The longtime residence of Eileen Slocum, noted political hostess, this magnificent Bellevue Avenue estate was designed by Dudley Newton in 1880 with alterations by Ogden Codman. Sited on 4.85 acres, the home is fronted by Bellevue and Coggeshall Avenues and accessed via a gated estate drive. The exterior is made of stone, with a formal interior executed in classical French Empire style.
The first floor features a reception hall and great room, an enclosed conservatory, two libraries, a sitting room, and a formal dining room. The second floor, accessed via a curved staircase from the great room or by elevator, includes a master bedroom and several additional bedrooms and baths. Highlights include marble floors, columns and beautiful architectural detail across 13,962 square feet of living space. The park-like grounds were designed by the Olmsted brothers and include specimen beech trees and flowering plants. First time publicly offered.
This home is listed for $5.9 million with Lila Delman and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.