Now that the days are growing warmer, it’s the perfect time to prep your patio.

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One of the joys of summer is having meals in the great outdoors, whether it’s a cup of coffee in the morning sun or an elaborate dinner under the stars. Now that the days are growing warmer, it’s the perfect time to prep your patio for the summer entertaining that lies ahead. Whether you have a petite terrace or an expansive outdoor dining area, these stylish spaces from the archives of Architectural Digest are sure to provide inspiration and ideas for your own summer soirées. Click through 25 beautiful outdoor dining areas from around the world to see how top designers and tastemakers, including Ralph Lauren, Carlos Souza, and Frédéric Fekkai, make the most of their open-air spaces.

Renovated and expanded Ranch in Armonk with open living spaces, expansive windows, beautiful finishes, gorgeous wood floors & prime close to town location.

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Renovated and expanded Ranch home with open living spaces, expansive windows, beautiful finishes, gorgeous wood floors and prime close to town location. The spacious foyer invites you into the bright family room with river rock fireplace, vaulted ceiling and French doors leading to a wrap around mahogany deck. The kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertop is open to the main living areas and the loft like room with dining area, fireplace and living space is perfect for gatherings and dinner parties. Master suite has vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet and beautiful bathroom with floating vanity, free standing tub and up to the moment tile and detailing. Lower level includes exercise room, large playroom, laundry room, wine cellar and plenty of storage. Gated home privately set on beautiful property with babbling brook, natural stone outdoor fireplace, raised gated garden beds, and sprawling lawn. Great home in a great location.

 

Mediterranean style home in Pleasantville with dramatic oversized windows, a beautiful light filled kitchen & multi-level decks.

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This Mediterranean style 5 bedroom, 3.1 bath home offers tranquility and spaciousness, yet only minutes to the village and all it has to offer. Tucked away off the road on .71 acres, enjoy the views from the dramatic oversized windows and the multi-level decks. A beautiful light filled kitchen design with white cabinetry, imported back splash tile, farmhouse sink, radiant heat slate floors and more, plays center stage to all the wonderful dinners to be shared here, with French doors opening to the many outdoor levels. Versatile floor plan for entertaining, living, working, exercising and playing. A library, oversized living room, private den, family room, two fireplaces, half bath & mudroom are what you find just on level one. The oversized master bedroom offers a large wardrobe, dressing room with built-in cabinetry and is flooded with natural light and connects to small office or baby nursery. The spacious master bath has steam shower, and more. Plus an additional 4 rooms.

A custom built Chalet style home in Armonk with expansive windows & vaulted ceilings.

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Custom Built Chalet style home with expansive windows, vaulted ceilings and fine details throughout. Special features include high quality GU European wood windows with German hardware that allows three ways of operation, extensive wood work, beautiful wood floors, and clay roof. A beautifully carved wood front door welcomes you in to the spacious foyer and flows into the large family room with stone fireplace which has access to a large wrap around deck and opens into the dining room. The sun filled kitchen has numerous windows and the main level master suite with newly renovated bathroom and private balcony is perfect for no step easy living. Lower level includes second family room with stone fireplace plus three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, sauna and screened porch. Privately set on two acres of beautiful property with a babbling stream and a lawn to play. Located in prime Whippoorwill on a cul-de-sac street this home is convenient to town and the train.

 

Fabulous Open Houses to explore this weekend in Armonk & surrounding communities!

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60 church oh 5 grace kitchen peak

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60 CHURCH STREET PLEASANTVILLE

  • OPEN HOUSE
  • SUNDAY, MAR 26 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This Mediterranean style 5 bedroom, 3.1 bath home offers tranquility and spaciousness, yet only minutes to the village and all it has to offer. Tucked away off the road on .71 acres, enjoy the views from the dramatic oversized windows and the multi-level decks. A beautiful light filled kitchen design with white cabinetry, imported back splash tile, farmhouse sink, radiant heat slate floors and more, plays center stage to all the wonderful dinners to be shared here, with French doors opening to the many outdoor levels. Versatile floor plan for entertaining, living, working, exercising and playing. A library, oversized living room, private den, family room, two fireplaces, half bath & mudroom are what you find just on level one. The oversized master bedroom offers a large wardrobe, dressing room with built-in cabinetry and is flooded with natural light and connects to small office or baby nursery. The spacious master bath has steam shower, and more. Plus an additional 4 rooms.

