Preferred Properties, LLC
|"Tuckerman-Draper 1899 Estate"
Tuxedo Park, New York
This magnificent estate was built for Paul Tuckerman, father of famed designer Dorothy Draper in 1899.
Dorothy was 10 years old when she moved into this Romanesque castle and was married here in 1912.
The beauty and grandeur have been maintained through a hundred years of stylish living and grand
entertaining. Ms Draper today, would still feel very much at home in this very special residence.
Grandeur and Privacy only one hour to New York City...
OFFERED at $4,300,000
|The massive stone manor sits regally on 4.6 wooded acres and features rounded arches, leaded
windows, semi-hexagonal bays, balconies, sandstone mullions and transoms and curved gable ends.
The 11,000 sq ft interior also boasts exquisite details in every room; from the 18th century Flemish
carved paneling which lines the formal dining room, to the original and unique mantels that surround
the 11 fireplaces. Beamed ceilings, original hardwood floors, a grand 3-story oak staircase
and wainscoting are but a few of the special details that await you throughout the home.
The Estate Circa 1900
Embracing over 2,000 acres in the heart of
the Ramapo Mountains and surrounding 3
private lakes, Tuxedo Park was created over
a century ago by Pierre Lorillard and the
village is now a designated Historic District.
This beautiful, private 24-hour secure, gated
enclave lies only 38 miles from New York
The 4.6 acres of professionally landscaped
lawns, gardens and lush mature woodlands
are surrounded by massive stone walls. The
estate sits on a promontory and offers
breathtaking views of the forest and
mountains just beyond the stone balustrade
in the backyard.
A great stone arch leads you to the Entry
Hall with its oak wainscoting, staircase and
French doors leading to the beautiful and
private lawn and garden with endless views of
the Ramapo Mountains. The Formal Living
Room has paneling, a marble fireplace and 3
French doors all leading to the gardens. The
adjacent Bar Room with fireplace and leaded
windows also has French doors. A powder
Room completes this wing of the home.
The Library features a beamed ceiling,
custom bookcases, leaded bay windows and a
limestone fireplace. The Formal Dining Room
is the most ornate room with 18th century
Flemish carved paneling on all walls and
surrounding the marble fireplace right to the
ceiling. French doors lead to the outdoor
Dining Terrace. The original Butler's Pantry
adjoins a renovated Professional Chef's
Kitchen. Fully equipped and oversized at 800
sq ft, it is the perfect staging center for all
your family or entertaining needs. A large
rear Side Hall contains a Laundry Room,
storage area and the rear stair case.
The Master Suite includes the Bedroom with
balcony and fireplace, 2 walk-in closets, 2 Full
Bathrooms and a connecting Sitting Room with
its own fireplace. 3 additional Bedrooms, each
with a fireplace. 2 Sitting Rooms, 2 Full
Bathrooms and the Summer Sleeping Porch
complete this level.
A grand Landing, 1 Bedroom Suite with Sitting
Room, fireplace and Full Bathroom and 1
Bedroom with fireplace and a large Full Bath,
plus separate Staff Quarters or a 5 room rental
apartment with living room, dining room,
kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath.
The full basement has high ceilings and original
exposed stone walls. The original potting room,
"The Orchid Room", can be reclaimed as a
beautiful wine cellar. Dry, endless storage space
in both the basement and stand-up attic is
available. A 2-car attached garage, tennis court
and a large, beautiful fenced fruit, vegetable
and herb garden complete the property.
|Offered at $4,300,000
Tuxedo Park Preferred Properties
(845) 351-5006 or
Bob Thompson - Owner/Broker
|218 Route 17, P.O. Box 636
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Robert Thompson - Principal Broker/Owner