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Traditional New England Luxury Meets Cutting-Edge Green Living in Scarsdale

The front view of 8 Kent Road in Scarsdale Photo Credit: Contributed
The front entrance at 8 Kent Road in Scarsdale Photo Credit: Contributed
The outdoor terrace at 8 Kent Road Photo Credit: Contributed
The back view of 8 Kent Road in Scarsdale Photo Credit: Contributed

Six Bedroom High Performance Home Boasts New Standards In Air And Water Quality With Unparalleled Energy Efficiency.

A spacious, luxurious, and eco-friendly home has hit the market in Scarsdale offering a new standard in modern conveniences and clean energy/healthy living. This one-of-a-kind, home was conscientiously built with non-toxic or minimally-toxic products to maximize the health and wellness of its occupants through improvements in indoor air and water quality. Complete with reclaimed hardwood floors, vintage architectural elements, and a never before seen combination of state-of-the-art systems to maximize air and water quality while minimizing energy costs, this innovative new construction at 8 Kent Road boasts approximately 6,900 square feet of living space including 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, and 2 half baths. The price is $3.45 Million. Douglas Elliman agents Ellen Schwartz and Cindy Waxman are exclusively handling sales and marketing for the property.

Designed and built by Healthy Home Builders, the timeless New England-style colonial is both architecturally stunning and environmentally sustainable. The home features a permanent back-up generator, natural gas line for outdoor grilling, Andersen energy efficient Woodwright 400 Series double hung windows and French doors, as well a two-car garage with charging station for electric cars. The interior was meticulously designed and crafted by artisans; finished with zero VOC paints and primers, recycled denim insulation containing no formaldehyde, and custom cabinetry free of toxic glues.

Other environmentally friendly attributes include an ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilation with carbon filtration) fresh air exchange system zoned throughout the house, HEPA air filtration system, and soil vapor extraction mitigation system for preventing soil vapor intrusion of environmental contaminants including Radon. An automatic garage exhaust ventilation system is included for removing the carcinogen Benzene. Water is supplied to the home using a solar water heating system linked to a whole home carbon purification system with additional point-of-use filtration, as well as a 1,500 gallon cistern to collect rainwater for repurposing in property irrigation.

The home’s spacious layout maximizes natural light and passive solar gain to reduce the need for electricity. State-of-the-art solar/geothermal heating and cooling systems throughout the home dramatically reduce conventional energy use. Additionally, the professionally designed and fully landscaped property features organically maintained grass and plantings, as well as indigenous plantings to minimize the need for watering.

8 Kent Road not only offers clean and sustainable living, it’s also designed for the true luxury lifestyle experience with a dramatic reduction in energy costs. Top-of-the-line finishes include granite countertops in the kitchen, Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, Wolf full gas range stove, double ovens, and double Bosch dishwashers. There is also an additional stainless steel refrigerator in the pantry. All of the bathrooms feature one or more onyx, marble, glass, mosaic, and hand-glazed tile and all have radiant floor heating. The master bedroom boasts his-and-her closets with direct access and custom built-ins. The home is located on approximately 0.46 acres.

“There is nothing on the market right now in Westchester that so seamlessly blends modern architecture and high-level amenities with such a dedicated focus on environmentally friendly living. This is truly a one-of-a-kind home that’s perfect for anyone seeking clean living in one of the most beautiful areas of Westchester County,” said Gabe Pasquale, Executive Vice President of Douglas Elliman Westchester.

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