 

 

114 byram lake oh 6 renee

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114 BYRAM LAKE ROAD MOUNT KISCO

  • OPEN HOUSE
  • SUNDAY, MAR 261:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Enjoy utter tranquility from this exciting property sequestered at the end of a private road. Winding driveway with gated entry and circular turn-around reaches beautiful 12-acre setting embraced by mature trees, sweeping lawns, vibrant landscaping and seasonal views. Freshly painted interior filled with bright loft-like spaces, refinished wide-plank cherry floors, soaring ceilings, and walls of glass that bring in nature’s beauty. Centrally located eat-in-kitchen overlooks delightful glass-enclosed four-season lap pool with access to generous gravel patio, and sunken living room with stone fireplace and sliders to fenced backyard. Second level highlighted by inviting master suite with balcony and sitting area, and cavernous family room with laundry and rear deck. Walk-out lower level with newly carpeted playroom, full bath and door to pool. Large shed with electricity and deck is ideal as office, artist’s studio or gym. Located close to all Mount Kisco has to offer.

 

69 hickory oh 1 jaimme kitchen

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69 HICKORY LANE BEDFORD

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  • SUNDAY, MAR 26 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Beautiful New Construction Colonial style home on private, usable property with an approved pool site. High end finishes throughout, designer selections, 9 foot ceilings, lots of glass doors out, generous room sizes, favorable floor plan. Finished basement (1600 sq ft, not included in total sq ft) with a bathroom, wired for internet and wifi access points, pre-wired for high def TV/Cable, central vacuum, stainless steel professional appliances, all closets are custom outfitted, Carrier heating system. Conveniently located close to downtown Bedford Village, schools and easy commute to NY City.

 

 

107 n broadway oh 4 grace lr

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107 NORTH BROADWAY 2-4A WHITE PLAINS

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  • SATURDAY, MAR 251:00 PM – 3:00 PM

An enviable gourmet chef’s kitchen anchors this top of the line 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath corner duplex. Offering a NYC style with the tranquility of the suburbs includes balcony and attached private garage. A desirable open floor plan allows for an abundance of natural light to filter through the main floor amenities: Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, Mahogany kitchen cabinetry by DeWils, granite counter tops and back splash, stainless steel appliances, wine chiller, bi-level granite island which seats four, custom lighting, living room with marble fireplace and separate dining area. Crown molding and high hats finish off this floor. The top floor features a luxurious oversized MBR suite with walk-in closets, master bath with custom tile, frosted glass privacy door and Kohler fixtures. A guest room, guest bath and large laundry room complete the second level. Crown molding and LED throughout this floor. Located in downtown White Plains, this unit is a few minutes to both train stations.

 

175 palmer oh 2 front jaimme

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175 PALMER LANE THORNWOOD

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  • SUNDAY, MAR 26 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Privacy, convenience and setting makes this property desirable for everyday living and great entertaining. Long tree-lined driveway, level play areas, great proximity to downtown Armonk, Pleasantville and Chappaqua. Newly renovated eat-in-kitchen, formal dining room with door out to stone patio, awesome family room with doors out to oversized deck, five bedrooms on same level and finish playroom in the basement.
Additional 800 square feet on lower level not included in the total square feet.

 

 

7 byram brook oh 3 front jaimme

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7 BYRAM BROOK PLACE ARMONK

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  • SATURDAY, MAR 25 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Charming, well maintained and loved home is ready to be yours. Located conveniently close to downtown Armonk Square, schools and major roadways. Easy commute to NY City and other neighboring towns. Potential to expand and make it a lot more.

Spring is here and it’s a great time to train for some road & trail races … plus some Charity Walks too!

 

BHNA Run for the Hills 14 Local Road & Trail RacesBedford Hills Run for the Hills 5K – Sat, 4/22: 8:30am: This grueling, steep and not always paved 5K-road race begins at the Bedford Hills Train Station and is a fundraiser for the Bedford Hills Neighborhood Association. You can register and see the trail map here. (48 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills; www.bhna10507.com)

Leatherman’s Loop 10K,  Cross River – Sun, 4/23: 9am: One of the largest trail races on the east coast, the course is “well within the capabilities of almost anyone curiously self-motivated – whether or not you’re just a weekend warrior or a dyed-in-the-wool mountain maniac. It’s got a mind of its own, with a foot-boggling array of barriers strategically placed to impede forward progress of the swift and sure-footed.” Registration is by lottery and opens in January so don’t hesitate. (Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rt. 121, Cross River; www.leathermansloop.org)

