28 Valley Road
Bronxville, New York, United States

Description

Inspired by French vernacular, this alluring golden limestone Manor, La Capucine was crafted from the stones of an 18th century Bourgogne convent in 2013. It is sited on Sunset Hill, an historic ground of the Mohican Indians and enjoys the first rays of sunshine and the last of the setting sun on a knoll just above the heart of Bronxville Village.The meticulously designed grounds inspire serenity with a formal boxwood knot Garden, inviting terraces, picturesque vistas, pleached Linden trees, Hornbeam hedges, topiary Yews, and a velvet lawn with possible pool site surrounded by native grasses, flowering fruit trees and stone walls at street level. A charming detached two-car garage with attic and cellar storage complements the incredible setting.At what may be the most premier location in Bronxville, this extraordinary offering is unmatched in style, elegance, comfort and technology. Set-on a graceful hillside in Bronxville's Lawrence Park, La Capucine overlooks a neighborhood of century-old homes and quiet lanes. As new construction, nothing like it has been built in nearly 100 years.As the cover feature in Veranda magazine's September/October 2014 issue on the new chic, La Capucine is understated elegance and classic simplicity while effortlessly incorporating today's amenities and technologies into perfectly proportioned, light-filled spaces. Meticulously-built by master artisans using centuries-old materials imported from France, the Manor features reclaimed limestone floors, antique fireplaces, salvaged timbered ceilings, French-crafted oak doors and windows, custom cabinetry and French paneling, authentic hand-forged hardware, LED lighting and a well-insulated geo-thermal air-handling system in a European inspired terraced garden setting. The first floor formal rooms feature reclaimed Dalle de Bourgognes limestone floors, eleven and a half foot high `plafond

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