Kings Point, NY
Behold Spring Knoll, a true masterpiece flawlessly integrating the opulence of Versailles with today’s most modern living standards. The mansion unfolds on 3 Acres of picturesque manicured waterfront property with a private deep-water dock, located in the Prestigious Village of Kings Point.
The estate exudes quality craftsmanship from the moment the handmade wrought iron automatic gates grant access to the property. Down the long Belgian Cobblestone driveway, a rare marble fountain imported from The Rothschild Estate In France can be seen upon the approach to the all French Limestone mansion columned with some of the last remaining marble from the French quarry used to build Versailles. The exterior walls feature intricate hand carvings, mostly done on site, the slate roof is masterful and the balustraded grand terrace overlooking the water is awe-inspiring.
The foyer boasts Pietra Dura flooring and solid hand-carved Limestone columns leading to the great room, styled with Boiserie Removed From Centuries-Old French Chateaus and reassembled onsite, a soaring hand-painted ceiling with real gold leaf, opera quality acoustics and floor to ceiling windows with hardware custom made from the actual antique molds used in Versailles and other important French Castles. Both main powder rooms are graced with handmade Verre Eglomis mirrors from France and solid marble sinks carved from a singular piece of marble.
The master suite is an expansive triplex, all levels having unobstructed water views. The suite’s top level features a shared floor with a floor to ceiling canopy draped master bed, multiple sitting areas, multiple fireplaces, private elevator and two bathrooms. The second level hosts the “Her” master bathroom with a marble tub carved from one piece of stone, an oversized steam shower with solid decorative metal which later inspired the bathroom’s in the Paris’s Bristol Hotel, Pietra Dura walls, Verre Eglomise mirrors and a massive two story walk in closet with elevator. The first level hosts the “His” bathroom with steam shower, imported marble flooring, matching solid decorative metal doors and custom walk in closet.
The home’s great room and formal dining room are accentuated by genuine authentic multi-century old Parquet de Versailles floors, removed from Chateaus in Versailles. The hand-painted portions of the interior were done by French artisans who were commissioned to restore Versailles and the Louvre. Additional features deserving recognition include the cinema quality home theater, billiards room with walls made of imported French Cordoba leather, multiple hand-carved antique fireplaces, a state-of-the-art eat in kitchen with multiple fridges, stone pizza oven, fireplace, breakfast area and La Cornue range. Other amenities include an all onyx Turkish bath, expansive gym with mosaic marble flooring, a full sized prep kitchen, a wood paneled library and more.
The backyard features a imported Italian exotic blue marble Infinity pool/hot tub, creating the feeling that the pool and Long Island Sound are a singular body of water, a full outdoor kitchen, a Boat Captain’s suite, multiple stone patios and one of the only beach fronts in the area.
26,000 SQ. FT.
7 FULL BATHS
10 HALF BATHs
Kings Point, New York
A village within Great Neck, this affluent suburb offers its residents access to some of the most top-rated schools throughout Long Island. Among the homes offered here are a number of beautiful Estates throughout this coast-lined community that juts out into the Long Island Sound. Kings Point is home to the United States Merchant Marine Academy and its maritime museum. W. R. Grace, a former New York City mayor, lived here during the time he accepted the Statue of Liberty.