Events_stayin_alive_5K_finish_crop 14 Local Road & Trail Races4th Annual Stayin’ Alive 5K & Fun Run and Walk, Armonk – Sat. 5/13: 8am, 10am for FunRun/Walk: Starts at The Windmill Club and runs through Windmill’s woodsy community. Stayin’ Alive supports North Castle’s First Responders. In 2015, they granted over $36,000 for needed equipment to the Armonk, Banksville, North White Plains and Thornwood Fire Departments and the North Castle Police Department. There’s more online or email stayinalivecharity@gmail.com. (The Windmill Club, 10 Maple Way, Armonk; www.stayinalive.org)

New Castle 5k & 10K Road Race & Fun Run – Sun, 5/21: 8am: This challenging course takes you from Town Hall through some of the most scenic landscapes in Chappaqua. Runners get a police escort, water stations and a sag wagon for anyone who is off their game that day. There are awards in 8 age categories. Check in begins at 7am.  Or pre-register with New Castle Recreation. In past years there has been a Kids Fun Run at 8:15am. Check details with NC Rec. (Town Hall, 200 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua; www.mynewcastle.org)

13_road_rcces_running_godddess_flowers 14 Local Road & Trail RacesKatonah – The Running Goddess 5K – TBD: This race supports the Running Goddess Scholarship Fund for female high school grads interested in pursuing a math, science or technology education. The run takes you from Lasdon Park’s open fields over three park trails passing scenic features including the Arboretum Pathway, Lasdon Fountain, Lilac Path, Asian Archway, and Lake Path. Anticipated date; Last year it was held on Sun, 5/21: 8am. Kids 1 miler: 9am.Check back for updates or check online. (2648 Alawalk Rd., Rt. 35, Katonah; www.therunninggoddess.com)

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Elegant stone and shingle Colonial within the Armonk school district is available for rent.

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39 HICKORY KINGDOM ROAD BEDFORD

Located in the community of Armonk, just behind Windmill Farm. Stone pillars lead you to this elegant stone and shingle Colonial. The interior has been updated with modern design. The 2 story entry boasts a rear glass wall that instantly offers natural light and property views. The 1st level has 3 fireplaces, large gathering rooms with high ceilings, a gourmet kitchen with island and Subzero and Viking appliances, a paneled library, a guest bedroom and bath. The 2nd level has a private Master Suite with tray ceiling in the bedroom, spa bath and oversized steam shower, tumbled marble radiant heated floors and 2 walk-in closets. The 2nd level has 3 more bedrooms, 2 baths and bonus room. The square footage includes 1200 square feet in the lower level with gym, nanny/office, bath, and walkout playroom to the yard. Close to Armonk, Bedford and Greenwich. Landscaping by owner. Snowplow person provided – but paid for by tenant. Tenant responsible for utilities. Will consider 6 month lease.

 

 

Be sure and stop by our fabulous Open Houses in & around Armonk this weekend!

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114 byram lake road oh 2 renee

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114 BYRAM LAKE ROAD MOUNT KISCO

  • OPEN HOUSE
  • SATURDAY, MAR 18 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Enjoy utter tranquility from this exciting property sequestered at the end of a private road. Winding driveway with gated entry and circular turn-around reaches beautiful 12-acre setting embraced by mature trees, sweeping lawns, vibrant landscaping and seasonal views. Freshly painted interior filled with bright loft-like spaces, refinished wide-plank cherry floors, soaring ceilings, and walls of glass that bring in nature’s beauty. Centrally located eat-in-kitchen overlooks delightful glass-enclosed four-season lap pool with access to generous gravel patio, and sunken living room with stone fireplace and sliders to fenced backyard. Second level highlighted by inviting master suite with balcony and sitting area, and cavernous family room with laundry and rear deck. Walk-out lower level with newly carpeted playroom, full bath and door to pool. Large shed with electricity and deck is ideal as office, artist’s studio or gym. Located close to all Mount Kisco has to offer.

 

 

249 bedford banksville road bg oh 1

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249 BEDFORD BANKSVILLE ROAD BEDFORD

  • OPEN HOUSE
  • SUNDAY, MAR 19 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Perfectly sited on over 2 lush, bucolic acres framed by white fences, sweeping paddocks, horses and barns. This classic Center Hall Colonial, flooded with natural light and in move-in condition, features 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths and gorgeous views from every window. Hardwood floors, Central air, central vacuum , new roof, new gutters/leaders, 9 ft. ceilings throughout, full walk up attic plus large 2nd floor storage space that can be built out, 2,100 sq foot unfinished basement, 3-car garage, circular driveway/stone coping, granite kitchen and stone patio across entire back. Look no further, this is serenity found. Byram Hills Schools and minutes from the villages of Armonk, Bedford and Greenwich.