Near the top of prestigious Tower Hill Road in Tuxedo Park is the Bruce Price architected Travis C. Van Buren house. Originally constructed in 1886 by Price, it was then reworked by owner / architect Charles W. Clinton in 1907. Clinton embellished on Bruce Price’s original shingle style design to expand the footprint and add stucco, half timbering and terracotta design elements.
Once known as the “most original house in America”, Bruce Price’s shingle style cottage was one of the 13 original cottages built in Tuxedo Park.
Today the home boasts over 6,400 sf including including 7 bedrooms with 6 full baths and 3 half baths. The formal living room features tracework plaster ceilings and the
formal dining room has restored wood paneling. Both rooms maintain high ceilings and wood burning fireplaces, perfect for entertaining on a grand scale, year-round.
The lake-facing outdoor terraces of the home offer ample room for outdoor living and entertaining. There you’ll find long-distance views of shimmering Tuxedo Lake and the rolling Ramapo Mountains beyond. Think sunsets!
THIS HOME HAS BEEN RENTED and is NOT ON THE MARKET
For the first time in over 40 years, the “Horace Waldo
Cottage” is on the market in Tuxedo Park, NY. With 5 bedrooms and over 4,500 square feet of living space on 1.2 acres, this home offers generously sized formal living areas aside cozy family gather rooms.
A large chef’s kitchen, formal dining room and formal living
room all abut a nearly 60′ long enclosed sunroom. The floorplan is perfect.
In the early 1990’s the homeowner renovated the lower level of the home. Radiant heat was added and terra cotta flooring greets you in the large family room,
billiards room and wine cellar. A full bath and wood burning stove round out the beautiful amenities on this level.
Delightful original architectural details such as millwork fireplace surrounds and wood floors accent perfectly proportioned rooms.
160 Continental Road is a convenient location in Tuxedo Park. It is walking distance to the Tuxedo Club, Wee-Wah beach Club and just a short bike ride to the hamlet of Tuxedo where train and bus access is just 1 hour to New York City.
Dining Room is perfectly proportioned for formal entertaining.