Property Description for 151 Bertha Place
GRYMES HILL- CLASSIC ELEGANCE…And privacy on a most discreet block in the area.
Built in 1940, the home has since been tastefully renovated “down to the studs” in 2012. This 4,900 sf +/- home has two stories with 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms plus lower level all set on over 12,000 square feet of professionally landscaped grounds including a salt water heated swimming pool with spa, pool cabana, fully equipped outdoor covered kitchen, dual outdoor fireplace and an English garden ideal for entertaining your most discerning guests.
FIRST FLOOR: As you enter the home into the foyer, you will find a comfortable yet formal living room with a wood burning fireplace and French doors to the backyard. The next room is used as a library/office with French doors to the pool area. Circling around, you will meet a Formal Dining Room which can seat large gatherings for your most intimate dinner parties that connects to a wet bar/coffee bar/ butler’s pantry with quartz countertops and two wine fridges. On to the eat- in-kitchen replete with designer cabinetry, quartz and granite counter tops, Wolf Range, under cabinet lighting, walk in pantry and access to the yard from French doors and a side door. Step down to the huge but cozy great room with stone gas fireplace and architectural details. On this floor is a powder room and en-suite guest quarters with a walk- in closet and full bathroom. All floors have radiant heating.
SECOND FLOOR: The center hall staircase leads up to a sitting area outside the primary bedroom suite. His and Hers Everything here… Fully outfitted designer closets for Him and Her. The primary bath consists of His and Her Dual Sinks with their own closets and huge soaking tub with separate frameless glass shower, bidet - all of magnificent tile and design. As you walk down the hall you will see a laundry room with sink, a full bath and bedroom as well as two more bedrooms with walk-in closets that share a very large “Jack and Jill bathroom”. This bath has dual sinks, with a tiled shower and extra-large linen closet. All four bedrooms are of ample proportions, plus the guest bedroom on the first floor making this a true five-bedroom home.
LOWER LEVEL: The large recreation room with high ceilings, is flanked by a gym, bathroom, storage, mudroom, access to the garage and mechanicals just a shy 2,000 square feet.
THE GROUNDS: The stucco and stone house sits on a 101’ x 121’ property on a most highly desirable tree-lined block in prime Grymes Hill. The house size is 75’ x 30’ with approximately 4,900 square feet of living space.
The yard is MAGNIFICENT… Only two years young and under the direction of the famed award-winning landscape designer, Michael Izzo, of Rock Solid Landscaping and Design who created a dream come true… This is something to see in person. No stone unturned. Outdoor kitchen fully outfitted with appliances, grill, cooktop, and sink. Travatina pavers throughout the yard. The outdoor dining area, salt water swimming pool, hot tub/spa, dual fireplace, pool cabana, and a stunning English Garden with a special planted garden make for a entertainers delight and/or an exceptional outdoor living area.
GRYMES HILL: The second highest point on Staten Island, known for its nature and greenspaces. Minutes to the Verrazano Bridge, local colleges and schools, the Staten Island Ferry and views of Manhattan. Conveniently located to the Silver Lake Golf Course and Park, Clove Lake Park and many dining and cultural experiences including the Staten Island Children’s Museum and Snug Harbor Cultural Center and the Staten Island Zoo.