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These Dreamy Porches Are Perfectly Attention-Grabbing Outdoor Spaces



24 Twin Fawn Ln, Pound Ridge

5 BR, 4.1 BA; 5,290 sq. ft.; 4.03 acres; $27,157 estimated taxes

Practically screaming for a sundress and a glass of sweet tea, the porch (complete with swing and rockers) sets the stage for this home’s Southern flair. The gracious Colonial — offering chef’s kitchen, family room with custom cabinetry, first-floor master retreat, and beautifully planted grounds — also has a rear screened porch with brick pavers.

Listed by Elizabeth Ronel and Beth Silfen, Houlihan Lawrence


Photos by Daniel Milstien, Courtesy of Coldwell Banker


1000 Taylors Ln, Mamaroneck

7 BR, 6.2 BA; 7,504 sq. ft.; .84 acres; $85,074 estimated taxes

Find the back porch of your dreams — with a giant outdoor stone fireplace, plus a separate screened-in area — in this custom home overlooking Otter Creek. Standout rooms include a library with balcony, dining room with butler’s pantry and a two-story great room with fireplace. 

Listed by Jean Lipman, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage




52 W Clinton Ave, Irvington

5 BR, 3.1 BA; 3,750 sq. ft.; .83 acres; $56,354 estimated taxes

Step back in time on the wraparound front porch of this circa 1850 home, which is full of historic details, including 10-foot ceilings, French doors, and original fir and wide-planked pine floors. The property also includes a two-story carriage house and horse stalls.

Listed by Rebekah FioRito, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


Photos courtesy of Deborah Valentino, Houlihan Lawrence


62 Lafayette Pl, Thornwood

4 BR, 3 BA; 2,700 sq. ft.;.17 acres; $12,000 estimated taxes

This fully renovated Victorian beckons a friendly welcome from its sweet covered front porch. Inside, historic charm continues but is met by modern updates, like quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances, central air, and a new bath with rain-head shower.

Listed by Deborah Valentino, Houlihan Lawrence


Photos by Greg Cappello, courtesy of Compass


25 Garden Rd, Scarsdale

8 BR, 8.1 BA; 10,041 sq. ft.; 1.49 acres; $91,836 estimated taxes

Directly off the kitchen and overlooking this home’s dreamy Gunite pool and landscaping, the covered back porch is the perfect spot to spend a summer afternoon (perhaps after tennis on the property’s Har-Tru tennis court?).  The home also includes a 2,500-bottle temperature-controlled wine room, a three-car garage, home gym, and craft room.

Listed by Dawn Knief, Compass


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