May 7th, 2021 – Newsletter

Best of the Week

Still looking for the perfect gift for mom? How about her perfect dream home! The flowers are blooming, trees are budding, and the weather is warm. A perfect combination to find a home and be in by summer.

This week, enjoy a Tashkovich special, two mid-centuries, and an industrial weekend getaway.

On behalf of the Architectural Homes Team, Happy Mother’s Day!


As always enjoy our picks, stay safe and if you can, get vaccinated!


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231 Elmwood Road
South Salem, NY

RARE OPPORTUNITY! From a long private driveway, you will find this stunning Vuko Tashkovich contemporary home in South Salem. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on 6.5 secluded private acres. Perfectly sited to take advantage of the tranquil setting. A wonderful example of Tashkovich’s groundbreaking work. A generous entrance hall with powder room welcomes you to the main living space. From there you are greeted by the spacious sunken living room with its soaring ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, and expansive glass windows to capture the beautiful grounds. A modern, intelligently renovated kitchen and dining area with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden complete the first floor. Upstairs are 3 bright, well separated bedrooms including the owner’s suite. Completing the living space, up an additional few stairs from the bedroom level is a loft office or den space. Wrap around decks, two car attached garage and ample storage. This one does not disappoint truly spectacular.

*Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Paul R. Tollefson with William Raveis-New York LLC


7 Park Avenue
Ardsley, NY

Welcome to this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired mid-century modern style home tucked away on one of the most private streets in the coveted Ardsley School District. This 3 bedroom (possible 4 bed) sits at almost 3,000sf over two levels on 1.25 acres with extraordinary sight lines inside and out. A true work of modern art! Exceptional architectural design with large windows wrapping the house on all sides, private wooded views from every room with hardwood floors and beamed ceilings throughout. Open kitchen, dining room, home office and two wood burning fireplaces. Master bed boasts exposed brick, wall of closets, spa jacuzzi bath with heated floors and oversized shower while private doors lead to a patio. Surrounded by multiple blue stone patios, the highlight is the “Zen Garden with stone Buddha.” Exterior freshly painted April 2021 with additional upgrades: whole house generator 2019, new roof 2014 (EPDM), 8 new windows/door 2019. ADT home security. This home is THE ONE!


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agents Cord Stahl and Donna Gordon with Compass Greater NY, LLC


66 Crest Road
Chappaqua, NY

An original mid-century, open plan “Deck House”, updated with all modern conveniences, ideal for entertaining. Large windows flood every room with light and give beautiful views to the landscaped garden. Situated on 0.6 acres, the two-story house has a cantilevered deck, off the main living room, with views over the hills surrounding Chappaqua and beautiful sunsets. The garden has an 18′ round brick patio with a large fieldstone fire pit. The home’s sleek and simple design highlights the enduring appeal of mid-century design and contemporary ideals, which the interior designer owner has faithfully preserved. The garden has specimen trees, balanced with perennials, for a constant rotating bloom from March until December. The property has been maintained fully organic and pesticide free. Located in the heart of Chappaqua, at the end of a tree lined cul-de-sac, the house is footsteps from the train, downtown shopping, restaurants, and on a great street for children to play.


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS  & Listing Agent Jonathan R. Cape with Weichert Realtors


775 Starlight Road
Monticello, NY

This architectural wonder sits on a perfectly sloping lot on the Swinging Bridge Reservoir. From almost every room in this contemporary masterpiece are forests, wildlife and the rippling reservoir. No expense was spared with the meticulous design and construction for this modern lake home. Gourmet chef’s kitchen features Allmilmo and Gaggenau appliances. The home is equipped with all modern amenities, theater room , wet-bar, sauna and indoor hot tub. Exquisite views can be seen through glass wall to the lake. Dock/Gazebo/Private beach. Water-skiing, jet-skiing, fishing swimming, tubing and kayaking. Mins to Monticello Motor Club & Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center and Resorts World Catskills Casino. Under 90 Mins to GWB.


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agents Eileen Jasper and Christine B Vende Vrede with Chapin Sotheby’s Intl Rlty

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