RYE, N.Y. -- Julia B. Fee Sothebys International Realty announced that the firm has listed a just-completed custom Shingle Style new construction home in Rye that features the work of a highly renowned building and design team.
The team included builder Brendan OReilly of Kells Construction, architect Paul Shainberg and designer Sara Gilbane. Rye agent Mary Ellen Byrne has the listing, which is offered at $5,995,000. Complete details about the home at 241 Milton Road are online .
Westchester Magazine has named Kells Construction one of Westchester Countys top builders and Shainberg one of its top 14 architects. Gilbane, known for her classic modern-traditional approach, has been listed among House Beautiful magazines Top 20 Next Wave Designers and TRADHome magazines Top 20 New Traditional Designers.
According to Byrne, the residence boasts a long list of materials and amenities rarely seen in a speculation home project. These include Chesneys marble fireplaces in the living and great rooms, Phillip Jeffries grass cloth and linen wall coverings in the living and morning rooms, Circa Lighting and Restoration Hardware light fixtures, Hemingway custom cabinetry, Waterworks tiling, Alaska yellow cedar wood roofing, quarter-sawn and rift-sawn white oak flooring throughout, Carrera marble and Brazilian soapstone counters in the kitchen, and Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances.
This home is in its own ballpark when it comes to new construction, with workmanship that will withstand the test of time and an interior that evokes classical American architecture, Byrne said.
Additional architectural elements include local stone, eyebrow and diamond-paned windows, a custom curved staircase with mahogany handrail, and substantial moldings throughout. Offering 8,200 square feet of living space, the residence has six bedrooms and five full and two half baths.
The property enjoys a historic location on Milton Road, the first site in Rye to ever experience community development, and is surrounded by homes dating to the mid-19th century in architectural styles ranging from Tudor to Queen Anne to Colonial Revival.