May 5th, 2023 – Newsletter

Best of the Week

What is the difference between mid-century modern and modern design?

Often used interchangeably, mid-century modern and modern design have a few key differences. Most notably, mid-century modern design is more organic with a retro feel that utilizes saturated colors in addition to dynamic decorative accents that won’t compromise function over form.

Alternatively, modern design can be many things all at once and draws from multiple influences. Modern design is most likely to blend Scandinavian, minimalistic, farmhouse, glam, bohemian, industrial, contemporary and/or mid-century modern design elements.

So, are you a mid-century modern purist or do you lean toward modern fusion? Let us know!

As always enjoy our picks and have a wonderful weekend.


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23 Jordan Road
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Stunning renovated mid-century modern flex four-bedroom raised ranch surrounded by mature trees and natural beauty yet moments from Metro North, the Historic Old Croton Aqueduct, and all the schools, shops, and restaurants, that Hastings-on-Hudson is known for. Features include high ceilings, hardwood floors, and an open-concept living room that flows into the large dining room with its corner wall of sliding glass doors out to the massive wrap-around deck. Continuing around, the open pass-through windowed cook’s kitchen has high-end stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, ample storage space, a sliding glass door out to the deck, and an entire wall of windows ensuring the area’s serene beauty is never out of sight. This level also has a full hall bathroom, two bedrooms, and a corner primary bedroom with an en-suite renovated windowed bathroom. The lower level has high ceilings, a large family room with sliding glass doors out to the lower patio, laundry, room, access to the two-car garage and mechanicals, and a windowed and heated den/guest area that is adjacent to the third full bathroom.

Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listings with Zoya Litinetskaya & Adam Trese with Compass Greater NY, LLC


318 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY

A chic, sunny contemporary, 318 Titicus Road is a nature-lover’s dream, neighboring the idyllic Hammond Museum & Japanese Garden and North Salem Open Land Preserve. This 1990’s shed-style home totally delivers when it comes to flexible space and indoor/ outdoor lifestyle. The “wow” domain is the great room with 30 foot cathedral ceilings, sky-high windows, exposed industrial beams, black modern tile fireplace and three sets of sliding glass doors out to the wraparound deck. A first floor office adjoins a bathroom and study. The second-floor balcony spills out onto an enormous private sundeck. Boasting six oversized casement windows overlooking the pool, the primary bedroom also features a glazed tile fireplace and ensuite bath with Jacuzzi tub. The property’s landscaped exterior is the epitome of pastoral perfection, highlighted by a stunning heated stone pool enclosed by an elegant Japanese-style lattice wood fence. Minutes to North Salem’s renowned restaurants, apple orchards and farmsteads as well as the Metro North train to Manhattan.

Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Susan Stillman with Houlihan Lawrence Inc.


258 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem, NY

Tamoset. A truly magical setting overlooking a scenic pond. Long drive to peaceful privacy. Six spectacular acres with rolling lawns, old stone walls, ornamental trees and perennial gardens. Sophisticated Country House originally built in the 1930’s. Spectacular renovation with airy loft-like spaces. Sun-filled rooms with vaulted ceilings, random-width pine floors and custom lighting. Walls of windows capture natural light and scenic views. Dramatic Great Room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Dining Area with doors to two decks with a fabulous water view. Gourmet Kitchen with custom backlit cabinetry, granite and stainless countertops and professional appliances. First floor Primary Suite with door to private terraced garden. Three additional Bedrooms, two with loft sitting areas. Lower Level with pine-paneled Family Room and Wine Cellar. Detached Two-Car Garage with stairs to large loft. Fabulous location just moments from the apple orchards. A rare opportunity!

Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agents Mary Dowdle & George Dambrosio with Ginnel Real Estate


803 Weaver Street
Larchmont, NY

Special opportunity to purchase iconic Mid Century home designed by legendary architect Edward Durell Stone. Stunning 3 bedroom/3 bath contemporary boasts walls of glass, 2 fireplaces, sleek, minimalist stylized construction nestled on wooded .89 acre adjacent to Reservoir. New Kitchen, Sumptuous Master Bath, and Hall Bath. Choice of New Rochelle or Larchmont schools”Looking like a contemporary home right out of the pages of Dwell magazine, its design is as bold and fresh today as it was when it was built in 1947-Hicks Stone”. Edward Stone designed Radio City Music Hall, Kennedy Center, and Museum of Mod Art. Freshly painted.There is a choice of Mamaroneck or New Rochelle schools for owner. (Also available for rent @$9000 per month)

Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Katherine McLoughlin with Houlihan Lawrence Inc.

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