Bedford, New York
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The Docherty House – Bold modern architecture meets nature. Bedford estate encompasses surrounding 18+ acre natural setting complimented by spring-fed swimming rock quarry, groomed trails, ice skating pond, sustainable herb garden, waterfall, and numerous viewing areas to enjoy architecture, nature, and retreat.
Recent modernist redesign by NY architect Lynne Breslin presents expansive contemporary social spaces, walls of glass, and attention to detail.
Ascending gated private winding drive you enter your own botanical paradise with a sensitive blending of stunning architecture. Teak portico and Mahogany entry doors lead you into an abundance of light presenting clean lines and expansive interior spaces.
Gallery like white walls w .25 inch reveals showcase the homes warm quality finishes. The gourmet kitchen is created for personal enjoyment, as well for professional function. Finishes of white marble and stainless steel exemplify quality. Eating area is illuminated by custom glass ceiling. Adjacent large dining room takes in viewing of dramatic three level open center core. The step down glass walled living room seemingly nests within the surrounding trees above waters edge. Adjacent sitting room stone fireplace is positioned for enjoyment by both rooms, though diffused gliding light panels offers quiet “zen” enjoyment too. Upper bedroom level luxurious master suite is designed for leisure and complimented by it’s own picture window reading/writing room. The cantilevered floor to ceiling glassed master shower is exhilarating. Walk-in dressing closet with seating makes for ease of preparedness.
Enjoy amazing tree top sunsets & waterfall view! Lower level with numerous glass walk-outs offers additional sleeping quarters, large office, gallery area, and professional gym space. Dual motor courts allow for ease of entertaining. Three bay heated garage perfect for the car enthusiast. Architecture. Nature. Retreat. This completely private full-time residence or country retreat will arouse all the senses! One hour north of Manhattan.
Lynne Breslin, Architect
Bedford, New York