Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Bronxville Daily Voice serves Bronxville, NY
Return to your home site


Bronxville Daily Voice serves Bronxville, NY

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Alberta Clipper System Could Bring Light Snow
Real Estate

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s Realty Lists Bronxville’s Most Colorful Home

This home on 34 Prescott Ave. has been called the most colorful home in Bronxville. Photo Credit: Contributed
This ... structure built in 1898 has been listed by ... Photo Credit: Contributed

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The most colorful home in Bronxville could be resting on the Lawrence Park Hilltop, according to Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty.

The 5,994 square-foot residence at 34 Prescott Ave. is home to a duo of artists, who have added their own flavor to this historic structure built in 1898 by architect William Bates, who designed some of Bronxville’s earliest homes.

It is listed at $4,250,000.

The home retains many of its original architectural components including 17th-century balusters, bracketed eaves and embayed windows along with Juliet balconies, wooden rosettes, and a three-story stone and stucco tower with a cone-shaped roof.

The interior is decorated with installations created by one of the owners.  Its walls and ceiling boast various paintings and sculptures.

The other owner, who is an art collector, filled some of the home’s empty spaces with various art works including a collection of bronze animal sculptures and pieces picked up from countries throughout the globe including India, Mexico and Ethiopia. The home’s art also reflects the traditions of the owners’ heritage in South Africa.

Since purchasing the property in 1993, the owners have added new structural components including a kitchen extension, new chimneys, four new baths and a two-car garage.

Situated on .4 acres, the residence offers seven bedrooms including a master bedroom in the tower. It has four full and two half baths.  

It also includes an exercise room, laundry and basement for an art studio or workshop.

“No one has ever decorated a house like this, as can be seen in the owners’ wholly original and creative interpretation of the home,” said Dowling. “… The result is Bronxville’s most colorful home.”

For more information about the property, visit the firm’s website.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Bronxville Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.