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Reenact ‘Downton Abbey’ in Your Own English-Style Manor


Location: 132 Hawkes Ave., Ossining

Description: This hilltop home in New Castle once belonged to the late philanthropist and environmentalist David Swope. Accordingly, the grounds feature beautifully maintained gardens and landscaping, along with some truly awe-inspiring views of the Hudson River.

Six bedrooms and 4.2 baths ensure all your guests will be quite comfortable, even more so with the addition of a full second kitchen, ostensibly for catering but also if you just need a place to stash your secret ice cream. Other compound features include a two-bedroom caretaker’s apartment with private entrance, a detached three-car garage, and a two-story barn. Indoor and outdoor pools make this a swim fan’s dream come true.

Asking price: $2,200,000

Selling points: Tons of space, indoors and out; with some particularly attractive scenery always visible from the numerous patios, terraces, and oversized windows.

Downside: Maybe not the best place if you get vertigo.

Listing agent: Nancy Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence

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