Impressive Outdoor Living Spaces Just In Time For Memorial Day

This weekend is the official kickoff of summer. That means barbecues, picnics and pool parties. Here are some outdoor living spaces worthy of a spectacular Memorial Day celebration.

10 Broadmoor Road Scarsdale, NY $4,500,000

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This stunning Normandy style home has been entirely renovated by Alisberg Parker. Situated on a prestigious Scarsdale street on .78 acres of exquisite grounds. Ideal for gracious living and entertaining. The spectacular outdoor space includes a pool, spa and stone terrace complete with kitchen.

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2 Hickory Lane Scarsdale, NY $4,195,000

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This beautiful stone and shingle Colonial is situated on over an acre in the heart of Fox Meadow. Picturesque outside entertaining area with built-in barbecue, large patio with two seating areas and sparkling pool.

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1 Deerfield Lane Scarsdale, NY $3,295,000

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Sophisticated five bedroom, five-and-a-half bath, 6,000+ square foot home on lushly landscaped, private .8 acre. Enjoy this dynamic property with its stunning views, expansive deck, gunite pool and spa. Hamptons style living all year long.

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Presidential Properties

The most well-known residence of any President is the White House, but what about where they lived before and after their Presidency. In honor of Presidents’ Day we are taking a look at some of the places they called home sweet home.

George Washington

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Mount Vernon was the plantation home of George Washington and his wife Martha. The estate is situated on the backs of the Potomac River in Virginia. In 1758 Washington began the first of many additions and improvements on the home. Most architectural historians believe that the design of Mount Vernon is solely attributed to Washington. The home has been restored to its appearance in 1799, the year Washington died.

 

Abraham Lincoln 

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The only home that Abraham Lincoln ever owned was purchased by him and his wife Mary Todd in 1844 for $1,200. The home is located at the corner of Eighth and Jackson Streets in Springfield, Illinois. During the time he lived here, Lincoln was elected to the House of Representatives in 1846, and elected President in 1860. The home was donated to the State of Illinois by Lincoln’s son Robert under the condition that it would forever be maintained and open to the public free of charge.

 

 

 

Theodore Roosevelt 

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Sagamore Hill is located in Oyster Bay, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. In 1884 Theodore Roosevelt hired a New York architectural firm to design a shingle-style, Queen Anne home on the property. The home became the primary residence of Theodore and Edith Roosevelt. It was know as the “Summer White House” during the seven summers Roosevelt spent there as President. It is now the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the home and its contents have been preserved and are open to the public by guided tour.

 

 

John F. Kennedy 

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In 1929 the Kennedy family moved to a local area of ours; Bronxville, New York. John F Kennedy was 12 years old at the time. The estate they purchased was called Crownlands, a Georgian style mansion situated on 5.5 acres at 294 Pondfield Road. At the time this was the largest parcel of land in the village. Crownlands was demolished in 1953 with the acreage being subdivided into the development of Crown Circle.