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Forest Hill Extension Neighborhood

2 Idora Avenue

Offered at $1,495,000.

Forest Hill Extension
Charming Contemporary Home!

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 remodeled full baths

  • Formal living room

  • Light-filled dining area

  • Gourmet kitchen

  • Huge family room

  • 2 fireplaces

  • Hardwood floors

  • Recessed lighting

  • Wet-bar, flat screen, stereo

  • Workshop, ample storage

  • Laundry area with utility sink

  • Landscaped backyard, patio

  • Parking garage

This storybook Nantucket-style home with classic mansard roof and decorative balcony built in 194 7 is nicely situated on a wonderful corner lot, close to Forest Hill Station! An inviting walkway with mature maple tree leads to the gated arched side entrance with terrazzo staircase and notable original front door and into the gracious foyer with skylight and entry coat closet. The magnificent formal living room with high ceiling boasts a corner wood-burning fireplace with impressive mantel surround, paneled walls, recessed lighting, large picture window and rich, wide plank hardwood floors. The open, light-filled dining area with handsome wine chest is perfect for entertaining! The beautifully remodeled gourmet kitchen showcases all stainless steel appliances including an Amana gas range, built-in oven, microwave and refrigerator, a double stainless steel sink, granite counters with subway tile backsplash and attractive painted wood cabinets. Two good-size bedrooms and a fabulous remodeled marble tile full bath with big walk-in European-style shower, vintage mirror and pedestal sink end this floor. 

The lower level features a huge family room with large, snazzy wet-bar, a decorative fireplace with expansive brick surround, striking wall sconces, flat screen television and stereo with built-in speakers, a third spacious bedroom with views to the garden and a second remodeled tile full bath. The delightful landscaped backyard with tradesman's entrance, mature lemon and maple trees, wine barrel planter boxes and two-tiered cobblestone patio completes this truly special home! 

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