. The entire home and property have been certified by an International Feng Shui Master.
A backyard oasis, perfect for summer entertaining, includes a stunning free-form pool with waterfall and custom landscaping, a gazebo-style cabana with wet bar, kitchenette, outdoor television, indoor & outdoor showers, changing room, water closet, and sauna. A custom waterfall provides tranquility. Expansive brick and bluestone terraces offer two dining areas and an outdoor fireplace. A stunning outdoor kitchen, with a professional Links grill, is tucked under a custom pergola with lighting and crafted in cultured stone.
On the recreation front, you’ll find a sunken Har-tru tennis court with spectator seating, pergola, and scoreboard; a shuffleboard court, beach volleyball court, and tether ball court; a putting green with a Par-3 golf hole and two sand traps, a batting cage, and a custom Go-Kart track with 3 electric Go-Karts, and a Go-Kart garage.
Inside, family and friends are welcomed into a grand entrance foyer with a double height ceiling and heated marble floors. The home is masterfully decorated by renowned interior designer and author of “Bringing Paris Home,” Penny Drue Baird.
The living room and library share a back-to-front fireplace, and ceilings are 12 feet. Both spaces provide access to the outdoor porch and grounds. The Great Room, offering beautiful views of the property and waterfall, is outfitted with custom millwork including a mahogany coffered ceiling, bar with onyx, and built-in entertainment center. There are two separate doors to the terrace: one to eating area and outdoor fireplace and the other to outdoor living room.
The dining room, which can accommodate 40 people for special celebrations, features a custom plaster tracery ceiling, enhanced with gold leaf accents, and Gracie hand-painted wallpaper panels. Magnificent wood floors are accented with a custom marquetry inlaid border. There is a fireplace with limestone mantel and access to front porch.
In the gourmet kitchen, expansive windows provide views to the property and receive extraordinary light. High-end appliances are by SubZero, Viking and Dacor. The breakfast room features a paneled barrel vaulted ceiling, and hand painted fresco. There is a large walk-in pantry and access to the back terrace and barbecue from breakfast room.
On the second floor, the spectacular owner’s suite features an oversized bedroom with Stark silk wall coverings, a fireplace and custom built-ins. There is a sitting area, a private balcony with views to the back property, and a spacious en suite office with custom wood paneled walls and built-ins. The suite also offers two, room-sized walk-in closets and two, full luxe spa baths that are appointed with beautiful hardware, hand-selected stone, heated floors and commercial steam showers. One offers a bathtub and vaulted ceiling, while the other has doors leading to the terrace overlooking the property.
In the bedroom corridor, the walls are covered in padded silk, intended to minimize sound and encourage restful sleep. There are three en-suite bedrooms, a fourth bedroom with a hall bath, and a fully equipped gym, which also provides the possibility of a fifth bedroom.
On the lower level, another hub of entertaining, ceilings are 12 feet throughout. There is a fully equipped bar, a pool table room and a television/entertainment room. A card room accommodates a poker/card table and adjoins a custom built-in wet bar. There is a wine cellar with a 1,000 bottle capacity and an integrated humidor. A home theater touts an acoustic ceiling with twinkling lights, 11 reclining leather seats and a professional screen, projector and equipment.
50 Applegreen Drive provides a refuge you will value more with each passing year, offering an unparalleled lifestyle and the opportunity to make memories of home that will last a life time. Visit www.elliman.com for more information.