4 Lavish Countryside Havens On The Market Right Now

Carol Lee | November 20, 2020 | Home & Real Estate

Waterfront views, outdoor fireplaces and lush gardens await at these on-the-market country properties.

Bellevue ave. residence

A sprawling deck space makes this Rye abode perfect for entertaining.

21 BELLEVUE AVE., RYE, N.Y.

Sprawling across the verdant grounds of the Westchester Country Club, this stone and cedar mansion showcases the latest in smart home technology with hidden speakers, LED fixture lighting, a Control4 system and electronic privacy glass doors. The home’s all-glass foyer is complemented by chevron white oak floors and steel floating stairs, and floor-to-ceiling windows fill the house with sunshine. Additionally, the kitchen is outfitted with a marble island and metal and oak cabinets, while the 2,500-square-foot granite patio provides a built-in barbecue grill and glass-enclosed fireplace. Other amenities include a custom gym, a surround- sound system in the family room, a screened-in porch, heated parking and vistas of the nearby golf course and clubhouse. $7.185 million, 914.582.5662

Bellevue Ave. residence

A modern color palette carries throughout the Bellevue property.

157 BEAVER DAM ROAD, BEDFORD, N.Y.

Ensconced within the tranquil trees of the Beaver Dam sanctuary, this 10.07-acre property is the ideal equestrian escape. Vintage millwork and a grand stone fireplace adorn the cozy, Colonial-style home, and a wealth of expansive windows display the surrounding forest as well as the Beaver Dam River. The house also includes antique doors and chandeliers, a wet bar, a robust security system, a generator and a three-level elevator. The private grounds feature a private pond, an inground swimming pool, flourishing gardens and plenty of equestrian facilities, such as fenced paddocks, a six-stall barn, a riding ring and run-in sheds. Residents also have direct access to the Bedford Riding Lanes, a historic system of trails that snake throughout the town. $5.85 million, 914.234.9234

Beaver Dam Road residenceBeautiful country land makes this a haven away from the city.

104 UNION AVE., CENTER MORICHES, N.Y.

Behind a gated entrance and a 1,000-foot estate driveway lies this brightly lit, 6,000-square-foot Victorian Italianate home. The eight-bedroom residence presents quaint views of Senix Creek and possesses a parlor, a spacious kitchen and an enclosed sunroom. The main house also contains five stately fireplaces and a mahogany sun deck on the second floor, while the separate two-story carriage house comprises three beds, three baths, a kitchen, a living room, a dining room, a two-car garage and an upper deck of its own. The rest of the private, 6.3-acre waterfront property contains a saltwater gunite pool, a redwood-paneled cabana and its own deep-water dock. $8.95 million, 631.288.5527

Union Ave. country residence

A stained-glass ceiling welcomes light into the hallway of the Union Avenue home.

Union Ave. country property

A rustic pool table inside the Union Avenue property.

30 ROUND HILL CLUB ROAD, GREENWICH, CONN.

This English manor house is nestled within 8.3 acres of green grass, lofty trees and formal Gertrude Jekyll gardens. Constructed in 1924, the home has kept several of its original characteristics and features antique millwork. Subsequent restorations have added heated French limestone floors, a German Bulthaup kitchen and a Bang & Olufsen sound system. The home also comes complete with five fireplaces, a French balcony in the master bedroom, a media room and a beam-ceilinged library. The stone terraces that adorn the back of the house offer ample space in which to host guests or simply unwind. Finally, surrounding the residence is a pool, a tennis court and a pond with an elegant waterfall. $13.5 million, 203.705.9680

Round Hill Club Road estate

A getaway to this Greenwich property will make you feel like you’re at a luxurious resort.

Round Hill Club Road estate

A clean aesthetic is livened with bursts of color throughout the Round Hill Club Road home.



Photography by: 21 Bellevue Ave. photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence; 157 Beaver Dam Road photos courtesy of Ginnel Real Estate; 30 Round Hill Club Road photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence; 104 Union Ave. photos by Brown Harris Stevens