Feeling Royal? Why Not Buy a Castle in Yonkers, NY?

by Sasha CarterNovember 15, 2016

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the Deal of a Century!

Whether you can realistically afford to live like a royal or not, mansions carry the allure of a dream home where money is no object. Chances are that between vacationing to historic palaces and watching your favorite historical period piece television drama series, you’ve wondered what it would be like to live in luxury.

If this sounds like you, search no further than the 1880 kingdom estate at 170 Shonnard Terrace in Yonkers, New York. Newly listed on the market, this single-family home in Westchester county is worth its weight in gold, and if you’re looking for a home to reflect a loyal and luxurious identity, this could be the home for you.
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A Mansion Fit for a King

Resting atop a .89-acre estate in Northwest Yonkers, this magnificent stone mansion overlooks the Hudson River and a kingdom’s worth of New York’s finest natural scenery. An established film and photo location, this luxurious palatial estate is jaw-dropping.

Upon arrival, marvel at the resplendent stone exterior. Built to weather sieges and time itself, this fortress is fit for a king. But if you thought the impressive 8,421 square foot home was striking from the exterior, just wait until you wander inside this royal estate.
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Her Majesty’s Estate

Whether you plan to entertain performers, family, or other regal guests, this mansion does not disappoint. This New York home dazzles guests with its expansive interiors that include 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, and 11 fireplaces.

Grandiose details, such as the octagonal Ballroom, are balanced with livable touches like the uniquely detailed main kitchen and the adjoining breakfast room space. Ready to take a closer look? The scepter has been extended, and you’re invited to learn more about this manor home.
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Ascend to Your Luxury Quarters

Wander in through the ground floor main entrance to find an extravagant marble entry hall that opens onto a meticulously detailed, oak-paneled living room. The space flows effortlessly; adjacent to the luxurious living room you’ll find a conservatory, a charming morning room, a tasteful billiard room, and, the ultimate sign of royal living, an upholstered Turkish room and library space.

The grandeur continues upstairs, where you’ll find a generous master suite fit to accommodate royalty. The en-suite opens onto a marble terrace and a split-level observatory, so you’ll feel like a royal as you take in the sweeping river views from the comfort of this extravagant home.

If your appetite for fine living hasn’t already been satiated, you’ll be thrilled to learn that this grand home also includes a lower level space that houses laundry, a wine cellar, a private chapel, generous storage rooms, staff quarters, and a two-story 3-car garage. Additionally, throughout the home you’ll find flexible spaces that can be adapted to suit personal uses and individual tastes.
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An Estate for Generations to Come

This gorgeous New York estate is a true gem, and if you haven’t already been enticed by descriptions of sweeping views, upper echelon taste, and unparalleled detail, here’s another incentive: the price. While the home’s price tag rings in at a steep $3,950,000, the price tag has experienced a 20% drop from its initial listing price at $4,950,000. So take advantage of this deal, and start living your life like royalty today!

About The Author
Sasha Carter
Sasha is a writer and interior designer who lives in Virginia with her husband and two kids. Through her work, Sasha gets an inside look into many high profile homes, and always keeps her eye out for celebrity and millionaire listings.
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