October 9th, 2020 – Newsletter

Best of the Week

This week we are excited to feature award winning architect
Roy Johnson!

Westchester is a current hot spot for this distinguished architect who currently has 3 designs on the market. We previously featured 10 Tam O’Shanter, but here are two more unique offerings to catch your eye. 36 Old Wagon Road and 116 Altamont Avenue reveal Roy Johnson’s unique and diverse artistic ability.

If that wasn’t enough, the established works of Ferdinand Gottlieb and Vuko Tashkovitch are show stoppers that are sure to capture your imagination.


As always enjoy our picks, stay safe and remember to social distance!

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36 Old Wagon Rd
Bedford Corners, NY

Remarkable Mid Century Bedford home. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright-trained architect Roy Johnson, this 5 bedroom home is tucked away on 5+ acres for serene privacy. Some of its finer details: open floor plan with a massive stone fireplace in the spacious Living room, large Dining room surrounded by floor to ceiling windows and doors leading to broad deck overlooking a private backyard and stream-fed Pond. The eat-in kitchen features a center island, fireplace with built in grill, and walk-in butler’s pantry with custom cabinets. An indoor “tree house” a great spot for reading nook or play area. The Master suite is open and overlooks the Livingroom and stone fireplace. Plenty of home office space, 2 full hall baths and 3 more cozy bedrooms. The 3rd floor is an extra-large open loft, perfect for guests or bonus room! Lower level is finished. Has an au pair suite with separate entrance. Enjoy Bedford Lake with swimming & boating. Less than 1 mile to I-684 and mins to Bedford Village.


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS


116 Altamont Ave
Tarrytown, NY

Welcome to this magnificent Mid-Century modern home, private and nestled in the woods atop Tarrytown’s Tappan Hill with year around Hudson River views. This extraordinary, light filled home is located in the hip, historic and charming Village of Tarrytown. Beautifully perched in a completely private and natural wooded setting, just a short walk to the heart of the village and its amazing restaurants, shops, Tarrytown Music Hall & the Metro North Train Station. Catch a train to Manhattan and enjoy a beautiful 35-40 minute commute along the Hudson River. This remarkable and architecturally significant residence was designed by renowned architect Roy Johnson, a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining family and friends in a setting as unique as the home itself. There are multiple outdoor spaces, screened-in porch, open decks and even a custom built fire pit. The home you have been searching for, offering space, privacy and an amazing location!


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS


125 Southlawn Ave
Dobbs Ferry, NY

This sun-filled, mid-century-modern home with 4 beds, 4 full baths & river views was designed by distinguished architect Ferdinand Gottlieb (Manhattan’s Rizzoli Bookstore), for his own personal residence. Mature landscaping surrounds the home, providing privacy to the bluestone courtyard, terrace, & salt-water in-ground pool. The interior centerpiece, a large fieldstone fireplace, is highlighted by arched cedar ceilings, built by a Norwegian shipwright. Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Palisades from a 12′ arched wall of glass. French doors lead to an extensive deck running the home’s length. The renovated kitchen with Reform Copenhagen cabinetry, custom-wood shelving, Aurea quartz countertops, and a Bertazzoni range is a dream to those that enjoy the art of cooking. A downstairs suite, with its own bath, kitchenette, and entrance provides separate quarters. Aqueduct trail just steps away. Easily walkable to charming towns of Hastings, Dobbs Ferry & Metro North. Award-winning school district.


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS


7 Winterbottom Ln
Pound Ridge, NY

This thoughtfully renovated home offers an open flow with soaring ceilings & walls of glass creating abundant light with sweeping distant views. A magical place, surrounded by the treetops, this beautiful contemporary was designed by architect Vuko Tashkovitch who was known for imaginative uses of light & geometric forms, skillfully integrating with the land & natural elements. The many chic, custom interior touches include, a stunningly renovated kitchen with high-end appliances & radiant heated floors, new flooring throughout, new windows, a newly updated bath, powder room and more. This special 4 bedroom home inclusive of a separate loft/studio with a full bath, ideal for an artist’s studio, office,homeschooling, &/or guest suite. The two acre private setting offers a magnificent free form, gunite saltwater pool w/hot tub. Enjoy lush natural landscape, stone walls and rock outcroppings as well as views from various decks & patio areas. Minutes to hiking trails, shops and restaurants.


*Courtesy of the Hudson Gateway MLS

For Your Viewing Pleasure:
Architectural Homes Listed & Previously Featured Roy Johnson


10 Tam O’Shanter Dr
Purchase, NY

The Novak Residence – Roy S. Johnson, associate of Edward Durell Stone and apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright, created a custom home that excites modern enthusiasts. A precise, detailed residence nested among nature s beauty. Walls of glass reflect trees, green space and streaming water. From the unique entrance, the house expands into the open living areas defined by a two story bold concrete block fireplace. Entertainer s kitchen flows to indoor & outdoor social spaces. A first floor master en suite will soothe the senses morning through night. Practical office space off living room. Architectural circling staircase leads to a gallery overlooking the main living area leading to the family sleeping quarters. Don’t miss the lower level game/family room with wine cellar closet, and en suite for overnighters. A beautiful oasis from the hustle and bustle, though minutes from Metro North for visits to quaint hamlets, or convenient trips into the city. Home as art.

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