Retired News Anchor Tom Brokaw Lists Westchester County Estate


Tom Brokaw, retired news anchor of NBC Nightly News, is listing his home in upper Westchester County, New York for $6.3 million. The Brokaw’s have owned the property for twenty years.

The 4,050 square foot house sits on nearly 57 acres of land, making it the perfect private and peaceful retreat for the high-profile journalist.

The English country-Northeast summer cottage home is nestled in the woods, with grounds including a charming private lake with dock, and a pool with a pool house. Attached to the back of the house is a screened porch.

The home holds 4 bedrooms and six bathrooms, a glass-enclosed dining room, the loft library, and the soaring great room. The stunning master suite opens to an outdoor spa. The home is fitted with dark-finished wide-plank floors, warm beige walls, reclaimed glass, plaster, stone and raw timber to help the home fit effortlessly into the look and feel of its surroundings.

This cozy home is listed on Castles Magazine; click here to check it out.

Heir to Carnegie Steel Lists Old Westbury Estate

 


The 83-year-old heir to Carnegie Steel has listed the 82-year-old family estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island, New York for $29.995 million. Howard Phipps Jr.’s grandfather was Andrew Carnegie’s partner in Carnegie Steel.

The estate, named “Erchless” by the family, contains over 16,000 square feet of living space, and sits on a 93 acre lot. Erchless contains 26 rooms, including 15 bedrooms, as well as 12 bathrooms.

The property’s sprawling grounds have been noted for extensive gardens, with award-winning rhododendrons and beech trees which soar to over 80 feet in height. The grounds additionally include two bath houses, a swimming pool, two greenhouses, a horse stable, barns for farm, corn, and dairy, and even a caretaker’s house.

Click here to see the listing on CastlesMag.com

 

Michelangelo’s Tuscan Estate for Sale

Michelangelo’s Tuscan estate, complete with 200 olive trees and the original olive oil mill, is on the market for $9.27 million. The purchase also comes with a copy of the original deed, signed by Michelangelo himself.

The villa was built in the 11th century and purchased by the artist in 1547, and it stayed in the family for three centuries. The current owners have “lovingly restored” the building to preserve its rich history, including its two guest apartments and ancient Etruscan driveway. The 12,000-square-foot main house of the villa is comprised of 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and several functioning fireplaces. The kitchen is equipped with the original hearth, and several bedrooms and living rooms have original barrel-vaulted brick ceilings and wooden ceiling beams. The villa has incredible sweeping views of the countryside, and is located near Castellina di Chianti, not far from Siena.

Don’t miss your chance to own this incredible piece of history! Here is a link to the listing.