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Century-Old Bronx Mansion With An Indoor Pool Asks $8M

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Our semi-regular feature, Monday Mansion, examines the most interesting mega homes on the market in the far reaches of New York. Have a listing in mind that we're missing? Tell us about it. To the outer boroughs we go!


It's no castle, but this 113-year-old Fieldston mansion is very impressive in its own right. For starters, it's huge, measuring a whopping 10,450 square feet, thanks to an expansion by the current owners, who bought the house 30 years ago. Plus, it has all the trappings a mansion-seeker could want: an indoor lap pool with a jacuzzi, a heated driveway to melt the snow, Jerusalem stone and Venetian plaster walls, "multiple dining rooms," a tent-equipped terrace that can seat 100, and a professional-grade kitchen (to feed those 100 guests) with "multiple refrigerators." There's also an "au pair suite" with its own entrance, two offices, and eight bathrooms. The asking price is $7.95 million.

The current owners, philanthropists Harvey and Jayne Beker, bought the house in 1984 for $451,000.
· Listing: 4547 Livingston Avenue [Corcoran via StreetEasy]
· Monday Mansion archives [Curbed]